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Quran was revealed in approx 22 and a half years. Does anyone have the exact total time for this with a authentic source?

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May I ask what is the value gained by such knowledge? How is this useful? – Hosam Aly Jan 24 '13 at 9:50
@mtk This still doesn't provide a rationale for spending time to research this subject. You already state that it took 22-23 years. Why would you spend time or effort to make this estimate more accurate? You could spend your time (and potential answerers' time) on something more useful. – Hosam Aly Jan 24 '13 at 15:59
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From the Qur'an and the tradition, scholars say that Qur'an was revealed twice.

Once, it was revealed in full at the night of Qadr. Although scholars have not reached a consensus as to its time and place.

Second time it was gradually revealed in a span of 23 years.

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Please address the second question as well. Although OP should have asked it in another question. – Bleeding Fingers Feb 9 '14 at 19:22

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