Verily, thus do We reward the Muhsinun (good-doers - see V.2:112).
Verily! They were two of Our believing slaves.
And verily, Iliyas (Elias) was one of the Messengers.
When he said to his people:"Will you not fear Allah?
"Will you call upon Ba"l (a well- known idol of his nation whom they used to worship) and forsake the Best of creators,
"Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"
But they denied him [Iliyas (Elias)], so they will certainly be brought forth (to the punishment),
Except the chosen slaves of Allah.
And We left for him (a goodly remembrance) among generations (to come) in later times;
Salamun (peace) be upon Ilyasin (Elias)!"
Verily, thus do We reward the Muhsinun (good-doers, who perform good deeds totally for Allah"s sake only - see V.2:112).
Verily, he was one of Our believing slaves.
And verily, Lout (Lot) was one of the Messengers.
When We saved him and his family, all,
Except an old woman (his wife) who was among those who remained behind.
Then We destroyed the rest [i.e. the towns of Sodom at the place of the Dead Sea (now) in Palestine]. [See the"Book of History" by Ibn Kathir].
Verily, you pass by them in the morning.
And at night; will you not then reflect?
And, verily, Yunus (Jonah) was one of the Messengers.
When he ran to the laden ship,