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41. Ya sahibayi a


ssijni amma ahadukuma fayasqee rabbahu khamran waamma al-akharu

fayuslabu fata/kulu a


ttayru min ra/sihi qudiya al-amru allathee feehi tastaftiyan


41. "O my two companions of the prison! As to one of you, he will pour out the wine for

his lord to drink: as for the other, he will hang from the cross, and the birds will eat from

off his head. (so) hath been decreed that matter whereof ye twain do enquire"...

42. Waqala lillathee


anna annahu najin minhuma othkurnee AAinda rabbika faansahu



shshaytanu thikra rabbihi falabitha fee a


ssijni bidAAa sineen


42. And of the two, to that one whom he consider about to be saved, he said: "Mention

me to thy lord." But Satan made him forget to mention him to his lord: and (Joseph)

lingered in prison a few (more) years.

Section 6 (43-49)

43. Waqala almaliku innee ara sabAAa baqaratin simanin ya/kuluhunna sabAAun

AAijafun wasabAAa sunbulatin khudrin waokhara yabisatin ya ayyuha almalao aftoonee

fee ru/yaya in kuntum li


rru/ya taAAburoon


43. The king (of Egypt) said: "I do see (in a vision) seven fat kine, whom seven lean ones

devour, and seven green ears of corn, and seven (others) withered. O ye chiefs! Expound

to me my vision if it be that ye can interpret visions."