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Muhammad Asad
and thus God let them taste ignominy [even] in the life of this world. Yet [how] much greater will be the [sinners’] suffering in the life to come - if they [who now deny the truth] but knew it
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
So Allah made them taste humiliation in this worldly life, but far worse is the punishment of the Hereafter, if only they knew.
Safi Kaskas
God made them taste disgrace in this worldly life, but the punishment of the Hereafter is greater, if they only knew.

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فَأَذَاقَهُمُ اللَّهُ الْخِزْيَ فِي الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا وَلَعَذَابُ الْآخِرَةِ أَكْبَرُ لَوْ كَانُوا يَعْلَمُون
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Faathaqahumu Allahu alkhizya fee alhayati alddunya walaAAathabu al-akhirati akbaru law kanoo yaAAlamoona
Transliteration-2
fa-adhāqahumu l-lahu l-khiz'ya fī l-ḥayati l-dun'yā walaʿadhābu l-ākhirati akbaru law kānū yaʿlamūn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
So made them Allah the disgrace in the life (of) the world, and certainly (the) punishment (of) the Hereafter (is) greater, if they knew.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
and thus God let them taste ignominy [even] in the life of this world. Yet [how] much greater will be the [sinners’] suffering in the life to come - if they [who now deny the truth] but knew it
M. M. Pickthall
Thus Allah made them taste humiliation in the life of the world, and verily the doom of the Hereafter will be greater if they did but know
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
So Allah gave them a taste of humiliation in the present life, but greater is the punishment of the Hereafter, if they only knew
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
So Allah made them taste humiliation in this worldly life, but far worse is the punishment of the Hereafter, if only they knew.
Safi Kaskas
God made them taste disgrace in this worldly life, but the punishment of the Hereafter is greater, if they only knew.
Wahiduddin Khan
God gave them a taste of humiliation in the life of this world, but the punishment of the Hereafter is greater, if they only knew it
Shakir
So Allah made them taste the disgrace in this world's life, and certainly the punishment of the hereafter is greater; did they but know
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
So God caused them to experience degradation in this present life. But the punishment of the world to come is greater if they had been knowing!
T.B.Irving
God lets them taste disgrace during worldly life while torment in the Hereafter will be even greater if they only realized it!
Abdul Hye
So Allah made them to taste the disgrace in the present life, but the punishment of the Hereafter is greater if they only knew!
The Study Quran
Thus God had them taste disgrace in the life of this world; yet the punishment of the Hereafter is surely greater, if they but knew
Dr. Kamal Omar
So Allah made them to taste the disgrace in the present life, and surely the punishment of the Hereafter is greater, if they had been knowing
Farook Malik
So Allah made them taste humiliation in this worldly life, and the punishment in the life to come shall be even more terrible, if they but knew it
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
God made them taste disgrace in the present life, but the punishment of the Hereafter is worse, if they only knew
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
So Allah made them taste disgrace in the present life, (i.e., confronts with his face) and indeed the torment of the Hereafter is greater, if only they do know
Muhammad Sarwar
God made them suffer humiliation in this life. Would that they knew that the torment for them in the next life will be even greater
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Then Allah made them taste disgrace in the worldly life, and of course the punishment of the Hereafter is much greater. Only if they knew
Shabbir Ahmed
Thus Allah made them lose dignity and honor in the world. Yet, much greater will be the suffering in the life to come. They could have understood, had they made good use of what they knew
Dr. Munir Munshey
Thus, Allah had them taste the shame of disgrace in the life of this world, and of course the punishment of the afterlife is much worse. If only they had realized
Syed Vickar Ahamed
So, Allah gave them a taste of hurt (and disgrace) in the present life, but the punishment of the Hereafter is greater, if they only knew
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
So Allah made them taste disgrace in worldly life. But the punishment of the Hereafter is greater, if they only knew
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
So God made them taste the humiliation in this worldly life, but the retribution in the Hereafter is far greater, if only they knew
Abdel Haleem
God gave them the punishment of disgrace in this world to taste; the punishment will be even harder in the Hereafter, if only they knew
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
So Allah made them taste humiliation in the life of the world. And surely the torment of the Hereafter is greater - if they but know
Ahmed Ali
Then God made them taste of disgrace in this life; and the torment of the life to come is greater, if they understand
Aisha Bewley
So Allah made them taste disgrace in the life of this world and the punishment of the Next World is far worse if they only knew.
Ali Ünal
Thus God made them taste disgrace in the life of this world, but the punishment of the Hereafter is greater. If only they had known
Ali Quli Qara'i
So Allah made them taste disgrace in the life of the world, and the punishment of the Hereafter will surely be greater, had they known
Hamid S. Aziz
So Allah made them taste disgrace (or humiliation) in the life of this world, and certainly the punishment of the Hereafter is greater; did they but know
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
So God made them taste the humiliation in this world’s life, and certainly the punishment of the hereafter is greater. If they knew
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
So God gave them a taste of humiliation in the present life, but greater is the punishment of the hereafter, if they only knew
Musharraf Hussain
So Allah made them taste humiliation in this worldly life, and the punishment of the Hereafter is even greater. If only they knew
Maududi
So Allah made them taste degradation in the life of this world, and certainly the chastisement of the Hereafter will be much more grievous. Would that they knew
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
So God made them taste the humiliation in this worldly life, but the retribution in the Hereafter is far greater, if only they knew.
Mohammad Shafi
And Allah made them taste disgrace in the life of this world, and certainly the punishment of the Hereafter will be much more grievous. If only they knew

