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Verse (21:38) - 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 38th 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 they say, "When is this promise, if you should be truthful?"

Pickthall: And they say: When will this promise (be fulfilled), if ye are truthful?

Yusuf Ali: They say: "When will this promise come to pass, if ye are telling the truth?"

Shakir: And they say: When will this threat come to pass if you are truthful?

Muhammad Sarwar: They say, "When shall the Day of Judgment come to pass if you are true in your claim?"

Mohsin Khan: And they say: "When will this promise (come to pass), if you are truthful."

Arberry: They say, 'And when shall the promise come to pass, if you speak truly?'

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