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Muhammad Asad   
Verily, those who [despite all evidence] are bent on denying the truth - [be they] from among the followers of earlier revelation or from among those who ascribe divinity to aught beside God - will find themselves in the fire of hell, therein to abide: they are the worst of all creatures
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
Indeed, those who disbelieve from the People of the Book and the polytheists will be in the Fire of Hell, to stay there forever. They are the worst of ˹all˺ beings.
Safi Kaskas   
Those who reject the truth among the People of the Book and the idolaters, will suffer the Fire of Hell, to remain there eternally, forever. They are the worst of creatures,

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Arabic   
‏إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ مِنْ أَهْلِ ٱلْكِتَبِ وَٱلْمُشْرِكِينَ فِى نَارِ جَهَنَّمَ خَلِدِينَ فِيهَآ ۚ أُو۟لَٓئِكَ هُمْ شَرُّ ٱلْبَرِيَّةِ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
inna alladhīna kafarū min ahli l-kitābi wal-mush'rikīna fī nāri jahannama khālidīna fīhā ulāika hum sharru l-bariyat
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
Indeed, those who disbelieve from (the) People (of) the Book and the polytheists (will be) in (the) Fire (of) Hell abiding eternally therein. Those - they (are the) worst (of) the creatures.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
Verily, those who [despite all evidence] are bent on denying the truth - [be they] from among the followers of earlier revelation or from among those who ascribe divinity to aught beside God - will find themselves in the fire of hell, therein to abide: they are the worst of all creatures
M. M. Pickthall   
Lo! those who disbelieve, among the People of the Scripture and the idolaters, will abide in fire of hell. They are the worst of created beings
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
Those who reject (Truth), among the People of the Book and among the Polytheists, will be in Hell-Fire, to dwell therein (for aye). They are the worst of creatures
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
Indeed, those who disbelieve from the People of the Book and the polytheists will be in the Fire of Hell, to stay there forever. They are the worst of ˹all˺ beings.
Safi Kaskas   
Those who reject the truth among the People of the Book and the idolaters, will suffer the Fire of Hell, to remain there eternally, forever. They are the worst of creatures,
Wahiduddin Khan   
Those of the deniers of truth among the People of the Book and the polytheists will dwell forever in Hell-fire. They are the worst of creatures
Shakir   
Surely those who disbelieve from among the followers of the Book and the polytheists shall be in the fire of hell, abiding therein; they are the worst of men
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
Truly, those who were ungrateful among the People of the Book and the ones who are polytheists will be in the fire of hell, ones who will dwell in it forever. Those are the worst of creatures.
T.B.Irving   
Those People of the Book who disbelieve as well as the associators will remain in Hell fire; those are the worst creatures.
Abdul Hye   
Surely, those who disbelieve from among the people of the Scripture and the polytheists will be in the fire of hell. They will abide in it forever. They are the worst of all creatures.
The Study Quran   
Truly the disbelievers among the People of the Book and the idolaters are in the Fire of Hell, abiding therein; it is they who are the worst of creation
Dr. Kamal Omar   
Verily, those who have disbelieved out of Ahl-ul-Kitab and Al-Mushrikun: (they shall enter) in the Fire of Hell (as) dwellers therein. Those people: they are evil among the creations
Farook Malik   
Surely those who disbelieve from among the people of the Book and the Pagans shall be in fire of hell, to dwell therein forever. They are the worst of all creatures
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
Those who disbelieve among the People of the Scripture, and the Polytheists, will be in the Fire of Hell, where they will abide forever. These are the worst of creatures
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
Surely (the ones) who have disbelieved among the population of the Book (Or: family of the Book; i.e., the Jews and Christians) and the associators (Those who associate others with Allah) will be in the Fire of Hell, eternally (abiding) therein; those are they who are the most evil beings (Literally: Initiated creatures)
Muhammad Sarwar   
The disbelievers among the People of the Book and the pagans will dwell forever in hell; they are the worst of all creatures
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
Surely those who disbelieved from among the People of the Book and the polytheists will be in the fire of Jahannam , in which they will be living forever. Those are the worst of all human beings
Shabbir Ahmed   
Verily, those who are bent on denying the Truth, be they among the People of the Scripture or the idol worshipers under any guise, will abide in Hell. They (who see the Truth and then deny it) are the worst of all created beings
Dr. Munir Munshey   
Whoever denies among the people of the book and the polytheists, would be in the fire of hell, and would stay there forever. Such are the worst of the creation
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
Those who reject (truth), among the (Jewish and Christian) People of the Book and among the polytheists, will be in the Fire of the Hell, to live in there (for ever)— They are the worst of creatures
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
Indeed, they who disbelieved among the People of the Scripture and the polytheists will be in the fire of Hell, abiding eternally therein. Those are the worst of creatures
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
Those who rejected from the people of the Scripture and those who set up partners are in the fires of Hell abiding therein, those are the worst of creation
Abdel Haleem   
Those who disbelieve among the People of the Book and the idolaters will have the Fire of Hell, there to remain. They are the worst of creation
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
Verily those who disbelieve from among the people of the Book and the associaters shall be cast into the Hell-fire, as abiders therein. These! they are the worst of the creation
Ahmed Ali   
Surely the unbelievers among the people of the Book and the idolaters, will abide in the fire of Hell. They are the worst of creatures
Aisha Bewley   
The People of the Book who are kafir and the idolaters will be in the Fire of Hell, remaining in it timelessly, for ever. They are the worst of creatures.
Ali Ünal   
Surely those who disbelieve (after the Clear Evidence has come to them) –from among the People of the Book and from among the polytheists– will be in the fire of Hell (a seed of which they bear in their hearts), abiding therein. They are the worst of creatures
Ali Quli Qara'i   
Indeed the faithless from among the People of the Book and the polytheists will be in the fire of hell, to remain in it [forever]. It is they who are the worst of creatures
Hamid S. Aziz   
Verily, those who disbelieve amongst the people of the Book and the idolaters shall be in the fire of hell, to dwell therein for aye; they are wretched creatures
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
Indeed those who disbelieved among people of the book and the polytheists will be in fire of hell, remaining in there forever. They are worst of the creatures
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
Those who reject it among the people of the Book and among the polytheists, will be in hellfire, to dwell therein forever. They are the worst of creatures
Musharraf Hussain   
The disbelievers from the People of The Book and the idolaters will be in the Hell-Fire forever. These are the worst of the creatures
Maududi   
Those who disbelieved – be they from among the People of the Book or among those who associated others with Allah in His Divinity– shall be in the Fire, and will abide in it. They are the worst of creatures
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
Those who rejected from the people of the Book and the polytheists are in the fires of Hell abiding therein, those are the worst of creation.
Mohammad Shafi   
Indeed, those who suppress the Truth from among the peoples who had been given the divine Book earlier and the polytheists — those will be in the fire of Hell, therein to abide: they are the worst of all creatures

