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Verse (55:5) - 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 fifth 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: The sun and the moon [move] by precise calculation,

Pickthall: The sun and the moon are made punctual.

Yusuf Ali: The sun and the moon follow courses (exactly) computed;

Shakir: The sun and the moon follow a reckoning.

Muhammad Sarwar: The sun and moon rotate in a predestined orbit.

Mohsin Khan: The sun and the moon run on their fixed courses (exactly) calculated with measured out stages for each (for reckoning, etc.).

Arberry: The sun and the moon to a reckoning,

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