Welcome to the Quranic Arabic Corpus, an annotated linguistic resource for the Holy Quran.
This page shows seven parallel translations in English for the eighth verse of
chapter 65 (sūrat l-ṭalāq).
Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.
Chapter (65) sūrat l-ṭalāq (The Divorce)
Sahih International: And how many a city was insolent toward the command of its Lord and His messengers, so We took it to severe account and punished it with a terrible punishment.
Pickthall: And how many a community revolted against the ordinance of its Lord and His messengers, and We called it to a stern account and punished it with dire punishment,
Yusuf Ali: How many populations that insolently opposed the Command of their Lord and of His messengers, did We not then call to account,- to severe account?- and We imposed on them an exemplary Punishment.
Shakir: And how many a town which rebelled against the commandment of its Lord and His messengers, so We called it to account severely and We chastised it (with) a stern chastisement.
Muhammad Sarwar: How many a town has disobeyed its Lord and His Messenger! For them Our questioning was strict and Our punishment severe.
Mohsin Khan: And many a town (population) revolted against the Command of its Lord and His Messengers, and We called it to a severe account (i.e. torment in this worldly life), and shall punish it with a horrible torment (in Hell, in the Hereafter).
Arberry: How many a city turned in disdain from the commandment of its Lord and His Messengers; and then We made with it a terrible reckoning and chastised it with a horrible chastisement.