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 A Translation by A. J. Arberry, taken from the original etext .. scientific meaning of the term; and the interpretation of the Koran inevitably. 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.

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From the arrangement of this author I see no reason to depart in regard to the later Suras. O men, eat of what is in the earth lawful and good; and follow not the steps of Interpreter he is a manifest foe to you. Exegesis Abrogation Biblical narratives Esoteric interpretation Hermeneutics Persons related to verses mentioned by name Revelation.

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In this fashion I have also striven to isolate and then to integrate the diverse sections of which each Sura is composed. That, because God has sent down the Book with the truth; and those that are at variance regarding the Book are in wide schism. Forget not to be bountiful one towards another. Our Lord, it is Thou that shall gather mankind for a day whereon is no doubt; verily God will not fail the tryst. And they ran to get one before the other to the door; and she rent his inner garment behind.

Safa and Marwa are among the waymarks of God; so whosoever makes the Pilgrimage to the House, or the Visitation, it is no fault in him to circumambulate them; and whoso volunteers good, God is All-grateful, All-knowing Those who conceal the clear signs and the guidance that We have sent down, after We have shown them clearly in the Book — they shall be cursed by God and the cursers, save such as repent and make amends, and show clearly — towards them I shall turn; I turn, All-compassionate.

When they meet those who beliieve, they say, ‘We believe’; but when they go privily to their Satans, they say, We are with you; we were only mocking. And when We divided for you the sea and delivered you, and drowned Pharaoh’s folk while you were beholding.

These are the signs of God We recite to thee in truth, and God desires not any injustice to living beings. The divine attributes exalt the fancy of the Arabian missionary; but his loftiest strains must yield to the sublime simplicity of the book of Job, composed in a remote age, in the same country, and in the same language. Whosoever transgresses the bounds of God — those are the evildoers.


Every soul shall taste of death; you shall surely be paid in full your wages on the Day of Resurrection. 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.

God knows well him who works corruption from him who sets aright; and had He willed He would have harassed you. Barbara Skadberg Chavez added it Dec 17, But she resolved within herself to enjoy him, and he would have resolved to enjoy her, had he not seen the evident demonstration of his Lord.

Yet who so is constrained, not desiring nor transgressing, no sin shall be on him; God is All-forgiving, All-compassionate.

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Yet it may happen that you will hate a thing which is better for you; and it may happen that you will love a thing which is worse for you; God knows, and you know not. There shall be for divorced women provision honourable – an obligation on the godfearing. And take witnesses when you are trafficking one with another. Who is he that will lend God a good loan, and He will multiply it for him manifold?

The Koran Interpreted

During the war he was a Postal Censor in Liverpool[citation needed] and was then seconded to the Ministry of Information, London which was housed in the newly constructed Senate House of the University of London. Apr 05, Paul Wick rated it really liked it. No; but God is your Protector, and He is the best of helpers.

Many of the People of the Book wish they might restore you as unbelievers, after you have believed, in the jealousy of their souls, after the truth has become clear to them; yet do you pardon and be forgiving, till God brings His command; truly God is powerful over everything.

Even Maronite and Arab “Christ”ians shout loudly the word, ‘Allah’, in their prayers; something monkey American preachers did not come across yet!

The Clear Sign And look at the bones; how Okran shall set them up, and then clothe them with flesh. Jaromir Sida marked it as to-read Jul 19, That is thhe admonition for whoso of you believes in God and the Last Day; that is cleaner and purer for you; God knows, and you know not. Nay, to Kodan belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth; all obey His will — the Creator of the heavens and the interpreyed and when He decrees a thing, He but says to it ‘Be,’ and it is.


See source text for details. Ask the Children of Israel how many a clear sign We gave them.

Whoso obeys God and His Messenger, He will admit him to gardens underneath which rivers flow, therein dwelling forever; that is the mighty triumph. But the result is not the Glorious Koran, that inimitable symphony, the very sounds of which move men to tears and ecstasy. God desires to lighten things for you, for man was created a weakling.

If any man should turn about on his heels, he will not harm God in any way; and God will recompense the thankful. O if the evildoers might see, when they see the chastisement, that the power altogether belongs to God, and that God is terrible in chastisement, when those that were followed disown their followers, and they see the chastisement, and their cords are cut asunder, and those that followed say, ‘O if only we might return again and disown them, as they have disowned us!

God grasps, and outspreads; and unto Him you shall be returned. And the birth-pangs surprised her by the trunk of the palm-tree. I don’t care for this translation by A. The title acknowledges the orthodox Islamic view that the Qur’an cannot be translated, merely interpreted. Beyhan Turer added it Oct 06, Whenever Zachariah went in to her in the Sanctuary, he found her provisioned. Likewise confirming the truth of the Torah koram is before me, and to make lawful to you certain things that before were forbidden unto interpteted.

Decked out fair to the unbelievers is the present life, and they deride the believers; but those who were godfearing shall be above them on the Resurrection Day; and God provides whomsoever He will without reckoning. They will question thee concerning the orphans. Thy Lord bath said: And they that know not say, ‘Why does God not speak to us?

God is All-knowing, All- wise. So God makes clear His signs interpretsd you; haply you will understand. Dr Bell was a jnterpreted erudite scholar of Arabic, and had devoted many years to his ‘critical re-arrangement of the Surahs’. Peace be upon me, the day I was horn, and the day I die, and the day I am raised up alive!