CHRONOLOGICAL SEQUENCE OF QUR'ANIC PASSAGES ACCORDING TO EUROPEAN SCHOLARS

 

      EGYPTIAN (Standard Edition)     EUROPEAN (Noldeke/Schwally)    
Surah Number. Ayah Ayah Surah Name Chron Number Period E Counter Chron Number Period W Counter
96   al-'Alaq E1 Meccan 1 N1 First Meccan 1
96.9-19 9-19.0   E1 Meccan 2 * Meccan add to Meccan 2
74   al-Mudaththir E4 Meccan 11 N2 First Meccan 3
74.31 31   E4 Meccan 12 * Madinan add to Meccan 4
111   Lahab / Tabbat E6 Meccan 14 N3 First Meccan 5
106   Quraysh E29 Meccan 41 N4 First Meccan 6
108   al-Kawthar E15 Meccan 24 N5 First Meccan 7
104   al-Humazah E32 Meccan 45 N6 First Meccan 8
107   al-Ma'un E17 Meccan 26 N7 First Meccan 9
102   al-Takathur E16 Meccan 25 N8 First Meccan 10
105   al-Fil E19 Meccan 28 N9 First Meccan 11
92   al-Layl E9 Meccan 17 N10 First Meccan 12
90   al-Balad E35 Meccan 50 N11 First Meccan 13
94   al-Inshirah E11 Meccan 20 N12 First Meccan 14
93   al-Duha E9 Meccan 18 N13 First Meccan 15
97   al-Qadr E25 Meccan 37 N14 First Meccan 16
86   al-Tariq E36 Meccan 51 N15 First Meccan 17
91   al-Shams E26 Meccan 38 N16 First Meccan 18
80   Abasa E24 Meccan 36 N17 First Meccan 19
68   al-Qalam E2 Meccan 3 N18 First Meccan 20
68.17-33 17-33   * Madinan add 4 * Meccan add to Meccan 21
68.34-47 34-47   E2 Meccan 5 * Meccan add to Meccan 22
68.48-50 48-50   * Madinan add 6 * Meccan add to Meccan 23
68.51-52 51-52   E2 Meccan 7 * Meccan add to Meccan 24
87   al-A'la E8 Meccan 16 N19 First Meccan 25
95   al-Tin E28 Meccan 40 N20 First Meccan 26
103   al-'Asr E13 Meccan 21 N21 First Meccan 27
103.3 3   E13 Meccan 22 * Additions to Mec, date unspec. 28
85   al-Buruj E27 Meccan 39 N22 First Meccan 29
missing from chart?           *   30
73   al-Muzammil E3 Meccan 8 N23 First Meccan 31
73.10f 10f   * Madinan add 9 N23 First Meccan 32
73.20twenty 20   * Madinan add 10 * Madinan add to Meccan 33
101   al-Qariyah E30 Meccan 42 N24 First Meccan 34
99   al-Zilzal / a-Zalzala E93 Madinan 173 N25 First Meccan 35
82   al-Infitar E82 Meccan 152 N26 First Meccan 36
81   al-Takwir E7 Meccan 15 N27 First Meccan 37
53   al-Najm E23 Meccan 32 N28 First Meccan 38
53.23 23   E23 Meccan 33 * Additions to Mec, date unspec. 39
53.26-32 26-32   E23 Meccan 34 * Additions to Mec, date unspec. 40
53.32 32   * Madinan add 35 N28 First Meccan 41
84   al-Inshiqaq E83 Meccan 153 N29 First Meccan 42
84.25 25   E83 Meccan 154 * Additions to Mec, date unspec. 43
100   al-'Adiyat E14 Meccan 23 N30 First Meccan 44
79   al-Nazi'at E81 Meccan 150 N31 First Meccan 45
79.27-46 27-46   E81 Meccan 151 * Meccan add to Meccan 46
77   al-Mursalat E33 Meccan 46 N32 First Meccan 47
