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Solomon said, “We will see whether you are telling the truth or lying.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

[Solomon] said, "We will see whether you were truthful or were of the liars.

— Saheeh International

Go with this letter of mine and deliver it to them, then stand aside and see how they will respond.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Take this letter of mine and deliver it to them. Then leave them and see what [answer] they will return."

— Saheeh International

The Queen ˹later˺ announced, “O chiefs! Indeed, a noble letter has been delivered to me.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

She said, "O eminent ones, indeed, to me has been delivered a noble letter.

— Saheeh International

It is from Solomon, and it reads: ‘In the Name of Allah—the Most Compassionate, Most Merciful.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed, it is from Solomon, and indeed, it is [i.e., reads]: 'In the name of Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful,

— Saheeh International

Do not be arrogant with me, but come to me, fully submitting ˹to Allah˺.’”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Be not haughty with me but come to me in submission [as Muslims].'"

— Saheeh International

She said, “O chiefs! Advise me in this matter of mine, for I would never make any decision without you.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

She said, "O eminent ones, advise me in my affair. I would not decide a matter until you witness [for] me."1

— Saheeh International

They responded, “We are a people of strength and great ˹military˺ might, but the decision is yours, so decide what you will command.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

They said, "We are men of strength and of great military might, but the command is yours, so see what you will command."

— Saheeh International

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