A division of the Quran; loosely translated as "chapter".

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Is there a way to reconcile the traditional chronology of early surahs with the biographies of Muhammad?

All the lists I have found concerning the traditional order of revelation say the first surah was Alaq (96), and the second, after the long silence, was Qalam (68). But the biographies and tafsirs I ...
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What is the entire meaning of Surah Hajj, verse 77?

Assalamu alaikum, I just read about various benefits of prostration, and just came through this verse: O you who believe! Bow down, prostrate yourselves, and adore your Lord; and do good, that ...
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Does abrogation play a big role in Islam

In Surah 2:106: None of Our revelations do We abrogate or cause to be forgotten, but We substitute something better or similar: Knowest thou not that Allah Hath power over all things? So does this ...
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Mistake made in Surah fatiha

If while praying a person makes a mistake in Surah Fatiha and realizes his mistake after saying Ameen does he have to begin recitation again from the beginning or should he start from the Ayah that he ...
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Why the word “وليتلطف” in Surah Kahaf is written in Bold text in Quran?

I have seen the word وليتلطف in Surah Kahaf in the Quran written in bold test. I want to know: The reason why this word is in bold? What is the meaning of this word according to Tafseer or ...
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How to find related Hadiths for any Sura or Quran verse?

As Hadiths elaborates and describes the meanings of Quran's suras/verses, to understand any particular sura/verse, how can someone directly find the related Hadiths? Thanks in advance :)
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Mistake in recite surah

If imam Forgot to recite one phrase and jumped to another one some one give luqma then he read again and before ending of Surah he stops and he received luqma and finish the Surah and this case Sajda ...
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Recitation of Surahs in salah

Is it true that one should not recite same surahs in salah after surah Fatiha in each Rakat? Also that the Surah in present Rakat should be greater then the next Rakat surat? What I do is that I ...
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Is it universally agreed which surahs are Meccan and which are Medinan? If so, when did this agreement arise?

I've found several lists online (example) of surahs, where the classification of Meccan or Medinan is given for each surah. Every list seems to classify them the same way. Is that because Muslims ...
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Question about Doa Yunus

Is doa Yunus taken from Surah Yunus? And what is the fazilat and uses of Doa Yunus? Because I read in some places about reading it 40 times or more at dark night in a sizdah, and its beneficial, ...
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What is the meaning of the division of the Quran into Surahs?

If I understand correctly, the Quran is held to be the words given to Mohammed by God over a series of visits from the angel Gabriel, which were then dictated to scribes and eventually written down. ...
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Did Allah choose the names of Surahs? (Or Prophet Muhammad(s) chose their names?) [duplicate]

As you are aware, each Surah has its specific name. For instance Surahs: Al-Fatiha, Al-Baqara, Al-Imran, An-Nisa and so on. I was wondering if Allah named these Surahs with current names? Or the ...
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Who did name Surah al-Isra as Bani-Israel? (As the other name of Al-Isra)?

The seventeenth Surah of the holy Qur’an is famous as two names. Actually one of its names is Al-Isra and the other name is Bani-Israel. I've got 2 queries: Which one is the main name of this Surah? ...
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Is Taha (طه) a name of Prophet Mohammad (pbuh)?

Is it true that the first aya (verse) of 20th surah (Taha sura) is a name or perhaps a cognomen of our prophet?
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What is the precise meaning of “Surah”?

According to my research, the word "Surah" has some meanings, such as: Enclosure, Altitude, the wall which is around the city. (www.islamquest.net) But I was wondering what its precise meaning is?...
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Is drawing someone who isn't real but from your head/imagination haram?

I have been drawing for two years and got amazing results in that time. Even people I don't know compliment me, but is drawing a character that came from your mind haram? Ex: Paul Gilligan's "Poncho" ...
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What to do if i forget surah during salat

Assalamu Alaikum. My Question is "What To Do if i forget surah in salaah ?". Should I go to ruku or should I read any other surah instead of the surah i forgot. Few days back it happened to me and i ...
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Listening To Quran and memorizing the exact shaikhs words?

Ok So I listen to Quran a lot more than reading Quran and I listen to one specific sura alot which is Al-NISA and the shaikh always repeats a part of the ayat, which alot of other people do but I do ...
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Order of verses in Quran [duplicate]

I wonder how the verses are ordered in Quran. Looking at this site, it says all verses were ordered in the life time of the prophet, because Quran was being written and was in same order we read today....