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 Post subject: Verses 92:1-11
PostPosted: 04 Jun 2009, 05:33 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 92:1-11
PostPosted: 01 Oct 2009, 04:58 
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Excellent translation. However, I think it's more precise for the translation of 92:7 to say,
{92:7} We will ease him toward the easy [way of life].

Similarly, the translation of 92:10 is better phrased as,
{92:10} We will ease him toward the difficult [way of life].

It is an interesting interpretation of 92:11 that the translators made. They took ما to be an interrogative article, but I take it as a negation article, so I suggest,
{92:11} And his wealth will not spare him when he falls.

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 Post subject: Re: Verses 92:1-11
PostPosted: 03 Oct 2009, 07:35 
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Linguistic wrote:
It is an interesting interpretation of 92:11 that the translators made. They took ما to be an interrogative article, but I take it as a negation article, so I suggest,
{92:11} And his wealth will not spare him when he falls.

Never thought of the interrogative interpretation, but I guess it is conceivable. However, your translation is safer since even if the article was interrogative, it would be a rhetorical question for which your translation would still be valid.

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