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Verse (47:22) - 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 22nd verse of chapter 47 (sūrat muḥammad). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (47) sūrat muḥammad

Sahih International: So would you perhaps, if you turned away, cause corruption on earth and sever your [ties of] relationship?

Pickthall: Would ye then, if ye were given the command, work corruption in the land and sever your ties of kinship?

Yusuf Ali: Then, is it to be expected of you, if ye were put in authority, that ye will do mischief in the land, and break your ties of kith and kin?

Shakir: But if you held command, you were sure to make mischief in the land and cut off the ties of kinship!

Muhammad Sarwar: If you ignore the commands of God would you then also spread evil in the land and sever the ties of kinship?

Mohsin Khan: Would you then, if you were given the authority, do mischief in the land, and sever your ties of kinship?

Arberry: If you turned away, would you then haply work corruption in the land, and break your bonds of kin?

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