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Muhammad Asad   
and [that], when the Qur’an is read unto them, they do not fall down in prostration
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
and when the Quran is recited to them, they do not bow down ˹in submission˺?
Safi Kaskas   
and when the Qur'an is recited to them, they do not bow down [to God]?

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Arabic   
‏وَإِذَا قُرِئَ عَلَيْهِمُ ٱلْقُرْءَانُ لَا يَسْجُدُونَ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
wa-idhā quri-a ʿalayhimu l-qur'ānu lā yasjudūn
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And when is recited to them the Quran, not they prostrate?

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
and [that], when the Qur’an is read unto them, they do not fall down in prostration
M. M. Pickthall   
And, when the Qur'an is recited unto them, worship not (Allah)
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
And when the Qur'an is read to them, they fall not prostrate
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
and when the Quran is recited to them, they do not bow down ˹in submission˺?
Safi Kaskas   
and when the Qur'an is recited to them, they do not bow down [to God]?
Wahiduddin Khan   
When the Quran is read to them, why do they not fall to their knees
Shakir   
And when the Quran is recited to them they do not make obeisance
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
when the Quran was recited to them, they prostrate not themselves?‡
T.B.Irving   
When the Quran is read to them, why do they not bow down on their knees?
Abdul Hye   
and when the Qur’an is recited to them, they don’t prostrate?
The Study Quran   
and that when the Quran is recited unto them, they do not prostrate
Dr. Kamal Omar   
And when is recited unto them Al-Quran they do not submit
Farook Malik   
and when the Qur’an is recited to them, they do not prostrate
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
And when the Quran is read to them, they do not bow down
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
And when the Qur'an is read to them, they do not prostrate themselves?
Muhammad Sarwar   
Why, when the Quran is recited to them, do they not prostrate themselves
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
and when the Qur‘an is recited to them, they do not offer sajdah (prostration)
Shabbir Ahmed   
And when the Qur'an is recited to them, they prostrate not! (They adore not and humble themselves not before the eloquence, Wisdom and Majesty of the Divine Word!
Dr. Munir Munshey   
When the Qur´an is recited before them, why do they not fall prostrate
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
And when the Quran is read to them, they do not fall prostrate
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
And when the Qur'an is recited to them, they do not prostrate [to Allah ]
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
And when the Quran is being related to them, they do not prostrate
Abdel Haleem   
Why, when the Quran is read to them, do they not prostrate themselves [to God]
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
And that, when the Qur'an is read Unto them, they prostrate not them-selves
Ahmed Ali   
And when the Qur'an is recited to them do not bow in adoration
Aisha Bewley   
and, when the Qur´an is recited to them, do not prostrate?
Ali Ünal   
And when the Qur’an is recited to them, they do not prostrate in submission (to its Message)
Ali Quli Qara'i   
And when the Qur’an is recited to them they will not prostrate
Hamid S. Aziz   
And, when the Quran is read to them, they fall not prostrate
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
and when the Quran is read to them, they do not show humbleness
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
And when the Quran is read to them, they do not fall prostrate
Musharraf Hussain   
and when the Quran is recited to them they don’t prostrate.
Maududi   
and when the Qur´an is recited to them, they do not prostrate themselves
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
Andwhen the Qur'an is read over them, they do not prostrate.
Mohammad Shafi   
And when the Qur'aan is read out to them, they prostrate not!

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Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
And when Quran is recited to them, they do not prostrate. [^] (SAJDA
Rashad Khalifa   
And when the Quran is recited to them, they do not fall prostrate
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
and when the Koran is recited to them that they do not prostrate
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
And, when the Qur’an is recited to thee, they adore (him) not
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
And when/if the Koran is read on them they, they do not prostrate
Bijan Moeinian   
How is it possible that man hears the word of God (as written in Qur’an) and does not prostrate out of respect
Faridul Haque   
And when the Qur’an is recited to them, they do not fall prostrate? (Command of Prostration # 13
Sher Ali   
And when the Qur'an is recited unto them, they do not bow in submission
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
And when the Qur’an is recited to them, they do not fall down prostrate (before Allah)
Amatul Rahman Omar   
And they do not bow in submission when the Qur'an is recited to them? [Prostration]
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
And when the Quran is recited to them, they fall not prostrate

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
and when the Koran is recited to them they do not bow
George Sale   
and that, when the Koran is read unto them, they worship not
Edward Henry Palmer   
and, when the Koran is read to them, do not adore
John Medows Rodwell   
And that when the Koran is recited to them they adore not
N J Dawood (2014)   
or kneel down in prayer when the Koran is read to them

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
When the Qur’an is read to them, they do not prostrate.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
When the Quran is read to them, why do they not bow down on their knees?
Sayyid Qutb   
Or, when the Qur'ān is read to them, they do not fall down in prostration?
Ahmed Hulusi   
And when the Quran is recited to them, they do not prostrate (remove their ego-identities and submit themselves to the Reality)? (This is a verse of prostration.)
Torres Al Haneef (partial translation)   
"and when the Qur??n is recited to them, they do not fall prostrate?"
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli   
And when the Qur`an is recited to them they do not fail prostrate
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
When the Quran is recited to them, they neither open their hearts' ears nor their minds to stand in awe of Allah and bow to the ground in adoration
Mir Aneesuddin   
And when the Quran is, recited to them, they do not prostrate.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
And when the Qur'an is read to them, they fall not prostrate
OLD Literal Word for Word   
And when is recited to them the Quran, not they prostrate