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Indeed, We sent Moses with Our signs to Pharaoh and his chiefs, and he said: “I am a messenger of the Lord of all worlds.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And certainly did We send Moses with Our signs to Pharaoh and his establishment, and he said, "Indeed, I am the messenger of the Lord of the worlds."

— Saheeh International

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But as soon as he came to them with Our signs, they laughed at them,

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

But when he brought them Our signs, at once they laughed at them.

— Saheeh International

although every sign We showed them was greater than the one before.1 Ultimately, We seized them with torments so that they might return ˹to the Right Path˺.2

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And We showed them not a sign except that it was greater than its sister, and We seized them with affliction that perhaps they might return [to faith].

— Saheeh International

˹Then˺ they pleaded, “O ˹mighty˺ magician! Pray to your Lord on our behalf, by virtue of the covenant He made with you.1 We will certainly accept guidance.”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And they said [to Moses], "O magician, invoke for us your Lord by what He has promised you. Indeed, we will be guided."

— Saheeh International

But as soon as We removed the torments from them, they broke their promise.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

But when We removed from them the affliction, at once they broke their word.

— Saheeh International

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And Pharaoh called out to his people, boasting, “O my people! Am I not sovereign over Egypt as well as ˹all˺ these streams1 flowing at my feet? Can you not see?

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And Pharaoh called out among his people; he said, "O my people, does not the kingdom of Egypt belong to me, and these rivers flowing beneath me; then do you not see?

— Saheeh International

Am I not better than this nobody who can hardly express himself?1

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Or am I [not] better than this one [i.e., Moses] who is insignificant and hardly makes himself clear?1

— Saheeh International

Why then have no golden bracelets ˹of kingship˺ been granted to him or angels come with him as escorts!”

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Then why have there not been placed upon him bracelets of gold or come with him the angels in conjunction?"

— Saheeh International

And so he fooled his people, and they obeyed him. They were truly a rebellious people.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

So he bluffed his people, and they obeyed him. Indeed, they were [themselves] a people defiantly disobedient [of Allah].

— Saheeh International

So when they enraged Us, We inflicted punishment upon them, drowning them all.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And when they angered Us, We took retribution from them and drowned them all.

— Saheeh International

And We made them an example and a lesson for those after them.

— Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And We made them a precedent and an example for the later peoples.

— Saheeh International

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