The Enshrouded One
Surah
Al-Muzzammil
73
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O you wrapped ˹in your clothes˺!

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O you who wraps himself [in clothing]1

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Stand all night ˹in prayer˺ except a little—

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Arise [to pray] the night, except for a little -

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˹pray˺ half the night, or a little less,

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Half of it - or subtract from it a little

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or a little more—and recite the Quran ˹properly˺ in a measured way.

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Or add to it, and recite the Qur’ān with measured recitation.

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˹For˺ We will soon send upon you a weighty revelation.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed, We will cast upon you a heavy word.1

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Indeed, worship in the night is more impactful and suitable for recitation.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

Indeed, the hours of the night are more effective for concurrence [of heart and tongue]1 and more suitable for words.2

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For during the day you are over-occupied ˹with worldly duties˺.

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Indeed, for you by day is prolonged occupation.

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˹Always˺ remember the Name of your Lord, and devote yourself to Him wholeheartedly.

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And remember the name of your Lord and devote yourself to Him with [complete] devotion.

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˹He is the˺ Lord of the east and the west. There is no god ˹worthy of worship˺ except Him, so take Him ˹alone˺ as a Trustee of Affairs.

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[He is] the Lord of the East and the West; there is no deity except Him, so take Him as Disposer of [your] affairs.1

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Be patient ˹O Prophet˺ with what they say, and depart from them courteously.

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

And be patient over what they say and avoid them with gracious avoidance.

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