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And when he directed himself toward Madyan, he said, |Perhaps my Lord will guide me to the sound way.

And when he came to the well of Madyan, he found there a crowd of people watering [their flocks], and he found aside from them two women driving back [their flocks]. He said, |What is your circumstance?| They said, |We do not water until the shepherds dispatch [their flocks]; and our father is an old man.

So he watered [their flocks] for them; then he went back to the shade and said, |My Lord, indeed I am, for whatever good You would send down to me, in need.

Then one of the two women came to him walking with shyness. She said, |Indeed, my father invites you that he may reward you for having watered for us.| So when he came to him and related to him the story, he said, |Fear not. You have escaped from the wrongdoing people.

One of the women said, |O my father, hire him. Indeed, the best one you can hire is the strong and the trustworthy.

He said, |Indeed, I wish to wed you one of these, my two daughters, on [the condition] that you serve me for eight years; but if you complete ten, it will be [as a favor] from you. And I do not wish to put you in difficulty. You will find me, if Allah wills, from among the righteous.

[Moses] said, |That is [established] between me and you. Whichever of the two terms I complete - there is no injustice to me, and Allah , over what we say, is Witness.