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Verse (2:238) - 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 238th 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: Maintain with care the [obligatory] prayers and [in particular] the middle prayer and stand before Allah , devoutly obedient.

Pickthall: Be guardians of your prayers, and of the midmost prayer, and stand up with devotion to Allah.

Yusuf Ali: Guard strictly your (habit of) prayers, especially the Middle Prayer; and stand before Allah in a devout (frame of mind).

Shakir: Attend constantly to prayers and to the middle prayer and stand up truly obedient to Allah.

Muhammad Sarwar: Pay due attention to your prayers, especially the middle prayer and stand up while praying, in obedience to God.

Mohsin Khan: Guard strictly (five obligatory) As­Salawat (the prayers) especially the middle Salat (i.e. the best prayer ­ 'Asr). And stand before Allah with obedience [and do not speak to others during the Salat (prayers)].

Arberry: Be you watchful over the prayers, and the middle prayer; and do you stand obedient to God.

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