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Verse (38:34) - 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 34th 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 We certainly tried Solomon and placed on his throne a body; then he returned.

Pickthall: And verily We tried Solomon, and set upon his throne a (mere) body. Then did he repent.

Yusuf Ali: And We did try Solomon: We placed on his throne a body (without life); but he did turn (to Us in true devotion):

Shakir: And certainly We tried Sulaiman, and We put on his throne a (mere) body, so he turned (to Allah).

Muhammad Sarwar: We tested Solomon by (causing death to his son) and leaving his body on Solomon's chair. Then he turned to Us in repentance,

Mohsin Khan: And, indeed We did try Sulaiman (Solomon) and We placed on his throne Jasadan (a devil, so he lost his kingdom for a while) but he did return (to his throne and kingdom by the Grace of Allah and he did return) to Allah with obedience and in repentance.

Arberry: Certainly We tried Solomon, and We cast upon his throne a mere body; then he repented.

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