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Muhammad Asad
in a seat of truth, in the presence of a Sovereign who determines all things
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
at the Seat of Honour in the presence of the Most Powerful Sovereign.
Safi Kaskas
In a seat of honor in the presence of a Sovereign who determines all things.

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Arabic
فِي مَقْعَدِ صِدْقٍ عِندَ مَلِيكٍ مُّقْتَدِر
Transliteration
Fee maqAAadi sidqin AAinda maleekin muqtadirin
Transliteration-2
fī maqʿadi ṣid'qin ʿinda malīkin muq'tadiri
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
In a seat (of) honor near a King Most Powerful.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
in a seat of truth, in the presence of a Sovereign who determines all things
M. M. Pickthall
Firmly established in the favour of a Mighty King
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
In an Assembly of Truth, in the Presence of a Sovereign Omnipotent
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
at the Seat of Honour in the presence of the Most Powerful Sovereign.
Safi Kaskas
In a seat of honor in the presence of a Sovereign who determines all things.
Wahiduddin Khan
in the seat of truth with an all-powerful sovereign
Shakir
In the seat of honor with a most Powerful King
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
in positions of sincerity near an Omnipotent King.
T.B.Irving
in a sure position under a Competent Sovereign.
Abdul Hye
in a seat of truth (Paradise), near the most Powerful King (Allah).
The Study Quran
upon a seat of truth before an Omnipotent King
Dr. Kamal Omar
in a site and seat of Truth, near (the) Most Majestic Sovereign, Omnipotent
Farook Malik
a place of true honor, in the presence of Almighty Sovereign
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
In an assembly of virtue, in the presence of an Omnipotent King
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
In (secure) seat (s) of Sincerity, in the Providence of a Supreme Determiner, an Ever-Pervading King
Muhammad Sarwar
honorably seated in the presence of the All-dominant King
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
in a seat of Truth, near to the Omnipotent Sovereign
Shabbir Ahmed
Seated honorably in the Presence of a Mighty King
Dr. Munir Munshey
Occupying the seats of sincerity (and honor) in the presence of the Mightiest Sovereign
Syed Vickar Ahamed
In an Assembly of Truth, in the Presence of a Sovereign Almighty (Muqtadir, Omnipotent Allah)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
In a seat of honor near a Sovereign, Perfect in Ability
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
In a position of honour, at an Omnipotent King
Abdel Haleem
secure in the presence of an all-powerful Sovereign
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
In a good seat, near a Sovereign Omnipotent
Ahmed Ali
At the still centre in the proximity of the King all-powerful
Aisha Bewley
on seats of honour in the presence of an All-Powerful King.
Ali Ünal
In the assembly of honor composed of the loyal and truthful in the Presence of the One All-Omnipotent Sovereign
Ali Quli Qara'i
in the abode of truthfulness with an omnipotent King
Hamid S. Aziz
Established in the Assembly of Truth in the presence of an Omnipotent Sovereign
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
In a seat of truth, with a mighty ruler
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
In an assembly of truth, in the presence of the Sovereign, Omnipotent
Musharraf Hussain
a delightful place in the presence of the All-Powerful King
Maududi
where they will be honourably seated in the presence of a King, Mighty in Power
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
In a position of honor, at an Omnipotent King.
Mohammad Shafi
Seated in honour near the Most Powerful King

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
In the sitting of truth before the sovereign Most Authoritative
Rashad Khalifa
In a position of honor, at an Omnipotent King.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
in a secure abode, in the presence of the Powerful King
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Surely the dutiful will be among Gardens and rivers
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
In a truthful seat/sitting place (position) at (a) capable/powerful king/owner/possesso
Bijan Moeinian
In a place of true honor: At the presence of the Most Powerful King
Faridul Haque
Seated in an assembly of the Truth, in the presence of Allah, the Omnipotent King
Sher Ali
In an internal and honoured abode in the presence of the Omnipotent King
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And will (be seated) in special nearness to the Sovereign Lord of (true) power during holy sessions
Amatul Rahman Omar
Occupying positions of honour and excellence with the Omnipotent Sovereign
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
In a seat of truth (i.e. Paradise), near the Omnipotent King (Allah, the All-Blessed, the Most High, the Owner of Majesty and Honour)

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
in a sure abode, in the presence of a King Omnipotent
George Sale
in the assembly of truth, in the presence of a most potent king
Edward Henry Palmer
in the seat of truth, with the powerful king
John Medows Rodwell
In the seat of truth, in the presence of the potent King
N J Dawood (2014)
honourably seated in the presence of a Mighty King

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
[They will be] in an assembly for truth, in the presence of a Sovereign King.
Ahmed Hulusi
Living the reality through the forces of the Maleek, the Muqtadir!
Mir Aneesuddin
in a confirmed seat, near the King, the Holder of power.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Gardens in the beatitude of heavens realm, in the presence of Allah wherein they enjoy the conviviality and Divine liberality and good will of A Malikin (Sovereign) Who is Moqtadir (Omnipresent), Omniscient and Omnipotent

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
In an Assembly of Truth, in the Presence of a Sovereign Omnipotent
OLD Literal Word for Word
In a seat (of) honor near a King Most Powerful