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Verse (43:31) - 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 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: And they said, "Why was this Qur'an not sent down upon a great man from [one of] the two cities?"

Pickthall: And they say: If only this Qur'an had been revealed to some great man of the two towns?

Yusuf Ali: Also, they say: "Why is not this Qur'an sent down to some leading man in either of the two (chief) cities?"

Shakir: And they say: Why was not this Quran revealed to a man of importance in the two towns?

Muhammad Sarwar: Then they said, "Why this Quran had not been revealed to a man from either of the two great towns".

Mohsin Khan: And they say: "Why is not this Quran sent down to some great man of the two towns (Makkah and Ta'if)?"

Arberry: They say, 'Why was this Koran not sent down upon some man of moment in the two cities?'

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