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Verse (55:37) - 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 37th verse of chapter 55 (sūrat l-raḥmān). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (55) sūrat l-raḥmān (The Most Gracious)

Sahih International: And when the heaven is split open and becomes rose-colored like oil -

Pickthall: And when the heaven splitteth asunder and becometh rosy like red hide -

Yusuf Ali: When the sky is rent asunder, and it becomes red like ointment:

Shakir: And when the heaven is rent asunder, and then becomes red like red hide.

Muhammad Sarwar: (On the Day of Judgment) when the heavens are rent asunder they will have a flowery color and flow like oil.

Mohsin Khan: Then when the heaven is rent asunder, and it becomes rosy or red like red-oil, or red hide.

Arberry: And when heaven is split asunder, and turns crimson like red leather --

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