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Verse (14:15) - 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 fifteenth verse of chapter 14 (sūrat ib'rāhīm). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (14) sūrat ib'rāhīm (Abraham)

Sahih International: And they requested victory from Allah , and disappointed, [therefore], was every obstinate tyrant.

Pickthall: And they sought help (from their Lord) and every froward potentate was bought to naught;

Yusuf Ali: But they sought victory and decision (there and then), and frustration was the lot of every powerful obstinate transgressor.

Shakir: And they asked for judgment and every insolent opposer was disappointed:

Muhammad Sarwar: They prayed for victory and the haughty transgressors were defeated.

Mohsin Khan: But they (the Messengers) sought victory and help [from their Lord (Allah)], and every obstinate, arrogant dictator (who refuses to believe in the Oneness of Allah) was brought to a complete loss and destruction.

Arberry: They sought a judgment; then was disappointed every froward tyrant --

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