He said: "It is not for me to know what they were doing.
It is for my Lord to bring them to book, if you can understand.
I am certainly not one to drive away the believers.
I am only a plain admonisher."
They said: "If you do not desist, O Noah, you will be stoned to death."
He prayed: "O Lord, verily my people accuse me of lies.
So adjudge between me and them conclusively, and save me and the believers who are with me."
So We delivered him and those with him in the loaded ark,
And drowned the rest of them.
Verily there is a sign in this, yet many of them do not believe.
But surely your Lord is mighty and merciful.
The people of 'Ad accused the messengers of lies.
When their brother Hud said to them: "Will you not take heed?
I have been sent as a trusted messenger to you.
So fear God and listen to me.
I ask no recompense of you for it. My reward is due from none but the Lord of all the worlds.
You construct monuments on every hill in vain,
Erect palaces (thinking) that you will live for ever,
And whenever you apply force become tyrannical.
So be fearful of God and follow me.
Fear Him who has bestowed on you what you know,
Gave you increase of cattle and sons,
And orchards and springs.
I fear the punishment of a terrible day for you.
They said: "It is the same to us if you warn us or do not warn.