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Verse (2:241) - 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 241st 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: And for divorced women is a provision according to what is acceptable - a duty upon the righteous.

Pickthall: For divorced women a provision in kindness: a duty for those who ward off (evil).

Yusuf Ali: For divorced women Maintenance (should be provided) on a reasonable (scale). This is a duty on the righteous.

Shakir: And for the divorced women (too) provision (must be made) according to usage; (this is) a duty on those who guard (against evil).

Muhammad Sarwar: The divorced women have the right to receive reasonable provisions. It is an obligation for the pious.

Mohsin Khan: And for divorced women, maintenance (should be provided) on reasonable (scale). This is a duty on Al-Muttaqun (the pious - see V.2:2).

Arberry: There shall be for divorced women provision honourable -- an obligation on the godfearing.

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