|Position||Juzʼ 7 to 8|
|Hizb no.||13 to 15|
|No. of Rukus||20|
|No. of verses||165|
|No. of Sajdahs||none|
Al-An'am (Arabic : ٱلْأَنْعَامal-ʾAnʿām, "The Cattle") is the sixth chapter (sūrah) of the Quran, with 165 verses (āyāt). Coming in order in the Quran after al-Baqarah, Al 'Imran, an-Nisa', and al-Ma'idah, all of which were revealed in Medina, this surah dwells on such themes as rejecting polytheism and unbelief, the establishment of Tawhid (pure monotheism), the Revelation, Messengership, and Resurrection. Regarding the timing and contextual background of the revelation ( Asbāb al-nuzūl ), it is a "Meccan surah," as it is believed to have been revealed in its entirety during the final year of the Meccan period of Islam. The surah also reports the story of the prophet Ibrahim , who calls others to stop worshiping celestial bodies and turns towards Allah.
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6:32 - warns against hedonism:
6:59 - teaches that none but Allah is Omniscient:
6:68 - commands avoiding talking to disbelievers about revelation:
6:73 - teaches about Allah's Omnipotence:
Then, when he beheld the sun rising in all its splendor, he said; "This is my Lord, (is it)? This one is the greatest of all!" But when it set, he said: "O my people! Surely I am free from your association of partner with God and from whatever you associate with Him as partners." 6:78
This verse hints at an important reality through a grammatical rule which is impossible to render in translation according to Unal: The sun is a feminine word in Arabic; whereas prophet Abraham, used a masculine pronoun when pointing to it.This means that his people, like almost all other polytheist peoples, considered their greatest deity as being male. As pointed to in note 26 of his interpretation of 4:117, Unal states that "Whatever they may claim, in nearly all communities that reject Divine Religion in the establishment of their society, women are only objects exploited by men for their interest and tools used to satisfy their carnal desires. Men hold the sovereignty. This is because those reject God's authority depend on and adore force and might; this is possessed and represented by men, rather than women. Therefore a (supreme) god, in such a system, cannot be seen as being female."
The "abode of peace" is also known as Dar al-Islam, or house/abode of Submission.The term also appears in Quran Yunus (surah) 10.25 as a name of Paradise.
6:151 - Mildly resembles parts of The Ten Commandments.
Say: "Come, I will recite what your Lord has prohibited you from:
· Join not anything in worship with Him; · be kind and dutiful to your parents; · kill not your children because of poverty -- We provide sustenance for you and for them. · Come not near to Al-Fawahish (immoral sins) whether committed openly or secretly; · and kill not anyone whom Allah has forbidden, except for a just cause.
This He has commanded you that you may understand." 6:151-152:
Verse (6:159) is known for forbidding sects and denominations.
Al-Isrāʼ or Banī Isrāʼīl is the 17th chapter (sūrah) of the Quran, with 111 verses (āyāt). It is about Isra and the Children of Israel. This sura is part of a series Al-Musabbihat surahs because it begins with the glorification of Allah.
Al-Baqarah is the second and longest chapter (Surah) of the Quran. It consists of 286 verses (āyāt), 6,201 words and 25,500 letters.
At-Tawbah, also known as Bara'ah, is the ninth chapter (sūrah) of the Quran. It contains 129 verses (āyāt) and is one of the last Medinan surah. This Surah is reported to have been revealed at the time of the Battle of Tabuk in Madinah in the 9th year of the Hijrah. It is the only Surah of the Quran that does not begin with Bismillah. It deals with almost the same topics as those dealt with in Surat al-Anfal. It is the only surah in the Qur'an which does not begin with the usual opening formula, In the name of God, the All-Merciful, the All-Compassionate. In contrast to all other surahs, prophet Muhammad, did not order that this formula should be put at the beginning of this surah.
Al-Anfal is the eighth chapter (sūrah) of the Quran, with 75 verses (āyāt). Regarding the timing and contextual background of the revelation, it is a "Medinan surah", completed after the Battle of Badr. It forms a pair with the next surah, At-Tawba.
An-Nisa' is the fourth chapter (sūrah) of the Quran, with 176 verses (āyāt). The title derives from the numerous references to women throughout the chapter, including verses 4:34 and 4:127-130.
