Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in the bible

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This essay provides an argumentative and logical aspect of the bible that talks about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and includes all the references for the readers to verify.

Submitted: August 13, 2013

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Ahnaf Ryan

Purdue University

Prophet Muhammad in the Bible

In the holy Quran:

“Those who follow the messenger, the Prophet who can neither read nor write, whom they will find described in the Torah and the Gospel (which are) with them. He will enjoin on them that which is right and forbid them that which is wrong. He will make lawful for them all good things and prohibit for them only the foul; and he will relieve them of their burden and the fetter that they used to wear. Then those who believe in him, and honour him, and help him, and follow the light which is sent down with him: they are the successful.”[Al Quran 7: 157]

Prophet Muhammad in the Old Testament

  1. “I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee; and I will put My words in his mouth, and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him.” [Book of Deuteronomy 18: 18]

Analysis of the above verse: As mentioned in the Holy Quran in Surah Al-Araf chapter 7 verse 157, that the unlettered prophet is described in the Torah and Gospel. The prophecy of this verse is fulfilled as we can see in the Book of Deuteronomy chapter 18 verse 18. Now Christians say that the prophecy refers to Jesus Christ (PBUH) since Moses (PBUH) was a Jew so was Jesus (PBUH) and both were prophets. But if we deeply analyze the situation, then we find that all the prophets who came after Moses fulfill the prophecy. But in broad sense only prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was like Moses (PBUH).

  1. Both Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Prophet Moses (PBUH) had a father and a mother but on the other hand Jesus (PBUH) was born miraculously.
  • “Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.” [Matthew 1: 18]
  • “And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee , and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.”[Luke 1: 35]
  • “She said: My Lord! How can I have a child when no mortal hath touched me? He said: So (it will be). Allah createth what He will. If He decreeth a thing, He saith unto it only: Be and it is.”[A Quran 3: 47]

So from the above references we can conclude that Jesus (PBUH) was born miraculously and is unlike Moses (PBUH).

  1. It is a well known fact that both Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Prophet Moses (PBUH) married and had children but on the other hand Jesus (PBUH) never married nor had any children.
  • “And Jesus said unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air [have] nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay [his] head.”[Matthew 8: 20]
  • “And Moses was content to dwell with the man; and he gave Moses Zipporah his daughter.” “And she bore a son, and he called his name Gershom; for he said: ‘I have been a stranger in a strange land.’”[Exodus 2: 21-22]
  1. Christians believe that Jesus (PBUH) is the son of GOD but the word in the verse is “??????” or in English “prophet”.
  2. Christians believe that Jesus (PBUH) was like Moses (PBUH) since both performed miracles but Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) never performed a miracle. This is a false statement since Prophet Muhammad did perform miracles.
  • “The people of Mecca asked the prophet for a sign, And so the moon over Mecca was split twice. And he spoke the words, “ The house has drawn near and the moon has split asunder.””[Al Quran 54: 1]
  • Narrated Anas bin Malik: Once in the lifetime of the Prophet (p.b.u.h) the people were afflicted with drought (famine). While the Prophet was delivering the Khutba on a Friday, a Bedouin stood up and said, "O, Allah's Apostle! Our possessions are being destroyed and the children are hungry; Please invoke Allah (for rain)". So the Prophet raised his hands. At that time there was not a trace of cloud in the sky. By Him in Whose Hands my soul is as soon as he lowered his hands, clouds gathered like mountains, and before he got down from the pulpit, I saw the rain falling on the beard of the Prophet. It rained that day, the next day, the third day, the fourth day till the next Friday. The same Bedouin or another man stood up and said, "O Allah's Apostle! The houses have collapsed, our possessions and livestock have been drowned; Please invoke Allah (to protect us)"So the Prophet I raised both his hands and said, "O Allah! Round about us and not on us". So, in whatever direction he pointed with his hands, the clouds dispersed and cleared away, and Medina's (sky) became clear as a hole in between the clouds. The valley of Qanat remained flooded, for one month, none came from outside but talked about the abundant rain. [Sahih Bukhari Volume 2, Book 13, Number 55]

V.Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Prophet Moses (PBUH) had natural deaths but according to the Christians Jesus (PBUH) were crucified and according to the Muslims (Quran) Jesus (PBUH) was raised up alive. But on this point of crucifixion, Jesus was never crucified but raised up alive.

