Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

Indeed, We sent Noah to his people ˹saying to him˺, “Warn your people before a painful punishment comes to them.”

      

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

Noah proclaimed, “O my people! I am truly sent to you with a clear warning:

     

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

worship Allah ˹alone˺, fear Him, and obey me.

                  

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

He will forgive your sins, and delay your end until the appointed time. Indeed, when the time set by Allah comes, it cannot be delayed, if only you knew!”

       

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

He cried, “My Lord! I have surely called my people day and night,

     

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

but my calls only made them run farther away.

              

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

And whenever I invite them to be forgiven by You, they press their fingers into their ears, cover themselves with their clothes, persist ˹in denial˺, and act very arrogantly.

    

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

Then I certainly called them openly,

       

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

then I surely preached to them publicly and privately,

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Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

saying, “Seek your Lord’s forgiveness, ˹for˺ He is truly Most Forgiving.