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Muhammad Asad
God has laid down that the Ka'bah, the Inviolable Temple, shall be a symbol for all mankind; and [so, too] the sacred month [of pilgrimage] and the garlanded offerings [are symbols] meant to make you aware that God is aware of all that is in the heavens and all that is on earth, and that God has full knowledge of everything
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Allah has made the Ka’bah—the Sacred House—a sanctuary of well-being for all people, along with the sacred months, the sacrificial animals, and the ˹offerings decorated with˺ garlands. All this so you may know that Allah knows whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth, and that He has ˹perfect˺ knowledge of everything.
Safi Kaskas
God has made the Ka'bah, the Sacred House, a sanctuary for human beings, and the Sacred Months, the animals for sacrifice and their garlands, so that you will be aware that God has knowledge about all that is in the heavens and the earth. God knows about everything.

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Arabic
جَعَلَ اللَّهُ الْكَعْبَةَ الْبَيْتَ الْحَرَامَ قِيَامًا لِّلنَّاسِ وَالشَّهْرَ الْحَرَامَ وَالْهَدْيَ وَالْقَلَائِدَ ذَٰلِكَ لِتَعْلَمُوا أَنَّ اللَّهَ يَعْلَمُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ وَأَنَّ اللَّهَ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عَلِيم
Transliteration
JaAAala Allahu alkaAAbata albayta alharama qiyaman lilnnasi waalshshahra alharama waalhadya waalqala-ida thalika litaAAlamoo anna Allaha yaAAlamu ma fee alssamawati wama fee al-ardi waanna Allaha bikulli shay-in AAaleemun
Transliteration-2
jaʿala l-lahu l-kaʿbata l-bayta l-ḥarāma qiyāman lilnnāsi wal-shahra l-ḥarāma wal-hadya wal-qalāida dhālika litaʿlamū anna l-laha yaʿlamu mā fī l-samāwāti wamā fī l-arḍi wa-anna l-laha bikulli shayin ʿalīmu
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
has made Allah the Kabah, the House, the Sacred, an establishment for mankind and the month(s) [the] sacred and the (animals) for offering and the garlands. That (is) so that you may know that Allah knows what (is) in the heavens and what (is) in the earth, and that Allah of every thing (is) All-Knowing.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
God has laid down that the Ka'bah, the Inviolable Temple, shall be a symbol for all mankind; and [so, too] the sacred month [of pilgrimage] and the garlanded offerings [are symbols] meant to make you aware that God is aware of all that is in the heavens and all that is on earth, and that God has full knowledge of everything
M. M. Pickthall
Allah hath appointed the Ka'bah, the Sacred House, a standard for mankind, and the Sacred Month and the offerings and the garlands. That is so that ye may know that Allah knoweth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth, and that Allah is Knower of all things
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Allah made the Ka'ba, the Sacred House, an asylum of security for men, as also the Sacred Months, the animals for offerings, and the garlands that mark them: That ye may know that Allah hath knowledge of what is in the heavens and on earth and that Allah is well acquainted with all things
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Allah has made the Ka’bah—the Sacred House—a sanctuary of well-being for all people, along with the sacred months, the sacrificial animals, and the ˹offerings decorated with˺ garlands. All this so you may know that Allah knows whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth, and that He has ˹perfect˺ knowledge of everything.
Safi Kaskas
God has made the Ka'bah, the Sacred House, a sanctuary for human beings, and the Sacred Months, the animals for sacrifice and their garlands, so that you will be aware that God has knowledge about all that is in the heavens and the earth. God knows about everything.
Wahiduddin Khan
God has made the Kabah, the Sacred House, a means of support as well as the sacred month and the sacrificial animals with their garlands. That is so that you may know that God has knowledge of whatever is in the heavens and on the earth and that He is fully aware of all things
Shakir
Allah has made the Kaaba, the sacred house, a maintenance for the people, and the sacred month and the offerings and the sacrificial animals with garlands; this is that you may know that Allah knows whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth, and that Allah is the Knower of all things
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
God made the Kabah the Sacred House, maintaining it for humanity and the Sacred Month and the sacrificial gift and the garlanded. That is so that you will know that God knows whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in and on the earth and that God is Knowing of everything.
T.B.Irving
God has placed the Kaba as the Hallowed House to be maintained for mankind, as well as the Hallowed Month and the offerings and garlands; that is so you may know that God knows whatever is in Heaven and whatever is on Earth, and that God is Aware of everything.
Abdul Hye
Allah has made the Ka’bah, the Sacred House, an establishment for mankind, and the sacred month, animals of offerings, and their collars (garlanded). All this is so that you may know that Allah knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth, and that Allah knows everything.
