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Verse (17:50) - 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 50th 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: Say, "Be you stones or iron

Pickthall: Say: Be ye stones or iron

Yusuf Ali: Say: "(Nay!) be ye stones or iron,

Shakir: Say: Become stones or iron,

Muhammad Sarwar: (Muhammad), say "Yes, even if you become rocks, iron,

Mohsin Khan: Say (O Muhammad SAW) "Be you stones or iron,"

Arberry: Say: 'Let you be stones, or iron,

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