Surah Najm Ayat 8 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 8
Then he approached and descended
Then he approached and came closer,
Then he drew near and hung above suspended,
Then he [Jibrael (Gabriel)] approached and came closer,
Then he drew nigh and came down
Thereafter he (came) within reach, then hung suspended,
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.
(53:8) Then he drew near and hung above suspended,
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
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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