NAME: الحجر, Al-Hijr.
Name taken from Verse 80 where there is a mention of “Al-Hijr”.
٨٠ وَلَقَدْ كَذَّبَ أَصْحَابُ الْحِجْرِ الْمُرْسَلِينَ
80 The people of the Rock also rejected the messengers.
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 City of Stone. The Rock.
CHAPTER NUMBER: 15
SURAH HIJR TOTAL VERSES: 99
SURAH HIJR TOTAL WORDS: 657
TOTAL UNIQUE WORDS WITHOUT REPETITION: 432
TOTAL LETTERS: 2,882
Meccan, Approx. 619 – 621 AD.
God, Disbelievers, Human being, Jinn, Adam, Angels, Iblis/Devil, Ibrahim, Lut, Prophet Shoaib and Thamud.
SURAH HIJR MAIN TOPICS:
Creation, Adam, Angel Prostration, Iblis/Devil Refusal, 7 seven Doors Of Hell, Angels came To Ibrahim with tidings of Issac and Punishment to Lut’s people, Lut’s people Destroyed, God has given Prophet Muhammad Seven Of The Often Repeated(Verses) Saba Minul Misani.
SURAH HIJR KEY VERSES:
١٤ وَلَوْ فَتَحْنَا عَلَيْهِمْ بَابًا مِنَ السَّمَاءِ فَظَلُّوا فِيهِ يَعْرُجُونَ
14 And [even] if We opened to them a gate from the heaven and they continued therein to ascend,
١٥ لَقَالُوا إِنَّمَا سُكِّرَتْ أَبْصَارُنَا بَلْ نَحْنُ قَوْمٌ مَسْحُورُونَ
15 They would say, “Our eyes have only been dazzled. Rather, we are a people affected by magic.”
٣٩ قَالَ رَبِّ بِمَا أَغْوَيْتَنِي لَأُزَيِّنَنَّ لَهُمْ فِي الْأَرْضِ وَلَأُغْوِيَنَّهُمْ أَجْمَعِينَ
39 [Iblees] said, “My Lord, because You have put me in error, I will surely make [disobedience] attractive to them on earth, and I will mislead them all
٤٠ إِلَّا عِبَادَكَ مِنْهُمُ الْمُخْلَصِينَ
40 Except, among them, Your chosen servants.”
٤١ قَالَ هَٰذَا صِرَاطٌ عَلَيَّ مُسْتَقِيمٌ
41 [Allah] said, “This is a path [of return] to Me [that is] straight.
٤٢ إِنَّ عِبَادِي لَيْسَ لَكَ عَلَيْهِمْ سُلْطَانٌ إِلَّا مَنِ اتَّبَعَكَ مِنَ الْغَاوِينَ
42 Indeed, My servants – no authority will you have over them, except those who follow you of the deviators.
٨٧ وَلَقَدْ آتَيْنَاكَ سَبْعًا مِنَ الْمَثَانِي وَالْقُرْآنَ الْعَظِيمَ
87 And We have certainly given you, [O Muhammad], seven of the often repeated [verses] and the great Qur’an.
SUMMARY OF TOPICS
1-5(Last Day The Unbelievers Will Wish They Were Muslims, God Did Not Destroy any City but That for It Was a Known Decree, no Nation Will Precede its Term, nor Will They Remain Thereafter), 6-15(Disbelievers Say Why Do You Not Bring Us The Angels, God Replied We Do Not Send Down the Angels Except With Truth, Even if We Opened to Them a Gate From the Heaven They Will Not Believe), 16-19(God Made Great Stars and Burj/ Constellations in the Heaven, Protected It From Every Devil, God Made the Earth Spread It and Cast Therein Firmly Set Mountains), 26-27(Man Created From Clay, Jinn Created From