Ayah

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فَلَمَّآ
Then when
أَسۡلَمَا
both of them had submitted
وَتَلَّهُۥ
and he put him down
لِلۡجَبِينِ
upon his forehead
فَلَمَّآ
Then when
أَسۡلَمَا
both of them had submitted
وَتَلَّهُۥ
and he put him down
لِلۡجَبِينِ
upon his forehead

Translation

So when they had both submitted their wills (to Allah), and he had laid him prostrate on his forehead (for sacrifice),

Tafsir

And when they had both submitted, [when] they had submitted to and were prepared to comply with God's command, exalted be He, and he had laid him down on his forehead, [when] he had pushed him down to the ground thereon - every human being has two brows (jabeen) between which is the forehead (jabha); this was at Minaa. Abraham passed the knife across his [son's] throat but it did not do anything, by some impediment of the Divine Power,

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