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Verse (102:1) - 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 first verse of chapter 102 (sūrat l-takāthur). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (102) sūrat l-takāthur (The piling Up)

Sahih International: Competition in [worldly] increase diverts you

Pickthall: Rivalry in worldly increase distracteth you

Yusuf Ali: The mutual rivalry for piling up (the good things of this world) diverts you (from the more serious things),

Shakir: Abundance diverts you,

Muhammad Sarwar: The desire to have more of the worldly gains have pre-occupied you so much (that you have neglected remembring God),

Mohsin Khan: The mutual rivalry for piling up of worldly things diverts you,

Arberry: Gross rivalry diverts you,

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