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Surah Baqarah Ayat 50 in Arabic Text

وَإِذْ فَرَقْنَا بِكُمُ ٱلْبَحْرَ فَأَنجَيْنَـٰكُمْ وَأَغْرَقْنَآ ءَالَ فِرْعَوْنَ وَأَنتُمْ تَنظُرُونَ
Wa iz faraqnaa bikumul bahra fa anjainaakum wa agh-raqnaaa Aala Fir’awna wa antum tanzuroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 50

Sahih International
And [recall] when We parted the sea for you and saved you and drowned the people of Pharaoh while you were looking on.

Yusuf Ali
“And remember We divided the sea for you and saved you and drowned Pharaoh’s people within your very sight.

Abul Ala Maududi
Remember the time when We parted the sea to make way for you and let you pass safely through it and then drowned Pharaoh’s people before your very eyes.

Muhsin Khan
And (remember) when We separated the sea for you and saved you and drowned Fir’aun’s (Pharaoh) people while you were looking (at them, when the sea-water covered them).

Pickthall
And when We brought you through the sea and rescued you, and drowned the folk of Pharaoh in your sight.

Dr. Ghali
And (remember) as We separated the sea for you. So We delivered you and drowned the house of Firaawn (pharaoh) (while) you were looking (at them).

Abdel Haleem
and when We parted the sea for you, so saving you and drowning Pharaoh’s people right before your eyes.

Quran 2 Verse 50 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Baqarah ayat 50, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(2:50) And recall when We split the sea, providing passage for you, and thus saved you and caused Pharaoh’s people to drown before your very eyes.


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Baqarah verse 50 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Baqarah ayat 49 which provides the complete commentary from verse 49 through 50.

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