Ash-Shu'ara

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Ash-Shu'ara
سورة الشعراء
Classification Makkan
Meaning of the name The Poets
Statistics
Sura number 26
Number of verses 227
Juz' number 19
Hizb number 37
Number of Rukus 11
Previous Sura Al-Furqan
Next Sura An-Naml

Recitation by Abdul Basit As Samad

Surat Ash-Shu'ara (Arabic: سورة الشعراء‎) (The Poets) is the 26th sura of the Qurʾan with 227 ayat. Many of these verses are very short.

Shu'ara is the 26th surah in the Qur'an. The name shuara means "poets". It talks about various prophets and their tribes. Also how the disbelievers were destroyed after threatening prophets with death. It also talks about the mercy of Allah (God).

This surah starts with the story of Moses, followed by that of Abraham.

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Previous sura:
Al-Furqan
Sura 26 Next sura:
An-Naml
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