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Muhammad Asad
But as for him whose record shall be placed in his left hand, he will exclaim: "Oh, would that I had never been shown this my record
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And as for those given their record in their left hand, they will cry ˹bitterly˺, “I wish I had not been given my record,
Safi Kaskas
As for him who is given his record in his left hand, he will say, "I wish I was never given my record

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Arabic
وَأَمَّا مَنْ أُوتِيَ كِتَابَهُ بِشِمَالِهِ فَيَقُولُ يَا لَيْتَنِي لَمْ أُوتَ كِتَابِيَه
Transliteration
Waamma man ootiya kitabahu bishimalihi fayaqoolu ya laytanee lam oota kitabiyah
Transliteration-2
wa-ammā man ūtiya kitābahu bishimālihi fayaqūlu yālaytanī lam ūta kitābiya
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
But as for (him) who is given his record in his left hand will say, "O! I wish not I had been given my record

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
But as for him whose record shall be placed in his left hand, he will exclaim: "Oh, would that I had never been shown this my record
M. M. Pickthall
But as for him who is given his record in his left hand, he will say: Oh, would that I had not been given my boo
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
And he that will be given his Record in his left hand, will say: "Ah! Would that my Record had not been given to me
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And as for those given their record in their left hand, they will cry ˹bitterly˺, “I wish I had not been given my record,
Safi Kaskas
As for him who is given his record in his left hand, he will say, "I wish I was never given my record
Wahiduddin Khan
But he who is given his record in his left hand will say, If only I had never been given my Recor
Shakir
And as for him who is given his book in his left hand he shall say: O would that my book had never been given me
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
But as for him who is given his book to his left he will say: O would that I was not given my book,
T.B.Irving
However anyone who is given his book in his left hand will say: "It´s too bad for me; if only my book had not been given me,
Abdul Hye
But as for the one who will be given its record (of deeds) in its left hand, will say: “I wish that I had not been given my record (of deeds)
The Study Quran
And as for one who is given his book in his left hand, he will say, “Would that I had not been given my book
Dr. Kamal Omar
And as for him who is handed over his record (of deeds) in his left (side) — so he will say: “O, would that, I had not been given my that record (which I did in my worldly life)
Farook Malik
While he, who will be given his Book of Deeds in his left hand, will say: "Woe to me, would that I had not been given my Book of Deed
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
But as for him who is given his book in his left hand, he will say, 'I wish I was never given my book
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And as for him whose book is brought to him in his left (hand), he will then say, "oh, would that my book had not been brought to me
Muhammad Sarwar
However, those who will receive the books of the records of their deeds in their left hands will say, "We wish that this record had never been given to u
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
As for him who will be given his book in his left hand, he will say, . Oh, would that I had not been given my book
Shabbir Ahmed
But as for him who is given his record in his left hand, he will say, "Oh, I wish I was never given my record
Dr. Munir Munshey
While he, who is given his record (of deeds) in his left hand would (lament and) say, "I wish I had never been given my record."
Syed Vickar Ahamed
And he who will be given his record in his left hand, will say: "I wish my record was not been given to me
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
But as for he who is given his record in his left hand, he will say, "Oh, I wish I had not been given my recor
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
As for him who is given his record in his left, he will Say: "Oh, I wish I never received my record,"
Abdel Haleem
But anyone who is given his Record in his left hand will say, ‘If only I had never been given any Recor
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Then as to him who shall be vouchsafed his book in his left hand, he shall say: Oh! would that I had not been vouchsafed my book
Ahmed Ali
But whosoever gets his ledger in his left hand, will say: "Would that I were never given my ledger
Aisha Bewley
But as for him who is given his Book in his left hand, he will say, ´If only I had not been given my Book
Ali Ünal
But as for him whose Record is given in his left hand, he will say: "Ah, would that I had never been given my Record
Ali Quli Qara'i
But as for him who is given his book in his left hand, he will say, ‘I wish I had not been given my book
Hamid S. Aziz
And as for him who is given his book in his left hand he shall say, "O would that my book had never been given me
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
But anyone who is given his book to his left hand, he says: I wish I was not given my book
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
And he who will be given his record in his left hand will say, “I wish that my record had not been given to me
Musharraf Hussain
However, the one given the Book of Deeds in his left hand, will say, “I am ruined! I wish that I had not been given my Book,
Maududi
As for him whose Record will be given to him in his left hand, he will exclaim: "Would that I had never been given my Record
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
As for him who is given his record in his left, he will say: "Oh, I wish I never received my record,
Mohammad Shafi
And he, whose Record will be given to him in his left hand, will say, "Would that I had never been given my Record!"

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And as for him whose record shall be given in his left hand, he will say, 'oh would that, I had not been given my record!
Rashad Khalifa
As for him who is given his record in his left hand, he will say, "Oh, I wish I never received my recor
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
But, he who is given his book in his left hand will say: 'Woe to me, would that my book had not been given to me
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And as for him who is given his book in his left hand -- he will say: O would that my book had not been given to me
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And but who was given/brought his Book/judgment with his left (hand), so he says: "I wish I would have not been given my book/judgment ."
Bijan Moeinian
As to the one who will be given his sentence to the left hand, he will moan: “I wish I would have never done all those wrong things.”
Faridul Haque
And whoever is given his book in his left hand - he will say, “Alas, if only my account were not given to me!”
Sher Ali
But as for him who is given his record in his left hand, he will say, `O, would that I had not been given my record
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And as for him who will be given his record in his left hand, he will say: ‘Would that I had not been given my record
Amatul Rahman Omar
But he who will be given the record (of his deeds) in his left hand, will say, `O would that I had not been given my record
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
But as for him who will be given his Record in his left hand, will say: "I wish that I had not been given my Record

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
But as for him who is given his book in his left hand, he shall say, 'Would that I had not been given my boo
George Sale
But he who shall have his book delivered into his left hand, shall say, O that I had not received this my book
Edward Henry Palmer
But as for him who is given his book in his left hand he shall say, 'O, would that I had not received my book
John Medows Rodwell
But he who shall have his book given into his left hand, will say, "O that my book had never been given me
N J Dawood (2014)
But he who is given his book in his left hand will say: ‘Would that I were not given my book

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
The one who receives his/her record in his/her left hand will say, “Oh, I wish that my record had not been given to me.
Ahmed Hulusi
As for he whose (book) life record is formed from his left, he will say, “I wish I had never been given my record!”
Mir Aneesuddin
And as for him who is given his record in his left hand, he will say, “I wish my record had not been given to me,
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
But he whose book, bearing his record, is given in his left hand will pitifully say: "I wish I had suffered eternal death then I would never have been given that book"

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
And he that will be given his Record in his left hand, will say: "Ah! Would that my Record had not been given to me
OLD Literal Word for Word
But as for (him) who is given his record in his left hand will say, "O! I wish not I had been given my recor