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Surah Fajr Ayat 4 in Arabic Text

وَٱلَّيْلِ إِذَا يَسْرِ
Wallaili izaa yasr

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 4

Sahih International
And [by] the night when it passes,

Yusuf Ali
And by the Night when it passeth away;-

Abul Ala Maududi
and by the night when it departs.

Muhsin Khan
And by the night when it departs.

Pickthall
And the night when it departeth,

Dr. Ghali
And (by) the night when it departs, (Or: sets forth passing away).

Abdel Haleem
by the passing night––

Quran 89 Verse 4 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Fajr ayat 4, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(89:4) and by the night when it departs.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Fajr verse 4 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Fajr ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 14.

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