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    Bible/Qur'an

    Would you please tell me what the words for chapters and the parts in a chapter of the bible or Qur'an are called in English?

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    Re: Bible/Qur'an

    Quote Originally Posted by shabani View Post
    Would you please tell me what the words for chapters and the parts in a chapter of the bible or Qur'an are called in English?

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    In the Bible, they are called "Books".

    In the Book of Genesis...
    In the Book of Exodus...

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    Re: Bible/Qur'an

    ...and the books are divided into chapters, and the chapters are divided into verses.

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    Re: Bible/Qur'an

    The Quran is divided into Sura, or chapters. Each chapter is made of of a number of ayah, or verses.

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    Re: Bible/Qur'an

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    ...and the books are divided into chapters, and the chapters are divided into verses.

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    Hence the idiom 'chapter and verse' - meaning textual citation/accurate quotation - not necessarily biblical. Example: 'I wanted to know exactly what I could claim, and they gave me chapter and verse.'

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    Re: Bible/Qur'an

    Notice that Qur'an is often spelt Koran.

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    Re: Bible/Qur'an

    thank you all,
    I got my answer.

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