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Muhammad Asad   
But as soon as he came before them with Our [miraculous] signs, lo! they derided them
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
But as soon as he came to them with Our signs, they laughed at them,
Safi Kaskas   
But when he came to them with Our signs, they laughed at them.

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Arabic   
‏فَلَمَّا جَآءَهُم بِـَٔايَتِنَآ إِذَا هُم مِّنْهَا يَضْحَكُونَ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
falammā jāahum biāyātinā idhā hum min'hā yaḍḥakūn
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
But when he came to them with Our Signs, behold! They at them laughed.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
But as soon as he came before them with Our [miraculous] signs, lo! they derided them
M. M. Pickthall   
But when he brought them Our tokens, behold! they laughed at them
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
But when he came to them with Our Signs, behold they ridiculed them
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
But as soon as he came to them with Our signs, they laughed at them,
Safi Kaskas   
But when he came to them with Our signs, they laughed at them.
Wahiduddin Khan   
but when he came to them with Our signs, they ridiculed them
Shakir   
But when he came to them with Our signs, lo! they laughed at them
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
But when he drew near them with Our signs, that is when they laugh at them.
T.B.Irving   
When he brought them Our signs, they merely laughed at them!
Abdul Hye   
When he came to them with Our Signs, behold! They laughed at them.
The Study Quran   
But when he brought them Our signs, behold, they laughed at them
Dr. Kamal Omar   
And when he came to them with Our Signs, behold, they laugh thereat
M. Farook Malik   
When he showed them Our signs, they laughed at those signs
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
But when he showed them Our signs, they started laughing at them
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
Yet, as soon as he came to them with Our signs, only then did they laugh at them
Muhammad Sarwar   
When he showed them Our miracles, they started to laugh at them
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
So, when he came to them with Our signs, they at once started laughing at them
Shabbir Ahmed   
But when he presented them Our Messages, behold, they laughed at them
Dr. Munir Munshey   
As soon as Musa presented Our signs to them, they began to ridicule and mock them
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
But when he came to them with Our Signs, look! They made fun of them (the Signs)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
But when he brought them Our signs, at once they laughed at them
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
But when he came to them with Our signs, they laughed at them
Abdel Haleem   
but when he presented Our signs to them, they laughed
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
Then when he came Unto them with Our signs, behold! at them they were laughing
Ahmed Ali   
But when he brought to them Our signs they laughed at them
Aisha Bewley   
But when he came to them with Our Signs, they merely laughed at them.
Ali Ünal   
But when he came to them with Our clear signs (miracles), they then ridiculed them
Ali Quli Qara'i   
But when he brought them Our signs, behold, they laughed at them
Hamid S. Aziz   
But when he came to them with Our signs, lo! They laughed at them
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
But when he came to them with Our signs, behold, they ridiculed them
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
But when he brought them Our miracles, they laughed at them.
Musharraf Hussain   
When he came to them with Our miracles they laughed at him.
Maududi   
Yet when he brought forth Clear Signs from Us, then lo, they burst into laughter
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
But when he came to them with Our signs, they laughed at them
Mohammad Shafi   
Then when he came to them with Our Signs, they ridiculed those Signs

Controversial or status undetermined works
Rashad Khalifa   
When he showed them our proofs, they laughed at them.
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
Then when he brought Our signs to them, hence they began to laugh at them.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
But when he showed them Our signs they laughed at them
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
But when he brought them Our signs, lo! they laughed at them
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira   
So when he came to them with Our evidences/signs , then they are from it laughing
Bijan Moeinian   
When Moses introduced God’s miracles, they simply laughed
Faridul Haque   
So when he brought Our signs to them, they started mocking at them
Sher Ali   
But when he came to them with Our Signs, lo ! they laughed at them
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
So when he came to them with Our signs, there they began laughing at them (the signs)
Amatul Rahman Omar   
But no sooner did he bring them Our signs than they laughed at them
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
But when he came to them with Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) behold! They laughed at them

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
But when he brought them Our signs, lo, they laughed at them
George Sale   
And when he came unto them with our signs, behold, they laughed him to scorn
Edward Henry Palmer   
but when he came to them with our signs, lo, they laughed at them!
John Medows Rodwell   
And when he presented himself before them with our signs, lo! they laughed at them
N J Dawood (2014)   
But when he came to them with Our signs they laughed at them;

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
When he came to them with Our signs, they ridiculed them.
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation   
Yet, as soon as he came to them with Our signs, they promptly started laughing at them,
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
When he brought them Our signs, they merely laughed at them!
Ahmed Hulusi   
But when he came to them with Our signs, at once they laughed at them!
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim   
But when he presented them with Our signs and displayed to them acts of a miraculous nature, they laughed them to scorn
Mir Aneesuddin   
But when he brought to them Our signs, then they laughed at them.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
But when he came to them with Our Signs, behold they ridiculed them
OLD Literal Word for Word   
But when he came to them with Our Signs, behold! They at them laughed
OLD Transliteration   
Falamma jaahum bi-ayatina itha hum minha yadhakoona