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Verse (68:20) - 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 twentieth 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: And it became as though reaped.

Pickthall: And in the morning it was as if plucked.

Yusuf Ali: So the (garden) became, by the morning, like a dark and desolate spot, (whose fruit had been gathered).

Shakir: So it became as black, barren land.

Muhammad Sarwar: and the garden was turned into a barren desert.

Mohsin Khan: So the (garden) became black by the morning, like a pitch dark night (in complete ruins).

Arberry: and in the morning it was as if it were a garden plucked.

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