M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir (1974)

45. Both said: O our Lord I surely we fear that he may hasten to do evil to us or that he may become inordinate.

46. He said Fear not, surely I am with you both: I do hear and see:

47. So go you both to him and say: Surely we are two apostles of your Lord; therefore send the children of Israel with us and do not torment them! Indeed we have brought to you a communication from your Lord, and peace is on him who follows the guidance:

48. Surely it has been revealed to us that the chastisement will surely come upon him who rejects and turns back.

49. (Firon) said: And who is your Lord, O Musa?

50. He said: Our Lord is He Who gave to everything its creation, then guided it (to its goal).

51. He said: Then what is the state of the former generations?

52. He said: The knowledge thereof is with my Lord in a book: my Lord errs not, nor does He forget:

53. Who made the earth for you an expanse and made for you therein paths and sent down water from the cloud; then thereby We have brought forth many species of various herbs:

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M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir, R. A. Juma, 1615 Pech Rd., Apt. 26C, Houston, Texas 77055. Presented by World Organization for Islamic Services (WOFIS), P.O. Box No. 2245, Tehran, Iran, 1974 Edition, Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 13 Jun. 2024: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/m-h-shakir/1974?page=519