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Muhammad Asad   
and children as [love's] witnesses
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
and children always by his side,
Safi Kaskas   
sons around him,

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Arabic   
‏وَبَنِينَ شُهُودًۭا ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
wabanīna shuhūda
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
And children present,

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
and children as [love's] witnesses
M. M. Pickthall   
And sons abiding in his presenc
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
And sons to be by his side!
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
and children always by his side,
Safi Kaskas   
sons around him,
Wahiduddin Khan   
and sons to be by his side
Shakir   
And sons dwelling in his presence
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
and children as ones who bear witness.
T.B.Irving   
and some children standing before him,
Abdul Hye   
and children by his side,
The Study Quran   
and sons at his side
Dr. Kamal Omar   
and sons ever present
M. Farook Malik   
thriving sons
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
And children as witnesses
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
And sons always in presence
Muhammad Sarwar   
and children living in his presence
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
and sons present before (his) eyes
Shabbir Ahmed   
And children and party abiding in his presence
Dr. Munir Munshey   
And sons to stand by him
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
And children to be by his side! —
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
And children present [with him]
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
And children to bear witness
Abdel Haleem   
and sons by his side
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
And sons present by his side
Ahmed Ali   
And sons always present by his side
Aisha Bewley   
and sons who stay with him,
Ali Ünal   
And children around him as means of power
Ali Quli Qara'i   
and [gave him] sons to be at his side
Hamid S. Aziz   
And sons to be by his side
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
and sons (who are) presen
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
And children to be by his side
Musharraf Hussain   
many sons around him,
Maududi   
and sons ever present with him
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
And sons to bear witness.
Mohammad Shafi   
And children present by his sid

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
And sons present before him;
Rashad Khalifa   
And children to behold.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
and sons that stand in witness
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
And sons dwelling in his presence
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira   
And sons and daughters present/testifying
Bijan Moeinian   
The same creature that I gave him sons to be by his side
Faridul Haque   
And gave him sons present before him
Sher Ali   
And sons, dwelling in his presence
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
And (gave) him sons remaining present (before him)
Amatul Rahman Omar   
And sons that remain present (with him)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
And children to be by his side

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
and sons standing before him
George Sale   
and children dwelling in his presence
Edward Henry Palmer   
and sons that he may look upon
John Medows Rodwell   
And sons dwelling before him
N J Dawood (2014)   
and thriving children

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
…and the presence of children.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
and some children standing before him,
Ahmed Hulusi   
And sons standing before him;
Mir Aneesuddin   
and sons who are witnessed (being always present before him)
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim   
and a progeny by his side, who would bear witness to the considerable position he enjoys and the will he enforces

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
And sons to be by his side!
OLD Literal Word for Word   
And children present
OLD Transliteration   
Wabaneena shuhoodan