Surah ‘Ibrahim, Chapter 14

(Abraham) No. 14
(Revealed in Mecca)
52 verses in 7 sections

The Content of Surah ‘Ibrahim

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In The Name of Allah, The Beneficent, The Merciful

This holy Surah contains 52 verses which were revealed in Mecca, except the verses 28 and 29 that are about those killed in the Badre campaign and are revealed in Medina.

There are some matters in this Surah relating to the prophetic missions of the prophets, their admonitions, their tidings as well as the prayers of Hadrat-i-’Ibrahim (as). According to the commendation of quotations, reading this Surah has got blessings attached to it, among which one may name being secure and feeling of security from disasters, poverty and insanity.

This Surah, owing to its discussion about Hadrat-i-’Ibrahim (as), has been named as ‘Surah ‘Ibrahim’, and like its preceding Suras, such as: Yūnus, Hūd, and Yūsuf, it begins with Alif. Lam. Ra. The first verses of these holy Suras deal with the characteristics of the Qur’an .