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Muhammad Asad
“Hence, be modest in thy bearing, and lower thy voice: for, behold, the ugliest of all voices is the [loud] voice of asses…&rdquo
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Be moderate in your pace. And lower your voice, for the ugliest of all voices is certainly the braying of donkeys.”
Safi Kaskas
And be moderate in your pace and lower your voice; the most disagreeable sound is the braying of donkeys."

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Arabic
وَاقْصِدْ فِي مَشْيِكَ وَاغْضُضْ مِن صَوْتِكَ إِنَّ أَنكَرَ الْأَصْوَاتِ لَصَوْتُ الْحَمِير
Transliteration
Waiqsid fee mashyika waoghdud min sawtika inna ankara al-aswati lasawtu alhameeri
Transliteration-2
wa-iq'ṣid fī mashyika wa-ugh'ḍuḍ min ṣawtika inna ankara l-aṣwāti laṣawtu l-ḥamīr
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
And be moderate in your pace and lower [of] your voice. Indeed, (the) harshest (of all) sounds (is) surely (the) voice (of) the donkeys."

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
“Hence, be modest in thy bearing, and lower thy voice: for, behold, the ugliest of all voices is the [loud] voice of asses…&rdquo
M. M. Pickthall
Be modest in thy bearing and subdue thy voice. Lo! the harshest of all voices is the voice of the ass
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
"And be moderate in thy pace, and lower thy voice; for the harshest of sounds without doubt is the braying of the ass."
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Be moderate in your pace. And lower your voice, for the ugliest of all voices is certainly the braying of donkeys.”
Safi Kaskas
And be moderate in your pace and lower your voice; the most disagreeable sound is the braying of donkeys."
Wahiduddin Khan
Walk modestly and lower your voice, for the ugliest of all voices is the braying of the ass
Shakir
And pursue the right course in your going about and lower your voice; surely the most hateful of voices is braying of the asses
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
And be moderate in thy walking and lower thy voice. Truly the most horrible of voices is, certainly, the voice of the donkey.
T.B.Irving
Act modestly in the way you walk, and lower your voice: The ugliest sound is a donkey´s voice!
Abdul Hye
And be moderate (no pride) in your walking and lower your voice. Surely, the harshest of all voices is indeed the voice of the donkey.”
The Study Quran
And be moderate in thy pace and lower thy voice. Truly the vilest of voices are those of asses.
Dr. Kamal Omar
And be moderate in your gait and control from your voice — surely the harshest of the voices is definitely the voice (braying) of the ass.”
Farook Malik
Be moderate in your pace and lower your voice; for the harshest of voices is the braying of a donkey."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
And moderate your stride, and lower your voice. The most repulsive of voices is the donkey's voice.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
And be moderate in your walk, and tone down your voice; surely the most repugnant of voices is indeed that of the asses."
Muhammad Sarwar
Be moderate in your walking and your talking. The most unpleasant sound is the braying of donkeys."
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
and be moderate in your walk, and lower your voice. Surely, the ugliest of voices is the voice of the donkeys
Shabbir Ahmed
"Hence, be modest in your pace and in your bearing, and lower your voice, for, behold the harshest voice is the braying of a donkey."
Dr. Munir Munshey
Rather, be modest when you walk and keep your voice subdued when you talk. Indeed, the harshest of all voices is that of a donkey
Syed Vickar Ahamed
"And be moderate in your walking (and actions) and lower your voice, verily, (without a doubt), the harshest of sounds is the call (braying) of an ass."
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
And be moderate in your pace and lower your voice; indeed, the most disagreeable of sounds is the voice of donkeys."
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
"And be humble in how you walk and lower your voice. For the harshest of all voices is the donkey's voice."
Abdel Haleem
Go at a moderate pace and lower your voice, for the ugliest of all voices is the braying of asses.&rsquo
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
And be modest in thy gait and lower thy voice; verily the most abominable of voices is the voice of the ass
Ahmed Ali
Be moderate in your bearing, and keep your voice low. Surely the most repulsive voice is the donkey's."
Aisha Bewley
Be moderate in your tread and lower your voice. The most hateful of voices is the donkey´s bray.´
Ali Ünal
"Be modest in your bearing, and subdue your voice. For certain the most repugnant of voices is braying of donkeys."
Ali Quli Qara'i
Be modest in your bearing, and lower your voice. Indeed the ungainliest of voices is the donkey’s voice.&rsquo
Hamid S. Aziz
"But be modest in your bearing and subdue your voice; lo! The harshest of all voices is the voice of the ass."
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
And be modest in your walking and lower your voice, for the most awful voice is certainly voice of the donkey
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
“And be moderate in your pace, and lower your voice, for the harshest of sounds without doubt is the braying of the donkey.
Musharraf Hussain
Walk humbly and keep your voice down. The most disliked sound is the braying of the donkey.
Maududi
Be moderate in your stride and lower your voice. Verily the most disgusting of all voices is the braying of the donkey."
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
"And be humble in how you walk and lower your voice. For the harshest of all voices is the voice of the donkeys.
Mohammad Shafi
"And be modest in your walk and lower your voice. The most hateful of voices is certainly indeed the ass's bray."

