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But the chiefs of his people said, “We surely see that you are clearly misguided.”

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He replied, “O my people! I am not misguided! But I am a messenger from the Lord of all worlds,

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conveying to you my Lord’s messages and giving you ˹sincere˺ advice. And I know from Allah what you do not know.

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Do you find it astonishing that a reminder should come to you from your Lord through one of your own, warning you, so you may beware and perhaps be shown mercy?”

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But they rejected him, so We saved him and those with him in the Ark, and drowned those who rejected Our signs. They were certainly a blind people.

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And to the people of ’Âd We sent their brother Hûd. He said, “O my people! Worship Allah—you have no other god except Him. Will you not then fear Him?”

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The disbelieving chiefs of his people responded, “We surely see you as a fool, and we certainly think you are a liar.”

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Hûd replied, “O my people! I am no fool! But I am a messenger from the Lord of all worlds,

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conveying to you my Lord’s messages. And I am your sincere advisor.

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Do you find it astonishing that a reminder should come to you from your Lord through one of your own so he may warn you? Remember that He made you successors after the people of Noah and increased you greatly in stature. So remember Allah’s favours, so you may be successful.”

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They said, “Have you come to us so that we would worship Allah alone and abandon what our forefathers used to worship? Then bring us what you threaten us with, if what you say is true!”

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