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Muhammad Asad   
GOD is He who has created seven heavens, and, like them, [the many aspects] of the earth. Through all of them flows down from on high, unceasingly, His [creative] will, so that you might come to know that God has the power to will anything, and that God encompasses all things with His knowledge
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
Allah is the One Who created seven heavens ˹in layers˺, and likewise for the earth. The ˹divine˺ command descends between them so you may know that Allah is Most Capable of everything and that Allah certainly encompasses all things in ˹His˺ knowledge.
Safi Kaskas   
It is God who created seven heavens, and a similar number of earths. His command descends through them, so that you may know that God is able to do all things, and that God's knowledge has encompassed all things.

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‏ٱللَّهُ ٱلَّذِى خَلَقَ سَبْعَ سَمَوَتٍۢ وَمِنَ ٱلْأَرْضِ مِثْلَهُنَّ يَتَنَزَّلُ ٱلْأَمْرُ بَيْنَهُنَّ لِتَعْلَمُوٓا۟ أَنَّ ٱللَّهَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَىْءٍۢ قَدِيرٌۭ وَأَنَّ ٱللَّهَ قَدْ أَحَاطَ بِكُلِّ شَىْءٍ عِلْمًۢا ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
al-lahu alladhī khalaqa sabʿa samāwātin wamina l-arḍi mith'lahunna yatanazzalu l-amru baynahunna litaʿlamū anna l-laha ʿalā kulli shayin qadīrun wa-anna l-laha qad aḥāṭa bikulli shayin ʿil'ma
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
Allah (is) He Who created seven heavens and of the earth, (the) like of them. Descends the command between them that you may know that Allah (is) on every thing All-Powerful. And that, Allah indeed, encompasses all things (in) knowledge.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
GOD is He who has created seven heavens, and, like them, [the many aspects] of the earth. Through all of them flows down from on high, unceasingly, His [creative] will, so that you might come to know that God has the power to will anything, and that God encompasses all things with His knowledge
M. M. Pickthall   
Allah it is who hath created seven heavens, and of the earth the like thereof. The commandment cometh down among them slowly, that ye may know that Allah is Able to do all things, and that Allah surroundeth all things in knowledge
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
Allah is He Who created seven Firmaments and of the earth a similar number. Through the midst of them (all) descends His Command: that ye may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah comprehends, all things in (His) Knowledge
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
Allah is the One Who created seven heavens ˹in layers˺, and likewise for the earth. The ˹divine˺ command descends between them so you may know that Allah is Most Capable of everything and that Allah certainly encompasses all things in ˹His˺ knowledge.
Safi Kaskas   
It is God who created seven heavens, and a similar number of earths. His command descends through them, so that you may know that God is able to do all things, and that God's knowledge has encompassed all things.
Wahiduddin Khan   
It is God who created the seven heavens and the same number of earths. His commandment descends among them, so that you may know that God has power over all things; and that He encompasses all things with His knowledge
Shakir   
Allah is He Who created seven heavens, and of the earth the like of them; the decree continues to descend among them, that you may know that Allah has power over all things and that Allah indeed encompasses all things in (His) knowledge
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
It is God Who created the seven heavens and of the earth, a similar number like them. The command comes forth between them so that perhaps you would know that God is Powerful over everything and that God, truly, enclosed everything in His Knowledge.
T.B.Irving   
God is the One Who created seven heavens, and the same [number of planets] which are like the earth. The Command prevails among them so you (all) may know that God is Capable of everything. God comprises everything in knowledge!
Abdul Hye   
It is Allah Who has created 7 heavens and of the earth like them. His Command descends between them (heavens and earth), so that you may know that Allah has power over all things and that Allah indeed surrounds all things in (His) knowledge.
The Study Quran   
God it is Who created the seven heavens, and from the earth the like thereof. The Command descends among them that you may know that God is Powerful over all things and that God has encompassed all things in knowledge
Dr. Kamal Omar   
Allah is That Who created seven (or many) heavens and of the earth the like thereof (i.e., seven or many). The order (controlling various activities) descends amongst them (all) so that you (O human beings!) realise that Allah is All-Capable over everything. And that Allah has indeed comprehended every thing in Knowledge (available in Him)
Farook Malik   
It is Allah Who has created seven heavens, and earths as many. His commandment descends through them, so that you may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah encompasses all things in His knowledge
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
God is He Who created seven heavens, and their like of earth. The command descends through them, so that you may know that God is Capable of everything, and that God Encompasses everything in knowledge
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
