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Muhammad Asad
to God, unto whom all that is in the heavens and all that is on earth belongs. But woe unto those who deny the truth: for suffering sever
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Allah, to Whom belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. And woe to the disbelievers because of a severe torment!
Safi Kaskas
God, to Whom all that is in the heavens and all that is on earth belongs. And woe to the unbelievers, for a severe punishment

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اللَّهِ الَّذِي لَهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ وَوَيْلٌ لِّلْكَافِرِينَ مِنْ عَذَابٍ شَدِيد
Transliteration
Allahi allathee lahu ma fee alssamawati wama fee al-ardi wawaylun lilkafireena min AAathabin shadeedin
Transliteration-2
al-lahi alladhī lahu mā fī l-samāwāti wamā fī l-arḍi wawaylun lil'kāfirīna min ʿadhābin shadīdi
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Allah (is) the One to Him (belongs) whatever (is) in the heavens and whatever (is) in the earth. And woe to the disbelievers from the punishment severe.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
to God, unto whom all that is in the heavens and all that is on earth belongs. But woe unto those who deny the truth: for suffering sever
M. M. Pickthall
Allah, unto Whom belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. and woe unto the disbelievers from an awful doom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Of Allah, to Whom do belong all things in the heavens and on earth! But alas for the Unbelievers for a terrible penalty (their Unfaith will bring them)!
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Allah, to Whom belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. And woe to the disbelievers because of a severe torment!
Safi Kaskas
God, to Whom all that is in the heavens and all that is on earth belongs. And woe to the unbelievers, for a severe punishment
Wahiduddin Khan
to God, who possesses whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on earth. Woe to those who deny the truth, for they shall be sternly punished
Shakir
(Of) Allah, Whose is whatever is in the heavens and whatever Is in the earth; and woe to the unbelievers on account of the severe chastisement
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
God! To Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in and on the earth, and woe to the ones who are ungrateful. For them is the severe punishment,
T.B.Irving
God, Who holds whatever is in Heaven and whatever is on Earth. Alas, because disbelievers will have harsh torment,
Abdul Hye
Allah to whom belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth! Woe to the disbelievers from a severe punishment.
The Study Quran
God, unto Whom belongs whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is on the earth. Woe unto the disbelievers for a severe punishment
Dr. Kamal Omar
Allah — That One — for Him (is) what (is) in the heavens and what (is) in the earth. And woe unto the disbelievers from a severe torment
Farook Malik
the One to Whom belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth. Woe to the unbelievers, for they will be sternly punished
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
God—to whom belongs what is in the heavens and the earth. And woe to the disbelievers from a severe torment
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Allah, Who has whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. And woe to the disbelievers for a strict torment
Muhammad Sarwar
To God belongs whatever is in the heavens and the earth. Woe to the disbelievers; they will face the most severe punishment
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Allah, the One to whom belongs what is in the heavens and what is in the earth. Woe be to the disbelievers because of a severe punishment
Shabbir Ahmed
Allah to Whom belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth. (His Commands must govern your social order as they govern the Universe). Therefore, those who reject His Guidance, incur an awful retribution
Dr. Munir Munshey
To Allah belongs everything in the heavens and on earth, and for the unbelievers, there is an affliction of the worst severity
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Allah, to Whom belong all things in the heavens and on earth! But grief to the disbelievers for a terrible Penalty (for their lack of Faith)&mdash
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Allah , to whom belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. And woe to the disbelievers from a severe punishmen
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
God, to whom belongs all that is in the heavens, and all that is in the Earth. And woe to the rejecters from a painful retribution
Abdel Haleem
God, to whom everything in the heavens and earth belongs. How terrible will be the torment of those who ignore [Him]
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Allah, whose is that which is in the heavens and that which is in the earth; and woe be unto the infidels because of a torment sever
Ahmed Ali
God, to whom belongs all there is in the heavens and the earth. Woe to the unbelievers for the terrible punishment (that awaits)
Aisha Bewley
Allah is He to Whom everything in the heavens and everything in the earth belongs. Woe to the kuffar because of a terrible punishment —
Ali Ünal
God, to Whom belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth; and woe to the unbelievers because of a severe punishment
Ali Quli Qara'i
—Allah, to whom belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. And woe to the faithless for a severe punishmen
Hamid S. Aziz
Allah is He unto Whom belongs whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. Alas for the disbelievers, for a terrible doom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
God is the One who whatever is in the skies and on the earth belongs to Him. And woe to the disbelievers from a severe punishment.
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
It is God to Whom belongs all things in the heavens and on earth, but unfortunately for the unbelievers, their disbelief will bring them a terrible penalty
Musharraf Hussain
Allah; everything in the Heavens and on Earth belongs to Him. And the misery of a severe punishment awaits the disbelievers,
Maududi
(to the Way of) Allah to Whom belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth. Woe be to those who reject the Truth for a severe chastisement
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
God, to whom belong all that is in the heavens and the earth. And woe to the rejecters from a severe retribution
Mohammad Shafi
Allah is He to Whom belongs whatever there is in the heavens and the earth. And woe, from severe punishment, unto those who suppress the Truth

