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Muhammad Asad
[LONG] BEFORE those [who now deny resurrection] did Noah’s people call it a lie; and they gave the lie to Our servant and said, “Mad is he!” - and he was repulsed
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Before them, the people of Noah denied ˹the truth˺ and rejected Our servant, calling ˹him˺ insane. And he was intimidated.
Safi Kaskas
Before them the people of Noah rejected the truth, they rejected Our servant saying, "A madman," and he was rebuked.

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كَذَّبَتْ قَبْلَهُمْ قَوْمُ نُوحٍ فَكَذَّبُوا عَبْدَنَا وَقَالُوا مَجْنُونٌ وَازْدُجِر
Transliteration
Kaththabat qablahum qawmu noohin fakaththaboo AAabdana waqaloo majnoonun waizdujira
Transliteration-2
kadhabat qablahum qawmu nūḥin fakadhabū ʿabdanā waqālū majnūnun wa-uz'dujir
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Denied before them (the) people (of) Nuh, and they denied Our slave and said, "A madman," and he was repelled.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
[LONG] BEFORE those [who now deny resurrection] did Noah’s people call it a lie; and they gave the lie to Our servant and said, “Mad is he!” - and he was repulsed
M. M. Pickthall
The folk of Noah denied before them, yea, they denied Our slave and said: A madman; and he was repulsed
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
Before them the People of Noah rejected (their messenger): they rejected Our servant, and said, "Here is one possessed!", and he was driven out
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
Before them, the people of Noah denied ˹the truth˺ and rejected Our servant, calling ˹him˺ insane. And he was intimidated.
Safi Kaskas
Before them the people of Noah rejected the truth, they rejected Our servant saying, "A madman," and he was rebuked.
Wahiduddin Khan
The people of Noah denied [the truth] before them. They belied Our messenger saying, He is mad! He was rebuffed
Shakir
Before them the people of Nuh rejected, so they rejected Our servant and called (him) mad, and he was driven away
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
The folk of Noah denied before them. They denied Our servant and said: One who is possessed! And he was deterred.
T.B.Irving
Noah´s folk denied it long before them; they rejected Our servant and said: "[He´s] crazy!", and he was rebuffed.
Abdul Hye
The people of Noah denied (their Messenger) before them. They rejected Our servant and said: “A madman!” and he was rudely rebuked and threatened.
The Study Quran
The people of Noah denied before them, for they denied Our servant and said, “Possessed!” And he was reproved
Dr. Kamal Omar
The nation of Nuh denied before them, so they belied Our Abd (Nuh) and said: “Fanatic!” And he was insolently rebuked, warned and threatened
Farook Malik
Long before them, the people of Noah disbelieved. They rejected Our servant, called him a madman and drove him out
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Before them the people of Noah disbelieved. They rejected Our servant, and said, 'Crazy,' and he was rebuked
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
The people of Nuh (Noah) cried lies before them; so they cried lies to Our bondman and said, "A madman, " and he was scared
Muhammad Sarwar
The people of Noah, who lived before them, had also rejected (Our guidance). They rejected Our servant and said, "He is an insane person so let us drive him away"
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
The people of NuH denied (the truth) before them. So they rejected Our servant, and said, .(He is) a madman., and he was (also) threatened (by them)
Shabbir Ahmed
Long before them, Noah's people had belied the Message, and belied Our servant and said, "Madman", and he was rebuked. (11:25-48)
Dr. Munir Munshey
Prior to them, the nation of Nooh had defied. They rejected Our servant, and said, "(He is) insane!" He was rebuked and repulsed
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Before them, the people of Nuh (Noah) rejected (their prophet): They rejected Our servant, and said, "Here is one possessed!," and he was driven out
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
The people of Noah denied before them, and they denied Our servant and said, "A madman," and he was repelled
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
The people of Noah disbelieved before them. They disbelieved Our servant and said: "He is crazy!" and he was oppressed
Abdel Haleem
The people of Noah rejected the truth before them: they rejected Our servant, saying, ‘He is mad!’ Noah was rebuked
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
There belied before them the people of Nuh. So they belied Our bondman Nuh and said: `a madman;' and moreover he was reproven
Ahmed Ali
The people of Noah had denied before them, and had called Our votary a liar, and said: "He is possessed," and repulsed him
Aisha Bewley
Before them the people of Nuh denied the truth. They denied Our slave, saying, ´He is madman,´ and he was driven away with jeers.
Ali Ünal
Before them the people of Noah denied: they denied Our servant, and said: "This is a madman!" and he was rebuked (with insolence and prevented from preaching)
Ali Quli Qara'i
The people of Noah impugned before them. So they impugned Our servant and said, ‘A crazy man,’ and he was reviled
Hamid S. Aziz
Before them the people of Noah rejected, yea they reject Our servant and called him mad, and he was driven away
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
People of Noah denied before them, and they denied Our servant (Noah) and they said a madman, and he was outcast
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
Before them the people of Noah rejected it. They rejected Our servant and said, “This one is possessed.” And he was driven out
Musharraf Hussain
Previously, the people of Nuh denied Our servant, and called him a mad man and severely scolded him.
Maududi
Before them Noah´s people also gave the lie (to his Message). They rejected Our servant as a liar, saying: "He is a madman"; and he was rebuffed
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
The people of Noah disbelieved before them. They disbelieved Our servant and said: "He is crazy!" And he was oppressed.
Mohammad Shafi
Before them, Noah's people had denied! They denied Our devotee and said he was a mad man! And thus rebuffed was he

