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 Post subject: Verses 70:1-7
PostPosted: 04 Jun 2009, 07:43 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 70:1-7
PostPosted: 28 Nov 2013, 21:39 
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{70:1} A supplicant asked for a punishment bound to happen

I suggest,
{70:1} A questioner asked about a torment inevitable,

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{70:2} To the disbelievers; of it there is no preventer.

I suggest,
{70:2} To the disbelievers; there is not of it a repeller.

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{70:3} [It is] from God, owner of the ways of ascent.

I suggest,
{70:3} [It is] from God, having the ways of ascension.

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{70:4} The angels and the Spirit will ascend to Him during a Day the extent of which is fifty thousand years.

I suggest,
{70:4} Ascending are the angels and the Spirit to Him during a Day the measure of which has been fifty thousand years.

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{70:5} So be patient with gracious patience.

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{70:5} So endure [with] a lovely endurance.

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{70:6} Indeed, they see it [as] distant,

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{70:6} Verily, they see it far,

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{70:7} But We see it [as] near.

I suggest,
{70:7} And We see it near.

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