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 Post subject: Verses 103:1-3
PostPosted: 04 Jun 2009, 05:23 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 103:1-3
PostPosted: 04 Oct 2009, 20:44 
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{103:1} By time,

I like Pickthall's translation best, "the declining day." This chapter reminds everybody that time is fleeting and without having had faith, having done good deeds, adhered to the truth and practiced patience, man is in loss that he has not much time left to reverse.

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{103:3} Except for those who have believed and done righteous deeds and advised each other to truth and advised each other to patience.

I suggest,
{103:3} Except those who had faith, worked righteous deeds, counseled each other with the truth and counseled each other with patience.

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