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Verse (68:15) - 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 fifteenth 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: When Our verses are recited to him, he says, "Legends of the former peoples."

Pickthall: That, when Our revelations are recited unto him, he saith: Mere fables of the men of old.

Yusuf Ali: When to him are rehearsed Our Signs, "Tales of the ancients", he cries!

Shakir: When Our communications are recited to him, he says: Stories of those of yore.

Muhammad Sarwar: he says, "These are ancient legends".

Mohsin Khan: When Our Verses (of the Quran) are recited to him, he says: "Tales of the men of old!"

Arberry: When Our signs are recited to him, he says, 'Fairy-tales of the ancients!'

See Also

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