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Muhammad Asad
God, your Sustainer and the Sustainer of your forebears of old?”
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Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?”
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God, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"

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Arabic
اللَّهَ رَبَّكُمْ وَرَبَّ آبَائِكُمُ الْأَوَّلِين
Transliteration
Allaha rabbakum warabba aba-ikumu al-awwaleena
Transliteration-2
al-laha rabbakum warabba ābāikumu l-awalīn
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Allah, your Lord and (the) Lord (of) your forefathers (of) the former (people)?"

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
God, your Sustainer and the Sustainer of your forebears of old?”
M. M. Pickthall
Allah, your Lord and Lord of your forefathers
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
"Allah, your Lord and Cherisher and the Lord and Cherisher of your fathers of old?"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?”
Safi Kaskas
God, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"
Wahiduddin Khan
God your Lord and Lord of your forefathers
Shakir
Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your fathers of yore
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
God, your Lord and the Lord of your ancient fathers?
T.B.Irving
God your Lord, and your earliest forefathers´ Lord?"
Abdul Hye
Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?”
The Study Quran
God is your Lord and the Lord of your fathers of old.
Dr. Kamal Omar
Allah, your Nourisher-Sustainer and Nourisher-Sustainer of your initial forefathers?”
Farook Malik
- Allah - Who is your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
God is your Lord, and the Lord of your ancestors.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Allah, your Lord, and The Lord of your earliest fathers?"
Muhammad Sarwar
who is your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
that is, Allah who is your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?
Shabbir Ahmed
Allah! Your Lord, and Lord of your forefathers."
Dr. Munir Munshey
"Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"
Syed Vickar Ahamed
"Allah— Your Lord and (Cherisher and) the Lord (and Cherisher) of your fathers from the earlier days?"
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Allah , your Lord and the Lord of your first forefathers?"
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
"God is your Lord, and the Lord of your fathers of old!"
Abdel Haleem
God, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?’
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Allah, your Lord and Lord of your forefathers
Ahmed Ali
God, your Lord, and the Lord of your fathers?"
Aisha Bewley
Allah is your Lord and Lord of your forefathers, the previous peoples,´
Ali Ünal
"God, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"
Ali Quli Qara'i
Allah, your Lord and Lord of your forefathers?’
Hamid S. Aziz
"Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your fathers of past times (ancestors)?"
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
God is your Master and Master of your forefathers
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
“Your Lord and the Lord of your ancestors?
Musharraf Hussain
Isn’t Allah Your Lord and Lord of your forefathers?”
Maududi
Allah is your Lord and the Lord of your ancestors of yore."
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
"God is your Lord, and the Lord of your fathers of old!"
Mohammad Shafi
" — Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Allah, Who is your Lord and the Lord of your forefather`?
Rashad Khalifa
"GOD; your Lord, and the Lord of your forefathers!"
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Allah is your Lord and the Lord of your fathers, the ancients.
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your fathers of yore
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
God (is) your Lord, and your fathers'/forefathers' lord the first/beginners
Bijan Moeinian
“God is your Lord as well as the Lord of your forefathers.”
Faridul Haque
“Allah, Who is, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?”
Sher Ali
ALLAH, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers of old?
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Allah, Who is your Lord and the Lord of your foregoing ancestors (as well)?
Amatul Rahman Omar
`Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers of old.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
"Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
God, your Lord, and the Lord of your fathers, the ancients?
George Sale
God is your Lord, and the Lord of your forefathers
Edward Henry Palmer
God your Lord and the Lord of your fathers of yore?
John Medows Rodwell
God is your Lord, and the Lord of your sires of old?"
N J Dawood (2014)
God is your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers.‘

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
“Allah [is] your Lord and the Lord of your ancestors.”
Sayyid Qutb
God, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?'
Ahmed Hulusi
“Your Rabb is Allah, the Rabb of your forefathers!”
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Allah is your Lord and the Lord of fathers of old.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
"Who is Allah, your Creator and the Creator of your forefathers!"
Mir Aneesuddin
Allah is your Fosterer and the Fosterer of your forefathers.”

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
"God, your Lord and Cherisher and the Lord and Cherisher of your fathers of old?"
OLD Literal Word for Word
Allah, your Lord and (the) Lord (of) your forefathers?