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Surah Al-Feel English Translation,Transliteration Tafsir [1-10]

About the surah al-fil

Al-Fil (Arabic: الفيل, "The Elephant") is the 105th chapter (surah) of the Quran. It was revealed in the Holy City of Mecca. It has 5 verses. The Surah starts with a question. Have you not seen how your Lord dealt with the masters of the elephant?

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Theme / Summary of the   surah al-fil

Abraha's army from Sana'a (Yemen) was annihilated in Surah Al-Fil. To please the Abyssinian king, who ruled Yemen, Abraha developed his country and strengthened its sovereignty in order to please his king. He was jealous of the attention devoted to Makkah.


Lesson learned from  the Surah al-fil 

1. Allāh is ruthless(Qahaar) when it comes to destroying those who openly declare war on His Signs.  

2. The plots of those who plot against Allāh are always weak in comparison to His Plotting.  

3.The armies of Allāh cannot be comprehended by human intellect.  

4. Those who plot against Allāh never meet a good ending. 




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بِسۡمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ


أَلَمۡ تَرَ كَيۡفَ فَعَلَ رَبُّكَ بِأَصۡحَٰبِ ٱلۡفِيلِ
Transliteration:( Alam tara kaifa fa'ala rabbuka bi ashaabil feel )

1. (0 Beloved) Have you not seen how your Lord dealt with the companions of the elephant (1)?
Topic Discussed: Elephants   | Rab(Word)   | companion   | See   |

أَلَمۡ يَجۡعَلۡ كَيۡدَهُمۡ فِي تَضۡلِيلٖ
Transliteration:( Alam yaj'al kaidahum fee tadleel )

2. Did He not cause their device to fail (2)?
Topic Discussed: Sinister Plan   |

وَأَرۡسَلَ عَلَيۡهِمۡ طَيۡرًا أَبَابِيلَ
Transliteration:( Wa arsala 'alaihim tairan abaabeel )

3. And He sent on them swarms of birds (3).
Topic Discussed: Ababeel Bird   | Birds(Word)   |

تَرۡمِيهِم بِحِجَارَةٖ مِّن سِجِّيلٖ
Transliteration:( Tarmeehim bihijaaratim min sijjeel )

4. Striking them with stones of baked clay (4).
Topic Discussed: Baked Clay   | Ababeel Bird   | Stone(Word)   |

فَجَعَلَهُمۡ كَعَصۡفٖ مَّأۡكُولِۭ
Transliteration:( Faja 'alahum ka'asfim m'akool )

5. And thus made them like broken straw, eaten up 5 (as chaff).
Topic Discussed: Elephants   | Army of Abraha   |

Surah Al-Feel English Translation and Transliteration

In Surah Al-Feel you can read the translation of Ahmad Raza Khan who was a renowned scholar of the Islamic world and his translation book is known as Kanzul Imaan. You can read the transliteration of Surah Al-Feel which will help you to understand how to read the Arabic text. Apart from that, we have included a Word-By-Word English Translation of the Arabic text of Surah Al-Feel.

Surah Al-Feel English Tafsir/Tafseer (Commentry)

In Surah Al-Feel we have included two Tafseer (Commentary) in English. The first one is from Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan who was a well-known scholar. In this tafsir, we have also included the most popular Tafsir Ibn-Kathir which is the most comprehensive tafsir available in the world. You can read both or any one of your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are 5 verses / Ayat in Surah Al-Feel

Surah Al-Feel was revealed in Makkah

Surah Al-Feel can be found in Juz or Para 30

There are 1/3 Ruku in Surah Al-Feel

Surah number of Surah Al-Feel is 105

The meaning of Surah Al-Feel is The Elephant

You can find English Translation, Transliteration and Tafseer/Tafsir of Surah Al-Feel here at quran4ever.com. Here two tafseer are currently.One is Tafsir Ibn-Kathir and another one is Tafsir-e-Naeemi.

Dear bothers and sisters as a Sunni Muslim we cannot say any Translation and Tafseer was as long it conforms with the 4 school of thoughts. But here at quran4ever.com, we have included Tafsir Ibn-Kathir which is most comprehensive tafsir. Apart from that we have also included tafsir of Mufti Ahmad Yaar khan, Tafsir-e-Naeemi of Surah Al-Feel.

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