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Verse (21:8) - 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 eighth 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 make the prophets forms not eating food, nor were they immortal [on earth].

Pickthall: We gave them not bodies that would not eat food, nor were they immortals.

Yusuf Ali: Nor did We give them bodies that ate no food, nor were they exempt from death.

Shakir: And We did not make them bodies not eating the food, and they were not to abide (forever).

Muhammad Sarwar: We had not made them such bodies that would not eat any food nor were they immortal.

Mohsin Khan: And We did not create them (the Messengers, with) bodies that ate not food, nor were they immortals,

Arberry: nor did We fashion them as bodies that ate not food, neither were they immortal;

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