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Muhammad Asad
BE EVER mindful of prayers, and of praying in the most excellent way; and stand before God in devout obedience
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Observe the ˹five obligatory˺ prayers—especially the middle prayer—and stand in true devotion to Allah.
Safi Kaskas
Always be mindful of prayers and perform the intermediate prayer and stand devoutly before God.

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Arabic
حَافِظُوا عَلَى الصَّلَوَاتِ وَالصَّلَاةِ الْوُسْطَىٰ وَقُومُوا لِلَّهِ قَانِتِين
Transliteration
Hafithoo AAala alssalawati waalssalati alwusta waqoomoo lillahi qaniteena
Transliteration-2
ḥāfiẓū ʿalā l-ṣalawāti wal-ṣalati l-wus'ṭā waqūmū lillahi qānitīn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Guard strictly [on] the prayers, and the prayer - [the] middle, and stand up for Allah devoutly obedient.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
BE EVER mindful of prayers, and of praying in the most excellent way; and stand before God in devout obedience
M. M. Pickthall
Be guardians of your prayers, and of the midmost prayer, and stand up with devotion to Allah
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Guard strictly your (habit of) prayers, especially the Middle Prayer; and stand before Allah in a devout (frame of mind)
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Observe the ˹five obligatory˺ prayers—especially the middle prayer—and stand in true devotion to Allah.
Safi Kaskas
Always be mindful of prayers and perform the intermediate prayer and stand devoutly before God.
Wahiduddin Khan
Be ever mindful of prayers, especially the middle prayer; and stand up before God in submissive devotion
Shakir
Attend constantly to prayers and to the middle prayer and stand up truly obedient to Allah
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Be watchful of the formal prayers and the middle formal prayer. Stand up as ones who are morally obligated to God.
T.B.Irving
Watch over prayers and [especially] the Middle Prayer; and stand up devoutly to [worship] God.
Abdul Hye
Guard your (obligatory) prayers especially the middle prayer. Stand before Allah with true devotion.
The Study Quran
Be mindful of your prayers, and the middlemost prayer, and stand before God in devout obedience
Dr. Kamal Omar
Guard strictly your As-Salawat (specified Prayers), and (try to offer them as) As-Salat-ul-Wusta (the most ideal Prayer) and stand before Allah as those who show deep devotion
Farook Malik
Guard your Salah (obligatory regular prayers) especially the middle Salah and stand up with true devotion to Allah
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Guard your prayers, and the middle prayer, and stand before God in devotion
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Preserve (constantly) (i.e., observe strictly) the prayers, and the middle prayer, and rise up devoutly to Allah
Muhammad Sarwar
Pay due attention to your prayers, especially the middle prayer and stand up while praying, in obedience to God
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Take due care of all the prayers, and the middle prayer, and stand before Allah in total devotion
Shabbir Ahmed
While describing some important marital Laws, it is reiterated that, your Central Duty remains the guarding of the System in which individuals and families can develop their potentials to the maximum. Stay alert in the obedience to Allah
Dr. Munir Munshey
Mind the ´salat´ (meticulously), and perform the ´salat´ (especially the middle one) in excellence _ (with concentration and care). Stand before Allah with devotion
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Guard strictly (the habit of) your prayers, especially the Middle (late afternoon) Prayer; And stand before Allah in a pious (frame of mind)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Maintain with care the [obligatory] prayers and [in particular] the middle prayer and stand before Allah , devoutly obedient
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
Preserve the contact-methods, and the middle contact-method, and stand devoutly for God
Abdel Haleem
Take care to do your prayers, praying in the best way, and stand before God in devotion
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Guard the prayers, and the middle prayer, and stand up to Allah truly devout
Ahmed Ali
Be wakeful of your service of prayer, and the midmost service; and honour God by standing before Him in devotion
Aisha Bewley
Safeguard the salat — especially the middle one. Stand in obedience to Allah.
Ali Ünal
Be ever mindful and protective of the prescribed Prayers, and the middle Prayer, and stand in the presence of God in utmost devotion and obedience
Ali Quli Qara'i
Be watchful of your prayers, and [especially] the middle prayer, and stand in obedience to Allah
Hamid S. Aziz
Observe prayers, especially the middle (afternoon) prayer, and stand you before Allah with full attention and devotion
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
Be mindful of your mandatory prayers especially the middle prayer, and stand before God in devotion
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Remember prayers, especially the middle prayer. And stand before God in a devout frame of mind
Musharraf Hussain
Make sure to perform your dailyprayers, particularly the middle prayer Asr, and stand devoutly before Allah.
Maududi
Take great care of your Prayers, especially of a Prayer that has excellent qualities of Salat and stand before Allah like devoted servants
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
Maintain the contact prayers; and the middle contact prayer; and stand for God dutifully.
Mohammad Shafi
Guard the prayers and the middle prayer and stand for Allah in total devotion.

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Watch over all your prayers and the middle prayer and stand before Allah with devotion.
Rashad Khalifa
You shall consistently observe the Contact Prayers, especially the middle prayer, and devote yourselves totally to GOD.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
And preserve the prayers and the middle prayer, and stand obedient to Allah
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Guard the prayers and the most excellent prayer, and stand up truly obedient to Allah
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
Observe/guard on the prayers, and the prayers the middle, and stand/call to God obeying/worshipping humbly
Bijan Moeinian
Take your daily prayers seriously, especially the noon prayer, and devote yourselves completely to the Lord
Faridul Haque
Guard all your prayers, and the middle prayer; and stand with reverence before Allah
Sher Ali
Watch over prayers, and particularly the middle Prayer, and stand before ALLAH submissively
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Guard strictly all the Prayers, especially the middle Prayer. And stand before Allah as an epitome of submissiveness and lowliness
Amatul Rahman Omar
Be watchful over the Prayers especially the middle (and most excellent) Prayer (which comes in the midst of rush of work and business), and do stand up before Allah truly obedient (and in all humility)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Guard strictly (five obligatory) AsSalawat (the prayers) especially the middle Salat (i.e. the best prayer Asr). And stand before Allah with obedience (and do not speak to others during the Salat (prayers))

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Be you watchful over the prayers, and the middle prayer; and do you stand obedient to God
George Sale
Carefully observe the appointed prayers, and the middle prayer, and be assiduous therein, with devotion towards God
Edward Henry Palmer
Observe the prayers, and the middle prayer, and stand ye attent before God
John Medows Rodwell
Observe strictly the prayers, and the middle prayer, and stand up full of devotion towards God
N J Dawood (2014)
Attend regularly to your prayers, including the middle prayer, and stand up with all devotion before God

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Attend obediently to your ritual prayers, especially the central prayer. Stand in humble worship before Allah.
Ahmed Hulusi
Maintain salat (prayer; turning to Allah) with care, (in particular) the middle salat (asr prayer – the constant experience of this in one’s consciousness). Live in full submission in the way of Allah.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Guard your prayers, and (especially) the middle prayer and stand devoutly before Allah
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Observe your duty to Allah and maintain the prescribed prayers, especially AL-‘Asr, the afternoon prayer, and humble yourselves to Allah and exercise unqualified obedience to Him
Mir Aneesuddin
Be guardians of your worship (salat) and the middle (or the normal) worship (salat) and stand up for Allah in full obedience.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Guard strictly your (habit of) prayers, especially the Middle Prayer; and stand before God in a devout (frame of mind)
OLD Literal Word for Word
Guard strictly [on] the prayers, and the prayer - [the] middle, and stand up for Allah devoutly obedient