Quran surah Yusuf 20 (QS 12: 20) in arabic and english translation

Alquran english Yusuf 20 (arabic: سورة يوسف) revealed Meccan surah Yusuf (Yousef or Joseph) arabic and english translation by
  1. Sahih International
  2. Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali and Muhammad Muhsin Khan
  3. Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall
  4. Abdullah Yusuf Ali
  5. Mohammad Habib Shakir
  6. Dr. Ghali
  7. Ali Unal
  8. Amatul Rahman Omar
  9. Literal
  10. Ahmed Ali
  11. A. J. Arberry
  12. Abdul Majid Daryabadi
  13. Maulana Mohammad Ali
  14. Muhammad Sarwar
  15. Hamid Abdul Aziz
  16. Faridul Haque
  17. Talal Itani
  18. Ahmed Raza Khan
  19. Wahiduddin Khan
  20. Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri
  21. Ali Quli Qarai
  22. Hasan al-Fatih Qaribullah and Ahmad Darwish
Yusuf is 12 surah (chapter) of the Quran, with 111 verses (ayat). this is QS 12:20 english translate.

Quran surah Yusuf 20 image and Transliteration

quran image Yusuf20 Washarawhu bithamanin bakhsin darahima maAAdoodatin wakanoo feehi mina alzzahideena  

Quran surah Yusuf 20 in arabic text

وَشَرَوْهُ بِثَمَنٍ بَخْسٍ دَرَاهِمَ مَعْدُودَةٍ وَكَانُوا فِيهِ مِنَ الزَّاهِدِينَ

Quran surah Yusuf 20 in english translation

Sahih International

(12:20) And they sold him for a reduced price – a few dirhams – and they were, concerning him, of those content with little.

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

(12:20) And they sold him for a low price, – for a few Dirhams (i.e. for a few silver coins). And they were of those who regarded him insignificant.

Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

(12:20) And they sold him for a low price, a number of silver coins; and they attached no value to him.

Abdullah Yusuf Ali

(12:20) The (Brethren) sold him for a miserable price, for a few dirhams counted out: in such low estimation did they hold him!

Mohammad Habib Shakir

(12:20) And they sold him for a small price, a few pieces of silver, and they showed no desire for him.

Dr. Ghali

(12:20) And they bartered him for a paltry price, (some) numbered dirhams; and they esteemed him lightly (Literally: were of the ascetics, i.e; refused to have anything to do him)

Ali Unal

(12:20) And they sold him for a paltry price – a few silver coins – so little did they value him.

Amatul Rahman Omar

(12:20) And they (- the brothers of Joseph) sold him, (claiming him to be their slave, to the travellers) for a trifling price – a few dirhams (- silver coins), and they were not (even) desirous of it.

Literal

(12:20) And they bought him with a reduced/unjust price, counted/numbered silver coins , and they were in him from the indifferent/uninterested .

Ahmed Ali

(12:20) And they sold him as worthless for a few paltry dirham.

A. J. Arberry

(12:20) Then they sold him for a paltry price, a handful of counted dirhams; for they set small store by him.

Abdul Majid Daryabadi

(12:20) And they sold him for a mean price: a few dirhams numbered and they were in regard to him of the indifferent.

Maulana Mohammad Ali

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Muhammad Sarwar

(12:20) In selling him they asked for a very small price and even then no one wanted to buy him.

Hamid Abdul Aziz

(12:20) And a caravan of travellers came and sent their water-drawer. He let down his bucket into the pit. Said he, “What good luck! Here is a youth.” So they concealed him, as a treasure, and Allah was Aware of what they did.

Faridul Haque

(12:20) And the brothers sold him for an improper price, a limited number of coins

Talal Itani

(12:20) And they sold him for a cheap price—a few coins—they considered him to be of little value.

Ahmed Raza Khan

(12:20) And the brothers sold him for an improper price, a limited number of coins; and they had no interest in him.

Wahiduddin Khan

(12:20) Later they sold him for a paltry sum, a few pieces of silver [dirhams]: So little did they value him.

Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

(12:20) And they sold him for a Bakhs price, – for a few Dirhams. And they were of those who regarded him insignificant.

Ali Quli Qarai

(12:20) And they sold him for a cheap price, a few dirhams, for they set small store by him.

Hasan al-Fatih Qaribullah and Ahmad Darwish

(12:20) Then, they sold him for a trifling price, a number of dirhams, because they considered him to be of little value.   That is translated surah Yusuf ayat 20 (QS 12: 20) in arabic and english text, may be useful. 

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