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Lord, and the relics left by the family of Moses and the family of Aaron, carried by

angels. In this is a symbol for you if ye indeed have faith."

Section 33 (249-253)

249. Falamma fasala talootu bi


ljunoodi qala inna Allaha mubtaleekum binaharin faman

shariba minhu falaysa minnee waman lam yatAAamhu fa-innahu minnee illa mani

ightarafa ghurfatan biyadihi fashariboo minhu illa qaleelan minhum falamma jawazahu

huwa wa


llatheena amanoo maAAahu qaloo la taqata lana alyawma bijaloota

wajunoodihi qala allatheena ya


unnoona annahum mulaqoo Allahi kam min fi-atin

qaleelatin ghalabat fi-atan katheeratan bi-ithni Allahi wa


llahu maAAa a




249. When Talut set forth with the armies, he said: "(Allah) will test you at the stream: if

any drinks of its water, He goes not with my army: Only those who taste not of it go with

me: A mere sip out of the hand is excused." but they all drank of it, except a few. When

they crossed the river,--He and the faithful ones with him,--they said: "This day We

cannot cope with Goliath and his forces." but those who were convinced that they must

meet Allah, said: "How oft, by Allah's will, Hath a small force vanquished a big one?

Allah is with those who steadfastly persevere."