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 Post subject: Verses 6:100-102
PostPosted: 06 Jun 2009, 09:25 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 6:100-102
PostPosted: 28 Oct 2009, 03:59 
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{6:100} But they have attributed to God partners - the jinn, while He has created them - and have fabricated for Him sons and daughters. Exalted is He and high above what they describe

Not sure why this translation skipped over بغير علم; probably an oversight. I suggest,
{6:100} And they set up for God partners - the sprites - while He created them. And they fabricated for Him sons and daughters without knowledge. Sanctified is He and exalted above what they describe.

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{6:101} [He is] Originator of the heavens and the earth. How could He have a son when He does not have a companion and He created all things? And He is, of all things, Knowing.

I suggest,
{6:101} [He is] the Innovator of the heavens and the earth. How far-fetched [is it that] He would have a son when He did not have a female companion and He created everything? And He is, of everything, All-Knowing.

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{6:102} That is God, your Lord; there is no deity except Him, the Creator of all things, so worship Him. And He is Disposer of all things.

I suggest,
{6:102} That is God, your Lord; there is no deity but He, the Creator of everything, so worship Him. He is of everything a Caretaker.

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 Post subject: Re: Verses 6:100-102
PostPosted: 30 Oct 2009, 04:40 
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Linguistic wrote:
{6:102} That is God, your Lord; there is no deity but He, the Creator of everything, so worship Him. He is of everything a Caretaker.

We may have discussed the "caretaker" translation before. I feel that the Arabic expression, especially with على , has more "authority" than just a caretaker.

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 Post subject: Re: Verses 6:100-102
PostPosted: 21 Apr 2014, 19:25 
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Pragmatic wrote:
We may have discussed the "caretaker" translation before. I feel that the Arabic expression, especially with على , has more "authority" than just a caretaker.

You're right. Let me suggest instead,
{6:102} That is God, your Lord; there is no deity but He, the Creator of everything, so worship Him. He is over everything a Trustee.

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