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Verse (7:81) - English Translation

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Welcome to the Quranic Arabic Corpus, an annotated linguistic resource for the Holy Quran. This page shows seven parallel translations in English for the 81st 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, you approach men with desire, instead of women. Rather, you are a transgressing people."

Pickthall: Lo! ye come with lust unto men instead of women. Nay, but ye are wanton folk.

Yusuf Ali: "For ye practise your lusts on men in preference to women : ye are indeed a people transgressing beyond bounds."

Shakir: Most surely you come to males in lust besides females; nay you are an extravagant people.

Muhammad Sarwar: You engage in lustful activities with people instead of women. You have become transgressing people.

Mohsin Khan: "Verily, you practise your lusts on men instead of women. Nay, but you are a people transgressing beyond bounds (by committing great sins)."

Arberry: See, you approach men lustfully instead of women; no, you are a people that do exceed.'

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds
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