Explanation of 21:76

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English Translation of Al-Quran [21].Al-Anbiya [The Prophets] Ayat 76. And (remember) Nuh (Noah), when he cried (to Us) aforetime. We listened to his invocation and saved him and his family from great distress. Ayat 77. We helped him against people who denied Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.). Verily, they were a people given to evil. So We drowned them all. [Tafseer] (Remember) Noah, when he cried (to Us) aforetime: We listened to his (prayer) and delivered him and his family from great distress. A The date of Noah was many centuries before that of Abraham. The contemporaries of Noah were given to Unbelief, oppression of the poor, and vain disputations. He carried Allah’s Message to them, and standing fast in faith, built the Ark , in which he was saved with his followers from the Flood, while the wicked were drowned. We helped him against people who rejected Our Signs: truly they were a people given to Evil: so We drowned them (in the Flood) all together.