Al-Fil (THE ELEPHANT)
Total Verses : 5
Revealed At : MAKKA
Verse : 001
Eng-Abdul Daryabadi : Has thou not seen how thy Lord dealt with the fellows of the elephant?
Eng-Dr. Mohsin : Have you (O Muhammad (SAW)) not seen how your Lord dealt with the Owners of the Elephant? [The elephant army which came from Yemen under the command of Abrahah Al-Ashram intending to destroy the Ka’bah at Makkah].
Eng-Mufti-Taqi-Usmani-Audio : Have you not seen how your Lord dealt with the People of the Elephant?
Eng-Pickthal-Audio : Hast thou not seen how thy Lord dealt with the owners of the Elephant?
Eng-Yusuf Ali : Seest thou not how thy Lord dealt with the Companions of the Elephant?
Verse : 002
Eng-Abdul Daryabadi : Did He not set their stratagem at naught?
Eng-Dr. Mohsin : Did He not make their plot go astray?
Eng-Mufti-Taqi-Usmani-Audio : Has He not turned their plan into nullity?
Eng-Pickthal-Audio : Did He not bring their stratagem to naught,
Eng-Yusuf Ali : Did He not make their treacherous plan go astray?
Verse : 003
Eng-Abdul Daryabadi : And He sent against them birds in flocks.
Eng-Dr. Mohsin : And He sent against them birds, in flocks,
Eng-Mufti-Taqi-Usmani-Audio : And He sent upon them flying birds in flocks,
Eng-Pickthal-Audio : And send against them swarms of flying creatures,
Eng-Yusuf Ali : And He sent against them flights of Birds,
Verse : 004
Eng-Abdul Daryabadi : They hurled upon them clay stones.
Eng-Dr. Mohsin : Striking them with stones of Sijjîl (baked clay).
Eng-Mufti-Taqi-Usmani-Audio : Throwing upon them stones of baked clay,
Eng-Pickthal-Audio : Which pelted them with stones of baked clay,
Eng-Yusuf Ali : Striking them with stones of baked clay.
Verse : 005
Eng-Abdul Daryabadi : Then He rendered them as stubble devoured.
Eng-Dr. Mohsin : And He made them like (an empty field of) stalks (of which the corn has been eaten up by cattle).Eng-Mufti-Taqi-Usmani-Audio : And thus He turned them into an eaten-up chaff.
Eng-Pickthal-Audio : And made them like green crops devoured (by cattle)?
Eng-Yusuf Ali : Then did He make them like an empty field of stalks and straw, (of which the corn) has been eaten up.