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Verse (12:1) - 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 12 (sūrat yūsuf). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph)

Sahih International: Alif, Lam, Ra. These are the verses of the clear Book.

Pickthall: Alif. Lam. Ra. These are verse of the Scripture that maketh plain.

Yusuf Ali: A.L.R. These are the symbols (or Verses) of the perspicuous Book.

Shakir: Alif Lam Ra. These are the verses of the Book that makes (things) manifest.

Muhammad Sarwar: Alif. Lam. Ra. These are the verses of the illustrious Book.

Mohsin Khan: Alif-Lam-Ra. [These letters are one of the miracles of the Quran, and none but Allah (Alone) knows their meanings]. These are the Verses of the Clear Book (the Quran that makes clear the legal and illegal things, legal laws, a guidance and a blessing).

Arberry: Alif Lam Ra. Those are the signs of the Manifest Book.

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