Verse. 5478

٧٣ - ٱلْمُزَّمِّل

73 - Al-Muzzammil

نِّصْفَہٗۗ اَوِ انْقُصْ مِنْہُ قَلِيْلًا۝۳ۙ
Nisfahu awi onqus minhu qaleelan


Ahmed Ali

A half of it or a little less



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : he explained further, saying: (a half thereof) i.e. pray during half of the night, (or abate a little thereof) less than half and up to a third of the night,

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : a half of it (nisfahu substitutes for qalīlan, with ‘little’ [being little by] taking into account the whole [night]), or reduce of it, of the half, a little, up to a third,