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Verse (90:1) - 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 first verse of chapter 90 (sūrat l-balad). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (90) sūrat l-balad (The City)

Sahih International: I swear by this city, Makkah -

Pickthall: Nay, I swear by this city -

Yusuf Ali: I do call to witness this City;-

Shakir: Nay! I swear by this city.

Muhammad Sarwar: I do not (need to) swear by this town (Mecca)

Mohsin Khan: I swear by this city (Makkah);

Arberry: No! I swear by this land,

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