- the sacred text of Islam, divided into 114 chapters, or suras: revered as the word of God, dictated to Muhammad by the archangel Gabriel, and accepted as the foundation of Islamic law, religion, culture, and politics.
Origin of Koran
Examples from the Web for koran
The virgin birth is mentioned in the...what...gasp...Koran?!Why Muslims Love Jesus Too
December 23, 2014
There is no equivalent to the Ten Commandments in the Koran.Republican Thinks Obama’s Mental Illness Caused Border Crisis
July 11, 2014
But some people took it as if I had spat on the Koran or something.The Prodigious Roddy Doyle Is the Celtic Tiger of Irish Literature
March 17, 2014
He agreed that New Jersey Transit could fire an employee for burning the Koran!A Thinner Chris Christie Still Faces Big Political Challenges
May 10, 2013
Hindus,” it read, “are the deadliest enemies of our Koran and our Prophet.Why Pakistan's Mohammed Ali Jinnah Was No Nelson Mandela
April 7, 2013
The Koran allows them four wives and as many concubines as they please.The Sexual Question
The Koran, in a silk cover, hung on his breast by a crimson cord.
The Koran in a velvet case hung on his breast by a red cord of silk.
This is the character in which the Koran was originally written.An Account of Timbuctoo and Housa Territories in the Interior of Africa
Abd Salam Shabeeny
It is nowhere said in the Koran that the stars are darted or hurled at the Satans.A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihd'
Moulavi Gergh Ali
- the sacred book of Islam, believed by Muslims to be the infallible word of God dictated to Mohammed through the medium of the angel GabrielAlso: Qur'an
Word Origin and History for koran
1610s, from Arabic qur'an "a reading, recitation, book," from root of quara-a "he read, recited." Related: Koranic.