Quran Explorer, CMJE and the King Fahd Complex are no longer working. Links to those sites are broken and there are too many to replace. The example links immediately below go to 9.29.
In each of these example Qur'an urls, the target is 9.29. The surah is highlighted in purple, the ayat in yellow.
- http://www.qurancomplex.com/Quran/Targama/Targama.asp?nSora= 9&l=eng&nAya= 29# 9_ 29
Islam Awakened.com/ displays 50 parallel translations with navigation links at the top of the page to advance to other verses. You can also search it amd find a driect link to CorpusQuran.com.
Corpus Quran is an Arabic/English translation with dictionary &\ concordance with a word by word breakdown of each verse.
The Internet Archive seems to be a fairly stable source for most texts, but some, notably Mishkat Ul-Masabih, have been removed. Hilali * Khan's translation of the Qur'an is one of the best, fairly explicit in all but a few verses.
If you really need deeper exegesis, you wnt the Mariful Qur'an and you need the index volume!
The King of Jordan has kindly provided Altafsir, with several Qur'an and tafsir translations. Click the English button in the top frame, select the tafsir you want; three of them work, and see the translation with exegesis.
- http://www.altafsir.com/Tafasir.asp?tMadhNo=0&tTafsirNo=74&tSoraNo= 9&tAyahNo= 29&tDisplay=yes&UserProfile=0
- http://www.altafsir.com/Tafasir.asp?tMadhNo=0&tTafsirNo=73&tSoraNo= 9&tAyahNo= 29&tDisplay=yes&UserProfile=0
- http://www.altafsir.com/ViewTranslations.asp?Display=yes&SoraNo= 9&Ayah= 29&Language=2&TranslationBook=4
The streaming pdf version which you can easily download is large but useful for reading off line as well as on. This page has 114 surahs as streams: https://archive.org/details/TafseerIbnKathirenglish114SurahsComplete with a download link below for the library. 6610 pages in one handy volume of Tafsir Ibn kathir!
Tafsir al-Jalalayn is less detailed and much shorter. I have not tried this translation, I use Aisha Bewley's.
The hadith sites I have been linking to are derived from the USC-MSA database which, claiming to be complete, really was not. The Sahih Bukhari version they uploaded was Bowdlerized, at least one hadith was deleted and a crucial word changed in another that I know of. Unortunately, the printed book uses a different numbering system as does Aisha Bewley's translation.
Fortunately, Sunnah has the six sittah with citations to the books and the on line ddatabase for cross referencing. But it, too, has been Bowdlerized: the hadith in which Moe said his provision was under the shade of his spear is present in Arabic but not the English translation. There are some things the Muslims do not want us to know! Check it out, I linked to the Bowdlerized saying.
Archive.org will let you read the streaming texts and download the pdf files. It is easier to download the complete sets. Sahih Bukhari is considered to be the most authentic, followedy Sahih Muslim. Those are the two I use most. Sunan Abu Dawud comes in a close third. Jamih Tirmidhi is large but contains citations to other collections which make it useful. That is where you need to go to track down the 72 virgins trope and learn that 70 are women taken from the fire, not specially created Houris. The Jihad chapter of Riyad Us-Salaheen combines relevant ayat and ahadith, everyone should read it! I can not find Mishkat, but I found a small anthology which does contain the Islamic Creation Myth which exposes Allah as a callous, capricious, uncaring racist. if memory serves it is on or close to page 47. Allah created the Black race "for the fire".
- 4 volume set. this single volume version is 525 pages,
Did you know that Moe dictated and dispatched extortion letters, following up with his army? Read about it in Ibn Sa'd. Did you know his shit did not stink, drinking his piss saves you from gutache and drinking his blood saves you from the fire? Did you know he suborned numerous murders and approved of others after the fact? If not, you need to read Ash-Shifa.
Islamic law aka sharia, can not be neglected! They keep tearing down Reliance Of The Traveller as soon as they find it, here is the current file, English text only. Risala is the shortest and easiest to read. Hedaya is in two dense, volumes with archaic type face and vocabulary but containing vital information in the second volume, beginning on page 139. [Al-Sayir-The Institutes]
Can understanding of Islam be complete without some Islamic history? Until recently, Tabari was not to be found on the web, now it is. The juicy stuff is in volumes 6-13, I have only read vol. 8.