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Verse (54:20) - 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 twentieth 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: Extracting the people as if they were trunks of palm trees uprooted.

Pickthall: Sweeping men away as though they were uprooted trunks of palm-trees.

Yusuf Ali: Plucking out men as if they were roots of palm-trees torn up (from the ground).

Shakir: Tearing men away as if they were the trunks of palm-trees torn up.

Muhammad Sarwar: which hurled people around like uprooted trunks of palm-trees.

Mohsin Khan: Plucking out men as if they were uprooted stems of date-palms.

Arberry: plucking up men as if they were stumps of uprooted palm-trees.

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