166. And that which befell you, on the day when the two armies met, was by permission of Allah; that He might know the true believers-
167b. And that He might know the hypocrites, unto whom it was said: Come, fight in the Way of Allah, or defend yourselves. 166. Wa maaa ‘asaabakum yawmal-taqal-jam-‘aani fabi-‘iznillaahi wa li-ya’-lamal-Mu’-miniin.
167a. Wa liya’-lamal-laziina naafaquu. Wa qiila lahum ta-‘aalaw qaatiluu fii Sabiilillaahi ‘a-wid-fa-‘uu.
yawmal-taqal-jam-‘aani – (on the day when the two armies met), it signifies towards the day of the Battle of ‘Uhud, when the Armies of Islam and Infidelity stood opposite and met each other face to face.
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