Overview - Surah 107: al-Ma`un (Assistance)

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Religion means social service, helping the poor and needy.  The Surah tells us that the true belief in God and the Last Day create a kind and compassionate character.

This Surah takes its name from the last Ayat, وَيَمْنَعُونَ الْمَاعُونَ "And withhold [simple] assistance." [107:7].

There are 7 Ayat in this Surah.

Overview

Total Ayat7
Total Words *25
Root Words *14
Unique Root Words *0
Makki / MadaniMakki
Chronological Order* 17th (according to Ibn Abbas)
Year of Revelation*
Events during/before this Surah*
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Events during/after still to occur*
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Names of Prophets Mentioned
No Prophets names are mentioned in this Surah
Surah Index
Charity, Charity (sharing food) , Prayer (for the right reasons)

Central Theme

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Connection of the name of the Surah and its Ayaat

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The Virtues of the Surah

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Period of Revelation

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Background Reasons for Revelation

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Relevant Hadith

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Miscellaneous Issues

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