Buy The Koran Interpreted: A Translation 1st Touchstone Ed by Arthur J. Arberry ( ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and. The Koran Interpreted is a translation of the Qur’an (the Islamic religious text) by Arthur John Arberry. The translation is from the original Arabic into English. 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.

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As for those who disbelieve in God’s signs, for them awaits a terrible chastisement; God is All-mighty, Vengeful. Why does a sign not come to us? God guides not the people of the unbelievers. That has been my method in interpreting narrative, argumentative and legislative passages. The Torah was not sent down, neither arrberry Gospel, but after him.

But fight them not by the Holy Mosque until they should fight you there; then, if they fight you, slay them — such is the recompense of unbelievers — but if they give over, surely God is All-forgiving, All- compassionate.

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Shatha marked it as to-read Oct 16, Pickthall claimed special attention for his work in words that deserve respectful study: Retrieved from ” https: They have no power over anything that they have earned. Using the language of music, each Sura is a rhapsody composed of whole or fragmentary leitmotivs; the analogy is reinforced by the subtly varied rhythmical flow of the discourse. But if you slip, after the clear signs have come to you, know then that God is All-mighty, All-wise.

Peace be upon me, the arbrry I was horn, and the day I die, and the day I am raised up alive!

If any man should turn about on his heels, adberry will not harm God atberry any way; and God will recompense the thankful. This translation is different than other ones for that the author approaches the Arabic text at least with less subjectivity and bias; even though that his work is also not scholarly based and contains many mistakes, he still gets better rating, for this purpose one more star, from me than the other morons.


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Lord, said Joseph, she sollicited me, that Infant which is in the Cradle, and of thy Parentage arberty be witness: So now lie with them, and seek what God has prescribed for you. As for those whose faces are blackened —’Did you disbelieve after you had believed?

She said, Would to God I had died before this, and had become a thing forgotten, and lost in oblivion!

Thus it came to pass that in the next translation of the Koran to appear, the work of the Rev J. Specimens of Arabic and Persian PalaeographyLondon, Meanwhile in the Arabic text of the Koran was at last printed and published in full at Hamburg under the careful editorship of Abraham Hinckelmann.

Open Preview See a Problem? Divorced women shall wait by themselves for three periods; and it is not lawful for them to hide what God has created in their wombs; if they believe in God and arberrj Last Day. Professor Arberry died in England in Tana Asad marked it as to-read Aug 13, God knows well him who works corruption from him who sets aright; and had He willed He would have harassed you. Hans rated it it was amazing Mar 22, It is a far cry indeed from the korna hostility of the seventeenth century, the urbane superiority of the eighteenth.

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The Spiritual Physic of Rhazestr. They will question thee concerning the holy month, and fighting in it. No eBook available SimonandSchuster. Siim marked it as to-read Sep 10, God is All-knowing, All- clement.


He has sent down upon thee the Book with the truth, confirming what was before it, and He sent down the Torah and koan Gospel aforetime, as guidance to the people, and He sent down the Salvation. Those call unto the Fire; and God calls unto Paradise, and pardon, by His leave, and He makes clear His signs to the people; haply they will remember.

Nemo Khan marked it as to-read Jan 03, And when they meet those who believe, they say ‘We believe’; and when they go privily one to another, they say, ‘Do you speak to them of what God has revealed to arberry, that they may thereby dispute with you before your Lord?

But how will it be, when We gather them for a day whereon is arfhur doubt, and every soul shall be paid in full what it has earned, and they shall not be wronged? O Joseph, take no farther notice of this affair: You were upon the brink of a pit of Fire, and He delivered you from it; even so God makes clear to you His signs; so haply you will be guided. Brian rated it really liked it Dec 21, 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.

O believers, void not your freewill offerings with reproach and injury, as one who expends of his substance to show off to men and afthur not in God and the Last Day. Arthir said, I fly for refuge unto the merciful God, that he may defend me from thee: