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Muhammad Asad
Hell is ahead of them; and all that they may have gained [in this world] shall be of no avail whatever to them, and neither shall any of those things which, instead of God, they have come to regard as their protectors: for, awesome suffering awaits them
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Awaiting them is Hell. Their ˹worldly˺ gains will not be of any benefit to them whatsoever, nor will those protectors they have taken besides Allah. And they will suffer a tremendous punishment.
Safi Kaskas
Hell awaits them. Nothing they have earned will be of any use to them, nor will those they have adopted as protectors instead of God. They will have a great punishment. [:

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Arabic
مِّن وَرَائِهِمْ جَهَنَّمُ وَلَا يُغْنِي عَنْهُم مَّا كَسَبُوا شَيْئًا وَلَا مَا اتَّخَذُوا مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ أَوْلِيَاءَ وَلَهُمْ عَذَابٌ عَظِيم
Transliteration
Min wara-ihim jahannamu wala yughnee AAanhum ma kasaboo shay-an wala ma ittakhathoo min dooni Allahi awliyaa walahum AAathabun AAatheemun
Transliteration-2
min warāihim jahannamu walā yugh'nī ʿanhum mā kasabū shayan walā mā ittakhadhū min dūni l-lahi awliyāa walahum ʿadhābun ʿaẓīmu
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
From before them (is) Hell and not will avail them what they had earned anything, and not what they had taken from besides Allah (as) protectors. And for them (is) a punishment great.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Hell is ahead of them; and all that they may have gained [in this world] shall be of no avail whatever to them, and neither shall any of those things which, instead of God, they have come to regard as their protectors: for, awesome suffering awaits them
M. M. Pickthall
Beyond them there is hell, and that which they have earned will naught avail them, nor those whom they have chosen for protecting friends beside Allah. Theirs will be an awful doom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
In front of them is Hell: and of no profit to them is anything they may have earned, nor any protectors they may have taken to themselves besides Allah: for them is a tremendous Penalty
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Awaiting them is Hell. Their ˹worldly˺ gains will not be of any benefit to them whatsoever, nor will those protectors they have taken besides Allah. And they will suffer a tremendous punishment.
Safi Kaskas
Hell awaits them. Nothing they have earned will be of any use to them, nor will those they have adopted as protectors instead of God. They will have a great punishment. [:
Wahiduddin Khan
In front of them is Hell; and of no profit to them is anything they may have earned, nor any protectors they may have taken to themselves besides God: for them there shall be a terrible punishment
Shakir
Before them is hell, and there shall not avail them aught of what they earned, nor those whom they took for guardians besides Allah, and they shall have a grievous punishment
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Behind them there is hell. What they earned will avail them not at all nor whatever they took to themselves other than God as protectors. And for them will be a tremendous punishment.
T.B.Irving
beyond them there lies Hell. Anything they have earned will not help them out at all, nor will anything they have adopted as patrons instead of God, They will have awful torment!
Abdul Hye
In front of them there is hell, and nothing of what they have earned (in this world) will be of any benefit to them, nor those whom they have taken as protectors besides Allah. They will have a great punishment.
The Study Quran
Beyond them lies Hell. That which they have earned will avail them naught, nor that which they have taken apart from God as protectors; and theirs shall be a great punishment
Dr. Kamal Omar
On the other side of them is Hell. And does not benefit to them at all whatever they earned (as beliefs and practices in the life of the world); and nor whatever they picked up as auliya besides Allah; And for them is a great punishment
Farook Malik
Beyond them there lies hell, and nothing of what they have earned in this world will be of any benefit to them, nor those whom they have taken as their protectors besides Allah, and they shall have grievous punishment
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Beyond them lies Hell. What they have earned will not benefit them at all, nor will those they adopted as lords instead of God. They will have a terrible punishment
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Beyond them (is) Hell; and whatever they have earned will not avail them anything, nor (avail) the ones they take to themselves as constant patrons apart from Allah; and they will have a tremendous torment
Muhammad Sarwar
Hell is awaiting them and none of their deeds will be of any benefit to them, nor will any guardian whom they have chosen besides God. They will suffer a great torment
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
In front of them, there is Jahannam (Hell). And whatever they have earned will not be of any use to them, nor the patrons they have adopted instead of Allah. And for them, there is a horrible punishment
Shabbir Ahmed
Ahead of them is Hell, and what they have earned will not avail them, nor will the AWLIA (saints, sufis, imams) whom they had chosen besides Allah. Theirs will be an awesome suffering. (29:24), (79:36), (82:16)
Dr. Munir Munshey
The hellfire is their future! What they earn, (and amass in this world), would not help them at all. Those others they accept as patrons beside Allah would not help them. A tremendous torment is in store for them
Syed Vickar Ahamed
In front of them, there is Hell: And anything they have worked for is of no use to them, and of no use any protectors they may have taken to themselves besides Allah: And for them is a very severe penalty
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Before them is Hell, and what they had earned will not avail them at all nor what they had taken besides Allah as allies. And they will have a great punishment
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
Waiting for them is Hell. And that which they earned will not help them, nor those whom they have taken as allies besides God, and for them is a terrible retribution
Abdel Haleem
Hell lurks behind them and their gains will not benefit them, nor will those beings they took as protectors beside God––a tremendous torment awaits them
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Before them is Hell; naught will avail them of that which they earned, nor those whom they took for patrons beside Allah. Theirs shall be a torment mighty
Ahmed Ali
There is Hell before them; and whatever they have earned will not avail them in the least, nor those whom they take as friends apart from God. There is great chastisement for them
Aisha Bewley
Hell is right at their heels. Nothing they have earned will be of any use to them, nor will those they took as protectors besides Allah. They will have a terrible punishment.
Ali Ünal
In front of them there is Hell; and all that they have earned (of this world) will be of no avail whatever to them, and nor will those whom (apart from God and in defiance of Him) they have taken as guardians (to entrust their affairs to). For them there is a mighty punishment
Ali Quli Qara'i
Ahead of them is hell and what they have earned will not avail them in any way, nor what they had taken as guardians besides Allah, and there is a great punishment for them
Hamid S. Aziz
Before them is Hell, and there shall not avail them aught of what they earned, nor those whom they took for guardians besides Allah, and they shall have an awful doom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
Ahead of them is hell, and what they did is of no use to them at all, and neither is what they took as protectors other than God. And a painful punishment is for them
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
In front of them is hell, and of no profit to them is anything that they may have earned, nor is any protectors they may have taken for themselves besides God, for them is a tremendous penalty
Musharraf Hussain
Hell is waiting for them – nothing they did nor those who they took as friends beside Allah will benefit them – they will have a painful punishment.
Maududi
Hell is behind them. Their worldly earnings shall not avail them, nor those whom they took as protectors instead of Allah. An awesome chastisement lies in store for them
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
Waiting for them is Hell. And that which they earned will not help them, nor those whom they have taken as allies besides God, and for them is a terrible retribution
Mohammad Shafi
There is Hell beyond, for them. Their worldly earnings, or those whom they took as awliya besides Allah, shall avail them not! And for them, there is a great punishment

