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Verse (101:4) - 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 fourth verse of chapter 101 (sūrat l-qāriʿah). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (101) sūrat l-qāriʿah (The Striking Hour)

Sahih International: It is the Day when people will be like moths, dispersed,

Pickthall: A day wherein mankind will be as thickly-scattered moths

Yusuf Ali: (It is) a Day whereon men will be like moths scattered about,

Shakir: The day on which men shall be as scattered moths,

Muhammad Sarwar: On that day, people will be like scattered moths

Mohsin Khan: It is a Day whereon mankind will be like moths scattered about,

Arberry: The day that men shall be like scattered moths,

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