The Koran Handbook: An Annotated Translation
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A prayer for God's protection against evil thoughts. 114.THE PEOPLE Meccan, 6
verses In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful! 1* Say: “I seek
refuge by the Lord of the people, 2. the Ruler of the people, 3. the God of the
THE MORNING LIGHT Meccan, 11 verses In the Name of God, the
Compassionate, the Merciful! 1* [I swear] by the morning light 2. and the night
when it is still! 3* Your Lord has not forsaken you and He does not disdain you! 4*
Verily, the later ...
T H E F I G Meccan, 8 verses In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the
Merciful! 1* [I swear] by the fig and the olive, 2. and Mount Sinai, 3* and this safe
city! 4. We have created man in the best shape. 5. Then We will make him the
lowest of ...
100 and 92, S.104 condemns the wealthy Meccans for their stinginess. 1. Woe to
the slanderer and backbiter 2. who amasses wealth, relies upon it, 3. and thinks
that wealth will make him immortal! 4* But not at all! Surely, He shall be flung into
T H E C I T Y Meccan, 20 verses In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the
Merciful! 18* 19. 20. 1* I do not swear by this city — 2. the city in which you are a
freeman, 3. and by the progenitor or his issue! 4. We have created man for hard ...
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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