Surah Qadr Ayat 4 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 4
The angels and the Spirit descend therein by permission of their Lord for every matter.
Therein come down the angels and the Spirit by Allah’s permission, on every errand:
The angels along with the Spirit descend in it by the permission of their Lord with all kinds of decrees.
Therein descend the angels and the Ruh [Jibrael (Gabriel)] by Allah’s Permission with all Decrees,
The angels and the Spirit descend therein, by the permission of their Lord, with all decrees.
The Angels and the Spirit keep coming down therein, by the permission of their Lord, with (Literally: from) every Command.
on that night the angels and the Spirit descend again and again with their Lord’s permission on every task;
Quran 97 Verse 4 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qadr ayat 4, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(97:4) The angels along with the Spirit descend in it by the permission of their Lord with all kinds of decrees.
3. The Spirit: Gabriel, who has been mentioned separately from the angels in view of his unique eminence, honor and merit.
4. That is, they do not descend of their own accord but by leave of their Lord, and every decree implies amr hakim (a wise decree) as described in (Surah Ad-Dukhan, Ayat 5).
The tafsir of Surah Qadr verse 4 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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