To followers of Islam, the Quran is the literal word of God, revealed through Muhammad, the last of the line of prophets, containing all that is necessary to lead a life of righteousness.
This new bilingual edition, approved by Al-Azhar University, the chief center of Islamic and Arabic learning in the world, offers a comprehensive and accurate rendering of the Quran into modern English. The clear, rigorous translation, one of the only English translations available by a native Arabic speaker, is laid out here in dual column format directly opposing the Arabic text to allow the reader to make careful verse by verse comparisons.
â€¢ approved by Al-Azhar University, Cairo.
â€¢ easy-to-read translation into modern English.
â€¢ index of surahs (chapters).
â€¢ English and Arabic headers.
â€¢ verse numbers within text in English and Arabic.
â€¢ explanatory footnotes in English.