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Muhammad Asad   
And when Moses' wrath as stilled, he took up the tablets, in the writing whereof there was guidance and grace for all who stood in awe of their Sustainer
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
When Moses’ anger subsided, he took up the Tablets whose text contained guidance and mercy for those who stand in awe of their Lord.
Safi Kaskas   
When Moses' anger subsided, he picked up the Tablets, on which were guidance and mercy for those who stood in awe of their Lord.

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Arabic   
‏وَلَمَّا سَكَتَ عَن مُّوسَى ٱلْغَضَبُ أَخَذَ ٱلْأَلْوَاحَ ۖ وَفِى نُسْخَتِهَا هُدًۭى وَرَحْمَةٌۭ لِّلَّذِينَ هُمْ لِرَبِّهِمْ يَرْهَبُونَ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
walammā sakata ʿan mūsā l-ghaḍabu akhadha l-alwāḥa wafī nus'khatihā hudan waraḥmatun lilladhīna hum lirabbihim yarhabūn
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And when was calmed from Musa the anger, he took (up) the tablets and in their inscription (was) guidance and mercy for those who [they] of their Lord (are) fearful.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
And when Moses' wrath as stilled, he took up the tablets, in the writing whereof there was guidance and grace for all who stood in awe of their Sustainer
M. M. Pickthall   
Then, when the anger of Moses abated, he took up the tablets, and in their inscription there was guidance and mercy for all those who fear their Lord
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
When the anger of Moses was appeased, he took up the tablets: in the writing thereon was guidance and Mercy for such as fear their Lord
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
When Moses’ anger subsided, he took up the Tablets whose text contained guidance and mercy for those who stand in awe of their Lord.
Safi Kaskas   
When Moses' anger subsided, he picked up the Tablets, on which were guidance and mercy for those who stood in awe of their Lord.
Wahiduddin Khan   
When his anger had subsided, Moses took up the Tablets upon which was inscribed a pledge of guidance and mercy for those who fear their Lord
Shakir   
And when Musa's anger calmed down he took up the tablets, and in the writing thereof was guidance and mercy for those who fear for the sake of their Lord
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
And when the anger subsided in Moses, he took the Tablets. There was guidance and mercy in their inscription for those, they who have reverence for their Lord.
T.B.Irving   
When his anger had subsided, Moses picked up the Tablets whose text contained guidance and mercy for those who revere their Lord.
Abdul Hye   
When the anger of Moses was calmed, he took up the tablets in which there was writing of guidance and Mercy for those who fear their Lord.
The Study Quran   
And when the anger abated from Moses, he took up the Tablets; and in their inscription lay a guidance and a mercy for those who are in awe of their Lord
Dr. Kamal Omar   
And when the anger from Musa subsided he (again) picked up Al-Alwah and in their inscription (is given) guidance and mercy for those: they, for their Nourisher-Sustainer feel fear and regard
Farook Malik   
When Moses’s anger calmed down he took up the Holy Tablets in whose writing there was guidance and mercy for those that fear their Lord
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
When the anger abated in Moses, he took up the tablets. In their transcript is guidance and mercy for those in awe of their Lord
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
And as soon as Musa's (Moses) anger calmed down, he took the Tablets; and in the transcript of them was a guidance and a mercy to the ones who hold their Lord in awe.
Muhammad Sarwar   
When Moses' anger calmed down, he collected the Tablets. On one of them was written, "God's mercy and guidance are for those who have fear of Him."
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
When the fury of Musa calmed down, he picked up the Tablets, and in its contents there was guidance, and mercy for those who are fearful before their Lord
Shabbir Ahmed   
When Moses calmed down, he picked up the tablets, on which was inscribed Merciful Guidance for those who fear violating the Law of their Lord
Dr. Munir Munshey   
As Musa´s wrath subsided, he picked up the tablets. Their inscriptions contained guidance and mercy for those who fear their Lord
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
And when the anger of Musa (Moses) was calmed he took up the Tablets (of stone), with the writing upon them; (And) it was the guidance and Mercy for those who fear their Lord
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
And when the anger subsided in Moses, he took up the tablets; and in their inscription was guidance and mercy for those who are fearful of their Lord
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
And when the anger subsided from Moses, he took the tablets; and in its inscription was a guidance and mercy for those who revere their Lord
Abdel Haleem   
When Moses’ anger abated, he picked up the Tablets, on which were inscribed guidance and mercy for those who stood in awe of their Lord
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
And when the indignation of Musa was appeased, he took up the tablets, and in the inscription thereon were guidance and mercy unto these who dread their Lord
Ahmed Ali   
When his anger subsided Moses picked up the tablets. Inscribed on them was guidance and grace for those who fear their Lord
Aisha Bewley   
When Musa´s anger abated he picked up the Tablets and in their inscription was guidance and mercy for all of them who feared their Lord.
Ali Ünal   
And so when the anger subsided from Moses, He took up the Tablets (to put them into force). Inscribed on them was guidance and mercy for those who have awe of their Lord
Ali Quli Qara'i   
And when Moses’ indignation abated, he picked up the tablets whose inscriptions contained guidance and mercy for those who are in awe of their Lord
Hamid S. Aziz   
And when Moses´ wrath calmed down he took up the Tables, in the inscription of which was guidance and mercy for those who fear their Lord
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
And when Moses' anger subsided, he took the tablets, and there was guidance and mercy in its text for those who were afraid of their Master
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
When the displeasure of Moses subsided, he picked up the tablets. In the writing was guidance and mercy for those who are aware of their Guardian Evolver
Musharraf Hussain   
Once Musa’s anger had subsided, he picked up the tablets. They contained guidance and teachings of kindness for anyone who fears their Lord
Maududi   
And when the anger of Moses was stilled, he took up the Tablets again, the text of which comprised guidance and mercy to those who fear their Lord
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
And when the anger subsided from Moses, he took the tablets; and in its inscription was a guidance and a mercy for those who reverence their Lord.
Mohammad Shafi   
And when Moses calmed down, he took up the tablets. And in the inscription thereof, there was guidance and mercy for those who fear their Lord

