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Muhammad Asad
Is, then, He who has created the heavens and the earth not able to create [anew] the like of those [who have died]? Yea, indeed - for He alone is the all-knowing Creator
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Can the One Who created the heavens and the earth not ˹easily˺ resurrect these ˹deniers˺?” Yes ˹He can˺! For He is the Master Creator, All-Knowing.
Safi Kaskas
Is not He who created the heavens and the earth able to create the same again? Yes, indeed, for He is the All-Knowing, the Creator.

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أَوَلَيْسَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ بِقَادِرٍ عَلَىٰ أَن يَخْلُقَ مِثْلَهُم بَلَىٰ وَهُوَ الْخَلَّاقُ الْعَلِيم
Transliteration
Awa laysa allathee khalaqa alssamawati waal-arda biqadirin AAala an yakhluqa mithlahum bala wahuwa alkhallaqu alAAaleemu
Transliteration-2
awalaysa alladhī khalaqa l-samāwāti wal-arḍa biqādirin ʿalā an yakhluqa mith'lahum balā wahuwa l-khalāqu l-ʿalīm
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Is it not (He) Who created the heavens and the earth Able to [that] create (the) like of them. Yes, indeed! and He (is) the Supreme Creator, the All-Knower.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Is, then, He who has created the heavens and the earth not able to create [anew] the like of those [who have died]? Yea, indeed - for He alone is the all-knowing Creator
M. M. Pickthall
Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth Able to create the like of them? Aye, that He is! for He is the All-Wise Creator
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
"Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth able to create the like thereof?" - Yea, indeed! for He is the Creator Supreme, of skill and knowledge (infinite)
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Can the One Who created the heavens and the earth not ˹easily˺ resurrect these ˹deniers˺?” Yes ˹He can˺! For He is the Master Creator, All-Knowing.
Safi Kaskas
Is not He who created the heavens and the earth able to create the same again? Yes, indeed, for He is the All-Knowing, the Creator.
Wahiduddin Khan
Is He who created the heavens and earth not able to create others like these people? Of course He is! He is indeed the Supreme Creator, the All Knowing
Shakir
Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth able to create the like of them? Yea! and He is the Creator (of all), the Knower
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth One Who Has Power to create the like of them? Yea! And He is The Knowing Creator.
T.B.Irving
Is not Whoever created Heaven and Earth Able to create the same as them?" Of course [He is]! He is the Creator, the Aware.
Abdul Hye
Is not He Who has created the heavens and the earth, able to create the like of them? Yes, indeed! He knows everything, supreme Creator.
The Study Quran
Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth able to create the like thereof
Dr. Kamal Omar
Is not then He Who created the heavens and the earth capable of this that He may create the like of them? Yes, indeed! And He (happens to be) the All-Knowing, Supreme Creator
Farook Malik
Does He Who has created the heavens and the earth have no power to create the like thereof?" Of course He does! He is the skilful Creator
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Is not He who created the heavens and the earth able to create the like of them? Certainly. He is the Supreme All-Knowing Creator
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And is not (The One) Who created the heavens and the earth (always) Determiner over creating the like of them? Yes indeed, and He is The Superb Creator, The Ever-Knowing
Muhammad Sarwar
Is the One who has created the heavens and the earth not able to create another creature like the human being? He certainly has the power to do so. He is the Supreme Creator and is All-knowing
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Is it that the One who has created the heavens and the earth has no power to create ones like them? Why not? He is the Supreme Creator, the All- Knowing
Shabbir Ahmed
Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth Able to create the like of them? Yes indeed - for He is the Creator, Knower of all acts of creation
Dr. Munir Munshey
Could the Creator of the heavens and the earth not be capable of creating the likes of them? Most definitely! He is All-knowing, and the Greatest, most Versatile Creator!
Syed Vickar Ahamed
"Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth able to create (another) like them? Yes indeed! (He can recreate them.) He is the Supreme Creator (Al-Khaliq), the All Knowing (Al-Aleem
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Is not He who created the heavens and the earth Able to create the likes of them? Yes, [it is so]; and He is the Knowing Creator
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
Is not the One who created the heavens and the Earth able to create the like of them Yes indeed; He is the Creator, the Knowledgeable
Abdel Haleem
Is He who created the heavens and earth not able to create the likes of these people? Of course He is! He is the All Knowing Creator
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Is not He who created the heavens and the earth able to create the like of these? Yea! He is the Supreme Creator, the Knower
Ahmed Ali
How can He who created the heavens and the earth not be able to create others like them? Why not? He is the real creator all-knowing
Aisha Bewley
Does He who created the heavens and earth not have the power to create the same again? Yes indeed! He is the Creator, the All-Knowing.
Ali Ünal
Is not He Who has created the heavens and the earth able to create (from rotten bones) the like of them (whose bones have rotted under the ground)? Surely He is; He is the Supreme Creator, the All-Knowing
Ali Quli Qara'i
Is not He who created the heavens and the earth able to create the like of them? Yes indeed! He is the All-creator, the All-knowing
Hamid S. Aziz
Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth able to create the like of them? Yea! And He is the Creator (of all), the Knower
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
Or is the One who created the skies and the earth not able to create similar to them? Yes, and He is the knowledgeable creator
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
“Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth able to create the likes of him?” Yes indeed, for He is the Ultimate Creator, the All Knowing
Musharraf Hussain
Isn’t the Creator of the Heavens and the Earth capable of recreating the like of these quarrelsome humans? Of course, He is the Creator, the Knower
Maududi
Has He Who created the heavens and the earth no power to create the likes of them? Yes, indeed, He is the Superb Creator
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
Is not the One who has created the heavens and the earth able to create the like of them? Yes indeed; He is the Creator, the Knowledgeable.
Mohammad Shafi
Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth capable of creating the like thereof? Yes, of course! And He is the Creator, fully aware of all things

