I have seen the word وليتلطف in Surah Kahaf in the Quran written in bold text.

I want to know:

  1. The reason why this word is in bold?
  2. What is the meaning of this word according to Tafseer or Ahaadith?
  • Be aware that this isn't the case in most moshaf copies (for example neither the copies printed Saudi Arabia nor those spread in northern Africa, show this word in bold letters). So your observation can hardly be retraced by others. – Medi1Saif Jun 29 '18 at 10:51

Scholar Mohamed Altahir Bin Ashoor, in his tafseer for the Quran التحرير والتنوير consider it to be the word of half of the Quran.


Same person also - by logical inheritance, that the Ta ت in it, is the letter middle of the Quran (since it is the middle of that word).

However, that opinion is not shared by all, as in Tafseer Ibn Atia ابن عطية claims that Alnawawi claims that the middle of the Quran is the word:


in the same Surah Ayah 74.

This could also be effected by many scholars who consider the بسم الله الرحمان الرحيم to be an Ayah for the Fatiha while many others don't, that calculations into consideration.

Fatwa Source: http://fatwa.islamweb.net/fatwa/index.php?page=showfatwa&Option=FatwaId&Id=65007

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It is considered to be the middle most word of the Quran.

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It is reported to be the central word of the Holy Quran

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  • It is reported to have link with Ayat 143 of Sura Al baqra(Sura2:143) – MOHAMMAD YAQOOB AHANGAR Nov 11 '18 at 5:06

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