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qāla
قَالَ
He said,
la-ini
لَئِنِ
"If
ittakhadhta
ٱتَّخَذْتَ
you take
ilāhan
إِلَٰهًا
a god
ghayrī
غَيْرِى
other than me,
la-ajʿalannaka
لَأَجْعَلَنَّكَ
I will surely make you
mina
مِنَ
among
l-masjūnīna
ٱلْمَسْجُونِينَ
those imprisoned."

Qaala la'init takhazta ilaahan ghairee la aj'alannaka minal masjooneen

Sahih International:

[Pharaoh] said, "If you take a god other than me, I will surely place you among those imprisoned."

1 A. J. Arberry

Said he, 'If thou takest a god other than me, I shall surely make thee one of the imprisoned.'

2 Abdul Haleem

But Pharaoh said [to him], ‘If you take any god other than me, I will throw you into prison,’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Fir'awn said: if thou wilt take a god other than me, I shall surely place thee among the prisoners.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

(Pharaoh) said; "If thou dost put forward any god other than me, I will certainly put thee in prison!"

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Pharaoh said: "If you take any god other than me, I will certainly make you one of those (who are rotting) in prison."

6 Ahmed Ali

(The Pharaoh) said: "If you took another god apart from me I will have you incarcerated."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Said Firaun, “If you ascribe any one else as a God other than me, I will surely imprison you.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

He said, ‘If you take up any god other than me, I will surely make you a prisoner!’

9 Ali Ünal

(The Pharaoh) threatened: "If you, (O Moses,) take any deity other than me (to worship, to offer your prayer and sacrifices to, and to seek help from), I will most certainly make you one of those imprisoned."

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

(Pharaoh) said, `If you worship any god other than me, I will certainly make you one of the imprisoned.´

11 English Literal

He (Pharaoh) said: "If (E) you took/received a god other than me, I will make you (E) from the imprisoned/prisoners."

12 Faridul Haque

Said Firaun, “If you ascribe any one else as a God other than me, I will surely imprison you.”

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Moses said, "(He is) The Lord of the East and of the West, and of all that is between the two, if you did but understand."

14 Hilali & Khan

Fir'aun (Pharaoh) said: "If you choose an ilah (god) other than me, I will certainly put you among the prisoners."

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

He said: The Lord of the East and the West and what is between them, if you have any sense.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Said he: If you will take a god besides me, I will most certainly make you one of the imprisoned.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

(Pharaoh) said: If thou choosest a god other than me, I assuredly shall place thee among the prisoners.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Pharaoh said, "If you put forward any god other than me, I will surely put you in prison".

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

'If you take any other god except myself' he (Pharaoh) replied, 'you shall be thrown into prison'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

He said: "If you choose a god other than me, I will certainly put you among the prisoners."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Pharaoh said, "If you take any deity other than myself, I will throw you into prison,"

22 Talal Itani

He said, “If you accept any god other than me, I will make you a prisoner.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

He, Pharaoh, said, to Moses; `If you choose any god other than me, I will surely make you a prisoner!'. His [Pharaoh's] prison was very harsh, for a person would be shut up [in a dungeon] underground alone, where he could neither see nor hear anyone else.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

After the Rational Proof, Fir`awn resorts to Force

Allah tells;

قَالَ

He (Fir`awn) said;

When proof had been established against Fir`awn, clearly and rationally, he resorted to using force against Musa, thinking that after this there would no further room for discussion. So he said;

لَيِنِ اتَّخَذْتَ إِلَهًا غَيْرِي لَاَجْعَلَنَّكَ مِنَ الْمَسْجُونِينَ



If you choose a god other than me, I will certainly put you among the prisoners.

To this, Musa responded;

قَالَ أَوَلَوْ جِيْتُكَ بِشَيْءٍ مُّبِينٍ