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Muhammad Asad   
And if God should touch thee with misfortune, there is none who could remove it but He; and if He should touch thee with good fortune -it is He who has the power to will anything
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
If Allah touches you with harm, none can undo it except Him. And if He touches you with a blessing, He is Most Capable of everything.
Safi Kaskas   
If God touches you with hardship, only He can remove it; and if He blesses you, it is His choice. He can do anything He wills.

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Arabic   
وَإِن یَمۡسَسۡكَ ٱللَّهُ بِضُرࣲّ فَلَا كَاشِفَ لَهُۥۤ إِلَّا هُوَۖ وَإِن یَمۡسَسۡكَ بِخَیۡرࣲ فَهُوَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَیۡءࣲ قَدِیرࣱ ۝١٧
Transliteration (2021)   
wa-in yamsaska l-lahu biḍurrin falā kāshifa lahu illā huwa wa-in yamsaska bikhayrin fahuwa ʿalā kulli shayin qadīru
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And if touches you Allah with affliction then no remover of it except Him. And if He touches you with good, then He (is) on every thing All-Powerful.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
And if God should touch thee with misfortune, there is none who could remove it but He; and if He should touch thee with good fortune -it is He who has the power to will anything
M. M. Pickthall   
If Allah touch thee with affliction, there is none that can relieve therefrom save Him, and if He touch thee with good fortune (there is none that can impair it); for He is Able to do all things
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
"If Allah touch thee with affliction, none can remove it but He; if He touch thee with happiness, He hath power over all things
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
If Allah touches you with harm, none can undo it except Him. And if He touches you with a blessing, He is Most Capable of everything.
Safi Kaskas   
If God touches you with hardship, only He can remove it; and if He blesses you, it is His choice. He can do anything He wills.
Wahiduddin Khan   
If God should let any harm touch you, no one could remove it except He; while if He should let some good touch you, know that He has the power to do all that He wills
Shakir   
And if Allah touch you with affliction, there is none to take it off but He; and if He visit you with good, then He has power over all things
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
And if God touches thee with harm, then, no one will remove it but He. And if He touches thee with good, then, He is Powerful over everything.
T.B.Irving   
If God should let any harm touch you, no one would remove it except He Himself; while if He should let some good touch you, well He is Capable of everything.
Abdul Hye   
And if Allah touches you with affliction, then none can relieve it but He, and if He touches you with good, then He has power over every thing.
The Study Quran   
If God should touch thee with affliction, none can remove it save He, and should He touch thee with goodness, then He is Powerful over all things
Dr. Kamal Omar   
And if Allah makes some trouble get attached to you, then there is none for it who can relieve, except He. And if He makes some good get attached to you, then He is All-Capable over all things
M. Farook Malik   
If Allah afflicts you with any harm, none can relieve you other than Him; and if He blesses you with happiness, you should know that He has power over everything
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
If God touches you with adversity, none can remove it except He. And if He touches you with good—He is Capable of everything
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
And in case Allah touches you with an adversity, then none (can) lift it off except He, and in case He touches you with charity, (i.e., benefit, welfare) then He is Ever-Determiner over everything
Muhammad Sarwar   
(Muhammad), if God afflicts you with hardship, no one besides Him will be able to relieve you. If He bestows a favor on you, know that He has power over all things
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
If Allah causes you harm, there is no one to remove it except He Himself; and if He causes you good, then He is powerful over everything
Shabbir Ahmed   
Whatever adversity touches you for violating Allah's Laws, the only way to redress it is to turn to His Laws. And you attain all blessings by following His Laws, for He is Able to do all things. He has appointed due measure for all things including harm and benefit
Dr. Munir Munshey   
If Allah chooses to inflict harm upon you, no one except He can provide relief. However, if He grants you a blessing, then of course He has power over all things
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
"If Allah touches you with pain (and sorrow), no one can remove it, except He; And if He touches you with good, He is Able (Khadir) to do all things
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
And if Allah should touch you with adversity, there is no remover of it except Him. And if He touches you with good - then He is over all things competent
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
And if God were to inflict you with harm, then none can remove it except Him; and if He were to bless you with good, then He is capable of all things
Abdel Haleem   
If God touches you [Prophet] with affliction, no one can remove it except Him, and if He touches you with good, He has power over all things
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
If Allah touch thee with hurt there is no reverser thereof but he, and if he touch thee with good, then He is over everything Potent
Ahmed Ali   
If God sends you harm, there is no one but He who can take it away; and if He bring you good, surely He has power over everything
Aisha Bewley   
If Allah touches you with harm, none can remove it but Him. If He touches you with good, He has power over all things
Ali Ünal   
If God touches you with affliction, there is none who can remove it but He; and if He touches you with good – it is He Who has full power over everything
Ali Quli Qara'i   
Should Allah visit you with some distress there is no one to remove it except Him; and should He bring you some good, then He has power over all things
Hamid S. Aziz   
And if Allah touch you with harm (affliction, ill fortune), there is none can remove it but He; and if He touch you with good, He has Power over all things
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
Then We give you back the turnaround over them, and We help you with wealth and children, and We make you numerous persons.
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
“If God touches you with affliction, none can remove it but Him. If He touches you with happiness, He has power over all things
Musharraf Hussain   
If Allah decides to punish you, no one can remove it except Him, and if He decides to benefit you, He has power over all things.
Maududi   
Should Allah touch you with affliction, there is none to remove it but He; and should He touch you with good, He has the power to do everything
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
And if God were to inflict you with harm, then none can remove it except He; and if He were to bless you with good, then He is capable of all things.
Mohammad Shafi   
And if Allah afflicts you with some harm, there is none to take it off but He. And if He gives you something good, then He it is Who is able to do anything

