1000+ Claims in the Quran - Invalid Unless Proven,

Surah 2


SURAH 2: Al-Baqarah (The Heifer)

Medina 622 - 624 AD.

 

001 "In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful". Please read the surahs from Medina, the immoral parts of the Muslim moral code, the unjust/immoral parts of sharia, and the Quran's rules for lying, thieving/looting, enslaving, raids, and wars, plus the rules for treatment of girls and women - and of non-Muslims - free, captives and slaves - and see if you agree. Always when there is a distance between nice words and corresponding demands and deeds, introduced rules and moral code, ideals and laws, etc., we personally believe in the demands and deeds, etc. Glorious words are cheap, demands and deeds, etc. are more reliable - glorifying words and claims anyone can use and disuse. When you read, read what was demanded, advised and done and the introduced moral code, etc, and distrust the glorious words - judge from realities, not from propaganda.

#002 2/2a: “This is the Book (the Quran*); in it is guidance sure - - -". As you will see, there are a lot of mistaken facts, other errors, contradictions, and unproved arguments, etc. in the Quran. This means that the guidance is far from sure.

#003 2/2ab: “This is the Book (the Quran*); in it is guidance sure - - -". Contradicting the Bible: The fundamental thoughts, ethics and morality are too different - at most one of those two books can be sure guidance, and the Quran in addition do not represent the same god as the Bible.

Actually there are many and deep differences between the Bible - especially NT - and the Quran. When you combine this with the fact that both science and even stronger Islam (because they have searched more intensely and for hundreds of years) have proved that in spite of Muhammad's never proved claims the Bible is not falsified, it tells something. There exists some 300 copies of the Gospels, some 12ooo scriptures or fragments from the Bible, and some 32-33ooo scriptures or fragments which contains quotes from or references to the Bible (beware that the numbers may wary some form one source to another, f.x. because the age of some papers is not 100% sure), And there is found not one single proved falsification - some minor mistakes, something which is normal when books are copied by hand, but not one proved falsification. The best proof for this is that if even one had been found, Islam had had a worldwide celebration - - - and there never was such a celebration. Islam and Muslims have made many claims, but found not one proved case.

These deep and many differences prove f.x. that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and that Jesus (+ the old Jewish prophets) and Muhammad were not in the same religion (not to mention not in the same line of prophets).

#004 2/2ac: “This is the Book (the Quran*); in it is guidance sure, without doubt - - -”. All the mistakes etc. in the Quran produce a lot of doubt - also about the rest of the text. Like in so much Islamic literature also things said in the Quran cannot be trusted without reliable extra proofs - too much is wrong.

005 2/3a: "(Muslims*) believe in the unseen - - -". As there exists no proof for anything of any consequence in Islam, the Quran glorifies blind belief (and ridicules wishes for real knowledge or proofs). In a question as serious as a possible next life, it takes a lot of naivety not to ask questions and to evaluate the reliability and credibility of sources. If a religion is true or not is the most essential question in life (if not it does not matter - - - unless there is a true religion somewhere else). In all other aspects of life, you are advised to use your brain and knowledge, because if not you easily are wrong or cheated - but in the claimed most essential aspect of all, Islam demands blind belief, blind acceptance - "taqlid" - and obedience, no difficult questions and no evaluation of any argument skeptical to unproved claims in the religion. This tells something about the Quran and Muhammad and Islam.

006 2/3b: "- - - spend out of what We (Allah*) have provided for them (Muslims*) - - -". According to the Quran everything you have are gifts from Allah. In a way a parallel to 11/7a below.

007 2/4c: "- - - the Revelation (the Quran*) sent to thee (Muhammad*) - - -". No omniscient ever sent down revelations so full of errors like the texts in the Quran.

008 2/4e: "- - - (Muslims*) have the assurance of the Hereafter" If Allah exists. If he is behind the Quran. And if the Quran in addition tells the full truth and only the truth on this point.

009 2/5a: "They (the believers*) are on (true) guidance - - -”. With so many mistaken facts, the guidance at best is partly true.

010 2/6-7: “As to those who reject faith - - - Allah hath set a seal on their hearts - - -”. Absolutely the opposite of what Yahweh and Jesus say.

More samples of this:

2/26: “- - - He (Allah*) causes many to stray - - -”. Yahweh would go far out of his way to save straying ones, and absolutely not do the opposite, except in very special cases.

2/89: “Allah is the enemy to those who reject Faith”. Whereas Yahweh leaves his flock in a safe place to try to save the lost "sheep".

2/213: “For Allah guides whom He will to the path that is straight”. Whereas Yahweh goes far out of his way to guide everyone he can to Paradise.

4/89: “For those whom Allah hath thrown out of the Way, never shalt thou find the Way”. Yahweh according to NT would never throw anyone out of the right way - and would go far out of his way to lead those on a wrong track back to the right one.

4/121: “We (Allah*) shall leave him (the one on a track not to Paradise*) in the path he has chosen, and land him in Hell”. It is mathematically sure Yahweh and Allah is not the same god.

5/41: “Let not those grieve thee, who race each other to Hell”. No comment necessary. But see the comment just above.

5/68: “But sorrow thou not over (these) people without a Faith”. 180 degrees opposite of what is the point of view of Yahweh/Jesus.

6/39: “- - - whom Allah willeth, He leaveth to wander: whom He willeth, He placeth on the way that is straight”. NT would want everyone to follow the right path.

6/45: “Of the wrongdoers ("unbelievers") the last remnants were cut off. Praise be to Allah - --”. (The last 4 words tell miles about the difference between Islam and Jesus/Yahweh.)

There are many, many more like this in the Quran. And it hardly is easy to find a better way to show how different the two gods are - in one case praise Allah for the ones going to Hell, and on the other side the one who goes far out of his way to search for the ones straying (f.x. Luke 15/8-10 + 15/11-31 and 18/12-14 + 20/8-13).

It is impossible that the same god is behind so different rules and laws.

Jesus says: Love your fellow man and woman. The Quran says: Love your fellow Muslim - at least if he is not bad. And:

Jesus brought many proofs for himself and for Yahweh if either the Bible or the Quran tells the truth on this point. Muhammad was asked for a many times proof. He was never able to prove anything at all, and had to find ways of “explaining it all away” so as to evade the question or demand - sometimes he even lied in the Quran to evade such requests (f.x. telling that proofs/miracle would make no-one believe anyhow).

An additional point: There exists a letter dated 27. Dec. 1998, in which it is admitted rather reluctantly that there are no proofs for Allah, and that it is not possible to prove him. An additional point here is that if there are no proof for Allah and impossible to prove him, automatically there also is no proof for, and impossible to prove Muhammad's claimed connection to Allah.

#011 2/7a: "Allah hath set a seal on their (non-Muslims'*) hearts - - -". The Quran many places like here makes it clear that when someone does not believe in Islam, the reason is that Allah makes belief impossible for them. Not a very benevolent and goodhearted god - and very dissimilar from Yahweh/God; f.x. "the lost sheep" in NT.

#012 2/7b: “Allah hath set seal on their (non-Muslims*) hearts and on their hearing, and on their eyes a veil; great is the penalty they (incur).” Do they really incur it when it is according to Allah’s Plan (see 6/107)? - and when Allah destroys their possibilities for seeing that they are wrong (if they are wrong)? Some Muslims (f.x. A2/7) even claim - like mostly without documentation - that "it is a natural law instituted by Allah" that if you lie, after some time you lose the ability to see the truth (thought-provoking for Islam and it's al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth), Hilah (lawful pretending/circumventing), and Muhammad's advices in the Quran about breaking even your oaths if that gives a better result?), which is untrue, as it only becomes easier to resort to lies. What kind of god is this? One more Muslim loose claim (f.x. Azad: If you reject Allah, "the result (is*) that the spiritual faculties become dead - - -". Some claim from a culture and a religion which brought forth not one single new idea benefiting humanity for at least 850 years from 1095 AD and "the greatest Muslim after Muhammad; al-Ghazali and his killing of philosophy/new thinking - use of spiritual faculties - (by means of his book "On the Incoherence of the Philosophers").

###013 2/7c: “Allah hath set seal on their (non-Muslims*) hearts and on their hearing, and on their eyes a veil; great is the penalty they (incur).” Guess if this contradicts the basic thoughts of the NT (New Testament)!!. Compare it to "the lost sheep" (Matt.18/12), "the lost coin" (Luke 15/8-10), "the lost son" (Luke 15/11-31), "the 11. hour" (Matt. 20/8-13), etc. Yahweh with a few exceptions never closed hearts, ears, or eyes of sinners, blocking the road to Paradise for them - and never in NT and the new covenant (f.x. Luke 22/20). Yahweh and Allah the same god? - only if he is strongly schizophrenic. Too deep and too fundamental differences.

014 2/9b: (The ones not believing in Allah) "only deceive themselves, and realize (it) it not!" Correct - - - but only if Allah exists, and if his religion really is like in the Quran, a book which is not made by a god, as no god makes a book with that many mistakes, contradictions, etc. But if the book is a made up one, it is the Muslims who deceive themselves - and try to deceive others. If this is the case: Where do Muslims end if there is a next life?

##015 2/10a: "In their hearts is a disease - - -". Not to believe in Islam = to be sick in your mind or heart. What is the case for Muslims if the Quran is a made up book?

##016 2/10c: "- - - Allah has increased their disease (see 2/10a) - - -". It is Allah who decides if you are going to Hell or not. This decision is made already 5 months before you are born according to Hadiths, and is impossible to change - and Islam is unable to explain how their claimed free will then can work so as to transfer the blame for that a person ends in Hell, from Allah to the deeds of that person with the claim that he is diseased. Without such an explanation Allah is a horrible and unjust god, but Islam only have the lame and as normal not proved claim: "It has to be true (that man has free will in spite of claimed full predestination by Allah*), as Allah says so in the Quran"(!!!*) (Asad: "The Message of the Quran", comment 6/141 - in the English 2008 edition 6/143).

017 2/11: "Make not mischief on earth". Is a war religion like Islam with all its brutality, stealing/looting, raping, inhumanity and blood, the right one to ask others to make no mischief?

018 2/12a: “Of a surety, they (non-Muslims*) are the ones who make mischief”. A clear distinction – and the raids Muslims already were making (and more to follow) were no mischief? Wrong. And an as serious question: Is there a moral lesson to learn? - Muslims today are making a lot of mischief, but they are so used to their own somewhat "special" and often immoral code of moral, that they are unable to see what immoralities they are doing - "they realize (it) not".

019 2/13a: "Believe as the others believe - - -". This is an invalid argument, as the fact that some or even many believe, does not prove their belief is true. The argument merits that one looks into the belief and check if it may be true or not. To follow believers without checking their belief, is just to go along with the flock of sheep, and as sheep are not the most intelligent of animals, they not always end at the best places. And honestly: If you just follow the sheep in blind belief, you deserve whatever you get.

Islam has the word "taqlid" = to deny what conflicts with old and wishful thinking f.x. inherited from ones fathers. (Or to be more exact: To accept what your fathers and scholars' say without asking for or checking proofs for that what they say is true.) This quote tells Muslims that they shall rely on taqlid and what others believe. Do not use your brain and knowledge to evaluate if what your fathers and others told you - use taqlid.

020 2/13b: "Shall we (non-Muslims*) believe as the fools believe?". Already at that time many saw that something was seriously wrong with Muhammad's new religion. But Muhammad became economically and military too strong for them.

021 2/13d: "- - - they (non-Muslims*) are the fools, but they do not know". Who are the fools - non-Muslims or Muslims - depends entirely on whether the Quran is a made up book or not. Islam also tells (f.x. A2/35) that: "By their blind arrogance they depress the good and encourage the evil". Anyone used to normal moral and ethical philosophy, but knowing the Quran's moral code, etc., may be excused for believing this is about Muslims living according to especially the surahs from Medina". Compare f.x. "do to others like you want others do to you" to the Quran's moral code, and make up your own mind.

022 2/15b: "- - - they (non-Muslims/hypocrites*) will wander like blind ones - - -". Yes, if Islam is a real religion - but who wander blindly if the Quran and Islam are made up? - and where will all Muslims then end up if there is a next life? After all the Quran with all its errors, contradictions, etc. is not from any god.

#023 2/16a: “These are they who have bartered guidance for error - - -”. = Non-Muslims. Proof is needed, especially as “guidance” refers to the Quran - - - a book with lots of mistakes. The added irony is that if the Quran is a made up book - and with all its errors it at least is not from any god - it is the Muslims who are in a brutal error. Also see 2/99f, 8/55b and 57/27f below.

024 2/16d: "- - - but their (non-Muslims'*) traffic is profitless, and they have lost true direction". If the Quran tells the truth and if they should not happen to believe in a real god. Also see the "added irony" in 2/16a above.

025 2/18: “Deaf, dumb, and blind – they (“infidels”, apostates*) will not return (to Islam*)". Yes, they have to be deaf, dumb, and blind if they question all which is wrong in the Quran. A reason for looking down on them. Though it is a bit ironic here that the Quran demands deaf and blind belief - "taqlid".

026 2/19a: To refuse to hear the thunderclaps is claimed to be a similitude of the non-Muslims refusing to hear the call of the Quran. But it is an even better similitude of all the Muslims refusing to see clear facts no matter how true they are - refuse to accept, refuse to see, explaining away by the hundreds and more. (To explain away one or a few errors is one thing. To be able to believe that a god has made hundreds of errors, contradictions, etc. takes a lot of naivety or indoctrination.)

027 2/20c: "- - - Allah hath power over all things". Often claimed in the Quran - never proved anywhere.

028 2/21b: “(Allah*) created you - - -” Reality shows that you exist. But the rest is an unproved claim. See 6/2b and 11/7a below.

029 2/22a: “(Allah*) has made the earth - - -”. The Earth is there, but nothing is proved about who made it - it just is part of nature. Islam often high-jack natural phenomena and pretend they prove Allah, but any and all such claims are logically invalid as long as it is not proved it is Allah who is behind it. Actually Islam has got not one single valid proof for Allah - and not for Muhammad being connected to a god.

It also tells a lot about the Quran and about Muhammad that it/he were willing to use invalid "proofs" - both about their reliability and about their lack of real facts/proofs.

030 2/22c: “- - - the heavens - - -“. Plural and wrong – referring to the 7 heavens of the Quran - - - and of wrong Greek and Persian astronomy at the time of Muhammad. Muhammad used this wrong astronomy, any god had known what is correct - then who made the Quran? See 2/29d+e - 17/44a – 23/17a – 23/86a – 41/12a - 65/12a – 67/3a+b - 71/15a+b - 71/15-16a+b – 78/12a-b, and not least 31/10b+c (another heavenly mistake). Also see 2/22d just below).

#031 2/22e: “(Allah sends down*)- - - rain from the heavens (plural and wrong*) - - -". Rain is one of the many, many natural phenomena Muhammad high-jacked without any proof as an indication or a "proof" for his god - logically absolutely invalid as long as it is not proved that it really is Allah who sends it down. See 2/22c above and 11/7a below.

032 2/22g: “(Allah*) brought forth therewith fruits for your sustenance - - -”. Nature brings forth fruits - but nowhere has it showed that a god - not to mention Allah - is involved. A logically invalid "proof" if it is not first proved that it really is Allah who makes the fruits. And who uses invalid "proofs"? - most often the cheat and deceiver. Also see 11/7a below.

033 2/22h: “- - - when ye (people*) know (the truth (the Quran*))”. The Quran with all its mistakes, errors, contradictions, etc. at most represents partly the truth, as you will see. See f.x. 13/1g and 40/75 below.

##034 2/23a: “- - - what We (Allah*) have revealed (the Quran*) - - -“. Wrong. No omniscient god has made or cherished (cfr. the "mother book" – f.x. 13/69b, 43/4b+c, 85/21-22) a book with that many mistaken facts, contradictions, and other errors + much unclear language. Either it is not made by Allah or Allah is not omniscient – if he exists.

##035 2/23f: "- - - then produce a surah like (these*) - - -." This is one of the star arguments for that the Quran must be made by a god, according to Muslims. But in spite of all the glorious words from Islam, the Quran is not a good piece of litterateur: The composition is lousy to say the least of it - things repeated and repeated, contents mixed in one melee to say the least of this, too, just to mention 2 central points. There is no structure concerning the information. It is not well told - quite dull and boring (just read it yourself and see - you will find our remarks dull and boring, too, because we have to answer the same remarks again and again and again). The style of the language is said to be excellent - - - but it was originally written in an unfinished alphabet (lacking vowels, the points used to mark some Arab letters (diacritical points), and the signs one use when writing - even the comma), and because of this the language was polished and polished by the best Muslim brains for some 250 years, until around 900 AD when the alphabet finally was completed - no wonder the language formally is nice, but it was not like that in the start.

There also are no original ideas or stories - all is "borrowed" from surrounding religions and cultures, except some which is "taken" from old pagan Arab religion, legends, and even fairy tales. And so on. There would be no problem for a good writer to collect stories, legends and fairy tales and make better literature of it. Or to be more blunt: No neutral knower of good literature will be in the slightest doubt about that many a good writer can write a similar book like the Quran quite a lot better - viewed as literature the Quran is not good (but why bother with writing a new one? - no matter how well it is written, not one single believing Muslim will admit it is better than the present one, as that would mean that something is wrong with Allah's power of telling and explaining, and thus with Muhammad and with Islam, and few have the moral backbone to face such a possibility). This Islamic "proof" is invalid - or they will have to prove it. Also see 2/24a below. Similar claims in 10/38, 11/13, and 17/88.

036 2/23g: "- - - witness or helpers - - -". I this case helpers means other gods than Allah. Muhammad like so often demanded witnesses and proofs from opponents (and thus showing that proofs count), but was never able to give valid proofs for any of his own central claims - never.

037 2/24a: “But if ye cannot – and of surety ye (non-Muslims*) cannot (produce a surah of the same quality like in the Quran*) - - -“. The surahs are no good literature – more or less copies of Arab and neighboring countries' folklore, legends, fairy tales, religions,, and stuff Muhammad had been told from the Bible - mainly not from the Bible itself, but from apocryphal (made up) stories and legends only based on the Bible. In addition the composition and presentation of the texts belong in late primary school. Many a good writer could collect such stories and do much better (on these points f.x. the Bible is far better written). The Arab language itself is said to be excellent – but when you know that the language was polished for some 250 years by top intelligent and top learned men, until it got its somewhat final form around 900 AD (the Arab alphabet was not completed until then), that point tells nothing about the original Quran's from around 650 – caliph Uthman’s and others’. The claim is wrong. Also see 2/23f above.

038 2/24d: "- - - the Fire whose fuel is - - Stones - - -". Just for the formality: Stones does not burn until the temperature is too high even for a Hell - the "inmates" would be vaporized in seconds.

039 2/25a: "- - - glad tidings - - -". The Quran represents glad tidings if - and only if - it correctly represents a real god. If not at the very best one can say that the Quran brought some glad tidings for all the bad ones, wanting loot and slaves and power, and for some ones longing for a strong religion to lean to - - - if it was not because the Quran itself proves 100% that something is very wrong in the book. And definitely not glad tidings to their fellow humans who became their victims - a point Muslims never mention (empathy with non-Muslim fellow humans does not exist in the Quran). So wrong that it neither can be made nor revered by any god – not even by a small mini god. Too much is wrong in the book, included too many facts. Also see 61/13e below.

040 2/25f: “- - - their (Muslims’*) portion is Gardens, beneath which rivers flow. Every time they are fed with fruits therefrom, they say: ‘Why, this is what we were fed before’, for they are given things in similitude - - -”. The fruits and food in the Muslim heaven are the same as in this life – just plenty and only the best. As said: An Earth-like paradise. Plus plenty of water and women – heavenly for primitive people - men - from a desert. But what about people from other parts of the world with other kinds of climate and other kinds of fruits? - many fruits used by the Arabs would be unknown to them, and the other way around. Also see 2/25d above. An extra tit-bit: Of the 4 rivers in Paradise, 2 continue on Earth according to Hadiths - the Nile and the Euphrates(!!!)

##041 2/25j: What the Muslim Paradise has to offer, is an Earth-like life, but like a primitive and poor man's picture of a royal life with plenty of good things to eat and drink (but never needing to visit the toilet according to Hadiths!), laziness, nice weather, and plenty of women for the men - not a stimulating or interesting "life" in the long run, and even worse for women. Is this the best Paradise an omniscient god has to offer?

##042 2/26a: "Allah disdained not to use the similitude - - -". The Quran sometimes uses allegories, etc., but other places in the book (f.x.3/7b, 6/114c-d, 11/1b, 16/103f, 18/1d, 18/1-2, 18/2a+b, 19/97b, 27/1b, 28/2, 41/3a+b+c+d, 43/2a+b, 44/2a+b, 44/58b-e, 54/17a, 54/32a+b, 54/50a) it is made very clear that mainly the book is to be read literally, and that the language is meant to be open and clear and easy to understand, and that "only those ill at heart go looking for hidden meanings - hidden meanings it only is for Allah to understand". In clear language: The Quran is to be understood literally if not something else is specified, and further; the language in the book is in plain and easily understood words and it is wrong to go searching for hidden meanings. All the same one of the standard ways for Muslims to explain away errors, difficult points, etc., is to say: No, this cannot be understood literally - it is a similitude, and means something very different. How come that an omniscient god telling he uses a plain and easily understood where you shall not look for hidden meanings, all the same is so clumsy that he ever so often needs to have lowly humans explain "what really is meant"? The truth is that such claims are heresy and insults to the god. And honestly: Are Muslims able to believe in their own "explanations" and claims, when there on average is one mistake, contradiction or something for every 2 or 3 verses? - it simply is too much to be able to believe in by a rational brain with some education - simply an al-Taqiyya (a lawful lie - something you only find in Islam of the big religions, and which is permitted to use in several wide areas (f.x. to cheat women), and which is advised to use in defending or promoting Islam "if necessary". See 2/26h below.

###043 2/26c: "Those who believe, know it is the truth from their Lord (Allah*) - - -". Correction: Those who believe strong enough, believes so strong that they think it is knowledge - religious "knowledge" newer is real knowledge, just so strong belief that one mistakes it for knowledge (if the miracles, etc. told about f.x. Jesus in the Bible and in the Quran are true, there is an exception there). Only what is proved or provable is real knowledge. But as "knowledge" is a much stronger word than "belief" it often is disused by Islam (and by other religious persons and institutions).

044 2/26i: “- - - He (Allah*) causes many to stray - - -”. As said in 2/26g Yahweh would go far out of his way to save straying ones, and except in very special cases absolutely not do the opposite: To cause someone to stray. Not the same god.

##045 2/26k: "- - - but He (Allah*) causes not to stray, except those who forsake (the path (to Paradise*)- -)". Here we are back to one of the impossible problems in Islam: How can man have free will if Allah decides everything, absolutely every minor detail even? - or the other way round. Islam blames any bad things on yourself - may be after you listened to the devil - in order to be able to tell that Allah is a good and kind and benevolent god. But how is that possible when it is an absolute truth in Islam that absolutely nothing happens unless Allah wills so and unless it is according to his Plan and predestination? If Allah also wills you to do the bad things, and then punishes you for it, he is no good god. So Muslims blame your free will - but free will only is an illusion if Allah decides everything. But as Allah is bad if he sends people to Hell without giving them a fair chance, Muhammad was - and Muslims are - forced to claim free will for man in spite of Allah's deciding everything. Freely quoted: "We cannot explain this contradiction, but both have to be true as it is said so in the Quran" (A6/141 - in English 2008 edition 6/143), is the only explanation Muslim scholars are able to give - a book full of errors, contradictions, etc. is the only "proof" they have to give. The total capitulation of mind and intelligence for blind belief and likely for superstition.

046 2/27a: "Those who break Allah's Covenant (= the Quran*) after it is ratified (= leave Islam after they have become Muslims*) - - - these cause loss only to themselves". Strange then that Muslims punish them - often severely and even by death, or at least by mental punishment or extrication and expulsion from society. "Let there be no compulsion in religion" often only goes for mainstream Muslims in Islam.

####047 2/27b: "- - - Allah's Covenant - - -". Are there any real proofs for such a covenant? Some Boers in South Africa once made a covenant with Yahweh - - - but forgot to ask Yahweh if he agreed. Is this a similar case? - - - if Allah exists.

#048 2/27d: "- - - (bad Muslims/non-Muslims*) do mischief on earth - - -". And what do good Muslims do when they go raiding, suppressing, stealing/robbing, raping, terrorizing, killing, etc. like the Quran claims are the best of deeds if done in the name of Allah? (In the name of the god - an extra disgusting fact).

049 2/28a: "How can ye (non-Muslims and those who want to leave Islam*) reject the faith in Allah?" There are several answers, among them: Muhammad never gave even a valid indication, not to mention a valid proof for that Allah even exists. He also never proved Allah's power - only gave claims based on nothing - and juvenile like boasts like "if Allah willed" - and Allah never willed. Muhammad gave the world a book full of mistakes, contradictions, and even at least some clear lies, etc. - far from something reliable. Muhammad was not a reliable man according to the Quran, Hadiths, and to Islamic history - a too high risk to gamble on, as Hell is too bad if he was lying and especially if there is another (or more) true religion(s) one looses if one goes to Islam. Muhammad wanted power - the Quran simply may have been his very successful means to gain power (and women) - and where then will I end if I believe in him, and the story was a hoax? - a far too likely possibility as it is clear the Quran is not from a god (no god makes that many and big mistakes, contradictions, etc.). And religious deception has happened hundreds of times through the times - caused by hundreds of self proclaimed, but false prophets, though none as successful as Muhammad.

050 2/28c: "- - - He (Allah*) gave you life - - -". One more of the many valueless loose claims there are so many of in the Quran - valueless because it nowhere is proved that it is done by a god, not to mention by Allah. Any priest or layman in any religion can claim just the same cheap claims for his god(s)- words are that cheap. But this claim all the same is interesting, as Yahweh (not the same god as Allah in spite of the Quran's never proved claims, as you will see other places in this book) several times proved his existence and his power according both to the Quran and to the Bible - if at least one of them speaks the truth on this point. Whereas Allah has proved exactly nothing - not even his own existence. Also see 6/2b and 21/56c below.

051 2/28f: "- - - (Allah*) will again bring you (persons*) to life (after death#*) - - -". Muhammad/Allah were many times asked for proofs for thing like this, but were unable to prove neither this nor anything else - nothing of any consequence is proved even by simple witnesses in Islam. Until documented these are just some more cheap words. There are many cheap words in the Quran. Yahweh many times proved his ability to resurrect the dead (f.x. 1. Kings 17/22, 2. Kings 4/35, Mark 5/71, John 11/44, Luke 7/15, Matt. 27/52, Acts 20/10) if the Bible tells the truth, Allah was never able to prove anything.

052 2/28i: "- - - and again to Him (Allah*) will ye return (at the Day of Doom*)." Often claimed, never proved - one of those cheap claims anybody can make on behalf of his/her god(s) as long as no proofs are necessary.

053 2/29a: “(Allah*) hath created for you all things that are on earth - - -”. All things on Earth are either natural or manmade - there is no proof for it being made by a god, and thus it proves no god - not to mention a special god like f.x. Allah. Also see 11/7a below.

054 2/29e: “- - - He (Allah*) gave order and perfection to the seven firmaments (= heavens*) - - -”. Here one definitely needs good proofs, because this statement is very wrong - there exist no seven firmaments, only one, and even that one is an illusion, not a material heaven. But you find these claims about 7 heavens/firmaments/tracts f.x. in 2/29d+e, 17/44a, 23/17a, 23/86a, 41/12a-f, 65/12a, 67/3a+b, 67/5d, 71/15a+b, 71/15-16a+b, 78/12a-b - all together the Quran mentions "heavens" in plural at least 199 times; there is no doubt the Quran means there are 7 heavens (and as the stars are fastened to the lowermost of them - f.x. 67/5a+d - they have to be material ones - if not the stars could not be fastened to it). In 67/3 you also are told they are places one above the other, which means they of course are built successively higher above the Earth - which also is clear from most places in the Quran where the place of the heavens is indicated. Some modern Muslims try to place the heavens in space, deep space included. But among others f.x. 67/3 prohibits this, as "up" and "down" ("one above the other") has no meaning as part of the real space.

By the way: 67/12b also claims there are 7 Earths, and we give their names according to Islam another place.

#055 2/29f: “- - - He gave order and perfection to the seven firmaments - - -”. Firmament is another word for the heaven we see, though mostly used for the night sky. The Quran many places tells about the seven heavens or firmaments or tracts (the word “heavens” or similar is used in plural in the Quran at least 199 times) - there is no doubt that according to the Quran there are 7 (material) heavens. (Islam also “knows” who inhabit the different heavens - f.x. Jesus in the 2. heaven, Joseph in 4., Aaron in 5., Moses in 6., and Abraham - and Muhammad - in the 7. heaven, and Allah above the 7. heaven, to mention some. This is not said in the Quran, though).

