The Quran is available to the people. You are free to recite it wherever you choose. A video of someone reciting it, on the other hand, is copyrighted. The person who recorded the video would need permission from the copyright holder to use it.
When you purchase a copy of the Quran, you are purchasing the right to read it out loud in public. You are not buying a license to print copies - this would be legal trouble for the seller even if they wanted to give you such rights.
The holy book is based on a previous work called "The Meccan Revelations" which was written by Muhammad's contemporaries and includes any texts that were considered important enough to include in the final version of the Quran.
There are many different translations of the Quran into languages around the world. Each translation is based on the understanding of what the original Arabic text means. Because no two translations are exactly the same, they cannot be seen as competing versions but rather as complementary tools for reading the holy book.
The translators of the Quran used their own interpretations to bring out the meaning of the original text. Therefore, any claim that one translation is correct and others are wrong is completely subjective. It all depends on your interpretation of the text.
Quran. The name "Bible" does not appear in the Quran; rather, the Quran refers to individual books of the Bible, such as Torah (tawrat), Psalms (zabur), and the Gospel (injeel). These books were revealed to God's prophets over a period of many years. Each book was confirmed by God through his angelic intermediaries - Moses with the Ten Commandments, Jesus Christ with the New Testament and Muhammad with the Qur'an.
Muslims believe that the Quran is the final revelation from God to man. It contains the same information as the other books of the Bible, but in a different format. All four of these holy texts contain stories about the creation of the world, including its animals; lists of commandments given to Moses and Adam; prophecies concerning future events; and prayers for people to pray.
However, Muslims don't believe that the biblical authors wrote their texts in their present form. Rather, they believe that each text was written by God's angelic messengers over a period of time. So, although all four books share many similarities, they are also unique with differences that reflect how each text was meant for a different audience at a different time.
For example, Christians believe that the Torah was written by various authors over a period of several hundred years. However, they do agree on many things found in the Bible.
Copyright in Religion As a result, religious works are copyrighted in the same way that any other sort of work is. Because most of the world's major faiths have been practiced for over a thousand years, their original texts are available to the public. The Bible and the Qur'an were not written by the men who claim responsibility for them today; instead, they were compiled over many years from material written by others. But because these original writings are no longer in existence, scholars have to rely on evidence from surviving copies about what those originals looked like.
For example, the New Testament was not written in one sitting by all of Jesus' disciples. Instead, it was pieced together over time by various authors from different backgrounds. So although Jesus' true followers know his message today is the same as it was when he walked this earth, there are certain things about him that may have been misunderstood over time due to misspelling, misinterpretation, or omission. For example, some versions of the Bible include notes written by early readers explaining how certain words were understood at the time they were written, while others do not. This means that what reading circles today may perceive as important details about Jesus' life may not have been thought significant at the time they were written.
As another example, the Qur'an was not written over a single night by Muhammad either.
Even among the world's religions sacred book, the Qur'an is absolutely unique. The Qur'an is revealed scripture—from God through His angel to His prophet—that was eagerly memorized and written down by the early Muslim community. The Bible has been interpreted accurately by Christians and used effectively by churches throughout history; but it is not the only source of religious guidance for billions of people worldwide. The Qur'an provides moral guidance for humanity.
Like the Bible, the Qur'an is divided into chapters and verses. But while the Bible has many different error-riddled translations into English, the original Arabic text of the Qur'an is exactly the same as what Muslims believe was sent down to Muhammad in a single divine revelation. This means that anyone who claims to understand Islam based on reading the Bible can also understand how incorrect those interpretations are.
In addition to containing revelations about God and Islam's prophet, the Qur'an also teaches people how to live morally correct lives. It contains guidelines for social behavior (such as justice and mercy) as well as instructions on personal hygiene (such as washing hands before eating).
The Bible tells us that Jesus is the son of God and fully capable of saving everyone. However, only those who accept his sacrifice for their sins will be saved during the end times and beyond.
Copyrights are owned by the publishing house that released a certain edition. The Bible is in the public domain in general, although many versions are not. If you wish to reprint Bibles, you must first determine which versions, such as the KJV, are in the public domain and which are not in order to avoid being sued or performing your own translation.