019.001 YUSUFALI: Kaf. Ha. Ya. 'Ain. Sad. PICKTHAL: Kaf. Ha. Ya. A'in. Sad. SHAKIR: Kaf Ha Ya Ain Suad.
019.002 YUSUFALI: (This is) a recital of the Mercy of thy Lord to His servant Zakariya. PICKTHAL: A mention of the mercy of thy Lord unto His servant Zachariah. SHAKIR: A mention of the mercy of your Lord to His servant Zakariya.
019.003 YUSUFALI: Behold! he cried to his Lord in secret, PICKTHAL: When he cried unto his Lord a cry in secret, SHAKIR: When he called upon his Lord in a low voice,
019.004 YUSUFALI: Praying: "O my Lord! infirm indeed are my bones, and the hair of my head doth glisten...
012.001 YUSUFALI: A.L.R. These are the symbols (or Verses) of the perspicuous Book. PICKTHAL: Alif. Lam. Ra. These are verse of the Scripture that maketh plain. SHAKIR: Alif Lam Ra. These are the verses of the Book that makes (things) manifest.
012.002 YUSUFALI: We have sent it down as an Arabic Qur'an, in order that ye may learn wisdom. PICKTHAL: Lo! We have revealed it, a Lecture in Arabic, that ye may understand. SHAKIR: Surely We have revealed it-- an Arabic Quran-- that u may understand.
012.003 YUSUFALI: We do relate unto thee the most beautiful of stories, in that We reveal to thee this...