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Muhammad Asad
[and when] only he [will be happy] who comes before God with a heart free of evil!&rdquo
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Only those who come before Allah with a pure heart ˹will be saved˺.”
Safi Kaskas
except the one who comes to God with a flawless heart."

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Arabic
إِلَّا مَنْ أَتَى اللَّهَ بِقَلْبٍ سَلِيم
Transliteration
Illa man ata Allaha biqalbin saleemin
Transliteration-2
illā man atā l-laha biqalbin salīmi
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Except (he) who comes (to) Allah with a heart sound."

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
[and when] only he [will be happy] who comes before God with a heart free of evil!&rdquo
M. M. Pickthall
Save him who bringeth unto Allah a whole heart
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
"But only he (will prosper) that brings to Allah a sound heart
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Only those who come before Allah with a pure heart ˹will be saved˺.”
Safi Kaskas
except the one who comes to God with a flawless heart."
Wahiduddin Khan
and when he alone will be saved who comes to God with a sound heart
Shakir
Except him who comes to Allah with a heart free (from evil)
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
but he who approached God with a pure-hearted heart.
T.B.Irving
"except for someone who comes to God with a sound heart."
Abdul Hye
except the one who will bring a clean heart to Allah,
The Study Quran
save for him who comes to God with a sound heart.
Dr. Kamal Omar
except that who came to Allah with a heart in complete submission.
Farook Malik
and when none shall be saved except him who will come before Allah with a pure heart
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Except for him who comes to God with a sound heart.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Except for him who comes up to Allah with a sound heart."
Muhammad Sarwar
except what is done in obedience to God with a submissive heart
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
except to him who will come to Allah with a sound heart
Shabbir Ahmed
And when only he will prosper that brings to Allah a noble heart." (37:85)
Dr. Munir Munshey
"Except to the one who comes to Allah with a sincere heart (free from doubt and disbelief)."
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Except only he who brings to Allah a good heart (will be treated well)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
But only one who comes to Allah with a sound heart."
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
"Except for he who comes to God with a pure heart."
Abdel Haleem
when the only one who will be saved is the one who comes before God with a heart devoted to Him.&rsquo
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Unless it be he, who shall bring unto Allah a whole heart
Ahmed Ali
But to him who comes to God with a tranquil heart."
Aisha Bewley
except to those who come to Allah with sound and flawless hearts.´
Ali Ünal
"But only he (will prosper) who comes before God with a sound heart (free of all kinds of unbelief, hypocrisy, and associating partners with God)."
Ali Quli Qara'i
except him who comes to Allah with a sound heart,&rsquo
Hamid S. Aziz
"But only he who comes to Allah with a whole (sound) heart
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
except anyone who brings a sound (and pure) heart to God
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
“But only he will flourish who brings to God a heart at peace
Musharraf Hussain
Success is for the one who comes to Allah with a pure heart.
Maududi
but only he that brings to Allah a sound heart will (attain to success)."
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
"Except for he who comes to God with a pure heart.
Mohammad Shafi
Except for a mind free of evil with which one comes before Allah

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
But he who comes before Allah with a sound heart.
Rashad Khalifa
Only those who come to GOD with their whole heart (will be saved).
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
except him who comes before Allah with a pure heart
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Save him who comes to Allah with a sound heart
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
Except who came (to) God with a sound/safe (clear) heart/mind
Bijan Moeinian
On the Day of Resurrection, only those who have wholeheartedly devoted themselves to the Lord will find the help
Faridul Haque
“Except he who presented himself before Allah, with a sound* heart.” (Intact or unblemished.
Sher Ali
`Save him who comes to ALLAH with a sound heart.
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
But he alone (will be the gainer) who appears before the presence of Allah with a heart protected (from) and pure (of all evils).
Amatul Rahman Omar
`But (he alone will be saved) who comes to Allah with a sound and pure heart.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Except him who brings to Allah a clean heart (clean from Shirk (polytheism) and Nifaq (hypocrisy))

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
except for him who comes to God with a pure heart
George Sale
unless unto him who shall come unto God with a sincere heart
Edward Henry Palmer
but only he who comes to God with a sound heart
John Medows Rodwell
Save to him who shall come to God with a sound heart
N J Dawood (2014)
and when none shall be saved but him who comes before his Lord with a pure heart

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
“(The only help will be) for he/she who brings to Allah a pure heart.
Sayyid Qutb
but only the one who comes to God with a sound heart [will be happy]
Ahmed Hulusi
“Only he who has come to Allah with a sound heart (in whose consciousness the reality has become manifest)!”
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Except for him who comes to Allah with a pure heart
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
"Except him who comes to the audience of Allah with his heart in its right place, heartened or filled with devotion"
Mir Aneesuddin
except him who comes to Allah with a pure heart."

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
"But only he (will prosper) that brings to God a sound heart
OLD Literal Word for Word
Except (he) who comes (to) Allah with a heart sound.