Muhammad Habib Shakir: Except those who repent before you have them in your power; so know that Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.
Abdullah Yusuf Ali: Except for those who repent before they fall into your power: in that case, know that Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.
M.Pickthall: Save those who repent before ye overpower them. For know that Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.
Amatul Rahmân Omer: Different, however, is the case of those (criminals) who turn with repentance before you overpower them. And know that, surely, Allâh is Great Protector, Ever Merciful.
Maulana Mohammad Ali: The only punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His Messenger and strive to make mischief in the land is that they should be murdered, or crucified, or their hands and their feet should be cut off on opposite sides, or they should be imprisoned. This shall be a disgrace for them in this world, and in the Hereafter they shall have a grievous chastisement,