The Study Quran
God has made the Ka?bah, the Sacred House, a support for mankind, and the sacred month, and the offerings, and the garlands, this that you might know that God knows whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is on the earth, and that God is Knower of all things
Dr. Kamal Omar
Allah has established the Ka’ba, the Sacred, protected and prohibited House as an Asylum and Rendesvous for mankind (for Hajj, Umra, Tawaf and Salat) and the protected month, and Al-Hadiya, and the garlands (that encircle the necks of gift-animals that are proceeding to the Ka’ba). This, (He has done) that you may know that Allah knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth, and that Allah is All-Knower of each and every thing. [If one performs pre-Hajj Umra in Hajj-season and also attends Hajj, or breaks certain prohibitions related to Harem, Umra and Hajj, he has to offer animal-sacrifice]
Farook Malik
Allah has made the Ka‘bah of the Sacred House an eternal value for mankind, and so are the Sacred Months, the animal offerings, and the animals which are collared as a mark of dedication; so you must know that Allah has knowledge of what is in the heavens and in the earth and that Allah is well aware of everything
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
God has appointed the Kaabah, the Sacred House, a sanctuary for the people, and the Sacred Month, and the offerings, and the garlanded. That you may know that God knows everything in the heavens and the earth, and that God is Cognizant of all things
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Allah has made the Kacbah, the Inviolable Home, an upright (in-gathering) for mankind, and (likewise He has made) the in- violable month, and the offering, and the garlands. That (is so) that you may know that Allah knows whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth, and that Allah is Ever-Knowing of everything
Muhammad Sarwar
God has made the Kabah, the Sacred House, the sacred months, the unmarked and marked sacrificial animals for the welfare of men and in order to inform you that God knows all that is in the heavens and the earth. He has the knowledge of all things
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Allah has made the Ka‘bah, the Sacred House, a source of stability for people, and also the sacred month and the sacrificial animal and the garlands. All this is because you may learn that Allah knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth. Allah is All-Knowing in respect of everything
Shabbir Ahmed
Allah has appointed the Ka'bah, the Sacred House, a Standard for mankind, the Sacred Months (2:194), the gifts for pilgrims, and the offerings marked with garlands. Know that Allah is fully Aware of all things in the heavens and all things in the earth. And that Allah knows all things and events
Dr. Munir Munshey
Allah has appointed the ´Kaaba´, the hallowed House, as a symbol (of solidarity and security) for (all) mankind, and (it is He Who has appointed) the sacred month, the sacrificial animals, and the animals garlanded as a mark of offering (at the ´Kaaba´). Thus, you would know that Allah is well aware of all that exists in the heavens and on earth. Allah has the (complete and comprehensive) knowledge of every (single) thing
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Allah made the Ka’bah, the Sacred House, a place of security and benefit for men, as also (He made) the Sacred Months, and the animals for offerings, and the garlands, that mark them: That you may know that Allah has knowledge of all what is in the heavens and in the earth and that Allah is All Knowing (Aleem) of all things
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Allah has made the Ka'bah, the Sacred House, standing for the people and [has sanctified] the sacred months and the sacrificial animals and the garlands [by which they are identified]. That is so you may know that Allah knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth and that Allah is Knowing of all things
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
God has made the Quadrangle to be the Restricted Sanctuary, to enforce for the people, and for the restricted month, and for the donations, and for regulation; that is so you know that God knows what is in heavens and what is in Earth, and that God is aware of all things
Abdel Haleem
God has made the Ka'ba- the Sacred House- a means of support for people, and the Sacred Months, the animals for sacrifice and their garlands: all this. Know that God has knowledge of all that is in the heavens and earth and that He is fully aware of all things
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Allah hath made the Ka'ba, the Sacred House, a maintenance for mankind and likewise the Sacred month, and so also the offering and the victims with garlands. That is in order that ye may know that Allah knoweth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth, and that of everything Allah is Knower
Ahmed Ali
God has made the Ka'bah, the Sacred House, a means of support for mankind, as also the holy month, the sacrificial offerings, and consecrated cattle, so that you may understand that known to God is all that is in the heavens and the earth, and God has knowledge of everything
Aisha Bewley
Allah has made the Ka´ba, the Sacred House, a special institution for mankind, and also the sacred months and the sacrificial animals and the ritual garlands. That is so you will know that Allah knows what is in the heavens and in the earth and that Allah has knowledge of all things.