77.48 48   * Madinan add 47 N32 First Meccan 48
78   al-Naba' E80 Meccan 149 N33 First Meccan 49
88   al-Ghashiyah E68 Meccan 129 N34 First Meccan 50
89   al-Fajr E10 Meccan 19 N35 First Meccan 51
75   al-Qiyamah E31 Meccan 43 N36 First Meccan 52
75.16-19 16-19   E31 Meccan 44 * Additions to Mec, date unspec. 55
83   al-Mutaffifin E86 Meccan 162 N37 First Meccan 56
69   al-Haqqah E78 Meccan 147 N38 First Meccan 57
51   al-Dhariyat E67 Meccan 127 N39 First Meccan 58
51.24-60 24-60   E67 Meccan 128 * Additions to Mec, date unspec. 59
52   al-Tur E76 Meccan 143 N40 First Meccan 60
52.21 21   E76 Meccan 144 * Meccan add to Meccan 61
52.29-49 29-49   E76 Meccan 145 * Meccan add to Meccan 62
56   al-Waqi'ah E46 Meccan 69 N41 First Meccan 63
56.75-95 75-95   * Mec exc 56.81f 70 * Additions to Mec, date unspec. 64
56.81f 81f   * Madinan add 71 * Additions to Mec, date unspec. 65
70   al-Ma'arij E79 Meccan 148 N42 First Meccan 66
55   al-Rahman E97 Madinan 178 N43 First Meccan 67
55.8-9 9-Aug   E97 Madinan 179 * Additions to Mec, date unspec. 68
55.33 (except last 5 words) 33   E97 Madinan 180 * Additions to Mec, date unspec. 69
112   al-Ikhlas E22 Meccan 31 N44 First Meccan 70
109   al-Kafirun E18 Meccan 27 N45 First Meccan 71
113   al-Falaq E20 Meccan 29 N46 First Meccan 72
114   al-Nass E21 Meccan 30 N47 First Meccan 73
1   al-Fatiha E5 Meccan 13 N48 First Meccan 74
54   al-Qamar E37 Meccan 52 N49 Second Meccan 75
54.44-46 44-46   * Madinan add 53 N49 Second Meccan 76
37   al-Saffat E56 Meccan 100 N50 Second Meccan 77
71   Nuh E71 Meccan 136 N51 Second Meccan 78
76   al-Dahr / al-Insan E98 Madinan 181 N52 Second Meccan 79
44   al-Dukhan E64 Meccan 120 N53 Second Meccan 80
50   Qaf E34 Meccan 48 N54 Second Meccan 81
50.38 38   * Madinan add 49 N54 Second Meccan 82
20   TaHa E45 Meccan 67 N55 Second Meccan 83
20.130f 130f   * Madinan add 68 N55 Second Meccan 84
26   al-Shu'ara E47 Meccan 72 N56 Second Meccan 85
26.197 197   * Madinan add 73 N56 Second Meccan 86
26.224-227 224-227   * Madinan add 74 N56 Second Meccan 87
15   al-Hijr E54 Meccan 92 N57 Second Meccan 88
19   Maryam E44 Meccan 64 N58 Second Meccan 89
19.58 58   * Madinan add 65 N58 Second Meccan 90
19.71 71   * Madinan add 66 N58 Second Meccan 91
38   al-Sad E38 Meccan 54 N59 Second Meccan 92
36   YaSin E41 Meccan 59 N60 Second Meccan 93
36.45 45   * Madinan add 60 N60 Second Meccan 94
43   al-Zukhruf E63 Meccan 118 N61 Second Meccan 95
43.54 54   * Madinan add 119 N61 Second Meccan 96
72   al-Jinn E40 Meccan 58 N62 Second Meccan 97
67   al-Mulk E77 Meccan 146 N63 Second Meccan 98
23   al-Mu'minin E74 Meccan 140 N64 Second Meccan 99
