List of 114 Surah in Quran, Mercy to Mankind

List of Surah in Quran

The Qur’an consists of 114 Surah chapters of varying lengths, each known as a surah. The title of each surah is derived from a name or quality discussed in the text or from the first letters or words of the surah.

Each Surah in Quran is formed from several Ayahs (verses) which originally means a sign or portent sent by God. The number of the ayahs are not the same in various Surahs. An individual ayah may be just few letters or several lines.1. Al-Fatihah (the Opening)

No. Name Meaning in English Verses Rukus Makki / Madni
1 Al-Fatihah The Opening 7 1 Makki
2 Al-Baqarah The Calf, The Cow 286 40 Madni
3 Ale Imran The Family of Imran, The House of ‘Imrán 200 20 Madni
4 An-Nisa’ The Women 176 24 Madni
5 Al-Ma’idah The Food, The Repast, The Table 120 16 Madni
6 Al-An’am The Cattle 165 20 Makki
7 Al-A’raf The Heights, The Faculty of Discernment 206 24 Makki
8 Al-Anfal The Spoils of War 75 10 Madni
9 At-Tawbah The Repentance 129 16 Madni
10 Yunus Yunus (‘Alaihi Salam) 109 11 Makki
11 Hud Hud (‘Alaihis Salaam) 123 10 Makki
12 Yusuf Joseph (‘Alaihis Salaam) 111 12 Makki
13 Ar-Ra’d The Thunder 43 6 Madni
14 Ibraheem Abraham (‘Alaihis Salaam) 52 7 Makki
15 Al-Hijr The Rocky Tract, The Stoneland, The Rock City, Al-Hijr 99 6 Makki
16 An-Nahl The Honey Bees, The Bee 128 16 Makki
17 Al-Isra The Night Journey 111 12 Makki
18 Al-Kahf The Cave 110 12 Makki
19 Maryam Mary 98 6 Makki
20 Ta-Ha Ta-Ha 135 8 Makki
21 Al-Anbiya’ The Prophets 112 7 Makki
22 Al-Hajj The Pilgrimage 78 10 Madni
23 Al-Mu’minoon The Believers 118 6 Makki
24 An-Nur The Light 64 9 Madni
25 Al-Furqan The Criterion, The Standard, The Standard of True and False 77 6 Makki
26 ash-Shu`ara’ The Poets 227 11 Makki
27 An-Naml The Ant, The Ants 93 7 Makki
28 Al-Qasas The Narrations, The Stories, The Story 88 9 Makki
29 Al-`Ankabut The Spider 69 7 Makki
30 Ar-Rum The Romans, The Byzantines 60 6 Makki
31 Luqman Luqman 34 4 Makki
32 As-Sajdah The Prostration, Worship, Adoration 30 3 Makki
33 Al-Ahzab The Clans, The Confederates, The Combined Forces 73 9 Madni
34 Saba’ Sheba 54 6 Makki
35 Fatir The Originator 45 5 Makki
36 Ya seen Ya Seen 83 5 Makki
37 As-Saffat Those Who Set The Ranks, Drawn Up In Ranks, Those Ranged in Ranks 182 5 Makki
38 Sad Sad 88 5 Makki
39 Az-Zumar The Crowds, The Troops, Throngs 75 8 Makki
40 Ghafir The Forgiver (God), Forgiving 85 9 Makki
41 Fussilat Expounded, Explained In Detail, Clearly Spelled Out 54 6 Makki
42 Ash-Shura The Consultation 53 5 Makki
43 Az-Zukhruf The Gold Adornments, The Ornaments of Gold, Luxury, Gold 89 7 Makki
44 Ad-Dukhan The Smoke 59 3 Makki
45 Al-Jathiyah The Kneeling Down, Crouching 37 4 Makki
46 Al-Ahqaf Winding Sand-tracts, The Dunes, The Sand-Dunes 35 4 Makki
47 Muhammad Muhammad Sallalahu ‘Alaihi Wa Salam 38 4 Madni
48 Al-Fath The Victory, Conquest 29 4 Madni
49 Al-Hujurat The Private Apartments, The Inner Apartments 18 2 Madni
50 Qaf Qaf 45 3 Makki
51 Ad-Dhariyat The Wind That Scatter, The Winnowing Winds, The Dust-Scattering Winds 60 3 Makki
52 At-Tur The Mount, Mount Sinai 49 2 Makki
53 An-Najm The Star, The Unfolding 62 3 Makki
54 Al-Qamar The Moon 55 3 Makki
55 Ar-Rahman The Most Merciful, The Most Gracious 78 3 Madni
56 Al-Waqi’ah The Inevitable, The Event, That Which Must Come to Pass 96 3 Makki
57 Al-Hadeed The Iron 29 4 Madni
58 Al-Mujadilah The Pleading, The Pleading Woman 22 3 Madni
59 Al-Hashr The Mustering, The Gathering, Exile, Banishment 24 3 Madni
60 Al-Mumtahanah The Examined One, She That Is To Be Examined 13 2 Madni
61 As-Saff The Ranks, Battle Array 14 2 Madni
62 Al-Jumu’ah The Congregation, Friday 11 2 Madni
