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fakadhabūhu
فَكَذَّبُوهُ
But they denied him,
fa-akhadhathumu
فَأَخَذَتْهُمُ
so seized them
l-rajfatu
ٱلرَّجْفَةُ
the earthquake,
fa-aṣbaḥū
فَأَصْبَحُوا۟
and they became
فِى
in
dārihim
دَارِهِمْ
their home
jāthimīna
جَٰثِمِينَ
fallen prone.

Fakazzaboohu fa akhazat humur rajfatu fa asbahoo fee daarihim jaasimeen

Sahih International:

But they denied him, so the earthquake seized them, and they became within their home [corpses] fallen prone.

1 A. J. Arberry

But they cried lies to him; so the earthquake seized them, and morning found them in their habitation fallen prostrate.

2 Abdul Haleem

They rejected him and so the earthquake overtook them. When morning came, they were lying dead in their homes.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Then they belied him; wherefore an earthquake laid hold of them, and they lay in their dwellings, crouching.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

But they rejected him; Then the mighty Blast seized them, and they lay prostrate in their homes by the morning.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

But they denounced him as a liar. So a mighty earthquake overtook them, and by the morning they lay overturned in their houses.

6 Ahmed Ali

But they denied him and were seized by an earthquake, and lay overturned in their homes in the morning.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

In response they denied him – thereupon the earthquake seized them – so at morning they remained lying flattened in their homes.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

But they impugned him, whereupon the earthquake seized them, and they lay lifeless prostrate in their homes.

9 Ali Ünal

But they denied him, and in consequence a shocking catastrophe seized them, so that they lay prostrate (and lifeless) in their dwellings.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

But (instead of obeying him) they cried him (-Shu`aib) lies. So they were caught in a violent earthquake and they became (corpses) laid down on their breasts on the ground in their dwellings.

11 English Literal

So they denied him so the tremble and shake/quake/agitation punished/took them, so they became/became in the morning in their home/country/tribe stuck to the ground dead .

12 Faridul Haque

In response they denied him – thereupon the earthquake seized them – so at morning they remained lying flattened in their homes.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And unto Midian We sent their brother Shu´eyb, and he said, "My people, serve Allah, and fear the Last Day; and do not evil, making mischief in the land, (despoiling it)."

14 Hilali & Khan

And they belied him [Shu'aib (Shuaib)], so the earthquake seized them, and they lay (dead), prostrate in their dwellings.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And certainly We have left a clear sign of it for a people who understand.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

But they rejected him, so a severe earthquake overtook them, and they became motionless bodies in their abode.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

But they denied him, and the dreadful earthquake took them, and morning found them prostrate in their dwelling place.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

They rejected him so We jolted them with a violent earthquake and they were left motionless in their houses.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

But they belied him, so the earthquake seized them, and when morning came, they were found fallen crouched in their dwellings, dead.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And they denied him; so the earthquake seized them, and they lay, prostrate in their dwellings.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

But they rejected him, so the earthquake overwhelmed them and they were left lying prostrate on the ground in their homes.

22 Talal Itani

But they rejected him, so the tremor overtook them, and they were left motionless in their homes.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

But they denied him, and so the earthquake, the violent tremor, seized them, and they ended up lying lifeless prostrate in their habitations, keeled over their knees, dead.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

فَكَذَّبُوهُ فَأَخَذَتْهُمُ الرَّجْفَةُ

And they denied him; so the earthquake seized them,

فَأَصْبَحُوا فِي دَارِهِمْ جَاثِمِينَ



and they lay, prostrate in their dwellings.

Qatadah said, "They were dead."

Others said that they were thrown on top of one another