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Mary daughter of Imran

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Submitted by Graham (United States), Aug 20, 2016 at 13:34

The Qur'an does indeed have a surah that Mary the mother of Jesus is the daugfhter of Imran.

066:012 And Maryam (Mary), the daughter of 'Imran who guarded her chastity; and We breathed into (the sleeve of her shirt or her garment) through Our Ruh [i.e. Jibrael (Gabriel)], and she testified to the truth of the Words of her Lord [i.e. believed in the Words of Allah: "Be!" and he was; that is 'Iesa (Jesus) son of Maryam (Mary); as a Messenger of Allah], and (also believed in) His Scriptures, and she was of the Qanitin (i.e. obedient to Allah).

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