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Verse (16:17) - 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 seventeenth 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: Then is He who creates like one who does not create? So will you not be reminded?

Pickthall: Is He then Who createth as him who createth not? Will ye not then remember?

Yusuf Ali: Is then He Who creates like one that creates not? Will ye not receive admonition?

Shakir: Is He then Who creates like him who does not create? Do you not then mind?

Muhammad Sarwar: Is the One who can create equal to the one who cannot create anything? Why, then, will you not consider?

Mohsin Khan: Is then He, Who creates as one who creates not? Will you not then remember?

Arberry: Is He who creates as he who does not create? Will you not remember?

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds