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Muhammad Asad
And there are among them such as [pretend to] look towards thee: but canst thou show the right way to the blind even though they cannot see
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And some of them look at you, but can you guide the blind even though they cannot see?
Safi Kaskas
Some of them look at you, but can you show the blind the right way even though they cannot see?

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Arabic
وَمِنْهُم مَّن يَنظُرُ إِلَيْكَ أَفَأَنتَ تَهْدِي الْعُمْيَ وَلَوْ كَانُوا لَا يُبْصِرُون
Transliteration
Waminhum man yanthuru ilayka afaanta tahdee alAAumya walaw kanoo la yubsiroona
Transliteration-2
wamin'hum man yanẓuru ilayka afa-anta tahdī l-ʿum'ya walaw kānū lā yub'ṣirūn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And among them (are some) who look at you. But (can) you guide the blind even though they [were] (do) not see?

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
And there are among them such as [pretend to] look towards thee: but canst thou show the right way to the blind even though they cannot see
M. M. Pickthall
And of them is he who looketh toward thee. But canst thou guide the blind even though they see not
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
And among them are some who look at thee: but canst thou guide the blind,- even though they will not see
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And some of them look at you, but can you guide the blind even though they cannot see?
Safi Kaskas
Some of them look at you, but can you show the blind the right way even though they cannot see?
Wahiduddin Khan
Some of them look fixedly at you; but can you make the blind see, bereft as they are of sight
Shakir
And there are those of them who look at you, but can you show the way to the blind though they will not see
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And among them are some who look on thee. So hast thou guided the unwilling to see if they had not been perceiving?
T.B.Irving
Others of them will look towards you. Yet will you guide the blind, no matter how they do not see?
Abdul Hye
And among them there are some who (pretend to) look at you, but can you guide the blind, even though they don’t see?
The Study Quran
And among them are those who look at thee. But couldst thou guide the blind, though they see not
Dr. Kamal Omar
And among them is that who looks at you. Could then you give guidance to the blind even though they had not been using (their) sight
Farook Malik
Then there are some among them who pretend to look at you: but can you show the way to the blind, bereft as they are of sight
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
And among them are those who look at you. But can you guide the blind, even though they do not see
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And of them are the ones who look at you; will you then guide the blind, (even) if they do not behold?
Muhammad Sarwar
Some of them will look at you, but are you supposed to guide the blind even if they have no vision
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
And among them there are those who look at you. Would you, then, guide the blind even when they have no insight
Shabbir Ahmed
And among them you will find those who look at you without seeing. (Their mind is roaming elsewhere). Can you show the way to those who are blind of the heart? (7:198)
Dr. Munir Munshey
Among them are those who appear to look at you! Will you then try to guide the blind, even though he sees nothing
Syed Vickar Ahamed
And among them are some who look at you: But can you guide the blind— Even though they will not see
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And among them are those who look at you. But can you guide the blind although they will not [attempt to] see
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And there are some of them who look at you; but can you guide the blind, if they do not se
Abdel Haleem
Some of them look at you: but can you guide the blind if they will not see
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And of them are some who look at thee, so canst thou guide the blind, even though they see not
Ahmed Ali
Some of them look toward you: But can you show the blind the way even when they cannot see
Aisha Bewley
Among them there are some who look at you. But can you guide the blind, even though they cannot see?
Ali Ünal
Among them are such as look towards you, but how can you guide the blind (to the right way), if they are lacking the power of (in)sight
Ali Quli Qara'i
And there are some of them who observe you. But can you guide the blind even if they do not perceive
Hamid S. Aziz
And of them are some who look at you. But can you guide the blind, though they cannot see
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And some of them look at you. Can you guide the blind (by showing the way) even though they do not see
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
And among them are some who look at you, but can you guide the blind when they will not see
Musharraf Hussain
Some of them look at you but how can you guide the blind, since they can’t see?
Maududi
And of them some look towards you; will you, then, guide the blind, even though they can see nothing?
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
And there are some of them who look at you; but can you guide the blind, if they do not see?
Mohammad Shafi
And there are those of them who appear to be looking at you. But can you give guidance to the blind even when they cannot see

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And of them is one who looks at you, then will you guide the blind, even though they do not see?
Rashad Khalifa
Some of them look at you, but can you guide the blind, even though they do not see?
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Some of them look to you. But can you guide the blind, even though they do not see
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And of them are some who look at thee. But canst thou show the way to the blind, though they will not see
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And from them who looks to you, so do you guide the blind/confused and (even) if they were not seeing/understanding
Bijan Moeinian
Some of them look at you; but can you make such blind people who are deprived of the ability of seeing to see
Faridul Haque
And among them is one who gazes at you; so will you guide the blind * even if they cannot perceive? (* Deaf or blind to guidance.
Sher Ali
And among them are some who look towards thee. But canst thou guide the blind, even though they will not see
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
There are some amongst them who (apparently) look towards you. Will you make the blind see the path even though they have no sight
Amatul Rahman Omar
And some of them (appear to) look at you, but can you guide the blind even though they would not care to see (the right guidance)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
And among them are some who look at you, but can you guide the blind, even though they see not

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
And some of them look unto thee; what, wilt thou then guide the blind, though they do not see
George Sale
And there are some of them who look at thee; but wilt thou direct the blind, although they see not
Edward Henry Palmer
And of them are some who look at thee - canst thou guide the blind, although they cannot see
John Medows Rodwell
And some of them look at thee: But wilt thou guide the blind even though they see not
N J Dawood (2014)
Some of them look upon you. But can you show the way to the blind, bereft as they are of sight

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Among them are some who look to you, but can you guide the unseeing who refuse to see?
Sayyid Qutb
And some of them [pretend to] look towards you; but can you show the way to the blind, bereft of sight as they are?
Ahmed Hulusi
And among them are those who look at you... But can you show the blind the right path, if they are deprived of insight?
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
And some of them look at you, but can you guide the blind even though they will not see(inwardly
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Among them are those who stare at you with vacant minds, therefore, would you be able to guide those whose their minds' eyes are blind, unable to perceive mentally or apprehend by thought
Mir Aneesuddin
And of them are those who look at you. But can you show the way to the blind when they are not (in a position to) see?

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
And among them are some who look at thee: but canst thou guide the blind,- even though they will not see
OLD Literal Word for Word
And among them (are some) who look at you. But (can) you guide the blind even though they [were] (do) not see