Al-Quran Surah 43. Az-Zukhruf, Ayah 79

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أَمْ أَبْرَمُوا أَمْرًا فَإِنَّا مُبْرِمُونَ


Asad : Why - can they [who deny the truth ever] determine what [the truth] should be?55
Khattab :

Or have they mastered some ˹evil˺ plan? Then We ˹too˺ are surely planning.

Malik : If they have devised a plan to ruin you (O Muhammad), then surely We too shall devise a plan to ruin them.
Pickthall : Or do they determine any thing (against the Prophet)? Lo! We (also) are determining.
Yusuf Ali : What! have they settled some Plan (among themselves)? But it is We Who settle things. 4677
Transliteration : Am abramoo amran fainna mubrimoona
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Asad   
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Asad 55 The verb barama or abrama signifies, literally, "he twined" or "twisted [something] together", e.g., the strands that are to form a rope; or "he twisted [something] well" or "strongly". Tropically, it connotes the act of "establishing" or "determining" a thing, a proposition, a course of events, etc. (Jawhari). According to the Lisan a -'Arab, the phrase abrama al-amr has the meaning of "he determined (ahkama) the case". In the present context, the term amr, having no definite article, signifies "anything" or - in its widest sense - "anything that should [or "could"] be": and so, taking the preceding verse into account, we arrive at the meaning of arbitrarily "determining what [the truth] should be" - i.e., in contradiction to what the Qur'an postulates as the truth.

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 4677 Men cannot settle the high affairs of the universe. If they plot against the Truth, the Truth will destroy them, just as, if they accept the Truth, the Truth will make them free. It is Allah Who disposes of affairs.

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