  • “Where they crucified him, and two other with him, on either side one, and Jesus in the midst.”[John 19: 18]. (I still do not understand why Christians wear cross; it’s like saying someone killed my mother by hitting her with a hammer, so I wear a hammer to remember her death. Personally I would not go near a hammer!)
  • And because of their saying: We slew the Messiah Jesus son of Mary, Allah’s messenger- they slew him not nor crucified, but it appeared so unto them; and lo! Those who disagree concerning it are in doubt thereof; they have no knowledge thereof save pursuit of a conjecture; they slew him not for certain.” “But Allah took him unto Himself. Allah was ever Mighty, Wise.”[Al Quran 4: 157-158] (The debate that whether Jesus (PBUH) was raised up alive or has been crucified will come later). If anyone carefully analyzes the sayings of the Quran, the Glorious Quran never denied the fact that Jesus (PBUH) was crucified but it was made to appear so and so the Glorious Quran is in fact compatible with the historical Jesus. But the resurrection of Jesus ( in which Christianity is based) is not compatible with history, so Paul says in 1Corinthians chapter 15 verse 14, “And if Christ be not risen, then [is] our preaching vain, and your faith [is] also vain.” St.Paul also says in 1Corinthians chapter 15 verse 17, “And if Christ be not raised, your faith [is] vain; ye are yet in your sins.” But why bother about the resurrection of Jesus when we can lead a better life by following his teachings. It is time we seek the forgiveness of Allah and follow the true teachings of Jesus. As Allah says in the Glorious Quran in Surah al-Zumar verse 53, “Say: O my Servants who have transgressed against their souls! Despair not of the Mercy of Allah: for Allah forgives all sins: for He is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.”

VI.If the prophecy was describing Jesus (PBUH) then, it wouldn’t have “Among the brethren” but it would have been “among the children” since Jesus (PBUH) came from the children of Issac (PBUH). But the Arabs are the descendants of Ishmael (PBUH). So this prophecy could only refer to Prophet Muhammad. The settlement of Ishmael in Arabia is also prophesized in Isaiah chapter 21 verse 13, “The burden upon Arabia. In the thickets in Arabia shall ye lodge, O ye caravans of Dedanites.”(The verse refers to Kedar, the 2nd son of prophet Ishmael (PBUH)). Genesis chapter 25 verse 13 mentions Kedar as the son of Ishmael. It reads, “And these are the names of the sons of Ishmael, by their names, according to their generations: the first-born of Ishmael, Nebaioth; and Kedar, and Adbeel, and Mibsam.”

VII.Both Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Prophet Moses (PBUH) brought new laws and regulations for the people but Jesus (PBUH) according to the bible did not bring any new laws.

  • “Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill.”[Matthew 5: 17]

VIII.Both Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Prophet Moses (PBUH) were accepted as prophets but Jesus (PBUH) was not accepted by his people.

  • “He came unto his own, and his own received him not.”[John 1: 11]

IX.The prophecy also says, “And I will put My words in his mouth”.

  • As we have seen from the verse above that prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was unlettered and he spoke the same thing as God Almighty has said to him.

Now let us consider other verses from the Old Testament:

2.“He shall not fail nor be crushed, till he have set the right in the earth; and the isles shall wait for his teachings.”[Isaiah 42: 4]. This verse could only refer to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) since Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) preached for 23 years and established laws where as Jesus (PBUH) did not preach that long. For this reason Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was ranked number 1 as the most influential persons in history by Michael H. Hart. Michael H. Hart writes in his book that, “Since there are roughly twice as many Christians as Moslems in the world, it may initially seem strange that Muhammad has been ranked higher than Jesus. There are two principal reasons for that decision. First, Muhammad played a far more important role in the development of Islam than Jesus did in the development of Christianity. Although Jesus was responsible for the main ethical and moral precepts of Christianity (insofar as these differed from Judaism), St.paul was the main developer of Christian theology, its principal proselytizer, and the author of a large portion of the New Testament.” The prophecy describes only one person which can only point towards Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). If we read Isaiah chapter 42 from the 1st verse, it reads “Behold My servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom My soul delighteth; I have put My spirit unto him, he shall make the right to go forth the nations.” My Question to the non-believers is that, didn’t Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) call himself the servant of God Alimighty. Umar reported God’s Messenger saying, ““The burden upon Arabia. In the thickets in Arabia shall ye lodge, O ye caravans of Dedanites.”(The verse refers to Kedar, the 2nd son of prophet Ishmael (PBUH)). So Kedar did lodge in Arabia. What a surprise! Now Christians won’t be disagreeing with me anymore. If You don’t believe me look at all the references I have provided.

