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Verse (16:87) - 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 87th 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: And they will impart to Allah that Day [their] submission, and lost from them is what they used to invent.

Pickthall: And they proffer unto Allah submission on that day, and all that they used to invent hath failed them.

Yusuf Ali: That Day shall they (openly) show (their) submission to Allah; and all their inventions shall leave them in the lurch.

Shakir: And they shall tender submission to Allah on that day; and what they used to forge shall depart from them.

Muhammad Sarwar: (On the Day of Judgment) the disbelievers will submit themselves to God and whatever they had falsely invented will disappear.

Mohsin Khan: And they will offer (their full) submission to Allah (Alone) on that Day, and their invented false deities [all that they used to invoke besides Allah, e.g. idols, saints, priests, monks, angels, jinns, Jibrael (Gabriel), Messengers, etc.] will vanish from them.

Arberry: And they will offer God surrender that day, and there shall go astray from them that they were forging.

See Also

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