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wanaṣarnāhu
وَنَصَرْنَٰهُ
And We helped him
mina
مِنَ
from
l-qawmi
ٱلْقَوْمِ
the people
alladhīna
ٱلَّذِينَ
who
kadhabū
كَذَّبُوا۟
denied
biāyātinā
بِـَٔايَٰتِنَآۚ
Our Signs.
innahum
إِنَّهُمْ
Indeed, they
kānū
كَانُوا۟
were
qawma
قَوْمَ
a people
sawin
سَوْءٍ
evil,
fa-aghraqnāhum
فَأَغْرَقْنَٰهُمْ
so We drowned them
ajmaʿīna
أَجْمَعِينَ
all.

Wa nasarnaahu minal qawmil lazeena kazzaboo bi Aayaatinaa; innahum kkaanoo qawma saw'in fa-aghraq naahum ajma'een

Sahih International:

And We saved him from the people who denied Our signs. Indeed, they were a people of evil, so We drowned them, all together.

1 A. J. Arberry

and We helped him against the people who cried lies to Our signs; surely they were an evil people, so We drowned them all together.

2 Abdul Haleem

and We helped him against the people who rejected Our signs- they were evil people, so We drowned them all.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And We succoured him against the people who belied Our signs; verily they were a people evil, so we drowned them all.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

We helped him against people who rejected Our Signs; truly they were a people given to Evil; so We drowned them (in the Flood) all together.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

and We helped him against a people who rejected Our signs as false. They were indeed an evil people and so We drowned them all.

6 Ahmed Ali

And We helped him against the people who rejected Our signs as lies. They were a wicked people indeed, so We drowned them one and all.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And We helped him against the people who denied Our signs; indeed they were evil people, We therefore drowned them all.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

And We helped him against the people who denied Our signs. They were indeed an evil lot; so We drowned them all.

9 Ali Ünal

We helped him to safety from the people who denied Our Revelations. Truly, they were a wicked people, so We caused them all to drown.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And We helped him against the people who cried lies to Our Messages. They were surely people given to evil, so We drowned them all.

11 English Literal

And We saved/aided him from the nation, those who lied/denied/falsified with Our verses/evidences , that they truly were a bad/evil nation, so We drowned/sunk them, all/altogether.

12 Faridul Haque

And We helped him against the people who denied Our signs; indeed they were evil people, We therefore drowned them all.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And Noah, of old times, when he called We answered him and saved him and his people from the great affliction,

14 Hilali & Khan

We helped him against people who denied Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.). Verily, they were a people given to evil. So We drowned them all.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And Noah, when he cried aforetime, so We answered him, and delivered him and his people from the great calamity.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And We helped him against the people who rejected Our communications; surely they were an evil people, so We drowned them all.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And delivered him from the people who denied Our revelations. Lo! they were folk of evil, therefor did We drown them all.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

We helped him against the people who said Our revelations were mere lies. They were a bad people and We drowned them all.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

and helped him against the nation who had belied Our signs. They were an evil nation; We drowned them all.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

We helped him against the people who denied Our Ayat. Verily, they were a people given to evil. So We drowned them all.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

We helped him against his people who rejected Our revelations. They were surely a wicked people, so We drowned them all.

22 Talal Itani

And We supported him against the people who rejected Our signs. They were an evil people, so We drowned them all.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And We helped him, We defended him, against the people who denied Our signs, the ones indicating his Mission, lest they cause him any harm. They were indeed an evil people, so We drowned them all.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَنَصَرْنَاهُ مِنَ الْقَوْمِ

We helped him against the people,

means, `We saved him and helped him against the people,'

...
الَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا بِأيَاتِنَا إِنَّهُمْ كَانُوا قَوْمَ سَوْءٍ فَأَغْرَقْنَاهُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ

who denied Our Ayat. Verily, they were a people given to evil. So We drowned them all.

meaning, Allah drowned them all, and not one of them was left on the face of the earth, as their Prophet had prayed would happen to them.