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 Post subject: Verses 19:16-21
PostPosted: 05 Jun 2009, 11:06 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 19:16-21
PostPosted: 25 Jan 2010, 17:50 
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{19:16} And mention, [O Muhammad], in the Book [the story of] Mary, when she withdrew from her family to a place toward the east.

I suggest,
{19:16} And mention, [O Muhammad], in the Book, Mary, when she withdrew from her family to an eastern spot.

Quote:
{19:18} She said, "Indeed, I seek refuge in the Beneficent from you, [so leave me], if you should be fearing of God."

I suggest,
{19:18} She said, "Verily, I seek refuge in the Beneficent from you, [so leave me], if you should be watchful [of God]."

Quote:
{19:19} He said, "I am only the messenger of your Lord to give you [news of] a pure boy."

I suggest,
{19:19} He said, "Verily, I am [only] the messenger of your Lord to gift to you a pure boy."

Quote:
{19:21} He said, "Thus [it will be]; your Lord says, 'It is easy for Me, and We will make him a sign to the people and a mercy from Us. And it is a matter [already] decreed.' "

I suggest,
{19:21} He said, "Thus [it is] for you: your Lord said, 'It is easy for Me, and We will make him a sign for people and a mercy from Us. And it has been a decreed matter.' "

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