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Muhammad Asad
for, behold, it is We-We alone -who grant life and deal death, and it is We alone who shall remain after all else will have passed away
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Surely it is We Who give life and cause death. And We are the ˹Eternal˺ Successor.
Safi Kaskas
It is We who give life and cause death, and it is We alone who will inherit all.

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Arabic
وَإِنَّا لَنَحْنُ نُحْيِي وَنُمِيتُ وَنَحْنُ الْوَارِثُون
Transliteration
Wa-inna lanahnu nuhyee wanumeetu wanahnu alwarithoona
Transliteration-2
wa-innā lanaḥnu nuḥ'yī wanumītu wanaḥnu l-wārithūn
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And indeed, We, surely [We] We give life and We cause death, and We (are) the Inheritors.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
for, behold, it is We-We alone -who grant life and deal death, and it is We alone who shall remain after all else will have passed away
M. M. Pickthall
Lo! and it is We, even We, Who quicken and give death, and We are the Inheritor
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
And verily, it is We Who give life, and Who give death: it is We Who remain inheritors (after all else passes away)
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Surely it is We Who give life and cause death. And We are the ˹Eternal˺ Successor.
Safi Kaskas
It is We who give life and cause death, and it is We alone who will inherit all.
Wahiduddin Khan
Truly, it is We who bring to life and We who cause death and We are the inheritor of all things
Shakir
And most surely We bring to life and cause to die and We are the heirs
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And, truly, it is We Who give life and cause to die and We are the ones who inherit.
T.B.Irving
We give life and bring death, and We are the Heirs [to every- thing]!
Abdul Hye
And certainly We! It is We Who give life, cause death, and We are the Inheritors.
The Study Quran
Surely it is We Who give life and cause death, and We are the Inheritor
Dr. Kamal Omar
And certainly We, indeed We, We give life and We cause death and We are the Inheritors
Farook Malik
Certainly it is We who give life and cause to die, and We are the inheritors of all
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
It is We who give life and cause death, and We are the Inheritors
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And surely We, Ever We, indeed give life and make to die, and We are the inheritors
Muhammad Sarwar
It is We who give life and cause things to die and We are the sole Heirs
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
It is indeed We, and only We, who give life and bring death, and We are the ultimate inheritor (of everything)
Shabbir Ahmed
For, it is We, We alone Who control the Laws of life and death, and it is We alone Who remain the Ultimate Inheritor. (Hence, Our provision must remain accessible to all (56:63-74))
Dr. Munir Munshey
We, indeed, grant life as well as death! And We are the (ultimate) Receiver and Inheritor
Syed Vickar Ahamed
And surely, it is We Who give life, and Who give Death: It is We Who remain Inheritors (at the end)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And indeed, it is We who give life and cause death, and We are the Inheritor
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And it is indeed We who give life and death, and We are the inheritors
Abdel Haleem
It is We who give life and death; it is We who inherit [everything]
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And verily We! it is We who give life and death, and We shall be the survivors
Ahmed Ali
It is We who give life and We who give death, and We are the One who will abide
Aisha Bewley
It is We who give life and cause to die and We are the Inheritor.
Ali Ünal
Surely it is also We, We Who give life and cause to die, and We are the Inheritors (it is We Who remain after all others have passed away)
Ali Quli Qara'i
Indeed it is We who give life and bring death and We are the inheritors
Hamid S. Aziz
And We, verily, We quicken and kill; and We are of all things the Inheritor
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And indeed We give life and cause death, and We are the inheritors (of everything)
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
And indeed, it is We who give life, and Who give death. It is We who remain inheritors
Musharraf Hussain
We give life and death, and We are the heirs of all things
Maududi
It is indeed We Who grant life and cause death and it is We who shall be the sole Inheritors of all
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
Andit is indeed We who bring to life and make to die, and We are the inheritors.
Mohammad Shafi
And indeed it is We Who give life and cause death. And We are the heirs.

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And verily it is We, Who give life, and We Who cause death and We Who are Inheritor.
Rashad Khalifa
It is we who control life and death, and we are the ultimate inheritors.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
And surely, it is We who give life and make to die. We are the Inheritor
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And surely it is We, Who give life and cause death, and We are the Inheritors
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And that We, We are (E), We revive/make life and We make die, and We are the heirs/inheritants
Bijan Moeinian
I am the One Who gives life and death. I am the One Who, at the end, inherits all (as all living species die and He alone remains; therefore, He is the only inheritor.
Faridul Haque
And indeed it is We Who give life and it is We Who cause death, and We are the Inheritors
Sher Ali
And verily, it is WE Who give life, and WE Who cause death; And it is WE Who are the sole Inheritors of ALL
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And indeed, We alone give life and cause death, and We alone are the Inheritor (and the Owner of all)
Amatul Rahman Omar
And surely it is We, Ourself Who give life and cause death; and it is We Who are the (sole) survivors (after every thing perishes)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
And certainly We! We it is Who give life, and cause death, and We are the Inheritors

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
It is We who give life, and make to die, and it is We who are the inheritors
George Sale
Verily we give life, and We put to death; and We are the heirs of all things
Edward Henry Palmer
And we, verily, we quicken and kill; and we are of (all things) heirs
John Medows Rodwell
And We cause to live and We cause to die, and We are the heir of all things
N J Dawood (2014)
It is surely We who ordain life and death; We are the Heir of all things

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Truly, We give life and death. We will remain as inheritors.
Sayyid Qutb
It is We who give life and cause death, and it is We who are the inheritors [of all things].
Ahmed Hulusi
Indeed, it is We, yes We, who give life and cause death! We are the Inheritors (you are mortal, We [Al-Asma Ul-Husna – the Beautiful Names] are immortal)!
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
And certainly We make alive and We cause to die and We are the (only)Heirs.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
And it is We Who give life and inspirit the property of animate existence and occasion the moment of death and deprive of animate existence, and indeed it is We Who are in the end the inheritors of the heavens and the earth
Mir Aneesuddin
And certainly, it is We Who bring to life and cause to die and We are the Inheritors.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
And verily, it is We Who give life, and Who give death: it is We Who remain inheritors (after all else passes away)
OLD Literal Word for Word
And indeed, We, surely [We] We give life and We cause death, and We (are) the Inheritors