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Verse (81:29) - 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 29th verse of chapter 81 (sūrat l-takwīr). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (81) sūrat l-takwīr (The Overthrowing)

Sahih International: And you do not will except that Allah wills - Lord of the worlds.

Pickthall: And ye will not, unless (it be) that Allah willeth, the Lord of Creation.

Yusuf Ali: But ye shall not will except as Allah wills,- the Cherisher of the Worlds.

Shakir: And you do not please except that Allah please, the Lord of the worlds.

Muhammad Sarwar: However, you will not be able to choose anything unless God, Lord of the Universe wills it to be so.

Mohsin Khan: And you will not, unless (it be) that Allah wills, the Lord of the 'Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists).

Arberry: but will you shall not, unless God wills, the Lord of all Being.

See Also

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