Sâlih said: “O my people! Is this your opinion (even) if I am upon a clear argument (proof) from my Lord and He has given (granted) to me Mercy from Himself? Who will then help me against Allah if I rebel against (disobey) Him? Therefore you do not add to me other than Loss”.
And O my people! This is a she-camel of Allah is a Sign (a miracle) for you. So let her go to feed on Allah’s earth. And do not touch her with evil, for then a near torment overtakes you.
But they hamstrung her. Then (Sâlih) said: “Enjoy yourselves in your homes for three (more) days. That is a promise not to be belied”.
So when Our Commandment came, We delivered Sâlih and those who believed (who wished to reach Allah before death, who became âmenû) with him and also from the disgrace of that Day of Permission. Indeed, your Lord is the Most Powerful, the Most Exalted in Might.
And an awful sound wave overtook (destroyed) those who were unjust. So they remained kneeling down in their homes.
As if they had never dwelt (lived) there. Surely Thamoud disbelieved in their Lord, did they not? The people of Thamoud remained far away (from Allah), did not they?
And certainly Our Messengers came to Abraham with glad tidings. They said: “Peace”. “Peace”, said he, and he made no delay in bringing a roasted calf.
But when he saw that their hands were not extended towards it, he deemed them strange and conceived a fear of them. They said: “Do not fear, surely we are sent to the people of Lot (Lût)”.
And his wife who was standing up smiled. Then We gave her the glad tidings of Isaac (Ishâq), and after Isaac, of Jacob (Ya’kûb).