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Behind them is the Hell and nothing will avail them what they have earned, nor those whom they had taken as supporters beside Allah. And for them is the great torment.
Rashad Khalifa
Awaiting them is Gehenna. Their earnings will not help them, nor the idols they had set up beside GOD. They have incurred a terrible retribution.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Gehenna (Hell) is behind them, all that they have earned shall not help them at all, nor shall those they took as guardians, other than Allah. For them there is a mighty punishment
Maulana Muhammad Ali
In front of them is hell, and that which they have earned will avail them naught, nor those whom they take for protectors besides Allah, and for them is a grievous chastisement
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
From behind/beyond them (is) Hell , and it does not enrich/suffice from them a thing (from) what they gained/acquired , and nor what they took from other than God (as) guardians/allies , and for them (is) a great torture
Bijan Moeinian
The Hell is waiting for such people. The idols that they worship, as well as whatever they have got, can not save them from an awful punishment which is waiting for them
Faridul Haque
Hell is after them; and what they have earned will not benefit them at all, nor those whom they have chosen as supporters besides Allah; and for them is a terrible punishment
Sher Ali
Before them is Hell; and that which they have earned shall not avail them aught, nor shall those whom the have taken for protectors beside ALLAH. And they will have a dreadful punishment
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Beyond (their current term of life), there is Hell. And (the worldly riches) which they have earned will be of no use to them. Nor will those idols be (of any benefit) that they have made guardians instead of Allah. And there is a very severe torment for them
Amatul Rahman Omar
(In addition to this worldly punishment) they have Gehenna before them. The wealth they have acquired shall not avail them, nor shall these (guardians of theirs) whom they have taken for (their) helping friends apart from Allah (be of any help to them). And there awaits them a dreadful punishment
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
In front of them there is Hell, and that which they have earned will be of no profit to them, nor (will be of any profit to them) those whom they have taken as Auliya (protectors, helpers, etc.) besides Allah. And theirs will be a great torment

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Behind them Gehenna; and that they have earned shall not avail them aught, nor those they took as protectors, apart from God; for them awaits a mighty chastisement
George Sale
Before them lieth hell; and whatever they shall have gained shall not avail them at all, neither shall the idols which they have taken for their patrons, besides God: And they shall suffer a grievous punishment
Edward Henry Palmer
behind them is hell, and what they have earned shall not avail them aught, nor what they have taken besides God for patrons; and for them is mighty woe
John Medows Rodwell
Hell is behind them! and neither their gains nor the lords whom they have adopted beside God shall avail them in the least: and theirs, a great punishment
N J Dawood (2014)
Hell is at their rear. Their gains shall not avail them, nor shall the masters they have served besides God. Grievous punishment awaits them

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
In front of them is Hell. Anything they may have earned will not profit them. Any protectors, besides Allah, that they have taken for themselves [will not profit them]. For them is a heavy penalty.
Ahmed Hulusi
Behind them is Hell! And neither what they earned nor the friends they took besides Allah can avail them from any suffering! There is severe suffering for them.
Mir Aneesuddin
Beyond them is hell, and nothing of that which they earned will be of any use to them, nor that which they had taken as guardians besides Allah (will be of any use), and for them there is a great punishment.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Hell awaits them and asserts them as her own and shall beset them on all sides. There and then nothing they earned, accomplished or gained here will be of advantage to them nor will those whom they adopted besides Allah and held in reverence and veneration avail them benefit or afford them help, and they shall suffer grievously

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
In front of them is Hell: and of no profit to them is anything they may have earned, nor any protectors they may have taken to themselves besides God: for them is a tremendous Penalty
OLD Literal Word for Word
Before them (is) Hell and not will avail them what they had earned anything, and not what they had taken besides Allah (as) protectors. And for them (is) a punishment great