And for part of the night also praise thou Him,- and at the retreat of the stars!
It is not necessary to understand this for any
particular canonical prayers. It is good to spend a part of
the night in prayer and praise: Cf. 73:6.
And the Dawn is a daily recurring miracle, full of spiritual
influences and “testimony”: Cf. 17:78-79.
. Idbar-un-nujum: the setting of the stars: the
glorious hour of early dawn.
In 113:1, we seek Allah’s protection as “Lord of the
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