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Verse (56:83) - 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 83rd verse of chapter 56 (sūrat l-wāqiʿah). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (56) sūrat l-wāqiʿah (The Event)

Sahih International: Then why, when the soul at death reaches the throat

Pickthall: Why, then, when (the soul) cometh up to the throat (of the dying)

Yusuf Ali: Then why do ye not (intervene) when (the soul of the dying man) reaches the throat,-

Shakir: Why is it not then that when it (soul) comes up to the throat,

Muhammad Sarwar: Why can you not help a soul dying

Mohsin Khan: Then why do you not (intervene) when (the soul of a dying person) reaches the throat?

Arberry: Why, but when the soul leaps to the throat of the dying

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