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Muhammad Asad
wearing [garments] of silk and brocade, facing one another [in love]
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
dressed in fine silk and rich brocade, facing one another.
Safi Kaskas
wearing fine silk and brocade, facing each other.

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Arabic
يَلْبَسُونَ مِن سُندُسٍ وَإِسْتَبْرَقٍ مُّتَقَابِلِين
Transliteration
Yalbasoona min sundusin wa-istabraqin mutaqabileena
Transliteration-2
yalbasūna min sundusin wa-is'tabraqin mutaqābilīn
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Wearing garments of fine silk and heavy silk, facing each other.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
wearing [garments] of silk and brocade, facing one another [in love]
M. M. Pickthall
Attired in silk and silk embroidery, facing one another
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Dressed in fine silk and in rich brocade, they will face each other
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
dressed in fine silk and rich brocade, facing one another.
Safi Kaskas
wearing fine silk and brocade, facing each other.
Wahiduddin Khan
dressed in fine silk and in rich brocade, and they will face each other
Shakir
They shall wear of fine and thick silk, (sitting) face to face
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
wearing fine silk and brocade, ones who face one another.
T.B.Irving
They will wear satin and brocade as they sit facing one another, just like that;
Abdul Hye
dressed in fine silk and also in thick silk, facing each other.
The Study Quran
wearing fine silk and rich brocade, facing one another
Dr. Kamal Omar
they will put on dresses made of fine silk and heavy brocade, (they will recline on couches) facing each other
Farook Malik
dressed in fine silk and rich brocade, sitting face to face
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Dressed in silk and brocade, facing one another
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Wearing (garments) of serenest and brocade, facing one another
Muhammad Sarwar
clothed in fine silk and rich brocade, sitting face to face with one another
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
They will be dressed in fine silk and thick silk, facing each other
Shabbir Ahmed
Dressed in fine silk and in rich brocade, in a company affectionate they will be
Dr. Munir Munshey
Dressed in lush luxurious brocade, they shall sit facing each other
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Dressed in fine silk and in rich lace, they will face each other
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Wearing [garments of] fine silk and brocade, facing each other
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
Wearing silk and satin; facing each other
Abdel Haleem
clothed in silk and fine brocade, facing one another
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Attired in fine silk and brocade, facing each other
Ahmed Ali
Dressed in brocade and shot silk, facing one another
Aisha Bewley
wearing fine silk and rich brocade, face to face with one another.
Ali Ünal
Dressed in fine silk and silk brocade, (seated) face to face
Ali Quli Qara'i
dressed in fine silk and brocade, sitting face to face
Hamid S. Aziz
Attired in fine silk and rich brocade, face to face
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
They wear (clothes) from fine and heavy silk, facing each other
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Dressed in fine silk and in rich brocade, they will face each other
Musharraf Hussain
wearing embroidered silken dress enjoying each other’s company.
Maududi
Attired in silk and brocade, they shall be arrayed face to face
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
Wearing silk and satin; facing each other
Mohammad Shafi
Dressed in silk and brocade, and facing one another

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
They shall wear fine silk and brocade facing one another.
Rashad Khalifa
Wearing velvet and satin; close to each other.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
dressed in silks and brocade, set face to face
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Wearing fine and thick silk, facing one another -
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
They dress from sarcenet (a certain type of silk or brocade), and brocade (silk and gold fabric), facing each other
Bijan Moeinian
Dressed in fine silk cloths
Faridul Haque
They will be dressed in fine silk and embroidery, facing one another (on thrones)
Sher Ali
Attired in fine silk and heavy brocade, facing one another
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Dressed in fine silk and heavy brocade, facing one another
Amatul Rahman Omar
They shall wear fine silk and heavy brocade (and will be sitting) face to face
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Dressed in fine silk and (also) in thick silk, facing each other

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
robed in silk and brocade, set face to face
George Sale
They shall be cloathed in fine silk, and in satin; and they shall sit facing one another
Edward Henry Palmer
they shall be clad in satin and stout silk face to face
John Medows Rodwell
Clothed in silk and richest robes, facing one another
N J Dawood (2014)
arrayed in rich silks and fine brocade

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
[They will be] dressed in fine silk and rich brocade. They will face each other.
Ahmed Hulusi
Dressed in fine silk and brocade, facing one another.
Mir Aneesuddin
dressed in fine and thick silk, facing each other.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Dressed up in silk gowns and ornamented brocade and seated in opposite directions enjoying the glory of heaven

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Dressed in fine silk and in rich brocade, they will face each other
OLD Literal Word for Word
Wearing garments of fine silk and heavy silk, facing each other