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The Ship of Nooh `alayhis salaam After Aadam `alayhis salaam Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala put barakah/blessings in children

of Aadam `alayhis salaam so in it there were many men and women. And the children of Aadam `alayhis salaam spread and they increased. So if Aadam `alayhis salaam would return/come back and he would see his children he would not recognize. And if it were said to him, This is your children, o Aadam `alayhis salaam, he would surely be very surprised/amazed. And he would say, Glory be to Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala! These are all my children? These are all my children? And for the children of Aadam `alayhis salaam there are a lot of villages/cities and they made a lot of houses. And they used to cultivate the land and they used to farm and they were living/residing. And the people were on the deen of their father Aadam `alayhis salaam; they used to worship/were worshipping Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and they would not associate anything with Him. And the people were one ummah/group; their father was Aadam `alayhis salaam and their Lord was Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala. Shaytaans Envy/Jealousy But/However, how would Iblees and his decedents be satisfied/content with this? Can the people continuously worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala? Can the people continuously stay one nation/ummah they wont have any disputes? Indeed that will not/cannot happen! Indeed that will not/cannot happen! Will the children of Aadam `alayhis salaam enter paradise and Iblees and his children enter Hellfire? Indeed that will not happen! Indeed that will not happen! Indeed he did not do sajdah/bow down to Aadam `alayhis salaam so Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala rejected him/threw him away and He subhaanahu wa ta`aala cursed him.

Would he not take revenge from the children of Aadam `alayhis salaam so they enter Hellfire with him? For sure that will happen! For sure that will happen! Shaytaans Idea/Thinking And Shaytaan saw/thought/looked that he should call/invite people towards worshipping the idols so they enter Hellfire/Jahannam and they dont enter the paradise forever/for good (or they never enter paradise). And Shaytaan knew that indeed Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala does not forgive polytheism and He forgives everything when He wishes. So Shaytaan decided/intended to call them towards polytheism so they dont enter paradise for good/forever (or so they never enter paradise). But what path would he take towards that1 when the people are worshipping Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala? Indeed if he had gone to the people and he would tell them/say to them, Worship the idols and dont worship Allah, indeed the people would curse him and they would hit/torture him. They would say, Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala forbid!2 Should we make partners with our Rab/Lord? Should we worship the idols? Indeed you are an evil Shaytaan! The Trick of Shaytaan But Shaytaan found a door from which he would enter to the brains/heads/minds of people. There are people who would fear/who had the fear Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and who used to worship/who were worshipping Him at night and at day and they would remember Him in abundance. And they used to love Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala used to love them and He would listen to/accept/answer their prayers3. And the people used to love them and would respect them and Shaytaan knew that very well.
or but what would be the way to that or more literally, but how would the path be towards that or Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aalas protection! 3 And they loved Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala loved them and He listened to their du`aas.
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And indeed these people had died/passed away and they had gone/returned to the rahmah of Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala. Shaytaan went to the people and he mentioned these men. And he said, How was so and so and that certain person and that certain person amongst you? They said, Glory be to Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala! They were the people of Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and they were the friends of Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala. Those people, when they called/made du`aa to Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala, He answered them and when they asked Him, He gave them. The Pictures of the Pious/Righteous People Shaytaan said, So how is your grief upon them? They said, Strong/Extreme. He said, And how is your desire towards them? They said, Strong. He said, So why dont you look towards them/at them every day? They said, How is that possible4 when indeed they have passed away? He said, Make pictures of them and look towards them every morning. And the people liked the idea of Iblees and they made pictures of the righteous men and they used to look at these pictures every day. And when they would look at those pictures, they would remember those pious/righteous men. From Pictures to Statues And they transferred/moved from pictures to statues. And they made many statues of the righteous men/pious people and they put them in their houses and in their mosques/places of worship.
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or what is the path to that