There also is no doubt that the Quran believes the heavens are material - if not it was not possible to build it or to fix the stars to the lowermost heaven, like the Quran states several places. And also the physical resurrected good Muslims need something physical to walk and live and have houses and shady trees and thrones on in their heaven. No god had believed this - but Muhammad did, as this was what one believed in the Middle East at the time of Muhammad. The seven heavens are taken from old Greek astronomy - or perhaps from Persian astronomy, which also believed in 7 heavens. Any god, but not Muhammad, would have known it was very wrong. Islam has several “explanations” - not one of them explains all the different aspects of the Quran's heaven/paradise in ways physically possible - concerning this very obvious mistake, but we have never seen or heard any Muslim mention even the possibility that Muhammad’s picture about astronomy could be explained by his believing in Greek or Persian astronomy.

Muslims also sometimes explains that 7 in old Arab was a synonym for “many” (and 70 for “very many“), and that the Quran consequently does not mean 7 but many. But honestly “many” is at least as wrong as “7” (and 7 heavens as said was the astronomy of that time).

056 2/29g: "He (Allah*) hath perfect knowledge". Not if the Quran is representative for his knowledge - too many mistakes, contradictions, cases of invalid logic, etc. not to take it the other way around: If Allah has perfect knowledge about all things, this proves that he did not make the Quran and all its errors.

057 2/30-35: The story of the creation of Adam and Eve (her name is not mentioned in the Quran, only in the Bible) is roughly like in the Bible, but in nearly all details different from the story in the Bible. Normally the Bible would be reckoned to be a more reliable source, partly because it is much older and thus nearer to what may be happened, partly because it is built on strong traditions, whereas the Quran only builds on Muhammad's words - and the historical Muhammad in addition was not a most reliable man to say it like that, as we have mentioned other places. But in this case it is likely both are wrong - Adam and Eve most likely have never existed, but are just legends (may be borrowed from Persia (via the Jews?))

058 2/31b: "And He (Allah*) thought Adam the nature of all things - - -". There are more than 12 million just of different living beings in the fauna in the world (the majority insects, worms, etc., etc.). Then there is the flora, the micro life, and there are all the "dead" things in the world. Allah far from thought Adam "the nature of all things" - one brain does not have large enough capacity. This is one of the very many points Islam is busy "explaining" - though there are many other points which are even more difficult and more essential to explain away.

059 2/32c: "- - - it is Thou (Allah*) who are perfect in knowledge and wisdom". In that case he is not the maker of or one who reveres the Quran and all its errors. etc.

060 2/33e: "- - - I (Allah*) know what ye reveal and what ye conceal- - -". According to the Quran Allah knows absolutely everything. But why then 2/233h or below? And also see 35/38b below.

061 2/34c: "- - - they (the angels*) bowed down (to Adam*) - - -". Which means they accepted him/man as being superior to them. Quite different to the Bible. There it is not specified exactly what standing angels have, but clearly higher than humans.

062 2/36a: "Get ye down, all (ye people)- - -". Here is a mystery: Arab is one of the languages which has singular, dual or Latin "dualis" (when speaking about/to 2), and plural. Here the Quran do not use dual, even though both the Bible and the Quran speaks only about 2 persons - it uses plural, which in Arab means at least 3 persons (and the words even indicate a group). From where did the other(s) come? - or did Muhammad make a slip? - and in case: How many more slips are there in the book? (Some Arab sources "forget" to mention this mistake, others "explain" that the meaning is "all mankind" - but that is not what the Quran says, and according to several verses in the Quran the book is to be understood literally where nothing else is indicated.)

063 2/36c: (A2/30): “- - - on earth you shall have your abode and your livelihood for a while!” We quote from “The Message of the Quran”: “With this sentence the address changes from the hitherto-observed dual form (a grammatical form for plural that exists in some languages, included Arab, which means the subjects are 2*) to the plural (in Arab = minimum 3): A further indication that the moral of the story relates to the human race as a whole.” An indication - mainly because this is the only explanation Islam has for this - but not clear language. Another comment: Muhammad Asad has the same tendency like many Muslims explaining or promoting their religion: This sentence is an order to Adam and perhaps to his descendants that they will have to live on Earth for some time. If you want to include a moral aspect in Allah’s words, this in case is an interpretation that may be right or wrong, but which is not part of what is said.

The logic in this quote does not "hold water". One can say that it is a possibility that it includes all mankind, but not anything stronger than "a possibility".

064 2/37a: “Then learnt Adam from his Lord (Allah*) words of inspiration - - -“. Muhammad had his messages from Allah in the same way he claimed Adam got them - and thus Muhammad's way of getting information must be normal? - after some time it at least might seem so for his followers, as all "messengers" got their messages that way, at least according to Muhammad.

065 2/37b: “Then learnt Adam from his Lord (Allah*) words of inspiration - - -“. Not from the Bible - the word "inspiration" is never used in such a connection in the Bible - it is hardly used at all.

066 2/39a: “But those who reject Faith (see 2/39d below*) and believe Our (Allah’s*) Signs, they shall be Companions of the Fire - - -”. Just as well or as little documented as what was said about heaven in 2/25 above. Just words anyone can use - obey Baal or Zeus and go to Heaven, and disobey him and go to Hell. Anyone can say anything as long as he can evade demands for proofs. Also see 3/77b below.

067 2/39b: “- - - Signs - - -“ Also written “Sign”, “His Signs”, “Our (Allah’s*) Signs” or “My (Allah’s*) Signs” or other variations. In “Quran-speak” it means an indication or a proof for Allah’s existence and/or the Quran’s connection to a god (and thus Muhammad's connection to a god). In reality it proves absolutely nothing, as without exception they only are lose statements or as loose claims just hanging in empty air, all built on nothing, because it never is proved or documented that Allah really said or did or created what the Quran in each case claims he said or did or created, and then uses as a “sign”. Or they rest on other claims which are not proved. According to all human thinking, all judicial laws, and also according to the even more strict laws of logic, such “proofs” flatly and simply are invalid and without any value as long as it is not proved it really was/is Allah who caused/causes the effects. 

After all a valid proof is: “One or more proved facts which can give only one logical conclusion”, and in the Quran all “signs” without exception build only on claimed “facts” which neither the book nor Islam proves – or are able to prove (well, there may be a few exception in the “signs” taken from the Bible, but they in case prove Yahweh, not Allah – we know that Muslims and the Quran like to say that those two just are different names for the same god, but that is not true unless the god is strongly ill mentally (schizophrenic), as the teachings fundamentally are too different (more about this other places in this book and in “1000+ Mistakes in the Quran”.)).

The same goes for claimed "proofs" in the Quran - extra ironic in those not few cases where the claimed proofs are not only invalid, but wrong.

In addition there is the fact that any priest in any religion can claim exactly the same for his god(s) as Muslims claim for Allah, in absolutely all cases where the words “sign(s)” or "proof(s)" in the Quran are not borrowed from the Bible, as long as no real proof or no real documentation is demanded brought forth – words are that cheap. “Baal makes the sun rise in the east. Allah cannot make it rise in the west. Then Baal is the real god and Allah a fake one.” Infantile “proofs”? - but this is the kind of level you find of the “signs” and “proofs” in the Quran. (This example is taken from the Quran – Abraham is "proving" his god Allah, but of course with Allah as the hero. Totally invalid as a proof).

###As said the claims logically are absolutely without any value as indication/proof for a deity, not to mention for a specific god – f.x. Allah. And it documents an interesting fact: Islam has got not one single proof neither for Allah, nor for verification of the Quran, nor for Muhammad’s connection to a deity. IF THEY HAD HAD ONE SINGLE SUCH PROOF – EVEN A SMALL ONE – YOU BET THEY HAD TOLD ABOUT IT AND USED IT! Islam is only built on lose words and as loose and unproven claims - - - made by a man whose words hardly would have been accepted as “bona fide” proofs in Old Bailey, London. The underlying claims that the so-called signs have a value as proofs or at least indications for Allah simply are wrong unless Islam first proves that Allah really was/is behind the “signs” or "proofs".

You find the words "sign(s)" and "proof(s)" used many places in the Quran. Beware that they all - or at least most of them - are Quran-speak for "Proof for Allah" - - - and that not one of them is a valid proof for neither Allah, nor for his claimed power, nor for Muhammad's connection to a god, let alone to Allah - if he exists.

068 2/41a: “And believe in what I (Allah*) reveal (the Quran*) - - - “. No omniscient god has ever revealed a book with so many mistaken facts and other errors.

069 2/41b: “And believe in what I (Allah*) reveal (the Quran*) - - - “. The moral rules and a number of other things in the Bible, and especially in NT, strongly contradicts the never documented claim that the Quran confirms the Bible. This in addition to all the other revealing points.

##070 2/41c: “(The Quran*), confirming the revelation (the OT - Old Testament*) which is with you (Jews*) - - -”. The Quran is not confirming OT and absolutely not NT - the fundamental thoughts and teachings are too different especially compared to NT and the new covenant (Matt. 26/28, Mark 14/24, Luke 22/20) – the new covenant which Muslims never mention, and except for the educated ones have never been told about. Islam will have to prove this claim (and proofs do not exist - if proofs had existed, Islam definitely had not hidden them.)

071 2/42a: ”- - - and cover not Truth with falsehood - - -”. This is a standard Muslim expression claiming that the Bible is falsified (the only way Muhammad could and Islam can explain away all the divergences from the Bible's real texts - Muhammad relied on verbally told and retold apocryphal (made up) texts, legends, etc. and even fairy tales which he told were from the Bible or from his god (which he wrongly and without proofs - normal for Muhammad - claimed was the same god as Yahweh), as he did not know the Bible, but these texts often were different from the real ones in the Bible) - a claim science and even more so Islam has shown is not true. (Also see 40/75.)

And remember: If the Bible is not falsified, things are seriously wrong in the Quran and thus in Islam.

The problem for Islam is that both science and Islam strongly have proved - strong circumstantial and empirical proofs - that the Bible is not falsified. (The best proof: Islam's silence about even one proved case. Lots and lots and lots of claims, but not one proved case.)

072 2/42c: "- - - Truth (the Quran/Islam*) - - -". The contents of the Bible clearly contradicts the claim that the Quran and thus Islam is the truth.- the fundamentals of the teachings are so different, that the Quran cannot be the truth if the Bible is so - and remember that both science and Islam have proved that the Bible is not falsified, the "explanation" Muslims normally use for the differences between the two books. The teachings, morality, etc. not to mention the gods, are so different that it is not possible that the Quran can represent the truth, if the Bible is true - and the Bible and also Yahweh after all to some extent are proved if the old texts are reliable, whereas for the Quran and Allah exactly nothing of the central claims are proved. In addition there also is the impertinent fact that the ones who overuse words like "truth" and similar words like what is done in Muhammad's book, are the cheats and charlatans and deceivers.

Not to mention how many wrong scientific facts in the Quran which prove that things are seriously wrong in that book.

2/42c in "1000+ Comments on the Quran" has more about this.

#073 2/42e: “- - - nor conceal the Truth when you know (what it is)”. A bit ironic: The non-Muslims - here primarily the local Jews - shall tell the truth, whereas Muslims can use al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth), Hilah (pretending/circumventing), deceit (because the good idol Muhammad used it), and even broken oaths (2/225, 5/89, 16/91, 66/2). And doubly ironic as the Jews told the truth when they told what OT said - it was Muhammad who relied on incorrect apocryphal (made up) tales, legends and even fairy tales, and thus got on to a wrong track.

074 2/44a: "Do ye enjoin right conduct on the people, and forget (to practice) it yourselves - - -". - demand right to build mosques and minarets in non-Muslim countries, but destroy churches in Pakistan, not to mention: Where are the churches in Saudi Arabia?

075 2/44b: "- - - right conduct - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses expressions like this, it is as compared to its own partly immoral moral code.

076 2/44c: "Will ye (Jews*) not understand?". Most likely that just was the problem: The Jews understood that Yahweh and Allah could not be the same god - and that something was wrong with Muhammad's new religion. Much wrong.

#077 2/45: “Nay, seek (Allah’s) help with patient perseverance - - -”. Then you win in the end. ######NB: This is an expression and a word non-Muslims should never forget is impressed and impressed on Muslims - keep going, and in the end your opponent grows tiered and you win. This too often has been correct.

078 2/46a: “(Muslims*) bear in mind the certainty that they are to meet their Lord (Allah*), and that they are to return to Him (at the Day of Doom*)”. Muslims want to - and do - believe this. But they only have the words of an often brutal and at least sometimes unreliable robber baron and warlord for it. A statement in addition without a proof - something not valid, and of no value except for politicians and cheaters. No judge had accepted such a statement as a proof in a criminal case. And a possible next life is much more essential than f.x. a petty burglary case in a court. The claim only may be true if Allah exists, if he is a major god and if he speaks through the Quran. At least that it is a certainty, is wrong.

079 2/49d: "- - - a tremendous trial from your Lord (Allah according to the Quran*)". Why did a predestining, omniscient god knowing everything, send his followers through trials?

#080 2/53b: “- - - We (Allah*) gave Moses the scripture - - -”. The books named after Moses (the 5 first in the Bible - the Torah) are not written by Moses and not even at the time of Moses. Moses lived (if he is not a fiction) around 1300-1200 BC (if the Exodus from Egypt really took place, it took place ca. 1235 BC during the reign of Pharaoh Ramses II according to science), and those books were written not earlier than ca. 800 BC - perhaps as late as 500 BC - also this according to science. (But remember there is a difference between writing down a story later, and falsifying a story, like Muslims claims - without and even against documentation. It also is likely there were written documents before). What Moses got according to the Bible, were the 10 Commandments written in stone + he was told the law (parts of what later was called the Book (or Books) of Moses - in 2/53 called the Scriptures) which he himself wrote down afterward (this sometimes is called "the Book of Covenant" - f.x. 2. Mos. 24/7). A god had known this, whereas Muhammad knew nothing about their real age, and had to guess. (To be exact: The Bible says that Yahweh told Moses the law – nothing material except the two stone tablets where the ten Commandments were inscribed, was brought down from the mountain – and that Moses himself wrote down the laws afterward. OT also says that when Solomon moved the Ark of Covenant into the Temple in Jerusalem (1.Kings 8/9), it only contained the two stone tablets. There is nothing about “the Books of Moses”, though the OT makes it clear that the laws existed in writing and were found again later – but science is unanimous that the Books of Moses (you also see it written in singular) are written much later. If Muslims claim something else, they will have to produce proofs.) The law really only is part of the Torah/Books of Moses, but the name often is used for the complete "books of Moses".

081 2/54d: "- - - for He (in reality Yahweh, but here indicated Allah*) is - - - Most Merciful". Most Merciful is one of Allah's claimed 99 names, but see 1/1a above and see if you agree.

082 2/56a: "Then We (Allah*) raised you up after your death - - -". Because the Jews had demanded to see the god (not so according to the Bible), they were punished by being killed, but then resurrected afterwards it is said. Muslim scholars disagree about whether it was physical death or some kind of mental death only - as known the original Arab texts far from are clear many times (in spite of claims about the opposite). It should be unnecessary to mention that this tale is a contradiction to the Bible. (Even more so as in the Bible the Jews did not ask to see the god - see 2/55 above). This is not from the Bible.

083 2/57a: "And We (the god) gave you the shade of clouds - - -". If the Jews during the period of 40 years they wandered in the hot desert had had abnormally much clouds, it had been mentioned in the Bible - such a thing is a miracle in Sinai, just ask the Arabs. One more claim which is not from the Bible.

084 2/58a: "And remember We (Allah*) said: 'Enter this town - - -'". Contradiction: "And remember it was said to them (the Jews*): 'Dwell in this town - - - (7/161)". There is a distinction between to enter a town and to live in "this" town. (Arab scholars agree on that it is the same incident which is referred - f.x. YA1136. They use one of their standard "explanations": It is a parable. But for one thing there is no indication in the Quran for that this is meant as a parable any of the two places, and for another thing the mistake does not have more logical meaning as a parable.

#085 2/61e: "- - - slaying His (Allah's*) Messengers without a just cause". Here is one of the many fundamental differences between the Bible - especially if you compare to NT and the new covenant - and the Quran: The Bible says "you shall not kill", whereas the Quran says "you shall not kill without a just cause" - and the Quran's moral codex which should regulate what is just and what is unjust, on top of this is pretty immoral at some points.

086 2/63a: "- - - We (Allah*) raised above you (the towering height of) Mount (Sinai) - - -." But what the Arab original text really says, is: "- - - We (Allah*) raised the mountain above you - - -" - i. e. it was held over them like a roof or a cloud. There is nothing like this in the Bible. (The story in reality is from a legend). It tells something that the translated text is modified, and in a way which makes it less unbelievable to educated westerners used to critical thinking - but it is a dishonest translation.

But that Allah held the mountain over the Jews and shook it (like 7/171 adds) belongs in a collection of "sailors' tales", and is a good competitor to f.x. the stories about Baron von Münchausen - super-overstated fun stories. We had a good laugh from it. (This story is repeated in 2/93 and in 7/171 and thus must have been a heavy - in double meaning - argument. A local fairy tale used as a heavy argument in a claimed holy book from a universal and timeless god, is in itself quite funny.)

087 2/65-66: “We (Allah*) said to them ’Be ye apes, despised and rejected’. So We made it an example to their own time and to their posterity, and a lesson for those who fear Allah”. That humans are changed into apes is an extraordinary statement. An extraordinary statement needs an extraordinary proof. The Quran here offers no proof at all - like normal.

If you know something about physiology and are not too prone to believe in sorcery, you may have small fun from this story - it is taken from Arab folklore.

088 2/73b: “Allah said: ‘Strike the (body) with a piece of the (heifer) (see 2/67-71 above*)’. Thus Allah bringeth the dead to life - - -“. It is not possible to wake up a dead person this way. Islam will have to produce a solid proof – especially as this story is not in the Bible, and thus is taken from a legend or something, as the Bible is the only source telling about Moses. Actually it so obviously is not true, that Muslims claim it is a parable or that there was a miracle - neither of which the Quran says.

089 2/73c: "Thus Allah bringeth the dead to life - - -". Even if we skip the fact that according to the Bible Allah was not involved with Moses - his god was Yahweh - this is an interesting claim, as the Quran several places claims Allah has the power of resurrection, but never documents it - there only are the claims like here. (Whereas there are at least 8 cases of resurrection in the Bible - 1. Kings 17/22, 2. Kings 4/34-35, Matt. 9/25 (and Mark 5/41 and Luke 8/55), John 11/44, Luke 7/15, Matt 27/52, Acts 20/10, and Jesus.)

090 2/74a: "- - - others (other rocks*) which sink for fear of Allah". Animism - something normally found in primitive religions and in fairy tales.

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091 2/75c: "- - - (the Jews and Christians*) perverted it (the Quran Muhammad claimed they had received from their god, but which he claimed they had perverted into the Bible*) after they understood it". This is what Muhammad claimed about the Bible - to claim the Bible was falsified, was his only way out if he wanted to save his new religion and thus his platform of power. Self centered. Selfish?

At this time it is highly likely Muhammad knew the Jewish scriptures well enough to know this was a lie. And if not this at least was a lie by omission, as he never later - when he knew even more about those scriptures - corrected his claim, but instead did continue to use it (as said it was his only way to save his religion and platform of power). Also see 2/75b.

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092 2/76d: "- - - do ye (Muslims*) not understand (their (non-Muslims'*) aim)?" What is indicated here, is that non-Muslims just try to cheat you to leave Islam, not to tell you the truth. ##########This even today is what many Muslims believe when they f.x. are told true facts conflicting with the Quran. An unbelievable example: A few years ago an imam in Saudi Arabia declared that it is wrong that Earth is a sphere, because the Quran tells it is flat! (The Quran does not explicit say it is flat, but everything Earth is compared to, is something flat.)

093 2/77a: "Know they not that Allah knoweth what they conceal and what they reveal?". This is a rather obscure verse, but Muslims frequently claim it is about the old Islamic claim that Muhammad was mentioned in the Bible, but that the Jews and the Christians have falsified it or at other points refuse to see what they claim is the real, though obscure, meaning of some verses in the book. (But it also simply may be a warning.) Unclear. Once more the old facts:

1. Islam has not one single valid proof for even the existence of Allah - it does not exist, even though uneducated or dishonest Muslims often try to claim the opposite. Serious Muslim scholars admit this when they have to, though they normally do not tell their congregations.

2. Islam has not one single valid proof for Muhammad's connection to a god - which is the likely reason why they cling so strongly to the claimed "miracles" connected to Muhammad in the Hadiths, even though the Quran very clearly proves that Muhammad was not connected to any miracle (then friends and foes did not have to ask for proofs, and he himself did not have to explain away his/Allah's lack of miracles or state that he just was an ordinary man). The learned scholars of Islam admits that "the only miracle connected to Muhammad, is the delivery of the Quran". The lack of proof for his connection to a god, also is a main reason why Muslims reacts so strongly to skepticism to Muhammad - he is the weak link in Islam, and if this link is broken, Islam is a false religion. They thus cannot afford the slightest doubts about Muhammad or his integrity - this in spite of his well known acceptance of and use of deceit, etc. After all; for Islam belief is more essential than to find out if the belief may be true.

3. Muslims feel dire need to find proofs for both Allah and for Muhammad's connection to a god. No matter how strong the belief, it is not the same as a proof. This is the obvious reason for all the claimed "signs" and "proofs" in the Quran - and the "miracles" claimed by Muslims and parts of the Muslim clerics. 

4. In addition the Quran in clear words tells that Muhammad is foretold both in OT and NT, and then Muslims HAVE to find him no matter what or how - if not something is wrong with the Quran and hence with the religion.

5. It is very clear that Muhammad is not openly mentioned anywhere in the Bible - not even Muslims claim that any more. 

6. Consequently they go searching for him hidden in the texts - and it is so urgent for them to find him, that wishful thinking is far more central than objectivity.

For more see the chapter "Muhammad in the Bible?" in "1000+ Mistakes in the Quran" - http://www.1000mistakes.com .Also see 2/76b above and 7/157e below - MUCH more there.

094 2/78a: "There are among them (non-Muslims*) illiterates, who know not the Book (in this case may be the Bible*), but (see therein their own) desires - - -". The Quran forgets(?) to mention that this also was the case for many a "Muslim" - Muhammad's bribes and the possibility of looting/stealing/raping/enslaving for many a warrior counted as much as real belief - often more.

095 2/78b: "- - - they (illiterate non-Muslims*) do nothing but conjecture". Perhaps. But are illiterate - and literate - Muslims any better? As a book full of errors like the Quran is not from any god, what are the Muslims then doing?

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096 2/79e: "- - - write the Book (here the Bible) with their own hands - - -". This claim about falsification is contradicted by the Bible itself assisted by science - the texts are the same as in the original scriptures (with exception for divergences normal for hand copied old scriptures). Also see 67/9c below - a strong one. But of course it is ok for Islam to prove - prove - the Bible wrong and falsified and the Quran right. But as we say: Prove, not just loose claims and as loose and invalid words like the Quran always use instead of proofs. Islam has till now produced a lot of claims about falsification of the Bible, but not one valid proof (and guess if they had told about it, if even one had existed!!)

At this time it is highly likely Muhammad knew the Jewish scriptures well enough to know this was a lie. And if not, this at least was a lie by omission, as he never later - when he knew even more about those scriptures - corrected his claim, but instead contiued to use it (but this claim was his only possible way to save his new religion and his platform of power).

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097 2/80b: "- - - He (Allah) never breaks a promise - - -". As long as there is not documented one single promise in 1400 years clearly from Allah, it is no wonder if he has broken none. But there also is not one single clearly proved case of Allah keeping a promise. (Guess if Islam had advertised it if it had happened!!)

098 2/80c: "Or is it that ye (non-Muslims*) say of Allah what ye do not know?". All the mistakes, etc. in the Quran may indicate that know was just what they did - know.

099 2/83e: "Then did ye (Jews*) turn back - - -" = Leave the Islam alone. The text is not clear, but most likely the claim refers to that Jews would not accept Muhammad, which is claimed to mean leaving the real religion the Jews once believed in - - - according to Muhammad's claims - as always never any proofs for his claims. (Remember here that Islam never has brought one single valid proof for falsification of the old Jewish scriptures or the Bible - only claims. Whereas science - and Islam against their intention - has proved beyond any reasonable and unreasonable doubt that nothing is falsified - some errors, but no falsification. This as said also Islam has done by never having found one single documented falsification among the some 44ooo relevant old documents and fragments - guess if they had told about it if they had found a proved falsification!).

100 2/87g: "- - - the Holy Spirit." This is one of the few places the Holy Spirit is clearly mentioned in the Quran (at least here and in 2/253, 5/110, 16/102, 17/85, and 26/193 - the last one not 100% sure, though). All the same Muhammad believed the trinity consisted of God/Yahweh, Jesus and Mary!! ANY god had known better. Also beware that many Muslims who has not read the Bible, believe the Holy Spirit = the arch angel Gabriel (Gabriel was said to bring Muhammad messages, the Holy Spirit was said a few times to bring Muhammad messages - "ergo" the Spirit = Gabriel. You also other places in Islamic literature will see that not all Muslims have studied the laws of logic. "Cows have horn. Cars have horn. 'Ergo' they are the same".) Anyone who reads the Bible with an open mind, will see that the Holy Spirit is something special - much more than an angel.

101 2/88d: "- - - blasphemy - - -". To disbelieve in the Quran is not blasphemy unless Allah really exists and is a major god, and unless the Quran really is a holy book telling the full and only truth, not a perhaps made up book - at least not from a god - full of mistakes.("Perhaps" because it may - may - genuinely come from supernatural sources, but in case from dark forces with all the dark forces' partly immoral moral, lack of ethics and empathy, etc. which corresponds well to f.x. parts of the Quran's moral code.)

#102 2/89b: “- - - (a Book (the Quran*)) confirming what (the Torah and the Bible*) is with them (Jews and Christians*) - - -”, which means that the Quran claims to confirm the Torah and other holy Jewish scriptures and the rest of the Bible. But too many fundamental principles and thoughts are different - the Quran is no confirmation of neither the Torah, etc., nor of the Bible, not to mention of the New Testament (NT) on which the Christian religion is built. F.x. “You shall not kill” vs. “You shall not kill without a good reason”, the value of and finding again “the lost sheep”, vs. “You shall not mourn the wrongdoers that ends in Hell”, “Love your enemy” vs. “Kill the enemy wherever you find him”, and “Love your enemy” vs. incitement to and orders for war and hate and discrimination of “infidels”, just to mention some of the deep differences. Not to mention “my empire is not of this world” and "give onto God what belongs to God, and onto the Emperor what belongs to the Emperor" - the last meaning money (f.x. Matt.22/21) - (translated from Swedish), compared to: Fight for Allah and Muhammad till all non-Muslims "are utterly suppressed and pay extra tax - jizya - with willing submission". The same god? - you bet! Also see the chapter in "1000+ Mistakes in the Quran" about this and about if Yahweh and Allah are the same god + our book about Yahweh and Jesus in the Quran.

In addition there are at least four more points telling that the Bible is not related to the Quran (even if the Quran has taken much stuff from the Bible (even though often only made up stuff from legends and fairy tales just inspired from the Bible):

The style and composition are very different. For the Bible to be a falsified version of the Quran or the claimed "mother book" in Heaven, it could not only have been falsified - it had to be totally re-written (only one short sentence - 6 words in Psalm 37/29 ("the righteous will inherit the land") - is identical, and words which easily may have become identical by coincidence, as they express something general.

The Bible contains some 4 times as much stuff as the Quran. Thus the Bible thus cannot just be a falsification of the Quran, but has in original much stuff the Quran do not touch - a totally different book, not a falsified copy.

The Bible has lots and lots of prophesies, the Quran hardly any real one (even the one about Jesus telling that a prophet named Ahmad (61/6, 7/157 (no name) - but ONLY claimed in the Quran) - Muhammad - is to be expected, is of the typically helpless kind you get from sly brains with too little knowledge (here overdoing by using an unmistakable name, which no Jewish prophet ever did when foretelling distant future - a title like Messiah, yes, but never a proper name*)). Even more: Many of the prophesies in the Bible were fulfilled, and this after the stories were written down - the falsifiers had to be good prophets themselves?. (Especially points 1 and 3 are heavyweights here.)

