"O mankind! Now hath a proof from your Lord come unto you, and We have sent down unto you a clear light." — Holy Qur'an 4:175
Holy Quran Verses from Pickthall and Yusufali's Translations
In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful
|Yusufali:||Seest thou not how thy Lord dealt with the Companions of the Elephant?|
|Pickthall:||Hast thou not seen how thy Lord dealt with the owners of the Elephant?|
|Yusufali:||Did He not make their treacherous plan go astray?|
|Pickthall:||Did He not bring their stratagem to naught,|
|Yusufali:||And He sent against them Flights of Birds,|
|Pickthall:||And send against them swarms of flying creatures,|
|Yusufali:||Striking them with stones of baked clay.|
|Pickthall:||Which pelted them with 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.|
|Pickthall:||And made them like green crops devoured (by cattle)?|
Let us pray (Sura 20, Ayat 114) 'Ya Rabbi Zidni Ilma!' ('O Lord! Increase me in knowledge.') and seek spiritual help (ta'yid) to understand our great faith.
Credits: Islamic Computing Center for providing the ASCII texts of the translations and Salmanspiritual.com for developing an interactive version.