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wal-ʿaṣri
وَٱلْعَصْرِ
By the time,

Wal' asr

Sahih International:

By time,

1 A. J. Arberry

By the afternoon!

2 Abdul Haleem

By the declining day,

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

By the time,

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

By (the Token of) Time (through the ages),

5 Abul Ala Maududi

By the time!

6 Ahmed Ali

TIME AND AGE are witness

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

By oath of this era of yours (O dear Prophet Mohammed – peace and blessings be upon him).

8 Ali Quli Qarai

By Time!

9 Ali Ünal

By Time (especially the last part of it, heavy with events),

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

I cite as witness the Time.

11 English Literal

And/by the time/era/end of day to dusk .

12 Faridul Haque

By oath of this era of yours (O dear Prophet Mohammed – peace and blessings be upon him).

13 Hamid S. Aziz

By the declining day!

14 Hilali & Khan

By Al-'Asr (the time).

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Surely man is in loss,

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

I swear by the time,

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

By the declining day,

18 Muhammad Sarwar

By the time (of the advent of Islam),

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

By the time of the afternoon!

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

By Al-`Asr.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

I swear by the passage of time,

22 Talal Itani

By time.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

By Time! -- or [it `asr can mean the period] from the declining of the sun to sunset, or [it may denote] the afternoon prayer.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Allah Says;

وَالْعَصْرِ




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