As a Muslim, do you know how long is the Quran? how many verses and chapters are in there? It is the question Muslims ask themselves every day, but it also sounds like something that a qualified person would address. In this article, we will address the answer the same question that How long the Quran is and what it comprises.
How Long Is The Quran?
The Quran is a Book of scripture consisting of chapters (surahs) and verses (ayat). Muslims believe that it is the word of Allah as revealed to the Islamic Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. It comprises 30 Juz, consisting of Chapters (Surah) and Verses (Ayah). Each Surah is divided into verses, with some containing more than one.
Number of Chapters:
The Quran is composed of 114 chapters (surahs). Each chapter consists of verses, and the least number of verses one Surah can have is 2, and the most number of verses is 286. The shortest chapter in Quran is Al-Kawthar, and the longest chapter is Al-Baqarah.
Number of Verses:
The Quran contains 6,666 verses, and the longest verse is known as آية ٱلدين, ‘āyatu d-dayn, which is the part of Surah Al-Baqarah.
Number of Words:
According to the calculation of some scholars, there are almost 77,430 words in it.
Does the Quran have an order of chapters?
The Book has two orders; one is known as the Order of Revelation, and the Other one is known as the Order of Writing. But the standard and actual order is the one we recite, which is the order of writing because the order of revelation was just for the time of revelation because the Quran was sent down uniquely; it was not like some ordinary book.
How many Pages of the Quran?
There are two standard formats of Quran publication. One with 15 lines per page and the other with 16 lines which make 530 pages to 610 pages for a single copy.
Since It is the Holy Book and it is obligatory for a Muslim to read it, here are some tips about completing the recitation of the Quran.
Though Quran is not a small book, it is from the miracles of the Quran that how quickly Muslims finish reading the complete Quran in fewer days, especially in the month of Ramadan (See: How many days left for Ramadan next).
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