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 Post subject: Verses 38:79-85
PostPosted: 05 Jun 2009, 04:14 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 38:79-85
PostPosted: 19 Dec 2009, 04:59 
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{38:79} He said, "My Lord, then reprieve me until the Day they are resurrected."

I suggest,
{38:79} He said, "My Lord, then reprieve me until the Day they are sent out (resurrected)."

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{38:81} Until the Day of the time well-known."

The translation of المعلوم as "well-known" is obviously wrong, since the time of the Day of Judgment is known only to God. What is meant here is the day which is timed or marked. I suggest,
{38:81} "Until the Day of the specific timing (the final Day)."

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{38:83} Except, among them, Your chosen servants."

I suggest,
{38:83} Except your worshipers among them, whom are spared.

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{38:84} [God] said, "The truth [is My oath], and the truth I say -

I suggest,
{38:84} [God] said, "The truth is - and the truth is what I say -"

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