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Definition of the noun quran

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noun - plural: Qurans

  1. the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
    • examples: In the Quran there is a part about Saint Mary and the birth of Jesus Christ. | He knows how to recite the Quran. | The Quran was translated into many languages. | She didn't know there was a translation of the Quran in Hebrew. | He read the translation of the Quran in Hebrew in less than a week. | She likes to read everything, and she read the Quran in all the languages she knows. | I think that this Chinese guy is a Muslim. He's listening to the Quran. | She knows how to recite the Quran.
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of Quran: al-Qur'an / Book / Koran
    • instance of: religious text / religious writing / sacred text / sacred writing = writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
    • part: sura = one of the sections (or chapters) in the Koran

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Google previewEmpire of the Islamic World (2009)

by Robin Santos Doak

The Quran is the most important and earliest piece of Arabic prose writing ( although it also has some poetic elements). For Muslims, the book is...

Google previewRizum (2016)

A Message from Mary, Mother of Jesus, an Invitation to Islam by Dr. Hoda

The Quran is the final revelation sent by God to the prophet Muhammad. It is the direct...

Google previewThe Faiths of the World (1882)

A Concise History of the Great Religious Systems of the World

The Quran is the written word of God ; the Hadis comprises the traditional sayings and acts of the prophet ; the Ijma is what corresponds to the " consent of the fathers " — the concurrent opinion of the highest authorities upon points concerning ...

Google previewUnderstanding the Times (2015)

A Survey of Competing Worldviews by Jeff Myers, David A. Noebel

The Quran is the culmination of God's revelation to humanity and kept incorruptible by God, inscribed on a tablet in heaven...

Google previewThe Qur'an (2008)

The Quran is the supreme authority in Islam. It is the funda- mental and paramount source of the creed, rituals, ethics, and laws of the Islamic religion. It is the book that 'differentiates' between right and wrong, so that nowadays, when the ...

Google previewInside Islam (2002)

by Walter Hazen

Quran is the holy book of Muslims. It is one of the greatest...

Google previewLiberating the Soul (2002)

A Guide for Spiritual Growth by Shaykh Adil Al-Haqqani, Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani

and no doubt that the Glorious Quran is the last holy book sent by Allah Almighty, the Lord of the Heavens, the Lord of the worlds, the Lord of Jesus Christ, the Lord of Moses, the ...

Google previewDemystifying Islam (2007)

Your Guide to the Most Misunderstood Religion of the 21st Century by Ali Shehata, Julie Samia Mair, Heather El Khiyari

The Quran is the most widely and most frequently read book in the world both today, and over the last millennium. Its slow, rhythmic recitation, with simultaneous reflection upon its profound meanings, is considered an act of worship in Islam.

Google previewWhy Ask Questions About Islam?: Answers Christians Need to Understand (2016)

by Gordon Kainer

Quran is an un-created, eternal attribute of Allah. It is the final revelation from Allah to man. One thing should be added:...

The evidence shows that today's Quran is the work of many people. This allegation is backed up by historical evidence.

Google previewShi'ite Islam (1977)

by Mu?ammad ?usayn ?ab??ab???, Muhammad H. Al-Tabataba'i

But the enduring miracle of the Prophet, which is still alive, is the sacred book of Islam, the Holy Quran. The Holy Quran is a sacred text consisting of six thousand and several hundred verses (ayah) divided into one hundred and fourteen large ...

Google previewEnglish Translation of the Holy Quran (2010)

With Explanatory Notes : from the English Translation and Commentary of Maulana Muhammad Ali by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Section 5: The Quran is a Purifier 45 Recite what has been revealed to you of the Book and keep up prayer. Surely prayer keeps (one) away from indecency and evil; and certainly the remembrance ...

Google previewMeeting Of Two Seas (2016)

Where the heart leads the mind by Saeed Malik

e Quran is that word of God which is plain Arabic speech {mubeen}—a book of guidance, and a portal to the Guide. It is a characteristic of this divine Word that it calibrates its bounty to the seeker's need, while keeping the seeker locked in ...

Google previewIslam and the Destiny of Man (1985)

by Gai Eaton

The Quran is a single fabric to which nothing can be added and from which nothing can be abstracted. In the Muslim view, revelation bypasses human intelligence and the limitations of that intelligence, ...

Google previewGardens of the Righteous (2012)

by Muhammad Zafrulla Khan

INTRODUCTION The Holy Quran is the one fundamental source of all Islamic values. These values were illustrated in the life of the Holy Prophet (on whom be peace): You have in the Messenger of Allah an excellent exemplar for him who ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Islam (2004)

by John L. Esposito

Quran 256 The book of Islamic revelation; scripture. The term means “recitation.” The Quran is believed to be the word of God transmitted through the Prophet Muhammad. The Quran proclaims God's existence and will and is the ultimate ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

For the Muslim, these are indisputable rights and practices guaranteed by revelation, the Quran, and by ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Poverty (2006)

by Mehmet Odekon

THE QURAN IS THE DIVINE book of Islam that contains the tenets and religious laws upon which the faith of Islam is founded and is also the source of its morals and ethics. It was sent from God to Prophet Muhammad about 1,440 years ago.

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Is it the right thing to burn Qurans? Legally? Can pastor burn Quran tomorrow? People accept legally it is right. But is it the right thing to do? No. (Kilari Anand Paul)
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Scrabble value of Q10U1R1A1N1

The value of this 5-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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