الفِيلِ Al-F¥l 1 الآية :

أَلَمۡ تَرَ كَيۡفَ فَعَلَ رَبُّكَ بِأَصۡحَٰبِ ٱلۡفِيلِ

Have you not considered, [O Muúammad], how your Lord dealt with the companions of the elephant?[1]

1- i.e., the army under the command of Abrahah al-Ashram which was accompanied by a huge elephant and came with the intention of destroying the KaÔbah at Makkah.

الفِيلِ Al-F¥l 2 الآية :

أَلَمۡ يَجۡعَلۡ كَيۡدَهُمۡ فِي تَضۡلِيلٖ

Did He not make their plan into misguidance?[1]

1- Causing them to perish.

الفِيلِ Al-F¥l 3 الآية :

وَأَرۡسَلَ عَلَيۡهِمۡ طَيۡرًا أَبَابِيلَ

And He sent against them birds in flocks,

الفِيلِ Al-F¥l 4 الآية :

تَرۡمِيهِم بِحِجَارَةٖ مِّن سِجِّيلٖ

Striking them with stones of hard clay,

الفِيلِ Al-F¥l 5 الآية :

فَجَعَلَهُمۡ كَعَصۡفٖ مَّأۡكُولِۭ

And He made them like eaten straw.[1]

1- i.e., husks which have been chewed by cattle. This event took place in the year of the Prophet's birth.