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And We verily sent unto Thamud their brother Salih, saying: Worship Allah. And lo! they (then became two parties quarrelling. (45) He said: "O my people! Why do you seek to hasten the evil (torment) before the good (Allah's Mercy)? Why seek you not the Forgiveness of Allah, that you may receive mercy?" (46) They said: "You betoken evil, and those with you." (Saleh) replied: "The evil you presage can only come from God. In reality you are a people under trial (for your own inauspiciousness)." (47) Now there were in the city nine men who were wont to commit deeds of depravity all over the land, and would not reform; (48) They said, "Let us bind ourselves by an oath sworn in the name of God that we shall attack Salih and his family by night, and to his protector [who demands retribution], we shall say, "We were not present when they were slain. We are telling the truth." (49) So they devised a scheme, and We made our secret plan, and they remained neglectful. (50) and behold, how was the end of their device! For We destroyed them and their people all together. (51) Those are their houses, all are in ruins because of the evil they committed; surely in this there is a sign for nation who know. (52) And We saved those who believed and used to fear Allah. (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) Do you approach men lustfully instead of women! No, you are an ignorant nation' (55) ۞ But his people gave no other answer but this: they said, "Drive out the followers of Lut from your city: these are indeed men who want to be clean and pure!" (56) So We delivered him and his family, except his wife: We ordained her to be one of those who stayed behind, (57) And We showered a rain upon them; so what a wretched rain for those who were warned! (58)
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