007 - Soorah al-A'raaf - (The Heights (or The Wall with Elevations)) - [Makkee]

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[007:074] And remember when He made you successors after 'Ād (people) and gave you habitations in the land, you build for yourselves palaces in plains, and carve out homes in the mountains. So remember the graces (bestowed upon you) from Allāh, and do not go about making mischief on the earth."

 

[007:075] The leaders of those who were arrogant among his people said to those who were counted weak – to such of them as believed: "Know you that Sālih is one sent from his Lord." They said: "We indeed believe in that with which he has been sent."

 

[007:076] Those who were arrogant said: "Verily, we disbelieve in that which you believe in."

 

[007:077] So they killed the she-camel and insolently defied the Commandment of their Lord, and said: "O Sālih! Bring about your threats if you are indeed one of the Messengers (of Allāh)."

 

[007:078] So the earthquake seized them, and they lay (dead), prostrate in their homes.

 

[007:079] Then he (Sālih) turned from them, and said: "O my people! I have indeed conveyed to you the Message of my Lord, and have given you good advice but you like not good advisers."

 

[007:080] And (remember) Lūt (Lot), when he said to his people: "Do you commit the worst sin such as none preceding you has committed in the 'Ālamīn (mankind and jinn)?

 

[007:081] "Verily, you practise your lusts on men instead of women. Nay, but you are a people transgressing beyond bounds (by committing great sins)."

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