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Muhammad Asad
He answered: "It is my staff; I lean on it; and with it I beat down leaves for my sheep; and [many] other uses have I for it."
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
He replied, “It is my staff! I lean on it, and with it I beat down ˹branches˺ for my sheep, and have other uses for it.”
Safi Kaskas
"It is my staff; I lean upon it, I bring down leaves for my sheep and I have other uses for it."

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Arabic
قَالَ هِيَ عَصَايَ أَتَوَكَّأُ عَلَيْهَا وَأَهُشُّ بِهَا عَلَىٰ غَنَمِي وَلِيَ فِيهَا مَآرِبُ أُخْرَى
Transliteration
Qala hiya AAasaya atawakkao AAalayha waahushshu biha AAala ghanamee waliya feeha maaribu okhra
Transliteration-2
qāla hiya ʿaṣāya atawakka-u ʿalayhā wa-ahushu bihā ʿalā ghanamī waliya fīhā maāribu ukh'r
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
He said, "It (is) my staff; I lean upon it, and I bring down leaves with it for my sheep, and for me in it (are) uses other."

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
He answered: "It is my staff; I lean on it; and with it I beat down leaves for my sheep; and [many] other uses have I for it."
M. M. Pickthall
He said: This is my staff whereon I lean, and wherewith I bear down branches for my sheep, and wherein I find other uses
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
He said, "It is my rod: on it I lean; with it I beat down fodder for my flocks; and in it I find other uses."
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
He replied, “It is my staff! I lean on it, and with it I beat down ˹branches˺ for my sheep, and have other uses for it.”
Safi Kaskas
"It is my staff; I lean upon it, I bring down leaves for my sheep and I have other uses for it."
Wahiduddin Khan
He replied, It is my staff. I lean on it, and with it, I beat down the leaves for my flock; I also have other uses for it
Shakir
He said: This is my staff: I recline on it and I beat the leaves with it to make them fall upon my sheep, and I have other uses for it
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Moses said: This is my staff. I lean on it, and beat down leaves from a tree with it for my herd of sheep and for me in it are other uses.
T.B.Irving
He said: "It is my staff. I lean on it, and beat down fodder for my sheep and goats with it; and I have still other uses for it."
Abdul Hye
He said: “This is my stick, I lean on it, beat down branches with it for my sheep, and for me there are other uses in it.”
The Study Quran
He said, “It is my staff. I lean upon it and beat down leaves for my sheep. And I have other uses for it.
Dr. Kamal Omar
He said: “This is my rod, whereon I lean, and wherewith I beat down branches for my sheep, and for me therein are other uses (also).”
Farook Malik
Moses replied: "It is my staff; I lean on it, I beat down fodder with it for my flocks and I have also other uses for it."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
He said, 'This is my staff. I lean on it, and herd my sheep with it, and I have other uses for it.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
He said, "It is my staff. I lean upon it, and with it I beat down (leaves) for my sheep; and I (also) have other purposes for it."
Muhammad Sarwar
He replied, "It is my staff. I lean on it, bring down leaves for my sheep with it and I need it for other reasons
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
He said, .It is my staff. I lean on it, and I beat down leaves with it for my sheep, and I have many other uses for it
Shabbir Ahmed
He said, "Your Guidance is my strength. It will help me in all walks of life. I will prove to be a competent shepherd for the Israelites, and will use it as the challenges come forth."
Dr. Munir Munshey
Said, "It is my stick. I lean on it to rest my weight, and with it I chop off the leaves to feed my cattle. It also has other uses for me."
Syed Vickar Ahamed
He (Musa) said, "It is my rod: I lean on it; With it I beat down corn stalk for my cattle; And in it I find other uses."
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
He said, "It is my staff; I lean upon it, and I bring down leaves for my sheep and I have therein other uses."
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
He said: "It is my staff, I lean on it, and I guide my sheep with it, and I have other uses in it."
Abdel Haleem
‘It is my staff,’ he said, ‘I lean on it; restrain my sheep with it; I also have other uses for it.&rsquo
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
He said: it is my staff; I lean there on; and therewith beat down fodder for my sheep; and for me therein are other purposes
Ahmed Ali
"It's my staff," he answered; "I lean on it, and fell leaves for my goats with it, and I have other uses for it."
Aisha Bewley
He said, ´It is my staff. I lean on it and beat down leaves for my sheep with it and have other uses for it.´
Ali Ünal
He said: "It is my staff. I lean on it, and with it I beat down leaves for my flock, and I have some other uses for it."
Ali Quli Qara'i
He said, ‘It is my staff. I lean upon it, and with it I beat down leaves for my sheep; and I have other uses for it.&rsquo
Hamid S. Aziz
Said he, "It is my staff on which I lean, and wherewith I beat down leaves for my flocks, and for which I have other uses."
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
He said: it is my cane, I lean on it and I chop off the leaves for my sheep with it, and I have other uses for it
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
He said, “It is my staff. On it I lean, and with it I beat down fodder for my flocks, and in it I find other uses.
Musharraf Hussain
He replied, “This is my walking stick; I lean on it sometimes, I gather leaves for my sheep, and I use it for other things.”
Maududi
Moses answered: "This is my staff. I lean on it (when I walk), and with it I beat down leaves for my flock, and I have many other uses for it."
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
He said: "It is my staff, I lean on it, and I guide my sheep with it, and I have other uses in it."
Mohammad Shafi
Moses said, "It is my staff. I lean upon it and I beat the leaves with it to make them fall upon my sheep, and I have other uses for it."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
He submitted it is my staff, I lean on it and with it beat down leaves for my sheeps and there are my other works in it.
Rashad Khalifa
He said, "This is my staff. I lean on it, herd my sheep with it, and I use it for other purposes."
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
'It is my staff," Moses replied, "upon it I lean and with it I beat down leaves to feed my sheep and for me there are other uses in it.
Maulana Muhammad Ali
He said: This is my staff -- I lean on it, and beat the leaves with it for my sheep, and I have other uses for it
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
He said: "It is my stick/cane, I lean on/support myself on it, and I hit/move/shake with it on my sheep and goats, and for me in it others needs/purposes."
Bijan Moeinian
Moses said: “This is my staff: I lean upon it, beat down branches for my sheep, and use it for anything else that it may become handy for.&rdquo
Faridul Haque
He said, "This is my staff; I support myself on it, and I knock down leaves for my sheep with it, and there are other uses for me in it."
Sher Ali
Moses said, `This is my rod, I lean on it and beat down therewith leaves for my sheep and other uses also I find in it.
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
He submitted: ‘This is my staff. I lean on it, and beat down leaves with it for my goats, and in it there are also many other benefits for me.
Amatul Rahman Omar
(Moses) replied, `This is my staff. I lean on it, and beat down leaves for my sheep with it, and it serves (also) my many other needs.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
He said: "This is my stick, whereon I lean, and wherewith I beat down branches for my sheep, and wherein I find other uses."

