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Muhammad Asad   
there will be nought that could give the lie to its having come to pass
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
then no one can deny it has come.
Safi Kaskas   
no one will deny its occurrence.

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Arabic   
‏لَيْسَ لِوَقْعَتِهَا كَاذِبَةٌ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
laysa liwaqʿatihā kādhibatu
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
Not at its occurrence a denial

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
there will be nought that could give the lie to its having come to pass
M. M. Pickthall   
There is no denying that it will befall
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
Then will no (soul) entertain falsehood concerning its coming
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
then no one can deny it has come.
Safi Kaskas   
no one will deny its occurrence.
Wahiduddin Khan   
and there can be no denying its happening
Shakir   
There is no belying its coming to pass-
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
its descent is not like that which lies.
T.B.Irving   
no one will deny its happening,
Abdul Hye   
there will be no denying of its befalling,
The Study Quran   
none shall deny its befalling
Dr. Kamal Omar   
There is no false statement regarding its appointed time
M. Farook Malik   
- no one will be able to deny its coming to pas
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
Of its occurrence, there is no denial
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
There is no lying about its befalling
Muhammad Sarwar   
no soul will deny its coming
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
there will be no one to deny its occurrence
Shabbir Ahmed   
None could, then, deny its unfolding
Dr. Munir Munshey   
There shall be no one to deny the fact of its occurrence
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
Then no (soul) will have denial regarding its happening
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
There is, at its occurrence, no denial
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
Nothing can stop it from happening
Abdel Haleem   
no one will be able to deny it has come
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
There is about its happening no lie
Ahmed Ali   
Which is bound to happen undoubtedly -
Aisha Bewley   
none will deny its occurrence;
Ali Ünal   
There is no denying its happening –
Ali Quli Qara'i   
—there is no denying that it will befall—
Hamid S. Aziz   
There is no denying that it will come
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
and its happening is not false
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
Then will no soul entertain falsehood concerning its coming
Musharraf Hussain   
no one will be a denier.
Maududi   
– and then there will be no one to deny its occurrence
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
Nothing can stop it from happening.
Mohammad Shafi   
None would there be to deny its happening —

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
Then there shall be no room for any one to deny its happening.
Rashad Khalifa   
Nothing can stop it from happening.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
there is no denying its comin
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
There is no belying its coming to pass -
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira   
(There) is not to its falling/happening a liar/deniance/falsehood
Bijan Moeinian   
In which there is no doubt about its happening
Faridul Haque   
Then none will be able to deny its occurrence
Sher Ali   
There is no denying its coming to pass
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
There is no falsehood in its occurrence
Amatul Rahman Omar   
There is no denying its coming to pass
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
And there can be no denying of its befalling

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
(and none denies its descending
George Sale   
no soul shall charge the prediction of its coming with falsehood
Edward Henry Palmer   
none shall call its happening a lie!
John Medows Rodwell   
None shall treat that sudden coming as a lie
N J Dawood (2014)   
and no soul shall then deny its coming ―

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
…no one will be able to deny its reality.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
no one will deny its happening,
Ahmed Hulusi   
There will be none to deny its reality!
Mir Aneesuddin   
there is no falsehood in its befalling,
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim   
It shall come into everyone's head and no expedient whatever will avert it nor can it be denied

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
Then will no (soul) entertain falsehood concerning its coming
OLD Literal Word for Word   
Not at its occurrence a denia
OLD Transliteration   
Laysa liwaqAAatiha kathibatun