Has the story of Moses come to you? when his Lord addressed him in the holy valley of Tuvâ, Go unto Pharaoh, verily, he is outrageous; and say, Hast thou a wish to purify thyself, and that I may guide thee to thy Lord, and thou mayest fear?
So he showed him the greatest signs; but he called him a liar and rebelled. Then he retreated hastily, and gathered, and proclaimed, and said, I am your Lord most High! but God seized him with the punishment of the future life and of the former.
Are ye harder to create or the heaven that He has built? He raised its height and fashioned; it and made its night to cover it, and brought forth its noonday light; and the earth after that He did stretch out. He brings forth from it its water and its pasture.