Whenever they bring you an argument, We come to you with the right refutation and the best explanation.
Those who will be dragged into Hell on their faces will be in the worst place, and are ˹now˺ farthest from the ˹Right˺ Way.
We certainly gave Moses the Book and appointed his brother Aaron as his helper.
We had ordered ˹them˺, “Go to the people who would deny Our signs.” Then We annihilated the deniers entirely.
And when the people of Noah rejected the messengers,1 We drowned them, making them an example to humanity. And We have prepared a painful punishment for the wrongdoers.
Also ˹We destroyed˺ ’Ȃd, Thamûd, and the people of the Water-pit,1 as well as many peoples in between.
For each We set forth ˹various˺ lessons, and We ultimately destroyed each.
They have certainly passed by the city ˹of Sodom˺, which had been showered with a dreadful rain ˹of stones˺. Have they not seen its ruins? But they do not expect to be resurrected.
When they see you ˹O Prophet˺, they only make fun of you, ˹saying,˺ “Is this the one that Allah has sent as a messenger?
He would have almost tricked us away from our gods, had we not been so devoted to them.” ˹But˺ soon they will know, when they face the punishment, who is far astray from the ˹Right˺ Way.
Have you seen ˹O Prophet˺ the one who has taken their own desires as their god? Will you then be a keeper over them?
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