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Muhammad Asad
Still, the man who had attained to faith went on: “O my people! Follow me: I shall guide you onto the path of rectitude
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And the man who believed urged, “O my people! Follow me, ˹and˺ I will lead you to the Way of Guidance.
Safi Kaskas
But he who believed said, "My people, follow me, I will guide you through the correct path.

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Arabic
وَقَالَ الَّذِي آمَنَ يَا قَوْمِ اتَّبِعُونِ أَهْدِكُمْ سَبِيلَ الرَّشَاد
Transliteration
Waqala allathee amana ya qawmi ittabiAAooni ahdikum sabeela alrrashadi
Transliteration-2
waqāla alladhī āmana yāqawmi ittabiʿūni ahdikum sabīla l-rashād
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And said the one who believed, "O my people! Follow me; I will guide you (to the) way, the right.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Still, the man who had attained to faith went on: “O my people! Follow me: I shall guide you onto the path of rectitude
M. M. Pickthall
And he who believed said: O my people! Follow me. I will show you the way of right conduct
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
The man who believed said further: "O my people! Follow me: I will lead you to the Path of Right
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And the man who believed urged, “O my people! Follow me, ˹and˺ I will lead you to the Way of Guidance.
Safi Kaskas
But he who believed said, "My people, follow me, I will guide you through the correct path.
Wahiduddin Khan
The believer said, My people, follow me! I will guide you to the right path
Shakir
And he who believed said: O my people! follow me, I will guide you to the right course
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And he who believed said: O my folk! Follow me; I will guide you to the way of rectitude.
T.B.Irving
The believing man said: "My folk, follow me; I´ll guide you along the path of common sense.
Abdul Hye
And the man who believed, said: “O my people! Follow me; I will guide you to the way of right conduct.
The Study Quran
And he who believed said, “O my people! Follow me; I shall guide you unto the way of rectitude
Dr. Kamal Omar
And that who had Believed (in the Message delivered and propagated through Musa, again continued his speech in the consultative Assembly and) said: “O my nation! Follow me, I will guide you to the way of right conduct
Farook Malik
The man who was a true believer, said: "O my people! Follow me, I shall guide you to the Right Way
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
The one who had believed said, 'O my people, follow me, and I will guide you to the path of rectitude.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And he who believed said, "O my people, closely follow me; I will guide you in the way of right-mindedness
Muhammad Sarwar
The believing man said, "My people, follow me and I shall show you the right guidance
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
And said he who had believed, .O my people, follow me, I will show you the path of guidance
Shabbir Ahmed
Still, the man who had believed, went on, "O My people! Follow me. I will show you the right way
Dr. Munir Munshey
The one who had believed said, "Oh my people! Follow me. Let me guide you along the (sensible) virtuous path."
Syed Vickar Ahamed
In addition, the man who believed said: "O my people! Follow me: I will lead you to the right Path
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And he who believed said, "O my people, follow me, I will guide you to the way of right conduct
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And the one who believed said: "O my people, follow me, and I will guide you to the right path."
Abdel Haleem
The believer said, ‘My people, follow me! I will guide you to the right path
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And he who believed said: O my people! follow me, I shall guide you to the path of rectitude
Ahmed Ali
The man who believed said: "O my people, follow me; I will guide you to the right path
Aisha Bewley
The man who had iman said, ´My people! follow me and I will guide you to the path of rectitude.
Ali Ünal
And the one who believed said (continuing his warnings): "O my people! Follow me so that I may guide you to the way of right guidance
Ali Quli Qara'i
And he who had faith said, ‘O my people! Follow me, I will guide you to the way of rectitude
Hamid S. Aziz
And he who believed said, "O my people! Follow me; I will guide you to the Right Way
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And the one who believed said: my people, follow me, I guide you to the right way
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
The person who believed said in addition, “O my people follow me. I will lead you to the right path
Musharraf Hussain
The believer said: “My people, follow me and I shall guide you to the right path.
Maududi
The person endowed with faith said: "My people, follow me; I shall direct you to the Path of Rectitude
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
And the one who believed said: "O my people, follow me, and I will guide you to the right path.
Mohammad Shafi
And the man who believed said, "O my people! Follow me. I will show you the way of right conduct."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And the man who believed said, 'O my people', follow me, I will guide you to the good way.
Rashad Khalifa
The one who believed said, "O my people, follow me, and I will guide you in the right way.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
He who was a believer said: 'Follow me, my nation, so that I may guide you to the Right Path
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And he who believed said: O my people, follow me I will guide you to the right way
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And who believed said: "You my nation, follow me, I guide you the correct/right guidance's way/path."
Bijan Moeinian
The man who had believed continued saying: “O my people, follow me and let me show you the right path.”
Faridul Haque
And the believer said, “O my people! Follow me, I shall show you the way of righteousness.”
Sher Ali
And he who believed said, `O my people follow me. I will guide you to the path of rectitude
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And the man who had believed said: ‘O my people, follow me, I will lead you to the path of guidance and piousness
Amatul Rahman Omar
And he who had believed (in Moses from the people of Pharaoh) said, `O my people! follow me and I will guide you in the way of rectitude
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
And the man who believed said: "O my people! Follow me, I will guide you to the way of right conduct (i.e. guide you to Allahs religion of Islamic Monotheism with which Moosa (Moses) has been sent)

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Then said he who believed, 'My people, follow me, and I will guide you in the way of rectitude
George Sale
And he who had believed, said, O my people, follow me: I will guide you into the right way
Edward Henry Palmer
and he who believed said, 'O my people! follow me, I will guide you to the way of the right direction
John Medows Rodwell
And he who believed said, "O my people! follow me: into the right way will I guide you
N J Dawood (2014)
And he who was a true believer said: ‘Follow me, my people, and I shall guide you to the right path

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
The person who believed said, “O my people, follow me. I will lead you to the right path.
Ahmed Hulusi
The believer (from among Pharaoh’s family) said, “O my people... Follow me, so that I may guide you to the way of maturity.”
Mir Aneesuddin
And he who had believed said, “O my people ! follow me I will guide you to the right way.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Then said he whose heart had been touched with the divine hand: "O people: follow me and keep up with my train of thoughts; I will lead you to the path of righteousness"

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
The man who believed said further: "O my people! Follow me: I will lead you to the Path of Right
OLD Literal Word for Word
And said the one who believed, "O my people! Follow I will guide you (to the) way, the right