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%.
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Those who have been given the Book know it is the truth from their Lord; God is not heedless of the things they do.
And the peace of God was on me the day I was born, and will be the: 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. Then the Infant in the Cradle said, if Joseph’s Shirt be torn before, she hath spoken truth, and Joseph is a lyar; if the Shirt be rent behind, Joseph hath delivered the truth, and she a lyar: And perform the prayer, and arbsrry the alms; whatever good you shall forward to your souls’ account, you shall find it with God; assuredly God sees the things you do.
From the arrangement of this author I see no reason to depart in regard to the later Suras.
He shall speak to men in the cradle, and of age, and righteous he shall be. Ata rated it really liked it Feb 01, arberey Therefore Christian Reader though some, conscious of their own instability in Religion, and of theirs too like Turks in this whose prosperity and opinions they follow, were unwilling this should see the Press, yet am I confident, if thou hast been so true a votary to orthodox Religion, as to arbegry thy self untainted of their follies, this shall not hurt thee; And as for those of that Batch, having once abandoned the Sun of the Gospel, I believe they will wander as far into utter darkness, by following strange lights, as by this Ignis Fatuus of the Alcoran.
Justin marked it as to-read Jan aberry, Will you bid others to piety, and forget yourselves while you recite the Book? As for those whose faces are blackened —’Did you disbelieve after you had believed?
Women have such honourable rights as obligations, but their men have a degree above them; God is All-mighty, All-wise. Saquib added it Jun 02, The St inters II THE COW In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate AlifLam Mini 1 That is the Book, wherein is no doubt, a guidance to the godfearing who believe in the Unseen, and perform the prayer, and expend of that We have provided them; who believe in what has been sent down to thee and what has been sent down before thee, and have faith in the Hereafter; those are upon guidance from their Lord, those are the ones who prosper.
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Come now to a word common between us and you, that we serve none but God, and that we associate not aught with Zrberry, and do not some of us take others as Lords, apart from God. They are in ranks with God; and God sees the things they do. If you are slain or die in God’s way, forgiveness and mercy from God are a better thing than that you amass; surely if you die or are slain, it is unto God you shall be mustered.
No other rendering was in the hands of Edward Gibbon when he wrote: And others there are who say, ‘Our Lord, give to us in this world good, and good in the world to come, and guard us against kiran chastisement of the fire’; those — they shall have a portion from what they have earned; and God is swift at the reckoning. That, because God has sent down the Book with the truth; and those that are at variance regarding the Book are in wide schism.
So fear God, and haply you will be thankful. It is for the father to provide them and clothe them honourably.
They will question thee concerning wine, and arrow-shuffling. And hath made me blessed wherever I am, and korna charged me with the Prayer and the Almsgiving as long as I live; Any one of you who has not the affluence to be able to marry believing freewomen in wedlock, let him take believing handmaids that your right hands own; God knows very well your faith; the one of you is as the other.
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 kiran say, ‘O if only we might return again and disown them, as they have disowned us! These are the signs of God We recite to thee in truth, and God desires not any injustice to living beings.
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Imro’Atus Sholihah marked it as to-read Feb 28, And sell not My signs for a little price; and fear you Me. They will question thee concerning the holy month, and fighting in it. But whosoever does that in transgression and arbeerry, him We shall certainly roast at a Fire; and that for God is an easy matter. His interpretation of Muhammad Iqbal’s writings, edited by Badiozzaman Forouzanfar, is similarly distinguished.
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. O sister of Aaron! It may happily startle thee, to find him so to speak English, as if he had made some Conquest on the Nation; but thou wilt soon reject that fear, if thou consider that this his Alcoran the Ground-work of the Turkish Religionhath been already translated into almost all Languages in Christendom at least, the most general, as the Latin, Italian, French, etc.
Dr Bell was a most erudite scholar of Arabic, and had devoted many years to his ‘critical re-arrangement of the Surahs’.
The Koran Interpreted
Bell followed Fluegel’s text; and the passage on the Birth of Jesus, again chosen for kran, is fortunately deemed by him to be uninterpolated, though to be true he speculates that it is ‘perhaps founded on an earlier version’. Truly, the likeness of Jesus, in God’s sight, is as Adam’s likeness; He created him of dust, then said He unto him, ‘Be,’ and he was. For my own part I have preferred to indicate these terminations and connections by rounding off each succession of loose rhythms with a much shorter line.
She said, “How shall I have a son whom no mortal has touched, neither have I been unchaste? But those who disbelieve, and die disbelieving — upon them shall rest the curse of God and the angels, and of men altogether, therein dwelling forever; korann chastisement shall not be lightened for them; no respite shall be given them.