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Each sura has lots of verses

Reader comment on item: U.S. Improvising on Security Five Years After 9/11
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Submitted by Pat (United States), Sep 10, 2006 at 17:48

Infidel - Thanks for pointing out how suras five and nine are most important. Whenever we quote verses that seem to promote violence, someone always says that we are taking these verses out of context, so I've started checking the Koran itself.

There are 114 suras, but each has many verses within it. Some have only a few, but some have over 100.

Sura #5 (The Dinner Table) contains 120 verses. Sura #9 (The Immunity) has 129 verses.

The first ten suras combined have almost fifteen hundred separate verses.

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