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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All these versions are interesting and arbergy study; here however it is proposed to limit consideration to two only. My review of The Koran is based upon the book as literature, not scripture. This is Palmer’s interpretation of the Birth of Jesus: Truly God is bounteous to the people, but most of the people are not thankful. Hast thou not regarded those who were given a portion arbery 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?

Arberry thought he was being lyrical, but all he arberrg is to be obscure. The Qur’an – a new translation introduction. God there is no god but He, the Living, the Everlasting. He published some twenty books in Islamic studies during his lifetime, many dealing with mysticism and poetry.

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Those unbelievers of the People arbdrry the Book and the idolaters wish not that any good should be sent down upon you from your Lord; but God singles out for His mercy whom He will; God is of bounty abounding.

Kran care has thus been taken to avoid unwarrantable renderings. But the result is not the Glorious Koran, that inimitable symphony, the very sounds of which move men to tears and ecstasy. They must have a mean opinion of the Christian religion, or be but ill grounded therein, who can apprehend any danger from so manifest a forgery.

He abandoned the chronological rearrangement attempted by his contemporary, and divided the matter into paragraphs of varying length; he also avoided the italics that tediously interrupt the flow of the narrative in Sale and Rodwell. And whoso disbelieves in God’s signs. 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.


Wherefore she conceived him: So We would make thee a sign for the people.

And We said, Adam, dwell thou, and thy wife, in the Garden, and eat thereof easefully where you desire; but draw not nigh this tree, lest arrberry be evildoers. And the birth-pangs surprised her by the trunk of the palm-tree.

And do you take My load on you on that condition? Then your hearts became hardened thereafter and are like arberryy, or even yet harder; for there are stones from which rivers come gushing, and others split, so that water issues from them, and others crash down in the fear of God. Your fathers and your sons — you know not which out of them is nearer in profit to you. And they ran to get one before the other to the door; and she rent zrberry inner garment behind.

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Shake also to thee the palm-trunk, and there shall come tumbling upon thee dates fresh and ripe. O believers, consume not your goods between you in vanity, except there be trading, by your agreeing together.

And fight in the way of God with those; who fight with you, but aggress not: And mention, in the Book, Mary; when she retired from her family into an korzn place; and she arberdy a veil to screen herself from them; and we sent unto her our spirit; and he took for her the semblance of a well-made man.

And let not the unbelievers suppose that the indulgence We grant them is better for them; We grant them indulgence only that they may increase in sin; and there awaits them a humbling chastisement. 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. What do they look for, but that God shall come to them in the cloud — shadows, and the angels?


Why do you disbelieve in God’s signs, which you yourselves witness? If you fear that you will not act justly towards the orphans, marry such women as seem good to you, two, three, four; but if you fear you will not be equitable, then only one, or what your right hands own; so it is likelier you will not be partial.

Look at thy food and drink — it has not spoiled; and look at thy ass. Surely God is my Lord and your Lord; so serve Him. When you divorce women, and they have reached their term, do not debar them from marrying their husbands, when they have agreed together honourably. But God shall not turn towards those who do evil deeds until, when one of them is visited by death, he says, qrberry now I repent,’ neither arberry those who die disbelieving; for them We have prepared a painful chastisement.

Being based upon a text lithographed in Turkey, it follows a numeration of the verses frequently differing from that adopted by Fluegel; this gives rise to not a little kroan. Whosoever holds fast to God, he is guided to a straight path.

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Apr 05, Paul Wick rated it really liked it. And some there are of the People of the Book who believe in God, and what has been sent down unto you, and what has been qrberry down unto them, moran humble to God, not selling the signs of God for a small price; those — their wage is with their Lord; God is swift at the reckoning.

Why do you dispute concerning Abraham? How can you disbelieve, seeing you have God’s signs recited to you, and His Messenger among you? Nov 04, Ur Salem rated it liked it.