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Verse (2:183) - English Translation

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Welcome to the Quranic Arabic Corpus, an annotated linguistic resource for the Holy Quran. This page shows seven parallel translations in English for the 183rd verse of chapter 2 (sūrat l-baqarah). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.

 

Chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow)

Sahih International: O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous -

Pickthall: O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you, even as it was prescribed for those before you, that ye may ward off (evil);

Yusuf Ali: O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may (learn) self-restraint,-

Shakir: O you who believe! fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, so that you may guard (against evil).

Muhammad Sarwar: Believers, fasting has been made mandatory for you as it was made mandatory for the people before you, so that you may have fear of God.

Mohsin Khan: O you who believe! Observing As-Saum (the fasting) is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for those before you, that you may become Al-Muttaqun (the pious - see V.2:2).

Arberry: O believers, prescribed for you is the Fast, even as it was prescribed for those that were before you -- haply you will be godfearing --

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds
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