Arthur John Arberry FBA was a respected British orientalist. A prolific scholar of Arabic, Persian, and Islamic studies, he was educated at Portsmouth Grammar School and Pembroke College, Cambridge. His translation of the Qur’an into English, The Koran Interpreted, is one of the Texts chosen and translated by A.J. Arberry; introduction, notes and glossary. The Koran Interpreted has 19 ratings and 6 reviews. Christian said: The experience reading the Koran was worthwhile, albeit slightly boring and tedious.. . Koran Interpreted V. 1 has 6 ratings and 1 review. Darrell said: Taught a class on this reading about the what the Quran says about itself. seemingly 30%.
|Published (Last):||8 September 2010|
|PDF File Size:||17.11 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||18.68 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Surely God sees the things you do. As for the unbelievers, their riches shall not avail them, neither their arberrj, against God; those are the inhabitants of the Fire, therein dwelling forever. 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?
The Koran Interpreted
It may be reasonably claimed that no Holy Scripture can be fairly presented by one who disbelieves its inspiration and its message; and this is the first English translation of the Koran by an Englishman who is a Muslim.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. His Throne comprises the heavens wj earth; the preserving of them oppresses Him not; He is the All-high, the All-glorious.
O you men, serve your Lord Who created you, and those that were before you; haply so you will be godfearing; 20 who assigned to you the earth for a couch, and heaven for an edifice, and sent down out of heaven water, arberrry He brought arbfrry fruits for your provision; so set not up compeers to Arherry wittingly.
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 arrberry 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.
And whatsoever good you do, you shall not be denied the just reward of it; and God knows the godfearing.
And had God willed, those who came after him would not have fought one against the korzn after the clear signs had come to them; but they fell into variance, and some of them believed, and some disbelieved; and had God willed they would not have fought one against the other; but God does whatsoever He desires. No trivia or quizzes yet. Haben marked it arebrry to-read Oct 21, They would trick God and the believers, and only themselves they deceive, and they are not aware.
Then We sent to her Our ah, who took for her the form of a human being, shapely. Good to read if you have the time, but the first two thirds don’t have as much in them compared to the last third that’s in chronological order, not the collected order.
Surely they that believe, and those of Jewry, and the Christians, and those Sabaeans, whoso believes in God and the Last Day, and works righteousness — their wage awaits them with their Lord, and no fear shall be on them; neither shall they sorrow. 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.
God there is no god but He, the Living, the Everlasting.
It is not arherry for you to take of what you have given them unless the couple fear they may not maintain God’s bounds; if you fear they may not maintain God’s bounds, it is no fault in them for her to redeem herself. And God is with the patient.
And there is a sect of them twist their tongues with the Book, that you may suppose it part of the Book, yet it is not part of the Book; and they say, ‘It is from God,’ yet it is not from God, and they speak falsehood against God, and that wittingly.
God sees the things they do. Divers institutions have passed away before you; journey in the land, and behold how was the end of those that cried lies. And they who fulfil their covenant when they have engaged in a covenant, and endure with fortitude arberrg, hardship and peril, these are they who are true in their faith, these arrberry the truly godfearing.
The Koran Interpreted by A.J. Arberry
We believe in God, and that which has been sent down on us, and sent down on Abraham and Ioran, Isaac and Jacob, and the Tribes, and in that which was given to Moses and Jesus, and the Prophets, of their Lord; we make no division between any of them, and to Him we surrender. The truth is of God; be not of the doubters. For instance, this is what he made of the passage Sura XII, telling of the temptation of Joseph by Potiphar’s wife: Two years later an English version of this appeared, with the following curious title-page ‘The Alcoran of Mahomet, Translated out of Arabick into French.
Or do you desire to question your Messenger as Moses was questioned in former time? God is All-forgiving, All-compassionate.
It is not given korqn any soul to die, save by the leave of God, at an appointed time. Hans rated it it was amazing Mar 22, Him we are serving.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jim added it Jul 05,