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ka-an
كَأَن
As if
lam
لَّمْ
not
yaghnaw
يَغْنَوْا۟
they (had) prospered
fīhā
فِيهَآۗ
therein.
alā
أَلَآ
No doubt,
inna
إِنَّ
indeed,
thamūdā
ثَمُودَا۟
Thamud
kafarū
كَفَرُوا۟
disbelieved
rabbahum
رَبَّهُمْۗ
(in) their Lord,
alā
أَلَا
No doubt
buʿ'dan
بُعْدًا
away
lithamūda
لِّثَمُودَ
with Thamud.

Ka al lam yaghnaw feehaaa; alaaa inna Samooda kafaroo Rabbahum; alaa bu'dal li Samood.

Sahih International:

As if they had never prospered therein. Unquestionably, Thamud denied their Lord; then, away with Thamud.

1 A. J. Arberry

as if they never dwelt there: 'Surely Thamood disbelieved in their Lord, so away with Thamood!'

2 Abdul Haleem

as though they had never lived and flourished there. Yes, the Thamud denied their Lord- so away with the Thamud!

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

As though they had never lived at ease therein. Lo! verily Thamud disbelieved in their Lord. Lo! away with Thamud.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

As if they had never dwelt and flourished there. Ah! Behold! for the Thamud rejected their Lord and Cherisher! Ah! Behold! removed (from sight) were the Thamud!

5 Abul Ala Maududi

as though they had never lived there before. Oh, verily the Thamud denied their Lord! Oh, the Thamud were destroyed.

6 Ahmed Ali

As though they had never lived there at all. Beware! The people of Thamud turned away from their Lord. Beware! Accursed are the people of Thamud.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

As if they had never lived there; indeed the tribe of Thamud disbelieved in their Lord; away with the Thamud!

8 Ali Quli Qarai

as if they had never lived there. Behold! Thamud indeed defied their Lord. Now, away with Thamud!

9 Ali Ünal

As though they had never lived there in prosperity. Beware! The Thamud disbelieved in their Lord (and were ungrateful for His favors), so away with the Thamud!

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

As if they had never dwelt in them. Behold! Thamûd behaved ungratefully to their Lord (denying His favours upon them). So away with (the tribe of) Thamûd!

11 English Literal

As though they did not inhabit/enrich in it, is (it) not that Thamud disbelieved (in) their Lord, is not destruction/death/curse to Thamud?

12 Faridul Haque

As if they had never lived here; indeed the tribe of Thamud disbelieved in their Lord; away with the Thamud!

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And a mighty noise caught those who had done wrong; and on the morrow they were lying corpses in their houses,

14 Hilali & Khan

As if they had never lived there. No doubt! Verily, Thamud disbelieved in their Lord. So away with Thamud!

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And the cry overtook those who did wrong, so they were motionless bodies in their abodes,

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

As though they had never dwelt in them; now surely did Samood disbelieve in their Lord; now surely, away with Samood.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

As though they had not dwelt there. Lo! Thamud disbelieved in their Lord. A far removal for Thamud!

18 Muhammad Sarwar

as though they had never existed. The people of Thamud denied the existence of their Lord. How distant from the mercy of God had the people of Thamud gone!

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

as though they had never lived there. Indeed, Thamood disbelieved in their Lord. So, begone Thamood.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

As if they had never lived there. No doubt! Verily, Thamud disbelieved in their Lord. So away with Thamud!

21 Wahiduddin Khan

as if they had never dwelt there. The Thamud denied their Lord; cursed are the tribe of Thamud.

22 Talal Itani

As if they had never prospered therein. Indeed, Thamood rejected their Lord, so away with Thamood.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

as if (ka-an had been softened and its subject omitted, in other words [understand it as] ka'annahum) they had not dwelt there, in their dwelling-place; `Lo! Thamd disbelieved in their Lord, lo! away with Thamd!' (this may be read, declined, li-Thamdan, or left, as indeclinable, li-Thamda, referring to the district or the tribe).

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

As if they had never lived there. No doubt! Verily, Thamud disbelieved in their Lord. So away with Thamud!

A discussion of this story has already preceded in Surah Al-A`raf and it is sufficient without having to be repeated here.

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