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O believers! When you face the disbelievers in battle, never turn your backs to them.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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And whoever does so on such an occasion—unless it is a manoeuvre or to join their own troops—will earn the displeasure of Allah, and their home will be Hell. What an evil destination!

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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It was not you ˹believers˺ who killed them, but it was Allah Who did so. Nor was it you ˹O Prophet˺ who threw ˹a handful of sand at the disbelievers˺,1 but it was Allah Who did so, rendering the believers a great favour. Surely Allah is All-Hearing, All-Knowing.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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As such, Allah frustrates the evil plans of the disbelievers.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

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