NAME: العلق, اقرأ, Al-Alaq, Ikra’.

This Surah has Two names. Names taken from Verse 1 and 2 where there is a mention of the word ”Ikra” and “Alaq” respectively.

١  اقْرَأْ بِاسْمِ رَبِّكَ الَّذِي خَلَقَ
1  Recite in the name of your Lord who created –
٢  خَلَقَ الْإِنْسَانَ مِنْ عَلَقٍ
2  Created man from a clinging substance.

But It does not mean that this name is the actual topic discussed in the whole Surah. It is just a reference and mark/symbol to distinguish this Surah from others as is with most other Surahs of Quran. While there are diversified topics discussed in these Surahs.

ENGLISH NAME: The Blood Clot, Read.

CHAPTER NUMBER: 96

SURAH ALAQ TOTAL VERSES: 19