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Verse (83:13) - 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 thirteenth verse of chapter 83 (sūrat l-muṭafifīn). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (83) sūrat l-muṭafifīn (Those Who Deal in Fraud)

Sahih International: When Our verses are recited to him, he says, "Legends of the former peoples."

Pickthall: Who, when thou readest unto him Our revelations, saith: (Mere) fables of the men of old.

Yusuf Ali: When Our Signs are rehearsed to him, he says, "Tales of the ancients!"

Shakir: When Our communications are recited to him, he says: Stories of those of yore.

Muhammad Sarwar: who, when listening to Our revelations, say, "These are only ancient legends".

Mohsin Khan: When Our Verses (of the Quran) are recited to him he says: "Tales of the ancients!"

Arberry: When our signs are recited to him, he says, 'Fairy-tales of the ancients!'

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