Allah is He Who created seven heavens, and of the earth their like. Between them the Command keeps coming down, that you may know that Allah is Ever-Determiner over everything and that Allah has already encompassed everything in knowledge
Muhammad Sarwar   
It is God who has created the seven heavens and a like number of earths. His commandments are sent between them, so that you would know that God has power over all things and that His knowledge encompasses all
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
Allah is the One who has created seven skies, and their like from earth. The Command descends among them, so that you may know that Allah is powerful over every thing, and that Allah has encompassed every thing in knowledge
Shabbir Ahmed   
Allah it is Who has created seven Highs and their seven Lows. Through all of them descends His Command. (This is said) for you to know that Allah is the Powerful Appointer of His Laws. He has gauged everything, and that Allah encompasses all things in His Knowledge. ('Seven' also means several. Every height has its low, hence every heaven or sky has its 'earth'. Mankind must strive to live by Divine Commands as does the entire Universe)
Dr. Munir Munshey   
Allah has created the seven heavens. And the same goes for the earth! The commands (of Allah) prevail over all of them (constantly). So that you may know (for sure), that Allah is capable of doing everything; and that Allah has (full and unabridged) knowledge of every single thing
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
Allah is He Who has created seven Orbits (of heavenly planets) and of the earth a similar number. His Command descends between and through them: That you may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah comprehends all things in (His) Knowledge
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
It is Allah who has created seven heavens and of the earth, the like of them. [His] command descends among them so you may know that Allah is over all things competent and that Allah has encompassed all things in knowledge
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
God who created seven universes and the same number of Earths. His command descends between them, that you may know that God is capable of all things, and that God has encompassed all things with His knowledge
Abdel Haleem   
It is God who created seven heavens and a similar [number] of earths. His command descends throughout them. So you should realize that He has power over all things and that His knowledge encompasses everything
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
Allah it is Who hath created seven heavens, and of the earth the like thereof; the commandment cometh down between them, that ye may know that Allah is over everything Potent, and that Allah! He encompasseth everything in knowledge
Ahmed Ali   
It is God who created several skies, and as many earths. The commandment is sent down among them so that you may know that God has power over everything, and everything is held within the knowledge of God
Aisha Bewley   
It is Allah who created the seven heavens and of the earth the same number, the Command descending down through all of them, so that you might know that Allah has power over all things and that Allah encompasses all things in His knowledge.
Ali Ünal   
God is He Who has created seven heavens and of the earth the like of them; His commands (concerning the creation and its operation, and the life of the inhabitants of the heavens and earth) descend through them, so that you may know for certain that surely God has full power over everything, and that God indeed encompasses all things in (His) Knowledge
Ali Quli Qara'i   
It is Allah who has created seven heavens, and of the earth [a number] similar to them. The command gradually descends through them, that you may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah comprehends all things in knowledge
Hamid S. Aziz   
Allah is He Who created seven heavens, and of the earth the like of them. The Commandment continues to descend among them slowly, that you may know that Allah has power over all things and that Allah indeed encompasses all things in knowledge
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
God is the One who created seven skies, and like them of the earth, the command comes down between them so that you know that God is capable of everything and that God's knowledge surrounds everything
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
God is He Who created seven firmaments, and of the earth a similar number. Through them all, descends His command, that you may know that God has power over all things and that God comprehends all things in His knowledge
Musharraf Hussain   
Allah is the One Who created the seven Heavens and the Earth in a similar number to them. His commandments come down between them, so that you may come to know that Allah has control over all things, and that Allah’s knowledge encompasses all things
Maududi   
Allah it is He Who created seven heavens, and, like them, the earth. His commandment descends among them. (All this is being stated so that you know) that Allah has power over everything, and that Allah encompasses all things in His knowledge
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
God who has created seven heavens and the same number of earths; the command is sent down between them; that you may know that God is capable of all things, and that God has encompassed all things with His knowledge.
Mohammad Shafi   
It is Allah who created the seven heavens and, of the earth, the like thereof. He sends His Decree down among them, so that you may know that Allah has power over all things, and that He does encompass all things with His knowledge

