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Verse (22:12) - 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 22 (sūrat l-ḥaj). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (22) sūrat l-ḥaj (The Pilgrimage)

Sahih International: He invokes instead of Allah that which neither harms him nor benefits him. That is what is the extreme error.

Pickthall: He calleth, beside Allah, unto that which hurteth him not nor benefiteth him. That is the far error.

Yusuf Ali: They call on such deities, besides Allah, as can neither hurt nor profit them: that is straying far indeed (from the Way)!

Shakir: He calls besides Allah upon that which does not harm him and that which does not profit him, that is the great straying.

Muhammad Sarwar: They worship things instead of God which can neither harm them nor benefit them. This is indeed to stray far away from the right path.

Mohsin Khan: He calls besides Allah unto that which hurts him not, nor profits him. That is a straying far away.

Arberry: He calls, apart from God, upon that which hurts him not, and which neither profits him anything; that is indeed the far error.

See Also

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