Verse. 2995

٢٦ - ٱلشُّعَرَاء

26 - Ash-Shu'ara

فَاَوْحَيْنَاۗ اِلٰى مُوْسٰۗي اَنِ اضْرِبْ بِّعَصَاكَ الْبَحْرَ۝۰ۭ فَانْفَلَقَ فَكَانَ كُلُّ فِرْقٍ كَالطَّوْدِ الْعَظِيْمِ۝۶۳ۚ
Faawhayna ila moosa ani idrib biAAasaka albahra fainfalaqa fakana kullu firqin kaalttawdi alAAatheemi


Ahmed Ali

We commanded Moses: "Smite the sea with your staff." And it parted, and every parting was like a lofty mountain.



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (then we inspired moses, saying: smite the sea with thy staff. and) when he hit it (it parted) into 12 roads, (and each part) and each road (was as a mountain vast) like a huge mountain.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : god, exalted be he, says: thereupon we revealed to moses: ‘strike the sea with your staff’, and he struck it, whereupon it parted, it split into twelve parts, and each part was as a mighty mountain, between each of these parts were paths which they followed, such that not even the saddles or the felts of the riders were touched by water.