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Verse (38:63) - 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 63rd 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: Is it [because] we took them in ridicule, or has [our] vision turned away from them?"

Pickthall: Did we take them (wrongly) for a laughing-stock, or have our eyes missed them?

Yusuf Ali: "Did we treat them (as such) in ridicule, or have (our) eyes failed to perceive them?"

Shakir: Was it that we (only) took them in scorn, or have our eyes (now) turned aside from them?

Muhammad Sarwar: and whom we mocked? Have they been rescued or can our eyes not find them?"

Mohsin Khan: Did we take them as an object of mockery, or have (our) eyes failed to perceive them?"

Arberry: What, did we take them for a laughing-stock? Or have our eyes swerved away from them?'

See Also

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