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Verse (43:16) - 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 sixteenth verse of chapter 43 (sūrat l-zukh'ruf). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (43) sūrat l-zukh'ruf (The Gold Adornment)

Sahih International: Or has He taken, out of what He has created, daughters and chosen you for [having] sons?

Pickthall: Or chooseth He daughters of all that He hath created, and honoureth He you with sons?

Yusuf Ali: What! has He taken daughters out of what He himself creates, and granted to you sons for choice?

Shakir: What! has He taken daughters to Himself of what He Himself creates and chosen you to have sons?

Muhammad Sarwar: Has God chosen some of His own creatures as daughters for Himself and has given you the preference of having sons?

Mohsin Khan: Or has He taken daughters out of what He has created, and He has selected for you sons?

Arberry: Or has He taken to Himself, from that He creates, daughters, and favoured you with sons?

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