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Verse (17:84) - 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 84th 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, "Each works according to his manner, but your Lord is most knowing of who is best guided in way."

Pickthall: Say: Each one doth according to his rule of conduct, and thy Lord is Best Aware of him whose way is right.

Yusuf Ali: Say: "Everyone acts according to his own disposition: But your Lord knows best who it is that is best guided on the Way."

Shakir: Say: Every one acts according to his manner; but your Lord best knows who is best guided in the path.

Muhammad Sarwar: Say, "Everyone does as he wants. Your Lord knows best who has the right guidance."

Mohsin Khan: Say (O Muhammad SAW to mankind): "Each one does according to Shakilatihi (i.e. his way or his religion or his intentions, etc.), and your Lord knows best of him whose path (religion, etc.) is right."

Arberry: Say: 'Every man works according to his own manner; but your Lord knows very well what man is best guided as to the way.'

See Also

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