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Verse (2:45) - 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 45th 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 seek help through patience and prayer, and indeed, it is difficult except for the humbly submissive [to Allah]

Pickthall: Seek help in patience and prayer; and truly it is hard save for the humble-minded,

Yusuf Ali: Nay, seek (Allah's) help with patient perseverance and prayer: It is indeed hard, except to those who bring a lowly spirit,-

Shakir: And seek assistance through patience and prayer, and most surely it is a hard thing except for the humble ones,

Muhammad Sarwar: Help yourselves (in your affairs) with patience and prayer. It is a difficult task indeed, but not for the humble ones

Mohsin Khan: And seek help in patience and As-Salat (the prayer) and truly it is extremely heavy and hard except for Al-Khashi'un [i.e. the true believers in Allah - those who obey Allah with full submission, fear much from His Punishment, and believe in His Promise (Paradise, etc.) and in His Warnings (Hell, etc.)].

Arberry: Seek you help in patience and prayer, for grievous it is, save to the humble

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