Quran Text, Translation & Commentaries

Quran Text, Translation, and Commentaries

Al-Qur'an

Multilingual Qur'an
Fully search able multilingual Qur'an with arabic text, three searchable English translations, and commentary by Agha Puya / S.V. Mir Ahmed Ali.

Abdullah Yusuf Ali's Qur'an commentary, the deletion of the merits of Imams Hasan and Husayn [a], and other changes

Abdullah Yusuf Ali was a renowned Sunni tra

nslator and commentator of the Qur'an. A comparison of the explanatory notes between the old versions and the newer 'revised' versions of his Commentary reveals many discrepancies. These 'revisions' include the deletion of merits of Imams Hasan and Husayn [a], in addition to certain other interesting changes!

Al-Mizan: An exegesis of the Qur'an, by Allamah as-Sayyid Muhammad Husayn al-Tabataba'i
The first volume of the renown commentary on the Qur'an written by one of the greatest commentators on the Qur'an in modern times. Sura al-Fatiha and Sura al-Baqara verses 1-93 (corresponds to Volume 1 of the English translation of this work). Translated by Sayyid Akhtar Rizvi.

Al-Mizan, An Exegesis of the Qur'an, Vol 2, by Allamah as-Sayyid Muhammad Husayn at-Tabataba'i
The second volume of the renowned commentary on the Holy Qur'an written by one of its greatest modern commentators. This volume contains exegesis of Suratul Baqarah from verse 94 to verse 182 (corresponds to Volume 2 of the English translation of this work). Translated by Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi.

Al-Mizan: An Exegesis of the Holy Qur'an almizan.org, by al-Sayyid Muhammad Husayn al-Tabataba'i
Partial English translation of the renowned exegesis of the Holy Qur'an by Allamah Muhammad Husayn Taba-taba'i. As of this date (Sept. 2010) ten chapters (Surahs) have been translated completely and are available for perusal. Also presented are several discourses on various Qur'anic topics.

Al-Mizan: An exegesis of the Qur'an, by Allamah as-Sayyid Muhammad Husayn al-Tabataba'i
The first volume of the renown commentary on the Qur'an written by one of the greatest commentators on the Qur'an in modern times. Sura al-Fatiha and Sura al-Baqara verses 1-93 (corresponds to Volume 1 of the English translation of this work). Translated by Sayyid Akhtar Rizvi.

Commentary (Tafsir) of Suratul Jinn, by a Group of Muslim Scholars Under the Supervision of Ayatullah al-`Uzma al-Hajj ash-Shaikh Nasir Makarim Shirazi
In this book, the authors explain in detail the meaning, merits and traditions related to Suratul Jinn. Among other things they discuss the presence of believing and non-believing jinns and their belief in Prophet Mohammad (S) and the Day of Judgment.

Do the Shi'ah believe in a Different Qur'an?
An Islamic Factsheet: Short and concise articles on a single subject in numerous languages. Excellent for quick reading, Muslim centers or places of learning, da'wah purposes, or to give to your friends and coworkers. Part of the Beliefs Factsheets.

Enlightening Commentary into the light of the Holy Qur'an - Volume 1, by Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani and a group of Muslim Scholars
A translation and commentary of Suras 1 and Surah 2 (till Ayah 154) of the Holy Qur'an. Volume 3 of the series 'An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an'.

Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an - Volume 2, by Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani and a group of Muslim Scholars  
A translation and commentary of Surah 2 (Ayats 155 to 252) of the Holy Qur'an. Volume 2 of the series 'An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an'.

Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an - Volume 3, by Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani and a group of Muslim Scholars
A translation and commentary of Surah 2 ( Verses 253 to 286 ) , Surah 3 ( Complete ) and Surah 4 ( Verses 1 to 23 ) of the Holy Qur'an. Volume 3 of the series 'An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an'.

Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an - Volume 4, by Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani and a group of Muslim Scholars
A translation and commentary of Surah 4 ( Verses 24 to 176 ) , Surah 5 ( Verses 1 to 77 ). Volume 4 of the series 'An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an'.

Enlightening Commentary of the Holy Quran - Volume 5, by Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani and a Group of Muslim Scholars
A translation and commentary of Surah Al-Maidah 87-120 & Surah Al-Anam 1-87 of the Holy Qur'an. Volume 5 of the series 'An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an'.

Enlightening Commentary into the the Light of the Holy Qur'an - Volume 19, by Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani and a group of Muslim Scholars
A translation and commentary of Suras 76-88 of the Holy Qur'an. Volume 19 of the series 'An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an'

Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an - Volume 20, by Ayatullah Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani and a group of Muslim Scholars
A translation and commentary of Suras 89-114 of the Holy Qur'an. Volume 2 of the series 'An Enlightening Commentary into the Light of the Holy Qur'an'.