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And what! He who created the heavens and the earth can not make the like of them. Why not, and He is the Great Creator, all Knowing.
Rashad Khalifa
Is not the One who created the heavens and the earth able to recreate the same? Yes indeed; He is the Creator, the Omniscient.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Is He who created the heavens and the earth unable to create their like? Yes, indeed, He is the Creator, the Knower
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth able to create the like of them? Yea! And He is the Creator (of all), the Knower
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
Or is not who created the skies/space and the earth/Planet Earth, with capable on that He creates equal/alike to them . Yes/certainly and He is the creator, the knowledgeable
Bijan Moeinian
Is the One Who has created the earth and the universes capable of re-creating the same? Yes; He is the skilful Creator.&rdquo
Faridul Haque
And is it not possible for the One Who created the heavens and the earth to create the likes of them? It is surely possible, why not? And He is the Great Creator, the All Knowing of everything
Sher Ali
Has not HE who created the heavens and the earth the power to create the like of them?' Yea, and HE is, indeed, the Supreme Creator, the All-Knowing
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And does He Who created the heavens and the earth not have the power to create the like of them (again)?’ Yes indeed! And He is the Supreme Creator, the All-Knowing
Amatul Rahman Omar
Has He, Who has created the heavens and the earth, not the power of creating (other people) like them? Why not! He is the Supreme Creator (and) Possessor of all knowledge
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Is not He, Who created the heavens and the earth Able to create the like of them? Yes, indeed! He is the All-Knowing Supreme Creator

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Is not He, who created the heavens and earth, able to create the like of them? Yes indeed; He is the All-creator, the All-knowing
George Sale
Is not He who hath created the heavens and the earth, able to create new creatures like unto them? Yea certainly: For He is the wise creator
Edward Henry Palmer
Is not He who created the heavens and the earth able to create the like thereof? yea! He is the knowing Creator
John Medows Rodwell
What! must not He who hath created the Heavens and the Earth be mighty enough to create your likes? Yes! and He is the skilful creator
N J Dawood (2014)
Or has He who created the heavens and the earth no power to create others like them? That He surely has. He is the all-knowing Creator

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
“Is it not possible for the One who created the heavens and Earth to create anew? Yes, indeed, for He is the Creator, the All-knowing.
Sayyid Qutb
Is, then, He who has created the heavens and the earth unable to create their like? Of course He can. He alone is the supreme Creator, the All- Knowing.
Ahmed Hulusi
Is He who created the heavens and the earth not able to create their like with His Names? Yes! HU is the Hallaq, the Aleem.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Is not He, Who created the heavens and the earth, able to create the like of them? Yes, (He can!) And he is the Creator (Omnipotent), the Knower.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Is He Who has created the heavens and the earth not able to create their likes anew! Indeed He is. And He is the Creator Supreme, AL-'Alim of all
Mir Aneesuddin
Is not He Who created the skies and the earth, able to create the like of them, why not? And He is the Great Creator Who knows.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
"Is not He Who created the heavens and the earth able to create the like thereof?" - Yea, indeed! for He is the Creator Supreme, of skill and knowledge (infinite)
OLD Literal Word for Word
Is it not (He) Who created the heavens and the earth Able to [that] create (the) like of them. Yes, indeed! and He (is) the Supreme Creator, the All-Knower