26. SURAH ASH-SHUA’RA (“THE POET”) by Shaikh Maher Al Muaiqly


Ash-Shuʻarāʼ (Arabic: الشعراء‎, “The Poets”) is the 26th chapter (sūrah) of the Qurʾan with 227 verses (āyāt). Many of these verses are very short.

Shu’ara is the 26th surah in the Qur’an. The name shuara means “poets”. It talks about various prophets and their tribes. Also how the disbelievers were destroyed after threatening prophets with death. It also talks about the mercy of Allah (God).

This surah starts with the story of Moses, followed by that of Abraham.