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Muhammad Asad   
O FOLLOWERS of earlier revelation! Why do you argue about Abraham, seeing that the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed till [long] after him? Will you not, then, use your reason
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
O People of the Book! Why do you argue about Abraham, while the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until long after him? Do you not understand?
Safi Kaskas   
People of the Book, "Why do you argue about Abraham, when the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? Do you not understand?

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‏يَٓأَهْلَ ٱلْكِتَبِ لِمَ تُحَآجُّونَ فِىٓ إِبْرَهِيمَ وَمَآ أُنزِلَتِ ٱلتَّوْرَىٰةُ وَٱلْإِنجِيلُ إِلَّا مِنۢ بَعْدِهِۦٓ ۚ أَفَلَا تَعْقِلُونَ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
yāahla l-kitābi lima tuḥājjūna fī ib'rāhīma wamā unzilati l-tawrātu wal-injīlu illā min baʿdihi afalā taʿqilūn
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O People (of) the Book! Why (do) you argue concerning Ibrahim while not was revealed the Taurat and the Injeel except from after him? Then why don't you use your intellect?

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
O FOLLOWERS of earlier revelation! Why do you argue about Abraham, seeing that the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed till [long] after him? Will you not, then, use your reason
M. M. Pickthall   
O People of the Scripture! Why will ye argue about Abraham, when the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed till after him? Have ye then no sense
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
Ye People of the Book! Why dispute ye about Abraham, when the Law and the Gospel Were not revealed Till after him? Have ye no understanding
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
O People of the Book! Why do you argue about Abraham, while the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until long after him? Do you not understand?
Safi Kaskas   
People of the Book, "Why do you argue about Abraham, when the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? Do you not understand?
Wahiduddin Khan   
People of the Book, why do you dispute about Abraham when the Torah and Gospel were only sent down after him. Do you not use your reason
Shakir   
O followers of the Book! why do you dispute about Ibrahim, when the Taurat and the Injeel were not revealed till after him; do you not then understand
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
O People of the Book! Why argue with one another about Abraham while neither was the Torah caused to descend nor the Gospel until after him. Will you not, then, be reasonable?
T.B.Irving   
People of the Book, why do you argue about Abraham when Torah and the Gospel were not sent down until after him? Do you not use your reason?
Abdul Hye   
O people of the Scripture! Why do you dispute about Abraham (whether he was a Jew or Christian?), while the Torah and the Gospel were sent down long after him? Don’t you understand?
The Study Quran   
People of the Book! Why do you dispute concerning Abraham, as neither the Torah nor the Gospel was sent down until after him? Do you not understand
Dr. Kamal Omar   
O people of Al-Kitab! Why do you dispute about Ibrahim when (according to your superficial knowledge) At-Taurat and Al-Injeel were not sent except after him. What, then, don’t you use intelligence
Farook Malik   
O people of the Book! Why do you argue with us about Abraham, as to whether he was a Jew or a Christian? You know that the Torah and the Gospel were revealed long after him? Have you no sense at all
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
O People of the Book! Why do you argue about Abraham, when the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? Will you not reason
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
O population of the Book, why do you argue about Ibrahim? And in no way were the Tawrah (The Book revealed to Musa "Moses") and the Injil (The Book revealed to Isa "Jesus") sent down except even after him. Do you not then consider
Muhammad Sarwar   
Ask the People of the Book, "Why do you argue about Abraham? The Torah and Gospel were revealed only after him. Why do you not understand
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
O people of the Book, why do you argue about Ibrahim, while the Torah and the Injil were not revealed until after him? Have you, then, no sense
Shabbir Ahmed   
O People of the Book! Why will you argue about Abraham, when the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? Do you not use your intellect
Dr. Munir Munshey   
Oh people of the scriptures! Why do you debate (and differ) about (the sect) Ibraheem (belonged to)? Neither the Torah, nor the Gospels were revealed till (long) after his time. Do you then, have no sense
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
You People of the Book! Why do you dispute about Ibrahim (Abraham), when the Torah and Bible (the Gospel) were not disclosed till after him? Do you have no understanding
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
O People of the Scripture, why do you argue about Abraham while the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? Then will you not reason
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
"O people of the Scripture, why do you debate us regarding Abraham when the Torah and the Injeel were not sent down except after him Do you not understand"
Abdel Haleem   
People of the Book, why do you argue about Abraham when the Torah and the Gospels were not revealed until after his time? Do you not understand
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
O people of the Book! wherefore contend ye concerning Ibrahim, whereas the Taurat and the Injil were not sent down save after him! Will ye not then under stand
Ahmed Ali   
O people of the Book, why dispute about Abraham? The Torah and the Gospel were sent down after him: Do you not understand
Aisha Bewley   
´People of the Book! why do you argue concerning Ibrahim when the Torah and Injil were only sent down after him? Why do you not use your intellect?
Ali Ünal   
O People of the Book (Jews and Christians)! Why do you dispute concerning Abraham (whether he was a Jew or a Christian), when both the Torah and the Gospel were not sent down save after him? Will you ever not use your reason
Ali Quli Qara'i   
O People of the Book! Why do you argue concerning Abraham? Neither the Torah nor the Evangel were sent down until [long] after him. Do you not apply reason
Hamid S. Aziz   
O people of the Book, why do you dispute about Abraham, when the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? What! Do you not understand
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
People of the book, why do you argue about Abraham, when the Torah and the Gospel was not sent down until after him? Do you not understand
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
O people of the Book, why do you dispute about Abraham when the Torah and the gospel were not revealed until after him? Have you no understanding
Musharraf Hussain   
“People of The Book, why do you argue over Ibrahim, given that the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? Why don’t you think?
Maududi   
People of the Book! Why do you dispute with us about Abraham even though the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after the time of Abraham? Do you not understand
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
"O people of the Book, why do you debate with us regarding Abraham when the Torah and the Gospel were not sent down except after him? Do you not comprehend?"
Mohammad Shafi   
O people of the Book! Why do you quarrel with us over Abraham? And the Torah and the Gospel were not sent down but only after his time! Have you, then, no sense?

