Yusuf Ali Behold, the messengers came to them, from before them and behind them, (preaching): "Serve none but Allah." They said, "If our Lord had so pleased, He would certainly have sent down angels (to preach). Now we reject your mission (altogether)."
Sahih International [That occurred] when the messengers had come to them before them and after them, [saying], "Worship not except Allah." They said, "If our Lord had willed, He would have sent down the angels, so indeed we, in that with which you have been sent, are disbelievers."
Shakir When their messengers came to them from before them and from behind them, saying, Serve nothing but Allah, they said: If our Lord had pleased He would certainly have sent down angels, so we are surely unbelievers in that with which you are sent.
Pickthall When their messengers came unto them from before them and behind them, saying: Worship none but Allah! they said: If our Lord had willed, He surely would have sent down angels (unto us), so lo! we are disbelievers in that wherewith ye have been sent.
محمد جالندھری جب ان کے پاس پیغمبر ان کے آگے اور پیچھے سے آئے کہ خدا کے سوا (کسی کی) عبادت نہ کرو۔ کہنے لگے کہ اگر ہمارا پروردگار چاہتا تو فرشتے اُتار دیتا سو جو تم دے کر بھیجے گئے ہو ہم اس کو نہیں مانتے