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Muhammad Asad
Verily, We have warned you of suffering near at hand - [suffering] on the Day when man shall [clearly] see what his hands have sent ahead, and when he who has denied the truth shall say, "Oh, would that I were mere dust...!"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Indeed, We have warned you of an imminent punishment—the Day every person will see ˹the consequences of˺ what their hands have done, and the disbelievers will cry, “I wish I were dust.”
Safi Kaskas
We have warned you of an eminent punishment on the Day when a person will see what he has done, and the unbeliever will say, "I wish that I were dust!"

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إِنَّا أَنذَرْنَاكُمْ عَذَابًا قَرِيبًا يَوْمَ يَنظُرُ الْمَرْءُ مَا قَدَّمَتْ يَدَاهُ وَيَقُولُ الْكَافِرُ يَا لَيْتَنِي كُنتُ تُرَابً
Transliteration
Inna antharnakum AAathaban qareeban yawma yanthuru almaro ma qaddamat yadahu wayaqoolu alkafiru ya laytanee kuntu turaban
Transliteration-2
innā andharnākum ʿadhāban qarīban yawma yanẓuru l-maru mā qaddamat yadāhu wayaqūlu l-kāfiru yālaytanī kuntu turāba
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Indeed We [We] have warned you (of) a punishment near (the) Day will see the man what have sent forth his hands and will say the disbeliever, "O I wish! I were dust!"

