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 Post subject: Verses 18:109-110
PostPosted: 05 Jun 2009, 18:28 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 18:109-110
PostPosted: 19 Jan 2011, 23:33 
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{18:109} Say, "If the sea were ink for [writing] the words of my Lord, the sea would be exhausted before the words of my Lord were exhausted, even if We brought the like of it as a supplement."

"Exhaust" is correct, but it has the connotation of getting tired! Instead, I suggest,
{18:109} Say, "If the sea were ink for [writing] the Words of my Lord, the sea would run out before the Words of my Lord run out, even if We brought the like of it as a supplement."

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{18:110} Say, "I am only a man like you, to whom has been revealed that your god is one God. So whoever would hope for the meeting with his Lord - let him do righteous work and not associate in the worship of his Lord anyone."

I suggest,
{18:110} Say, "Verily, I am only human like you; revealed to me that your God is one God. So, whoever has been hoping for meeting his Lord - let him do righteous work and not associate in the worship of his Lord anyone."

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