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 Post subject: Verses 42:49-50
PostPosted: 04 Jun 2009, 18:58 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 42:49-50
PostPosted: 02 Apr 2010, 17:26 
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{42:49} To God belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth; He creates what he wills. He gives to whom He wills female [children], and He gives to whom He wills males.

Lower case "he" should be upper case. I suggest,
{42:49} To God belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth; He creates what He wills. He gifts to whom He wills females (female children), and He gifts to whom He wills males.

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{42:50} Or He makes them [both] males and females, and He renders whom He wills barren. Indeed, He is Knowing and Competent.

I suggest,
{42:50} Or He pairs them males and females, and He renders whom He wills barren. Indeed, He is very Knowledgeable and Powerful.

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 Post subject: Re: Verses 42:49-50
PostPosted: 05 Apr 2010, 05:42 
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Good translation.

I cannot quite get the first part in 42:50 and why the original translation was "makes them"

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