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Verily, We have warned you of suffering near at hand - [suffering] on the Day when man shall [clearly] see what his hands have sent ahead, and when he who has denied the truth shall say, "Oh, would that I were mere dust...!"
M. M. Pickthall
Lo! We warn you of a doom at hand, a day whereon a man will look on that which his own hands have sent before, and the disbeliever will cry: "Would that I were dust!"
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Verily, We have warned you of a Penalty near, the Day when man will see (the deeds) which his hands have sent forth, and the Unbeliever will say, "Woe unto me! Would that I were (metre) dust!"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Indeed, We have warned you of an imminent punishment—the Day every person will see ˹the consequences of˺ what their hands have done, and the disbelievers will cry, “I wish I were dust.”
Safi Kaskas
We have warned you of an eminent punishment on the Day when a person will see what he has done, and the unbeliever will say, "I wish that I were dust!"
Wahiduddin Khan
We have warned you of a chastisement which is near at hand, on the Day when man shall [clearly] see what his hands have sent ahead, and when he who has denied the truth shall say, Oh, would that I were dust
Shakir
Surely We have warned you of a chastisement near at hand: the day when man shall see what his two hands have sent before, and the unbeliever shall say: O! would that I were dust
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
We warned you of a near punishment on a Day when a man will look on what his hands put forward and the ones who are ungrateful will say: O would that I had been earth dust!
T.B.Irving
We have warned you (all) how punishment lies close-at-hand, on a day when any man will see whatever his own hands have sent on ahead, and the disbeliever will say: "If I were only dust!"
Abdul Hye
Surely, We have warned you of an imminent punishment, on the Day when people will see (the deeds) what their hands have sent forth, and the disbeliever will cry: “Woe to me! Would that I were dust!”
The Study Quran
Truly We have warned you of a punishment nigh, on a day when a man beholds what his hands have sent forth, and the disbeliever says, “Oh, would that I were dust!
Dr. Kamal Omar
Verily We, We have warned you people of a torment very closeby — the Day a man will see what his two hands have sent forth in advance. And the disbeliever will say: “Oh, alas for me! Would that I were dust!”
Farook Malik
Indeed We have forewarned you of an imminent punishment which lies close-at-hand, on the Day when man shall see what his hands have sent forth and the unbeliever will cry: "I wish! I could remain merely dust."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
We have warned you of a near punishment—the Day when a person will observe what his hands have produced, and the faithless will say, 'O, I wish I were dust.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Surely We have warned you of a near torment on the Day when a person will look at whatever his hands have forwarded, and the disbeliever will say, "Oh, would that I were dust!"
Muhammad Sarwar
We have warned you of the approaching torment. On that day, a person will see what his hands have committed. A disbeliever will say, "Would that I had been dust"
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
We have warned you of an approaching torment (that will be inflicted) on a day when one will see what his hands have sent ahead, and the disbeliever will say, .O would that I had turned into dust
Shabbir Ahmed
Behold, We warn you of a retribution near at hand. A Day when every person will see what his own hands have sent forth. And when the denier of the Truth will say, "Oh, I wish I were mere dust."
Dr. Munir Munshey
We have certainly warned you of the (imminent and) impending doom. On that day, man would look at the deeds he had sent ahead; he would say, "Alas! if I were only dust!"
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Surely, We have warned you of a penalty near— The Day when man will see (the very acts) which his hands have sent forward, and the unbelievers will say, "Misery upon me! I may as well be (mere) dust!"
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Indeed, We have warned you of a near punishment on the Day when a man will observe what his hands have put forth and the disbeliever will say, "Oh, I wish that I were dust!"
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
I have warned you of a retribution which is close, the Day when man will look at what he has brought forth and the rejecter will Say: "I wish I were dust!"
Abdel Haleem
We have warned you of imminent torment, on the Day when every person will see what their own hands have sent ahead for them, when the disbeliever will say, ‘If only I were dust!&rsquo
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Verily We! We have warned you of a torment nigh at hand, a Day whereon a man shall behold that which his hands have sent forth, and the infidel will say: would that I were dust
Ahmed Ali
We have indeed warned you of a calamity near at hand, a day when man will see what he had sent (of his deeds) ahead, and the unbeliever will say: "Woe alas. Ah would that I were dust!"
Aisha Bewley
We have warned you of an imminent punishment on the Day when a man will see what he has done, and the kafir will say, ´Oh, if only I were dust!´
Ali Ünal
We have surely warned you against a punishment near at hand. On that Day a person will look at what he has forwarded (from the world) with his own hands, and the unbeliever will say: "Oh, would that I were mere dust (instead of being a responsible being with consciousness and free will)!"
Ali Quli Qara'i
Indeed We have warned you of a punishment near at hand —the day when a person will observe what his hands have sent ahead and the faithless one will say, ‘I wish I were dust!&rsquo
Hamid S. Aziz
Surely We have warned you of a doom near at hand: the day when man shall see that which his two hands have sent before, and the unbeliever shall say, "O! Would that I were dust!"
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
Indeed We warned you of a forthcoming punishment, a day when a person looks at what his hands sent ahead, and the disbeliever says: I wish I was dust
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Indeed, We have warned you of a penalty near, the day when humanity will see that which their hands have sent forth, and the unbeliever will say, “Oh my God, I wish that I were mere dust.
Musharraf Hussain
We certainly warned you of a punishment so near, the Day when every person will see what their own hands have produced, and the disbeliever will say, “Oh, I wish I were dust!
Maududi
Lo! We warn you of a chastisement near at hand; the Day when a man will look on what his own hands have sent forth, and the unbelievers shall say: "Oh would that I were utter dust."
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
I have warned you of a retribution which is close, the Day when man will look at what he has brought forth and the rejecter will say: "I wish I were dust!"
Mohammad Shafi
We have warned you of Punishment that is near. The Day when it comes, man shall see what his hands had sent ahead, and he who has suppressed the Truth shall say, "Oh, would that I were dust!"

