Verse. 5455

٧٢ - ٱلْجِنّ

72 - Al-Jinn

وَّاَنَّا لَمَسْـنَا السَّمَاۗءَ فَوَجَدْنٰہَا مُلِئَتْ حَرَسًا شَدِيْدًا وَّشُہُبًا۝۸ۙ
Waanna lamasna alssamaa fawajadnaha muliat harasan shadeedan washuhuban


Ahmed Ali

We sought to pry into the secrets of the heavens, but found it full of fierce guards and shooting flames.



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : allah then went back to the talk of the jinn, saying: (and (the jinn who had listened to the qur'an said): we had sought the heaven) before we accepted faith (but had found it filled with strong warders) angels (and meteors) preventing them from listening.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : the jinn say: and we made for the heaven, we desired to listen by stealth, but we found it filled with mighty guards, from among the angels, and meteors, scorching stars: this was at the time of the sending of the prophet (s).