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Muhammad Asad   
NOW WHENEVER [the nature of] the son of Mary is set forth as an example, [O Muhammad,] lo! thy people raise an outcry on this score
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
When the son of Mary was cited as an example ˹in argument˺, your people ˹O Prophet˺ broke into ˹joyful˺ applause.
Safi Kaskas   
And when the son of Mary was given as an example, immediately your people [Prophet] loudly objected

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Arabic   
‏ وَلَمَّا ضُرِبَ ٱبْنُ مَرْيَمَ مَثَلًا إِذَا قَوْمُكَ مِنْهُ يَصِدُّونَ ‎
Transliteration (2021)   
walammā ḍuriba ub'nu maryama mathalan idhā qawmuka min'hu yaṣiddūn
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Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
And when is presented, (the) son (of) Maryam, (as) an example behold! Your people about it laughed aloud.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
NOW WHENEVER [the nature of] the son of Mary is set forth as an example, [O Muhammad,] lo! thy people raise an outcry on this score
M. M. Pickthall   
And when the son of Mary is quoted as an example, behold! the folk laugh out
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
When (Jesus) the son of Mary is held up as an example, behold, thy people raise a clamour thereat (in ridicule)
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
When the son of Mary was cited as an example ˹in argument˺, your people ˹O Prophet˺ broke into ˹joyful˺ applause.
Safi Kaskas   
And when the son of Mary was given as an example, immediately your people [Prophet] loudly objected
Wahiduddin Khan   
When [Jesus] the son of Mary is held up as an example, your people raise an outcry on this
Shakir   
And when a description of the son of Marium is given, lo! your people raise a clamor thereat
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
And when the son of Mary was cited as an example, that is when thy folk cry aloud
T.B.Irving   
When Mary´s son is quoted as an example, why, your people resist him!
Abdul Hye   
And when the son of Mary (Jesus) is quoted as an example (Jesus is worshipped like their idols), behold! Your people cry aloud about it,
The Study Quran   
And when the son of Mary is set forth as an example, behold, thy people turn away from it
Dr. Kamal Omar   
And when (Iesa) the son of Maryam is quoted as an example, behold, your nation present a repelling feeling against him
Farook Malik   
When Mary’s son Jesus is quoted as an example, your people raise a clamor at it
Talal A. Itani (new translation)   
And when the son of Mary was cited as an example, your people opposed
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
And as soon as the son of Maryam (levity (Son of Mary, ) is struck as a similitude, only then have your people clamored aloud thereat
Muhammad Sarwar   
When the son of Mary was mentioned as an example, you people cried out in protest, saying
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
When the example of the son of Maryam was cited, your people started at once shouting at it (in joy)
Shabbir Ahmed   
When the son of Mary is mentioned as an example (O Prophet), behold, your people raise an outcry about it
Dr. Munir Munshey   
When (Jesus) the son of Mary (i.e. his fatherless birth) is quoted as an example, your people raise a hue and cry
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
And when (Isa), the son of Maryam (Mary) is held up as an example, look! Your people raise an uproar at it (to pull it down)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
And when the son of Mary was presented as an example, immediately your people laughed aloud
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
And when the son of Mary was cited as an example, your people turned away from it
Abdel Haleem   
When the son of Mary is cited as an example, your people [Prophet] laugh and jeer
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
And when the son of Maryam is held up, an example, behold! thy people thereat cry out
Ahmed Ali   
When the example of Mary's son is quoted before them, your people cry out at it
Aisha Bewley   
When an example is made of the son of Maryam your people laugh uproariously.
Ali Ünal   
And when (Jesus) the son of Mary has been presented as an example (of God’s Power and Oneness and to refute his being deified by many Christians), your people turn from it in disdain
Ali Quli Qara'i   
When the Son of Mary was cited as an example, behold, your people raise an outcry
Hamid S. Aziz   
And when the example of the son of Mary (Jesus) is given, lo! Your people raise a clamour (of ridicule) there at
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
And when the son of Mary (Jesus) was given as an example, your people turned away from it (laughing and shouting)
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
When the son of Mary is held up as an example behold, your people protested aloud about it
Musharraf Hussain   
Whenever the example of the son of Maryam is given, your people kick up a fuss about it
Maududi   
No sooner the example of the son of Mary was mentioned than, lo and behold, your people raised a clamou
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
And when the son of Mary was put forth as an example, your people turned away from it
Mohammad Shafi   
When (Jesus) the son of Mary is mentioned by way of an example, your people protest

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
And when the example of the son of Maryam is narrated, henceforth your people begin to laugh thereat.
Rashad Khalifa   
When the son of Mary was cited as an example, your people disregarded it.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
When the son of Mary is mentioned as an example, your people turn away from i
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
And when the son of Mary is mentioned as an example, lo! thy people raise a clamour thereat
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira   
And when Mary's son was given (as) an example , then your nation from Him, they object/obstruct
Bijan Moeinian   
[As another example of the previous prophet’s teachings,] When the case of Jesus was mentioned, the disbelievers made a mockery saying
Faridul Haque   
And when the example of the son of Maryam is given, your people laugh at it
Sher Ali   
And when the son of Mary is mentioned as an example, lo ! thy people raise a clamour thereat
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
And when the example of (‘Isa [Jesus]) the son of Maryam (Mary) is given, your people laugh (mockingly)
Amatul Rahman Omar   
When (the case of Jesus,) the son of Mary is cited as an example, lo, your people start raising a clamour at it
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
And when the son of Maryam (Mary) is quoted as an example (i.e. Iesa (Jesus) is worshipped like their idols), behold! Your people cry aloud (laugh out at the example)

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
And when the son of Mary is cited as an example, behold, thy people turn away from i
George Sale   
And when the son of Mary was proposed for an example; behold, thy people cried out through excess of joy thereat
Edward Henry Palmer   
And when the son of Mary was set forth as a parable, behold thy people turned away from hi
John Medows Rodwell   
And when the Son of Mary was set forth as an instance of divine power, lo! thy people cried out for joy thereat
N J Dawood (2014)   
And when Mary‘s son is cited as an example, your people turn awa

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
When [Jesus] the son of Mary is presented as an example, look how your people jest!
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
When Mary's son is quoted as an example, your people resist him
Ahmed Hulusi   
When the son of Mary was presented as an example, immediately your people turned away...
Mir Aneesuddin   
And When the son of Maryam is cited as an example, then your people raise a hue and cry thereat,
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim   
And when the son of Maryam (Mary) - Isa (Jesus) was cited as an example of Allah's Omnipotence and Authority to create whom He will or what He will from nothingness, your people refused to recognize him and laughed him to scorn

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
When (Jesus) the son of Mary is held up as an example, behold, thy people raise a clamour thereat (in ridicule)
OLD Literal Word for Word   
And when is presented, (the) son (of) Maryam, (as) an example behold! Your people about it laughed aloud