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
Allah is, it is He, who made seven heavens, and of the earth their like; the commandment comes down in their midst, so that you may know that Allah can do everything, and the knowledge of Allah encompasses everything
Rashad Khalifa   
GOD created seven universes and the same number of earths. The commands flow among them. This is to let you know that GOD is Omnipotent, and that GOD is fully aware of all thing
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
It is Allah who has created the seven heavens, and of the earth their like, and the Command descends between them so that you know Allah is powerful over all things, and that Allah encompasses everything in knowledge
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
Allah is He who created seven heavens, and of the earth the like thereof. The command descends among them, that you may know that Allah is Possessor of power over all things, and that Allah encompasses all things in (His) knowledge
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
God is who created seven skies/space(s), and from the earth/Planet Earth equal/similar to them (F), the command/matter descends between them, to know that (E) God (is) on every thing capable/able , and that (E) God had comprehended/enveloped with every thing knowledge
Bijan Moeinian   
God is the One Who created seven universes and many planets similar to earth [inhabited by living species]. Your Lord’s laws govern alike in all His realm of creation. This is let you know that God is the most powerful and that He is fully aware of everything
Faridul Haque   
It is Allah Who has created the seven heavens, and seven earthly worlds like them; the command descends within them, so that you may know that Allah is Able to do all things, and that Allah’s knowledge encompasses everything
Sher Ali   
ALLAH is HE who created seven heavens, and of the earth the like thereof. The Divine command comes down in their midst, that you may know that ALLAH has power over all things, and that ALLAH encompasses all things in HIS knowledge
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
Allah (alone) has created seven heavens and (brought about seven strata layer upon layer also whilst creating) the earth like them. And the command (i.e., phenomenon of coordination in the system of nature) continues to operate amongst them so that you may know that Allah has absolute power over everything, and that Allah has encompassed everything with His Knowledge (i.e., when scientific explorations will culminate, you will then perceive the glory of Allah’s power and His All-Encompassing knowledge as to how He has described the realities of His creation centuries before)
Amatul Rahman Omar   
It is Allah Who has created seven heavens and (He has created) as many earths. The (divine) law permeates through them. (He tells this to you) so that you may know that Allah is Possessor of all power to do every desired thing and Allah encompasses everything in His knowledge
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
It is Allah Who has created seven heavens and of the earth the like thereof (i.e. seven). His Command descends between them (heavens and earth), that you may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah surrounds (comprehends) all things in (His) Knowledge

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
It is God who created seven heavens, and of earth their like, between them the Command descending, that you may know that God is powerful over everything and that God encompasses everything in knowledge
George Sale   
It is God who hath created seven heavens, and as many different stories of the earth: The divine command descendeth between them; that ye may know that God is omnipotent, and that God comprehendeth all things by his knowledge
Edward Henry Palmer   
God it is who created seven heavens, and of the earth the like thereof. The bidding descends between them, that ye may know that God is mighty over all, and that God has encompassed all things with His knowledge
John Medows Rodwell   
It is God who hath created seven heavens and as many earths. The Divine command cometh down through them all, that ye may know that God hath power over all things, and that God in his knowledge embraceth all things
N J Dawood (2014)   
God it was who created seven heavens, and earths as many. The commandment descends through them, that you may learn that God has power over all things, and that God encompasses all things with His knowledge

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
Allah is He who created seven skies and also layers of Earth. His command descends throughout so you may know that Allah has power over everything and that Allah comprehends everything with intellect.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
Allah (God) is the One Who created seven heavens, and the same [number of planets] which are like the earth. The Command prevails among them so you (all) may know that Allah (God) is Capable of everything. Allah (God) comprises everything in knowledge!
Ahmed Hulusi   
It is Allah who created the seven heavens, and of the earth, the like of them. His command continually (without interruption) manifests between them (astrological [angelic] influences that are also manifestations of Allah’s Names and their effect on creation). So that you may know that Allah is Qadir over all things and that He (as the creator) encompasses all things with His knowledge.
Mir Aneesuddin   
Allah is He Who created the seven skies (seven higher levels), and of the earth (seven lower levels) similar to those (of the skies) . The commandment (of Allah) comes down among them that you may know that Allah has power over everything and that Allah has encompassed everything in (His) knowledge.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
It is Allah Who created seven heavens and of the earth the likeness thereof. His command and controlling power circulate among them; signs indicative of His Omnipotence over all things and inductive to the realization that Allah is acquainted with all the facts and that His Omniscience covers all things in all respects

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
God is He Who created seven Firmaments and of the earth a similar number. Through the midst of them (all) descends His Command: that ye may know that God has power over all things, and that God comprehends, all things in (His) Knowledge
OLD Literal Word for Word   
Allah (is) He Who created seven heavens and of the earth, (the) like of them. Descends the command between them that you may know that Allah (is) on every thing All-Powerful. And that, Allah indeed, encompasses all things (in) knowledge