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  Sura 82 of the Quran  
The Cleaving

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Classification Meccan
Other names Bursting Apart, The Cleaving Asunder, The Shattering, The Splitting, The Cataclysm
Position Juzʼ 30
No. of verses 19
No. of words 81
No. of letters 333

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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