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Surah Qadr Ayat 2 in Arabic Text

وَمَآ أَدْرَىٰكَ مَا لَيْلَةُ ٱلْقَدْرِ
Wa maa adraaka ma lailatul qadr

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 2

Sahih International
And what can make you know what is the Night of Decree?

Yusuf Ali
And what will explain to thee what the night of power is?

Abul Ala Maududi
And what do you know what the Night of Power is?

Muhsin Khan
And what will make you know what the night of Al-Qadr (Decree) is?

Pickthall
Ah, what will convey unto thee what the Night of Power is!

Dr. Ghali
And what makes you realize what the Night of Determination is?

Abdel Haleem
What will explain to you what that Night of Glory is?

Quran 97 Verse 2 Explanation

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

Ala-Maududi

(97:2) And what do you know what the Night of Power is?


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qadr verse 2 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qadr ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 5.

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