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alladhī
ٱلَّذِى
Who
khalaqaka
خَلَقَكَ
created you,
fasawwāka
فَسَوَّىٰكَ
then fashioned you
faʿadalaka
فَعَدَلَكَ
then balanced you?

Allazee khalaqaka fasaw waaka fa'adalak

Sahih International:

Who created you, proportioned you, and balanced you?

1 A. J. Arberry

who created thee and shaped thee and wrought thee in symmetry

2 Abdul Haleem

your generous Lord, who created you, shaped you, proportioned you,

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Who created thee, then moulded thee, then proportioned thee?

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Him Who created thee. Fashioned thee in due proportion, and gave thee a just bias;

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Who created you, shaped you, and made you well-proportioned,

6 Ahmed Ali

Who created you then formed your symmetry, then gave you right proportion,

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

The One Who created you, then moulded you, then made you proper?

8 Ali Quli Qarai

who created you and proportioned you, and gave you an upright nature,

9 Ali Ünal

He Who has created you, fashioned you, and proportioned you (in measures perfect for the purpose of your creation);

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Who created you, then perfected you (with wisdom), then endowed you with great natural powers and faculties,

11 English Literal

Who created you, so He straightened you, so He balanced/adjusted you .

12 Faridul Haque

The One Who created you, then moulded you, then made you proper?

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Who created you, then completed your form in due proportions, then gave you balance (or an inclination to reason and justice)?

14 Hilali & Khan

Who created you, fashioned you perfectly, and gave you due proportion;

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Into whatever form He pleases He casts thee.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Who created you, then made you complete, then made you symmetrical?

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Who created thee, then fashioned, then proportioned thee?

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Who created you proportionately and fashioned you

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

who created you, formed you and proportioned you?

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Who created you, fashioned you perfectly, and gave you due proportion.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

who created you, fashioned you and proportioned you,

22 Talal Itani

He Who created you, and formed you, and proportioned you?

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Who created you, when you were not, then made you upright, in your created form, with sound limbs, then proportioned you (read fa-`adalak or fa-`addalak), making you symmetrical in shape, with well-proportioned parts, so that no hand or leg is longer than the other,

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Who created you, fashioned you perfectly, and gave you due proportion.

meaning,

`what has deceived you concerning the Most Generous Lord'

الَّذِى خَلَقَكَ فَسَوَّاكَ فَعَدَلَكَ

Who created you, fashioned you perfectly, and gave you due proportion.

meaning,

`He made you complete, straight, and perfectly balanced and proportioned in stature. He fashioned you in the best of forms and shapes.'

Imam Ahmad recorded from Busr bin Jahhash Al-Qurashi that one day the Messenger of Allah spat in his palm and placed his finger on it. Then he said,

قَالَ اللهُ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ يَا ابْنَ ادَمَ أَنْى تُعْجِزُنِي وَقَدْ خَلَقْتُكَ مِنْ مِثْلِ هذِهِ
حَتْى إِذَا سَوَّيْتُكَ وَعَدَلْتُكَ مَشَيْتَ بَيْنَ بُرْدَيْنِ

وَلِلَْرْضِ مِنْكَ وَيِيدٌ


فَجَمَعْتَ وَمَنَعْتَ حَتْى إِذَا بَلَغَتِ التَّرَاقِيَ قُلْتَ

أَتَصَدَّقُ وَأَنَّى أَوَانُ الصَّدَقَةِ

Allah the Mighty and Sublime says;

"O Son of Adam!

How can you escape Me when I created you from something similar to this (spit) Then I fashioned you and made your creation balanced so that you walked between the two outer garments. And the earth has a burial place for you.

So you gathered (wealth) and withheld it until your soul reached your collarbone (i.e., death comes). Then, at that time you say, `I will give charity now.' But how will there be time for charity"

This Hadith has also been recorded by Ibn Majah .

Concerning Allah's statement,

فِي أَيِّ صُورَةٍ مَّا شَاء رَكَّبَكَ