Now, throw down your staff!” But when he saw it slithering like a snake, he ran away without looking back. ˹Allah reassured him,˺ “O Moses! Do not be afraid! Messengers should have no fear in My presence.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And [he was told], "Throw down your staff." But when he saw it writhing as if it were a snake, he turned in flight and did not return.1 [Allah said], "O Moses, fear not. Indeed, in My presence the messengers do not fear.

Saheeh International

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