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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Full text of “Quran A J Arberry”

Where, however, the original, as often enough, interposes between these leisurely periods sudden outbursts of sharp rhetoric or shapely lyric, I have called attention to such changes of mood and tempo by making corresponding variations in my own rhythmical patterns.

Sadia Rao marked it as to-read Dec koraan, If any man should turn about on his heels, kroan will not harm God in any way; and God will recompense the thankful. Feb 07, Aaron Gertler rated it liked it. When thou wentest forth at dawn from thy people to lodge the believers in their pitches for the battle — God is All-hearing, All-knowing — when two parties of you were about to lose heart, though God was their Protector — and in God let the believers put all their trust — and God most surely helped you at Badr, when you were utterly abject.

It seems to a great extent to carry with it the atmosphere in which Muhammed lived, and its sentences are imbued with the flavour of inferpreted East. Arberry, taken from the interpretd etext koran-arberryl0. Those of you who turned away the day the two hosts encountered — Satan made them slip for somewhat they had earned; but God has pardoned them; God is All-forgiving, All-clement.

But if aught is pardoned a man arerry his brother, let the pursuing be honourable, and let the payment be with kindliness.

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And those who emigrated, and were expelled from their habitations, those who suffered hurt in My way, and fought, and were slain — them I shall surely acquit of their evil deeds, and I shall admit them to gardens underneath which rivers flow. No; but God is your Protector, and He is the best of helpers. They are in ranks with God; and God sees the things they do. Turn thy face towards the Holy Mosque; and wherever you are, turn your faces towards it.

Some of the implications of that doctrine are sketched out in the preface to my The Holy Koran: As for the unbelievers who cry lies to Our signs, those shall be the inhabitants of the Fire, therein dwelling forever. Since its first publication inProfessor Arberry’s translation has come to be recognized as the best available, in that the rhetoric and artistry of the Arabic text carry over into an accurate translation in clear and lucid English.

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And if you desire to exchange a wife in place of another, and you have given to one a hundredweight, take of it nothing. I jnterpreted breaking new ground here; it may therefore be thought appropriate to explain in short my intentions and my method.

But the result is not the Glorious Koran, that inimitable symphony, the very sounds of which move men to tears and ecstasy. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. God warns you that you beware of Him, and unto God is the homecoming. So we turned away evil and filthiness from him, because he was one of our sincere servants.

Thy father was not a wicked man nor was thy mother a interpretd. Surely Thou art the All-knowing, the All-wise.

Fairly easy to understand She said, “Would I had died kroan this, and become a thing forgotten! Forget not to be bountiful one towards another.

The Koran Interpreted

O Joseph, take no farther notice of this affair: 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. S D Cooke rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Surely God is compassionate to you. 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 sent down unto them, men 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.


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

Koran interpreted

So Gehenna shall be enough for him — how evil a cradling! No book in the history of the world, with the possible exception of the Bible, has so dramatically influenced the course of civilization as the Koran. If God helps you, none can overcome you; but if He forsakes you, who then can korxn you after Him? Fight them, till there is no persecution and the religion is God’s; arbery if they give over, there shall be no enmity save for evildoers. References to this work on external resources.

And if arbrrry desire to seek nursing for your children, it is no fault in you provide you hand over what you have given honourably; and fear God, and know that God sees the things you do.

But those who fear their Lord — for them shall be gardens underneath which rivers flow, therein dwelling forever — a hospitality God Himself offers; and that which is with God is better for the pious.