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 Post subject: Verses 113:1-5
PostPosted: 04 Jun 2009, 05:13 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 113:1-5
PostPosted: 23 Sep 2009, 14:43 
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Personally, I like each verse that contains a part of a quote to have a closing quote preceded by a comma indicating the quote continues. Also, I like to explain the blowers in knots to the reader, so I suggest,

{113:1} Say, "I seek refuge in the Lord of daybreak,"
{113:2} "From the evil of that which He created,"
{113:3} "And from the evil of darkness when it settles,"
{113:4} "And from the evil of the blowers in knots (witchcraft practitioners),"
{113:5} "And from the evil of an envious [person] when he envies."

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 Post subject: Re: Verses 113:1-5
PostPosted: 03 Oct 2009, 18:19 
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Linguistic wrote:
Personally, I like each verse that contains a part of a quote to have a closing quote preceded by a comma indicating the quote continues.

I think the standard English is not to close a continuing quote. Even if there is a comma, the quote could have ended since a comma or a period following the end of a quote is written inside the quote (don't ask me why).

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