An-Naḥl is the 16th chapter (sūrah) of the Qur'an, with 128 (āyāt). It is named after honey bees mentioned in verse 68[Quran 16:68], and contains a comparison of the industry and adaptability of honey bees to the industry of man. Regarding the timing and contextual background of the revelation, it is an earlier "Meccan surah", which means it is believed to have been revealed in Mecca, instead of later in Medina.
Al-Kahf is the 18th chapter (sūrah) of the Quran with 110 verses (āyāt). Regarding the timing and contextual background of the revelation, it is an earlier "Meccan surah", which means it is believed to have been revealed in Mecca, instead of later in Medina.
Al-Anbiyāʼ, properly pronounced: Al-Ambiyāʼ is the 21st chapter (sūrah) of the Quran with 112 verses (āyāt). Regarding the timing and contextual background of the supposed revelation, it is an earlier "Meccan surah", which means it is believed to have been revealed in Mecca, instead of later in Medina. Its principal subject matter is prophets of the past, who also preached the same faith as Muhammad.
Al-Mu’minūn is the 23rd chapter (sūrah) of the Qur'an with 118 verses (āyāt). Regarding the timing and contextual background of the supposed revelation, it is an earlier "Meccan surah", which means it is believed to have been revealed in Mecca, instead of later in Medina.
An-Nūr is the 24th chapter (sūrah) of the Quran with 64 verses (āyāt).
Al-‘Ankabūt is the 29th chapter (sūrah) of the Qur'an with 69 verses (āyāt).
Az-Zumar is the 39th chapter (surah), of the Qur'an, the central religious text of Islam. It contains 75 verses (ayat). This surah derives its name from the Arabic word zumar (troops) that occurs in verses 71 and 73. Regarding the timing and contextual background of the revelation, it is believed to have been revealed in the mid-Maccan period when persecutions of the Muslim believers by the polytheists had escalated.
Ghāfir, also known as Sūrat al-Muʼmin, is the 40th chapter (sūrah) of the Qur'an with 85 verses (āyāt). It takes its name from verse 28 which mentions a distinguished believer from among the clan of the Pharaoh who supported Moses, referring to him as a "believing man," hence al-Mu'min; The Believer. However, this surah is most often called al-Ghafir because of the Divine Name mentioned in verse 3.
Sūrat az-Zukhruf is the 43rd chapter or surah, of the Quran, the central religious text of Islam. It contains 89 ayat, or verses.
Sūrat al-Fatḥ is the 48th surah of the Qur'an with 29 ayat. The surah was revealed in Madinah in the sixth year of the Hijrah, on the occasion of the Treaty of Hudaybiyyah between the Muslim-city-state of Madinah and Makkan polytheists. It mentions this victory, then criticizes the attitudes of the hypocrites, continues with further promises to the Muslims, and ends by mentioning certain important virtues of the Muslim community.
Al-Qadr is the 97th chapter (sūrah) of the Qur'an with 5 verses (āyāt). It is a Meccan surahwhich celebrates the night when the first revelation of what would become the Qur'an was sent down. The surah has been so designated after the word al-qadr in the first verse. It is mainly about power.
Sūrat ar-Raḥmān is the 55th surah of the Qur'an with 78 ayats. Most muslim scholars place Sūrat ar-Rahman in the Meccan period. Western scholars, such as Theodor Nöldeke, count this Surah towards the early Meccan Surahs.
Al-Waqi'a is the 56th surah (chapter) of the Quran. Muslims believe it was revealed in Mecca, specifically around 7 years before the Hegira (622), the migration of Muhammad to Medina. The total number of verses in this surah are 96. It mainly discusses the afterlife according to Islam, and the different fates people will face in it.
al-Ḥāqqah is the 69th chapter (sūrah) of the Qur'an with 52 verses (āyāt). There are several English names under which the surah is known. These include “The Inevitable Hour”, “The Indubitable”, “The Inevitable Truth”, and “The Reality”. These titles are derived from alternate translations of al-Ḥāqqa, the word that appears in the first three ayat of the sura. Though each of these titles may sound very different, each one alludes to the main theme of the sura – the Day of Judgment.
Sūrat ʻAbasa is the 80th sura of the Qur'an with 42 ayat. It is a Meccan sura. The Surah is so designated after the word `abasa with which it opens.
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