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
We warn you of a torment which is near at hand; a day when man will see whatsoever his hands have sent on before, and the infidels will say; would that I were dust'
Rashad Khalifa
We have sufficiently warned you about an imminent retribution. That is the day when everyone will examine what his hands have sent forth, and the disbeliever will say, "Oh, I wish I were dust."
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Indeed, We have forewarned you of an imminent punishment, the Day when the person will look upon his works and the unbelievers will say: 'Would that I were dust!
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Truly We warn you of a chastisement near at hand -- the day when man will see what his hands have sent before, and the disbeliever will say: O would that I were dust
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
We (E), We warned/gave you notice of (a) near/close torture, a day/time the human/man looks (to) what his two hands advanced/undertook , and the disbeliever says: "Oh, if only I was dust/earth."
Bijan Moeinian
I (God) have sufficiently warned you of this upcoming day of punishment. The Day of Judgment is the day that everyone will see what his two hands’ deeds have prepared for such a day. On that day the disbelievers will say: “Oh, I wish I were nothing but dust.&rdquo
Faridul Haque
We warn you of a punishment that has come near; a day on which man will see what his own hands have sent ahead, and the disbeliever will say, “Alas – if only I were dust!&rdquo
Sher Ali
Verily, WE have warned you of a punishment which is near at hand - a day when man will see what his hands have sent on before and the disbeliever will say, `Would that I were mere dust !
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
We have, indeed, warned you of the impending torment. On that Day, everyone will see whatever (acts) he has sent ahead and (every) disbeliever will say: ‘Would that I were dust (and escaped this punishment)!
Amatul Rahman Omar
Verily, We have warned you of a punishment which is close at hand, a day when a person shall see what (good or evil deeds) he has sent on before (for the next life), and the disbeliever will say, `Would that I were mere dust.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Verily, We have warned you of a near torment, the Day when man will see that (the deeds) which his hands have sent forth, and the disbeliever will say: "Woe to me! Would that I were dust!"

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Lo, We have warned you of a nigh chastisement, upon the day when a man shall behold what his hands have forwarded, and the unbeliever shall say, 'O would that I were dust!
George Sale
Verily We threaten you with a punishment nigh at hand: The day whereon a man shall behold the good or evil deeds which his hands have sent before him; and the unbeliever shall say, would to God I were dust
Edward Henry Palmer
Verily, we have warned you of a torment that is nigh: on a day when man shall see what his two hands have sent forward; and the misbeliever shall say, 'Would that I were dust!
John Medows Rodwell
Verily, we warn you of a chastisement close at hand: The day on which a man shall see the deeds which his hands have sent before him; and when the unbeliever shall say, "Oh! would I were dust!"
N J Dawood (2014)
We have forewarned you of an imminent scourge: The day when man will look upon his works and the unbeliever say: ‘Would that I were dust!&lsquo

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Truly, We have warned you of an advancing penalty. [That will be] the day when humanity will see what his/her hands have incurred. The unbelievers will say, “Oh, if only I were dust!”
Sayyid Qutb
We have forewarned you of an imminent scourge, on the day when man will look on what his hands have forwarded and the unbeliever will cry: 'Would that I were dust!'
Ahmed Hulusi
Indeed, we have warned you of a close suffering (caused by the realization of the Truth through the experience of death)! On that day, man will observe what his hands have put forth, and those who denied the knowledge of the reality will say “Oh, how I wish I was made of dust!”
Torres Al Haneef (partial translation)
"Truly, We have warned you about a nearby punishment, on a Day when a man will see (the deeds) that his own hands have sent before him, and the disbeliever will cry, 'Oh, if only I were dust!'"
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Surely We have warned you of a Punishment near, the Day when man shall see what his two hands have sent forth and the Unbeliever shall say: O! would that I were dus
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
We have warned you of punishment evident and quite near that deserves attention. On the day it comes to pass shall every one look at his deeds, the lawful and the lawless which his wrongful and unclean hands had committed. The infidel shall wish, then, he had remained mere dust
Mir Aneesuddin
We warn you of a punishment that is near, the day man will see that which his hands had sent forth and the infidel will say, “I wish I were dust.”

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Verily, We have warned you of a Penalty near, the Day when man will see (the deeds) which his hands have sent forth, and the Unbeliever will say, "Woe unto me! Would that I were (metre) dust!"
OLD Literal Word for Word
Indeed We [We] have warned you (of) a punishment near (the) Day will see the man what have sent forth his hands and will say the disbeliever, "O I wish! I were dust!