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Muhammad Asad
THEY WILL ASK thee [O Prophet] about the Last Hour: "When will it come to pass?"
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
They ask you ˹O Prophet˺ regarding the Hour, “When will it be?”
Safi Kaskas
They ask you about the Hour, "When will it take place?"

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Arabic
يَسْأَلُونَكَ عَنِ السَّاعَةِ أَيَّانَ مُرْسَاهَ
Transliteration
Yas-aloonaka AAani alssaAAati ayyana mursaha
Transliteration-2
yasalūnaka ʿani l-sāʿati ayyāna mur'sāh
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
They ask you about the Hour, when (is) its arrival?

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
THEY WILL ASK thee [O Prophet] about the Last Hour: "When will it come to pass?"
M. M. Pickthall
They ask thee of the Hour: when will it come to port
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
They ask thee about the Hour,-'When will be its appointed time
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
They ask you ˹O Prophet˺ regarding the Hour, “When will it be?”
Safi Kaskas
They ask you about the Hour, "When will it take place?"
Wahiduddin Khan
They will ask you [Prophet] about the Hour, saying, When it will come to pass?
Shakir
They ask you about the hour, when it will come
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
They ask thee about the Hour. When will it berth?
T.B.Irving
They will ask you about the Hour: "When will it come to pass?
Abdul Hye
They ask you (O Muhammad) about the Hour: “When will be its appointed time?”
The Study Quran
They ask thee about the Hour, “When shall it set in?
Dr. Kamal Omar
They ask you about the Hour (as to) when will be its appointed time
Farook Malik
They ask you about the hour: "When will it come?"
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
They ask you about the Hour, 'When will it take place?'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
They ask you about the Hour: when will it have its berthing? (Literally: anchorage; i.e., when will it be)
Muhammad Sarwar
(Muhammad), they ask you, "When will the Hour of Doom come?"
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
They ask you (O Prophet,) about the Hour (the Day of Judgment) as to when it will take place
Shabbir Ahmed
They ask you of the Hour, "When will it come to pass?"
Dr. Munir Munshey
(Oh prophet), they ask you about the hour (of Judgment), "When will that (hour) come to pass?"
Syed Vickar Ahamed
They will ask you (O Prophet) about the Hour— "When will be its appointed time?"
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
They ask you, [O Muhammad], about the Hour: when is its arrival
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
They ask you about the Hour: "When is its appointed time"
Abdel Haleem
They ask you [Prophet] about the Hour
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
They question thee of the Hour:'when will its arrival be
Ahmed Ali
They ask you: "When will the Hour be? When is its time fixed?"
Aisha Bewley
They ask you about the Hour: ´When will it come?´
Ali Ünal
They ask you (O Messenger) about the Last Hour: "When will it come to anchor?"
Ali Quli Qara'i
They ask you concerning the Hour, “When will it set in
Hamid S. Aziz
They ask you (Muhammad) about the Hour, when it will come
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
They ask you about the hour that when does it come in
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
They ask you about the Hour, “When will its appointed time be?
Musharraf Hussain
They ask you Prophet about the Hour: “What is its fixed time?”
Maududi
They ask you about the Hour: "When will it be?"
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
They ask you about the Hour: "When is its appointed time?"
Mohammad Shafi
They ask you [Prophet] about the Hour (the time when the present world will end and the Hereafter begin), "When is it coming?"

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
They ask you concerning the Hour; when it is destined to come?
Rashad Khalifa
They ask you about the Hour, and when it will take place
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
They will question you about the Hour: 'When shall it be?
Maulana Muhammad Ali
They ask thee about the Hour, When will that take place
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
They ask/question you about the Hour/Resurrection when (is) its landing
Bijan Moeinian
O’ Mohammad, they will ask you about when the dooms&hellip
Faridul Haque
They (the disbelievers) ask you regarding the Last Day, as to when is its appointed time
Sher Ali
They ask thee concerning the Hour: `When will it take place?
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
(The disbelievers) ask you about the Hour of Rising: ‘When will it come to pass?
Amatul Rahman Omar
The people ask you concerning the Hour (saying), `When shall it come to pass?
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
They ask you (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) about the Hour, - when will be its appointed time

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
They will question thee concerning the Hour, when it shall berth
George Sale
They will ask thee concerning the last hour, when will be the fixed time thereof
Edward Henry Palmer
They shall ask thee about the Hour, for when it is set
John Medows Rodwell
They will ask thee of "the Hour," when will be its fixed time
N J Dawood (2014)
They question you about the Hour. ‘When will it come?&lsquo

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
They ask you about the hour. [They ask] when its time will come.
Sayyid Qutb
They question you about the Last Hour, when will it come to pass?
Ahmed Hulusi
They ask you about that Hour: when is its arrival?
Torres Al Haneef (partial translation)
They ask you about the Hour: 'When will it come?'
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
They ask you about the Hour, When will it come to pass
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
They ask you O Muhammad as to when is the time of this proclaimed Hour
Mir Aneesuddin
They ask you about the hour of doom, “When will be its anchorage (time of happening) ?”

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
They ask thee about the Hour,-'When will be its appointed time
OLD Literal Word for Word
They ask you about the Hour, when (is) its arrival