فَعَقَرُواْ ٱلنَّاقَةَ وَعَتَوۡاْ عَنۡ أَمۡرِ رَبِّهِمۡ وَقَالُواْ يَٰصَٰلِحُ ٱئۡتِنَا بِمَا تَعِدُنَآ إِن كُنتَ مِنَ ٱلۡمُرۡسَلِينَ
Then they ham-strung the she-camel, and insolently defied the order of their Lord, saying: "O Salih! bring about thy threats, if thou art a messenger (of Allah)!"<br/>
The she-camel was given the water one day and then, another; but they soon tired of this: So they hamstrung the she-camel - Qudaar hamstrung her by their command, killing her with a sword - and flouted the commandment of their Lord, and said, 'O Saalih, bring upon us that which you promised us, in the way of chastisement for [our] killing it, if you are indeed a messenger'.