026 - Soorah ash-Shu'araa. - (The Poets) - [Makkee]
[026:137] "This is no other than the false tales and religion of the ancients, (Tafsir At-Tabarī)
[026:138] "And we are not going to be punished."
[026:139] So they denied him, and We destroyed them. Verily, in this is indeed a sign, yet most of them are not believers.
[026:140] And verily your Lord, He is truly the All-Mighty, the Most Merciful.
[026:141] Thamūd (people) denied the Messengers.
[026:142] When their brother Sālih said to them: "Will you not fear Allāh and obey Him?
[026:143] "I am a trustworthy Messenger to you.
[026:144] "So fear Allāh, keep your duty to Him, and obey me.
[026:145] "No reward do I ask of you for it (my Message of Islāmic Monotheism); my reward is only from the Lord of the 'Ālamīn (mankind, jinn and all that exists).
[026:146] "Will you be left secure in that which you have here?
[026:147] "In gardens and springs.
[026:148] "And green crops (field) and date palms with soft spadix.
[026:149] "And you hew out in the mountains, houses with great skill.
[026:150] "So fear Allāh, keep your duty to Him, and obey me.
[026:151] "And follow not the command of Al-Musrifūn (i.e. their chiefs, leaders who were polytheists, criminals and sinners),
[026:152] "Who make mischief in the land, and reform not."
[026:153] They said: "You are only of those bewitched!
[026:154] "You are but a human being like us. Then bring us a sign if you are of the truthful."
[026:155] He said: "Here is a she-camel: it has a right to drink (water), and you have a right to drink (water) (each) on a day, known.
[026:156] "And touch her not with harm, lest the torment of a Great Day should seize you."
[026:157] But they killed her, and then they became regretful.
[026:158] So, the torment overtook them. Verily, in this is indeed a sign, yet most of them are not believers.
[026:159] And verily your Lord, He is truly the All-Mighty, the Most Merciful.