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Verse (85:4) - 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 fourth 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: Cursed were the companions of the trench

Pickthall: (Self-)destroyed were the owners of the ditch

Yusuf Ali: Woe to the makers of the pit (of fire),

Shakir: Cursed be the makers of the pit,

Muhammad Sarwar: may the people be condemned those who tortured (the believers) in ditches

Mohsin Khan: Cursed were the people of the ditch (the story of the Boy and the King).

Arberry: slain were the Men of the Pit,

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