Koran, also spelled as Quran or Qur’an is the sacred scripture of Islam. According to the conventional Islamic belief, the Quran was revealed by Allah to His last Prophet (SAW) to guide and show good ways to human and jinn kinds. In this article, I will show with you the list of all chapters in Quran and every thing about chapters in Qur’an step by step.
If you need a solution to your problem or you just want to pray to Allah for protection, simply use the free chapters and verse(s) in the Quran. Quran lays down the laws, commandments, how to live socially with people,etc for Moslems.
Actually, every information in the Quran and Hadith corrected many superstitious and vague ideas about human development that were prevalent before.
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The Holy Quran is a wonderful and captivating book that helps us in every aspect of our spiritual, physical and moral state of life. Prophet Muhammad (SAW) first received revelations in 609 CE in a cave on Mount of Hira, near Mecca by Angel Jibril where He was asked to Say ”Iqra (meaning: recite)”. Moslems regard the Quran as the most important miracle of Muhammad.
The companions of Prophet Muhammad had worked very hard in transferring the Islamic holy book for future generations. The Holy Quran is a religious book of Muslims. In many verses of Quran, various foods are discussed.
List of all chapters in the Holy Quran and their meaning in English
The Quran consists of 114 chapters (surah) of varying lengths, each known as a sūrah. Each chapter in Quran is classified as Meccan or Medinan, depending on whether the verses were revealed before or after the migration of Muhammad to the city of Medina.
However, a Sūrah (Chapter) classified as Medinan may contain Meccan verses in it and vice versa. The title of the chapter in Quran may be derived from a name or quality discussed in the text, or from the first letters or words of the sūrah.
The first chapter in Quran is Suratl Fatiha which contains seven (7) verses while the last chapter is Suratl Nas which has six (6) verses, meanwhile, the smallest chapter in the holy Quran is suratl Kauthar (chapter 108) which contains three (3) verses.
Quranic chapters are not arranged in a chronological order, in fact, the chapters appear to be arranged roughly in order of decreasing size. Some scholars argue that the sūrahs are arranged according to a certain pattern.
Each sūrah except the ninth chapter (Suratl Taubah) starts with Bismillahir Rahmanir Raheem (بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم) which means ”In the name of Allah, the most Merciful, the most Gracious.”
There are, however, still 114 occurrences of the Bismillah in the Quran, due to its presence in Quran chapter 27 verse 30 (Suratl An Naml verse 30).
The Quranic content is concerned with basic Islamic beliefs including the existence of God and the resurrection. Narratives of the early Prophets, ethical and legal subjects, historical events of prophet Muhammad’s time, charity and prayer also appear in the Quran.
