The Meaning of the Glorious Qur’án
Muḥammad ibn ‘Abdu’lláh
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The Qur’án is the holy book of Islam, believed to be the word of God revealed to the prophet Muhammad by the angel Gabriel. This text matches the 1930 Alfred A. Knopf publication of Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthall’s translation, except that verse numbers have been updated to match the standard verse numbering of today, and transliterations have been updated.

The Meaning of the Glorious Qur’án

Muhammad Ibn ‘Abdu’llah

Translation by Muḥammad Marmaduke Pickthall

Al-Fatiha: The Opening

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds,

The Beneficent, the Merciful.

Master of the Day of Judgment,

Thee (alone) we worship; Thee (alone) we ask for help.

Show us the straight path,

The path of those whom Thou hast favoured; Not the (path) of those who earn Thine anger nor of those who go astray.

Al-Baqarah: The Cow

In the name of Alláh, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

Alif. Lám. Mím.

This is the Scripture whereof there is no doubt, a guidance unto those who ward off (evil).

Who believe in the Unseen, and establish worship, and spend of that We have bestowed upon them;

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