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

            

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

             

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She said, "Indeed kings - when they enter a city, they ruin it and render the honored of its people humbled. And thus do they do.

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But indeed, I will send to them a gift and see with what [reply] the messengers will return."

                

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So when they came to Solomon, he said, "Do you provide me with wealth? But what Allah has given me is better than what He has given you. Rather, it is you who rejoice in your gift.

             

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Return to them, for we will surely come to them with soldiers that they will be powerless to encounter, and we will surely expel them therefrom in humiliation, and they will be debased."

          

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[Solomon] said, "O assembly [of jinn], which of you will bring me her throne before they come to me in submission?"

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A powerful one from among the jinn said, "I will bring it to you before you rise from your place, and indeed, I am for this [task] strong and trustworthy."

                                      

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Said one who had knowledge from the Scripture, "I will bring it to you before your glance returns to you." And when [Solomon] saw it placed before him, he said, "This is from the favor of my Lord to test me whether I will be grateful or ungrateful. And whoever is grateful - his gratitude is only for [the benefit of] himself. And whoever is ungrateful - then indeed, my Lord is Free of need and Generous."