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Verse (7:48) - 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 48th 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 the companions of the Elevations will call to men [within Hell] whom they recognize by their mark, saying, "Of no avail to you was your gathering and [the fact] that you were arrogant."

Pickthall: And the dwellers on the Heights call unto men whom they know by their marks, (saying): What did your multitude and that in which ye took your pride avail you?

Yusuf Ali: The men on the heights will call to certain men whom they will know from their marks, saying: "Of what profit to you were your hoards and your arrogant ways?

Shakir: And the dwellers of the most elevated places shall ca!l out to men whom they will recognize by their marks saying: Of no avail were to you your amassings and your behaving haughtily:

Muhammad Sarwar: The people of the Heights will say to those (in hell) whose faces they recognize, "Why did your supporters and your pride not help you?"

Mohsin Khan: And the men on Al­A'raf (the wall) will call unto the men whom they would recognise by their marks, saying: "Of what benefit to you were your great numbers (and hoards of wealth), and your arrogance against Faith?"

Arberry: And the dwellers on the Battlements shall call to certain men they know by their sign: 'Your amassing has not availed you, neither your waxing proud.

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