Names and Numbers of Surahs of the Qur'an

 

 

No.

Arabic name of Surah

Arberry's translation

Initial Letters

1

  al-Fatihah

The Opening

2

  al-Baqarah

The Cow

ALM

3

  Al `Imran

The House of Imran

ALM

4

  al-Nisa'

Women

5

  al-Ma'idah

The Table

6

  al-An`am

Cattle

7

  al-A`raf

The Battlements

ALMS

8

  al-Anfal

The Spoils

9

  al-Bara'ah / al-Tawbah

Repentance

10

  Yunus

Jonah

ALR

11

  Hud

Hood

ALR

12

  Yusuf

Joseph

ALR

13

  al-Ra`d

Thunder

ALMR

14

  Ibrahim

Abraham

ALR

15

  al-Hijr

El-Hijr

ALR

16

  al-Nahl

The Bee

17

  Bani Isra'il / al-Isra'

The Night Journey

18

  al-Kahf

The Cave

19

  Maryam

Mary

KHY`S

20

  Ta Ha

Ta Ha

TH

21

  al-Anbiya'

The Prophets

22

  al-Hajj

The Pilgrimage

23

  al-Mu'minin

The Believers

24

  al-Nur

Light

25

  al-Furqan

Salvation

26

  al-Shu`ara'

The Poets

TSM

27

  al-Naml

The Ant

TS

28

  al-Qasas

The Story

TSM

29

  al-`Ankabut

The Spider

ALM

30

  al-Rum

The Greeks

ALM

31

  Luqman

Lokman

ALM

32

  al-Sajdah

Prostration

ALM

33

  al-Ahzab

The Confederates

34

  al-Saba'

Sheba

35

  Fatir / al-Mala'ika

The Angels

36

  Ya Sin

Ya Sin

YS

37

  al-Saffat

The Rangers

38

  al-Sad

Sad

S

39

  al-Zumar

The Companies

40

  al-Mu'min

The Believer

HM

41

  Ha Mim / Fussilat

Distinguished

HM

42

  al-Shura

Counsel

HM`SQ

43

  al-Zukhruf

Ornaments

HM

44

  al-Dukhan

Smoke

HM

45

  al-Jathiyah

Hobbling

HM

46

  al-Ahqaf

The Sand-Dunes

HM

47

  Muhammad

Muhammad

48

  al-Fath

Victory

49

  al-Hujurat

Apartments

50

  Qaf

Qaf

Q

51

  al-Dhariyat

The Scatterers

52

  al-Tur

The Mount

53

  al-Najm

The Star

54

  al-Qamar

The Moon

55

  al-Rahman

The All-Merciful

56

  al-Waqi`ah

The Terror

57

  al-Hadid

Iron

58

  al-Mujadalah

The Disputer

59

  al-Hashr

The Mustering

60

  al-Mumtahanah

The Woman Tested

61

  al-Saff

The Ranks

62

  al-Jumu`ah

Congregation

63

  al-Munafiqun

Hypocrites

64

  al-Taghabun

Mutual Fraud

65

  al-Talaq

Divorce

66

  al-Tahrim

The Forbidding

67

  al-Mulk

The Kingdom

68

  al-Qalam

The Pen

N

69

  al-Haqqah

The Indubitable

70

  al-Ma`arij

The Stairways

71

  Nuh

Noah

72

  al-Jinn

The Jinn

73

  al-Muzammil

Enwrapped

74

  al-Mudaththir

Shrouded

75

  al-Qiyamah

The Resurrection

76

  al-Dahr / al-Insan

Man

77

  al-Mursalat

The Loosed Ones

78

  al-Naba'

The Tiding

79

  al-Nazi`at

The Pluckers

80

  `Abasa

He Frowned

81

  al-Takwir

The Darkening

82

  al-Infitar

The Splitting

83

  al-Mutaffifin

The Stinters

84

  al-Inshiqaq

The Rending

85

  al-Buruj

The Constellations

86

  al-Tariq

The Night-Star

87

  al-A`la

The Most High

88

  al-Ghashiyah

The Enveloper

89

  al-Fajr

The Dawn

90

  al-Balad

The Land

91

  al-Shams

The Sun

92

  al-Layl

The Night

93

  al-Duha

The Forenoon

94

  al-Inshirah

The Expanding

95

  al-Tin

The Fig

96

  al-`Alaq

The Blood-Clot

97

  al-Qadr

Power

98

  al-Bayyinah

The Clear Sign

99

  al-Zilzal / al-Zalzala

The Earthquake

100

  al-`Adiyat

The Chargers

101

  al-Qari`ah

The Clatterer

102

  al-Takathur

Rivalry

103

  al-`Asr

Afternoon

104

  al-Humazah

The Backbiter

105

  al-Fil

The Elephant

106

  Quraysh

Koraish

107

  al-Ma`un

Charity

108

  al-Kawthar

Abundance

109

  al-Kafirun

The Unbelievers

110

  al-Nasr

Help

111

  Lahab / Tabbat

Perish

112

  al-Ikhlas

Sincere Religion

113

  al-Falaq

Daybreak

114

  al-Nas 

Men