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Verse (43:8) - 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 eighth 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 We destroyed greater than them in [striking] power, and the example of the former peoples has preceded.

Pickthall: Then We destroyed men mightier than these in prowess; and the example of the men of old hath gone (before them).

Yusuf Ali: So We destroyed (them)- stronger in power than these;- and (thus) has passed on the Parable of the peoples of old.

Shakir: Then We destroyed those who were stronger than these in prowess, and the case of the ancients has gone before,

Muhammad Sarwar: We destroyed the strongest among them in power. The stories of the ancient people have already been mentioned.

Mohsin Khan: Then We destroyed men stronger (in power) than these, and the example of the ancients has passed away (before them).

Arberry: so We destroyed men stronger in valour than they, and the example of the ancients passed away.

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