4.2. Translation of the Qur’ān-Online

No quotation marks are used when quoting an original Qur’ānic verse. As for its Qur’ānic References, it should be italicized and in double quotes and chapter and verse numbers are indicated in text. Use the definite (al-) articles at the start of chapter names and the long openers (ā) in them. If Qur’ānic References of the quoted verse is taken from a webpage, its access date should be stated in parantheses in first reference text.


اِنَّمَا الْمُؤْمِنُونَ الَّذ۪ينَ اِذَا ذُكِرَ اللّٰهُ وَجِلَتْ قُلُوبُهُمْ وَاِذَا تُلِيَتْ عَلَيْهِمْ اٰيَاتُهُ زَادَتْهُمْ ا۪يمَاناً وَعَلٰى رَبِّهِمْ يَتَوَكَّلُونَۚ

“The believers are only those who, when Allah is mentioned, their hearts become fearful, and when His verses are recited to them, it increases them in faith; and upon their Lord they rely.”1

(Kur’ân Yolu, 10 August 2018, al-Anfāl 8/2).

First Reference … (Title of Qur’ānic References, Access Day Month Year, Name of Surah, Surah Number/Verse Number).
Example … (Kur’ân Yolu, 16 April 2019, al-Baqara 2/12).
Subsequent References Name of Surah Chapter Surah /Verse Number.
Example … (al-Baqara 2/12.)

…. (al-Aḥzāb 33/1.)

Direct Reference … (Surah Name Surah Number/Verse Number).
Example … (al-Baqara 2/12.)

…. (al-Aḥzāb 33/1.)

Bibliography Title of Translation. Access Day Month Year. Website Main Page URL
Example Kur’ân Yolu. Access16 August 2018. https://kuran.diyanet.gov.tr

The Qur’ānic References published by individuals or institutions can be referenced from websites that are trusted and free of scientific errors or copyright vilolation. Nevertheless, the use of printinted Qur’ānic References in academic works should be priority.

No period marks are placed after URL. Punctuation can cause the URL link to be corrupted


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