٩٨. أَوَأَمِنَ أَهْلُ الْقُرَىٰ أَنْ يَأْتِيَهُمْ بَأْسُنَا ضُحًى وَهُمْ يَلْعَبُونَ
98. Awa amina ahlu alqura an yatiyahum basuna duhan wahum yalAAaboona
English Translation
Or did the people of the cities feel secure from Our punishment coming to them in the morning while they were at play?
Or, are the people of the towns so unafraid that (even when) Our retribution comes upon them in the hours of the morning they remain engrossed in sport and play?
Or do the people of the dwellings not fear that Our wrath may come upon them during the day, while they are playing?
Do the people of the cities feel secure Our might shall not come upon them in daylight while they are playing?
Or, are the people of the township secure that Our wrath would not come upon them by daylight while they are disporting themselves?
Or, did the people of the towns then feel secure against the coming of Our Punishment in the forenoon while they play?
Do the people of the towns feel secure that Our might will not come upon them by day, while they play?
Or, do the people of those towns feel secure that Our punishment will not come to them by daylight while they are at play?
Or, did the people of the towns then feel secure against the coming of Our punishment in the forenoon while they were playing
Or are the people of the townships then secure from the coming of Our wrath upon them in the daytime while they play?
Do the people of the towns feel secure from Our punishment overtaking them at midday while they are playing around?
Or do the inhabitants of the villages feel secure from Our Might coming to them in the midmorning while they play?
or that which could seize them during their busy hours of the day?
What! do the people of the towns feel secure from Our punishment coming to them in the morning while they play?
Or, do they feel secure against the coming of Our punishment upon them in the forenoon while they are at play?
Or else did they feel secure against its coming in broad daylight while they played about (care-free)?
Surah 7
Quran Surah Al-A'raaf ( Verse 98 ) with English Translation أَوَأَمِنَ أَهْلُ الْقُرَىٰ أَنْ يَأْتِيَهُمْ بَأْسُنَا ضُحًى وَهُمْ يَلْعَبُونَ