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 Post subject: Verses 79:34-41
PostPosted: 04 Jun 2009, 06:02 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 79:34-41
PostPosted: 07 Dec 2013, 19:42 
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{79:34} But when there comes the greatest Overwhelming Calamity -

I suggest,
{79:34} But when there comes the biggest Catastrophe -

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{79:35} The Day when man will remember that for which he strove,

I suggest,
{79:35} The Day man remembers what he endeavored,

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{79:36} And Hellfire will be exposed for [all] those who see -

I suggest,
{79:36} And the Abyss is projected to those who see -

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{79:37} So as for he who transgressed

Excellent translation. I'll only add a comma at the end to indicate continuation,
{79:37} So, as for he who transgressed,

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{79:38} And preferred the life of the world,

I suggest,
{79:38} And preferred [this] the nearest life,

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{79:39} Then indeed, Hellfire will be [his] refuge.

I suggest,
{79:39} Then verily, the Abyss is the refuge [for such].

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{79:40} But as for he who feared the position of his Lord and prevented the soul from [unlawful] inclination,

I suggest,
{79:40} But as for he who feared the status of his Lord and curbed the soul away from propensity,

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{79:41} Then indeed, Paradise will be [his] refuge.

I suggest,
{79:41} Then verily, the Garden is the refuge [for such].

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