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Verse (18:20) - 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 twentieth verse of chapter 18 (sūrat l-kahf). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (18) sūrat l-kahf (The Cave)

Sahih International: Indeed, if they come to know of you, they will stone you or return you to their religion. And never would you succeed, then - ever."

Pickthall: For they, if they should come to know of you, will stone you or turn you back to their religion; then ye will never prosper.

Yusuf Ali: "For if they should come upon you, they would stone you or force you to return to their cult, and in that case ye would never attain prosperity."

Shakir: For surely if they prevail against you they would stone you to death or force you back to their religion, and then you will never succeed.

Muhammad Sarwar: they would certainly stone us to death or force us to follow their religion. Then we shall never be able to have everlasting happiness."

Mohsin Khan: "For if they come to know of you, they will stone you (to death or abuse and harm you) or turn you back to their religion, and in that case you will never be successful."

Arberry: If they should get knowledge of you they will stone you, or restore you to their creed, then you will not prosper ever.

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