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AYAH al-`Ankabut 29:20 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic قُلْ سِيرُوا فِي الْأَرْضِ فَانظُرُوا كَيْفَ بَدَأَ الْخَلْقَ ثُمَّ اللَّهُ يُنشِئُ النَّشْأَةَ الْآخِرَةَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ zoom
Transliteration Qul seeroo fee al-ardi faonthuroo kayfa badaa alkhalqa thumma Allahu yunshi-o alnnash-ata al-akhirata inna Allaha AAala kulli shay-in qadeerun zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
  Say, "Travel in the earth and see how He originated the creation, Then Allah will produce the creation the last. Indeed, Allah on every thing (is) All-Powerful." zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad Say: “Go all over the earth and behold how [wondrously] He has created [man] in the first instance: and thus, too, will God bring into being your second life for, verily, God has the power to will anything! zoom
M. M. Pickthall Say (O Muhammad): Travel in the land and see how He originated creation, then Allah bringeth forth the later growth. Lo! Allah is Able to do all things. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) Say: "Travel through the earth and see how Allah did originate creation; so will Allah produce a later creation: for Allah has power over all things. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) Say: "Travel through the earth and see how God did originate creation; so will God produce a later creation: for God has power over all things. zoom
Shakir Say: Travel in the earth and see how He makes the first creation, then Allah creates the latter creation; surely Allah has power over all things. zoom
Wahiduddin Khan Tell them, Roam the earth and see how He originated creation. Then God will bring into being your second life. God has power over all things. zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar Say: Journey through the earth; then, look on how He began the creation. Again, God will cause the last growth to grow. Truly, God is Powerful over everything. zoom
T.B.Irving SAY: "Travel around the earth and see how He began with creation; later on God raises up fresh growth. God is Capable of everything! zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab Say, ˹O Prophet,˺ “Travel throughout the land and see how He originated the creation, then Allah will bring it into being one more time. Surely Allah is Most Capable of everything. zoom
Safi Kaskas Say, "Travel throughout the earth and observe how He brings life into being. Then God will bring the next life into being, for God has power over all things." zoom
[Al-Muntakhab] Say to them -the pagans -"Journey the land and open your minds' eyes to see how he generated creation and it is Allah who shall originate the last creation -Resurrection. He is indeed Qadirun (Omnipotent) enough to accomplish all things." zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) Say: "Roam the Earth and observe how the creation was initiated. Thus God will establish the final creation. God is capable of all things." zoom
Abdel Haleem Say, ‘Travel throughout the earth and see how He brings life into being: and He will bring the next life into being. God has power over all things. zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi Say thou: go about in the land and behold what wise He hath originated creation; and then Allah shall produce another production; verily Allah is over everything Potent. zoom
Ahmed Ali Say: "Travel on the earth and see how He originated creation. Then (you will know) how God will raise the last raising (of the dead). Surely God has power over everything, zoom
Aisha Bewley Say: ´Travel about the earth and see how He brought creation out of nothing. Then later Allah will bring about the next existence. Allah has power over all things. zoom
Ali Ünal Say: "Go about on the earth and see how God originated creation. Then God will bring forth the other (second) creation (in the form of the Hereafter). Surely God has full power over everything. zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i Say, ‘Travel over the land and then observe how He has originated the creation.’ Then Allah shall bring about the genesis of the Hereafter. Indeed Allah has power over all things. zoom
Hamid S. Aziz Say, "Travel you in the earth, and behold how Allah originated creation; so will He produce a later creation. Verily, Allah has power over all things." zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali Say, "Travel in the earth, then look how He began creation. Thereafter Allah brings into being the last bringing up. Surely Allah is Ever-Determiner of everything. zoom
Muhammad Sarwar (Muhammad), say to them, "Travel through the land and see how He has begun the creation and how He will invent the next life. God has power over all things. zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani Say, .Go about in the land and look how He has originated the creation. Then Allah will create the subsequent creation. Surely Allah is powerful to do everything. zoom
Shabbir Ahmed Say, "Travel in the earth and find out how He originated creation. And how afterward, Allah brings forth entirely new forms. Verily, Allah is the Designer of all things." zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed Say: "Travel through the earth and see how (Allah) originated the creation; Like this Allah will bring forth a later creation (Hereafter): Verily, Allah is Able (Khadir) to do all things. zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) Say, [O Muhammad], "Travel through the land and observe how He began creation. Then Allah will produce the final creation. Indeed Allah , over all things, is competent." zoom
