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فَقُلْ هَل لَّكَ إِلَىٰ أَن تَزَكَّىٰ

Sahih International

And say to him, 'Would you [be willing to] purify yourself

وَأَهْدِيَكَ إِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ فَتَخْشَىٰ

Sahih International

And let me guide you to your Lord so you would fear [Him]?'"

فَأَرَاهُ الْآيَةَ الْكُبْرَىٰ

Sahih International

And he showed him the greatest sign,

فَكَذَّبَ وَعَصَىٰ

Sahih International

But Pharaoh denied and disobeyed.

ثُمَّ أَدْبَرَ يَسْعَىٰ

Sahih International

Then he turned his back, striving.

فَحَشَرَ فَنَادَىٰ

Sahih International

And he gathered [his people] and called out

فَقَالَ أَنَا رَبُّكُمُ الْأَعْلَىٰ

Sahih International

And said, "I am your most exalted lord."

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فَأَخَذَهُ اللَّهُ نَكَالَ الْآخِرَةِ وَالْأُولَىٰ

Sahih International

So Allah seized him in exemplary punishment for the last and the first [transgression].

إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَعِبْرَةً لِّمَن يَخْشَىٰ

Sahih International

Indeed in that is a warning for whoever would fear [ Allah ].

أَأَنتُمْ أَشَدُّ خَلْقًا أَمِ السَّمَاءُ ۚ بَنَاهَا

Sahih International

Are you a more difficult creation or is the heaven? Allah constructed it.

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