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Muhammad Asad
as though they had never lived there. Oh, away with [the people of] Madyan, even as the Thamud have been done away with
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
as if they had never lived there. So away with Midian as it was with Thamûd!
Safi Kaskas
as though they had never lived there. Away with [the people of] Midian, as was done away with [the people of] Thamud.

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Arabic
كَأَن لَّمْ يَغْنَوْا فِيهَا أَلَا بُعْدًا لِّمَدْيَنَ كَمَا بَعِدَتْ ثَمُود
Transliteration
Kaan lam yaghnaw feeha ala buAAdan limadyana kama baAAidat thamoodu
Transliteration-2
ka-an lam yaghnaw fīhā alā buʿ'dan limadyana kamā baʿidat thamūd
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
As if not they (had) prospered therein. So, away with Madyan as was taken away the Thamud.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
as though they had never lived there. Oh, away with [the people of] Madyan, even as the Thamud have been done away with
M. M. Pickthall
As though they had not dwelt there. A far removal for Midian, even as Thamud had been removed afar
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
As if they had never dwelt and flourished there! Ah! Behold! How the Madyan were removed (from sight) as were removed the Thamud
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
as if they had never lived there. So away with Midian as it was with Thamûd!
Safi Kaskas
as though they had never lived there. Away with [the people of] Midian, as was done away with [the people of] Thamud.
Wahiduddin Khan
as though they had never dwelt therein. Oh, away with the people of Midian, just as happened with the Thamud
Shakir
As though they had never dwelt in them; now surely perdition overtook Madyan as had perished Samood
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
as if they had not been dwelling in them. Away with Midian just as Thamud was done away.
T.B.Irving
just as if they had never prospered there. Was it not away with Midian, just as Thamud was also sent away?
Abdul Hye
as if they had never lived there! So away with Midian just as away with Thamud!
The Study Quran
as though they had never dwelt there. Behold! Away with Midian, just as Thamud was done away
Dr. Kamal Omar
as if they never lived therein. Behold! (There is) barrier (to mercy) for Madyan in the same way as became barred (from mercy, the nation, called) Samud
Farook Malik
as if they had never flourished there. Behold! Like Thamud, gone are the people of Median
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
As though they never flourished therein. Away with Median, as was done away with Thamood
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
As if they had not flourished in it. "Verily, away with Madyan, (even) as Tham?d was away!"
Muhammad Sarwar
as though they had never existed. How far from (the mercy of God) had the people of Midian gone, just as those of Thamud
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
as though they never lived there. Lo! Ruined were Madyan, like Thamud were ruined
Shabbir Ahmed
As if they had never lived there. Oh, away with Midyan, just as the Thamud have been done away with
Dr. Munir Munshey
As if, they had never lived there! Listen good! Just like the Samoods, the Madyanese, too, were tossed away
Syed Vickar Ahamed
As if they had never lived and grown happily there. So the Madyan were removed (from sight), just like the Samood (Thamud) were removed
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
As if they had never prospered therein. Then, away with Madyan as Thamud was taken away
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
It is as if they never lived there. Away with Median as it was away with Thamud
Abdel Haleem
as if they had never lived and flourished there. Yes, away with the people of Midian, just like the Thamud
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
As though they had never lived at ease therein. Lo! a far removal for Madyan, even as Thamud were removed afar
Ahmed Ali
As though they had not dwelt there at all. Beware! Condemmed were the people of Midian as those of Thamud had been before them
Aisha Bewley
as if they had never lived there at all. Yes indeed! Away with Madyan just like Thamud!
Ali Ünal
As though they had never lived there in affluence. So, away with the (people of) Midian, just as the Thamud have been done away with
Ali Quli Qara'i
as if they had never lived there. Look! Away with Midian! —just as Thamud was done away with
Hamid S. Aziz
As though they had not dwelt therein. Behold! Removed was Midian! As was removed Thamud!"
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
as if they did not flourish in there. Know that, away with Midian as was done away with Thamud
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
As if they had never lived and flourished there. Behold, how the Madyan were removed, as were removed the Thamud
Musharraf Hussain
As though they had never existed. Away with Madyan, just as Thamud were done away with!
Maududi
as though they had never dwelt in them before. Lo! Away with (the people of) Midian, even as the Thamud were done away with!
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
It is as if they had never lived there. Away with Midyan as it was away with Thamud.
Mohammad Shafi
As though they had never dwelt in them! Verily, the people of Midian perished just as the people of Thamood had perished

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
s they had never dwelt there. Ho; Be away Madian just as Thamud were removed far away.
Rashad Khalifa
It was as though they never existed. Thus, Midyan perished, just like Thamoud had perished before that.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
as if they had never have lived there. Begone, the nation of Midian, just as Thamood are gone
Maulana Muhammad Ali
As though they had never dwelt in them. So away with Midian, just as Thamud perished
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
As though they did no inhabit/enrich in it, is not (a) destruction/death/curse to Madyan, as Thamud was destroyed/dead/cursed
Bijan Moeinian
It was as though they never existed. That was the end of the Midyan’s civilization. It came to an end the same way that the civilization of Thamood came to its end
Faridul Haque
As if they had never lived there; away with the Madyan, just as the Thamud were removed afar
Sher Ali
As though they had never dwelt therein. So perished Midian even as Thamud had perished
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
As if they had never put up there. Listen! (The people of) Madyan are doomed as were doomed (the people of) Thamud
Amatul Rahman Omar
(They were so destroyed and desolated) as if they had never dwelt there. So away with Midian; even as Thamud were done away
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
As if they had never lived there! So away with Madyan (Midian)! As away with Thamud! (All these nations were destroyed)

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
as if they had never dwelt there: 'So away with Midian, even as Thamood was done away!
George Sale
as though they had never dwelt therein. Was not Madian removed from off the earth, as Thamud had been removed
Edward Henry Palmer
as though they had not dwelt therein. Aye! 'Away with Midian!' as it was, 'Away with Thamud!
John Medows Rodwell
And when our decree came to pass, we delivered Shoaib and his companions in faith, by our mercy: And a violent tempest overtook the wicked, and in the morning they were found prostrate in their house
N J Dawood (2014)
as though they had never prospered there. Like Thamūd, gone are the people of Midian

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
It was as if they had never lived there. Away with the Midian, as with the Thamud!
Sayyid Qutb
as though they had never prospered there. Oh, away with the people of Madyan, even as the Thamūd have been done away with!
Ahmed Hulusi
It was as though they had never lived there... Know with certainty, a life far from their reality is for the people of Madyan, just like the (people of) Thamud.
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
As if they had never dwelt there. Behold! Away with(people of) Madyan, even as were cast away(the people of)Thamoud.
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
Devastating was the blast and irretrievable was the disaster that they -the Madianites- looked as if they never dwelt nor flourished whereat they perished, wherefore away from existence were put the Madianites, just as the Thamudites were swept away
Mir Aneesuddin
as if they did not dwell therein. So away with (the people of) Midian as were removed Samood.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
As if they had never dwelt and flourished there! Ah! Behold! How the Madyan were removed (from sight) as were removed the Thamud
OLD Literal Word for Word
As if not they (had) prospered therein. So, away with Madyan as was taken away the Thamud