Al-Quran Surah 17. Al-Israa, Ayah 79

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وَمِنَ اللَّيْلِ فَتَهَجَّدْ بِهِ نَافِلَةً لَكَ عَسَىٰ أَنْ يَبْعَثَكَ رَبُّكَ مَقَامًا مَحْمُودًا


Asad : And rise from thy sleep and pray during part of the night [as well], as a free offering from thee,97 and thy Sustainer may well raise thee to a glorious station [in the life to come].
Khattab :

And rise at ˹the last˺ part of the night, offering additional prayers, so your Lord may raise you to a station of praise.1

Malik : During a part of the night, pray Tahajjud, an additional prayer for you (O Muhammad), very soon your Rabb may exalt you to 'Maqam-e-Mahmood' (a station of great glory).
Pickthall : And some part of the night awake for it, a largess for thee. It may be that thy Lord will raise thee to a praised estate.
Yusuf Ali : And pray in the small watches of the morning: (it would be) an additional prayer (or spiritual profit) for thee: soon will thy Lord raise thee to a station of Praise and Glory! 2277 2278
Transliteration : Wamina allayli fatahajjad bihi nafilatan laka AAasa an yabAAathaka rabbuka maqaman mahmoodan
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Asad   
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Asad 97 Lit., "as a deed beyond that which is incumbent on thee" (nafilatan laka) - i.e., in addition to the five obligatory prayers. Hence, the above is not an injunction but a recommendation, although the Prophet himself invariably spent the greater part of the night in prayer.

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 2277 This is held to be addressed specially to the holy Prophet who usually prayed more than the five canonical prayers. The Tahajjud was a prayer after midnight, in the small watches of the morning.
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Yusuf Ali 2278 To the Prophet was to be assigned in the Hereafter the highest Post of Honour and Glory-the Maqam Mahmud, implying his excellence above all other Prophets. The immediate reference may be to the hope that the Makkan persecution will soon be over and the glorious work in Madinah will begin.
   
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 This refers to the time when the Prophet (ﷺ) will make intercession (shafâ’ah) on the Day of Judgment.

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