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Verse (96:19) - 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 nineteenth verse of chapter 96 (sūrat l-ʿalaq). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (96) sūrat l-ʿalaq (The Clot)

Sahih International: No! Do not obey him. But prostrate and draw near [to Allah].

Pickthall: Nay, Obey not thou him. But prostrate thyself, and draw near (unto Allah).

Yusuf Ali: Day, heed him not: But bow down in adoration, and bring thyself the closer (to Allah)!

Shakir: Nay! obey him not, and make obeisance and draw nigh (to Allah).

Muhammad Sarwar: (Muhammad), never yield to him! Prostrate yourself and try to come closer to God.

Mohsin Khan: Nay! (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him))! Do not obey him (Abu Jahl). Fall prostrate and draw near to Allah!

Arberry: No indeed; do thou not obey him, and bow thyself, and draw nigh.

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