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Verse (8:9) - 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 ninth verse of chapter 8 (sūrat l-anfāl). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.

 

Chapter (8) sūrat l-anfāl (The Spoils of War)

Sahih International: [Remember] when you asked help of your Lord, and He answered you, "Indeed, I will reinforce you with a thousand from the angels, following one another."

Pickthall: When ye sought help of your Lord and He answered you (saying): I will help you with a thousand of the angels, rank on rank.

Yusuf Ali: Remember ye implored the assistance of your Lord, and He answered you: "I will assist you with a thousand of the angels, ranks on ranks."

Shakir: When you sought aid from your Lord, so He answered you: I will assist you with a thousand of the angels following one another.

Muhammad Sarwar: When you (believers) begged for assistance from your Lord, He said, "I am helping you with a thousand angels, all in rows marching one after the other".

Mohsin Khan: (Remember) when you sought help of your Lord and He answered you (saying): "I will help you with a thousand of the angels each behind the other (following one another) in succession."

Arberry: When you were calling upon your Lord for succour, and He answered you, 'I shall reinforce you with a thousand angels riding behind you.'

See Also

Language Research Group
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