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Muhammad Asad
Nor [shall blame attach] to those who, when they came unto thee [O Prophet, with the request] that thou provide them with mounts, were told by thee, "I cannot find anything whereon to mount you" - [whereupon] they turned away, their eyes overflowing with tears out of sorrow that they had no means to spend [on their equipment]
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Nor ˹is there any blame on˺ those who came to you ˹O Prophet˺ for mounts, then when you said, “I can find no mounts for you,” they left with eyes overflowing with tears out of grief that they had nothing to contribute.
Safi Kaskas
Blame will not be placed on those who come to you [Prophet, with the request] that you provide them with riding animals, and to whom you say, "I do not have rides for you." They turned away with their eyes overflowing with tears out of sorrow that they had nothing they could contribute.

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وَلَا عَلَى الَّذِينَ إِذَا مَا أَتَوْكَ لِتَحْمِلَهُمْ قُلْتَ لَا أَجِدُ مَا أَحْمِلُكُمْ عَلَيْهِ تَوَلَّوا وَّأَعْيُنُهُمْ تَفِيضُ مِنَ الدَّمْعِ حَزَنًا أَلَّا يَجِدُوا مَا يُنفِقُون
Transliteration
Wala AAala allatheena itha ma atawka litahmilahum qulta la ajidu ma ahmilukum AAalayhi tawallaw waaAAyunuhum tafeedu mina alddamAAi hazanan alla yajidoo ma yunfiqoona
Transliteration-2
walā ʿalā alladhīna idhā mā atawka litaḥmilahum qul'ta lā ajidu mā aḥmilukum ʿalayhi tawallaw wa-aʿyunuhum tafīḍu mina l-damʿi ḥazanan allā yajidū mā yunfiqūn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And not on those who, when that they came to you that you provide them with mou you said, "Not I find what to mount you on [it]. They turned back with their eyes flowing [of] (with) the tears, (of) sorrow that not they find what they (could) spend.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Nor [shall blame attach] to those who, when they came unto thee [O Prophet, with the request] that thou provide them with mounts, were told by thee, "I cannot find anything whereon to mount you" - [whereupon] they turned away, their eyes overflowing with tears out of sorrow that they had no means to spend [on their equipment]
M. M. Pickthall
Nor unto those whom, when they came to thee (asking) that thou shouldst mount them, thou didst tell: I cannot find whereon to mount you. They turned back with eyes flowing with tears, for sorrow that they could not find the means to spend
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Nor (is there blame) on those who came to thee to be provided with mounts, and when thou saidst, "I can find no mounts for you," they turned back, their eyes streaming with tears of grief that they had no resources wherewith to provide the expenses
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Nor ˹is there any blame on˺ those who came to you ˹O Prophet˺ for mounts, then when you said, “I can find no mounts for you,” they left with eyes overflowing with tears out of grief that they had nothing to contribute.
Safi Kaskas
Blame will not be placed on those who come to you [Prophet, with the request] that you provide them with riding animals, and to whom you say, "I do not have rides for you." They turned away with their eyes overflowing with tears out of sorrow that they had nothing they could contribute.
Wahiduddin Khan
Nor [does any blame] attach to those who came to you to be provided with mounts, and when you said, I can find no mounts for you, they went back, and tears welled up in their eyes with sadness, since they could not find any way to contribute
Shakir
Nor in those who when they came to you that you might carry them, you said: I cannot find that on which to carry you; they went back while their eyes overflowed with tears on account of grief for not finding that which they should spend
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Nor on those who when they approached thee that thou wouldst find mounts to carry them, thou hadst said: I find not what will carry you. So they turned away while their eyes overflow with tears of grief when they find nothing for them to spend in the way of God.
T.B.Irving
Nor [will it be held] against those whom you told, when they came for you to transport them: "I do not find any means of transporting you." They turned away, and their eyes were welling up with tears from sadness since they could not find any way to provide for their expenses.
Abdul Hye
Nor (there is blame) on those who when came to you, requested that you provide them with mounts (conveyances), and when you said: “I can find no mounts for you,” they turned back on it, while their eyes were overflowing with tears of grief that they could not find anything to spend (for fighting).
