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And Aaron indeed had told them beforehand: O my people! Ye are but being seduced therewith, for lo! your Lord is the Beneficent, so follow me and obey my order. 90 They said: We will by no means cease to keep to its worship until Musa returns to us. 91 Moses said to Aaron, "What prevented you, when you saw that they had gone astray, 92 From coming after me? Did you not disobey my command?" (And Moses pulled him by the hair). 93 'Son of my mother,' Aaron said, 'take me not by the beard, or the head! I was fearful that thou wouldst say, "Thou hast divided the Children of Israel, and thou hast not observed my word." 94 He said: What was then your object, O Samiri? 95 He said, "I saw what they did not see, so I took a handful [of dust] from the track of the messenger and threw it, and thus did my soul entice me." 96 [Moses] said, "Then go. And indeed, it is [decreed] for you in [this] life to say, 'No contact.' And indeed, you have an appointment [in the Hereafter] you will not fail to keep. And look at your 'god' to which you remained devoted. We will surely burn it and blow it into the sea with a blast. 97 Your Allah is only Allah, there is no god but He; He comprehends all things in (His) knowledge. 98 Thus, [O Muhammad], We relate to you from the news of what has preceded. And We have certainly given you from Us the Qur'an. 99 If any do turn away therefrom, verily they will bear a burden on the Day of judgment; 100 And will live for ever under it. How evil the burden they will carry on the Day of Doom! 101 the Day when the trumpet shall be blown: We shall gather all the sinners on that Day. Their eyes will turn blue with terror 102 They shall whisper among themselves: "You stayed on the earth barely ten days." 103 We are Best Aware of what they utter when their best in conduct say: Ye have tarried but a day. 104
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