Ghafir

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Sura 40 of the Quran
غافر
Ghāfir
The Forgiver
ClassificationMeccan
Alternate titles (Ar.)(Sūrat al-Muʼmin) سورة المؤمن
Other namesThe Forgiving One, The Believer, Forgiving
PositionJuzʼ 24
No. of Rukus9
No. of verses85

Ghāfir (Arabic: غافر‎, "The Forgiver" (referring to God)), also known as Sūrat al-Muʼmin (Arabic: سورة المؤمن‎, "The Believer"), is the 40th chapter (sūrah) of the Qur'an with 85 verses (āyāt).

Ghafir also known as watchman or sentry (see Al-Ghafir).

Regarding the timing and contextual background of the supposed revelation (asbāb al-nuzūl), it is an earlier "Meccan surah", which means it is believed to have been revealed in Mecca, instead of later in Medina.