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Verse (3:197) - 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 197th verse of chapter 3 (sūrat āl ʿim'rān). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (3) sūrat āl ʿim'rān (The Family of Imrān)

Sahih International: [It is but] a small enjoyment; then their [final] refuge is Hell, and wretched is the resting place.

Pickthall: It is but a brief comfort. And afterward their habitation will be hell, an ill abode.

Yusuf Ali: Little is it for enjoyment: Their ultimate abode is Hell: what an evil bed (To lie on)!

Shakir: A brief enjoyment! then their abode is hell, and evil is the resting-place.

Muhammad Sarwar: Their gains are only a means of enjoyment in this life. However, their destination is hell, the terrible dwelling.

Mohsin Khan: A brief enjoyment; then, their ultimate abode is Hell; and worst indeed is that place for rest.

Arberry: a little enjoyment, then their refuge is Gehenna -- an evil cradling!

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