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Muhammad Asad   
This is nothing but the word of mortal man!"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
This is no more than the word of a man.”
Safi Kaskas   
This is not but the word of a human being.

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Arabic   
‏إِنْ هَذَآ إِلَّا قَوْلُ ٱلْبَشَرِ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
in hādhā illā qawlu l-bashar
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
Not (is) this but (the) word (of) a human being."

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
This is nothing but the word of mortal man!"
M. M. Pickthall   
This is naught else than speech of mortal man
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
"This is nothing but the word of a mortal!"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
This is no more than the word of a man.”
Safi Kaskas   
This is not but the word of a human being.
Wahiduddin Khan   
This is nothing but the word of a mortal
Shakir   
This is naught but the word of a mortal
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
This is nothing but the saying of a mortal.
T.B.Irving   
this is merely a statement made by some human being!
Abdul Hye   
this is nothing but the word of a human being.”
The Study Quran   
this is naught but the speech of a human being.
Dr. Kamal Omar   
It is nothing but a statement of a human being.”
Farook Malik   
this is nothing but the word of a human being."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
This is nothing but the word of a mortal.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
Decidedly this is nothing except the speech of mortals."
Muhammad Sarwar   
These are only words from a mere mortal"
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
this is nothing but saying of a mortal
Shabbir Ahmed   
This is nothing but the speech of a human."
Dr. Munir Munshey   
"It, (the Qur´an), is merely the word of a mortal."
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
"This is nothing but the word of a (mere) human being!"
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
This is not but the word of a human being."
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
"This is nothing but the words of a human."
Abdel Haleem   
just the talk of a mortal!’
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
Naught is this but the word of Man
Ahmed Ali   
Nothing more than the speech of a man!"
Aisha Bewley   
This is nothing but the words of a human being.´
Ali Ünal   
"This is nothing but the word of a mortal."
Ali Quli Qara'i   
It is nothing but the speech of a human being.’
Hamid S. Aziz   
"This is naught but the word of a mortal."
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
this is nothing but word of a human being
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
“This is nothing but the word of a mortal.
Musharraf Hussain   
the speech of a mere mortal!
Maududi   
this is nothing but the word of a mere mortal!"
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
"This is nothing except the saying of a human being."
Mohammad Shafi   
"— Nothing but word of the mortal man!"

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
'This is not but the word of man'.
Rashad Khalifa   
"This is human made."
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
It is nothing but the word of a mortal!
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
This is naught but the word of a mortal
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
That truly that (is) except the human's word/opinion and belief
Bijan Moeinian   
Then he said: “These words are not from the Lord; they are fabricated by a human being”
Faridul Haque   
“This is nothing but the speech of a man.”
Sher Ali   
`This is nothing but the word of a man
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
This (Qur’an) is nothing (else) but the words of a human being.
Amatul Rahman Omar   
`This is nothing but mere words of a human being.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
"This is nothing but the word of a human being!"

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
'this is nothing but mortal speech.
George Sale   
These are only the words of a man
Edward Henry Palmer   
this is only mortal speech!'
John Medows Rodwell   
It is merely the word of a mortal."
N J Dawood (2014)   
this is but the utterance of a mortal!‘

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
“This is only the word of a man.”
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
this is merely a statement made by some human being!
Ahmed Hulusi   
“It is no other than the words of a mortal!”
Mir Aneesuddin   
this is nothing but the statement of man.”
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
Then he added, "it is nothing but words expressed by mortals; words which to our beliefs do not accord."

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
"This is nothing but the word of a mortal!"
OLD Literal Word for Word   
Not (is) this but (the) word (of) a human being.