And certainly We sent to Thamud nation their brother Salih, (for them) “to become servants to Allah”. But they became two parties quarreling with each other.
(Salih) said: “O my people! Why do you seek to hasten on the evil before the good? Should you not have asked forgiveness of Allah so that you may receive mercy”?
They said: “You and those with you brought ill omen to us”. He said: “Your ill omen is in the presence of Allah. Nay, you are a people that are in mischief”.
And there were in the city a group of nine men, who made mischief in the land, and did not improve.
They said by swearing by Allah: “We should certainly make a sudden attack on him and his household by night (kill them), then say to his friends that we did not witness the destruction of his household, and we are most surely truthful (the ones who tell the truth).
So they plotted a plot. And we planned a plan while they did not perceive.
See, then, how was the end of their plot that We destroyed them and their people, all.
Here are their dwellings fallen down because of their wrong doing! Most surely there is a Sign (proof) in this for a people who know.
And We saved those who believed (who became âmenû, who wished to reach Allah before death) and (for this reason) were the owners of piety.
And Lot had said to his people: “Do you come to indecency (evil) while you see it”?
Do you indeed come to men lustfully rather than women? Nay, you are a people who are ignorant.