thkur akha AAadin ith anthara qawmahu bi
l-ahqafi waqad khalati a
min bayni yadayhi wamin khalfihi alla taAAbudoo illa Allaha innee akhafu AAalaykum
AAathaba yawmin AAa
21. Mention (Hud) one of 'Ad's (own) brethren: Behold, he warned his people about the
winding Sand-tracts: but there have been warners before him and after him: "Worship ye
none other than Allah. Truly I fear for you the Penalty of a Mighty Day."
22. Qaloo aji/tana lita/fikana AAan alihatina fa/tina bima taAAiduna in kunta mina
22. They said: "Hast thou come in order to turn us aside from our gods? Then bring upon
us the (calamity) with which thou dost threaten us, if thou art telling the truth?"
23. Qala innama alAAilmu AAinda Allahi waoballighukum ma orsiltu bihi walakinnee
arakum qawman tajhaloon