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Verse (7:115) - 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 115th verse of chapter 7 (sūrat l-aʿrāf). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights)

Sahih International: They said, "O Moses, either you throw [your staff], or we will be the ones to throw [first]."

Pickthall: They said: O Moses! Either throw (first) or let us be the first throwers?

Yusuf Ali: They said: "O Moses! wilt thou throw (first), or shall we have the (first) throw?"

Shakir: They said: O Musa! will you cast, or shall we be the first to cast?

Muhammad Sarwar: The magicians asked Moses, "Will you throw your staff first or shall we?"

Mohsin Khan: They said: "O Musa (Moses)! Either you throw (first), or shall we have the (first) throw?"

Arberry: They said, 'Moses, wilt thou cast, or shall we be the casters?'

See Also

Language Research Group
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