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Verse (4:147) - 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 147th 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: What would Allah do with your punishment if you are grateful and believe? And ever is Allah Appreciative and Knowing.

Pickthall: What concern hath Allah for your punishment if ye are thankful (for His mercies) and believe (in Him)? Allah was ever Responsive, Aware.

Yusuf Ali: What can Allah gain by your punishment, if ye are grateful and ye believe? Nay, it is Allah that recogniseth (all good), and knoweth all things.

Shakir: Why should Allah chastise you if you are grateful and believe? And Allah is the Multiplier of rewards, Knowing

Muhammad Sarwar: Why should God punish you if you give thanks and believe in Him? God is All-rewarding and All-forgiving.

Mohsin Khan: Why should Allah punish you if you have thanked (Him) and have believed in Him. And Allah is Ever All­Appreciative (of good), All­Knowing.

Arberry: What would God do with chastising you if you are thankful, and believe? God is All-thankful, All-knowing.

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