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Verse (23:13) - 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 thirteenth verse of chapter 23 (sūrat l-mu'minūn). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (23) sūrat l-mu'minūn (The Believers)

Sahih International: Then We placed him as a sperm-drop in a firm lodging.

Pickthall: Then placed him as a drop (of seed) in a safe lodging;

Yusuf Ali: Then We placed him as (a drop of) sperm in a place of rest, firmly fixed;

Shakir: Then We made him a small seed in a firm resting-place,

Muhammad Sarwar: which was then turned into a living germ and placed in safe depository.

Mohsin Khan: Thereafter We made him (the offspring of Adam) as a Nutfah (mixed drops of the male and female sexual discharge) (and lodged it) in a safe lodging (womb of the woman).

Arberry: then We set him, a drop, in a receptacle secure,

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