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thumma
ثُمَّ
Then
atbaʿa
أَتْبَعَ
he followed
sababan
سَبَبًا
(a) course

Summa atba'a sababaa

Sahih International:

Then he followed a way

1 A. J. Arberry

Then he followed a way

2 Abdul Haleem

He travelled on;

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Thereafter he followed a way.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Then followed he (another) way,

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Then he set out on another expedition

6 Ahmed Ali

He then followed (another) road

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

He again pursued a purpose.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Thereafter he directed another means.

9 Ali Ünal

Then he followed another way,

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Then he launched out on (another) course (to the eastern part of his empire).

11 English Literal

Then he followed a reason/motive/connection .

12 Faridul Haque

He again pursued a purpose.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

But as for him who believes and acts aright, for him is an excellent reward, and we will give him our easy command."

14 Hilali & Khan

Then he followed another way,

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And as for him who believes and does good, for him is a good reward, and We shall speak to him an easy word of Our command.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Then he followed (another) course.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Then he followed a road

18 Muhammad Sarwar

He travelled again

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Then he followed the road,

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Then he followed (another) way,

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Then he followed yet another path,

22 Talal Itani

Then he pursued a course.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Then he followed a way, towards the east,

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

His Journey East

Allah tells;

ثُمَّ أَتْبَعَ سَبَبًا