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Verse (20:20) - 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 twentieth verse of chapter 20 (sūrat ṭā hā). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (20) sūrat ṭā hā

Sahih International: So he threw it down, and thereupon it was a snake, moving swiftly.

Pickthall: So he cast it down, and lo! it was a serpent, gliding.

Yusuf Ali: He threw it, and behold! It was a snake, active in motion.

Shakir: So he cast it down; and lo! it was a serpent running.

Muhammad Sarwar: Moses threw it on the ground and suddenly he saw that it was a moving serpent.

Mohsin Khan: He cast it down, and behold! It was a snake, moving quickly.

Arberry: and he cast it down, and behold it was a serpent sliding.

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