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Verse (81:8) - 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 eighth 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 when the girl [who was] buried alive is asked

Pickthall: And when the girl-child that was buried alive is asked

Yusuf Ali: When the female (infant), buried alive, is questioned -

Shakir: And when the female infant buried alive is asked

Muhammad Sarwar: questions are asked about the baby girls buried alive,

Mohsin Khan: And when the female (infant) buried alive (as the pagan Arabs used to do) shall be questioned.

Arberry: when the buried infant shall be asked

See Also

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