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
And if Allah causes any evil to you, then there is none to remove it but He. And if He brings you good, then He can do everything.
Rashad Khalifa   
If GOD touches you with adversity, none can relieve it except He. And if He touches you with a blessing, He is Omnipotent.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
If Allah visits you with affliction, none can remove it except He; and if He touches you with good, indeed, He has power over all things
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
And if Allah touch thee with affliction, there is none to remove it but He. And if He touch thee with good, He is Possessor of power over all things
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira   
And if God touches you with harm, so (there is)no remover/uncoverer for it except He, and if He touches you with goodness , so He is on every thing capable
Bijan Moeinian   
If God subjects you to a misery [ such as Aids, cancer, death of a dear one, etc., for any reason], none can save you from it. If, on the other hand, God decides to shower you with a blessing [none can deprive you from the pleasure of its enjoyment]; this is in account of the fact [and indicating] that God is the Most Powerful
Faridul Haque   
And if Allah afflicts you with some misfortune, then there is none who can remove it, except Him; and if He sends you some good fortune, then (know that) He is Able to do all things
Sher Ali   
And if ALLAH touch thee with affliction, there is none to remove it but HE; and if HE touch thee with happiness, then HE has the power to do all that HE wills
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
And if Allah afflicts you with some suffering, there is none who can remove it but He, and if He bestows some good upon you, then He wields full power over everything
Amatul Rahman Omar   
If Allah afflicts you with some harm, then no one can remove it but He. But if He bestows upon you a favour, remember that He is the Possessor of every power to do all that He will
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
And if Allah touches you with harm, none can remove it but He, and if He touches you with good, then He is Able to do all things

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
And if God visits thee with affliction none can remove it but He; and if He visits thee with good, He is powerful over everything
George Sale   
And if God touch thee with affliction, there is none to remove it but He; and if He touch thee with happiness, then He has the power to do all that He wills
Edward Henry Palmer   
And if God touch thee with harm, there is none to take it off but He; and if He touch thee with good, He is mighty over all
John Medows Rodwell   
If God touch thee with trouble, none can take it off but He: and if He visit thee with good - it is He whose power is over all things
N J Dawood (2014)   
If God afflicts you with an evil, none can remove it but Him; and if He blesses you with good fortune, know that He has power over all things

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Munir Mezyed   
If Allâh touches you with affliction, none can remove it except him. And if He touches you with good fortune, (none can preclude it) Thus, Allâh is capable of doing whatever He wills.
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
“If Allah touches you with affliction, no one can remove it except Him. If He touches you with blessings, He is the Most Capable over everything.
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation   
And if Allah touches yousg with any harm, then none can remove it except He. And if He touches you with good—He is All-Powerful over everything.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
If Allah (God) should let any harm touch you, no one would remove it except He Himself; while if He should let some good touch you, well He is Capable of everything.
Sayyid Qutb   
d were to expose you to affliction, none can remove it but He. And if He were to bless you with good fortune — well, s power over all things.
Ahmed Hulusi   
If Allah subjects you to adversity, there is no one to remove it other than HU (in your essence)... And if Allah subjects you to good, the endower of good is also HU, the One who is Qadir over all things.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli   
And if Allah touches you with affliction, none can remove it but He; and if He touches you with good, then He is All-Powerful over all things
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim   
"If Allah afflicts you with a touch of a misfortune then no one can relieve you of it but Him. And if He should grace you with a touch of good fortune, He is Qadirun to effect all in all"
Mir Aneesuddin   
And if Allah afflicts you with harm, then there is no one who can remove it but He, and if He gives you (something) good, then He has power over everything.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
"If God touch thee with affliction, none can remove it but He; if He touch thee with happiness, He hath power over all things
OLD Literal Word for Word   
And if Allah touches you with affliction then no remover of it except Him. And if He touches you with good, then He (is) on every thing All-Powerful
OLD Transliteration   
Wa-in yamsaska Allahu bidurrin fala kashifa lahu illa huwa wa-in yamsaska bikhayrin fahuwa AAala kulli shay-in qadeerun