97. Surah Al-Qadr سورة القدر


This Surah (Revealed) Meccan or Medinese, consisting of 5 or 6 verses.(Al-Qadr)
Ayah   97:1   الأية الأولي
بِسْم ِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
Ayah First   1   الأية الأولي
757 Lo! We revealed it, that is, the Qurān, in its entirety, [sending it down] from the Preserved Tablet to the heaven of this world, on the Night of Ordainment, that is, [the Night] of great eminence.
Ayah   97:2   الأية
And what will show you, [what] will make known to you, O Muhammad (s), what the Night of Ordainment is? [intended] to emphasise its great status and to provoke marvel at it.
Ayah   97:3   الأية
The Night of Ordainment is better than a thousand months, in which there is no Night of Ordainment, for a righteous deed on that Night is better than one [performed] for a thousand months without it.
Ayah   97:4   الأية
The angels and the Spirit, namely, Gabriel, descend (tanazzalu: one of the two original tā letters [of tatanazzalu] has been omitted) in it, on that night, by the leave of their Lord, by His command, with every command, that God has decreed from that year to the following one (min is causative functioning as bi, with).
Ayah   97:5   الأية
It is peaceful (salāmun hiya: a predicate preceding the subject) until the rising of the dawn (read matla or matli), until the time it rises: it is peaceful because of the numerous salutations [of peace] (salām) spoken in it by the angels, who, every time they come across a believing man or believing woman, bid him peace.

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