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Verse (16:107) - 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 107th verse of chapter 16 (sūrat l-naḥl). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (16) sūrat l-naḥl (The Bees)

Sahih International: That is because they preferred the worldly life over the Hereafter and that Allah does not guide the disbelieving people.

Pickthall: That is because they have chosen the life of the world rather than the Hereafter, and because Allah guideth not the disbelieving folk.

Yusuf Ali: This because they love the life of this world better than the Hereafter: and Allah will not guide those who reject Faith.

Shakir: This is because they love this world's life more than the hereafter, and because Allah does not guide the unbelieving people.

Muhammad Sarwar: This is because they have given preference to this life over the life to come and God does not guide disbelieving people.

Mohsin Khan: That is because they loved and preferred the life of this world over that of the Hereafter. And Allah guides not the people who disbelieve.

Arberry: that, because they have preferred the present life over the world to come, and that God guides not the people of the unbelievers.

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