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    I have been lacking in Deen for a while now but Al Hamdulillah I want to get back on track. I'd like to start reading the Quran on a daily basis and eventually memorize and understand what I read. Would any of you care to give me a good recommendation on an English translation of the Quran with the Arabic text and its Tafsir? There are multiple translations and I don't know which one to get. Are there any that use a more modern English translation. And by modern I don't mean a watered down version of it like the Kuffar are trying to do with Islam, just something that would make it easier to read and understand.
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    Wa alaikum salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatu

    Have a look at this app

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...reentech.quran

    It has multiple translations and tafsir to choose from as well as word by word translation and multiple recitors

    All free alhamdulilah

    Also on ios just search greentech apps Quran

    Al Quran (Tafsir & by Word) - Apps on Google Play
    Alhamdulillah. Al Quran (Tafsir & by Word) is a Quran study tool for all. It provides Verse by Verse Audio Playback with repeat functions, Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Color Coded Tajweed, Word by Word Analysis and Translations, Index of Quran, Note Taking & Custom Bookmarks with Sync, Powerful Search, Several Translations & Tafsirs in Various Languages, Multiple Themes and Fonts and much more. You can Enjoy: Several Translations & Tafsirs: ● 70+ Translations & Tafsirs with 35+ Languages: Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Hindi, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Russian, Spanish, Urdu and many more ● Verse Indexed Tafsir Ibn Kathir in English with Embedded Arabic, Taqiuddin Hilali commentary ● 8 Arabic Tafsirs (including Tafseer Ibn Kathir, Tafseer Tabari etc.) ● Different Quran Translations & Tafsirs viewable simultaneously Word by word Analysis & Translations: ● Word by Word Translation in English, Indonesian, Bangla, German, Turkish based on Quran ● Word by Word Rendering, Root / Lemma Information, Word Occurrences, Details and Verb Forms Bookmarks & Notes: ● Bookmarks / Favorites separated into User Made Categories ● Mark Verses as Last Read using Single Bookmark Feature, and keep track of Khatmah ● Take Notes for Each Ayah ● Bookmarks / Notes Sync & Import / Export feature to share across devices Search & Quran Index: ● Powerful Full-Text Search Engine with Highlights ● Quran Index Quran Majeed Audio mp3: ● Audio mp3 full Quran Majeed 30 Juz or 114 Surah without limitations ● Listen to several recitations by 30+ Reciters (downloadable for offline use) ● Reciter Options: Sheikh Mishary Al Afasy, Sheikh Husary (Muallim), Shaykh Ayman Suwaid, Sheikh Abdur Rahman As-Sudais, Shaykh Abdul Basit Mujawwad and many other Qaris ● English and Urdu translation audio ● Robust Audio System with repeat, group playback of verses function to aid in Quran Memorization / Quran Hifz Various Customization Options, Tajweed & Others: ● Reading with Uthmani or IndoPak script style ● Read Quran in Mushaf Mode ● Read Tafsirs in Tafsir View ● Color Coded Tajweed with the same color implementation as iQuran (For Android kitkat & up) ● Various Fonts, Pinch Zoom feature and Multiple Themes including Night Mode ● Autoscroll feature ● Copy & Share the verses Localization: ● Quran App User Interface localized in 10+ Languages: Arabic, English, Bangla, German, French, Bahasa Indonesia / Malay, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu and more ● All feature supports offline (Quran offline) ● And next features that are in development Share and Recommend this Beautiful Quran app for Android to your friends and family. May Allah bless us in this world and hereafter. "Whoever calls people to right guidance will have a reward like that of those who follow him..." - Sahih Muslim, Hadith 2674 Developed by Greentech Apps Foundation Website: https://GreentechApps.com Follow us on Social Media: http://bit.ly/GreentechFacebook http://bit.ly/GreentechTwitter http://bit.ly/GreentechYoutube Our apps are Completely Free to Use and Contain No Ads. For us to contribute more to the Ummah with new apps and features, our team needs regular funds to support the progress. Here’s Your Chance to Make a Difference, Benefit the Ummah and Share the Rewards. Support our Projects by Donating generously & Sharing with others, and Be Part of Sadaqah Jariyah in sha Allah: http://bit.ly/GreentechDonate...
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    "My servants, you who have transgressed against yourselves, do not despair of the mercy of Allah. Truly Allah forgives all wrong actions. He is the Ever-Forgiving, the Most Merciful." (Surat az-Zumar: 53)
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    As for a good translation try the sahih international
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    "My servants, you who have transgressed against yourselves, do not despair of the mercy of Allah. Truly Allah forgives all wrong actions. He is the Ever-Forgiving, the Most Merciful." (Surat az-Zumar: 53)
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    format_quote Originally Posted by eesa the kiwi View Post
    Wa alaikum salam wa rahmatullah wa barakatu

    Have a look at this app

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...reentech.quran

    It has multiple translations and tafsir to choose from as well as word by word translation and multiple recitors