As said: In the entire two books only one single sentence - 6 words (in a verse in Psalm 37/29 ("- - - the righteous will inherit the land - - -" a kind of words which easily may be identical by coincidence)) - is the same in both books. This is not a falsification, but a totally new book. But which one is really the new book? - the Bible or the Quran?

Also see 2/89c and 2/89d below.

#########103 2/89c: “- - - (a Book (the Quran*)) confirming what is with them (Jews and Christians*) (the Torah and the Bible) - - -”. The contents of the Bible - and especially the NT - is so different from the Quran, that it contradicts this claim. The never documented claim from Muhammad that the Bible is falsified from a book similar to the Quran also is thoroughly proved wrong by science and even more so by Islam - none of them has been able to find one single proved falsification among some 44ooo relevant Biblical manuscripts and fragments. Nobody also have been able to explain how that many papers spread over 3 continents could be falsified in exactly the same way, and in such a way that modern science is unable to find any traces of any falsification - - - or how to make Jews and Christians and sects agree on how to falsify OT - and believing bishops and sects to do the same with NT! Besides: How do you make believing bishops (Islam claims it was done by the bishops during the council in Nicaea in 325 AD) change their holy scripture? - it is exactly as difficult as making ayatollahs agree to falsifying the Quran, and for the same reasons.

##########There only is one short sentence - 6 words - which is identical in those two books - a sentence in the Psalms (Psalm 37/29: "- - - the righteous will inherit the land - - -" - words which ever so well may be identical by a coincidence). Plus the Bible has more than 4 times as much text. How to erase every word in the really old scriptures, then insert 4+ times as much new text on the same rolls or parchment (if they used new rolls/parchment, modern science easily finds the real age). How to make all "falsifications" on 3 continents identical? How to make all owners agree to having their holy scriptures and books totally rewritten and with very different texts? How to arrange and finance such a big operation on 3 continents? - after all it is very time consuming and thus also expensive to re-write big books by hand. How to make bishops agree to total rewriting (and with very different texts) of their holy Bible? - just as easy as to make ayatollahs agree to a full falsification of the entire Quran. Also not to mention: How to make all the bishops and others agree on what to write instead of their holy texts - included all new details? Not to mention: How to do all this without one single historian or other writer ever hearing about it and mentioning it in the old journals? And how to do all this without modern science being able to see anything?? These are questions Islam and Muslims never mention. ########But without satisfying answers to all these and more questions, the never documented claims from Muhammad of falsification of the Bible, are false.

104 2/89d: "- - - that which they (Jews, Christians*) (should) have recognized - - -". This is contradicted by the fact that the texts of the Bible are so fundamentally different from in the Quran, that it only is possible to recognize very superficial likenesses. Also see 67/9c below - a strong one. But of course it is ok for Islam to prove - prove - the Bible wrong and the Quran right. But as we say: Prove, not just loose claims and as loose and invalid words like the Quran always use instead of proofs - but often claiming they are proofs. ("A proof is one or more proved facts which can give only one conclusion". Exactly not one of the "signs" (Quran-speak for "proof") or "proofs" about/for Allah or the religion - or Muhammad's connection to a god - in the Quran satisfies this rule.

"Strong claims need strong proofs.

"A claim without a proof may be dismissed without a proof".

"Claims are cheap, but only proofs are proofs".

"The use of invalid proofs normally proves that something is fishy".

"The cheat or deceiver naturally must rely on claims pretending to be facts or proofs".

"A made up "proof" makes the man very suspect".

"A strong belief is not a proof - not necessarily even a truth".

"Wrong claims and invalid "proofs" are working tools of the cheat".

"A student with correct facts gets a more correct answer than 20 professors with wrong facts". (Invalid, "signs", claims, "proofs", etc. of course are wrong facts.)

And we may add from Peer Gynt in his original language: "Naar utgangspunktet er som galest, blir resultatet tidt originalest" - freely translated: "When you conclude from wrong claims/wrong facts/invalid "proofs"/etc., you get wrong conclusions".

105 2/89h: “Allah is the enemy to those who reject Faith”. Whereas Yahweh leaves his flock in a safe place to try to save the lost ones ("the lost sheep"). Quite a difference between the two books. And between the two claimed gods. A claimed - but never proved statement.

106 2/89i: "- - - but the curse of Allah is on those without Faith". What then with all the Muslims if the Quran is a made up book and Islam thus no real religion, but a superstition? - and it is not from any god with all those mistakes, contradictions, etc. In that case they have no real faith, only a superstition. But if Allah does not exist, he cannot punish anyone. On the other hand: If there then exists a real god and a real Paradise somewhere, Muslims do not belong there either.

107 2/90a: "Miserable is the price for which they (here likely the Jews*) have sold their souls - - -". Muhammad claimed non-Muslims did not want to listen to him because they had falsified the scriptures and in addition wanted a good life on Earth, and thus that they had "sold" the life in Paradise in a next life for a good life on Earth. Also see 3/77a below.

108 2/90d: "- - - (the revelation) - - -". Were they really revelations, and in case from whom? As no god would be involved in a book of that quality, only 3 possibilities in case remain: From a dark force or a fictive one from an illness (f.x. TLE - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy - like modern medical science suspects). Or: It of course also can have come from a cold, scheming brain, but in that case it was no revelation.

As for Iblis - the Devil - being behind the revelations(?) we personally are skeptical to that, even though the very special "moral" code, etc. in the Quran may indicate this. The reason is that not even a devil would use a book with that much wrong content as the basis for his teachings - he had to know he would be found out sooner or later and lose credibility. There is a possibility, though, if the god only permitted the devil to launch his book on the condition that there should be so many mistakes, etc., that man should have a reasonable chance to see the trap if he used his "small grey ones". As for the delivery that would make no problem - Muhammad would have no chance to see the difference between the real Gabriel which he in this case never met, and the Devil dressed up like Gabriel.

And then of course there remains the possibility that the Quran is a pure human product. This in reality is the most likely explanation - strongly indicated f.x. by the fact that many of its errors are in accordance with human knowledge, traditions, etc. in Arabia and its surroundings at the time of Muhammad.)

109 2/90e: "- - - they deny (the revelation) which Allah has sent down, in insolent envy that Allah of His Grace should send it to (a not Jew*) - - -". Muhammad claimed that one reason why the Jews did not believe in him, was that they disliked that a non-Jew had been sent as a prophet. The real reason was that there were so many and so fundamental differences between Muhammad's teachings, and the Jews' not falsified (according to modern science) books, that they saw that it impossibly could be the same religion - and this even before Islam really had changed and became a war religion.

110 2/90g: "- - - thus have they (here the local Jews mainly*) drawn on themselves Wrath upon Wrath". Correct - Muhammad's wrath. He made them flee, or enslaved or killed them a few years later.

111 2/90h: "And humiliating is the punishment of those who rejects Faith". See 3/77b below.

112 2/91a: “Believe in what Allah hath sent down (= the Quran*)”. Is it really Allah who has sent down a book with so many mistaken facts? Simply no - not if he was/is omniscient.

113 2/91c: “- - - yet they (the Jews of Medina*) reject all besides - - -". = They rejected Muhammad's new religion. Not strange as he in his naive lack of knowledge claimed it was the same religion as their, whereas they easily saw how different the Mosaic (Jewish*) religion was from Muhammad's new one. (Christians saw it even easier, but there were not many Christians in Medina.)

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114 2/91g: “- - - confirming what is with them (the Torah, etc., (= OT*) and the Bible*)”. The Quran is no confirmation of neither the Torah nor the Bible - see 2/89b above + 2/139a-c and 3/3e+f below. The fundamentals of the religions - and the moral codes and the gods - are too different.

At this time it is highly likely Muhammad knew the Jewish scriptures well enough to know this was a lie. And if not this at least was a lie by omission, as he never later - when he knew even more about those scriptures - corrected his claim, but instead continued to use it (it was his only way to save his religion and platform of power).

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115 2/93a: "- - - We (Allah*) raised above you (the Jews*) - - - Mount (Sinai) - - -". Not in the Bible. And as it means Allah lifted the mountain over them, it also hardly is true. Similar is told in 2/63a above and in 7/171 below. 

We repeat from 2/63: But that Allah held the mountain over the Jews and shook it (like 7/171 adds) belongs in a collection of sailors' stories, and is a good competitor to f.x. the stories about Baron von Münchausen - super-overstated fun stories. We had a good laugh from it. (This story is repeated in 2/93 and in 7/171 and thus must have been a heavy - in double meaning - argument. A local fairy tale a heavy argument in a holy book from a universal and timeless god is in itself quite funny. Believe it if you are able to.) 

116 2/93f: "Vile indeed are the behests of your (non-Muslims' - here likely Jews'*) Faith if ye have any faith". If one compares the moral code and the moral philosophy of the two, it is a very open question which one is the vilest. That is to say it is impossible to compare the moral philosophies of the two as Islam never has had a moral philosophy, but only the question: "What did Muhammad say or do in similar cases or situations?".

###117 2/94a: “If the last Home, with Allah (Yahweh*), be for you (Jews*) specially, and not for anyone else, then seek for ye death, if ye are sincere - - -“. Wrong - and a contradiction of the Bible. A Jew (or a Christian) cannot seek death to go to Heaven, because self murder – also indirectly – is a serious sin (destroying the gift from God - your life) = end in Hell. Any god had known – but obviously not Muhammad. Who made the Quran?

In a way worse: Muslim scholars today know this, but for one thing do not correct the Quran's claim here, and for another still use the argument anyhow in their congregations. An al-Taqiyya - the lawful lie.

118 2/95a: “But they (Jews*) will never seek for death, on account of the (sins) which their hands have sent on before them.” The reason in reality is the one mentioned in 2/94a above. And Muslim scholars of today know it, but all the same omit the reality and use this "argument".

119 2/96: "For Allah sees well what they (non-Muslims, here likely Jews*) do". See 2/85c above and 2/233h and 35/38b below.

120 2/97c: “- - - he (Gabriel*) brings down the (revelation (the Quran*)) to thy heart by Allah’s will - - -“. No omniscient god sends down a book with that many mistakes and contradictions and that much invalid logic, etc.

121 2/97e: "- - - (revelation) - - -". But was it really revelations?- and in case from whom? As no god ever was involved in, not to mention revered in his own "home", a book of a quality like the Quran. That leaves 3 possibilities: A dark force or an illness - f.x. TLE (Temporal Lobe Epilepsy) like modern medical science suspects - or a cold human brain (one or more). As for dark forces, we personally are skeptic to this claim, even though the partly immoral moral code and some other aspects of the religion might indicate so - not even a devil would build his religion on a book as full of errors as the Quran, as he had to know he would be found out sooner or later and lose credibility. There is one possibility, though: The almighty and omnipotent god may have permitted the devil to lure more people into Hell, but on the condition that so much should be wrong, that any intelligent person could see the trap if he/she engaged "the small grey ones".

And of course there is the alternative that the book is completely man-made. The fact that so many of the mistakes are in accordance with what one believed to know in and around Arabia at that time, the fact that there is nothing from outside what we now call the Middle East in a religion claiming to be for all the world, the fact that when problems happened, the claimed god's claimed comments and solutions came afterwards instead of before so as to avert the problems, and f.x. the fact that the god several times "helped" Muhammad - also Muhammad personally - (something which happens a little too often for self proclaimed "prophets"), indicate a man-made Quran.

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122 2/97g: “- - - a confirmation of what went before (Torah + Bible*)”. 100% contradicted by the Bible by means of the fact that the fundamental texts in those two books - the Bible and the Quran - are so totally different, that one simply is not a confirmation of the other (on the contrary actually - the proved not falsified Bible and also on some points proved correct there, shows that something is seriously wrong in the Quran. (Also remember here that both science and even stronger Islam have strongly proved that the Bible is not falsified (by being unable to find one single proved falsification among some 44ooo relevant old manuscripts and fragments)).

At this time it is highly likely Muhammad knew the Jewish scriptures well enough to know this was a lie. And if not this at least was a lie by omission, as he never later - when he knew even more about those scriptures - corrected his claim, but instead continued to use it (it was his only way to save his new religion and platform of power.

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123 2/98a: "Whoever is an enemy to Allah and His angels and Messengers (included Muhammad*) - - - lo! Allah is an enemy to those who reject Faith". Included an enemy to those who opposes Muhammad - - - the main point? Non-Muslims?

124 2/98d: “- - - Allah is an enemy to those who reject Faith”. If he exists. And if the Quran speaks the truth, the full truth, and only the truth.

125 2/99e: "- - - those who are perverse". In the Quran this normally is a name for non-Muslims. Names like this have a strong negative value, and it is rather likely this was why Muhammad used them - to highlight the great distance between "us" of good quality and "them". There are several names of this category in the Quran - this is one of the strongest together with "enemies of Allah". Such a cleft between "us" and "them" is quite normal to create in extreme sects - - - and in war religions. For "Übermench" (a Nazi-German word for superior humans - Islam in a number of ways is similar to Nazism (and that is not our words, but f.x. C. G. Young's)) it is natural to suppress and ok to disuse or kill "Untermench" (a Nazi-German word for inferior humans). Also see 8/55b and 57/27f below.

But who is the really perverse one? - the one who tries to live at least somewhere in the neighborhood of "do to others like you want others do to you"? - or the one trying to live according to the moral code of the Quran?

#126 2/101a: “And when there came to them a Messenger (Muhammad*) from Allah - - -”. Can a man making so many mistakes in the book he dictated - presumably on behalf of Allah - really be a messenger of an omniscient god? Or if he made no mistakes but said so intentionally, and the Quran is faked - is he then from Allah? Wrong. An omniscient god simply did not send down a book with that many mistakes, etc. Which means Muhammad was not sent by a god - at least not an omniscient one.

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127 2/101f: “(Muhammad was*) confirming what (the Bible, etc.*) was with them (the Jews and the Christians*)”. Wrong. See 2/89b above and 2/139a+b and 3/3e+f below.

At this time it is highly likely Muhammad knew the Jewish scriptures well enough to know this was a lie. And if not this at least was a lie by omission, as he never later - when he knew even more about those scriptures - corrected his claim, but instead continued to use it (it was his only possibility to save his religion and platform of power - it is quite clear from the Quran that Muhammad liked respect and power).

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128 2/101l: "- - - as if (it (the Quran*) had been something) they (the Jews*) did not know!" When one knows how different the Quran, included its fundamental ideas and thoughts, is from the Bible, and one in addition knows that the Jews knew their own Biblical scriptures, there is little doubt that the plain truth is that they really did not know the Quran in this meaning. On the contrary: They understood that something was very wrong.

But this also is one of the many points in the Quran where Muhammad (here indirectly) claims that the Bible is a falsified edition of the Quran.

129 2/103a: "If they (the Jews in Medina*) had kept their Faith - - -". That was just what they did - and refused to accept Muhammad's new religion. It cost them enormously much - Muhammad killed or enslaved a large part of them, and suppressed the rest. But the fact that they preferred this to accepting Islam, makes a lie to the claims that the Jews confirmed that Islam was to be recognized in the old Jewish scriptures. One Jew or a few Jews, may be - perhaps to save their lives. But not "the" Jews.

130 2/103d: "- - - if they (the Jews of Medina*) but knew!" But that was exactly what they did - they knew their old books, and when Muhammad said his was the same religion, they knew something was wrong. They knew it so clearly that most of them preferred to flee, to become slaves or to be murdered, instead of changing to the new religion.

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###131 2/104b: "Say not (to the Messenger (Muhammad*)) words of ambiguous import, but words of respect - - -". Muhammad wanted respect. Power and respect (and women).

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##132 2/105e: “But Allah will choose for His special Mercy whom He will - - -“. Muhammad Asad here explains that this is stating that Jews and Christians refused to believe in Muhammad and his Quran, because Muhammad was from the “outside”. The Quran, Islam and Muslims repeats and repeats this unproved claim and disuses it as an “explanation”, whereas the real main reason why they (the Jews and the few Christians*) did not accept Muhammad's new religion, simply was that there were such a number of and such fundamental differences between what Muhammad claimed the Bible said, and what it really said, that something obviously was very wrong when Muhammad claimed it was the same religion. Besides, the Jews – the absolute majority of non-Arabs in the area – believed they had a covenant with Yahweh, and both the Quran and modern time Islam and Muslims are dishonest enough never to mention this fact as a main reason for why the Jews were not interested in Muhammad’s teachings: The covenant and the very different religion were the two reasons why they were not interested in Islam – not what the Quran and Islam claims and claims and claims (as normal for them absolutely without any proof or documentation): – that the reason was that Muhammad was not a Jew.

####133 2/106a: “None of our revelations do We (Allah*) abrogate or cause to be forgotten, but We substitute something better or similar”. Well, this is a contradiction – and an abrogation – in itself. (Note: Some Muslims prefer – like here in the Quran – the word “substitute”, as it is a less “loaded” word for them, but in these cases the meaning is exactly identical – only one word is from daily English, the other is derived from Latin (like perhaps also "substitute" originally)). #####This actually is one of the verses behind the theory of and use of abrogation in Islam. It may also be one of the reasons – may be the main reason – why abrogated verses were included in the Quran originally – they should not be forgotten. But abrogation is absolutely necessary in Islam, because there are so many contradictions, that the situation would be impossible unless they could be eliminated by making a number of the claims and statements, etc. in the Quran invalid. Se separate chapter about abrogation in "1000+ Mistakes in the Quran". The Quran actually contradicts this point by:

6/115: “- - - none can change His (Allah’s) Words - - -“. Well, he is contradicting himself, as he clearly changes it himself when something forces him to – try and fail? Or changes his mind about more blood and injustice from 622 AD on? – or because of other problems or things he has learnt?

10/64: “Hereafter, no change can there be in the Words of Allah.” For one thing this sentence has serious effect for the ones who say that predestination in the Quran is not real predestination – if Allah has said/thought/written something, no free will of man can change anything - - - which means there is no free will in that connection, and it is predestined as sure as carved in stone. But more relevant just here is that there were many and sometimes large changes in Allah’s words after this “revelation” in ca. 621 AD - Islam changed from quite peaceful to a full-fledged war religion, and did so in a short time.

There may be reasons for questions when Allah has to abrogate his own words - sometimes even shortly after they are said. Did he not know better? Did he change his mind after thinking things over? Did he change his mind after learning how Muhammad’s congregation reacted to his words? Did he have to fail and learn? This tells something fundamental about Allah - if he exists. Because of this you will meet Muslims telling you that nothing is abrogated in the Quran - abrogation is not worthy an omniscient god (very right), and that what he sometimes did they say, was to make his words more specific. In some cases they may be right - - - but also that is to abrogate!! - and was he not intelligent enough to see the problem or to express himself clearly the first time? Besides it is wrong, as it far from always is possible to explain it away that way. Or to explain it away at all. It is completely clear from the Quran itself that abrogation is accepted and practiced (see the 3 verses quoted), and the texts prove it is a reality. It also is very clear that abrogations is an integrated reality in f.x. Islamic law.

(2 abrogations).

WHAT IS OBVIOUS IS THAT NO OMNISCIENT GOD WOULD NEED TO ABROGATE HIS WORDS - HE WOULD MAKE THE RIGHT RULE OR THE RIGHT DECITION AT FIRST TRY. (THERE COULD BE CHANGED SITUATIONS, BUT NOT AS OFTEN AS IN THE QURAN.)

134 2/107a: "- - - to Allah belonged the dominion of the heavens (plural and wrong) and the earth - - -". Another never proved claim. Friends and enemies asked Muhammad for proofs, but he never was able to prove anything at all. Actually we do not know that this verse is true - it may be true or it may not be true - we only have the words of a book we know contains many mistakes, handed down from a man we would not trust very much as a witness if we were judges in a court. Proofs are urgently needed. And there are many points like this in the Quran - many.

135 2/108a: “Wouldst ye (Muslims*) question your Messenger (Muhammad*) as Moses was questioned of old?” The Quran says that if it was wrong to ask Moses to show people their god, then it is wrong to ask Muhammad for proofs. Muhammad’s logic is not perfect - there is a difference between asking to see a god and asking for proofs of his existence - but it was a way to evade the questions. Besides: According to the Bible, it was Yahweh who chose to come down, not the Jews who asked him - on the contrary it frightened them. (1.Mos. 19/7-11 + 19/18).Also see 2/55 above - though some Muslims claim this refers to all the work Moses had settling disputes before he delegated power to others (1.Mos. 18/17-24) and in this case also this is an acceptable explanation.

136 2/108g: “But whoever changeth from Faith (Islam*) to Unbelief, hath strayed without doubt from the even way (the road to Paradise*)”. Wrong: This only is the case if the Quran is from a god and in addition tells the full truth and only the truth, and thus far from "without doubt".

137 2/109b: "- - - from selfish envy". The real reason was that they - the Jews - saw that Islam and the Mosaic religion were far too different to be representing the same god like Muhammad claimed, and thus saw that something was seriously wrong. But Muhammad needed another explanation to save his religion and his position and platform of power.

138 2/109h: “- - - Allah hath power over all things.” Perhaps - and perhaps not. At least he has never shown his power, not even when asked several times by his followers - and by skeptics - for a proof of his existence. Muhammad glossed it over with fast words - not all of them logically even true (f.x. that a real proof of a god would make no-one believe anyhow - rubbish to be polite, a clear lie to be realistic), and Muhammad was too intelligent and knew too much about people not to know it was untrue.

###139 2/110c: “- - - Allah sees well what all that ye do.” May be true. Or may be a smart trick by a cunning someone to keep you obeying at all times? It is not possible to know just on basis of a loose statement: To believe - yes. To believe strongly - yes. To know - no. One of the many never proved claims in the Quran. And a psychologically wise one if it was Muhammad's intention to keep his followers "good and obedient" at all times.

140 2/110d: “- - - Allah sees well what all that ye do.” See 2/233h and 35/38b below.

###141 2/111a: "Say (to Jews and Christians*): "Produce your proofs if you are truthful". Islam often demands proofs. Islam itself never offers any proofs for its central claims and statements. IT IS VERY PERTINENT TO DEMAND PROOFS FROM ISLAM AND FROM MUSLIMS, PARTLY BECAUSE THEY MOSTLY USES ONLY LOOSE CLAIMS AND AS LOOSE STATEMENTS, AND PARTLY BECAUSE THEY FREQUENTLY THEMSELVES DEMAND PROOFS, AND THUS PROVE THAT PROOFS COUNDT AND EVEN ARE ESSENTIAL. And not to forget: Partly because they never have real proofs for any of the central points in a religion - only claims, statements and quotes resting on no proofs.

###########There is a hidden, but essential point here: The fact that Muhammad several times demanded proofs from others, as said prove that proofs are essential - and were essential to him. All the same he was unable to prove any of his essential points himself, and had to fast-talk himself away from requests for such proofs. This tells something very serious about him and about Islam.

142 2/114c: "For them (see 2/114a above*) there is nothing but disgrace in this world, and in the world to come, an exceeding torment". Often claimed, never proved. See 3/77b below.

143 2/115a: "To Allah belong the East and the West - - -". One of the many not documented loose claims in the Quran - claims any believer in any religion can make on behalf of his god(s) as long as he can refuse to prove anything.

144 2/115b: "- - - whithersoever ye (people*) turn, there is the Presence of Allah - - -". Perhaps, but he has never been provably noticed - and words are cheap.

145 2/115c: “For Allah is All-Pervading, All-Knowing”. Looking at the miserable state the facts, "facts", the “signs”, and the "proofs" in the Quran are in, strong real proofs for this are urgently needed. Also see 2/233h and 35/38b below.

##146 2/116a: “They say; ‘Allah has begotten a son”, (which the Quran vehemently denies*). But Jesus often called God/Yahweh father, and thus contradicted the Quran - there were many, many witnesses to this. If he spoke the truth - and even the Quran says he was honest - this in case means the Quran is wrong here. (Yahweh is called the father of Jesus at least 204 times in the Bible, and Jesus the son of Yahweh at least 89 times, according to our latest leafing through the Bible - and we hardly have found all places). And remember: In spite of undocumented claims from Islam, science has shown that the Bible is not falsified. The same Islam has proved even more thoroughly by not finding any falsifications in all the tens of thousands relevant old manuscripts, not to mention how strongly they prove the same by having to resort to made up scriptures like f.x. "the 'gospel' of Barnabas (which may be one of the many "scriptures" Muslims in Spain made up during the 00s and 900s AD. There also is a possibility that it was made not in Spain, but in Baghdad. Remember here Islam's rules for al-Taqiyya - the lawful lie: Al-Taqiyya is permitted in several cases, and not only permitted, but should be used "if necessary" to defend or to forward Islam) - a very good proof for that they lack true facts and arguments, as you do not stoop to bluffs and dishonesty if you have good facts.

Also see 67/9c below - a strong one. But of course it is ok for Islam to prove - prove - the Bible wrong and the Quran right. But as we say: Prove, not just loose claims and as loose and invalid words like the Quran always use instead of proofs.

147 2/116ba: "- - - to Him (Allah*) belongs all that is in the heavens (plural and wrong*) and on earth - - -." One more of the many loose claims in the Quran. There exists no proof for neither Allah nor for what belongs to him if he exists. Muhammad was never able to prove anything - only claims and statements given by a man with doubtful moral.

148 2/116d: “(And on earth:) - - - everything renders worship to Him (Allah*).” From other places in the Quran one knows that “everything” is meant literally – every living being and all inanimate things. As one never observes any other living beings, not to mention inanimate things, than Muslims worship Allah, and the nature thus shows that the claim is not true, this is one of the claims that must be deemed untrue unless Islam proves it. Proves, not only states or claims. (To quote remark A120 in Abdullah Yusuf Ali: “The Meaning of the Quran”: “- - - everything in heaven and earth celebrates the glory of Allah”. But like normal for Muslims it only is a claim – no documentation, no proof, and no real explanation).

149 2/117a: “To Him (Allah*) is due the primal origin of the heavens (plural and wrong*) and the earth - - -”. To Allah or to the nature? Science believes more in nature, and Allah never proved the opposite - or anything at all. One of the very many never proved claims used to try to glorify Allah in the Quran.

150 2/118e: “We (Allah*) have indeed made clear the Signs unto any people who hold firmly to Faith - - -.” There simply are no valid clear signs – proofs – for Allah anywhere in the Quran or anywhere else. See 2/99a, 2/99b and 2/99c above.

BUT THE MOST CENTRAL POINT HERE IS JUST THIS THAT THE QURAN CONFIRMS THAT THINGS ACCORDING TO THE QURAN ARE CLEAR = TO BE UNDERSTOOD LITERALLY. THIS DOCUMENTS THAT WHEN ISLAM AND MUSLIMS CLAIM THAT ERRORS, CONTRADICTIONS, ETC. AND OTHER BAD POINTS DO NOT MEAN WHAT THE TEXTS SAY, BUT ARE ALLEGORIES OR SOMETHING, SUCH CLAIMS AND EXPLAINING AWAY ARE WRONG. BESIDES: WHO CAN EXPLAIN BETTER THAN AN OMNISCIENT GOD?

151 2/119b: “Verily, We (Allah*) have sent thee (Muslims/people*) in truth a bearer of glad tidings and a warner (= Muhammad) - - -.” No omniscient god has sent a bearer of tidings in which so much is wrong.

152 2/119f: "- - - a warner (Muhammad*) - - -". At this time - ca. 622 - 624 AD - Muhammad still was only a preacher and a warner. But shortly after he started gaining economical and military power, and then it did not take long before he also became an enforcer.

153 2/120d: “The Guidance of Allah (the Quran*) – that is the only Guidance”. A book with so many mistakes and contradictions, so much invalid logic, and so much inhumanity is not at all a guidance – more likely a misguidance. Also a contradiction of the Bible.

154 2/120e: "Wert thou to follow their (Jews' and Christians'*) desires (that you leave Islam*) after the knowledge which have reached you (after you have become a Muslim*), then wouldst thou find neither Protector nor Helper against Allah". - and shortly neither against Muhammad nor Muslims (it became dangerous to leave Islam).

155 2/121b: "Those to whom We (Allah*) have sent the Book (the Quran*) - - -". No god has sent a book this full of mistakes, contradiction, invalid logic, etc.

156 2/121c: "Those to whom We (Allah*) have sent the Book (the Quran*) study it as it should be studied, they are the ones that believe therein - - -". Correct - - - but the religion only is true if it really is sent down by a god - see 2/121b just above.

157 2/121e: "- - - those who reject faith therein (in the Quran) - the loss is their own". Not if the Quran is a made up book and Islam thus a made up religion. And even more so if they instead happen to believe in a real god (if such one exists).

158 2/123b: “(The Day when) one soul shall not avail another - - - nor shall intercession profit her (the soul*) - - -.” An absolute law: No intercession possible. But:

20/109: “On that Day (Day of Doom*) shall no intercession avail, except for those whom permission has been granted by (Allah) - - -.” Here it is possible if Allah permits.

