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Verse (29:22) - 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 22nd verse of chapter 29 (sūrat l-ʿankabūt). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (29) sūrat l-ʿankabūt (The Spider)

Sahih International: And you will not cause failure [to Allah] upon the earth or in the heaven. And you have not other than Allah any protector or any helper.

Pickthall: Ye cannot escape (from Him) in the earth or in the sky, and beside Allah there is for you no friend or helper.

Yusuf Ali: "Not on earth nor in heaven will ye be able (fleeing) to frustrate (his Plan), nor have ye, besides Allah, any protector or helper."

Shakir: And you shall not escape in the earth nor in the heaven, and you have neither a protector nor a helper besides Allah.

Muhammad Sarwar: You cannot challenge God in the heavens or in the earth. No one besides God is your guardian or helper.

Mohsin Khan: And you cannot escape in the earth or in the heaven. And besides Allah you have neither any Wali (Protector or Guardian) nor any Helper.

Arberry: You are not able to frustrate Him either in the earth or in heaven; and you have not, apart from God, either protector or helper.

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