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Verse (70:1) - 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 first verse of chapter 70 (sūrat l-maʿārij). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (70) sūrat l-maʿārij (The Ways of Ascent)

Sahih International: A supplicant asked for a punishment bound to happen

Pickthall: A questioner questioned concerning the doom about to fall

Yusuf Ali: A questioner asked about a Penalty to befall-

Shakir: One demanding, demanded the chastisement which must befall

Muhammad Sarwar: Someone has (needlessly) demanded to experience the torment (of God),

Mohsin Khan: A questioner asked concerning a torment about to befall

Arberry: A questioner asked of a chastisement about to fall

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