Citation for Lawh Mahfuz

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"Lawh Mahfuz." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Oct 26, 2021. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1336>.

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"Lawh Mahfuz." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1336 (accessed Oct 26, 2021).

Lawh Mahfuz

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).

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