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Indeed, We sent Noah to his people. He declared, “O my people! Worship Allah ˹alone˺. You have no god other than Him. Will you not then fear ˹Him˺?”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And We had certainly sent Noah to his people, and he said, "O my people, worship Allah; you have no deity other than Him; then will you not fear Him?"

— Saheeh International

But the disbelieving chiefs of his people said ˹to the masses˺, “This is only a human like you, who wants to be superior to you. Had Allah willed, He could have easily sent down angels ˹instead˺. We have never heard of this in ˹the history of˺ our forefathers.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

But the eminent among those who disbelieved from his people said, "This is not but a man like yourselves who wishes to take precedence over you; and if Allah had willed [to send a messenger], He would have sent down angels. We have not heard of this among our forefathers.

— Saheeh International

He is simply insane, so bear with him for a while.”1 

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

He is not but a man possessed with madness, so wait concerning him for a time."

— Saheeh International

Noah prayed, “My Lord! Help me, because they have denied ˹me˺.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

[Noah] said, "My Lord, support me because they have denied me."

— Saheeh International

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So We inspired him: “Build the Ark under Our ˹watchful˺ Eyes and directions. Then when Our command comes and the oven bursts ˹with water˺,1 take on board a pair from every species along with your family—except those against whom the decree ˹to drown˺ has already been passed. And do not plead with Me for those who have done wrong, for they will surely be drowned.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

So We inspired to him, "Construct the ship under Our observation and Our inspiration, and when Our command comes and the oven overflows,1 put into it [i.e., the ship] from each [creature] two mates and your family, except him for whom the decree [of destruction] has proceeded. And do not address Me concerning those who have wronged; indeed, they are to be drowned.

— Saheeh International

Then when you and those with you have settled in the Ark, say, “All praise is for Allah, Who saved us from the wrongdoing people.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And when you have boarded the ship, you and those with you, then say, 'Praise to Allah who has saved us from the wrongdoing people.'

— Saheeh International

And pray, “My Lord! Allow me a blessed landing, for You are the best accommodator.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And say, 'My Lord, let me land at a blessed landing place, and You are the best to accommodate [us].'"

— Saheeh International

Surely in this are lessons.1 And We ˹always˺ put ˹people˺ to the test.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed in that are signs, and indeed, We are ever testing [Our servants].

— Saheeh International

Then We raised another generation after them,

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Then We produced after them a generation of others.

— Saheeh International

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and sent to them a messenger from among themselves, ˹declaring,˺ “Worship Allah ˹alone˺. You have no god other than Him. Will you not then fear ˹Him˺?”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And We sent among them a messenger1 from themselves, [saying], "Worship Allah; you have no deity other than Him; then will you not fear Him?"

— Saheeh International

But the chiefs of his people—who disbelieved, denied the meeting ˹with Allah˺ in the Hereafter, and were spoiled by the worldly luxuries We had provided for them—said ˹to the masses˺, “This is only a human like you. He eats what you eat, and drinks what you drink.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And the eminent among his people who disbelieved and denied the meeting of the Hereafter while We had given them luxury in the worldly life said, "This is not but a man like yourselves. He eats of that from which you eat and drinks of what you drink.

— Saheeh International

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