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It is the word of God whose truth was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel over a period of 23 years. As it was revealed, so it was committed to memory by his companions, though written copies were also made by literate believers during the lifetime of the Prophet. The first full compilation was by Abu Bakar, the first Caliph, and it was then recompiled in the original dialect by the third Caliph Uthman, after the best reciters had fallen in battle.
By Faisal HaiderPublisher. He died in in quran english translation abdullah yusuf ali pdf London. Meanings by Abdullah Yusuf.
The Library of Congress has ca ta logued th e previous ed ition as follows:. English and Arabic New rev , 9th ed. BPI09 Al J:Iamd Ii Allah Praise be to Allah , this Revised Edition is a culmination of experiences in the last two decades in publishing translations of the meaning of the Qur'an in several languages. With the Grace of Allah , amana publications, a subsidiary of Amana Corporation has succeeded in publishing this great work of the late 'Abdullah Yiisuf 'Air , revised for the first time after his death with the highest standard of scholarship and authenticity that it deserves.
About eight years ago, the work for this edition began when we started the J,eJection of fhl' mo. The selection committee, comprised of highly reputable Muslim scholars, decided on the work of 'Abdullah Yiisuf 'Ali and solicited opinions and cri ticisms from Islamic institutions and scholars around the world. A number of committees re;v:iewed all the responses carefully, examined the text meticulously, upda ted the material and refined the commentaries.
Guided by its own commitment to serve the Quran , amana publications undertook this tremendous task , and in cooperation with the lIlT completed this honorable work. All praise be to Allah for enabling us to serve the Qur'an by making available this Revised Edition.
We acknowledge with deep appreciation the efforts of lIlT and all those who helped produce this monumental work of 'Abdullah Yusuf 'AlT. Jumadi al Akhirah A. Fakhri al Barzinji , President January, A. On April 4, A. His father, a merchant. Upon the completion of you ng 'Abd ullah'a committing the entire Qur':rn to memory, his father celebrated the occasion with a grand banquet. In addition to studying contemporary knowledge at school.
Many of the most well-known scholarly magazines in India published his works and expressed their appreciation for his beautiful literary style. Later, 'Abdullah Yosufleft India for Europe and visited many European capitab and C'o'CnlUally resided in LDndon for a considerable period of time, While in london, he waa exposed to many translations of the Qur'1:n and continued to have a trem endous interest in it and its studies.
He then began to closely study the Qur'J:n giving special attention to its various interpretations, both old and new, After studying what was written about the Qur'a-n in both European and Eastern languages, he returned to India and took up new residence in Lahore where he becam e the Dean of the Islamic College.
He then began hia monumental work of t. Since that time, there have been innumerable reprintings and millions of copies dinributed throughout the world , It is, by far, the best known, most studied, and most res pected English translation of the Qur'an.
It was the first monumental and authoritative work. The eloquent poetic style of the traru;lation and the authenticity of the extensive commentaries and explanatory notes, have, no doubt , contributed greatly to its much deserved reputation as thf!
English translation of the meaning of the Qur'an. The tremendous impact that this work has made upon the English. It has given them a more authentic and reliabk translation and commentary from which they could make a serious study.
Ylisuf 'Ali was quick to point out that there ca n be no absolute or perfect rendition of the meaning of the Qur'lin and , at best , only an interpretation of iu understood meaning can be offered. Although it may not have been the intention of the author to reach such a wide range of readers as existS today. Revisioru have been made in both the content and fonn of the original work. Also, the word 'Messenger' has been given preference over the word 'Apostle' for the meaning of the Original Qur'anic word in Arabic, 'Ra..
The explanatory footnotes and the appendices, however, were subject to more frequent , and occasionally more substantial, changes than those in the translation and the commentaries, The reason being there was a greater need of general updating of information and clarification of certain explanatioTl5 which were subject to misinterpretation , There were also a few instances in which certain pOrtions of the material were deleted , either due to its outdatedness or due to its proneness to misinterpretadon.
The type for the English text has been completely reset for [he first time thereby making the character definition more legible after many years of reprimings. For reasons of practicality, the title of each Surah appears in its transliterated form at the head of each page within the Surah. Furthermore, a new system of Qur'anic notation of the Surah and Ayah numbers used in the English text has been adopted.
The Roman numerals used in the original system have been converted to Arabic numerals, thus making it easier for most readers to readil y understa n d the notations and to encourage them to investigate the frequent references and cross-references found in the Table of ContentS, Index , and Foomotes.
Finally, the method of indicating each Ju: ' or 1I30th part of the Qur'an has been modified in order to incorporate the more conventional method of notation commonly used today and thereby reduce the potential for confusion to the reader. In sum, the editors have acted out of a sincere desire to improve upon this great work.
It is hoped that this will - in 5haa Allah - help in furthering the aim of 'Abdullah Yusuf 'Air by enhancing the usefulness and relevance of his work to the ever-changing needs and demands of the coumiess readers of today. May Allah bless him for his truly extraordinary efforts in producing this invaluable work of translation and commentary.
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It is my intention to provide a complete analytical lmia to lhe whole. One fi nal word to my. Read , study. Read slowly, and let it aink into 'Our hun and soul. Such study will. If you find anything in this volume to criticise, plea. If you write to me. On the othe r hand , it there is something thaI specially pleasel you or helpa you. I have given you other interests 10 help you.
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With the ro:trogn:soion oftlle Ialamic nations in original work in science. The new Rcnaiasance of hlam which is jlUt beginning will, it is hoped, sweep away cobwebs and let in the ful! T he need for an explanation of the w. Even befoll: the whole of the Qur'in wu revealed, people wed to uk the Prophet all IOTU of questions u to the meaning of cenain words in the '-. Through them grew up the science of fJodith or Traditions. Simila rly the claims of the Tiibi'un came to be examined and graded, and Baida the examination of corm:t traditions from.
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The Library of Congress has ca ta logued th e previous ed ition as follows:. English and Arabic New rev , 9th ed. BPI09 Al J:Iamd Ii Allah Praise be to Allah , this Revised Edition is a culmination of experiences in the last two decades in publishing translations of the meaning of the Qur'an in several languages. With the Grace of Allah , amana publications, a subsidiary of Amana Corporation has succeeded in publishing this great work of the late 'Abdullah Yiisuf 'Air , revised for the first time after his death with the highest standard of scholarship and authenticity that it deserves. About eight years ago, the work for this edition began when we started the J,eJection of fhl' mo.
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Abdullah Yusuf Ali is one of the modern Indian thinkers whose work The Holy Qur'an, Text, Translation and Commentary has been published many times and is widely used in the English speaking world. His phenomenal work occupies a high position in the Qur'anic commentary world. The work is very famous and most highly respected. People learn it a lot and make it as a reference. This study is library research and the method of analysis is a descriptive-analysis which is not limited in collecting and arranging the data, but also classifying, analyzing and interpreting data dealing with the research questions. To analyze the thoughts of Yusuf Ali, the writer uses the historical-sociological approach.
But animals of the chase are forbidden while ye are in the sacred precincts or in pilgrim garb. The paper will discuss the various aspects of his life and posit how aspects of his personal experience may be seen to have affected the particularities. Free english translation by abdullah yusuf ali available in pdf, epub and. Quran recitation by shaikh mishari rashid syncronized with yusuf ali translation and ustmani color coded tajwid arabic text. He first went to britain in to study law at st johns college, cambridge.
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