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fa-akhadhahumu
فَأَخَذَهُمُ
So seized them
l-ʿadhābu
ٱلْعَذَابُۗ
the punishment.
inna
إِنَّ
Indeed,
فِى
in
dhālika
ذَٰلِكَ
that
laāyatan
لَءَايَةًۖ
surely is a sign,
wamā
وَمَا
but not
kāna
كَانَ
are
aktharuhum
أَكْثَرُهُم
most of them
mu'minīna
مُّؤْمِنِينَ
believers.

Fa akhazahumul 'azaab; inna fee zaalika la Aayah; wa maa kaana aksaruhum m'mineen

Sahih International:

And the punishment seized them. Indeed in that is a sign, but most of them were not to be believers.

1 A. J. Arberry

and the chastisement seized them. Surely in that is a sign, yet most of them are not believers.

2 Abdul Haleem

the punishment fell upon them. There truly is a sign in this, though most of them will not believe:

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

So the torment took hold of them: verily herein is a sign, but most of them are not believers.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

But the Penalty seized them. Verily in this is a Sign; but most of them do not believe.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

So the chastisement seized them. Surely there is a Sign in this, but most of them would not believe.

6 Ahmed Ali

For they were seized by the torment. Verily there was a sign in this, but most of them did not believe.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

The punishment therefore seized them; indeed in this is a sign; and most of them were not believers.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

So the punishment seized them. There is indeed a sign in that; but most of them do not have faith.

9 Ali Ünal

For the (shocking) punishment seized them. Surely in that (which took place between Salih and his people) there is a sign (a great, important lesson). Most of them were not believers.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Consequently (the threatened) punishment overtook them. Behold! there is a remarkably great sign in this (episode); yet most of them would not be believers.

11 English Literal

So the torture punished/took them, that in that (is) an evidence/sign (E) , and most of them were not believing.

12 Faridul Haque

The punishment therefore seized them; indeed in this is a sign; and most of them were not believers.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

But they hamstrung her, and on the morrow they repented;

14 Hilali & Khan

So the torment overtook them. Verily, in this is indeed a sign, yet most of them are not believers.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And touch her not with evil, lest the chastisement of a grievous day overtake you.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

So the punishment overtook them. Most surely there is a sign in this, but most of them do not believe.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

So the retribution came on them. Lo! herein is indeed a portent, yet most of them are not believers.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

and torment struck them. In this there is evidence of the Truth, yet many people do not have any faith.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

and the punishment seized them. Surely, in that there is a sign. Yet most of them do not believe.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

So, the torment overtook them. Verily, in this is indeed a sign, yet most of them are not believers.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

so the punishment came down upon them. Surely in that there is a sign, but most of them would not believe.

22 Talal Itani

So the punishment overtook them. Surely in this is a sign, but most of them are not believers.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

So they were seized by the chastisement, which had been promised and were destroyed. Surely in that there is a sign; but most of them are not believers.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

فَأَخَذَهُمُ الْعَذَابُ

But they killed her, and then they became regretful. So, the torment overtook them.

Their land was shaken by a strong earthquake, and there came to them an overwhelming Sayhah (shout) which took their hearts from their places. They were overtaken by events which they were not expecting, so they were left (dead), lying prostrate in their homes.

إِنَّ فِي ذَلِكَ لَايَةً وَمَا كَانَ أَكْثَرُهُم مُّوْمِنِينَ



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