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88. Then, when they came (back) into (Joseph's) presence they said: "O exalted one!

distress has seized us and our family: we have (now) brought but scanty capital: so pay us

full measure, (we pray thee), and treat it as charity to us: for Allah doth reward the


89. Qala hal AAalimtum ma faAAaltum biyoosufa waakheehi ith antum jahiloon


89. He said: "Know ye how ye dealt with Joseph and his brother, not knowing (what ye

were doing)?"

90. Qaloo a-innaka laanta yoosufa qala ana yoosufu wahatha akhee qad manna Allahu

AAalayna innahu man yattaqi wayasbir fa-inna Allaha la yudeeAAu ajra almuhsineen


90. They said: "Art thou indeed Joseph?" He said, "I am Joseph, and this is my brother:

Allah has indeed been gracious to us (all): behold, he that is righteous and patient,- never

will Allah suffer the reward to be lost, of those who do right."

91. Qaloo ta


llahi laqad atharaka Allahu AAalayna wa-in kunna lakhati-een


91. They said: "By Allah. indeed has Allah preferred thee above us, and we certainly

have been guilty of sin!"