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awaman
أَوَمَن
Then (is one) who
yunasha-u
يُنَشَّؤُا۟
is brought up
فِى
in
l-ḥil'yati
ٱلْحِلْيَةِ
ornaments
wahuwa
وَهُوَ
and he
فِى
in
l-khiṣāmi
ٱلْخِصَامِ
the dispute
ghayru
غَيْرُ
(is) not
mubīnin
مُبِينٍ
clear.

Awa mai yunashsha'u fil hilyati wa huwa fil khisaami ghairu mubeen

Sahih International:

So is one brought up in ornaments while being during conflict unevident [attributed to Allah]?

1 A. J. Arberry

What, one who is reared amid ornaments and, when the time of altercation comes, is not to be seen?

2 Abdul Haleem

‘Someone who is brought up amongst trinkets, who cannot put together a clear argument?’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Hath He taken to Himself that which is reared in ornaments, and is in contention not plain?

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Is then one brought up among trinkets, and unable to give a clear account in a dispute (to be associated with Allah)?

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Do they assign to Allah one who grows up amidst ornaments and is not well-versed in the art of disputation?

6 Ahmed Ali

Can one who has been raised on ornaments and cannot present her case coolly in a dispute (be associated with God?)

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And (do they chose for Him) one who is brought up among ornaments, and cannot express herself clearly in debate?

8 Ali Quli Qarai

‘What! One who is brought up amid ornaments and is inconspicuous in contests?’

9 Ali Ünal

"What! (Am I to have a daughter –) one who is brought up in adornments, and unable to be clear in disputation?"

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

(Is he your god) who is brought up in the midst of ornaments and who is unable to make a clear expression (to an argument) and a plain speech in disputation (and discussions).

11 English Literal

Is who (is) being brought up/originated in the ornament/decoration (luxuriated i.e.: girls and those effeminate and unmanly) and he is in the dispute/controversy/argument not evident/shown ?

12 Faridul Haque

And (do they chose for Him) one who is brought up among ornaments, and cannot express herself clearly in debate?

13 Hamid S. Aziz

What! (Liken they Allah to) that which is bred among ornaments and which in disputes cannot make itself plain (or give an account of itself)!

14 Hilali & Khan

(Do they then like for Allah) a creature who is brought up in adornments (wearing silk and gold ornaments, i.e. women), and in dispute cannot make herself clear?

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And when one of them is given news of that of which he sets up a likeness for the Beneficent his face becomes black and he is full of rage.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

What! that which is made in ornaments and which in contention is unable to make plain speech!

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

(Liken they then to Allah) that which is bred up in outward show, and in dispute cannot make itself plain?

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Does God choose for Himself the kind of children who grow up wearing ornaments and who are not strong enough to defend their rights?

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

(As such they attribute to Allah) who is brought up among ornaments but when disputes arise are powerless.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

A creature who is brought up in adornments, and who in dispute cannot make itself clear

21 Wahiduddin Khan

["Do you ascribe to God] one who is brought up among ornaments and who cannot produce a cogent argument?"

22 Talal Itani

“Someone brought up to be beautiful, and unable to help in a fight?”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

What! (a-wa contains both the hamza of denial and the conjunctive waw, `and', in other words, `do they ascribe to God ...') one that is brought up amid trinkets, ornaments, and is incoherent in a dispute?, [unable] to argue clearly because of an [inherent] inability [in this respect] as a result of [that person belonging to] the female sex.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

A creature who is brought up in adornments, and who in dispute cannot make itself clear,

means, women are regarded as lacking something, which they make up for with jewelry and adornments from the time of childhood onwards, and when there is a dispute, they cannot speak up and defend themselves clearly, so how can this be attributed to Alla