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Surah Duha Ayat 2 in Arabic Text

وَٱلَّيۡلِ إِذَا سَجَىٰ
Wal laili iza sajaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 2

Sahih International
And [by] the night when it covers with darkness,

Yusuf Ali
And by the Night when it is still,-

Abul Ala Maududi
and by the night when it covers the world with peace:

Muhsin Khan
And by the night when it is still (or darkens);

And by the night when it is stillest,

Dr. Ghali
And (by) the night when it (comes) with its dark stillness!

Abdel Haleem
and by the night when it grows still,

Muhammad Junagarhi
اور قسم ہے رات کی جب چھا جائے

Quran 93 Verse 2 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Duha ayat 2, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.


(93:2) and by the night when it covers the world with peace:[2]

2. The word saja in the original does not only signify thespreading of darkness but it also contains the meaning ofstillness and peace that prevails at night. This quality ofnight deeply relates to the theme that follows.


The tafsir of Surah Ad-Duha verse 2 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Ad-Duha ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 11.

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