Why is The Clear Quran® Tarsier for Kids divided into four parts?
To make the book more manageable for young students, it has been divided into four volumes. In its entirety, The Clear Quran® Tafsir for Kids will be over 1,500 pages. A new volume is released every two years, with an expected completion date of 2024, inshAllah (God willing). Volumes are divided based on an authentic […]
Why did you use images and illustrations in The Clear Quran for Kids and The Clear Quran Dictionary?
Although the Prophet ﷺ clearly prohibited making of idols, in his lifetime, children used to play with dolls that had human or animal features. By way of analogy, the use of images and illustrations is permissible for educational purposes. According to an authentic ḥadith reported by Abu Dawood and An-Nasa‘i, the Prophet ﷺ smiled when […]
Why is Kursi translated as ‘Seat’?
Some concepts, such as Allah’s ‘Kursi, ’are difficult to translate because they are beyond human comprehension. However, the translation team selected the word ‘Seat’ so that it may also reflect the meaning of ‘knowledge and authority’—a concept that is reported by Abdullah ibn Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him). A footnote has also been […]
Does The Clear Quran® have an app?
The Clear Quran® App and The Clear Quran® Dictionary App are available for both Android and iOS.
Is this also your website: www.clearquran.com?
No. Our translation’s official website is www.theclearquran.org
Is this translation reliable?
The Clear Quran® Series is approved by Al-Azhar University—the most prestigious school of Sunni Islam in the world—and is endorsed by the Canadian Council of Imams as well as many distinguished scholars. Visit https://theclearquran.org/endorsements for more details.
Why doesn’t the dawah edition include the Arabic text?
It is not necessary to include the Arabic text in the dawah edition since this version is intended for non-Muslims who don’t speak or understand the language. Moreover, many non-Muslims may not be familiar with the proper etiquette of handling the Arabic text.
Why does this translation use ‘God’ instead of ‘Allah’?
There are two editions of The Clear Quran® Series: The English edition, which is meant for dawah (calling people to Islam), uses the word ‘God’ so that it is easier for non-Muslims to read and relate to the text. The Arabic-English edition, which is meant for Muslims, uses the word ‘Allah.’
How did you translate the Asma’ waṣ-Ṣifat (Allah’s Beautiful Names and Attributes)?
Following the stance of Ahl As-Sunnah wal-Jamâ’ah, this translation confirms Allah’s Attributes such as His Face, Hands, and Eyes, as well as the fact that He is established on the Throne—in a manner that befits His Majesty and Honour. These attributes can be found in 11:37, 13:2, and 48:10. In some places, the word “Face” […]
Why is this translation named ‘The Clear Quran’?
القرآن المبين “The Clear Quran, one of many ways in which Allah describes the Quran, appears twice in the Quran (15:1 and 36:69), is a beautiful name that reflects our desire to provide English-speaking audiences with an easy-to-read translation. Allah also describes the Quran, calling itالقرآن المجيد “The Glorious Quran,” القرآن العظيم “The Great Quran,” […]