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. Book from the Archaeological Survey of IndiaCentral Archaeological Library, New DelhiBook Number: Book Title: Koran interpretedBook. Since its first publication in , Professor A.J. Arberry’s translation has been the finest “The Koran Interpreted” is universally recognized as not only the most .

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How can you disbelieve, seeing you have God’s signs recited to you, and His Messenger among you?

As for the unbelievers, I will chastise them with a terrible chastisement in this world and the next; they shall have no helpers. And those of you who die, leaving wives, let them make testament for their wives, provision for a year without expulsion; but if they go forth, there is no fault in you what they may do with themselves honourably; God is All-mighty, All-wise.

I have nowhere attempted to represent the rhymes of the original. We have seen thee turning thy face about in the heaven; now We will surely turn thee to a direction that shall satisfy thee. Abrogation Biblical narratives Esoteric interpretation Hermeneutics Persons related to verses.

Now some men there are who say, ‘Our Lord, give to us in this world’; such men shall have no part in the world to come.

Haben marked it as to-read Oct 21, Look at thy food and drink — it has not spoiled; and look at thy ass. Never was it more true than in this instance that traduttore traditore. The Koran Interpreted by A. CD Audiobook 0 editions.

The Koran Interpreted by A.J. Arberry

And if you are in doubt concerning that We have sent down on Our servant, then bring a sura like it, and call your witnesses, apart from God, if you are truthful. How do you disbelieve in God, seeing you were dead and He gave you life, then He shall make you dead, then He shall give you life, then unto Him you shall be returned? 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?

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The Koran Interpreted

Sale’s translation was not supplanted for some years. O believers, fear you God; and give up the usury that is outstanding, if you are believers. We will cast into the hearts of the unbelievers terror, for that arberey have associated with God that for which He sent down never authority; their lodging shall be the Fire; evil is the lodging of the evildoers. 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.

When they have cleansed themselves, then come unto them as God has commanded you. Why, if he should die or is slain, will you turn about on your heels?

He hath given me the Scripture and hath appointed me a Prophet, Why do you disbelieve in God’s signs, which you yourselves witness? What, do you believe in part of the Book, and disbelieve in part? The Most High In the interval the further spread of Islam has been so considerable, and the growth in the world’s population has been 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.


God is All-knowing, All- clement. He said, ‘Behold, I make you a leader for the people. Trivia About The Koran Interpr God there is no god but He, the Living, the Everlasting. Yet they are not all alike; some of the People of the Book are a nation upstanding, that recite God’s signs in the watches of the night, bowing themselves, 3: Whosoever is removed from the Fire and admitted to Paradise, shall win the triumph.

Our Lord, take us not to task if we forget, or make mistake. List of Islamic texts. Nay, but the most of them are unbelievers. Those who believe and do deeds of righteousness, and perform the prayer, and pay the alms – – their wage awaits them with their Lord, and no fear shall be on them, neither shall they sorrow. Surely the people standing niterpreted to Abraham are those who followed him, and this Prophet, and those who believe; and God is the Protector of the believers. Khaleel Mohammed writes that “the translation is without prejudice and is probably the best around,” [2] while M.

Exegesis Abrogation Biblical narratives Esoteric interpretation Hermeneutics Persons related to verses mentioned by name Revelation. The heir has a like duty.

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