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man
مَن
Whoever
jāa
جَآءَ
comes
bil-ḥasanati
بِٱلْحَسَنَةِ
with a good (deed)
falahu
فَلَهُۥ
then for him,
khayrun
خَيْرٌ
(will be) better
min'hā
مِّنْهَاۖ
than it;
waman
وَمَن
and whoever
jāa
جَآءَ
comes
bil-sayi-ati
بِٱلسَّيِّئَةِ
with an evil (deed)
falā
فَلَا
then not
yuj'zā
يُجْزَى
will be recompensed
alladhīna
ٱلَّذِينَ
those who
ʿamilū
عَمِلُوا۟
do
l-sayiāti
ٱلسَّيِّـَٔاتِ
the evil (deeds)
illā
إِلَّا
except
مَا
what
kānū
كَانُوا۟
they used (to)
yaʿmalūna
يَعْمَلُونَ
do.

Man jaaa'a bilhasanati falahoo khairum minhaa wa man jaaa'a bissaiyi'ati falaa yujzal lazeena 'amilus saiyiaati illaa maa kaanoo ya'maloon

Sahih International:

Whoever comes [on the Day of Judgement] with a good deed will have better than it; and whoever comes with an evil deed - then those who did evil deeds will not be recompensed except [as much as] what they used to do.

1 A. J. Arberry

Whoso brings a good deed shall have better than it; and whoso brings an evil deed those who have done evil deeds shall only be recompensed for that they were doing.

2 Abdul Haleem

Whoever comes before God with a good deed will receive a better reward; whoever comes with an evil deed will be punished only for what he has done.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Whosoever bringeth good shall have better than it, and whosoever bringeth evil, then those who do ill works shall be rewarded only for that which they have been working.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

If any does good, the reward to him is better than his deed; but if any does evil, the doers of evil are only punished (to the extent) of their deeds.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

He who shall bring a good deed shall be rewarded with what is better. But those who bring evil deeds shall not be requited more than their deeds.

6 Ahmed Ali

Whoever does good will receive better than what he has done; and whoever does ill shall be requited but to the extent of what he does.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Whoever brings virtue, for him is better than it; and whoever brings evil – so those who commit evil will not be repaid except to the extent of their deeds.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Whoever brings virtue shall receive [a reward] better than it, but whoever brings vice—those who commit misdeeds shall not be requited except for what they used to do.

9 Ali Ünal

Whoever comes to God with a good deed will have better than it, and whoever comes with an evil deed – those who do evil deeds will not be recompensed save only for what they have done.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

He who brings good deeds (into the presence of his Lord on the Day of judgment) shall have a reward (at His hand) better than he merits. But he who brings evil (let him bear in mind that) those who do evil shall only reap the fruit according to what they did.

11 English Literal

Who came with the good/goodness, so to him better than it, and who came with the sin/crime, so those who made/did the sins/crimes will not be reimbursed except (for) what they were making/doing .

12 Faridul Haque

Whoever brings virtue, for him is better than it; and whoever brings evil – so those who commit evil will not be repaid except to the extent of their deeds.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

That Home of the Hereafter, We assign it unto those who seek not arrogant oppression in the earth, nor yet corruption, and the end is for the righteous.

14 Hilali & Khan

Whosoever brings good (Islamic Monotheism along with righteous deeds), he shall have the better thereof, and whosoever brings evil (polytheism along with evil deeds) then, those who do evil deeds will only be requited for what they used to do.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And those who had yearned for his place the day before began to say: Ah! (know) that Allah amplifies and straitens the means of subsistence for whom He pleases of His servants; had not Allah been gracious to us, He would have abased us. Ah! (know) that the ungrateful are never successful.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Whoever brings good, he shall have better than it, and whoever brings evil, those who do evil shall not be rewarded (for) aught except what they did.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Whoso bringeth a good deed, he will have better than the same; while as for him who bringeth an ill-deed, those who do ill-deeds will be requited only what they did.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

The reward for a good deed will be greater than the deed itself and the recompense for an evil deed will be equivalent to the deed.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Whosoever does a good deed shall have better than it. But whosoever does evil deeds, they shall be recompensed for what they were doing.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Whosoever brings good, he shall have the better thereof; and whosoever brings evil, then those who do evil deeds will only be requited for what they used to do.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

He who does good shall be rewarded with something better. But he who does evil shall be requited according to his deeds.

22 Talal Itani

Whoever brings a virtue will receive better than it. But whoever brings evil—the evildoers will be rewarded only according to what they used to do.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Whoever brings a good deed shall have better than it, as a reward, because of it, and this will be the like of it tenfold; while whoever brings an evil deed, those who commit evil deeds shall only be requited, the requital, for what they used to do, in other words, [only] the like of it.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

مَن جَاء بِالْحَسَنَةِ

Whosoever brings good,

meaning, on the Day of Resurrection,

فَلَهُ خَيْرٌ مِّنْهَا

he shall have the better thereof;

meaning, the reward of Allah is better than the good deeds of His servant -- how can it not be, when Allah has multiplied it many times over. This is the position of generosity.

Then Allah says;

وَمَن جَاء بِالسَّيِّيَةِ فَلَ يُجْزَى الَّذِينَ عَمِلُوا السَّيِّيَاتِ إِلاَّ مَا كَانُوا يَعْمَلُونَ



and whosoever brings evil, then those who do evil deeds will only be requited for what they used to do.

This is like the Ayah,

وَمَن جَأءَ بِالسَّيِّيَةِ فَكُبَّتْ وُجُوهُهُمْ فِى النَّارِ هَلْ تُجْزَوْنَ إِلاَّ مَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ

And whoever brings an evil deed, they will be cast down on their faces in the Fire. (And it will be said to them) "Are you being recompensed anything except what you used to do!" (27;90)

This is the position of generosity and justice