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Verse (4:120) - 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 120th verse of chapter 4 (sūrat l-nisāa). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (4) sūrat l-nisāa (The Women)

Sahih International: Satan promises them and arouses desire in them. But Satan does not promise them except delusion.

Pickthall: He promiseth them and stirreth up desires in them, and Satan promiseth them only to beguile.

Yusuf Ali: Satan makes them promises, and creates in them false desires; but satan's promises are nothing but deception.

Shakir: He gives them promises and excites vain desires in them; and the Shaitan does not promise them but to deceive.

Muhammad Sarwar: Satan gives them false promises and tempts them to develop longings which can never be realized.

Mohsin Khan: He [Shaitan (Satan)] makes promises to them, and arouses in them false desires; and Shaitan's (Satan) promises are nothing but deceptions.

Arberry: He promises them and fills them with fancies, but there is nothing Satan promises them except delusion.

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