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Verse (42:31) - 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 31st verse of chapter 42 (sūrat l-shūrā). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (42) sūrat l-shūrā (Consultation)

Sahih International: And you will not cause failure [to Allah] upon the earth. And you have not besides Allah any protector or helper.

Pickthall: Ye cannot escape in the earth, for beside Allah ye have no protecting friend nor any helper.

Yusuf Ali: Nor can ye frustrate (aught), (fleeing) through the earth; nor have ye, besides Allah, any one to protect or to help.

Shakir: And you cannot escape in the earth, and you shall not have a guardian or a helper besides Allah.

Muhammad Sarwar: You cannot challenge God on earth and you will have no one besides Him as your guardian or helper.

Mohsin Khan: And you cannot escape from Allah (i.e. His Punishment) in the earth, and besides Allah you have neither any Wali (guardian or a protector) nor any helper.

Arberry: You are not able to frustrate Him in the earth; and, apart from God, you have neither protector nor helper.

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