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Muhammad Asad
and so they give the lie to this truth now that it has come unto them. In time, however, they will come to understand what it was that they were wont to deride
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
They have indeed rejected the truth when it came to them, so they will soon face the consequences of their ridicule.
Safi Kaskas
They denied the Truth when it came to them; however, in time, they will come to understand the very thing they ridiculed.

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فَقَدْ كَذَّبُوا بِالْحَقِّ لَمَّا جَاءَهُمْ فَسَوْفَ يَأْتِيهِمْ أَنبَاءُ مَا كَانُوا بِهِ يَسْتَهْزِئُون
Transliteration
Faqad kaththaboo bialhaqqi lamma jaahum fasawfa ya/teehim anbao ma kanoo bihi yastahzi-oona
Transliteration-2
faqad kadhabū bil-ḥaqi lammā jāahum fasawfa yatīhim anbāu mā kānū bihi yastahziūn
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
Then indeed, they denied the truth when it came to them, but soon will come to them news (of) what they used to [at it] mock.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
and so they give the lie to this truth now that it has come unto them. In time, however, they will come to understand what it was that they were wont to deride
M. M. Pickthall
And they denied the truth when it came unto them. But there will come unto them the tidings of that which they used to deride
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
And now they reject the truth when it reaches them: but soon shall they learn the reality of what they used to mock at
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
They have indeed rejected the truth when it came to them, so they will soon face the consequences of their ridicule.
Safi Kaskas
They denied the Truth when it came to them; however, in time, they will come to understand the very thing they ridiculed.
Wahiduddin Khan
They have rejected truth whenever it came to them, yet [more] news will reach them concerning what they have been making a mockery of
Shakir
So they have indeed rejected the truth when it came to them; therefore the truth of what they mocked at will shine upon them
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
Then, surely, they denied The Truth when it drew near to them. Then, tidings approach them of what they had been ridiculing of it.
T.B.Irving
They have rejected Truth whenever it came to them, yet (more) news will reach them concerning what they have been making fun of.
Abdul Hye
Indeed, they have rejected the truth (the Qur’an and Muhammad) when it came to them. But soon news will come to them of that (the punishment) they used to mock at it.
The Study Quran
They indeed denied the truth when it came unto them, but tidings will soon come to them of that which they used to mock
Dr. Kamal Omar
Then indeed they rejected Al-Haqq when it came to them. So very soon shall come to them the news of what they had been mochead of state thereat
Farook Malik
Now that the truth has come to them, they have denied it. Soon they will come to know the reality which they are ridiculing
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
They denied the truth when it has come to them; but soon will reach them the news of what they used to ridicule
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
So they already cried lies to the Truth as soon as it came to them. Then the tidings of whatever they used to mock will eventually come up to them
Muhammad Sarwar
They have refused the Truth (Muhammad's message) that has come to them but they will soon learn the consequences of their mocking
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
So they rejected the truth when it came to them. Now there shall come to them a full account of what they used to ridicule
Shabbir Ahmed
And so they are denying this Truth as it has come to them. However, soon they will come to understand what they used to ridicule
Dr. Munir Munshey
Indeed, they have already rejected the truth when it came to them. Soon, the very event they used to mock will land upon them
Syed Vickar Ahamed
Indeed, they reject the truth when it reaches them: But soon shall they learn the reality of what they used to make fun about
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
For they had denied the truth when it came to them, but there is going to reach them the news of what they used to ridicule
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
They have denied the truth when it came to them. The news will ultimately come to them of what they were mocking
Abdel Haleem
So they denied the truth when it came to them, but the very thing they laughed at will be brought home to them
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
Surely they have belied the truth when it came unto them; so presently there cometh unto them the tidings of that whereat they have been mocking
Ahmed Ali
So they disbelieved the truth when it came to them; but they will soon come to know the reality of what they had ridiculed
Aisha Bewley
They deny the truth each time it comes to them but news of what they were mocking will certainly reach them
Ali Ünal
And so they willfully deny the truth (embodied by the Qur’an) when it has come to them (and mock the truths, warnings, and especially the tidings of the Resurrection). Even so, they will come to understand what it was they were mocking
Ali Quli Qara'i
They certainly denied the truth when it came to them, but soon there will come to them the news of what they have been deriding
Hamid S. Aziz
And now they reject the truth that has come to them, but soon shall come to them a message (They shall learn the truth) about that at which they mocked
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
They have denied the truth when it came to them, so the news of what they were ridiculing it will come to them
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
And now they reject the truth when it reaches them, but soon they will learn the reality of what they used to mock
Musharraf Hussain
denying the truth when it comes to them, but news of what they joked about will soon come to them
Maududi
and thus they gave the lie to the Truth that has now come to them. Soon they will come upon some news concerning what they had mocked at
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
They have denied the truth when it came to them. The news will ultimately come to them of what they were mocking.
Mohammad Shafi
They did reject the truth when it came to them. And the details of what they mocked at will soon come to them

