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Muhammad Asad
Say: “God’s alone is [the power to bestow the right of] intercession: His [alone] is the dominion over the heavens and the earth; and, in the end, Unto Him you will all be brought back.”
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Say, “All intercession belongs to Allah ˹alone˺. To Him belongs the kingdom of the heavens and the earth. Then to Him you will ˹all˺ be returned.”
Safi Kaskas
Say, "To God belongs all intercession. To Him belongs the kingdom of the heavens and the earth. Then to Him you will all return."

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Arabic
قُل لِّلَّهِ الشَّفَاعَةُ جَمِيعًا لَّهُ مُلْكُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ثُمَّ إِلَيْهِ تُرْجَعُون
Transliteration
Qul lillahi alshshafaAAatu jameeAAan lahu mulku alssamawati waal-ardi thumma ilayhi turjaAAoona
Transliteration-2
qul lillahi l-shafāʿatu jamīʿan lahu mul'ku l-samāwāti wal-arḍi thumma ilayhi tur'jaʿūn
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Say, "To Allah (belongs) the intercession all. For Him (is the) dominion (of) the heavens and the earth. Then to Him you will be returned."

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Say: “God’s alone is [the power to bestow the right of] intercession: His [alone] is the dominion over the heavens and the earth; and, in the end, Unto Him you will all be brought back.”
M. M. Pickthall
Say: Unto Allah belongeth all intercession. His is the Sovereignty of the heavens and the earth. And afterward unto Him ye will be brought back
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Say: "To Allah belongs exclusively (the right to grant) intercession: to Him belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth: In the End, it is to Him that ye shall be brought back."
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Say, “All intercession belongs to Allah ˹alone˺. To Him belongs the kingdom of the heavens and the earth. Then to Him you will ˹all˺ be returned.”
Safi Kaskas
Say, "To God belongs all intercession. To Him belongs the kingdom of the heavens and the earth. Then to Him you will all return."
Wahiduddin Khan
Say, Intercession is entirely in the hands of God. He controls the heavens and the earth; you will all return to Him
Shakir
Say: Allah's is the intercession altogether; His is the kingdom of the heavens and the earth, then to Him you shall be brought back
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Say: To God belongs all intercession. His is the dominion of the heavens and the earth. Again, to Him you will be returned.
T.B.Irving
SAY: "Intercession belongs entirely to God. He holds control over Heaven and Earth; soon you will return to Him."
Abdul Hye
Say: “All intercession belongs to Allah. The sovereignty of the heavens and the earth is with Him, and to Him you all shall be brought back.”
The Study Quran
Say, “Unto God belongs intercession altogether. To Him belongs sovereignty over the heavens and the earth. Then unto Him shall you be returned.
Dr. Kamal Omar
Tell (the people): “To Allah belongs all intercession. For Him is the Dominion of the heavens and the earth, then to Him you will be brought back.”
Farook Malik
Say: "Intercession is wholly in the hands of Allah. To Him belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth, and to Him you shall all be brought back."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Say, 'All intercession is up to God. To Him belongs the kingdom of the heavens and the earth. Then to Him you will be returned.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Say, (This is addressed to the Prophet) "To Allah is intercession all together. To Him is the Kingdom of the heavens and the earth; thereafter to Him you will be returned."
Muhammad Sarwar
Say, "Intercession belongs to God. To Him belongs the heavens and the earth and to Him you will all return."
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Say, .Intercession belongs entirely to Allah
Shabbir Ahmed
Say, "All intercession belongs to Allah alone! Unto Him belongs the Kingdom of the Highs and their Lows, and unto Him you shall be returned." (Only He can mediate on your behalf - between His Law of Requital and your faults. It is His Law that He shall blot out the imprints of your faults and absolve your imperfections by way of your good deeds that make you worthy of His Grace (3:195), (29:7), (39:35))
Dr. Munir Munshey
Say, "All mediation and intervention belongs to Allah exclusively! To Him belongs the kingdom of the heavens and the earth! You will be sent back to Him."
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Say: "To Allah Only belongs every (right to grant) any intercession: To Him belongs the kingdom of the heavens and the earth: In the end, it is to Him that you shall be brought back."
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Say, "To Allah belongs [the right to allow] intercession entirely. To Him belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth. Then to Him you will be returned."
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
Say: "To God belong all intercessions." To Him belongs the sovereignty of the heavens and the Earth, then to Him you will be returned
Abdel Haleem
Say, ‘All intercession belongs to God alone; He holds control of the heavens and the earth; in the end you will all return to Him.’
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Say thou: Allah's is intercession altogether. His is the dominion of the heavens and the earth; then Unto Him shall ye be returned
Ahmed Ali
Say: "God's is the intercession entirely; His is the kingdom of the heavens and the earth; then to Him you will return."
Aisha Bewley
Say: ´Intercession is entirely Allah´s affair. The kingdom of the heavens and earth is His. Then you will be returned to Him.´
Ali Ünal
Say: "To God exclusively belongs the whole authority to intercede, (whether He grants any being permission to intercede with Him or not). To Him alone belongs the sovereignty of the heavens and the earth. Then, to Him you will be returned."
Ali Quli Qara'i
Say, ‘All intercession rests with Allah. To Him belongs the kingdom of the heavens and the earth; then you will be brought back to Him.’
Hamid S. Aziz
Say, "To Allah belongs all intercession; His is the kingdom of the heavens and the earth, then to Him you shall be brought back."
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
Say: the mediation entirely belongs to God, the rule of the skies and the earth belongs to Him, then you are returned to Him
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Say, “To God exclusively belongs intercession. To Him belongs the control of the heavens and the earth. In the end, it is to Him Who you will be brought back.
Musharraf Hussain
Say: “Allah has complete authority for intercession.” He controls the Heavens and the Earth, then to Him you shall be returned.
Maududi
Say: "All intercession lies with Allah. His is the dominion of the heavens and the earth. And to Him will all of you be sent back."
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
Say: "To God belongs all intercession." To Him belongs the sovereignty of the heavens and the earth, then to Him you will be returned.
Mohammad Shafi
Say, "All intercession lies with Allah. His is the absolute sovereignty over the heavens and the earth. And to Him will all of you be returned."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Say you; 'all intercession belongs to Allah'. 'For Him is the Kingdom of the heavens and the earth, then you are to return to Him'.
Rashad Khalifa
Say, "All intercession belongs to GOD." To Him belongs all sovereignty of the heavens and the earth, then to Him you will be returned.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Say: 'Intercession belongs altogether to Allah. His is the Kingdom of the heavens and the earth. To Him you shall be returned.
Maulana Muhammad Ali
say: Allah’s is the intercession altogether. His is the kingdom of the heavens and the earth. Then to Him you will be returned
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
Say: "To God (is) the mediation all/all together, for Him (is) the skies'/space's and the earth's/Planet Earth's ownership/kingdom, then to Him you are being returned."
Bijan Moeinian
Let them know that: “God is the only intercessor.” The Kingdom of the heavens and the earth belongs to God. To God you will all return
Faridul Haque
Proclaim, “To Allah only * belongs all the intercession! For Him only is the kingship of the heavens and the earth; and then it is towards you have to return.” (*Allah does not intercede – He gives the permission to intercede with Him, to whomever He wills.
Sher Ali
Say, `All intercession rests with ALLAH. To HIM belongs the Kingdom of the heavens and the earth. And to HIM, then, shall you be brought back.
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Say: ‘(The leave for) all intercession rests with Allah alone (which He has specified for His intimate servants). The sovereignty of the heavens and the earth also belongs to Him alone. Then to Him you will be returned.
Amatul Rahman Omar
Say, `All intercession belongs to Allah entirely. To Him belongs the sovereignty of the heavens and the earth, then towards Him you shall (all) be brought back.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Say: "To Allah belongs all intercession. His is the Sovereignty of the heavens and the earth, then to Him you shall be brought back."