And they used to worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala they were not making partners/associating anything with Him. And indeed they knew that these are statues of the pious men. And they knew that these are rocks/stones; they cannot/do not benefit them and they cannot/do not harm them and they cannot provide them. But they used to take blessings/barakah from them and they used to respect them because they were the statues of the pious people. And these statues increased amongst them and their respect increased. And when a pious man would die amongst them, they would make a statue of/for him and they would name it with his name. From the Statues to the Idols And these people had gone and the children had seen their fathers taking blessings from them and they saw their fathers showing respect to the, extreme respect. And they would see them kissing these statues and they would touch them and they would pray next to them. And they would see them lowering their heads and they would bow down next to them5. So the children did extra then their fathers and they started doing sajdah/prostrating to them. And they were asking them and sacrificing for them. And this way these idols became lords and the people started worshipping/to worship them the way they used to worship/they way they had Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala previously/in the past. And these lords increase amongst them. This is Wad and that is Suwa` and this is Yaghooth and that is Ya`ooq and this is Nasr. Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aalas Anger And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala became extremely angry with the people and he cursed them.6
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or bowing down near them

And why would7 Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala not become angry with them and how can He not curse them8? Was this the reason He created them?9 Was this the reason He was providing them?10 They would walk11 on Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aalas earth but/while rejecting Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala! And they would eat the provisions of Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala but/and they would make partners with Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala! Indeed this is extreme oppression! Indeed this is extreme oppression! Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala became angry on the people and He held back the rain and made things difficult upon them and their growth decreased and their generation became slow/less.12 But the people did not understand, however the people did not repent. The Messenger And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala wanted to send to them a man from amongst them who would speak to them and he would advise them.13 Indeed Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala does not talk to individual people. Indeed Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala does not address everyone that He would say to them/saying to them, Do this, do that. Indeed the kings do not speak individually14. Indeed the kings dont go to everyone saying to them, Do this, do that. And the kings are human beings like any human beings; every person has the power to see them and to listen to their speech and no one has the power to see Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and

or And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala became angry with them people, extremely angry and He cursed them. or how could or how can 8 or become upset upon them and why wouldnt He curse them 9 or Is this why He created them? or Is it for this He created them? or Did He create them for this? 10 or Is it for this He is providing them? 11 or they are walking or they were walking 12 or Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala became angry on the people and He stopped the rain and made things tight/narrow upon them and their growth was short/became less and their children were less. 13 or And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala wanted to send towards them a person from within them who would talk to them and he would consult them. 14 or talk one on one
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to listen to His talks and to talk to Him and no one has the power over that except who Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala wishes when Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala wishes.15 So Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala intended to send a messenger to the people who would talk to them and who would advise them/council them. A Human Being or An Angel? And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala intended that this messenger be a human being and that he be one from amongst the people/one of the people and the people would recognize him and understand his talk. And if the messenger was/would be an angel, the people would have said, What is common with us and him?16 He us an angel and we are human being! We eat and we drink and we have family and children so how can we worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala? And if the messenger was a human being, he would say, I eat and I drink and I have a family and children and I worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala so why do you not worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala? And if the messenger was an angel, they would say/would have said, Indeed you do not get thirsty and you do not get hungry and indeed you dont get sick and you do not die so you can worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and can remember Him forever! And we are human beings and we become thirsty and we become hungry and we become sick and we die so how can we worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and remember Him always? And if the messenger was a human being/person, he would say, I am just like you; I become thirsty and I become hungry and I become sick and die and I worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and remember Him so why do you not worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and remember him? So the peoples talk will finish and they will not find an excuse.17 Nooh `alayhis salaam the Messenger

or And the kings are human beings like any human beings; everyone is able to look at them and to listen to their talk/saying/what they say and no one is able to see Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and to listen to His talks and to talk to Him and no one has the power over that except who Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala intends when Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala intends. 16 What does he have to do with us? or What is it with us and him? or What do we have to do with him? 17 or So the peoples sayings/gossip/excuses would finish and they would not find an excuse.
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And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala intended to send Nooh `alayhis salaam to his people. And in the people there were wealthy/rich people and leaders; however, Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala chose Nooh `alayhis salaam for His message and did not choose anyone else amongst them. Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala knows who can carry His message and Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala knows who can carry His trust. And Nooh `alayhis salaam was a pious and generous person and Nooh `alayhis salaam was an intelligent and forbearing man/person. And Nooh `alayhis salaam was an advisor and was merciful and Nooh `alayhis salaam was truthful and trustworthy. Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala chose Nooh `alayhis salaam for His message and he sent a revelation/wahi to him that you scare/warn your people before severe punishment comes to them. So Nooh `alayhis salaam stood up in/amongst his people saying to the people, Indeed I am a trustworthy messenger towards/for you. What Did the People Answer Him?/What Was the Answer of the People to Him? And when Nooh `alayhis salaam stood amongst his people saying, Indeed I am a trustworthy messenger to you. Some of the people stood up saying, When did this person become a prophet? Yesterday/Until yesterday he was a man from amongst us and today he is saying, I am Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aalas messenger towards you. And the friends of Nooh `alayhis salaam said, This person used to play with us in the childhood and he used to sit with us every day so when did prophet hood come to him? At night/nighttime or daytime?18 And the wealthy people and the arrogant people said, Didnt Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala find anyone other than/except him. Did all the people just die? He didnt find in the people/nation except a poor person? And the ignorant people/ones said, He is not but/except a human being like you/just like you.
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or during the night or during the day

