Al-Quran Surah 54. Al-Qamar, Ayah 15

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وَلَقَدْ تَرَكْنَاهَا آيَةً فَهَلْ مِنْ مُدَّكِرٍ


Asad : And, indeed, We have caused such [floating vessels] to remain forever a sign [of Our grace unto man]:8 who, then, is willing to take it to heart?9
Khattab :

We certainly left this1 as a sign. So is there anyone who will be mindful?

Malik : We have left that Ark as a sign, so is there any who would take admonition?
Pickthall : And verily We left it as a token; but is there any that remembereth?
Yusuf Ali : And We have left this as a Sign (for all time): then is there any that will receive admonition? 5140 5141
Transliteration : Walaqad taraknaha ayatan fahal min muddakirin
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Asad   
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Asad 8 See {36:41-42} and the corresponding notes [22] and [23]. Literally, the above phrase reads, "We have left them [or "such"] as a sign...", etc. According to Ibn Kathir, the pronoun ha in taraknaha relates to "ships in a generic sense" (jins as-sufun), and quotes in this connection the above-mentioned passage ({36:41-42}); hence my interpolation, between brackets, of the words "floating vessels". The "sign" spoken of here alludes to God's having endowed man's mind with inventiveness and, thus, with the ability to widen the scope of his life through conscious effort.
Asad   
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Asad 9 Lit., "And is there any that will...", etc. The above sentence recurs several times, like a refrain, in this surah.

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 5140 Cf. xxix. 15, where the Ark (with the salvation it brought to the righteous) is mentioned as a Sign for all Peoples. So also in xxv, 37 and xxvi. 121, it is a Sign for men. Similarly the saving of Lot, with the destruction of the wicked Cities of the Plain, is mentioned as a Sign left for those who would understand: xxix. 35, and li. 37.
Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 5141 A refrain that occurs six times in this Sura: see Introduction.
   
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29922

 The Flood or the Ark.

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