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Verse (46:27) - 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 27th verse of chapter 46 (sūrat l-aḥqāf). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (46) sūrat l-aḥqāf (The Curved Sand-hills)

Sahih International: And We have already destroyed what surrounds you of [those] cities, and We have diversified the signs [or verses] that perhaps they might return [from disbelief].

Pickthall: And verily We have destroyed townships round about you, and displayed (for them) Our revelation, that haply they might return.

Yusuf Ali: We destroyed aforetime populations round about you; and We have shown the Signs in various ways, that they may turn (to Us).

Shakir: And certainly We destroyed the towns which are around you, and We repeat the communications that they might turn.

Muhammad Sarwar: We destroyed some towns around you and showed you the evidence (of the Truth) so that perhaps you would turn (to God).

Mohsin Khan: And indeed We have destroyed towns (populations) round about you, and We have (repeatedly) shown (them) the Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) in various ways that they might return (to the truth and believe in the Oneness of Allah - Islamic Monotheism).

Arberry: And We destroyed the cities about you, and We turned about the signs, that haply they would return.

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