Al-Quran Surah 89. Al-Fajr, Ayah 2

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وَلَيَالٍ عَشْرٍ


Asad : and the ten nights!1
Khattab :

and the ten nights,1

Malik : and the ten nights (first ten days of Dhul-Hijja),
Pickthall : And ten nights,
Yusuf Ali : By the Nights twice five; 6109
Transliteration : Walayalin AAashrin
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Asad   
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Asad 1 The "daybreak" (fajr) apparently symbolises man's spiritual awakening; hence, the "ten nights" is an allusion to the last third of the month of Ramadan, in the year 13 before the hijrah, during which Muhammad received his first revelation (see introductory note to surah {96}) and was thus enabled to contribute to mankind's spiritual awakening.

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 6109 By the Ten Nights are usually understood the first ten nights of Zul-Hijja, the sacred season of Pilgrimage. From the most ancient times Makkah was the centre of Arab pilgrimage. The story of Abraham is intimately connected with it: see ii. 125-127 and notes, also n. 217 to ii. 197. In times of Paganism various superstitions were introduced, which Islam swept away. Islam also purified the rites and ceremonies, giving them new meaning. The ten days specially devoted to the Hajj introduce a striking contrast in the life of Makkah and of the pilgrims. Makkah, from being a quiet secluded city, is then thronged with thousands of pilgrims from all parts of the world. They discard their ordinary dress-representing every kind of costume-to the simple and ordinary Ihram (n. 217); they refrain from every kind of fighting and quarrel; they abstain from every kind of luxury and self-indulgence; they hold all life sacred, however humble, except in the way of carefully-regulated sacrifice; and they spend their nights in prayer and meditation.
   
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 This refers to the first ten days of the month of Ⱬul-Ḥijjah, in which the rituals of pilgrimage are performed.

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