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Verse (12:28) - 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 28th 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: So when her husband saw his shirt torn from the back, he said, "Indeed, it is of the women's plan. Indeed, your plan is great.

Pickthall: So when he saw his shirt torn from behind, he said: Lo! this is of the guile of you women. Lo! the guile of you is very great.

Yusuf Ali: So when he saw his shirt,- that it was torn at the back,- (her husband) said: "Behold! It is a snare of you women! truly, mighty is your snare!

Shakir: So when he saw his shirt rent from behind, he said: Surely it is a guile of you women; surely your guile is great:

Muhammad Sarwar: When the master saw that Joseph's shirt was torn from behind, he told his wife, "This is some of your womanly guile in which you are certainly skillful.

Mohsin Khan: So when he (her husband) saw his [(Yusuf's (Joseph)] shirt torn at the back; (her husband) said: "Surely, it is a plot of you women! Certainly mighty is your plot!

Arberry: When he saw his shirt was torn from behind he said, 'This is of your women's guile; surely your guile is great.

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