Excerpts from The Holy Quran, An Eternal Guidance to Mankind, by Hasnain Mohamedali
A text highlighting the directives given by Allah (swt) in the Holy Qur’an in context of various subjects that touch the day-to-day lives of every Muslim in particular and for that matter every human being in general.

Heart of the Qur'an: A Commentary to Sura al Yasin, by Ayatullah Dastghaib Shirazi

Hidden Truths in God's Word, by Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari
In this book, the author has discussed in detail some of the terms and verses of the Qur'an which he feels need to be analyzed deeply. He takes an unorthodox approach to understanding these terms and explains the reasons for his conclusions.

Islam, the Qur'an and Arabic Literature, by Elsayed M.H Omran
Relationship between Islam and Arabic, impact of Qur'an on the Arabic language, and the internalization of Arabic.

Lessons From Qur'an, by Professor Muhsin Qara'ati
Compilation of series of lectures on monotheism, justice, social justice, Prophethood, Imamate, and the day of resurrection.

Let Us Know the Qur'an Better, by Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari
Teachings of the Prophets, miracle of the Qur'an, as well as its rich and diverse content.

Methods of religious thought in Islam, by Allamah as-Sayyid Muhammad Husayn al-Tabataba'i
Formal aspects of religion, traditions of companions, outward and inward aspect of Qur'an, interpretation of Qur'an, authenticating and following hadith.

Moral Values of Qur'an, a Commentary on Surah Hujurat, by Ayatullah Abdul Husayn Dastaghaib Shirazi
A detailed tafsir (exegesis) on Surah Hujurat by Ayatullah Dastaghaib Shirazi focusing on the moral instructions and contained within and lessons on how to implement this morality.

Tafsir Surah al-Kahf, by Shaykh Ali Abdur-Rasheed
A commentary on the 18th Chapter of the Qur'an compiled by Shaykh Ali Abdur-Rasheed from various classic works of tafsir.

Tafsir Surah Maryam ('a), by Shaykh Ali Abdur-Rasheed
A commentary on the 19th Chapter of the Qur'an compiled by Shaykh Ali Abdur-Rasheed from various classic works of tafsir.

Tafsir Surah Yusuf ('a), by Shaykh Ali Abdur-Rasheed
A commentary on the 12th Chapter of the Qur'an compiled by Shaykh Ali Abdur-Rasheed from various classic works of tafsir.

The Infallibility of the Prophets in the Qur'an, by Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi
A short text on the nature of Ismah (infallibility) and its necessity for the person holding the position of Prophethood. Examples from the Qur'an are discussed where it might appear to some that certain prophets of Islam departed from this state of infallibility.

The Islamic Moral System: Commentary of Surah al-Hujurat, by Ayatullah Ja'far Subhani
In a detailed commentary of Surah al-Hujurat, Ayatullah Ja'far Subhari elaborates on the ethical aspects behinds its revelation and expounds on a range of ethical problems that are experienced in society which are thoroughly dealt with by Islamic teachings.

The Islamic System of Judiciary in the Qur'an, by Ayatullah Jawadi Amuli
Verses of the Qur'an which deal with a judiciary system, need for judiciary laws, rules for judges, and matters concerning testimony and witnesses.

The Politics of Using the Qur'an, by Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari
Lessons from the use of the Qur'an by Muslims who wish to profit from it whenever sanctimoniousness increases and it becomes fashionable to display one's piety. Excerpted from Polarization around the Character of Ali ibn Abi Talib.

The Qur'an and the Nature of Life, by Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari
This is the second of a series of three related articles by Martyr Murtada Mutahhari on topics relating to soul, life, and evolution and published in a collection entitled Maqalat-e falsafi (Philosophical Essays).

The Qur'an: Its Protection from Alteration, by Sayyid Sa'eed Akhtar Rizvi
Appearance of forged ahadith, and the Sunni vs Shi'i attitudes towards such hadith and supposed alterations in the Qur'an.

Trends of History in Qur'an, by Ayatullah Baqir al-Sadr
A collection of the Ayatullah's last lectures on topical exegesis, norms and laws of history mentioned in the Qur'an, and man, nature and society.

Understanding the Uniqueness of the Qur'an, by Ayatullah Murtaza Mutahhari
Approaches to the understanding of the Qur'an, characteristics and uniqueness of the Qur'an, language of the Qur'an, reason and the heart in the Qur'an.

What is the Qur'an?, by Br. Anwer Ali
Short explanation of the role and purpose of the Qur'an.