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Verse (54:24) - 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 24th 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 said, "Is it one human being among us that we should follow? Indeed, we would then be in error and madness.

Pickthall: For they said; Is it a mortal man, alone among us, that we are to follow? Then indeed we should fall into error and madness.

Yusuf Ali: For they said: "What! a man! a Solitary one from among ourselves! shall we follow such a one? Truly should we then be straying in mind, and mad!

Shakir: So they said: What! a single mortal from among us! Shall we follow him? Most surely we shall in that case be in sure error and distress:

Muhammad Sarwar: They said, "Should we follow only one person among us. We shall be clearly in error and in trouble (if we do so).

Mohsin Khan: For they said: "A man! Alone from among us, that we are to follow? Truly, then we should be in error and distress or madness!"

Arberry: and said, 'What, shall we follow a mortal, one out of ourselves? Then indeed we should be in error and insanity!

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