    All free alhamdulilah

    Also on ios just search greentech apps Quran

    Al Quran (Tafsir & by Word) - Apps on Google Play
    Alhamdulillah. Al Quran (Tafsir & by Word) is a Quran study tool for all. It provides Verse by Verse Audio Playback with repeat functions, Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Color Coded Tajweed, Word by Word Analysis and Translations, Index of Quran, Note Taking & Custom Bookmarks with Sync, Powerful Search, Several Translations & Tafsirs in Various Languages, Multiple Themes and Fonts and much more. You can Enjoy: Several Translations & Tafsirs: ● 70+ Translations & Tafsirs with 35+ Languages: Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Hindi, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Russian, Spanish, Urdu and many more ● Verse Indexed Tafsir Ibn Kathir in English with Embedded Arabic, Taqiuddin Hilali commentary ● 8 Arabic Tafsirs (including Tafseer Ibn Kathir, Tafseer Tabari etc.) ● Different Quran Translations & Tafsirs viewable simultaneously Word by word Analysis & Translations: ● Word by Word Translation in English, Indonesian, Bangla, German, Turkish based on Quran ● Word by Word Rendering, Root / Lemma Information, Word Occurrences, Details and Verb Forms Bookmarks & Notes: ● Bookmarks / Favorites separated into User Made Categories ● Mark Verses as Last Read using Single Bookmark Feature, and keep track of Khatmah ● Take Notes for Each Ayah ● Bookmarks / Notes Sync & Import / Export feature to share across devices Search & Quran Index: ● Powerful Full-Text Search Engine with Highlights ● Quran Index Quran Majeed Audio mp3: ● Audio mp3 full Quran Majeed 30 Juz or 114 Surah without limitations ● Listen to several recitations by 30+ Reciters (downloadable for offline use) ● Reciter Options: Sheikh Mishary Al Afasy, Sheikh Husary (Muallim), Shaykh Ayman Suwaid, Sheikh Abdur Rahman As-Sudais, Shaykh Abdul Basit Mujawwad and many other Qaris ● English and Urdu translation audio ● Robust Audio System with repeat, group playback of verses function to aid in Quran Memorization / Quran Hifz Various Customization Options, Tajweed & Others: ● Reading with Uthmani or IndoPak script style ● Read Quran in Mushaf Mode ● Read Tafsirs in Tafsir View ● Color Coded Tajweed with the same color implementation as iQuran (For Android kitkat & up) ● Various Fonts, Pinch Zoom feature and Multiple Themes including Night Mode ● Autoscroll feature ● Copy & Share the verses Localization: ● Quran App User Interface localized in 10+ Languages: Arabic, English, Bangla, German, French, Bahasa Indonesia / Malay, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu and more ● All feature supports offline (Quran offline) ● And next features that are in development Share and Recommend this Beautiful Quran app for Android to your friends and family. May Allah bless us in this world and hereafter. "Whoever calls people to right guidance will have a reward like that of those who follow him..." - Sahih Muslim, Hadith 2674 Developed by Greentech Apps Foundation Website: https://GreentechApps.com Follow us on Social Media: http://bit.ly/GreentechFacebook http://bit.ly/GreentechTwitter http://bit.ly/GreentechYoutube Our apps are Completely Free to Use and Contain No Ads. For us to contribute more to the Ummah with new apps and features, our team needs regular funds to support the progress. Here’s Your Chance to Make a Difference, Benefit the Ummah and Share the Rewards. Support our Projects by Donating generously & Sharing with others, and Be Part of Sadaqah Jariyah in sha Allah: http://bit.ly/GreentechDonate...


    I was worried for a second because I do not have Android, but a quick search revealed that they also develop for iOS as well. This is perfect since my Phone is with me everywhere.
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    و عليكم السلام ورحمة الله وبركاته

    I recommend Noor-ul-Irfan. It's the tafseer my usthaad recommended and I find it to be much better than those available in mobile apps. There are free pdf copies you can search for, or get a physical copy from eBay.

    May Allah help you succeed in your goal to recite daily, and may He strengthen your iman.
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    format_quote Originally Posted by moinudin View Post
    و عليكم السلام ورحمة الله وبركاته

    I recommend Noor-ul-Irfan. It's the tafseer my usthaad recommended and I find it to be much better than those available in mobile apps. There are free pdf copies you can search for, or get a physical copy from eBay.

    May Allah help you succeed in your goal to recite daily, and may He strengthen your iman.
    I just checked out a couple pages online and noticed how detailed it was. Would you happen to have a link for a physical copy? I seem to be having problems finding it.
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    The only copy I can find available online is https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Tafsir-No...s/264184434889 (other sources are sold out).

    Tafsir Noor al Irfan in English In 2 Vol's | eBay
    This book is the ideal gift for anyone who would love to learn about the Quran would like to develop their understanding of Islam through this book....
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    wa 'alaykumussalaam

    I use quran.com
    it has arabic, transliteration, translations (you can pick which one you prefer), word per word, recitation audio

    https://quran.com/

    I look at others as well but this one I have been using since before I accepted Islam

    The Noble Quran - القرآن الكريم
    The Quran translated into many languages in a simple and easy interface....

