Sūra 97: Qadr, or The Night of Power (or Honour)

Verses 5 — Makki; Revealed at Mecca — Sections 1

1. إِنَّا أَنزَلْنَاهُ فِي لَيْلَةِ الْقَدْرِ
We have indeed revealed this (Message) in the night of Power:

2. وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ
And what will explain to thee what the Night of Power is?

3.لَيْلَةُ الْقَدْرِ خَيْرٌ مِّنْ أَلْفِ شَهْرٍ
The Night of Power is better than a thousand Months.

4. تَنَزَّلُ الْمَلَائِكَةُ وَالرُّوحُ فِيهَا بِإِذْنِ رَبِّهِم مِّن كُلِّ أَمْرٍ
Therein come down the angels and the Spirit by God’s permission on every errand:

5. سَلَامٌ هِيَ حَتَّىٰ مَطْلَعِ الْفَجْرِ
Peace!… This until the rise of Morn!