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Verse (16:20) - 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 twentieth verse of chapter 16 (sūrat l-naḥl). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (16) sūrat l-naḥl (The Bees)

Sahih International: And those they invoke other than Allah create nothing, and they [themselves] are created.

Pickthall: Those unto whom they cry beside Allah created naught, but are themselves created.

Yusuf Ali: Those whom they invoke besides Allah create nothing and are themselves created.

Shakir: And those whom they call on besides Allah have not created anything while they are themselves created;

Muhammad Sarwar: Whatever (idols) they worship besides God can create nothing for they are themselves created.

Mohsin Khan: Those whom they (Al-Mushrikun) invoke besides Allah have not created anything, but are themselves created.

Arberry: And those they call upon, apart from God, created nothing, and themselves are created,

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