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Verse (87:16) - 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 sixteenth verse of chapter 87 (sūrat l-aʿlā). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (87) sūrat l-aʿlā (The Most High)

Sahih International: But you prefer the worldly life,

Pickthall: But ye prefer the life of the world

Yusuf Ali: Day (behold), ye prefer the life of this world;

Shakir: Nay! you prefer the life of this world,

Muhammad Sarwar: However, (the disbelievers) prefer the worldly life

Mohsin Khan: Nay, you prefer the life of this world;

Arberry: Nay, but you prefer the present life;

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