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faʿaqarū
فَعَقَرُوا۟
Then they hamstrung
l-nāqata
ٱلنَّاقَةَ
the she-camel
waʿataw
وَعَتَوْا۟
and (were) insolent
ʿan
عَنْ
towards
amri
أَمْرِ
(the) command
rabbihim
رَبِّهِمْ
(of) their Lord
waqālū
وَقَالُوا۟
and they said,
yāṣāliḥu
يَٰصَٰلِحُ
"O Salih!
i'tinā
ٱئْتِنَا
Bring us
bimā
بِمَا
what
taʿidunā
تَعِدُنَآ
you promise us
in
إِن
if
kunta
كُنتَ
you are
mina
مِنَ
of
l-mur'salīna
ٱلْمُرْسَلِينَ
the Messengers."

Fa'aqarun naaqata wa'ataw 'an amri Rabbihim wa qaaloo yaa Saalihu' tinaa bimaa ta'idunaaa in kunta minal mursaleen

Sahih International:

So they hamstrung the she-camel and were insolent toward the command of their Lord and said, "O Salih, bring us what you promise us, if you should be of the messengers."

1 A. J. Arberry

So they hamstrung the She-camel and turned in disdain from the commandment of their Lord, saying, 'O Salih, bring us that thou promisest us, if thou art an Envoy.'

2 Abdul Haleem

and then they hamstrung the camel. They defied their Lord’s commandment and said, ‘Salih, bring down the punishment you threaten, if you really are a messenger!’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Then they hamstrung the she camel and disdained the commandment of their Lord, and said: Salih! bring upon us that wherewith thou hast threatened us if thou art in sooth of the sent ones.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Then they ham-strung the she-camel, and insolently defied the order of their Lord, saying; "O Salih! bring about thy threats, if thou art a messenger (of Allah)!"

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Then they hamstrung the she-camel, disdainfuliy disobeyed the commandment of their Lord, and said: 'O Salih! Bring upon us the scourge with which you threatened us if you are truly a Messenger [of Allah].'

6 Ahmed Ali

Then they hamstrung the she-camel and rebelled against the command of their Lord, and said: "Bring, O Saleh, on us the affliction you promise, if you are one of the sent ones."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

So they hamstrung the she-camel and rebelled against the command of their Lord and said, “O Saleh! Bring upon us what you promise us, if you are a Noble Messenger.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

So they hamstrung the She-camel and defied the command of their Lord, and they said, ‘O Salih, bring us what you threaten us with, if you are one of the apostles.’

9 Ali Ünal

Then (without enduring any longer to see her as evidence of the truth of Salih’s message), they cruelly slaughtered the she-camel, and disdainfully disobeyed the command of their Lord, and said: "O Salih! Bring upon us that (punishment) with which you have threatened us, if you are of those sent (by God with the truth)!"

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

So they hamstrung the she-camel and flouted the commandment of their Lord and said, `O Sâlih! bring down on us the punishment you used to threatens us with, if you are really one of the sent ones (by God).´

11 English Literal

So they wounded/slaughtered/made the female camel infertile and they became arrogant/disobedient from their Lord`s order/command, and they said: "You Saleh, come/bring to us with what you promise us if you are from the messengers."

12 Faridul Haque

So they hamstrung the she-camel and rebelled against the command of their Lord and said, "O Saleh! Bring upon us what you promise us, if you are a Noble Messenger."

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Then they did hamstring the she-camel, and rebelled against the commandment of their Lord and said, "O Salih! Bring upon us what you did threaten us with, if you are of those who are sent."

14 Hilali & Khan

So they killed the she-camel and insolently defied the Commandment of their Lord, and said: "O Salih (Saleh)! Bring about your threats if you are indeed one of the Messengers (of Allah)."

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Those who were haughty said: Surely we are disbelievers in that which you believe.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

So they slew the she-camel and revolted against their Lord's commandment, and they said: O Salih! bring us what you threatened us with, if you are one of the apostles.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

So they hamstrung the she-camel, and they flouted the commandment of their Lord, and they said: O Salih! Bring upon us that thou threatenest if thou art indeed of those sent (from Allah).

18 Muhammad Sarwar

They then slew the camel and rebelled against the orders of their Lord saying, " Salih, if you are truly a Messenger, let that torment with which you have threatened us come to pass."

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

(Then) they hamstrung the shecamel and defied the order of their Lord, saying to Salih: 'Bring down that which you have promised us if you truly are one of the Messengers'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

So they killed the she-camel and insolently defied the commandment of their Lord, and said: "O Salih! Bring about your threats if you are indeed one of the Messengers (of Allah)."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

So they hamstrung the she-camel, and insolently defied the commandment of their Lord, saying, "O Salih! Bring upon us what you threaten us with if you are indeed a messenger."

22 Talal Itani

So they hamstrung the she-camel, and defied the command of their Lord, and said, “O Saleh, bring upon us what you threaten us with, if you are one of the messengers.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

The she-camel was given the water one day and then, another; but they soon tired of this; So they hamstrung the she-camel -- Qudr hamstrung her by their command, killing her with a sword -- and flouted the commandment of their Lord, and said, `O Slih, bring upon us that which you promised us, in the way of chastisement for [our] killing it, if you are indeed a messenger'.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

فَعَقَرُواْ النَّاقَةَ



So they killed the she-camel,

Therefore, these Ayat stated that the entire tribe shared in agreeing to this crime, and Allah knows best.

وَعَتَوْاْ عَنْ أَمْرِ رَبِّهِمْ وَقَالُواْ يَا صَالِحُ ايْتِنَا بِمَا تَعِدُنَا إِن كُنتَ مِنَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ



and insolently defied the commandment of their Lord, and said;"O Salih! Bring about your threats if you are indeed one of the Messengers (of Allah)."


فَأَخَذَتْهُمُ الرَّجْفَةُ فَأَصْبَحُواْ فِي دَارِهِمْ جَاثِمِينَ