Moderate and Progressive Muslims

Archive Post for August, 2016


Quran English Translation Sura 17-22 P1

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Sura 17:  The Children of Israel (Bani Israel) Number of verses in sura: 111 Order of revelation: 50   [17:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [17:1]  Most glorified is the One who summoned His servant (Muhammad) during the night, from the Sacred Masjid (of Mecca) [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 11-16 P4

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Sura 16:  The Bee (Al-Nahl) Number of verses in sura: 128 Order of revelation: 70   [16:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [16:1]  GOD‘s command has already been issued (and everything has already been written), so do not rush it. Be He glorified; the Most [ Continue reading…]



Quran English Translation Sura 11-16 P3

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Sura 14:  Abraham (Ibrahim) Number of verses in sura: 52 Order of revelation: 72   [14:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [14:1]  A.L.R. A scripture that we revealed to you, in order to lead the people out of darkness into the light – in accordance [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 11-16 P2

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[12:18]  They produced his shirt with fake blood on it. He said, “Indeed, you have conspired with each other to commit a certain scheme. All I can do is resort to a quiet patience. May GOD help me in the face of your conspiracy.”   [12:19]  A caravan passed by, [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 11-16 P1

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Sura 11:  Hood (Hud) Number of verses in sura: 123 Order of revelation: 52   [11:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [11:1]  A.L.R. This is a scripture whose verses have been perfected, then elucidated. It comes from a Most Wise, Most Cognizant.   [11:2]  Proclaiming: [ Continue reading…]



Quran English Translation Sura 7-10 P4

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[9:114]  The only reason Abraham asked forgiveness for his father was that he had promised him to do so. But as soon as he realized that he was an enemy of GOD, he disowned him. Abraham was extremely kind, clement.   [9:115]  GOD does not send any people astray, after [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 7-10 P3

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[8:72]  Surely, those who believed, and emigrated, and strove with their money and their lives in the cause of GOD, as well as those who hosted them and gave them refuge, and supported them, they are allies of one another. As for those who believe, but do not emigrate with [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 7-10 P2

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[7:144]  He said, “O Moses, I have chosen you, out of all the people, with My messages and by speaking to you. Therefore, take what I have given you and be appreciative.”   [7:145]  We wrote for him on the tablets all kinds of enlightenments and details of everything: “You [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 7-10 P1

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Sura 7:  The Purgatory (Al-A’araf) Number of verses in sura: 206 Order of revelation: 39   [7:0]  In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful   [7:1]  A. L. M. S.   [7:2]  This scripture has been revealed to you – you shall not harbor doubt about it in [ Continue reading…]


Quran English Translation Sura 4-6 P4

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[6:48]  We do not send the messengers except as deliverers of good news, as well as warners. Those who believe and reform have nothing to fear, nor will they grieve.   [6:49]  As for those who reject our revelations, they incur the retribution for their wickedness.   [6:50]  Say, “I [ Continue reading…]