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Muhammad Asad   
O YOU who have attained to faith! If you pay heed to those who are bent on denying the truth, they will cause you to turn back on your heels, and you will be the losers
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
O believers! If you yield to the disbelievers, they will drag you back to disbelief—and you will become losers.
Safi Kaskas   
Believers, if you obey the unbelievers, they will cause you to turn back [from faith], and you will become losers.

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Arabic   
‏يَٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوٓا۟ إِن تُطِيعُوا۟ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ يَرُدُّوكُمْ عَلَىٰٓ أَعْقَبِكُمْ فَتَنقَلِبُوا۟ خَسِرِينَ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
yāayyuhā alladhīna āmanū in tuṭīʿū alladhīna kafarū yaruddūkum ʿalā aʿqābikum fatanqalibū khāsirīn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
O you who believe! If you obey those who disbelieve, they will turn you back on your heels, then you will turn back (as) losers.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
O YOU who have attained to faith! If you pay heed to those who are bent on denying the truth, they will cause you to turn back on your heels, and you will be the losers
M. M. Pickthall   
O ye who believe! if ye obey those who disbelieve, they will make you turn back on your heels, and ye turn back as losers
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
O ye who believe! If ye obey the Unbelievers, they will drive you back on your heels, and ye will turn back (from Faith) to your own loss
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
O believers! If you yield to the disbelievers, they will drag you back to disbelief—and you will become losers.
Safi Kaskas   
Believers, if you obey the unbelievers, they will cause you to turn back [from faith], and you will become losers.
Wahiduddin Khan   
Believers, if you yield to those who deny the truth, they will cause you to turn back on your heels and you will turn into losers
Shakir   
O you who believe! if you obey those who disbelieve they will turn you back upon your heels, so you will turn back losers
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
O those who believed! If you obey those who were ungrateful, they will repel you back on your heels and you will turn about—ones who are losers.
T.B.Irving   
You who believe, if you should obey those who disbelieve, they will turn you around on your heels and send you home as losers.
Abdul Hye   
O you who believe! If you obey those who disbelieve, they will drive you back on your heels, and you will turn back (from faith to disbelief) as losers.
The Study Quran   
O you who believe! If you obey those who disbelieve, they will turn you back on your heels; then you will be overturned as losers
Dr. Kamal Omar   
O you who have Believed! If you obey those who have disbelieved, they will make you turn back on your heels and you will return as losers
Farook Malik   
O ye who believe! If ye obey the unbelievers, they will drive you back on your heels, and ye will turn back (from Faith) to your own loss.
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
O you who believe! If you obey those who disbelieve, they will turn you back on your heels, and you end up losers
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
O you who have believed, in case you obey the ones who have disbelieved, they will turn you back on your heels; so you turn over, losers
Muhammad Sarwar   
Believers, if you obey the unbelievers, they will turn you back to disbelief and you will become lost
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
O you who believe, if you obey those who disbelieve, they will make you turn back on your heels, then you shall turn into losers
Shabbir Ahmed   
O You who have chosen to be graced with belief! If you obey the (overt or covert) rejecters of the Divine System, they will make you turn back on your heels and you will become losers. (The Messenger will not be among you forever (3:144))
Dr. Munir Munshey   
Oh you who believe! If you obey the unbelievers, they will turn you back on your heels; you would then end up being the losers
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
O you who believe! If you listen to the Unbelievers, they will drive you back on your heels, and you will turn back (from Faith) to your own loss (as the losers)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
O you who have believed, if you obey those who disbelieve, they will turn you back on your heels, and you will [then] become losers
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
O you who believe, if you obey those who have rejected, then they will turn you back on your heels and you will turn back as losers
Abdel Haleem   
You who believe, if you obey the disbelievers, they will make you revert to your old ways and you will turn into losers
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
O O Ye who believe! if ye obey those who disbelieve, they will send you back on your heels, and ye will turn back losers
Ahmed Ali   
O believers, if you listen to the infidels they will make you turn your backs, and you will be the losers
Aisha Bewley   
You who have iman! if you obey those who are kafir, they will turn you round on your heels and you will be transformed into losers.
Ali Ünal   
O you who believe! If you follow those who disbelieve (the hypocrites and Jews in Madinah who spread negative propaganda concerning the events at Uhud), they will drive you back on your heels (into unbelief), and you will turn utter losers (in both this world and the next)
Ali Quli Qara'i   
O you who have faith! If you obey the faithless, they will turn you back on your heels, and you will become losers
Hamid S. Aziz   
O you who believe! If you obey those who disbelieve, they will turn you back upon your heels, and you will retreat as losers
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
You who believe, if you obey those who disbelieved, they will turn you back on your heels and you turn losers
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
O you who believe, if you follow the unbelievers, they will drive you back on your heels, and will turn you back, to your own detriment
Musharraf Hussain   
Believers, if you obey the disbelievers, they will make you turn on your heels and go back to your previous ways as losers.
Maududi   
Believers! If you follow those who deny the Truth, they will drive you back on your heels, and you will turn about, losers
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
O you who believe, if you obey those who have rejected, then they will turn you back on your heels and you will turn back as losers.
Mohammad Shafi   
O you who believe! If you obey those who suppress the Truth, they will turn you back. Then you turn back doomed

