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 Post subject: Verses 2:238-239
PostPosted: 07 Jun 2009, 08:07 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 2:238-239
PostPosted: 26 Aug 2009, 15:38 
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{2:238} Maintain with care the [obligatory] prayers and [in particular] the middle prayer and stand before God, devoutly obedient.

I see no reason for the two interjections, so I suggest,

{2:238} Keep the prayers and the middle prayer and stand before God devotingly.

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{2:239} And if you fear [an enemy, then pray] on foot or riding. But when you are secure, then remember God [in prayer], as He has taught you that which you did not [previously] know.

I suggest,
{2:239} And if you feared [a danger, then pray] on foot or riding. Then when you have become secure, then remember God, as He has taught you what you had not known.

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 Post subject: Re: Verses 2:238-239
PostPosted: 26 Aug 2009, 22:03 
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{2:238} Maintain with care the [obligatory] prayers and [in particular] the middle prayer and stand before God, devoutly obedient.

I see no reason for the two interjections, so I suggest,

{2:238} Keep the prayers and the middle prayer and stand before God devotingly.

I agree about removing the interjections and removing "obedient," but I prefer "Maintain" to "Keep."

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