34/23: “No intercession can avail in His (Allah’s*) Presence (= on the Day of Doom*), except for whom He has granted permission.” Intercession ok if Allah permits.

43/86: “And those whom they invoke (“gods”, "saints*) besides Allah have no power of intercession – only he (has*) who bears witness to the Truth - - -.” According to the Quran the prophets and messengers are to be called forth “to witness to the truth”. “He” therefore must be referring to each and every prophet and messenger who according to this verse have power to intercede.

Muhammad according to Al-Bukhari and according to 43/86 just above has the right to intercede.

Intercession is not impossible in spite of 1/123 – it only takes permission.

(4 contradictions.)

159 2/124a: "And remember that Abraham was tried by his Lord - - -." This refers to Abraham being ordered to sacrifice his son. The Bible tells it was Isaac - "his only son" (Ishmael and his Egyptian mother Hagar had been sent away from the home of Abraham, and Isaac was the only one Abraham had left) - whereas Islam claims it was Ishmael. As the Bible makes it clear that Hagar and Ishmael settled near the border of Egypt, Ishmael also was far off when this happened - highly unlikely that Abraham traveled all the way to fetch him for a sacrifice (Islam claims Hagar and Ishmael settled in Mecca - even further off. The Bible tells this happened long after Hagar and Ishmael were sent off - 1. Mos. 21/22: "At that time (the time when Hagar and were sent away*)" the Treaty of Beersheba was made. 1. Mos. 22/: "Some time later (after the Treaty of Beersheba*) God (Yahweh*) tested Abraham". 

160 2/124c: (Allah said): "I will make you (Abraham*) an Imam (priest) to the Nations". What the Bible says (1.Mos. 22/18): "- - - and through your offspring all nations will be blessed - - -". One should here add 1.Mos. 21/12: (Yahweh said to Abraham): "- - - it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned". The quote from the Quran is a contradiction to the Bible.

161 2/125a: "Remember We (Allah*) made the House a place of assembly for men and a place of safety - - -". Believe it or not, but in the entire Quran and the entire Islam there does not exist one single real proof for that the god did this. It only is a claim - like everything else of any consequence in Islam. Also see 2/127a below.

162 2/125h: "- - - the House - - -". Kabah mosque in Mecca - a building and a town never mentioned in the not falsified Bible - which it should have been if the building and town were so holy and central to the god - - - if Yahweh and Allah had been the same god.

163 2/126c: “- - - Abraham said: ‘Make this (Mecca*) a City Of Peace - - -.” This is quite a contradiction, both with reality, as at the time of Muhammad 2500 years later Mecca was not a really old city - not old enough to reach Abraham - and with the Quran. The Quran tells that Hagar run around in this empty desert valley where Mecca once in the future became situated, finding neither people nor water after being left by Abraham when Abraham already was some 101 years old. ######And here Abraham all the same talks about "this City" Mecca!!

164 2/128b: "Make of us (Abraham and Ishmael*) Muslims - - -". This was some 2500 years before Muhammad and 2500 years before the first time Muslims appeared. In addition science has found not one single trace of a religion similar to Islam (if you omit Jews and Christians who are some percents similar) or a book like the Quran anywhere in the world older than 610 AD when Muhammad started his preaching. Worse: Also Islam has been unable to find traces from such a religion. It should be unnecessary to mention that this claim also contradicts the Bible.

165 2/129f: "- - - Thou (Allah*) art the Exalted in Might - - -". Often claimed, never proved - not once in 1400 years.

166 2/129g: "- - - Thou (Allah*) art - - - the Wise". Not if he made the Quran with all its mistakes, etc.

Another fact: If Allah delivered the Quran and all its mistaken facts and other errors, all its internal and external contradictions, all its invalid logic, etc. there is a good reason to laugh - and laugh loudly - from claims like this. In that case he neither has much knowledge nor is wise.

###167 2/131: “- - - Lord of the Worlds”. The Quran tells about 7 (flat) worlds (65/12) – one above the other according to Hadith. Wrong. (One small detail: In Abdullah Yusuf Ali (the same Yusuf Ali, but revised after his death): “The Meaning of the Holy Quran”, 11. edition, the word is changed from “the Worlds” to “the Universe” – one my guess why. And in 2009 AD: We bought a newer edition of Ali's "The Holy Quran". The same informative "correction" is done here - even though the word "universe" in our meaning of the word hardly even existed in languages like Arab around 650 AD, and according to our sources is not used here. Falsifications of translations to become more "correct" are informative - at least to the second power.

To repeat: "The universe" is a much bigger word than "the Worlds" - and a word which according to our sources does not exist in the Quran, and absolutely is not used here. If the Arab text here is "doctored", it is not the only case in translations of the book. IF THE ORIGINAL TEXT SAYS "WORLDS" - REFERING TO THE 7 FLAT WORLDS THE QURAN TELLS ABOUT - TO CHANGE THE WORD TO "UNIVERSE" IS A REGULAR LIE, AS THIS WORD MEANS SOMETHING VERY DIFFERENT (BUT SCIENTIFICALLY MORE CORRECT).

168 2/132h: "(Jacob said) - - - die not except in the Faith of Islam". Jacob at least was no Muslim, as he was married to two sisters (Leah and Rachel) at the same time, which is strictly forbidden for Muslims. (This in addition to that the only real source for knowledge about the old patriarchs - the Bible - tells a very different story, and includes a very different god).

169 2/135d: “- - - the Religion of Abraham - - -". There is nowhere any indication for that Abraham's religion was Islam. There only are Muhammad's claims. (According to the Bible - the only known perhaps reliable source - his god was Yahweh, not Allah.) There also nowhere in the world are found any kind of indications for a religion like Islam at that time. The nearest is the Mosaic one - Jewish - but also that one is very different from Islam: F.x. no war for the religion, not expansive, not suppressive (except for creating a national country), etc.

Not to mention that neither science nor Islam has found any traces of a religion like Islam older than 610 AD, when Muhammad started his mission - some 2500 years after Abraham.

170 2/135h: (Abraham) "joined not gods with Allah". According to the Bible Abraham's god was Yahweh. (Islam likes to claim - but like always never prove - that Yahweh = Allah, but the basics of those two teachings are fundamentally so different that this is impossible, unless the god is mentally ill). Also see 2/132a above and 2/255a below.

171 2/135i: (Abraham) "joined not gods with Allah". Neither do Jews nor Christians. They only have one god. If Muhammad - and Muslims - does/do not understand the Trinity (Muhammad here was completely lost, mixing Mary into it), that is his/their problem - Christians understand it and know there only is one god, Yahweh (even though less than 10% of the Christians know this name, and only call him God.) Also see 2/255a, 6/106b and 25/18a below.

172 2/136a: “- - - the revelations (the Quran*) - - -". Was it really a revelation? - and in case from whom? A book of a quality like the Quran is not from any god - too much is wrong. Then remain dark forces or an illness or a cold human brain.

As for dark forces Muhammad would not have one chance to see the difference between the angel Gabriel and the Devil dressed up like Gabriel. Also the partly immoral moral code, the war religion, etc. might indicate an explanation like this. But we personally are reluctant to believe this, because not even a devil would use a book with so many errors as his "holy" book - he had to know he would be found out sooner or later and loose credence. There is one possibility, though: If the god permitted him to try to lure or cheat more humans to Hell - say the god f.x. wanted fewer of the stupid ones in his Paradise - but on the condition that so much should be wrong, that any intelligent person should be able to see the trap and evade it. Well, it is a possibility.

When it comes to illness, the one modern medical science suspects, is TLE - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (See f.x. BBC, Thursday, 20 March 2003; broadcast 17 April 2003 on BBC Two). This illness can give just the kind of "religious experiences", "religious visions" - or hallucinations - etc. and the physical fits and seizures it is claimed Muhammad had.

Of course it is possible it all came just from a cold brain wanting power, riches for bribes, and women - but then it was no revelation. This has been the case for many a self proclaimed "prophet" - there have been many of them through the times. Actually this is the most likely explanation in the case Muhammad, because so many of the mistakes were what one believed in in Arabia at the time of Muhammad, because even though the Quran claims Allah is a universal god, everything was about Arabia and neighboring areas, because when there were problems or something, the comments came afterward - a god could have commented on it before to tell them the right thing to do or to avoid the problems, because Allah so often helped Muhammad also in family trouble and other private problems - typical for many false "prophets", and not to forget because of all the mistakes which were in accordance with (wrong) science there at the time of Muhammad. If this was combined with TLE, Muhammad might at least partly believe in his religion himself.

173 2/136c: "- - - the revelation given to us (Muhammad*), and to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, and the Tribes (the 12 Jewish tribes*) and that given to Moses and Jesus, and given to (all) the Prophets (Hadiths mention the number 124ooo prophets during all times and all places!) - - -". The Quran as you see claims that all prophets to all times each has got their copy of the Quran - or to be more correct a copy of the same revered "mother book" in Heaven which the Quran is a copy of according to Islam. It must have been informative for the claimed Inuit prophets in North Canada to read about the blessed shade from the sun and the fruits and camels everyone knew, or for one in the really old England to read about the blessed rain.

Science has found exactly not one single trace from neither the claimed non-Biblical prophets, nor the claimed Islamic religion, nor from any of the claimed books - mot even a reference. Whereas from the Bible there are more than 40ooo manuscripts, fragments or quotations older than 610 AD - manuscripts only referring to but not quoting the Bible, not included. Worse: Also Islam has found not one proved falsification strengthening their claims - a 110% proof for that there are no falsifications, because if there had been, Islam had found them and screamed and bellowed about them

Believe this Islamic claim whoever wants.

174 2/136i: "- - - Moses - - -". A time anomaly. If the Bible gives his age correctly and if science gives the time of the Exodus correctly, Moses lived from ca. 1315 BC to ca. 1195 BC. The Quran claims that humans to all times and all places have been sent prophets or messengers for Allah, and that each has got a copy of the claimed "Mother Book" in Heaven = similar to the Quran, which also is claimed to be a copy of that claimed timeless book. But no user of those "Qurans" could understand references to Moses until after they knew about him - which they for one thing could not do until well after he was born, and for another thing not until information about him had reached them, which took a long time to f.x. Bolivia or Siberia or the Philippines or New Zealand. For claimed prophets there references to Moses - and many and much other - had exactly no meaning. No omniscient god would send down a book where large parts of the text had no meaning to more than 100ooo of his prophets.

175 2/136j: "- - - Jesus - - -". A time anomaly. Born just over 2ooo years ago. For most of our readers Jesus needs no presentation. For the benefit of Muslims we add that the information about him in the Quran frequently varies quite a lot from the one in the Bible - and both science and Islam has thoroughly proved that the Bible is not falsified, in spite of what Muhammad liked to claim - but only claim. As for readers from other religions (we f.x. have many Hindu readers): We think Jesus is so well known, that most of you at least have a rough picture about his life. The Quran claims that humans to all times and all places have been sent prophets or messengers for Allah, and that each has got a copy of the claimed "Mother Book" in Heaven = similar to the Quran, which also is claimed to be a copy of that claimed timeless book. But no user of those "Qurans" could understand references to Jesus until after they knew about him - which they for one thing could not do until after he was born, and for another thing not until information about him had reached them, which took a long time to f.x. Chile or Finland or Korea or Australia's Outbacks. For claimed prophets in older times and in many places references to Jesus - and many and much other - had exactly no meaning. No omniscient god would send down a book where large parts of the text had no meaning to 124ooo or more of his prophets.

#176 2/136l: “- - - we (Muslims) make no difference between one and another of them (prophets*) - - -“. There is one distinction Muslims make: Between Muhammad and all the others. And there is at least one Yahweh makes: Between real and false prophets. The criterion for being a real prophet, is that you make prophesies – and that the prophesies come true, plus that you make so many or so essential prophesies that prophesying clearly is part of your mission. If not you are a false prophet (5. Mos. 18/21). Muhammad made during all his life not one real prophesy. (There were a few sayings that were remembered because they happened to become true (but far fewer than there mathematically and statistically should have been according to the laws of statistics and of probability for a man speaking that much) – the others were forgotten like normal in such cases – but no real prophesies. He never – no place in the Quran and hardly in all the Hadiths – even claimed to have the gift of making prophesies). Was he then really a prophet? – or did he simply “borrow” an impressive title? He simply was not a prophet. A messenger for someone or something perhaps – or an apostle - but no prophet. But if either the Quran or the Bible or both speak the truth concerning this, Jesus clearly was. The Quran, though, reduces Jesus as much as possible (he was the main competitor to Muhammad and had to be reduced if Muhammad was to be the greatest), and simply skips the question of Muhammad’s right to the title – as so often the book treats things for a fact without the slightest proof or documentation. And: A contradiction to the Bible.

177 2/137c: “- - - (Muslims are*) on the right path - - -“. Can a “path” based on a book full of mistakes and dictated by a man of very doubtful moral, and clearly not from a god, really be said to be “the right path”? And as Allah cannot be the same god as Yahweh - too different teachings - this also is a contradiction to the Bible, as Islam is not on the same "path" as the Bible and especially not NT and its new covenant preaches; one is a religion of blood and war and suppression (that Islam is the religion of peace simply is an al-Taqiyya - a lawful lie (something you only find in Islam of the big religions) - read the surahs from Medina and weep), partly based on dishonesty (al-Taqiyya, Kitman, etc.), the other one of love and peace.

178 2/137d: "- - - if they (people*) turn back (= leave Islam, *), it is they (Jews and Christians*) who are in schism (are wrong*)". As normal the Quran relies on claims it hardly ever documents or proves - but as Yahweh and Allah cannot be the same god (far too different teachings) this at least is an open contradiction to the Bible. Besides: Relying on a book with that much wrong, it is much more likely Muslims are wrong than the others.

179 2/137e: "- - - Allah will suffice thee (Muhammad/Muslims*) against them (non-Muslims*) - - -". Only if he exists and in addition is a major god.

180 2/138a: "(Our religion is) the Baptism of Allah - - -". A bit strange sentence, as Islam does not use baptism. The entrance to Islam is not baptism, but to repeat that you believe there is no god but Allah and in that Muhammad was his prophet. (Also other translations are used for this point - like "hue" or "color" instead of "baptizing" (as Christians in the region may have used colored water for baptizing). The famously clear and not to be misunderstood language in the Quran.

181 2/139a: “Will ye (Jews and Christians) dispute with us about Allah, seeing that He is our Lord and your Lord - - -”. Islam likes to pretend or state without any proof that Allah and Yahweh/God is the same god. But both the gods and their teachings, moral codes, etc., are very different - as said before especially if you compare the bloody god of war Allah was turned into in and after 622 AD after Muhammad came to need warriors for highwaymen and later for wars, with the far milder and more benevolent God we meet in NT. The Quran makes a lot of statements, but not one single proof, even though it should be easy for Allah to prove something - at least his own existence. Besides: Read history (drop glorifying propaganda and judge from acts and deeds and demands and introduced rules, moral, etc.- "do against others like you want others do against you") - Muslim history like ibn Ishaq if you want - and the Hadiths, and also the Quran, and see what kind of a man Muhammad really was! We do not accept the word of a man with that kind of moral and ethical standards, without proofs - there has to be limits to being naïve. Yahweh and Allah simply are not the same god. Also: Contradiction to the Bible.

182 2/139c: “- - - (Allah*) is our (Muslims’*) Lord and your (non-Muslim’s*) Lord - - -“. As this claim only is based on other, not proved claims, and especially as there exists other possibilities than Islam where at least some are based on stronger traditions, this is an invalid statement, unless it is proved. After all if the old books tell the truth, the Bible proves a number of things concerning Yahweh, whereas the Quran was unable to prove even a comma. Plus: Severe contradiction to the Bible, as Allah cannot be the same god as Yahweh - fundamentally too different teachings. Also see 29/46ec below.

183 2/139e: "- - - we (Muslims*) are responsible for our doings and ye (non-Muslims*) for your - - -". But that was long before 9/5 and other hard verses. This verse is abrogated – made invalid - by at least these verses: 2/191, 2/193, 3/38, 3/85, 3/148, 4/90, 5/33, 5/72, 8/12, 8/38, 8/38-39 (the warning), 8/39, 8/60, 9/3, 9/5, 9/14, 9/23, 9/29, 9/33, 9/73, 9/123, 25/36, 25/52, 33/61, 33/73, 35/36, 47/4, 66/9. This includes many a bloody threat, but also verses advising or permitting political, social, economical, etc. compulsion (with the sword in the background if you protest) – we mention a few here: 3/28, 3/85, 3/148, 4/81, 5/72, 5/73, 9/23, 14/7, 15/3, 33/73, 35/36. They are all quoted under 2/256. (At least 28 abrogations).

184 2/139f: "- - - that we (Muslims*) are sincere (in our faith) in Him (Allah*)". #########This is completely without any consequence as a proof for the religion - any strong believer in any religion is sincere in his faith, and it means nothing and proves nothing about the one and only essential question for a religion: Is the religion a real religion with a real god (or gods) behind it? Or is it a superstition? As there is no god behind the Quran - too much is wrong in the book for a god to be involved - it is very easy to believe Islam is not a real religion, but a superstition. The fact that Allah in no way has proved his existence, plus the knowledge of what kind of a person Muhammad really was, make this belief more or less a certainty.

185 2/140a: "Or do you say that Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob and the tribes were Jews - - -". As the word "Jew" did not exist at that time (it derives from the name of one of the sons of Jacob and the tribe he founded, the Judah tribe), technically the Quran may be right in this "leading - or rhetoric - question" . But using the wider and quite normal definition of the word: Jews = people belonging to the Jewish religion, there is little doubt that according to the Bible they all were Jews - even Ishmael (but he is outside Yahweh's line, as that one goes via Isaac (his brother) and Jacob (1. Mos. 21/12)), if he lived and believed like his father (like Islam claims he did). It must in case be a bitter truth for Arabs to know they are claiming (as usual no proofs) to be descendants from a Jew(!) (But in its rhetoric way the Quran here contradicts the Bible). For the record: The name "Christians" is even much younger than the word "Jew" - it of course derives from "Christos", the Greek version of "Messiah" = the anointed one. It was coined some decades into "our time". See 2/140b just below.

186 2/140b: "Or do you say that Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob and the Tribes were Jews or Christians?" Well, no-one say they were Christians - Christianism is a softer religion than the Mosaic (Jewish) one and did not arrive until with Jesus. If we presume that Jesus really was from Yahweh, which both the Bible and the Quran claims (except that the Quran calls the god Allah and claims Allah = Yahweh), one may wonder why the god choose to soften his teaching just then. One possible explanation is that Islam is right on this one point: When times changes there can be adjustments in the one god's teachings to inch it closer to what the god really wants. May be Yahweh saw that the widespread and long "Roman Peace" (nearly 300 years) - Pax Romanum - finally gave a more peaceful and benevolent "edition" of his religion a chance to take hold and survive - grow strong enough to survive in spite of the rougher times which would come. But if this is the explanation, it is highly unlikely and illogical that he later should want to return to a harsh, selfish, and bloody war religion like Islam - far more inhuman, dark and bloody than also the Mosaic one even in the harshest parts of OT.

187 2/140j: "Say: Do you know better than Allah?" No - not if Allah exists and is omniscient. But we many times know better than all the mistakes, etc. in the Quran - a book that is not from a god, as no god - omniscient or not - would make so many mistakes, errors, contradictions, cases of wrong logic or helpless language, etc. Conclusions:

No – if Allah really exists and is omniscient and contacted Muhammad. All of which seems to be extremely doubtful judging from all the mistakes, etc. in the Quran.

Perhaps – if Allah really exists, but is not omniscient, but contacted Muhammad – which Muhammad only claimed, never proved, even though it should be possible for Allah.

Perhaps - if Allah belongs to the dark forces.

Yes, compared to the Quran – if Allah really exists, but did not contact Muhammad. Modern science knows a lot more than Muhammad did – and are not going all out for power, etc. = more reliable.

Yes, definitely – if Allah does not exist and just was a fiction from a perhaps sick man (TLE?) building himself a platform of power.

188 2/140k: "Who is more unjust than those who conceal the testimony they have from Allah". Here is one more reference to Muhammad's claim that the reason for divergences between his teachings and the Bible, was that the Bible was falsified - the only way he had to explain away those differences, which in reality were caused by his believing in the apocryphal (made up) stories, legends, fairy tales. etc. which flourished in and around Arabia. And to repeat it: Science has long since proved that the claim is wrong - there may be mistakes in the Bible, but not falsifications: The some 300 copies or fragments of the Gospels, some 12ooo from the rest of the Bible, and some 32ooo quotes from the Bible in other manuscripts older than 610 AD (when Muhammad started) all are in full accordance with the present Bible - IF NOT ISLAM HAD SCREAMED ABOUT IT. Also none of them have marks modern science can find from being falsified - and modern science is very good at finding falsifications, as it is a common crime today. But maybe there is an answer to the question: If someone twists the religion of a (perhaps) existing god to make a new religion giving the twister power, riches and perhaps women - well, perhaps that hypothetical god would think this was more unjust - - - perhaps showing it by making him sterile, and letting all the children who at least officially were his, die in a young age (even the last one and the only one who survived him - Fatime - only survived him by half a year)? Who knows?

And even if science have proved that the Bible is not falsified, Islam has delivered an even stronger proof for this, by being unable to document even one single clear falsification among all those tens of thousands of relevant manuscripts - if there had existed even one such falsification, Islam had found it and as said above screamed about it. Islam’s deep silence on this point is an even stronger proof than the one from science for that there are no falsifications - mistakes perhaps, but no falsifications.

189 2/140l: “But Allah is not unmindful of what ye do”. Based on just a statement made up of words, that may be a hope. Only if it was proved, it had been a certainty. But Muhammad never was able to prove anything at all about Allah or the rest of his teachings. Not one thing.

190 2/141: "Of their (the old Jewish patriarchs*) merits there is no question in your case". In clear speech: The Jews are wrong when they claim they will have an easier way to Paradise because they are the descendants of the old patriarchs. The problem is that the reason why the Jews believed this, was not that they were descendants of good ancestors, but the belief/fact(?) that they had a covenant with Yahweh - disused and battered, but never nullified - Yahweh even had promised it to be everlasting (f.x. 1. Mos.17/7 and /13). (Islam claims it is terminated - as normal without any documentation - but only Islam. And Islam has to claim so in order to take over the role as The Special Religion.) Worse: Muslim scholars know this most well, and all the same they go on using this twisted reality to be able to dethrone the Jews. Muslims may be right that the Jews no longer have a special status - also Jesus indicated that all believers in Yahweh had more or less the same right to come to Paradise, and thus the Jews do not have a special status any longer, as they in case have to share it with Christians, who also believe in Yahweh - but if the Muslim scholars are right, they are right in a dishonest way as Yahweh nowhere has terminated his promise like Muslims claim, this even more so as there nowhere is indicated that something as bloody, unjust and discriminating like Islam should take over the Jewish position. And f.x. how can a religion be a religion of truth, if it uses dishonesty as accepted working tools?

191 2/142a: "What hath turned them from the qiblah (the direction you face when praying*) to which they were used". When Muhammad finally after some 16 months in Medina understood the Jews would not accept his religion, he changed the "qiblah" from direction Jerusalem to direction Mecca, to demonstrate the difference between the Jews and his own religion and followers. Christianity has no qiblah. It is normal that the congregations in churches face east, but there is no special direction for praying.

192 2/142d: "- - - to Allah belong both East and West - - -". Similar things are said many places in the Quran, but never proved, neither in nor outside the Quran - there only are claims and words, both of which are cheap.

193 2/142e: "He (Allah - in reality here Muhammad and his Quran*) guideth whom He will - - -". As no god included Allah - if he exists - was behind a book of such a miserable level of knowledge, it is not Allah who in case is the guide, but the maker of the Quran - be it dark powers or humans.

194 2/142g: "- - - a Way that is straight". That a way is straight, is no valid argument if it does not go in the correct direction - and as no god made the Quran, no god constructed Islam's claimed road (here intended to mean the road to the Quran's and Islam's Paradise - see 10/9f below.

195 2/143a: "Thus have We (Allah*) made of you an ummah justly balanced - - -." According to M. Asad: "The Message of the Quran" the exact translation of the Arab text here is: "a community of the middle way". The Arabs had business connections as far as India and China already at this time - and there they met Buddhists. For Buddhism "the middle way" is the central concept. Can this be an idea from Buddhism? - Muhammad "borrowed" ideas from wherever he found them.

196 2/143b: "- - - an ummah justly balanced - - -". Look at the partly immoral moral code of the Quran and on the partly unjust sharia laws, and see how just it really was - and is.

197 2/143d: "- - - witnesses over the nations - - -". Why does an omniscient god so often in the Quran need witnesses? - yes, why does he need witnesses at all?

198 2/143n: "And never would Allah make your (Muslims'*) faith of no effect", If Allah exists. If he is behind the Quran And if the Quran in addition tells the full and only truth on this point. If not this is wrong.

199 2/144a: "We (Allah*) see the turning of thy (Muslim's*) face (for guidance) to the heavens (plural and wrong*) - - -". As the Quran is not from Heaven, there is little help in looking that way if you live according to that book - too much is wrong in the Quran.

#200 2/144i: “The people of the Book know very well that that (the reason for changing the qiblah = direction of praying*) is the truth from their Lord”.

Jews and Christians definitely do not know this - and neither did the Sabeans know it (Sabeans likely lived in Sabah, in what now is Yemen. They had become Christians via influence from Christians in East Africa. (Though Islam says the Sabeans were a sect in Arabia – though with very vague ideas about why.) See 2/62f above.) Was the Quran's official reason the real one?

As the Quran contains a lot of mistakes, it is a question if also more of the rest is wrong.

As the Quran contains a lot of mistakes, it also is a question if this is from our Lord, Yahweh. Actually it is not.It even is a question if a god was involved in the Quran at all - a god does not make mistakes, not to mention such a number of mistakes - or loose statements and false “signs“ and “proofs“ - the hallmarks of cheats and deceivers. No god made such a quality book. Thus also Allah is not involved - if he exists and is a major god.

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201 2/144j: "The people of the Book (Jews, Christians, Sabeans*) know well that that (the change of the qiblah*) is the truth from their Lord". Wrong. Their Lord is Yahweh, and Yahweh did not order this (well, except if he wanted to keep Muslims away from his followers).

Worse: This surah is from 622-624 AD in Medina. By the time (after 16 months in Yathrib/Medina) he changed the qiblah (direction of praying) from direction Jerusalem to direction Mecca, Muhammad knew that neither Jews nor the few Christians there believed there was much truth in Muhammad's preaching or that it derived from a god. This is one of the points in the Quran where Muhammad knew he was lying.

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202 2/144k: "- - - the truth from their (Jews' and Christians' mainly*) Lord". The Quran's intention here is to tell that the Quran is the truth and confirming the Bible. Both are wrong - and both contradict the Bible. A book with so many errors, etc. like the Quran at best is partly true. And the fundamental thoughts and lots and lots of fundamental details are so different between the Bible and the Quran, that the Quran in no way is confirming the Bible.

203 2/144k: "- - - the truth from their (Jews' and Christians' mainly*) Lord". The Quran's intention here is to tell that the Quran is the truth and confirming the Bible. Both are wrong - and both contradict the Bible. A book with so many errors, etc. like the Quran at best is partly true. And the fundamental thoughts and lots and lots of fundamental details and not to mention the basic parts of the teachings, are so different between the Bible and the Quran, that the Quran in no way is confirming the Bible.

204 2/144m: "Nor is Allah unmindful of what they (Jews, Christians, Sabeans*) do". If Allah exists. If he is behind the Quran. And if the Quran tells the full and only truth on this point.

205 2/145f: "- - - after knowledge hath reached you (persons*) - - -". As the Quran normally does not mean "real" knowledge, but knowledge about the Quran and Islam (also called Islamic knowledge - vs. everything not related to the religion was "foreign knowledge" and opposed) sentences like this does not mean after you have got education or something - it really means "after you have got information about Islam" or "after you have become a Muslim".

206 2/145g: "If thou (a person*), after (becoming a Muslim*), wert to follow (Jews or Christians*) - then wert thou indeed (clearly) in the wrong". Only if Allah exists, if the Quran is from a god, and if it in addition speaks the full truth and only the truth. And definitely not in the wrong if Yahweh exists and is a real god.

An interesting point here is that 3 out of 4 adults who today become Muslims, leave the religion within 3 years. What is it they learn when they are inside, which make them leave the religion again in spite of the dangers it mean to leave "the Religion of Peace"?

