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 Post subject: Verses 16:38-40
PostPosted: 06 Jun 2009, 03:08 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 16:38-40
PostPosted: 28 Dec 2013, 19:59 
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I suggest,

{16:38} And they swore by God their most strenuous oaths [that] God does not send off (resurrect) one who dies. Nay! [it is] a promise, upon Him true, but most of the people do not know.

{16:39} So that He would clarify to them what they differ about and so that those who have disbelieved may know that they were liars.

{16:40} Verily, Our uttering to a thing when We want it is but that We say to it, "Be," and it is.

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