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Verse (56:70) - 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 70th 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: If We willed, We could make it bitter, so why are you not grateful?

Pickthall: If We willed We verily could make it bitter. Why then, give ye not thanks?

Yusuf Ali: Were it Our Will, We could make it salt (and unpalatable): then why do ye not give thanks?

Shakir: If We pleased, We would have made it salty; why do you not then give thanks?

Muhammad Sarwar: Had We wanted, We could have made it salty. Why then do you not give thanks?

Mohsin Khan: If We willed, We verily could make it salt (and undrinkable), why then do you not give thanks (to Allah)?

Arberry: Did We will, We would make it bitter; so why are you not thankful?

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