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Egyptians Bid Farewell to Oldest Quran Memorizer in Gharbia

13:48 - November 30, 2022
News ID: 3481473
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Hundreds of people attended the funeral of Sheikh Mohamed Mahmoud al-Qadim, the oldest Quran teacher and memorizer in Egypt’s Gharbia Governorate.

Egyptians Bid Farewell to Oldest Quran Memorizer in Gharbia

 

People from al-Qadim’s home village of Kifr al-Mahrouq and nearby villages and towns too part in the procession, held on Tuesday after noon prayers, al-Asima website reported.

According to the villagers, he was the oldest memorizer of the Holy Book in the governorate. Many of the village’s people and those from other parts of the governorate learned and memorized the Quran with him.

The Holy Quran is the only religious scripture that is memorized by its followers.

Innumerable persons in every Muslim community have memorized the Quran since the first day it was revealed.

The Quran has 30 Juzes (parts), 114 Surahs (chapters) and 6,236 verses.

Egyptians Bid Farewell to Oldest Quran Memorizer in Gharbia

 

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