3.Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) prophesized in the “Song of Songs” (refer to end pages)

If anyone read the “Song of Songs” or “Song of Solomon” Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is prophesized clearly. Song of Songs chapter 1 verse 1 says, “The song of songs, which is Solomon’s.” This verse refers that Solomon himself is writing the Song of Song’s. Chapter 1 verse 2 says, “Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth—for thy love is better than wine.” Here Prophet Solomon (PBUH) is talking about a man whose love to him is better than wine. It doesn’t proof its Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) but let us analyze further. But if you read further Prophet Solomon (PBUH) Mentions Kedar which brings us into Arabia. Chapter 1 verse 5 reads, “I am black, but comely, O ye daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar, as the curtains of Solomon.” Many people tell it’s a love poem but why would God include a love poem in His divine book. What they fail to realize is that, it’s an allegory. The whole song mentions a person, a friend of Prophet Solomon (PBUH). Now comes the trick part. The Song of Songs actually describes the person. In chapter 5 verse 10 it reads, “My beloved is white and ruddy, preeminent above ten thousand.” 

  • Shahih Bukhari 4: 747 describes Prophet Muhammad as having a rosy colored skin.
  • Sahih Bukhari 1: 63 describes Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as a white man reclining on his arm.
  • The whiteness of His armpit is described in Sahih Muslim 4: 1000.
  • The whiteness of His legs is described in Sahih Muslim 4: 1014 and 19: 4437.
  • The whiteness of His cheek is described in Sahih Muslim 4: 1208.The whiteness of His belly is described in Sahih Muslim 19: 4442. Why would the hadith describe his whiteness? It is because it is not common forArab men to be white. The second part says, “Preeminent above ten thousand.” Is also described in Sahih Bukhari 5: 574 it reads, “The Prophet left Medina (for Mecca) in the company of ten thousand (Muslim warriors) in Ramadan.” If all this had to be coincidence it has to be quite amazing one. Further Song of Songs chapter 5 verse 11 reads, “His head is as the most fine gold, his locks are curled, and black as a raven.” Now let’s analyze this verse. Let’s see the appearance of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) from reliable sources.
  • "His hair GLOSSY AND BLACK, INCLINED TO CURL, he wore long." [Zad al Ma`d 2:45]
  • "His head was large, well formed and set on a slender neck." [Zad al Ma`ad 2:45]
  • "When he (The Prophet, May Allah peace and blessings be upon him) died, HE HAD SCARCELY TWENTY WHITE HAIRS IN HIS HEAD AND BEARD." [Sahih Bukhari 4:747,748]
  • "Anas was asked about the old age of Allah's Apostle (May Allah peace and blessings be upon him). He said, 'ALLAH DID NOT BLEMISH HIM WITH WHITE HAIR." [Sahih Muslim 30:5784]

The next verse reads, “His eyes are like doves beside the water brooks; washed with milk, and fitly set.” Now let’s analyze this verse. Let match it with the description of prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

  • "He had black attractive eyes finely arched by continuous eyebrows." [Zad al Ma`d 2:45]
  • "Allah's Messenger (May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) had a broad face with REDDISH (wide) EYES.." [Sahih Muslim 30:5776]. Now let’s look at the description of a dove. Dove has red eyes with white body, perfectly matches the description of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

The following verse says (Song of Solomon chapter 5 verse 13), “His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as banks of sweet herbs; his lips are as lilies, dropping with flowing myrrh.”Let’s look at the description of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

  • "He (The Prophet, May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) also patted my cheek and I experienced a coolness or a fragrance of his hand as if it had been brought out from the scent bag of a perfumer." [Sahih Muslim, 30:5758]
  • "I never smelt ambergris or musk as fragrant as the fragrance of the body of Allah's Messenger (May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)." [Sahih Muslim, 30:5759]
  • "I never smelt musk or ambergris and found its fragrance as sweet as the fragrance of Allah's Messenger (May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)." [Sahih Muslim 30:5760]
  • "Allah's Messenger (May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) had the most handsome face amongst men." [Sahih Muslim 30:5772]

The next verse reads, “His hands are as rods of gold set with beryl; his body is as polished ivory overlaid with sapphires.” Let’s match it with the description of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

  • "The Prophet had big hands, and I have never seen anybody like him after him" [Sahih Muslim 7:792]
  • "I never touched brocade and silk (and found it) as soft as the softness of the palm of Allah's Messenger (May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him)" [Sahih Muslim, 30:5760] 

