The Koran Handbook: An Annotated Translation
"This complete yet accessible translation of the Koran is designed as a teaching tool to explain in an analytical fashion the creed of nearly one billion people. Based on the most moderate Sunni tradition, it includes factual descriptions of Shi'ism, Sufism and other important distinctions."--Provided by publisher.
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Vv. 1-3: In public prayers, Islam favors celebrating God's mercy over asking for
personal favors. Indeed, God knows our needs even before we tell Him about ...
Lord's prayer (Matt. 6:9-13) for a direct comparison with S.1: (1) Our Father which
13* Which of your Lord's favors will you both deny? 14. He has created man from
ringing potter's clay, 15* He has made theJinn from smokeless fire. 16. Which of
your Lord's favors will you both deny? 17* He is the Lord of the two Easts and ...
Which of your Lord's favors will you both deny? 31* O you, the two burdensome
burdens, We shall deal with you soon! 32. Which of your Lord's favors will you
both deny? 33. O you, companies of Jinn and men! Do you want to trespass the ...
Which of your Lord's favors will you both deny? 60* Is not virtue the best reward
for virtue? 61. Which of your Lord's favors will you both deny? 62* Besides these
there shall be two [other] Gardens. 63. Which of your Lord's favors will you both ...
... mercy, 52. and earlier, the people of Noah, the worst sinners and transgressors
; 53* that He had destroyed the overturned [cities] 54. which were buried under
what buried them. 55* About which of your Lord's favors will you still contend? 56.
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This is the unique expression and lifework of Egyptian-born Starkovsky, who is fluent in five languages and has researched the Koran in at least 30 different translations. He emphasizes the importance ... Read full review
This is a dangerous translation and is not in keeping with important classical Arabic terminology or the traditional understanding of the most basic of word meanings. In modern Quranic translation, it critical to have sound academic oversight and consideration, this version needs to be fully vetted by qualified senior scholars before anyone gives it any consideration. Stay away from it.
VII Fighting in the Way of God
List of Arabic Words and Names in this Translation
List of the Suras as They Appear in this Book
List of the Suras from S1 to S114