He is the One who has revealed to you the Book (the Qur’ān). Out of it there are verses that are MuHkamāt (of established meaning), which are the principal verses of the Book, and some others are Mutashābihāt (whose definite meanings are unknown). Now those who have perversity in their hearts go after such part of it as is mutashābih, seeking (to create) discord, and searching for its interpretation (that meets their desires), while no one knows its interpretation except Allah; and those well-grounded in knowledge say: “We believe therein; all is from our Lord.” Only the men of understanding observe the advice.
— Mufti Taqi Usmani
He is The (One) Who has sent down upon you the Book, whereof are clear signs (i.e. Éayah = verses) that are the Essence (Literally: the Mother) of the Book, and others cosimilar (Or: ambiguous). So, as for (the ones) in whose hearts is swerving, they ever follow whatever (parts) of it are cosimilar, (inequitably) seeking temptation (to sedition), and (inequitably) seeking its interpretation; and in no way does anyone know its interpretation except Allah. And the ones firmly established in knowledge say, "We have believed in it; all is from the Providence of our Lord." And in no way does anyone constantly remember except the ones endowed with intellects.
— Dr. Ghali
it is He who has sent this Scripture down to you [Prophet]. Some of its verses are definite in meaning- these are the cornerstone of the Scripture- and others are ambiguous. The perverse at heart eagerly pursue the ambiguities in their attempt to make trouble and to pin down a specific meaning of their own: only God knows the true meaning. Those firmly grounded in knowledge say, ‘We believe in it: it is all from our Lord’- only those with real perception will take heed-
— Abdul Haleem
He it is Who hath revealed unto thee (Muhammad) the Scripture wherein are clear revelations - they are the substance of the Book - and others (which are) allegorical. But those in whose hearts is doubt pursue, forsooth, that which is allegorical seeking (to cause) dissension by seeking to explain it. None knoweth its explanation save Allah. And those who are of sound instruction say: We believe therein; the whole is from our Lord; but only men of understanding really heed.
He it is Who has sent down to thee the Book: In it are verses basic or fundamental (of established meaning); they are the foundation of the Book: others are allegorical. But those in whose hearts is perversity follow the part thereof that is allegorical, seeking discord, and searching for its hidden meanings, but no one knows its hidden meanings except Allah. And those who are firmly grounded in knowledge say: "We believe in the Book; the whole of it is from our Lord:" and none will grasp the Message except men of understanding.
— Yusuf Ali
У Сизга Китоб нозил қилган Зотдирки, у (Китобдан) шу Китобнинг асли — моҳияти бўлган муҳкам — аниқ-равшан оятлар ҳам ва бошқа (Қиёмат, жаннат, дўзах ва ҳоказолар ҳақидаги) муташобиҳ — тушуниш қийин бўлган оятлар ҳам (ўрин олгандир). Энди дилларида ҳақ йўлдан оғиш бўлган кимсалар одамларни алдаб фитнага солиш ва ўз ҳавойи нафсларига мувофиқ таъвил-тафсир қилиш учун Унинг муташобиҳ оятларига эргашадидар. Ҳолбуки, ундай оятларнинг таъвилини ёлғиз Аллоҳгина билур. Илмда собитқадам бўлган бундай кишилар эса: «У Китобга иймон келтирганмиз. Ҳамма оятлари Парвардигоримиз ҳузуридандир», дейдилар. Ва фақат аҳли донишларгина панд-насиҳат олурлар.
— Alauddin Mansour
Er ist es, Der das Buch (als Offenbarung) auf dich herabgesandt hat. Dazu gehören eindeutige Verse - sie sind der Kern des Buches - und andere, mehrdeutige. Was aber diejenigen angeht, in deren Herzen (Neigung zum) Abschweifen ist, so folgen sie dem, was davon mehrdeutig ist, im Trachten nach Irreführung und im Trachten nach ihrer Mißdeutung. Aber niemand weiß ihre Deutung außer Allah. Und diejenigen, die im Wissen fest gegründet sind, sagen: „Wir glauben daran; alles ist von unserem Herrn. Aber nur diejenigen bedenken, die Verstand besitzen.
— Frank Bubenheim and Nadeem
It is He who has sent down to you, [O Muḥammad], the Book; in it are verses [that are] precise - they are the foundation of the Book - and others unspecific.1 As for those in whose hearts is deviation [from truth], they will follow that of it which is unspecific, seeking discord and seeking an interpretation [suitable to them]. And no one knows its [true] interpretation except Allah. But those firm in knowledge say, "We believe in it. All [of it] is from our Lord." And no one will be reminded except those of understanding.
— Saheeh International
It is He Who has revealed the Book to you. Some of its verses are absolutely clear and lucid, and these are the core of the Book.1 Others are ambiguous.2 Those in whose hearts there is perversity, always go about the part which is ambiguous, seeking mischief and seeking to arrive at its meaning arbitrarily, although none knows their true meaning except Allah. On the contrary, those firmly rooted in knowledge say: 'We believe in it; it is all from our Lord alone.'3 No one derives true admonition from anything except the men of understanding.
— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi