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Muhammad Asad
Can they, then, ever feel secure from God's deep devising? But none feels secure from God's deep devising save people who are [already] lost
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Did they feel secure against Allah’s planning? None would feel secure from Allah’s planning except the losers.
Safi Kaskas
Can they ever feel secure from God's plan? Only the people who are lost feel secure from God's plan.

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Arabic
أَفَأَمِنُوا مَكْرَ اللَّهِ فَلَا يَأْمَنُ مَكْرَ اللَّهِ إِلَّا الْقَوْمُ الْخَاسِرُون
Transliteration
Afaaminoo makra Allahi fala ya/manu makra Allahi illa alqawmu alkhasiroona
Transliteration-2
afa-aminū makra l-lahi falā yamanu makra l-lahi illā l-qawmu l-khāsirūn
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Then did they feel secure (from the) plan (of) Allah? But not feel secure (from the) plan (of) Allah except the people (who are) the losers.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Can they, then, ever feel secure from God's deep devising? But none feels secure from God's deep devising save people who are [already] lost
M. M. Pickthall
Are they then secure from Allah's scheme? None deemeth himself secure from Allah's scheme save folk that perish
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Did they then feel secure against the plan of Allah?- but no one can feel secure from the Plan of Allah, except those (doomed) to ruin
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Did they feel secure against Allah’s planning? None would feel secure from Allah’s planning except the losers.
Safi Kaskas
Can they ever feel secure from God's plan? Only the people who are lost feel secure from God's plan.
Wahiduddin Khan
Do they feel secure against God's devising? No one feels secure against God's devising except for those doomed to ruin
Shakir
What! do they then feel secure from Allah's plan? But none feels secure from Allah's plan except the people who shall perish
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Were they safe from the planning of God? No one deems himself safe from the planning of God but the folk, the ones who are losers!
T.B.Irving
Do they feel safe from God´s design? No one should feel safe from God´s design except for folk who will lose out.
Abdul Hye
Did they then feel secure against the plan of Allah? Don’t feel secure from the plan of Allah except the people who are the losers.
The Study Quran
Did they feel secure from God’s plotting? None feels secure from God’s plotting, save the people who are losers
Dr. Kamal Omar
Did, then, they feel secure against the plan of Allah? So, does not feel secure from the plan of Allah except the nation who stand lost
Farook Malik
Do these people feel secure against the plan of Allah? In fact, only those people feel secure from the plan of Allah who are doomed to destruction
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Do they feel safe from God's plan? None feel safe from God's plan except the losing people
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
So, do they feel secure against the scheming of Allah? Then none feels secure against the scheming of Allah except the people (who) are the losers
Muhammad Sarwar
Did they consider themselves secure from the retribution of God? No one can have such attitude except those who are lost
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Do they feel secure from Allah‘s plan? None can feel secure from Allah‘s plan except the people who are losers
Shabbir Ahmed
Do they feel secure from the subtle progression of the Divine Laws? Do they think that the Divine Law grants them unconditional security? Only the losers feel secure from the subtle progression of Allah's Law of Requital
Dr. Munir Munshey
Did they not feel afraid of Allah´s secret plan? Only the people who are doomed to be the losers feel secure against Allah´s secret plan
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Did they then feel safe against the Plan of Allah? But no one can feel safe from the Plan of Allah, except those (falling) into (his own) ruin!]
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Then did they feel secure from the plan of Allah ? But no one feels secure from the plan of Allah except the losing people
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
Have they become sure about God's scheming None are sure about God's scheming except the people who are losers
Abdel Haleem
Do they feel secure against God’s plan? Only the losers feel secure against God’s plan
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Are then they secure against the contrivance of Allah? And none feeleth secure against the contrivance of Allah except the people who are losers
Ahmed Ali
Can they remain secure against the plan of God? Only they feel secure against the plan of God who are certain of being ruined
Aisha Bewley
Do they feel secure against Allah´s devising? No one feels secure against Allah´s devising except for those who are lost.
Ali Ünal
Or did they feel secure from God’s designing (against them some unexpected affliction)? But none feels secure from God’s designing (against them some unexpected affliction) save the people of loss and self-ruin
Ali Quli Qara'i
Do they feel secure from Allah’s devising? No one feels secure from Allah’s devising except the people who are losers
Hamid S. Aziz
Were they secure from the Plan of Allah? None deems himself secure from the Plan of Allah except a people that are doomed to perish
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
Do they feel safe about God’s plan? Only the people who are losers feel safe about God’s plan.
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Did they then feel immune concerning the plan of God? No one feels immune concerning the plan of God except those bound for failure
Musharraf Hussain
Or did they feel secure from Allah’s plan? It is only the losers who are not afraid of Allah’s plan.
Maududi
Do they feel secure against the design of Allah None can feel secure against the design of Allah except the utter losers
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
Have they become secure about the scheming of God? None are secure about the scheming of God except the people who are the losers.
Mohammad Shafi
Did they then feel secure from Allah's plan? But none felt secure from Allah's plan except those who were doomed

