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Verse (72:4) - 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 fourth verse of chapter 72 (sūrat l-jin). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (72) sūrat l-jin (The Jinn)

Sahih International: And that our foolish one has been saying about Allah an excessive transgression.

Pickthall: And that the foolish one among us used to speak concerning Allah an atrocious lie.

Yusuf Ali: 'There were some foolish ones among us, who used to utter extravagant lies against Allah;

Shakir: And that the foolish amongst us used to forge extravagant things against Allah:

Muhammad Sarwar: The dimwit one (the devil) among us has been telling confused lies about God.

Mohsin Khan: 'And that the foolish among us [i.e. Ibl?s (Satan) or the polytheists amongst the jinns] used to utter against All?h that which was wrong and not right.

Arberry: The fool among us spoke against God outrage,

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