←Prev   Ayah ash-Shura (Council, Consultation, The Counsel) 42:32   Next→ 

Popular and/or Featured Works
Muhammad Asad
And among His signs are the ships that sail like [floating] mountains through the seas
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And among His signs are the ships like mountains ˹sailing˺ in the sea.
Safi Kaskas
Among His Signs are ships floating like mountains through the sea.

Listen: 
Did you notice?
Source Arabic and Literal tools
Arabic
وَمِنْ آيَاتِهِ الْجَوَارِ فِي الْبَحْرِ كَالْأَعْلَام
Transliteration
Wamin ayatihi aljawari fee albahri kaal-aAAlami
Transliteration-2
wamin āyātihi l-jawāri fī l-baḥri kal-aʿlām
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And among His Signs (are) the ships in the sea, like [the] mountains.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
And among His signs are the ships that sail like [floating] mountains through the seas
M. M. Pickthall
And of His portents are the ships, like banners on the sea
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
And among His Signs are the ships, smooth-running through the ocean, (tall) as mountains
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And among His signs are the ships like mountains ˹sailing˺ in the sea.
Safi Kaskas
Among His Signs are ships floating like mountains through the sea.
Wahiduddin Khan
Among His signs are the ships sailing like mountains on the sea
Shakir
And among His signs are the ships in the sea like mountains
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And among His signs are the ones that run on the sea like landmarks.
T.B.Irving
Among His signs are the vessels that loom up at sea like landmarks.
Abdul Hye
Among His signs are the ships like mountains in the sea.
The Study Quran
Among His signs are the ships upon the sea like mountains
Dr. Kamal Omar
And among His Credentials are the ships in the sea like mountains
Farook Malik
Among His signs are the ships which look like mountains upon the ocean
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
And of His signs are the ships sailing the sea like flags
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And of His signs are the running (ships) in the sea like landmarks
Muhammad Sarwar
Further evidence (of His existence) are the ships which stand as mountains in the sea
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
And among His signs are ships in the sea, like mountains
Shabbir Ahmed
And among His Signs are the ships that sail like bannered mountains through the seas
Dr. Munir Munshey
And among His signs are (huge) ships, like mountains (floating) in the sea
Syed Vickar Ahamed
And among His Signs are the ships, running smoothly through the oceans, (tall) as mountains
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And of His signs are the ships in the sea, like mountains
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And from His signs are the vessels that sail the sea like flags
Abdel Haleem
Among His signs are the ships, sailing like floating mountains
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And of His signs are the ships in the sea like landmarks
Ahmed Ali
Ships sailing in the ocean like ensigns are a sign of His
Aisha Bewley
Among His Signs are the tall ships sailing like mountains through the sea.
Ali Ünal
And among His manifest signs are the ships running through the sea like (floating) hills
Ali Quli Qara'i
Among His signs are the ships [that run] on the sea [appearing] like landmarks
Hamid S. Aziz
And among His signs are the ships in the sea, tall as mountains
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And among His signs are the sailing ships in the sea like the mountains/road signs
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
And among His signs are the ships running smoothly through the ocean as mountains
Musharraf Hussain
Among His signs are the ships sailing on open seas, appearing like mountains.
Maududi
And of His Signs are the ships that sail in the sea like mountains
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
And from His signs are the vessels that sail the sea like flags.
Mohammad Shafi
And among His signs are the ships like some signboards [raised] in the sea

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And of His signs are vessels running in the sea like hills.
Rashad Khalifa
Among His proofs are the ships that sail the sea with sails like flags.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
And among His signs are the ships that run on the sea like mountains an
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And of His signs are the ships, like mountains on the sea
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And from His signs/evidences (are) the ships in the sea/ocean like the signs/banners
Bijan Moeinian
Among the signs of the Lord’s power is the huge ships [which He has created by the hand of His creature, i.e., man and are] as tall as mountains in the sea [which do not sink by the will of God in spite of their weights]
Faridul Haque
And among His signs are the ships sailing on the sea, like hills
Sher Ali
And of HIS signs are the sailing ships on the sea, tall like mountains
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And amongst His signs are the ships on the sea, high like mountains
Amatul Rahman Omar
And the towering ships sailing in the sea like mountain-tops are some of His signs (as well)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
And among His Signs are the ships, in the sea, like mountains

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
And of His signs are the ships that run on the sea like landmarks
George Sale
Among his signs also are the ships running in the sea, like high mountains
Edward Henry Palmer
And of His signs are the ships that sail like mountains in the sea
John Medows Rodwell
Among his signs also are the sea-traversing ships like mountains
N J Dawood (2014)
And among His signs are the ships which sail like mountains upon the ocean

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Among His signs are the ships in the sea, looking like mountains.
Ahmed Hulusi
The (ships) that sail in the sea like mountains are also from His signs.
Mir Aneesuddin
And among His signs are the ships in the sea, like mountains
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
And among His visible signs and marvels displaying Omnipotence and Authority, are the stately sea going vessels gracefully imposing like majestic mountains

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
And among His Signs are the ships, smooth-running through the ocean, (tall) as mountains
OLD Literal Word for Word
And among His Signs (are) the ships in the sea, like [the] mountains