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Muhammad Asad
[And now] We shall truly relate to thee their story: Behold, they were young men who had attained to faith in their Sustainer: and [so] We deepened their consciousness of the right wa
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
We relate to you ˹O Prophet˺ their story in truth. They were youths who truly believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance.
Safi Kaskas
We now relate to you their story in Truth. They were young people who believed in their Lord, and We deepened their understanding.

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نَّحْنُ نَقُصُّ عَلَيْكَ نَبَأَهُم بِالْحَقِّ إِنَّهُمْ فِتْيَةٌ آمَنُوا بِرَبِّهِمْ وَزِدْنَاهُمْ هُدً
Transliteration
Nahnu naqussu AAalayka nabaahum bialhaqqi innahum fityatun amanoo birabbihim wazidnahum hudan
Transliteration-2
naḥnu naquṣṣu ʿalayka naba-ahum bil-ḥaqi innahum fit'yatun āmanū birabbihim wazid'nāhum huda
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
We narrate to you their story in truth. Indeed, they (were) youths who believed in their Lord, and We increased them (in) guidance.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
[And now] We shall truly relate to thee their story: Behold, they were young men who had attained to faith in their Sustainer: and [so] We deepened their consciousness of the right wa
M. M. Pickthall
We narrate unto thee their story with truth. Lo! they were young men who believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
We relate to thee their story in truth: they were youths who believed in their Lord, and We advanced them in guidance
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
We relate to you ˹O Prophet˺ their story in truth. They were youths who truly believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance.
Safi Kaskas
We now relate to you their story in Truth. They were young people who believed in their Lord, and We deepened their understanding.
Wahiduddin Khan
We shall tell you their story as it really was. They were young men who believed in their Lord, and on whom We bestowed further guidance
Shakir
We relate to you their story with the truth; surely they were youths who believed in their Lord and We increased them in guidance
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
We relate this tiding to thee with The Truth. Truly, they were male spiritual warriors who believed in their Lord and We increased them in guidance.
T.B.Irving
We shall relate their story to you correctly: They were young men who believed in their Lord, and We gave them extra guidance.
Abdul Hye
We narrate to you (O Muhammad) their story with truth. Surely they were young men who believed in their Lord and We increased them in guidance.
The Study Quran
We recount their story unto thee in truth. Verily they were youths who believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance
Dr. Kamal Omar
We, We narrate unto you their news with truth. Truly, they were young men who had Believed in their Nourisher-Sustainer and We had increased them in guidance
Farook Malik
Now We tell you their real story. They were young men who believed in their Lord, and on them We had bestowed Our guidance
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
We relate to you their story in truth. They were youths who believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
We, Ever We, narrate to you their tidings with the truth. Surely they were young men who believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance
Muhammad Sarwar
We tell you this story for a genuine purpose. They were young people who believed in their Lord and We gave them further guidance
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
We narrate to you their story with truth. They were young men who believed in their Lord and We gave them more guidance
Shabbir Ahmed
And now (contrary to hearsay) We shall relate to you (O Prophet) their true history. Behold, they were young men who truly believed in their Lord and We increased them in guidance
Dr. Munir Munshey
We narrate to you their true tale. The young men had faith in their Lord, and We enhanced them in guidance
Syed Vickar Ahamed
We let you know their story in (all) truth: Truly, they were youths who believed in their Lord, and We forwarded them in guidance
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
It is We who relate to you, [O Muhammad], their story in truth. Indeed, they were youths who believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
We narrate to you their news with truth. They were youths who believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance
Abdel Haleem
[Prophet], We shall tell you their story as it really was. They were young men who believed in their Lord, and We gave them more and more guidance
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
We recount unto thee their tidings With truth. Verily they were certain youths who believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance
Ahmed Ali
We narrate their story to you in all truth. They were a few young men who believed in their Lord; so We gave them greater guidance
Aisha Bewley
We will relate their story to you with truth. They were young men who had iman in their Lord and We increased them in guidance.
Ali Ünal
It is We who relate to you their exemplary story with truth. They were young men who believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance (so they adhered to the truth more faithfully)
Ali Quli Qara'i
We relate to you their account in truth. They were indeed youths who had faith in their Lord, and We had enhanced them in guidance
Hamid S. Aziz
We narrate to you their story in truth. Verily, they were youths who believed in their Lord, and We added to their guidance
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
We tell you their story in truth. Indeed they were youths who believed in their Master and We increased their guidance
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
We relate to you their story in truth. They were youths who believed in their Guardian Evolver, and We advanced them in guidance
Musharraf Hussain
We will tell you their story exactly as it happened: they were young men who had faith in their Lord; We increased them in guidance,
Maududi
We narrate to you their true story. They were a party of young men who had faith in their Lord, and We increased them in guidanc
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
We tell to you their news with the truth. They were youths who believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance.
Mohammad Shafi
We relate to you their story in truth. They were indeed youths who believed in their Lord and We favoured them with more guidance

