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Muhammad Asad   
the Originator of the heavens and the earth! How could it be that He should have a child without there ever having been a mate for Him - since it is He who has created everything, and He alone knows everything
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˹He is˺ the Originator of the heavens and earth. How could He have children when He has no mate? He created all things and has ˹perfect˺ knowledge of everything.
Safi Kaskas   
the Originator of the heavens and earth. How could He have had a child without ever having a mate, since It is He who created everything, and He alone knows everything?

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بَدِیعُ ٱلسَّمَـٰوَ ٰتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِۖ أَنَّىٰ یَكُونُ لَهُۥ وَلَدࣱ وَلَمۡ تَكُن لَّهُۥ صَـٰحِبَةࣱۖ وَخَلَقَ كُلَّ شَیۡءࣲۖ وَهُوَ بِكُلِّ شَیۡءٍ عَلِیمࣱ ۝١٠١
Transliteration (2021)   
badīʿu l-samāwāti wal-arḍi annā yakūnu lahu waladun walam takun lahu ṣāḥibatun wakhalaqa kulla shayin wahuwa bikulli shayin ʿalīmu
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
Originator (of) the heavens and the earth. How can be for Him a son while not (there) is for Him a companion, and He created every thing? And He (is) of every thing All-Knower.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
the Originator of the heavens and the earth! How could it be that He should have a child without there ever having been a mate for Him - since it is He who has created everything, and He alone knows everything
M. M. Pickthall   
The Originator of the heavens and the earth! How can He have a child, when there is for Him no consort, when He created all things and is Aware of all things
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
To Him is due the primal origin of the heavens and the earth: How can He have a son when He hath no consort? He created all things, and He hath full knowledge of all things
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
˹He is˺ the Originator of the heavens and earth. How could He have children when He has no mate? He created all things and has ˹perfect˺ knowledge of everything.
Safi Kaskas   
the Originator of the heavens and earth. How could He have had a child without ever having a mate, since It is He who created everything, and He alone knows everything?
Wahiduddin Khan   
the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How could He have a son when He has no consort? He created everything and is aware of everything
Shakir   
Wonderful Originator of the heavens and the earth! How could He have a son when He has no consort, and He (Himself) created everything, and He is the Knower of all things
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
He is Beginner of the heavens and the earth. How would He have a child when He is without a companion and He created everything and He is Knowing of everything?
T.B.Irving   
Deviser of Heaven and earth! How can He save a son while He has no consort? He created everything and is aware of everything!
Abdul Hye   
He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How He can have a son when He did not have a mate? He has created every thing and He is the All-Knower of everything.
The Study Quran   
The Unique Originator of the heavens and the earth! How should He have a child when He has no consort, and He created all things, and He is Knower of all things
Dr. Kamal Omar   
Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can (there) be to Him a son while there is not to Him a female consort. And He created all things and He is All-Aware of all things
M. Farook Malik   
He is the creator of the heavens and the earth. How could He have a son when He has no consort? He has created everything and is aware of everything
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
Originator of the heavens and the earth—how can He have a son when He never had a companion? He created all things, and He has knowledge of all things.
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
The Ever-Innovating of the heavens and the earth-however does He have a child, and He has no female companion, and He created everything, and He is Ever-Knowing of everything
Muhammad Sarwar   
How could the One Who is the Originator of the heavens and the earth and who has no companion, have a son? He created all things and has absolute knowledge of all things
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
(He is) the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son when He never had a wife? He created everything, and He knows everything
Shabbir Ahmed   
Wonderful Originator of the heavens and the earth! How can He have a son when He never chose for Himself a mate? He creates all things (and does not procreate (112:3)) and He is the Profound Knower of all things and events
Dr. Munir Munshey   
He is the Creator and the Cause of the heavens and the earth. How might He have a son, unless He had a mate? He has created all (beings and) things, and He is well aware of every single thing
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth: How can He have children when He has no one as female companion? He created all things and He is All Knowing (Aleem) of all things
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
[He is] Originator of the heavens and the earth. How could He have a son when He does not have a companion and He created all things? And He is, of all things, Knowing
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
Originator of the heavens and the Earth, how can He have a son when He did not take a wife And He created all things and He is knowledgeable over all things
Abdel Haleem   
the Creator of the heavens and earth! How could He have children when He has no spouse, when He created all things, and has full knowledge of all things
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
Originator of the heavens and the earth! How should He have a son when there is for Him no spouse? And He hath created everything and He is Knower of everything
Ahmed Ali   
Creator of the heavens and the earth from nothingness, how could He have a son when He has no mate? He created all things, and has knowledge of all things
Aisha Bewley   
He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How could He have a son when He has no wife? He created all things and He has knowledge of all things
Ali Ünal   
The Originator of the heavens and the earth with nothing before Him to imitate. How can He have a child, when there is for Him no consort, and He has created all things (i.e. nothing created can be a consort for Him)? And He has full knowledge of everything
Ali Quli Qara'i   
The originator of the heavens and the earth —how could He have a son when He has had no spouse? He created all things and He has knowledge of all things
Hamid S. Aziz   
The Originator of the heavens and the earth! How can He have a son, when He has no female companion, and when He has created everything, and He is Aware of all things
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
As for anyone whose balance (of good deeds) is heavy,
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son without a female companion? He created all things, and He has full knowledge of all things
Musharraf Hussain   
He’s the Originator of the Heavens and the Earth. How could He have a son when He has no mate? He created everything, and He knows everything
Maududi   
He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son when He has had no mate? And He has created everything and He has full knowledge of all things
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
Originator of the heavens and the earth, how can He have a son when He did not take a wife? And He created all things and He is knowledgeable in all things.
Mohammad Shafi   
The One to bring into being the heavens and the earth! How could He have a son when He has no consort? And He Himself created everything, and He is the One Who knows all things

