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21. And make mention (O Muhammad) of the brother of Aad when he warned his folk among 
the wind curved sand hills and verily warners came and went before and after him 
saying: Serve none but Allah. Lo! I fear for you the doom of a tremendous Day.
Yusuf Ali
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. They said; Hast come to turn us away from our gods? Then bring upon us that 
wherewith thou threatenest us, if thou art of the truthful.
Yusuf Ali
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. He said: The knowledge is with Allah only. I convey unto you that wherewith I have 
been sent, but I see you are a folk that know not.
Yusuf Ali
23. He said: "The Knowledge (of when it will come) is only with Allah: I proclaim to 
you the mission on which I have been sent: but I see that ye are a people in ignorance!"

24. Then when they beheld it a dense cloud coming toward their valleys, they said; 
Here is a cloud bringing us rain. Nay, but it is that which ye did seek to hasten, 
a wind wherein is painful torment,
Yusuf Ali
24. Then when they saw the (Penalty in the shape of ) a cloud traversing the sky 
coming to meet their valleys they said "This cloud will give us rain!" "Nay it is 
the (calamity) ye were asking to be hastened! a wind wherein is a Grievous Penalty!

25. Destroying all things by commandment of its Lord. And morning found them so that 
naught could be seen save their dwellings. Thus do We reward the guilty folk.
Yusuf Ali
25. "Everything will it destroy by the command of its Lord!" Then by the morning 
they nothing was to be seen but (the ruins of) their houses! Thus do We recompense 
those given to sin!

26. And verily We bad empowered them with that where with We have not empowered you, 
and had assigned them ears and eyes and hearts; but their ears and eyes and hearts 
availed them naught since they denied the revelations of Allah; and what they used 
to mock befell them.
Yusuf Ali
26. And We had firmly established them in a (prosperity and) power which We have 
not given to you (ye Quraish!) and We had endowed them with (faculties of) hearing 
seeing heart and intellect: but of no profit to them were their (faculties of) 
hearing sight and heart and intellect when they went on rejecting the Signs of 
Allah; and they were (completely) encircled by that which they used to mock at!
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