And they said, If Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala willed, indeed He would have sent an angel; we did not hear of this in our forefathers19 And some of the people said, Indeed Nooh `alayhis salaam wishes to get the power/leadership and position/respect by this path. Between Nooh `alayhis salaam and His People/Nation The people used to/would see that indeed worshipping of the idols is the right thing/truth. And that the worshipping of the idols is the wise thing20. And they used to see that he who does not worship the idols he is in error21 and foolishness/stupidity. And they would/used to say, Indeed our forefathers used to worship the idols so why does this person not worship them? And Nooh `alayhis salaam used to see that worshipping of the idols is an error/misguidance and worshipping of the idols is stupidity. And Nooh `alayhis salaam used to see that indeed the forefathers were in error and in stupidity and indeed Aadam `alayhis salaam while/and he was the father of the forefathers he would not worship the idols but he used to worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala. And indeed the people/nation were in error and in stupidity since they were worshipping the stones/rocks and they were not worshipping Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala who had created them. Nooh `alayhis salaam stood amongst his people saying in his loudest voice, O my people worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala; there is no lord other than Him for you. Indeed I fear upon you the punishment of the great day. There is no lord for you except for Him. The leader from his nation said, Indeed we see you in open/clear error/misguidance. He said, O my people there is no error/misguidance with me but I am a messenger from the lord of the universes/worlds.
or And they said, If Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala wished, indeed He would have sent angels; we have not heard of this in our forefathers 20 or is wise or is intelligent or makes sense or that is the intellect 21 or that that person who does not worship the idols he is misguided.
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I bring/convey to you the messages of my Lord and I give you advise/I advise all of you and I know from Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala what/those things that you do not know. The Low/Lower Class People Follow/Followed You And Nooh `alayhis salaam tried very hard that his people accept eeman22 and they worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and the leave the idols. However no one accepted eeman on Nooh `alayhis salaam except for some individuals from his nation.23 But only a few people accepted eeman on Nooh `alayhis salaam; those who used to worked with their hands and they used to eat halal/lawful food. Whereas the rich people from his nation indeed their arrogance/pride prevented/stopped them that they obey/listen to Nooh `alayhis salaam. And their wealth and their children kept them busy that they remember/think about aakhirah and they used to say, We are the noble ones/respected ones and these are the low class people/dishonored people. And when Nooh `alayhis salaam called them towards Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala they said, Should we believe in you whereas the low class people have followed you. And they asked Nooh `alayhis salaam to get rid of/abandon these poor people. However Nooh `alayhis salaam refused and he said, I will am not going to get rid of/throw away/abandon the believers. Indeed my door is not the door of the king; I am only a clear/open warner 24. And Nooh `alayhis salaam knew that indeed these poor people are sincere believers. And that Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala will get angry if he abandons these poor people25 then no one will help him.

