(I seek refuge in God from Satan the outcast.)
(In the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful.)
30. And women in the city said: The ruler’s wife is asking of her slave-boy an ill-deed. Indeed he has smitten her to the heart with love. We behold her in plain aberration.
31a. And when she heard of their sly talk, she sent for them and prepared for them a cushioned couch (to lie on at the feast)-
30. Wa qaala nis-watun- fil-Madii-natimra-‘atul-‘Aziizi turaa-widu fataahaa ‘an-nafsih. Qad shagafa-haa hubbaa. ‘Innaa- lanaraa-haa fii zalaalim-mubiin.
31a. Falammaa sami-‘at bimak-rihinna ‘ar-salat ‘ilay-hinna wa ‘a’-tadat lahunna muttaka-‘an(w)-