The next verse reads, “His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon sockets of fine gold; his aspect is like Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.” Let’s match it with the description of prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

  • "He (The Prophet, May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) was innocently bright and had BROAD COUNTENANCE." [Zad al Ma`ad 2:45]
  • "..my knee touched the thigh of the Prophet of Allah (May the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). The wrapper got aside from his thigh, and I could see its whiteness." [Sahih Muslim 19:4437] 

The last verse of the chapter is the trickiest, since it has been mistranslated by many. Let’s look at verse 16, it reads, “His mouth is most sweet; yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.” Now it might seem weird that Prophet Solomon (PBUH) describes a friend but never mentions his name! He indeed described his name but the translator translated the name of Prophet Muhammad as “Altogether lovely”. For example if one of your friend’s names is Tom Black would you translate it to a color in another language or would you write it as Tom Black. Of course you would not translate the name. So the correct translation of the last verse is. “His mouth is most sweet; yea, he is Muhammad the Great. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.” Now let us analyze the Hebrews for you if you don’t believe it. The word used is “??????????” which if you go to google translator it will come as “Mhmdim” and is pronounced in Hebrew as “Muhammadim”. Now go to Google translator again and type “Mohammad” to translate into Hebrew, it will come as “????????” which is above Hebrew text but without “??” which is “im” in Hebrew. The vowels are agreed by Biblical scholars to have been inserted much later in history. So the actualy word is MHMD. This is exactly how the word Mohammad is written in Hebrew. But why “im” is added.  It is added to show respect. The “im” used at the end is like “Elohim”. The “im” at the end is agreed by many Jewish and Christian scholars to be a sign of respect. So “Eloh” is the actual word which means “God” and “Elohim” means the “The Majestic Eloh”. Now after realizing this I hope we won’t be ignorant to accept the truth. Now people might say, it is not a about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) but it’s about “love and woman” but let’s see what classical Jewish scholars have to say about this.

  • "The whole world is not worth the day on which the Song of Songs was given to Israel; for all the writings are holy, but the Song of Songs is the holiest of the holy."
    [Rabbi Akiva (died AD 135), Tractate of Yaddayim (3:5), Mishna]

 

 

Now let’s analyze the name of Song of Songs in Hebrew. In Hebrew it is “Shir Hashirim”. But if “im” is added for respect in Hebrew then we must act as such. So the proper name should be “Shir Hashir”. “Hashir” was one of the names of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

al-Suyuti (al- is added for respect in Arabic) narrates with his isnad that the Prophet said:

I have (many) names. I am The Praised One (Muhammad). And I am the Most Deserving of Praise (Ahmad). And I am the Eraser (al-mahi) by whom disbelief is erased. And I am the Gatherer (al-hashir) at whose feet the people shall be gathered. And I am the Concluder (al-`aqib) after whom there is no Prophet.

4.Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) prophesized in Haggai

In Haggai chapter 2 verse 7 states, “and I will shake all nations, and the choicest things of all nations shall come, and I will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts.” Again the translation should be “and I will shake all nations and AHMAD shall come, and I will fill this house (Kaabah) with glory, saith the LORD of hosts”. Let us analyze why the translation should be “AHMAD” since once again a name has been translated. In the place of “the choicest things of all nations” the Hebrew word used is “CHMD” which is pronounced as “AHMAD” in Arabic. But if you don’t believe it let’s take a look at Haggai chapter 2 verse 9, “The glory of this latter house shall be greater than that of the former, saith the LORD of hosts; and in this place will I give peace, saith the LORD of hosts.” We know it for a fact that during the lifetime of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) the Quraysh tribe was in procession of the Kaabah which contained hundred of idols representing Arabian tribal Gods. So Haggai chapter 2 verse 9 says that kaabah now is now greater in glory because it’s now dedicated as the house of God and peace is all around. The Arabic word for peace is “Islam”.

