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Muhammad Asad
They answered: "We miss the King's goblet; and he who produces it shall receive a camel-load [of grain as reward]!" And [the herald added:] "I pledge myself to this _ [promise]!"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
The herald ˹along with the guards˺ replied, “We have lost the King’s measuring cup. And whoever brings it will be awarded a camel-load ˹of grain˺. I guarantee it.”
Safi Kaskas
pledge myself to this [promise]."

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Arabic
قَالُوا نَفْقِدُ صُوَاعَ الْمَلِكِ وَلِمَن جَاءَ بِهِ حِمْلُ بَعِيرٍ وَأَنَا بِهِ زَعِيم
Transliteration
Qaloo nafqidu suwaAAa almaliki waliman jaa bihi himlu baAAeerin waana bihi zaAAeemun
Transliteration-2
qālū nafqidu ṣuwāʿa l-maliki waliman jāa bihi ḥim'lu baʿīrin wa-anā bihi zaʿīmu
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
They said, "We are missing (the) cup (of) the king. And for (one) who brings it, (is) a load (of) a camel, and I for it (is) responsible."

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
They answered: "We miss the King's goblet; and he who produces it shall receive a camel-load [of grain as reward]!" And [the herald added:] "I pledge myself to this _ [promise]!"
M. M. Pickthall
They said: We have lost the king's cup, and he who bringeth it shall have a camel-load, and I (said Joseph) am answerable for it
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
They said: "We miss the great beaker of the king; for him who produces it, is (the reward of) a camel load; I will be bound by it."
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
The herald ˹along with the guards˺ replied, “We have lost the King’s measuring cup. And whoever brings it will be awarded a camel-load ˹of grain˺. I guarantee it.”
Safi Kaskas
pledge myself to this [promise]."
Wahiduddin Khan
We miss the royal measuring bowl, he replied. He who brings it shall have a camel-load of corn. I pledge my word for it
Shakir
They said: We miss the king's drinking cup, and he who shall bring it shall have a camel-load and I am responsible for it
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
They said: We are missing the king’s drinking cup and for him who brought it about is a camel’s load and I am the guarantor for it.
T.B.Irving
They said: "We are missing the king´s goblet. Whoever brings it back will have a camel´s load; I can vouch for it."
Abdul Hye
They said: “We have lost the (golden) bowl of the king and for him who produces it (is the reward of) a load of camel; and I will be bound by it.”
The Study Quran
They said, “We are missing the goblet of the king.” “For whosoever brings it forth, there shall be a camel-load. I shall be its guarantor.
Dr. Kamal Omar
They said: “We misplace and search the drinhead of state-cup of the head of state; and for him who comes with it (is the reward of) a camel-load.” (Now Yusuf himself said): “And I am that who gives a surety for this (reward).”
Farook Malik
The royal servants said: "We have lost the King’s drinking cup. (The leader of the royal servants added) and the one who brings it, will be awarded a camel-load of corn, I guarantee it."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
They said, 'We are missing the king's goblet. Whoever brings it will have a camel-load; and I personally guarantee it.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
They said, "We are missing the king's tumbler; and whoever comes up with it shall have a camel's burden; and for that I am a (sure) guarantor."
Muhammad Sarwar
They were told, "The King's drinking cup is missing and whoever brings it will receive a camel's load of grain. I promise you that"
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
They said, .We are missing the measuring-bowl of the king, and whoever brings it back shall deserve a camel-load, and I stand surety for it
Shabbir Ahmed
They said, "We have lost the King's cup, and whoever produces it shall have an extra camel-load, and I (the chief royal servant) guarantee that."
Dr. Munir Munshey
"The king´s peg is missing!" they said, "A reward of a camel load of grain has been announced (for its recovery). We are the guarantors of that peg!"
Syed Vickar Ahamed
They said: "We miss the great drinking cup of the king; For him who produces it, is (the reward of) a camel load (of grain); I will be bound by it."
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
They said, "We are missing the measure of the king. And for he who produces it is [the reward of] a camel's load, and I am responsible for it."
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
He said: "We are missing the measuring bowl of the King, and for whomever can produce it, we will give a camel's load, and I will be bound by this."
Abdel Haleem
They replied, ‘The king’s drinking-cup is missing,’ and, ‘Whoever returns it will get a camel-load [of grain],’ and, ‘I give you my word.’
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
They said: we miss the king's cup; and for him who bringeth it shall be a camel-load; and thereof I am a guarantor
Ahmed Ali
"We cannot find the master's goblet. Whoever comes up with it will be given a camel-load of grain; I vouch for it."
Aisha Bewley
They said, ´We´re missing the goblet of the king. The man who brings it will get a camel´s load. Regarding that I stand as guarantor.´
Ali Ünal
They said: "We are missing the king’s goblet, and whoever brings it shall receive a camel-load (as reward)." (And the herald added:) "I have pledged myself to recovering it."
Ali Quli Qara'i
They said, ‘We miss the king’s goblet.’ ‘Whoever brings it shall have a camel-load [of grain],’ [said the steward], ‘I will guarantee that.’
Hamid S. Aziz
Said they, "We miss the goblet of the king, and whoever brings it shall have a camel-load, and I will be bound by it (the promise)."
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
They said: we miss king’s cup, and for anyone who brings it is a camel load (of supplies), and I am its guarantor
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
They said, “We miss the great goblet of the king. For him who produces it, is a camel’s load. I will be bound by it.
Musharraf Hussain
“We have lost the King’s measuring bowl,” they said, “and whoever brings it back will get an extra camel-load; I guarantee it.”
Maududi
The officials said: "We have lost the king´s cup." (And their chief added): "He who brings it shall have a camel-load of provisions, I guarantee that."
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
They said: "We are missing the measuring bowl of the king, and whoever can produce it, will be given the load of a camel; and I will be bound by this."
Mohammad Shafi
Joseph's men replied, "We find the king's cup missing, and he, who comes up with it, shall get a camel-load of extra grains." And Joseph added, "I am guarantor of this."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
hey said, 'we do not find the king' measuring cup. And whosoever will bring it. He shall have a camel's load and I am his guarantor.
Rashad Khalifa
They said, "We lost the king's cup. Anyone who returns it will receive an extra camel-load; I personally guarantee this."
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
'We are missing the goblet of the king, ' he replied. 'Whosoever restores it shall have a camelload, that I guarantee.
Maulana Muhammad Ali
They said: We miss the king’s drinking-cup, and he who brings it shall have a camel-load, and I m responsible for it
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
They said: "We miss/fail to find the king's cup , and to who (E) came with it a (transport) camel's load , and I am with it a leader/grantor."
Bijan Moeinian
The royal servants said: “The royal cup is lost.” Then their supervisor said: “Whoever returns it, will get an extra camel-load of grain; I personally guarantee this.”
Faridul Haque
They said, "We cannot find the king’s cup, and for him who brings it is a camel-load, and I am its guarantor."
Sher Ali
They replied, `We miss the King's measuring-vessel and whoso brings it shall have a camel-load of corn and I am surety for it.
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
They (the servants of the king’s court) said: ‘We are missing the royal goblet, and the man who brings it (after searching) will get a camel’s load of grain as reward and I pledge myself for it.
Amatul Rahman Omar
They said, `We find the king's measuring vessel missing' and (added), `Whoever restores it shall receive a camel-load (of corn as a reward),' (and one of them said), `I am surely responsible for it.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
They said: "We have missed the (golden) bowl of the king and for him who produces it is (the reward of) a camel load; I will be bound by it."

