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  Sura 77 of the Quran  
The Emissaries

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Classification Meccan
Other names Winds Sent Forth, The Loosed Ones, Those Sent Forth, Dispatched
No. of Rukus 2
No. of verses 50
No. of words 181
No. of letters 841

Sūrat al-Mursalāt (Arabic: سورة المرسلات‎‎, “The Emissaries”, “Winds Sent Forth”) is the 77th chapter (sura) of the Quran with 50 verses.[1]


Hadith (حديث) is literally “speech”; recorded saying, tradition, or orthopraxy of Muhammad validated by isnad; with sira these comprise the sunnah and reveal shariah and tafsir is the Arabic word for exegesis of the Qur'an. The first and foremost exegesis of Quran is found in hadith of Muhammad thus making it important to consider the hadith related to a particular surah when studying it.


  1. ^ Al-Mursalat at Sacred Texts
  2. ^ Al-Bukhari Fath Al-Bari 4:42
  3. ^ Fath Al-Bari 2:287
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ In a report from Imam Malik on the authority of Ibn ‘Abbas, he narrated that Umm Al-Fadl (his mother) heard him (Ibn Abbas) reciting: ‘By the Mursalat’ so she said, “O my son! You reminded me with your recitation of this Surat. Verily, it is the last thing I heard from the Messenger of Allah.
  6. ^ Ahmed 6:338
  7. ^ Translation of Malik's Muwatta, Book 3; Section: The Call to Prayer; Section: The Recitation of Qur'an in the Maghrib and lsha Prayers; Book 3, Number 3.6.25
  8. ^ [2]
  9. ^ Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 6, Number 1391:
  10. ^ Sunan Abu-Dawud, Book 6: Prayer (Kitab Al-Salat): Detailed Injunctions about Ramadan' Book 6, Number 1391.
  11. ^ [3]

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