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Verse (39:26) - 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 26th 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: So Allah made them taste disgrace in worldly life. But the punishment of the Hereafter is greater, if they only knew.

Pickthall: Thus Allah made them taste humiliation in the life of the world, and verily the doom of the Hereafter will be greater if they did but know.

Yusuf Ali: So Allah gave them a taste of humiliation in the present life, but greater is the punishment of the Hereafter, if they only knew!

Shakir: So Allah made them taste the disgrace in this world's life, and certainly the punishment of the hereafter is greater; did they but know!

Muhammad Sarwar: God made them suffer humiliation in this life. Would that they knew that the torment for them in the next life will be even greater.

Mohsin Khan: So Allah made them to taste the disgrace in the present life, but greater is the torment of the Hereafter if they only knew!

Arberry: so God let them taste degradation in this present life; and the chastisement of the world to come is assuredly greater, did they but know.

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