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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1* — Recite in the Name of your Lord, the Creator, 2* Who created man from a
clot. 3. Recite [how] your Lord, the most Bountiful, 4* Who taught by the pen, 5*
taught man what he did not know. 6. But no! Verily, man has rebelled 7* and ...
We will make you recite, and do not forget anything, 7. except if God wills it
otherwise — indeed, He knows the revealed and the concealed. 8. We will make
your way easy for you, 9. and you keep reminding, reminding is useful indeed! 10
So recite from the Koran what is easier [for you]! He knows who of you is sick,
who travels in the land in search of God's bounty, and who fights in the cause of
God. So recite what is easier [for you], stand up in prayer, pay the zakat, and
His audience accused him of reciting old fables and demanded that he perform
miracles (Cf. S.79:10-11). V. 13: “What he put forward and what he kept back” are
man's good and bad deeds. Vv. 16-19: An advice about how to recite the Koran, ...
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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