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Verse (7:139) - 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 139th verse of chapter 7 (sūrat l-aʿrāf). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights)

Sahih International: Indeed, those [worshippers] - destroyed is that in which they are [engaged], and worthless is whatever they were doing."

Pickthall: Lo! as for these, their way will be destroyed and all that they are doing is in vain.

Yusuf Ali: "As to these folk,- the cult they are in is (but) a fragment of a ruin, and vain is the (worship) which they practise."

Shakir: (As to) these, surely that about which they are shall be brought to naught and that which they do is vain.

Muhammad Sarwar: What these people worship is doomed to be destroyed and their deeds are based on falsehood.

Mohsin Khan: [Musa (Moses) added:] "Verily, these people will be destroyed for that which they are engaged in (idols-worship). And all that they are doing is in vain."

Arberry: Surely this they are engaged upon shall be shattered, and void is what they have been doing.'

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