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Muhammad Asad   
CONSIDER the bright morning hours
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
By the morning sunlight,
Safi Kaskas   
By the morning light

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Arabic   
‏وَٱلضُّحَىٰ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
wal-ḍuḥ
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
By the morning brightness,

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
CONSIDER the bright morning hours
M. M. Pickthall   
By the morning hour
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
By the Glorious Morning Light
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
By the morning sunlight,
Safi Kaskas   
By the morning light
Wahiduddin Khan   
By the glorious morning light
Shakir   
I swear by the early hours of the day
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
By the forenoon
T.B.Irving   
By the morning bright,
Abdul Hye   
By the morning day light
The Study Quran   
By the morning brightness
Dr. Kamal Omar   
Early forenoon brightness acts as a witness
Farook Malik   
By the morning day light
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
By the morning light
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
And (by) the forenoon
Muhammad Sarwar   
By the midday brightnes
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
I swear by the forenoon
Shabbir Ahmed   
(O Sincere human being!) Consider the Daylight
Dr. Munir Munshey   
(I swear) by the morning light
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
By the Glorious Morning Light
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
By the morning brightnes
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
By the late morning
Abdel Haleem   
By the morning brightnes
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
By the morning brightness
Ahmed Ali   
I CALL TO witness the early hours of morning
Aisha Bewley   
By the morning brightness
Ali Ünal   
By the forenoon
Ali Quli Qara'i   
By the morning brightness
Hamid S. Aziz   
By the glorious morning light
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
By the dayligh
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
By the glorious morning light
Musharraf Hussain   
By the brightness of mid-morning,
Maududi   
By the bright forenoon
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
By the late morning.
Mohammad Shafi   
By the morning brightness

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
By the growing brightness of the morning.
Rashad Khalifa   
By the forenoon
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
By the midmorning
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
By the brightness of the day
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
And/by the sunrise/daybreak
Bijan Moeinian   
Hereby God swears by the glorious early sun light
Faridul Haque   
By oath of the late morning
Sher Ali   
By the brightness of the forenoon
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
By the growing morning bright (when the sun gains height and spreads its radiance), Or (O My Esteemed Beloved,) I swear by (your holy face glowing like) the growing morning bright, (the radiant face, whose effulgence has illumined the dark souls,) Or By (the growing sunshine of your Messengership rising like) the morning bright (whose radiance has replaced the darkness of ignorance with the enlightenment of guidance,
Amatul Rahman Omar   
I call to witness the growing brightness of the forenoon
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
By the forenoon (after sun-rise)

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
By the white forenoo
George Sale   
By the brightness of the morning
Edward Henry Palmer   
By the forenoon
John Medows Rodwell   
BY the noon-day BRIGHTNESS
N J Dawood (2014)   
BY THE light of day

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
Consider the glorious morning light.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
By the morning bright (forenoon),
Sayyid Qutb   
By the bright morning hours,
Ahmed Hulusi   
I swear by the morning light (when the sun starts to illuminate the earth; adDhuha),
Torres Al Haneef (partial translation)   
"By the morning brightness,"
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
By the forenoon
Mir Aneesuddin   
By the brightness of the day,

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
By the Glorious Morning Light
OLD Literal Word for Word   
By the morning brightness