Citation for Ayah/Ayat

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"Ayah/Ayat." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Sep 19, 2019. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e251>.

Chicago

"Ayah/Ayat." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e251 (accessed Sep 19, 2019).

Ayah/Ayat

Usually translated as “verse” or “sign.” Refers to divisions within surahs (chapters) of the Quran. Also used within Quranic texts to refer to evidence of God in nature, miracles confirming truth of prophetic message, revealed messages in general, or a fundamental point within a surah.

See also Quran

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