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AYAH al-An`am 6:7 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic وَلَوْ نَزَّلْنَا عَلَيْكَ كِتَابًا فِي قِرْطَاسٍ فَلَمَسُوهُ بِأَيْدِيهِمْ لَقَالَ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا إِنْ هَٰذَا إِلَّا سِحْرٌ مُّبِينٌ zoom
Transliteration Walaw nazzalna AAalayka kitaban fee qirtasin falamasoohu bi-aydeehim laqala allatheena kafaroo in hatha illa sihrun mubeenun zoom
Transliteration-2 walaw nazzalnā ʿalayka kitāban fī qir'ṭāsin falamasūhu bi-aydīhim laqāla alladhīna kafarū in hādhā illā siḥ'run mubīnun zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
 And (even) if We (had) sent down to you a written Scripture in a parchment and they touched it with their hands, surely (would) have said those who disbelieved, "This is not but clear magic." zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad But even if we had sent down unto thee [O Prophet] a writing on paper, and they had touched it with their own hands - those who are bent on denying the truth would indeed have said, "This is clearly nothing but a deception!" zoom
M. M. Pickthall Had we sent down unto thee (Muhammad) (actual) writing upon parchment, so that they could feel it with their hands, those who disbelieve would have said: This is naught else than mere magic. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) If We had sent unto thee a written (message) on parchment, so that they could touch it with their hands, the Unbelievers would have been sure to say: "This is nothing but obvious magic!" zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) If We had sent unto thee a written (message) on parchment, so that they could touch it with their hands, the Unbelievers would have been sure to say: "This is nothing but obvious magic!" zoom
Shakir And if We had sent to you a writing on a paper, then they had touched it with their hands, certainly those who disbelieve would have said: This is nothing but clear enchantment. zoom
Wahiduddin Khan But even if We had sent down to you a Book written on parchment, and they had touched it with their own handsthose who deny the truth would still have said, This is mere magic. zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar And if We sent down to thee a Book on parchment, then, they would have stretched towards it with their hands. Those who were ungrateful would have said: This is nothing but clear sorcery. zoom
T.B.Irving Even though We sent you down something written on a papyrus scroll so they might touch it with their own hands, those who would still say: "This is just sheer magic!´ zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab Had We sent down to you ˹O Prophet˺ a revelation in writing and they were to touch it with their own hands, the disbelievers would still have said, “This is nothing but pure magic!” zoom
Safi Kaskas Even if We had sent down to you [Prophet] a written scripture that they could have touched with their own hands, the unbelievers would have said, "This is clearly nothing but a trick." zoom
Abdul Hye  And if We had sent down to you (O Muhammad) a book written on paper and they could have touched it with their hands, those who disbelieve still would have said: “This is not but obvious magic!” zoom
The Study Quran Had We sent down unto thee a Book inscribed on parchment, such that they could touch it with their hands, those who do not believe would have said, “This is naught but manifest sorcery.” zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) And if We had sent down to you a scripture already written on paper, and they touched it with their own hands, then those who have rejected would Say: "This is but clear magic!" zoom
Abdel Haleem Even if We had sent down to you [Prophet] a book inscribed on parchment, and they had touched it with their own hands, the disbelievers would still say, ‘This is nothing but blatant sorcery.’ zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi And had We sent down unto thee a Book written upon parchment so that they could have touched it with their hands, those who disbelieve would have said: this is naught but magic manifest. zoom
Ahmed Ali Even if We had sent you a transcript on paper which they could feel with their hands, the unbelievers would have said: "This is nothing but clear sorcery." zoom
Aisha Bewley Even if We were to send down a book to you on parchment pages and they were actually to touch it with their own hands, those who are kafir would still say, ´This is nothing but downright magic.´ zoom
Ali Ünal Had We sent down on you (O Messenger) a book on parchment such that they touched it with their hands, yet those who insist on their unbelief would indeed have said: "This is clearly nothing but sorcery." zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i Had We sent down to you a Book on paper so they could touch it with their [own] hands, [still] the faithless would have said, ‘This is nothing but plain magic.’ zoom
Hamid S. Aziz Had We sent down to you a book on paper, and they had touched it with their hands, still those who disbelieve would have said, "This is naught but obvious magic." zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali And if We had been sending down upon you a Book on paper, so they touched it with their hands, the ones who have disbelieved would indeed have said, "Decidedly this is nothing except evident sorcery." zoom
Muhammad Sarwar (Muhammad), had We sent you a Book on paper, the unbelievers would have touched it with their hands but would still have said, "It is no more than plain sorcery". zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani If We had sent down to you something written on paper, and they had even touched it with their hands, still the disbelievers would have said, .This is nothing but obvious magic. zoom
Shabbir Ahmed Even if We had sent down to you (O Prophet) a pre-printed book written upon parchment, so that they could feel it with their hands, the rejecters would have said, "This is nothing but obvious magic!" zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed If We had sent a (message) to you written on a (sheep's) skin, so that they could touch it with their hands, the unbeliever would have been sure to say: "This is nothing but sheer magic!" zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) And even if We had sent down to you, [O Muhammad], a written scripture on a page and they touched it with their hands, the disbelievers would say, "This is not but obvious magic." zoom
