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AYAH al-An`am 6:101 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic بَدِيعُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ أَنَّىٰ يَكُونُ لَهُ وَلَدٌ وَلَمْ تَكُن لَّهُ صَاحِبَةٌ وَخَلَقَ كُلَّ شَيْءٍ وَهُوَ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَلِيمٌ zoom
Transliteration BadeeAAu alssamawati waal-ardi anna yakoonu lahu waladun walam takun lahu sahibatun wakhalaqa kulla shay-in wahuwa bikulli shay-in AAaleemun zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
  Originator (of) the heavens and the earth. How can be for Him a son while not (there) is for Him a companion, and He created every thing? And He (is) of every thing All-Knower. zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad the Originator of the heavens and the earth! How could it be that He should have a child without there ever having been a mate for Him - since it is He who has created everything, and He alone knows everything? zoom
M. M. Pickthall The Originator of the heavens and the earth! How can He have a child, when there is for Him no consort, when He created all things and is Aware of all things? zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) To Him is due the primal origin of the heavens and the earth: How can He have a son when He hath no consort? He created all things, and He hath full knowledge of all things. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) To Him is due the primal origin of the heavens and the earth: How can He have a son when He hath no consort? He created all things, and He hath full knowledge of all things. zoom
Shakir Wonderful Originator of the heavens and the earth! How could He have a son when He has no consort, and He (Himself) created everything, and He is the Knower of all things. zoom
Wahiduddin Khan the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How could He have a son when He has no consort? He created everything and is aware of everything! zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar He is Beginner of the heavens and the earth. How would He have a child when He is without a companion and He created everything and He is Knowing of everything? zoom
T.B.Irving Deviser of Heaven and earth! How can He save a son while He has no consort? He created everything and is aware of everything! zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab ˹He is˺ the Originator of the heavens and earth. How could He have children when He has no mate? He created all things and has ˹perfect˺ knowledge of everything. zoom
Safi Kaskas the Originator of the heavens and earth. How could He have had a child without ever having a mate, since It is He who created everything, and He alone knows everything? zoom
[Al-Muntakhab] He is it who generated the heavens and the earth. How would He have a child when He is infinitely beyond taking a wife! He created all and brought the whole into existence and He is 'Alimun of all in all. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) Originator of the heavens and the Earth, how can He have a son when He did not take a wife And He created all things and He is knowledgeable over all things. zoom
Abdel Haleem the Creator of the heavens and earth! How could He have children when He has no spouse, when He created all things, and has full knowledge of all things? zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi Originator of the heavens and the earth! How should He have a son when there is for Him no spouse? And He hath created everything and He is Knower of everything. zoom
Ahmed Ali Creator of the heavens and the earth from nothingness, how could He have a son when He has no mate? He created all things, and has knowledge of all things. zoom
Aisha Bewley He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How could He have a son when He has no wife? He created all things and He has knowledge of all things. zoom
Ali Ünal The Originator of the heavens and the earth with nothing before Him to imitate. How can He have a child, when there is for Him no consort, and He has created all things (i.e. nothing created can be a consort for Him)? And He has full knowledge of everything. zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i The originator of the heavens and the earth —how could He have a son when He has had no spouse? He created all things and He has knowledge of all things. zoom
Hamid S. Aziz The Originator of the heavens and the earth! How can He have a son, when He has no female companion, and when He has created everything, and He is Aware of all things? zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali The Ever-Innovating of the heavens and the earth-however does He have a child, and He has no female companion, and He created everything, and He is Ever-Knowing of everything? zoom
Muhammad Sarwar How could the One Who is the Originator of the heavens and the earth and who has no companion, have a son? He created all things and has absolute knowledge of all things. zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani (He is) the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son when He never had a wife? He created everything, and He knows everything. zoom
Shabbir Ahmed Wonderful Originator of the heavens and the earth! How can He have a son when He never chose for Himself a mate? He creates all things (and does not procreate (112:3)) and He is the Profound Knower of all things and events. zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth: How can He have children when He has no one as female companion? He created all things and He is All Knowing (Aleem) of all things. zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) [He is] Originator of the heavens and the earth. How could He have a son when He does not have a companion and He created all things? And He is, of all things, Knowing. zoom
