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Verse (72:5) - 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 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 we had thought that mankind and the jinn would never speak about Allah a lie.

Pickthall: And lo! we had supposed that humankind and jinn would not speak a lie concerning Allah -

Yusuf Ali: 'But we do think that no man or spirit should say aught that untrue against Allah.

Shakir: And that we thought that men and jinn did not utter a lie against Allah:

Muhammad Sarwar: We thought that no man or jinn could ever tell lies about God.

Mohsin Khan: 'And verily, we thought that men and jinns would not utter a lie against All?h.

Arberry: and we had thought that men and jinn would never speak against God a lie.

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