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Verse (21:48) - 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 48th 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 had already given Moses and Aaron the criterion and a light and a reminder for the righteous

Pickthall: And We verily gave Moses and Aaron the Criterion (of right and wrong) and a light and a Reminder for those who keep from evil,

Yusuf Ali: In the past We granted to Moses and Aaron the criterion (for judgment), and a Light and a Message for those who would do right,-

Shakir: And certainly We gave to Musa and Haroun the Furqan and a light and a reminder for those who would guard (against evil).

Muhammad Sarwar: To Moses and Aaron We granted the criteria of discerning right from wrong, and We gave them the light and a reminder to the pious ones

Mohsin Khan: And indeed We granted to Musa (Moses) and Harun (Aaron) the criterion (of right and wrong), and a shining light [i.e. the Taurat (Torah)] and a Reminder for Al-Muttaqun (the pious - see V.2:2).

Arberry: We gave Moses and Aaron the Salvation and a Radiance, and a Remembrance for the godfearing

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