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Verse (19:81) - 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 81st verse of chapter 19 (sūrat maryam). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (19) sūrat maryam (Mary)

Sahih International: And they have taken besides Allah [false] deities that they would be for them [a source of] honor.

Pickthall: And they have chosen (other) gods beside Allah that they may be a power for them.

Yusuf Ali: And they have taken (for worship) gods other than Allah, to give them power and glory!

Shakir: And they have taken gods besides Allah, that they should be to them a source of strength;

Muhammad Sarwar: They have sought honor from other gods instead of God.

Mohsin Khan: And they have taken (for worship) aliha (gods) besides Allah, that they might give them honour, power and glory (and also protect them from Allah's Punishment etc.).

Arberry: And they have taken to them other gods apart from God, that they might be for them a might.

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