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Verse (34:53) - 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 53rd verse of chapter 34 (sūrat saba). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (34) sūrat saba (Sheba)

Sahih International: And they had already disbelieved in it before and would assault the unseen from a place far away.

Pickthall: When they disbelieved in it of yore. They aim at the unseen from afar off.

Yusuf Ali: Seeing that they did reject Faith (entirely) before, and that they (continually) cast (slanders) on the unseen from a position far off?

Shakir: And they disbelieved in it before, and they utter conjectures with regard to the unseen from a distant place.

Muhammad Sarwar: They had rejected it in their worldly life and expressed disbelief at the unseen (Day of Judgment), considering it less than a remote possibility.

Mohsin Khan: Indeed they did disbelieve (in the Oneness of Allah, Islam, the Quran and Muhammad SAW) before (in this world), and they (used to) conjecture about the unseen [i.e. the Hereafter, Hell, Paradise, Resurrection and the Promise of Allah, etc. (by saying) all that is untrue], from a far place.

Arberry: seeing they disbelieved in it before, guessing at the Unseen from a place far away?

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