Verse. 2253

١٩ - مَرْيَم

19 - Maryam

اِذْ نَادٰى رَبَّہٗ نِدَاۗءً خَفِيًّا۝۳
Ith nada rabbahu nidaan khafiyyan


Ahmed Ali

When he called to his Lord inwardly,



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (when he cried unto his lord) zachariah called his lord in the sanctuary (a cry in secret) in secret from his people,

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : when (idh is semantically connected to rahma, ‘mercy’) he called out to his lord a call, entailing a supplication, in secret, in the middle of the night, because this [time of the night] invites a faster response [to one’s supplication].