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Verse (38:15) - 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 fifteenth verse of chapter 38 (sūrat ṣād). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (38) sūrat ṣād

Sahih International: And these [disbelievers] await not but one blast [of the Horn]; for it there will be no delay.

Pickthall: These wait for but one Shout, there will be no second thereto.

Yusuf Ali: These (today) only wait for a single mighty Blast, which (when it comes) will brook no delay.

Shakir: Nor do these await aught but a single cry, there being no delay in it.

Muhammad Sarwar: They had only to wait for the single inevitable blast.

Mohsin Khan: And these only wait for a single Saihah [shout (i.e. the blowing of the Trumpet by the angel Israfil Sarafil)] there will be no pause or ending thereto [till everything will perish except Allah (the only God full of Majesty, Bounty and Honour)].

Arberry: These are only awaiting for a single Cry, to which there is no delay.

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