the month of Ramadan, wherein the Koran was sent down to be a guidance to the people, and as clear signs of the Guidance and the Salvation. So let those . The Koran Interpreted has 19 ratings and 6 reviews. Christian said: The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious.. . “The Koran Interpreted” is universally recognized as not only the most authoritative Arthur John Arberry, as Head of the Department of Classics at Cairo.

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Why, when an affliction visited you, and you had visited twice over the like of it, did you say, ‘How is this? Arthur Arberry himself is not different than any other infidel when it comes to belief, he explicitly notes in the book: In the interval the further spread of Islam has been so considerable, and the growth in the world’s population has hhe so rapid, that the figures generally accepted nowadays are between three and four times those he estimated, and the proportion of Muslims is thought to have reached one- seventh; though such statistics are surely unreal, seeing that they embrace men, women and children and assume a hundred per cent allegiance to Islam in the communities claimed for that faith.

So too the ignorant say the like of them. Our deeds belong to us, and to you belong your deeds; Him we serve sincerely.

Satan promises you poverty, and bids you unto indecency; but God promises you His pardon and His bounty; and God is All-embracing, All- knowing. The “Proben” of H. And Newly Englished, for the satisfaction of all that desire to look into the Turkish Vanities. Lisa marked it as to-read Jul 21, And they say, ‘The Fire shall not touch us save a number of days. When he said to his sons, ‘What will you serve after me?

But if one of you trusts another, let him who is trusted deliver his trust, and let him fear God his Lord. She said, “Would I had died ere this, and become a thing forgotten!


Decked out fair to men is the love of lusts — women, children, heaped-up heaps of gold and silver, horses of mark, cattle and tillage. The Koran Interpreted 3. Lawful for you, beyond all that, is that you may seek, using your wealth, in wedlock and not in licence. And those who emigrated, and were expelled from their habitations, those who suffered hurt in My way, and fought, and were slain — them I shall surely acquit of their evil deeds, and I shall admit them to gardens underneath which rivers flow.

Glory be to Him! And for you a half of what your wives leave, if they have no children; but if they have children, then for you of what they leave a fourth, after any bequest they may bequeath, or any debt. But those who repent thereafter, and make amends — God is All-forgiving, All-compassionate.

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And some there are of them that are common folk not knowing the Book, but only fancies and mere conjectures. And she, in whose house he was, desired him to lie with her; and she shut the doors and said, Come hither.

And when We appointed with Moses forty nights then you took to yourselves the Calf after him and you were evildoers; then We pardoned you after that, that haply you should be thankful. Whoso exchanges belief for unbelief has surely strayed from the right way.

Have you no understanding? English translations of the Quran books. And shake the trunk of the palm-tree toward thee, thou wilt cause ripe dates to fall upon thee. Surely those who disbelieve after they have believed and then increase in unbelief — their repentance shall not be accepted; those are the ones who stray.

Musa marked it as to-read Dec 02, God bears witness that there is no god but He — and the angels, and men possessed of knowledge — upholding justice; there is no god but He, the All-mighty, the All- wise.

Truly God was gracious to the believers when He raised up among them a 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. And pardon us, and forgive us, and have mercy on us; Thou art our Protector. The work of this westerner in Quranic Studies has been evaluated and validated by Muslims in the work provided on a pdf file freely for distribution in the following link: Will you bid others to piety, and forget yourselves while you recite the Book?


And do not resolve on the knot of marriage until the book has reached its term; and know that God knows what is in your hearts, so be fearful of Him; and know that God is All-forgiving, All-clement.

Lists with This Book. And when thy Lord said to the angels, ‘I am setting in the earth a viceroy. Wherever you may be, God will bring you all together; surely God is powerful over everything. 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. Whoso desires the reward of this world, We will give him of this; and whoso desires the reward of the other world, We will give him of that; and We will recompense the thankful.

If any man should turn about on his heels, he will not harm God in any way; and God will recompense the thankful. And peace is upon me the day of my birth, aberry the day of my death, and the day of my being raised up alive.

The Koran Interpreted

Not the least among its recommendations is, perhaps, that it is scholarly without being pedantic — that is to say, that it aims at correctness without sacrificing arbetry right effect of the whole to over-insistence on small details. 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. See source text for details.