The Quran (/kʊrˈɑːn/, kuurr-AHN; Arabic: القرآن al-Qurʾān [alqurˈʔaːn], ‘the recitation’), also romanized Qur’an or Koran, is the central religious text of Islam, believed by Muslims to be a revelation from God (Allah). It is widely regarded as the finest work in classical Arabic literature. It is organized in 114 chapters (pl.: سور suwar, sing.: سورة sūrah), which consist of verses (pl.: آيات ʾāyāt, sing.: آية ʾāyah, cons.: ʾāyat).