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15. Laqad kana lisaba-in fee maskanihim ayatun jannatani AAan yameenin washimalin

kuloo min rizqi rabbikum wa


shkuroo lahu baldatun tayyibatun warabbun ghafoor


15. There was, for Saba, aforetime, a Sign in their home-land - two Gardens to the right

and to the left. "Eat of the Sustenance (provided) by your Lord, and be grateful to Him: a

territory fair and happy, and a Lord Oft-Forgiving!

16. FaaAAradoo faarsalna AAalayhim sayla alAAarimi wabaddalnahum bijannatayhim

jannatayni thawatay okulin khamtin waathlin washay-in min sidrin qaleel


16. But they turned away (from Allah., and We sent against them the Flood (released)

from the dams, and We converted their two garden (rows) into "gardens" producing bitter

fruit, and tamarisks, and some few (stunted) Lote-trees.

17. Thalika jazaynahum bima kafaroo wahal nujazee illa alkafoor


17. That was the Requital We gave them because they ungratefully rejected Faith: and

never do We give (such) requital except to such as are ungrateful rejecters.