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Muhammad Asad
Now if thou ask those [who worship any being other than God] as to who it is that has created them, they are sure to answer, “God.” How perverted, then, are their minds
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
If you ask them ˹O Prophet˺ who created them, they will certainly say, “Allah!” How can they then be deluded ˹from the truth˺?
Safi Kaskas
And if you asked them who created them, they would say, "God." Why do they mislead?

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Arabic
وَلَئِن سَأَلْتَهُم مَّنْ خَلَقَهُمْ لَيَقُولُنَّ اللَّهُ فَأَنَّىٰ يُؤْفَكُون
Transliteration
Wala-in saaltahum man khalaqahum layaqoolunna Allahu faanna yu/fakoona
Transliteration-2
wala-in sa-altahum man khalaqahum layaqūlunna l-lahu fa-annā yu'fakūn
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And if you ask them who created them, they will certainly say, "Allah." Then how are they deluded?

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Now if thou ask those [who worship any being other than God] as to who it is that has created them, they are sure to answer, “God.” How perverted, then, are their minds
M. M. Pickthall
And if thou ask them who created them, they will surely say: Allah. How then are they turned away
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
If thou ask them, who created them, they will certainly say, Allah: How then are they deluded away (from the Truth)
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
If you ask them ˹O Prophet˺ who created them, they will certainly say, “Allah!” How can they then be deluded ˹from the truth˺?
Safi Kaskas
And if you asked them who created them, they would say, "God." Why do they mislead?
Wahiduddin Khan
And if you ask them who created them, they will surely say, God. How then are they turned away
Shakir
And if you should ask them who created them, they would certainly say: Allah. Whence are they then turned back
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And if thou hadst asked them: Who created them? They would, certainly, say: God. Then, how are they misled?
T.B.Irving
If you should ask them Who created them, they would say: "God [Alone]"; and yet they shrug Him off!
Abdul Hye
And if you ask them who created them, they will surely say: “Allah.” How then are they turned away (from Allah)?
The Study Quran
Wert thou to ask them, “Who created you?” they would surely say, “God.” How, then, are they perverted
Dr. Kamal Omar
And if you asked them as to who has created them, they will surely say: “Allah”. How then they are made to deviate in falsehood
Farook Malik
If you ask them Who created them, they will certainly say: "Allah." How then are they deluded away from the truth
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
And if you asked them, 'Who created them?', they would say, 'God.' Why then do they deviate
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And indeed in case you ask them who created them, indeed they will definitely say, " Allah." However then are they diverged (from Truth)
Muhammad Sarwar
(Muhammad), if you ask them, "Who had created the idols?" They will certainly say, "God has created them." Why do you then turn away from God
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
And if you ask them as to who has created them, they will certainly say, .Allah. Then, to where are they driven back (by their false desires)
Shabbir Ahmed
Now if you ask them who created them, they will surely answer, "Allah." So how come are they lost in the wilderness of thought! (43:9)
Dr. Munir Munshey
Were you to ask them, as to who created them they would surely say, "Allah!" Why then are they being fooled
Syed Vickar Ahamed
And if you ask them; Who created them? they will certainly say, "Allah": How then are they moved away (from the Truth)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And if you asked them who created them, they would surely say, " Allah ." So how are they deluded
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And if you asked them who created them, they would say, "God." Why then do they deviat
Abdel Haleem
If you [Prophet] ask them who created them they are sure to say, ‘God,’ so why are they so deluded
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And wert thou to ask them who created them, they will surely say: God. Witherward then are they deviating
Ahmed Ali
If you ask them who created them, they will answer: "God." How then can they turn away
Aisha Bewley
If you asked them who created them, they would say, ´Allah!´ So how have they been perverted?
Ali Ünal
If you ask them who has created them, they will certainly say, "God." How then are they turned away from the truth and make false claims
Ali Quli Qara'i
If you ask them, ‘Who created them?’ they will surely say, ‘Allah.’ Then where do they stray
Hamid S. Aziz
And if you should ask them who created them, they would certainly say, "Allah." Whence are they then turned away
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And if you ask them who created them? They shall say: God. So how do they deviate
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
If you ask them who created them, they will certainly say God. How then are they deluded away from the truth
Musharraf Hussain
If you ask them: “Who created them?” They will certainly say, “Allah,” so why are they deceived?
Maududi
If you were to ask them: "Who created them?" they will surely say: "Allah." Whence are they, then, being led astray
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
And if you asked them who has created them, they would say, "God." Why then do they deviate
Mohammad Shafi
And if you ask them who created them, they will surely say, `Allah!' How then are they deluded (from His Guidance)

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
If you ask them who created them, they will necessarily say, Allah, then whither they are turning away?
Rashad Khalifa
If you asked them who created them, they would say, "GOD." Why then did they deviate?
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Yet if you ask them: 'Who created you? ' they will say: 'Allah. ' How then can they turn away from Him
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And if thou wert to ask them who created them, they would say: Allah. How are they then turned back
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And if (E) you asked/questioned them: "Who created them?" They will say (E): "God." So where/how they be lied to/turned away
Bijan Moeinian
When you ask they who created them, they will say God. What is their problem then
Faridul Haque
And if you ask them as to Who created them, they will surely answer “Allah” - so where are they reverting
Sher Ali
And if thou ask them, `Who created them?' They will surely, say, `ALLAH.' How, then, are they being turned away
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And if you ask them: ‘Who has created them?’ they will certainly say: ‘Allah.’ Then where are they wandering disorientated
Amatul Rahman Omar
If you were to ask them, `Who created them.' They will no doubt say, `Allah.' Then whither are they being led astray
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
And if you ask them who created them, they will surely say: "Allah". How then are they turned away (from the worship of Allah, Who created them)

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
If thou askest them, 'Who created you?' they will say, 'God.' How then are they perverted
George Sale
If thou ask them who hath created them, they will surely answer, God. How therefore are they turned away to the worship of others? God also hearet
Edward Henry Palmer
And if thou shouldst ask them who created them they shall surely say, 'God!' How then can they lie
John Medows Rodwell
If thou ask them who hath created them, they will be sure to say, "God." How then hold they false opinions
N J Dawood (2014)
Yet if you ask them who created them, they will surely say, ‘God.‘ How then can they be so misled

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
If you ask (the sinners) who created them, they will certainly say, “God!” Why then are they so perverted?
Ahmed Hulusi
Indeed, if you were to ask them who created them they would surely say, “Allah”... So, how are they averted (from the Truth)?
Mir Aneesuddin
And if you ask them who created them, they will definitely say, “Allah.” Then how are they turned away (from the truth)?
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
And if you should ask them O Muhammad "Who has brought them into being and raised them from dust?" They shall say: "Allah" Yet, ironically, they pay reverence and veneration to others besides Him. How strongly eluded they are that they believe a lie

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
If thou ask them, who created them, they will certainly say, God: How then are they deluded away (from the Truth)
OLD Literal Word for Word
And if you ask them who created them, they will certainly say, "Allah." Then how are they deluded