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Verse (8:59) - 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 59th verse of chapter 8 (sūrat l-anfāl). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (8) sūrat l-anfāl (The Spoils of War)

Sahih International: And let not those who disbelieve think they will escape. Indeed, they will not cause failure [to Allah].

Pickthall: And let not those who disbelieve suppose that they can outstrip (Allah's Purpose). Lo! they cannot escape.

Yusuf Ali: Let not the unbelievers think that they can get the better (of the godly): they will never frustrate (them).

Shakir: And let not those who disbelieve think that they shall come in first; surely they will not escape.

Muhammad Sarwar: The unbelievers should not think that they can really escape Us or that they can never be defeated.

Mohsin Khan: And let not those who disbelieve think that they can outstrip (escape from the punishment). Verily, they will never be able to save themselves (from Allah's Punishment).

Arberry: And thou art not to suppose that they who disbelieve have outstripped Me; they cannot frustrate My will.

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