All that we say is that some of our gods have punished you terribly. (Hûd) said: “Surely I call Allah to witness. And you bear witness too, that I am surely clear of what you associate (with Allah)”!
Besides Him, therefore scheme against me all together (with your so-called gods), then give me no respite.
Surely I put my trust in Allah, my Lord and your Lord. There is no moving creature but He holds it by its forelock. Surely my Lord is upon Sıratı Mustakîm (He controls Sıratı Mustakîm).
So if you turn away (your faces), then indeed I have conveyed the Message (revelation, the book) with which I have been sent to you. And my Lord will bring another people to replace you. And you can not harm Him in the least. Surely, my Lord is the Preserver of all things.
And when Our Commandment came, We delivered Hûd and those who believed (became âmenû, who wished to reach Allah before death) with him with a Mercy from Us. And We delivered them from a severe (harsh) torment.
The Âd people denied the Verses of their Lord knowingly and rebelled against His Messengers and followed the command of every obstinate tyrant.
And they were pursued by a Curse in this world and on the Day of Resurrection. And people of Âd disbelieved in their Lord, did they not? The people of Hûd, Âd remained far away (from the Mercy of Allah), did they not?
And to Thamûd people their brother Sâlih said: “O my people! Be servants to Allah. You have no god other than He. It is He Who created you from the earth and made you dwell in it. Therefore ask forgiveness of Him, then turn to Him (in repentance). Surely, my Lord is Near, Responsive (to prayers)”.
They said: “O Sâlih! Surely you were one amongst us in whom great expectations were placed before this. Do you now forbid us from worshipping what our fathers worshipped? As to which you call us to, most surely we are decisively in hesitation about this suspicious thing”.