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Verse (80:3) - 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 third verse of chapter 80 (sūrat ʿabasa). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (80) sūrat ʿabasa (He frowned)

Sahih International: But what would make you perceive, [O Muhammad], that perhaps he might be purified

Pickthall: What could inform thee but that he might grow (in grace)

Yusuf Ali: But what could tell thee but that perchance he might grow (in spiritual understanding)?-

Shakir: And what would make you know that he would purify himself,

Muhammad Sarwar: You never know. Perhaps he wanted to purify himself,

Mohsin Khan: But what could tell you that per chance he might become pure (from sins)?

Arberry: And what should teach thee? Perchance he would cleanse him,

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