Al-Quran Surah 38. Sad, Ayah 6

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وَانْطَلَقَ الْمَلَأُ مِنْهُمْ أَنِ امْشُوا وَاصْبِرُوا عَلَىٰ آلِهَتِكُمْ ۖ إِنَّ هَٰذَا لَشَيْءٌ يُرَادُ


Asad : And their leaders launch forth [thus]: "Go ahead, and hold steadfastly onto your deities: this, behold, is the only thing to do!9
Khattab :

The chiefs among them went forth saying, “Carry on, and stand firm in devotion to your gods. Certainly this is just a scheme ˹for power˺.1

Malik : Their leaders go about saying: "Pay no heed, stand firm in the service of your gods; this slogan of One God is designed against you.
Pickthall : The chiefs among them go about, exhorting: Go and be staunch to your gods! Lo! this is a thing designed.
Yusuf Ali : And the leaders among them go away (impatiently) (saying) "Walk ye away and remain constant to your gods! For this is truly a thing designed (against you)! 4152
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Asad   
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Asad 9 Lit., "a thing desired" or "to be desired", i.e., a sensible course of action.

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Yusuf Ali 4152 When the message of Islam was being preached in its infancy, and the Preacher and his followers were being persecuted by the Pagans, one of the devices adopted by the Pagan leaders was to get the Prophet's uncle Abu Talib to denounce or renounce his beloved nephew. A conference was held with Abu Talib for this purpose. On its failure the leaders walked away, and began to discredit the great movement by falsely giving out that it was designed against their personal influence, and to throw power into the hands of the Prophet. Hadhrat 'Umar's conversion occurred in the sixth year of the Mission (seventh year before the Hijrat). The circumstances connected with it (see Introduction to S. xx.) greatly alarmed the Quraish chiefs, who, greedy of autocracy themselves, confused the issue by accusing the righteous Preacher of plotting against their power.
   
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 They meant that the Prophet (ﷺ) is not concerned with their guidance, and that he only wants to gain dominance over them.

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