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Surah Takwir Ayat 23 in Arabic Text

وَلَقَدْ رَءَاهُ بِٱلْأُفُقِ ٱلْمُبِينِ
Wa laqad ra aahu bilufuqil mubeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 23

Sahih International
And he has already seen Gabriel in the clear horizon.

Yusuf Ali
And without doubt he saw him in the clear horizon.

Abul Ala Maududi
he indeed saw the message-bearer on the clear horizon;

Muhsin Khan
And indeed he (Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) saw him [Jibrael (Gabriel)] in the clear horizon (towards the east).

Pickthall
Surely he beheld Him on the clear horizon.

Dr. Ghali
And indeed he (The Prophet) already saw him (The Angle Jibrîl “Gabriel”) on the evident horizon,

Abdel Haleem
he did see him on the clear horizon.

Quran 81 Verse 23 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Takwir ayat 23, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(81:23) he indeed saw the message-bearer on the clear horizon;[19]


19. (In Surah An-Najm, Ayats 7-9), this observation of the Prophet (peace be upon him) has been described in greater detail, (For explanation, see (E.Ns 7. 8 of Surah An-Najm).

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Takwir verse 23 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Takwir ayat 15 which provides the complete commentary from verse 15 through 29.

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