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Verse (15:13) - 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 thirteenth verse of chapter 15 (sūrat l-ḥij'r). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (15) sūrat l-ḥij'r (The Rocky Tract)

Sahih International: They will not believe in it, while there has already occurred the precedent of the former peoples.

Pickthall: They believe not therein, though the example of the men of old hath gone before.

Yusuf Ali: That they should not believe in the (Message); but the ways of the ancients have passed away.

Shakir: They do not believe in it, and indeed the example of the former people has already passed.

Muhammad Sarwar: They do not believe in the Truth and they exactly follow the tradition of the ancient (unbelievers)

Mohsin Khan: They would not believe in it (the Quran), and already the example of (Allah's punishment of) the ancients (who disbelieved) has gone forth.

Arberry: they believe not in it, though the wont of the ancients is already gone.

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