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Whenever one of them is given the good news of what they attribute to the Most Compassionate,1 his face grows gloomy, as he suppresses his rage.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Yet when one of them is given glad tidings1of what he ascribed to the All-Merciful, his face becomes dark as he suppresses his anguish,

— Fadel Soliman, Bridges’ translation

And when one of them is given the good news of (the birth of) that which he has claimed to be like Rahman (i.e. the daughters), his face turns black, and he becomes choked with sorrow.

— Maarif-ul-Quran

  And if one of them is informed of the news of (the birth of a girl) that which he sets forth as a parable to the Most Gracious (Allâh), his face becomes dark, and he is filled with grief!

— Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali & Muhammad Muhsin Khan

When one of them is given the good news of (the birth of) that which he has attributed to RaHmān (i.e. the daughters), his face turns black, and he becomes choked with sorrow.

— Mufti Taqi Usmani

And when one of them is given the good tidings of what he struck (i.e., cited) as a likeness to The All-Merciful, (i.e., he is given the news of the birth of a daughter) his face lingers blackened, and he is constantly repressing anguish inwardly.

— Dr. Ghali

When one of them is given news of the birth of a daughter, such as he so readily ascribes to the Lord of Mercy, his face grows dark and he is filled with gloom-

— Abdul Haleem

And if one of them hath tidings of that which he likeneth to the Beneficent One, his countenance becometh black and he is full of inward rage.

— Pickthall

When news is brought to one of them of (the birth of) what he sets up as a likeness to (Allah) Most Gracious, his face darkens, and he is filled with inward grief!

— Yusuf Ali

When one of them is given tidings of [a baby girl] the like of which he ascribes to the Most Compassionate, his face darkens as he suppresses his rage.

— Ruwwad Center

Whenever one of them is notified about the same as he imputes concerning the Mercygiving, his face becomes dark with gloom and he feels like choking.

— Muhammad Hijab

And when one of them is given good tidings of that which he attributes to the Most Merciful in comparison [i.e., a daughter], his face becomes dark, and he suppresses grief.

— Saheeh International

(They believe so although when) any of them is given tidings of the birth of a female child the like of which he assigns to the Merciful One, his countenance darkens and he is choked with grief.

— Tafheem-ul-Quran - Abul Ala Maududi

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