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9. Or dost thou reflect that the Companions of the Cave and of the Inscription were

wonders among Our Sign?

10. Ith awa alfityatu ila alkahfi faqaloo rabbana atina min ladunka rahmatan wahayyi/

lana min amrina rashada


10. Behold, the youths betook themselves to the Cave: they said, "Our Lord! bestow on

us Mercy from Thyself, and dispose of our affair for us in the right way!"

11. Fadarabna AAala athanihim fee alkahfi sineena AAadada


11. Then We draw (a veil) over their ears, for a number of years, in the Cave, (so that

they heard not):

12. Thumma baAAathnahum linaAAlama ayyu alhizbayni ahsa lima labithoo amada


12. Then We roused them, in order to test which of the two parties was best at calculating

the term of years they had tarried!