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Verse (7:5) - 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 fifth 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 their declaration when Our punishment came to them was only that they said, "Indeed, we were wrongdoers!"

Pickthall: No plea had they, when Our terror came unto them, save that they said: Lo! We were wrong-doers.

Yusuf Ali: When (thus) Our punishment took them, no cry did they utter but this: "Indeed we did wrong."

Shakir: Yet their cry, when Our punishment came to them, was nothing but that they said: Surely we were unjust.

Muhammad Sarwar: When Our wrath struck them, they could do nothing but confess to their sins.

Mohsin Khan: No cry did they utter when Our Torment came upon them but this: "Verily, we were Zalimun (polytheists and wrong­doers, etc.)".

Arberry: and they but cried, when Our might came upon there, 'We were evildoers.';

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