Al-Quran Surah 21. Al-Anbiyaa, Ayah 48

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وَلَقَدْ آتَيْنَا مُوسَىٰ وَهَارُونَ الْفُرْقَانَ وَضِيَاءً وَذِكْرًا لِلْمُتَّقِينَ


Asad : AND, INDEED, We vouchsafed unto Moses and Aaron [Our revelation as] the standard by which to discern the true from the false,57 and as a [guiding] light and a reminder for the God-conscious
Malik : Certainly, We granted to Musa (Moses) and Haroon (Aaron) the Criterion of right and wrong, a light and a reminder for those righteous people
Mustafa Khattab :

Indeed, We granted Moses and Aaron the standard ˹to distinguish between right and wrong˺—a light and a reminder for the righteous,

Pickthall : And We verily gave Moses and Aaron the Criterion (of right and wrong) and a light and a Reminder for those who keep from evil--
Yusuf Ali : In the past We granted to Moses and Aaron the Criterion (for judgment) and a Light and a Message for those who would do right 2709
Transliteration : Walaqad atayna moosa waharoona alfurqana wadiyaan wathikran lilmuttaqeena
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Asad   
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Asad 57 See note [38] on 2:53. The reference to the revelation bestowed on the earlier prophets as "the standard by which to discern the true from the false" (al-furqan) has here a twofold implication: firstly, it alludes to the Qur’anic doctrine - explained in note [5] on 2:4 - of the historical continuity in all divine revelation, and, secondly, it stresses the fact that revelation - and revelation alone - provides an absolute criterion of all moral valuation. Since the Mosaic dispensation as such was binding on the children of Israel alone and remained valid only within a particular historical and cultural context, the term al-furqan relates here not to the Mosaic Law as such, but to the fundamental ethical truths contained in the Torah and common to all divine revelations.

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 2709 Cf- ii. 53 and n. 68, where the meaning of Furqan is discussed. Here three things are mentioned as given to Moses and Aaron: (1) The Criterion for judgment: this might well be the wonderful Proofs they saw of Allah's goodness and glory from which they could have no doubt as to Allah's will and command; (2) the Light; this was the inner enlightenment of their soul, such as comes from inspiration: and (3) the Message, the Book, the original Book of Moses, which Aaron as his lieutenant would also use as a guide for his people.

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