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Verse (79:40) - 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 40th verse of chapter 79 (sūrat l-nāziʿāt). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (79) sūrat l-nāziʿāt (Those who Pull Out)

Sahih International: But as for he who feared the position of his Lord and prevented the soul from [unlawful] inclination,

Pickthall: But as for him who feared to stand before his Lord and restrained his soul from lust,

Yusuf Ali: And for such as had entertained the fear of standing before their Lord's (tribunal) and had restrained (their) soul from lower desires,

Shakir: And as for him who fears to stand in the presence of his Lord and forbids the soul from low desires,

Muhammad Sarwar: However, those who had feared their Lord and restrained their souls from acting according to its desires.

Mohsin Khan: But as for him who feared standing before his Lord, and restrained himself from impure evil desires, and lusts.

Arberry: But as for him who feared the Station of his Lord and forbade the soul its caprice,

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