207 2/145h: "- - - their (Jews, Christians, Sabeans (see 2/62f above)*) (vain) desires - - -". It is vain only if Yahweh does not exist - and both the Bible and the Quran claims that this old Jewish and Christian god do exist (though Muhammad wrongly claimed he was the same god as Allah).

208 2/145i: "- - - (if you leave Islam to follow the Bible*) - then wert thou indeed (clearly) in the wrong". Not unless the Bible is wrong. And in no way if the Quran is a made up book - and all the errors, contradictions, etc. at least prove it is not from any god.

#209 2/145+146: “If thou, after the knowledge (of the new qiblah = what direction to face when you are praying*), wert to follow their (the People of the Book‘s*) (vain) desire - then wert thou indeed (clearly) in the wrong. The People of the Book know this as they know their own sons.” But it is most obvious that this is not true - neither Jews nor Christians know this - - - and especially not Christians, who have no qiblah (churches often make their congregation face east, but there is no qiblah).

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210 2/146f: “- - - conceal the truth (the teachings of the Quran*) which they (Jews, Christians*) themselves know.” One more claim about falsified Bible - and the added claim that the ones believing in the Bible know it is falsified. You have to know very little about people and especially about religious people, to be able to believe that someone is able to believe in a religion he/she knows is falsified - Muhammad was intelligent and he knew and understood people, and this simply is one of the places in the Quran where he knew he was lying (well, if this was said shortly after he came to Yatrib/Medina, he may not have known for sure. But he did not stay very long in Yatrib before he knew, and he never corrected this claim (on the contrary), and thus this at least became a lie by willful omission.)

There also are so many and so fundamental differences between the Quran and the Bible – especially the NT – that the only thing that is possible to know from the texts of the Quran, is that something is very wrong, also in Islamic claims like this (as normal from Islam; a not proved claim).

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211 2/147c: “The Truth (the Quran*) is from thy (people’s*) Lord (Allah*), so be not at all in doubt”. With that many mistakes and that much wrong logic, etc., there is every reason for doubt.

212 2/148d: "- - - Allah will bring you (Muslims*) together". This most likely refers to the Day of Doom, but this - as normal in the Quran not documented - claim depends on if Allah exists (nothing is proved about this), if Allah is behind the Quran (but no god makes a book of a quality like the Quran - full of mistakes), and if the Quran speaks the full and only truth at least on this point.

213 2/148e: "For Allah hath power over all things". A claim. Muhammad never was able to prove it.

214 2/149g: “- - - that (the new qiblah) is indeed the truth from thy Lord”. This is told via Muhammad and the Quran. There is no god behind the Quran - it is heresy, slander and an insult to blame a god for a book where so much is wrong, contradictions, invalid logic, unclear language, etc. - and thus there is no god behind Muhammad's preaching, too. It simply is not from any "Lord".

Also: The fact that the Bible does not ask for a qiblah (direction for praying), whereas it is a central point in the Quran, is one more indication for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god.

215 2/150c: "- - - the Sacred Mosque - - -". The Kabah in Mecca. Neither the mosque nor the qiblah is mentioned in the Bible, which they should have been if Yahweh and Allah had been the same god, and this mosque and/or the qiblah was as important for the god and the religion as the Quran claims.

Also: The fact that the to Allah super-holy the Kabah is not mentioned with even a whisper in the proved not falsified Bible, is one of the strong proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and Jesus - and the old Jewish prophets - not in the same religion (not to mention same line) as Muhammad.

216 2/150d: "- - - them that are bent on wickedness - - -". The non-Muslims are bent on wickedness - also one of Muhammad's many negative, or stronger, names for them. No comments - and none necessary. You will find a lot of negative and very negative comments about non-Muslims in the Quran. (One of the reasons why Muslims are reluctant to mingle with others - who want to mingle with bad - or worse – people?

###BUT: Compare the Quran's ethical, moral, and judicial codes to a normal code like "do to others like you want others do to you". May some self centered and self-holy and self-saintly religious persons living according to the Quran sometimes be bent on wickedness according to normal such codes?

217 2/150f: "- - - ye (persons*) may (consent to) be guided (by the Quran*) - - -". How can anyone be - at least rightly - guided by a book with so many mistakes, contradictions, mistakes of logic, etc.? Flatly no.

218 2/151a: "- - - We (Allah*) has sent among you a Messenger (Muhammad*) - - -". No omniscient god has sent a messenger - without any proofs at all - telling so much which was and is wrong.

219 2/151e: "- - - instructing you in Scripture - - -". Remember here that among the uneducated ones in the old times - and not only in Arabia - the written word was believed to be much more reliable than the verbal one. They simply did not understand that it is as easy to lie with the pen as with the mouth.

220 2/151g: "- - - (Allah is*) sanctifying you (Muslims*) - - -". Only possible if he exists and in addition is a god.

221 2/151h: "- - - in Scripture and Wisdom, and in new Knowledge." So "new" "knowledge" (the Quran) that it is clear much of it is wrong. And is it then wisdom? But psychologically it was wise to talk about knowledge - who especially among uneducated, naive primitives is not influenced by idols - hardly heroes, but idols - telling them they have knowledge?

222 2/152a: "- - - I (Allah*) will remember you (Muslims*)". If Allah exists. If he is behind the Quran. And if the Quran tells the full and only truth on this point.

223 2/153b: “Seek help with patient Perseverance and Prayer, for Allah is with those who patiently persevere.” Keep struggling and the enemy gives in - non-Muslims should never forget that this is hammered into all Muslims - - - and it too often is correct, especially when fighting democracies, as democracies have difficulties keeping on struggling for a long time if they are not forced to - there always are fractions who want the struggle or fighting to be terminated.

224 2/153c: "- - - Allah is with those who patiently persevere". See 2/253b just above.

225 2/154b: “And say not of those who are slain in the way of Allah: ‘They are dead’. Nay, they are living - - -". One of the many, many never proved claims in the Quran. And as the Quran with all its errors, etc. is from no god, it is highly unlikely it has reliable information about this.

226 2/154c: “- - - those who are slain in the way of Allah - - -". Those who were slain "for Allah", nearly always were slain in raids or wars, raids and wars nearly always initiated by Muhammad. This strongly contradicts the moral and ethics of NT. (OT is more war-like, but for smaller scale and not at least for different reason from in the Quran - get a country for the Jews compared with suppressing all the world. And an even more essential difference: For establishing and then defending a national country for the Jews, not for the religion like the demand is in the Quran).

227 2/155a: "- - - We (Allah*) shall test you (Muslims*) - - -." Why did Allah need to test the Muslims if he was omniscient and on top of all decides/predestines everything, according to the Quran? - but if Muhammad or someone just made up the religion, this is a nice whip to maintain discipline and explain away problems.

228 2/155c: "- - - patiently persevere - - -". A word and an expression the Quran imprints and imprints and imprints on Muslims: Persevere - and in the end the enemy grows tired and you win. A WORD NON-MUSLIMS SHOULD NEVER FORGET, BECAUSE TOO OFTEN THIS IS CORRECT.

229 2/156a: "To Allah we (Muslims*) belong - - -". - - - if he exists and is a god (or a devil) - nothing was ever proved. There only are claims and a demand for blind belief from a man who permitted al-Taqiyya (lawful lie), Kitman (lawful half-truth), etc., and who advised even breaking your - and his own - oaths if that gave a better result. A man who used deceit and betrayal (cfr. the peace delegation from Khaybar). And a man who on top of all wanted respect and power, riches (at least for bribes) and women - religion often is a mighty platform of power.

Muslims seldom belong to Yahweh. If then Allah does not exist - and the Quran and all its mistakes + the fact that the only place Allah has ever manifested himself, is in the mouth of Muhammad, makes this extremely likely - where then do Muslims belong if there is a next life?

230 2/156b: "- - - and to Him (Allah*) is our return (at the Day of Doom*)". Another never documented claim - there are hundreds of them in the Quran. (Some undocumented claims could be ok - "he just tells how things are" might be the reaction if he had proofs for at least some of what he told, and in addition was a reliable person. But in the Quran absolutely nothing of the central claims is proved - - - and Muhammad was far from very reliable - al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth), betrayal, broken oaths even.)

Oh, we know that Islam claims Muhammad was reckoned in Mecca to be very reliable. But that only is claimed in the Hadiths, and they if possible are even more unreliable than the Quran. It is easy to make up such claims.

231 2/157c: "- - - they (god Muslims*) are the ones that receive guidance." You do not receive real guidance from a book as full of mistakes, etc. etc. as the Quran. Also see 7/192a and 16/107 below. 

232 2/158b: (A128) “Behold! Safa and Marwah are among the symbols of Allah". Comment similar to 2/150c.

233 2/158e: "- - - compass around them (the hillocks Safa and Marwah*) - - -". The religious ceremonies and rituals are pretty primitive and superficial in Islam - and it is symptomatic that they mostly are taken over from primitive pagan religions - mainly the old Arab ones. (Muhammad simply took over most of the rituals of the old Arab religion, and as simply just told that now they were not pagan rites any more)."

234 2/159b: “Those who conceal the clear (Signs) - - -”. No danger - not one single valid or clear sign/proof for Allah is sent down (unless it is omitted from the Quran). But it is VERY typical for the Quran to talk about “signs” as they were proved facts - and more or less proofs of Allah. (And at the same time often accept nothing about other gods without demanding proofs).

BUT THE MOST CENTRAL POINT HERE IS JUST THIS THAT THE QURAN CONFIRMS THAT THINGS ACCORDING TO THE QURAN ARE CLEAR = TO BE UNDERSTOOD LITERALLY. THIS DOCUMENTS THAT WHEN ISLAM AND MUSLIMS CLAIM THAT ERRORS, CONTRADICTIONS, ETC. AND OTHER BAD POINTS DO NOT MEAN WHAT THE TEXTS SAY, BUT ARE ALLEGORIES OR SOMETHING, SUCH CLAIMS AND EXPLAINING AWAY ARE WRONG. BESIDES: WHO CAN EXPLAIN BETTER THAN AN OMNISCIENT GOD?

235 2/159i: "- - - on them (in reality all Jews and Christians, but see 2/146a above*) shall be Allah's curse - - -." Also in the Bible there are a few curses, but not like in the Quran, where one can get the impression that the main arguments for being good and for not being bad except warlike and suppressive toward non-Muslims, are: If you are good you get shade, good food, and many women in Paradise, if you are bad you get Allah's curses and Hell. So there are plenty of curses in the Quran. And there also is little of "turn the other cheek".

Another point is that this is one more of Muhammad's legion never proved claims. "Claims are cheap, proofs are reliable".

236 2/160a: “Except those who repent and make amends and openly declare (the Truth)”. That the Quran is the truth, is just a claim, not a proved fact. With so many mistakes in the Quran, the book at the very best is partly true. See 40/75.

237 2/160b: "- - - (the Truth (the Quran/Islam*)) - - -". No matter how often one repeats or claims that something is true, it is not true unless it really is true. But of course repetitions may make people believe it is true - cfr. Goebbels: "Repeat a lie often enough, and people start believing it is true". It also is thought-provoking that the man who really needs to make people blindly believe in this way, is the cheat or deceiver. What is absolutely sure and easy to check, and thus a truth, is that there are many mistakes, etc. in the Quran (which is what is referred to in this case), so that at best it only is partly the truth.

238 2/161b: "Those who reject Faith, and die rejecting - on them is Allah's curse, and the curse of angels, and of all mankind". For the ones of these who believe in the Bible, the Bible strongly contradicts this, as it tells that instead to believe in the Bible, is the road to salvation.

Besides: Perhaps the curse of Allah - if he exists. Perhaps the curse of the angels - if they exist. But easily provable not the curse from all mankind - likely from all Muslims, but far from from all mankind.

239 2/163b: "- - - there is no god but He (Allah*) - - -". One more claim without proofs or documentation - like more or less always in the Quran. "Claims are cheap, proofs are reliable". Besides we are back to the problem with Yahweh, which contradicts this point. The Quran accepts that this old Jewish and Christian god existed (exists?). Reality - the deep and fundamental differences in the teachings - proves they cannot be the same god, in spite of the Quran's many, but never documented claims. And whenever there are divergences between claims and reality, we always believe in reality. Also science has proved that the Quran's never documented claims for explanation for these differences - falsifications of the Bible - are wrong, and Islam has proved the same even more strongly by not finding a single proved falsification among the tens of thousands of relevant manuscripts. If Allah exists, thus there has to be at least two gods. But Allah has never proved his existence - there only is Muhammad's words for him - a man who wanted power and more, and who used his religion as his platform of power - like so many self proclaimed prophets have done and do. And the same man who institutionalized al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth), etc., (even though it only was formalized later), personally practiced deception and betrayal, and advised that one should even break ones oaths if that gave a better result. Also see 2/255a, 6/106b and 25/18a below.

240 2/164e: "- - - the rain which Allah sends down - - -". Once more a natural phenomenon Muhammad is giving his god the credit for - and like absolute always in such cases in the Quran, without any proof. Any follower of any religion can say just the same about his own god(s) - unproved words are that cheap and mean nothing. Also see 11/7a below. 

#241 2/164f: “- - - the rain which Allah sends down from the skies and the life which He gives to an earth which is dead”. Any god had known it was alive with roots or seeds, not dead - it only looked so. There f.x. is a difference between "dead" and "hibernating".

242 2/164g: “- - - in the beasts of all kinds that He (Allah*) scatters through the earth - - - indeed are Signs for a people that are wise.” Indeed, this people from different religions have tried for x years to prove what their god(s) - not just Allah - did. Till this day none, included Islam, has proved one iota of it - perhaps with the exception of in the Bible - - - if the Bible is true. Included some flattery - see 2/164d above and 13/3j below.

243 2/165c: "- - - (other gods*) as equal (with Allah) - - -".

All pagan gods are more or less equal to Allah if Allah just is a dressed up pagan god - remember here that Allah = the former Arab pagan god al-Lah, which Muhammad dressed up. Muhammad claimed Allah was a real god - but Muhammad claimed very much, and he was a man believing in the use of lies if that gave better results (al-Taqiyya - the lawful lie, Kitman - the lawful half-truth, Hilah - the lawful pretending/circumventing), in deceit, and even in the breaking of words/promises/oaths if that paid better (2/225, 5/89, 16/91, 66/2), so how much is really true in what he told and preached? #########Muhammad also did not offer one single real proof for his claimed god.

All made up gods are more or less equal to Allah if Allah is a made up god - though the war and suppression god Allah is one of the harsh ones. And remember here that the Quran at least is not from any god, and thus simply is made up - by dark forces or by sick or not sick man/men are the only alternatives as no god would be involved in a book of a quality like the Quran with all its errors, etc.

All real gods are better than Allah if Allah is a made up god or a dressed up pagan god. There is little doubt that most gods are made up, but there still remains the possibility of f.x. Yahweh - the old Jewish and Christian god even the Quran admits existed (though it tries to high-jack him by wrongly claiming - without the slightest proof - that Yahweh just is another name for Allah).

Only if Allah really is a real god, one may ask which god is the most powerful and wise. Allah here has a problem: He never was able to prove even that he existed. There only are claims and words for his power and wisdom - as opposed to f.x. Yahweh who proved himself many times if the old books, included the Quran, tell the truth. Because of lack of proofs, Allah here at best can be reckoned to be a pretending top god. But as Yahweh exists also according to the Quran, Allah cannot really pretend to be the only god - Yahweh perhaps may if Allah is not real, but not Allah as the existence of Yahweh is accepted (though tried to camouflage). Also see 2/255a and 25/18a below.

Allah also in case is no good god. There are lots of rosy and glorious words about Allah in the Quran, but so it was about King Chaka among the Zulus, about Genghis Khan in Mongolia, Tamerlane/Timur Lenk among the Turks, about Hitler in Germany, Stalin in the Soviet Union, Mao in China - and Muhammad in Arabia. The reality is that facts and demands and deeds often tell quite another story than glorious propaganda and blindness, and whenever there is discrepancy - to say the least of it in this case - between demands, facts, deeds, and introduced rules on one side, and big and shining words on the other, we believe in the facts, demands, deeds and rules. (Scratch out the glorifying words in the Quran, and see what stories the book really tells about Allah and about Muhammad).

As Yahweh is accepted, Allah - if he exists - cannot be the only god. And he only is the main god if he dominates Yahweh - and all other gods if any more exist. It is little likely that he is the dominating god, however, as he has been unable to prove even his existence. Whereas f.x. Yahweh as said has proved himself many times if the old books, included the Quran, tell the truth.

244 2/165f: "- - - unrighteous - - -". Remember that when the Quran uses words like this, it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral code.

245 2/165g: "- - - to Allah belongs all power - - -." Claim - as normal not proved, as Muhammad was unable to prove anything at all. He had only fast talk for why he could not prove anything. One more of the ones any follower of any religion can claim for his god(s), as unproved words are that cheap.

246 2/169a: "For he (the Devil*) commands you to what is evil and shameful - - -". This is one of the - surely unintended - hints about who may have made the Quran (like one theory says), as the Quran and also sharia all too often command or permit deeds which are horrible and evil and shameful according to any normal code of ethics or moral - Islam's is un-normal on too many points (see the golden rule: "Do against others like you want others do against you"). But all the same we are not quite able to believe it is made by the Devil - partly because we hardly believe in neither gods nor devils, but mainly because not even a devil would be so stupid as to make his unholy book containing so much which is wrong, because he had to know he would be found out sooner or later and lose credibility. There is the possibility, though, that the god permitted the Devil to try to cheat more humans into Hell by means of a false religion, but on the condition that the teachings should have so many errors that normal intelligent people should be able to see through the bluffs and evade the trap.

247 2/169c: "- - - say of Allah that of which ye (people*) have no knowledge". If one overlooks all the glorious words in the Quran, and reads the realities, one gets a lot of knowledge about both Allah and Muhammad. Much of it is very negative.

248 2/170a: "Follow what Allah hath revealed (= the Quran)." No omniscient god ever revealed a book with so many mistakes, etc. as the Quran.

249 2/170c: "'Follow what Allah hath revealed.' - - - 'Nay! We (non-Muslims*) will follow the ways of our fathers'. What! even though their fathers were void of wisdom and guidance?" A thought-provoking verse when one knows Islam demands everybody shall blindly and unquestioningly follow the Quran - today "the ways of their fathers" ("taqlid") - a book so full of mistakes, errors, contradictions, invalid logic, etc. that there is no reliable wisdom and guidance to find, only a traditional way of the fathers.

250 2/170e: "We shall follow the ways (religion*) of our fathers". Exactly what the Muslims are doing (= "taqlid"). Also see 26/74c below.

251 2/170g: "We shall follow the ways (religion*) of our fathers". How can this be in the claimed "Mother Book" written may be billions of years before? See 2/51b above.

252 2/170h: "- - - their fathers were void of wisdom - - -". They at least seem to have had enough wisdom to see that something was seriously wrong with the Quran.

253 2/171b: "- - - those who reject Faith are as if one was deaf, dumb, and blind, they are void of all wisdom". Here it may be relevant to think of what happened in the religious Muslim middle ages: All knowledge not related to religion little by little were frozen out or forbidden. From 1095 AD on (partly because of the book "The Incoherence of the Philosophers" by "the greatest Muslim after Muhammad", Al-Ghazali) there did not come one single new idea or thought which could benefit humanity for some 850 years from central and eastern Muslim area (in the western area the freeze came ca. 100 years later). No more comment.

A ps. about al-Ghazali: Full name Abu Hamed Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Ghazali (1058 AD - Des. 1111 AD). To be very short he vehemently rejected science and philosophy (thinking), partly because persons like Aristotle, Socrates, etc. were non-Muslims, and their ideas thus could corrupt Islam. It instead was Allah who made everything happen. Not strange that no new ideas came for the better part of a millennium from Muslim area.

It also is thought provoking that Muhammad demanded blind belief, and Islam of today demands blind and unquestioning belief - "taqlid".

254 2/172c: “Eat of the good things that We (Allah*) have provided for you - - -”. In many religions their god(s) provide(s) the food or the ways of producing the food, but no god or priest or prophet has ever proved the claim. Neither does Muhammad. And why should Allah be more reliable than other gods - he was asked for proofs, but was unable to give anything but fast words himself- - - he has not even proved his existence, which would be very easy for him to do if he was real. Did Muhammad create the Quran? - and his god?

255 2/173b: “He (Allah*) hath only forbidden you dead meat, and blood, and the meat of swine, (etc.*) - - -". Contradiction: In the NT these prohibitions are lifted (f.x. Mark 7/19). One more indication for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and one more proof for that Jesus and Muhammad did not belong to the same religion.

256 2/174b: "Those who conceal Allah's revelations in the Book - - - grievous will be their Penalty". Ones more the claim that the Bible is falsified - even though it was and is impossible to do that without leaving lots of traces modern science would find, even though it was impossible to arrange it over that an enormous area, and even though Islam have found not one single proof for it (THEY HAD SCREAMED TO THE SKY IF THEY HAD). But it was Muhammad's only way to explain away all the differences between his teachings and the Bible - - - and he promises severe punishment of the claimed perpetrators. Also see 2/75b above.

257 2/174c: "- - - Allah's revelations (the Quran*) - - -". No god ever revealed a book like the Quran - too much is wrong in it

258 2/174f: "- - - a miserable profit - - -". One of Muhammad's claims was that the reason why Jews and Christians had - as he claimed - falsified the Bible, was to earn money or other kinds of good things in this life, but that they made a bad deal, because this meant they lost Paradise in the claimed next life.

Another point is that Muhammad never explains how they could benefit in this world from falsifying something similar to the Quran into the Bible with its much stricter moral code, and thus more difficult to f.x. use dishonesty for material gain, compared to f.x. the Quran. Muhammad's frequent, but never proved claim, thus is that Jews and Christians made more material gains because they took their parallel to the Quran and falsified it in ways making it much more difficult to make dishonest gains.

259 2/174h: "- - - they (bad non-Muslims*) swallow into themselves naught but Fire - - -". This just is a complicated way to tell they will end in Hell. Often claimed, never proved.

260 2/175a: "They are the ones who buy Error in place of Guidance and Torment in place of Forgiveness." Who?? This depends entirely on whether the Quran is true or not. If it is a made up book - and with all its errors it at least is from no god - it is the Muslims, alone or among others.

261 2/176a: “- - - Allah sent down the Book - - -”. With so many mistaken facts and other errors, it is impossible that the Quran is sent down by a god.

262 2/176b: “- - - Allah sent down the Book (the Quran*) in truth - - -”. With that many mistakes and other dubious arguments, it at best is partly true.

263 2/176e: "- - - those who seek causes of dispute in the Book (the Quran*) are in schism - - -". About a book containing this number of errors, a claim like this merits no comments.

264 2/177c: "- - - it is righteousness - to believe in Allah - - -". Only if the Quran is from a god and in addition tells the full truth and only the truth.

265 2/177d: “- - - to believe in Allah and the last day, and the Angles, and the Book, and the Messengers (included Muhammad*) - - -“. A fact: If it is not righteousness to believe in Muhammad, Islam may fall. Everything in Islam is built on Muhammad - but Muhammad with all his doubtful moral and deeds at the same time is the weak spot in Islam (why do you think they can afford nothing negative - even the not questioning the glossed up "truths" - and no skeptical questions about him?)

266 2/177e: “- - - to believe in Allah and the last day, and the Angles, and the Book, and the Messengers - - -“. Muslim scholars say this is like ############accepting the “heavenly revelations” as facts – clearly Islam’s meaning also today, even though absolutely nothing is proved or documented, and it all rests well on blind belief - "taqlid" - in what a morally very suspect and perhaps mentally sick (TLE?) person liking power and riches for more power - and women - once told. And one thought provoking fact: In all other aspects of life naivety and blindness is the surest way to be cheated by deceivers and swindlers. But in such a serious case as religion Islam glorifies and advices and demands blind belief and acceptance - "taqlid" - as the claimed only rational thing.

267 2/177h: “- - - to believe in Allah - - - and the Messengers (included Muhammad of course*)- - -“. A strengthened version of Muhammad's standard, but never proved mantra to glue himself to his god and thus to his platform of power; Self centered. Selfish?

268 2/177j: "- - - the Messengers - - -". Hadiths mention there have been at least 124ooo messengers/prophets for Islam all over the world through the times, included Muhammad. But except for the Jewish ones - and Muhammad(?) - no trace has been found from any of them. And as for Muhammad, see 63/5a below.

######An interesting mathematical fact: If we operate with a normal religious time frame, Adam lived something like 5ooo years before the claimed last prophet, Muhammad. If we say that Hadiths' number 124ooo had been correct, and that each of them worked for 25 years, there all the time from Adam till Muhammad should be on average 620 active prophets working for Allah around the world (more than 3 in every country during all those thousands of years). None of them (except the old Jewish ones - really working for Yahweh) left one single trace anywhere on the entire Earth. Even if you reckon the entire age of Homo Sapiens - 160ooo-200ooo years - there in case during all these eons have been 15-20 prophets working all the time. But except for Muhammad and the old Jewish prophets included Jesus, no trace from any of them or from a religion like Islam, a god like Allah - or a book like the Quran.

Believe it if you are able to.

269 2/177l: "- - - ransom for slaves - - -". To free a slave - at least a Muslim slave - was a good thing (even though the freed slave still belonged to your extended family if nothing else was said). But you will meet many a Muslim boasting that Islam intended to abolish slavery. One thing is that they made no progress in 1200-1400 years - until they were forced backwards into it by western ideas and western power (the last one - Mauritania - as unbelievably late as 1982, and worse: It did not become a punishable crime there until in 2007!!!). But worse: The claim is rubbish. Muhammad was a slave owner (sold them at least for power by giving them away as bribes), a slave taker, a slave dealer - it is mentioned both in the Quran and in Hadiths - and anything Muhammad said and did was just and right and could - and in religious principle still can - be done by anyone without the slightest bad conscience.

It is blind naivety to believe that in a world dominated by Muslims, slavery will not reemerge also officially - the texts in the Quran and Muhammad's practice will see to that. (According to UN it still exists unofficially several places in Muslim countries - included sex slavery and child slavery - - - and child sex slavery.)

270 2/177p: "- - - the people of truth - - -". = Muslims, as the Quran claims Islam is the religion of truth (a bit ironic for a religion believing in al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth), etc., deceit, and even breaking of words/promises/oaths like Muhammad did and advised)".

#####It also is naivety bordering the unbelievable that most Muslims, and all Muslim scholars know Muhammad accepted and even for many purposes promoted the use of dishonesty as working tools, and know he himself used it - some of the relevant stories about Muhammad, his view on deceit, etc. and on his own use of it, are too well known in Islam (some of them - f.x. the betrayal of the peace delegation from Khaybar - even subject for bragging about how smart Muhammad was) - in spite of all this Muslims do not even ask the question: This man who obviously accepted the use of and himself used dishonesty towards many others and as working tools, and a man whom the Quran clearly shows liked respect and power, wanted riches for bribes to keep and enlarge his power, and who provably was a great womanizer and even a rapist (at least all the Muslim scholars know about the rapes) - this man, can he have cheated also us?

Not to even ask this question, is logically unbelievable. On the other hand Islam cannot afford to ask that question, because the entire religion is built only - only - on the words of this man, and if he is not saintly reliable, Islam is a made up and false - name it pagan - religion. "Better believe what we believe, that to check if our belief really can be true. This even in the face of the price we may have to pay if there is a next life, and if it turns out that we have been deceived by a man which we know obviously basically had an immoral moral code and a liking for power and women".

And this also in the face of that literally thousands of "representatives" for - mostly - made up gods through the times have used/disused religion as their platform of power.

"Taqlid".

271 2/178e: "- - - the free for the free, the slave for the slave, the woman for the woman". There were great differences socially in the Islamic society, AND REMEMBER THAT AS THE QURAN IS CLAIMED GIVEN BY THE GOD, NOTHING CAN BE CHANGED. The practicing and the understanding of the verses may change a little, but the Quran is forever the one and only moral code and the one and unchangeable law - what all fundamentalists - and terrorists - return to. Would you like to live under such rules? - especially if you know the reason for the rules is a book not connected to any god (no god was ever involved in delivering a book with so much errors, and no good god was involved in such a harsh, bloody, suppressing and egocentric war religion)?

272 2/178g: "- - - a Mercy from your (Muslims'*) Lord (Allah*)". See 1/1a above.

273 2/179b: "In the Law of Equality there is (saving of) Life for you - - -". There may be some truth in this. In the old culture of revenge, the revenge could be far more than "equality". All the same it is a long way to "turn the other cheek". Not the same god. Jesus and Muhammad not in the same religion.

