Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Taste it - thou who [on earth] hast considered thyself so mighty, so noble
M. M. Pickthall
(Saying): Taste! Lo! thou wast forsooth the mighty, the noble
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
"Taste thou (this)! Truly wast thou mighty, full of honour
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
˹The wicked will be told,˺ “Taste this. You mighty, noble one!
"Taste it, you are the mighty one, the noble,
Taste this; you who considered yourself the mighty, the honourable
Taste; you forsooth are the mighty, the honorable
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
this! Truly, thou, thou art seemingly the mighty, the generous.
´Taste it; you were such a powerful noble!"´
taste you (this)! Surely, you were (pretending to be) the mighty, the noble!
The Study Quran
“Taste! Surely you are the mighty, the noble
Dr. Kamal Omar
(The sinner will be told): “Taste (it)! Surely you (pretended that) you (were) very powerful, very generous
M. Farook Malik
This is the punishment which you use to doubt."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Taste! You who were powerful and noble
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Taste! Surely you, (only) you are (i.e., you used to think that you were mighty) the constantly mighty, the constantly honorable
They will be told, "Suffer the torment. You had thought yourselves to be majestic and honorable
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
.Have a taste! You are the ‘man of might‘, the ‘man of honour‘
Taste! Behold, you considered yourself so mighty, so noble. (But the Law of Requital is absolutely just (56:52))
Dr. Munir Munshey
Taste this! (Now), aren´t you the mighty and the noble
Syed Vickar Ahamed
"You taste (this)! Truly were you (all that) mighty, full of honor
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
[It will be said], "Taste! Indeed, you are the honored, the noble
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
"Taste this; surely you are the noble, the generous!"
‘Taste this, you powerful, respected man
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Taste thou! thou art indeed mighty, honoured
"Taste it," (they will be told). "You were indeed the mighty and noble
´Taste that! You are the mighty one, the noble one!
"Taste! (Only in your own judgment) were you mighty, honorable, and noble
Ali Quli Qara'i
‘Taste! Indeed you are the [self-styled] mighty and noble
Hamid S. Aziz
"Saying, ´Taste; lo! You were forsooth the mighty, the noble
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
(He will be told:) taste (the punishment), indeed you (thought you) are the powerful and the noble!
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
“Taste this. Truly were you mighty, full of pride
Taste it! You were the honourable influential one!
Taste this, you are a person mighty and noble
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
"Taste this; surely you are the noble, the generous!
"Taste it! You did indeed consider yourself powerful and honourable!"
Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Taste it, Yes, certainly you are the Honourable, the benignant.
"Taste this; you were so powerful, so honorable."
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
(Saying): 'Taste, surely you are the mighty and noble
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Taste -- thou art forsooth the mighty, the honourable
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira
Taste/experience, that you are, you are the glorious/mighty , the honored/generous
See what an honorable man [as you were proud of] you are…
Saying “Taste it! Indeed you only are the most honourable, the dignified!”
And shall say to him, `Taste it. Thou didst consider thyself the mighty, the honourable one
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Taste it! Yes, you it is, the respectable and venerable (in your notion and claim)
Amatul Rahman Omar
(It will be said to him,) `Suffer this (punishment of yours which you doubted). You (deemed yourself) as if you were the mighty, the honourable one
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
"Taste you (this)! Verily, you were (pretending to be) the mighty, the generous
New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
(It will be said): “Savor! surely, you are the mighty, the generous!
Sahib Mustaqim Bleher
Taste it, for you are the mighty and honourable.
Linda “iLHam” Barto
“Taste! Truly, you were high and mighty!
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation
sg! You —indeed you—are the mighty, the noble. "
Irving & Mohamed Hegab
'Taste it; you were such a powerful noble!"'
"Taste! Surely, you are the precious, the noble!
“Taste it! You considered yourself Aziz and Karim!”
Taste ! you were the mighty, the honoured!
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim
"Now taste and see," he is told, "how just is the retribution; you had tasted the pleasure of your saw of might and you preferred might to right just as you had enjoyed and abused birthright"