Verse. 4739

٥٢ - ٱلطُّور

52 - At-Tour

وَّالْبَيْتِ الْمَعْمُوْرِ۝۴ۙ
Waalbayti almaAAmoori


Ahmed Ali

The house ever-peopled,



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (and the house frequented) and allah swore by the house which is filled with the angels. this house is in the sixth heaven opposite to the ka'bah. there is between it and the ka'bah, through the borderline of the seventh earth, a sacred precinct which is visited every single day by 70,000 angels who never return to visit it. this is the house that adam built and was raised to the seventh heaven because of the flood, it is called al-surah and is opposite of the ka'bah.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : by the [greatly] frequented house — which is [located] in the third, or the sixth or the seventh heaven, directly above the ka‘ba; it is visited every day by seventy thousand angels, circumambulating it and performing prayers [around it], and never returning to it;

Sahl al-Tustari

تفسير : by the [much]-frequented house he said:the outward meaning is in what muḥammad b. sawwār related in his chain of transmission from ibn masʿūd <img border="0" src="images/radeyallahanhom.jpg" width="24" height="22">, who stated that the prophet <img border="0" src="images/salatonmassenger.jpg" width="24" height="22"> said, ‘on the night i was taken up to the heaven, i saw the much-frequented house (bayt maʿmūr) in the fourth heaven (and it is also related, the seventh). each day seventy thousand angels make a pilgrimage to it, and never return’ — to the end of the ḥadīth. in its inner meaning, it refers to the heart; the hearts of mystics are frequented (maʿmūra) by his gnosis (maʿrifa), his love (maḥabba) and intimacy (uns) with him. it is to this [the mystic’s heart] that the angels make pilgrimage, for it is the house of the realisation of god’s oneness (bayt al-tawḥīd).his words, exalted is he: