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Alif. Lam. Ra. THESE ARE MESSAGES of a revelation clear in itself and clearly showing the truth
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Alif-Lãm-Ra. These are the verses of the clear Book.
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Alif Lam Ra, these are the verses of the Book that is awe-inspiringly clear.

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Arabic   
‏الٓر ۚ تِلْكَ ءَايَتُ ٱلْكِتَبِ ٱلْمُبِينِ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
alif-lam-ra til'ka āyātu l-kitābi l-mubīn
Word for Word
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Alif Laam Ra. These (are the) Verses (of) the Book [the] clear.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
Alif. Lam. Ra. THESE ARE MESSAGES of a revelation clear in itself and clearly showing the truth
M. M. Pickthall   
Alif. Lam. Ra. These are verse of the Scripture that maketh plain
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
A.L.R. These are the symbols (or Verses) of the perspicuous Book
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
Alif-Lãm-Ra. These are the verses of the clear Book.
Safi Kaskas   
Alif Lam Ra, these are the verses of the Book that is awe-inspiringly clear.
Wahiduddin Khan   
Alif Lam Ra These are verses from the clear Book
Shakir   
Alif Lam Ra. These are the verses of the Book that makes (things) manifest
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
Alif L[m R[. That are the signs of the clear Book.
T.B.Irving   
A.L.R. These are verses from the Clear Book.
Abdul Hye   
Alif-Lam-Ra. These are the Verses of the clear book.
The Study Quran   
Alif. Lam. Ra. These are the signs of the clear Book
Dr. Kamal Omar   
A. L. R.       These are the signs of Al-Kitab-ul-Mobin
Farook Malik   
Alif L'am Ra. These are the verses of the Book that make things clear
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
Alif, Lam, Ra. These are the Verses of the Clear Book
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
Alif, Lam, Ra. (These are the names of letters of the Arabic alphabet, and only Allah knows their meaning here) Those are the ayat (Verses, signs) of the Evident Book
Muhammad Sarwar   
Alif. Lam. Ra. These are the verses of the illustrious Book
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
Alif Lam Ra. These are verses of the enlightening Book
Shabbir Ahmed   
A.L.R. Allah, Aleem the Knower, Raheem the Merciful. These are the Messages of a Revelation clear in itself and clearly showing the Truth
Dr. Munir Munshey   
Alif, Laam, Ra; These are the verses of the clear lucid Book
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
Alif Lam Ra: These are the Signs (Verses) of the Book that is (pure and) clear
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
Alif, Lam, Ra. These are the verses of the clear Book
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
A.L.R., these are the signs of the clarifying Scripture
Abdel Haleem   
Alif Lam Ra These are the verses of the Scripture that makes things clear–&ndash
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
Alif. Lam. Ra. These are the verses of a Book luminous
Ahmed Ali   
ALIF LAM RA. These are the verses of the immaculate Book
Aisha Bewley   
Alif Lam Ra Those are the Signs of the Clear Book.
Ali Ünal   
Alif. Lam. Ra. These are the Revelations of the Book clear in itself and clearly showing the truth
Ali Quli Qara'i   
Alif, Lam, Ra. These are the signs of the Manifest Book
Hamid S. Aziz   
ALIF LAM RA. These are the verses (or symbols) of the Perspicuous (or clarifying) Book
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
A.L.R. (Alif. Lam. Ra.) These are verses of the clear (and clarifying) book
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
Alif, Laam, Raa. These are the symbols of the Clear Book
Musharraf Hussain   
Alif Lam Ra’. These are the verses of a clear Book.
Maududi   
Alif. Lam. Ra´. These are the verses of a Book that clearly expounds the truth
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
ALR, these are the signs of the clarifying Book.
Mohammad Shafi   
Alif Lam Ra. These are the Verses of the open, clear and self-explanatory Book

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
Alif-Lam-Ra. These are the verses of a Book luminous.
Rashad Khalifa   
A.L.R. These (letters) are proofs of this profound scripture.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
AlifLaamRa. Those are the verses of the Clear Book
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
I, Allah, am the Seer. These are the verses of the Book that makes manifest
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
A L R those (are) verses/evidences (of) The Book , the clear/evident
Bijan Moeinian   
A.L.R. These are the verses of a Book which presents its subject of discussion clearly to the public
Faridul Haque   
Alif-Lam-Ra *; these are verses of the clear Book. (* Alphabets of the Arabic language; Allah and to whomever He reveals, know their precise meanings.
Sher Ali   
Alif Lam Ra. These are verses of the clear Book
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
Alif, Lam, Ra. (Only Allah and the Messenger [blessings and peace be upon him] know the real meaning.) These are the Verses of the illumining Book
Amatul Rahman Omar   
Alif Lam Ra - I am Allah, the All-Seeing. These are the verses of the perfect Book, containing luminous (truths) that tell the right from the wrong
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
Alif-Lam-Ra. (These letters are one of the miracles of the Quran, and none but Allah (Alone) knows their meanings).These are the Verses of the Clear Book (the Quran that makes clear the legal and illegal things, legal laws, a guidance and a blessing)

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
Alif Lam Ra. Those are the signs of the Manifest Book
George Sale   
A.L.R. These are the signs of the perspicuous book
Edward Henry Palmer   
A. L. R. Those are the signs of the perspicuous Book
John Medows Rodwell   
ELIF. LAM. RA. These are signs of the clear Book
N J Dawood (2014)   
ALIF lām rā‘. These are the revelations of the veritable Book

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
Alif. Lam. Ra. These are the signs of the lucid Book.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
A.L.R. These are verses from the Clear Book.
Sayyid Qutb   
Alif Lām. Rā. These are the verses of the Book that clearly shows [the truth].
Ahmed Hulusi   
Alif, Lam, Ra... These are the signs of the Knowledge that clearly manifests the reality.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli   
Alif 'A', Lam 'L', Ra 'R'. These are the verses of the Book(which makes the truth)Manifest.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
A. (Alef), L. (Lam), R. (Raa), the Surah opens with these letters introductory front the Arabic Alphabet to draw attention to the miracle of the Quran which though written in the people's tongue, cannot be emulated. These are divinely discoursed verses flowing with the precision and grace that are symbolic of the Book -the Quran- the spirit of truth that guides into all truth
Mir Aneesuddin   
Alif Laam Raa. Those are the signs of the book that makes clear.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
A.L.R. These are the symbols (or Verses) of the perspicuous Book
OLD Literal Word for Word   
Alif Laam Ra. These (are the) Verses (of) the Book [the] clear