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Verse (68:28) - 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 28th 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: The most moderate of them said, "Did I not say to you, 'Why do you not exalt [Allah]?' "

Pickthall: The best among them said: Said I not unto you: Why glorify ye not (Allah)?

Yusuf Ali: Said one of them, more just (than the rest): "Did I not say to you, 'Why not glorify (Allah)?'"

Shakir: The best of them said: Did I not say to you, Why do you not glorify (Allah)?

Muhammad Sarwar: A reasonable one among them said, "Did I not tell you that you should glorify God?"

Mohsin Khan: The best among them said: "Did I not tell you: why do you not say: Insha' Allah (If Allah will)."

Arberry: Said the most moderate of them, 'Did I not say to you, "Why do you not give glory?"'

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