“Then they [Pharaoh and his army] pursued them [Moses and his companion] at sunrise. When the two groups came face to face, those with Moses cried out, ‘We are overtaken for sure.’ He (Moses) said, ‘Absolutely not! My Lord is certainly with me. He will guide me.’ So We revealed to Moses: ‘Strike the sea with your staff,’ and the sea was split, each part was like a huge mountain. We drew the pursuers [Pharaoh and his army] to that place. And We saved Moses and all those with him …”
(Quran 26: 60-65)