Muhammad Habib Shakir: What! do the people of the towns then feel secure from Our punishment coming to them by night while they sleep?
Abdullah Yusuf Ali: Did the people of the towns feel secure against the coming of Our wrath by night while they were asleep?
M.Pickthall: Are the people of the townships then secure from the coming of Our wrath upon them as a night-raid while they sleep?
Amatul Rahmân Omer: Do the people of these townships feel secure against the coming of Our punishment upon them by night while they are asleep?
Maulana Mohammad Ali: And if the people of the towns had believed and kept their duty, We would certainly have opened for them blessings from he heavens and the earth. But they rejected, so We seized them for what they earned.