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
The people of Nuh belied before them, they declared Our bondman to be liar and said, 'he is a madman and scolded him'. me.
Rashad Khalifa
The people of Noah disbelieved before them. They disbelieved our servant and said, "Crazy!" He was persecuted.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
(Long) before them the nation of Noah belied. They belied Our worshiper saying: 'Mad! ' and he was reprimanded
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Consummate wisdom -- but warnings avail not
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
Noah's nation lied/denied before them, so they lied/denied Our worshipper/slave/servant , and they said: "Mad/insane." And he was prevented/ousted
Bijan Moeinian
The people of Noah, too, made fun of my servant. They called him a crazy man and ex-communicated him
Faridul Haque
Before these, the people of Nooh denied and they belied Our bondman and said, “He is a madman” and rebuffed him
Sher Ali
The people of Noah rejected the truth before them; they called Our servant a liar and said, `He is a madman, afflicted by our idols.
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
The people of Nuh (Noah) also denied before this. So they belied Our servant (Nuh [Noah], the Messenger) and said: ‘(He) is mad.’ And he was given threats
Amatul Rahman Omar
The people of Noah cried lies (to Our Prophets) before them. Accordingly they rejected Our servant and said (about him), `A mad man and one who is spurned and chided (by our idols).
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
The people of Nooh (Noah) denied (their Messenger) before them, they rejected Our slave, and said: "A madman!" and he was insolently rebuked and threatened

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
The people of Noah cried lies before them; they cried lies to Our servant, and said, 'A man possessed!' And he was rejected
George Sale
The people of Noah accused that prophet of imposture, before thy people rejected thee: They accused our servant of imposture, saying, he is a madman; and he was rejected with reproach
Edward Henry Palmer
Noah's people before them called (the apostles) liars; they called our servant a liar; and they said, 'Mad!' and he was rejected
John Medows Rodwell
Before them the people of Noah treated the truth as a lie. Our servant did they charge with falsehood, and said, "Demoniac!" and he was rejected
N J Dawood (2014)
Before them, the people of Noah disbelieved. They disbelieved Our servant, and called him madman. Rejected and contemned

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Prior to them, the people of Noah were in rejection. They rejected Our servant and said, “Here is one possessed!” He was driven away.
Ahmed Hulusi
Before them the people of Noah had also denied. They denied Our servant and said, “He is possessed” and prevented him (from his mission).
Mir Aneesuddin
The people of Nuh denied before them, so they denied Our servant and said, “One influenced by jinn,” and he was scolded and driven away.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
The people of Nuh (Noah) in earlier times refused to admit the truth of Our message, and renounced Our servant -the Messenger- and accused him of being demoniac and they gave him a lick with the rough sides of their tongues and called him everything they could lay their tongues to

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
Before them the People of Noah rejected (their apostle): they rejected Our servant, and said, "Here is one possessed!", and he was driven out
OLD Literal Word for Word
Denied before them (the) people (of) Nuh, and they denied Our slave and said, "A madman," and he was repelled