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walammā
وَلَمَّآ
And when
an
أَن
[that]
jāat
جَآءَتْ
came
rusulunā
رُسُلُنَا
Our messengers
lūṭan
لُوطًا
(to) Lut
sīa
سِىٓءَ
he was distressed
bihim
بِهِمْ
for them,
waḍāqa
وَضَاقَ
and felt straitened
bihim
بِهِمْ
for them
dharʿan
ذَرْعًا
(and) uneasy.
waqālū
وَقَالُوا۟
And they said,
لَا
"(Do) not
takhaf
تَخَفْ
fear
walā
وَلَا
and (do) not
taḥzan
تَحْزَنْۖ
grieve.
innā
إِنَّا
Indeed, we
munajjūka
مُنَجُّوكَ
(will) save you
wa-ahlaka
وَأَهْلَكَ
and your family,
illā
إِلَّا
except
im'ra-ataka
ٱمْرَأَتَكَ
your wife.
kānat
كَانَتْ
She
mina
مِنَ
(is) of
l-ghābirīna
ٱلْغَٰبِرِينَ
those who remain behind.

Wa lammaaa an jaaa'at Rusulunaa Lootan seee'a bihim wa daaqa bihim zar'anw wa qaaloo laa takhaf wa laa tahzan innaa munajjooka wa ahlaka illam ra ataka kaanat minal ghaabireen

Sahih International:

And when Our messengers came to Lot, he was distressed for them and felt for them great discomfort. They said, "Fear not, nor grieve. Indeed, we will save you and your family, except your wife; she is to be of those who remain behind.

1 A. J. Arberry

When that Our messengers came to Lot he was troubled on their account and distressed for them; but they said, 'Fear not, neither sorrow, for surely we shall deliver thee and thy family, except thy wife; she has become of those that tarry.

2 Abdul Haleem

When Our messengers came to Lot, he was troubled and distressed on their account. They said, ‘Have no fear or grief: we shall certainly save you and your household, except for your wife- she will be one of those who stay behind-

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And when Our messengers came unto Lut, he was distressed on their account and felt straitened on their account. And they said: fear not, nor grieve: verily we are to deliver thee and thy household, save thy wife: she is to be of the lingerers.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

And when Our Messengers came to Lut, he was grieved on their account, and felt himself powerless (to protect) them; but they said; "Fear thou not, nor grieve; we are (here) to save thee and thy following, except thy wife; she is of those who lag behind.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

When Our emissaries came to Lot he was distressed and embarrassed on their account. They said: “Do not fear nor be distressed. We shall save you and all your household except your wife who is among those that will stay behind.

6 Ahmed Ali

So, when Our messengers came to Lot, he was worried on their account as he was unable to protect them. They said: "Have no fear or regret. We will certainly save you and your family except your wife, for she is one of those who will stay behind.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And when Our sent angels came to Lut, he was unhappy at their arrival and was depressed – and they said, “Do not fear or grieve; we will surely rescue you and your family, except your wife, who is of those who will stay behind.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

And when Our messengers came to Lot, he was distressed on their account and in a predicament for their sake. But they said, ‘Do not be afraid, nor grieve! We shall deliver you and your family, except your wife: she will be one of those who remain behind.

9 Ali Ünal

And when Our messengers came to Lot, he was troubled on their account and felt himself powerless to protect them. They said: "Do not be worried, nor be grieved. We are going to save you and your family except your wife who (as has been decreed) is among those who will stay behind (and be destroyed).

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And when Our messengers came to Lot he felt distressed on account of their (coming) for he felt helpless to give them protection. But they (- the messenger) said, `Have no fear and do not grieve, (Allâh promises you protection saying,) "We will deliver you and all your household except your wife (who will not leave the place stricken with calamity and) who is among those staying behind.

