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M.Pickthall
53. I do not exculpate myself. Lo! the (human) soul enjoineth unto evil, save that 
whereon my Lord hath mercy. my Lord is Forgiving, Merciful.
Yusuf Ali
53. "Nor do I absolve my own self (of blame): the (human soul) is certainly prone 
to evil unless my Lord do bestow His Mercy: but surely certainly my Lord 
is Oft-Forgiving Most Merciful."





M.Pickthall
54. And the king said: Bring him unto me that I may attach him to my person. 
And when he had talked with him he said: Lo! thou art today our presence 
established and trusted
Yusuf Ali
54. So the king said: "Bring him unto me; I will take him specially to serve 
about my own person." Therefore when he had spoken to him he said: "Be assured 
this day thou art before our own Presence with rank firmly established and 
fidelity fully proved!"





M.Pickthall
55. He said: Set me over the storehouses of the land I am a skilled custodian.
Yusuf Ali
55. (Joseph) said: "Set me over the storehouses of the land: I will indeed 
guard them as one that knows (their importance)."





M.Pickthall
56. Thus gave We power to Joseph in the land. He was the owner of it where 
be pleased. We reach with our mercy whom We will. We lose not the reward 
of the good.
Yusuf Ali
56. Thus did We give established power to Joseph in the land to take 
possession therein as when or where he pleased.  We bestow of Our mercy 
on whom We please and We suffer not to be lost the reward of those 
who do good.





M.Pickthall
57. And the reward of the Hereafter is better, for those who believe 
and ward of (evil).
Yusuf Ali
57. But verily the reward of the Hereafter is the best for those who 
believe and are constant in righteousness.





M.Pickthall
58. And Joseph's brethren came and presented themselves before him, 
and he knew them but they knew him not.
Yusuf Ali
58. Then came Joseph's brethren: they entered his presence and he 
knew them but they knew him not.





M.Pickthall
59. And when he provided them with their provision he said: Bring 
unto me a brother of yours from your father. See ye not that I fill 
up the measure and I am the best of hosts?
Yusuf Ali
59. And when he had furnished them forth with provisions (suitable) 
for them he said: "Bring unto me a brother ye have of the same father 
as yourselves (but a different mother): see ye not that I pay out 
full measure and that I do provide the best hospitality?





M.Pickthall
60. And if ye bring him not unto me, then there shall be no measure 
for you with me, nor shall ye draw near.
Yusuf Ali
60. "Now if ye bring him not to me ye shall have no measure (of corn) 
from me nor shall be ye (even) come near me."





M.Pickthall
61. They said: We will try to win him from his father: that we will 
surely do.
Yusuf Ali
61. They said: "We shall certainly seek to get our wish about him 
from his father: indeed we shall do it."





M.Pickthall
62. He said unto his young men: Place their merchandise in their 
saddlebags, so that they may know it when they go back to their 
folk, and so will come again.
Yusuf Ali
62. And (Joseph) told his servants to put their stock in trade (with 
which they had bartered) into their saddlebags so they should know 
it only when they returned to their people in order that they might 
come back.
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