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alam
أَلَمْ
Was not
yaku
يَكُ
he
nuṭ'fatan
نُطْفَةً
a semen-drop
min
مِّن
of
maniyyin
مَّنِىٍّ
semen
yum'nā
يُمْنَىٰ
emitted?

Alam yaku nutfatam mim maniyyiny yumnaa

Sahih International:

Had he not been a sperm from semen emitted?

1 A. J. Arberry

Was he not a sperm-drop spilled?

2 Abdul Haleem

Was he not just a drop of spilt-out sperm,

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Was he not a sperm of emission emitted?

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Was he not a drop of sperm emitted (in lowly form)?

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Was he not a drop of ejaculated semen,

6 Ahmed Ali

Was he not an emitted drop of semen,

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Was he not just a drop of the semen that is discharged?

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Was he not a drop of emitted semen,

9 Ali Ünal

Was he not once a mere drop of semen poured forth?

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Was he not a small drop of semen ejected (into a proper place).

11 English Literal

Did he not be a drop/male`s or female`s secretion from sperm/semen , semen being ejaculated/ discharged ?

12 Faridul Haque

Was he not just a drop of the semen that is discharged?

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Was he not a small seed in the seminal elements,

14 Hilali & Khan

Was he not a Nutfah (mixed male and female discharge of semen) poured forth?

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Was he not a small life-germ in sperm emitted?

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Was he not a small seed in the seminal elements,

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Was he not a drop of fluid which gushed forth?

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Does the human being think that he will be left uncontrolled?

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

What, was he not an ejaculated drop (of sperm)?

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Was he not a Nutfah of semen emitted

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Was he not once a drop of ejaculated semen,

22 Talal Itani

Was he not a drop of ejaculated semen?

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Was he not -- that is, [indeed] he was -- a drop of emitted semen? (read yumn or tumn) deposited into the womb.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Was he not a Nutfah of semen emitted?

meaning, was not man a weak drop of sperm from a despised fluid known as semen, that is emitted from the loins into the wombs

ثُمَّ كَانَ عَلَقَةً فَخَلَقَ فَسَوَّى