AL-QADR

The Ordainment

القدر

Meccan (surah 97 • 5 ayahs)

»The surah that mentions the moment in which God first revealed the Quran, calling it THE ORDAINMENT. It is named after the phrase “the night of ordainment” (laylay al-qadr), mentioned in verse 1. The surah celebrates the night when the first revelation of the Quran was sent down.«

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

IN THE NAME OF ALLAH,

THE ALL-BENEFICENT, THE ALL-MERCIFUL.

1

القرآن:

إنا أنزلناه في ليلة القدر

TRANSLATION:

Indeed We sent it1 down

on the Night of Ordainment.

That is, the Qurʾān. See 44:2-5.

2

القرآن:

وما أدراك ما ليلة القدر

TRANSLATION:

What will show you

what is the Night of Ordainment?

3

القرآن:

ليلة القدر خير من ألف شهر

TRANSLATION:

The Night of Ordainment

is better than a thousand months.

4

القرآن:

تنزل الملائكة والروح فيها بإذن ربهم من كل أمر

TRANSLATION:

In it the angels and the Spirit descend,

by the leave of their Lord,

with every command.

5

القرآن:

سلام هي حتى مطلع الفجر

TRANSLATION:

It is peaceful until the rising of the dawn.

Source:al-quran.info


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