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Sura 31
Aya 1

Chapter 31

LuqmānLuqmān ( لقمان )

34 verses • revealed at Meccan

»The surah that mentions the judicious and poignant admonitions of Luqmān (whom some call Lokman, the Wise, a man of faith) as he spoke them to his beloved son. It is named after Luqmān, whose account is given in verse 12. The surah opens with a description of the believers, and it condemns those who attempt to lead others away from guidance. It extols God’s power and warns the disbelievers of the consequences of their actions. The Prophet is told not to be saddened by their disbelief.«

The surah is also known as Lokman, Luqmaan, Luqman (The Wise)

بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ

(Saheeh International): In the name of Allāh, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful.


(Saheeh International)

Luqmān: Luqmān, the Wise, whose learning and wisdom was known among pre-Islāmic Arabs. He was said to have been an Abyssinian or Nubian slave who lived in the area of Madyan and thus knew Arabic.
Alif, Lām, Meem.1
  • See footnote to 2:1.