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Verse (23:43) - 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 43rd 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: No nation will precede its time [of termination], nor will they remain [thereafter].

Pickthall: No nation can outstrip its term, nor yet postpone it.

Yusuf Ali: No people can hasten their term, nor can they delay (it).

Shakir: No people can hasten on their doom nor can they postpone (it).

Muhammad Sarwar: Every nation has an appointed life span.

Mohsin Khan: No nation can anticipate their term, nor can they delay it.

Arberry: no nation outstrips its term, nor do they put it back.

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