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Muhammad Asad
Or do they say. “There is madness in him”? Nay, he has brought them the truth - and the truth do most of them detest
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Or ˹because˺ they say, “He is insane?” In fact, he has come to them with the truth, but most of them are resentful of the truth.
Safi Kaskas
Or do they say, "He is crazy?" when in fact he brought them the Truth. But most of them hate the Truth.

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أَمْ يَقُولُونَ بِهِ جِنَّةٌ بَلْ جَاءَهُم بِالْحَقِّ وَأَكْثَرُهُمْ لِلْحَقِّ كَارِهُون
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Am yaqooloona bihi jinnatun bal jaahum bialhaqqi waaktharuhum lilhaqqi karihoona
Transliteration-2
am yaqūlūna bihi jinnatun bal jāahum bil-ḥaqi wa-aktharuhum lil'ḥaqqi kārihūn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Or they say, "In him (is) madness?" Nay, he brought them the truth, but most of them to the truth, (are) averse.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
Or do they say. “There is madness in him”? Nay, he has brought them the truth - and the truth do most of them detest
M. M. Pickthall
Or say they: There is a madness in him? Nay, but he bringeth them the Truth; and most of them are haters of the Truth
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Or do they say, "He is possessed"? Nay, he has brought them the Truth, but most of them hate the Truth
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Or ˹because˺ they say, “He is insane?” In fact, he has come to them with the truth, but most of them are resentful of the truth.
Safi Kaskas
Or do they say, "He is crazy?" when in fact he brought them the Truth. But most of them hate the Truth.
Wahiduddin Khan
Do they say he is possessed? Rather he has brought them the truth, but most of them are averse to the truth
Shakir
Or do they say: There is madness in him? Nay! he has brought them the truth, and most of them are averse from the truth
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Or say they: There is madness in him? Nay! He drew near them with The Truth, but most of them are ones who dislike The Truth.
T.B.Irving
Or do they say: "Some [mad] sprite possesses him!"? Rather he has brought them the Truth, while most of them hate the Truth.
Abdul Hye
Or they say: “There is madness in him?” But he brought them the truth but most of them are reluctant to the truth.
The Study Quran
Or do they say, “He is possessed?” Rather, he has brought them the truth, but most of them are averse to the truth
Dr. Kamal Omar
Or say they: “There is fanaticism in him?” Nay, (the Messenger) has approached them with Al-Haqq (‘The Truth’), and the majority amongst them are disinclined ones regarding Al-Haqq
Farook Malik
Or are they really convinced that he is a madman? Nay! In fact he has brought them the Truth and most of them dislike the Truth
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Or do they say, 'He is possessed?' In fact, he brought them the truth, but most of them hate the truth
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Or do they say, "There is madness in him"? No indeed, he has come to them with the Truth, and most of them hate the Truth. (Literally: are haters of the Truth
Muhammad Sarwar
or you said that he is possessed by satan? In fact, he has brought you the truth, but most of you dislike it
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Or do they say, .He is suffering from madness?. No, but he has come to them with truth, but it is the truth that most of them dislike
Shabbir Ahmed
Or do they say, "There is madness in him?" Nay, he brings them the Truth, and most of them are haters of the Truth. (They want him to make compromises (10:15), (11:113), (17:74), (68:9))
Dr. Munir Munshey
Or do they think he is mentally ill? Of course not! He has brought to them the absolute truth, but most of them have an aversion to the truth
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Or do they say: "Is there madness (deep) in him?" No! He has brought them the truth, but most of them hate the truth
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
Or do they say, "In him is madness?" Rather, he brought them the truth, but most of them, to the truth, are averse
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
Or do they say that there is a madness in him No, he has come to them with the truth, but most of them are hateful of the truth
Abdel Haleem
Why do they say he is possessed? He has brought them the truth and most of them hate it
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Or, say they: in him is madness? O Aye he brought them the truth, and most of them to the truth are averse
Ahmed Ali
Or do they say that he is possessed? In fact, he has brought the truth to them, but most of them abhor the truth
Aisha Bewley
Or do they say, ´He is a man possessed,´ when he has brought the truth to them? But most of them hate the truth.
Ali Ünal
Or do they say that there is madness in him? No, he has brought them the truth, but most of them are disdainful of the truth
Ali Quli Qara'i
Do they say, ‘There is madness in him’? Rather he has brought them the truth, and most of them are averse to the truth
Hamid S. Aziz
Or do they say, "He is possessed"? Nay, but he came to them with the Truth, and most of them are haters of Truth
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
Or do they say there is madness in him? No, but he brought them the truth, and most of them dislike the truth
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Or do they say, “He is possessed?” No, he has brought them the truth, but most of them hate the truth
Musharraf Hussain
Or do they say that he’s possessed? On the contrary, he has come to them with the truth, but most of them hate it
Maududi
Or do they say that there is madness in him? Nay, he has brought them the Truth and it is the Truth that most of them disdain
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
Or do they say that there is a madness in him? No, he has come to them with the truth, but most of them are hateful of the truth
Mohammad Shafi
Or do they say he is possessed? Nay! He has brought them the Truth, and most of them are averse to the Truth

