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Muhammad Asad
[And] he prayed: “O my Sustainer! Succour Thou me against these people who spread corruption!&rdquo
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Lot prayed, “My Lord! Help me against the people of corruption.”
Safi Kaskas
He said, "My Lord, support me against these wicked people."

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Arabic
قَالَ رَبِّ انصُرْنِي عَلَى الْقَوْمِ الْمُفْسِدِين
Transliteration
Qala rabbi onsurnee AAala alqawmi almufsideena
Transliteration-2
qāla rabbi unṣur'nī ʿalā l-qawmi l-muf'sidīn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
He said, "My Lord! Help me against the people the corrupters."

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
[And] he prayed: “O my Sustainer! Succour Thou me against these people who spread corruption!&rdquo
M. M. Pickthall
He said: My Lord! Give me victory over folk who work corruption
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
He said: "O my Lord! help Thou me against people who do mischief!"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Lot prayed, “My Lord! Help me against the people of corruption.”
Safi Kaskas
He said, "My Lord, support me against these wicked people."
Wahiduddin Khan
Lot prayed, Lord, help me against this wicked people
Shakir
He said: My Lord! help me against the mischievous people
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
He said: My Lord! Help me against the folk, ones who make corruption.
T.B.Irving
He said: "My Lord, support me against such degenerate folk!"
Abdul Hye
He (Lot) said: “My Lord! Help me against the corrupt people.”
The Study Quran
He said, “My Lord, help me against the people who work corruption.
Dr. Kamal Omar
(Lout) said: “My Nourisher-Sustainer! Provide me assistance over the nation of Al-Mufsidun.
Farook Malik
Lot prayed: "O Lord! Help me against this degenerate nation."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
He said, 'My Lord, help me against the people of corruption.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
He said, "Lord! Give me victory over the people who are corruptors."
Muhammad Sarwar
He prayed, "Lord help me against the evil-doing people."
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
He said, .My Lord, help me against the people who make mischief
Shabbir Ahmed
He prayed, "My Lord! Help me against people who spread corruption and disorder."
Dr. Munir Munshey
He said, "My Lord! Help me against the sinful nation."
Syed Vickar Ahamed
He said: "O my Lord! You (Alone) help me against people who do make (serious) crimes and mischief!"
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
He said, "My Lord, support me against the corrupting people."
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
He said: "My Lord, grant me victory over the wicked people."
Abdel Haleem
So he prayed, ‘My Lord, help me against these people who spread corruption.&rsquo
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
He said: my Lord! give me victory over the corrupt people
Ahmed Ali
"O Lord, help me against the wicked people,"(Lot) prayed
Aisha Bewley
He said, ´My Lord, help me against the people of corruption!´
Ali Ünal
He (Lot) said (in supplication): "My Lord, help me against these people given to spreading corruption."
Ali Quli Qara'i
He said, ‘My Lord! Help me against this corruptive lot.&rsquo
Hamid S. Aziz
Said he, "My Lord! Help me against a people who do evil!"
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
He said: my Master, help me against the corrupting people
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
He said, “O my Lord, help me against the people who do wrong.
Musharraf Hussain
Lut prayed: “My Lord, support me against people who are spoilers.
Maududi
Lot said: "My Lord, aid me against these mischievous people."
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
He said: "My Lord, grant me victory over the wicked people.
Mohammad Shafi
Lot said, "My Lord! Help me against these corrupt people."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
He submitted, 'O my Lord, help me against these mischievous people'.
Rashad Khalifa
He said, "My Lord, grant me victory over these wicked people."
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
'My Lord, ' he said, 'help me against this corrupt nation.
Maulana Muhammad Ali
He said: My Lord, help me against the mischievous people
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
He said: "My Lord give me victory/aid over the nation the corrupting ."
Bijan Moeinian
Lot then prayed: “My lord, grant me victory over these wicked people.&rdquo
Faridul Haque
He submitted, “My Lord! Help me against these mischievous people.&rdquo
Sher Ali
He said, `Help me, my Lord, against the wicked people.
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Lut (Lot) submitted: ‘O Lord! Help me against the mischief mongers.
Amatul Rahman Omar
(Thereupon Lot) said, `Help me, my Lord! against these people who work corruption.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
He said: "My Lord! Give me victory over the people who are Mufsidoon (those who commit great crimes and sins, oppressors, tyrants, mischief-makers, corrupts)

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
He said, 'My Lord, help me against the people that work corruption.
George Sale
Lot said, O Lord, defend me against the corrupt people
Edward Henry Palmer
Said he, ' My Lord! help me against a people who do evil!
John Medows Rodwell
He cried: My Lord! help me against this polluted people
N J Dawood (2014)
Lord,‘ said he, ‘deliver me from these degenerate people.&lsquo

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
He said, “My Lord, help me against people who sin.”
Sayyid Qutb
He said: 'My Lord! Support You me against these people who spread corruption.'
Ahmed Hulusi
(Lot) said, “My Rabb, help me against these corrupting people!”
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
He (Lot) said: �My Lord! Help me against the mischievous people!
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
And there, did Lut pray: " O Allah, my Creator afford me help and give me victory over these people who are steeped in mischief and in crime"
Mir Aneesuddin
He said, “My Fosterer! help me against the corrupt people.”

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
He said: "O my Lord! help Thou me against people who do mischief!"
OLD Literal Word for Word
He said, "My Lord! Help me against the people the corrupters.