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A Simple Question

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Submitted by Austin Kuder (United States), Nov 17, 2010 at 15:42

I am reading the Koran (Qur'an) by M.A.S. Abdel Haleem.

>> There are many references to We and Us and Our. Such as "We did not
>> create the heavens and the earth and everything between them
>> playfully." and "If any of them were to claim, 'I am a god
>> beside Him,' We would reward them with Hell: this is how We
>> reward evildoers." and "We test you all through the bad and
>> the good, and to Us you will all return." It seems to me
>> that the Koran is referring to God. If it is referring to

>> God why is it using the plural?
>>
>> Please reply


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Title Commenter Date Thread
1A Simple Question [115 words]Austin KuderNov 17, 2010 15:42180236
We refer to both Mo and allah - Mo/allah!!! [51 words]JaladhiNov 19, 2010 10:26180236
Royal or majestic we [27 words]ZubairJun 1, 2012 18:36180236

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