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Muhammad Asad
And [yet] they claim that the angels - who in themselves are but beings created by the Most Gracious - are females: [but] did they witness their creation? This false claim of theirs will be recorded, and they will be called to account [for it on Judgment Day]
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Still they have labelled the angels, who are servants of the Most Compassionate, as female. Did they witness their creation? Their statement will be recorded, and they will be questioned!
Safi Kaskas
Yet, they designated the angels, who are created to worship the Merciful, as females. Have they witnessed their creation? Their claim will be recorded, and they will be questioned about it.

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وَجَعَلُوا الْمَلَائِكَةَ الَّذِينَ هُمْ عِبَادُ الرَّحْمَٰنِ إِنَاثًا أَشَهِدُوا خَلْقَهُمْ سَتُكْتَبُ شَهَادَتُهُمْ وَيُسْأَلُون
Transliteration
WajaAAaloo almala-ikata allatheena hum AAibadu alrrahmani inathan ashahidoo khalqahum satuktabu shahadatuhum wayus-aloona
Transliteration-2
wajaʿalū l-malāikata alladhīna hum ʿibādu l-raḥmāni ināthan ashahidū khalqahum satuk'tabu shahādatuhum wayus'alūn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And they made, the Angels, those who themselves (are) slaves (of) the Most Gracious, females. Did they witness their creation? Will be recorded their testimony, and they will be questioned.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
And [yet] they claim that the angels - who in themselves are but beings created by the Most Gracious - are females: [but] did they witness their creation? This false claim of theirs will be recorded, and they will be called to account [for it on Judgment Day]
M. M. Pickthall
And they make the angels, who are the slaves of the Beneficent, females. Did they witness their creation? Their testimony will be recorded and they will be questioned
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
And they make into females angels who themselves serve Allah. Did they witness their creation? Their evidence will be recorded, and they will be called to account
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Still they have labelled the angels, who are servants of the Most Compassionate, as female. Did they witness their creation? Their statement will be recorded, and they will be questioned!
Safi Kaskas
Yet, they designated the angels, who are created to worship the Merciful, as females. Have they witnessed their creation? Their claim will be recorded, and they will be questioned about it.
Wahiduddin Khan
They consider the angels God's servantsto be female. Did they witness their creation? Their claim will be put on record and they will be questioned about it
Shakir
And they make the angels-- them who are the servants of the Beneficent Allah-- female (divinities). What! did they witness their creation? Their evidence shall be written down and they shall be questioned
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And made they the angels—who themselves are servants of The Merciful— females? Bore they witness to their creation? Their giving testimony will be written down. And they will be asked about it.
T.B.Irving
They even pretend the angels who are the Mercy-giving´s servants are females! Were they present at their own creation? Their testimony will be written down and they will be questioned about it.
Abdul Hye
And they regard the angels as females who themselves are servants of the beneficent (Allah). Did they witness their creation? Their witness will be recorded and they will be questioned!
The Study Quran
And they have made the angels, who are servants of the Compassionate, females. Did they witness their creation? Their witnessing shall be recorded, and they will be questioned
Dr. Kamal Omar
And (misled) people have made the angels who are Ibad of Ar-Rahman as feminine (in gender). Have they witnessed the creation of those (angels)? Soon will be recorded their testimony and they will be put to questioning
Farook Malik
They regard the angels, who are themselves servants of the Compassionate, as female divinities. Did they witness their creation? They should know that their testimony shall be noted down and they shall be called to account for it
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
And they appoint the angels, who are servants to the Most Gracious, as females. Have they witnessed their creation? Their claim will be recorded, and they will be questioned
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And they have made the Angels, who are the bondmen of The All-Merciful, females. Did they witness their creation? Their testimony will be written down, and they will be questioned (about it)
Muhammad Sarwar
Do they say that the angels, who are the servants of the Beneficent God, are females? Have they witnessed their creation? Their words as such will be recorded and they will be questioned for it
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
They have held angels, who are the servants of RaHman, as females. Have they witnessed their creation? Their testimony will be recorded, and they will be questioned
Shabbir Ahmed
And they 'make' the angels who are servants of the Beneficent, females. Did they witness their creation? Their testimony will be recorded, and they will be called to account (for their false claims)
Dr. Munir Munshey
They depict the angels, who are the servants of Allah, as female beings. At the time of the creation of angels, were they present? Their statements are being written down and they shall be questioned
Syed Vickar Ahamed
And they make into females angels who serve Allah. Did they witness their (the angel’s) creation? Their evidence will be recorded, and they will be questioned (about it)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And they have made the angels, who are servants of the Most Merciful, females. Did they witness their creation? Their testimony will be recorded, and they will be questioned
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And they have made the Angels, who are servants of the Almighty, into females! Have they witnessed their creation We will record their testimony, and they will be asked
Abdel Haleem
They consider the angels- God’s servants- to be female. Did they witness their creation? Their claim will be put on record and they will be questioned about it
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And they make the angels who are the bondmen of the Compassionate females. Have they witnessed their creation? Their testimony will be written down, and they will be questioned
Ahmed Ali
Yet they have made the angels, who are creatures of Ar-Rahman, females. Did they witness their creation? We shall record their testimony, and they will be interrogated
Aisha Bewley
They have designated the angels as female, those who are in the presence of the All-Merciful! Were they present to witness their creation? Their testimony will be recorded and they will be asked about it!
Ali Ünal
And yet they have judged the angels, who are themselves the servants of the All-Merciful, to be females (whom they judge to be of little value, and yet regard as His daughters). Did they witness their creation? This testimony of theirs will be recorded, and they will be called to account (for this falsehood in the Hereafter)
Ali Quli Qara'i
And they have made the angels —who are servants of the All-beneficent— females. Were they witness to their creation? Their testimony will be written down and they shall be questioned
Hamid S. Aziz
And they make the angels, who are the servants of the Beneficent Allah, female (divinities). What! Did they witness their creation? Their evidence shall be recorded and they shall be questioned
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And they made the angels, those who are servants of the beneficent, females! Did they witness their creation? Their testimony is going to be written down and they will be questioned
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
And they created into females, angels who themselves serve God. Did they witness their creation? Their evidence will be recorded, and they will be called to account
Musharraf Hussain
They describe the angels who are servants of the Most Kind as females. Were they present at their creation? Their false claims are recorded and they will be questioned
Maududi
They claim that angels, who are Allah´s chosen servants, are females. Did they witness how their body is constituted? Their testimony shall be written and they shall be called to account
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
And they have claimed the angels who are with the Almighty are females! Have they been made witness to their creation? We will record their testimony, and they will be asked
Mohammad Shafi
And they make angels, who themselves are subjects of the Gracious One, into females. Did they witness their creation? Their evidence will be recorded, and they will be questioned

