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 Post subject: Verses 20:95-98
PostPosted: 05 Jun 2009, 10:49 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 20:95-98
PostPosted: 11 Feb 2010, 19:37 
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{20:95} [Moses] said, "And what is your case, O Samiri?"

I suggest,
{20:95} [Moses] said, "So, what is your problem, O Samaritan?"

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{20:96} He said, "I saw what they did not see, so I took a handful [of dust] from the track of the messenger and threw it, and thus did my soul entice me."

I suggest,
{20:96} He said, "I saw what they did not see, so I clutched a handful from the track of the messenger (angel he thought he saw) then let it out, and thus justified to me my soul."

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{20:98} Your god is only God, except for whom there is no deity. He has encompassed all things in knowledge."

I suggest,
{20:98} "Your god is only Allah, whom there is no god but He. He has encompassed everything with knowledge."

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