26:121 In this [story], behold, there is a message [unto men], even though most of them will not believe [in it].
26:122 But, verily, thy Sustainer – He alone – is Almighty, a Dispenser of Grace!
26:123 [And the tribe of] ‘Ad gave the lie to [one of God’s] message-bearers.
26:124 When their brother Hud said unto them “Will you not be conscious of God?
26:125 Behold, I am an apostle [sent by Him] to you, [and therefore] worthy of your trust.
26:126 Be, then, conscious of God, and pay heed unto me!
26:127 And no reward whatever do I ask of you for it, my reward rests with none but the Sustainer of all the worlds.
26:128 Will you, in your wanton folly, build [idolatrous] altars on every height.
26:129 And make for yourselves mighty castles, [hoping] that you might become immortal?
26:130 And will you [always], whenever you lay hand [on others], lay hand [on them] cruelly, without any restraint?