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 Post subject: Verses 12:99-101
PostPosted: 06 Jun 2009, 07:37 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 12:99-101
PostPosted: 05 Feb 2010, 23:34 
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{12:100} And he raised his parents upon the throne, and they bowed to him in prostration. And he said, "O my father, this is the explanation of my vision of before. My Lord has made it reality. And He was certainly good to me when He took me out of prison and brought you [here] from bedouin life after Satan had induced [estrangement] between me and my brothers. Indeed, my Lord is Subtle in what He wills. Indeed, it is He who is the Knowing, the Wise.

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{12:101} My Lord, You have given me [something] of sovereignty and taught me of the interpretation of dreams. Creator of the heavens and earth, You are my protector in this world and in the Hereafter. Cause me to die a Muslim and join me with the righteous."

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{12:101} "My Lord, You have given me [something] of sovereignty and taught me of the interpretation of narratives. Creator of the heavens and earth, You are my ally in [this] the nearest [life] and in the Hereafter. Recall me [in death] a Muslim and join me with the righteous."

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 Post subject: Re: Verses 12:99-101
PostPosted: 03 Apr 2010, 03:03 
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Few remarks:

12:100 - I would use "interpretation" rather than "explanation" and "Gentle" rather than "Subtle"

12:101 - I would add an explanatory "(dreams)" to "narratives"

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