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Muhammad Asad
those who are niggardly [with God’s bounty] and bid others to be niggardly! And he who turns his back [on this truth ought to know that], verily, God alone is self-sufficient, the One to whom all praise is due
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
those who are stingy and promote stinginess among people. And whoever turns away ˹should know that˺ Allah ˹alone˺ is truly the Self-Sufficient, Praiseworthy.
Safi Kaskas
those who are stingy and direct others to be stingy. Whoever turns away, [remember] God is rich beyond need, worthy of all praise.

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Arabic
الَّذِينَ يَبْخَلُونَ وَيَأْمُرُونَ النَّاسَ بِالْبُخْلِ وَمَن يَتَوَلَّ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ هُوَ الْغَنِيُّ الْحَمِيد
Transliteration
Allatheena yabkhaloona waya/muroona alnnasa bialbukhli waman yatawalla fa-inna Allaha huwa alghaniyyu alhameedu
Transliteration-2
alladhīna yabkhalūna wayamurūna l-nāsa bil-bukh'li waman yatawalla fa-inna l-laha huwa l-ghaniyu l-ḥamīd
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Those who are stingy and enjoin (on) the people stinginess. And whoever turns away, then indeed, Allah, He (is) Free of need, the Praiseworthy.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
those who are niggardly [with God’s bounty] and bid others to be niggardly! And he who turns his back [on this truth ought to know that], verily, God alone is self-sufficient, the One to whom all praise is due
M. M. Pickthall
Who hoard and who enjoin upon the people avarice. And whosoever turneth away, still Allah is the Absolute, the Owner of Praise
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Such persons as are covetous and commend covetousness to men. And if any turn back (from Allah's Way), verily Allah is Free of all Needs, Worthy of all Praise
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
those who are stingy and promote stinginess among people. And whoever turns away ˹should know that˺ Allah ˹alone˺ is truly the Self-Sufficient, Praiseworthy.
Safi Kaskas
those who are stingy and direct others to be stingy. Whoever turns away, [remember] God is rich beyond need, worthy of all praise.
Wahiduddin Khan
nor those who, being miserly themselves, urge others to be miserly. He who turns his back should remember that God alone is self-sufficient and worthy of all praise
Shakir
Those who are niggardly and enjoin niggardliness on men; and whoever turns back, then surely Allah is He Who is the Selfsufficient, the Praised
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
those who are misers and who command humanity to miserliness, and whoever turns away then, God, He is The Sufficient, The Worthy of Praise.
T.B.Irving
who is miserly and orders people to be miserly. For anyone who turns away from it, God is Transcendent, Praiseworthy.
Abdul Hye
nor those who are misers and enjoin miserliness upon people. Whoever turns away (from Allah), then (know that) surely Allah is Rich (free of all wants), Praise-Worthy.
The Study Quran
those who are miserly and enjoin people to be miserly. Yet whosoever turns away, truly God, He is the Self-Sufficient, the Praised
Dr. Kamal Omar
Those who behave as a niggard and enjoin upon humans to be niggardly; and whoever turns back (from spending whole heartedly in the Cause of Allah), then surely Allah: He is the Self-Sufficient, Worthy of all Praise
Farook Malik
nor those who, being stingy themselves, enjoin others to be stingy also. He that gives no heed should know that Allah is free of all needs, worthy of all praises
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Those who are stingy, and induce people to be stingy. Whoever turns away—God is the Independent, the Praiseworthy
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
(Those) who are miserly and command mankind to be miserly (Literally: bid mankind to miserliness). And whoever turns away, then surely Allah, Ever He, is The Ever-Affluent, (Literally: the Ever-Rich) The Ever-Praiseworthy
Muhammad Sarwar
Those who turn away (from guidance) should know that God is Self-sufficient and Praiseworthy
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
_those who are miserly and bid others to be miserly. And whoever turns away, then Allah is the All-Independent, the Ever-Praised
Shabbir Ahmed
- Who withhold wealth and enjoin upon people to hold back resources. And whoever turns away - verily, Allah alone is self-Sufficient, Owner of Praise
Dr. Munir Munshey
Those who are stingy, and advise others to be stingy! (Now), should anyone turn back (remember), Allah is Free of all want and Worthy of all praise
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Such persons are stingy (with a selfish desire to own) and (they) suggest stinginess to men. And if any turn back (from Allah’s way), surely, Allah is free of all needs (Ghani), worthy of all praise (Hameed)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
[Those] who are stingy and enjoin upon people stinginess. And whoever turns away - then indeed, Allah is the Free of need, the Praiseworthy
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
They are stingy, and order the people to be stingy. And for anyone who turns away, then know that God is the Rich, the Praiseworthy
Abdel Haleem
God does not love the conceited, the boastful, those who are miserly, and who tell other people to be miserly. If anyone turns away, remember that God is self-sufficient and worthy of praise
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Ihey who are niggardly and command mankind to niggardliness. And whosoever turneth away, then verily Allah! He is the Self-sufficient, the praise-worthy
Ahmed Ali
Who hold back what they possess and enjoin stinginess on others. Whoever turns away (from God, should remember) that God is self-sufficient, worthy of praise
Aisha Bewley
those who are tight-fisted and tell others to be tight-fisted. If anyone turns away, Allah is the Rich Beyond Need, the Praiseworthy.
Ali Ünal
Those who act niggardly (in spending of what God has granted them) and urge others to be niggardly: whoever turns away (from carrying out God’s command to spend in His cause and for the needy), then surely God is All-Wealthy and Self-Sufficient (absolutely independent of all His creatures), All-Praiseworthy (as your Lord, Who provides for you and the needs of all other beings)
Ali Quli Qara'i
Such as are [themselves] stingy and bid [other] people to be stingy. And whoever refuses to comply [should know that] indeed Allah is the All-sufficient, the All-laudable
Hamid S. Aziz
Those who are niggardly (or hoard) and enjoin niggardliness (or avarice) on men; and whoever turns back, then surely Allah is He Who is the Absolute (Self-sufficient), the Owner of Praise
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
those who are stingy and order people to the stinginess. And anyone who turns back, God is indeed the rich (without any need) and the praiseworthy
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Such people are greedy, and recommend greed to others. And if any turn back, indeed God is free of all needs, worthy of all praise
Musharraf Hussain
or those who are miserly and tell others to be miserly. If anyone turns away, remember Allah is Self-Sufficient, deserving of all Praise.
Maududi
those who are niggardly and bid others to be niggardly. And he who turns away, (should know that) Allah is Self-Sufficient, Immensely Praiseworthy
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
They are stingy, and order the people to be stingy. And for anyone who turns away, then know that God is the Rich, the Praiseworthy
Mohammad Shafi
Those [self-conceited boasters] who are miserly themselves, and urge others to be miserly! He who turns his back [from what Allah has ordained] should remember that Allah alone is self-sufficient and worthy of all praise

