قَالَ فَمَا بَالُ ٱلۡقُرُونِ ٱلۡأُولَىٰ
(Pharaoh) said: "What then is the condition of previous generations?"<br/>
He, Pharaoh, said, 'So what of, the status [of], the generations, the communities, of old?', such as thpeople of Noah, Hood, Lot and Saalih, with regard to their having worshipped graven images.