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to take large mouthfuls, glut, remain indoors, assemble.
family, sons of one man, kindred, one's people, party/gang/group/tribe, consisting of his nearer relations and a number of men less than ten among whom is no woman, or more than ten, to forty; or a word having a plural meaning without any proper singular.
قَالُوا يَا شُعَيْبُ مَا نَفْقَه ُُ كَثِيرا ً مِمَّا تَقُولُ وَإِنَّا لَنَرَاكَ فِينَا ضَعِيفا ً وَلَوْلاَ رَهْطُكَ لَرَجَمْنَاكَ وَمَا أَنْتَ عَلَيْنَا بِعَزِيز ٍ
Qālū Yā Shu`aybu Mā Nafqahu Kathīrāan Mimmā Taqūlu Wa 'Innā Lanarāka Fīnā Đa`īfāan Wa Lawlā Rahţuka Larajamnāka Wa Mā 'Anta `Alaynā Bi`azīzin
They said: "O Shu'ayb, we do not understand most of what you say, and we see you as weak among us; and if it were not for who your family is, we would have stoned you, and you would not be proud against us."
قَالَ يَا قَوْمِ أَرَهْطِي أَعَزُّ عَلَيْكُمْ مِنَ اللَّهِ وَاتَّخَذْتُمُوه ُُ وَرَاءَكُمْ ظِهْرِيّا ً إِنَّ رَبِّي بِمَا تَعْمَلُونَ مُحِيط ٌ
Qāla Yā Qawmi 'Arahţī 'A`azzu `Alaykum Mina Allāhi Wa Attakhadhtumūhu Warā'akum žihrīyāan 'Inna Rabbī Bimā Ta`malūna Muĥīţun
He said: "My people, is who my family is more important to you than God, while you have cast Him away behind your backs? My Lord is encompassing what you do."
وَكَانَ فِي الْمَدِينَةِ تِسْعَةُ رَهْط ٍ يُفْسِدُونَ فِي الأَرْضِ وَلاَ يُصْلِحُونَ
Wa Kāna Fī Al-Madīnati Tis`atu Rahţin Yufsidūna Fī Al-'ArĐi Wa Lā Yuşliĥūna
And in the city were nine ruffians who were causing corruption in the land, and they were not reforming.
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