007 - Soorah al-A'raaf - (The Heights (or The Wall with Elevations)) - [Makkee]

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[007:121] They said: "We believe in the Lord of the 'Ālamīn (mankind, jinn and all that exists).


[007:122] "The Lord of Mūsā (Moses) and Hārūn (Aaron)."


[007:123] Fir'aun (Pharaoh) said: "You have believed in him [Mūsā (Moses)] before I give you permission. Surely, this is a plot which you have plotted in the city to drive out its people, but you shall come to know.


[007:124] "Surely, I will cut off your hands and your feet from opposite sides, then I will crucify you all."


[007:125] They said: "Verily, we are returning to our Lord.


[007:126] "And you take vengeance on us only because we believed in the Ayāt (proofs, evidences, lessons, signs, etc.) of our Lord when they reached us! Our Lord! pour out on us patience, and cause us to die as Muslims."


[007:127] The chiefs of Fir'aun's (Pharaoh) people said: "Will you leave Mūsā (Moses) and his people to spread mischief in the land, and to abandon you and your gods?" He said: "We will kill their sons, and let live their women, and we have indeed irresistible power over them."


[007:128] Mūsā (Moses) said to his people: "Seek help in Allāh and be patient. Verily, the earth is Allāh's. He gives it as a heritage to whom He wills of His slaves; and the (blessed) end is for the Muttaqūn (the pious. See V.2:2)."


[007:129] They said: "We (Children of Israel) had suffered troubles before you came to us, and since you have come to us." He said: "It may be that your Lord will destroy your enemy and make you successors on the earth, so that He may see how you act?"


[007:130] And indeed We punished the people of Fir'aun (Pharaoh) with years of drought and shortness of fruits (crops), that they might remember (take heed).



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