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Sura 19
Aya 23
فَأَجاءَهَا المَخاضُ إِلىٰ جِذعِ النَّخلَةِ قالَت يا لَيتَني مِتُّ قَبلَ هٰذا وَكُنتُ نَسيًا مَنسِيًّا

N. J. Dawood

And when she felt the throes of childbirth she lay down by the trunk of a palm-tree, crying: ‘Oh, would that I had died before this and passed into oblivion!’