AL-FIL (THE ELEPHANT)
Total Verses: 5
Revealed At: MAKKA
In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful.
YUSUFALI: Seest thou not how thy Lord dealt with the Companions of the Elephant?
PICKTHAL: Hast thou not seen how thy Lord dealt with the owners of the Elephant?
SHAKIR: Have you not considered how your Lord dealt with the possessors of the elephant?
YUSUFALI: Did He not make their treacherous plan go astray?
PICKTHAL: Did He not bring their stratagem to naught,
SHAKIR: Did He not cause their war to end in confusion,
YUSUFALI: And He sent against them Flights of Birds,
PICKTHAL: And send against them swarms of flying creatures,
SHAKIR: And send down (to prey) upon them birds in flocks,
YUSUFALI: Striking them with stones of baked clay.
PICKTHAL: Which pelted them with stones of baked clay,
SHAKIR: Casting against them stones of baked clay,
YUSUFALI: Then did He make them like an empty field of stalks and straw, (of which the corn) has been eaten up.
PICKTHAL: And made them like green crops devoured (by cattle)?
SHAKIR: So He rendered them like straw eaten up?