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 Post subject: Verses 20:72-76
PostPosted: 05 Jun 2009, 10:51 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 20:72-76
PostPosted: 10 Feb 2010, 18:16 
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{20:72} They said, "Never will we prefer you over what has come to us of clear proofs and [over] He who created us. So decree whatever you are to decree. You can only decree for this worldly life.

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{20:72} They said, "We will not prefer you over what has come to us of clear proofs, by Him who brought us into being. So, decree whatever you are decreeing. You [can] only decree [during] this nearest life.

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{20:75} But whoever comes to Him as a believer having done righteous deeds - for those will be the highest degrees [in position]:

I suggest,
{20:75} But whoever comes to Him as a believer having done the righteous [deeds] - for those are the lofty degrees.

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{20:76} Gardens of perpetual residence beneath which rivers flow, wherein they abide eternally. And that is the reward of one who purifies himself.

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{20:76} Gardens of Eden (perpetual bliss) beneath which rivers flow, wherein they abide eternally. And that is the reward of one who purified himself.

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