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Alif Lam Meem.

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Muhammad Asad   
Alif. Lam. Mim
M. M. Pickthall   
Alif. Lam. Mim
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
A. L. M
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
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Wahiduddin Khan   
Alif Lam Mi
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Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
Alif L[m M\m.
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Talal Itani (2012)   
Alif, Lam, Meem
Dr. Kamal Omar   
A. L. M
M. Farook Malik   
Alif Lam M'im
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
Alif, Lam, Mim (These are the names of letters of the Arabic alphabet, and only Allah knows their meaning here)
Muhammad Sarwar   
Alif. Lam. Mim
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
Alif, Lam , Mim
Shabbir Ahmed   
A.L.M. Allah Aleem the Knower, Hakeem the Wise, narrates that
Dr. Munir Munshey   
Alif, Laam, Meem
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
Alif Lam Mim
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
Alif, Lam, Meem
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
Abdel Haleem   
Alif Lam Mi
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
Alif. Lam Mim
Ahmed Ali   
Aisha Bewley   
Alif Lam Mim.
Ali Ünal   
Alif. Lam. Mim
Ali Quli Qara'i   
Alif, Lam, Ma«m
Hamid S. Aziz   
Alif Lam Mim
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
A.L.M. (Alif. Lam. Mim.)
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
Alif, Laam, Miim
Musharraf Hussain   
Alif Lam Meem
Alif. Lam. Mim
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
Mohammad Shafi   
These are some of the letters of the Arabic language that appear at the beginning of some Qur'aanic chapters. Significance of these letters is a mystery. Omniscient Allah has perhaps purposely kept it mysterious to remind mankind of the limitation of knowledge it is bestowed with

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Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
Alif Lam Mim.
Rashad Khalifa   
A. L. M.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
I, Allah, am the Best Knower
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira   
Bijan Moeinian   
Faridul Haque   
Alif-Laam-Meem. (Alphabets of the Arabic language – Allah, and to whomever He reveals, know their precise meanings.
Sher Ali   
Alif, Lam, Mim
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
Alif, Lam, Mim. (Only Allah and the Messenger [blessings and peace be upon him] know the real meaning.
Amatul Rahman Omar   
Alif Lam Mim - I am Allah, the All- Knowing
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
AlifLamMeem. (These letters are one of the miracles of the Quran, and none but Allah (Alone) knows their meanings)

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Arthur John Arberry   
Alif Lam Mi
George Sale   
Edward Henry Palmer   
John Medows Rodwell   
N J Dawood (2014)   
ALIF lām mīm

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Fode Drame   
Alif. Lam. Mim.
Munir Mezyed   
Alif. La’am. Mi’em!
Sahib Mustaqim Bleher   
Alif, Lam, Mim.
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
Alif. Lam. Meem.
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation   
Alif Lām Mīm.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
Samy Mahdy   
Alif, Lam, Meem.
Sayyid Qutb   
Alif. Lām. Mīm.
Ahmed Hulusi   
Alif, Lam, Meem.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli   
�Alif �A�, L?m �L�, M?m �M�
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim   
A. (Alef), L. (lam), M. (Meem) the Surah open with these introductory letters from the Arabic Alphabet to draw attention to the miracle of the Quran which though written in the people's tongue, cannot be emulated
Mir Aneesuddin   
Alif Laam Miim.
The Wise Quran   

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Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
A. L. M
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Alif Lam Meem
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