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Verse (53:16) - 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 sixteenth verse of chapter 53 (sūrat l-najm). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (53) sūrat l-najm (The Star)

Sahih International: When there covered the Lote Tree that which covered [it].

Pickthall: When that which shroudeth did enshroud the lote-tree,

Yusuf Ali: Behold, the Lote-tree was shrouded (in mystery unspeakable!)

Shakir: When that which covers covered the lote-tree;

Muhammad Sarwar: When the tree was covered with a covering,

Mohsin Khan: When that covered the lote-tree which did cover it!

Arberry: when there covered the Lote-Tree that which covered;

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