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Surah (Chapter): Al-Qasas Total Ayats (Verses): 88
28.1. TÄ. SÄ«n. MÄ«m.
28.2. These are the Revelations of the Book: clear in itself and clearly showing the truth.
28.3. We now convey to you with truth some of the exemplary events which took place between Moses and the Pharaoh, for people who will believe.
28.4. The Pharaoh turned into an arrogant tyrant in the land (of Egypt) and divided its people into castes. One group of them he humiliated and oppressed, slaughtering their sons and letting live their womenfolk (for further humiliation and suffering). He surely was one of those spreading disorder and corruption.
28.5. But We willed to bestow Our favor upon those who were humiliated and oppressed in the land, and make of them exemplary leaders (to guide people on the way to God, and in their lives), and make them inheritors (of the glory of the Pharaoh, and the land in which We produced blessings for people);
28.6. And to establish them in the land with power, and let the Pharaoh and HÄmÄn and their hosts experience what they feared from them (the people they had oppressed).
28.7. We inspired the mother of Moses, saying: "Suckle him (for a time, without anxiety for his life), then when you have cause to fear for him, put him in the river, and do not fear or grieve. We will surely return him to you and make him one of our Messengers. "
28.8. Then, the family of Pharaoh picked him up only to be an adversary and a source of grief for them. Indeed the Pharaoh, HÄmÄn and their hosts were habitually in the wrong (sinful in their treatment of people and, especially, of the Children of Israel).
28.9. The Pharaoh's wife said (to him): "(Here is a child that will be) a means of happiness for me and for you. Do not kill him. Maybe he will prove useful for us, or we may adopt him as a son. " They were unaware (of how the events were being prepared, and how their outcome would turn to be in the end).
28.10. A void grew in the heart of the mother of Moses, and she would almost have disclosed all about him (in the hope that he would be returned to her) had We not strengthened her heart so that she might have faith (in Our promise).