 

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in the New Testament

Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is also mentioned in the New Testament. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is mentioned in Gospel of John chapter 14 verse 16, “And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever.” John chapter 15 verse 26 says, “But when the Comforter is come, whom I will send, unto you from the Father, [even] the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, he shall testify of me:” Further verse 27 says, “And ye also shall bear witness, because ye have been with me from the beginning.”Points to be noted are that, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was called “Al-Amin” which means “trustworthy” and so he was the spirit of truth. “The spirit of truth” is a person and a man since “he” is used to describe the “The spirit of truth”. Further if we analyze the Spirit of truth would testify Jesus (PBUH) that he is the Prophet not the Son of God. The next verse also justifies the claim since Jesus asks his disciples to bear witness since they have been with him from the beginning. Isn’t it surprising to Christians that Jesus (PBUH) never claimed divinity nor did he say “I am God or worship me”. The only verse in the New Testament where the Christians get confused is from Gospel of John chapter 14 verse 6 it says, “Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” Christians think that Jesus is saying that he is God. But if we analyze the verse their arguments would be destroyed. Of course Jesus was the way the truth and the life since he was a prophet and he knew everything about God and he is the only one at that time who could show people the way. In the time of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was the way the truth and the life. At the time of Moses (PBUH), Moses (PBUH) was the way the truth and the life. That does not mean Moses (PBUH) claimed divinity and that does not mean Jesus (PBUH) claimed divinity. If we read the verse before this verse it says, “Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way”. So Thomas is simply asking Jesus (PBUH) to show the way of righteousness. Jesus (PBUH) never claimed divinity instead he declined it and said the person who bears false witness shall never enter eternal life. Matthew chapter 19 verse 16 goes “And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?” verse 17 goes “And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? [there is] none good but one, [that is], God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.” The next verse reads, “He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness,”. So I say unto the Christians if you bear false witness you may not enter eternal life. I would request all Christians and Jews to read Old Testament, New Testament and the Glorious Quran to know and grasp the true purpose of life and eternal life. So Jesus (PBUH) says in Matthew chapter 7 verse 22, “Many will say to me in that day (day of Judgment), Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? And in thy name done many wonderful works?” Jesus replies in the next verse, “And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you; depart from me, ye that work iniquity.” I ask the Christians whom will Jesus tell these things? The answer is, to the Christians because they did bear false witness. Now back to the topic of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), it is mentioned in Gospel of John chapter 16 verse 7, “Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.” In actual Greek the work used is “Paracletos” means advocate or helper. Most Christians say the prophecy refers to the Holy Spirit but the problem is Jesus himself said that he must depart so that the helper can come but the Holy Spirit was there during the time of Jesus (PBUH). Luke chapter 1 verse 15 reads “For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother’s womb.” Let’s give more examples. Matthew chapter 1 verse 18 says, “Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.” Acts chapter 10 verse 38 says, “How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.” So The Holy Ghost or the Holy Spirit was already there. So the prophecy cannot refer to the Holy Ghost (as Christians understand the Holy Ghost to be). So the prophecy could only refer to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Gospel of John chapter 16 verse 12 says, “I have many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.” Verse 13 says, “Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, [that] shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.” Verse 14 says, “He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew [it] unto you.” Now let us analyze. If the Spirit of Truth is what Christians thinks it to be, then the Spirit of Truth shall know everything but the prophecy says, “for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear...” So the Spirit of Truth shall speak what he hears. But the Spirit of Truth (according to Christians) is God and should know everything. On the other hand if we compare it with Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) it fully matches since Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) could not read or write, so whatever he heard from angel Gabriel, he conveyed the message verbatim. The verse also says that, “He shall glorify me: for he shall receive of mine, and shall shew [it] unto you.” Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is the only prophet after Jesus (PBUH) who glorifies Jesus (PBUH). Now we must see if Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) glorified Jesus (PBUH) and was Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) a true Prophet after all by the criterion given by the bible. 1John chapter a verse 1 says, “Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.” So here the spirit is synonymous to the word prophet and so justifies my claim that the Spirit of Truth is a prophet. The next verse reads, “Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God.” Let us analyze this verse. This one is very easy to understand since every men sent by God is of flesh so was Jesus (PBUH). The prophet who says Men are not of God is a false Prophet as “Dajjal” in Islam or the “Antichrist”. A person won’t be called a Muslim if he/she does not believe in Jesus (PBUH), in his miraculous birth, he gave life to the dead by God’s permission, he healed the lepers by God’s permission, gave sight to the blind by God’s permission. The same message is repeated in the glorious Quran chapter 3 verse 47, “She said: My Lord! How can I have a child when no mortal hath touched me? He said: So (it will be). Allah createth what He will. If He decreeth a thing, He saith unto it only: Be and it is” So Allah gave a clear answer to the miraculous birth of Jesus (PBUH). Quran mentions Jesus (PBUH) no less than sixteen times whereas Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is mentioned in the Quran way less than Prophet Jesus (PBUH). So Jesus (PBUH) is glorified. Quran is the only divine book outside Christianity where Jesus (PBUH) is glorified. Islam is the only religion outside of Christianity that glorifies and makes it compulsory to believe in Jesus (PBUH). Jesus also gives 2nd criteria to justify true prophet. It is mentioned in Matthew chapter 7 verse 15 to 20, “Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit; neither [can] a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.” We actually know the fruits of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) since Islam are the 2nd largest religion in the world and are one of the fastest growing religions. Many religions came into existence but eventually they became extinct as Manichaeism or Zoroastrianism. What about Islam? Isn’t it flourishing? What holds 1.6 billion people together with a central body as the Roman Catholic Church for Christianity? It is the faith in the only one true God, the eternal and the absolute, who begets not nor is he begotten and there is none like Him. If God had a son He has weakness but “Allah” has no weakness- He is the eternal and the absolute. Today’s Christianity is based in the resurrection of Jesus (PBUH) but not in his teachings. But Jesus (PBUH) himself gave a sign in Matthew chapter 12 verse 39-40, “But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonah: For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the hearts of the earth.’ So what was the sign? The sign was the story of the prophet Jonah (PBUH). Prophet Jonah (PBUH) never died in the belly of the whale and Jesus (PBUH) never died on the cross but was made to appear so as stated in the Glorious Quran. At last I would say that I have conveyed the message but it is yours to except and since I have conveyed the message I am out of the liability.