Farook Malik O Prophet, if We had sent to you a Book written on paper and they could have touched it with their own hands, the unbelievers would still have said: "This is nothing but plain sorcery!" zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey Even if We had sent you a book written on paper, and even if the unbelievers had touched and felt it with their own hands, they still would have said, "This is obviously a magic!" zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar And even if We had sent down unto you a Book (descending from heaven, and written) on paper (and) then surely they could touch it with their hands, indeed those who have disbelieved (would have) said: “This is nothing but obvious magic!” zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) Had We sent down upon you a book on paper, and they had touched it with their hands, those who disbelieve would have said, 'This is nothing but plain magic.' zoom
Maududi (O Messenger!) Had We sent down to you a book incribed on parchment, and had they even touched it with their own hands, the unbelievers would still have said: ´This is nothing but plain magic.´ zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad And if We had sent down a book to you on paper so that they had touched it with their hands, then those who disbelieved would have said: this is only an obvious magic. zoom
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018) If We had sent to you writing on parchment, so that they could touch it with their hands, the unbelievers would have been sure to say, “This is nothing but obvious magic.” zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) And if We had sent down to you a book already written on paper, and they touched it with their own hands, then those who have rejected would say: "This is but clear magic!" zoom
Mohammad Shafi And even if We had sent to you a book on paper so that they could touch it with their hands, those who suppress the Truth would certainly have said, "This is nothing but pure magic." zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian Even if I had sent them my revelations penned down in a paper (that they could have touched it [like the ten commandments]), they would have [turned away from it and had] said: "This is nothing but a magic!" zoom
Faridul Haque And had We sent down to you (O dear Prophet Mohammed - peace and blessings be upon him) something written on paper so that they could feel it with their hands, even then the disbelievers would have said, “This is nothing but clear magic.” zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah Had We sent down to you a Book on parchment and they touched it with their own hands, those who disbelieved would say: 'This is nothing but plain magic. ' zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali And if We had sent down to thee a writing on paper, then they had touched it with their hands, those who disbelieve would have said: This is nothing but clear enchantment. zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira And if We descended on you (S/M) a Book in paper/parchment, so they touched/touched and felt it with their hands, those who disbelieved would have said: "That that (is) except clear/evident magic/sorcery." zoom
Sher Ali And if WE had sent down to thee a writing upon the parchment and they had felt it with their hands even then the disbelievers would have surely said, `This is nothing but manifest sorcery.' zoom
Rashad Khalifa Even if we sent down to them a physical book, written on paper, and they touched it with their hands, those who disbelieved would have said, "This is no more than clever magic." zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) And if We had sent down on you something written on paper so that they would have touched it with their hands, even then the infidels would have said, 'this is nothing but manifest magic'. zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar And if We had sent down to you a book (written) on parchment and they had touched it with their own hands, (even then those who have disbelieved would have invariably said, `This is nothing but a fascinating device to cut off (from the people).' zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri And had We revealed to you a book written on paper which these people could also have touched with their own hands, (even) then the disbelievers would have said: ‘This is (nothing) but sheer magic.’ zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali And even if We had sent down unto you (O Muhammad SAW) a Message written on paper so that they could touch it with their hands, the disbelievers would have said: "This is nothing but obvious magic!" zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry Had We sent down on thee a Book on parchment and so they touched it with their hands, yet the unbelievers would have said, 'This is naught but manifest sorcery.' zoom
Edward Henry Palmer Had we sent down to thee a book on paper, and they had touched it with their hands, still those who misbelieve would have said, 'This is naught but obvious magic.' zoom
George Sale And if We had sent down to thee a writing upon the parchment and they had felt it with their hands even then the disbelievers would have surely said, 'This is nothing but manifest sorcery.' zoom
John Medows Rodwell And had we sent down to thee a Book written on parchment, and they had touched it with their hands, the infidels had surely said, "This is nought but plain sorcery." zoom
N J Dawood (2014) If We sent down to you a Book inscribed on real parchment and they touched it with their own hands, the unbelievers would still assert: ‘This is but sorcery manifest.‘ zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Sayyid Qutb Even if We had sent down to you a book written on paper, and they had touched it with their own hands, surely the unbelievers would still say: “This is nothing but plain sorcery”. zoom
Ahmed Hulusi If We had sent down a (written) scripture to you, and they had touched it with their hands, the deniers of the knowledge of the reality would surely have said, “This is none other than obvious magic.” zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli And had We sent down unto you a book written on a paper, so that they touched it with their hands, certainly (still) the disbelievers would have said: ' This is nought but manifest sorcery.' zoom
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim And if We sent down to you O Muhammad a written discourse in sheets of paper fastened together, forming a material whole and they perceived it by sight and felt it by touch; thus still the infidels would have labelled it Sheer magic. zoom
Mir Aneesuddin And had We sent down to you a writing on a page so that they could touch it with their hands (even then) those who did not believe would have said, “This is nothing but clear magic.” zoom

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