Surah Hajj

Surah Hajj

Surah Hajj (سورة الحج) is the 22nd surah of the Quran that Allah revealed to Prophet Muhammad in the city of Medina . The surah is named Hajj, meaning the hajj pilgrimage because several verses of it speak about the rulings of hajj and the necessity of going on this pilgrimage. In this article on […]

Surah Ahzab

Surah Ahzab

Surah Ahzab is the 33rd surah of the Quran that Allah revealed to Prophet Muhammad in the city of Medina. It is named Ahzab because two of its verses refer to the Battle of Ahzab, aka the Battle of Trench. In this article on Islam4u, the following topics will be discussed: Facts About Surah Ahzab […]

Surah Muhammad

Surah Muhammad

Surah Muhammad is the 47th surah of the Quran that Allah revealed to Prophet Muhammad in the city of Medina. The reason it is called surah Muhammad is that it mentions the Prophet’s name in the second verse. The surah mostly talks about the characteristics of believers and disbelievers and their fate in the Hereafter. […]

Surah Hujurat

Surah Hujurat is the 49th surah of the Quran that Allah revealed to Prophet Muhammad in the city of Medina. Hujurat is the plural of ḥujrah (حُجرَة), which means rooms. It gets its name from the fourth verse of this surah which states that those who call the Prophet from behind rooms impolitely and loudly […]

Surah Tawbah

Surah Tawbah

Surah Tawbah meaning repentance is the 9th surah of the Quran with 129 verses revealed in the city of Medina. It is also called Bara’at, meaning repudiation, as the very first word that the surah starts with announces repudiation of the Prophet (S) towards the unbelievers. Surah Tawbah and Surah Ikhlas were revealed accompanied by […]

Surah Anfal

Surah Anfal

Surah Anfal is the 8th chapter of the Qurah with 75 verses placed in Juz’ 9 and 10. Surah Anfal mainly deals with the duties of Muslims in battles against the enemy. Other names Badr, Jihad Surah no. 8 Place Juz’ 9 & 10 Makki/Madani Madani Order of revelation 88 No. of verses   75 […]

Surah Munafiqun

Surah Munafiqun

Surah Munafiqun (سُورَةُ المُنَافِقُون), meaning hypocrites is a surah in the Noble Quran that Allah revealed to Prophet Muhammad in Medina and it has 11 verses. Surah Munafiqun mostly talks about the animosity that the hypocrites bore towards Prophet Muhammad. It also describes the hypocrites and mentions their characteristics. Facts about Surah Munafiqun Surah Munafiqun is one […]

Surah Maidah

Surah Maidah

Surah Maidah (سورةُ المائِدَة), meaning the table full of food, is the fifth surah in the Noble Quran . The reason it is called Maidah is that it relates the story of the disciples of Jesus (عيسی: ‘Īsā) who asked Allah to bring down a table full of food from heaven so that they may eat […]

Surah Talaq

Surah Talaq

Surah Talaq (سورة الطلاق) or Nisaʾ al-Quṣrā (نساء القصری) is the 65th chapter of the 28th part of the Quran. The first 7 verses of the chapter discuss the topic of divorce and its related rules and issues and this is why the chapter has been named Talaq (divorce). The second part of the chapter […]

Surah Rahman

Surah Rahman

Surah Rahman is a surah that is named after one of the greatest names of God, that is, the All-beneficent. Surah Rahman has been given the title ‘Arūs al-Qur’ān (عَروسُ القُرآن), meaning the Bride of the Quran. The reason for this naming is that it talks a lot about the blessings of paradise, specifically the […]

Surah Nisa’

Surah Nisa’

Surah Nisa’ (سورةُ النساء), meaning women, is the fourth surah in the Noble Quran and the second longest surah that is located in juz’ four, five, and six. God revealed this surah to Prophet Muhammad in Medina. The reason it is called Nisa’ is that it mostly talks about rulings related to women such as […]

Surah Nur

Surah Nur

Surah Nur (سورة النور) is the 24th chapter of the Noble Quran that Allah revealed to Prophet Muhammad in Medina. The reason this surah is called Nur, which means light, is that this word has been repeated seven times, and there is a specific verse in Surah Nur that is called the verse of Nur […]

Surah Insan

Surah Insan

Surah Insan (سورةُ الإنسان) aka Hal Atā and Dahr (الدهر) is one of the most virtuous surahs of the Quran to recite for various reasons. Above all, surah Insan is virtuous to recite because God revealed it to Prophet Muhammad in the honor of his household and progeny, that is, the Ahl al-Bayt (اهل البَيت). Facts about Surah […]