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And how many a prophet did We send to people of olden times
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˹Imagine˺ how many prophets We sent to those ˹destroyed˺ before!
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How many prophets We sent among the earlier people

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Arabic   
‏وَكَمْ أَرْسَلْنَا مِن نَّبِىٍّۢ فِى ٱلْأَوَّلِينَ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
wakam arsalnā min nabiyyin fī l-awalīn
Word for Word
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And how many we sent from a Prophet among the former (people),

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
And how many a prophet did We send to people of olden times
M. M. Pickthall   
How many a prophet did We send among the men of old
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
But how many were the prophets We sent amongst the peoples of old
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
˹Imagine˺ how many prophets We sent to those ˹destroyed˺ before!
Safi Kaskas   
How many prophets We sent among the earlier people
Wahiduddin Khan   
We have sent many a prophet to earlier people
Shakir   
And how many a prophet have We sent among the ancients
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
And how many a Prophet sent We among the ancient ones!
T.B.Irving   
How many prophets have We sent to early men?
Abdul Hye   
And how many prophets have We sent amongst the previous people?
The Study Quran   
How many a prophet did We send among those of old
Dr. Kamal Omar   
And how many a Prophet have We sent among the initial people
Farook Malik   
And how many Prophets have We sent among the ancient peoples
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
How many a prophet did We send to the ancients
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
And how many a Prophet We sent among the earliest (people)
Muhammad Sarwar   
How many Messengers did We send to the ancient people
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
How many a messenger We have sent to the earlier people
Shabbir Ahmed   
And how many a Prophet did We send to the previous generations
Dr. Munir Munshey   
Many a prophet did We send to the earlier generations
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
And how many prophets We sent among the peoples of the old
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
And how many a prophet We sent among the former peoples
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
And how many a prophet did We send to the previous generations
Abdel Haleem   
We have sent many a prophet to earlier peopl
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
And how many a prophet We sent among the ancients
Ahmed Ali   
Many a prophet had We sent to the earlier communities
Aisha Bewley   
How many Prophets We sent to the previous peoples!
Ali Ünal   
How many a Prophet have We sent to convey Our Message among the former peoples
Ali Quli Qara'i   
How many a prophet We have sent to the ancients
Hamid S. Aziz   
And how many a prophet have We sent among the ancients
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
And how many prophets did We send among the earlier ones
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
But how many were the messengers We sent among peoples throughout history
Musharraf Hussain   
We sent many prophets to the past generations;
Maududi   
How many a Prophet did We send to the earlier peoples
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
And how many a prophet did We send to the previous generations
Mohammad Shafi   
And how many of the prophets did We send amongst the ancient peoples!

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
And how many a communicator of unseen (a prophet) did We send among the earlier people.
Rashad Khalifa   
We have sent many a prophet to the previous generations.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
How many a Prophet did We send to the ancients
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
And how many a prophet did We send among the ancients
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
And how many We sent from a prophet in the first/beginners
Bijan Moeinian   
Before Mohammad, God sent many prophets to their own people. …
Faridul Haque   
And how many Prophets We did send among the earlier people
Sher Ali   
And how many a Prophet did WE send among the earlier peoples
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
And how many a Messenger We sent amongst the preceding communities
Amatul Rahman Omar   
And so many a Prophet did We send among the earlier peoples
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
And how many a Prophet have We sent amongst the men of old

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Arthur John Arberry   
How many a Prophet We sent among the ancients
George Sale   
And how many prophets have We sent among those of old
Edward Henry Palmer   
How many prophets have we sent amongst those of yore
John Medows Rodwell   
Yet how many prophets sent we among those of old
N J Dawood (2014)   
Many a prophet did We send forth to the ancients

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Linda “iLHam” Barto   
How many prophets did We send among the ancient peoples?
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
How many prophets have We sent to early men?
Ahmed Hulusi   
And many Nabis We have disclosed within previous peoples.
Mir Aneesuddin   
And how many a prophet did We send among the ancients?
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
Nor is it a novelty to send you a prophet as a spectacle and a warning, How many did We send to those dating far back into the distant pas

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
But how many were the prophets We sent amongst the peoples of old
OLD Literal Word for Word   
And how many We sent a Prophet among the former (people)