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Muhammad Asad   
And let not Satan bars you [from it] - for, verily, he is your open foe
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
And do not let Satan hinder you, ˹for˺ he is certainly your sworn enemy.
Safi Kaskas   
Never let Satan divert you. He is a clear enemy to you all.

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Arabic   
‏وَلَا يَصُدَّنَّكُمُ ٱلشَّيْطَنُ ۖ إِنَّهُۥ لَكُمْ عَدُوٌّۭ مُّبِينٌۭ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
walā yaṣuddannakumu l-shayṭānu innahu lakum ʿaduwwun mubīnu
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
And (let) not avert you the Shaitaan. Indeed, he (is) for you an enemy clear.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
And let not Satan bars you [from it] - for, verily, he is your open foe
M. M. Pickthall   
And let not Satan turn you aside. Lo! he is an open enemy for you
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
Let not the Evil One hinder you: for he is to you an enemy avowed
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
And do not let Satan hinder you, ˹for˺ he is certainly your sworn enemy.
Safi Kaskas   
Never let Satan divert you. He is a clear enemy to you all.
Wahiduddin Khan   
do not let Satan bar your way. He is truly your sworn enemy
Shakir   
And let not the Shaitan prevent you; surely he is your j open enemy
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
And let not Satan bar you. Truly, he is a clear enemy to you.
T.B.Irving   
Do not let Satan hamper you; he is an obvious enemy of yours.
Abdul Hye   
Let not Satan hinders you (from the right religion). Surely, he is your open enemy.
The Study Quran   
And let not Satan turn you away; truly he is a manifest enemy unto you
Dr. Kamal Omar   
And let not Satan hinder you (from the Permanent Path). Surely, he is unto you an open enemy
M. Farook Malik   
Let not Satan mislead you, for he is your open enemy
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
And let not Satan divert you. He is an open enemy to you
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
And definitely do not let Shaytan (The) ever-vicious (one), i.e., the Devil) bar you; (i.e., the believers) surely he is for you an evident enemy
Muhammad Sarwar   
Let satan not prevent you from the right path. He is your sworn enemy"
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
And let not the ShaiTan (Satan) prevent you (from following this way). He is surely an open enemy for you
Shabbir Ahmed   
And let not Satan (your whims and deceivers) bar you from it. Behold, he is your open enemy
Dr. Munir Munshey   
Make sure Shaitan does not alienate you (from Allah); he is really a professed enemy of yours
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
Let not the Satan make it difficult for you: Verily, he is an open and declared enemy to you
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
And never let Satan avert you. Indeed, he is to you a clear enemy
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
And let not the devil repel you; he is to you a clear enemy
Abdel Haleem   
do not let Satan hinder you, for he is your sworn enemy
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
And let not the Satan hinder you; verily he is Unto you an enemy manifest
Ahmed Ali   
Let not Satan misdirect you. He is your open enemy
Aisha Bewley   
Do not let Shaytan bar your way. He truly is an outright enemy to you.
Ali Ünal   
And never let Satan debar you (from the Straight Path). Surely he is a manifest enemy
Ali Quli Qara'i   
Do not let Satan bar you [from the way of Allah]. Indeed he is your manifest enemy
Hamid S. Aziz   
And let not the Satan prevent you; surely he is your open enemy
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
Do not let Satan hinder you, for he is to you a sworn enemy
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
And do not let Satan hold you up, as he is indeed your clear enemy.
Musharraf Hussain   
let not the Satan stop you, since he is your open enemy.
Maududi   
Let not Satan hinder you (from believing in the Hour), for surely he is your open enemy
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
And let not the devil repel you; he is to you a clear enemy
Mohammad Shafi   
And let the Satan hinder you not [from the Straight Path]. Indeed, he is an open enemy to you

Controversial or status undetermined works
Rashad Khalifa   
Let not the devil repel you; he is your most ardent enemy.
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
And let never the devil hinder you. Undoubtedly, he is your manifest enemy.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
and do let satan prevent you, for he is your clear enemy
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
And let not the devil hinder you; surely he is your open enemy
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira   
And (let) not the devil prevent/obstruct you, that he truly is for you a clear/evident enemy
Bijan Moeinian   
Do not let the Satan talk you into denying it [the resurrection]; Satan is your true enemy
Faridul Haque   
And do not ever let the devil stop you; he is indeed your open enemy
Sher Ali   
And let not Satan hinder you, he is to you an open enemy
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
And let not Satan hinder you (from this way) at all. No doubt he is your open enemy
Amatul Rahman Omar   
Do not let the satan turn you away from following it, for he is your an enemy cutting off (your) ties (with God)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
And let not Shaitan (Satan) hinder you (from the right religion, i.e. Islamic Monotheism), Verily, he (Satan) to you is a plain enemy

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
Let not Satan bar you; he is for you a manifest foe
George Sale   
And let not Satan cause you to turn aside: For he is your open enemy
Edward Henry Palmer   
and let not the devil turn you away; verily, he is to you an open foe
John Medows Rodwell   
And let not Satan turn you aside from it, for he is your manifest foe
N J Dawood (2014)   
This is a straight path: let not Satan debar you, for he is your veritable foe

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
Do not allow Satan to hinder you; truly, he is your avowed enemy.
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation   
And let not Satan bar youpl; indeed, he is an evident enemy to you.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
Do not let Satan hamper you; he is an obvious enemy of yours.
Ahmed Hulusi   
Let not Satan prevent you! Indeed, he is to you a clear enemy!
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim   
And let not AL-Shaytan (Satan) tempt you away from My path of righteousness and detract you from piety; he is your avowed enemy
Mir Aneesuddin   
And do not let the devil turn you away (from the straight path), he is certainly an open enemy to you.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
Let not the Evil One hinder you: for he is to you an enemy avowed
OLD Literal Word for Word   
And (let) not avert you the Shaitaan. Indeed, he (is) for you an enemy clear
OLD Transliteration   
Wala yasuddannakumu alshshaytanu innahu lakum AAaduwwun mubeenun