The Quranic chapters contain general exhortations regarding right and wrong and historical events are related to outline general moral lessons.
114 Surah in Quran and their meaning or name in English language
The 114 chapters in the holy Quran are listed and explained step by step.
|S/N||Chapter||Meaning in English|
|1||ٱلْفَاتِحَة (Al Fatihah)||The Opening|
|2||ٱلْبَقَرَة (Al Baqarah)||The Cow|
|3||آلِ عِمْرَان (Al Imran)||The family of Imraan|
|4||ٱلنِّسَاء (An Nisa’)||The women|
|5||ٱلْمَائِدَة (Al Ma’idah)||The Table|
|6||ٱلْأَنْعَام (Al An’am)||The Cattles|
|7||ٱلْأَعْرَاف (Al A’raf)||The Heights|
|8||ٱلْأَنْفَال (Al Anfal)||The Spoils of War|
|9||ٱلتَّوْبَة (Al-tawbah)||The Repantance|
|13||ٱلرَّعْد (Ar Ra’ad)||The Thunder|
|15||ٱلْحِجْر (Al Hijr)||The Rocky Tract|
|16||ٱلنَّحْل (Al Nahl)||The Bee|
|17||ٱلْإِسْرَاء (Al Isra’)||The Night of Journey|
|18||ٱلْكَهْف (Al Kahf)||The Cave|
|20||طه (Ta-Ha)||Ta-Ha (unknown meaning)|
|21||ٱلْأَنْبِيَاء (Al Anbiya)||The Prophets|
|22||ٱلْحَجّ (Al Hajj)||The Pilgrimage|
|23||ٱلْمُؤْمِنُون (Al Mu’minoon)||The Believers|
|24||ٱلنُّور (An Nur)||The Light|
|25||ٱلْفُرْقَان (Al Furqan)||The Criterion|
|26||ٱلشُّعَرَاء (Ash-Shu’ara)||The Poets|
|27||ٱلنَّمْل (An Naml)||The Ant|
|28||ٱلْقَصَص (Al Qasas)||The Stories|
|29||ٱلْعَنْكَبُوت (Al Ankabut)||The Spider|
|30||ٱلْعَنْكَبُوت (Ar Rum)||The Romans|
|32||ٱلسَّجْدَة (As Sajadah)||The Prostration|
|33||ٱلْأَحْزَاب (Al Ahzab)||The Combined Forces|
|35||فَاطِر (Fatir)||The Originator|
|36||يس (Yasin)||Yāʾ Sīn (a name of prophet Muhammad)|
|37||ٱلصَّافَّات (As Saffat)||Those Who Set The Ranks|
|38||ص (Sad)||Letter SAAD (unknown meaning)|
|39||ٱلزُّمَر (Az-Zumar)||The Troops|
|40||غَافِر (Ghafir)||The Forgiver (Allah)|
|41||فُصِّلَت (Fussilat)||Explained In Detail|
|42||ٱلشُّورىٰ (Ash-Shura)||The Consultation|
|43||ٱلْزُّخْرُف (Az-Zukhruf)||The Luxury|
|44||ٱلدُّخَان (Ad-Dukhan)||The Smoke|
|45||ٱلْجَاثِيَة (Al Jathiyah)||The Kneeling Down|
|46||ٱلْأَحْقَاف (Al-Ahqaaf)||The Sand-Dunes|
|47||مُحَمَّد (Muhammad)||The Prophet Muhammed|
|48||ٱلْفَتْح (Al-Fath)||The Victory|
|The Inner Apartments|
|50||ق (Qaaf)||Letter Qaaf (only Allah knows its meaning as it was used here)|
|51||ٱلذَّارِيَات (Adh-Dhaariyaat)||The Winnowing Winds|
|52||ٱلطُّور (At-Toor)||The Mount|
|54||ٱلْقَمَر (Al-Qamar)||The Moon|
|55||ٱلرَّحْمَٰن (Ar-Raḥmān)||The Most Gracious|
|56||ٱلْوَاقِعَة (Al-Wāqiʿah)||The Inevitable|
|57||ٱلْحَدِيد (Al-Ḥadīd)||The Iron|
|58||ٱلْمُجَادِلَة (Al-Mujādilah)||The Pleading Woman|
|60||ٱلْمُمْتَحَنَة (Al-Mumtaḥanah)||The Female Examined One|
|61||ٱلصَّفّ (Aṣ-Ṣaff)||Battle Array|
|62||ٱلْجُمُعَة (Al-Jumuʿah)||Friday Congregation|
|63||ٱلْمُنَافِقُون (Al-Munāfiq̈ūn)||The Hypocrites|
|64||ٱلتَّغَابُن (At-Taghābun)||The Cheating|
|66||ٱلتَّحْرِيم (At-Taḥrīm)||The Prohibition|
|68||ٱلْقَلَم (Al-Q̈alam)||The Pen|
|69||ٱلْحَاقَّة (Al-Ḥāqqah)||The Sure Reality|
|70||ٱلْمَعَارِج (Al-Maʿārij)||The Ascending Stairways|
|72||ٱلْجِنّ (Al-Jinn)||The Jinn Kinds|
