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يٰبَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ قَدْ أَنجَيْنَاكُمْ مِّنْ عَدُوِّكُمْ وَوَاعَدْنَاكُمْ جَانِبَ ٱلطُّورِ ٱلأَيْمَنَ وَنَزَّلْنَا عَلَيْكُمُ ٱلْمَنَّ وَٱلسَّلْوَىٰ
-Tâ-Hâ ( طه )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

O Children of Israel, truly We delivered you from your enemy, Pharaoh, by drowning him, and We made a tryst with you on the right side of the [Tūr] Mount, in order to give Moses the Torah, that it may be implemented it [by you], and We sent down to you manna and quails, namely, turunjabīn [citrus fruit] and the quail. The ones being addressed in the vocative [by ‘O Children of Israel’] are those Jews living at the time of the Prophet (s), and they are addressed with reference to the graces which God bestowed on their forefathers at the time of the prophet Moses as a preface to what God [now] says to them:

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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