or Nooh `alayhis salaam struggled very much that his people become mumin/believers This can be translated in two ways: 1. But only some individuals from his nation believed in Nooh `alayhis salaam. 2. However no one accepted eemaan in Nooh `alayhis salaam except a few individuals from his nation. 24 or I am not except an open/clear warner. 25 or will get upset when would reject/abandon these poor people
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So Nooh `alayhis salaam said, O my nation/people who will help me from Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala if I abandon/reject them? The Rich Peoples Argument/The Argument of the Rich People The rich people said, The one who Nooh `alayhis salaam invites/calls towards he is not truthful/true and he is not good. Why? We have all the good food and we have all the beautiful clothing and the people are our followers in everything.26 And indeed we have seen that the good does not miss us and does not overpass us in this/the city. So if this deen/religion was good, indeed it would have came to us before these poor people. If it was good they would not have gone/went ahead of us towards it. The Call/Invitaion of Nooh `alayhis salaam And Nooh `alayhis salaam called/invited his nation and he struggled/tried hard in advising. He said, O my people indeed I am an open/clear warner to all of you that you worship Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and you fear Him and you obey/follow me He will forgive your sins for you and He will postpone you to a specific time. Indeed the time of Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala, when it comes, it cannot be delayed; only if you knew it.27 And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala stopped/held back the rain from them and he got upset/angry at them and the growth decreased and the children decreased. So Nooh `alayhis salaam said, O my people/nation if you believe/have eeman Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala will be satisfied28 with you and this punishment will be removed.

or We have every sort of good food and we have all types of beautiful clothes and the people are our followers in everything. 27 or Indeed the turn of Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala, when it comes, it cannot be postponed; if you know this. 28 or happy or pleased
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And He will send the rain upon you and He will bless you/he will put blessings for you in your sustenance and in your children. And Nooh `alayhis salaam invited his nation towards Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and he said to them, Dont you recognize/know Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala? These are the signs of Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala around you. Dont you see/look towards them? Dont you look towards the sky and the earth? Dont you look towards the sun and the moon?29 Who created the skies/heavens and who made the moon in them as a light/a form of a light and who made the sun a light/a form of a lamp? And who created you and who made the earth a form of carpet30 for you. But the nation/people of Nooh `alayhis salaam did/would not understand. But the nation/people of Nooh `alayhis salaam did not believe/accept eeman. But when Nooh `alayhis salaam would invite them towards Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala they would put their fingers in their ears. And how can that person who does not listen/hear understand? And how can that person hear who does not intend to listen? Nooh `alayhis salaams Prayer/Du`aa And Nooh `alayhis salaam struggled very hard/a lot and he stayed/remained calling his nation for a very long time. Nooh `alayhis salaam stayed in his nation nine hundred and fifty years calling/inviting them towards Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala. But the people of Nooh `alayhis salaam did not believe/accept eeman. And they did not leave idols worshipping and they did not return towards Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala. So until when would Nooh `alayhis salaam wait? Until when would he see the mischief of/in the earth? Until when would he see the rocks/stones being worshipped? Until when would he see the people eating the sustenance of Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and worshipping other than Him/something else?

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you can also say cant you instead of dont you or bedding or spread or flooring

Why would Nooh `alayhis salaam not get upset/angry? And indeed he had practice patience that no one had practiced patience similar to his. Nine hundred and fifty years! Allahu akbar! Allahu akbar! And indeed Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala sent a revelation to Nooh `alayhis salaam, Indeed no one will believe/accept eeman from your nation except those who have already believed. And the nation/people of Nooh `alayhis salaam said when Nooh `alayhis salaam invited them for the second time, O Nooh, indeed you have argued/disputed with us and you have increased the argument31 so brings to us that which you have promised us if you are amongst the truthful ones. And Nooh `alayhis salaam got upset/angry for the sake of Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala and he lost hope from these people and he said, O Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala do not leave anyone on the earth from the non believers. The Boat/Ship/Ark And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala accepted/listened to/answered the prayer/du`aa of Nooh `alayhis salaam and He intended to drown his nation. However Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala intended/wanted the same way to save Nooh `alayhis salaam and the believers so he ordered Nooh `alayhis salaam to make a big ship. And Nooh `alayhis salaam began/started to make a huge/large ship. And his nation saw him in this task/work so they found a task/work. And they started to mock/mocking/making fun of him. What is this O Nooh? When did you become a carpenter?32 We used to tell you, Do not sit with these low class people but you did not listen to our saying33 and you sat with these carpenters and blacksmith so you became a carpenter. Where will this ship run/move, O Nooh? Indeed all of your tasks are astonishing. Will it run in the sand or will it climb the mountain.
or you have often disputed us or you have often argued with us or Since when did you become a carpenter? 33 or speech or talks talk
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The ocean is very far from here; will the jinn carry it or will the oxen/bull pull it? And Nooh `alayhis salaam was listening to all of that and he was practicing patience/being patient. And indeed he had heard severe34 than this and he was being patience/practiced patience. But he used to say to them/tell them once in a while, If you make mock/fun of us then indeed we will also mock/make fun of you the way you are mocking/making fun. The Flood And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aalas promise came so may Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala protect us35. And the clouds sent rain and they sent and they sent and they sent36. Until/To the extent as if the sky was a colander/strainer/sieve; it could not hold water. And the water gushed and it flowed until it surrounded the people from all/every sides. And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala sent a revelation/revealed to Nooh `alayhis salaam, Take with you those who have believed in you37 from your nation and from your family members. And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala sent a revelation to Nooh `alayhis salaam that he take with him a pair from every/all of the animal and every bird male/masculine and a female/feminine. For indeed the flood will be general; no person and no animal will be saved from it.38 And Nooh `alayhis salaam did likewise/did it this way. So in the ship there were with him those who believed in him from his nation and a pair from all of the animals and the birds. And the nation/people climbed every high/elevated place and every hill running away from the punishment of Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala. But there is no refuge/protection from Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala except towards him.

