The Holy Quran, Chapter Ash-Shu'araa - الشعراء

Verse
45
فَأَلْقَى مُوسَى عَصَاهُ فَإِذَا هِيَ تَلْقَفُ مَا يَأْفِكُونَ
Then Moses threw his staff and lo! it swallowed that which they did falsely show.
44
فَأَلْقَوْا حِبَالَهُمْ وَعِصِيَّهُمْ وَقَالُوا بِعِزَّةِ فِرْعَوْنَ إِنَّا لَنَحْنُ الْغَالِبُونَ
Then they threw down their cords and their staves and said: By Pharaoh's might, lo! we verily are the winners.
43
قَالَ لَهُم مُّوسَى أَلْقُوا مَا أَنتُم مُّلْقُونَ
Moses said unto them: Throw what ye are going to throw!
42
قَالَ نَعَمْ وَإِنَّكُمْ إِذاً لَّمِنَ الْمُقَرَّبِينَ
He said: Aye, and ye will then surely be of those brought near (to me).
41
فَلَمَّا جَاء السَّحَرَةُ قَالُوا لِفِرْعَوْنَ أَئِنَّ لَنَا لَأَجْراً إِن كُنَّا نَحْنُ الْغَالِبِينَ
And when the wizards came they said unto Pharaoh: Will there surely be a reward for us if we are the winners?
40
لَعَلَّنَا نَتَّبِعُ السَّحَرَةَ إِن كَانُوا هُمُ الْغَالِبِينَ
(They said): Aye, so that we may follow the wizards if they are the winners.
39
وَقِيلَ لِلنَّاسِ هَلْ أَنتُم مُّجْتَمِعُونَ
And it was said unto the people: Are ye (also) gathering?
38
فَجُمِعَ السَّحَرَةُ لِمِيقَاتِ يَوْمٍ مَّعْلُومٍ
So the wizards were gathered together at a set time on a day appointed.
37
يَأْتُوكَ بِكُلِّ سَحَّارٍ عَلِيمٍ
Who shall bring unto thee every knowing wizard.
36
قَالُوا أَرْجِهِ وَأَخَاهُ وَابْعَثْ فِي الْمَدَائِنِ حَاشِرِينَ
They said: Put him off, (him) and his brother, and send them into the cities summoners
34
قَالَ لِلْمَلَإِ حَوْلَهُ إِنَّ هَذَا لَسَاحِرٌ عَلِيمٌ
(Pharaoh) said unto the chiefs about him: Lo, this is verily a knowing wizard,
33
وَنَزَعَ يَدَهُ فَإِذَا هِيَ بَيْضَاء لِلنَّاظِرِينَ
And he drew forth his hand and lo! it was white to the beholders.
32
فَأَلْقَى عَصَاهُ فَإِذَا هِيَ ثُعْبَانٌ مُّبِينٌ
Then he Sung down his staff and it became a serpent manifest,