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 Post subject: Verses 40:23-27
PostPosted: 05 Jun 2009, 04:01 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 40:23-27
PostPosted: 25 Jan 2013, 02:00 
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{40:24} To Pharaoh, Haman and Qarun; but they said, "[He is] a magician and a liar."

I suggest,
{40:24} To Pharaoh, Haman and Qaaroon (Kora); but they said, "A lying magician."

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{40:25} And when he brought them the truth from Us, they said, "Kill the sons of those who have believed with him and keep their women alive." But the plan of the disbelievers is not except in error.

I suggest,
{40:25} And when he brought them the truth from Us, they said, "Kill the sons of those who have believed with him and keep their women alive." But the scheme of the disbelievers is not but in vain.

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{40:26} And Pharaoh said, "Let me kill Moses and let him call upon his Lord. Indeed, I fear that he will change your religion or that he will cause corruption in the land."

I suggest,
{40:26} And Pharaoh said, "Leave me to kill Moses and let him invoke his Lord. I do fear that he will change your religion or that he will lay open in the land mischief."

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{40:27} But Moses said, "Indeed, I have sought refuge in my Lord and your Lord from every arrogant one who does not believe in the Day of Account."

I suggest,
{40:27} But Moses said, "Verily, I have sought refuge in my Lord and your Lord from every arrogant one who does not believe in the Day of Account."

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