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AYAH Qaf 50:17 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic إِذْ يَتَلَقَّى الْمُتَلَقِّيَانِ عَنِ الْيَمِينِ وَعَنِ الشِّمَالِ قَعِيدٌ zoom
Transliteration Ith yatalaqqa almutalaqqiyani AAani alyameeni waAAani alshshimali qaAAeedun zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
  When receive the two receivers on the right and on the left seated. zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad [And so,] whenever the two demands [of his nature] come face to face, contending from the right and from the left, zoom
M. M. Pickthall When the two Receivers receive (him), seated on the right hand and on the left, zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) Behold, two (guardian angels) appointed to learn (his doings) learn (and noted them), one sitting on the right and one on the left. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) Behold, two (guardian angels) appointed to learn (his doings) learn (and noted them), one sitting on the right and one on the left. zoom
Shakir When the two receivers receive, sitting on the right and on the left. zoom
Wahiduddin Khan and the two recording angels are recording, sitting on the right and the left: zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar When the two receivers are ones who receive, seated on the right and on the left, zoom
T.B.Irving When both encountering [angels] meet, seated to the right and to the left, zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab As the two recording-angels—˹one˺ sitting to the right, and ˹the other to˺ the left—note ˹everything˺, zoom
Safi Kaskas as he receives the two recording agents, seated one on the right and one on the left. zoom
[Al-Muntakhab] Two angels sit as receivers by his sides, right and left, to take delivery of all that he advances of actions with reference to rendering an account of his life and conduct to Allah. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) When the two receivers meet on the right and on the left. zoom
Abdel Haleem with two receptors set to record, one on his right side and one on his left: zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi Behold! when the two receivers receive-one on the right hand and one on the left a sitter. zoom
Ahmed Ali When the two (angels) who keep the account, one sitting on the right, one on the left, take it down, zoom
Aisha Bewley And the two recording angels are recording, sitting on the right and on the left. zoom
Ali Ünal Remember that the two recording angels (appointed to record his speech and deeds), seated on the right and on the left, receive and record. zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i When the twin recorders record [his deeds], seated on the right hand and on the left: zoom
Hamid S. Aziz When the two Receivers receive him, sitting on the right and on the left. zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali As the two Receiver (Angels) receive, on the right (hand) and on the left (hand), constantly seated. zoom
Muhammad Sarwar Since the two scribes are sitting on each of his shoulders, he does not utter a word which is not recorded immediately by the watchful scribes. zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani when the two receiving angels receive (every human act to record it), seated (one) on the right and (one) on the left. zoom
Shabbir Ahmed And so it may happen that two conflicting demands in his mind, sitting in opposite directions, pull him apart. (His reason, and his emotions (50:21)). zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed (Remember) that two (guardian angels) appointed to learn (his deeds) learn (and note them), one sitting on the right and one on the left. zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) When the two receivers receive, seated on the right and on the left. zoom
Farook Malik Besides this direct knowledge ,We have assigned to every one two scribes (guardian angels), the one seated on his right and the other on his left, zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey (Remember)! The two sentries, (the two angels responsible for recording deeds), _ one sitting on the right (shoulder), the other on the left _ are receiving (and recording everything)! zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri When the two receivers receive (the recording angels write down his every communication and work), sitting on the right and on the left, zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar When the two Receivers (imposed angels) receive from the right and from the left in sitting posture , zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) As the two receivers receive, seated to the right and to the left. zoom
Bilal Muhammad (2013 Edition) Imagine two guardian angels appointed to observe, one sitting on the right and one on the left.  zoom
Maududi Moreover, there are two scribes, one each sitting on the right and the left, recording everything. zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad when the two receivers (or recorders) sitting on the right and on the left receive (and record his works). zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) When the two receivers meet on the right and on the left. zoom
Mohammad Shafi When the two frequently confronting voices, one located on the right and one on the left, confront each other zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian To each man two angles (known as right hand side and left hand side) are appointed to register his deeds. zoom
Faridul Haque When the two Receiving Angels receive (his deeds), one seated on the right and one on the left. zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah When both receivers (the angels) receive, one on his right, the other on his left, zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali When the two receivers receive, sitting on the right and on the left, zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira When/if the two receivers/meeters/finders meet from the right (side) and the left, protecting/guarding . zoom
Sher Ali When the two Recording angels record everything, sitting on his right and on his left; zoom
Rashad Khalifa Two recording (angels), at right and at left, are constantly recording. zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) When the two receivers receive from him, one sitting on the right side and another at the left. zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar Behold, the two recording (angels) sitting one on (his) right and one on (his) left go on preparing the record (of his deeds). zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali (Remember!) that the two receivers (recording angels) receive (each human being after he or she has attained the age of puberty), one sitting on the right and one on the left (to note his or her actions) . zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry When the two angels meet together, sitting one on the right, and one on the left, zoom
Edward Henry Palmer When the two meeters meet, sitting the one on the right and the other on the left, zoom
George Sale When the two angels deputed to take account of a man's behaviour, take an account thereof; one sitting on the right hand, and the other on the left: zoom
John Medows Rodwell When the two angels charged with taking account shall take it, one sitting on the right hand, the other on the left: zoom
N J Dawood (draft) When the twin keepers receive him, the one seated on his right, the other on his left, zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Mir Aneesuddin when the two receivers (while) sitting, receive from the right and from the left, zoom

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