In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful.
YUSUFALI: Thus have We made for every prophet an enemy among the sinners: but enough is thy Lord to guide and to help.
PICKTHAL: Even so have We appointed unto every prophet an opponent from among the guilty; but Allah sufficeth for a Guide and Helper.
SHAKIR: And thus have We made for every prophet an enemy from among the sinners and sufficient is your Lord as a Guide and a Helper.
YUSUFALI: Those who reject Faith say: "Why is not the Qur'an revealed to him all at once? Thus (is it revealed), that We may strengthen thy heart thereby, and We have rehearsed it to thee in slow, well-arranged stages, gradually.
PICKTHAL: And those who disbelieve say: Why is the Qur'an not revealed unto him all at once? (It is revealed) thus that We may strengthen thy heart therewith; and We have arranged it in right order.
SHAKIR: And those who disbelieve say: Why has not the Quran been revealed to him all at once? Thus, that We may strengthen your heart by it and We have arranged it well in arranging.
YUSUFALI: And no question do they bring to thee but We reveal to thee the truth and the best explanation (thereof).
PICKTHAL: And they bring thee no similitude but We bring thee the Truth (as against it), and better (than their similitude) as argument.
SHAKIR: And they shall not bring to you any argument, but We have brought to you (one) with truth and best in significance.
YUSUFALI: Those who will be gathered to Hell (prone) on their faces,- they will be in an evil plight, and, as to Path, most astray.
PICKTHAL: Those who will be gathered on their faces unto hell: such are worse in plight and further from the right road.
SHAKIR: (As for) those who shall be gathered upon their faces to hell, they are in a worse plight and straying farther away from the path.
YUSUFALI: (Before this,) We sent Moses The Book, and appointed his brother Aaron with him as minister;
PICKTHAL: We verily gave Moses the Scripture and placed with him his brother Aaron as henchman.
SHAKIR: And certainly We gave Musa the Book and We appointed with him his brother Haroun an aider.
YUSUFALI: And We command: "Go ye both, to the people who have rejected our Signs:" And those (people) We destroyed with utter destruction.
PICKTHAL: Then We said: Go together unto the folk who have denied Our revelations. Then We destroyed them, a complete destruction.
SHAKIR: Then We said: Go you both to the people who rejected Our communications; so We destroyed them with utter destruction.
YUSUFALI: And the people of Noah,- when they rejected the messengers, We drowned them, and We made them as a Sign for mankind; and We have prepared for (all) wrong-doers a grievous Penalty;-
PICKTHAL: And Noah's folk, when they denied the messengers, We drowned them and made of them a portent for mankind. We have prepared a painful doom for evil-doers.
SHAKIR: And the people of Nuh, when they rejected the messengers, We drowned them, and made them a sign for men, and We have prepared a painful punishment for the unjust;
YUSUFALI: As also 'Ad and Thamud, and the Companions of the Rass, and many a generation between them.
PICKTHAL: And (the tribes of) A'ad and Thamud, and the dwellers in Ar-Rass, and many generations in between.
SHAKIR: And Ad and Samood and the dwellers of the Rass and many generations between them.
YUSUFALI: To each one We set forth Parables and examples; and each one We broke to utter annihilation (for their sins).
PICKTHAL: Each (of them) We warned by examples, and each (of them) We brought to utter ruin.
SHAKIR: And to every one We gave examples and every one did We destroy with utter destruction.
YUSUFALI: And the (Unbelievers) must indeed have passed by the town on which was rained a shower of evil: did they not then see it (with their own eyes)? But they fear not the Resurrection.
PICKTHAL: And indeed they have passed by the township whereon was rained the fatal rain. Can it be that they have not seen it? Nay, but they hope for no resurrection.
SHAKIR: And certainly they have (often) passed by the town on which was rained an evil rain; did they not then see it? Nay! they did not hope to be raised again.