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
Undoubtedly, all the infidels of the Book and polytheists are in the fire of Hell they shall abide therein. They are the worst of creatures.
Rashad Khalifa   
Those who disbelieved among the people of the scripture, and the idol worshipers, have incurred the fire of Gehenna forever. They are the worst creatures
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
The unbelievers among the People of the Book and the idolaters shall be for ever in the Fire of Gehenna (Hell). They are the worst of all creatures
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
Those who disbelieve from among the People of the Book and the idolaters will be in the Fire of hell, abiding therein. They are the worst of creatures
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
That truly those who disbelieved from the Book's people and the sharers/takers of partners (with God are) in Hell's fire immortally/eternally in it, those, they are the creation's worst
Bijan Moeinian   
Those of old religions (who have seen the clear proof and knowingly have refused it), as well as the idol worshipers, have bought the Hell Fire for themselves and are the worse people
Faridul Haque   
Indeed all disbelievers, the People of the Book(s) and the polytheists, are in the fire of hell – they will remain in it for ever; it is they who are the worst among the creation
Sher Ali   
Verily, those who disbelieve from among the People of the Book and the idolaters, will be in the Fire of Hell, abiding therein. They are the worst of creatures
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
Indeed, those who disbelieve from amongst the People of the Book and the polytheists (all) will be (abiding) in the Fire of Hell. They are its permanent dwellers. It is they who are the worst of the creation
Amatul Rahman Omar   
Verily, those who disbelieve from among the people of the Scripture and (from among) those who associate gods with God shall be consigned to the Fire of Gehenna. Therein they shall abide. It is they who are the worst of all creatures
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
Verily, those who disbelieve (in the religion of Islam, the Quran and Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) from among the people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians) and Al-Mushrikoon will abide in the Fire of Hell. They are the worst of creatures

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
The unbelievers of the People of the Book and the idolaters shall be in the Fire of Gehenna, therein dwelling forever; those are the worst of creatures
George Sale   
Verily those who believe not, among those who have received the scriptures, and among the idolaters, shall be cast into the fire of hell, to remain therein for ever. These are the worst of creatures
Edward Henry Palmer   
Verily, those who disbelieve amongst the people of the Book and the idolaters shall be in the fire of hell, to dwell therein for aye; they are wretched creatures
John Medows Rodwell   
But the unbelievers among the people of the Book, and among the Polytheists, shall go into the fire of Gehenna to abide therein for aye. Of all creatures are they the worst
N J Dawood (2014)   
The unbelievers among the People of the Book and the pagans shall in the fire of Hell abide for ever. They are the vilest of all creatures

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
Those who [continue to] disbelieve among the people of the Book and among the polytheists will be in Hell’s fire wherein they will dwell forever. They are the worst part of creation!
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
Those People of the Book (the Scriptures) who disbelieve as well as the associators will remain in Hell fire; those are the worst creatures.
Sayyid Qutb   
The unbelievers among the people of the earlier revelations and the idolaters will be in the fire of hell, where they will abide. They are the worst of all creatures.
Ahmed Hulusi   
Indeed, those who deny the knowledge of the reality, from among the people of the book and the dualists, are in the Fire, to abide therein eternally! They are the most evil of the people!
Torres Al Haneef (partial translation)   
"Surely those People of the Book who are unbelievers, as well as the idol-worshippers will remain forever in the Hellfire. They are the worst of creation."
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
The unbelievers among Ahl AL-Kitab and the idolaters are indeed the eternal dwellers of Hell; they are the worst among Allah's intellectual beings
Mir Aneesuddin   
Those who do not believe from among the owners of the book and the polytheists will certainly be in the fire of hell, staying therein, those are the persons who are the worst of creatures.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
Those who reject (Truth), among the People of the Book and among the Polytheists, will be in Hell-Fire, to dwell therein (for aye). They are the worst of creatures
OLD Literal Word for Word   
Indeed, those who disbelieve from (the) People (of) the Book and the polytheists (will be) in (the) Fire (of) Hell abiding eternally therein. Those - they (are the) worst (of) the creatures