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
'O believers! If you follow the line of infidels, then they will turn you upon your heels, and you will be back after losing.
Rashad Khalifa   
O you who believe, if you obey those who disbelieve, they will turn you back on your heels, then you end up losers.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
Believers, if you obey those who disbelieve they will turn you upon your heels and you will turn to be losers
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
O you who believe, if you obey those who disbelieve, they will make you turn back upon your heels, so you will turn back losers
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
You, you those who believed, if you obey those who disbelieved, they return you on your heels, so you turn/return losers
Bijan Moeinian   
The believer should know that if they obey the disbelievers, the latter will tempt them to retreat and end up losers
Faridul Haque   
O People who Believe! If you obey the disbelievers, they will make you turn back on your heels, so you will then turn back as losers
Sher Ali   
O ye who believe ! if you obey those who have disbelieved, they will cause you to turn back on your heels, and you will become the losers
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
O believers! If you obey the disbelievers, they will turn you back on your heels (to disbelief) and you will then turn back as losers
Amatul Rahman Omar   
O you who believe! if you obey those who have disbelieved, they will make you turn apostates so that you will become losers
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
O you who believe! If you obey those who disbelieve, they will send you back on your heels, and you will turn back (from Faith) as losers

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
O believers, if you obey the unbelievers they will turn you upon your heels, and you will turn about, losers
George Sale   
O ye who believe, if ye obey the infidels, they will cause you to turn back on your heels, and ye will be turned back and perish
Edward Henry Palmer   
O ye who believe! if ye obey those who misbelieve, they will turn you back upon your heels, and ye will retreat the losers
John Medows Rodwell   
O ye who have believed! if ye obey the infidels, they will cause you to turn upon your heels, and ye will fall back into perdition
N J Dawood (2014)   
You believers! If you yield to the infidels they will drag you back to unbelief and you will return headlong to perdition.

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
O Believers, if you pay attention to the unbelievers, they will cause you to turn back on your heels, and you will return to being losers.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
You who believe, if you should obey those who disbelieve, they will turn you around on your heels and send you home as losers.
Sayyid Qutb   
Believers, if you obey those who have rejected the faith, they will cause you to turn back on your heels, and you will be the losers.
Ahmed Hulusi   
O believers, if you follow the disbelievers (the deniers and coverers of the reality) they will turn you back on your heels and you will remain as losers.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli   
O' you who have Faith! if you obey those who disbelieve, they will turn you back to your (faithless) ancestors, so you will turn back losers
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
O you who have conformed to Islam do not falter by consequence of misfortunes in battle nor lend an ear to the infidels who deny Allah. For if you open your hearts, ears to them, they shall be able to turn you renegades and you will relapse into infidelity and come to be great losers
Mir Aneesuddin   
O you who believe ! if you obey those who do not believe, they will turn you back on your heels, then you will turn back as loser.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
O ye who believe! If ye obey the Unbelievers, they will drive you back on your heels, and ye will turn back (from Faith) to your own loss
OLD Literal Word for Word   
O you who believe! If you obey those who disbelieve, they will turn you back on your heels, then you will turn back (as) losers