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* تفسير Tafsir al-Jalalayn

{ وَهُوَ بِٱلأُفُقِ ٱلأَعْلَىٰ }

when he was on the highest horizon the horizon of the sun that is to say at the place from which it rises in the form in which he Gabriel was created so that the Prophet s saw him; he the Prophet had been at Mount Hirā’ where Gabriel had obscured the entire horizon to the west. The Prophet fell down swooning after he had asked him Gabriel to show himself to him in the form in which he was created. Thus Gabriel had made a tryst with him at Hirā’ where he came down to him in human form.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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