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Muhammad Asad
And as he turned his face towards Madyan, he said [to himself]: “It may well be that my Sustainer will [thus] guide me onto the right path”
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And as he made his way towards Midian, he said, “I trust my Lord will guide me to the right way.”
Safi Kaskas
And as he made his way toward Midian, he was saying, "Perhaps my Lord will guide me in the right way."

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Arabic
وَلَمَّا تَوَجَّهَ تِلْقَاءَ مَدْيَنَ قَالَ عَسَىٰ رَبِّي أَن يَهْدِيَنِي سَوَاءَ السَّبِيل
Transliteration
Walamma tawajjaha tilqaa madyana qala AAasa rabbee an yahdiyanee sawaa alssabeeli
Transliteration-2
walammā tawajjaha til'qāa madyana qāla ʿasā rabbī an yahdiyanī sawāa l-sabīl
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And when he turned his face towards Madyan, he said, "Perhaps my Lord [that] will guide me (to the) sound way."

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
And as he turned his face towards Madyan, he said [to himself]: “It may well be that my Sustainer will [thus] guide me onto the right path”
M. M. Pickthall
And when he turned his face toward Midian, he said: Peradventure my Lord will guide me in the right road
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Then, when he turned his face towards (the land of) Madyan, he said: "I do hope that my Lord will show me the smooth and straight Path."
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And as he made his way towards Midian, he said, “I trust my Lord will guide me to the right way.”
Safi Kaskas
And as he made his way toward Midian, he was saying, "Perhaps my Lord will guide me in the right way."
Wahiduddin Khan
When he made his way towards Midian, he said, I am sure, my Lord will guide me to the right way
Shakir
And when he turned his face towards Madyan, he said: Maybe my Lord will guide me in the right path
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
When of his own accord he turned his face toward Midian he said: Perhaps my Lord guides me to the right way.
T.B.Irving
As he made his way towards Midian, he said: "Perhaps my Lord will guide me along some level path."
Abdul Hye
When he went towards (the city of) Midian, he said: “It may be that my Lord will guide me to the Right Way.”
The Study Quran
And when he turned his face toward Midian, he said, “Perhaps my Lord will guide me to the right way.
Dr. Kamal Omar
And when he turned his attention to the way leading to Madyan, he said: “It may be, my Nourisher-Sustainer: that He guides me to the rightness of the Path .
Farook Malik
As he made his way towards Madyan, he said: "Soon my Lord shall guide me to the Right Way."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
As he headed towards Median, he said, 'Perhaps my Lord will guide me to the right way.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And as soon as he (turned) his face towards Madyan, he said, "It may be that my Lord will guide me on the level way."
Muhammad Sarwar
When he started his journey to Midian he said, "Perhaps my Lord will show me the right path."
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
When he set out towards Madyan, he said, .I hope my Lord will guide me to the straight path
Shabbir Ahmed
As he turned his face towards Midyan, he said to himself, "It may well be that my Lord will guide me onto the right road."
Dr. Munir Munshey
As he headed towards Madyan he said, "Perhaps, my Lord would guide me on to the right path!"
Syed Vickar Ahamed
And then, when he turned (went) towards Madyan, he said: "I hope that my Lord will show me the smooth and straight Path."
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And when he directed himself toward Madyan, he said, "Perhaps my Lord will guide me to the sound way."
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And as he traveled towards Midyan, he said: "Perhaps my Lord will guide me to the right path."
Abdel Haleem
As he made his way towards Midian, he was saying, ‘May my Lord guide me to the right way.’
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And when he betook himself toward Madyan, he said: belike my Lord will guide me even way
Ahmed Ali
Then as he turned his face to Midian, he said: "Maybe my Lord will show me the right way."
Aisha Bewley
When he turned his face in the direction of Madyan, he said, ´Hopefully my Lord will guide me to the right way.´
Ali Ünal
As he headed towards Midian (the nearest territory independent of Egyptian rule), he said: "I hope my Lord will guide me on the right way (so as to avoid capture by Egyptian forces)."
Ali Quli Qara'i
And when he turned his face toward Midian, he said, ‘Maybe my Lord will show me the right way.’
Hamid S. Aziz
And when he turned his face towards Midian, he said, "It may be that my Lord will guide me to a smooth and straight path!"
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And when he headed toward Midian, he said: perhaps my Master guides me to the right way
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Then when he turned his face towards the land of Madyan he said, “I hope that my Lord will show me the smooth path.
Musharraf Hussain
Having set out for Madyan, he said to himself: “Maybe, My Lord will guide me on the right path.”
Maududi
When (after his departure from Egypt) Moses headed towards Midian, he said: "I hope my Lord will show me the right Path."
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
And as he traveled towards Midyan, he said: "Perhaps my Lord will guide me to the right path.
Mohammad Shafi
And when he turned toward Midian, he said, "My Lord may guide me in the right direction."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And when he diverted his attention towards Madian, he said, 'it is near that my Lord may tell me the straight path'.
Rashad Khalifa
As he traveled towards Midyan, he said, "May my Lord guide me in the right path."
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
And when he turned his face towards Midian, he said: 'It may be that my Lord will guide me on the right way.
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And when he turned his face towards Midian, he said: Maybe my Lord will guide me in the right path
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And when he aimed/turned towards Madya , he said: "Maybe/perhaps my Lord that He guides me the road's/path's straightness ."
Bijan Moeinian
Flying off toward Midyan, he was praying: “O Lord put me on the right track.”
Faridul Haque
And when he turned his attention towards Madyan he said, “It is likely that my Lord will show me the right path.”
Sher Ali
And when he turned his face towards Midian, he said, I hope, my Lord will guide me to the right way.
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And when he moved towards Madyan, he said: ‘I hope my Lord will show me the straight path (to take me to the desired destination).
Amatul Rahman Omar
When (Moses) set out turning his face towards Midian he said, `I hope my Lord will put me on the right course till I reach the goal.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
And when he went towards (the land of) Madyan (Midian) he said: "It may be that my Lord guides me to the Right Way."

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
And when he turned his face towards Midian he said, 'It may be that my Lord will guide m
George Sale
And when he was journeying towards Madian, he said, peradventure my Lord will direct me in the right way
Edward Henry Palmer
And when he turned his face in the direction of Midian, he said, 'It may be that my Lord will guide me to a level path!
John Medows Rodwell
And when he was journeying toward Madian, he said, "Haply my Lord will direct me in an even path."
N J Dawood (2014)
And as he made his way towards Midian, he said: ‘May the Lord guide me to an even path.‘

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
When he turned toward Midian, he said, “Perhaps my Lord will guide me to the straight path.”
Sayyid Qutb
And as he turned his face towards Madyan, he said: “I do hope that my Lord will guide me to the right path.'
Ahmed Hulusi
When he made his way towards Madyan (the city of Shuayb) he said, “I hope my Rabb guides me to the even (most correct) path!”
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
And when he turned his face towards Madyan, he said: �I do hope that my Lord will guide me in the right path�
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Journeying toward Madyan he said to himself: "Perhaps Allah, my Creator will guide me out of this fearful country into the path of truth and safety"
Mir Aneesuddin
And when he turned his face towards Midian he said, “Perhaps my Fosterer will guide me to a balanced way.”

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Then, when he turned his face towards (the land of) Madyan, he said: "I do hope that my Lord will show me the smooth and straight Path."
OLD Literal Word for Word
And when he turned his face towards Madyan, he said, "Perhaps my Lord [that] will guide me (to the) sound way.