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Muhammad Asad   
created man out of a germ-cel
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
created humans from a clinging clot.
Safi Kaskas   
created the human being from a clinging substance.

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Arabic   
‏خَلَقَ ٱلْإِنسَنَ مِنْ عَلَقٍ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
khalaqa l-insāna min ʿalaqi
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
He created man from a clinging substance.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
created man out of a germ-cel
M. M. Pickthall   
Createth man from a clot
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
Created man, out of a (mere) clot of congealed blood
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
created humans from a clinging clot.
Safi Kaskas   
created the human being from a clinging substance.
Wahiduddin Khan   
created man from a clot [of blood]
Shakir   
He created man from a clot
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
He created the human being from a clot.
T.B.Irving   
creates man from a clot!
Abdul Hye   
created human from a clot (thick blood).
The Study Quran   
created man from a blood clot
Dr. Kamal Omar   
He created the human being out of a living matter attached (like a leech) hanging (from the internal surface of the womb)
Farook Malik   
- created man from clots of blood.
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
Created man from a clot
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
Created man from clots
Muhammad Sarwar   
He created man from a clot of blood
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
He created man from a clot of blood
Shabbir Ahmed   
Created man from a zygote
Dr. Munir Munshey   
He creates man from a clot (of blood)
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
Created man, out of a (mere) clot of thickened blood
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
Created man from a clinging substance
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
He created man from a clot
Abdel Haleem   
He created manfrom a clinging form
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
Hath created man from a clot
Ahmed Ali   
Created man from an embryo
Aisha Bewley   
created man from clots of blood.
Ali Ünal   
Created human from a clot clinging (to the wall of the womb)
Ali Quli Qara'i   
created man from a clinging mass
Hamid S. Aziz   
Created man from a clot
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
created the human being from a (dangling, clinging, and leach like) blood clot
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
Created the human being from a zygote
Musharraf Hussain   
created humans from clustered germ-cells
Maududi   
created man from a clot of congealed blood
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
He created man from an embryo.
Mohammad Shafi   
Creates man from a clinging substance

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
He made man from the clot of blood,
Rashad Khalifa   
He created man from an embryo
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
created the human from a (blood) clot
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
Creates man from a clot
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
He created the human/mankind from blood clots/sperm
Bijan Moeinian   
God is the One Who created you from a small piece of thick blood (tiny embryo)
Faridul Haque   
Created man from a clot
Sher Ali   
Created man from a clot of blood
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
He created man from a hanging mass (clinging) like a leech (to the mother’s womb)
Amatul Rahman Omar   
Who (also) created human being from a clot of blood
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
Has created man from a clot (a piece of thick coagulated blood)

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
created Man of a blood-clot
George Sale   
who hath created man of congealed blood
Edward Henry Palmer   
Who created man from congealed blood
John Medows Rodwell   
Created man from CLOTS OF BLOOD:
N J Dawood (2014)   
created Man from clots of blood

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
[He] created the human from a clot of congealed blood.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
creates man from a clot!
Sayyid Qutb   
created man out of a germ- cell.
Ahmed Hulusi   
Created man from alaq (a clot of blood; genetic composition).
Torres Al Haneef (partial translation)   
"created man from a (tiny) clot, clinging (to its mother),"
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
He created man from a clinging organism – See introductio
Mir Aneesuddin   
He created man from something that clings and hangs (like a leech) .

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
Created man, out of a (mere) clot of congealed blood
OLD Literal Word for Word   
He created man from a clinging substance