36. Fa/too bi-aba-ina in kuntum sadiqeen
36. "Then bring (back) our forefathers, if what ye say is true!"
37. Ahum khayrun am qawmu tubbaAAin wa
llatheena min qablihim ahlaknahum
innahum kanoo mujrimeen
37. What! Are they better than the people of Tubba and those who were before them? We
destroyed them because they were guilty of sin.
38. Wama khalaqna a
l-arda wama baynahuma laAAibeen
38. We created not the heavens, the earth, and all between them, merely in (idle) sport:
39. Ma khalaqnahuma illa bi
lhaqqi walakinna aktharahum la yaAAlamoon
39. We created them not except for just ends: but most of them do not understand.www.islamicbulletin.com