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Or do they say, there is madness in him? Nay but he has brought them the truth and most of them are averse from the truth.
Rashad Khalifa
Have they decided that he is crazy? Indeed, he has brought the truth to them, but most of them hate the truth.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Do they say he is mad! No, he came to them with the truth, but most of them hate the truth
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Or say they: There is madness in him? Nay, he has brought them the Truth, and most of them hate the Truth
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
Or they say: "With him (is) insanity/madness." But he came to them with the truth , and most of them to the truth (are) hating
Bijan Moeinian
Do they reject it because some say: “Mohammad is possessed ?” My Messenger has brought them the truth. The fact of the matter is, most of them hate the truth
Faridul Haque
Or they say, "He is afflicted by a demon"; in fact he brought the Truth to them, and most of them dislike the Truth
Sher Ali
Or, do they say, `There is madness in him?' Nay, he has brought them the truth, and most of them hate the truth
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Or do they say: ‘He (the Prophet) is (afflicted) with mania’? (Nay, not at all;) he has rather brought to them the truth, but most of them do not like the truth
Amatul Rahman Omar
Or do they say, `He is possessed?' Nay, but the fact is that he has brought them the truth while most of them are averse to the truth
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Or say they: "There is madness in him?" Nay, but he brought them the truth (i.e. "(A) Tauheed: Worshipping Allah Alone in all aspects (B) The Quran (C) The religion of Islam,") but most of them (the disbelievers) are averse to the truth

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Or do they say, 'He is bedevilled'? Nay, he has brought them the truth, but most of them are averse from the truth
George Sale
Or do they say, he is a madman? Nay, he hath come unto them with the truth; but the greater part of them detest the truth
Edward Henry Palmer
Or do they say, 'He is possessed by a ginn?' Nay, he came to them with the truth, and most of them are averse from the truth
John Medows Rodwell
Or say they, "A Djinn is in him?" Nay! he hath come to them with the truth; but the truth do most of them abhor
N J Dawood (2014)
Do they say he is possessed? Surely he has come to them with the Truth. But most of them abhor the Truth

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Do they say, “He is possessed”? Nonsense! He has brought them the truth, but most of them hate the truth.
Sayyid Qutb
Or do they say that there is in him a touch of madness? Nay, he has brought them the truth; and the truth do most of them detest.
Ahmed Hulusi
Or do they claim, “He is possessed”? On the contrary, he has come to them as the Truth! But the majority of them do not like the Truth!
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
Or do they say: 'There is a madness in him'? Rather he has brought them the Truth, but most of them hate the Truth
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Or do they accuse him of being possessed, ruinously imprudent or insane! Indeed, he is a person steadfast in adherence to His Creator and His cause and he brought them -these Pagans- the very truth guiding into all truth, but how hateful to most of them is the truth
Mir Aneesuddin
Or are they not recognizing their messenger, (and) therefore they are rejecting him?

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Or do they say, "He is possessed"? Nay, he has brought them the Truth, but most of them hate the Truth
OLD Literal Word for Word
Or they say, "In him (is) madness?" Nay, he brought them the truth, but most of them to the truth, (are) averse