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Verse (4:117) - 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 117th verse of chapter 4 (sūrat l-nisāa). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (4) sūrat l-nisāa (The Women)

Sahih International: They call upon instead of Him none but female [deities], and they [actually] call upon none but a rebellious Satan.

Pickthall: They invoke in His stead only females; they pray to none else than Satan, a rebel

Yusuf Ali: (The Pagans), leaving Him, call but upon female deities: They call but upon satan the persistent rebel!

Shakir: They do not call besides Him on anything but idols, and they do not call on anything but a rebellious Shaitan.

Muhammad Sarwar: They (the pagans) only worship idols and Satan, the persistent rebel.

Mohsin Khan: They (all those who worship others than Allah) invoke nothing but female deities besides Him (Allah), and they invoke nothing but Shaitan (Satan), a persistent rebel!

Arberry: In stead of Him, they pray not except to female beings; they pray not except to a rebel Satan accursed by God.

See Also

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