قَالَ لِلْمَلَاِ حَوْلَهٗٓ اِنَّ هٰذَا لَسٰحِرٌ عَلِيْمٌ ۙ ( الشعراء: ٣٤ )
Qaala lilmala-i hawlahooo inna haazaa lasaahirun 'aleem (aš-Šuʿarāʾ 26:34)
[Pharaoh] said to the eminent ones around him, "Indeed, this is a learned magician. (Ash-Shu'ara  : 34)
1 Mufti Taqi Usmani
He (Pharaoh) said to the chiefs around him “This man is certainly an expert sorcerer”.