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 .
- 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, 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