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 Post subject: Verses 57:22-24
PostPosted: 04 Jun 2009, 08:21 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 57:22-24
PostPosted: 16 Nov 2013, 19:51 
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{57:22} No disaster strikes upon the earth or among yourselves except that it is in a register before We bring it into being - indeed that, for God, is easy -

I suggest,
{57:22} No disaster hits in the earth nor among yourselves but in a Book before We bring it into being - verily that, for God, is easy -

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{57:23} In order that you not despair over what has eluded you and not exult [in pride] over what He has given you. And God does not like everyone self-deluded and boastful -

I suggest,
{57:23} In order that you not despair over what has passed you by nor exult over what He has given you. And God does not like everyone strutting, and boastful -

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{57:24} [Those] who are stingy and enjoin upon people stinginess. And whoever turns away - then indeed, God is the Free of need, the Praiseworthy.

I suggest,
{57:24} [Those] who withhold and bid the people to withhold. And whoever turns away - then verily, God is the Need-Free, the Praiseworthy.

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