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So his Lord responded to him, turning their cunning away from him. Surely He is the All-Hearing, All-Knowing.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

So his Lord responded to him and averted from him their plan. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Knowing.

— Saheeh International

And so it occurred to those in charge, despite seeing all the proofs ˹of his innocence˺, that he should be imprisoned for a while.1 

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Then it appeared to them after they had seen the signs1 that he [i.e., al-ʿAzeez] should surely imprison him for a time.2

— Saheeh International

And two other servants went to jail with Joseph. One of them said, “I dreamt I was pressing wine.” The other said, “I dreamt I was carrying ˹some˺ bread on my head, from which birds were eating.” ˹Then both said,˺ “Tell us their interpretation, for we surely see you as one of the good-doers.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And there entered the prison with him two young men. One of them said, "Indeed, I have seen myself [in a dream] pressing [grapes for] wine." The other said, "Indeed, I have seen myself carrying upon my head [some] bread, from which the birds were eating. Inform us of its interpretation; indeed, we see you to be of those who do good."

— Saheeh International

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Joseph replied, “I can even tell you what kind of meal you will be served before you receive it. This ˹knowledge˺ is from what my Lord has taught me. I have shunned the faith of a people who disbelieve in Allah and deny the Hereafter.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

He said, "You will not receive food that is provided to you except that I will inform you of its interpretation before it comes to you. That is from what my Lord has taught me. Indeed, I have left the religion of a people who do not believe in Allah, and they, in the Hereafter, are disbelievers.

— Saheeh International

I follow the faith of my fathers: Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. It is not ˹right˺ for us to associate anything with Allah ˹in worship˺. This is part of Allah’s grace upon us and humanity, but most people are not grateful.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And I have followed the religion of my fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. And it was not for us to associate anything with Allah. That is from the favor of Allah upon us and upon the people, but most of the people are not grateful.

— Saheeh International

O  my fellow-prisoners! Which is far better: many different lords or Allah—the One, the Supreme?

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

O [my] two companions of prison, are separate lords better or Allah, the One,1 the Prevailing?2

— Saheeh International

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Whatever ˹idols˺ you worship instead of Him are mere names which you and your forefathers have made up1—a practice Allah has never authorized. It is only Allah Who decides. He has commanded that you worship none but Him. That is the upright faith, but most people do not know.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

You worship not besides Him except [mere] names you have named them,1 you and your fathers, for which Allah has sent down no evidence. Legislation is not but for Allah. He has commanded that you worship not except Him. That is the correct religion, but most of the people do not know.

— Saheeh International

“O my fellow-prisoners! ˹The first˺ one of you will serve wine to his master, and the other will be crucified and the birds will eat from his head. The matter about which you inquired has been decided.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

O two companions of prison, as for one of you, he will give drink to his master of wine; but as for the other, he will be crucified, and the birds will eat from his head. The matter has been decreed about which you both inquire."

— Saheeh International

Then he said to the one he knew would survive, “Mention me in the presence of your master.1” But Satan made him forget to mention Joseph to his master, so he remained in prison for several years.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And he said to the one whom he knew would go free, "Mention me before your master." But Satan made him forget the mention [to] his master, and he [i.e., Joseph] remained in prison several years.

— Saheeh International

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And ˹one day˺ the King1 said, “I dreamt of seven fat cows eaten up by seven skinny ones; and seven green ears of grain and ˹seven˺ others dry. O  chiefs! Tell me the meaning of my dream if you can interpret dreams.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And [subsequently] the king said, "Indeed, I have seen [in a dream] seven fat cows being eaten by seven [that were] lean, and seven green spikes [of grain] and others [that were] dry. O eminent ones, explain to me my vision, if you should interpret visions."

— Saheeh International

They replied, “These are confused visions and we do not know the interpretation of such dreams.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

They said, "[It is but] a mixture of false dreams, and we are not learned in the interpretation of dreams."

— Saheeh International

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