27 The Ant
Al-Naml
4 of 7
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Hizb 39
Juz 20
And indeed We sent to the Thamud, their fellowman Saleh that, “Worship Allah”, thereupon they became two parties quarrelling. (45) Salih said: "My people, why do you wish to hasten that evil rather than good should come upon you? Why should you not seek pardon from Allah so that mercy be shown to you?" (46) They said: "We augur ill of you and those who are with you." Salih replied: "Your augury is with Allah. The truth is that you are a people who are being tried." (47) And there were nine of a group in the city, who spread corruption in the land and rectified not. (48) They said: swear by God one to another that we shall surely fall upon him and his household by night and thereafter we shall surely say unto his heir; we witnessed not the destruction of his household, and verily we are truthtellers. (49) Thus they planned and We too planned, the while they did not know. (50) See, then, what the consequences of their plan were. We destroyed them and their people utterly, all together. (51) Because of their wrongdoing, their houses are in ruins, in that surely there is a sign for people who have knowledge, (52) And We delivered those who believed and were godfearing. (53) We also sent Lot, and recall when he told his people: "Do you commit shameless acts with your eyes open? (54) Would ye really approach men in your lusts rather than women? Nay, ye are a people (grossly) ignorant! (55) ۞ Yet the only answer of his nation was that they said: 'Expel the family of Lot from your village, they are people who purified themselves' (56) But We delivered him and his followers except his wife; We ordained her to be of those who remained behind. (57) And we rained on them a rain (of stones); indeed it is an evil rain that rains on those that are warned. (58)
27 The Ant
Al-Naml
4 of 7
۞
Hizb 39
Juz 20