Verse. 5481

٧٣ - ٱلْمُزَّمِّل

73 - Al-Muzzammil

اِنَّ نَاشِـئَۃَ الَّيْلِ ہِيَ اَشَدُّ وَطْـاً وَّاَقْوَمُ قِيْلًا۝۶ۭ
Inna nashiata allayli hiya ashaddu watan waaqwamu qeelan


Ahmed Ali

Surely in the watches of the night the soul is most receptive and words more telling.



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (lo! the vigil of the night) spent in praying (is (a time) when impression is more keen) the vigil of the night and praying at this time give a person more vigour in his prayer, when he seeks by it allah's sake alone; it is also said this means: it is gentler and milder on the heart (and speech more certain) the recitation of the qur'an is clearer and firmer.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : assuredly rising in the night, to wake up after [having been in] sleep, is firmer in tread, [more] conducive to [establishing] harmony between the hearing and the heart for the purpose of comprehending the qur’ān, and more upright in respect to speech, clearer for utterance [of devotions].

Sahl al-Tustari

تفسير : rising at night makes a deeper impression…he said:that is, [rising for] the whole night, and the night worship that the servant performs makes a deeper impression on the hearing and heart [due to] [one’s increased] attentiveness (iṣghāʾ) and understanding (fahm) [at that time]; …and more upright with respect to speech, that is, firmer in [spiritual] station (athbatu rutbatan). it is also said, more correct in speech because of being further away from ostentation.Ḥasan said (may god have mercy on him), ‘i met people who were able to perform acts [of worship] in secret, but preferred to do them openly. i also met people [whose custom was] that if one of them received guests, he would get up at night for prayer in order that none of his guests would notice him.’ luqmān used to say to his son, ‘o my son! do not be less than this cockerel which crows at night.’ his words, exalted is he: