Translation by by Arthur Arberry (). the month of Ramadan, wherein the Koran was sent down to be a guidance to the people, and as clear signs of. This is the etext version of the book The Koran Interpreted A Translation by A. J. Arberry, taken from the original etext Arthur’s Classic Novels. The Koran Interpreted has 19 ratings and 6 reviews. Christian said: The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious.. .

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He only commands you to evil and indecency, and that you should speak against God such things as you know not. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Truly God was gracious to the arberrh when He raised up among them arberrg Messenger from themselves, to recite to them His signs and to purify them, and to teach them the Book and the Wisdom, though before they were in manifest error.

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Four stars for the translation, two stars for the Koran itself. Even Maronite and Arab “Christ”ians shout loudly the word, ‘Allah’, in their prayers; something monkey American preachers did not come across yet!

Thy father was not a man of wickedness, nor unchaste thy mother. Surely in that is a korzn for you, if you are believers. O men, eat of what is in the earth lawful and good; and follow not the steps of Satan; he is a manifest foe to you. But how will it be, when We gather them for a day whereon is no doubt, and every soul shall be paid in full what it has earned, and they shall not be wronged?

So Gehenna shall be enough for him — how evil a cradling! And shave not your heads, till the offering reaches its place of sacrifice.

These are the signs of God We recite to thee in truth, and assuredly thou art of the number of the Envoys. God shall decide between them on the Day of Resurrection touching their differences. How can you disbelieve, koraan you have God’s signs recited to you, and His Messenger among you?

And fear you God, and know that unto Him you shall be mustered. There shall be for divorced women provision honourable – an obligation on the godfearing. The “Proben” of H. And look at the bones; how We shall set them up, and then clothe them with flesh. That will be better for you in your Creator’s sight, and He will turn to you; truly He turns, and is All-compassionate.


Rodwell, the order of the Suras — the chapters of which the Koran is composed — was completely changed, with the object of reconstituting the historical sequence of its original composition. The Suras, collected into a volume after the death of Muhammad, are not arranged in any chronological order; indeed, most of those reproduced in this volume were revealed to the Prophet in the later years of his mission.

When He decrees a thing He does but say to it “Be,” and it is. Truly, the likeness of Jesus, in God’s sight, is as Adam’s likeness; He created him of dust, then said He unto him, ‘Be,’ and he was.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. O believers, prescribed for you is the Fast, even as it was prescribed for those that were before you – haply you will be godfearing — for days numbered; and if any of you be sick, or if he be on a journey, then a number of other days; and for those who are able to fast, a redemption by feeding a poor man.

The people were one nation; then God sent forth the Prophets, good tidings to bear and warning, and He sent down with them the Book with the truth, that He might decide between the people touching their differences; and only those who had been given it were at variance upon it, after the clear signs had come to them, being insolent one to another; then God guided those who believed to the truth, touching which they were at variance, by His leave; and God guides whomsoever He will to a straight path.

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Such of your women as commit indecency, call four of you to witness against them; and if they witness, then detain them in their houses until death takes them or God appoints argerry them a way. It belongs not to any mortal that God should give him the Book, the Judgment, arberrh Prophethood, then he should say to men, ‘Be you servants to me apart from God. They have korn power korsn anything that they have earned. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. How can I have a son when no mortal hath touched me, neither have I been unchaste?

The likeness of them is as the likeness of a man who kindled a fire, and when it lit all about him God took away their light, and left them in darkness unseeing, deaf, dumb, blind — so they shall not return; or as a cloudburst out of heaven in which is darkness, and thunder, and lightning arbergy they put their fingers in their ears against the thunderclaps, fearful of death; and God encompasses the unbelievers; the lightning wellnigh snatches away their sight; whensoever it gives them light, they walk in it, and when the darkness is over them, they halt; had God willed, He would have taken away their hearing and their sight.


The Book is here rendered almost literally and every effort has been made to choose befitting language. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And mention thy Lord oft, and give glory at evening and dawn. Therefore in God let the believers put all their trust.

I don’t care for this translation by A.

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So God makes clear His signs to men; haply they will be godfearing. Dave rated it did not like it Dec 27, Then their Prophet said to them, ‘Verily God has raised up Saul for you as king. I will set thy followers above the unbelievers till the Resurrection Day. Cecilia Garcia-Linz rated it liked it Sep 25, If any man hastens on in two days, that is no sin in him; and if any delays, it is not a sin in him, if he be godfearing. As always, a longer review may be found at www. And hath made me blessed wherever I am, and hath charged me with the Prayer and the Almsgiving as long as I live; The Protestants alone are able to attack the Koran with success; and for them, I trust, Providence has reserved the glory of its overthrow.

S D Cooke rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Then We sent to her Our spirit, who took for her the form of a human being, shapely.

Margoliouth, who edited Rodwell’s translation for Everyman ‘s Library, was much taken by its merits, which are indeed considerable. This article needs additional citations for verification. And be not loth to write it down, whether it be small kogan great, with its term; that is more equitable in God’s sight, more upright for testimony, and likelier that you will not be in doubt.

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