Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
whether you do good openly or in secret, or pardon others for evil [done unto you]: for, behold, God is indeed an absolver of sins, infinite in His power
M. M. Pickthall
If ye do good openly or keep it secret, or forgive evil, lo! Allah is ever Forgiving, Powerful
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Whether ye publish a good deed or conceal it or cover evil with pardon, verily Allah doth blot out (sins) and hath power (in the judgment of values)
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Whether you reveal or conceal a good or pardon an evil—surely Allah is Ever-Pardoning, Most Capable.
If you do good openly or in secret, or pardon others for something bad done to you, then God is most forgiving and powerful.
Whether you reveal any good or hide it, or pardon any evil, God is forgiving and all powerful
If you do good openly or do it in secret or pardon an evil then surely Allah is Pardoning, Powerful
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
If you show good or conceal it or pardon evil, then, truly, God had been Pardoning, Powerful.
Whether you reveal any good or hide it, or pardon any evil, God is Pardoning, Capable.
If you disclose a good, or keep it secret, or pardon an evil; then surely, Allah is Forgiving, All-Powerful.
The Study Quran
Whether you display a good deed openly or conceal it, or pardon an evil, truly God is Pardoning, Powerful
Dr. Kamal Omar
Whether you make evident the good (done to you) or you keep it hidden, or you pardon and forego an evil (act done to you) — then certainly, Allah (too) is Oft-Pardoning, All-Capable
M. Farook Malik
If you do good deeds openly or in private or forgive an evil, then surely Allah is Pardoning, Powerful
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
If you let a good deed be shown, or conceal it, or pardon an offense—God is Pardoning and Capable
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
In case you display a charitable (deed), or conceal it, or be clement towards an odious deed, then surely Allah has been Ever-Clement, Ever-Determiner
Whether you act virtuously, in public or in private, or pardon (people's) faults, God is All-forgiving and All-powerful
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
If you do a good act openly or do it in secret, or forgive an evil deed, then, Allah is All-Forgiving, All-Powerful
If you contribute to the society, whether openly or secretly, and pardon someone's fault, know that Allah is Pardoner, Powerful. He absolves your individual and societal imperfections, and He has appointed due measure for all things
Dr. Munir Munshey
Whether you disclose or hide the good (deeds), and pardon (others for) the evil (done to you, know it, that) Allah is the oft-Pardoning, the (infinitely) Capable
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Whether you declare a good deed, or hide it or cover evil with pardon, surely Allah is Often Pardoning (‘Afuw), All Powerful (Khadir)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
If [instead] you show [some] good or conceal it or pardon an offense - indeed, Allah is ever Pardoning and Competent
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
If you reveal what is good or hide it, or forgive what is bad, then God is Pardoner, Capable
If you do good, openly or in secret, or if you pardon something bad,then God is most forgiving and powerful
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Whether ye disclose a good or conceal it, or pardon an evil, then verily Allah is ever Pardoning potent
Whether you do some good openly or in secret, or forgive an ill done to you, (know) that God is forgiving and all-powerful
Whether you reveal a good act or keep it hidden, or pardon an evil act, Allah is Ever-Pardoning, All-Powerful.
Whether you do some good openly or do it in secret, or pardon an evil (done to you, even though you have the right to legal retaliation, know that) God is All-Pardoning, Ever-Able (to punish or forgive)
Ali Quli Qara'i
Whether you disclose a good [deed that you do] or hide it, or excuse an evil [deed], Allah is indeed all-excusing, all-powerful
Hamid S. Aziz
If you do good openly or in secret, or forgive evil, verily, Allah is Forgiving and Powerful
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
If you do good openly or hide it, or you excuse a bad deed, then God is pardoner and capable.
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Whether you disclose a good deed or conceal it, or cover wrong with pardon, indeed God has the Power
Whether you do good
work openly or you conceal it or you pardon a wrong, Allah is Pardoning, the Powerful
(Even though you have the right to speak evil if you are wronged), if you keep doing good -whether openly or secretly -or at least pardon the evil (then that is the attribute of Allah). Allah is All-Pardoning and He has all the power to chastise
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
If you reveal what is good or hide it, or forgive what is bad, then God is Pardoner, Capable.
If you disclose a good deed or conceal it, or you do pardon an evil, then, surely, Allah is Lenient, Powerful
Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
If you do any good openly or in secret or pardon any one's evil, then undoubtedly, Allah is Pardoning, Powerful.
If you work righteousness - either declared or concealed - or pardon a transgression, GOD is Pardoner, Omnipotent.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
If you display good or hide it, or pardon an evil, surely, Allah is the Pardoner, the Powerful
Maulana Muhammad Ali
If you do good openly or keep it secret or pardon an evil, Allah surely is ever Pardoning, powerful
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira
If you show goodness, or you hide it, or you forgive/pardon on bad/evil/harm, so that God was/is often forgiving/pardoning, capable/able
If you do something good (known by public or kept secret) or forgive someone’s evil deed, God will notice it. Know that God is Forgiving and Powerful
If you do any good openly or in secret, or pardon someone’s evil - then indeed Allah is Oft Forgiving, Able
Whether you make public a good deed or keep it secret or pardon an evil, ALLAH is certainly the Effacer of sins, All-Powerful
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Whether you make a good act known or keep it hidden or excuse some(one’s) evil act, Allah is indeed Most Forgiving, All-Powerful
Amatul Rahman Omar
If you do a good deed openly or do it in private or pardon an injury (done to you) remember Allah is Ever Pardoning, All-Powerful
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Whether you (mankind) disclose (by good words of thanks) a good deed (done to you in the form of a favour by someone), or conceal it, or pardon an evil, verily, Allah is Ever OftPardoning, AllPowerful
New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
If you do righteous good deeds openly or keep it secret, and forgive others for their faults, (then you’ll need to know that) Allâh is Ever Oft-Pardoning, All-Powerful.
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Whether a good deed is made public or is anonymous, or a bad deed is forgiven, truly Allah is the Forgiver, the Most Capable.
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation
pl disclose something good or hide it or pardon something bad—Allah has always been Pardoning, All-Able.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab
Whether you reveal any good or hide it, or pardon any evil, Allah (God) is Pardoning, Capable.
Whether you do good openly or in private, or pardon others for evil (done against you), God indeed absolves sin and He is Powerful.
Whether you reveal or hide a good, or pardon a bad; Allah is the Afuw, the Qadir.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
If you do good openly or conceal it or pardon (others') evil, then verily Allah is All-Pardoning, All-Powerful.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim
Whether you make your wise and pious deed publicly known or you conceal it from the notice of others, or if you forgive and give up resentment against an offender and/or remit the penalty of an offense, you must realize that Allah has always been 'Afawun, and Qadirun
If you expose good or hide it, or pardon evil, then Allah (too) is certainly Pardoning, Powerful.