Why was the Holy Quran revealed in Arabic, instead of some easily accessible language like English?
God has addressed this issue in the Holy Quran:
And if We had made it a Quran in a foreign tongue, they surely would have said, ‘Why have not its verses been made clear? What! a foreign tongue and an Arab Prophet?’ (41:45)
God always sends His guidance in the language of the Prophet and the people who are its first recipients:
And We have not sent any Messenger except with revelation in the language of his people in order that he might make things clear to them. (14:5)
So We have made the Quran easy in thy tongue that thou mayest give thereby glad tidings to the righteous, and warn thereby a contentious people. (19:98)
Arabic is the most expressive, eloquent and comprehensive language, and is eminently suited for the delivery of God’s final and complete message to mankind:
We have made it a Book to be oft read, in clear, eloquent language that you may understand. (43:4)
A Book, the verses of which have been expounded in detail, and which will be repeatedly read, couched in clear, eloquent language, for a people who have knowledge. (41:4)
It has also been proven that Arabic is the mother of all the world’s languages.