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
They said, 'We are missing the king's goblet. Whoever brings it shall receive a camel's load; that I guarantee.
George Sale
They answered, we miss the prince's cup: And unto him who shall produce it, shall be given a camel's load of corn; and I will be surety for the same
Edward Henry Palmer
Said they, 'We miss the goblet of the king, and whoso brings it shall have a camel-load, and I am guarantee thereof.
John Medows Rodwell
"We miss," said they, "the prince's cup. For him who shall restore it, a camel's load of corn! I pledge myself for it."
N J Dawood (2014)
We miss the King‘s drinking-cup,‘ they said. ‘He that brings it shall have a camel-load. I pledge my word for it.‘

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
(The soldiers) said, “We are missing the king’s goblet.” [The herald said,] “I will give a camel’s load [of grain] to whoever produces it. I guarantee it.”
Sayyid Qutb
'We have lost the King's goblet,' they answered. 'Whoever brings it shall have a camel-load [of grain as a reward]. I pledge my word for it.'
Ahmed Hulusi
They said, “The water cup of the king is missing... He who finds it will be rewarded a camel’s load... I am the guarantor of this award.”
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
They said: 'We have lost ?the king's cup, and whoever brings it shall receive( the reward of)a camel- load, and I guarantee it'.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
The attendants said: "We lost the king's cup, and we promise to reward whoever finds it a camel's load of corn", and, said the foreman, "I am, to this effect, the guarantor."
Mir Aneesuddin
They said, “We miss the king’s drinking cup and he who brings it will have a camel load and I am responsible for it.”

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
They said: "We miss the great beaker of the king; for him who produces it, is (the reward of) a camel load; I will be bound by it."
OLD Literal Word for Word
They said, "We are missing (the) cup (of) the king. And for (one) who brings it, (is) a load (of) a camel, and I for it (is) responsible.