Al-Quran Surah 79. An-Nazi'at, Ayah 20

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فَأَرَاهُ الْآيَةَ الْكُبْرَىٰ


Asad : And thereupon he [went to Pharaoh and] made him aware of the great wonder [of God's grace].9
Malik : Then Musa showed Fir'on the mighty sign,
Mustafa Khattab :

Then Moses showed him the great sign,1

Pickthall : And he showed him the tremendous token.
Yusuf Ali : Then did (Moses) show him the Great Sign. 5931
Transliteration : Faarahu alayata alkubra
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Asad   
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Asad 9 Lit., "showed him the great wonder", i.e., of the guidance which God, in His measureless grace, offers even to the most recalcitrant sinner.

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 5931 What was the Great Sign? Some Commentators understand by it the "White Shining Hand": see n. 2550 to xx. 22-23. Others think it was the miracle of the rod that became a "snake active in motion": see xx. 20, n. 2549. These were among the Greater Signs: xx. 23. In xvii. 101 there is a reference to nine Clear Signs given to Moses, and these are specified in detail in n. 1091 to vii. 133. The fact is, there were many Signs given, "openly self-explained," but Pharaoh and his men "were steeped in arrogance,-a people given to sin" (vii. 133). The preeminently Great Sign was therefore the fact of Moses being sent to Pharaoh, which subsequently converted the magicians and the more learned Egyptians to the true God (xx. 70-73), though Pharaoh and his Chiefs resisted and suffered for their sins.
   
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 The staff turning into a snake. See 20:17-23.

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