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Muhammad Asad
But Pharaoh said: “O Haman! Build me a lofty tower, that haply I may attain to the [right] mean
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Pharaoh ordered, “O Hamân! Build me a high tower so I may reach the pathways
Safi Kaskas
[Then] Pharaoh said, "Haman, build me a tower that I may gain means of access,

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وَقَالَ فِرْعَوْنُ يَا هَامَانُ ابْنِ لِي صَرْحًا لَّعَلِّي أَبْلُغُ الْأَسْبَاب
Transliteration
Waqala firAAawnu ya hamanu ibni lee sarhan laAAallee ablughu al-asbaba
Transliteration-2
waqāla fir'ʿawnu yāhāmānu ib'ni lī ṣarḥan laʿallī ablughu l-asbāb
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And said Firaun, "O Haman! Construct for me a tower that I may reach the ways

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
But Pharaoh said: “O Haman! Build me a lofty tower, that haply I may attain to the [right] mean
M. M. Pickthall
And Pharaoh said: O Haman! Build for me a tower that haply I may reach the roads
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Pharaoh said: "O Haman! Build me a lofty palace, that I may attain the ways and means
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Pharaoh ordered, “O Hamân! Build me a high tower so I may reach the pathways
Safi Kaskas
[Then] Pharaoh said, "Haman, build me a tower that I may gain means of access,
Wahiduddin Khan
Pharaoh said, O Haman, build for me a lofty building so that I may gain acces
Shakir
And Firon said: O Haman! build for me a tower that I may attain the means of access
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And Pharaoh said: O Haman! Build for me a pavilion so that perhaps I will reach the routes,
T.B.Irving
Pharaoh said; "Haman, build me a tower so that I may reach the means of access,
Abdul Hye
And Pharaoh said: “O Haman! Build a tower for me so that I may arrive at the ways,
The Study Quran
And Pharaoh said, “O Haman! Build for me a tower, that perhaps I may attain the means
Dr. Kamal Omar
And Firaun said: “O Haman! Build me a sarhan [‘a device’ (luxurious space-going flying ship)] that I may reach the pathways —
Farook Malik
After hearing this, Pharoah said: "O Haman! Build me a high tower that I may attain the means of access
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
And Pharaoh said, 'O Hamaan, build me a tower, that I may reach the pathways
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And Firaawn (Pharaoh) said, "O Haman, build for me a tower that possibly I would reach the means (of ascension)
Muhammad Sarwar
Pharaoh said, "Haman, build a tower of baked bricks for me so that I shall have access
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
And Fir‘aun (Pharaoh) said, .O Haman, make a tower for me, perhaps I could reach the ways &ndash
Shabbir Ahmed
(Thus spoke the believer among Pharaoh's folk.) And Pharaoh remarked, "O Haman! Build for me a lofty tower that I may have enough means
Dr. Munir Munshey
The pharaoh said, "Oh Haaman, build me a lofty tower so I may attain the (right) means,"
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Firon (Pharaoh) said: "O Haman! Build me a lofty tower (high palace), that I may find the ways and means&mdash
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And Pharaoh said, "O Haman, construct for me a tower that I might reach the ways
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And Pharaoh said: "O Haamaan, build for me a high platform that I may uncover the secrets."
Abdel Haleem
Pharaoh said, ‘Haman, build me a tall tower so that I may reach the ropes that lea
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And Fir'awn said: O Haman! build for me a tower that haply I may reach the ways of acces
Ahmed Ali
The Pharaoh said: "O Haman, build me a lofty tower that I may perhaps find the mean
Aisha Bewley
Pharaoh said, ´Haman, build me a tower so that perhaps I may gain means of access,
Ali Ünal
The Pharaoh said: "O Haman! Build me a lofty tower so that I may attain the ways
Ali Quli Qara'i
And Pharaoh said, ‘O Haman! Build me a tower so that I may reach the route
Hamid S. Aziz
And Pharaoh said, "O Haman! Build for me a tower that I may attain the ways and means
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And Pharaoh said: Haman, build me a palace so that I may reach the roads (ways of access to)
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Pharaoh said, “O Haman, build me a lofty palace, that I may attain the destiny
Musharraf Hussain
The Pharaoh said, “Haman, build a tower for me, so I might find pathways reaching
Maududi
Pharaoh said: "Haman, build for me a lofty tower that I may scale the highways
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
And Pharaoh said: "O Haamaan, build for me a high platform that I may uncover the secrets.
Mohammad Shafi
And Pharaoh said, "O Haman! Build for me a tower that I may get to the means."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And Firawn said, 'O Hamman', build for me a lofty palace that I may reach the ways.
Rashad Khalifa
Pharaoh said, "O Haamaan, build for me a high tower, that I may reach out and discover.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Pharaoh said: 'Haman, build me a tower that I can reach the ways
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And Pharaoh said: O Haman, build for me a tower that I may attain the means of access -
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And Pharaoh said: "You Haman , build/construct a palace/towering building for me, maybe/perhaps I reach the reasons/motives ."
Bijan Moeinian
Pharaoh then [interrupted the man arrogantly and] said to Haman [his Prime Minister]: “Build for me a tall tower so that I may reach the heaven and look at this god of Moses&hellip
Faridul Haque
And said Firaun, “O Haman! Build a high palace for me, in order that I may reach the routes.”
Sher Ali
And Pharaoh said, `O Haman, build thou for me a lofty tower that I may attain to the means of access
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And Pharaoh said: ‘O Haman, build me a towering palace so that (climbing it) I may reach the tracts
Amatul Rahman Omar
And Pharaoh said, `O Haman! build for me a lofty tower that I may find access to the means
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
And Firaun (Pharaoh) said: "O Haman! Build me a tower that I may arrive at the ways

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Pharaoh said, 'Haman, build for me a tower, that haply so I may reach the cords
George Sale
And Pharaoh said, O Haman, build me a tower, that I may reach the tracts
Edward Henry Palmer
And Pharaoh said, 'O Haman! build for me a tower, haply I may reach the tracts,
John Medows Rodwell
And Pharaoh said, "O Haman, Build for me a tower that I may reach the avenues
N J Dawood (2014)
And Pharaoh said: ‘Haman build me a tower that I may reach the highways ―

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Pharaoh said, “O Haman, build me a lofty tower so I may gain access.
Ahmed Hulusi
Pharaoh said, “O Hamam! Build for me a high tower that I may reach the ways.”
Mir Aneesuddin
And Firawn said, “O Haman ! build a lofty tower for me that I may reach the ways,
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
And Pharaoh said to his grand vizier: "O Haman: erect for me a lofty building soaring skyward; I may find the means of attaining my objective, "

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Pharaoh said: "O Haman! Build me a lofty palace, that I may attain the ways and means
OLD Literal Word for Word
And said Firaun, "O Haman! Construct for me a tower that I may reach the way