54.40. Walaqad yassarna alqur-ana lildhdhikrifahal min muddakirin
54.40. And in truth We have made the Quran easy to remember; but is there any that remembereth? (Pickthall)
54.40. Und bestimmt haben Wir schon den Koran leicht gemacht zum Erinnern, und wer läßt sich erinnern? (Ahmad v. Denffer)
54.40. Und Wir haben den Qur´an ja leicht zum Bedenken gemacht. Aber gibt es jemanden, der bedenkt? (Bubenheim)
54.40. Wir haben den Koran zum Nachdenken leicht gemacht. Gibt es denkende Menschen, die daraus Lehren ziehen? (Azhar)
54.40. Und gewiß, bereits erleichterten WIR den Quran zur Ermahnung! Gibt es etwa einen sich Erinnernden?! (Zaidan)
54.40. Und wir haben doch den Koran leicht (verständlich) gemacht (so daß er jedermann) zur Mahnung (dienen kann). Aber gibt es überhaupt jemand, der sich mahnen läßt? (Paret)
54.40. Und wahrlich, Wir haben den Qur'an zur Ermahnung leicht gemacht. Gibt es also einen, der ermahnt sein mag? (Rasul)
Tafsir von Maududi für die Ayaat 33 bis 40
Lot's people denied the warnings. We sent on them a wind charged with stones, which spared none but Lot's household, whom we saved in the last hours of the night through Our grace. Thus do We reward him who is grateful. Lot did warn his people of Our scourge but they doubted all the warnings and paid no heed. Then they sough to prevent him from guarding his guests. Consequently, We blinded their eyes (and said), "Taste now My torment and My warnings! " ( 22 ) Early in the morning they were overtaken by a lasting torment. Taste now My torment and My warnings. We have made this Qur'an an easy means of admonition. Then, is there any who would take admonition ?
Desc No: 22 The details of this story have been given in Surah Hud: 77-83 and Surah AI-Hijr: 61-74 above, a resume of which is as follows: When Allah decided to punish those people with a torment, He sent a few angels in the guise of handsome boys as guests in the house of the Prophet Lot. When the people saw such handsome guests in Lot's house they rushed to it and demanded that they be handed over to them for tile gratification of their lust. The Prophet Lot implored them to desist from their evil intention, but they did not listen and tried to enter his house to take hold of the guests forcibly. At this stage suddenly their eyes were blinded. Then the angels told Lot that he and his Household should leave the city before dawn; then as soon as they had Ieft a dreadful torment descended on the people. In the Bible also this event has been described. The words are: 'And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and came near to break the door. But the men (i.e. the angels) put forth their Hand and pulled Lot into the house to them, and shut to the door. And they smote the nun that were at the door of the house with blindness, both small and great: so that they wearied themselves to find the door." (Gen., 19: 9-11), "