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By the Star when it goes down,-

— Yusuf Ali

By the star when it descends,

— Saheeh International

Your Companion is neither astray nor being misled.

— Yusuf Ali

Your companion [i.e., Muḥammad] has not strayed, nor has he erred,

— Saheeh International

Nor does he say (aught) of (his own) Desire.

— Yusuf Ali

Nor does he speak from [his own] inclination.

— Saheeh International

It is no less than inspiration sent down to him:

— Yusuf Ali

It is not but a revelation revealed,

— Saheeh International

He was taught by one Mighty in Power,

— Yusuf Ali

Taught to him by one intense in strength [i.e., Gabriel] -

— Saheeh International

Endued with Wisdom: for he appeared (in stately form);

— Yusuf Ali

One of soundness.1 And he rose to [his] true form2

— Saheeh International

While he was in the highest part of the horizon:

— Yusuf Ali

While he was in the higher [part of the] horizon.1

— Saheeh International

Then he approached and came closer,

— Yusuf Ali

Then he approached and descended

— Saheeh International

And was at a distance of but two bow-lengths or (even) nearer;

— Yusuf Ali

And was at a distance of two bow lengths or nearer.

— Saheeh International

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So did (Allah) convey the inspiration to His Servant- (conveyed) what He (meant) to convey.

— Yusuf Ali

And he revealed to His Servant1 what he revealed [i.e., conveyed].

— Saheeh International

The (Prophet's) (mind and) heart in no way falsified that which he saw.

— Yusuf Ali

The heart1 did not lie [about] what it saw.

— Saheeh International

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