Al-Quran Surah 43. Az-Zukhruf, Ayah 31

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وَقَالُوا لَوْلَا نُزِّلَ هَٰذَا الْقُرْآنُ عَلَىٰ رَجُلٍ مِنَ الْقَرْيَتَيْنِ عَظِيمٍ

Asad : And they say, too, "Why was not this Qur'an bestowed from on high on some great man of the two cities?"28
Malik : They also say: "Why is this Qur'an not revealed to a man of great importance in the two towns (Makkah and Ta'if)"?
Mustafa Khattab :

And they exclaimed, “If only this Quran was revealed to a great man from ˹one of˺ the two cities!”1

Pickthall : And they say: If only this Qur'an had been revealed to some great man of the two towns?
Yusuf Ali : Also they say: "Why is not this Qur'an sent down to some leading man in either of the two (Chief) cities?" 4634
Transliteration : Waqaloo lawla nuzzila hatha alquranu AAala rajulin mina alqaryatayni AAatheemun
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Asad 28 I.e., Mecca and Ta'if - implying that if it were really a divine revelation it would have been bestowed on a person of "great standing", and not on Muhammad, who had neither wealth nor a position of eminence in his native city.

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Yusuf Ali 4634 The world judges by its own low standards. From a worldly point of view, the holy Prophet was poor and an orphan. Why, they thought, should he be so richly endowed in spiritual knowledge and power? If such a gift had to come to a man among them, it was the right (they foolishly said) of one of the chiefs in either the sacred city of Makkah, or the fertile garden-city of Taif!
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 This refers to Mecca and Ṭâif, two cities in Arabia, around 100 km apart.