Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
for, verily, We purified them by means of a thought most pure: the remembrance of the life to come
M. M. Pickthall
Lo! We purified them with a pure thought, remembrance of the Home (of the Hereafter)
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Verily We did choose them for a special (purpose)- proclaiming the Message of the Hereafter
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
We truly chose them for the honour of proclaiming the Hereafter.
for We purified them with a most pure quality-remembrance of the [Hereafter],
We chose them for a special [purpose]proclaiming the message of the Hereafter
Surely We purified them by a pure quality, the keeping in mind of the (final) abode
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And, truly, We made them sincere with that which is pure, a reminder of the Abode.
We dedicated them specifically as a reminder for the Home;
Surely, We chose them by granting them a good thing, the remembrance of the home (of Hereafter)
The Study Quran
Truly We purified them with that which is pure—remembrance of the Abode
Dr. Kamal Omar
Verily We, We purified them through a purity — ‘remaining constantly conscious about the Home’ (of the Hereafter)
M. Farook Malik
Surely We chose them for their special quality of keeping in mind the abode of hereafter
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
We distinguished them with a distinct quality: the remembrance of the Home
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Surely We made them faithful with the (exclusively sincere) faith, the Reminding of the Residence (i.e., the Hereafter
We gave them this pure distinction because of their continual remembrance of the Day of Judgment
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
We chose them for a trait of remembering the (eternal) Home (in the Hereafter)
Verily, We endowed them with sincerity of purpose and with exceptional foresight. Hence, in all their efforts they never lost sight of the desired destination
Dr. Munir Munshey
We especially chose them because they (always) remembered the house of the hereafter
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Surely, We did choose them for a special (purpose)— Restating the Message of the Hereafter
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Indeed, We chose them for an exclusive quality: remembrance of the home [of the Hereafter]
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
We had chosen them to enforce awareness of the Hereafter
We caused them to be devoted to Us through their sincere remembrance of the Final Home
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Verily We! We distinguished them with a distinct quality: the remembrance of the Abode
We distinguished them for the distinct remembrance of the abode (of the Hereafter)
We purified their sincerity through sincere remembrance of the Abode.
We made them perfectly pure and sincere by virtue of a characteristic most pure: their constant remembrance of the Abode (of the Hereafter)
Ali Quli Qara'i
Indeed We purified them with the exclusiveness of the remembrance of the abode [of the Hereafter]
Hamid S. Aziz
Surely, We purified them with a pure thought, the remembrance of the Home of the Hereafter
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Indeed We choose them for a special purpose, proclaiming the message of the hereafter
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And We made them devoted (to Us) through a pure (trait of) remembering the home (of the Hereafter).
We chose them for the special task of reminding
others of the Abode of the Hereafter.
Verily We exalted them in consideration of a sterling quality: their remembrance of the Abode of the Hereafter
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
We had chosen them to enforce awareness of the Hereafter
We did indeed purify them by means of the purity of the remembrance of the life to come
Controversial or status undetermined works
We bestowed upon them a great blessing: awareness of the Hereafter.
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Verily, We distinguished them with a distinct speech that is the remembrance of that abode (Hereafter)
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Indeed, We purified them with a most pure quality, the remembrance of the Everlasting Life
Maulana Muhammad Ali
We indeed purified them by a pure quality, the keeping in mind of the (final) abode
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira
That We made them become faithful/clear/purified with clear/pure reminder/remembrance (of) the House/Home
I chose to purify them in account of their concentration of their efforts towards the Hereafter
We indeed gave them distinction with a genuine affair – the remembrance of the (everlasting) abode
WE chose them for a special purpose - to remind people of the abode of the Hereafter
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Surely, We chose them for an exclusive (characteristic of) the remembrance of the home in the Hereafter
Amatul Rahman Omar
We had indeed chosen them for one special purpose; for reminding (people) of the abode (of the Hereafter)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Verily, We did choose them by granting them (a good thing, i.e.) the remembrance of the home (in the Hereafter and they used to make the people remember it, and also they used to invite the people to obey Allah and to do good deeds for the Hereafter)
New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
We purified them with excellent thoughts of the [Heavenly] home.
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation
Surely We distinguished them with a distinct quality—the remembrance of the
Irving & Mohamed Hegab
We dedicated them specifically as a reminder for the Hereafter;
We gave them a specially distinctive quality: the remembrance of the life to come.
Indeed, We bestowed upon them a pure life with the remembrance of their true home (their essential reality).
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Verily We purified them by a pure quality, the remembrance of the Abode.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim
We endowed them with the prerogative of the attribute that was exclusively claimed by them of applying constant remembrance of the Hereafter and reminding people thereof
We had purified them for the exclusive reminding of the home (of the hereafter).