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وَنَادَىٰ
And called out
فِرۡعَوۡنُ
Firaun
فِي
among
قَوۡمِهِۦ
his people
قَالَ
he said
يَٰقَوۡمِ
O my people
أَلَيۡسَ
Is not
لِي
for me
مُلۡكُ
(the) kingdom
مِصۡرَ
(of) Egypt
وَهَٰذِهِ
and these
ٱلۡأَنۡهَٰرُ
[the] rivers
تَجۡرِي
flowing
مِن
underneath me
تَحۡتِيٓۚ
underneath me
أَفَلَا
Then do not
تُبۡصِرُونَ
you see
وَنَادَىٰ
And called out
فِرۡعَوۡنُ
Firaun
فِي
among
قَوۡمِهِۦ
his people
قَالَ
he said
يَٰقَوۡمِ
O my people
أَلَيۡسَ
Is not
لِي
for me
مُلۡكُ
(the) kingdom
مِصۡرَ
(of) Egypt
وَهَٰذِهِ
and these
ٱلۡأَنۡهَٰرُ
[the] rivers
تَجۡرِي
flowing
مِن
underneath me
تَحۡتِيٓۚ
underneath me
أَفَلَا
Then do not
تُبۡصِرُونَ
you see

Translation

And Pharaoh proclaimed among his people, saying: "O my people! Does not the dominion of Egypt belong to me, (witness) these streams flowing underneath my (palace)? What! see ye not then?

Tafsir

And Pharaoh proclaimed, boastfully, among his people, 'O my people, does not the kingdom of Egypt belong to me, and these rivers, of the Nile, flowing beneath me?, that is to say, beneath my palaces. Do you not perceive?, my magnificence.

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