or worse or stronger more harsh words than these or so may Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala give us refuge or we seek refuge from Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala or we seeks Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aalas refuge 36 or they rained and rained and rained and rained 37 or who believed in you or who accepted eeman upon you 38 or Because the flood will be widespread; no human being or no animal will be saved from it.
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The son of Nooh `alayhis salaam And Nooh `alayhis salaam had a son who was with the unbelievers. And Nooh `alayhis salaam saw his son in the flood so he said, O my son embark/ride/come with us and dont be with the disbelievers. And the son of Nooh `alayhis salaam said, I will soon seek refuge/protection on a mountain which/that will protect me from the water. Nooh `alayhis salaam said, There is no protector today39 from Allahs command except upon those who40 He shows mercy to41. And the waves came in between them so he was amongst the drowned. And Nooh `alayhis salaam was sad upon/about his son and how can he not be sad when/whereas he was his son. And he wished/intended that his son get the protection from the Hellfire on the Day of Judgement since he was not protected/saved from the water yesterday. Indeed the fire is more stronger/severe than the water and indeed the punishment of the Hereafter is harsher/more harsh. Didnt Allah (swt) promise him that he would protect/save his family? Why not?! Indeed the promise of Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala is true. So he wanted42 that he intercede43 for his son/on behalf of his son to Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala. He is Not From Your Family And Nooh `alayhis salaam called upon his Lord/called his Lord and he said, Indeed my son is from my family and indeed your promise is true and you are most just those who judge. But Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala does not look at peoples lineage but rather he looks at actions. And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala does not accept intercessions for/on behalf of the idol worshippers. And the idol worshipper is not from the family of the prophet even if he is his son.

or today there is no protector or for who 41 or the one He was merciful to 42 or wished or intended 43 or he wanted/wished/intended to intercede
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So Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala informed Nooh `alayhis salaam of that44 and He said, O Nooh `alayhis salaam, indeed he is not from your family, indeed he is of evil actions/conduct. So do not ask me about that which you have no knowledge about45. Indeed I warn/advise you that you be amongst/one of the ignorant ones. O my Lord, indeed I seek refuge in you from asking you46 of that which I have no knowledge for. After the Flood And when that which Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala had intended had happened47 and the unbelievers drowned, the rain stopped and the water sank/seeped away. And the ship stopped48 upon the mountain of Joodi. And it was said, Away with the nation of the wrongdoers/oppressors.49 And it was said, O Nooh `alayhis salaam come/get down with peace. And Nooh `alayhis salaam and the people of the ship came down walking on the land with peace. And the unbelievers from the nation of Nooh `alayhis salaam were destroyed so nor the sky nor the earth cried upon them. And Allah subhaanahu wa ta`aala blessed/put barakah/blessings in the decedents of Nooh `alayhis salaam so they spread in the earth/land and they filled the earth. And in them there were nations and in them there were prophets and kings. May peace be upon Nooh `alayhis salaam in all the worlds. May peace be upon Nooh `alayhis salaam in all the worlds.

or brought Nooh `alayhis salaams attention to that; or about that which you do not know 46 or from questioning you or that I ask you or that I question you 47 or had planned/willed happened 48 or became straight or became level 49 or May the fartherness/farness be for the nation of the oppressors/wrongdoers.
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