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Verse (54:2) - 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 second verse of chapter 54 (sūrat l-qamar). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (54) sūrat l-qamar (The Moon)

Sahih International: And if they see a miracle, they turn away and say, "Passing magic."

Pickthall: And if they behold a portent they turn away and say: Prolonged illusion.

Yusuf Ali: But if they see a Sign, they turn away, and say, "This is (but) transient magic."

Shakir: And if they see a miracle they turn aside and say: Transient magic.

Muhammad Sarwar: Whenever they see a miracle, they turn away from it and say, "This is just a powerful magic".

Mohsin Khan: And if they see a sign, they turn away, and say: "This is continuous magic."

Arberry: Yet if they see a sign they turn away, and they say 'A continuous sorcery!'

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