Quran

Surah 27 «An Naml», Ayah 56

Verse 56 of Surah An Naml (27:56) with Arabic text, transcription, and translation.

۞ فَمَا كَانَ جَوَابَ قَوۡمِهِۦٓ إِلَّآ أَن قَالُوٓاْ أَخۡرِجُوٓاْ ءَالَ لُوطٖ مِّن قَرۡيَتِكُمۡۖ إِنَّهُمۡ أُنَاسٞ يَتَطَهَّرُونَ ٥٦
Famā Kāna Jawāba Qawmihi 'Illā 'An Qālū 'Akhrijū 'Āla Lūţin Min Qaryatikum  ۖ  'Innahum 'Unāsun Yataţahharūna

Sahih International

But the answer of his people was not except that they said, "Expel the family of Lot from your city. Indeed, they are people who keep themselves pure."

Abdul Haleem

The only answer his people gave was to say, ‘Expel Lot’s followers from your town! These men mean to stay chaste!’

Mohsin Khan/Hilali

There was no other answer given by his people except that they said: "Drive out the family of Lout (Lot) from your city. Verily, these are men who want to be clean and pure!"

Taqi Usmani

So, the answer of his people was not else but that they said, “Expel the family of LūT from your town. They are a people who over-indulge in purity.”

Pickthall

But the answer of his folk was naught save that they said: Expel the household of Lot from your township, for they (forsooth) are folk who would keep clean!

Pickthall

But his people gave no other answer but this: they said, "Drive out the followers of Lut from your city: these are indeed men who want to be clean and pure!"