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قَالَ ذَلِكَ بَيْنِي وَبَيْنَكَ أَيَّمَا ٱلأَجَلَيْنِ قَضَيْتُ فَلاَ عُدْوَانَ عَلَيَّ وَٱللَّهُ عَلَىٰ مَا نَقُولُ وَكِيلٌ
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Tafsir al-Jalalayn

He, Moses, said, ‘That, which you have said, is [settled then] between me and you. Whichever of the two terms, the eight or the ten (the mā [in ayyamā, ‘whichever of the two’] is extra), in other words, the tending thereof, I complete, there shall be no injustice [done] to me, by demanding [of me] to do more [tending]. And God is Guardian, Keeper or Witness, over what we, you and I, say’. The contract was agreed in this way. Shu‘ayb bid his daughter to give Moses a staff with which to beat off predatory beasts from his sheep — the staffs of the prophets were in his keeping. It was Adam’s staff, made from the myrtle of Paradise, that fell into her hands and so Moses took it, with Shu‘ayb’s knowledge.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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