21   al-Anbiya' E73 Meccan 139 N65 Second Meccan 100
25   al-Furqan E42 Meccan 61 N66 Second Meccan 101
25.68-70 68-70   * Madinan add 62 N66 Second Meccan 102
17   Bani Isra'il E50 Meccan 79 N67 Second Meccan 103
17.26 26   * Madinan add 80 N67 Second Meccan 104
17.32f. 32f   * Madinan add 81 N67 Second Meccan 105
27   al-Nami E48 Meccan 75 N68 Second Meccan 106
18   al-Kahf E69 Meccan 130 N69 Second Meccan 107
18.28 28   * Madinan add 131 N69 Second Meccan 108
18.83-101 83-101   * Madinan add 132 N69 Second Meccan 109
32   al-Sajdah E75 Meccan 141 N70 Third Meccan 110
32.16-20 16-20   * Madinan add 142 N70 Third Meccan 111
41   Ha Mim / Fussilat E61 meccan 114 N71 Third Meccan 112
45   al-Jathiyah E65 Meccan 121 N72 Third Meccan 113
45.14 14   * Madinan add 122 N72 Third Meccan 114
16   al-Nahl E70 Meccan 133 N73 Third Meccan 115
16.41f 41f   E70 Meccan 134 * Madinan add 116
16.126-128 126-128   * Madinan add 135 N73 Third Meccan 117
30   al-Rum E84 Meccan 155 N74 Third Meccan 118
30.17 17   * Madinan add 156 N74 Third Meccan 119
11   Hud E52 Meccan 85 N75 Third Meccan 120
11.12 12   * Madinan add 86 N75 Third Meccan 121
11.17 17   * Madinan add 87 N75 Third Meccan 122
11.114 114   * Madinan add 88 N75 Third Meccan 123
14   Ibrahim E72 Meccan 137 N76 Third Meccan 124
14.35-39 35-39   E72 Meccan 138 * Madinan add 125
12   Yusuf E53 Meccan 89 N77 Third Meccan 126
12.1-3 3-Jan   * Madinan add 90 N77 Third Meccan 127
12.7 7   * Madinan add 91 N77 Third Meccan 128
40   al-Mu'min E60 Meccan 112 N78 Third Meccan 129
40.56f 56f   * Madinan add 113 N78 Third Meccan 130
28   al-Qasa E49 Meccan 76 N79 Third Meccan 131
28.52-55 42-55   * Madinan add 77 N79 Third Meccan 132
28.85 85   * Madinan add 78 N79 Third Meccan 133
39   al-Zumar E59 Meccan 110 N80 Third Meccan 134
29   al-'Ankabut E85 Meccan 157 N81 Third Meccan 135
39.52-54 52-54   * Madinan add 111 N80 Third Meccan 135
29.1 1   E85 Meccan 158 * Madinan add 136
29.2-11 11-Feb   * Madinan add 159 * Madinan add 137
29.?45 ?45   E85 Meccan 160 * Madinan add 138
29.?60 ?60   E85 Meccan 161 * Madinan add 139
31   Luqman E57 Meccan 101 N82 Third Meccan 140
31.11-18 18-Nov   E57 Meccan 102 * Madinan add 141
31.25 25   E57 Meccan 103 * Madinan add 142
31.26 26   E57 Meccan 104 * Madinan add 143
31.27 27   * Madinan add 105 * Madinan add 144
31.28 28   * Madinan add 106 * Madinan add 145
31.29 29   * Madinan add 107 N82 Third Meccan 146
42   Al-Shura E62 meccan 115 N83 Third Meccan 147
42.42-45 42-45   * Madinan add 116 N83 Third Meccan 148
42.27 27   * Madinan add 117 N83 Third Meccan 149
10   Yunus E51 Meccan  82 N84 Third Meccan 150
