is one of the four
most abundant elements
in the world and it has been one of the most vital metal
s for mankind.
The Quranic verse referring to Iron is as follows in Surat Al-Hadid
"...And we sent down iron in which there lies great force and which has many uses for mankind."
This verse incorporates two very interesting mathematical
"Al-Hadid" (Iron) is the 57th surah
of the Quran. The numerical value (in the Abjad
system of Arabic
in which each letter has a numerical value) of the letters of the word
"Al-Hadid" is the same: 57.
The numerical value (Abjad
) of the word "Hadid"
(iron) alone, without the definite article "al"
, is 26 and 26 is the atomic number
Ref: For Men of Understanding (2nd ed.) By Harun Yahya