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Verse (5:25) - 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 25th verse of chapter 5 (sūrat l-māidah). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (5) sūrat l-māidah (The Table spread with Food)

Sahih International: [Moses] said, "My Lord, indeed I do not possess except myself and my brother, so part us from the defiantly disobedient people."

Pickthall: He said: My Lord! I have control of none but myself and my brother, so distinguish between us and the wrong-doing folk.

Yusuf Ali: He said: "O my Lord! I have power only over myself and my brother: so separate us from this rebellious people!"

Shakir: He said: My Lord! Surely I have no control (upon any) but my own self and my brother; therefore make a separation between us and the nation of transgressors.

Muhammad Sarwar: (Moses) said, "Lord, I can only speak for myself and my brother; keep us away from the evil-doers".

Mohsin Khan: He [Musa (Moses)] said: "O my Lord! I have power only over myself and my brother, so separate us from the people who are the Fasiqun (rebellious and disobedient to Allah)!"

Arberry: He said, 'O my Lord, I rule no one except myself and my brother. So do Thou divide between us and the people of the ungodly.'

See Also

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