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Surah Naba Ayat 9 in Arabic Text

وَجَعَلْنَا نَوْمَكُمْ سُبَاتًۭا
Waja’alna naumakum subata

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 9

Sahih International
And made your sleep [a means for] rest

Yusuf Ali
And made your sleep for rest,

Abul Ala Maududi
and made your sleep a means of repose,

Muhsin Khan
And have made your sleep as a thing for rest.

Pickthall
And have appointed your sleep for repose,

Dr. Ghali
And We have made your sleep for repose,

Abdel Haleem
give you sleep for rest,

Quran 78 Verse 9 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Naba ayat 9, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(78:9) and made your sleep a means of repose,[7]


7. The explanation of the wisdom for which Allah Almighty has placed a desire for sleep in man’s nature in order to make him fit for work in the world, and which impels him to a few hours’ sleep after every few hours of work, has been given in E.N. 33 of Surah Ar-Room.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Naba verse 9 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Naba ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 16.

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