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Appendix B: List of Names and Numbers of the Surahs of the Holy Qur’an

In this book the references of the Qur'anic verses have been given by writing serial number of the relevant chapter, followed by a colon (:) that is followed by the number/s of the Verse/s. The names of the chapters have been omitted for the sake of brevity.

The names of the chapters with their serial numbers are given here for the guidance of the readers.
To find, for instance, the verse 5:67 in the Qur'an, the reader should open the fifth chapter, that its, al-Ma'idah (اَلمَآئِدة = The Table) and then find the 67th verse.

S. No. Arabic Names of
the Chapters
Transliteration Meaning
1.
فاتِحَةُ الكِتاب

Fatihatu 'l-kitab The Opening of
The Book
2.
البَقَرة

al -Baqarah The Cow
3.
آل عِمران

Al 'Imran The House of Imran
4.
النِّســاء

an-Nisa' Women
5.
المَـائِدة

Al-Ma'idah The Table
6.
الأنْعـام

Al -An'am Cattle
7.
الأعراف

al-A'raf The Battlements
8.
الأنْفـال

al-Anfal The Spoils
9.
التـَّوْبَة

At-Tawbah Repentance
10.
يُونُس

Yunus Jonah
11.
هُود

Hud Hood
12.
يُوسُف

Yusuf Joseph
13.
الرَّعد

ar-Ra'd Thunder
14.
اِبراهيم

Ibrahim Abraham
15.
الحِجْر

Al-Hijr El-Hijr
16.
النًّحل

An-Nahl The Bee
17.
الاِسْرآء

al-Isra' The Night Journey
18.
الكَهْف

al-Kahf The Cave
19.
مَريَم

Maryam Mary
20.
طه

Ta Ha Ta Ha
21.
الأنْبيآء

al-Anbiya' Prophets
22.
الحَجّ

al-Hajj The Pilgrimage
23.
المؤمِنون

al-Mu'minun The Believers
24.
النّور

an-Nur Light
25.
الفُرقان

al-Furqan Discrimination
(Salvation)
26.
الشُّـعَراء

ash-Shu'ara' The Poets
27.
النَّـمْل

an-Naml The Ant
28.
القَصَص

al-Qasas The Stories
29.
العَنْـكَبُوت

al-'Ankabut The Spider
30.
الرُّوم

Ar-Rum The Greeks
31.
لُقْمان

Luqman Lokman
32.
السَّـجْدة

as-Sajdah Prostration
33.
الأحزاب

al-Ahzab The Confederates
34.
ســَبَأ

Saba' Sheba
35.
فاطِر (المَلائِكة)

Fatir (or,
al-Mala'ikah)
The Originator (or
The Angels)
36.
يــس

Ya Sin Ya Sin
37.
الصّــافّات

as-Saffat The Rangers
38.
ص

Sad Sad
39.
الزُّمَر

az-Zumar The Companies
40.
المُؤْمِن

al-Mu'min The Believer
41.
فُصِّلَت

Fussilat Distinguished
42.
الشُّوری

ash-Shura Counsel
43.
الزُّخْرُف

az-Zukhruf Ornaments
44.
الدُّخان

ad-Dukhan Smoke
45.
الجاثِية

al-Jathiyah Hobbling
46.
الأحقاف

al-Ahqaf The Sand-Dunes
47.
مُحَمّد (ص)

Muhammad Muhammad
48.
الفَتْح

al-Fath Victory
49.
الحُجُرات

al Hujurat Apartments
50.
ق

Qaf Qaf
51.
الذ ّارِيات

adh-Dhariyat The Scatterers
52.
الطُّور

at-Tur The Mount
53.
النَّجْم

an-Najm The Star
54.
القَمَر

al-Qamar The Moon
55.
الرَّحمن

ar-Rahman The All-merciful
56.
الواقِعَة

al-Waqi'ah The Terror
57.
الحَديد

al-Hadid Iron
58.
المُجادَلة

Al-Mujadalah The Disputer
59.
الحَشْر

al-Hashr The Mustering
60.
المُمتَحَنة

al-Mumtahanah The Woman Tested
61.
الصَّف

as-Saff The Ranks
62.
الجُّمُعة

al-Jumu'ah Congregation
63.
المُنافِقُون

al-Munafiqun The Hypocrites
64.
التَّغابُن

at-Taghabun Mutual Fraud
65.
الطَّلاق

at-Talaq Divorce
66,
التَّحْريم

at-tahrim The Forbidding
67.
المُلْك

al-Mulk The Kingdom
68.
القَلـََم

al-Qalam The Pen
69.
الحَاقّـَة

al-Haqqah The Indubitable
70.
المَعارِج

al-Ma'arij The Stairways
71.
نُوح

Nuh Noah
72.
الجِنّ

Al-Jinn The Jinn
73.
المُزَّمّـِل

al-Muzzammil Enwrapped
74.
المُدَّثــِّر

al-Muddaththir Shrouded
75.
القِيامَة

al-Qiyamah The Resurrection
76.
الدَّهر (الإنسان)

ad-Dahr (or,
al -Insan)
The Time (or,
Man)
77.
المُرسَلات

al-Mursalat The Loosed Ones
78.
النـَّبأ

an-Naba' The Tiding
79.
النـّازِعات

an-Nazi'at The Pluckers
80.
عَبَس

'Abas He Frowned
81.
التـَّكْوير

at-Takwir The Darkening
82.
الإنفِطار

al-Infitar The Splitting
83.
المُطـَفِّفين

al-Mutaffifin The Stinters
84.
الإنشِقاق

al-Inshiqaq The Rending
85.
البُروج

al-Buruj The Constellations
86.
الطّارق

at-Tariq The Night-star
87.
الأعلی

Al-A'la The Most High
88.
الغاشِيَة

al-Ghashiyah The Enveloper
89.
الفَجْر

Al-Fajr The Dawn
90.
البَـلـَد

Al-Balad The Land
91.
الشــَّمْس

ash-Shams The Sun
92.
اللـَّيل

Al-Layl The Night
93.
الضُّحی

ad-Duha The Forenoon
94.
الإنشـِراح

al-Inshirah The Expanding
95.
التـِّين

At-Tin The Fig
96.
العَلـَق

al-'laq The Blood-clot
97.
القـَدر

al -Qadr Power
98.
البَيِّنَة

al -Bayyinah The Clear Sign
99.
الزِّلزال

Az-Zilzal The Earthquake
100.
العـَاديات

al-'Adiyat The Chargers
101.
القارِعَة

al-Qari'ah The Clatterer
102.
التَكاثـُر

at-Takathur Rivalry
103.
العَصْر

Al-'Asr Afternoon
104.
الهُمَزَة

al-Humazah The Backbiter
109.
الفيل

Al-Fil The Elephant
106.
قـُرَيْش

Quraysh Quraish
107.
الماعُون

al-Ma'un Charity
108.
الكـَوْثَر

al-Kawthar Abundance
109.
الكافِرون

al-Kafirun The Unbelievers
110.
النـَّصر

An-Nasr Help
111.
تَبَّت

Tabbat (or,
Lahab)
Perish (or,The Flame)
112.
الإخـْلاص (التـَّوحيد)

al Ikhlas (or,
at-Tawhid)
Sincere Religion (or, Divine Unity)
113.
الفـَلَق

al-Falaq Daybreak
114.
النـَّاس

an-Nas Men

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