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
We relate to you their story with truth. They were some young men who believed in their Lord and We increased them in guidance.
Rashad Khalifa
We narrate to you their history, truthfully. They were youths who believed in their Lord, and we increased their guidance.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
In truth We tell to you their news. They were young men who believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance
Maulana Muhammad Ali
We relate to thee their story with truth. Surely they were youths who believed in their Lord and We increased them in guidance
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
We narrate/inform on (to) you their information/news with the truth , that they truly are youths/servants , they believed with their Lord, and We increased them guidance
Bijan Moeinian
This is the true story of some youth who put their faith in the hand of their Lord
Faridul Haque
We shall narrate their account to you accurately; they were young men who believed in their Lord, and We increased the guidance for them
Sher Ali
WE will relate to thee the story with truth. They were young men who believed in their Lord and WE increased them in guidance
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
We (now) narrate to you their actual state of affairs. They were indeed (a few) young men who believed in their Lord, and We increased for them (the light of) guidance
Amatul Rahman Omar
We relate to you their true story. They were a few young men who believed in their Lord and whom We had led from guidance to guidance
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
We narrate unto you (O Muhammad SAW) their story with truth: Truly! They were young men who believed in their Lord (Allah), and We increased them in guidance

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
We will relate to thee their tidings truly. They were youths who believed in their Lord, and We increased them in guidance
George Sale
We will relate unto thee their history with truth. Verily they were young men who had believed in their Lord; and We had abundantly directed them
Edward Henry Palmer
We will narrate to thee their story in truth. Verily, they were youths who believed in their Lord, and we added to their guidance
John Medows Rodwell
We will relate to thee their tale with truth. They were youths who had believed in their Lord, and in guidance had we increased them
N J Dawood (2014)
We recount to you their story in all truth. They were young men who had faith in their Lord, and on whom We had lavished Our guidance.

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
We relate to you their story as a matter of truth. These were [Christian] youths who believed in their Lord, and We multiplied guidance to them.
Sayyid Qutb
We shall relate to you their story in all truth. They were young men who believed in their Lord, so We increased them in guidance.
Ahmed Hulusi
(My Rasul) We narrate their story to you in truth... Indeed, they were youths who believed in their Rabb (B-Rabbihim; as their essential reality in their consciousness)... Hence, We increased them in experiencing their essential reality.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
We relate to you their story with the truth; verily they were youths who believed in their Lord and We increased them in guidance
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
We will relate to you O Muhammad in truth the facts, the circumstances and the incidents of their true story. They were a group of young Christian men who conformed their will to Allah's will and We strengthened their purpose by impressing their hearts with the image of religious and spiritual virtues
Mir Aneesuddin
We narrate to you their news in truth, they were young men (who) believed in their Fosterer, and We increased them in guidance,

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
We relate to thee their story in truth: they were youths who believed in their Lord, and We advanced them in guidance
OLD Literal Word for Word
We narrate to you their story in truth. Indeed, they (were) youths who believed in their Lord, and We increased them (in) guidance