Farook Malik Say to them: "Travel through the earth and see how Allah originates the creation, then creates the later creation. Surely Allah has power over everything. zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey Say, "Move about in the land and see how He originates the creation. Allah will call the creation into existence yet another time. Indeed, Allah is capable of doing everything!" zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri Say: ‘Travel in the land (to study life in the universe), then observe (i.e., meditate and research) as to how He initiated (the life of) Creation and how He raises and nourishes the second life (passing it through evolutionary stages). Surely, Allah has perfect power over all things. zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar Say: “Travel through the world, then watch how He originated the creation. Afterwards will Allah spread the later creation. Surely Allah is All-Capable over every thing . zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) Say, 'Roam the earth, and observe how He originated the creation.' Then God will bring about the next existence. God has power over all things.' zoom
Bilal Muhammad (2013 Edition) Say, “Travel through the earth and see how God originated creation, as will God produce a later creation, for God has power over all things. zoom
Maududi Say: "Go about the earth and see how He created for the first time, and then Allah will recreate life." Surely, Allah has power over everything. zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad Say: travel throughout the earth and see how He initiated the creation, then God creates another creation, God is capable of everything. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) Say: "Roam the earth and observe how the creation was initiated. Thus God will establish the final creation. God is capable of all things." zoom
Mohammad Shafi Say, "Travel on the earth and see how He has originated creation. And then Allah shall raise another type of existence. Indeed, Allah can do anything!" zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian Ask them to travel on earth and study how God initiated the creation. The same God who initiated life is capable of recreating life [we know today that it is possible to recreate a being from the smallest part of his body, i.e., his D.N.A.] zoom
Faridul Haque Proclaim (O dear Prophet Mohammed - peace and blessings be upon him), “Travel in the land and see how He creates for the first time, then Allah brings forth the next development; indeed Allah is Able to do all things.” zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah Say: 'Travel in the land and see how He started the Creation. Then Allah will originate the Everlasting Life. Allah has power over all things. zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali Say: Travel in the earth then see how He makes the first creation, then Allah creates the latter creation. Surely Allah is Possessor of power over all things. zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira Say: "Walk/move/ride in the earth/Planet Earth, so see/wonder about how He began/initiated the creation, then God creates/originates the creation/origination the end/last, that (E) God (is) on every thing capable/able. zoom
Sher Ali Say, `Travel in the earth, and see how HE originated the creation. Then will ALLAH create the second creation. Surely, ALLAH has power over all things; zoom
Rashad Khalifa Say, "Roam the earth and find out the origin of life." For GOD will thus initiate the creation in the Hereafter. GOD is Omnipotent. zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) Say you, 'travel in the earth, then see, how Allah makes first, then Allah up brings the second growth. Undoubtedly Allah can do everything. zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar Say, `Travel through the earth and observe how He brought about the first creation. Allah will as well bring about the second creation in the Hereafter. Verily, Allah is Possessor of (prudential) powers over all (His) desired things. zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali Say: "Travel in the land and see how (Allah) originated creation, and then Allah will bring forth (resurrect) the creation of the Hereafter (i.e. resurrection after death). Verily, Allah is Able to do all things." zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry Say: Journey in the land, then behold how He originated creation; then God causes the second growth to grow; God is powerful over everything, zoom
Edward Henry Palmer Say, 'Journey ye on in the land, and behold how the creation appeared; then God produces another production: verily, God is mighty over all!' zoom
George Sale Say, go through the earth, and see how He originally produceth creatures: Afterwards will God reproduce another production; for God is almighty. zoom
John Medows Rodwell SAY, Go through the earth, and see how he hath brought forth created beings. Hereafter, with a second birth will God cause them to be born again; for God is Almighty. zoom
N J Dawood (2014) Say: ‘Roam the earth and see how God has brought the Creation into being. Then will God initiate the Latter Creation. God has power over all things; zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Sayyid Qutb Say: 'Go all over the earth and see how God has originated His creation in the first instance; and then He will certainly bring about the second life. Most certainly, God has the power over all things. zoom
Ahmed Hulusi Say, “Examine the earth (the body) and look at how He originated creation... After this Allah will form your second life (the body of your future life)... Indeed, Allah is Qadir over all things.” zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli Say: �Travel in the earth and see how He has originated the creation, then Allah brings forth the later creation; verily Allah is powerful over everything�. zoom
Mir Aneesuddin Say, “Travel in the earth and see how He began the creation, then Allah produces the later generations, Allah certainly has power over everything. zoom

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