    If you mean hardcover, I got one from Amazon with Arabic, transliteration, translation and biography of the Prophet sallallahu 'alayhi wa salaam

    The Holy Qur'an: Roman Transliteration, with original Arabic Text and English translation

    • Hardcover: 623 pages
    • Publisher: Kitab Bhavan,India (January 1, 1999)
    • Language: English, Arabic
    • ISBN-10: 8171512070
    • ISBN-13: 978-8171512072
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    Jabir bin 'Abdullah narrated that the Messenger of Allah (s.a.w) said:'A slave (of Allah) shall not believe until he believes in Al-Qadar, its good and its bad, such that he knows that what struck him would not have missed him, and that what missed him would not have struck him." (Jami 'at Tirmidhi)
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    I personally would recommend :

    https://m.clearquran.com/

    It is easy to understand without the use of Shakespearean type English and the format is great if you are using from your phone, making it very comfortable to read Quran throughout your day when you have time.

    I would also recommend having a recitor on whilst you are reading the translation. My favourite are Hani Rifaai, Saad Ghamadi and Abu Bakr Shatery.

    Here you can hear all the recitors and make your own connection in terms of which you prefer :

    http://www.all-quran.com/

    Following the recitor for me means that I can register and link the Arabic words directly with the English which helps. So as you go on, you will notice and recognise when the same words are repeated and more likely to remember their meaning.
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    وعليكم السلام ورحمة الله وبركاته

    format_quote Originally Posted by moinudin View Post
    I recommend Noor-ul-Irfan. It's the tafseer my usthaad recommended and I find it to be much better than those available in mobile apps. There are free pdf copies you can search for, or get a physical copy from eBay.
    This tafseer is apparently based upon 'Kanzul Iman' which was written by Ahmad Raza Khan, the founder of the Barelwi sect. This sect is well-known for it false ideologies, based on exaggeration about the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم and the righteous. The following links have more information about this group.
    https://islamqa.info/en/answers/1502...is-or-barelvis
    https://www.islamweb.net/en/fatwa/87790/bralwiya-group

    For this reason, I would strongly advise not reading such a commentary. It is better to stick to the well-known classical tafaseer by the great scholars such as Ibn Kathir, as-Sa'di, Al-Qurtubi, and others. If you are simply looking for translations of the meanings of the Qur'an then some have already been suggested. I came across the following video which you may also find helpful:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nemez46W9YM
    Last edited by Muhammad; 06-17-2020 at 10:33 PM.
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    format_quote Originally Posted by Avis View Post


    I have been lacking in Deen for a while now but Al Hamdulillah I want to get back on track. I'd like to start reading the Quran on a daily basis and eventually memorize and understand what I read. Would any of you care to give me a good recommendation on an English translation of the Quran with the Arabic text and its Tafsir? There are multiple translations and I don't know which one to get. Are there any that use a more modern English translation. And by modern I don't mean a watered down version of it like the Kuffar are trying to do with Islam, just something that would make it easier to read and understand.
    Assalaamu Alaikum,

    I would personally recommend The Noble Quran by Mufti Muhammad Taqi Uthmani. A translation with concise summarised commentary of the entire Qur'an in 2 volumes. It's very easy to understand and puts many verses into context which would not be understood otherwise. Highly recommended to all:

    The Noble Quran: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Noble-Quran.../dp/9695640001
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    format_quote Originally Posted by Hamza Asadullah View Post
    Assalaamu Alaikum,

    I would personally recommend The Noble Quran by Mufti Muhammad Taqi Uthmani. A translation with concise summarised commentary of the entire Qur'an in 2 volumes. It's very easy to understand and puts many verses into context which would not be understood otherwise. Highly recommended to all:

    The Noble Quran: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Noble-Quran.../dp/9695640001
    for your recommendation. That along with what eesa the kiwi suggested are exactly what I need. I am just going to have to hold off for a little bit since I am not in the U.K. and the delivery fee would be $50. I will be able to get it next month.
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    format_quote Originally Posted by Avis View Post
    for your recommendation. That along with what eesa the kiwi suggested are exactly what I need. I am just going to have to hold off for a little bit since I am not in the U.K. and the delivery fee would be $50. I will be able to get it next month.
    It's widely available in the US too. Here's the Amazon.com link to purchase it in the US:

    https://www.amazon.com/Noble-Quran-M.../dp/9695640001
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    Re: Need physical Quran recommendation

    format_quote Originally Posted by Hamza Asadullah View Post
    It's widely available in the US too. Here's the Amazon.com link to purchase it in the US:

    https://www.amazon.com/Noble-Quran-M.../dp/9695640001
    Thank you, I tried to find it on the Amazon US site on my own by searching Mufti Muhammad Usmani but I didn't see it.
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