Explanation of the Statement, "They Loved Disbelief & the Disbelievers"

"They loved disbelief and the disbelievers" [1]

The Explanation:

From Masaa'il al-Jaahiliyyah: They like disbelief and the disbelievers. As Allaah mentioned that about Banee Israa'eel, that they took the disbelievers as friends. The Most High said:

"You see many of them taking the disbelievers as their Awliyaa' (friends, protectors and helpers)." [Al-Maa'