Qur'an | Word by Word | Audio | Prayer Times
__ Sign In

Verse (68:1) - 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 first verse of chapter 68 (sūrat l-qalam). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (68) sūrat l-qalam (The Pen)

Sahih International: Nun. By the pen and what they inscribe,

Pickthall: Nun. By the pen and that which they write (therewith),

Yusuf Ali: Nun. By the Pen and the (Record) which (men) write,-

Shakir: Noon. I swear by the pen and what the angels write,

Muhammad Sarwar: Nun. By the pen and by what you write,

Mohsin Khan: Nun. [These letters (Nun, etc.) are one of the miracles of the Quran, and none but Allah (Alone) knows their meanings]. By the pen and what the (angels) write (in the Records of men).

Arberry: Nun. By the Pen, and what they inscribe,

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds