1000+ Comments on the Quran: Surah 106 -- QURAYSH (The Quraysh (the leading tribe in Mecca*)

Revelation: Year unknown, but likely Mecca.

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The quotes and comments

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 - free and captured - and see if you agree. Always when there is a distance between words and corresponding demands and deeds, we personally believe in the demands and deeds. Glorious words are cheap, demands and deeds are reliable. Glorifying words and claims are too cheap for anyone to use and disuse - when you read, judge from realities, not from propaganda.

002 106/1: "- - - the covenants (of security and safeguard - - -) - - -". Mecca was a central religious town also before Islam, as it was a holy town for the Arab pagans - and thus fighting and strife prohibited by old religious taboos.

003 106/1-4: The whole of this surah is one big Arabism.

004 106/2: "Their (Mecca's*) covenants (covering) journeys by winter and summer - - -". Which meant it covered the trading caravans to Yemen in winter and to Syria in summer - the two main goals for caravans from Mecca.

005 106/3: "- - - the Lord of this House - - -". Allah (then still called al-Lah by the majority, at least if the surah is from Mecca) in the Kabah in Mecca.

006 106/4a: "(Allah*) Who provides them (the Meccans*) with food against hunger - - -". Allah or nature + work in reality?

007 106/4b: "- - - security against fear (of danger)". See 106/1 above.

Surah 106: Sub-total: 7 + 20.757 = 20.764 comments.

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