27 The Ant
Al-Naml
4 of 7
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Hizb 39
Juz 20
And We sent to Thamud their brother Salih (with the Message): "Serve Allah," but all of a sudden they became split into two quarrelling factions. (45) (Saleh) said: "O people, why do you wish to hasten evil rather than good? Why not ask for God's forgiveness? You may well be forgiven." (46) They said: We have met with ill luck on account of you and on account of those with you. He said: The cause of your evil fortune is with Allah; nay, you are a people who are tried. (47) And there were in the city nine persons who made mischief in the land and did not act aright. (48) They said: 'Let us swear by Allah to attack him and his family at night, then we will tell his guardian we were not witnesses of the destruction of his family; and surely we are truthful' (49) So they plotted a plot: and We plotted a plot, while they perceived not. (50) Now see the end of their machinations: We destroyed them and their entire people. (51) So those are their houses, desolate because of the wrong they had done. Indeed in that is a sign for people who know. (52) and We saved those who believed in and feared God. (53) (We also sent) Lut (as a messenger): behold, He said to his people, "Do ye do what is shameful though ye see (its iniquity)? (54) What! do you indeed approach men lustfully rather than women? Nay, you are a people who act ignorantly. (55) ۞ And the only answer of his people was that they said, 'Expel the folk of Lot from your city; they are men that keep themselves clean!' (56) So We saved him and his family except his wife who was destined to stay behind. (57) And We rained down on them a shower (of brimstone): and evil was the shower on those who were admonished (but heeded not)! (58)
27 The Ant
Al-Naml
4 of 7
۞
Hizb 39
Juz 20