Sura 97: Destiny (Al-Qadr)

Sura 97:  Destiny (Al-Qadr)

Number of verses in sura: 5

Order of revelation: 25

 

[97:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

 

[97:1]  We revealed it in the Night of Destiny.*

 

*97:1 The Quran was placed into Muhammad’s soul on the 27th night of Ramadan, 13 B.H. (Before Hijrah). See also 17:1, 44:3, 53:1-18, and Appendix 28.

 

[97:2]  How awesome is the Night of Destiny!

 

[97:3]  The Night of Destiny is better than a thousand months.

 

[97:4]  The angels and the Spirit descend therein, by their Lord’s leave, to carry out every command.

 

[97:5]  Peaceful it is until the advent of the dawn.