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
'O people of the Book! Why do you dispute about Ibraham? The Torah and Injil (Gospel) were not sent down, but after him, then have you no reason?
Rashad Khalifa   
O followers of the scripture, why do you argue about Abraham, when the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? Do you not understand?
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
People of the Book, why do you dispute about Abraham when both the Torah and the Gospel were not sent down till after him? Have you no sense
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
O People of the Book, why do you dispute about Abraham, when the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed till after him? Do you not understand
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
You The Book's people, why (do) you argue/quarrel in Abraham, and the Torah and the New Testament/Bible were not descended except from after him, so do you not reason/understand
Bijan Moeinian   
O you the followers of the Scripture, Why do you argue about [the religion of ] Abraham [as to whether he was a Jew or a Christian?] Do you not realize that the Torah (being used to give birth to Judaism) and the Gospel (being used to create Christianity) were revealed long after him? (if Abraham was on the right path, then there is no need to follow “man-made” Judaism or Christianity to attain salvation.) Why do you forget about logic [in your discussions]
Faridul Haque   
O People given the Book(s)! Why do you argue about Ibrahim, whereas the Taurat (Torah) and the Injeel (Bible) were not sent down until after him? So do you not have sense
Sher Ali   
O People of the Book ! Why do you dispute concerning Abraham, When the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed till after him? Will you not understand
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
O People of the Book! Why do you dispute about Ibrahim ([Abraham] i.e., why do you regard him as a Jew or a Christian])? The truth is that the Torah and the Injil ([the Gospel] on which both your religions are based) were sent down after his time. Have you not even (this much) sense
Amatul Rahman Omar   
O people of the Scripture! why do you argue about Abraham while the Torah and the Evangel were not revealed till after him? Have you no sense
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
O people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians)! Why do you dispute about Ibrahim (Abraham), while the Taurat (Torah) and the Injeel (Gospel) were not revealed till after him? Have you then no sense

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
People of the Book! Why do you dispute concerning Abraham? The Torah was not sent down, neither the Gospel, but after him. What, have you no reason
George Sale   
O ye to whom the scriptures have been given, why do ye dispute concerning Abraham, since the law and the gospel were not sent down until after him? Do ye not therefore understand
Edward Henry Palmer   
O people of the Book, why do ye dispute about Abraham, when the law and the gospel were not revealed until after him? What! do ye not understand
John Medows Rodwell   
O people of the Book! Why dispute about Abraham, when the Law and the Evangel were not sent down till after him? Do ye not then understand
N J Dawood (2014)   
People of the Book, why do you argue about Abraham when both the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed till after him? Have you no sense

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
Why do you people of the Book argue about Abraham [eg, his role in Judaism and Christianity]? Neither the Torah nor the Gospel [of Jesus] was revealed until after him? Don’t you have any sense?
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
People of the Book, why do you argue about Abraham when Torah and the Gospel were not sent down until after him? Do you not use your reason?
Sayyid Qutb   
People of earlier revelations! Why do you argue about Abraham when both the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed till after him? Have you no sense?
Ahmed Hulusi   
O those to whom the knowledge of reality has come, why do you argue about Abraham? The Torah and the Gospel were revealed after him (hence they narrated the situation). Do you not have the intellect to realize this?
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli   
O' People of the Book! Way do you dispute about Abraham when the Torah was not sent down, neither the Evangel, but after him? Have you then no sense ?
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
Say to them: "O you Ahl al-Kitab, why continue with arguments to your life’s end about Ibrahim (Abraham) and whether he was a Jew or a Christian? You know that both AL-Tawrah and AL-Injil were not revealed till a point of time far distant and long after his time. Can you not see that?"
Mir Aneesuddin   
O owners of the book ! why do you dispute about Ibrahim, when Torah and the Injeel were sent down only after him. What ! then have you no sense?

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
Ye People of the Book! Why dispute ye about Abraham, when the Law and the Gospel Were not revealed Till after him? Have ye no understanding
OLD Literal Word for Word   
O People (of) the Book! Why (do) you argue concerning Ibrahim while not was revealed the Taurat and the Injeel except after him? Then why don't you use your intellect