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Muhammad Asad
Say [O Prophet]: "If you love God, follow me, [and] God will love you and forgive you your sins; for God is much-forgiving, a dispenser of grace."
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Say, ˹O Prophet,˺ “If you ˹sincerely˺ love Allah, then follow me; Allah will love you and forgive your sins. For Allah is All-Forgiving, Most Merciful.”
Safi Kaskas
Say, "If you love God, follow me, God will surely love you and forgive your sins. God is forgiving and merciful."

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قُلْ إِن كُنتُمْ تُحِبُّونَ اللَّهَ فَاتَّبِعُونِي يُحْبِبْكُمُ اللَّهُ وَيَغْفِرْ لَكُمْ ذُنُوبَكُمْ وَاللَّهُ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيم
Transliteration
Qul in kuntum tuhibboona Allaha faittabiAAoonee yuhbibkumu Allahu wayaghfir lakum thunoobakum waAllahu ghafoorun raheemun
Transliteration-2
qul in kuntum tuḥibbūna l-laha fa-ittabiʿūnī yuḥ'bib'kumu l-lahu wayaghfir lakum dhunūbakum wal-lahu ghafūrun raḥīmu
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Say, "If you love Allah, then follow me, will love you Allah and He will forgive for you your sins. And Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Say [O Prophet]: "If you love God, follow me, [and] God will love you and forgive you your sins; for God is much-forgiving, a dispenser of grace."
M. M. Pickthall
Say, (O Muhammad, to mankind): If ye love Allah, follow me; Allah will love you and forgive you your sins. Allah is Forgiving, Merciful
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Say: "If ye do love Allah, Follow me: Allah will love you and forgive you your sins: For Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful."
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Say, ˹O Prophet,˺ “If you ˹sincerely˺ love Allah, then follow me; Allah will love you and forgive your sins. For Allah is All-Forgiving, Most Merciful.”
Safi Kaskas
Say, "If you love God, follow me, God will surely love you and forgive your sins. God is forgiving and merciful."
Wahiduddin Khan
Say, If you love God, follow me and God will love you and forgive you your sins. God is most forgiving, and most merciful
Shakir
Say: If you love Allah, then follow me, Allah will love you and forgive you your faults, and Allah is Forgiving, Mercifu
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Say: If you had been loving God, then, follow me. And God will love you and forgive you your impieties. God is Forgiving, Compassionate.
T.B.Irving
SAY: "If you have been loving God, then follow me; God will then love you and forgive you your offences. God is Forgiving, Merciful!´
Abdul Hye
Say (O Muhammad): “If you love Allah then follow me (the Qur’an and your way of life), Allah will love you and forgive your sins. Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.”
The Study Quran
Say, “If you love God, follow me, and God will love you and forgive you your sins. And God is Forgiving, Merciful.
Dr. Kamal Omar
Say: “If you do love Allah then follow me: Allah will love you and forgive for you your sins. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.”
Farook Malik
Tell the people O Muhammad: "If you sincerely love Allah, then follow me; Allah will also love you and forgive you your sins. Allah is Forgiving, Merciful."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Say, 'If you love God, then follow me, and God will love you, and will forgive you your sins.' God is Forgiving and Merciful
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Say, "in case you (really) love Allah, then closely follow me, (and) Allah will love you and forgive you your guilty (deeds); and Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Ever-Merciful."
Muhammad Sarwar
(Muhammad), tell them, "If you love God, follow me. God will love you and forgive your sins. God is All-forgiving and All-merciful."
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Say (O Prophet): .If you really love Allah, then follow me, and Allah shall love you and forgive you your sins. Allah is Most-Forgiving, Very- Merciful
Shabbir Ahmed
Say (O Messenger), "If you love Allah, follow me; Allah will love you and grant you the protection of forgiveness. He will save you from trailing behind in humanity and in the community of nations. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful."
Dr. Munir Munshey
Say, "If you love Allah, then follow me. Allah will love you! And He will forgive your sins. Allah is the most Forgiving, and the most Merciful!"
Syed Vickar Ahamed
(O Prophet) say: "If you love Allah, follow me: Allah will love you and forgive you for your sins: And Allah is Often Forgiving (Ghafoor), Most Merciful (Raheem)."
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Say, [O Muhammad], "If you should love Allah , then follow me, [so] Allah will love you and forgive you your sins. And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful."
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
Say: "If you love God then follow me so God will love you and forgive your sins." God is Forgiver, Merciful
Abdel Haleem
Say, ‘If you love God, follow me, and God will love you and forgive you your sins; God is most forgiving, most merciful.&rsquo
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Say thou: if ye, are wont to love Allah, then follow me, and Allah shall rove you and forgive you your sins; and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful
Ahmed Ali
Say: "If you love God then follow me that God may love you and forgive your faults; for God is forgiving and kind."
Aisha Bewley
Say, ´If you love Allah, then follow me and Allah will love you and forgive you for your wrong actions. Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Most Merciful.´
Ali Ünal
Say (to them, O Messenger): "If you indeed love God, then follow me, so that God will love you and forgive you your sins." God is All-Forgiving, All-Compassionate
Ali Quli Qara'i
Say, ‘If you love Allah, then follow me; Allah will love you and forgive you your sins, and Allah is all-forgiving, all-merciful.&rsquo
Hamid S. Aziz
Say, "If you love Allah then follow me, and Allah will love you and forgive you your sins, for Allah is Forgiving and Merciful."
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
Say: if you love God, then follow me, so God will like you and will forgive your sins. God is forgiving and merciful
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Say, “If you love God, follow me. God will love you and forgive you your wrongs, for God is Oft-Forgiving, Mercifully Redeeming.
Musharraf Hussain
Say: “If you love Allah then follow me, and Allah will love you and forgive your sins. Allah is the Forgiver, the Kind.”
Maududi
(O Messenger!) Tell people: ´If you indeed love Allah, follow me, and Allah will love you and will forgive you your sins. Allah is All-Forgiving, All-Compassionate.´
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
Say: "If you love God then follow me so God will love you and forgive your sins." God is Forgiver, Merciful.
Mohammad Shafi
Say, "If you do love Allah, obey me. Allah will then love you and forgive you your sins. to And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
'O beloved! Say you, 'O people! If you love Allah, then follow me; Allah will love you and forgive your sins and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.
Rashad Khalifa
Proclaim: "If you love GOD, you should follow me." GOD will then love you, and forgive your sins. GOD is Forgiver, Most Merciful.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Say (Prophet Muhammad): 'If you love Allah, follow me and Allah will love you, and forgive your sins. Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Say: If you love Allah, follow me: Allah will love you, and grant you protection from your sins. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
Say: "If you were/are loving/liking God, so follow me, God (then) loves/likes you, and forgives for you your crimes, and God (is) forgiving, most merciful ."
Bijan Moeinian
{O Mohammad,] Say: “If you love God, then follow me [who am relaying the will of God to you.] God will love you and forgive your sins as He is the Most Forgiving, the Most Merciful.&rdquo
Faridul Haque
Proclaim, (O dear Prophet Mohammed - peace and blessings be upon him), “O mankind! If you love Allah, follow me - Allah will love you and forgive you your sins”; and Allah is Oft Forgiving, Most Merciful
Sher Ali
Say `If you love ALLAH, follow me; then will ALLAH love you and forgive you your sins.' And ALLAH is Most Forgiving and Merciful
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
(O Beloved!) Say: ‘If you love Allah, follow me. Allah will then take you as (His) beloved, and forgive you your sins for you, and Allah is Most Forgiving, Ever-Merciful.
Amatul Rahman Omar
Say, `Follow me if you love Allah, (if you do so) Allah will love you and grant you protection from your sins. Allah is Great Protector, Ever Merciful.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Say (O Muhammad SAW to mankind): "If you (really) love Allah then follow me (i.e. accept Islamic Monotheism, follow the Quran and the Sunnah), Allah will love you and forgive you of your sins. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful."

