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For Fahad and his lesson in the Arabic langauge and quranic ta'weel!

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in response to reader comment: Henrik, get a better translation, please

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Oct 11, 2006 at 19:47

So my dear fahad: How good is your Arabic?

Well, you are correct that in Q2:216 it says qital and not jihad and I'm just going to translate the first three words and you will get the point or I hope so:

Kutiba (kaf with a damma, teh with a kasra, beh with a fatha) means: "was" written

3Alaikumu (ayn with a fatha lam with a fatha, yeh, kaf with a damma, meem with damma) means: upon you.

al-qitalu (alif lam, qaf with a kasra, teh with a fatha, lam with a damma) means: the fighting.

The rest of the aya is the usual Quranic blah....blah....blah.

Now you know Arabic so you must be aware of the following saying: "al-tafaseer lel sahaba wa al-ta'weel lel 3ulama/jami3." Well you may ask your ignorant Mullah for a translation.

My translation would be: "Fighting (holy war aka harb muqadassa aka jihad) ir ordained (for you) balh....blah.....blah..."

And here is my ta'weel of the above three words:

Abul Qasim aka Muhammad or is it Allah is saying that: fighting/war is ordained (for you). The fighting here is:al- harb al-muqaddasa (as it is ordained by your Allah) aka and you guessed it: Jihad!!!

And let me help you again my dear Fahad: Jihad could mean holy war and in this case the word fighting is an allusion ot holy war. Do you get it?

Wanna talk about it more?

As for the rest of your post well we can work on this one first. Remember: baby steps.

Submitting....

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