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 Post subject: Verses 17:45-48
PostPosted: 06 Jun 2009, 02:48 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 17:45-48
PostPosted: 28 Aug 2010, 06:39 
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{17:46} And We have placed over their hearts coverings, lest they understand it, and in their ears deafness. And when you mention your Lord alone in the Quran, they turn back in aversion.

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{17:46} And We have placed over their hearts coverings, that they will not understand it, and in their ears deafness. And when you mention your Lord alone in the Quran, they turn back in aversion.

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{17:47} We are most knowing of how they listen to it when they listen to you and [of] when they are in private conversation, when the wrongdoers say, "You follow not but a man affected by magic."

I suggest,
{17:47} We are most knowing of how they listen to it when they listen to you and [of] when they are in private conversation, when the wrongdoers say, "You follow but a man bewitched."

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{17:48} Look how they strike for you comparisons; but they have strayed, so they cannot [find] a way.

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{17:48} Look how they strike examples for you? But they have strayed, so they cannot [find] a way.

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