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Say: 'If you love God, follow me, and God will love you, and forgive you your sins; God is All-forgiving, All-compassionate.
George Sale
Say, if ye love God, follow me: Then God shall love you, and forgive you your sins; for God is gracious, and merciful
Edward Henry Palmer
Say, 'If ye would love God then follow me, and God will love you and forgive you your sins, for God is forgiving and merciful.
John Medows Rodwell
SAY: If ye love God, then follow me: God will love you, and forgive your sins, for God is Forgiving, Merciful
N J Dawood (2014)
Say: ‘If you love God, follow me. God will love you and forgive you your sins. God is forgiving and compassionate.&lsquo

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Say, “If you love Allah, follow me. Allah will love you and forgive you for your sins. Allah is the Most Forgiving, the Most Merciful.”
Sayyid Qutb
Say: “If you love God, follow me; God will love you and forgive you your sins. God is Much- Forgiving, Merciful.”
Ahmed Hulusi
Say, “If you love Allah follow me so that Allah will love you and forgive your faults. Allah is the Ghafur, the Rahim.”
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Say: ' If you love Allah, then follow me, Allah will love you and forgive you your sins; and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful '
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Say to them all, O Muhammad: "If you people truly entertain a great love for Allah and you look upon Him as the heart of your purpose, then follow me. Then Allah shall confer on you His grace and blessings, and find forgiveness for your iniquities. Allah is Ghafurun (Forgiving) and Rahimun"
Mir Aneesuddin
Say, "If you love Allah then follow me, Allah will love you and protectively forgive you your sins and Allah is Protectively Forgiving, Merciful."

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Say: "If ye do love God, Follow me: God will love you and forgive you your sins: For God is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful."
OLD Literal Word for Word
Say, "If you love Allah, then follow Allah will love you and He will forgive for you your sins. And Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful