George Sale, The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, translated into English immediately from the original Arabic; with Explanatory Notes, taken from the most approved Commentators. To which is prefixed A Preliminary Discource (1734)

A Table of the Sections of the Preliminary Discourse.

Section 1. Of the Arabs before Mohammed; or, as they express it, in the Time of Ignorance; their History, Religion, Learning, and Customs

Section 2. Of the State of Christianity, particularly of the Eastern Churches, and of Judaim, at the Time of Mohammed’s appearance: and of the methods taken by him for the establishing his Religion, and the circumstances which concurred thereto

Section 3. Of the Korân itself, the Peculiarities of that Book; the Manner of its being written and published, and the general Design of it

Section 4. Of the Doctrines and positive Precepts of the Korân, which relate to Faith and religious Duties

Section 5. Of certain negative Precepts in the Korân

Section 6. Of the Institutions of the Korân in Civil Affairs

Section 7. Of the Months commanded by the Korân to be kept scared; and of the setting apart of Friday for the especial Service of God

Section 8. Of the principal Sects among the Mohammedans; and of those who have pretended to Prophecy among the Arabs, in or since the Time of Mohammed.

A Table of the Chapters of the Koran.

Chapter 1. Intitled, The Preface, or Introduction; cont. 7 verses

Chapter 2. Intitled, The Cow; cont. 286 verses

Chapter 3. Intitled, The family of Imran; cont. 200 verses

Chapter 4. Intitled, Women; cont. 175 verses

Chapter 5. Intitled, The Table; cont. 120 verses

Chapter 6. Intitled, Cattle; cont. 165 verses

Chapter 7. Intitled, Al Araf; cont. 206 verses

Chapter 8. Intitled, The Spoils; cont. 76 verses

Chapter 9. Intitled, The Declaration of immunity; cont. 139 verses

Chapter 10. Intitled, Jonas; cont. 109 verses

Chapter 11. Intitled, Hud; cont. 123 verses

Chapter 12. Intitled, Joseph; cont. 111 verses

Chapter 13. Intitled, Thunder; cont. 43 verses

Chapter 14. Intitled, Abraham; cont. 52 verses

Chapter 15. Intitled, Al Hejr; cont. 99 verses

Chapter 16. Intitled, The Bee; cont. 128 verses

Chapter 17. Intitled, The Night-Journey; cont. 110 verses

Chapter 18. Intitled, The Cave; cont. 111 verses

Chapter 19. Intitled, Mary; cont. 80 verses

Chapter 20. Intitled T. H.; cont. 134 verses

Chapter 21. Intitled, The Prophets; cont. 112 verses

Chapter 22. Intitled, The Pilgrimage; cont. 78 verses

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George Sale, The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, translated into English immediately from the original Arabic; with Explanatory Notes, taken from the most approved Commentators. To which is prefixed A Preliminary Discource, C. Ackers in St. John’s-Street, for J. Wilcon at Virgil’s Head overagainst the New Church in the Strand., Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 05 Oct. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/george-sale/1734?page=13