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M.Pickthall
23. (The tribe of) Thamud rejected warnings
Yusuf Ali
23. The Thamud (also) rejected (their) Warners.





M.Pickthall
24. For they said: Is it a mortal man, alone among us, that we are to follow? Then 
indeed we should fall into error and madness.
Yusuf Ali
24. For they said: "what! a man! a solitary one from among ourselves! shall we follow 
such a one? Truly should we then be straying in mind and mad!





M.Pickthall
25. Hath the remembrance been given unto him alone among us? Nay, but he is a rash liar.
Yusuf Ali
25. "Is It that the Message is sent to him of all people amongst us? Nay he is a liar 
an insolent one!"





M.Pickthall
26. (Unto their warner it was said): Tomorrow they will know who is the rash liar.
Yusuf Ali
26. Ah! they will know on the morrow which is the liar the insolent one!





M.Pickthall
27. Lo! We are sending the she camel as a test for them; so watch them and have patience;
Yusuf Ali
27. For We will send the she camel by way of trial for them.  So watch them (o Saleh) 
and possess thyself in patience!





M.Pickthall
28. And inform them that the water is to be shared between (her and) them. Every drinking 
will be witnessed.
Yusuf Ali
28. And tell them that the water is to be divided between them: each one's right to drink 
being brought forward (by suitable turns).





M.Pickthall
29. But they called their comrade and he took and hamstrung (her).
Yusuf Ali
29. But they called to their companion and he took a sword in hand and hamstrung (her).





M.Pickthall
30. Then see how (dreadful) was My punishment after My warnings!
Yusuf Ali
30. Ah! how (terrible) was My Penalty and My Warning!





M.Pickthall
31. Lo! We sent upon them one Shout, and they became as the dry twigs (rejected by) the 
builder of a cattle fold.
Yusuf Ali
31. For We sent against them a single Mighty Blast and they became like the dry stubble 
used by one who pens cattle.





M.Pickthall
32. And in truth We have made the Quran easy to remember; but is there any that 
remembereth?
Yusuf Ali
32. And We have indeed made the Qur'an easy to understand and remember: then is there 
any that will receive admonition?
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