274 2/181b: "For Allah hears and knows (all things)". The final threat in many a religion; we cannot know what you do always. But just you wait till the god decides! It is frequently used in the Quran. Also see 2/233h and 35/38b below.

275 2/182a: "- - - wrongdoing - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses words like this, it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral code. Compare parts of the Quran's moral code to the gold standard: "Do towards others like you want others do towards you", and weep.

276 2/182b: "- - - Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful." See 1/1a above.

277 2/183c: "Fasting is prescribed for you - - -." This is not from the Bible. And if it is so essential for the god that he prescribed it, it should have been mentioned also in the Bible if Yahweh and Allah had been the same god (there is fasting among f.x. Catholics, but a very different one, and not prescribed by the Bible). This difference is big enough to be called a proof or at least a very strong indication for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god.

278 2/185e: "- - - (the Quran is) a guide to mankind - - -". A book with that much errors, that partly immoral moral code, and that harsh a war religion, is neither a good nor a reliable guide - this even more so as no god ever sent down a book of a quality like the Quran.

279 2/185j: "- - - He (Allah*) does not want to put you to difficulties". Immoral parts of moral codes may mean difficulties for people with a conscience. Partly immoral and unjust may mean difficulties to anyone - f.x. to the woman who is punished because she cannot bring 4 male witnesses to that she really was raped - one of the most unjust and immoral laws which has ever existed anywhere. And being sent to war to be mutilated or killed means difficulties to everyone, included his family and children.

280 2/185k: "- - - He (Allah*) has guided you (via the Quran)". As the Quran is not from a god, and thus also not from the claimed god Allah, it is not Allah who gives the claimed guidance.

281 2/185l: "- - - He (Allah*) has guided you (via the Quran)". There is little reliable guidance in a book with that many mistakes, etc.

282 2/186c: Allah is always present. Even if that should happen not to be true, the message is a nice whip for the leaders to make believers behave. Also see 2/233h and 35/38b below.

283 2/186d: "I (Allah*) listen to the prayers of every suppliant when he calleth on Me - - -". Only if Allah exists. And if he in addition is a god. And if he is behind the Quran. And if the Quran tells the full and only truth about this.

284 2/186e: "- - - that they (Muslims*) may walk the right way." You cannot walk the right way with a guide-book like the Quran - too much is wrong in it.

285 2/187b: "- - - what Allah hath ordained - - -". Allah or nature? The Quran and Muhammad never were able to prove anything at all of the central points. There only were and are words and claims. Yahweh at least proved a number of things if the old books tell the truth - Allah nothing. Also see 11/7a below.

286 2/187c: "- - - the night of the fast - - -". As there is not this kind of fast in the Bible, there also are no nights of fast - a bit strange if Yahweh and Allah are claimed to be the same god, and fast so central in the religion as it is in Islam and the Quran, but not in the Bible.

287 2/187e: "- - - until the white streak of dawn appear to you distinct from the blackness of the night - - -". This and the similar moment in the evening are two essential moments for sharia laws and other rules during fast. For Muhammad this was ok marks - in the tropics with its quick change from night to day and the other way round it just takes minutes. What he did not think about - did not know about - was the situation on higher latitudes, where the transition may take an hour or more or even does not happen during summer and winter in the highest latitudes. Something any god had known.

288 2/187g: "Those are the limits (set by) Allah - - -". Allah may have set them if he exists and is a major god. But who has set them if not?

289 2/187h: "Those are the limits (set by) Allah - - -". A point here is that if these are limits set by Allah, why then do we not find all the same limits in the not falsified (proved both by science and by Islam) Bible if Yahweh and Allah are the same god, like the Quran claims?

290 2/187i: “- - - Allah makes clear His Signs to men - - -“. There exists no clear sign (proof for Allah or Muhammad) in the entire Quran – see 2/39b above.

BUT THE MOST CENTRAL POINT HERE IS JUST THIS THAT THE QURAN CONFIRMS THAT THINGS ACCORDING TO THE QURAN ARE CLEAR = TO BE UNDERSTOOD LITERALLY. THIS DOCUMENTS THAT WHEN ISLAM AND MUSLIMS CLAIM THAT ERRORS, CONTRADICTIONS, ETC. AND OTHER BAD POINTS DO NOT MEAN WHAT THE TEXTS SAY, BUT ARE ALLEGORIES OR SOMETHING, SUCH CLAIMS AND EXPLAINING AWAY ARE WRONG. BESIDES: WHO CAN EXPLAIN BETTER THAN AN OMNISCIENT GOD?

291 2/188: "- - - nor use it (property*) as bait for judges - - -." Do not bribe anyone - - - but Muhammad used bribes large scale to get and keep followers. Islam advocates honesty - - - up to a limit (al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth), "war is deceiving" - and "everything" is war, and "break even your oath if that gives a better result - pay expiation if necessary". A problem for any non-Muslim (and Muslim) who do not know when to believe a Muslim in serious cases, and a problem for Muslims who really tells the truth, but are not believed - there is no reasonably reliable way for a Muslim to strengthen his words.

292 2/190b: "Fight in the cause of Allah - - -". This way of thinking is incompatible with at least NT, and one of the proofs for that Yahweh and Allah is not the same god - unless he is strongly schizophrenic. (Also in OT the fighting was not for the god, but to make room for and later defend a Jewish nation).

293 2/190d: "Fight in the cause of Allah those who fight you - - -". This is nice on the paper and in propaganda. The reality is that practically all Muhammad's raids and wars were wars of aggression - included Badr, Uhud, and The Trench (battles of defense in a war of aggression started and kept alive by Muhammad's raiding of caravans, etc.). As far as we have been able to find out, this was the general picture all the way up through the history, until Europe became too strong for them. In addition: All the 4 law schools in Islam agreed on that the fact that an opponent - or not even an opponent, but a land Muslims wanted to conquer - was Pagan, was reason enough to declare Jihad = Holy War of Defense (theoretically Jihad only can be a war of defense, but the way Islam or at least a large percentage of Muslims define "defense", this restriction is just a joke - though convenient to use in debates and propaganda).

294 2/190e: “- - - but do not transgress limits (in war*) - - -.” This “do not transgress limits” is contradicted – and mostly abrogated – rather strongly: This verse is contradicted and often “killed” by at least these verses: 2/191, 2/193, 3/28, 3/85, 3/148, 4/81, 4/90, 5/33, 5/72, 5/73, 8/12, 8/38-39 (the warning), 8/39, 8/60, 9/3, 9/5, 9/14, 9/23, 9/29, 9/33, 9/73, 9/123, 25/36, 25/52, 33/61, 33/73, 35/36, 47/4, 66/9. This includes many advising or permitting political, social, economical, etc. compulsion (with the sword in the background if you protest) – we mention a few here: 3/28, 3/85, 3/148, 4/81, 5/72, 5/73, 9/23, 14/7, 15/3, 33/73, 35/36. They are all quoted under 2/256. (At least 29 contradictions - and abrogated by more or less the same verses).

295 2/190f: "- - - Allah loveth not transgressors". Does he then love Muslims with their partly immoral moral code, partly unjust and immoral laws, not to mention their bloody war and looting religion?

296 2/191e: “- - - tumult and oppression is worse than slaughter; - - -”. Incompatible with especially NT. Yahweh and Allah is not the same god, and Islam only distantly related to the two other main monotheistic religions in the area. Actually the Quran simply seems to just be a special case of the apocryphal books, used in the same way as other apocryphal books as basis for a divergent teaching. Admittedly Islam is the most successful of the apocryphal sects/religions - and likely the one furthest from the mother religion(s), with the possible exception of some extreme sects.

297 2/191h: "- - - if they (non-Muslims*) fight you (Muslims*), slay them." Incompatible with especially NT - and one more proof for that Jesus did not represent the same god as Muhammad.

##298 2/193b: "And fight them (non-Muslims*) until there is no more tumult or oppression, and there prevail justice and faith in Allah". Even if we omit the "faith in Allah" this one is incompatible with the Bible, and especially with NT. Another proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - the ways of thinking, the fundamental ideal and the morality, etc. are too different. At least a Milky Way away from "turn the other cheek".

###299 2/193d: "And fight them (non-Muslims*) until - - - there prevail - - - faith in Allah." This is one of the essences in verse 193. Worth remembering and to beware of. Especially as the exact and correct translation according to A: "The Message of the Quran" is: "- - - and religion belongs to Allah (alone)"(!!)

300 2/193e: "- - - and there prevail justice - - -". Take a look at the Quran's moral code and the sharia laws. Some of it is ok, but some is from bad to worse, and some is downright horrible and has nothing to do with justice or moral. Compare parts of it to "do onto others like you want others shall do onto you", and you have only two options: To weep or to laugh.

301 2/193f: "- - - (fight*) those (non-Muslims*) who practice oppression". Oppression cannot be accepted according to the Quran - - - except that Muslims shall oppress all non-Muslims, also this according to the Quran.

302 2/193g: "- - - let there be no hostility except to those who practice oppression". Beware that when Muslims are ruled by non-Muslims, at least parts of them very easily find reasons to claim they are oppressed. Also beware that most of the wars where Muslims have been involved, have been wars of aggression from Islam - even the crusades were counter attacks in a Muslim war of expansion and piracy. And it is symptomatic that all 4 law schools of Sunni Islam accepted that the fact that the opponents/victims were non-Muslims, was enough reason to declare "holy" war on them. To claim - like many Muslims do - that Jihad ("holy" war) is permitted/practiced only in self defense, is nonsense - - - or needs a very special definition of the words "self defense"

303 2/194a: "The prohibited month - - -". An Arabism. Arabia had 4 months - number 1, 7, 11, and 12 - which were holy and in which f.x. fighting was prohibited. This was one of many traditions Muhammad or Allah took over from the old Arab pagan religion. Muhammad, Allah and Islam took over many old Arab traditions, laws and rules, many of them from the old pagan Arab religion, but few from other cultures except the close lying ones, and none from distant cultures. To be blunt: The taking over of many pagan rules, does not indicate a real god behind the Quran, and the taking over of mainly Arab traditions, etc. does not indicate an international god, even in case there after all is on.

304 2/194c: "- - - the law of equality". This law said - then and today - that if something bad was done to you or your family, you had the right to take revenge in the same way. This was better than the old rule - or lack of rule - in Arabia, where the revenge easily was more severe than the original bad deed, and then demanded revenge the opposite way and everything escalating. It also was similar to the rule in OT (from where Muhammad may be got the idea) and it’s "an eye for an eye". But it is a very long way to NT's "turn the other cheek" = forgive. (Though it should be mentioned that even if "the law of equality" is the law in Islam, to instead forgive is reckoned to be a good deed.)

As for forgiving from Allah: See 2/187d above.

305 2/194d: "- - - the law of equality." This is one of the main pillars under laws concerning crime in Islam. It is rather similar to "an eye for an eye" in OT, but far from NT. Yet another indication.

306 2/194e: “If then anyone transgresses the prohibition against you, transgress ye likewise against him - - -”. Take revenge. Incompatible with at least NT. It is a long way from here to "turn the other cheek" (f.x. Matt. 5/39). Very different gods. Very different religions. And very different top representatives on Earth, Jesus and Muhammad - no, not very; extremely.

307 2/195a: “And spend of your substance in the cause of Allah, - - - “. This may or may not mean: Give money to the war for Islam. It is likely that it means this, as the same text translated from a Swedish Quran, (NB: Certified by Al-Azahr Al-Sharif Islamic Research Academy, Cairo) reads: “Give to (the fight for) the cause of Allah”. (It is no secret that many - very many - Muslims give money and help to such fight, included to terrorist organizations. This even though reports in newspapers in Scandinavia indicate that Muslims give little or nothing to international relief or help organizations.)

308 2/195d: "- - - Allah loveth those who do good". See 2/195b above.

309 2/196a: "Hajj or umrah". Typical Quranic Arabisms. Hajj and umrah simply are pagan Arab religious traditions Muhammad took over and integrated in his new religion. For some reason or other (?) the claimed international god Allah utilized a lot of pagan Arab traditions, a few traditions etc. from neighboring areas, and nothing from distant lands - - - and very little if anything from himself.

There is nothing like this in the Bible, even if pilgrimage - especially hajj - is one of the most central things in Islam (one of its 5 "pillars"). It is impossible Yahweh had overlooked it if he and Allah had been the same god. One more strong proof.

310 2/197d: "And whatever good ye (Muslims*) do, (be sure) Allah knoweth it". If Allah exists and is behind the Quran - and if the Quran tells the truth on this point.

311 2/197f: "- - right conduct - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses words like this, it is meant in accordance with the Quran's own partly immoral moral code. Remember f.x. that the best deed and the most right conduct according to the Quran, was to go to war and steal, rob, rape, suppress and kill for Muhammad/Allah. What is right conduct in Islam, sometimes varies quite a lot from what is right conduct in normal religions (Islam is at some points abnormal, as it is a war religion, and has to serve this purpose - see the book about Jihad/Holy War (Book B) under https://www.1000mistakes.com ).

312 2/197g: "So fear Me (Allah*), O ye that are wise". A wise advise if Allah exists, the very opposite if he does not - and even worse if there in addition is a real god somewhere, one Muslims have been prohibited from even thinking about.

313 2/198d: "- - - The Sacred Monument - - -". A place named Muzdslifah halfway between Mount Arafat and the valley of Mina in Mecca. Muhammad prayed here, and it has become a holy monument to Muslims. The place is not mentioned in the Bible (nothing in or about Mecca is). That the Monument is not mentioned, is an indication for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, that neither Mecca nor Kabah is mentioned are strong proofs.

314 2/198f: "- - - celebrate His (Allah's*) praises as He has directed you - - -." As it is not Allah who has sent down the Quran - no god ever was involved in a book of that quality - Allah is not the one who directs via the Quran (the alternatives are: Dark forces, an illness like TLE - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy - or one or more humans, with Muhammad as the most likely one in case).

315 2/198g: "- - - celebrate His (Allah's*) praises as He has directed you - - -." Actually this sentence is a bit strange - or funny - as most, if not all, the rites during Hajj in Mecca are taken over from the older pagan Arab religion - pagan rites simply.

316 2/198h: "- - - before this (before you became Muslims*), ye went astray". As most of Muhammad's followers used to be Pagans, it is not unlikely this was true. The question is, however, if they were better off as Muslims, as there is no god behind the Quran - no god sent down a book with so many errors, etc., so maybe they still are pagans. But beware that what really is meant here, is that Muhammad (wrongly) claimed everybody once upon a time were Muslims, but that the religion through generation was contorted and forgotten, and that the pagans thus had gone astray from Islam. There only is Muhammad's claims for this - and f.x. no trace of an older religion similar to Islam found neither by science, nor by Islam.

317 2/199b: "- - - ask for Allah's forgiveness". Allah can forgive nobody unless he exists and in addition is a god, none of which is proved.

As for forgiving from Allah: See 2/187d above.

318 2/199d: "For Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful". See 2/2b above.

319 2/200a: "- - - the holy rites - - -". There are three remarkable facts concerning the Islamic rites in Mecca during Hajj, and both the 2 first make it clear that this is an Arabism: For one thing they simply are Arab pagan rites from the old times taken over by Muhammad - which means that the old pagan religion in Arabia had all the correct rites according to him. For another they all were Arab rites - hardly one single of the rites came from any other place on the globe. The universal god had not taught any other people the right rites - not even the Jews and the Christians had been taught the correct rites in spite of their long connection to the god - - - remember that Muhammad claimed it was the same god. And for a third: The rites are very primitive and superficial - and with very primitive and superficial symbolisms. Was that all an omniscient god was able to give his followers?

320 2/200b: "- - - the holy rites - - -". If the rites (see 2/200a just above*) are holy to Allah, they also should have been mentioned in the Bible if Allah had been the same god as Yahweh. They are not. Not even the very town of Mecca is mentioned in the Bible.

321 2/200d: “- - - celebrate the praise of Allah, as ye used to celebrate the praises of your fathers - - -.” No matter what is the answer to the unsolvable question in 2/200b+c above, it is clear that Islam just took over the old Pagan rites - another Arabism. Praise Allah like you in paganism used to praise your forefathers! Was that all an omnipotent, omniscient god had to offer?

322 2/201-202: "And there are men (hardly ever women in the Quran, except when women are the topic*) who say: 'Give us good in this world and good in the Hereafter, and defend us from the Fire!' To these will be allotted what they have earned - - -". Also Muslims wants a good time in this world, but (unsaid here) the next life is the essential. And in which part of Paradise - there are several (at least four or six gardens for normal good Muslims and warriors, and then there are the higher heavens for the extra good ones), one better than the other - or in which part of Hell if you after all have not been good enough or obedient enough (there are 7 parts according to Hadiths - one worse than the other) - depends on how you have lived in this life. Which contradicts:

Allah decides everything (and how can he reward or punish you for his own decisions? - See 3/154 and 14/22b below).

Allah predestines everything - even the smallest details in your life - and according to his own Plan. And this Plan nothing and no-one can change. (How can he reward or punish you for being forced to live according to his Plan? Here we touches two of Islam's impossible dilemmas: If Allah decides and even predestines everything like the Quran claims time and again and again, then man in reality has no free will, and there is no moral justification for Allah to punish - or for that case to reward - man for what he does or not does. And a claimed good god cannot punish if there is no acceptable reason for punishment - no-one is guilty for things they have been forced to say or do or not do. Because of this Muhammad needed free will for man, so that man could become responsible for his acts and thus be tempted by Muhammad with Paradise if he was a good and obedient Muslim, and threatened by him with Hell if he did not behave according to what the Quran and Muhammad wanted. But Muhammad never was able to explain how both could be possible - Islam even today is unable to explain this. He - and Islam forever after - only claimed it was and is so and expected/expects blind belief in the claim. Islam of today lamely "explains" (we quote A6/141 - A6/143 in 2008 English edition): "- - - the real relationship between Allah's knowledge of the future (and therefore the ineluctability of what is to happen in the future) on one side, and man's free will on the other - two propositions which, on the face of it seem to contradict one another - is beyond man's comprehension; but since it is postulated by Allah (in the Quran*) both must be true." The ultimate surrender to blind belief - in the immaterial parts of existence there after all are things which are impossible even for an omnipotent god. But Muhammad needed predestination to claim that war and battles were not dangerous - you did not die until you were destined to die anyhow. But he also needed free will for man partly to have means of ruling his followers (be good and obedient and go to Heaven - if you are bad or disobedient you end in Hell) - and partly to "explain" why Allah had the moral right to reward and punish; we again quote A6/141 (A6/143 in English 2008 edition): "- - - the very concept of morality and moral responsibility presupposes free will on man's part". So Muhammad needed both predestination and free will for man, and used both for everything it was worth and a lot more - but neither he nor later Islam has ever been able to explain how the combination was/is possible. (Actually it is proved impossible, as the combination is a version of "the Time Travel Paradox - a paradox which is proved unsolvable. It also is proved that when two claims mutually prohibit each other, maximum one of them can be correct.)

But remember as for punishments and rewards - and forgiving: They cannot be given unless there are made changes in the Plan of Allah, which several verses in the Quran state nobody and nothing can make. (A predestined reward is not a reward, but theater.)

323 2/202b: "- - - Allah is quick in account". = Allah is quick in punishment. But only if he exists and in addition is correctly described in the Quran.

324 2/203a: "- - - the Appointed Days". In the Pagan times in Arabia the people used to stay on in Mecca during pilgrimage for 2-3 days after the official part, and used the time to among other things praise their ancestors. The rituals of the pilgrimage takes 10 days, and the finish is marked by the slaughtering - sacrifice - of animals, named "Festival of Sacrifices" ('id al-adha'), which takes place on the 10. of the Muslim month Dhu 'l-Hijjah. "The Appointed Days thus means the 11., 12. and 13. of that month (but remember that the Muslim year is some 11-12 days shorter than the natural year, so during a period of ca. 33 years every religious special day wanders through the full natural year). It must be added that Muslims during these days shall not praise their ancestors, but Allah. It tells something about the pilgrimage ceremonies that this praising - after the real pilgrimage is finished - seems to be the most spiritual part of the Hajj. Was an omniscient god unable to give 10-13 full days no more spiritual contents? (This also is another Arabism (see 4/13d below), as it simply is another Arab pagan old tradition adopted by Muhammad.)

There is nothing like this in the Bible, even though Mecca and its Kabah are the most holy place on Earth. One more very clear indication for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god.

325 2/203b: "- - - Ye (Muslims*) will surely be gathered unto Him (Allah - at the Day of Doom*)". If he exists. If he is a major god. If he is behind the Quran and thus can have told so. And if the Quran tells the full and only truth on this point. This claim is often claimed, but never proved - one of the many any believer in any religion can claim for his/her god(s) as long as no proofs are required. At least not sure.

326 2/204b: (A6/187): “There is the type of man whose speech about this world’s life may dazzle you - - - yet he is the most contentious of enemies.” = Do not believe in what they say who disagree with Muhammad - they may have good arguments and facts, but all the same surely must be wrong, and just try to lure you away from Islam and Muhammad. This is a kind of argument you often meet in extreme, fringe sects like Islam was at that time. The leaders want to keep their followers separated from others, so as not to get trouble with facts not fitting their sect/religion. Thus: Do such words also fit Muhammad and his successors?

##327 2/205b: "- - - his aim everywhere is to spread mischief - - -". To tell things which may make anyone question the Quran is "to spread mischief". We have a modern example of this point of view: In an intern document intended for Islamic institutions, but which was leaked to Internet, it is said about disagreement with the Quran, and especially about www.1000mistakes.com and 8 other Internet pages, that (#####giving information which could influence the belief of Muslims and make them doubt Islam) "is a criminal offence which cannot be tolerated" (but of course preach for and try to find proselytes for Islam is tolerated, and much more than tolerated). So much for freedom of speech under Islam.

Besides: What is criminal in this connection, as the Quran and all its errors impossibly can come from a god? Perhaps from the dark forces, from a mental illness, or from one or more cold human brains, but not from a god. The inhuman parts of its rules also tell that no good and benevolent god was involved.

328 2/206a: "When it is said to him (the one giving you doubts about the Quran*), 'Fear Allah', he is lead by arrogance to (more) crime". It is a crime to give information which may make anyone question the Quran (see also 2/205b above) and besides he is a doubtful kind of a man whom you should not listen to or rely on. An argument meant to produce distance between Muslims and people with information and facts contradicting or destroying Muhammad's claims. (It actually is a punishable crime some places even today.)

329 2/207a: “And there is the type of man who gives his life to earn the pleasure of Allah; and Allah is full of kindness to (His) devotees”. The ideal way of living is to die for Allah/Muhammad.

And as a result Muhammad and all later Muslim leaders or terrorist leaders have cheap, ferocious fighters. If Allah does not exist, it was/is an even more profitable deal for Muhammad and his successors.

330 2/207c: "- - - Allah is full of kindness to (His) devotees". Is he? - if he exists? Life under Islam is a harsh, stagnant life for too many, especially mentally. But there is one exception: The ones who needs a religion to lean to - and beware that these are not only from the weak ones; science has found that the need for religion is in the genes of a minor percent of all humans - there is a longing, and finding a religion gives them a feeling of a fulfilled life. Science even has found one of the implicated gens, named VMAT2 (Ill. Vitenskap 1/2006, p. 70-71 (Norway)). The percentage is unclear, but we have seen numbers up to 10%. Mostly it does not matter what religion, as long as they do believe in it, which is one of the reasons why you meet people in any religion - included Islam - who are sure their religion is the one and only, and feel they live a perfect life in it.

Well, of course there is one more exception: Leaders and warriors who get power and riches - and women.

331 2/208b: “O ye who believe! Enter into Islam wholeheartedly; and follow not in the footsteps of Satan - - -.” An interesting sentence as one of the theories about who made the Quran, is just that it is made by dark forces (the other two are: Made by an illness (like TLE - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy) or by man - or by a mixture of two or three of these three. No god could be involved in a book with so many errors.)

332 2/209a: “If ye (Muslims*) backslide after the clear (Signs) have come to you - - -”. It is not possible to backslide after clear signs which never arrived - the only thing that ever arrived in Mecca or Medina or other places, were unproved words and claims - the Quran mainly - and words and claims which any man, woman or priest can produce about any god or claimed god.

333 2/209d: "- - - Allah is Exalted in Power - - -". He in case never clearly has proved that power.

334 2/209e: "- - - Allah is - - - Wise". Not if he made the Quran - too much is wrong.

Another fact: If Allah delivered the Quran and all its mistaken facts and other errors, all its internal and external contradictions, all its invalid logic, all its unclear points, etc. there is a good reason to laugh - and laugh loudly - from claims like this.

###335 2/210c: "But to Allah do all questions go back (for decision)". Here we are back to the predestination: Allah decides everything, and he decides it according to his unchangeable Plan. And then we are back to the question of man's free will: If Allah decides everything, man's claimed free will is just an illusion. But if man's free will is an illusion, how then can Allah punish humans? - not to mention how can he punish for it and still be a benevolent, fair and good god? This is an unsolvable problem for Islam. The lay members of Islam are fed good words about the free will of man and that Allah is able to see the future no matter and thus only reacts to what you do. Fast words are cheap and if the naive or the strong believers want to believe these logical impossibilities, it is easy to make them believe it. But the moment Allah "writes down" your future, your free will is gone - if not Allah's knowledge may turn out to be wrong. Or if you really have free will, Allah can never know the future for sure, because you always can change your mind once more. Most Muslims happily overlook or are not aware of this impossibility, but among the scholars you meet it (though they never debate it with their lay followers if they can avoid it). We quote from Azad: "The Message of the Quran", surah 6, comment 143 (to verse 149):

#####"In other words, the relationship between Allah's knowledge of the future (and, therefore, the ineluctably of what is to happening the future) on one side, and man's free will, on the other - two propositions which, on the face of it, seem to contradict one another - is beyond man's comprehension; but since both are postulated by Allah (in the Quran*), both must be true. The very concept of "Allah" presupposes omniscience; and the very concept of morality and moral responsibility presupposes free will on man's part."

This is a version of the "Time Travel Paradox" - a paradox which is proved unsolvable. Also the fact that when two claims mutually contradict one another, maximum one of them can be true, is proved. But instead of facing this fact, Islam makes the ultimate surrender to blind belief - even blind belief in the impossible. (Actually they have to - or face the fact that something is wrong. A fact which is too difficult to meet, because that means something is seriously wrong with the religion). But they are giving in to a claim in a book full of mistakes, dictated by the man who institutionalized al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth) - formalized later, but the foundations for it were introduced by Muhammad - and advocated breaking even your oaths if that gave a better result, not to mention that he practiced deceit ("war is deceit" or "war is betrayal" - and "everything" is war). Further comments should be unnecessary.

336 2/211c: "But if anyone, after Allah's favor has come to him, substitutes (something else), Allah is strict in punishment". If you enter Islam and then leave (substitutes Allah with another god), the punishment is strict - if Allah exists and behaves according to Muhammad's teaching. But Muslims do not leave the punishment to Allah - they punish in this world, and often severely. What then if Islam is a made up religion? - the real Muhammad was a man of doubtful morality wanting power, and such men have used religion as a platform of power many a time.

337 2/212a: “But the righteous (good Muslims*) will be above them (all others*) on the Day of Resurrection - - -.” Of course – as the Muslims of course are the best. One more thing: Statements like this "explain" away why many non-Muslims and bad Muslims live a good life, whereas many good Muslims live a poor one.

But there is one difficult point here: This claim just is a claim - nothing was ever documented. F.x. the Bible offers some real proofs - if the books tell the truth. The Quran only offers claims and invalid "signs" and "proofs" - and who uses invalid signs and proofs? - the cheat, the deceiver, the swindler.

338 2/212c: "- - - Allah bestows His abundance without measure on whom He will". Another "explaining away" of the fact that many non-Muslims or bad Muslims had - and have - a good life, whereas good Muslims often not: It is for Allah in his unfathomable wisdom to decide, not for a mere human to understand - - - but no matter; the good Muslim - you - will be on top in the claimed next life.

339 2/213b: "- - - Allah sent Messengers (to homo sapience when they were only one tribe(?) - see 2/213a just above*) - - -". Muhammad claimed that all people through all times all over the world have received prophets/messengers (f.x. 4/47, 16/36, 30/47, 35/24 and indirectly 22/34 and 22/67) - the number 124ooo is mentioned in Hadiths. Neither science nor Islam has found any traces from them.

340 2/213d: “He (Allah*) sent the Book (copies of the claimed "Mother Book" - f.x. 13/39b - similar to the Quran*) - - -”. No omniscient god ever did send a book with that many mistakes, contradictions, and invalid proofs, etc.

