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Muhammad Asad   
NAY, VERILY, the record of the wicked is indeed [set down] in a mode inescapable
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
But no! The wicked are certainly bound for Sijjîn ˹in the depths of Hell˺—
Safi Kaskas   
Indeed, the record of the wicked is in Sijjeen.

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Arabic   
‏كَلَّآ إِنَّ كِتَبَ ٱلْفُجَّارِ لَفِى سِجِّينٍۢ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
kallā inna kitāba l-fujāri lafī sijjīni
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
Nay! Indeed, (the) record (of) the wicked (is) surely in Sijjin.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
NAY, VERILY, the record of the wicked is indeed [set down] in a mode inescapable
M. M. Pickthall   
Nay, but the record of the vile is in Sijjin
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
Nay! Surely the record of the wicked is (preserved) in Sijjin
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
But no! The wicked are certainly bound for Sijjîn ˹in the depths of Hell˺—
Safi Kaskas   
Indeed, the record of the wicked is in Sijjeen.
Wahiduddin Khan   
Indeed! The record of the wicked is in the Sijji
Shakir   
Nay! most surely the record of the wicked is in the Sijjin
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
No indeed! Truly, the Book of the ones who act immorally is in Sijjin.
T.B.Irving   
Indeed not, the loose-livers´ book will be [kept] in a vault.
Abdul Hye   
Nay! Truly, the record of the deeds of the wicked is (preserved) in prison register (Sijjin),
The Study Quran   
Nay! Truly the book of the profligate is in Sijjin
Dr. Kamal Omar   
By no means (such people will be redeemed): verily, the (personal) record of Al-Fujjar would be in Sijjin
Farook Malik   
Indeed not! The record of the wicked is in Sijjeen (prison register)
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
Not at all. The record of the wicked is in Sijjeen
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
Not at all! Surely the Book of the constantly impious is indeed in Sijjin
Muhammad Sarwar   
Woe to them! Let them know that the records of the sinner's deeds are in Sijin
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
Never! (i.e. they should never act in such a way.) Indeed the record of deeds of the sinners is in Sijjin
Shabbir Ahmed   
Nay, behold, the record of the dividers of humanity is in 'Sijjin'
Dr. Munir Munshey   
Of course not! The book of deeds of the wicked ones is (preserved) in the "Sijjin" _ (the vault)
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
But! Surely the record of the wicked is (saved) in prison register (Sijjin)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
No! Indeed, the record of the wicked is in sijjeen
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
No, the record of the wicked is in Sijjeen
Abdel Haleem   
No indeed! The list of the wicked is in Sijjin–&ndash
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
By no means! Verily the record of the ungodly is in Sijjin
Ahmed Ali   
Indeed the ledger of the wicked will be in (the lowest depths) Sijjin
Aisha Bewley   
No indeed! The book of the dissolute is in Sijjin.
Ali Ünal   
No indeed! The record of the shameless dissolute one is surely in sijjin (a lowly register, portending eternal punishment)
Ali Quli Qara'i   
No indeed! The record of the vicious is indeed in Sijja«n
Hamid S. Aziz   
Nay! Most surely the record of the wicked is in Sijjin
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
No way, definitely the record of the immoral ones is in Sijjin
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
No, surely the record of the corrupt is in sijjin
Musharraf Hussain   
The written record of the wicked is in Sijjeen –
Maududi   
No indeed! Verily the deeds of the wicked are in the Record locked up in the prison-house
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
No, the record of the wicked is in 'Sijjeen.'
Mohammad Shafi   
No indeed! [Mankind shall not be left unjudged.] The record of the the wicked persons is in Sijjeen.

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
Undoubtedly, the record of the infidels is in the lowest place sijjin.
Rashad Khalifa   
Indeed, the book of the wicked is in Sijjeen
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
No indeed, the Book of the immoral is in Sijjeen
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
Nay, surely the record of the wicked is in the prison
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
No but that truly the debauchers'/corrupters' Book/judgment (is) in (E) Sijjin
Bijan Moeinian   
On that somber day the deeds of the wicked ones will be presented in a recorder known as Sijjin
Faridul Haque   
Indeed, the record of the disbelievers is in the lowest place, the Sijjeen
Sher Ali   
Nay, the record of the wicked is in Sijjin
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
It is true that the record of the evildoers is kept in Sijjin (the ante-chamber of Hell)
Amatul Rahman Omar   
Nay, (not at all as they believe) the record of (the deeds) of the wicked is in Sijjin (- the register of a prison
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
Nay! Truly, the Record (writing of the deeds) of the Fujjar (disbelievers, sinners, evil-doers and wicked) is (preserved) in Sijjeen

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
No indeed; the Book of the libertines is in Sijjin
George Sale   
By no means. Verily the register of the actions of the wicked is surely in Sejjin
Edward Henry Palmer   
Nay, verily, the book of the wicked is in Siggin
John Medows Rodwell   
Yes! the register of the wicked is in Sidjin
N J Dawood (2014)   
No! The record of the sinners is in Sijjīn

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
No [they don’t believe]! Truly, the account of the wicked is in the Prison Record.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
Indeed not, the loose-livers' record will be [kept] in a vault.
Sayyid Qutb   
No indeed! The record of the transgressors is in Sijjīn.
Ahmed Hulusi   
No (never)! Indeed, the record of the falsifiers (who have strayed from the Truth) is in the sijjeen!
Torres Al Haneef (partial translation)   
"No (they are mistaken), but truly, the record of the evil ones is in Sijj?n."
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli   
Nay.` Most surely the Record of the Wicked is (preserved) in Sijjin
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
No, but now the register of the wicked points out to Sijjeen, the dungeon of the deep dark vault
Mir Aneesuddin   
No, certainly the record of (deeds) of the transgressors will be in Sijjin.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
Day! Surely the record of the wicked is (preserved) in Sijjin
OLD Literal Word for Word   
Nay! Indeed, (the) record (of) the wicked (is) surely in Sijjin