M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir (1974)

Chapter 105

5 Verses

The Elephant (Fil)

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

1. Have you not considered how your Lord dealt with the possessors of the elephant?

2. Did He not cause theii' war to end in confusion,

3. And send down (to prey) upon them birds in flocks,

4. Casting them against stones of baked clay,

5. So He rendered them like straw eaten up?

Chapter 106

4 Verses

The Qureaish

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

1. For the protection of the Qureaish —

2. Their protection during their trading caravans in the winter and the summer —

3. So let them serve the Lord of this House,

4. Who feeds them against hunger and gives them security against fear.

Chapter 107

7 Verses

The Daily Necessaries (Maun)

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, The Merciful.

1. Have you considered him who calls the judgment a lie?

2. That is the one who treats the orphan with harshness,

3. And does not urge (others) to feed the poor.

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M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir, R. A. Juma, 1615 Pech Rd., Apt. 26C, Houston, Texas 77055. Presented by World Organization for Islamic Services (WOFIS), P.O. Box No. 2245, Tehran, Iran, 1974 Edition, Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 06 Oct. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/m-h-shakir/1974?page=972