341 2/213h: "- - - the People of the Book (mainly Jews and Christians*) - - - did not differ among themselves (about Islam*), except through selfish contumacy". A psychologically much better "explanation" for Muhammad to give his followers and others than the plain fact: They saw that much was wrong in Muhammad's new religion.

342 2/213j: “Allah by His Grace guided - - -". If the Quran is not from Allah, it is not Allah who does the guiding.

343 2/213m: “Allah by his Grace guided the believers to the Truth, - - -”. That the Quran is the truth, is just a claim, not a proved fact. Allah’s presumed book containing so many mistakes, is not the truth. At best the book is partly true.

344 2/213p: “For Allah guides whom He will - - -”. Whereas Yahweh goes far out of his way to guide everyone he can to Paradise.

345 2/213q: “For Allah guides whom He will to the path that is straight”. According to the Quran this means the road to the Muslim Paradise - see 10/9f below.

346 2/214a: "Or do ye think that ye shall enter the Garden (of Bliss) without such (trials) - - -". Why are trials necessary if Allah is omniscient? - and even more so if he decides everything on beforehand - predestines everything?

347 2/214i: "Verily, the help from Allah is (always) near!" Often claimed, never proved. Not one single time in all history and prehistory is there proved that Allah has given anyone help - claims yes, proved case never. Guess if Islam had told about it if such a case had happened!

###348 2/216b: “Fighting is prescribed for you (Muslims*) - - -.” Incompatible with the Bible. Incompatible with OT except for making and safeguarding a Jewish national territory, totally incompatible with NT perhaps in sheer self defense. (Christians have sinned against this, but the Bible is clear: "You shall not kill".) Also incompatible with good moral codes. The same very clear fact: Yahweh and Allah not the same god, Jesus and Muhammad not in the same religion.

349 2/216e: “- - - But it is possible that ye dislike a thing which is good for you (to fight in war*), and that you love a thing (peace*) that is bad for you.” No comments except a question: Did you ever meet a person telling that Islam is a peaceful religion? - "the Religion of Peace"? Did you in case ask him if Islam also is "the Religion of Honesty"?

350 2/217a: "- - - fighting - - -". Incompatible with NT, perhaps with the exception of in clear self defense (and with OT except for making and defending a country for the Jews). Practically all raids and wars of Muhammad, were acts of aggression, mainly to gain riches and power, and later to spread Islam. See separate chapter in "1000+ Mistakes in the Quran".

351 2/217c: "- - - the Prohibited Months - - -". An Arabism - a pagan Arabic tradition Muhammad incorporated in his new religion. The old Arabia had 4 holy months a year (number 1, 7 , 11, and 12 in the Islamic somewhat artificial year) in which among other things fighting was prohibited and a grave sin. Holy months never existed in the Bible. One more strong indication for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god.

352 2/218f: "- - - Allah is Oft-Forgiving - - -". Allah could not and cannot forgive unless he exists and in addition is a god - neither of which was ever proved. There only is the word of a man with doubtful moral and according to central Islamic literature, believing in the use of dishonesty if that gave a better result - a man also with strong personal motifs for making people believe, as that gave him respect, power and riches (at least for bribes) - and women.

As for forgiving from Allah: See 2/187d above.

353 2/218g: "- - - Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful". See 1/1a above.

354 2/219c: “Thus does Allah make clear to you His Signs - - -“. There is not one clear sign – proof for Allah or Muhammad – in the entire Quran (or anywhere else). See 2/39b above. The fact that here is used a point which later was abrogated as a claimed sign, also tells something.

#################BUT AN ESSENTIAL POINT HERE IS THAT MUHAMMAD CLAIMS THE QURAN AND ALLAH MAKES THINGS CLEAR. HOW THEN CAN MUSLIMS FOR ONE THING CLAIM THAT ALLAH OFTEN DOES NOT MEAN WHAT HE SAYS (WHEN THEY WANT TO EXPLAIN AWAY ERRORS, ETC.)? AND HOW CAN THEY FOR ANOTHER THING CLAIM THEY ARE ABLE TO EXPLAIN "WHAT HE REALLY MEANS" AFTER HE HAS EXPLAINED EVERYTHING CLEARLY? - ARE THEY BETTER AT EXPLAINING THINGS AND BETTER AT KNOWING WHAT ALLAH HIMSELF IN HIS CLUMSINESS IS UNABLE TO SAY AND EXPLAIN?

355 2/220e: "He (Allah*) is indeed Exalted in Power - - -". One more of the never proved or documented claims - he never clearly proved this claimed power. There are so many of these claims - and so easy to find. Look and you will find more - also other places than in the Quran.

356 2/220f: "He (Allah*) is - - - Wise". Not if he made the Quran - too much is wrong.

Another fact: If Allah delivered the Quran and all its mistaken facts and other errors, all its internal and external contradictions, all its invalid logic, etc. there is a good reason to laugh - and laugh loudly - from claims like this.

357 2/221i: “But Allah - - - makes his Signs clear to mankind - - -“. This he cannot do unless he at least exists.

#################BUT AN ESSENTIAL POINT HERE IS THAT MUHAMMAD CLAIMS THE QURAN AND ALLAH MAKES THINGS CLEAR. HOW THEN CAN MUSLIMS FOR ONE THING CLAIM THAT ALLAH OFTEN DOES NOT MEAN WHAT HE SAYS (WHEN THEY WANT TO EXPLAIN AWAY ERRORS, ETC.)? AND HOW CAN THEY FOR ANOTHER THING CLAIM THEY ARE ABLE TO EXPLAIN "WHAT HE REALLY MEANS" AFTER HE HAS EXPLAINED EVERYTHING CLEARLY? - ARE THEY BETTER AT EXPLAINING THINGS AND BETTER AT KNOWING WHAT ALLAH HIMSELF IN HIS CLUMSINESS IS UNABLE TO SAY AND EXPLAIN?

358 2/221j: "- - - celebrate His (Allah's*) praise". See 1/1a and see if you think he deserves any praise - if he exists.

359 2/222g: "- - - Allah loves those who turn to Him constantly - - -". If he exists. If he is behind the Quran. And if the Quran tells the full and only truth here.

Yes, even if he happens to belong to the dark forces.

360 2/223a: “Your wives are as a tilth (field, garden*) unto you; so approach your tilth when and how ye will - - -”. Approach your “tilth”, not approach your woman/women or fellow human being(s) or dear one(s). And approach her/them when and how you will - when and how she/they will, is not mentioned. This also goes for concubines and your slave women.

Women have an inferior position in Islam, and a very inferior position in some Muslim countries.

361 2/223b: "And know that ye (Muslims*) are to meet Him (Allah*) (in the Hereafter) - - -". If he exists. If he is behind the Quran. And if the Quran tells the full and only truth here. And not least: If he is a major god after all.

362 2/224d: "And do not make Allah's (name) an excuse in your oaths against - - - making peace between persons - - -." Break your oath if you find this will give a better result. Pay expiation if you think this is necessary. In cases of making peace - and also f.x. when you want to cheat women - also al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), etc. are permitted, if you think this will give better result than honesty.

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#####363 2/224e: To quote Asad: "The Message of the Quran", footnote A2/212 (to this verse): "- - - there are several authentic Traditions (= Hadiths*) to the effect that the Prophet Muhammad said: 'If anyone takes a solemn oath (easier ones are little binding*) (that he would do or refrain from doing such-and-such a thing), and thereupon realizes that something else would be a more righteous course (or give better result*)) then let him do what is more righteous (or gives a better result*), #####and let him break his oath and then atone for it". Definitely not compatible with the Bible.

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###364 2/224f: The problems with verse 2/224 - and a few similar verses (f.x. 2/225, 5/89, 16/91, 66/2) + some similar Hadiths - of course are for one thing that it never is possible quite to trust a Muslim's (included Muhammad') word in serious cases - he may see no sin in lying - and for another thing a Muslim has no reasonably reliable way of strengthening his words if he is not believed, no matter if what he says is the full truth - no oath is really reliable. Also see 2/225a below. (That it also contradicts the Bible on this point, is highly unnecessary to say.)

365 2/224g: "- - - Allah is one who heareth and knoweth all things". Here it seems to mean that Allah understands what you really meant when you swore an oath, and thus can forgive - against expiation - the not too strongly meant oaths (and even those if there is a reason for breaking them). But oaths also have another side: The humans. ####################How can anyone know when a Muslim is telling the truth and when not, when not even an oath is very serious to break, if he thinks there is a reason for doing so? And how can a Muslim telling the plain truth strengthen his words in order to be believed, when the opposite part knows about al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth), etc., the advices about breaking even oaths if that gives a better result, Muhammad's practicing (and thus permitting all Muslims to do the same) of deceit, etc.?

There are clear samples for that Muhammad lied (f.x. promising the peace delegation from Khaybar safe return) or advised people to lie (f.x. to hit enemies or save one's money) + several samples in the Quran itself.

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###########366 2/225a: “Allah will not call you to account for thoughtlessness in your oaths, but for the intention in your heart”. If you swear an oath without thinking it over - or not enough over – you are not bound by it. But how are other people to know if the oath you have made is binding for you or not - or if you will break it? Besides; you may break also a more serious oath if that will give a better result, but you may have to pay expiation to Allah for it. See f.x. 2/224e-f above, and also 5/89, 16/91, 66/2 below.

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367 2/225b: "- - - He (Allah*) is Oft-Forgiving - - -". Allah can forgive nothing unless he really exists and in addition is a god - none of which is ever proved.

As for forgiving from Allah: See 2/187d above.

368 2/226d: "- - - Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful". See 1/1a above.

369 2/227b: "- - - Allah heareth and knoweth all things". According to the Quran Allah registered absolutely every detail which happened on Earth (and in Heaven) - a never proved claim which sometimes makes one wonder about this and that - f.x. demands which have no meaning if Allah knows the answer already - f.x. testing of persons. Also see 2/233h and 35/38b below.

370 2/228c: “And the woman shall have rights similar to the rights against them, according to what is equitable (this sentence is not valid for concubines or your slave women*); but men have a degree (of advantage) over them“. Which means that women are one step – small or big – below men as judicial persons (in reality also as human beings). Also see 2/228b just above.

371 2/228d: "He (Allah*) is Exalted in Power - - -". Even one more of the never proved or documented claims - he never proved this claimed power. There are so many of these claims - and so easy to find. Look and you will find more - also other places than in the Quran.

372 2/228e: "He (Allah*) is - - - Wise". Not if he made the Quran - too much is wrong.

Another fact: If Allah delivered the Quran and all its mistaken facts and other errors, all its internal and external contradictions, all its invalid logic, unclear texts, etc. there is a good reason to laugh - and laugh loudly - from claims like this.

373 2/229d: "These are the limits ordained by Allah - - -". But as the Quran is not from any god - it is an insult and slander and heresy and worse to accuse a god for being involved in a book of a quality like the Quran with all its mistakes, contradictions, etc. - then who is it who really ordained this?

374 2/229f: "If any do transgress the limits set by Allah, such persons wrong (themselves as well as others)". Only if Allah exists and is a major god.

###375 2/230c: “So if a husband divorces his wife (irrevocably), he cannot, after that, remarry her until after she has married another husband (and “fulfilled” that marriage*) and he has divorced her.” To force a woman to prostitute herself to be permitted to return to her husband, is so foreign to the Bible, that there is no compatibility at all on this point between the two books.

376 2/230d: "Such are the limits ordained by Allah - - -". As the Quran with all its errors, etc. is from no god, the claimed limits also are not from a god. Then from whom?

377 2/230e: "Such are the limits ordained by Allah - - -". If Allah had ordained limits, those limits at least should have been given also in the Bible if Allah had been the same god as Yahweh - and remember here that both science and Islam has proved the Bible is not falsified, so that falsification cannot be the explanation why it is not in the Bible. (Besides: It is Muslims who claim the Bible is falsified, and thus Muslims' job to prove their claim - which they have never done. On the contrary science and reality - and Islam - have proved it is not falsified. Some errors, but no falsifications.

378 2/231e: “Do not treat Allah’s Signs as a jest - - -”. Once more: These just are invalid signs (they prove nothing as they are based on loose claims based on nothing or on other not proved claims or statements) treated like solid proofs - they all are invalid by all and any law of logic, as there nowhere is proved that it really is Allah who caused the effect (an exception may be the ones "borrowed" from the Bible, but they in case prove Yahweh, not Allah). Anyone reading the Quran will find a large number of them - they are easy to find. No omniscient god would use invalid “signs” or “proofs” - that is the way of cheats, deceivers, etc.

379 2/231f: “- - - the fact that He (Allah) sent down to you the Book - - -”. Is it a fact that a god has sent down a book with so many mistaken facts? Impossible.

#380 2/231g: “- - - the Book and Wisdom, - - -”. A book with so many mistaken facts is no book of wisdom. At best partly a book of wisdom. (But which parts are wisdom and which not?)

381 2/231h: "- - - Allah is well acquainted with all things". If he made the Quran, that book with all its mistakes, etc. proves the opposite. Also see 2/233h and 35/38b below.

382 2/232a: "When ye (Muslims*) divorce women - - -". Not from the Bible and at least morally incompatible with NT.

383 2/232f: "- - - Allah knows - - -". A warning - do what is right. But this statement only is correct if Allah exists and if the Quran tells the full and only truth on this point. Also see 2/233h and 35/38b below.

384 2/233h: "But fear Allah and know that Allah sees well what ye do". This is the last resort; "You know that may be you can cheat us, but there is a god working together with us, and him you cannot cheat. Be good and obedient - and go to war - and he will reward you. Be disobedient or cheat, and he will punish you." This is a carrot and a stick - or a whip - which costs nothing for a leader, but which is efficient if the underlings believe in it - the ultimate means of total control and dictatorship. True or not does not matter - what counts is what the underlings believe.

But one impertinent question: If Allah knows everything and even predestines everything according to his own unchangeable Plan like the Quran frequently states, why - why - does he then need to test his followers, f.x. by sending them to war for Muhammad to may be become invalids or be killed? - if he knows everything, he cannot learn anything from testing them. There is no logic in it. And this even more so if Allah as said on top of all really predestines everything you do.

But if this was Muhammad who needed the carrot and the whip, the logic appears.

This kind of whip (and also the carrot) is much used by Muhammad in the Quran.

385 2/234c: "And Allah is well acquainted with what ye do". See 2/233h above and 35/38b below.

386 2/234d: It is quite revealing for the Quran that in this verse it talks to you - the dead man - not to the woman it concerns.

387 2/235c: "- - - Allah is Oft-Forgiving - - -". Allah can forgive nothing if he for one thing does not exist, and for another he in addition to existing has to be a god. None of these is proved.

As for forgiving from Allah: See 2/187d above.

388 2/236d: "- - - to do the right thing". Beware that when the Quran uses expressions like this, it is in accordance with the book's own partly immoral moral code.

389 2/238b: (YA271): “- - - the Middle Prayer - - -.” Incompatible with the Bible. The Bible neither have fixed times for prayers, nor a fixed minimum number for such - which it should have had as the 5 prayers a day are essential to Allah - and thus also the Bible should have if Yahweh and Allah had been the same god. Q.e.d.

Or really the Bible should have demands for many more a day, as according to the tales, Allah really wanted 50 prayers a day, but Muhammad talked it down to 5. In the Bible there was nobody to talk the number down.

Not to mention: How could "the Mother of the Book" from which the Quran is claimed to be a copy, end up with the number 5, if it was Muhammad who talked it down to 5? The claimed "Mother of the Book" (= "Mother of the Quran") is claimed to be written millions of years before Muhammad, or may be to have existed since eternity. (If Allah had predestined it already then, Muhammad had no free will when he talked the numbers down.)

390 2/239a: "- - - celebrate Allah's praises in the manner He has taught you (Muslims - via the Quran*) - - -". As the Quran with all its many mistakes is not from a god, this automatically means that it was not a god who taught you this.

391 2/239b: "- - - celebrate Allah's praises in the manner He has taught you (Muslims - via the Quran*), which ye knew not (before)". If books similar to the Quran had been sent down to all the earlier prophets before - 124ooo or more according to the Hadiths - included all the Jewish prophets included Jesus, why then did nobody know how to pray in a correct way before? F.x. Jesus instructed his disciples how to pray - but in a very different way from what Muhammad told. Strange if they both represented the same god and religion like Islam claims.

392 2/240d: "He (Allah*) is Exalted in Power - - -". Even one more of the never proved or documented claims - he never clearly proved this claimed power. There are so many of these claims - and so easy to find. Look and you will find more - also other places than in the Quran.

393 2/240e: "He (Allah*) is - - - Wise". Not if he made the Quran - too much is wrong.

Another fact: If Allah delivered the Quran and all its mistaken facts and other errors, all its internal and external contradictions, all its invalid logic, all its unclear points, etc. there is a good reason to laugh - and laugh loudly - from claims like this.

394 2/242a: "Thus doth Allah make clear His Signs - - -". This refers to the rules for how to provide for a divorced or widowed woman (see 2/240-2/241 above). How can judicial rules make clear Allah's never valid "signs"? ##Not to mention: If these are signs for Allah, the fact that they are not in the Bible is another indication for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god.

#################BUT A VERY ESSENTIAL POINT HERE IS THAT MUHAMMAD CLAIMS THE QURAN AND ALLAH MAKES THINGS CLEAR. HOW THEN CAN MUSLIMS FOR ONE THING CLAIM THAT ALLAH OFTEN DOES NOT MEAN WHAT HE SAYS (WHEN THEY WANT TO EXPLAIN AWAY ERRORS, ETC.)? AND HOW CAN THEY FOR ANOTHER THING CLAIM THEY ARE ABLE TO EXPLAIN "WHAT HE REALLY MEANS" AFTER HE HAS EXPLAINED EVERYTHING CLEARLY? - ARE THEY BETTER AT EXPLAINING THINGS AND BETTER AT KNOWING WHAT ALLAH HIMSELF IN HIS CLUMSINESS IS UNABLE TO SAY AND EXPLAIN?

###395 2/244a: “Then fight in the cause of Allah - - -". An order not possible to misunderstand - from the good idol Muhammad leading the claimed "religion of peace". One more point not found in the Bible and the religion of Yahweh (there were fights in OT, but for establishing and later defending the country, NOT for promoting the religion). One of the many 100%+ proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god and Jesus and Muhammad far from in the same religion.

###396 2/244b: “Then fight in the cause of Allah - - -". Nearly all armed conflicts Muhammad had, were acts of aggression. Totally incompatible at least with NT. As for OT, it permitted war, but for the limited purpose to create and defend a Jewish state, whereas most of Muhammad's conflicts were raids for riches and some for power and/or spreading his new religion + in a couple cases for revenge.

###397 2/244c: “Then fight in the cause of Allah - - -". One of the sentences behind the sharia laws - a central part of them in this case (and also a central part of the Quran's sometimes immoral or highly immoral rules).

###398 2/244d: “Then fight in the cause of Allah, and know that Allah heareth and knoweth all things.” An order not possible to misunderstand + incitement + hint about reward for war and hint about punishment if you do not go to war. "The religion of peace"?

399 2/244f: "- - - Allah heareth and knoweth all things." One of the innumerable not documented claims you find in the Quran - but some of them (like this one) acted as good "whips" for obedience and discipline from their followers to leaders (included Muhammad). But also see 2/233h above and 35/38b below.

400 2/245a: “Who is he that will loan Allah a beautiful loan - - -” In the Quran the expression “loan Allah a beautiful loan” normally means to risk your life – or lose it – in war, but sometimes it also may mean to give money to Muhammad, mainly for war purposes.

401 2/245b: “Who is he that will loan Allah a beautiful loan, which Allah will double unto his credit and multiply many times?” In the Quran the expression “loan Allah a beautiful loan” as said just above normally means to risk your life – or lose it – in war, but sometimes it also may mean to give money to Muhammad, mainly for war purposes. In both cases no repayment is promised in this world – only in the next. A most cheap way in this world for Muhammad to finance his wars and get willing warriors – especially if the religion is made up and Allah does not exist or if there is a god, but a different one from the god you meet in the Quran, and who consequently is not bound by Muhammad’s words. (What will then be the result for Muslims?)

402 2/245d: "- - - to Him (Allah*) shall be your (Muslims'*) return (at the Day of Doom*)". Often claimed, never proved. And: If he exists. If he is behind the Quran. And if the Quran tells the full and only truth on this point.

403 2/246i: "But Allah has full knowledge about those who do wrong". Why then does he have to test them - and others?

404 2/246j: "- - - those who do wrong". One of Muhammad's many distaste provoking names for non-Muslims.

405 2/246k: "- - - those who do wrong". Beware that when the Quran uses expressions like this, it is in accordance with the book's own partly immoral moral code.

406 2/248e: “- - - there shall come to you (the Jews) the Ark of Covenant”. Well, according to the Bible the Ark of Covenant did not come to the Jews – they built it themselves in accordance with a description they got from Yahweh. That was done around 1330 BC under Moses = some 300 years before Samuel, whom the Quran here talks about. (We must add that this is a well known part of the Bible, and most Jews and Christians could/can at once see that something is wrong. May be because of this some Muslims claim that the translation is wrong; it was not the Ark that was sent, but a heart containing mental relics from Moses and Aaron. It is not a normal explanation to meet, as it takes some twisting of the original text to find this "translation". But it is a typical Islamic case of fleeing from having to meet facts one does not like: If the mistake is too obvious, search for another meaning - if necessary by twisting the words - or call it an allegory or something). Everything said about the ark in this verse is nonsense compared to the Bible.

Also see 2/248e just below.

407 2/248i: "- - - if ye (Jews ca. 1000 BC*) indeed have faith". Beware that Muhammad claimed the old prophets were teaching Islam (but that the religion later was falsified). That Samuel preached Islam needs strong proofs to be believed, and that the Bible is falsified, simply is thoroughly proved wrong by science, and even more so by Islam who both have been unable to find one single proved falsification in all the tens of thousands (ca. 44ooo?) relevant old manuscripts and fragments.

408 2/249c: The way the story is told in 2/249 has little to do with the Bible, and worse: For a test for whom were fit for taking part in the battle, it is meaningless, as the soldiers were told on beforehand which criteria would be used - criteria each and every one of them could fulfill. It might be a test for who wanted to come along, but not for who were fit for coming along.

Also it is very likely Muhammad has mixed Saul's/Talut's war with Gideon's - no god had done that.

409 2/249g: "- - - persevere ". A word non-Muslims should never forget is imprinted and imprinted on Muslims - and it works, especially as democracies are weak when it comes to prolonged managements (there always are shortsighted persons who want an end to struggling).

410 2/250ba: "- - - help us (Jews*) against those who reject faith". Muhammad claimed the Jews at that time were Muslims (but that the religion was distorted later). This then is one more negative name for non-Muslims.

411 2/250c: "- - - help us (Jews*) against those who reject faith". Do you see the parallel Muhammad here makes to his own warlike intentions? You will find many such parallels in the Quran - Muhammad needed "proofs" for that his situation and what he did, was normal for prophets, and thus that he really was a prophet like he claimed.

412 2/251b: The Jews’ (or Israelites‘) King Saul/Talut and David beat the Philistines in battle ("routed them") and felled Goliath. But according to the Bible, there was no battle - only the duel between David and Goliath. (1. Sam. 17/45-51)

413 2/251c: “And did not Allah check one set of people by means of another, the earth would be full of mischief - - -.” In addition to the religion (and the loot), here is another "rationale" reason for why Allah and Muhammad calls you to go to war. We should point to that there are other ways for an omniscient god to run a world - peaceful ones. Only a war religion would believe in that war and suppression is the only way.

414 2/252a: “These are all Signs of Allah - - -”. If they were signs, they in this case were signs of the Jewish god Yahweh, not of Allah. See 2/87.

The Quran is built on claims like this and on statements, “signs” and “proofs”, not one of them proved (as we said before: With the possible exception of some signs from the Bible which in case may be prove Yahweh). Plus it is built on a lot of psychology and knowledge about human nature. As for the never proved claims, signs, etc. there is an awful lot of them, and they are easy to find once you go looking for them.

Besides in this case: How can they be valid signs if the story is wrong?

415 2/252c: "We (Allah*) rehearsed them (the "signs" for Allah*) - - -". No god is involved in a religion based on a book full of mistakes, contradictions, invalid logic, etc., and thus no god was involved in this claimed rehearsing.

416 2/252g: "- - - Verily thou (Muhammad*) art one of the Messengers". But in case for whom? No god - too many errors, etc. in the Quran. Perhaps dark forces? Normally not even a devil would make a book with so much wrong like the Quran if he could decide himself, as sooner or later people would see the mistakes, etc. and he would lose credibility. But what if that was the god's condition for permitting him to try to lure more people to Hell? Or an illness - like TLE (Temporal Lobe Epilepsy) like modern medical science suspects (BBC 2 the 17. April 2003 - http://news.bbc.co.uk./2/hi/science/nature/2865009.stm ). Or simply for a man - f.x. Muhammad himself? Or a combination of these?

417 2/253b: "- - - others (other messengers*) He (Allah*) raised to degrees (of honor) - - -". Here we find an interesting piece of translation. According to our sources the exact translation of the Arab original is: "and some he raised even higher". Translators dearly wants this to refer to Muhammad - and it well may, as it is Muhammad himself who dictated the text to his listeners. But it is not clear - and "higher" may mean physically or spiritually. Remember that according to the Bible 2 or 3 of the prophets (Elijah (2. Kings 2/11) and Jesus (NT) and perhaps Enoch (Gen. 5/24)) were raised up to Heaven alive. By adding (dishonestly) the words "(of honor)", the translators omits the physical possibilities - and as in Islam Muhammad of course is worth more than Jesus, it is quite likely it is Muhammad who is meant(!). (This in spite of that both according to the Quran and to the Bible Jesus had a different and closer contact to the god than Muhammad - #####the Quran (19/19) even confirms Jesus was holy, something Muhammad definitely was not).

#418 2/253c: “- - - to Jesus- - - We (Allah*) gave Clear (Signs) - - -.” Hardly Allah in case. The god of Jesus was Yahweh. (Jesus simply had got few followers and been killed much earlier if he had preached about a known pagan god (al-Lah) from a neighboring pagan country - the religious situation in Israel at that time makes the Quran's claim here impossible.)

419 2/253f: "- - - the holy spirit - - -" This is one of the few times the Spirit - also named the Holy Spirit, the Holy Ghost, the Spirit of Truth, the Spirit of God/Yahweh, the Spirit of the Lord, etc. (like Allah and like Muhammad it has several names) - is mentioned in the Quran (you also find it in 2/87, 5/110, 16/102, 17/75 likely in 26/193). Muhammad had very vague ideas about it and f.x. believed the Trinity consisted of Yahweh, Jesus, and Mary (!). Muslims often claim it is another name for the angel Gabriel - and idea no-one who ever read the Bible with an open mind would get. And in addition to everything else which makes the claim ridicules, the old Jews knew well the difference between angels and spirits, and in the entire Bible there is not one single case where the two are mixed or mistaken. (But never think that a religious person will believe facts if they do not fit his belief).

420 2/253k: "- - - but Allah fulfilleth His plan". According to the Quran Allah decides absolutely everything which happen in the world, and he decides it in accordance with his predestined Plan. Here: Has it been Allah’s Plan not to fulfill his Plan (which in plain words in the Quran is said is to conquer and suppress the rest of the world) for some 1400 years?

421 2/253l: "- - - but Allah fulfilled His plan”. Predestination is central in the Quran. But full predestination like the Quran many places claims, means that man in case has no free will - both at the same time are impossible even for a god. See 3/154, 6/149a, 14/22b below.

422 2/254b: "Spend out of (the bounties) We (Allah*) have provided for you (Muslims*)- - -". This is a theme you often meet in the Quran: You shall spend of your money for Allah. Some places it means for charity, but very often it is for the fighting and wars for the religion - or actually most often it was raids etc. for looting, enslaving and power, etc. Muhammad more or less continually was fighting, and it cost money to wage war. (It is said that during the 10 years in Medina, he had 82 (one every 6 weeks through 10 years) armed conflict - http://www.1000mistakes.com lists the names and purpose of 63 of them (mostly raids were for wealth and slaves or prisoners for extortion). 82 in 10 years like said means one every 6 weeks approximately, nearly all of them initiated by Muhammad - the great idol for Islam. Really the religion of peace. Extremely far from Jesus and Yahweh.)

423 2/254c: "Spend out of (the bounties) We (Allah*) have provided for you (Muslims*)- - -". Also this claim you often meet in the Quran: It is Allah who has given you everything you have.

424 2/255a: "There is no god but He (Allah*) - - -". (Also see 6/106b and 25/18a below). But:

Both according to the Quran and to the Bible the old Jewish god (Yahweh) existed.

