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Arabic is hard to translate is an often used argument

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Submitted by Susan (Canada), Mar 6, 2007 at 22:43

I have often heard this argument. If Koran is so hard to explain in other languages beside Arabic, maybe all knowing Allah, should have known about it and should have chosen somebody else in a different language to convey his message.. If Allah is trully for all people he should have known better than to use a language that can not be properly translated.

Maybe Hebrew, Arameic or Greek would do?

Lord Bless You
Susan

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