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Allah, to Whom belongs whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. And there is misery for the infidels from a severe torment
Rashad Khalifa
(The path of) GOD; the One who possesses everything in the heavens and everything on earth. Woe to the disbelievers; they have incurred a terrible retribution.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Allah to whom belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth. Woe to the unbelievers for a terrible punishment
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Of Allah, Whose is whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. And woe to the disbelievers for the severe chastisement
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
God, (is) who to Him what (is) in the skies/space and what (is) in the earth/Planet Earth, and grief/distress to the disbelievers from strong (severe) torture
Bijan Moeinian
God is the owner of everything which exist in the heavens and in the earth. How terrible is God’s punishment being reserved for the disbeliever
Faridul Haque
Allah - because all that is in the heavens and in the earth belongs only to Him; and woe is for the disbelievers through a severe punishment
Sher Ali
The path of ALLAH to Whom belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. And woe to the disbelievers for a terrible punishment
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Allah, to Whom belongs (all) that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth. And there is destruction for the disbelievers on account of a severe punishment
Amatul Rahman Omar
(To the path of) Allah, to Whom belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth. And woe to the disbelievers for a dreadful punishment (that will befall them)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Allah to Whom belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth! And woe unto the disbelievers from a severe torment

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
God, to whom belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth. And woe to the unbelievers for a terrible chastisement
George Sale
God is He unto whom belongeth whatsoever is in heaven and on earth: And woe be to the infidels, because a grievous punishment waiteth them
Edward Henry Palmer
God is He whose is whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. Alas for the misbelievers, for their torment is keen
John Medows Rodwell
Of God; to whom belongeth whatever is in the Heavens and whatever is on the Earth: and woe! for their terrible punishment, to the infidels
N J Dawood (2014)
the path of God, to whom belongs all that the heavens and all that the earth contain. Woe betide the unbelievers, for they shall be grievously punished

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Lead them to the way of Allah to whom belong all things of the skies and of Earth. Woe to the unbelievers because of a terrible penalty!
Sayyid Qutb
to God, to whom all that is in the heavens and all that is on earth belongs. Woe to the unbelievers; for theirs will be a severe suffering.
Ahmed Hulusi
To Allah (who is the Aziz and the Hamid) belongs whatever is in the heavens and the earth (for the observation of the qualities referenced by His Beautiful Names)... Woe to those who deny the knowledge of the reality for the severe suffering awaiting them!
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Allah, unto Whom belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth, and woe to the unbelievers for severe chastisement.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Allah, to Whom belong the whole and all in all in the heavens and on earth; woe betide the infidels who deny Him. They shall pass through nature to eternal suffering
Mir Aneesuddin
Allah is He, Whose is whatsoever is in the skies and whatsoever is in the earth; and sorrowful will be the state of the infidels due to a severe punishment.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Of God, to Whom do belong all things in the heavens and on earth! But alas for the Unbelievers for a terrible penalty (their Unfaith will bring them)!
OLD Literal Word for Word
Allah (is) the One to Him (belongs) whatever (is) in the heavens and whatever (is) in the earth. And woe to the disbelievers from the punishment severe