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Muhammad Asad
God wants to lighten your burdens: for man has been created weak
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And it is Allah’s Will to lighten your burdens, for humankind was created weak.
Safi Kaskas
God wants to lighten your burden as human beings were created weak.

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Arabic
يُرِيدُ اللَّهُ أَن يُخَفِّفَ عَنكُمْ وَخُلِقَ الْإِنسَانُ ضَعِيفً
Transliteration
Yureedu Allahu an yukhaffifa AAankum wakhuliqa al-insanu daAAeefan
Transliteration-2
yurīdu l-lahu an yukhaffifa ʿankum wakhuliqa l-insānu ḍaʿīfa
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Wishes Allah to lighten for you; and was created the mankind weak.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
God wants to lighten your burdens: for man has been created weak
M. M. Pickthall
Allah would make the burden light for you, for man was created weak
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Allah doth wish to lighten your (difficulties): For man was created Weak (in flesh)
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And it is Allah’s Will to lighten your burdens, for humankind was created weak.
Safi Kaskas
God wants to lighten your burden as human beings were created weak.
Wahiduddin Khan
God wishes to lighten your burdens, for, man has been created weak
Shakir
Allah desires that He should make light your burdens, and man is created weak
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
God wants to lighten the burden on you. And the human being was created weak.
T.B.Irving
God wants to lighten things for you, since man was created weak!
Abdul Hye
Allah wishes to lighten (burden) for you; and human was created weak (by nature).
The Study Quran
God desires to lighten [your burden] for you, for man was created weak
Dr. Kamal Omar
Allah intends that He may lighten (the burdens from) over you people. And the man has been created weak (and tender in controlling desires and instincts)
Farook Malik
Allah wishes to lighten your burdens because humans have been created weak by nature
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
God intends to lighten your burden, for the human being was created weak
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Allah wills to lighten (things) for you, and man was created a weakling
Muhammad Sarwar
God wants to relieve you of your burden; all human beings were created weak
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Allah intends to make things easy on you. And man has been created weak
Shabbir Ahmed
Allah wishes to lighten your burden with His Guidance. The human being is created weak, having the tendency to fall victim to his own selfish desire (7:17), (25:28-29)
Dr. Munir Munshey
Allah wants to lighten your burden. Man was created weak (of will)
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Allah does wish to lighten your (difficulties): And man was created weak
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And Allah wants to lighten for you [your difficulties]; and mankind was created weak
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
God wants to make easy for you; and mankind was created weak
Abdel Haleem
God wishes to lighten your burden; man was created weak
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Allah intendeth that he shall lighten unto you, and man hath been created weak
Ahmed Ali
God would like to lighten your burden, for man was created weak
Aisha Bewley
Allah desires to make things lighter for you. Man was created weak.
Ali Ünal
God wills to lighten for you (your burdens), for human has been created weak (liable to err)
Ali Quli Qara'i
Allah desires to lighten your burden, for man was created weak
Hamid S. Aziz
Allah wishes to make the burden light for you, for man was created weak
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
God wants to reduce your (burdens), as the human being is created weak
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
God wills to lighten your difficulties, for the human being was created fragile
Musharraf Hussain
Allah wishes to ease your burden, since humans were created weak
Maududi
Allah wants to lighten your burdens, for man was created weak
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
God wants to alleviate for you; and man was created weak.
Mohammad Shafi
Allah wishes that He lightens your burdens, and man is created weak

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Allah desires to lighten unto you, and man has been created weak.
Rashad Khalifa
GOD wishes to lighten your burden, for the human being is created weak.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Allah wishes to lighten for you (the jurisprudence), and humans are created weak
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Allah desires to make light your burdens, and man is created weak
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
God wants that He reduces/lightens from you, and the human was created weak
Bijan Moeinian
God wants to give you a brake in account of your weaknesses in creatio
Faridul Haque
Allah wills to lessen your burden; and man was created weak
Sher Ali
ALLAH desires to lighten your burden, for man has been created weak
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Allah intends to lighten your burden. And man has been created weak (and infirm)
Amatul Rahman Omar
Allah desires that He should lighten (the burden of bindings on) you, for a human being has been created weak
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Allah wishes to lighten (the burden) for you; and man was created weak (cannot be patient to leave sexual intercourse with woman)

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
God desires to lighten things for you, for man was created a weakling
George Sale
God is minded to make His religion light unto you: For man was created weak
Edward Henry Palmer
God wishes to make it light for you, for man was created weak
John Medows Rodwell
God desireth thus to turn him unto you: but they who follow their own lusts, desire that with great swerving should ye swerve! God desireth to make your burden light: for man hath been created weak
N J Dawood (2014)
God wishes to lighten your burdens, for man was created weak

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Allah wants to lighten your burdens, because humanity was created weak.
Sayyid Qutb
God wants to lighten your burdens; for man has been created weak.
Ahmed Hulusi
Allah wishes to lighten your burden. Man has been created weak.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Allah desires that He should make light your burden, and man has been created weak.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Allah means to unburden your minds and your conscience by ordaining what is compatible with your nature and to unburden to you the sins and sorrows of life, for man was created wanting in moral strength endurance, and resistance, lacking fortitude and courage, strength of purpose and will, and the weakest among you are often deceived by others
Mir Aneesuddin
Allah intends to lighten for you (the burden); and man was created weak.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
God doth wish to lighten your (difficulties): For man was created Weak (in flesh)
OLD Literal Word for Word
Allah wishes to lighten for you; and was created the mankind weak