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19. Fatabassama dahikan min qawliha waqala rabbi awziAAnee an ashkura niAAmataka

allatee anAAamta AAalayya waAAala walidayya waan aAAmala salihan tardahu

waadkhilnee birahmatika fee AAibadika a




19. So he smiled, amused at her speech; and he said: "O my Lord! so order me that I may

be grateful for Thy favours, which thou hast bestowed on me and on my parents, and that

I may work the righteousness that will please Thee: And admit me, by Thy Grace, to the

ranks of Thy righteous Servants."

20. Watafaqqada a


ttayra faqala ma liya la ara alhudhuda am kana mina algha-ibeen


20. And he took a muster of the Birds; and he said: "Why is it I see not the Hoopoe? Or is

he among the absentees?

21. LaoAAaththibannahu AAathaban shadeedan aw laathbahannahu aw laya/tiyannee

bisultanin mubeen


21. "I will certainly punish him with a severe penalty, or execute him, unless he bring me

a clear reason (for absence)."

22. Famakatha ghayra baAAeedin faqala ahattu bima lam tuhit bihi waji/tuka min saba-in

binaba-in yaqeen