96. The Clot
A.J. Droge [+]
This sūra, regarded by some as the first revelation, opens with an exhortation to the Prophet to ‘recite’ in the name of God the creator. The second part is a warning to one of the Prophet’s opponents. Q96 takes its name from a word in the second verse. It is also known as ‘Recite’ (Iqra’) from its opening command.