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Verse (85:20) - 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 twentieth verse of chapter 85 (sūrat l-burūj). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (85) sūrat l-burūj (The Big Stars)

Sahih International: While Allah encompasses them from behind.

Pickthall: And Allah, all unseen, surroundeth them.

Yusuf Ali: But Allah doth encompass them from behind!

Shakir: And Allah encompasses them on every side.

Muhammad Sarwar: However, God encompassed their activities.

Mohsin Khan: And Allah encompasses them from behind! (i.e. all their deeds are within His Knowledge, and He will requite them for their deeds).

Arberry: and God is behind them, encompassing.

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