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Muhammad Asad
And spend on others out of what We have provided for you as sustenance, ere there come a time when death approaches any of you, and he then says, "O my Sustainer! If only Thou wouldst grant me a delay for a short while, so that I could give in charity and be among the righteous!"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And donate from what We have provided for you before death comes to one of you, and you cry, “My Lord! If only You delayed me for a short while, I would give in charity and be one of the righteous.”
Safi Kaskas
Give from what We have provided for you, before death comes to one of you, and he says, "My Lord, if You would only delay me for a little while, so that I may be charitable, and be among the righteous."

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وَأَنفِقُوا مِن مَّا رَزَقْنَاكُم مِّن قَبْلِ أَن يَأْتِيَ أَحَدَكُمُ الْمَوْتُ فَيَقُولَ رَبِّ لَوْلَا أَخَّرْتَنِي إِلَىٰ أَجَلٍ قَرِيبٍ فَأَصَّدَّقَ وَأَكُن مِّنَ الصَّالِحِين
Transliteration
Waanfiqoo min ma razaqnakum min qabli an ya/tiya ahadakumu almawtu fayaqoola rabbi lawla akhkhartanee ila ajalin qareebin faassaddaqa waakun mina alssaliheena
Transliteration-2
wa-anfiqū min mā razaqnākum min qabli an yatiya aḥadakumu l-mawtu fayaqūla rabbi lawlā akhartanī ilā ajalin qarībin fa-aṣṣaddaqa wa-akun mina l-ṣāliḥīn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And spend from what We have provided you from before [that] comes (to) one of you the death and he says, "My Lord! Why not You delay me for a term near so I would give charity and be among the righteous."

