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But as soon as We removed the torments from them, they broke their promise.

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And Pharaoh called out to his people, boasting, “O my people! Am I not sovereign over Egypt as well as ˹all˺ these streams1 flowing at my feet? Can you not see?

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Am I not better than this nobody who can hardly express himself?1

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Why then have no golden bracelets ˹of kingship˺ been granted to him or angels come with him as escorts!”

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And so he fooled his people, and they obeyed him. They were truly a rebellious people.

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So when they enraged Us, We inflicted punishment upon them, drowning them all.

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And We made them an example and a lesson for those after them.

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When the son of Mary was cited as an example ˹in argument˺, your people ˹O Prophet˺ broke into ˹joyful˺ applause.1

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They exclaimed, “Which is better: our gods or Jesus?” They cite him only to argue. In fact, they are a people prone to dispute.

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He was only a servant We showed favour to, and made as an example for the Children of Israel.

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Had We willed, We could have easily replaced you ˹all˺ with angels,1 succeeding one another on earth.

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