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Verse (21:99) - 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 99th 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: Had these [false deities] been [actual] gods, they would not have come to it, but all are eternal therein.

Pickthall: If these had been gods they would not have come thither, but all will abide therein.

Yusuf Ali: If these had been gods, they would not have got there! but each one will abide therein.

Shakir: Had these been gods, they would not have come to it and all shall abide therein.

Muhammad Sarwar: Had the idols been true lords, they would not have gone to hell. "All of you will live therein forever".

Mohsin Khan: Had these (idols, etc.) been aliha (gods), they would not have entered there (Hell), and all of them will abide therein.

Arberry: If those had been gods, they would never have gone down to it; yet every one of them shall therein abide forever;'

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