وَاَنْ اَلْقِ عَصَاكَ ۗفَلَمَّا رَاٰهَا تَهْتَزُّ كَاَنَّهَا جَاۤنٌّ وَّلّٰى مُدْبِرًا وَّلَمْ يُعَقِّبْۗ يٰمُوْسٰٓى اَقْبِلْ وَلَا تَخَفْۗ اِنَّكَ مِنَ الْاٰمِنِيْنَ ( القصص: ٣١ )
Wa an alqi 'asaaka falam maa ra aahaa tahtazzu ka annnahaa jaaannunw wallaa mudbiranw wa lam yu'aqqib; yaa Moosaa aqbil wa laa takhaf innaka minal aamineen (al-Q̈aṣaṣ 28:31)
And [he was told], "Throw down your staff." But when he saw it writhing as if it was a snake, he turned in flight and did not return. [Allah said], "O Moses, approach and fear not. Indeed, you are of the secure. (Al-Qasas  : 31)
1 Mufti Taqi Usmani
and saying, “Throw down your staff.” So when he saw it moving as if it were a snake, he turned back in retreat, and did not look back. (Allah said to him), “O Mūsā come forward and do not fear; you are one of those in peace.