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And they have appointed the angles who are bondmen of the Most Affectionate, females. Were they present at the time of their creation? Now their evidence shall be recorded and they shall be questioned.
Rashad Khalifa
They claimed that the angels, who are servants of the Most Gracious, are females! Have they witnessed their creation? Their claims are recorded, and they will be asked.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
They claim that the angels, who are themselves the worshipers of the Merciful, are females. Did they witness their creation! Their witness shall be written down and they shall be questioned
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And they make the angels who are the servants of the Beneficent, females. Did they witness their creation? Their evidence will be recorded and they will be questioned
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And they made the angels those who they are the merciful's worshippers/slaves (as) females, did they witness their creation? Their testimony/certification will be written , and they (will) be asked/questioned
Bijan Moeinian
The disbelievers say that the Angles (who are created by and are the servants of the Most Gracious) are female! Have their witnessed their creation [for committing such a blasphemy]? Know that their saying is recorded and will be used against them
Faridul Haque
And they appoint the angels, who are the bondmen of the Most Gracious, as females; were they present at the time of the angels’ creation? Their declaration will be now recorded and they will be questioned
Sher Ali
And they regard as females the angels who are the servants of the Gracious God. Did they witness their creation? Then their testimony will be recorded, and they will be questioned
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And they have declared the angels who are the servants of the Most Kind (Lord) to be women. Were they present at the time of their creation? (They were not, so) now their witness will be recorded, and they will be interrogated (on the Last Day)
Amatul Rahman Omar
And they regard the angels who are the servants of the Most Gracious (God) as females. Did they witness their creation? In that case their testimony will be recorded and they will be questioned (about it)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
And they make the angels who themselves are slaves to the Most Beneficent (Allah) females. Did they witness their creation? Their evidence will be recorded, and they will be questioned

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
And they have made the angels, who are themselves servants of the All-merciful, females. What, did they witness their creation? Their witness shall be written down, and they shall be questioned
George Sale
And do they make the angels, who are the servants of the Merciful, females? Were they present at their creation? Their testimony shall be written down, and they shall be examined concerning the same, on the day of judgment
Edward Henry Palmer
And have they made the angels, who are the servants of the Merciful One, females? Were they witnesses of their creation? their witness shall be written down, and they shall be questioned
John Medows Rodwell
And they make the angels who are the servants of God of Mercy, females. What! did they witness their creation? Their witness shall be taken down, and they shall hereafter be enquired at
N J Dawood (2014)
They make females the angels who are the Merciful‘s servants: did they witness their creation? Their testimony shall be noted down; and they shall be closely questioned

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
They consider as females the angels who are servants to the Most Gracious. Did they witness their creation? Their testimony will be recorded. They will be made accountable.
Ahmed Hulusi
They defined the servant angels of Allah as females! Were they witnesses to their creation? Their testimony is recorded; they will be questioned!
Mir Aneesuddin
And they regard the angels, who are servants of the Beneficent ( Allah ), ( as ) females. Did they witness their creation? Their evidence will be recorded and they will be questioned.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
And they chose female designations to be the appellations they use of and toward the angels who are servants of Allah, AL-Rahman! Did they witness their Creation! We will commit to writing their irresponsible statement and call them to account

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
And they make into females angels who themselves serve God. Did they witness their creation? Their evidence will be recorded, and they will be called to account
OLD Literal Word for Word
And they made, the Angels, those who themselves (are) slaves (of) the Most Gracious, females. Did they witness their creation? Will be recorded their testimony, and they will be questioned