أَلَمْ تَرَ كَيْفَ فَعَلَ رَبُّكَ بِأَصْحَابِ الْفِيلِ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Have you not seen ˹O Prophet˺ how your Lord dealt with the Army of the Elephant?

أَلَمْ يَجْعَلْ كَيْدَهُمْ فِي تَضْلِيلٍ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Did He not frustrate their scheme?

وَأَرْسَلَ عَلَيْهِمْ طَيْرًا أَبَابِيلَ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab For He sent against them flocks of birds,

تَرْمِيهِمْ بِحِجَارَةٍ مِنْ سِجِّيلٍ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab that pelted them with stones of baked clay,

فَجَعَلَهُمْ كَعَصْفٍ مَأْكُولٍ
Dr. Mustafa Khattab leaving them like chewed up straw.1