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
The Originator of the heavens and earth, from where He have a son whereas there is no woman for Him and he has created everything and He knows all things.
Rashad Khalifa   
The Initiator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son, when He never had a mate? He created all things, and He is fully aware of all things.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
He is the Creator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son when He had no female companion? He created all things and has knowledge of all things
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
Wonderful Originator of the heavens and the earth! How could He have a son when He has not consort? And He created everything and He is the Knower of all things
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira   
Creating marvelously without precedent (of) the skies/space and the earth/Planet Earth, how (could it) be for Him a child, and (there) was not for Him a wife/companion/friend, and He created every thing, and He is with every thing knowledgeable
Bijan Moeinian   
How is it possible for the originator of the heavens and the earth to have children while [you know well that] He has never had any mate? [The matter of the fact is that] God is the One Who has created everything and knows His creation the best
Faridul Haque   
The Originator of the heavens and the earth; how can He possibly have a child when, in fact, He does not have a spouse? And He has created all things; and He knows everything
Sher Ali   
The Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can HE have a son when HE has no consort, and when HE has created everything and has knowledge of all things
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
He is the One Who is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have children when He has no wife? And He is the One Who has created everything, and He has the best knowledge of everything
Amatul Rahman Omar   
He is Wonderful and Primary Originator of the heavens and the earth! How (and whence) can there be a son for Him, when He has no consort? He has created all things and He has perfect knowledge of everything
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have children when He has no wife? He created all things and He is the All-Knower of everything

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
The Creator of the heavens and the earth -- how should He have a son, seeing that He has no consort, and He created all things, and He has knowledge of everything
George Sale   
The Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a son when He has no consort, and when He has created everything and has knowledge of all things
Edward Henry Palmer   
The inventor of the heavens and the earth! how can He have a son, when He has no female companion, and when He has created everything, and everything He knows
John Medows Rodwell   
Sole maker of the Heavens and of the Earth! how, when He hath no consort, should He have a son? He hath created everything, and He knoweth everything
N J Dawood (2014)   
Creator of the heavens and the earth. How should He have a son when He had no consort? He created all things, and of all things He has knowledge

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Munir Mezyed   
He is the (Brilliant) Originator of the heaven and earth. How can He have a son when He has no consort; and when He has created all things and has knowledge of everything?
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
To Him is credited the primal origin of the atmosphere and planet Earth. How can He have a [begotten] child when He has no spouse? He has created all things, and He has full knowledge of all things.
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation   
Originator of the heavens and the earth—how can He have offspring when He never had a consort? And He created everything, and He is All-Knowing of everything.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
Creator of Heaven and Earth! How can He save a son while He has no consort? He created everything and is aware of everything!
Sayyid Qutb   
He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. How can He have a child when He has never had a consort? He has created everything and has full knowledge of all things.
Ahmed Hulusi   
(He is) the Badee (the originator) of the heavens and the earth! How can one free from the concept of companionship have a son! He created all! HU, as the creator of all with His Names, and by being present in their essence with His Names, knows them!
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli   
(He is the) Diviser of the heavens and the earth ! How can He have a child while there is for Him no consort, and He created everything, and He is All-Knowing of all things ?
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim   
He is it who generated the heavens and the earth. How would He have a child when He is infinitely beyond taking a wife! He created all and brought the whole into existence and He is 'Alimun of all in all
Mir Aneesuddin   
Originator of the skies and the earth. How can He have a son when He has no consort? And He created everything and He is the Knower of everything.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
To Him is due the primal origin of the heavens and the earth: How can He have a son when He hath no consort? He created all things, and He hath full knowledge of all things
OLD Literal Word for Word   
Originator (of) the heavens and the earth. How can be for Him a son while not (there) is for Him a companion, and He created every thing? And He (is) of every thing All-Knower
OLD Transliteration   
BadeeAAu alssamawati waal-ardi anna yakoonu lahu waladun walam takun lahu sahibatun wakhalaqa kulla shay-in wahuwa bikulli shay-in AAaleemun