Moderate and Progressive Muslims

Archive Post for August, 2016


Quran English Translation Sura73-114 P1

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Sura 73:  Cloaked (Al-Muzzammil) Number of verses in sura: 20 Order of revelation: 3   [73:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [73:1]  O you cloaked one.   [73:2]  Meditate during the night, except rarely.   [73:3]  Half of it, or a little less.   [73:4]  [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 52-72 P4

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[68:22]  “Let us harvest the crop.”   [68:23]  On their way, they confided to each other.   [68:24]  That from then on, none of them would be poor.   [68:25]  They were so absolutely sure of their harvest.   [68:26]  But when they saw it, they said, “We were so [ Continue reading…]



Quran English Translation Sura 52-72 P3

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Sura 60:  The Test (Al-Mumtahanah) Number of verses in sura: 13 Order of revelation: 91   [60:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [60:1]  O you who believe, you shall not befriend My enemies and your enemies, extending love and friendship to them, even though they [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 52-72 P2

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[55:51]  Which of your Lord’s marvels can you deny?   [55:52]  Of every fruit in them, two kinds.   [55:53]  Which of your Lord’s marvels can you deny?   [55:54]  While relaxing on furnishings lined with satin, the fruits are within reach.   [55:55]  Which of your Lord’s marvels can [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 52-72 P1

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Sura 52:  Mount Sinai (Al-Toor) Number of verses in sura: 49 Order of revelation: 76   [52:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [52:1]  Mt. Sinai.   [52:2]  The recorded scripture.   [52:3]  Published in books.   [52:4]  The frequented Shrine.   [52:5]  The exalted ceiling. [ Continue reading…]



Quran English Translation Sura 40-51 P4

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[48:21]  As for the group that you could not possibly defeat, GOD took care of them; GOD is Omnipotent.   [48:22]  If the disbelievers ever fought you, they would turn around and flee. They have no Lord and Master; they have no helper.   [48:23]  Such is GOD‘s system throughout [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 40-51 P3

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Sura 45:  Kneeling (Al-Jatheyah) Number of verses in sura: 37 Order of revelation: 65   [45:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [45:1]  H. M.   [45:2]  The revelation of this scripture is from GOD, the Almighty, Most Wise.   [45:3]  The heavens and the earth [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 40-51 P2

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[42:18]  Challenging it are those who do not believe in it. As for those who believe, they are concerned about it, and they know that it is the truth. Absolutely, those who deny the Hour have gone far astray.   [42:19]  GOD is fully aware of all His creatures; He [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 40-51 P1

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Sura 40:  Forgiver (Ghafer) Number of verses in sura: 85 Order of revelation: 60   [40:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [40:1]  H. M.   [40:2]  This revelation of the scripture is from GOD, the Almighty, the Omniscient.   [40:3]  Forgiver of sins, acceptor of [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 30-39 P4

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[37:167]  They used to say,   [37:168]  “Had we received the correct instructions from our parents,   [37:169]  “we would have been worshipers; devoted to GOD alone.”   [37:170]  But they disbelieved, and they will surely find out.   [37:171]  Our decision is already decreed for our servants the messengers. [ Continue reading…]