Chronological Order of the Qur'an

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The Qur'an is not in chronological order, but arranged roughly longest surah (chapter) to the shortest. The following lists the chronological (or revelational) order of the Qur'an. [1][2][3][4][5]

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Chronological Order Surah Name Number of Verses Location of Revelation Traditional Order
1 Al-Alaq 19 Mecca 96
2 Al-Qalam 52 Mecca 68
3 Al-Muzzammil 20 Mecca 73
4 Al-Muddathir 56 Mecca 74
5 Al-Fatiha 7 Mecca 1
6 Al-Masadd 5 Mecca 111
7 At-Takwir 29 Mecca 81
8 Al-Ala 19 Mecca 87
9 Al-Lail 21 Mecca 92
10 Al-Fajr 30 Mecca 89
11 Ad-Dhuha 11 Mecca 93
12 Al-Inshirah 8 Mecca 94
13 Al-Asr 3 Mecca 103
14 Al-Adiyat 11 Mecca 100
15 Al-Kauther 3 Mecca 108
16 At-Takathur 8 Mecca 102
17 Al-Maun 7 Mecca 107
18 Al-Kafiroon 6 Mecca 109
19 Al-Fil 5 Mecca 105
20 Al-Falaq 5 Mecca 113
21 An-Nas 6 Mecca 114
22 Al-Ikhlas 4 Mecca 112
23 An-Najm 62 Mecca 53
24 Abasa 42 Mecca 80
25 Al-Qadr 5 Mecca 97
26 Ash-Shams 15 Mecca 91
27 Al-Burooj 22 Mecca 85
28 At-Tin 8 Mecca 95
29 Quraish 4 Mecca 106
30 Al-Qaria 11 Mecca 101
31 Al-Qiyama 40 Mecca 75
32 Al-Humaza 9 Mecca 104
33 Al-Mursalat 50 Mecca 77
34 Qaf 45 Mecca 50
35 Al-Balad 20 Mecca 90
36 At-Tariq 17 Mecca 86
37 Al-Qamar 55 Mecca 54
38 Sad 88 Mecca 38
39 Al-Araf 206 Mecca 7
40 Al-Jinn 28 Mecca 72
41 Ya-Sin 83 Mecca 36
42 Al-Furqan 77 Mecca 25
43 Fatir 45 Mecca 35
44 Maryam 98 Mecca 19
45 Taha 135 Mecca 20
46 Al-Waqia 96 Mecca 56
47 Ash-Shuara 226 Mecca 26
48 An-Naml 93 Mecca 27
49 Al-Qasas 88 Mecca 28
50 Al-Isra 111 Mecca 17
51 Yunus 109 Mecca 10
52 Hud 123 Mecca 11
53 Yusuf 111 Mecca 12
54 Al-Hijr 99 Mecca 15
55 Al-Anaam 165 Mecca 6
56 As-Saaffat 182 Mecca 37
57 Luqman 34 Mecca 31
58 Saba 54 Mecca 34
59 Az-Zumar 75 Mecca 39
60 Al-Ghafir 85 Mecca 40
61 Fussilat 54 Mecca 41
62 Ash-Shura 53 Mecca 42
63 Az-Zukhruf 89 Mecca 43
64 Ad-Dukhan 59 Mecca 44
65 Al-Jathiya 37 Mecca 45
66 Al-Ahqaf 35 Mecca 46
67 Adh-Dhariyat 60 Mecca 51
68 Al-Ghashiya 26 Mecca 88
69 Al-Kahf 110 Mecca 18
70 An-Nahl 128 Mecca 16
71 Nooh 28 Mecca 71
72 Ibrahim 52 Mecca 14
73 Al-Ambiya 112 Mecca 21
74 Al-Mumenoon 118 Mecca 23
75 As-Sajda 30 Mecca 32
76 At-Tur 49 Mecca 52
77 Al-Mulk 30 Mecca 67
78 Al-Haaqqa 52 Mecca 69
79 Al-Maarij 44 Mecca 70
80 An-Naba 40 Mecca 78
81 An-Naziat 46 Mecca 79
82 Al-Infitar 19 Mecca 82
83 Al-Inshiqaq 25 Mecca 84
84 Ar-Room 60 Mecca 30
85 Al-Ankaboot 69 Mecca 29
86 Al-Mutaffifin 36 Mecca 83
87 Al-Baqara 286 Medina 2
88 Al-Anfal 75 Medina 8
89 Al-i-Imran 200 Medina 3
90 Al-Ahzab 73 Medina 33
91 Al-Mumtahina 13 Medina 60
92 An-Nisa 176 Medina 4
93 Al-Zalzala 8 Medina 99
94 Al-Hadid 29 Medina 57
95 Muhammad 38 Medina 47
96 Ar-Rad 43 Medina 13
97 Al-Rahman 78 Medina 55
98 Al-Insan 31 Medina 76
99 At-Talaq 12 Medina 65
100 Al-Bayyina 8 Medina 98
101 Al-Hashr 24 Medina 59
102 An-Noor 64 Medina 24
103 Al-Hajj 78 Medina 22
104 Al-Munafiqoon 11 Medina 63
105 Al-Mujadila 22 Medina 58
106 Al-Hujraat 18 Medina 49
107 At-Tahrim 12 Medina 66
108 At-Taghabun 18 Medina 64
109 As-Saff 14 Medina 61
110 Al-Jumua 11 Medina 62
111 Al-Fath 29 Medina 48
112 Al-Maeda 120 Medina 5
113 At-Taubah 129 Medina 9
114 An-Nasr 3 Medina 110


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References[edit]

  1. Allamah Abu 'Abd Allah al-Zanjani - The History of the Quran - Al-Tawheed Vol. 4, No. 3; Vol. 5, No. 1, 2, & 3
  2. Quran Verses in Chronological Order - Qran.org, accessed May 13, 2011
  3. Kevin P. Edgecomb - Chronological Order of Quranic Surahs - Bombaxo, 2002
  4. Quran Chapters and their Chronological Sequence of Revelation - International Community of Submitters (ICS)
  5. Revelation Order - Tanzil Project, accessed May 13, 2011