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 Post subject: Verses 38:45-47
PostPosted: 05 Jun 2009, 04:16 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 38:45-47
PostPosted: 15 Dec 2009, 05:36 
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{38:45} And remember Our servants, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob - those of strength and [religious] vision.

I suggest,
{38:45} And commemorate Our worshipers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, [men] with strong hands (actions) and insights.

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{38:46} Indeed, We chose them for an exclusive quality: remembrance of the home [of the Hereafter].

Pickthall and Asad got this one best. I suggest,
{38:46} We exclusively chose them for a purity: the remembrance of the Home (the Hereafter).

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{38:47} And indeed they are, to Us, among the chosen and outstanding.

I suggest,
{38:47} And verily, they are, to Us, among the elect and best.

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