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Verse (7:117) - 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 117th 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: And We inspired to Moses, "Throw your staff," and at once it devoured what they were falsifying.

Pickthall: And We inspired Moses (saying): Throw thy staff! And lo! it swallowed up their lying show.

Yusuf Ali: We put it into Moses's mind by inspiration: "Throw (now) thy rod":and behold! it swallows up straight away all the falsehoods which they fake!

Shakir: And We revealed to Musa, saying: Cast your rod; then lo! it devoured the lies they told.

Muhammad Sarwar: We inspired Moses to throw his staff, and suddenly it began to swallow-up all that the magicians had (falsely) invented.

Mohsin Khan: And We inspired Musa (Moses) (saying): "Throw your stick," and behold! It swallowed up straight away all the falsehoods which they showed.

Arberry: And We revealed to Moses: 'Cast thy staff!' And lo, it forthwith swallowed up their lying invention.

See Also

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