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Verse (11:117) - 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 117th verse of chapter 11 (sūrat hūd). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (11) sūrat hūd (Hud)

Sahih International: And your Lord would not have destroyed the cities unjustly while their people were reformers.

Pickthall: In truth thy Lord destroyed not the townships tyrannously while their folk were doing right.

Yusuf Ali: Nor would thy Lord be the One to destroy communities for a single wrong-doing, if its members were likely to mend.

Shakir: And it did not beseem your Lord to have destroyed the towns tyrannously, while their people acted well.

Muhammad Sarwar: Your Lord would not have destroyed those people (of the towns) for their injustice if they had tried to reform themselves.

Mohsin Khan: . And your Lord would never destroy the towns wrongfully, while their people were right-doers.

Arberry: Yet thy Lord would never destroy the cities unjustly, while as yet their people were putting things right.

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