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Verse (17:21) - 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 21st verse of chapter 17 (sūrat l-isrā). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (17) sūrat l-isrā (The Night Journey)

Sahih International: Look how We have favored [in provision] some of them over others. But the Hereafter is greater in degrees [of difference] and greater in distinction.

Pickthall: See how We prefer one of them above another, and verily the Hereafter will be greater in degrees and greater in preferment.

Yusuf Ali: See how We have bestowed more on some than on others; but verily the Hereafter is more in rank and gradation and more in excellence.

Shakir: See how We have made some of them to excel others, and certainly the hereafter is much superior in respect of excellence.

Muhammad Sarwar: Consider how We have given preference to some people above others, yet the life to come has more honor and respect.

Mohsin Khan: See how We prefer one above another (in this world) and verily, the Hereafter will be greater in degrees and greater in preference.

Arberry: Behold, how We prefer some of them over others! And surely the world to come is greater in ranks, greater in preferment.

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