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Muhammad Asad   
And at the earth, how it is spread out
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and the earth—how it was levelled out?
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and at how the earth is spread out?

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Arabic   
‏وَإِلَى ٱلْأَرْضِ كَيْفَ سُطِحَتْ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
wa-ilā l-arḍi kayfa suṭiḥa
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
And towards the earth, how it is spread out?

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
And at the earth, how it is spread out
M. M. Pickthall   
And the earth, how it is spread
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
And at the Earth, how it is spread out
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
and the earth—how it was levelled out?
Safi Kaskas   
and at how the earth is spread out?
Wahiduddin Khan   
and on the earth, how it is spread out
Shakir   
And the earth, how it is made a vast expanse
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
And the earth, how it was stretched out?
T.B.Irving   
Nor even how the earth has been flattened out?
Abdul Hye   
And the earth, how it is spread out?
The Study Quran   
and the earth, how it is spread
Dr. Kamal Omar   
and at the earth, how it has been evenly spread out
Farook Malik   
And the earth, how it is spread out
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
And at the earth—how it is spread out
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
And at the earth, how it has been encrusted? (i.e., provided with a surface or crust)
Muhammad Sarwar   
and how the earth is spread out
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
and at the earth, how it is spread out
Shabbir Ahmed   
- And at the earth, how it is spread out? (That you do not even feel the sphere, nor feel its speedy rotations (31:10), (39:5), (79:28-30))
Dr. Munir Munshey   
And at the earth; how (wide) is it spread out
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
And at the earth, how it is spread out
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
And at the earth - how it is spread out
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
And to the land, how was it flattene
Abdel Haleem   
how the earth is spread out
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
And at the earth, how it is outspread
Ahmed Ali   
And the earth, how it was spread out
Aisha Bewley   
and at the earth — how it was smoothed out?
Ali Ünal   
And the earth, how it has been spread out
Ali Quli Qara'i   
and the earth, how it has been surfaced
Hamid S. Aziz   
And at the earth how it is spread out
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
And at the earth, how it is spread out
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
And at the earth, how it is spread out
Musharraf Hussain   
And at the Earth, how it was spread out?
Maududi   
And the earth: how it was spread out
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
And to the land, how was it flattened?
Mohammad Shafi   
And the earth, how its surface is made ?

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
And at the earth, how it has been spread out?
Rashad Khalifa   
And the earth and how it is built
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
And how the earth was outstretched
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
And the earth, how it is spread out
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
And to the earth/Planet Earth how it was outspread/surfaced
Bijan Moeinian   
And the earth itself which is made spread for you
Faridul Haque   
And the earth - how it has been spread out
Sher Ali   
And at the earth, how it is spread out
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
(Nor do they consider) how the earth has been spread out (besides its round shape)
Amatul Rahman Omar   
And at the earth, how it is spread out
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
And at the earth, how it is spread out

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
how the earth was outstretched
George Sale   
and the earth, how it is extended
Edward Henry Palmer   
And at the earth how it is spread out
John Medows Rodwell   
And to the earth how it is outspread
N J Dawood (2014)   
On the earth, how it was flattened

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
[Do they not observe] the earth and how it is spread?
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
Nor even how the earth has been flattened out?
Sayyid Qutb   
and the earth, how it is spread out.
Ahmed Hulusi   
And (do they not look at) the earth, how it has been furnished!
Torres Al Haneef (partial translation)   
"and the earth, how it is spread out?"
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli   
And at the Earth, how it is spread out
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
And how the earth has been expanded* and prepared for life thereon
Mir Aneesuddin   
and towards the earth how it is spread?

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
And at the Earth, how it is spread out
OLD Literal Word for Word   
And towards the earth, how it is spread out