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Book: The Qur'an

Chapter: 79. The Snatchers

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43811


This sūra opens with a series of affirmations that lead into a dramatic representation of sinners at the resurrection. This is followed by an abridged version of the story of Moses, as well as passages on God’s providential power, and the different fates awaiting the righteous and wicked. Q79 receives its title from the opening verse.

Chapter Contributors

  • A.J. Droge ( - adroge)