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
Then undoubtedly, they belied the truth when it came to then. So now, they are to be informed of that they were mocking at
Rashad Khalifa
Since they rejected the truth when it came to them, they have incurred the consequences of their heedlessness.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
They belied the truth when it came to them, but there shall come to them news of that they were mocking
Maulana Muhammad Ali
So they rejected the truth when it came to them, but soon will come to them the news of that which they mocked
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
So they had denied/lied with the truth when it came to them, so information/news (of) what they were with it mocking/making fun of will come to them
Bijan Moeinian
Since they have rejected the truth, which is hereby presented to them, pretty soon they have to face the consequence of what they were mucking at
Faridul Haque
So indeed they denied the truth * when it came to them; so now the tidings of the thing they used to mock at, will come to them. (Prophet Mohammed -peace and blessings be upon him, or the Holy Qur’an)
Sher Ali
So they rejected the truth when it came to them; but soon shall come to them the tidings of that at which they mocked
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
Then indeed (the same way) they belied the truth (the Qur’an as well) when it came to them (as a sign of Allah). But soon there is coming to them the news pertaining to what they have been making fun of
Amatul Rahman Omar
So they have already cried lies to this perfect truth when it came to them, but soon there shall come to them the news of ( the fulfillment of the prophecies) that they have been taking very lightly
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
Indeed, they rejected the truth (the Quran and Muhammad SAW) when it came to them, but there will come to them the news of that (the torment) which they used to mock at

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
They cried lies to the truth when it came to them, but there shall come to them news of that they were mocking
George Sale
So they rejected the truth when it came to them; but soon shall come to them the tidings of that at which they mocked
Edward Henry Palmer
and they have called the truth a lie now that it has come to them, but there shall come to them the message of that at which they mocked
John Medows Rodwell
And now, after it hath reached them, have they treated the truth itself as a lie. But in the end, a message as to that which they have mocked, shall reach them
N J Dawood (2014)
Thus do they deny the Truth when it is declared to them: but they shall learn the consequences of their scorn

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
Now they reject the truth when it comes to them [in this Qur’an]. Soon, however, they shall learn the reality of that which they ridicule.
Sayyid Qutb
Thus they have denied the truth now that it has come to them. In time, they shall have full information about that which they used to deride.
Ahmed Hulusi
And now they deny what has come to them in Truth! But the news of what they ridicule is going to reach them soon.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
So they indeed belied the truth when it came unto them, therefore very soon the (bitter) tidings will come to them of what they used to mock at
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
They rejected the truth and counselled deaf to the Quran when it was presented to them to guide them into all truth. But soon shall they realize the truth of all that has been discoursed in this Quran which they hold up to ridicule
Mir Aneesuddin
Thus they denied the truth when it came to them, so the news of that which they mocked at, will come to them.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
And now they reject the truth when it reaches them: but soon shall they learn the reality of what they used to mock at
OLD Literal Word for Word
Then indeed, they denied the truth when it came to them, but soon will come to them news (of) what they used to [at it] mock