M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir (1974)

Chapter 71

28 Verses

Nuh

Section 1
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

1. Surely We sent Nuh to his people, saying: Warn your people before there come upon them a painful chastisement.

2. He said: O my people! Surely I am a plain warner to you:

3. That you should serve Allah and be careful of (your duty to) Him and obey me:

4. He will forgive you some of your faults and grant you a delay to an appointed term; surely the term of Allah when it comes is not postponed: did you but know!

5. He said: O my Lord! surely I have called my people by night and by day!

6. But my call has only made them flee the more:

7. And whenever I have called them that Thou mayest forgive them, they put their fingers in theirs ears, cover themselves with their garments, and persist and are puffed up with pride:

8. Then surely I called to them aloud:

9. Then surely I spoke to them in public and I spoke to

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M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir, R. A. Juma, 1615 Pech Rd., Apt. 26C, Houston, Texas 77055. Presented by World Organization for Islamic Services (WOFIS), P.O. Box No. 2245, Tehran, Iran, 1974 Edition, Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 06 Oct. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/m-h-shakir/1974?page=919