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Verse (43:18) - 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 eighteenth 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: So is one brought up in ornaments while being during conflict unevident [attributed to Allah]?

Pickthall: (Liken they then to Allah) that which is bred up in outward show, and in dispute cannot make itself plain?

Yusuf Ali: Is then one brought up among trinkets, and unable to give a clear account in a dispute (to be associated with Allah)?

Shakir: What! that which is made in ornaments and which in contention is unable to make plain speech!

Muhammad Sarwar: Does God choose for Himself the kind of children who grow up wearing ornaments and who are not strong enough to defend their rights?

Mohsin Khan: (Do they then like for Allah) a creature who is brought up in adornments (wearing silk and gold ornaments, i.e. women), and in dispute cannot make herself clear?

Arberry: What, one who is reared amid ornaments and, when the time of altercation comes, is not to be seen?

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