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Meaning of the Beginning Ayah of the 30 Juz of Quran

Do you know that  Quran is divided into 30 Juz?

What are juz in Quran?

Juz are equal sections in Quran. juz’ (plural: ajiza). The divisions of juz do not fall evenly along chapter lines, but exist only to make it easier to pace the reading into equal daily amounts over a month’s period. This is particularly important during the month of Ramadan when it is recommended to complete at least one full reading of the Quran from cover to cover.

Here are the 30 Parts or Juz of Quran followed by the meaning of the beginning of each ayah –

  1. Juz’ 1 – Al Fatiha 1 – Al Baqarah 141
  2. Juz’ 2 – Al Baqarah 142 – Al Baqarah 252
  3. Juz’ 3 – Al Baqarah 253 – Al Imran 92
  4. Juz’ 4 – Al Imran 93 – An Nisaa 23
  5. Juz’ 5 – An Nisaa 24 – An Nisaa 147
  6. Juz’ 6 – An Nisaa 148 – Al Ma’idah 81
  7. Juz’ 7 – Al Ma’idah 82 – Al An’am 110
  8. Juz’ 8 – Al An’am 111 – Al A’raf 87
  9. Juz’ 9 – Al A’raf 88 – Al Anfal 40
  10. Juz’ 10 – Al Anfal 41 – At Tauba 92
  11. Juz’ 11 – At Tauba 93 – Hud 5
  12. Juz’ 12 – Hud 6 – Yusuf 52
  13. Juz’ 13 – Yusuf 53 – Ibrahim 52
  14. Juz’ 14 – Al Hijr 1 – An Nahl 128
  15. Juz’ 15 – Bani Isra’il 1 – Al Kahf 74
  16. Juz’ 16 – Al Kahf 75 – Ta Ha 135
  17. Juz’ 17 – Al Anbiyaa 1 – Al Hajj 78
  18. Juz’ 18 – Al Muminun 1 – Al Furqan 20
  19. Juz’ 19 – Al Furqan 21 – An Naml 55
  20. Juz’ 20 – An Naml 56 – Al Ankabut 45
  21. Juz’ 21 – Al Ankabut 46 – Al Ahzab 30
  22. Juz’ 22 – Al Ahzab 31 – Ya Sin 27
  23. Juz’ 23 – Ya Sin 28 – Az Zumar 31
  24. Juz’ 24 – Az Zumar 32 – Fussilat 46
  25. Juz’ 25 – Fussilat 47 – Al Jathiya 37
  26. Juz’ 26 – Al Ahqaf 1 – Az Zariyat 30
  27. Juz’ 27 – Az Zariyat 31 – Al Hadid 29
  28. Juz’ 28 – Al Mujadila 1 – At Tahrim 12
  29. Juz’ 29 – Al Mulk 1 – Al Mursalat 50
  30. Juz’ 30 – An Nabaa 1 – An Nas 6

Beginning Ayah of the 30 Juz of Quran

Following is the meaning of the beginnings of the thirty parts of the Glorious Qur’an:

