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Muhammad Asad
thus, indeed, have they given the lie (to this message as well). But [in time] they will come to understand what it was that they were wont to deride
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
They have certainly denied ˹the truth˺, so they will soon face the consequences of their ridicule.
Safi Kaskas
They have already denied the truth, but the news of what they used to ridicule will come back to [hunt] them.

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فَقَدْ كَذَّبُوا فَسَيَأْتِيهِمْ أَنبَاءُ مَا كَانُوا بِهِ يَسْتَهْزِئُون
Transliteration
Faqad kaththaboo fasaya/teehim anbao ma kanoo bihi yastahzi-oona
Transliteration-2
faqad kadhabū fasayatīhim anbāu mā kānū bihi yastahziūn
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
So verily, they have denied, then will come to them the news (of) what they used at it (to) mock.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
thus, indeed, have they given the lie (to this message as well). But [in time] they will come to understand what it was that they were wont to deride
M. M. Pickthall
Now they have denied (the Truth); but there will come unto them tidings of that whereat they used to scoff
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
They have indeed rejected (the Message): so they will know soon (enough) the truth of what they mocked at
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
They have certainly denied ˹the truth˺, so they will soon face the consequences of their ridicule.
Safi Kaskas
They have already denied the truth, but the news of what they used to ridicule will come back to [hunt] them.
Wahiduddin Khan
they have indeed rejected the message. But the truth of what they laughed to scorn will dawn upon them before long
Shakir
So they have indeed rejected (the truth), therefore the news of that which they mock shall soon come to them
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Surely, they denied it. So soon the tiding will approach them about what they had been ridiculing.
T.B.Irving
They have just rejected [it], so news of what they have been ridiculing will soon come to them.
Abdul Hye
So they have denied (this Qur’an), then the news will come to them of what they were mocking at.
The Study Quran
Indeed, they have denied it, but there shall come to them the tidings of that which they used to mock
Dr. Kamal Omar
So indeed they have denied. So, very soon shall come the news of what they mock (at)
Farook Malik
But now that they have neglected the warning, they will soon come to know the reality of what they have been mocking at
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
They have denied the truth, but soon will come to them the news of what they ridiculed
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Then they have readily cried lies; so the tidings will soon come up to them of what they used to mock at
Muhammad Sarwar
They have called (our revelation) lies. They will soon learn the consequences of what they mocked
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
Thus they rejected (the Truth); well, soon will come to them the real descriptions of what they used to ridicule
Shabbir Ahmed
Thus indeed have they rejected this Message. But in time they will come to understand what it was that they ridiculed
Dr. Munir Munshey
They have now already rejected it (the Qur´an) and have made fun of it. But very soon the reality (and the effect) of their mockery will dawn upon them
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Truly, they have rejected (the Message): So they will soon know the truth about that which they made fun
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
For they have already denied, but there will come to them the news of that which they used to ridicule
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
They have denied, thus the news will come to them of what they used to ridicule
Abdel Haleem
they deny it, but the truth of what they scorned will soon hit them
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
So they have surely belied; wherefore anon there shall come unto them the truth of that whereat they were wont to mock
Ahmed Ali
Surely they have done with denying; soon will come to them the news of what they were laughing at
Aisha Bewley
They have denied the truth, but the news of what they mocked will certainly come to them.
Ali Ünal
So they have obstinately denied (this Message). But soon they will come to understand what it was that they were mocking
Ali Quli Qara'i
They have certainly denied [the truth], but soon there will come to them the news of what they have been deriding
Hamid S. Aziz
They have indeed rejected the message, but soon enough will come to them the truth of that at which they mocked
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
They have denied, so the news of what they used to ridicule it is going to come to them
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
They have indeed rejected the message. So they will know, soon enough, the truth of what they mocked
Musharraf Hussain
They are in denial, but soon news will come to them about their earlier mockery.
Maududi
They will soon come to know the truth of that which they have been scoffing at
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
They have denied, thus the news will come to them of what they used to mock
Mohammad Shafi
Then they did deny it (the Zikr) as false. But soon there will come to them the true information as to what it was that they used to scoff at

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Therefore, undoubtedly they belied, now soon there is to come to them the tidings of their mocking at.
Rashad Khalifa
Since they disbelieved, they have incurred the consequences of their heedlessness.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
So, they belied, but surely the tidings of that they mocked will come to them
Maulana Muhammad Ali
They indeed reject, so the news will soon come to them of that at which they mock
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
So they had lied/denied/falsified so (the) news/information (of) what they were with it mocking/making fun of, will come to them
Bijan Moeinian
As a result of their denial, pretty soon they will witness the reality of what they were mocking at
Faridul Haque
Indeed they have denied, so now soon coming upon them are the tidings of what they used to scoff at
Sher Ali
They have, indeed, treated it as a lie but soon there will come to them the tidings of that at which they mocked
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Thus they have indeed denied (the truth), so the news of what they used to make fun of will reach them soon
Amatul Rahman Omar
Now, when they have cried lies (to the Messages of their Lord and denied the Qur'an), there will soon come to them the great tidings (about their own doom and predominance of Islam) which they used to take lightly
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
So they have indeed denied (the truth this Quran), then the news of what they mocked at, will come to them

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
So they have cried lies; therefore assuredly tidings will come to them of that they mocked at
George Sale
and they have charged it with falsehood: But a message shall come unto them, which they shall not laugh to scorn
Edward Henry Palmer
They have called (thee) liar! but there shall come to them a message of that at which they mocked
John Medows Rodwell
And treated it as a lie: But tidings shall reach them which they shall not laugh to scorn
N J Dawood (2014)
they disbelieved, but the truth of that which they have laughed to scorn will dawn upon them

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
They have indeed rejected, so they will soon know the truth of what they mocked.
Sayyid Qutb
They have indeed denied [the truth of revelation]; and they will in time come to understand what it was they were wont to deride.
Ahmed Hulusi
Indeed, they have denied! But the news of the thing they mock will come to them soon.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
So they have indeed rejected (it), therefore the news of that which they used to mock shall soon come to them
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
They labelled the truth -the Quran- as falsehood and counseled deaf to it. But soon shall they realize the truth of all that has been discoursed in this Book which they hold- up to ridicule
Mir Aneesuddin
And there does not come to them any new reminder from the Beneficent (Allah) but they turn away from it.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
They have indeed rejected (the Message): so they will know soon (enough) the truth of what they mocked at
OLD Literal Word for Word
So verily, they have denied, then will come to them the news (of) what they used at it (to) mock