١١٧. وَمَا كَانَ رَبُّكَ لِيُهْلِكَ الْقُرَىٰ بِظُلْمٍ وَأَهْلُهَا مُصْلِحُونَ
117. Wama kana rabbuka liyuhlika alqura bithulmin waahluha muslihoona
English Translation
And your Lord would not have destroyed the cities unjustly while their people were reformers.
Your Lord would not surely destroy unjustly human habitations so long as the people are righteous.
And your Lord is not such as to destroy townships without reason, while their people are righteous.
Yet thy Lord would never destroy the cities unjustly, while as yet their people were putting things right.
And thy Lord is not one to destroy cities wrongously while the inhabitants thereof are rectifiers.
And your Lord would never destroy the towns wrongfully, while their people were right-doers.
Your Lord would never destroy the towns wrongfully, while their inhabitants are righteous.
And your Lord is not such as would wrongfully destroy human habitations while their inhabitants are righteous.
And your Lord would never destroy the towns wrongfully, while their people were doers of good.
In truth thy Lord destroyed not the townships tyrannously while their folk were doing right.
Your Lord would never destroy the townships unjustly while their inhabitants were bringing about reform.
Your Lord would never destroy the villages unjustly, whilst their people were reforming.
Your Lord would not have destroyed those people (of the towns) for their injustice if they had tried to reform themselves.
And it did not beseem your Lord to have destroyed the towns tyrannously, while their people acted well.
Your Lord would never unjustly destroy communities while their people were trying to reform.
Nor would thy Lord be the One to destroy communities for a single wrong-doing, if its members were likely to mend.
Surah 11
Quran Surah Hud ( Verse 117 ) with English Translation وَمَا كَانَ رَبُّكَ لِيُهْلِكَ الْقُرَىٰ بِظُلْمٍ وَأَهْلُهَا مُصْلِحُونَ