Ayah

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قَالُواْ
They said
حَرِّقُوهُ
Burn him
وَٱنصُرُوٓاْ
and support
ءَالِهَتَكُمۡ
your gods
إِن
if
كُنتُمۡ
you are
فَٰعِلِينَ
doers
قَالُواْ
They said
حَرِّقُوهُ
Burn him
وَٱنصُرُوٓاْ
and support
ءَالِهَتَكُمۡ
your gods
إِن
if
كُنتُمۡ
you are
فَٰعِلِينَ
doers

Translation

They said, "Burn him and protect your gods, If ye do (anything at all)!"

Tafsir

They said, 'Burn him, that is, [burn] Abraham, and stand by your gods, by having him burnt, if you are to do anything', in the way of standing by them. Thus they gathered lots of firewood and lit a fire throughout it. They then tied up Abraham, placed him in a ballista and had him hurled into the fire. God, exalted be He, says:

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