Surah Maryam is the 19th chapter of the Quran, consisting of 98 verses (ayat). It is a Makki surah, meaning it was revealed in the city of Makkah before the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) migrated to Madinah. The chapter is named after Maryam (Mary), the mother of Jesus (Isa) and emphasizes her special status and the miraculous birth of Jesus. The surah also highlights various stories of prophets and their messages, emphasizing the concept of monotheism and the importance of faith in God. It is a chapter that reflects on the beauty of creation, the power of God’s miracles, and the ultimate reality of the Day of Judgment.