Also We revealed unto Moses, 'Go with My servants by night; strike for them a dry path in the sea, fearing not overtaking, neither afraid.' (77) Then Fir'awn followed them with his hosts; and there came upon them of the sea that which came upon them. (78) because Pharaoh had led his people astray and had not guided [them] aright. (79) O Children of Israel, We delivered you from your enemy, and We made an appointment with you at the right side of the mount, and We sent down to you manna and quails, (80) "Partake of the good things which We have provided for you as sustenance, but do not transgress therein the bounds of equity lest My condemnation fall upon you: for, he upon whom My condemnation falls has indeed thrown himself into utter ruin!" (81) But I am most forgiving towards him who turns in repentance and believes and acts righteously and follows the right path." (82) ۞ And what hath made thee hasten from thy people, O Musa? (83) He said, "They are following in my footsteps, while I have hastened to You, my Lord, to please You." (84) But God said, "We have tested your people in your absence. The Samiri has led them astray." (85) So Moses returned to his people, angry and grieved. He said, "O my people, did your Lord not make you a good promise? Then, was the time [of its fulfillment] too long for you, or did you wish that wrath from your Lord descend upon you, so you broke your promise [of obedience] to me?" (86) They said: "We broke not the promise to thee, as far as lay in our power: but we were made to carry the weight of the ornaments of the (whole) people, and we threw them (into the fire), and that was what the Samiri suggested. (87) then he forged a calf for them -- an image producing a lowing sound. They said, "This is your deity, the deity of Moses; he has forgotten it." (88) Observed they not that it returned not unto them a word, and owned not for them hurt or profit? (89)