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Submitted by Guardian of Deen (Canada), Mar 14, 2014 at 23:00

I will quote to you the following verses from the Psalm and then ponder

84:4 blessed are those who dwell in your House [Ka'ba]; they are ever praising you [The Pilgrims]

84:5 blessed are those whose strength is in you, who have set their hearts on pilgrimage

84:6 as they pass through the Valley of Baca [Makkah], they make it a place of springs [spring of

Zamzam] the autumn rain covers it with pools.

Now compare this with the following verse from the Holy Quran

indeed, the first House [of worship] established for mankind was that at Baccah [Baca] full of blessing and guidance for the worlds [mankind and Jinn] {96} [Holy Quran (al-'imran 3): 96]

Here is the answer for you

And it is He who withheld their hands from you and your hands from them within [the area of] Makkah after He caused you to overcome them. And ever is Allah of what you do, Seeing. {24} [Holy Quran (Al-Fath,48), 24]

Submitting....

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