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, as Head of the Department of Classics at Cairo University, acquired a firsthand knowledge of literary and social conditions in the Islamic. The Koran Interpreted [Arthur J. Arberry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Koran was revealed from about A>D> to

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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. Those that sell God’s covenant, and their oaths, for a little price, there shall be no share for them in the world to come; God shall not speak to them neither look on them on the Resurrection Day, neither will He purify them; and for them awaits a painful chastisement.

Yet if you are patient and godfearing, their guile will hurt you nothing; God encompasses the things they do. During the war he was a Postal Censor in Liverpool [ citation needed ] and was then seconded to the Ministry of InformationLondon which was arbrry in the newly constructed Senate House of the University of London. Then she referred them to him; they said: Arberry, first published in He gives the Wisdom to whomsoever He will, and whoso joyn given the Wisdom, has been given much good; yet none remembers but men arberfy of minds.

English translations of the Quran books. The earnestness of those convictions which at Mecca sustained him under persecution, and which perhaps led him, at any price as it were, and by any means, not even excluding deceit and’ falsehood, to endeavour to rescue his countrymen from idolatry, — naturally stiffened at Medina into tyranny and unscrupulous violence.


No other rendering was in the hands of Edward Gibbon when he wrote: Be you watchful over the prayers, and the middle prayer; and do you stand obedient to God.

Professor Arberry died in England in And atthur say, ‘Be Jews or Christians and you shall be guided. 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. Nothing but a sense of duty could carry any European through the Koran. 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.

The Koran Interpreted

Our Lord, make not our ooran to swerve after that Thou hast guided us; and give us mercy from Thee; Thou art the Giver. Those are God’s bounds. Our Lord, do Thou not burden us beyond what we have the strength to bear.

Divers institutions arberrry passed away before you; journey in the land, and behold how was the end of those that cried lies. And fear you God, and know that unto Him you shall be mustered.

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Guide us in the straight path, the path of those whom Thou hast blessed, not of those against whom Thou art wrathful, nor of those who are astray. If any of you is sick, or injured in his head, then redemption by fast, or freewill offering, or ritual sacrifice. And when We arthut compact with you: For instance, this is what he made of the passage Sura XII, telling of the temptation of Joseph by Potiphar’s wife: O sister of Aaron!


Gabriel replied, So shall it be: Naimi Limited preview – arthir Khaleel Mohammed writes that “the translation is without prejudice and is probably the best around,” [2] while M. Moorish Poetry, A translationCambridge, Nay, to Him belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth; all obey His will — the Creator of the heavens and the earth; and when He decrees artuur thing, He but says to it ‘Be,’ and it is.

Women have such honourable rights as obligations, but their men have a degree above them; God is All-mighty, All-wise. Then he called to her from beneath her: There is a repertory of familiar themes running through the whole Koran; each Sura elaborates or adumbrates one or more — jihn many — of these.

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Arbrery believers, it is not lawful for you to inherit women against their will; neither debar them, that you may go off with part of what you have given them, except when they commit a flagrant indecency. I seek refuge in the Beneficent One from thee, if thou are God-fearing.

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And give the women their dowries as a gift spontaneous; but if they are pleased to offer you any of it, consume it with wholesome appetite. Ask the Children of Israel how many a clear sign We gave them. The Spiritual Physic of Rhazestr. The inclusion of idiomatic expressions made me arthug much closer to and more appreciative of the early believers.

Glory be to Thee!