Both according to the Quran and to the Bible Yahweh has proved his existence and his power many times, included via Jesus - there (according to both books if one or both of them tells the truth on this point) is no doubt about his existence and his power.

The Quran claims that Allah and Yahweh is the same god. But this is not true, as the teachings fundamentally are far too different, especially if you compare the Quran with NT and the New Covenant via Jesus - a covenant Muslims never are told about by their imams or mullahs (f.x. Luke 22/20). The same goes for the underlying ethics and moral (parts of it is very twisted in the Quran compared to the most basic rule;"do onto others what you want others do onto you") and the stressing of the value of empathy (empathy hardly is to be found in the Quran, and non-existing towards victims and non-Muslims), etc., not to mention that this also goes for the view on thieving (looting), lying (f.x. al-Taqiyya - the lawful lie), killing, etc. The only possible exception is if the god is strongly schizophrenic. (See separate chapter about this in tp://www.1000mistakes.com (planned completed in the final edition in 2015 or at latest in 2016 and copied in this book). Demand proofs from the next Muslim telling you that Yahweh is the same god as Allah.

The Quran tries to explain away the differences between the Bible and the Quran, and thus the differences in the teachings, by claiming - as normal for Muhammad without a single document or proof - that the Bible is falsified. But this is not true, as science long since has proved there is no falsification. May be some mistakes - f.x. in Genesis - but no falsification. What is even more convincing it the fact that also Islam has proved the same, and most strongly, by not being able to find one single documented falsification among all the tens of thousands relevant old manuscripts.(There exist some 300 copies or fragments of the Gospels older than 610 AD, 12ooo other manuscripts or fragments from other parts of the Bible and 32ooo other documents/fragments with quotes or references from the Bible from before 610 AD (before that there was no reason to falsify anything to expel Islamic teaching, as nothing was ever known about a religion like Islam) - parts of this also older than 325 AD and council that year in Nicaea. (The numbers can vary some from one source to another, but around these ones.) All have exactly the same and invariable texts within minor variations normal for hand-copied documents, and not one shows any traces of being tampered with - falsified - in ways that modern science can find. And modern science is good at finding falsifications, as it is a frequent kind of crime. No scratching out of text, no other tries of removing old text, no putting in new words, no new words written with another kind of ink, no new words with another handwriting, etc. Islam also never even has tried to explain how it could be possible to make identical falsifications in 40-45ooo and more different manuscripts spread over the whole known world and wider - and how it was possible for Jews and Christians to agree on identical falsifications. Muslims often claim the falsifications were done at the mentioned meeting of bishops in Nicaea in 325 AD. But for one thing the agenda for that meeting is well known and nothing like this was on that agenda. For another ting a lot of known manuscripts are older than 325 AD exist (f.x. from Qumran) - not one of them falsified. And for a third: It is exactly as difficult to get bishops change the Bible, as it is to make ayatollahs change the Quran. (Muslims also claims that the OT was falsified by Ezra when it "had to be rewritten" when the Jews returned from Babylon. But for one thing not all Jews were deported to Babylon (f.x. 2. Kings 25/12), and you bet the ones who remained took care of their holy scriptures - religion is a comfort in difficult times. And for another thing also the Jews in exile had managed to keep some copies of the scriptures (f.x. Ezra "was a teacher well versed in the Laws of Moses" = the Books of Moses (Ezra 7/6) - which meant they had the books). And for a third: Jews lived in many countries also at that time, and in each and every synagogue, there always was and is at least one copy of the scriptures - in addition to what was owned by members of the congregations. The OT simply never was rewritten - there never was a reason for that.) There simply never were any falsifications of any part of the Bible - as proved by science. But it is as said even better proved by Islam: If there had existed one single falsification, Islam had found it and screamed about it. Nobody has ever heard such a scream.

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Some Muslims as mentioned claim Ezra falsified OT, but in addition to other facts:

THERE IS ONE STRONG FACT CONNECTED TO JESUS AND THE OTHER OLD JEWISH PROPHETS: ACCORDING TO THE QURAN THEY ALL WERE GOD MUSLIMS - AN IMPOSSIBILITY IF THEIR CLAIMED HOLY BOOKS FROM ALLAH WERE FALSIFIED. THUS THE CLAIMED FALSIFICATION OF ALSO OT CANNOT HAVE HAPPENED UNTIL AFTER JESUS (F.X. EZRA COULD NOT HAVE FALSIFIED OT, LIKE SOME MUSLIMS CLAIM - IF HE HAD, JESUS HAD RECEIVED WRONG INFORMATION AND HAD BEEN NO GOOD MUSLIM). THIS IN ADDITION TO THAT THE BOOKS WERE SENT DOWN (DIRECTLY) FROM ALLAH TO THE PROPHETS, ACCORDING TO THE QURAN, AND ERRORS IN THEM THEREFORE SHOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE. ALL THE OLD GOOD MUSLIM PROPHETS INCLUDED JESUS THUS MUST HAVE HAD CORRECT HOLY BOOKS - THE OLD JEWISH SCRIPTURES/OT. IF NOT F.X. JESUS HAD BEEN TEACHING WRONG THINGS, WHICH HE DID NOT DO ACCORDING TO THE QURAN (and if the scrolls he read from in the synagogues had differed from what he received from Heaven, he had told about it - if not he was a bad Muslim).. THE ONLY POSSIBLE CONCLUTION HERE IS THAT ALSO NO PART OF THE OLD SCRIPTURES - OT - CAN HAVE BEEN FALSIFIED UNTIL AFTER JESUS TIME.

B U T T H E R E E X I S T P L E N T Y O F M A N U S C R I P T S A N D F R A G M E N T S O L D E N O U G H T O P R O V E T H A T O T W A S N O T S I M I L A R T O T H E P R E S E N T Q U R A N A T T H A T T I M E !!! I T W A S S I M I L A R T O T H E S C R I P T U R E S O F T O D A Y !!!

In addition there is the problem: How in case make Jews and Christians agree on what new texts to use when they falsified (parts of) the Quran into OT??? And how to make ALL Jews spread over large parts of the world accept the new and falsified holy scriptures without protests? - and destroy all the old copies so thoroughly that not one piece of any of them has been found later? This in addition to the claimed falsification of NT and all the impossibilities and improbabilities which have to be "explained" away concerning the claimed falsification of NT.

CONCLUTION: IT IS AN UNAVOIDABLE FACT THAT IF JESUS WAS A GOOD MUSLIM LIKE THE QURAN CLAIMS, THE OT CANNOT HAVE BEEN FALSIFIED UNTIL AFTER JESUS. AND IT IS AN AS UNAVOIDABLE FACT THAT IT WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE TO MAKE JEWS AND CHRISTIANS AGREE ON WHAT TO FALSIFY AND ON THE DETAILS OF NEW TEXTS LATER.

T H I S I S O N E O F T H E C L A I M S M U H A M M A D M A D E U P.

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As Yahweh clearly existed if the old books tell the truth, and as clearly was/is not the same god as Allah, and as Islam's "explanation" ("falsification") in addition is wrong, Islam here has a problem when claiming there only is one god. Even if we omit all other (claimed) gods, there still remains Yahweh, whose existence they have admitted (though they wrongly claim he is the same god as Allah).

This problem grows even more interesting when one remembers that Yahweh has proved his existence and power many times if either the Bible or the Quran or both tell the truth on this point, whereas Allah has proved exactly nothing - there only are words and claims from a man with a very doubtful moral (this even according to Muslim books, included the Quran - take away the glorious words and see what remains) behind the claims for Allah's existence and power.

And: If there then exists one, but only one god - who is most likely to exist? - Yahweh or Allah?

425 2/255c: “His are all the things in the heavens (plural and wrong*) and on earth - - - (etc.*) - - -". Several claims about Allah - often repeated, never proved. There only are Muhammad's words - and Muhammad was not among the most reliable of persons, according even to Islamic literature (skip the glorifying words and read what he demanded and did and what moral and other rules he stood for, and get more correct information about him - glorifying words are cheap and are used by all dictators, included by Muhammad). Reality always is more reliable than glorifying words.

426 2/255e: "Who is there can intercede in His (Allah's*) presence except as He permiteth?" Perhaps one or more - especially if Allah is a made up god (and he only exists in a book so full of mistakes, etc. that it is from no god, told by an unreliable man wanting power, riches - at least for bribes - and women, and using his religion for his platform of power, like so many a self proclaimed prophet through the times).

###########427 2/256b: “- - - no compulsion in religion - - -“. This “flagship” for “proving” the peaceful Islam, disused daily by most Muslims and very frequently by Islam itself, is very wrong, because it is abrogated (made invalid) by at least these verses (ca. 30 all together) from the more bloody and inhuman later Medina surahs: 2/191 – 2/193 – 3/28 – 3/85 – 4/91 - 5/33 – 5/72 – 5/73 - 8/12 – 8/38-39 – 8/39 - 8/60 – 9/3 - 9/5 - 9/14 – 9/23 – 9/29 – 9/33 - 9/73 – 9/123 – 14/7 – 25/36 - 25/52 – 33/61 – 33/73 – 35/36 - 47/4 – 66/9 (also see further down) (as for 5/33: Remember that practically all the wars and raids Muhammad fought, were wars of aggression, even if he called it jihad – even Badr, Uhud and the Trench (Medina) were battles of defense in a war of aggression, started and kept alive by Muhammad’s raids. Non-Muslims thus should not defend themselves and their belongings, according to 5/33).

########################################NB NB: SEE 2/256b IN "1000+ COMMENTS ON THE QURAN" - THERE IS MUCH MORE ABOUT THIS THERE.

###428 2/256c: “Let there be no compulsion in religion”. This is the flagship for all Muslims who want to impress non-Muslims about how peaceful and tolerant Islam is. But NB! NB! Note that the surah says: “Let it be - - -.” It is an order or – judging also from 2/255 – more likely a wish, it is not something that they had or have. It is a hope or a goal for the future, it is not something which exist – and all the same most Muslims quote it like this: “There is no compulsion in Religion” - - - a small, little “Kitman” (lawful half-truth – an expression and a way of thinking special for Islam, which together with “al-Taqiyya, (the lawful lie), etc.) which makes the Quran and the religion sound much more friendly and tolerant than the reality tells. But not one single of them mentions that 2/256 is totally abrogated and killed by many verses - see 2/256b in our book "1000+ Comments on the Quran".

429 2/256d: "Truth stands clear from Error". Clear. But only if you do not refuse to see errors - like millions of Muslims have demonstrated (because to admit errors in a text pretending coming from an omniscient god, means to admit that it is not from a god and thus that something is very wrong, and such a fact is too difficult to face - it is better and easier blindly to believe in spite of proofs and facts, than to check: Can this be wrong? After all it is what your life is built on, and it takes a lot of backbone to ask such questions about the fundamentals of your life, not to mention to face the possibility that you have built your life, morality, ethics, etc. on made up and false "facts" and false values - yes, that the very culture and religion and moral code of Islam may be built on such a basis.

####430 2/256e: "Truth stands clear from Error". When one knows how much error there is in the Quran, this unintended irony really makes one start thinking.

431 2/256f: "- - - Truth - - -". That the Quran is the truth, is just a claim, not a proved fact. Also beware that when Islam uses words like this, it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral code, so beware of f.x. al-Taqiyyas (lawful lies) and Kitmans (lawful half-truths), etc. Also see 2/2b above and 13/1g and 40/75 below.

432 2/256k: "- - - trustworthy - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses words like this, it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral code - remember f.x. that the best of good deeds is to go to war or on raids for Allah and in his name steal and rape and suppress and enslave and kill (the fact that it is done in the name of their presumed god, makes it all even more despicable).

433 2/256l: "- - - (a*) hand-hold, that never breaks". Only if Allah exists, if he is a god, if he has sent down the Quran, and if the Quran in addition tells the full and only truth about this.

434 2/256m: "And Allah heareth and knoweth all things". See 2/233g and 35/38b above.

435 2/257a: "Allah is the Protector of those who have faith - - -". Only if Allah exists, if he has sent down the Quran, and if the Quran in addition tells the full and only truth about this.

436 2/257d: "- - - from the depths of darkness He (Allah*) will lead them forth into light." Only if the Quran is from a real god - and no real god makes that many mistakes, etc.

437 2/257e: "- - - lead them (Muslims*) forth into light." There is not much religious light in a book so full of errors that it clearly is not from a god.

438 2/257f: “Of those who reject faith the patrons are the Evil Ones (the Devil and his helpers*)”. Can human vermin be worse?

439 2/257j: "- - - from the light they (the evil ones - the Devil*) will lead them (non-Muslims and bad Muslims*) into the depth of darkness". See 2/257h above.

But where will the devil lead anybody if the theory is correct that the Quran is produced by him?

440 2/257l: "They (non-Muslims and bad Muslims*) will be Companions of the Fire - - -". = will go to Hell. For Jews and Christians the Bible disagrees. Also see 3/77b below.

But where will the devil lead anybody if the theory is correct that the Quran is produced by him?

441 2/257n: "- - - to dwell therein (Hell*) (for ever)". There are some verses in the Quran which may indicate that Hell is not quite forever, at least not for (bad) Muslims. See 6/128c, 11/107b, 43/74b-c, 78/23, (plus some Hadiths) below. (11/108c may indicate that also Paradise is not forever.)

442 2/258a: This verse is not from the Bible, and there also is nothing similar in that book. (From where did Muhammad get this information, as the Quran with all its errors is not from a god and thus the only source for information about Abraham was the Bible, legends, fairy tales and fantasy?)

443 2/258c: "My (Abraham's*) Lord (here claimed to be Allah*) is He who giveth life and death." Variations of this interesting claim you meet several places in the Quran - interesting because Allah and Muhammad never were able to prove anything like this, whereas Yahweh proved it at least 9 times according to the Bible (1. Kings 17/22, 2. Kings 4/35, Mark 5/41, John 11/44, Luke 7/15, Matt. 27/52, Acts 9/40, Acts 20/10 + Jesus) and at least one or two times in the Quran - if the books are reliable on this point. As for Jesus: As it is clear - if at least one of the book tells the truth about this - that the old Jewish god really had power over death, there is no real reason why Jesus could not be killed and resurrected, except that then he clearly was something Muhammad was not, and with connections Muhammad had not, and Muhammad thus impossibly could be the greatest of the prophets. Jesus, therefore, had to be "played down" to make him smaller than the never proved claims about Muhammad.

444 2/258d: “But it is Allah that causeth the sun to rise from the east - - -”. Abraham is said to use this as a (also for other reasons totally invalid) proof for Allah. But for one thing it is not the sun which rises, but the Earth which turns. For another thing this is a totally natural process which in no way is proved made by a god - not to mention by Allah. (But the Quran often "hi-jacks" natural phenomena and claim - but never proving - that they are caused by Allah). But any priest of Baal - or others - could say as much: 'Baal makes the sun rise in the east. Allah cannot make it rise in the west - which means Baal is proved to be the real god and Allah a fake one!'. Both claims are equally cheap, equally stupid - and totally invalid as proofs + logically total nonsense, as long as it is not proved the god really was/is behind the phenomenon. Did a god use such "proofs"?

Another pressing question is this: What on Earth is the quality of the brains and the knowledge of the followers you can dupe with so hopelessly naive arguments like this?

445 2/258e: "- - - confounded - - -". The man had to be very little intelligent to be confounded by a claim like this.

446 2/259a: A man died for 100 years and woke up. This actually is taken from one of the old Jewish fables well known in Arabia at the time of Muhammad. The story is not from the Bible.

447 2/259f: "- - - the bones, how We (Allah*) bring them together and clothe them in flesh". The Quran claims that the dead are resurrected in flesh, as contradicted with the Bible/NT which claims it only is the soul which is resurrected. This is one of the differences between the two books which is so fundamental - in reality how is the life in Paradise - that this alone proves that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and their religions not even fundamentally the same one, no matter how many undocumented claims the Quran makes. Also see 67/9c below - a strong one. But of course it is ok for Islam to prove - prove - the Bible wrong and the Quran right. But as we say: Prove, not just loose claims and as loose and invalid words like the Quran always use instead of proofs.

448 2/259h: "- - - Allah hath power over all things". Often claimed, never proved - also not here as it is not proved Allah really did what this old Jewish legend told. Legends often have good stories - but zero reliability.

449 2/260a: Neither this verse nor anything similar is to be found in the Bible.

450 2/260c: "Show me (Abraham*) how thou (Allah*) givest life to the dead". An interesting sentence, as Allah never - never - showed neither this nor anything else - Yahweh proved it if the old books tell the truth, but never Allah (except in borrowed legends).

451 2/260f: "- - - Allah is Exalted in Power - - -". - which he in case never has proved.

452 2/260g: "- - - Allah is - - - Wise - - -". Not if he made the Quran.

Another fact: If Allah delivered the Quran and all its mistaken facts and other errors, all its internal and external contradictions, all its invalid logic, etc. there is a good reason to laugh - and laugh loudly - from claims like this.

453 2/261c: "- - - Allah careth for all - - -". If Allah exists. If he is a god. If he is behind the stories of the Quran. And if the Quran in addition tells the full and only truth on this point.

454 2/261d: "- - - He (Allah*) knoweth all things." See 2/233h and 35/38b above.

455 2/262a: “Those who spend their substance in the cause of Allah (mainly helping the poor, financing the spreading or consolidation of the religion or – often in that time (and also often later) – financing war*) - - - for them their reward is with their Lord (Allah*) - - -.” At least paying back only with words was a very cheap way for Muhammad to finance his wars and the growth of his power. If there then is a god – or a devil – repaying in the next world, the givers got their money’s value in their next life - in an ironical way if he was/is met by a devil. If there was no Allah in the claimed next life, one has to quote Muhammad in Ibn Ishaq in “Life of the Prophet”: “War is betrayal” - - - also behind the lines.

####But remember as for punishments and rewards - and forgiving: They cannot be given unless there are made changes in the Plan of Allah, which several verses in the Quran states nobody and nothing can make. (A predestined reward is not a reward, but theater.)

456 2/263: "- - - He (Allah*) is Most Forbearing". See 1/1a above.

457 2/264c: "And Allah guideth not those who reject faith". But if the Quran is not from him - and no god made a book with that many errors - does he then guide Muslims? Simply no - and what then about a possible next life in case?

458 2/265a: “And the likeness of those who spend their substance, seeking to please Allah (the best is to spend it for financing war or for spreading or consolidating Islam in other ways*), is a garden, high and fertile: heavy rain falls on it but makes its yield a double increase of harvest - - - Allah seeth whatever we do.” Much of this was for financing war/raids. Financing war is half the war – also here incitements are valuable. And the reward is promises - words - about what you will get in the next life. No matter what is the truth about the next life, this was a cheap way for Muhammad to raise money and get warriors.

459 2/266: “Thus doth Allah make clear to you (people*) (his) Signs”. There are no clear signs for Allah or Muhammad in the Quran – not one. See 2/39b above. Besides we do not quite see how this verse explains how Allah makes his claimed signs clear. Nobody likes to have his property destroyed - but what does this explain?

BUT THE MOST CENTRAL POINT HERE IS JUST THIS THAT THE QURAN CONFIRMS THAT THINGS ACCORDING TO THE QURAN ARE EXPLAINED CLEARLY = TO BE UNDERSTOOD LITERALLY. THIS DOCUMENTS THAT WHEN ISLAM AND MUSLIMS CLAIM THAT ERRORS, CONTRADICTIONS, ETC. AND OTHER BAD POINTS DO NOT MEAN WHAT THE TEXTS SAY, BUT ARE ALLEGORIES OR SOMETHING, SUCH CLAIMS AND EXPLAINING AWAY ARE WRONG. BESIDES: WHO CAN EXPLAIN BETTER THAN AN OMNISCIENT GOD?

460 2/267b: "- - - the fruits of the earth, which We (Allah) have produced for you (people*) - - -". Allah or nature? This is one of the many, many places in the Quran where Muhammad without any proofs claims natural phenomena as "proofs" for and/or glorification of his god. Totally without any value as long as all of it just is claims and words - claims and words any believer in any religion can make free of charge on behalf of his god(s) as long as he can evade all requests for proofs. It is worth nothing as long as it is not proved it really is produced by Allah. Actually we get a bad feeling when we meet invalid "signs" and "proofs" - the use of invalid arguments is the hallmark of deceivers and such people.

461 2/267c: "- - - Allah - - - Worthy of all Praise". See 1/1a and see if you agree.

462 2/268a: "- - - to conduct unseemly". Beware that when the Quran uses expressions like this, it is as compared to the book's own partly immoral moral code - where f.x. stealing, raping, enslaving, and killing in the name of Allah are "good and lawful" (morally and ethically it is even more despicable when it is and has to be done in the name of their god - it tells something extra deprived and black about the religion.)

463 2/268b: "Allah promiseth - - -". But nowhere in history is there a real proof for that Allah has kept even one single promise (and neither for that he really has given a promise).

464 2/268c: "Allah promiseth you - - - bounties". At least if you go to war and can steal it yourself in his name (it is a lot extra despising to do it in the name of their god - what kind of god and what kind of culture is this?)

465 2/268d: "Allah promiseth you (Muslims*) - - -". Invalid if he does not exist - - - and remember that his claimed book, the Quran, is not from any god - too much is wrong.

466 2/268e: "- - - Allah careth for all - - -". If he exists. If he is a god. If he is behind what is told in the Quran. And if the Quran tells the full and only truth on this point.

467 2/268f: "- - - He (Allah*) knoweth all things". Se2/233h above and 35/38b below.

468 2/271b: "- - - (charity*) will remove from you (Muslims*) some of your (stains of) Evil". Good deeds may work as a kind of expiation simply. The Quran preaches something of the same as Catholicism (especially in the older times, not as much nowadays): If you do bad things, you just can pay expiation and go to Paradise anyhow.

469 2/272d: "- - - Allah sets on right path whom He pleaseth". This is one of the really serious differences between the Quran and NT: Allah "sets on right path whom he pleases", whereas Yahweh sets on right path each and everyone who honestly wants to walk that path - and he is glad for each and everyone (f.x. "the lost sheep" (Matt. 18/12-14), "the lost coin" (Luke 15/8-10), "the lost son" (Luke 15/11-31), "the 11. hour (Matt. 20/11-13)). Is Yahweh and Allah the same god? Simply no. Too much of the fundamentals - and the morality - in the teachings are too different.

470 2/272e: "- - - the right path - - -". The road leading to Islam's paradise - see 10/9f below. Often claimed, never proved.

471 2/272g: "Whatever good ye (Muslims*) give, shall be rendered back to you, and ye shall not be dealt with unjustly". Once more the old fact: This claim only may be correct if Allah exists and is a major god.

472 2/272i: "- - - unjustly". Beware that when the Quran uses words like this, it is relative to its own partly immoral moral code.

473 2/274a: "- - - their (good Muslims'*) reward with their Lord (Allah*) - - -". If he exists. If he is a god. If he is behind the stories in the Quran. And if the Quran in addition retells the stories 100% correctly.

But remember as for punishments and rewards - and forgiving: They cannot be given unless there are made changes in the Plan of Allah, which several verses in the Quran states nobody and nothing can make. (A predestined reward is not a reward, but theater.)

474 2/275b: "Those who after receiving direction from their Lord (Allah*), desist, shall be pardoned for the past - - -". Allah only can pardon if he exists and if he in addition is a god - and if he changes his unchangeable Plan.

475 2/275f: "- - - they (non-Muslims*) will abide therein (Hell*) (for ever)". 6/128c, 11/107b, 43/74b-c, 78/23, (plus some Hadiths) indicate that may be Hell is not quite forever - at least not for Muslims. (And 11/108c may indicate the same for Paradise.)

476 2/276b: "- - - He (Allah*) loveth not creatures - - - wicked". What does this mean for Muslims? - a number of the deeds the Quran demands or permits from Muslims, are wicked, and in some cases worse than wicked. Compare them to "do against others like you want others do against you", and see for yourself.

477 2/277b: "Those who believe, and do deeds of righteousness, and establish regular prayers and regular charity, will have their reward with their Lord". Well, this only to remind you that the Quran contains lots of nice claims and promises - you find plenty if you look in the book - but Muhammad was able to prove not one single of them. All was just words - included some fast ones and many which sound like cheap ones - - - plus a lot wrong ones.

478 2/277f: "- - - on them (good Muslims*) shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve (in the possible next life*)". If Allah exists. If he is a god. If he is behind the stories in the Quran. And if the Quran in addition retells the stories 100% correctly.

479 2/279a: "- - - Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad*) - - -". Muhammad's standard, but never proved mantra to glue himself to his platform of power; his god.

####Note how close Muhammad attaches himself to the power of his claimed god - in plain words: "Obey me - Muhammad". You find this many, many places in the Quran. Power was the main thing Muhammad sought - and riches to gain more power. Self-centered. Selfish? The Quran clearly indicates that power - and respect - meant even more for him than women. And he was eager for (young) women - willing ones and not willing ones - and at least one child.

480 2/279d: "- - - and ye (Muslims*) shall not be dealt with unjustly". No, not if the Quran is from a god, and in addition tells the full truth and only the truth.

481 2/281a: "- - - fear the Day when ye (people*) shall be brought back to Allah". This will only happen if Allah exists and if the Quran has told the full and only truth about this.

482 2/281d: "- - - none of you shall be dealt with unjustly". There is no justice in the sadistic never-ending torture in Hell, compared to the sins most sinners have made. Also see 2/279d above.

483 2/282f: "And Allah is well acquainted with all things". See 2/255a and 2/272b above.

484 2/283b: "And Allah knoweth all that ye do". See 2/233h above and 35/38b below.

485 2/284a: "To Allah belongeth all that is in the heavens (plural and wrong*) and on earth". Often claimed in the Quran, never proved anywhere.

486 2/284c: "Whether ye (people*) show what is in your minds or conceal it, Allah calleth you to account for it". Allah sees everything, so be obedient and good and do not try to cheat. But also see 2/233h above and 35/38b below.

487 2/284e: "He (Allah*) forgiveth whom He pleaseth - - -". Allah can forgive exactly nobody unless he exists and in addition is a god.

Another point is that to forgive - or for that case to punish or reward or fulfill prayers - means for Allah to change his Plan considering the sinner/person, something which according to the Quran is something nobody and nothing can make him do. See 2/187d above.

488 2/284f: "For Allah hath power over all things". He in case never has proved this.

489 2/285a: "The Messenger (Muhammad*) believeth in what hath been revealed (the Quran*) - - -". It is really revealed? - and in case from whom? As no god was involved - too much in the book is wrong - there only are 3 alternatives: Dark forces, an illness (f.x. TLE - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy) or one or more humans (f.x. Muhammad).

490 2/285d: "The Messenger (Muhammad*) believeth in what hath been sent down (the Quran*) to him from his Lord (Allah*), as do the men of faith". Yes, but it must be the men of blind faith, not the men of knowledge and intelligence - too much is wrong in the book.

491 2/285f: "Each of them (messengers and good Muslims*) believe in Allah - - - and His Messengers (among them Muhammad*) - - -". A variety of Muhammad's standard, but never proved mantra for gluing himself to his platform of power; his god.

492 2/285h: "- - - His (Allah's*) books - - -". Remember that the Quran claims (without any proof and in reality wrongly) that Yahweh and Allah are the same god. Here it is books in plural, which must mean the Bible and the Quran. The Bible is reckoned to be the book of Yahweh, even though nearly all of it is written by humans - the only exception being the 10 commandments. The Quran is claimed to be from Allah, but no book of that quality was ever delivered by any god - not to mention revered by a god and his angels in his own "home" as the "mother book" (13/39b, 43/4b+c, 85/21-22).

493 2/285j: "We (Muhammad and good Muslims*) make no distinction (they say) between one and the other of His (Allah's*) Messengers”. Wrong - and a contradiction to several places in the Quran and to reality: In the Quran Muhammad is the only messenger who really counts, and he has a very special status both in the Quran and in Islam.

#494 2/286c: “(Pray:) ‘Our Lord! - - -‘“. The word "(Pray:)" does not exist in the original Arab text – Yusuf Ali has added it to “camouflage” the fact that this is Muhammad praying to Allah - in a book claimed to be billions of years old and made by a god, or which has existed since eternity. Honesty? How is it possible to explain that Muhammad is praying to Allah in a book made by Allah or may be never made, but existed since eternity? (There are some 8 places like this in the Quran concerning Muhammad and one or two concerning angels).

495 2/286h: "Thou (Allah*) art our (Muslims'*) Protector - - -". Only if Allah exists and in addition is a major god. And if the Quran has told the full and only truth about this.

10 + 495 = 505 remarks.

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Not formed like questions for proofs, but what needs to be proved normally easy to see all the same. And: References you do not find here, go to "1000+ Comments on the Quran".

 


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