THE END.

 

 

 

Chapter 5: Song of Songs

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??????????.

3 I have put off my coat; how shall I put it

on? I have washed my feet; how shall I

defile them?

? ???????, ????? ????? ??-?????, ???????,

????? ?????.

4 My beloved put in his hand by the hole

of the door, and my heart was moved for

him.

? ??????? ????, ???????? ???????; ???????

???????-????, ?????????????? ???? ????, ??,

???????? ??????????.

5 I rose up to open to my beloved; and my

hands dropped with myrrh, and my fingers

with flowing myrrh, upon the handles of

the bar.

? ?????????? ???? ???????, ???????? ????

?????; ????????, ??????? ??????????--

? ??????????, ???????? ???? ???????????????? ??

? ??????. ???? ??

6 I opened to my beloved; but my beloved

had turned away, and was gone. My soul

failed me when he spoke. I sought him, but

I could not find him; I called him, but he

gave me no answer.

? ???????? ??????????? ?????????? ??????,

????????? ??????????; ???????? ??-????????

???????, ???????? ???????.

7 The watchmen that go about the city

found me, they smote me, they wounded

me; the keepers of the walls took away my

mantle from me.

? ????????????? ??????, ??????? ????????????:

???-??????????, ??-???????--???-??????????

???, ???????? ??????? ?????.

8 'I adjure you, O daughters of Jerusalem,

if ye find my beloved, what will ye tell

him? that I am love-sick.'

??????, ??????? ??????????: ???? ? ??-??????

??????, ???????? ???????????????. ???? ???-??????

9 'What is thy beloved more than another

beloved, O thou fairest among women?

What is thy beloved more than another

beloved, that thou dost so adjure us?'

10 ? ??????? ?? ????????, ??????? ????????. 'My beloved is white and ruddy, preeminent

above ten thousand.

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?? ??????, ????? ???; ???????????,

?????????????, ????????, ????????.

11 His head is as the most fine gold, his

locks are curled, and black as a raven.

?? ??????, ????????? ??-???????? ????;

????????, ???????--?????????, ??-???????.

12 His eyes are like doves beside the waterbrooks;

washed with milk, and fitly set.

?? ?????? ?????????? ????????, ??????????

??????????; ???????????, ????????????--

????????, ???? ????.

13 His cheeks are as a bed of spices, as

banks of sweet herbs; his lips are as lilies,

dropping with flowing myrrh.

?? ?????? ????????? ?????, ??????????

??????????????; ????? ????? ???, ?????????

??????????.

14 His hands are as rods of gold set with

beryl; his body is as polished ivory

overlaid with sapphires.

?? ???????? ???????? ????, ??????????

???-???????-???; ????????, ???????????--

???????, ??????????.

15 His legs are as pillars of marble, set upon

sockets of fine gold; his aspect is like

Lebanon, excellent as the cedars.

?? ?????, ??????????, ????????, ??????????;

??? ?????? ????? ?????, ??????? ????????????.

16 His mouth is most sweet; yea, he is

altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and

this is my friend, O daughters of

Jerusalem.'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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