Al-Kahf (Arabic: الكهف‎, al-kahf; meaning: The Cave) is the 18th chapter (sūrah) of the Quran with 110 verses (āyāt). Regarding the timing and contextual background of the revelation (asbāb al-nuzūl), it is an earlier “Meccan surah”, which means it was revealed in Mecca, instead of Medina. No. of verses: 110 Classification: Meccan No. of letters: 6425 No. of words: 1583