80. Falamma istay-asoo minhu khalasoo najiyyan qala kabeeruhum alam taAAlamoo
anna abakum qad akhatha AAalaykum mawthiqan mina Allahi wamin qablu ma
farrattum fee yoosufa falan abraha al-arda hatta ya/thana lee abee aw yahkuma Allahu lee
wahuwa khayru alhakimeen
80. Now when they saw no hope of his (yielding), they held a conference in private. The
leader among them said: "Know ye not that your father did take an oath from you in
Allah.s name, and how, before this, ye did fail in your duty with Joseph? Therefore will I
not leave this land until my father permits me, or Allah commands me; and He is the best
81. IrjiAAoo ila abeekum faqooloo ya abana inna ibnaka saraqa wama shahidna illa bima
AAalimna wama kunna lilghaybi hafi
81. "Turn ye back to your father, and say, 'O our father! behold! thy son committed theft!
we bear witness only to what we know, and we could not well guard against the unseen!
s-ali alqaryata allatee kunna feeha wa
lAAeera allatee aqbalna feeha wa-inna