12:1

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

Alif-Lãm-Ra. These are the verses of the clear Book.

12:2

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

Indeed, We have sent it down as an Arabic Quran1 so that you may understand.2

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12:4

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

˹Remember˺ when Joseph said to his father, “O my dear father! Indeed I dreamt of eleven stars, and the sun, and the moon—I saw them prostrating to me!”1

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12:7

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

Indeed, in the story of Joseph and his brothers there are lessons for all who ask.

12:8

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

˹Remember˺ when they said ˹to one another˺, “Surely Joseph and his brother ˹Benjamin˺ are more beloved to our father than we, even though we are a group of so many.1 Indeed, our father is clearly mistaken.

12:9

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

Kill Joseph or cast him out to some ˹distant˺ land so that our father’s attention will be only ours, then after that you may ˹repent and˺ become righteous people!”

12:10