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Muhammad Asad
whereas unto God belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is on earth: He forgives whom He wills, and He chastises whom He wills; and God is much-forgiving, a dispenser of grace
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
To Allah ˹alone˺ belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. He forgives whoever He wills, and punishes whoever He wills. And Allah is All-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
Safi Kaskas
To God belongs everything in the heavens and the earth. He forgives whomever He wants and punishes whomever he wants. God is forgiving and Merciful-to-all.

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وَلِلَّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الْأَرْضِ يَغْفِرُ لِمَن يَشَاءُ وَيُعَذِّبُ مَن يَشَاءُ وَاللَّهُ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيم
Transliteration
Walillahi ma fee alssamawati wama fee al-ardi yaghfiru liman yashao wayuAAaththibu man yashao waAllahu ghafoorun raheemun
Transliteration-2
walillahi mā fī l-samāwāti wamā fī l-arḍi yaghfiru liman yashāu wayuʿadhibu man yashāu wal-lahu ghafūrun raḥīmu
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And to Allah (belongs) what (is) in the heavens and what (is) in the earth, He forgives [for] whom He wills and punishes whom He wills. And Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
whereas unto God belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is on earth: He forgives whom He wills, and He chastises whom He wills; and God is much-forgiving, a dispenser of grace
M. M. Pickthall
Unto Allah belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. He forgiveth whom He will, and punisheth whom He will. Allah is Forgiving, Merciful
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
To Allah belongeth all that is in the heavens and on earth. He forgiveth whom He pleaseth and punisheth whom He pleaseth; but Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
To Allah ˹alone˺ belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. He forgives whoever He wills, and punishes whoever He wills. And Allah is All-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
Safi Kaskas
To God belongs everything in the heavens and the earth. He forgives whomever He wants and punishes whomever he wants. God is forgiving and Merciful-to-all.
Wahiduddin Khan
Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth belong to God. He forgives whoever He pleases and punishes whoever He pleases. God is most forgiving and ever merciful
Shakir
And whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth is Allah's; He forgives whom He pleases and chastises whom He pleases; and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And to God belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in and on the earth. He forgives whom He wills and punishes whom He wills. And God is Forgiving, Compassionate.
T.B.Irving
God possesses whatever is in Heaven and whatever is on Earth, He pardons anyone He wishes and punishes anyone He wishes; God is Forgiving, Merciful.
Abdul Hye
To Allah belong all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth. He forgives whom He wills, and punishes whom He wills. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.
The Study Quran
Unto God belongs whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is on the earth. He forgives whomsoever He will and punishes whomsoever He will, and God is Forgiving, Merciful
Dr. Kamal Omar
And to Allah belongs what is in the heavens and what is in the earth. He forgives for whom He thinks proper and He punishes whom He thinks proper. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving continuously Merciful
Farook Malik
To Allah belongeth all that is in the heavens and on earth. He forgiveth whom He pleaseth and punisheth whom He pleaseth; but Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
To God belongs everything in the heavens and the earth. He forgives whom He wills, and He punishes whom He wills. God is Most Forgiving, Most Merciful
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And to Allah (belongs) whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. He forgives whomever He decides and torments whomever He decides; and Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Ever-Merciful
Muhammad Sarwar
To God belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth. He may forgive or punish whomever He wants. God is All-forgiving and All-merciful
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
To Allah belongs what is in the heavens and what is in the earth. He forgives whomsoever He wills and punishes whomsoever He wills. Allah is Most-Forgiving, Very-Merciful
Shabbir Ahmed
Everything in the Universe and everything in the earth belongs to Allah. His Law of Requital deals with forgiveness and punishment in all fairness. The Forgiving, the Merciful Allah has designed His Laws
Dr. Munir Munshey
To Allah, belong all that is in the heavens, and all that is on the earth. He forgives whom He wills, and He punishes whom He wills. Allah is the oft-Forgiving and the most Merciful
Syed Vickar Ahamed
And to Allah belongs all that is in heavens and all that is in the earth. He forgives whom He pleases, and punishes whom He pleases; And Allah is Often Forgiving (Ghafoor), Most Merciful (Raheem)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And to Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. He forgives whom He wills and punishes whom He wills. And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And to God is what is in the heavens and the Earth, He forgives whom He pleases, and He punishes whom He pleases; and God is Forgiving, Merciful
Abdel Haleem
Everything in the heavens and earth belongs to God. He forgives whoever He will and punishes whoever He will: God is most forgiving and merciful
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Allah's is whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. He forgiveth whomsoever He listeth, and tormenteth whomsoever He listeth. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful
Ahmed Ali
To God belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth: He may pardon whom He please and punish whom He will. Yet God is forgiving and kind
Aisha Bewley
Everything in the heavens and everything in the earth belongs to Allah. He forgives whoever He wills and punishes whoever He wills. Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
Ali Ünal
To God belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth; He forgives whom He wills and punishes whom He wills. And God is All-Forgiving, All-Compassionate
Ali Quli Qara'i
To Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth: He forgives whomever He wishes and punishes whomever He wishes, and Allah is all-forgiving, all-merciful
Hamid S. Aziz
To Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and in the earth. He forgives whom He will, and punishes whom He will. Allah is Forgiving and Merciful
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
Everything in the skies and on the earth belongs to God, He forgives whom He wants and punishes whom He wants. And God is forgiving and merciful
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
To God belongs all that is in the heavens and on earth. He forgives whom He pleases and punishes whom He pleases, but God is Oft-Forgiving, Mercifully Redeeming
Musharraf Hussain
All things in the Heavens and on Earth belong to Allah; He forgives anyone He pleases, and He punishes anyone He pleases. Allah is the Forgiver, the Kind
Maududi
Whatever is in the heavens and the earth belongs to Allah. He forgives whom He wills, and chastises whom He wills: Allah is indeed All-Forgiving, Most-Compassionate
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
And to God is what is in the heavens and in the earth, He forgives whom He pleases, and He punishes whom He pleases; and God is Forgiving, Merciful.
