Origin of sura
Examples from the Web for sura
As a champion of Rabbinism, then, Saadiah was called to Sura.
Thus old Sura—a very respectable householder of Patusan—with whom I had a quiet chat one evening.Lord Jim|Joseph Conrad
Saadiah was born in Fayum (Egypt) in 892, and died in Sura in 942.
I have already explained the 5th verse of the ninth Sura as not allowing an offensive war.A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihd'|Moulavi Gergh Ali
In this Sura three of the goddesses worshipped by the Koreish were mentioned.Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke
Word Origin for sura
"chapter of the Quran," 1610s, from Arabic surah, literally "step, degree."