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AYAH al-Hajj 22:61 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic ذَٰلِكَ بِأَنَّ اللَّهَ يُولِجُ اللَّيْلَ فِي النَّهَارِ وَيُولِجُ النَّهَارَ فِي اللَّيْلِ وَأَنَّ اللَّهَ سَمِيعٌ بَصِيرٌ zoom
Transliteration Thalika bi-anna Allaha yooliju allayla fee alnnahari wayooliju alnnahara fee allayli waanna Allaha sameeAAun baseerun zoom
Transliteration-2 dhālika bi-anna l-laha yūliju al-layla fī l-nahāri wayūliju l-nahāra fī al-layli wa-anna l-laha samīʿun baṣīrun zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
 That, (is) because Allah causes to enter the night in (to) the day, and causes to enter the day in (to) the night. And indeed, Allah (is) All-Hearer, All-Seer. zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad Thus it is, because God [is almighty the One who] makes the night grow longer by shortening the day, and makes the day grow longer by shortening the night; and because God is all-hearing, all-seeing. zoom
M. M. Pickthall That is because Allah maketh the night to pass into the day and maketh the day to pass into the night, and because Allah is Hearer, Seer. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) That is because Allah merges night into day, and He merges day into night, and verily it is Allah Who hears and sees (all things). zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) That is because God merges night into day, and He merges day into night, and verily it is God Who hears and sees (all things). zoom
Shakir That is because Allah causes the night to enter into the day and causes the day to enter into the night, and because Allah is Hearing, Seeing. zoom
Wahiduddin Khan That is because God makes the night pass into the day and makes the day pass into the night. God is all hearing and all seeing. zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar That is because God causes the nighttime to be interposed into the daytime and He causes the daytime to be interposed into the nighttime. And, truly, God is Hearing, Seeing. zoom
T.B.Irving That is because God merges night into daylight and merges daylight into night. God is Alert, Observant. zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab That is because Allah causes the night to merge into the day, and the day into the night. Indeed, Allah is All-Hearing, All-Seeing. zoom
Safi Kaskas Thus it is, because God merges the night into day and merges the day into night, and because God is All-Hearing and All-Seeing. zoom
Abdul Hye  That is because Allah merges the night into the day, and merges the day into the night. Surely, Allah is All-Hearer, All-Seer. zoom
The Study Quran That is because God makes the night pass into the day and makes the day pass into the night, and because God is Hearing, Seeing. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) That is because God merges the night in the day, and He merges the day in the night. And God is Hearer, Seer. zoom
Abdel Haleem So it will be, because God makes night pass into day, and day into night, and He is all hearing and all seeing. zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi That is to be because Allah plungeth the night into the day and plungeth the day into the night, and because He is Hearing, Beholding. zoom
Ahmed Ali That is so for God turns night into day and day into night, for God is all-hearing and all-seeing; zoom
Aisha Bewley That is because Allah merges night into day and merges day into night and because Allah is All-Hearing, All-Seeing. zoom
Ali Ünal So (will He do), because God makes the night pass into the day and makes the day pass into the night, and God is All-Hearing, All-Seeing. zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i That is because Allah makes the night pass into the day and makes the day pass into the night, and because Allah is all-hearing, all-seeing. zoom
Hamid S. Aziz That is because Allah causes the night to pass into day, and causes the day to pass into night, and because Allah is Hearer, Seer. zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali That (is so) Allah inserts the night into the daytime and inserts the daytime into the night; and surely Allah is Ever-Hearing, Ever-Beholding. zoom
Muhammad Sarwar God causes the night to enter the day and the day to enter the night. He is All-hearing and All-aware. zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani That is because Allah makes night enter into the day and makes day enter into the night and that Allah is All-Hearing, All-Seeing. zoom
Shabbir Ahmed This is because just as Allah merges the night into the day and merges the day into the night, (likewise, there are Divine Laws for fluctuation of people's fortunes) - And because Allah is Hearer, Seer. zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed That is because Allah merges night into day, and He merges day into night, and surely, it is Allah Who hears (Sami’) and sees, (Baseer, all things). zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) That is because Allah causes the night to enter the day and causes the day to enter the night and because Allah is Hearing and Seeing. zoom
Farook Malik That is because it is Allah Who causes the night to pass into the day, and the day into the night, Allah is indeed All-Hearing, Most Observing. zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey Because it is Allah Who wraps the night over the day, and rolls up the day over the night. Surely, Allah is All-hearing and All-seeing. zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar That is because Allah makes the night enter the day, and makes the day enter the night. And that Allah is All-Hearer, All-Seer. zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) That is because God merges the night into the day, and He merges the day into the night, and because God is Hearing and Seeing. zoom
