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Then were they confounded with shame: (they said), “Thou knowest full well that these (idols) do not speak!”

Literally, “they were turned down on their
heads” which may suggest a metaphorical somersault,
i.e., they recovered from their dawning shame for
idolatry and were prepared to argue it out with the youth


Yusuf Ali, Abdullah. Translation and Commentary of the Quran. (surah 21 verse 65)Quran Arabic with English Translation & Commentary (Tafsir) by Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Free Download (

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