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Verse (20:65) - 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 65th 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: They said, "O Moses, either you throw or we will be the first to throw."

Pickthall: They said: O Moses! Either throw first, or let us be the first to throw?

Yusuf Ali: They said: "O Moses! whether wilt thou that thou throw (first) or that we be the first to throw?"

Shakir: They said: O Musa! will you cast, or shall we be the first who cast down?

Muhammad Sarwar: They said, "Moses, would you be the first to show your skill or should we be the first to throw down our devices?"

Mohsin Khan: They said:"O Musa (Moses)! Either you throw first or we be the first to throw?"

Arberry: They said, 'Moses, either thou wilt cast, or we shall be the first to cast.'

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