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The Koran
     

The Koran

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by George Sale, Robert D. Richardson (Editor), Burton Feldman (Editor)
 

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This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

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This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

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ISBN-13:
9780824035716
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1984
Series:
Myth and Romanticism Ser.
Pages:
508

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very unequal length, which we call chapters, but the Arabians Sowar, in the singular Sura, a word rarely used on any other occasion, and properly signify ing a row, order, or regular series; as a course of bricks in building, or a rank of soldiers in nn army; and is the same in use and import with the Sura, or Tora of the Jews, who also call the fifty-three sections of the Pentateuch Seilarim, a word of the same signification.1 These chapters are not in the manuscript copies distinguished by theif numerical order, though, for the reader's ease, they are numbered in this edit inn, but by particular titles, which (except that of the first, which is the initial chapter, or introduction to the rest, arid by the old Latin translator not numbered among the chapters) are taken sometimes from a particular matter treated of, or person mentioned therein ; but usually from the first word of note, exactly in the same manner as the Jews have named their Sedarim; though the word from which some chapters are denominated he very far distant, towards the middle, or perhaps the end of the chapter, which seems ridiculous. But the occasion of this seems to have been, thai Ihe verse or passage wherein such word occurs was, in point of time, revealed and committed to wriling before the other verses of the same chapter which precede it in order ; and the title being given to the chapter before it was completed, or the passages reduced to their present order, the verse from whence such title was taken did not always happen to begin the chapter. Some chapters have two or more titles, occasioned by the difference of the copies. Some of the chapters having been revealed at Mecca, and others at Medina, thenoting this difference makes a part of the title: but the reader will observe that several of the...

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We Muslims know that the Quran is no other than the merciful words of Allah (SWT) and that Muhamma was merely the messenger who receive it.