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Muhammad Asad
[bidding them to call out his troops and to proclaim:] “Behold, these [children of Israel] are but a contemptible band
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
˹and said,˺ “These ˹outcasts˺ are just a handful of people,
Safi Kaskas
[ saying], "[The Children of Israel] are a small band,

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Arabic
إِنَّ هَٰؤُلَاءِ لَشِرْذِمَةٌ قَلِيلُون
Transliteration
Inna haola-i lashirthimatun qaleeloona
Transliteration-2
inna hāulāi lashir'dhimatun qalīlūn
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
"Indeed, these (are) certainly a band small

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
[bidding them to call out his troops and to proclaim:] “Behold, these [children of Israel] are but a contemptible band
M. M. Pickthall
(Who said): Lo! these indeed are but a little troop
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
(Saying): "These (Israelites) are but a small band
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
˹and said,˺ “These ˹outcasts˺ are just a handful of people,
Safi Kaskas
[ saying], "[The Children of Israel] are a small band,
Wahiduddin Khan
These, they said, are only a small ban
Shakir
Most surely these are a small company
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
They said: These are, truly, a small crowd
T.B.Irving
"Those are a few dissidents;
Abdul Hye
(saying): “Surely! These are (indeed but) a small band,
The Study Quran
“These indeed are a small band
Dr. Kamal Omar
(Saying): “Verily, these indeed are a minority — a very small band of people
Farook Malik
and to mobilize his people he said: "These Israelites are but a handful of people
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
'These are a small gang
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
"Surely these are indeed a gang of a few (persons)
Muhammad Sarwar
The Pharaoh sent word to all the cities saying
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
saying, .These are a small band
Shabbir Ahmed
"This is a low contemptible gang
Dr. Munir Munshey
"They are just a handful of people!"
Syed Vickar Ahamed
"These (people) are only a small group
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
[And said], "Indeed, those are but a small band
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
"These are but a small band."
Abdel Haleem
‘These people are a puny band–&ndash
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Verily these are but a band small
Ahmed Ali
(Proclaiming): "Surely they are a small band (of fugitives)
Aisha Bewley
´These people are a small group
Ali Ünal
(Saying:) "Those people are indeed a paltry band
Ali Quli Qara'i
[announcing:] ‘These are indeed a small gang
Hamid S. Aziz
(Who said) "Verily, these are a small company
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
(saying) indeed these are a small group
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Saying, “These Israelites are only a small group
Musharraf Hussain
saying, “These Israelites are a tiny ragbag bunch
Maududi
saying: "These (Israelites) are only a small band of peopl
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
"These are but a small band.
Mohammad Shafi
"These [Children of Israel] are but a small gang."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
That these are a small party.
Rashad Khalifa
(Proclaiming,) "This is a small gang.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
'These, ' they said, 'are a small band
Maulana Muhammad Ali
These are indeed a small band
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
That, those (are) a small group/portion (E) few/little
Bijan Moeinian
They announced the Pharaoh’s declaration: “They are only a small gang.&rdquo
Faridul Haque
They announced “These people are a small group.&rdquo
Sher Ali
`Theses are a small party
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
(And he conveyed:) ‘Surely, these (Children of Israel) are but a small party
Amatul Rahman Omar
`These (Israelites) are indeed a despicable party, a few in number
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
(Saying): "Verily! These indeed are but a small band

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
'Behold, these are a small troop
George Sale
verily these are a small company
Edward Henry Palmer
'Verily, these are a small company
John Medows Rodwell
"These Israelites," said they, "are a scanty band
N J Dawood (2014)
These,‘ they said, ‘are but a puny band

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
[They said,] “These [Israelites] are certainly only a small group.
Sayyid Qutb
[saying]: 'These are but a small band,
Ahmed Hulusi
“They (the Children of Israel) are an insignificant minority!”
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Verily these (Israelites) are only a small group
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
He said to them: "Mussa and his people -the Israelites- are only some few contemptible body"
Mir Aneesuddin
So Firawn sent into the cities (his officials) who gathered (people)

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
(Saying): "These (Israelites) are but a small band
OLD Literal Word for Word
"Indeed, these (are) certainly a band smal