Ali Quli Qarai, The Qur’ān with a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation (2005)

to be among those who submit [to Allah],
92 and to recite the Qur’ān.’
So whoever is guided
is guided only for his own sake,
and as for him who goes astray,
say, ‘I am just one of the warners.’
93 And say, ‘All praise belongs to Allah.
Soon He will show you His signs,
and you will recognize them.’
And your Lord is not oblivious of what you do.

28. Sūrat al-Qaṣaṣ 1

In the Name of Allah,
the All-beneficent, the All-merciful.

1 Ṭā, Sīn, Mīm.
2 These are the signs of the Manifest Book.
3 We relate to you
truly some of the account of Moses and Pharaoh
for a people who have faith.
4 Indeed Pharaoh tyrannized over the land,
reducing its people to factions,
abasing one group of them,
slaughtering their sons and sparing their women.
Indeed He was one of the agents of corruption.
5 And We desired to show favour
to those who were abased in the land,
and to make them imams,

1 The sūrah takes its name from verse 25 wherein the word qaṣaṣ (story) occurs.

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Ali Quli Qarai, The Qur’ān with a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation, Islamic College for Advance Studies Press (ICAS), London (Distributed by The Centre for Translation of the Holy Qur’ān, Qom, Iran), Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 05 Oct. 2022: