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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
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.
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.

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ذَٰلِكَ بِأَنَّ اللَّهَ يُولِجُ اللَّيْلَ فِي النَّهَارِ وَيُولِجُ النَّهَارَ فِي اللَّيْلِ وَأَنَّ اللَّهَ سَمِيعٌ بَصِير
Transliteration
Thalika bi-anna Allaha yooliju allayla fee alnnahari wayooliju alnnahara fee allayli waanna Allaha sameeAAun baseerun
Transliteration-2
dhālika bi-anna l-laha yūliju al-layla fī l-nahāri wayūliju l-nahāra fī al-layli wa-anna l-laha samīʿun baṣīru
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
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.

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
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
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)
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.
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.
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
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
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.
T.B.Irving
That is because God merges night into daylight and merges daylight into night. God is Alert, Observant.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Muhammad Sarwar
God causes the night to enter the day and the day to enter the night. He is All-hearing and All-aware
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
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
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
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)
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
[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
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
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
Ahmed Ali
That is so for God turns night into day and day into night, for God is all-hearing and all-seeing
Aisha Bewley
That is because Allah merges night into day and merges day into night and because Allah is All-Hearing, All-Seeing.
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
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
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
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
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
Musharraf Hussain
Allah merges night into day and day into night, and Allah is Hearing, Seeing.
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
[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
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

Controversial or status undetermined works
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
That is because Allah merges night into day, and He merges day into night, and truly Allah is the All-hearing, the All-seeing.
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.
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.
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
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
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.

Obsolete and/or older editions
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)
OLD Literal Word for 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