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Verse (15:4) - 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 fourth 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 did not destroy any city but that for it was a known decree.

Pickthall: And We destroyed no township but there was a known decree for it.

Yusuf Ali: Never did We destroy a population that had not a term decreed and assigned beforehand.

Shakir: And never did We destroy a town but it had a term made known.

Muhammad Sarwar: We never destroyed any town without pre-ordaining the fate of its people.

Mohsin Khan: And never did We destroy a township but there was a known decree for it.

Arberry: Never a city have We destroyed, but it had a known decree,

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