Now, throw down your staff!” But when he saw it slithering like a snake, he ran away without looking back. ˹Allah reassured him,˺ “O Moses! Draw near, and have no fear. You are perfectly secure.
— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran
And [he was told], "Throw down your staff." But when he saw it writhing as if it was a snake, he turned in flight and did not return.1 [Allah said], "O Moses, approach and fear not. Indeed, you are of the secure.
— Saheeh International