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 Post subject: Verses 9:48-49
PostPosted: 06 Jun 2009, 08:38 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 9:48-49
PostPosted: 09 Jan 2010, 05:10 
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{9:48} They had already desired dissension before and had upset matters for you until the truth came and the ordinance of God appeared, while they were averse.

I suggest,
{9:48} They had sought sedition before and shuffled matters for you until the truth came and the ordinance of God appeared while they were resenting [it].

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{9:49} And among them is he who says, "Permit me [to remain at home] and do not put me to trial." Unquestionably, into trial they have fallen. And indeed, Hell will encompass the disbelievers.

I'd only change the ending slightly,
{9:49} And among them is he who says, "Permit me [to remain at home] and do not put me to trial." Unquestionably, into trial they have fallen. And verily, Hell will be surrounding the disbelievers.

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