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They were followed by a curse in this ˹life˺ and ˹will receive another˺ on the Day of Judgment. What an evil gift to receive!

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And they were followed in this [world] with a curse and on the Day of Resurrection. And wretched is the gift1 which is given.

— Saheeh International

These are accounts, We relate to you ˹O Prophet˺, of the ˹destroyed˺ cities. Some are still standing ˹barren˺, while others have been mowed down.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

That is from the news of the cities, which We relate to you; of them, some are [still] standing and some are [as] a harvest [mowed down].1

— Saheeh International

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We did not wrong them, rather they wronged themselves. The gods they invoked beside Allah were of no help at all when the command of your Lord came, and only contributed to their ruin.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And We did not wrong them, but they wronged themselves. And they were not availed at all by their gods which they invoked other than Allah when there came the command of your Lord. And they did not increase them in other than ruin.

— Saheeh International

Such is the ˹crushing˺ grip of your Lord when He seizes the societies entrenched in wrongdoing. Indeed, His grip is ˹terribly˺ painful and severe.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And thus is the seizure of your Lord when He seizes the cities while they are committing wrong. Indeed, His seizure is painful and severe.

— Saheeh International

Surely in this is a sign for those who fear the torment of the Hereafter. That is a Day for which humanity will be gathered and a Day ˹that will be˺ witnessed ˹by all˺.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed in that is a sign for those who fear the punishment of the Hereafter. That is a Day for which the people will be collected, and that is a Day [which will be] witnessed.

— Saheeh International

We only delay it for a fixed term.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And We do not delay it except for a limited term.

— Saheeh International

When that Day arrives, no one will dare speak except with His permission. Some of them will be miserable, others joyful.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

The Day it comes no soul will speak except by His permission. And among them will be the wretched and the prosperous.

— Saheeh International

As for those bound for misery, they will be in the Fire, where they will be sighing and gasping,

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

As for those who were [destined to be] wretched, they will be in the Fire. For them therein is [violent] exhaling and inhaling.1

— Saheeh International

staying there forever, as long as the heavens and the earth will endure, except what your Lord wills.1 Surely your Lord does what He intends.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

[They will be] abiding therein as long as the heavens and the earth endure, except what your Lord should will. Indeed, your Lord is an effecter of what He intends.

— Saheeh International

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And as for those destined to joy, they will be in Paradise, staying there forever, as long as the heavens and the earth will endure, except what your Lord wills1—a ˹generous˺ giving, without end.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And as for those who were [destined to be] prosperous, they will be in Paradise, abiding therein as long as the heavens and the earth endure, except what your Lord should will - a bestowal uninterrupted.

— Saheeh International

So do not be in doubt ˹O Prophet˺ about what those ˹pagans˺ worship. They worship nothing except what their forefathers worshipped before ˹them˺. And We will certainly give them their share ˹of punishment˺ in full, without any reduction.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

So do not be in doubt, [O Muḥammad], as to what these [polytheists] are worshipping. They worship not except as their fathers worshipped before. And indeed, We will give them their share undiminished.

— Saheeh International

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