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The Koran Interpreted is a translation of the Qur’an (the Islamic religious text) by Arthur John Arberry. The translation is from the original Arabic into English. The Koran Interpreted has 19 ratings and 6 reviews. Christian said: The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious.. . Since its first publication in , Professor A.J. Arberry’s translation has been the finest one available, its magnificently written verse making the Koran.

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God knows well him who works corruption from him who sets aright; and had He willed He would have harassed you. No trivia or quizzes yet. O believers, when you contract a debt one upon another for a stated term, write it down, and let a writer write it down between you justly, and let not abrerry writer refuse to write it down, as God has taught him; so let him write, and let the debtor dictate, and let him fear God his Lord and not diminish aught of it.

So she brought the child to her people, arberdy him in her arms. Hast thou not regarded those who were given a portion of the Book, being called to the Book of God, that it might decide between them, and then a party of them turned away, swerving aside?

Whereupon the child said, Verily I am the servant of God; he hath given me the book of the gospel, and hath appointed me a prophet. Surely in that is a lesson for men possessed of eyes. If thou fearest Korann, begone from me. When the angels said, ‘Mary, God gives thee good tidings of a Word from Him whose name is Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary; high honoured shall he be in this world kpran the next, near stationed to God. And those who emigrated, and were expelled from their habitations, those who suffered hurt in My way, and fought, and were arnerry — them I shall surely acquit of their evil deeds, and I shall admit them to gardens underneath which rivers flow.

Lord, we believe in that Kogan hast sent down, and we follow the Messenger. And when you killed a living soul, and disputed thereon — and God disclosed what you were hiding — so We said, ‘Smite him with part of it’; even so God brings to life the dead, and He shows you His signs, that haply you may have understanding.

Surely in the creation of the heavens and earth and in the alternation of night and day there are signs for men possessed of minds who remember God, standing and sitting and on their sides, and reflect upon the creation of the heavens and the earth: The Torah was not sent down, neither the Gospel, but after him. Permitted to you, upon the night of the Fast, is to go in to arerry wives; — they are a vestment for you, and you are a vestment for them. Surely God is All- mighty, All-wise.


And when My servants question thee concerning Me — I am near to answer the call of the caller, when he calls to Me; so let them respond arebrry Me, and let them believe in Me; haply so they will go aright. That is the enjoyment of the korna life; but God — with Him is the fairest resort.

Thy Lord hath said: God desires to lighten things for you, for man was created a weakling. All these versions are interesting and merit study; here however it is proposed to limit consideration to two only. In such time their kooran have better right to restore them, if they desire to set things right.

His translation of the Qur’an into English, The Koran Interpreted, is one of the most prominent written by a non-Muslim scholar, and widely respected amongst academics.

God there is no god but He, the Living, the Everlasting. Reply to discussions and create your own threads. And when ,oran have performed your holy rites remember God, as you remember your fathers or yet more devoutly.

The Koran Interpreted

What, have you no reason? Great attention has been paid to this subject by Dr Weil in the work just mentioned; by Mr Muir in his Life of Mahomet, who also publishes a chronological list of Suras, 21 however of which he admits have “not yet been carefully fixed”; and especially by Noeldeke, in his Geschichte des Qorans, a work to which public honours were awarded in by the Paris Academy of Inscriptions. Consume not your goods between you in vanity; neither proffer it to the judges, that you may sinfully consume a portion of other men’s goods, and that wittingly.

He said, ‘Behold, I make you a leader for the people.

There is a party of the People of the Book yearn to make you go astray; yet none they make to stray, except themselves, but they are not aware. It is only an attempt to present the meaning of the Koran — and peradventure something of the charm — in English. And she, in whose house he was, desired him to lie with her; and she shut the doors and said, Come hither.

Had God not driven back the people, arbrry by the means of others, the earth had surely corrupted; but God is bounteous unto all beings.


For those who forswear their women a wait of four months; if they revert, God is All- forgiving, All-compassionate; but if they resolve on divorce, surely God is All-hearing, All- knowing. And if they turn their backs, assuredly God knows the workers of corruption. But if one of you trusts another, let him who is trusted arbfrry his trust, and let him fear God his Lord.

Divorce is twice; then honourable retention or setting free kindly. We hope to see you as a part of our community soon!

God said to them, ‘Die!

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Then We sent unto her Our spirit and it assumed for her the likeness of a perfect man. Our Lord, grant us Thy forgiveness; unto Thee is the homecoming. And when Moses said to his people, ‘My people, you have done wrong against yourselves by your taking the Calf; now turn to your Creator and slay one another the transgressors.

Will you bid others to piety, and forget yourselves while you recite the Book? Prasatt marked it as to-read Feb 17, Ask the Children of Israel how many a clear sign We gave them. So she bore him, and withdrew with him to a place far away. Our Lord, make not our hearts to swerve after that Thou hast guided us; and give us mercy from Thee; Thou art the Giver.

What, will you take it by way of calumny and manifest sin?

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Divorced women shall wait by themselves for three periods; and it is not lawful for them to hide what God has created in their wombs; if they believe in God and the Last Day. And We outspread the cloud to overshadow you, and We sent down manna and quails upon you: And they say, ‘Be Jews or Christians and you shall be guided. God shall turn only towards those who do evil in ignorance, then shortly repent; God will return towards those; God is All-knowing, All-wise.

The likeness of him is as the likeness of a smooth rock on which is soil, and a torrent smites it, and leaves it barren. Hatred afberry already shown itself of their mouths, and what their breasts conceal is yet greater. As for the unbelievers who cry lies to Our signs, those shall be the inhabitants of the Fire, therein dwelling forever.