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Verse (42:6) - 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 sixth verse of chapter 42 (sūrat l-shūrā). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (42) sūrat l-shūrā (Consultation)

Sahih International: And those who take as allies other than Him - Allah is [yet] Guardian over them; and you, [O Muhammad], are not over them a manager.

Pickthall: And as for those who choose protecting friends beside Him, Allah is Warden over them, and thou art in no wise a guardian over them.

Yusuf Ali: And those who take as protectors others besides Him,- Allah doth watch over them; and thou art not the disposer of their affairs.

Shakir: And (as for) those who take guardians besides Him, Allah watches over them, and you have not charge over them.

Muhammad Sarwar: God is the guardian of even those who have chosen others (idols) besides Him as their guardians (Muhammad), you will not have to answer for them.

Mohsin Khan: And as for those who take as Auliya' (guardians, supporters, helpers, protectors, etc.) others besides Him [i.e. they take false deities other than Allah (as) protectors, and they worship them] Allah is Hafiz (Protector) over them (i.e. takes care of their deeds and will recompense them), and you (O Muhammad SAW) are not a Wakil (guardian or a disposer of their affairs) over them (to protect their deeds, etc.).

Arberry: And those who have taken to them protectors apart from Him -- God is Warden over them; thou art not a guardian over them.

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