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
And when the anger of Musa was appeased, he took up the tablets, and in their writing there is guidance and mercy for those who fear their Lord.
Rashad Khalifa   
When Moses' anger subsided, he picked up the tablets, containing guidance and mercy for those who reverence their Lord.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
When his anger abated, Moses took up the Tablets upon which was inscribed guidance and mercy to those who fear their Lord
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
And when Moses’ anger calmed down, he took up the tablets; and in the writing thereof was guidance and mercy for those who fear their Lord
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
And when the anger quietened from Moses, he took/received the tablets/sheets , and in its transcription/duplicate/print (is) guidance and mercy to those who to their Lord they are awed/terrified/monastic/monkish
Bijan Moeinian   
When the Moses' anger was calmed down, he picked up the broken tablets which were source of guidance, manifesting the Lord's mercy for God respecting people
Faridul Haque   
And when the anger of Moosa abated, he picked up the stone tablets; and in their texts are guidance and mercy for those who fear their Lord
Sher Ali   
And when the anger of Moses subsided, he took the tablets and in their writing there was guidance and mercy for those who fear their Lord
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
And when the anger of Musa (Moses) subsided, he picked up the Tablets, and in the inscription of these (Tablets) was (mentioned) guidance and mercy for those who fear their Lord much
Amatul Rahman Omar   
When the anger of Moses calmed down, he took up the Tablets. These inscriptions contained guidance and mercy for all those who hold their Lord in awe (with every care)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
And when the anger of Moosa (Moses) was appeased, he took up the Tablets, and in their inscription was guidance and mercy for those who fear their Lord

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
And when Moses' anger abated in him, he took the Tablets and in the inscription of them was guidance, and mercy unto all those who hold their Lord in awe
George Sale   
And when the anger of Moses subsided, he took the tablets and in their writing there was guidance and mercy for those who fear their Lord
Edward Henry Palmer   
And when Moses' wrath calmed down he took the tables, in the inscription of which was guidance and mercy for those who dread their Lord
John Medows Rodwell   
And when the anger of Moses was stilled, he took up the tables; and in their writing was guidance and mercy for those who dread their Lord
N J Dawood (2014)   
When his anger was allayed, Moses took up the Tablets, upon which was inscribed a pledge of guidance and of mercy to those that fear their Lord

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
When Moses’ anger had subsided, he picked up the tablets. They contained writing in which was guidance and mercy for those who feared their Lord.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
When his anger had subsided, Moses picked up the Tablets whose text contained guidance and mercy for those who revere their Lord.
Sayyid Qutb   
Then when his wrath had subsided, Moses took up the tablets, upon which was inscribed a text of guidance and grace to those who stood in awe of their Lord.
Ahmed Hulusi   
When Moses’ anger subsided he took the tablets... In that inscribed text, there is guidance (comprehension of the reality) and grace from their Rabb, for those who fear.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli   
And when Moses� anger calmed, he took up the Tablets, and in the inscriptions of them was guidance and mercy for those who are in awe of their Lord.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
When Mussa returned to his settled calmness, he picked up the plates comprising in their text the spirit of truth guiding into all truth, and Allah's mercy toward those who fear testing Allah's indignation
Mir Aneesuddin   
And when the anger of Musa calmed down, he took up the tablets, and in its inscription there was guidance and mercy for those who were afraid of their Fosterer.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
When the anger of Moses was appeased, he took up the tablets: in the writing thereon was guidance and Mercy for such as fear their Lord
OLD Literal Word for Word   
And when was calmed from Musa the anger, he took (up) the tablets and in their inscription (was) guidance and mercy for those who [they] (are) fearful of their Lord