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Verse (12:61) - 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 61st 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: They said, "We will attempt to dissuade his father from [keeping] him, and indeed, we will do [it]."

Pickthall: They said: We will try to win him from his father: that we will surely do.

Yusuf Ali: They said: "We shall certainly seek to get our wish about him from his father: Indeed we shall do it."

Shakir: They said: We will strive to make his father yield in respect of him, and we are sure to do (it).

Muhammad Sarwar: Joseph's brothers said, "We shall try to influence his father to send him with us and we shall be successful".

Mohsin Khan: They said: "We shall try to get permission (for him) from his father, and verily, we shall do it."

Arberry: They said, 'We will solicit him of our father; that we will do.'

See Also

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