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Verse (21:12) - 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 twelfth 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: And when its inhabitants perceived Our punishment, at once they fled from it.

Pickthall: And, when they felt Our might, behold them fleeing from it!

Yusuf Ali: Yet, when they felt Our Punishment (coming), behold, they (tried to) flee from it.

Shakir: So when they felt Our punishment, lo! they began to fly

Muhammad Sarwar: When they found Our torment approaching them they started to run away from the town.

Mohsin Khan: Then, when they perceived (saw) Our Torment (coming), behold, they (tried to) flee from it.

Arberry: Then, when they perceived Our might, behold, they ran headlong out of it.

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