And he enjoyed, indeed, a Near Approach to Us, and a beautiful Place of (Final) Return.
The same words are used of David in 38:25
above, thus symmetrically closing the argument about
the two greatest kings in Israel.
Yusuf Ali, Abdullah. Translation and Commentary of the Quran. (surah 38 verse 40). Quran Arabic with English Translation & Commentary (Tafsir) by Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Free Download (quran4u.com)