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Verse (26:137) - 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 137th verse of chapter 26 (sūrat l-shuʿarā). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (26) sūrat l-shuʿarā (The Poets)

Sahih International: This is not but the custom of the former peoples,

Pickthall: This is but a fable of the men of old,

Yusuf Ali: "This is no other than a customary device of the ancients,

Shakir: This is naught but a custom of the ancients;

Muhammad Sarwar: your preaching is nothing but ancient legends and we shall not face any torment".

Mohsin Khan: "This is no other than the false-tales and religion of the ancients, [Tafsir At-Tabari, Vol.19, Page 97]

Arberry: this is nothing but the habit of the ancients,

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