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Verse (13:12) - 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 twelfth verse of chapter 13 (sūrat l-raʿd). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (13) sūrat l-raʿd (The Thunder)

Sahih International: It is He who shows you lightening, [causing] fear and aspiration, and generates the heavy clouds.

Pickthall: He it is Who showeth you the lightning, a fear and a hope, and raiseth the heavy clouds.

Yusuf Ali: It is He Who doth show you the lightning, by way both of fear and of hope: It is He Who doth raise up the clouds, heavy with (fertilising) rain!

Shakir: He it is Who shows you the lightning causing fear and hope and (Who) brings up the heavy cloud.

Muhammad Sarwar: It is God who flashes lightning to frighten you and to give you hope. It is He who forms the heavy clouds.

Mohsin Khan: It is He who shows you the lightning, as a fear (for travellers) and as a hope (for those who wait for rain). And it is He Who brings up (or originates) the clouds, heavy (with water).

Arberry: It is He who shows you the lightning, for fear and hope, and produces the heavy clouds;

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