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Verse (27:52) - 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 52nd verse of chapter 27 (sūrat l-naml). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (27) sūrat l-naml (The Ants)

Sahih International: So those are their houses, desolate because of the wrong they had done. Indeed in that is a sign for people who know.

Pickthall: See, yonder are their dwellings empty and in ruins because they did wrong. Lo! herein is indeed a portent for a people who have knowledge.

Yusuf Ali: Now such were their houses, - in utter ruin, - because they practised wrong-doing. Verily in this is a Sign for people of knowledge.

Shakir: So those are their houses fallen down because they were unjust, most surely there is a sign in this for a people who know.

Muhammad Sarwar: Those are their empty houses which We ruined because of their injustice. In this there is evidence (of the truth) for the people of knowledge.

Mohsin Khan: These are their houses in utter ruin, for they did wrong. Verily, in this is indeed an Ayah (a lesson or a sign) for people who know.

Arberry: Those are their houses, all fallen down because of the evil they committed; surely in that is a sign for a people who have knowledge.

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