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Verse (23:61) - 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 61st 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: It is those who hasten to good deeds, and they outstrip [others] therein.

Pickthall: These race for the good things, and they shall win them in the race.

Yusuf Ali: It is these who hasten in every good work, and these who are foremost in them.

Shakir: These hasten to good things and they are foremost in (attaining) them.

Muhammad Sarwar: to God, these are the ones who really compete with each other in virtuous deeds and are the foremost ones in the task.

Mohsin Khan: It is these who race for the good deeds, and they are foremost in them [e.g. offering the compulsory Salat (prayers) in their (early) stated, fixed times and so on].

Arberry: those vie in good works, outracing to them.

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