Suhra Number 21

Surah - 21

Name

The name of this Surah has not been taken from any verse but it has been called Al-Anbiyaa because it contains a continuous account of many Anbiyaa (Prophets). Nevertheless, it is a symbolic name and not a title.

Period of Revelation

Both the subject matter and the style of the Surah indicate that it was sent down in the third stage of the life of the Holy Prophet at Makkah.(See Introduction to Chapter 6).

Surah - 21

Period of Revelation

Both the subject matter and the style of the Surah indicate that it was sent down in the third stage of the Prophet Prophet's residence at Makkah.

Al-Anbiyaa

Surah Number: 
21
Ayah Count: 
112
Rukuh Count: 
7
Revealed number: 
73
Revealed City: 
Mecca
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