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Surah (Chapter): Yusuf Total Ayats (Verses): 111
12.1. Alif. LÄm. RÄ. These are the Revelations of the Book clear in itself and clearly showing the truth.
12.2. We send it down as a qur'Än (discourse) in Arabic so that you may reflect (on both its meaning and wording) and understand.
12.3. We are about to relate to you (O Messenger) the best of narratives (of the past) by Our revealing to you this Qur'Än. Before this, indeed you were unaware of it.
12.4. When Joseph said to his father: "O my father! I saw in a dream eleven stars, as well as the sun and the moon: I saw them prostrating themselves before me. "
12.5. He (Jacob) said: "O my son! Do not relate your dream to your brothers, lest (out of envy) they devise a scheme against you. For Satan is a manifest enemy to humankind (and can incite them to do such a thing).
12.6. "So will your Lord choose you and impart to you some knowledge of the inner meaning of all happenings (including dreams), and complete His favor upon you and upon the family of Jacob, as He completed it formerly upon your forefathers, Abraham and Isaac. Surely, your Lord is All-Knowing, All-Wise.
12.7. Assuredly, in (this account of) Joseph and his brothers, there are many signs (messages) for seekers of truth.
12.8. When they (the brothers addressing one another) said: "Joseph and his brother are indeed more loved by our father than we are, even though we are a powerful band (of greater use to him). Surely, our father is manifestly mistaken. "
12.9. (One of them said:) "Kill Joseph, or cast him out in some distant land, so that your father's attention should turn only to you, and after that you may again become righteous people. "
12.10. Another of them, putting forward his view, said: "Do not kill Joseph, but rather, cast him into the depth of the well (that you know of), that some caravan may pick him up â€“ (do that) if you are seriously intending to take action. "