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Muhammad Asad
Greater indeed than the creation of man is the creation of the heavens and the earth: yet most men do not understand [what this implies]
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
The creation of the heavens and the earth is certainly greater than the re-creation of humankind, but most people do not know.
Safi Kaskas
The creation of the heavens and earth is far greater than the creation of human beings, but most people do not know.

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Arabic
لَخَلْقُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ أَكْبَرُ مِنْ خَلْقِ النَّاسِ وَلَٰكِنَّ أَكْثَرَ النَّاسِ لَا يَعْلَمُون
Transliteration
Lakhalqu alssamawati waal-ardi akbaru min khalqi alnnasi walakinna akthara alnnasi la yaAAlamoona
Transliteration-2
lakhalqu l-samāwāti wal-arḍi akbaru min khalqi l-nāsi walākinna akthara l-nāsi lā yaʿlamūn
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Surely, (the) creation (of) the heavens and the earth (is) greater than (the) creation (of) the mankind, but most (of) the people (do) not know.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Greater indeed than the creation of man is the creation of the heavens and the earth: yet most men do not understand [what this implies]
M. M. Pickthall
Assuredly the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of mankind; but most of mankind know not
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Assuredly the creation of the heavens and the earth is a greater (matter) than the creation of men: Yet most men understand not
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
The creation of the heavens and the earth is certainly greater than the re-creation of humankind, but most people do not know.
Safi Kaskas
The creation of the heavens and earth is far greater than the creation of human beings, but most people do not know.
Wahiduddin Khan
Certainly, the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of mankind; but most people do not know this
Shakir
Certainly the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of the men, but most people do not kno
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Certainly, the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of humanity, yet most of humanity knows not.
T.B.Irving
To create Heaven and Earth is greater than creating mankind, though most men do not realize it.
Abdul Hye
The creation of the heavens and the earth is indeed a greater task than the creation of mankind, yet most of mankind does not know.
The Study Quran
Surely the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of mankind. But most of mankind know not
Dr. Kamal Omar
Surely, the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of mankind, but the majority of mankind do not know
Farook Malik
Certainly the creation of the heavens and the earth is a greater task than the creation of men; yet most people do not understand
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Certainly the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of humanity, but most people do not know
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Indeed the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of mankind; but most of mankind do not know
Muhammad Sarwar
The creation of the heavens and the earth is certainly greater than the creation of mankind, but most people do not know
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Certainly, the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of human beings, but most human beings do not know
Shabbir Ahmed
Greater indeed than the creation of the humans is the creation of the heavens and the earth. But most people never know what it implies (That the entire Universe submits to the Divine Laws, hence, should the mankind (29:61))
Dr. Munir Munshey
Truly, creating the heavens and the earth is far greater than creating (and re-creating) the human beings. But most people (just) do not know
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Surely, the creation of the heavens and the earth is indeed a greater (matter) than the creation of mankind: Yet most men do not understand
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
The creation of the heavens and earth is greater than the creation of mankind, but most of the people do not know
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
The creation of the heavens and the Earth is greater than the creation of mankind, but most of mankind do not know
Abdel Haleem
The creation of the heavens and earth is greater by far than the creation of mankind, though most people do not know it
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
The creation of the heavens and the earth is indeed greater than the creation of mankind; but most of man kind know not
Ahmed Ali
The creation of the heavens and the earth is indeed of greater magnitude than the creation of mankind; but most men do not understand
Aisha Bewley
The creation of the heavens and earth is far greater than the creation of mankind. But most of mankind do not know it.
Ali Ünal
Surely the creation of the heavens and the earth is something greater than the creation of human, but most of humankind do not know (this truth)
Ali Quli Qara'i
Surely the creation of the heavens and the earth is more prodigious than the creation of mankind, but most people do not know
Hamid S. Aziz
Certainly the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of the men, but most of mankind know not
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
The creation of the skies and the earth is certainly greater than creation of the people, but most of the people do not know
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Surely the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of humankind. Yet most people do not understand
Musharraf Hussain
The creation of the Heavens and the Earth is far greater than the creation of humans, but most people don’t know.
Maududi
Surely the creation of the heavens and the earth is a greater act than the creation of human beings. But most people do not know
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
The creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of the people, but most of the people do not know
Mohammad Shafi
Creation of the heavens and the earth is certainly greater than creation of mankind. However, most people know not

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Of course, the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of mankind, but most of the people know not.
Rashad Khalifa
The creation of the heavens and the earth is even more awesome than the creation of the human being, but most people do not know.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Indeed, the creation of heavens and earth is greater than the creation of mankind, yet most people do not know
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Assuredly the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of men; but most people know not
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
Creation (E) (of) the skies/space and the earth/Planet Earth (is) greater than the people's creation, and but most of the people do not know
Bijan Moeinian
Most people do not realize the awesome effort that God has put in the creation of the universe. It has been much more awesome than the creation of mankind [therefore, God can resurrect man easily anytime He wishes.]
Faridul Haque
Certainly the creation of the heavens and the earth is far greater than the creation of men, but most people do not know
Sher Ali
Certainly, the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of mankind; but most men know not
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Surely, the creation of the heavens and the earth is far greater than the creation of mankind but most people do not know
Amatul Rahman Omar
Of course, the creation of the heavens and the earth is (a) greater (performance) than the creation of mankind but most people do not know (it)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
The creation of the heavens and the earth is indeed greater than the creation of mankind, yet most of mankind know not

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Certainly the creation of the heavens and earth is greater than the creation of men; but most men know it not
George Sale
Verily the creation of heaven and earth is more considerable than the creation of man: But the greater part of men do not understand
Edward Henry Palmer
Surely the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of man: but most men know it not
John Medows Rodwell
Greater surely than the creation of man is the creation of the heavens and of the earth: but most men know it not
N J Dawood (2014)
Surely, the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of man; yet most men have no knowledge

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Surely the creation of the skies and Earth is greater than the creation of humanity, yet most people do not understand.
Ahmed Hulusi
Surely the creation of the heavens and the earth is much greater than that of humans! But the majority of humans do not know.
Mir Aneesuddin
The creation of the skies and the earth is certainly greater than the creation of human beings, but the majority of human beings does not know.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
In effect the creation* of the heavens and the earth and bringing them into being involve a far greater work than that involved in the creation of mankind and bringing them into being, but most people are not aware of this fact

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Assuredly the creation of the heavens and the earth is a greater (matter) than the creation of men: Yet most men understand not
OLD Literal Word for Word
Surely, (the) creation (of) the heavens and the earth (is) greater than (the) creation (of) the mankind, but most (of) the people (do) not know