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Verse (21:55) - 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 55th 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: They said, "Have you come to us with truth, or are you of those who jest?"

Pickthall: They said: Bringest thou unto us the truth, or art thou some jester?

Yusuf Ali: They said, "Have you brought us the Truth, or are you one of those who jest?"

Shakir: They said: Have you brought to us the truth, or are you one of the triflers?

Muhammad Sarwar: They exclaimed, "Have you brought the Truth or are you joking?"

Mohsin Khan: They said: "Have you brought us the truth, or are you one of those who play about?"

Arberry: They said, 'What, hast thou come to us with the truth, or art thou one of those that play?'

See Also

Language Research Group
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