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Verse (6:131) - 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 131st verse of chapter 6 (sūrat l-anʿām). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (6) sūrat l-anʿām (The Cattle)

Sahih International: That is because your Lord would not destroy the cities for wrongdoing while their people were unaware.

Pickthall: This is because thy Lord destroyeth not the townships arbitrarily while their people are unconscious (of the wrong they do).

Yusuf Ali: (The messengers were sent) thus, for thy Lord would not destroy for their wrong-doing men's habitations whilst their occupants were unwarned.

Shakir: This is because your Lord would not destroy towns unjustly while their people were negligent.

Muhammad Sarwar: Your Lord did not want to destroy the towns, unjustly, without informing their inhabitants (of His guidance).

Mohsin Khan: This is because your Lord would not destroy the (populations of) towns for their wrong­doing (i.e. associating others in worship along with Allah) while their people were unaware (so the Messengers were sent).

Arberry: That is because thy Lord would never destroy the cities unjustly, while their inhabitants were heedless.

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