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Verse (39:57) - 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 57th 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: Or [lest] it say, "If only Allah had guided me, I would have been among the righteous."

Pickthall: Or should say: If Allah had but guided me I should have been among the dutiful!

Yusuf Ali: "Or (lest) it should say: 'If only Allah had guided me, I should certainly have been among the righteous!'-

Shakir: Or it should say: Had Allah guided me, I would certainly have been of those who guard (against evil);

Muhammad Sarwar: Or before the soul says, "Had God guided me, I could have been a pious man".

Mohsin Khan: Or (lest) he should say: "If only Allah had guided me, I should indeed have been among the Muttaqun (pious and righteous persons - see V.2:2)."

Arberry: or lest it should say, 'If only God had guided me, I should have been or lest among the godfearing,'

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