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Verse (15:16) - 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 sixteenth 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: And We have placed within the heaven great stars and have beautified it for the observers.

Pickthall: And verily in the heaven we have set mansions of the stars, and We have beautified it for beholders.

Yusuf Ali: It is We Who have set out the zodiacal signs in the heavens, and made them fair-seeming to (all) beholders;

Shakir: And certainly We have made strongholds in the heaven and We have made it fair seeming to the beholders.

Muhammad Sarwar: We have made constellations in the sky and decorated them for the onlookers.

Mohsin Khan: And indeed, We have put the big stars in the heaven and We beautified it for the beholders.

Arberry: We have set in heaven constellations and decked them out fair to the beholders,

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