Maududi So shall it be because it is Allah Who causes the night to emerge out of the day and causes the day to emerge out of the night and Allah is All-Hearing, All-Seeing. zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad That is because God makes the night pass through the day and makes the day pass through the night, and that God hears and sees all. zoom
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018) Because God merges night into day, and He merges day into night, and indeed it is God Who hears and sees all. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) That is because God merges the night into the day, and He merges the day into the night. And God is Hearer, Seer. zoom
Mohammad Shafi That is because Allah causes the night to enter into the day and causes the day to enter into the night, and because Allah hears, sees. zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian That is because God hears everything and sees everything (a Judge in an earthly court does not have such an insight and, consequently, cannot render the full justice. Besides) God is the One Who merges the night into the day and merges the day into the night (and such a Power, Who makes this gigantic earth to turn around its axle, has the final word in what is right and what is wrong in this planet.) zoom
Faridul Haque This is because Allah inserts the night into a part of the day and inserts the day into a part of the night, and because Allah is All Hearing, All Seeing. zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah That is because Allah causes the night to enter into the day, and the day enter into the night. Allah is the Hearer and the Seer. zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali That is because Allah causes the night to enter into the day and causes the day to enter into the night, and because Allah is Hearing, Seeing. zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira That (is) with that God makes the night to enter/penetrate in the daytime, and He makes the daytime to enter/penetrate in the night, and that God (is) hearing/listening, seeing/understanding. zoom
Sher Ali That system of punishment operates to show that it is ALLAH Who causes the night to enter into the day and causes the day to enter into the night, and that ALLAH is All-Hearing, All-Seeing, zoom
Rashad Khalifa It is a fact that GOD merges the night into the day, and merges the day into the night, and that GOD is Hearer, Seer. zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) And that is because, Allah causes the night to enter into the day, and causes the day to enter into the night and that Allah is Hearing, Seeing. zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar That (system of requital) is to prove that it is Allah Who makes the night gain on the day and makes the day gain on the night and that Allah is All-Hearing, All-Seeing. zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri That is because Allah causes the night to enter into the day, and causes the day to enter into the night, and indeed Allah is All-Hearing, All-Seeing. zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali That is because Allah merges the night into the day, and He merges the day into the night. And verily, Allah is All-Hearer, All-Seer. zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry That is because God makes the night to enter into the day and makes the day to enter into the night; and that God is All-hearing, All-seeing. zoom
Edward Henry Palmer That for that God joins on the night to the day, and joins on the day to the night, and that God is hearing, seeing; zoom
George Sale This shall be done, for that God causeth the night to succeed the day, and He causeth the day to succeed the night; and for that God both heareth and seeth. zoom
John Medows Rodwell So shall it be; for that God causeth the night to enter in upon the day, and He causeth the day to enter in upon the night: and for that God Heareth, Seeth. zoom
N J Dawood (2014) Thus shall it be. God causes the night to pass into day, and the day to pass into night. God hears all and observes all. zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Sayyid Qutb Thus it is, because God causes the night to pass into the day, and the day to pass into the night; and because God hears all and sees all. zoom
Ahmed Hulusi Thus it is... For Allah transforms the night into the day and the day into the night (things continuously alternate between opposites)! Indeed, Allah is the Sami, the Basir. zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli That is because Allah merges the night into the day and He merges the day into the night and that Allah is All-Hearing, All-seeing. zoom
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim This is it, for Allah Who causes the night to lose its character and identity by absorption into the day and causes the day to lose its character and identity by absorption into the night is indeed able to keep His promise and His support to whom He will. And Allah is indeed Sami'un (Ominipresent) with unlimited audition and Bassirun (He clearly sees all things) zoom
Mir Aneesuddin That is because Allah makes the night to enter into the day and He makes the day to enter into the night and Allah is certainly Hearing, Seeing. zoom

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