Verse. 4793

٥٣ - ٱلنَّجْم

53 - An-Najm

فَكَانَ قَابَ قَوْسَيْنِ اَوْ اَدْنٰى۝۹ۚ
Fakana qaba qawsayni aw adna


Ahmed Ali

Until a space of two bow (arcs) or even less remained,



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (till he was (distant) two bows length) of the bows used by the arabs (or even nearer) nearer by half a bow length,

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : until he was, from him [the prophet], within the length of two bows away or [even] nearer, than that, until he [the prophet] had regained consciousness and his fright had subsided,