Comparative Study

1  So ask them ˹O Prophet˺, which is harder to create: them or other marvels of Our creation? Indeed, We created them from a sticky clay.  Dr. Mustafa Khattab

2  AND NOW ask those [who deny the truth] to enlight­en thee: Were they more difficult to create than all those [untold marvels] that We have created? - for, behold, them have We created out of [mere] clay commingled with water!   Muhammad Asad

3  Inquire of them, “Are they more difficult to create, or the others We created?” We created them from sticky clay.  Talal Itani

4  So ask them (that is, human beings): Were they harder to create than the objects We created? We created them from sticky clay.  Maududi

5  Then ask them (i.e. these polytheists, O Muhammad SAW): Are they stronger as creation, or those (others like the heavens and the earth and the mountains, etc.) whom We have created? Verily, We created them of a sticky clay.  Muhsin Khan

6  So [Prophet], ask the disbelievers: is it harder to create them than other beings We have created? We created them from sticky clay.  Muhammad Abdel Haleem

7  So ask them for advice: Are they stronger in constitution or those others whom We created? Truly, We created them of clinging clay.  Dr.Leila Bakhtiar

8  Then ask them (O Muhammad): Are they stronger as a creation, or those (others) whom We have created? Lo! We created them of plastic clay.  Marmaduke Pickthall

9  Then inquire of them, [O Muhammad], "Are they a stronger [or more difficult] creation or those [others] We have created?" Indeed, We created men from sticky clay.  Sahih Int.

10  Just ask their opinion: are they the more difficult to create, or the (other) beings We have created? Them have We created out of a sticky clay!  Yusuf Ali

11  then ask them, "are they a stronger creation or (those) whom we have created?" indeed, we created them from a clay sticky.  Word by Word