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Here is Tafsir al-Tabari of Q7:169 and the word al-Adna

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in response to reader comment: Adna has two meanings like I said before

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Dec 28, 2019 at 07:33

Our dear Fork who is clearly is not a speaker of Arabic refers to the word al-Adna in Q7:169 and tells us that it means lowest or may be low life and only Allahu A'lam

No doubt that al-Tabari's Tafsir is the earliest EXTANT tafsir so it is very significant in understanding what this opaque revelation, the Qur'an, is saying

This is what is says in the verse:

ورثوا الكتاب ياخذون عَرضَ هذا الادنى

Notice that the last word is al-Adna

This is what al-Tabari wrote about the word al-Adna in this verse:

يعني ب الادنى الاقرب من الاجل الا بعد

Notice the following:

1. al-Tabari is saying that al-Adna means: al-Aqrab or الاقرب or The Near. Nothing about low or low life!

2. Here is the translation by Muslims of the above sentence in al-Tabari

"The meaning of al-Adna is the closest to the long term"

See? You need to know Arabic our dear Fork!

What is most shocking if one indeed googletranslate the word al-Adna the only translation would be Lowest which total nonsense.

I suspect that Pakistani and Indian Muslims must be the source of all these bogus translation as most native Arabic speakers would not utter this nonsense


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