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Muhammad Asad
AND NEVER say about anything, "Behold, I shall do this tomorrow,"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And never say of anything, “I will definitely do this tomorrow,”
Safi Kaskas
Never say of anything, "I will do that tomorrow,"

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Arabic
وَلَا تَقُولَنَّ لِشَيْءٍ إِنِّي فَاعِلٌ ذَٰلِكَ غَدً
Transliteration
Wala taqoolanna lishay-in innee faAAilun thalika ghadan
Transliteration-2
walā taqūlanna lishāy'in innī fāʿilun dhālika ghada
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And (do) not say of anything, "Indeed, I will do that tomorrow."

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
AND NEVER say about anything, "Behold, I shall do this tomorrow,"
M. M. Pickthall
And say not of anything: Lo! I shall do that tomorrow
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Nor say of anything, "I shall be sure to do so and so tomorrow"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And never say of anything, “I will definitely do this tomorrow,”
Safi Kaskas
Never say of anything, "I will do that tomorrow,"
Wahiduddin Khan
never say of anything, I shall certainly do this tomorrow
Shakir
And do not say of anything: Surely I will do it tomorrow
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And, surely, he will not say about something: Truly, I will be one who does that tomorrow,
T.B.Irving
(Do not say about anything: "I am doing that tomorrow,"
Abdul Hye
And never say of anything: “Surely I shall do that tomorrow,”
The Study Quran
And say not of anything, “Surely, I shall do it tomorrow.
Dr. Kamal Omar
And never say of any thing, 'I am going to do such and such thing tomorrow’ —
Farook Malik
Never say of anything "I will certainly do it tomorrow"
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
And never say about anything, 'I will do that tomorrow.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And definitely do not say, regarding anything, "Surely I am performing that tomorrow, "
Muhammad Sarwar
Never say of something, "I shall do it tomorrow,"
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
And never say about anything, .I will do this tomorrow,
Shabbir Ahmed
(This is the news of the Unseen. Like, the next day is unseen for you.) Never say about anything, "Behold I will do it tomorrow." (Things may happen beyond one's control later)
Dr. Munir Munshey
And regarding anything, do not say, "I will do that tomorrow."
Syed Vickar Ahamed
And do not say about anything, "I shall surely do this and this tomorrow"&mdash
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And never say of anything, "Indeed, I will do that tomorrow,"
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And do not say of anything: "I will do this tomorrow."
Abdel Haleem
do not say of anything, ‘I will do that tomorrow,’
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And never say thou of a thing: verily I am going to do that on the morrow
Ahmed Ali
Do not say of any thing: "I will do it tomorrow,"
Aisha Bewley
Never say about anything, ´I will do that tomorrow,´ -
Ali Ünal
And do not say about anything (you intend), "I will do it tomorrow,"
Ali Quli Qara'i
Do not say about anything, ‘I will indeed do it tomorrow,’
Hamid S. Aziz
And never say of anything, "Verily, I am going to do that to-morrow,"
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And do not say about anything: I will do that tomorrow
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Nor say of anything, “I will be sure to do so and so tomorrow
Musharraf Hussain
When you intend to do something don’t say, “I will do it tomorrow.”
Maududi
And never say about anything: "I shall certainly do this tomorrow"
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
And do not simply say of something: "I will do this tomorrow."
Mohammad Shafi
And never say about anything, "I will indeed do it tomorrow."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And never say of any thing that I will do this tomorrow.
Rashad Khalifa
You shall not say that you will do anything in the future,
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Do not say of anything: 'I will do it tomorrow,
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And say not of anything: I will do that to-morrow
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And do not say (E) to a thing: "That I am making/doing that tomorrow/(in the) future."
Bijan Moeinian
Never say that you will do such and such thing without mentioning: “God willing.” If you forget to do this, you must immediately apologize to your Lord and …
Faridul Haque
And never say about anything that, "I will do this tomorrow."
Sher Ali
And say not of anything, `I shall do that tomorrow,
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And never say about anything: ‘I shall do this tomorrow.
Amatul Rahman Omar
And never say of anything, `I am going to do it tomorrow,
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
And never say of anything, "I shall do such and such thing tomorrow."

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
And do not say, regarding anything, 'I am going to do that tomorrow,
George Sale
Say not of any matter, I will surely do this to morrow
Edward Henry Palmer
And never say of anything, 'Verily, I am going to do that to-morrow,
John Medows Rodwell
Therefore be clear in they discussions about them, and ask not any Christian concerning them
N J Dawood (2014)
Never say of anything: ‘I will do it tomorrow,‘

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Don’t say of anything, “I will do such-and-such tomorrow,”…
Sayyid Qutb
Never say about anything, 'I shall do this tomorrow,'
Ahmed Hulusi
Do not say “I will definitely do it tomorrow” about anything (for you do not know if Allah wills that thing or not)!
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
And do not say, regarding anything, 'I will do that tomorrow,'
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
(It is not in mortals to command success). Therefore, do not resolve upon doing something the morrow without appending "Allah willing"
Mir Aneesuddin
And do not say about anything, “I will do that tomorrow,”

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Nor say of anything, "I shall be sure to do so and so tomorrow"
OLD Literal Word for Word
And (do) not say of anything, "Indeed, I will do that tomorrow.