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Verse (12:91) - 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 91st 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, "By Allah , certainly has Allah preferred you over us, and indeed, we have been sinners."

Pickthall: They said: By Allah, verily Allah hath preferred thee above us, and we were indeed sinful.

Yusuf Ali: They said: "By Allah! indeed has Allah preferred thee above us, and we certainly have been guilty of sin!"

Shakir: They said: By Allah! now has Allah certainly chosen you over us, and we were certainly sinners.

Muhammad Sarwar: They said, "We swear by God that He has given preference to you over us and we have sinned".

Mohsin Khan: They said: "By Allah! Indeed Allah has preferred you above us, and we certainly have been sinners."

Arberry: 'By God,' they said, 'God has indeed preferred thee above us, and certainly we have been sinful.'

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