Al-Infitar

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  Sura 82 of the Quran  
سورة الانفطار
Sūrat al-Infiṭār
The Cleaving

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Classification Meccan
Other names (Eng.) Bursting Apart, The Cleaving Asunder, The Splitting
Position Juz' 30
Structure 19 verses

Sūrat al-Infiṭār (Arabic: سورة الانفطار‎) (The Cleaving, Bursting Apart) is the 82nd sura of the Qur'an with 19 ayat. The chapter is named ‘Al-Infitar’ because of the occurrence of the word ‘unfatarat’, in the first verse of this chapter. Infitar means ‘split asunder’. This word, ‘Unfatarat’ is used in this chapter in order to describe the splitting the sky on the day of Judgment. This chapter (Al-Infitar), along with Chapter At-Takwir and Al-Inshiqaq provide exhaustive description about ‘Day of Judgment’.

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Previous sura:
At-Takwir
Sura 82 Next sura:
Al-Mutaffifin
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