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Dunya and akhira word count in the Qur'an

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Conclusions: some more fixes
==Conclusions==
* The word Ad-Dunya appears 115 times in the Qur'an but doesn't always mean "this world" or "worldly life"
* The word Al-Akhira appears 71 times, when counting the basic form Al-Akhira and 115 times when the word count includes occurrences with prefixes - , like ''bilakhirati'' (بِٱلْءَاخِرَةِ) in the verse 12:37.
* The word Al-Akhira also doesn't always mean "hereafter".
* "''The words Dunya (this world) and Akhira (hereafter) both appear 115 times in the Qur'an, which is a numerical miracle.''"
** The word ''dunya'' doesn't always mean "world" and the word ''akhira'' doesn't always mean "hereafter". So the miracle claim is wrong. And phrasing it without the translations is misleading, because it makes people assume that those words always mean "this world" and "hereafter".
** What is the message behind the number 115? This number seems to be a product of coincidence.
** What is the message behind these numbers being equal? Worldly Is worldly life is the same as the hereafter? They are Are they equally important? Are they equally long? Shouldn't the hereafter be much more important and have a possibly double word count if there is any thing miraculous in the Qur'an?** The correct A better way of describing the miraclewould have been like this: The word ''ad-dunya'' (ٱلدُّنْيَا), meaning either "this world" or "nearer" or "lower" and so on, appears 115 times in the Qur'an and ; the word ''al-akhira'' (الآخرة) , meaning either "hereafter" or "second" or "latter" and so on, appears 71 times in the Qur'an and if we count also the words with prefixes like bi- (ب) or waw- (و) the word appears 115 times. So, that is the same number of times as the word ''ad-dunya''.
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