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Verse (53:17) - 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 seventeenth verse of chapter 53 (sūrat l-najm). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (53) sūrat l-najm (The Star)

Sahih International: The sight [of the Prophet] did not swerve, nor did it transgress [its limit].

Pickthall: The eye turned not aside nor yet was overbold.

Yusuf Ali: (His) sight never swerved, nor did it go wrong!

Shakir: The eye did not turn aside, nor did it exceed the limit.

Muhammad Sarwar: (Muhammad's) eyes did not deceive him, nor did they lead him to falsehood.

Mohsin Khan: The sight (of Prophet Muhammad SAW) turned not aside (right or left), nor it transgressed beyond (the) limit (ordained for it).

Arberry: his eye swerved not; nor swept astray.

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