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وَكَمْ أَرْسَلْنَا مِن نَّبِيٍّ فِي الْأَوَّلِين
Transliteration
Wakam arsalna min nabiyyin fee al-awwaleena
Transliteration-2
wakam arsalnā min nabiyyin fī l-awalīn
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Many a prophet did We send forth to the ancients

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How many prophets did We send among the ancient peoples?
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And many Nabis We have disclosed within previous peoples.
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Nor is it a novelty to send you a prophet as a spectacle and a warning, How many did We send to those dating far back into the distant pas

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But how many were the prophets We sent amongst the peoples of old
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And how many We sent a Prophet among the former (people)