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Verse (21:34) - 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 34th verse of chapter 21 (sūrat l-anbiyāa). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (21) sūrat l-anbiyāa (The Prophets)

Sahih International: And We did not grant to any man before you eternity [on earth]; so if you die - would they be eternal?

Pickthall: We appointed immortality for no mortal before thee. What! if thou diest, can they be immortal!

Yusuf Ali: We granted not to any man before thee permanent life (here): if then thou shouldst die, would they live permanently?

Shakir: And We did not ordain abiding for any mortal before you. What! Then if you die, will they abide?

Muhammad Sarwar: We made no mortal before you immortal. Will they become immortal after you die?

Mohsin Khan: And We granted not to any human being immortality before you (O Muhammad SAW), then if you die, would they live forever?

Arberry: We have not assigned to any mortal before thee to live forever; therefore, if thou diest, will they live forever?

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