Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
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˺—
Indeed, the record of the wicked is in Sijjeen.
Indeed! The record of the wicked is in the Sijji
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.
Indeed not, the loose-livers´ book will be [kept] in a vault.
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
M. 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
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
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
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
Indeed the ledger of the wicked will be in (the lowest depths) Sijjin
No indeed! The book of the dissolute is in Sijjin.
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
The written record of the wicked is in Sijjeen –
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.'
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.
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
On that somber day the deeds of the wicked ones will be presented in a recorder known as Sijjin
Indeed, the record of the disbelievers is in the lowest place, the Sijjeen
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
New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Nay! Surely the book record of the wicked is in ‘Sijin’ (i.e. Hades or the lower world).
Linda “iLHam” Barto
No [they don’t believe]! Truly, the account of the wicked is in the Prison Record.
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation
But no, indeed the record of the wicked is in Sijjeen.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab
Indeed not, the loose-livers' record will be [kept] in a vault.
No indeed! The record of the transgressors is in SijjÄ«n.
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
No, certainly the record of (deeds) of the transgressors will be in Sijjin.