Had their city been sacked from all sides and they had been asked to abandon faith, they would have done so with little hesitation.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And if they had been entered upon from all its [surrounding] regions and fitnah [i.e., disbelief] had been demanded of them, they would have done it and not hesitated over it except briefly.

Saheeh International

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