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Verse (16:74) - 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 74th 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: So do not assert similarities to Allah. Indeed, Allah knows and you do not know.

Pickthall: So coin not similitudes for Allah. Lo! Allah knoweth; ye know not.

Yusuf Ali: Invent not similitudes for Allah: for Allah knoweth, and ye know not.

Shakir: Therefore do not give likenesses to Allah; surely Allah knows and you do not know.

Muhammad Sarwar: Do not consider anything equal to God. God knows that which you do not know.

Mohsin Khan: So put not forward similitudes for Allah (as there is nothing similar to Him, nor He resembles anything). Truly! Allah knows and you know not.

Arberry: So strike not any similitudes for God; surely God knows, and you know not.

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