Verse. 6047

٩١ - ٱلشَّمْس

91 - Ash-Shams

وَالَّيْلِ اِذَا يَغْشٰـىہَا۝۴۠ۙ
Waallayli itha yaghshaha


Ahmed Ali

The night when it covers him over,



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : and the night when it enshroudeth him) and the night when it enshrouds the light of day and the day reveals the darkness of the night,

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : and [by] the night when it enshrouds her, covering her up with its darkness (idhā, ‘when’, in all three instances is an absolute adverbial, operated by the verbal action of the oath).

Sahl al-Tustari

تفسير : and by the night when it enshrouds her,he said:this means: sins, and persistence in committing them, conceal the light of faith so that it does not shine within the heart, and does not manifest its effect in his qualitites (ṣifāt), just as the prophet <img border="0" src="images/salatonmassenger.jpg" width="24" height="22"> said, ‘desire (hawā) and lust (shahwa) overwhelm knowledge (ʿilm), intellect (ʿaql) and lucidity (bayān).’ [this is due] to the pre-eternal decree of god, mighty and majestic is he. his words, exalted is he: