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68. And when they entered in the manner their father had enjoined, it did not profit them

in the least against (the plan of) Allah. It was but a necessity of Jacob's soul, which he

discharged. For he was, by our instruction, full of knowledge (and experience): but most

men know not.

Section 9 (69-79)

69. Walamma dakhaloo AAala yoosufa awa ilayhi akhahu qala innee ana akhooka fala

tabta-is bima kanoo yaAAmaloon


69. Now when they came into Joseph's presence, he received his (full) brother to stay

with him. He said (to him): "Behold! I am thy (own) brother; so grieve not at aught of

their doings."

70. Falamma jahhazahum bijahazihim jaAAala a


ssiqayata fee rahli akheehi thumma

aththana mu-aththinun ayyatuha alAAeeru innakum lasariqoon


70. At length when he had furnished them forth with provisions (suitable) for them, he

put the drinking cup into his brother's saddle-bag. Then shouted out a crier: "O ye (in) the

caravan! behold! ye are thieves, without doubt!"