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Verse (54:46) - 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 46th 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: But the Hour is their appointment [for due punishment], and the Hour is more disastrous and more bitter.

Pickthall: Nay, but the Hour (of doom) is their appointed tryst, and the Hour will be more wretched and more bitter (than their earthly failure).

Yusuf Ali: Nay, the Hour (of Judgment) is the time promised them (for their full recompense): And that Hour will be most grievous and most bitter.

Shakir: Nay, the hour is their promised time, and the hour shall be most grievous and bitter.

Muhammad Sarwar: In fact, the Hour of Doom is the time for them to suffer. The suffering of this hour is the most calamitous and the most bitter (of all suffering).

Mohsin Khan: Nay, but the Hour is their appointed time (for their full recompense), and the Hour will be more grievous and more bitter.

Arberry: Nay, but the Hour is their tryst, and the Hour is very calamitous and bitter.

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