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Verse (38:30) - 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 30th 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 to David We gave Solomon. An excellent servant, indeed he was one repeatedly turning back [to Allah].

Pickthall: And We bestowed on David, Solomon. How excellent a slave! Lo! he was ever turning in repentance (toward Allah).

Yusuf Ali: To David We gave Solomon (for a son),- How excellent in Our service! Ever did he turn (to Us)!

Shakir: And We gave to Dawood Sulaiman, most excellent the servant! Surely he was frequent in returning (to Allah).

Muhammad Sarwar: We granted Solomon to David, a blessed servant of Ours and certainly the most repentant person.

Mohsin Khan: And to Dawud (David) We gave Sulaiman (Solomon). How excellent (a) slave! Verily, he was ever oft-returning in repentance (to Us)!

Arberry: And We gave unto David Solomon; how excellent a servant he was! He was a penitent.

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