63 Al-Munafiqun The Hypocrites 11 2 Madni
64 At-Taghabun The Cheating, The Mutual Disillusion, The Mutual Loss and Gain, Loss and Gain 18 2 Madni
65 At-Talaq Divorce 12 2 Madni
66 At-Tahreem The Prohibition 12 2 Madni
67 Al-Mulk The Dominion, Sovereignty, Control 30 2 Makki
68 Al-Qalam The Pen 52 2 Makki
69 Al-Haqqah The Sure Reality, The Laying-Bare of the Truth 52 2 Makki
70 Al-Ma’aarij The Ways of Ascent, The Ascending Stairways 44 2 Makki
71 Nuh Noah 28 2 Makki
72 Al-Jinn The Spirits, The Unseen Beings 28 2 Makki
73 Al-Muzzammil The Enfolded One, The Enshrouded One, Bundled Up, The Enwrapped One 20 2 Makki
74 Al-Muddathir The One Wrapped Up, The Cloaked One, The Man Wearing A Cloak, The Enfolded One 56 2 Makki
75 Al-Qiyamah Resurrection, The Day of Resurrection, Rising Of The Dead 40 2 Makki
76 Al-Insan The Human, Man 31 2 Madni
77 Al-Mursalat Those Sent Forth, The Emissaries, Winds Sent Forth 50 2 Makki
78 An-Naba’ The Great News, The Announcement, The Tiding 40 2 Makki
79 An-Nazi’at Those Who Tear Out, Those Who Drag Forth, Soul-snatchers, Those That Rise 46 2 Makki
80 `Abasa He Frowned 42 1 Makki
81 At-Takweer The Folding Up, The Overthrowing, Shrouding in Darkness 29 1 Makki
82 Al-Infitar The Cleaving Asunder, Bursting Apart 19 1 Makki
83 Al-Mutaffifeen The Dealers in Fraud, Defrauding, The Cheats, Those Who Give Short Measure 36 1 Makki
84 Al-Inshiqaq The Rending Asunder, The Sundering, Splitting Open, The Splitting Asunder 25 1 Makki
85 Al-Burooj The Mansions Of The Stars, Constellations, The Great Constellations 22 1 Makki
86 At-Tariq The Night-Visitant, The Morning Star, The Nightcomer, That Which Comes in the Night 17 1 Makki
87 Al-A’la The Most High, The All-Highest, Glory To Your Lord In The Highest 19 1 Makki
88 Al-Ghashiyah The Overwhelming Event, The Overshadowing Event, The Pall 26 1 Makki
89 Al-Fajr The Break of Day, The Daybreak, The Dawn 30 1 Makki
90 Al-Balad The City, The Land 20 1 Makki
91 Ash-Shams The Sun 15 1 Makki
92 Al-Lail The Night 21 1 Makki
93 Ad-Dhuha The Glorious Morning Light, The Forenoon, Morning Hours, Morning Bright, The Bright Morning Hours 11 1 Makki
94 Al-Inshirah The Expansion of Breast, Solace, Consolation, Relief, Patient, The Opening-Up of the Heart 8 1 Makki
95 Al-Teen The Fig Tree, The Fig 8 1 Makki
96 al-`Alaq The Clinging Clot, Clot of Blood, The Germ-Cell 19 1 Makki
97 Al-Qadr The Night of Honor, The Night of Decree, Power, Fate, Destiny 5 1 Makki
98 Al-Bayyinah The Clear Evidence, The Evidence of the Truth 8 1 Madni
99 Az-Zalzala The Earthquake 8 1 Madni
100 Al-Adiyat The Courser, The Chargers, The War Horse 11 1 Makki
101 al-Qari`ah The Striking Hour, The Great Calamity, The Stunning Blow, The Sudden Calamity 11 1 Makki
102 At-Takathur The Piling Up, Rivalry in World Increase, Competition, Greed for More and More 8 1 Makki
103 Al-Asr The Time, The Declining Day, The Epoch, The Flight of Time 3 1 Makki
104 Al-Humazah The Scandalmonger, The Traducer, The Gossipmonger, The Slanderer 9 1 Makki
105 Al-Feel The Elephant 5 1 Makki
106 Al-Quraish Quraysh 4 1 Makki
107 Al-Maa’oun The Neighbourly Assistance, Small Kindnesses, Almsgiving, Assistance 7 1 Makki
108 Al-Kawthar Abundance, Plenty, Good in Abundance 3 1 Makki
109 Al-Kafiroun The Disbelievers, The Kafirs, Those Who Deny the Truth 6 1 Makki
110 An-Nasr The Help, Divine Support, Victory, Succour 3 1 Madni
111 Al-Masad The Plaited Rope, The Palm Fibre, The Twisted Strands 5 1 Makki
112 Al-Ikhlas Purity of Faith, The Fidelity, The Declaration of [God’s] Perfection 4 1 Makki
113 Al-Falaq The Daybreak, Dawn, The Rising Dawn 5 1 Makki
114 Al-Naas Mankind, Men 6 1 Makki