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Muhammad Asad
that very Day shall be a day of anguish
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
that will ˹truly˺ be a difficult Day—
Safi Kaskas
that Day will be a difficult day,

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Arabic
فَذَٰلِكَ يَوْمَئِذٍ يَوْمٌ عَسِير
Transliteration
Fathalika yawma-ithin yawmun AAaseerun
Transliteration-2
fadhālika yawma-idhin yawmun ʿasīru
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
That Day, (will be) a Day difficult,

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
that very Day shall be a day of anguish
M. M. Pickthall
Surely that day will be a day of anguish
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
That will be- that Day - a Day of Distress,
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
that will ˹truly˺ be a difficult Day—
Safi Kaskas
that Day will be a difficult day,
Wahiduddin Khan
that Day will be a hard and distressing Day
Shakir
That, at that time, shall be a difficult day
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
truly, that Day will be a difficult day,
T.B.Irving
it will be such a harsh day,
Abdul Hye
surely, that Day will be a hard Day,
The Study Quran
that Day shall be a difficult da
Dr. Kamal Omar
Then that, this Day is a distressful day —
Farook Malik
that Day will be a very difficult Day
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
That Day will be a difficult day
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Upon that Day then it will be a difficult Day
Muhammad Sarwar
it will be a hard da
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
that day will be a difficult day
Shabbir Ahmed
That will be that Day - A Day of hardship
Dr. Munir Munshey
Would truly be a long hard day
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Truly, that will be — That Day, — A Day of suffering&mdash
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
That Day will be a difficult da
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
That will be a very difficult Day
Abdel Haleem
that will be a Day of anguish for the disbelievers
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
That shall be - that Day-a day hard
Ahmed Ali
It will be a day of distress
Aisha Bewley
that Day will be a difficult day,
Ali Ünal
That Day will be a day of hardship
Ali Quli Qara'i
that day will be a day of hardship
Hamid S. Aziz
That, at that time, shall be a Day of distress
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
then that day is a difficult day
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
That day, will be a day of distress
Musharraf Hussain
it will be a difficult Day,
Maududi
that will surely be a hard day
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
That will be a very difficult Day.
Mohammad Shafi
That Day [the day when the Trumpet is blown] will be a difficult day

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
That day is then a harsh day;
Rashad Khalifa
That will be a difficult day.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
that shall be a Harsh Da
Maulana Muhammad Ali
That will be -- that day -- difficult day
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
So that, that day (is) a difficult/distressing day/time
Bijan Moeinian
That will be a very somber day
Faridul Haque
So that is a tough day
Sher Ali
That day will be a hard day
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
So that Day (the Day of Resurrection) will be an extremely hard day
Amatul Rahman Omar
That will be a day full of woe and distress (for the opponents of Truth for this day will spell final defeat of disbelief)
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Truly, that Day will be a Hard Day

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
that day will be a harsh day
George Sale
verily that day shall be a day of distres
Edward Henry Palmer
for that day is a difficult day
John Medows Rodwell
That shall be a distressful day
N J Dawood (2014)
shall be a har

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
…that day will be the day of distress.
Ahmed Hulusi
It will be a difficult time, indeed!
Mir Aneesuddin
then that day will be the day of difficulty,
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Then it is a momentous Day of heavy consequence, a Day of constraint and constriction

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
That will be- that Day - a Day of Distress,
OLD Literal Word for Word
That Day, (will be) a Day difficult