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Muhammad Asad   
And, indeed, We bestowed aforetime [Our] guidance on Moses, and [thus] made the children of Israel heirs to the divine writ [revealed to him]
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
And indeed, We gave Moses ˹true˺ guidance, and made the Children of Israel inherit the Scripture—
Safi Kaskas   
We gave Moses guidance, and We made the Children of Israel heirs to the Book

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Arabic   
‏وَلَقَدْ ءَاتَيْنَا مُوسَى ٱلْهُدَىٰ وَأَوْرَثْنَا بَنِىٓ إِسْرَٓءِيلَ ٱلْكِتَبَ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
walaqad ātaynā mūsā l-hudā wa-awrathnā banī is'rāīla l-kitāb
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
And certainly, We gave Musa the guidance and We caused to inherit (the) Children (of) Israel the Book,

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
And, indeed, We bestowed aforetime [Our] guidance on Moses, and [thus] made the children of Israel heirs to the divine writ [revealed to him]
M. M. Pickthall   
And We verily gave Moses the guidance, and We caused the Children of Israel to inherit the Scripture
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
We did aforetime give Moses the (Book of) Guidance, and We gave the book in inheritance to the Children of Israel,
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
And indeed, We gave Moses ˹true˺ guidance, and made the Children of Israel inherit the Scripture—
Safi Kaskas   
We gave Moses guidance, and We made the Children of Israel heirs to the Book
Wahiduddin Khan   
We gave Moses Our guidance, and made the Children of Israel the inheritors of the Boo
Shakir   
And certainly We gave Musa the guidance, and We made the children of Israel inherit the Book
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
And, certainly, We gave Moses the guidance and We gave as inheritance to the Children of Israel the Book
T.B.Irving   
We gave Moses guidance and let the Children of Israel inherit the Book
Abdul Hye   
And indeed We gave Moses the guidance, and We caused the children of Israel to inherit the Scripture (the Torah),
The Study Quran   
And indeed We gave Moses guidance, and We bequeathed the Book unto the Children of Israel
Dr. Kamal Omar   
And surely, indeed, We delivered to Musa Al-Hudah (‘The Guidance’) and We caused Bani Israiel to inherit Al-Kitab
M. Farook Malik   
As you can see We gave Moses the Book of guidance and We made the Children of Israel to inherit that Book
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
We gave Moses guidance, and made the Children of Israel inherit the Scripture
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
And indeed We already brought Musa (Moses) the guidance, and We caused the Seeds (Or: sons) of Israel) to inherit the Book
Muhammad Sarwar   
To Moses We had given guidance and to the children of Israel We had given the Boo
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
We gave Guidance to Musa, while We made the children of Isra‘il inherit the Book –
Shabbir Ahmed   
And indeed such was the history of Moses whom We gave the Guidance and thus made the Children of Israel inherit the Scripture
Dr. Munir Munshey   
We had surely granted Musa the guidance, and We made the Israelites inherit the book
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
And indeed before now, We did give Musa (Moses) the Guidance, and We gave the Book (Torah) to inherit the Scripture for the Children of Israel—
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
And We had certainly given Moses guidance, and We caused the Children of Israel to inherit the Scriptur
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
And We have given Moses the guidance, and We made the Children of Israel inherit the Scripture
Abdel Haleem   
We gave Moses guidance and passed down the Scripture to the Children of Israel
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
And assuredly We vouchsafed Unto Musa the guidance, and We caused the Children of Isra'il to inherit the Book
Ahmed Ali   
Verily We showed Moses the way, and bequeathed the Book to the children of Israel
Aisha Bewley   
We gave Musa the guidance and bequeathed the Book to the tribe of Israel,
Ali Ünal   
Most certainly We did grant to Moses the guidance, and We made the Children of Israel inheritors of the Book (after Moses)
Ali Quli Qara'i   
Certainly We gave Moses the guidance and We made the Children of Israel heirs to the Book
Hamid S. Aziz   
And certainly We gave Moses the guidance, and We caused the children of Israel to inherit the Book
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
And We have certainly given Moses the guidance (the Torah) and We made children of Israel inherit the book
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
We gave Moses the Guidance, and We gave the Book in inheritance to the Children of Israel
Musharraf Hussain   
We gave Musa the guidance and made the Israelites heirs of the Book,
Maududi   
We surely guided Moses and made the Children of Israel the heirs of the Boo
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
And We gave Moses the guidance, and We made the Children of Israel inherit the Book.
Mohammad Shafi   
And We did give Moses the guidance, and We made the Children of Israel inherit the Book

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
And undoubtedly, We bestowed guidance to Musa and made the children of Israel the inheritors of the Book.
Rashad Khalifa   
We have given Moses the guidance, and made the Children of Israel inherit the scripture.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
We gave Moses the Guidance and bequeathed upon the Children of Israel the Boo
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
And We indeed gave Moses the guidance, and We made the Children of Israel inherit the Book -
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira   
And We had (E) given Moses the guidance, and We made Israel's sons and daughters inherit The Book
Bijan Moeinian   
I gave Moses the guidance and blessed the Jews with the Scriptures
Faridul Haque   
And indeed We gave Moosa the guidance, and bequeathed the Book to the Descendants of Israel
Sher Ali   
And, indeed, WE gave Moses the guidance, and made the children of Israel heirs to the Book
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
And verily We gave Musa ([Moses] the Book of) guidance, and (after him) We made the Children of Israel the inheritors of that (Book)
Amatul Rahman Omar   
And indeed We gave Moses (Our) guidance and made the Children of Israel inherit the Scripture
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
And, indeed We gave Moosa (Moses) the guidance, and We caused the Children of Israel to inherit the Scripture (i.e. the Taurat (Torah))

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
We also gave Moses the guidance, and We bequeathed upon the Children of Israel the Boo
George Sale   
We heretofore gave unto Moses a direction: And We left as an inheritance unto the children of Israel the book of the law
Edward Henry Palmer   
And we did give Moses the guidance; and we made the children of Israel to inherit the Book
John Medows Rodwell   
And of old gave we Moses the guidance, and we made the children of Israel the heritors of the Book,
N J Dawood (2014)   
We gave Moses Our guidance and the Israelites the Book to inherit

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
Certainly, We gave Moses the guidance [of the Torah], and We gave the Book as an inheritance for the Children of Israel.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
We gave Moses guidance and let the Children of Israel inherit the Book (the Torah)
Ahmed Hulusi   
Indeed, We gave Moses the guidance (the knowledge of the reality) and made the Children of Israel inherit the knowledge!
Mir Aneesuddin   
And We gave Musa the guidance and We made the children of Israel inherit the book,
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim   
In order of time, We sent to Mussa the spirit of truth guiding into all truth and We made Bani-Israel (the Children of Israel) the inheritors of the Book

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
We did aforetime give Moses the (Book of) Guidance, and We gave the book in inheritance to the Children of Israel,
OLD Literal Word for Word   
And certainly, We gave Musa the guidance and We caused to inherit (the) Children of Israel the Book
OLD Transliteration   
Walaqad atayna moosa alhuda waawrathna banee isra-eela alkitaba