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Verse (3:2) - 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 second 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: Allah - there is no deity except Him, the Ever-Living, the Sustainer of existence.

Pickthall: Allah! There is no god save Him, the Alive, the Eternal.

Yusuf Ali: Allah! There is no god but He,-the Living, the Self-Subsisting, Eternal.

Shakir: Allah, (there is) no god but He, the Everliving, the Self-subsisting by Whom all things subsist

Muhammad Sarwar: God exists. He is the only Lord, the Everlasting and the Guardian of life.

Mohsin Khan: Allah! La ilaha illa Huwa (none has the right to be worshipped but He), the Ever Living, the One Who sustains and protects all that exists.

Arberry: God, there is no god but He, the Living, the Everlasting.

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