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Book: The Qur'an

Chapter: 21. The Prophets

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43753


This sūra begins with a warning of approaching judgment, and condemns idolatry in the face of God’s power and providence. Its second half is comprised of a series of stories about earlier ‘prophets’ (Q21.48–91), from which Q21 receives its title. Many of these prophets have counterparts among biblical figures.

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