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Sura al-Inshiqaq

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Sura al-Inshiqaq
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سوره انشقاق.jpg
Sura Number 84
Juz' 30
Revelation
Revelation Number 83
Makki/Madani Makki
Information
Verse Count 25
Word Count 108
Letter Count 444
This article is an introduction to the Sura al-Inshiqaq; to read its text see text:Sura al-Inshiqaq.

Sura al-Inshiqāq (Arabic: سورة الإنشقاق, the splitting) is the eighty forth sura of the Qur'an. It is a Makki sura in the thirtieth juz' of the Qur'an. "Inshiqaq" means "splitting" and this sura has been named so, because at the beginning of which, it is mentioned that the sky will split open on the Day of Judgement. Sura al-Inshiqaq is about the signs of the Day of Judgement , the end of the world and the hereafter.

For verse twenty first of the Sura al-Inshiqaq, prostration is recommended. About the merits of the recitation of this sura, it is narrated from the Prophet (s) that anyone who recites this chapter, God will save him from giving his records to him from behind on the Day of Judgement .


Introduction

  • Naming

This sura is called al-Inshiqaq because at the beginning of which, it is mentioned that the sky will split open on the Day of Judgement.[1] This sura is also called Inshaqqat.[2]

  • Place and Order of Revelation

Sura al-Inshiqaq is among Makki suras and the eighty third sura of the Qur'an brought to the Prophet (s). In the current order of compilation, This is eighty forth sura of the Qur'an,[3] located in Juz' thirty.

  • Number of Verses and other Features

Sura al-Inshiqaq has twenty seven verses, 108 words, and 444 letters. This sura is among Mufassalat suras (having several short verses) and among