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thumma
ثُمَّ
Then
kāna
كَانَ
he was
ʿalaqatan
عَلَقَةً
a clinging substance,
fakhalaqa
فَخَلَقَ
then He created
fasawwā
فَسَوَّىٰ
and proportioned.

Summa kaana 'alaqata fakhalaq fasawwaa

Sahih International:

Then he was a clinging clot, and [Allah] created [his form] and proportioned [him]

1 A. J. Arberry

Then he was a blood-clot, and He created and formed,

2 Abdul Haleem

which became a clinging form, which God shaped in due proportion,

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Then he became a clot; then He created him and formed him.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Then did he become a leech-like clot; then did (Allah) make and fashion (him) in due proportion.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

then he became a clot, and then Allah made it into a living body and proportioned its parts,

6 Ahmed Ali

Then formed into an embryo? Then He fashioned, shaped and proportioned

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

He then became a clot – so Allah created him, then made him proper.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

and then a clinging mass? Whereat He created and proportioned [him],

9 Ali Ünal

Then he became a clot clinging (to the womb wall), and He created and fashioned (him) in due proportions.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

(Which drop) then became a clot of blood, then He fashioned (him through various stages) and perfected (him in his make).

11 English Literal

Then (he) was/became a blood clot , so He created (it), so He straightened/perfected (it).

12 Faridul Haque

He then became a clot – so Allah created him, then made him proper.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Then he was a clot of blood, so He created (him) then made (him) perfect.

14 Hilali & Khan

Then he became an 'Alaqa (a clot); then (Allah) shaped and fashioned (him) in due proportion.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Then he was a clot; so He created (him), then made (him) perfect.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Then he was a clot of blood, so He created (him) then made (him) perfect.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Then he became a clot; then (Allah) shaped and fashioned

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Was he not once just a drop of discharged sperm.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Then he was a clot of blood, then He created and formed him

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Then he became an `Alaqah; then shaped and fashioned in due proportion.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

which then became a leech-like clot; then God shaped and fashioned him in due proportion,

22 Talal Itani

Then he became a clot. And He created and proportioned?

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Then it, the drop of semen, became a clot; then He, God, created, from it man, and proportioned [him], making the parts of his body upright,

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Then he became an `Alaqah; then shaped and fashioned in due proportion.

meaning, he became a clot, then a lump of flesh, then he was formed and the soul was blown into him. Then he became a perfect creation with healthy limbs, as either a male or a female by the permission and decree of Allah.

Thus, Allah says,

فَجَعَلَ مِنْهُ الزَّوْجَيْنِ الذَّكَرَ وَالاُْنثَى