Frequently asked questions

How does this translation of the Sublime Quran by Laleh Bakhtiar, Ph. D., differ from other English translations?

  • It is an universal, inclusive translation with no parenthetical expressions
  • The translation has internal consistency and reliability
  • There is a different English equivalent for each Arabic grammatical form
  • Words not appearing in the Arabic but necessary for English are in italics
  • The translation is presented line by line and not verse by verse
  • Symbols for how a line is recited in Arabic are placed at the end of a line
  • Reverts 4:34 and “to beat” back to its original interpretation meaning “to go away”

When will the “Sublime Quran” be available?

The “Sublime Quran” is available now. You can order from Kazi Publications.