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Verse (2:169) - 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 169th verse of chapter 2 (sūrat l-baqarah). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow)

Sahih International: He only orders you to evil and immorality and to say about Allah what you do not know.

Pickthall: He enjoineth upon you only the evil and the foul, and that ye should tell concerning Allah that which ye know not.

Yusuf Ali: For he commands you what is evil and shameful, and that ye should say of Allah that of which ye have no knowledge.

Shakir: He only enjoins you evil and indecency, and that you may speak against Allah what you do not know.

Muhammad Sarwar: He tries to make you do evil and shameful things and speak against God without knowledge.

Mohsin Khan: [Shaitan (Satan)] commands you only what is evil and Fahsha (sinful), and that you should say against Allah what you know not.

Arberry: He only commands you to evil and indecency, and that you should speak against God such things as you know not.

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