stayed (perhaps) a day, or part of a day." (At length) they (all) said, "(Allah) (alone)
knows best how long ye have stayed here.... Now send ye then one of you with this
money of yours to the town: let him find out which is the best food (to be had) and bring
some to you, that (ye may) satisfy your hunger therewith: And let him behave with care
and courtesy, and let him not inform any one about you.
20. Innahum in ya
haroo AAalaykum yarjumookum aw yuAAeedookum fee millatihim
walan tuflihoo ithan abada
20. "For if they should come upon you, they would stone you or force you to return to
their cult, and in that case ye would never attain prosperity."
21. Wakathalika aAAtharna AAalayhim liyaAAlamoo anna waAAda Allahi haqqun
saAAata la rayba feeha ith yatanazaAAoona baynahum amrahum faqaloo ibnoo
AAalayhim bunyanan rabbuhum aAAlamu bihim qala allatheena ghalaboo AAala
amrihim lanattakhithanna AAalayhim masjida
21. Thus did We make their case known to the people, that they might know that the
promise of Allah is true, and that there can be no doubt about the Hour of Judgment.
Behold, they dispute among themselves as to their affair. (Some) said, "Construct a
building over them": Their Lord knows best about them: those who prevailed over their
affair said, "Let us surely build a place of worship over them."www.islamicbulletin.com