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
And walk moderately and lower your voice to some extent. Undoubtedly in all voices, the most hideous voice is of an ass.
Rashad Khalifa
"Walk humbly and lower your voice - the ugliest voice is the donkey's voice."
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
Walk modestly, and lower your voice; the most hideous of voices is the braying of the donkey
Maulana Muhammad Ali
And pursue the right curse in thy going about and lower thy voice. Surely the most hateful of voices is braying of asses
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
And be moderate in your walking, and lower/humble from your voice/noise , that truly the sounds'/noises' most awful/obscene (is) the donkeys' sound/noise
Bijan Moeinian
“Walk in a humble manner and do not talk loud; the most disgraceful of all voices is the loud voice of a donkey.&rdquo
Faridul Haque
“And walk moderately and soften your voice; indeed the worst voice is the voice of the donkey.&rdquo
Sher Ali
`And walk thou at a moderate pace, and lower thy voice; verily, the most hateful of voices is the braying of the ass.
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
And adopt moderation whilst walking and keep your voice low. Surely, the worst voice is the bray of a donkey.
Amatul Rahman Omar
`Rather walk with modest pace and talk in soft gentle tone. Surely, the most repugnant of voices is the braying of the donkey.
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
"And be moderate (or show no insolence) in your walking, and lower your voice. Verily, the harshest of all voices is the voice (braying) of the ass."

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
Be modest in thy walk, and lower thy voice; the most hideous of voices is the ass's.
George Sale
And be moderate in thy pace: And lower thy voice; for the most ungrateful of all voices surely is the voice of asses
Edward Henry Palmer
but be moderate in thy walk, and lower thy voice; verily, the most disagreeable of voices is the voice of asses!
John Medows Rodwell
But let thy pace be middling; and lower thy voice: for the least pleasing of voices is surely the voice of asses."
N J Dawood (2014)
Rather let your stride be modest and your voice low: the most hideous of voices is the braying of the ass.&lsquo

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
“Be moderate in your pace and speak softly. Truly, the harshest of sounds, without a doubt, is the braying of donkeys.”
Sayyid Qutb
Be of modest bearing in your walk, and lower your voice; for the most hideous of voices is the braying of the ass.'
Ahmed Hulusi
“Know your boundaries in life, with balance, and lower your voice! Indeed, the ugliest of sounds is the voice of donkeys.”
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
And be moderate in your pace; and lower your voice; verily the most unpleasant of voices is the braying of the asses
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
"And walk forth" he said, " with moderate steps and with regular pace comformable to a standard recognized as formally correct". "And .lower your voice when you give utterance or expression to an emotion, opinion, feeling, thought, or discussion and in your natural action, for the most repulsive, objectionable and displeasing sound produced by the vocal organs is the braying or the loud harsh sound of asses"
Mir Aneesuddin
And be moderate in your walk and lower your voice, the harshest of voices is certainly the voice of the ass.”

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
"And be moderate in thy pace, and lower thy voice; for the harshest of sounds without doubt is the braying of the ass."
OLD Literal Word for Word
And be moderate in your pace and lower [of] your voice. Indeed, (the) harshest (of all) sounds (is) surely (the) voice (of) the donkeys.