Here’s what The Quran Says about the Night

The following Qu’ranic excerpts will tell you a lot about the Islam’s stance on Nights.

#1.But is the (Unbelievers) are arrogant, (no matter): for in the presence of thy Lord are those who celebrate His praises by night and by day. And they never flag (nor feel themselves above it). (Surah Fussilat, 38)

#2.We sent it down during a Blessed Night: for We (ever) wish to warn (against Evil). (Surah Ad-Dukhan, 3)

#3.(The reply came 🙂 “March forth with My Servants by night: for ye are sure to be pursued. (Surah Ad-Dukhan, 23)

#4.And in the alternation of Night and Day, and the fact that Allah sends down Sustenance from the sky, and revives therewith the earth after its death, and in the change of the winds,- are Signs for those that are wise. (Surah Al-Jathiyya, 5)

#5.And during part of the night, (also,) celebrate His praises, and (so likewise) after the postures of adoration. (Surah Qaf, 40)

#6.They were in the habit of sleeping but little by night, (Surah Adh-Dhariyat, 17)

#7.And for part of the night also praise thou Him,- and at the retreat of the stars! (Surah At-Tur, 49)

#8.He merges Night into Day, and He merges Day into Night; and He has full knowledge of the secrets of (all) hearts. (Surah Al-Hadid, 6)

#9.He made it rage against them seven nights and eight days in succession: so that thou couldst see the (whole) people lying prostrate in its (path), as they had been roots of hollow palm-trees tumbled down! (Surah Al-Haqqa, 7)

#10.He said: “O my Lord! I have called to my People night and day: (Surah Nuh, 5)

#11.O thou folded in garments! (Surah Al-Muzzammil, 1)

#12.Stand (to prayer) by night, but not all night,- (Surah Al-Muzzammil, 2)

#13.Half of it,- or a little less, (Surah Al-Muzzammil, 3)

#14.Or a little more; and recite the Qur’an in slow, measured rhythmic tones. (Surah Al-Muzzammil, 4)

#15.Truly the rising by night is most potent for governing (the soul), and most suitable for (framing) the Word (of Prayer and Praise). (Surah Al-Muzzammil, 6)

#16.Thy Lord doth know that thou standest forth (to prayer) nigh two-thirds of the night, or half the night, or a third of the night, and so doth a party of those with thee. But Allah doth appoint night and day in due measure He knoweth that ye are unable to keep count thereof. So He hath turned to you (in mercy): read ye, therefore, of the Qur’an as much as may be easy for you. He knoweth that there may be (some) among you in ill-health; others travelling through the land, seeking of Allah.s bounty; yet others fighting in Allah.s Cause, read ye, therefore, as much of the Qur’an as may be easy (for you); and establish regular Prayer and give regular Charity; and loan to Allah a Beautiful Loan. And whatever good ye send forth for your souls ye shall find it in Allah.s Presence,- yea, better and greater, in Reward and seek ye the Grace of Allah. for Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful. (Surah Al-Muzzammil, 20)

#17.And by the Night as it retreateth, (Surah Al-Muddaththir, 33)

#18.And part of the night, prostrate thyself to Him; and glorify Him a long night through. (Surah Al-Insan, 26)

#19.And made the night as a covering, (Surah An-NabaÂ’, 10)

#20.Its night doth He endow with darkness, and its splendour doth He bring out (with light). (Surah An-Nazi‘at, 29)

#21.And the Night as it dissipates; (Surah At-Takwir, 17)

#22.The Night and its Homing; (Surah Al-Inshiqaq, 17)

#23.By the Sky and the Night-Visitant (therein);- (Surah At-Tariq, 1)

#24.And what will explain to thee what the Night-Visitant is?- (Surah At-Tariq, 2)

#25.By the Nights twice five; (Surah Al-Fajr, 2)

#26.And by the Night when it passeth away;- (Surah Al-Fajr, 4)

#27.By the Night as it conceals it; (Surah Ash-Shams, 4)

#28.By the Night as it conceals (the light); (Surah Al-Layl, 1)

#29.And by the Night when it is still,- (Surah Ad-Duha, 2)

#30.We have indeed revealed this (Message) in the Night of Power: (Surah Al-Qadr, 1)

#31.And what will explain to thee what the night of power is? (Surah Al-Qadr, 2)

#32.The Night of Power is better than a thousand months. (Surah Al-Qadr, 3)

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