Farook Malik He is the creator of the heavens and the earth. How could He have a son when He has no consort? He has created everything and is aware of everything. zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey He is the Creator and the Cause of the heavens and the earth. How might He have a son, unless He had a mate? He has created all (beings and) things, and He is well aware of every single thing! zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri He is the One Who is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have children when He has no wife? And He is the One Who has created everything, and He has the best knowledge of everything. zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can (there) be to Him a son while there is not to Him a female consort. And He created all things and He is All-Aware of all things. zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) Originator of the heavens and the earth—how can He have a son when He never had a companion? He created all things, and He has knowledge of all things. zoom
Bilal Muhammad (2013 Edition) He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son without a female companion? He created all things, and He has full knowledge of all things.  zoom
Maududi He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son when He has had no mate? And He has created everything and He has full knowledge of all things. zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad Originator of the skies and the earth, how can He have a child while He had no spouse? And He created everything, and He knows everything. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) Originator of the heavens and the earth, how can He have a son when He did not take a wife? And He created all things and He is knowledgeable in all things. zoom
Mohammad Shafi The One to bring into being the heavens and the earth! How could He have a son when He has no consort? And He Himself created everything, and He is the One Who knows all things! zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian How is it possible for the originator of the heavens and the earth to have children while [you know well that] He has never had any mate? [The matter of the fact is that] God is the One Who has created everything and knows His creation the best. zoom
Faridul Haque The Originator of the heavens and the earth; how can He possibly have a child when, in fact, He does not have a spouse? And He has created all things; and He knows everything. zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah He is the Creator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son when He had no female companion? He created all things and has knowledge of all things. zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali Wonderful Originator of the heavens and the earth! How could He have a son when He has not consort? And He created everything and He is the Knower of all things. zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira Creating marvelously without precedent (of) the skies/space and the earth/Planet Earth, how (could it) be for Him a child, and (there) was not for Him a wife/companion/friend, and He created every thing, and He is with every thing knowledgeable? zoom
Sher Ali The Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can HE have a son when HE has no consort, and when HE has created everything and has knowledge of all things? zoom
Rashad Khalifa The Initiator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son, when He never had a mate? He created all things, and He is fully aware of all things. zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) The Originator of the heavens and earth, from where He have a son whereas there is no woman for Him and he has created everything and He knows all things. zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar He is Wonderful and Primary Originator of the heavens and the earth! How (and whence) can there be a son for Him, when He has no consort? He has created all things and He has perfect knowledge of everything. zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have children when He has no wife? He created all things and He is the All-Knower of everything. zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry The Creator of the heavens and the earth -- how should He have a son, seeing that He has no consort, and He created all things, and He has knowledge of everything? zoom
Edward Henry Palmer The inventor of the heavens and the earth! how can He have a son, when He has no female companion, and when He has created everything, and everything He knows? zoom
George Sale The Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son when He has no consort, and when He has created everything and has knowledge of all things? zoom
John Medows Rodwell Sole maker of the Heavens and of the Earth! how, when He hath no consort, should He have a son? He hath created everything, and He knoweth everything! zoom
N J Dawood (draft) Creator of the heavens and the earth. How should He have a son when He had no consort? He created all things, and He has knowledge of all things. zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Sayyid Qutb He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a child when He has never had a consort? He has created everything and has full knowledge of all things. zoom
Ahmed Hulusi (He is) the Badee (the originator) of the heavens and the earth! How can one free from the concept of companionship have a son! He created all! HU, as the creator of all with His Names, and by being present in their essence with His Names, knows them! zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli (He is the) Diviser of the heavens and the earth ! How can He have a child while there is for Him no consort, and He created everything, and He is All-Knowing of all things ? zoom
Mir Aneesuddin Originator of the skies and the earth. How can He have a son when He has no consort? And He created everything and He is the Knower of everything. zoom

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