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Lawh Mahfuz


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Well-preserved tablet. Phrase used in Quran 85:22 to refer to the original codex or document on which the Quran, according to traditional commentators, was originally inscribed and which has always existed in heaven. Associated with another description of the divine archetype of revelation, “mother of the book” (Quran 3:6; 13:39; 43:3).

Subjects: Islam.


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