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
And spend on others out of what We have provided for you as sustenance, ere there come a time when death approaches any of you, and he then says, "O my Sustainer! If only Thou wouldst grant me a delay for a short while, so that I could give in charity and be among the righteous!"
M. M. Pickthall
And spend of that wherewith We have provided you before death cometh unto one of you and he saith: My Lord! If only thou wouldst reprieve me for a little while, then I would give alms and be among the righteous
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
and spend something (in charity) out of the substance which We have bestowed on you, before Death should come to any of you and he should say, "O my Lord! why didst Thou not give me respite for a little while? I should then have given (largely) in charity, and I should have been one of the doers of good"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
And donate from what We have provided for you before death comes to one of you, and you cry, “My Lord! If only You delayed me for a short while, I would give in charity and be one of the righteous.”
Safi Kaskas
Give from what We have provided for you, before death comes to one of you, and he says, "My Lord, if You would only delay me for a little while, so that I may be charitable, and be among the righteous."
Wahiduddin Khan
And spend out of what We have provided you with before death comes to one of you and he says, My Lord! If only You would grant me respite for a little while, then I would give alms and be among the righteous
Shakir
And spend out of what We have given you before death comes to one of you, so that he should say: My Lord! why didst Thou not respite me to a near term, so that I should have given alms and been of the doers of good deeds
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And spend of what We provided you before approaches death to any of you. Then, he will say: My Lord! If only Thou wouldst postpone it for a little term then, I would be charitable and be among the ones in accord with morality.
T.B.Irving
Spend something from whatever We have provided you with before death comes to one of you and he says: "My Lord, if You would only delay things for me for a short while, then I will act charitably and become honorable!"
Abdul Hye
Spend (in charity) of that which We have provided you before death comes to one of you who says: “My Lord! If only You would give me respite for a little while (return to the worldly life), then I would give in charity, and be among the righteous.”
The Study Quran
And spend of that which We have provided you before death comes upon one of you and he says, “My Lord, wouldst that Thou grant me reprieve till a term nigh, that I may give charity and be among the righteous!
Dr. Kamal Omar
And spend out of that which We have bestowed on you as provision before (the stage) that death approaches any one of you, and he may say: 'My Nourisher-Sustainer! Why did You not give me respite for a little while so that I may give donation (in the Way of Allah), and I become of those who are righteous?
Farook Malik
Spend, in charity and in the Cause of Allah, out of the sustenance which We have bestowed on you before that time when death will come to anyone of you, and he shall say: "O my Lord! If only you would reprieve me for a little while then I would give out everything in charity, and be among the righteous."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
And give from what We have provided for you, before death approaches one of you, and he says, 'My Lord, if only You would delay me for a short while, so that I may be charitable, and be one of the righteous.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And expend of what We have provided you even before the death comes up to one of you; then he says, "Lord! Had You deferred me to a near term, (i.e., go back to life for a while) so that I may donate (alms), and so I may become one of the righteous."
Muhammad Sarwar
Spend for the cause of God out of what We have given you before death approaches you, and say, "Lord, would that you would give me respite for a short time so that I could spend for Your cause and become one of those who do good"
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
And spend out of what We have given to you before death overtakes one of you and he says, .My Lord, would you not give me respite to a near term, so that I should pay Sadaqah (alms) and become one of the righteous?
Shabbir Ahmed
And spend on others of what We have provided you with, before death comes to one of you. And he then says, "My Lord! If only You would delay this for a short while, so that I could give in charity and be among the righteous."
Dr. Munir Munshey
Spend (in charity), out of what We have granted you, lest death comes to any of you and (remorsefully) he says, "My Lord, if only you grant me an extension, (a little more time), I would give (my wealth in) charity; and I would be righteous!"
Syed Vickar Ahamed
And spend something (in charity) out of the sustenance that We have bestowed on you, before death should come to any of you and he should say, "My Lord! Why did You not give me relief for a little while? I should then have given (largely) in charity, and I should have been one of those who do good (deeds)."
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And spend [in the way of Allah ] from what We have provided you before death approaches one of you and he says, "My Lord, if only You would delay me for a brief term so I would give charity and be among the righteous."
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
And give from that which We have provided to you, before death comes to one of you, then he says: "My Lord, if only You could delay this for a short while, I would then be charitable and join the righteous!"
Abdel Haleem
Give out of what We have provided for you, before death comes to one of you and he says, ‘My Lord, if You would only reprieve me for a little while, I would give in charity and become one of the righteous.&rsquo
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And expend of that wherewith We have provided you afore death cometh Unto one of you, and he saith: 'my Lord! wouldst Thou not defer me for a short term, so that I would give alms and become of the righteous
Ahmed Ali
Spend of what We have given you before death comes to one of you, when he will say: "O Lord, why did you not defer my term for a while that I could give alms and be among the doers of good?"
Aisha Bewley
Give from what We have provided for you before death comes to one of you and he says, ´My Lord, if only you would give me a little more time so that I can give sadaqa and be one of the righteous!´
Ali Ünal
And spend (in God’s cause and for the needy) out of whatever We provide for you before death comes to any of you and he says: "My Lord! If only You would grant me respite for a short while, so that I may give alms, and be one of the righteous!"
Ali Quli Qara'i
Spend from what We have provided you before death comes to any of you, whereat he will say, ‘My Lord, why did You not respite me for a short time so that I might have given charity and become one of the righteous!&rsquo
Hamid S. Aziz
And spend out of what We have given you before death comes to any of you, lest he should say, "My Lord! Why did you not respite me for a little while longer, so that I could have given alms and been of the doers of good deeds?"
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And spend (in God's way) from what We provided you before death comes to one of you and he says: my Master, why did You not postpone me (my death) for a short period, so that I give to charity and be of the righteous
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
And give something in charity out of the sustenance which We have bestowed on you before death comes to any of you and he will say, “O my Lord, why did You not give me respite for a little while? I would then have given in charity, and I would have been one of the doers of good.
Musharraf Hussain
Spend from the provisions We gave you before death comes, and you say, “My Lord, if you delay my death for a little while I will go and spend in charity and become righteous.”
Maududi
And spend of what Allah has granted you by way of sustenance before death should come to any of you and he should say: "Lord, why did You not defer my return for a while so that I might give alms and be among the righteous?"
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
And give from that which We have provided to you, before death comes to one of you, then he says: "My Lord, if only You could delay this for a short while, I would then be charitable and join the righteous!"
Mohammad Shafi
And spend out of what We have provided for you, before the death approaches any of you, and that one then says, "My Lord! If only You would give me a little more time, so that I could pay due Sadaqah and be among the righteous!"