Mohammad Shafi
And to Allah belongs whatever there is in the heavens and in the earth. He forgives whom He pleases and punishes whom He pleases. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And to Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. He Forgives whomsoever and torments whomsoever He pleases; and Allah is For giving Merciful.
Rashad Khalifa
To GOD belongs everything in the heavens and the earth. He forgives whomever He wills, and punishes whomever He wills. GOD is Forgiver, Most Merciful.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
To Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth. He forgives whom He will and punishes whom He will. Allah is Forgiving, the Most Merciful
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And to Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. He forgives whom He pleases and chastises whom He pleases. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And to God what is in the skies/space and what is in the earth/Planet Earth, He forgives, for whom He wills/wants and He tortures whom He wills/wants, and God (is) forgiving , merciful
Bijan Moeinian
To God belongs everything that exists in the heavens and on earth. He may forgive whoever He decides and punish whoever He wishes; and God is Forgiving and Merciful
Faridul Haque
And to Allah only belongs all whatever is in the heavens and all whatever is in the earth; He may forgive whomever He wills, and punish whomever He wills; and Allah is Oft Forgiving, Most Merciful
Sher Ali
And to ALLAH belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. HE forgives whomsoever HE pleases and punishes whomsoever HE pleases, and ALLAH is Most Forgiving, Merciful
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth belongs to Allah alone. He forgives whom He wills and punishes whom He wills and Allah is Most Forgiving, Ever-Merciful
Amatul Rahman Omar
And to Allah belongs whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. He protects (against sins) whom He will and punishes whom He will. Allah is Great Protector, Ever Merciful
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
And to Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth. He forgives whom He wills, and punishes whom He wills. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
To God belongs all that is in the heavens and earth; He forgives whom He will, and chastises whom He will; God is All-forgiving, All-compassionate
George Sale
To God belongeth whatsoever is in heaven and on earth: He spareth whom he pleaseth, and he punisheth whom he pleaseth; for God is merciful
Edward Henry Palmer
God's is what is in the heavens and in the earth. He forgives whom He pleases, and punishes whom He pleases; for God is forgiving and merciful
John Medows Rodwell
Whatever is in the Heavens and the Earth is God's! He forgiveth whom He will, and whom He will, chastiseth: for God is Forgiving, Merciful
N J Dawood (2014)
His is all that the heavens and the earth contain. He pardons whom He will and punishes whom He pleases. God is forgiving and compassionate

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
To Allah belongs what is of Heaven and Earth. He forgives whom He wills and punishes whom He wills. Allah is Most Forgiving, Most Merciful.
Sayyid Qutb
To Him belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth; He forgives whom He wills and punishes whom He wills. God is Forgiving and Merciful.
Ahmed Hulusi
Whatever is in the heavens and the earth belongs to Allah (they exist and subsist with His Names). He forgives whom He wills, and causes suffering to (enforces the consequences of the actions of) whom He wills. Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
And to Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. He will forgive whom He wills, and will punish whom He wills; and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
To Allah belong all that is in the Heavens and all that is on Earth. He forgives whom He will and punishes whom He will. Allah is Ghafurun and Rahimun
Mir Aneesuddin
And whatever is in the skies and whatever is in the earth is Allah's. He protectively forgives whom He wills and He punishes whom He wills, and Allah is Protectively Forgiving, Merciful.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
To God belongeth all that is in the heavens and on earth. He forgiveth whom He pleaseth and punisheth whom He pleaseth; but God is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful
OLD Literal Word for Word
And to Allah (belongs) what (is) in the heavens and what (is) in the earth, He forgives [for] whom He wills and punishes whom He wills. And Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful