الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 1 الآية :

طسٓمٓ

$Œ, Seen, Meem.[1]

1- See footnote to 2:1.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 2 الآية :

تِلۡكَ ءَايَٰتُ ٱلۡكِتَٰبِ ٱلۡمُبِينِ

These are the verses of the clear Book.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 3 الآية :

لَعَلَّكَ بَٰخِعٞ نَّفۡسَكَ أَلَّا يَكُونُواْ مُؤۡمِنِينَ

Perhaps, [O Muúammad], you would kill yourself with grief that they will not be believers.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 4 الآية :

إِن نَّشَأۡ نُنَزِّلۡ عَلَيۡهِم مِّنَ ٱلسَّمَآءِ ءَايَةٗ فَظَلَّتۡ أَعۡنَٰقُهُمۡ لَهَا خَٰضِعِينَ

If We willed, We could send down to them from the sky a sign for which their necks would remain humbled.[1]

1- i.e., they would be compelled to believe.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 5 الآية :

وَمَا يَأۡتِيهِم مِّن ذِكۡرٖ مِّنَ ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنِ مُحۡدَثٍ إِلَّا كَانُواْ عَنۡهُ مُعۡرِضِينَ

And no mention [i.e., revelation] comes to them anew from the Most Merciful except that they turn away from it.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 6 الآية :

فَقَدۡ كَذَّبُواْ فَسَيَأۡتِيهِمۡ أَنۢبَـٰٓؤُاْ مَا كَانُواْ بِهِۦ يَسۡتَهۡزِءُونَ

For they have already denied, but there will come to them the news of that which they used to ridicule.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 7 الآية :

أَوَلَمۡ يَرَوۡاْ إِلَى ٱلۡأَرۡضِ كَمۡ أَنۢبَتۡنَا فِيهَا مِن كُلِّ زَوۡجٖ كَرِيمٍ

Did they not look at the earth – how much We have produced therein from every noble kind?

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 8 الآية :

إِنَّ فِي ذَٰلِكَ لَأٓيَةٗۖ وَمَا كَانَ أَكۡثَرُهُم مُّؤۡمِنِينَ

Indeed in that is a sign, but most of them were not to be believers.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 9 الآية :

وَإِنَّ رَبَّكَ لَهُوَ ٱلۡعَزِيزُ ٱلرَّحِيمُ

And indeed, your Lord – He is the Exalted in Might, the Merciful.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 10 الآية :

وَإِذۡ نَادَىٰ رَبُّكَ مُوسَىٰٓ أَنِ ٱئۡتِ ٱلۡقَوۡمَ ٱلظَّـٰلِمِينَ

And [mention] when your Lord called Moses, [saying], "Go to the wrongdoing people –

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 11 الآية :

قَوۡمَ فِرۡعَوۡنَۚ أَلَا يَتَّقُونَ

The people of Pharaoh. Will they not fear AllŒh?"

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 12 الآية :

قَالَ رَبِّ إِنِّيٓ أَخَافُ أَن يُكَذِّبُونِ

He said, "My Lord, indeed I fear that they will deny me

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 13 الآية :

وَيَضِيقُ صَدۡرِي وَلَا يَنطَلِقُ لِسَانِي فَأَرۡسِلۡ إِلَىٰ هَٰرُونَ

And that my breast will tighten and my tongue will not be fluent, so send for Aaron.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 14 الآية :

وَلَهُمۡ عَلَيَّ ذَنۢبٞ فَأَخَافُ أَن يَقۡتُلُونِ

And they have upon me a [claim due to] sin, so I fear that they will kill me."

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 15 الآية :

قَالَ كَلَّاۖ فَٱذۡهَبَا بِـَٔايَٰتِنَآۖ إِنَّا مَعَكُم مُّسۡتَمِعُونَ

[AllŒh] said, "No. Go both of you with Our signs; indeed, We are with you, listening.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 16 الآية :

فَأۡتِيَا فِرۡعَوۡنَ فَقُولَآ إِنَّا رَسُولُ رَبِّ ٱلۡعَٰلَمِينَ

Go to Pharaoh and say, 'We are the messengers[1] of the Lord of the worlds,

1- The singular form in Arabic indicates that both were sent with a single message.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 17 الآية :

أَنۡ أَرۡسِلۡ مَعَنَا بَنِيٓ إِسۡرَـٰٓءِيلَ

[Commanded to say], "Send with us the Children of Israel."'"

