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Verse (56:1) - 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 first verse of chapter 56 (sūrat l-wāqiʿah). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (56) sūrat l-wāqiʿah (The Event)

Sahih International: When the Occurrence occurs,

Pickthall: When the event befalleth -

Yusuf Ali: When the Event inevitable cometh to pass,

Shakir: When the great event comes to pass,

Muhammad Sarwar: When the inevitable event comes,

Mohsin Khan: When the Event (i.e. the Day of Resurrection) befalls.

Arberry: When the Terror descends

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