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Behold, there were brought before him, at eventide coursers of the highest breeding, and swift of foot;

Safinat: literally, horses that stand, when at
ease, on three legs, firmly planted, with the hoof of the
fourth leg resting lightly on the ground.
This would imply breeding and a steady temper, to
match with their quality of swiftness mentioned in the
next clause.


Yusuf Ali, Abdullah. Translation and Commentary of the Quran. (surah 38 verse 31)Quran Arabic with English Translation & Commentary (Tafsir) by Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Free Download (

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