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Verse (21:1) - 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 first verse of chapter 21 (sūrat l-anbiyāa). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (21) sūrat l-anbiyāa (The Prophets)

Sahih International: [The time of] their account has approached for the people, while they are in heedlessness turning away.

Pickthall: Their reckoning draweth nigh for mankind, while they turn away in heedlessness.

Yusuf Ali: Closer and closer to mankind comes their Reckoning: yet they heed not and they turn away.

Shakir: Their reckoning has drawn near to men, and in heedlessness are they turning aside.

Muhammad Sarwar: The people's day of reckoning is drawing closer, yet they are heedlessly neglectful.

Mohsin Khan: Draws near for mankind their reckoning, while they turn away in heedlessness.

Arberry: Nigh unto men has drawn their reckoning, while they in heedlessness are yet turning away;

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