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Are they unaware of the secret devise of Allah? And none becomes fearless against the secret devise of Allah but the losers
Rashad Khalifa
Have they taken GOD's plans for granted? None takes GOD's plans for granted except the losers.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
(In reply to your devising) do they feel secure from the devising of Allah? None feels secure from the devising of Allah except the loosing nation
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Are they secure from Allah’s plan? But none feels secure from Allah’s plan except the people who perish
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
Did they secure God's scheme/deceit ? So no(one) trusts God's scheme/deceit except the nation the losers
Bijan Moeinian
Are they not afraid of the Lord's plan? The fact of the matter is, only the losers are not afraid of the Lord's punishment
Faridul Haque
Are they oblivious to Allah’s secret plan? So none is unafraid of Allah’s secret plan except the people of ruin
Sher Ali
Are they then secure from the design of ALLAH? And none feels secure from the design of ALLAH save the people who are destined to perish
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Are they fearless of Allah’s secret plan? So, no one feels fearless against the secret plan of Allah except the people who run into loss
Amatul Rahman Omar
Do they feel secure from the design of Allah? No one at all feels secure from Allah's design, except the people who are (doomed to be) losers
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Did they then feel secure against the Plan of Allah. None feels secure from the Plan of Allah except the people who are the losers

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Do they feel secure against God's devising? None feels secure against God's devising but the people of the lost
George Sale
Are they then secure from the design of God? And none feels secure from the design of God save the people who are destined to perish
Edward Henry Palmer
were they secure from the craft of God? none feel secure from the craft of God except a people that shall lose
John Medows Rodwell
Did they, therefore, deem themselves secure from the deep counsel of God? But none deem themselves secure from the deep counsel of God, save those who perish
N J Dawood (2014)
Did they feel themselves secure from God‘s cunning? None feels secure from God‘s cunning except the losers

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Did they feel secure against Allah’s plans? Only those left to ruin feel secure from Allah’s plans.
Sayyid Qutb
Do they feel themselves secure from God's designs? None feels secure from God's designs except those who are losers.
Ahmed Hulusi
(Or) were they secure from the plan of Allah (that Allah will make them live the consequences of their deeds without them even realizing, and hence, thinking there is no consequence, they will continue to engage in their activities and sink further in failure)! None can feel secure from the plan of Allah but the people who are in loss.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
What! Do they then feel secure from Allah�s plan (sudden punishment) ? But none feels secure from Allah�s plan save the people (who are) losers
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Do they feel secure and from ignorance, their comfort flows to the extent that they can escape an event destined to happen according to Allah's plan! Indeed, no one in his own sound mind feels secure against Allah's predetermined actions but those who are born to be losers
Mir Aneesuddin
Are they then secure from Allah's pain? So no one feels secure from Allah's plan except the people who are losers.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Did they then feel secure against the plan of God?- but no one can feel secure from the Plan of God, except those (doomed) to ruin
OLD Literal Word for Word
Then did they feel secure (from the) plan (of) Allah? But not feel secure (from the) plan (of) Allah except the people (who are) the losers