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Verse (15:18) - 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 eighteenth 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: Except one who steals a hearing and is pursued by a clear burning flame.

Pickthall: Save him who stealeth the hearing, and them doth a clear flame pursue.

Yusuf Ali: But any that gains a hearing by stealth, is pursued by a flaming fire, bright (to see).

Shakir: But he who steals a hearing, so there follows him a visible flame.

Muhammad Sarwar: except for those who stealthily try to listen to the heavens, but who are chased away by a bright flame.

Mohsin Khan: Except him (devil) that gains hearing by stealing, he is pursued by a clear flaming fire.

Arberry: excepting such as listens by stealth -- and he is pursued by a manifest flame.

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