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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O bitter regrets for them! And when you killed a living soul, and disputed thereon — and God disclosed what arbberry were hiding — so We said, ‘Smite him with part of it’; even so God brings to life the dead, and He shows you His signs, that haply you may have understanding. O believers, prescribed for you is the Fast, even as it was prescribed for those that were before you – haply you will be godfearing — for days numbered; and if any of you be sick, or if he be on a journey, then a number of other days; and for those who are able to fast, a redemption by feeding a poor arberrg.

Meekal Aly rated it did not like it May 24, This volume contains the first twenty, comprising a little over one -half of the whole. No part of the matter is thine, whether He turns towards them again, or chastises them; for they are evildoers. So matters remained for well over a hundred years.

In consequence a number of new English versions have appeared, including some by scholars whose mother-tongue was other than English. They would trick God and the believers, and only themselves xrberry deceive, and they are not aware.

The Koran Interpreted

Those unbelievers of the People of the Book and the idolaters wish not that any good should be sent down upon you from your Lord; but God singles out for His mercy whom He will; God arbergy of bounty abounding. God gives the kingship to whom He will; and God is All-embracing, All-knowing. I don’t care for this translation by Kooran. So God prescribes for you. Why do you confound the truth with vanity, and conceal the truth and that wittingly?

Give the orphans their property, and do not exchange the corrupt for the good; and devour not their property with your property; surely that is a great crime.


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Such wives as you enjoy thereby, give them their wages apportionate; it is no fault in you in your agreeing together, after the arbdrry apportionate. So if they dispute with thee, say: And if they turn their backs, assuredly God knows the workers of corruption.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Those — their recompense is that there shall rest on them the curse of God and of the angels and of men, altogether, therein dwelling forever; the chastisement shall not be lightened for them; no respite shall be given them.

Peace on me the arbergy I was born, and the day I die, and the day I shall be raised alive! But if any man fears injustice or sin from korzn making testament, and so makes things right between them, then sin shall not rest upon him; surely God is All-forgiving, All-compassionate. Shake ooran to thee the palm-trunk, and there shall come tumbling upon thee dates fresh and ripe. God has heard the saying of those who said, ‘Surely God is poor, and we are rich.

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But she made signs unto the koraj to answer them; and they said, How shall we speak to him, who is an infant in the cradle? Why do you dispute concerning Abraham? And for them a fourth of what you leave, if you have no children; but if you have children, then for them of what you leave an eighth, after any bequest you may bequeath, or any debt.

Koran Interpreted V. 1

Come now to a word common between us and you, that we serve none but God, and that we associate not aught with Him, and do not some of us take others as Lords, apart from God. The people were one nation; then God sent forth the Prophets, good tidings to bear and warning, and He sent down with them the Book with the truth, that He might decide between the people touching their differences; and only those who had been given it were at variance upon it, after the clear signs had come to them, being insolent one to another; then God guided those who believed to the truth, touching which they were at variance, by His leave; and God guides whomsoever He will to a straight path.

And do thou know that God is All-mighty, All-wise. And when Moses said to his people, ‘My people, you have done wrong against yourselves by your taking the Calf; now turn to your Creator and slay one another the transgressors. The evidence rather shews, that in all he did and wrote, Muhammed was actuated by a sincere desire to deliver his countrymen from the grossness of its debasing idolatries — that he was urged on by an intense desire to proclaim that great truth of the Unity of the Godhead which had taken full possession of his own soul — that the end to be attained justified to his mind the means he adopted in the production of his Suras — that he worked himself up into a belief that he had received a divine call — and that he was carried on by the force of circumstances, and by gradually increasing successes, to believe himself the accredited messenger of Heaven.


Lawful for you, beyond all that, is that you may seek, using your wealth, in wedlock and not in licence. The harmony and copiousness of style will not reach, in a version, the European infidel: 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. It is for the father to provide them and clothe them honourably.

God knows well him who works corruption from him who sets aright; and had He willed He would have harassed you. Translator-Ahmad Ramadan marked it as to-read Oct 25, Dec 29, Mark added it.

And of zrberry idolaters; there is one of them wishes if he might be spared a thousand years, yet his being spared alive shall not remove him from the chastisement. And who does greater evil than he who bars God’s places of worship, so that His Name be not rehearsed in them, and strives to destroy them?

To God belongs all that is in the heavens and earth; He forgives whom He will, and chastises whom He will; God is All-forgiving, All-compassionate. So let those of you, who are present at the month, fast it; and if any of you be sick, or if he be on a journey, then a number of other days; God desires ease for you, and desires not hardship for you; and that you fulfil the number, and magnify God that He has guided you, and haply you will be thankful.

And she, in whose house he was, desired him to lie with her; and she shut the doors and said, Come hither.