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Muhammad Asad
“By God, we were most obviously astra
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“By Allah! We were clearly mistaken,
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"By God, we were obviously misguided

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Arabic
تَاللَّهِ إِن كُنَّا لَفِي ضَلَالٍ مُّبِين
Transliteration
TaAllahi in kunna lafee dalalin mubeenin
Transliteration-2
tal-lahi in kunnā lafī ḍalālin mubīni
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
"By Allah, indeed, we were surely in error clear

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
“By God, we were most obviously astra
M. M. Pickthall
By Allah, of a truth we were in error manifes
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
"'By Allah, we were truly in an error manifest
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
“By Allah! We were clearly mistaken,
Safi Kaskas
"By God, we were obviously misguided
Wahiduddin Khan
We were clearly misguide
Shakir
By Allah! we were certainly in manifest error
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
By God! Truly, we had been clearly wandering astray
T.B.Irving
"By God, we were in such obvious error
Abdul Hye
(saying): “by Allah, we were truly in a clear error,
The Study Quran
“By God, indeed we were in manifest error
Dr. Kamal Omar
" By Allah! When we had been surely in manifest error
Farook Malik
saying: " By Allah, we were indeed in manifest error
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
'By God, We were in evident error
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
"By Allah, decidedly we were indeed in evident error
Muhammad Sarwar
they will say, "By God, we were in clear erro
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
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Shabbir Ahmed
"By God, we were in manifest error
Dr. Munir Munshey
"By Allah, we were clearly wrong."
Syed Vickar Ahamed
" ‘By Allah, truly, we were in a clear error
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
"By Allah , we were indeed in manifest erro
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
"By God, we were clearly misguided."
Abdel Haleem
‘We were clearly misguide
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
By Allah, we have indeed been in an error manifest
Ahmed Ali
"By God, we were plainly in erro
Aisha Bewley
´By Allah, we were plainly misguided
Ali Ünal
"By God, assuredly, we were lost in obvious error
Ali Quli Qara'i
‘By Allah, we had indeed been in manifest error
Hamid S. Aziz
"´By Allah! In truth, we were in manifest error
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
by God that we were in an obvious error
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
“ ‘By God, we were truly in manifest error
Musharraf Hussain
“By Allah, we were mistaken
Maududi
"By Allah, we were surely in clear erro
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
"ByGod, we were clearly misguided."
Mohammad Shafi
"By Allah, we were indeed certainly in clear delusion."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
By God, undoubtedly, we were in manifest error.
Rashad Khalifa
"By GOD, we were far astray.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
'By Allah, we were certainly in clear error
Maulana Muhammad Ali
By Allah! We were certainly in manifest error
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
By God, that truly we were in clear/evident misguidance
Bijan Moeinian
“By God, we were on absolute darkness.&rdquo
Faridul Haque
“By oath of Allah , we were indeed in open error.&rdquo
Sher Ali
`By ALLAH, we were in manifest error
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
‘By Allah, we were in manifest error
Amatul Rahman Omar
`By Allah! we were certainly in manifest (and deep) error
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
By Allah, we were truly in a manifest error

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
'By God, we were certainly in manifest erro
George Sale
by God, we were in a manifest error
Edward Henry Palmer
"By God! we were surely in an obvious error
John Medows Rodwell
'By God, we were in a plain error
N J Dawood (2014)
"we clearly erre

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
“…‘by Allah, we were truly in evident sin…
Sayyid Qutb
'By God, we were obviously in error,
Ahmed Hulusi
“By Allah, we were definitely in clear corruption!”
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
By Allah! We were certainly in manifest error
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
"By Allah", they say, "we wandered indeed from the path of rectitude and were lost in the maze of error"
Mir Aneesuddin
"By Allah, we were certainly in clear error

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
"'By God, we were truly in an error manifest
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"By Allah, indeed, we were surely in error clea