Muhammad Habib Shakir: He said: Cast. So when they cast, they deceived the people´s eyes and frightened them, and they produced a mighty enchantment.
Abdullah Yusuf Ali: Said Moses: "Throw ye (first)." So when they threw, they bewitched the eyes of the people, and struck terror into them: for they showed a great (feat of) magic.
M.Pickthall: He said: Throw! And when they threw they cast a spell upon the people´s eyes, and overawed them, and produced a mighty spell.
Amatul Rahmân Omer: (Moses) said, `You may present (first, what you have).´ And when they presented (their devices) they cast a spell on the peoples´ eyes and sought to strike awe into them and they came out with a mighty enchantment.