|73||ٱلْمُزَّمِّل (Al-Muzzammil)||The Enwrapped One|
|74||ٱلْمُدَّثِّر (Al-Muddathir)||The Enfolded One|
|75||ٱلْقِيَامَة (Al-Qiyamah)||The Day of Resurrection|
|76||ٱلْإِنْسَان (Al-ʾInsān)||The Human Kinds|
|77||ٱلْمُرْسَلَات (Al-Mursalāt)||The Emissaries|
|78||ٱلنَّبَأ (An-Nabaʾ)||The Announcement|
|79||ٱلنَّازِعَات (An-Nāziʿāt)||Soul Snatchers|
|80||عَبَسَ (Abasa)||The Frowned|
|81||ٱلتَّكْوِير (At-Takwīr)||Shrouding in Darkness|
|82||ٱلْإِنْفِطَار (Al-ʾInfiṭār)||Bursting Apart|
|83||ٱلْمُطَفِّفِين (Al-Muṭaffifīn)||The Cheats|
|84||ٱلْإِنْشِقَاق (Al-ʾInšiqāq)||The Sundering|
|85||ٱلْبُرُوج (Al-Burūj)||The Great Constellations|
|86||ٱلطَّارِق (Aṭ-Ṭāriq)||That Which Comes in the Night|
|87||ٱلْأَعْلَىٰ (Al-ʾAʿlā)||The All-Highest|
|88||ٱلْغَاشِيَة (Al-Ghāšiyah)||The Overshadowing|
|89||ٱلْفَجْر (Al-Fajr)||The Daybreak|
|90||ٱلْبَلَد (Al-Balad)||The Land|
|91||ٱلشَّمْس (Al-Shams)||The Sun|
|92||ٱللَّيْل (Al-Layl)||The Night|
|93||ٱلضُّحَىٰ (Aḍ-Ḍuḥā)||The Bright Morning Hours|
|94||ٱلشَّرْح (Al-Sharḥ)||The Expansion of Breast|
|95||ٱلتِّين (At-Tīn)||The Fig|
|96||ٱلْعَلَق (Al-ʿAlaq)||Clot of Blood|
|97||ٱلْقَدْر (Al-Qadr)||The Night of Decree|
|98||ٱلْبَيِّنَة (Al-Bayyinah)||The Evidence of the Truth|
|99||ٱلزَّلْزَلَة (Az-Zalzalah)||The Earthquake|
|100||ٱلْعَادِيَات (Al-ʿĀdiyāt)||The Courser|
|101||ٱلْقَارِعَة (Al-Qāriʿah)||The Great Calamity|
|102||ٱلتَّكَاثُر (At-Takāthur)||The Piling Up|
|103||ٱلْعَصْر (Al-ʿAṣr)||The Declining Day|
|104||ٱلْهُمَزَة (Al-Humazah)||The Slanderer|
|105||ٱلْفِيل (Al-Fīl)||The Elephant|
|106||قُرَيْش (Quraysh)||The People of Quraysh|
|107||ٱلْمَاعُون (Al-Maʿūn)||The Neighbourly Assistance|
|108||ٱلْكَوْثَر (Al-Kawthar)||Good in Abundance|
|109||ٱلْكَافِرُون (Al-Kāfirūn)||The Disbelievers|
|110||ٱلنَّصْر (An-Naṣr)||Divine Support|
|111||ٱلْمَسَد (Al-Masad)||The Plaited Rope|
|112||ٱلْإِخْلَاص (Al-ʾIkhlāṣ)||Purity of Faith|
|113||ٱلْفَلَق (Al-Falaq)||The Rising Dawn|
The word Quran appears about 70 times in the Quran itself. The Quran is divided into Surahs (chapters) and further divided into Ayahs (verses). Meanwhile, the Quran contains 6666 verses.
Any person who has memorized the entire Quran is called a Hafiz (memorizer). An ayah (Quranic verse) is sometimes recited with a special kind of tone reserved for this purpose, called Tajwid.
Some Moslems believe that they must perform a ritual cleansing with water (Wudu or Ghusl) before touching a copy of the Quran. Recitation of the holy Quran by menstruating and post-partum bleeding women has been made permissible by the Malikis, Shafis, Hanbalis, Abu Hanifa, and a number of other scholars.
Do not near Quran if you are internally or externally impure, in fact, the sexually defiled man/woman can at any time he/she wishes remove that state. He/she can make ghusl and if there is no water then they can perform tayammum.
During the month of Ramadan (Moslem obligatory fasting month), Muslims typically complete the recitation of the whole Quran during Tarawih prayers.
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