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Verse (81:16) - 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 sixteenth verse of chapter 81 (sūrat l-takwīr). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (81) sūrat l-takwīr (The Overthrowing)

Sahih International: Those that run [their courses] and disappear -

Pickthall: The stars which rise and set,

Yusuf Ali: Go straight, or hide;

Shakir: That run their course (and) hide themselves,

Muhammad Sarwar: stars which are visible during the night

Mohsin Khan: And by the planets that move swiftly and hide themselves,

Arberry: the runners, the sinkers,

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