This article is a part of a study to measure the quality of Muslims religious live in Jambi in terms of peoples understanding toward al-Quran and the study of their everyday social practices based on the Muslim holy book. Through a mix of data collection methods which consists of questionnaire, interviews with community leaders and experts as well as discussions with focus groups (FGD), the study found that the ability of Muslims in Jambi to understand the al-Quran and the communitys ability to implement socio-religious roles based on the understanding of al-Quran have been good enough at the level. Factors affecting the community did not reach a better level are due to the lack of ability to translate al-Quran, and understand al-Quran as a substantive source. Another factor why the quality of public understanding on the al-Quran is not maximal is the lack of motivation of the family and social environment to carry out religious activities, to socialize and improve behavior in worship. Keywords: kehidupan keagamaan, pemahaman Alquran.