11 English Literal

And when that Our messengers came (to) Lot he felt bad/evil/harm with them, and he was impatient with them/unable to do or accomplish what ought to be done (became troubled), and they said: "Do not fear, and nor be sad/grievous, that we are saving/rescuing you and your family/people except your woman (wife) was from the remaining behind."

12 Faridul Haque

And when Our sent angels came to Lut, he was unhappy at their arrival and was depressed – and they said, “Do not fear or grieve; we will surely rescue you and your family, except your wife, who is of those who will stay behind.”

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Said he, "Verily, in it is Lot." They said, "We are best aware of who is therein; we shall of a surety save him and his people, except his wife, who is of those who lag behind."

14 Hilali & Khan

And when Our Messengers came to Lout (Lot), he was grieved because of them, and felt straitened on their account. They said: "Have no fear, and do not grieve! Truly, we shall save you and your family, except your wife, she will be of those who remain behind (i.e. she will be destroyed along with those who will be destroyed from her folk).

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And when Our messengers came to Abraham with good news, they said: We are going to destroy the people of this town, for its people are iniquitous.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And when Our apostles came to Lut he was grieved on account of them, and he felt powerless (to protect) them; and they said: Fear not, nor grieve; surely we will deliver you and your followers, except your wife; she shall be of those who remain behind.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And when Our messengers came unto Lot, he was troubled upon their account, for he could not protect them; but they said: Fear not, nor grieve! Lo! we are to deliver thee and thy household, (all) save thy wife, who is of those who stay behind.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

When Our angelic Messengers came to Lot, he was grieved and depressed to see them. They told him, "Do not be afraid or grieved. We will rescue you and your family except your wife who will remain behind.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

And when Our Messengers came to Lot, he was troubled and distressed on their account. But they said: 'Have no fear, and do not be sad. Surely, we will save you and your family except your wife, she has become of those that shall remain behind'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And when Our messengers came to Lut, he was grieved because of them, and felt straitened on their account. They said: "Have no fear, and do not grieve! Truly, we shall save you and your family except your wife: she will be of those who remain behind."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

When Our messengers came to Lot, he was troubled and distressed on their account. They said, "Have no fear or grief. We shall certainly save you and your household, except your wife, who will be among those who stay behind,

22 Talal Itani

Then, when Our envoys came to Lot, they were mistreated, and he was troubled and distressed on their account. They said, “Do not fear, nor grieve. We will save you and your family, except for your wife, who will remain behind.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And when Our messengers came to Lot, he was distressed on their account, he was grieved because of them, and he was constrained [unable] to help them, because they had handsome faces, dressed as guests, and thus he feared for them from his people. So they informed him that they were the messengers of his Lord. But they said, `Do not be afraid, nor grieve. We shall surely deliver you (read munajjka or munjka) and your family, except your wife; she is of those who will remain behind (ahlaka, `your family', is in the accusative as a supplement to the [suffixed direct object pronoun] kf [of munajjka, `We shall surely deliver you']).

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَلَمَّا أَن جَاءتْ رُسُلُنَا لُوطًا

And when Our messengers came to Lut,

Then the angels left him and visited Lut in the form of handsome young men. When he saw them like that,

سِيءَ بِهِمْ وَضَاقَ بِهِمْ ذَرْعًا

he was grieved because of them, and felt straitened on their account.

means, he was worried since if he had them as guests then he was afraid for them and what his people might do to them, but if he did not host them, he was still afraid of what might happen to them. At that point he did not know who they were.

وَقَالُوا لَا تَخَفْ وَلَا تَحْزَنْ إِنَّا مُنَجُّوكَ وَأَهْلَكَ إِلاَّ امْرَأَتَكَ كَانَتْ مِنَ الْغَابِرِينَ



إِنَّا مُنزِلُونَ عَلَى أَهْلِ هَذِهِ الْقَرْيَةِ رِجْزًا مِّنَ السَّمَاء بِمَا كَانُوا يَفْسُقُونَ