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Muhammad Asad
But abstain from sinning, be it open or secret-for, behold, those who commit sins shall be requited for all that they have earned
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Shun all sin—open and secret. Indeed, those who commit sin will be punished for what they earn.
Safi Kaskas
Abstain from sins, openly or in secret. Those who commit sins will be punished for all they have committed.

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Arabic
وَذَرُوا ظَاهِرَ الْإِثْمِ وَبَاطِنَهُ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَكْسِبُونَ الْإِثْمَ سَيُجْزَوْنَ بِمَا كَانُوا يَقْتَرِفُون
Transliteration
Watharoo thahira al-ithmi wabatinahu inna allatheena yaksiboona al-ithma sayujzawna bima kanoo yaqtarifoona
Transliteration-2
wadharū ẓāhira l-ith'mi wabāṭinahu inna alladhīna yaksibūna l-ith'ma sayuj'zawna bimā kānū yaqtarifūn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Forsake open [the] sins and the secret. Indeed, those who earn [the] sin they will be recompensed for what they used to commit.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
But abstain from sinning, be it open or secret-for, behold, those who commit sins shall be requited for all that they have earned
M. M. Pickthall
Forsake the outwardness of sin and the inwardness thereof. Lo! those who garner sin will be awarded that which they have earned
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Eschew all sin, open or secret: those who earn sin will get due recompense for their "earnings."
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Shun all sin—open and secret. Indeed, those who commit sin will be punished for what they earn.
Safi Kaskas
Abstain from sins, openly or in secret. Those who commit sins will be punished for all they have committed.
Wahiduddin Khan
Eschew all sin, open or secret: Those who commit sin will receive due punishment for their sins
Shakir
And abandon open and secret sin; surely they who earn sin shall be recompensed with what they earned
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And forsake manifest sin and its inward part. Truly, those who earn sin, they will be given recompense for what they had been gaining.
T.B.Irving
Leave off obvious vice and its inner source; those who acquire a vice will be rewarded for whatever they may have committed.
Abdul Hye
Abandon (all kinds of) sin, open and secret. Surely, those who earn sin, they will be recompensed for what they have committed.
The Study Quran
Forsake sin, both outward and inward. Surely those who commit sin shall be recompensed for that which they used to do
Dr. Kamal Omar
And avoid the evident in sin as well as its hidden aspect. Verily, those who earn evil, soon would they get recompense for that which they used to commit
Farook Malik
Eschew all sin whether open or secret: surely those who earn sin will get due punishment for their wrongdoings
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
So abandon sin, outward and inward. Those who commit sins will be repaid for what they used to perpetrate
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And leave behind the outward vice and the inward; surely the ones who earn vice will soon be recompensed for what they were scoring
Muhammad Sarwar
Stay away from both public and secret sins for a sinner will suffer for whatever he has committed
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Leave outward sin and inward sin. Surely, those who commit sin shall be punished for what they used to commit
Shabbir Ahmed
Abstain from violating the Divine Commands, whether openly or secretly. Those who drag down their "Self" by such violations will be awarded what they have earned. (They will live a subhuman existence and meet a befitting consequence)
Dr. Munir Munshey
Give up sin (in its entirety) _ in appearance as well as in essence. Those who commit sins would surely be punished according to what they had committed
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Keep away from all sin, open or secret: Surely, those who commit sin will get their due recompense for what they committed
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And leave what is apparent of sin and what is concealed thereof. Indeed, those who earn [blame for] sin will be recompensed for that which they used to commit
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And leave what is openly a sin as well as what is discreet; those who earn sin will be punished for what they have taken
Abdel Haleem
Avoid committing sin, whether openly or in secret, for those who commit sin will be repaid for what they do
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And leave the outside of sin and the inside thereof; verily those who earn sin, anon will they be requited for that which they were wont to do
Ahmed Ali
Discard both the visible and invisible sin. For those who sin will be punished for what they have done
Aisha Bewley
Abandon wrong action, outward and inward. Those who commit wrong action will be repaid for what they perpetrated
Ali Ünal
Abstain from sinning, whether done in public or secret, (and the intentions and attitudes that accompany either). Indeed, those who record sins to their account will be recompensed for what they have earned
Ali Quli Qara'i
Renounce outward sins and the inward ones. Indeed those who commit sins shall be requited for what they used to commit
Hamid S. Aziz
Forsake the outer and inner (and the open and secret) sin, verily, those who earn sin shall be recompensed for what they have earned
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And stay away from obvious and hidden sin. Those who earn the sin are going to be punished for what they used to commit
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Avoid harmful deeds, open or secret. Those who earn sin will get due reward for their earnings
Musharraf Hussain
Stay away from open and hidden sins; those who commit sins will be punished for what they gained from it
Maududi
Abstain from sin, be it either open or secret. Indeed those who commit sins shall surely be requited for all they have done
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
And leave alone, publicly and privately, that which is a sin; those who earn sin will be punished for what they have taken.
Mohammad Shafi
And desist from committing a sin openly and from secret approaches to it. Indeed, they who earn sin shall be recompensed for what they earned

