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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Koran, Quran, al-Qur'an, Booknoun

    the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina


  1. Qurannoun

    The Islamic holy book, considered to be God's message for mankind as revealed to Muhammad.

  2. Etymology: From القرآن, definite form of قرآن, from قراءة, from قرأ, apparently after ܩܪܝܢܐ.


  1. quran

    The Quran, also spelled as Koran, is the holy book of Islam. It is considered by Muslims as the verbatim word of God (Allah) as revealed to the Prophet Muhammad through the Angel Gabriel. The Quran is written in Arabic and is divided into chapters called Surahs, which are then divided into verses. The book provides guidelines for personal conduct, legal systems, and societal values, and forms the basis of religious, cultural and social life for Muslims around the world.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Qurannoun

    see Koran


  1. Quran

    The Quran is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be the verbatim word of God. It is widely regarded as the finest piece of literature in the Arabic language. Muslims believe the Quran to be verbally revealed through angel Gabriel from God to Muhammad gradually over a period of approximately 23 years beginning on 22 December 609 CE, when Muhammad was 40, and concluding in 632 CE, the year of his death. Muslims regard the Quran as the main miracle of Muhammad, the proof of his prophethood and the culmination of a series of divine messages that started with the messages revealed to Adam, regarded in Islam as the first prophet, and continued with the Scrolls of Abraham, the Tawrat of Moses, the Zabur of David, and the Injil of Jesus. The Quran assumes familiarity with major narratives recounted in Jewish and Christian scriptures, summarizing some, dwelling at length on others and in some cases presenting alternative accounts and interpretations of events. The Quran describes itself as a book of guidance, sometimes offering detailed accounts of specific historical events, and often emphasizing the moral significance of an event over its narrative sequence. The Quran is used along with the hadith to interpret sharia law. During prayers, the Quran is only recited in Arabic. Verse 15:9 states that Allah will personally protect the Quran from corruption.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Qurân

    . See Korân.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Quran in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Quran in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Quran in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Smith:

    Many religious clerics have sought to defy government orders, with some insisting that praying at the mosque is the only way to combat the coronavirus. The government has been reluctant to oppose them, some clerics have preached the only cure for the coronavirus is reciting the Quran.

  2. Ganga Sagar Pant:

    Teaching of Maths and Science mean teaching of Truths; this teaching of natural truths is forbidden in Madrasa. In Quran the Sun revolves around the Earth even in 21st century!

  3. The Taliban spokesman:

    We have rights for women in Islam, our God, our Quran says that [ the ] woman is a very important part of our society.

  4. Commissioner Ross:

    He believed that the police defend laws that are contrary to the teachings of the Quran.

  5. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi:

    ISIS claims the Quran justifies taking non-Muslim women and girls captive, and permits their rape; Zeinat says al-Baghdadi threatened her and others that they too would be forced to submit to sex with him.

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