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Therefore Allah made them taste humiliation in the life of the world and the torment of the Hereafter is the greatest. What a good thing it would have been if they knew.
Rashad Khalifa
GOD has condemned them to humiliation in this life, and the retribution in the Hereafter will be far worse, if they only knew.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Allah let them taste degradation in this present life, but the punishment of the Everlasting Life shall be greater if they but knew
Maulana Muhammad Ali
So Allah made them taste disgrace in this worlds’ life, and certainly the chastisement of the Hereafter is greater. Did they but know
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
So God made them taste/experience the shame/disgrace/scandal in the life the present/worldly life, and the end's (other life's) torture (E) (is) greater if they were knowing
Bijan Moeinian
God disgraced and humiliated them [as a lesson for those to come] with His punishment. Their greatest punishment, however, has yet to come; if they only knew
Faridul Haque
So Allah made them taste humiliation in the life of this world; and indeed the punishment of the Hereafter is the greatest; if only they knew
Sher Ali
So ALLAH made them taste humiliation in the present life and the punishment of the Hereafter will certainly be greater, if they but knew
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
So Allah made them taste disgrace and humiliation (here) in this world, and surely the torment of the Hereafter is far greater. Would that they knew
Amatul Rahman Omar
So Allah made them suffer humiliation in the present life, and the punishment (in store for them) in the Hereafter will be greater still, if they but realise (it)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
So Allah made them to taste the disgrace in the present life, but greater is the torment of the Hereafter if they only knew

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
so God let them taste degradation in this present life; and the chastisement of the world to come is assuredly greater, did they but know
George Sale
And God caused them to taste shame in this present life; but the punishment of the life to come will certainly be greater. If they were men of understanding, they would know this
Edward Henry Palmer
and God made them taste disgrace in the life of this world. But surely the torment of the hereafter is greater, if they did but know
John Medows Rodwell
And God made them taste humiliation in this present life: but greater surely will be the punishment of the life to come. Did they but know it
N J Dawood (2014)
God made them taste dishonour in this life, but the punishment of the life to come shall be more terrible, if they but knew it

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Allah gave them disgrace in the present life, but the punishment of the hereafter is greater. If they only knew!
Sayyid Qutb
God gave them a taste of humiliation in this world. Yet much greater will be the suffering of the life to come, if they but knew it!
Ahmed Hulusi
Allah made them taste disgrace in the worldly life. But the suffering of the eternal life to come is surely greater! If only they knew!
Mir Aneesuddin
Thus Allah made them taste disgrace in the life of this world and the punishment of the hereafter is greater, if only they knew.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
And there did Allah make them suffer shame, dishonour and disgrace in life below and worse shall be the suffering Hereafter if only they knew

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
So God gave them a taste of humiliation in the present life, but greater is the punishment of the Hereafter, if they only knew
OLD Literal Word for Word
So Allah made them the disgrace in the life (of) the world, and certainly (the) punishment (of) the Hereafter (is) greater, if they knew