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Verse (52:40) - 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 40th verse of chapter 52 (sūrat l-ṭūr). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (52) sūrat l-ṭūr (The Mount)

Sahih International: Or do you, [O Muhammad], ask of them a payment, so they are by debt burdened down?

Pickthall: Or askest thou (Muhammad) a fee from them so that they are plunged in debt?

Yusuf Ali: Or is it that thou dost ask for a reward, so that they are burdened with a load of debt?-

Shakir: Or do you ask them for a reward, so that they are overburdened by a debt?

Muhammad Sarwar: Do you (Muhammad) ask them for any payment (for your preaching) which they cannot afford?

Mohsin Khan: Or is it that you (O Muhammad SAW) ask a wage from them (for your preaching of Islamic Monotheism) so that they are burdened with a load of debt?

Arberry: Or askest thou them for a wage, and so they are weighed down with debt?

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