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Verse (105:5) - English Translation


Welcome to the Quranic Arabic Corpus, an annotated linguistic resource for the Holy Quran. This page shows seven parallel translations in English for the fifth verse of chapter 105 (sūrat l-fīl). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (105) sūrat l-fīl (The Elephant)

Sahih International: And He made them like eaten straw.

Pickthall: And made them like green crops devoured (by cattle)?

Yusuf Ali: Then did He make them like an empty field of stalks and straw, (of which the corn) has been eaten up.

Shakir: So He rendered them like straw eaten up?

Muhammad Sarwar: to turn them into (something) like the left-over grass grazed by cattle.

Mohsin Khan: And made them like an empty field of stalks (of which the corn has been eaten up by cattle).

Arberry: and He made them like green blades devoured.

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