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Surah Najm Ayat 8 in Arabic Text

ثُمَّ دَنَا فَتَدَلَّىٰ
Summa danaa fatadalla

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 8

Sahih International
Then he approached and descended

Yusuf Ali
Then he approached and came closer,

Abul Ala Maududi
Then he drew near and hung above suspended,

Muhsin Khan
Then he [Jibrael (Gabriel)] approached and came closer,

Pickthall
Then he drew nigh and came down

Dr. Ghali
Thereafter he (came) within reach, then hung suspended,

Abdel Haleem
and then approached––coming down

Quran 53 Verse 8 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Najm ayat 8, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(53:8) Then he drew near and hung above suspended,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Tur verse 8 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Tur ayat 5 which provides the complete commentary from verse 5 through 18.

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