Ash-Shu'ara

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Sura 26 of the Quran
الشعراء
Ash-Shuʻarāʼ
The Poets
Classification Meccan
Position Juzʼ 19
Hizb no. 37
No. of Rukus 11
No. of verses 227

Sūrat ash-Shuʻarāʼ (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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