What is Quran?

  • (noun): The sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina.
    Synonyms: Koran, al-Qur'an, Book


The Quran ( /kɔrˈɑːn/ kor-AHN ; Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qurʾān, literally meaning "the recitation"), also transliterated Qur'an, Koran, Al-Coran, Coran, Kuran, and Al-Qur'an, is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be the verbatim word of God (Arabic: الله‎, Allah). It is regarded widely as the finest piece of literature in the Arabic language.

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Hadha Min Fadhle Rabbi
... Meccan Medinan Verse Juz Muqatta'at Content God Eschatology Prophets in the Quran Quran and miracles Quran and science Legends Female figures Parables in the Quran Quran reading Tajwid Tarteel ...
Louis Maracci - Contributions
... He acquired much celebrity in editing and publishing Quran in Arabic and translating that into Latin - Alcorani Textus Universus Arabicè et Latinè, in two volumes, at Padua ... His version of Quran included a life of Mahomet, with notes, and refutations of Mahometan doctrines ... George Sale's English translations of the Quran - The Koran, commonly called, The Alcoran of Mohammed -, in 1736, was done based on Maracci's Latin version of Quran in 1698 ...
Saniyasnain Khan - Selected Works
... Tell Me About Hajj Tell Me About the Prophet Musa Tell Me About the Prophet Yusuf My First Quran Storybook Goodnight Stories from the Quran Goodnight Stories from the Life of ...
Muhammad/FAQ - Legacy - Muslim Views
... Quran 1037 states that "...it (the Quran) is a confirmation of (revelations) that went before it, and a fuller explanation of the Book – wherein there is no doubt – from The ... Similarly Quran 4612 states "...And before this was the book of Moses, as a guide and a mercy ... any of them, and unto Him we have surrendered." Historian Denis Gril believes that the Quran does not overtly describe Muhammad performing miracles, and the supreme miracle of Muhammad is finally ...
Quran - Treatment and Disposal of The Book
... Most Muslims treat paper copies of the Quran with reverence ... literal interpretation of sura 5677–79 "That this is indeed a Quran Most Honourable, In a Book well-guarded, Which none shall touch but those who are clean", many scholars believe ... Defiling or dismembering copies of the Quran is considered Quran desecration ...