ثُمَّ جَعَلْنَـٰهُ نُطْفَةً فِى قَرَارٍ مَّكِينٍ
Asad Quran Translation
and then We cause him to remain as a drop of sperm in [the womb's] firm keeping,
Malik Quran Translation
then placed him as a drop of semen in a firm resting place,
Yusuf Ali Quran Translation
Then We placed him as (a drop of) sperm in a place of rest firmly fixed; 2873
The growth in the foetal stage is silent and unseen. The foetus is protected in the mother's womb like a king in a castle; it is firmly fixed, and gets the protection of the mother's body, on which it depends for its own growth until birth.
Mustafa Khattab Quran Translation
then placed each ˹human˺ as a sperm-drop1
in a secure place,
See footnote for 22:5.
Piktal Quran Translation
Then placed him as a drop (of seed) in a safe lodging;
Thumma jaAAalnahu nutfatan fee qararin makeenin