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Meaning of the Beginning Ayah of the 30 Juz of Quran 8
  1. Al-Fatihah
  2. { The fools among the people (pagans, hypocrites, and Jews) will say, What has turned them (Muslims) from their Qiblah [prayer direction (towards Jerusalem)] which they used to face in prayer… } (2:142)
  3. { Those Messengers! We preferred some of them to others,… } (2:253)
  4. { All food was lawful to the Children of Israel, except what Israel made unlawful for himself before the Taurât (Torah) was revealed… } (3:93)
    According to some scholars, this part starts from the preceding verse { By no means shall you attain Al-Birr (piety, righteousness – here it means Allâh’s Reward, i.e. Paradise), unless you spend (in Allâh’s Cause) of that which you love; } (3:92)
  5. { Also (forbidden are) women who are already married, except those (slaves) whom your right hands possess. } (4:24)
  6. { Allâh does not like that the evil should be uttered in public except by him who has been wronged. } (4:148)
  7. { Verily, you will find the strongest among men in enmity to the believers (Muslims) to be the Jews and those who are Al-Mushrikûn (pagans) } (5:82)
    According to some scholars, this part begins with the following verse { And when they (who call themselves Christians) listen to what has been sent down to the Messenger (Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)) you see their eyes overflowing with tears because of the truth they have recognised.} (5:83)
  8. { And even if We had sent down unto them angels, and the dead had spoken unto them,… } (6:111)
  9. { The chiefs, the arrogant party among his people said…} (7:88)
  10. { And know that whatever of war-booty that you may gain,… } (8:41)
  11. { The blame is only against those who are rich, and yet ask for leave… } (9:93)but according to some scholars this part starts from the following verse { They (the hypocrites) will present their excuses to you (Muslims), when you return to them. } (9:94)
  12. { And no moving (living) creature is there on earth but its provision is due from Allâh. And He knows its dwelling place and its deposit (in the uterus, grave). } (11:6)
  13. { And I free not myself (from the blame). Verily, the (human) self is inclined to evil, except when my Lord bestows His Mercy (upon whom He wills). } (12:53)
  14. Alif-Lâm-Râ. These are Verses of the Book and a plain Qur’ân. } (15:1) According to some scholars, this part starts with the subsequent verse { How much would those who disbelieved wish that they had been Muslims [those who have submitted themselves to Allâh’s Will in Islâm i.e. Islâmic Monotheism – this will be on the Day of Resurrection when they will see the disbelievers going to Hell and the Muslims going to Paradise]. } (15:2)
  15. { Glorified (and Exalted) is He (Allâh) [above all that (evil) they associate with Him] Who took His slave (Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)) for a journey by night from Al-Masjid-al-Harâm (at Makkah) to Al-Masjid-al-Aqsâ (in Jerusalem), } (17:1)
  16. { (Khidr) said: “Did I not tell you that you can have no patience with me? } (18:75)
  17. { Draws near for mankind their reckoning, while they turn away in heedlessness. } (21:1)
  18. { Successful indeed are the believers. } (23:1)
  19. { And those who expect not a meeting with Us (i.e. those who deny the Day of Resurrection and the life of the Hereafter), said: “Why are not the angels sent down to us, or why do we not see our Lord? } (25:21)
  20. { There was no other answer given by his people except that they said: “Drive out the family of Lût (Lot) from your city Verily, these are men who want to be clean and pure! } (27:56) and according to some scholars the part starts with this verse { (Ask them:) Who created the heavens and the earth, } (27:60)
  21. { And argue not with the people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians), unless it be in (a way) that is better (with good words and in good manner, inviting them to Islâmic Monotheism with His Verses), except with such of them as do wrong; } (29:46) and according to some scholars this part starts from the preceding verse { Recite (O Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)) what has been revealed to you of the Book (the Qur’ân), and perform As-Salât (Iqamât-as-Salât). } (29:45)
  22. { And whosoever of you is obedient to Allâh and His Messenger (صلى الله عليه وسلم), and does righteous good deeds, We shall give her, her reward twice over, }(33:31)
  23. { And We sent not against his people after him a host from the heaven, nor was it needful for Us to send (such a thing). } (36:28) and according to some scholars this part starts from verse 22 in the same Surah { And why should I not worship Him (Allâh Alone) Who has created me and to Whom you shall be returned. } (36:22)
  24. { Then, who does more wrong than one who utters a lie against Allâh, and denies the truth [this Qurân, the Prophet (Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)) and the Islâmic Monotheism] when it comes to him! } (39:32)
  25. { To Him (Alone) is referred the knowledge of the Hour. } (41:47)
  26. Hâ-Mîm. The revelation of the Book (this Qur’ân) is from Allâh, the All-Mighty, the All-Wise. } (46:1,2)
  27. { [Ibrâhîm (Abraham)] said: “Then for what purpose you have come, O Messengers? } (51:31)
  28. { Indeed Allâh has heard the statement of her (Khaulah bint Tha‘labah) that disputes with you (O Muhammad (صلى الله عليه وسلم)) concerning her husband (Aus bin As-Sâmit), } (58:1)
  29. { Blessed be He in Whose Hand is the dominion; and He is Able to do all things. } (67:1)
  30. { What are they asking (one another) about? } (78:1)

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