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And leave the apparent and secret sins. Those who earn sin, soon they will get punishment of their earning.
Rashad Khalifa
You shall avoid obvious sins, as well as the hidden ones. Those who have earned sins will surely pay for their transgressions.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Forsake the revealed and hidden sin. Those who earn sin shall be recompensed for what they have committed
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And avoid open sins and secret ones. Surely they who earn sin will be rewarded for what they have earned
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And leave (the) apparent/visible (of) the sin/crime, and its hidden/secret , that those who acquire/carry the sin/crime, they will be rewarded/reimbursed with what they were fabricating
Bijan Moeinian
Avoid committing sins [disobeying God] in public or in private. Those who commit sins are surely earning what they deserve (the Hellfire.
Faridul Haque
And give up the open and hidden sins; those who earn sins will soon receive the punishment of their earnings
Sher Ali
And eschew open sins as well as secret ones. Surely those who earn sin will be rewarded for that which they have earned
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And give up all the sins of body and of heart (i.e., both open and secret). Indeed, those who are earning sins will soon be punished for (the evil works) that they used to perpetrate
Amatul Rahman Omar
Refrain from sin in form and its spirit (both). Verily, those who commit sins deliberately shall be repaid according to the deeds committed by them
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Leave (O mankind, all kinds of) sin, open and secret. Verily, those who commit sin will get due recompense for that which they used to commit

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Forsake the outward sin, and the inward surely the earners of sin shall be recompensed for what they have earned
George Sale
Leave both the outside of iniquity, and the inside thereof: For they who commit iniquity shall receive the reward of that which they shall have gained
Edward Henry Palmer
Leave alone the outside of sin and the inside thereof; verily, those who earn sin shall be recompensed for what they have gained
John Medows Rodwell
And abandon the semblance of wickedness, and wickedness itself. They, verily, whose only acquirement is iniquity, shall be rewarded for what they shall have gained
N J Dawood (2014)
Sin neither openly nor in secret. Those that commit sins shall be punished for the sin they committed.

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Abstain from evil, whether it is public or secret. Truly, those who sin will be paid what they earn.
Sayyid Qutb
Abstain from all sin, be it open or secret. Those who commit sins will be requited for what they have committed.
Ahmed Hulusi
In regards to the things Allah has forbidden, abandon both the apparent ones and the conceptual ones... Indeed, those who commit mistakes will definitely live the consequences of their actions.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
And abandon outward sin and the inward one; verily those who commit sin soon shall be recompensed with what they used to commit
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
And avoid the impious, the immoral and the sinful act whether it be apparent or real, committed openly or secretly or suggested secretly to the mind. Indeed those who commit themselves to an evil line of conduct shall be requited with what is commensurate with their evil deeds
Mir Aneesuddin
And forsake sin (whether) open or secret, those who earn sin will certainly be rewarded for that which they used to earn.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Eschew all sin, open or secret: those who earn sin will get due recompense for their "earnings."
OLD Literal Word for Word
Forsake open [the] sins and the secret. Indeed, those who earn [the] sin they will be recompensed for what they used to commit