The Study Quran
nor upon those who, when they came to thee to give them a mount, and thou didst say to them, “I find nothing upon which to mount you,” turned back, their eyes flowing with tears, grieving that they found nothing to spend
Dr. Kamal Omar
And neither (there is any blame) on those (who), when (and) as they came to you that you may make them ride (by providing the means of riding and cavalry etc.) you told (them): “I do not find that I may make you ride thereon,” they (therefore) turned back (disappointed and grieved) and their eyes overflow with tears in grief that they did not find what they may spend (to purchase or take on rent the means that they may ride and move to take part in the encounters against infidels)
Farook Malik
Likewise, there is no blame on those who came to you and requested the conveyance to the battlefront and you said: "I am unable to provide you the conveyance," and they returned with their eyes streaming with tears; they were filled with sorrow that they had no resources of going forth to the battlefield at their own expense
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Nor on those who approach you, wishing to ride with you, and you said, 'I have nothing to carry you on.' So they went away, with their eyes overflowing with tears, sorrowing for not finding the means to spend
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Nor (is there any restriction) against the ones who, when they came up to you for you to transport them, you said, "I do not find that which to transport you, " they turned away, and their eyes overflowing with tears, grieved that they did not find (anything) to expend
Muhammad Sarwar
Those who come to you, (Muhammad), asking to be taken to the battle, but you cannot find the necessary means for them, are exempt from the duty of fighting for the cause of God, even though they leave you with their eyes flooded with tears because of not being able to help the cause of God
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Nor (is there any blame) on those who, when they came to you so that you might provide them with a carrier (that they could ride for Jihad ) and you said (to them), .I find no carrier to give to you., went back with their eyes flowing with tears in grief, because they had nothing to spend
Shabbir Ahmed
Nor is there any blame on those who came to you (O Messenger), requesting that you provide them with mounts (horses and camels). You told them, "I cannot find a ride to mount you on." They returned with eyes flowing with tears out of sorrow that they had no means to spend for equipment
Dr. Munir Munshey
Nor (is there any blame) upon those who came to you requesting that you arrange transport for them. They went back when you said, "I find nothing to provide you with the means of transport." Their eyes welled up with tears and they were saddened because they found no means to pay for their expenses
Syed Vickar Ahamed
There is no (blame is there) on those who came to you to be given the mounts (for riding horses for war), and when you said, "I can find no mounts for you," they turned back, their eyes pouring with tears of sorrow that they had nothing with which the expenses could be met
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Nor [is there blame] upon those who, when they came to you that you might give them mounts, you said, "I can find nothing for you to ride upon." They turned back while their eyes overflowed with tears out of grief that they could not find something to spend [for the cause of Allah ]
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
Nor upon those who come to ride out with you, while you said: "I do not have any mounts for you;" they turned away while their eyes were flooded with tears out of sadness, for they could not find anything to contribute
Abdel Haleem
And there is no blame attached to those who came to you [Prophet] for riding animals and to whom you said, ‘I cannot find a mount for you’: they turned away with their eyes overflowing with tears of grief that they had nothing they could contribute
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Nor on those who, when they came unto thee that thou mightest mount them and thou saidst: I find not any animal to mount you on, turned back while their eyes overflowed with tears for grief that they could not find ought to expend
Ahmed Ali
Nor will they be blamed who came to you for transport, to whom you said: "I cannot find any means of conveyance for you," and they went away in tears, grieving that they lacked the means to spend (on carriage)
Aisha Bewley
nor is anything held against those who, when they came to you for you to provide them with mounts and you said, ´I cannot find anything on which to mount you,´ turned away with their eyes overflowing with tears, overcome by grief at having nothing to give.
Ali Ünal
Nor (can there be any way to blame) those who, when they came to you to provide them with mounts, and you said, "I cannot find anything whereon to mount you," they returned, their eyes overflowing with tears for sorrow that they could not find anything to spend (to prepare themselves for the campaign)
Ali Quli Qara'i
Nor [is there any blame] on those to whom, when they came to you to provide them with a mount, you said, ‘I do not find any mount for you,’ and they turned back, their eyes flowing with tears, grieved because they did not find any means to spend
Hamid S. Aziz
Nor against those to whom, when they came to you that you should provide mount for them, you did say, "I cannot find whereon to mount you." They turned their backs while their eyes poured forth with tears, for grief that they could not find the
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And not (any blame) on those who when they came to you to provide them with mounts (animals for riding), you said I cannot find anything to mount you on it, and they turned back with their eyes full of tears, sorrowful that they do not find anything to spend
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Nor on those who came to you to be provided with mounts and when you said, “I can find no mounts for you,” they eventually left, their eyes streaming with tears of grief, because they could not find the resources
Musharraf Hussain
Nor does any blame rest on those who came to you expecting to find mounts, and you said, “I can’t find a mount for you,” so they turned away, their eyes overflowing with tears of grief since they had no money to equip themselves
Maududi
Nor can there be any cause for reproach against those who, when they came to you asking for mounts to go to the battlefront, and when you said that you had no mounts for them, they went back, their eyes overflowing with tears, grieving that they had no resources to enable them to take part in fighting
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
Nor upon those who came to ride out with you, while you said: "I do not have any mounts for you;" they turned away while their eyes were flooded with tears out of sadness, for they could not find anything to contribute.
Mohammad Shafi
And there is no blame on those who when they came to you to equip them for the expedition, you said, "I find no means to equip you." They went back and their eyes welled up with tears for grief at not finding the means to bear the expenses for the expedition

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Nor on those who came to you that you may provide carriage to them, you said have nothing whereon to mount you' so they return back and their eyes overflow with tears because of this grief that they could not find the ability to spend.
