13 Facts About The Quran Revelation You May Have Not Heard Of


There are so many facts about the Quran revelation, which comprised of things that happened before, when and after the Holy Book was revealed.

The Holy Quran, without any doubt, is by far the most read book throughout the world.

Its revelation is directly from Allah (SWT) to Angel Jibril, who then passed the message of Allah to the Prophet (PBUH).

Sure, Prophet Muhammad (SAW) also teach both the content (recitation) and context of the Holy Quran.

Facts About The Quran Revelation

Due to the process, the message of Allah (The Quran) took to reach every one of us. There are some facts that we all need to know about its revelation.

And that’s what you will get for reading this content.

List Of The Facts

Though, there are countless facts about the Quran revelation. I will be sharing 13 of them with you.

Fact 1: The revelation of the Quran took place over 23 years.

Facts 2: Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was 40 years old when the first verse of the Quran was revealed to Him.

Fact 3: The Holy Quran has some other names. Which are: Al-Huda (The Guidance), Al-Dhikr (The Reminder), Al-Furqan (The Criterion-for judging right from wrong), Al-Shifa (The Healing), Al-Mau`iza (The Admonition), Al-Rahmah (The Mercy), Al-Nur (The Light), Al-Haqq (The Truth), and Al-Burhaan (The Clear Argument).

Fact 4: The literal meaning of the Quran is “that which is being read”.

Fact 5: The revelation of the Quran begins in the month of Ramadan.

Fact 6: 86 Surahs was revealed in Makkah, also, in Madinah 28 Surahs were revealed.

Fact 7: Quran has been divided into 30 equal parts called the Juz.

Fact 8: There was no compiled copy of the Quran during Prophet’s life. But the Prophet(PBUH) and the Sahaba memorized the verses of the Quran by heart. Which was scribed on stones, animal skin or palm trees.

Fact 9: There are two periods for the revelation of the Quran. In Makkah which is 13 years and 10 years in Madinah after the Prophet (PBUH)’s migration.

Fact 10: There are 114 Surahs in the Holy Quran. Each Surah gives a covey special message.

Fact 11: Quran was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) through the angel Jibril.

Fact 12: Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used to revise the verses of the Quran with Angel Jibril every year. In the year before his death, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) revised Quran with Jibril twice.

Fact 13: After the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) died, the caliph, Abu Bakr compiles the scribes of verses of the Quran.


These facts about the Quran revelation are just a little of the known fact about the Quran. But I think you should get a feeling for how great is the messages of Allah to the whole nation of Human and Jin.

So, let me end by saying. When you start reciting Quran, inspirations will take over your whole moment. Something that no one else could have found.

Every moment of its recitation is guided by light.

And Allah knows best.


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