1 . By the sun and his morning bright-ness,
2 . By the moon, when she followeth him,
3 . By the day when it glorifieth him.
4 . By the night; when it envelopeth him,
5 . By the heaven and Him Who builded it,
6 . By the earth and Him Who spread it forth,
7 . By the soul and Him Who propertioned it,
8 . And inspired it with the wickedness thereof and the piety thereof,
9 . Surely blissful is he who hath cleansed, it,
10 . And miserable is he who hath buried it.
11 . Thamud belied in their exorbitance.
12 . What time the greatest wretch of them rose up.
13 . Then the apostle of Allah said Unto them: beware of the she-camel of Allah and her drink.
14 . Then they belied him, and they hamstrung her; wherefore their Lord overwhelmed them for their crime, and made it equal.
15 . And He feared not the consequence thereof