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AYAH as-Saffat 37:153 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic أَصْطَفَى الْبَنَاتِ عَلَى الْبَنِينَ zoom
Transliteration Astafa albanati AAala albaneena zoom
Transliteration-2 aṣṭafā l-banāti ʿalā l-banīna zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
 Has He chosen [the] daughters over sons? zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad “He has chosen daughters in preference to sons”! zoom
M. M. Pickthall (And again of their falsehood): He hath preferred daughters to sons. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) Did He (then) choose daughters rather than sons? zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) Did He (then) choose daughters rather than sons? zoom
Shakir Has He chosen daughters in preference to sons? zoom
Wahiduddin Khan Has He chosen daughters over sons? zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar Favored He daughters over sons? zoom
T.B.Irving Would He select daughters ahead of sons? zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab Has He chosen daughters over sons? zoom
Safi Kaskas Has He chosen daughters over sons? zoom
Abdul Hye  Has He chosen daughters (rather than) sons? zoom
The Study Quran Has He chosen daughters over sons? zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) Has He chosen the daughters over the sons zoom
Abdel Haleem Did He truly choose daughters in preference to sons? zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi Hath He chosen daughters above sons? zoom
Ahmed Ali Does He prefer sons to daughters? zoom
Aisha Bewley Has He chosen daughters over sons? zoom
Ali Ünal He has (made gender-discrimination and so) chosen daughters in preference to sons, has He? zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i Has he preferred daughters to sons? zoom
Hamid S. Aziz Has He chosen daughters in preference to sons? zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali Has he elected daughters above sons? zoom
Muhammad Sarwar Has He chosen daughters in preference to sons? zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani Is it that Allah has chosen daughters (for Himself) instead of sons? zoom
Shabbir Ahmed When they say, "He has chosen daughters over sons." zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed Did He (then) choose daughters rather than sons? zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) Has He chosen daughters over sons? zoom
Farook Malik Would He choose daughters rather than sons? zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey Does He (really) prefer daughters over sons? zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar Has He chosen daughters in preference to sons? zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) So He preferred girls over boys? zoom
Maududi Did He choose daughters rather than sons? zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad Did He choose the daughters over the sons? zoom
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018) Did He choose daughters over sons? zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) Has He chosen the daughters over the sons? zoom
Mohammad Shafi Has He preferred to have daughters over sons? zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian Has God begotten a girl instead of a son?… zoom
Faridul Haque “Has he chosen daughters instead of sons?” zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah Has He chosen daughters above sons? zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali Has He preferred daughters to sons? zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira He chose/purified the daughters on/over the sons. zoom
Sher Ali Has HE chosen daughters in preference to sons? zoom
Rashad Khalifa Did He choose the girls over the boys? zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) Has He chosen daughters leaving sons? zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar Has He chosen daughters in preference to sons? zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri Has He chosen daughters instead of sons? (The creed of the disbelievers of Mecca is being refuted in the language of their logic and mentality.) zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali Has He (then) chosen daughters rather than sons? zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry Has He chosen daughters above sons? zoom
Edward Henry Palmer Has he preferred daughters to sons? zoom
George Sale Hath he chosen daughters preferably to sons? zoom
John Medows Rodwell Would he have preferred daughters to sons? zoom
N J Dawood (2014) Would He choose daughters, rather than sons? zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Sayyid Qutb Would He then choose daughters in preference to sons? zoom
Ahmed Hulusi Has (Allah) chosen daughters over sons? zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli Has He chosen daughters in preference to sons? zoom
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim Did He exercise choice and He preferred daughters to sons! zoom
Mir Aneesuddin Has He chosen daughters (in preference to) sons? zoom

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