Rashad Khalifa
Also excused are those who come to you wishing to be included with you, but you tell them, "I do not have anything to carry you on." They then turn back with tears in their eyes, genuinely saddened that they could not afford to contribute.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Nor shall those who came to you to be provided with mounts. And when you said: 'I can find no mounts for you, ' they turned back, their eyes streaming with tears grieving that they could not find the means to spend
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Nor on those to whom, when they came to thee that thou shouldst mount them, thou didst say: I cannot find that on which to mount you. They went back while their eyes overflowed with tears of grief that they could not find aught to spend
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And nor on those when/if they came to you to carry/bear them, you said: "I do not find what I carry you on it." They turned away and their eyes flow/over flow from the tears, sadness/grief that they not find what they (can) spend
Bijan Moeinian
Likewise, there is no blame upon those who came to you asking for the means of transportation and left with tears in their eyes as you did not have any horse or camel to accommodate them and they did not have any mean to provide it themselves either
Faridul Haque
Nor against those who humbly present themselves before you in order that you provide them a mount, and receive an answer from you that "I do not have any beast to carry you" - and so they turn back with eyes overflowing with tears, due to the sorrow that they could not find the means to spend
Sher Ali
Nor against those to whom, when they came to thee that thou shouldst furnish them with mounts thou didst say, `I cannot find whereon I can mount you;' they turned back, their eyes overflowing with tears, out of grief that they could not find what they might spend
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Nor can (anyway be scoffed or blamed) those who presented themselves to your service (with the purpose) that you may arrange for them mounts (for fighting, because they did not possess any means of conveyance). So you said: ‘I (also) do not find any (additional means) to mount you on.’ Then (with your permission) they returned in such a state that their eyes were streaming with tears in grief (of being deprived of fighting in the cause of Allah: Alas!) They did not have (much) wealth, which they could spend (and manage to take part in the sacred fight)
Amatul Rahman Omar
Nor (a blame lies) on those whom when they came to you ( Prophet! with the request) that you should mount them, you said, `I find not whereon I may mount you.' They then turned away (helpless as they were) while their eyes were overflowing with tears of grief because they could find nothing that they could spend
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Nor (is there blame) on those who came to you to be provided with mounts, and when you said: "I can find no mounts for you," they turned back, while their eyes overflowing with tears of grief that they could not find anything to spend (for Jihad)

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
neither against those who, when they came to thee, for thee to mount them, thou saidst to them, 'I find not whereon to mount you'; they turned away, their eyes overflowing with tears of sorrow, because they found nothing to expend
George Sale
Nor on those, unto whom, when they came unto thee, requesting that thou wouldest supply them with necessaries for travelling, thou didst answer, I find not wherewith to supply you, returned, their eyes shedding tears for grief, that they found not wherewith to contribute to the expedition
Edward Henry Palmer
Nor against those to whom, when they came to thee that thou shouldst mount them, thou didst say, 'I cannot find wherewith to mount you,' turned their backs while their eyes poured forth with tears, for grief that they could not find wherewith to expend
John Medows Rodwell
Nor against those, to whom when they came to thee that thou shouldst mount them, thou didst say "I find not wherewith to mount you," and they turned away their eyes shedding floods of tears for grief, because they found no means to contribute
N J Dawood (2014)
Nor shall those be blamed who, when they came to you demanding conveyances to mount to the battle-front and you said you could find none to carry them, went away in tears grieving that they could find nothing to contribute

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
No blame is on those who came to you to be provided with mounts [horses or camels to ride in battle] when you told them, “I cannot find mounts for you.” They returned with tears filling their eyes due to sorrow because they had no way to contribute [to the cause of Allah].
Sayyid Qutb
Nor shall those be blamed who, when they came to request you for transport and you said: 'I have no means of transporting you', turned away with their eyes overflowing with tears, sad that they did not have the means to cover their expenses.
Ahmed Hulusi
Nor is there any blame upon those who came to you that you might give them arms/mounts and you said, “I cannot find anything for you to ride upon” and they turned back with tears in their eyes out of grief because they could not find something to give unrequitedly for this cause.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Nor (is the task) on those unto whom, when they come unto you to provide them with mounts, you said: � I do not find means to carry you,� they turned back and their eyes overflowed with tears of sorrow, for they did not find that which they should spend.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Absolved also are those who come to you O Muhammad intending sincerely to join your expedition and you tell them: "I do not have the means to carry you to the battle field" and they weep their fill due to their disappointment. They are grieved at heart over their inability to contribute to Allah's purpose which is the heart of their purpose
Mir Aneesuddin
nor (is there any blame) on those, (to whom), when they came to you that you might (arrange) to carry them, you said, "I do not find that on which I could (arrange to) carry you." They went back with their eyes overflowing with tears due to grief that they did not find that which they were to spend.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Nor (is there blame) on those who came to thee to be provided with mounts, and when thou saidst, "I can find no mounts for you," they turned back, their eyes streaming with tears of grief that they had no resources wherewith to provide the exp enses
OLD Literal Word for Word
And not on those who, when they came to you that you provide them with mou you said, "Not I find what to mount you on [it]. They turned back with their eyes flowing [of] (with) the tears, (of) sorrow that not they find what they (could) spend