6. The Parable Style of The Holy Quran: A Researchomatic Review

قرآن مجید کا تمثیلی اسلوب: ایک تحقیقی جائزہ


  • Prof. Dr. Matloob Ahmad Dean Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of Faisalabad.
  • Muhammad Qasim Doctoral Candidate Islamic Studies, The University of Faisalabad.
  • Dr. Uzma Begum Associate Professor, PGC(Girls), Khirhik, Rawal kot, Azad Kashmir




Quran, Parables, Examples, In Quran


The Holy Qura’n is the book of Hidayah for all mankinds and its teachings are valid for all time and every place. The Holy Qura’n is a complete code of life. Therefore, there are many styles of literary forms used in Qura’n like parable, oath, debate and true stories method. The most important method is parable. “Mathal”, “Mithal” words were used for parables in Qura’n. The parables of Qura’n are the various literary methods to effectively convey message of Allah and to educate the people from the teachings of Qura’n. Allah has adopted the way of parables in Qura’n for people so that they may think and take heed. The Holy Qura’n does not present the parables like common examples which are narrated on tong of people. Quranic parables defined the true concept of Allah, his Messengers and Day of Judgment. The main purpose of parables to show Allah’s infinite knowledge. Each parable in Qura’n implicit a different narrative style appropriate to the theme. It is recommended that the method of coding parables should be included in curriculum at appropriate level.


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How to Cite

Ahmad, P. D. M., Qasim, M., & Begum, D. U. (2022). 6. The Parable Style of The Holy Quran: A Researchomatic Review: قرآن مجید کا تمثیلی اسلوب: ایک تحقیقی جائزہ. Al Khadim Research Journal of Islamic Culture and Civilization, 3(2), 74–89. https://doi.org/10.53575/arjicc.v3.02(22)u6.74-89