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Book: The Qur'an

Chapter: 26. The Poets

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43758


This sūra is made up almost entirely of stories about the following messengers: Moses, Abraham, Noah, Hūd, Ṣāliḥ, Lot, and Shu‘ayb, all linked together by a recurring refrain (Q26.8–9). It receives its title from the dismissive reference to ‘the poets’ at Q26.224–225.

Chapter Contributors

  • A.J. Droge ( - adroge)