Al-Quran Surah 18. Al-Kahf, Ayah 59

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وَتِلْكَ الْقُرَىٰ أَهْلَكْنَاهُمْ لَمَّا ظَلَمُوا وَجَعَلْنَا لِمَهْلِكِهِمْ مَوْعِدًا

Asad : as [was the case with all] those communities that We destroyed when they went on and on doing wrong:66 for We had set a time-limit for their destruction.
Khattab :

Those ˹are the˺ societies We destroyed when they persisted in wrong,1 and We had set a time for their destruction.

Malik : All those nations whom We destroyed for their wrong doings were given respite and an appointed time for their destruction.
Pickthall : And (all) those townships! We destroyed them when they did wrong, and We appointed a fixed time for their destruction.
Yusuf Ali : Such were the populations We destroyed when they committed iniquities; but We fixed an appointed time for their destruction. 2403
Transliteration : Watilka alqura ahlaknahum lamma thalamoo wajaAAalna limahlikihim mawAAidan
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Asad 66 Lit., "when [or "after"] they had been doing wrong" - i.e., persistently and for a long time.

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Yusuf Ali 2403 The instances of exemplary Punishment in former times were also subject to this rule, that Allah gives plenty of rope to the wicked, in case they might turn, repent, and obtain His Mercy.
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 i.e., the peoples of ’Ȃd and Thamûd.