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 Post subject: Verses 20:83-85
PostPosted: 05 Jun 2009, 10:50 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 20:83-85
PostPosted: 11 Feb 2010, 19:03 
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{20:83} [God] said, "And what made you hasten from your people, O Moses?"

I suggest,
{20:83} [God said,] "And what caused you to outpace your folk, O Moses?"

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{20:84} He said, "They are close upon my tracks, and I hastened to You, my Lord, that You be pleased."

I suggest,
{20:84} He said, "There they are [following] upon my track, and I hastened to You, my Lord, that You may be pleased."

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{20:85} [God] said, "But indeed, We have tried your people after you [departed], and the Samiri has led them astray."

I suggest,
{20:85} [God] said, "But indeed, We have tested your folk after you [left them], and the Samaritan led them astray."

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