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Verse (21:32) - 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 32nd 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 We made the sky a protected ceiling, but they, from its signs, are turning away.

Pickthall: And we have made the sky a roof withheld (from them). Yet they turn away from its portents.

Yusuf Ali: And We have made the heavens as a canopy well guarded: yet do they turn away from the Signs which these things (point to)!

Shakir: And We have made the heaven a guarded canopy and (yet) they turn aside from its signs.

Muhammad Sarwar: We made the sky above them as a well-guarded ceiling, but they have neglected the evidence (of Our existence) therein.

Mohsin Khan: And We have made the heaven a roof, safe and well guarded. Yet they turn away from its signs (i.e. sun, moon, winds, clouds, etc.).

Arberry: and We set up the heaven as a roof well-protected; yet still from Our signs they are turning away.

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