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{ وَهُوَ ٱلَّذِي سَخَّرَ ٱلْبَحْرَ لِتَأْكُلُواْ مِنْهُ لَحْماً طَرِيّاً وَتَسْتَخْرِجُواْ مِنْهُ حِلْيَةً تَلْبَسُونَهَا وَتَرَى ٱلْفُلْكَ مَوَاخِرَ فِيهِ وَلِتَبْتَغُواْ مِن فَضْلِهِ وَلَعَلَّكُمْ تَشْكُرُونَ }

And He it is Who disposed the sea He it is Who subdued it that it might be sailed upon and dived in that you may eat from it fresh meat that is fish and bring forth from it ornaments which you wear namely pearls and coral. And you see observe the ships ploughing therein ploughing through the water that is cleaving it as they sail upon it coming and going with the same wind; and that you may seek wa-li-tabtaghū is a supplement to li-ta’kulū ‘that you may eat’ of His bounty exalted He be by way of commerce and that you might be thankful to God for all that.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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