Tag: Sura 24 Ayat 40 English


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Wahiduddin Khan

May 4, 2017

English Translation, Wahiduddin Khan

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Or like darkness on a deep ocean covered by waves billowing over waves and overcast with clouds: darkness upon darkness. If he stretches out his hand, he can scarcely see it. Indeed, the man from whom God withholds His light shall find no light at all.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Mohammad Habib Shakir

May 2, 2017

English Translation, Mohammad Habib Shakir

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Or like utter darkness in the deep sea: there covers it a wave above which is another wave, above which is a cloud, (layers of) utter darkness one above another; when he holds out his hand, he is almost unable to see it; and to whomsoever Allah does not give light, he has no light.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Muhammad Sarwar

May 2, 2017

English Translation, Muhammad Sarwar

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Or it (the deeds of the unbelievers) are like the darkness of a deep, stormy sea with layers of giant waves, covered by dark clouds. It is darkness upon darkness whereby even if one stretches out his hands he can not see them. One can have no light unless God gives him light.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Saheeh International

April 28, 2017

English Translation, Saheeh International

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Or [they are] like darknesses within an unfathomable sea which is covered by waves, upon which are waves, over which are clouds – darknesses, some of them upon others. When one puts out his hand [therein], he can hardly see it. And he to whom Allah has not granted light – for him there is no light.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Hasan al-Fatih Qaribullah and Ahmad Darwish

April 28, 2017

English Translation, Hasan al-Fatih Qaribullah and Ahmad Darwish

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Or, they are like darkness upon a deep sea covered with a wave above which is another wave, above which are clouds, darkness piled one upon the other; when he stretches out his hand he can scarcely see it. Indeed, to whomsoever Allah assigns no light, he shall have no light.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Ali Quli Qarai

April 27, 2017

Ali Quli Qarai, English Translation

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Or like the manifold darkness in a deep sea, covered by billow upon billow, overcast by clouds; manifold [layers of] darkness, one on top of another: when he brings out his hand, he can hardly see it. One whom Allah has not granted any light has no light.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

April 25, 2017

English Translation, Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

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Or as darkness on a vast, abysmal sea. There covereth him a wave, above which is a wave, above which is a cloud. Layer upon layer of darkness. When he holdeth out his hand he scarce can see it. And he for whom Allah hath not appointed light, for him there is no light.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

April 12, 2017

English Translation, Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

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Or like the darkness in a vast deep sea, overwhelmed with waves topped by waves, topped by dark clouds, (layers of) darkness upon darkness: if a man stretches out his hand, he can hardly see it! And he for whom Allah has not appointed light, for him there is no light.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Talal Itani

April 12, 2017

English Translation, Talal Itani

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Or like utter darkness in a vast ocean, covered by waves, above which are waves, above which is fog. Darkness upon darkness. If he brings out his hand, he will hardly see it. He to whom God has not granted a light has no light.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali and Muhammad Muhsin Khan

April 11, 2017

English Translation, Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali and Muhammad Muhsin Khan

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Or [the state of a disbeliever] is like the darkness in a vast deep sea, overwhelmed with a great wave topped by a great wave, topped by dark clouds, darkness, one above another, if a man stretches out his hand, he can hardly see it! And he for whom Allah has not appointed light, for him there is no light.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Abdul Majid Daryabadi

April 11, 2017

Abdul Majid Daryabadi, English Translation

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Or, like the darknesses in a sea deep; there covereth it a wave from above it, a wave from above it, above which is a cloud: darknesses one above anot her: when he putteth out his hand well-nigh he seeth it not. And upto whomsoever Allah shall not appoint a light, his shall be no light.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation A. J. Arberry

April 10, 2017

A. J. Arberry, English Translation

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or they are as shadows upon a sea obscure covered by a billow above which is a billow above which are clouds, shadows piled one upon another; when he puts forth his hand, wellnigh he cannot see it. And to whomsoever God assigns no light, no light has he.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

Abul Ala Maududi (English), English Translation

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Or (their efforts may be likened to those of a man trying to swim in) a deep dark ocean, covered with billows, one over the other, and above it a cloud: darkness upon darkness: so much so that if he stretches out his hand, he cannot see it. There is no light for the one whom Allah does not give light.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Ahmed Raza Khan

April 10, 2017

Ahmed Raza Khan (English), English Translation

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Or like realms of darkness on a deep sea, which is covered by a wave, the wave covered by another wave, and above it is a cloud; layers of darkness upon darkness; if he removes his hand it does not seem visible; and the one to whom Allah does not provide light – there is no light for him anywhere.


Sura 24 النور Ayat 40 Translation Ahmed Ali

April 9, 2017

Ahmed Ali (English), English Translation

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Or like darkness in a wide, wide sea, waves surging upon waves, with clouds overhanging, darkness on darkness. If you stretch your hand, you could hardly see it. For him whom God does not give any light, there is no light.