Verse. 2993

٢٦ - ٱلشُّعَرَاء

26 - Ash-Shu'ara

فَلَمَّا تَرَاۗءَ الْجَمْعٰنِ قَالَ اَصْحٰبُ مُوْسٰۗي اِنَّا لَمُدْرَكُوْنَ۝۶۱ۚ
Falamma taraa aljamAAani qala ashabu moosa inna lamudrakoona


Ahmed Ali

When the two forces drew within seeing distance of each other, the people of Moses said: "We shall certainly be overtaken."



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (and when the two hosts) the group of moses and that of pharaoh (saw each other, those with moses said: lo! we are indeed caught) o moses, they have caught up with us.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : and when the two hosts sighted each other, the companions of moses said, ‘we have been caught!’, pharaoh’s hosts have caught us up and we have no power against them.