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Verse (53:39) - 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 39th 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: And that there is not for man except that [good] for which he strives

Pickthall: And that man hath only that for which he maketh effort,

Yusuf Ali: That man can have nothing but what he strives for;

Shakir: And that man shall have nothing but what he strives for-

Muhammad Sarwar: nor can man achieve anything without hard labor.

Mohsin Khan: And that man can have nothing but what he does (good or bad) ,

Arberry: and that a man shall have to his account only as he has laboured,

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