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Such as are niggardly and command men to be niggardly. And whosoever turns away, then surely, Allah is the self-sufficient, All Praised.
Rashad Khalifa
They are stingy, and enjoin the people to be stingy. If one turns away, then GOD is the Rich, the Praiseworthy.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
nor those who are mean, and encourage others to be mean. And he that turns away, (know) that Allah is Rich and Praised
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Such as are niggardly and enjoin niggardliness on men. And whoever turns back, then surely Allah is the Self-Sufficient, the Praised
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
Those who are being stingy/miser and order/command the people with the stinginess/miserliness, and who turns away, so then God He is the rich, the praiseworthy/commendable
Bijan Moeinian
The latter are stingy and prevent the others to be generous in their charitable contribution. No matter you spend money for the sake of God or not, God is the wealthiest indeed and is the Only One worthy of praise
Faridul Haque
Those who practice miserliness, and exhort others to miserliness; and whoever turns away, then (know that) Allah is the Independent, the Most Praiseworthy
Sher Ali
Such as are niggardly and also enjoin upon men to be niggardly. And whoso turns his back, then surely, ALLAH is Self-Sufficient, Worthy of all praise
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
They who are (themselves) miserly and (also) urge others to be miserly. And he who turns away from (Allah’s injunctions), then surely Allah is (also) Self-Sufficient, Most Praiseworthy
Amatul Rahman Omar
(Neither has He love for) those who practice niggardliness themselves and (also) enjoin others to be niggardly. He who turns his back (upon His commandments should beware). Verily, Allah is Self-Sufficient (free from all needs and) Worthy of all praise (in His own right)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Those who are misers and enjoin upon people miserliness (Allah is not in need of their charity). And whosoever turns away (from Faith Allahs Monotheism), then Allah is Rich (Free of all wants), Worthy of all praise

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
such as are niggardly, and bid men to be niggardly. And whosoever turns away, God is the All-sufficient, the All-laudable
George Sale
or those who are covetous, and command men covetousness. And whoso turneth aside from giving alms; verily God is self-sufficient, worthy to be praised
Edward Henry Palmer
who are niggardly and bid men be niggardly: but whoso turns his back, verily, God is rich, praiseworthy
John Medows Rodwell
Who are covetous themselves and incite others to covetousness. But whose turneth away from almsgiving - Ah! God is the Rich, the Praiseworthy
N J Dawood (2014)
nor those who, being niggardly themselves, enjoin people to be niggardly. As for him that pays no heed ― God alone is self-sufficient and worthy of praise

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Such people are covetous and encourage materialism. If any retreat [from holiness], truly, Allah is Independent, the Praised One.
Ahmed Hulusi
Those stingy ones (who exult in their wealth) and enjoin stinginess upon people! Whoever turns away (from Allah), indeed, Allah is the Ghani, the Hamid.
Mir Aneesuddin
who hoard (being niggardly) and enjoin mankind to hoard (being niggardly). And whoever turns away, then Allah is certainly Independent, the Praised.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Those who are miserly, unwilling to give in benevolence or spend in divine service, and induce others to be mean and parsimonious, have in effect permitted the forbidden and commended it to others. And he who counsels deaf to the ordinances of Allah must realize that Allah is AL-Ghaniy (independent, Absolute) and AL-Hamid (Worthy of all praise)

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Such persons as are covetous and commend covetousness to men. And if any turn back (from God's Way), verily God is Free of all Needs, Worthy of all Praise
OLD Literal Word for Word
Those who are stingy and enjoin (on) the people stinginess. And whoever turns away, then indeed, Allah, He (is) Free of need, the Praiseworthy