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 Post subject: Verses 82:6-12
PostPosted: 04 Jun 2009, 05:53 
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 Post subject: Re: Verses 82:6-12
PostPosted: 14 Dec 2013, 20:15 
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{82:6} O mankind, what has deceived you concerning your Lord, the Generous,

The addressee in the verse is singular. I suggest,
{82:6} O man, what has deceived you concerning your Lord, the Generous?

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{82:7} Who created you, proportioned you, and balanced you?

I love this translation.

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{82:8} In whatever form He willed has He assembled you.

Excellent translation.

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{82:9} No! But you deny the Recompense.

I suggest,
{82:9} No! Rather, [many of] you belie the Settlement.

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{82:10} And indeed, [appointed] over you are keepers,

I suggest,
{82:10} And verily, [appointed] over you surely are keepers,

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{82:11} Noble and recording;

I suggest,
{82:11} Noble, scribing;

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{82:12} They know whatever you do.

I suggest,
{82:12} They know what you do.

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