Al-Quran Surah 69. Al-Haqqa, Ayah 17

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وَالْمَلَكُ عَلَىٰ أَرْجَائِهَا ۚ وَيَحْمِلُ عَرْشَ رَبِّكَ فَوْقَهُمْ يَوْمَئِذٍ ثَمَانِيَةٌ


Asad : and the angels [will appear] at its ends,10 and, above them, eight will bear aloft on that Day the throne of thy Sustainer's almightiness....11
Khattab :

with the angels on its sides. On that Day eight ˹mighty angels˺ will bear the Throne of your Lord above them.

Malik : The angels will stand all around and eight of them will be carrying the Throne of your Rabb above them.
Pickthall : And the angels will be on the sides thereof, and eight will uphold the Throne of their Lord that day, above them.
Yusuf Ali : And the angels will be on its sides and eight will that Day bear the Throne of thy Lord above them. 5650 5651
Transliteration : Waalmalaku AAala arjaiha wayahmilu AAarsha rabbika fawqahum yawmaithin thamaniyatun
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Asad   
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Asad 10 Or: "at its sides".
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Asad 11 Since God is infinite in space as well as in time, it is obvious that His "throne" ('arsh) has a purely metaphorical connotation, circumscribing His absolute, unfathomable sway over all that exists or possibly could exist (cf. note [43] on 7:54). Hence, too, the "bearing aloft" of the throne of His almightiness cannot be anything but a metaphor - namely, an allusion to the full manifestation of that almightiness on the Day of Judgment. The Qur'an is silent as to who or what the "eight" are on whom this manifestation rests. Some of the earliest commentators assume that they are eight angels; others, that they are eight ranks of angels; while still others frankly admit that it is impossible to say whether "eight" or "eight thousand" are meant (Al-Hasan al-Basri, as quoted by Zamakhshari). Possibly, we have here an allusion to eight (unspecified) attributes of God or aspects of His creation; but, as the Qur'an states elsewhere, "none save God knows its final meaning" (see 3:7 and the corresponding note [8]).

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 5650 The whole picture is painted in graphic poetical images, to indicate that which cannot be adequately described in words, and which indeed OUT human faculties with their present limited powers are not ready to comprehend. The angels will be on all sides, arrayed in ranks upon ranks, and the Throne of the Lord on high will be borne by eight angels (or eight rows of angels). That will be the Day when Justice will be fully established and man be mustered to his Lord for reckoning.
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Yusuf Ali 5651 The number eight has perhaps no special significance, unless it be with reference to the shape of the Throne or the number of the angels. The Oriental Throne is often octagonal, and its bearers would be one at each corner.

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