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Verse (29:4) - 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 fourth 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: Or do those who do evil deeds think they can outrun Us? Evil is what they judge.

Pickthall: Or do those who do ill-deeds imagine that they can outstrip Us? Evil (for them) is that which they decide.

Yusuf Ali: Do those who practise evil think that they will get the better of Us? Evil is their judgment!

Shakir: Or do they who work evil think that they will escape Us? Evil is it that they judge!

Muhammad Sarwar: Do the evil-doers think they can escape Us? How terrible is their judgment?

Mohsin Khan: Or those who do evil deeds think that they can outstrip Us (i.e. escape Our Punishment)? Evil is that which they judge!

Arberry: Or do they reckon, those who do evil deeds, that they will outstrip Us? Ill they judge!

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