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Verse (103:1) - 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 103 (sūrat l-ʿaṣr). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (103) sūrat l-ʿaṣr (Time)

Sahih International: By time,

Pickthall: By the declining day,

Yusuf Ali: By (the Token of) Time (through the ages),

Shakir: I swear by the time,

Muhammad Sarwar: By the time (of the advent of Islam),

Mohsin Khan: By Al-'Asr (the time).

Arberry: By the afternoon!

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