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
'Why, it is my staff,' said Moses. 'I lean upon it, and with it I beat down leaves to feed my sheep; other uses also I find in it
George Sale
He answered, it is my rod whereon I lean, and with which I beat down leaves for my flock; and I have other uses for it
Edward Henry Palmer
Said he, 'It is my staff on which I lean, and wherewith I beat down leaves for my flocks, and for which I have other uses.
John Medows Rodwell
Said he, "It is my staff on which I lean, and with which I beast down leaves for my sheep, and I have other uses for it."
N J Dawood (2014)
He said: ‘It is my staff; upon it I lean and with it I beat down the leaves for my flock. And I have other uses for it besides.&lsquo

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
He said, “It is my rod. I lean on it. I beat down fodder for my flocks with it. I find other uses for it.”
Sayyid Qutb
He answered: 'It is my staff; upon it I lean, and with it I beat down the leaves for my sheep; and other uses have I for it.'
Ahmed Hulusi
(Moses) said, “It is my staff... I lean on it, I beat down leaves for my sheep with it and it also serves my other needs.”
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
He (Moses)said: 'It is my rod: I lean on it, and I beat down leaves with it for my sheep, and there are (also) other uses therein for me'
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
"It is my staff", Mussa said, "I lean on and with it I beat the smaller bushes, the shrubs and the trees to furnish my sheep with food in addition to using it for other purposes."
Mir Aneesuddin
He said "This is my staff, I recline on it and I beat down the leaves with it for my sheep and there are other uses in it for me."

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
He said, "It is my rod: on it I lean; with it I beat down fodder for my flocks; and in it I find other uses."
OLD Literal Word for Word
He said, "It (is) my staff; I lean upon it, and I bring down leaves with it for my sheep, and for me in it (are) uses other.