Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Yea! Those who earn evil and by their sinfulness are engulfed - they are destined for the fire. therein to abide
M. M. Pickthall
Nay, but whosoever hath done evil and his sin surroundeth him; such are rightful owners of the Fire; they will abide therein
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Nay, those who seek gain in evil, and are girt round by their sins,- they are companions of the Fire: Therein shall they abide (For ever)
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
But no! Those who commit evil and are engrossed in sin will be the residents of the Fire. They will be there forever.
Truly, those who do evil and are caught in their sins will be in Hell eternally.
Truly, those who do evil and are encompassed by their misdeeds, shall be the inmates of the Fire. Therein they shall abide forever
Yea! whoever earns evil and his sins beset him on every side, these are the inmates of the fire; in it they shall abide
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Yea! Whoever earned an evil deed and is enclosed by his transgression, then those
will be the Companions of the Fire. They are ones who will dwell in it forever!
Rather anyone who commits evil will find his mistake will he him in; those will become inmates of the Fire; they will remain in it for ever.
Yes! Those who earn evil and their sins surround them, they are the inmates of the hellfire; they shall reside therein forever.
The Study Quran
Nay, whosoever earns evil and is surrounded by his sins, it is they who are the inhabitants of the Fire, therein to abide
Dr. Kamal Omar
Yes! Whosoever has earned evil and his sin engulfed him, so they are dwellers of the Fire; they will abide therein
M. Farook Malik
Yea! Those who commit evil and become encircled in sin are the inmates of Hellfire; they shall live there for ever
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Indeed, whoever commits misdeeds, and becomes besieged by his iniquities—these are the inmates of the Fire, wherein they will dwell forever.
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Yes indeed, whoever has earned an odious deed and his offense(s) have encompassed him, then those are therein the companions ( (i.e. inhabitants) of the Fire; they are therein eternally (abiding)
There is no doubt that evil doers who are engulfed in sins are the companions of hell fire wherein they will live forever
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Why not? Those who commit evil and are besieged by their sins, those are people of the Fire - there they shall live forever
Nay, but whoever keeps disrupting the lives of others, and his faults upon faults surround him - such are destined for the Fire, therein to abide
Dr. Munir Munshey
Of course! Those who commit evil and are wrapped (and steeped) in sin will be the inmates of the fire! They shall stay in it forever
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Yes! Those who search for gain in evil, and are held round by their sins, they are companions of the Fire: They shall live in there (for ever)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Yes, whoever earns evil and his sin has encompassed him - those are the companions of the Fire; they will abide therein eternally
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
Indeed, whoever gains a sin, and is surrounded by his mistakes; those are the people of the Fire, in it they abide eternally
Truly those who do evil and are surrounded by their sins will be the inhabitants of the Fire, there to remain
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
O Yea! whosoever earnoth vice and his sin hath encompassed him, those shall be the fellows of the Fire, as abiders therein
Why, they who have earned the wages of sin and are enclosed in error, are people of Hell, where they will abide for ever
No indeed! Those who accumulate bad actions and are surrounded by their mistakes, such people are the Companions of the Fire, remaining in it timelessly, for ever;
(It is indeed the case that you speak in ignorance. The truth is,) rather, that whoever earns an evil (by his free will) and his vices engulf him – those are the companions of the Fire; they will abide therein
Ali Quli Qara'i
Certainly whoever commits misdeeds and is besieged by his iniquity —such shall be the inmates of the Fire, and they shall remain in it [forever]
Hamid S. Aziz
Nay, whoever gains an evil gain, and is encompassed by his sins, those are the fellows of the Fire, and they shall dwell therein for ever
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
Yes, whoever commits bad deed and his sins surround (and engulf) him, then they are inhabitants of the fire, remaining in it forever.
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
No, those who wrongfully seek gain, and are surrounded by wrong, they are companions of the fire, and they will live there forever
Rather, the evildoers are occupied in their sins, these are the people of the Fire, there forever.
Whoever earns evil and becomes engrossed in sin shall be doomed to Hell and abide therein for ever
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
Indeed, whoever gains a sin, and is surrounded by his mistakes; those are the people of the Fire, in it they will abide.
Yes, indeed, whosoever earns evil, and his wrong has engulfed him, he would be among dwellers of the Fire, therein to abide
Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Aye, why not, who so earns vice and his sin encompasses him, he is one among the people of the hell, they have to remain therein forever.
Indeed, those who earn sins and become surrounded by their evil work will be the dwellers of Hell; they abide in it forever.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Indeed, he who earns evil and becomes engrossed in his sin, they are the people of the Fire; in it they shall remain for ever
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Yea, whoever earns evil and his sins beset him on every side, those are the companions of the Fire; therein they abide
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira
Yes/certainly , who gathered/earned a sin/crime, and his sin/mistake surrounded/enveloped with him so those (are) the fire's owners/company, they are in it immortally/eternally
Indeed the one who commits sins and is surrounded by wrongdoings will find himself in the Hell and has to stay there forever
Yes, why not? * The one who earns evil and his sin surrounds him; he is from the people of fire (hell); they will remain in it forever. (You will remain in the fire forever)
Aye ! whoso does evil and is encompassed by his sins -those are the inmates of the Fire; therein shall they abide
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Of course, he who adopts evil and is encompassed by his sins, it is they who are the inmates of Hell. They are its permanent residents
Amatul Rahman Omar
The truth is that, those who do evil and who are encompassed by their sins, are the inmates of the Fire and therein they shall abide for long
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Yes! Whosoever earns evil and his sin has surrounded him, they are dwellers of the Fire (i.e. Hell); they will dwell therein forever
New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Yes, whoever earns an evil deed, while his sin surrounds him, will be with the ‘Denizens of Hell’, where they will abide therein.
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Nonsense! Those who try to earn evil and are living in sin are companions of the fire. They will live there continuously.
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation
Yes indeed, whoever has earned an evil deed and whose offense has surrounded him—then those are the fellows of the Fire; therein they abide.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab
Rather anyone who commits evil will find his sins will hem him in; those will become inmates of the Fire; they will remain in it for ever.
Indeed, those who earn evil and become engulfed by their sin are destined for the fire where they shall abide,
No! The truth is not as they assume! Whoever earns evil (through his thoughts or actions) and his mistake encompasses him (his system of thought blinds him from the truth) those are the people of the fire (suffering) eternally.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Yea! whoever earns evil and is encompassed by his sins, these are the inhabitants of the Fire, therein shall they abide forever
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim
Truly you people take liberties to impudently assume Allah. Indeed, the inequitable have guilt residing in their intention, and wrongful actions beset them on all sides, their punishment shall be commensurate with their deeds, and such persons are the inmates of Hell wherein they shall last forever
Why not ! whoever earns evil and is encompassed by his misdeeds, then those are the inhabitants of the fire, they will stay in it.
The Ascendant Qur‘an, Muhammad H. al-‘Asi
Definitely. Those who earn evil and are engulfed by their sinfulness, they are destined for the fire, therein to abide