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Verse (51:53) - 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 53rd verse of chapter 51 (sūrat l-dhāriyāt). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (51) sūrat l-dhāriyāt (The Wind that Scatter)

Sahih International: Did they suggest it to them? Rather, they [themselves] are a transgressing people.

Pickthall: Have they handed down (the saying) as an heirloom one unto another? Nay, but they are froward folk.

Yusuf Ali: Is this the legacy they have transmitted, one to another? Nay, they are themselves a people transgressing beyond bounds!

Shakir: Have they charged each other with this? Nay! they are an inordinate people.

Muhammad Sarwar: Have they inherited such dealings with the Prophets from their predecessors or are they a rebellious people?

Mohsin Khan: Have they (the people of the past) transmitted this saying to these (Quraish pagans)? Nay, they are themselves a people transgressing beyond bounds (in disbelief)!

Arberry: What, have they bequeathed it one to another? Nay, but they are an insolent people.

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