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Say: 'To God belongs intercession altogether. His is the kingdom of the heavens and the earth; then unto Him you will be returned.
George Sale
Say, intercession is altogether in the disposal of God: His is the kingdom of heaven and earth; and hereafter shall ye return unto Him
Edward Henry Palmer
Say, 'God's is the intercession, all of it; His is the kingdom of the heavens and the earth; then unto Him shall ye be sent back.
John Medows Rodwell
SAY: Intercession is wholly with God: His the kingdom of the Heavens and of the Earth! To him shall ye be brought back hereafter
N J Dawood (2014)
Say: ‘Intercession is wholly in the hands of God. His is the sovereignty over the heavens and the earth. Then to Him shall you be recalled.‘

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Say, “Exclusively to Allah belongs intercession. To Him belongs the dominion of Heaven and Earth. Finally, to Him you will return.”
Sayyid Qutb
Say: All intercession belongs to God alone. His alone is the dominion over the heavens and the earth; and to Him you will all in the end return.'
Ahmed Hulusi
Say, “Intercession belongs entirely to Allah! (For) the sovereignty of the heavens and the earth belongs to Him! Then to Him you will be returned.”
Mir Aneesuddin
Say, “(The power to grant permission for) mediation is totally Allah’s. His is the kingdom of the skies and the earth, then towards Him you will be returned.”
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Say to them: "To Allah alone belongs the command of permitting intercession by whom He will on behalf of whom He will. And it is only to Him that the absolute sovereignty of the heavens and the earth belongs, and in the end shall all of you return to Him

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Say: "To God belongs exclusively (the right to grant) intercession: to Him belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth: In the End, it is to Him that ye shall be brought back."
OLD Literal Word for Word
Say, "To Allah (belongs) the intercession all. For Him (is the) dominion (of) the heavens and the earth. Then to Him you will be returned.