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Verse (89:17) - 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 seventeenth verse of chapter 89 (sūrat l-fajr). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (89) sūrat l-fajr (The Dawn)

Sahih International: No! But you do not honor the orphan

Pickthall: Nay, but ye (for your part) honour not the orphan

Yusuf Ali: Nay, nay! but ye honour not the orphans!

Shakir: Nay! but you do not honor the orphan,

Muhammad Sarwar: (Since wealth does not necessarily guarantee everlasting happiness) then why do you not show kindness to the orphans,

Mohsin Khan: Nay! But you treat not the orphans with kindness and generosity (i.e. you neither treat them well, nor give them their exact right of inheritance)!

Arberry: No indeed; but you honour not the orphan,

See Also

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