Ali Ünal
God has made the Ka‘bah, the Sacred House, a standard and maintenance for the people, and also the Sacred Months (during which fighting is forbidden), and the animals for sacrificial offering, and the (camels wearing the sacrificial) collars. That is so that you may know that God knows whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth, and that God has full knowledge of everything
Ali Quli Qara'i
Allah has made the Ka‘bah, the Sacred House, a [means of] sustentation for mankind, and [also] the sacred month, the offering and the garlands, so that you may know that Allah knows whatever there is in the heavens and whatever there is in the earth, and that Allah has knowledge of all things
Hamid S. Aziz
Allah has made the Kaaba, the Sacred House, to be a standard (or an Asylum of Security) for men, and also the Sacred Month, and the Offering (sacrifices) and its Garland (which mark them); this is so that you may know that Allah knows what is in the heav
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
God made the Ka’aba, the sacred house, a source of support and a safe station for the people, and so are the sacred months and the offering (of sacrifice) and the collared offerings. That is for you to know that God knows what is in the skies and what is in the earth, and God knows everything
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
God made the Kaaba, the Sacred House, a sanctuary for people, and also the sacred months, the animals for offerings, and the garlands that identify them, that you may know that God has knowledge of what is in the heavens and on earth, and that God is well acquainted with all things
Musharraf Hussain
Allah has made the Kaaba a sacred house, built for the benefit of humanity, along with the sacred months, and the sacrificial and garlanded animals. This is so you know Allah has knowledge of all that is in the Heavens and on Earth. Allah knows everything
Maududi
Allah has appointed the Ka´bah, the Sacred House, as a means of support for (the collective life of) men, and has caused the holy month (of Pilgrimage), and the animals of sacrificial of-fering and their distinguishing collars to assist therein. This is so that you may know that Allah is aware of all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth; and that Allah has knowledge of everything
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
God has made the Ka'aba to be the Restricted Sanctuary; to stand for the people, and the restricted month, and the donations, and the regulations; that is so you may know that God knows what is in the heavens and what is in earth, and that God is aware of all things
Mohammad Shafi
Allah has made the sacred house of the Kaabah a symbol for the people to stand by, so also the sacred month, the offerings and the animals with garlands. It is a symbolic recognition that Allah has knowledge of all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth, and that Allah is aware of all things

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Allah made Kaaba the sacred House as an establishment for the people, and so the sacred month and the offerings of the sacred House and the animals with the marks hanging in the neck. That is so that you may believe that Allah knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth and that Allah knows everything
Rashad Khalifa
GOD has appointed the Ka`bah, the Sacred Masjid, to be a sanctuary for the people, and also the Sacred Months, the offerings (to the Sacred Masjid), and the garlands marking them. You should know that GOD knows everything in the heavens and the earth, and that GOD is Omniscient.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Allah has made the Ka'bah the Sacred House, as an establishment for people; and the Sacred Month, and the offering, and the necklaces, in order that you know that Allah has knowledge of all that is in the heavens and the earth; and that Allah has knowledge of all things
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Allah has made the Ka’bah, the Sacred House, a means of support for the people, and the sacred month and the offerings and the victims with garlands. That is that you may know that Allah knows whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth, and that Allah is Knower of all things
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
God put/made the Kaaba, the House/Home the Respected/Sacred standing to (for) the people and the forbidden/sacred the month and the offering and the necklaces , that to know that God knows what (is) in the skies/space and what (is) in the earth/Planet Earth, and that God (is) with every thing knowledgeable
Bijan Moeinian
God has appointed Kaaba (the oldest house of worship, built by Abraham in Mecca) as a sacred place of adoring the Lord and a peaceful place for the people. The sacred months and the animals dedicated to the sacrifice, which are marked by the garlands (so that people do not steal or harm them), too should be respected (so that people gather together in peace worshipping the Lord, increasing their brotherhood.) This is decided so that you [yourself think about the Wisdom of the Lord who provides a peaceful international gathering of millions of believers and] realize that the Lord knows anything that happens in the heavens and the earth and that God is the Most Knowledgeable
Faridul Haque
Allah has made the Ka’abah, the respected house, a cause for peoples survival, and the Sacred Month, and the sacrifices in the holy land, and the garlanded animals; this is so that you may be convinced that Allah knows all whatever is in the heavens and all whatever is in the earth, and that Allah is the All Knowing
Sher Ali
ALLAH has made the Ka'bah the Sacred House, a means of support and uplift for mankind, as also the Sacred Month and the offerings and the animals with collars. That is so that you may know that ALLAH knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth, and that ALLAH knows all things well
