Verse. 5448

٧٢ - ٱلْجِنّ

72 - Al-Jinn

قُلْ اُوْحِيَ اِلَيَّ اَنَّہُ اسْتَـمَعَ نَفَرٌ مِّنَ الْجِنِّ فَقَالُوْۗا اِنَّا سَمِعْنَا قُرْاٰنًا عَجَــبًا۝۱ۙ
Qul oohiya ilayya annahu istamaAAa nafarun mina aljinni faqaloo inna samiAAna quranan AAajaban


Ahmed Ali

SAY: "I HAVE been informed that a number of jinns had listened; then said: 'We have heard the wondrous Qur'an,



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : and from his narration on the authority of ibn 'abbas that he said regarding the interpretation of allah's saying (say (o muhammad): it is revealed unto me): '(say (o muhammad): it is revealed unto me) say, o muhammad, to the disbelievers of mecca that gabriel has come down and informed me (that a company of the jinn) nine of the jinn of nusaybin which is near yemen (gave ear, and they said) after accepting faith and returning to their folk: o our folk! (lo! it is a marvellous qur'an) we have listened to the recitation of a marvellous, illustrious and noble qur'an which resembles the scripture of moses, this is because they were followers of the torah,

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : say, o muhammad (s), to people: ‘it has been revealed to me, that is to say, i have been informed by way of revelation from god, exalted be he, that (annahu: the [suffixed] pronoun is that of the matter) a company of the jinn, the jinn of nasībīn. this was at the time of the morning prayer at batn nakhla, a location between mecca and tā’if — these [jinn] being those mentioned in god’s saying, and when we sent a company of jinn your way…’ [q. 46:29] — listened, to my recitation, then said, to their people upon returning to them: “we have indeed heard a marvellous qur’ān, whose clarity, the richness of its meanings and other aspects one marvels at,

Sahl al-Tustari

تفسير : say, ‘it has been revealed to me that a company (nafar) of jinn listened, then said, “we have indeed heard a marvellous qurʾān,he said:they were nine in number and had proceeded from yemen. the word nafar refers to a number between three and ten. they came to the prophet <img border="0" src="images/salatonmassenger.jpg" width="24" height="22"> while he was reciting qurʾān in his prayer. they were among the best of their people in religion, and when they heard it, they were moved by it (raqqū lahu) and they believed in it. then they returned to their people as warners, and said, ‘we have indeed heard a marvellous qurʾān, ! which guides to rectitude’ [72:1, 2], meaning, ‘it guides [people] to follow the ways of muṣṭafā <img border="0" src="images/salatonmassenger.jpg" width="24" height="22">’.sahl said:once i saw in the place that was home to the ʿĀd people of old, a city built of stone, within which there was a magnificent palace that that had been carved out of the rock, which was a refuge for the jinn. i entered the palace to reflect [upon it], and i saw a large person standingin prayer facing the kaʿba, wearing a long white woollen garment (jubba) which had a certain freshness (ṭarāwa) about it. i was impressed with its freshness, so i waited until he had finished his prayer and then i said: ‘peace be upon you.’ he replied: ‘and upon you be peace, abū muḥammad. were you impressed with the freshness of my garment which has been on me for nine hundred years, and in which i met with jesus son of mary (peace be upon them both) and muḥammad <img border="0" src="images/salatonmassenger.jpg" width="24" height="22">, and believed in them both? know, o abū muḥammad, that bodies [in themselves] do not wear out clothes, but rather, illegitimate sources of food, and persistencein committing sins.’then i asked, ‘who are you?’ he replied, ‘i am one of those concerning whom god, exalted is he, said, say, ‘it has been revealed to me that a company of jinn listened…’sahl was then asked, ‘do the jinn enter paradise?’ he replied:i have heard that in paradise there are lands which the jinn inhabit, and where they eat and drink, and in the qurʾān there is evidence of this as god said, exalted is he: [of modest gaze] who have not been touched by man or jinn before [55:56].his words, exalted is he: