40. He said: "O my Lord!
How shall I have a son,
Seeing I am very old,
And my wife is barren?"
"Thus," was the answer,
"Doth God accomplish
What He willeth."
41. Qala rabbi ijAAal lee ayatan qala ayatuka alla tukallima a
nnasa thalathata ayyamin
illa ramzan wa
thkur rabbaka katheeran wasabbih bi
41. He said: "O my Lord! Give me a Sign!" "Thy Sign," was the answer, "Shall be that
thou shalt speak to no man for three days but with signals. Then celebrate the praises of
thy Lord again and again, and glorify Him in the evening and in the morning."
Section 5 (42-54)
42. Wa-ith qalati almala-ikatu ya maryamu inna Allaha istafaki watahharaki wa
AAala nisa-i alAAalameen
42. Behold! the angels said: "O Mary! Allah hath chosen thee and purified thee- chosen
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