(19:12) [Allah] said, “O John, take the Scripture with determination.” And We gave him judgement [while yet] a boy
Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali and Muhammad Muhsin Khan,
(19:12) (It was said to his son): “O Yahya (John)! Hold fast the Scripture [the Taurat (Torah)].” And We gave him wisdom while yet a child.
Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall
(19:12) (And it was said unto his son): O John! Hold fast the Scripture. And we gave him wisdom when a child,
Abdullah Yusuf Ali
(19:12) (To his son came the command): “O Yahya! take hold of the Book with might”: and We gave him Wisdom even as a youth,
Mohammad Habib Shakir
(19:12) O Yahya! take hold of the Book with strength, and We granted him wisdom while yet a child
(19:12) O Yahya, (John) take the Book powerfully. And We brought him judgment (when) a young boy,
(19:12) (John was born and when he grew up, We commanded him:) “O John! Hold fast to the Book (the Torah) with (all your) strength!” And We granted him sound, wise judgment (and true understanding of Gods Law) while he was yet a little boy;
Amatul Rahman Omar
(19:12) (We said to John,) `Yahyâ! hold fast the (divine) Book.´ And while he was yet a child We gave him wisdom,
(19:12) You John/Yahya, take The Book with power/strength, and We gave/brought him the judgment/rule (as) a boy/child/infant.
(19:12) (We said:) “O John, hold fast to the Book;” and We gave him wisdom right from boyhood,
A. J. Arberry
(19:12) O John, take the Book forcefully’; and We gave him judgment, yet a little child,
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
(19:12) O Yahya! se hold fast the book. And We vouchsafed unto him wisdom, while yet a child.
Maulana Mohammad Ali
(19:12) We commanded John, Zachariah’s son, to follow the guidance of the Lord with due steadfastness. To John We gave knowledge and wisdom to John during his childhood.
Hamid Abdul Aziz
(19:12) Then he went forth unto his people from the chamber, and he made signs to them, “Glorify your Lord at break of day and fall of night.”
(19:12) O Yahya – hold the Book firmly
(19:12) O John, hold on to the Scripture firmly, and We gave him wisdom in his youth.
Ahmed Raza Khan
(19:12) O Yahya hold the Book firmly; and We gave him Prophethood in his infancy. (Prophet Yahya was only 2 years old at that time.)
(19:12) To John We said, “Hold fast the Book,” and while he was still a child, We bestowed upon him wisdom,
(19:12) (It was said to his son): “O Yahya! Hold fast to the Scripture.” And We gave him wisdom while yet a child.
Ali Quli Qarai
(19:12) O John! [We said,] Hold on with power to the Book! And We gave him judgement while still a child,
Hasan al-Fatih Qaribullah and Ahmad Darwish
(19:12) (We said): ‘O John, hold fast to the Book’, and We bestowed on him judgment while yet a child
That is translated surah Maryam ayat 12 (QS 19: 12) in arabic and english text, may be useful.