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Allah has made the Ka‘ba, the sacred (and venerable) House, a means to keep (peace in the spiritual and worldly matters of) the people. And also the Sacred Month and the animals of offerings to the Holy Ka‘ba and the animals with collars symbolic of sacrifice around their necks (brought into the sacred confines of Mecca, all have been granted sanctity and veneration by virtue of the same affinity); that is to make you know that Allah has the best knowledge of whatever there is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth, and Allah is Well Aware of everything
Amatul Rahman Omar
Allah has made the Ka'bah, the Holy House (at Makkah) to serve as an anchor (-a means of support) and a means of uplifting for mankind, and also( each) sacred month and animals brought as an offering and animals wearing necklaces (meant for sacrifice during the Hajj). He has done this that you may know that Allah knows all that lies in the heavens and all that lies in the earth, and that Allah has complete knowledge of all things
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Allah has made the Kabah, the Sacred House, an asylum of security and Hajj and Umrah (pilgrimage) for mankind, and also the Sacred Month and the animals of offerings and the garlanded (people or animals, etc. marked with the garlands on their necks made from the outer part of the stem of the Makkah trees for their security), that you may know that Allah has knowledge of all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth, and that Allah is the AllKnower of each and everything

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
God has appointed the Kaaba, the Holy House, as an establishment for men, and the holy month; the offering, and the necklaces -- that, that you may know that God knows all that is in the heavens and in the earth; and that God has knowledge of everything
George Sale
God has made the Ka'bah the Sacred House, a means of support and uplift for mankind, as also the Sacred Month and the offerings and the animals with collars. That is so that you may know that God knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth, and that God knows all things well
Edward Henry Palmer
God has made the Kaabah, the sacred House, to be a station for men, and the sacred month, and the offering and its neck garland; this is that ye may know that God knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth, and that God knows all things
John Medows Rodwell
God hath appointed the Caaba, the sacred house, to be a station for mankind, and the sacred month, and the offering, and its ornaments. This, that ye may know that God knoweth all that is in the heavens and on the earth, and that God hath knowledge of everything
N J Dawood (2014)
God has made the Ka‘bah, the Sacred House, a standing shrine for people; also the sacred month, and the sacrificial offerings with their ornaments, so that you may know God has knowledge of all that the heavens and the earth contain; that God has knowledge of all things

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Allah has made the Kabah, the sacred house, a symbol for all humanity. The sacred month [of pilgrimage] and the offerings and garlands are all symbols. They remind you that Allah has knowledge of what is in the skies and on earth. Allah is the All-knowing.
Sayyid Qutb
God has made the Ka`bah, the Inviolable House of Worship, a symbol for all mankind; and so too the sacred month and the garlanded sacrificial offerings. This, so that you may know that God is aware of all that is in the heavens and the earth, and that God has full knowledge of everything.
Ahmed Hulusi
Allah made the Kaba, the Sacred House, the Sacred Month, sacrificial animals and the garlands, a standing place for the people (for the endurance and continuation of people’s faith)... This is so you know that Allah knows what is in the heavens (the station of thought) and the earth (your body), and that Allah is Aleem over all things.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Allah has made the Ka'bah, the sacred House, a (means of) staying (in peace) for mankind, and (also) the Sacred Month and the offerings and the (animals with the) garlands. This is so that you may know that Allah knows whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth, and that Allah is All-Knowing of all things
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Allah has made the Ka’ba, the Sacrosanct House, the Macca of mankind and the aspiration of one’s life to visit for material and spiritual reformation. He established the Sacred Month -of pilgrimage- the offerings and the garlands mantling them in order to realize that Allah knows fully well all that is in the heavens and all that is on earth and that Allah is 'Alimun indeed
Mir Aneesuddin
Allah has made the Kaaba, the Sacred House, an establishment for human beings, and (also) the sacred month and the offerings and the victims with garlands, that is so, that you may know that Allah knows whatever is in the skies and whatever is in the earth and that Allah is the Knower of everything (Omniscient). nd the offerings and the victims with garlands, that is so, that you may know that Allah knows whatever is in the skies and whatever is in the earth and that Allah is the Knower of everything (Omniscient).

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
God made the Ka'ba, the Sacred House, an asylum of security for men, as also the Sacred Months, the animals for offerings, and the garlands that mark them: That ye may know that God hath knowledge of what is in the heavens and on earth and that God is well acquainted with all things
OLD Literal Word for Word
Allah has made the Kabah, the Sacred House, an establishment for mankind and the month(s) [the] sacred and the (animals) for offering and the garlands. That (is) so that you may know that Allah knows what (is) in the heavens and what (is) in the earth, and that Allah of every thing (is) All-Knowing