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And spend something out of Our provision in Our way before death comes upon any of you and say, O my Lord! Why did You not grant me respite for a little time, so that I might have given alms and been among the righteous.
Rashad Khalifa
You shall give from our provisions to you before death comes to you, then you say, "My Lord, if only You could delay this for a short while! I would then be charitable and join the righteous!"
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
So spend of that with which We have provided you before death comes upon any of you and he then says: 'O my Lord, if only You would defer me to anear term, so that I could give in charity and be among the good doers.
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And spend our of that which We have given you before death comes to one of you, and he says: My Lord, why didst Thou not respire me to a near term, so that I should have given alms and been of the doers of good deeds
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And spend from what We provided for you, from before that the death/lifelessness comes (to) one of you, so he says: "My Lord, if only You delayed me to a near/close term/time, so I will give charity and I will be from correct, righteous."
Bijan Moeinian
Devote a part of your wealth to the charity. Do not be among those who refrain from charity up to the moment of their death when they beg God to give them a little bit more time so that they devote it to God pleasing purposes
Faridul Haque
And spend from what We have provided you before death approaches any one of you and he then says, “My Lord! Why did you not give me respite for a little while, so I would have given charity and become of the virtuous?&rdquo
Sher Ali
And spend out of that which WE have given you before death comes upon one of you and he says, `My Lord ! if only Thou wouldst respite me for a little while, then I would give alms and be among the righteous.
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And spend (in the way of Allah) out of (the wealth) which We have given you before death approaches one of you, and he says: ‘O my Lord, why did You not give me respite for a short while so that I could donate in charity and become one of the most pious?
Amatul Rahman Omar
And spend out of that with which We have provided you, before death visits one of you and he says, `My Lord! would that you had granted me reprieve for a short while, (for if you had,) I would have given alms and would have become of the righteous.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
And spend (in charity) of that with which We have provided you, before death comes to one of you and he says: "My Lord! If only You would give me respite for a little while (i.e. return to the worldly life), then I should give Sadaqah (i.e. Zakat) of my wealth , and be among the righteous (i.e. perform Hajj (pilgrimage to Makkah))

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Expend of what We have provided you before that death comes upon one of you and he says, 'O my Lord, if only Thou wouldst defer me unto a near term, so that I may make freewill offering, and so I may become one of the righteous.
George Sale
And give alms out of that which We have bestowed on you; before death come unto one of you, and he say, O Lord, wilt thou not grant me respite for a short term; that I may give alms, and become one of the righteous
Edward Henry Palmer
But expend in alms of what we have bestowed upon you before death come on any one of you, and he says, 'My Lord! wouldst thou but have respited me till an appointed time nigh at hand, then would I surely give in charity and be among the righteous!
John Medows Rodwell
And expend in the cause of God out of that with which we have supplied you, ere death surprise each one of you, and he say, "O Lord! wilt thou not respite me to a term not far distant, that I may give alms, and become one of the just?"
N J Dawood (2014)
Give, then, of that which We have given you before death befalls any you and he should say: ‘Reprieve me, Lord, for a short time, that I may give in charity and be among the righteous.&lsquo

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Donate something from the sustenance We have bestowed on you. [Do that] before death comes to you. (Someone deceased) may say, “O my Lord, why did You not give me respite for a little while? I would then have given to charity. (I would then) have been among the righteous.”
Ahmed Hulusi
And spend in the way of Allah from what We have provided you before death comes to one of you (and he becomes aware of the reality) and says, “My Rabb, if only You could grant me respite for a brief time so that I may give away my wealth and fulfill the requisites of my faith.”
Mir Aneesuddin
And spend from that which We have provided you, before death comes to one of you (and) then he says, “My Fosterer! why do you not postpone (this) for me till a near term so that I could give charity and become one of the righteous?”
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
And spend in benefaction and in benevolence of what We have given you, before the encounter with death occasions anyone of you and then he says "My Creator, if only you would delay my death for a while, I will seize my opportunity to be liberal in my benefactions and engage in deeds imprinted with wisdom and piety

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
and spend something (in charity) out of the substance which We have bestowed on you, before Death should come to any of you and he should say, "O my Lord! why didst Thou not give me respite for a little while? I should then have given (largely ) in charity, and I should have been one of the doers of good"
OLD Literal Word for Word
And spend from what We have provided you before [that] comes (to) one of you the death and he says, "My Lord! Why not You delay me for a term near so I would give charity and be among the righteous.