Al-Quran Surah 21. Al-Anbiyaa, Ayah 6

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مَا آمَنَتْ قَبْلَهُمْ مِنْ قَرْيَةٍ أَهْلَكْنَاهَا ۖ أَفَهُمْ يُؤْمِنُونَ


Asad : Not one of the communities that We destroyed in bygone times7 would ever believe [their prophets]: will these, then, [be more willing to] believe?8
Malik : The fact, however, is that even though We showed Signs to the prior people, not a single nation before them, which We destroyed, ever believed. Will they believe?
Mustafa Khattab :

Not a ˹single˺ society We destroyed before them ever believed ˹after receiving the signs˺. Will these ˹pagans˺ then believe?

Pickthall : Not a township believed of those which We destroyed before them (though We sent them portents): would they then believe?
Yusuf Ali : (As to those) before them not one of the populations which We destroyed believed: will these believe? 2669
Transliteration : Ma amanat qablahum min qaryatin ahlaknaha afahum yuminoona
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Asad   
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Asad 7 Lit., "before them".
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Asad 8 The downfall of those communities of old - frequently referred to in the Qur'an - was invariably due to the fact that they had been resolved to ignore all spiritual truths which militated against their own, materialistic concept of life: is it, then (so the Qur'anic argument goes), reasonable to expect that the opponents of the Prophet Muhammad, who are similarly motivated, would be more willing to consider his message on its merits?

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Yusuf Ali 2669 'If such miracles as you read of failed to convince Unbelievers of old, what chance is there that these Unbelievers will believe? Miracles may come, but they are no cures for Unbelief.

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