10.46 46   * Madinan add 83 N84 Third Meccan 151
10.94-96 94-96   * Madinan add 84 N84 Third Meccan 152
34   al-Saba' E58 Meccan 108 N85 Third Meccan 153
34.6 6   * Madinan add 109 N85 Third Meccan 154
35   Fatir / al-Mala'ika E43 Meccan 63 N86 Third Meccan 155
7   al-A'raf E39 Meccan 55 N87 Third Meccan 156
7.157f 157f   E39 Meccan 56 * Madinan add 157
7.163-170 163-170   * Madinan Add 57 N87 Third Meccan 158
46   al-Ahqaf E66 Meccan 123 N88 Third Meccan 159
46.1 1   * Madinan add 124 N88 Third Meccan 160
46.15 15   * Madinan add 125 N88 Third Meccan 161
46.35 35   * Madinan add 126 N88 Third Meccan 162
6   al-An'am E55 Meccan 93 N89 Third Meccan 163
6.20,23 20,23   * Madinan add 94 N89 Third Meccan 164
6.91 91   * Madinan add 95 * Madinan add 165
6.92 92   * Meccan 96 * Madinan add 166
6.93 93   * Madinan add 97 * Madinan add 167
6.94 94   E55 Meccan 98 * Madinan add 168
6.114,141,151-153 114,141,151-153   * Madinan add 99 N89 Third Meccan 169
13   al-Ra'd E96 Madinan 177 N90 Third Meccan 170
2   al-Baqarah E87 Madinan 163 N91 Madinan 171
2.163-171 163-171     Madinan 164 * Meccan ins 172
2.?200-2 ?200-2     Madinan 165 * Meccan ins 173
2.?204-7 ?204-7     Madinan 166 * Meccan ins 174
98   al-Bayyinah E100 Madinan 183 N92 Madinan 175
64   al-Taghabun E108 Madinan 195 N93 Madinan 176
62   al-Jumu'ah E110 Madinan 197 N94 Madinan 177
8   al-Anfal E88 Madinan 167 N95 Madinan 178
8. 30-36 30-36     Meccan ins 168 N95 Madinan 179
47   Muhammad E95 Madinan 175 N96 Madinan 180
47.13 13   * Meccan ins 176 N96 Madinan 181
3   al 'Imran E89 Madinan 169 N97 Madinan 182
61   al-Saff  E109 Madinan 196 N98 Madinan 183
57   al-Hadid E94 Madinan 174 N99 Madinan 184
4   al-Nisa' E92 Madinan 172 N100 Madinan 185
65   al-Talaq E99 Madinan 182 N101 Madinan 186
59   al-Hashr E101 Madinan 184 N102 Madinan 187
33   al-Ahzab E90 Madinan  170 N103 Madinan 188
63   al-Munafiqun E104 Madinan 191 N104 Madinan 189
24   al-Nur E102 Madinan 185 N105 Madinan 190
58   al-Mujadalh E105 Madinan 192 N106 Madinan 191
22   al-Hajj E103 Madinan 186 N107 Madinan 192
22.1-24 24-Jan   E103 Madinan 187 * Meccan ins 193
22.43-55 43-55   E103 Madinan 188 * Meccan ins 194
22.59-64 59-64   E103 Madinan 189 * Meccan ins 195
22.66-74 66-74   E103 Madinan 190 * Meccan ins 196
48   al-Fath E111 Madinan 198 N108 Madinan 197
66   al-Tahrim E107 Madinan 194 N109 Madinan 198
60   al-Mumtahanah E91 Madinan 171 N110 Madinan 199
110   al-Nasr E114 Madinan 201 N111 Madinan 200
49   al-Hujurat E106 Madinan 193 N112 Madinan 201
9   al-Bara'ah/al-Tawbah E113 Madinan 200 N113 Madinan 202
5   al-Mai'dah E112 Madinan 199 N114 Madinan (but parts earlier) 203