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 18 الآية :

قَالَ أَلَمۡ نُرَبِّكَ فِينَا وَلِيدٗا وَلَبِثۡتَ فِينَا مِنۡ عُمُرِكَ سِنِينَ

[Pharaoh] said, "Did we not raise you among us as a child, and you remained among us for years of your life?

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 19 الآية :

وَفَعَلۡتَ فَعۡلَتَكَ ٱلَّتِي فَعَلۡتَ وَأَنتَ مِنَ ٱلۡكَٰفِرِينَ

And [then] you did your deed which you did,[1] and you were of the ungrateful."

1- i.e., striking the Copt, who died as a result.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 20 الآية :

قَالَ فَعَلۡتُهَآ إِذٗا وَأَنَا۠ مِنَ ٱلضَّآلِّينَ

[Moses] said, "I did it, then, while I was of those astray [i.e., ignorant].

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 21 الآية :

فَفَرَرۡتُ مِنكُمۡ لَمَّا خِفۡتُكُمۡ فَوَهَبَ لِي رَبِّي حُكۡمٗا وَجَعَلَنِي مِنَ ٱلۡمُرۡسَلِينَ

So I fled from you when I feared you. Then my Lord granted me judgement [i.e., wisdom and prophet hood] and appointed me [as one] of the messengers.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 22 الآية :

وَتِلۡكَ نِعۡمَةٞ تَمُنُّهَا عَلَيَّ أَنۡ عَبَّدتَّ بَنِيٓ إِسۡرَـٰٓءِيلَ

And is this a favor of which you remind me – that you have enslaved the Children of Israel?"

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 23 الآية :

قَالَ فِرۡعَوۡنُ وَمَا رَبُّ ٱلۡعَٰلَمِينَ

Said Pharaoh, "And what is the Lord of the worlds?"

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 24 الآية :

قَالَ رَبُّ ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِ وَمَا بَيۡنَهُمَآۖ إِن كُنتُم مُّوقِنِينَ

[Moses] said, "The Lord of the heavens and earth and that between them, if you should be convinced."

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 25 الآية :

قَالَ لِمَنۡ حَوۡلَهُۥٓ أَلَا تَسۡتَمِعُونَ

[Pharaoh] said to those around him, "Do you not hear?"

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 26 الآية :

قَالَ رَبُّكُمۡ وَرَبُّ ءَابَآئِكُمُ ٱلۡأَوَّلِينَ

[Moses] said, "Your Lord and the Lord of your first forefathers."

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 27 الآية :

قَالَ إِنَّ رَسُولَكُمُ ٱلَّذِيٓ أُرۡسِلَ إِلَيۡكُمۡ لَمَجۡنُونٞ

[Pharaoh] said,[1] "Indeed, your 'messenger' who has been sent to you is mad."

1- Angrily addressing those present.

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 28 الآية :

قَالَ رَبُّ ٱلۡمَشۡرِقِ وَٱلۡمَغۡرِبِ وَمَا بَيۡنَهُمَآۖ إِن كُنتُمۡ تَعۡقِلُونَ

[Moses] said, "Lord of the east and the west and that between them, if you were to reason."

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 29 الآية :

قَالَ لَئِنِ ٱتَّخَذۡتَ إِلَٰهًا غَيۡرِي لَأَجۡعَلَنَّكَ مِنَ ٱلۡمَسۡجُونِينَ

[Pharaoh] said, "If you take a god other than me, I will surely place you among those imprisoned."

الشعراء Ash-Shu`arâ’ 30 الآية :

قَالَ أَوَلَوۡ جِئۡتُكَ بِشَيۡءٖ مُّبِينٖ

[Moses] said, "Even if I brought you something [i.e., proof] manifest?"