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Verse (39:25) - 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 25th verse of chapter 39 (sūrat l-zumar). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (39) sūrat l-zumar (The Groups)

Sahih International: Those before them denied, and punishment came upon them from where they did not perceive.

Pickthall: Those before them denied, and so the doom came on them whence they knew not.

Yusuf Ali: Those before them (also) rejected (revelation), and so the Punishment came to them from directions they did not perceive.

Shakir: Those before them rejected (prophets), therefore there came to them the chastisement from whence they perceived not.

Muhammad Sarwar: Those who lived before them had also rejected Our revelations. Thus, the torment struck them and they did not even realize where it came from.

Mohsin Khan: Those before them belied, and so the torment came on them from directions they perceived not.

Arberry: Those that were before them cried lies, then the chastisement came upon them from whence they were not aware;

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