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Verse (40:75) - 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 75th verse of chapter 40 (sūrat ghāfir). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (40) sūrat ghāfir (The Forgiver God)

Sahih International: [The angels will say], "That was because you used to exult upon the earth without right and you used to behave insolently.

Pickthall: (And it is said unto them): This is because ye exulted in the earth without right, and because ye were petulant.

Yusuf Ali: "That was because ye were wont to rejoice on the earth in things other than the Truth, and that ye were wont to be insolent.

Shakir: That is because you exulted in the land unjustly and because you behaved insolently.

Muhammad Sarwar: They will be told, "This (torment) is the result of your unreasonable happiness on the earth and of your propagation of falsehood.

Mohsin Khan: That was because you had been exulting in the earth without any right (by worshipping others instead of Allah and by committing crimes), and that you used to rejoice extremely (in your error).

Arberry: 'That is because you rejoiced in the earth without right, and were exultant.

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