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{ وَجَاوَزْنَا بِبَنِيۤ إِسْرَائِيلَ ٱلْبَحْرَ فَأَتْبَعَهُمْ فِرْعَوْنُ وَجُنُودُهُ بَغْياً وَعَدْواً حَتَّىٰ إِذَآ أَدْرَكَهُ ٱلْغَرَقُ قَالَ آمَنتُ أَنَّهُ لاۤ إِلِـٰهَ إِلاَّ ٱلَّذِي آمَنَتْ بِهِ بَنوۤاْ إِسْرَائِيلَ وَأَنَاْ مِنَ ٱلْمُسْلِمِينَ }

And We brought the Children of Israel across the sea; and Pharaoh pursued them he caught up with them together with his hosts in insolence and transgression baghyan wa-‘adwan these constitute the direct object denoting reason until when the fate of drowning overtook him he said ‘I believe that annahu is to be understood as bi-annahu; a variant reading has innahu ‘truly it is …’ indicating a new sentence there is no god save Him in whom the Children of Israel believe and I am of those who submit to Him’ he reiterated this his submission to God so that it might be accepted from him but it was not; and Gabriel thrust mud from the sea into his mouth lest God’s mercy embrace him. And he Gabriel said to him


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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