1000+ Comments on the Quran: Surah 51 -- AD-DHARIWAT (The Wind That Scatter)
20 June 2012
Revelation: Mecca? 620 AD??
(See general comments on Surahs here: Introduction)
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 51/1: "By the (Winds) that scatter - - -". Allah is swearing by a number of things - normally when a sentence in the Quran starts with "by", it is an oath. One of the 100% proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same gods, because Yahweh strictly says you shall not swear (Matt. 5/34), and as this is said via Jesus, it also proves that Jesus and Muhammad does not belong in the same group. Further the Bible makes it clear that if you all the same swear, you have to keep your oath, whereas Allah permits even oaths to be broken - another proof for the same.
003 51/1-4: (A51/1): “By the (Winds (?*)) that scatter broadcast; And those that lift and bear heavy weights; And those that slow with east and gentleness; And those that distribute and apportion by Command - - -.” Anyone – anyone – who can give real and reliable information about what is meant here, will be famous all over the Islamic world, at least among the religious scholars. Nobody knows or understands anything – except that perhaps wind is included – but many guess. Likely it also is an oath as sentences starting with "by" in the Quran normally are oaths. An exemplary clear language used by Allah (?) here.
004 51/2: (YA4988): “- - - and those who lift and bear away heavy weights - - -“. What does it mean? – rain? – clouds? camels? – or whatever? Nobody knows.
005 51/3: (YA4989): “- - - and those that flow with ease and gentleness - - -.” Meaning ??? It may be the wind – it is just guessing, but a reasonable guess. Language “clear like ink and darkness.”
006 51/4: (YA4990): “- - - and those that distribute and apportion by command - - -“. See 51/3 just above – and 51/1-4 and 51/2 above.
007 51/5a: "Verily - - -". See f.x. 2/2b or 49/13b above.
008 51/5b: “(The Quran/Allah/Muhammad swears by 51/1 to 51/4 that) Verily what ye (Muslims*) are promised (in the Quran*) is true - - -“. With so many mistakes, etc. – and even obvious lies – in that book, also this oath hardly is true. Remember that in Islam oaths can be broken if that gives a better result - at most you have to pay expiation to Allah for the broken oath (2/225a, 5/89a+b). It at least will need solid proofs.
009 51/5c: "- - - promised - - -". See f.x. 2/2b and 49/13b above.
010 51/5d: "- - - true - - -". See f.x. 2/2b, 13/1g and 40/75 above - with all its mistakes, etc. the Quran at best is partly true only.
011 51/6a: "- - - verily - - -". See 2/2b above.
012 51/6b: "- - - Judgment and Justice - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses words like this it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral and ethical codes.
013 51/6c: "- - - verily - - -". See 2/2b above.
014 51/7: "By the Sky - - -". Allah is swearing by the Sky - normally when a sentence in the Quran starts with "by", it is an oath. One of the 100% proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same gods, because Yahweh strictly says you shall not swear (Matt. 5/34), and as this is said via Jesus, it also proves that Jesus and Muhammad does not belong in the same group. Further the Bible makes it clear that if you all the same swear, you have to keep your oath, whereas Allah permits even oaths to be broken - another proof for the same.
015 51/7-8: "By the Sky with (its) numerous Paths Truly ye (non-Muslims* are in a doctrine discordant". The Quran hers swears by the sky - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths. But remember that oaths can be broken in Islam - at worst you have to pay expiation to Allah. (Well if you do not only swear but also confirm the oath the best is not to break it - at least expiation will be more expensive).
016 51/8a: “Truly you (people/non-Muslims*) are in a doctrine discordant”. Some may be yes, some may be no - it depends on if and in case what god(s) exist(s). Among the ones in “may be yes” are the Muslims, as all the mistakes and worse in the Quran prove absolutely that something is wrong with that book and that religion.
017 51/8b: “Truly you (people/non-Muslims*) are in a doctrine discordant”. Contradicted by the Bible, at least as far as the followers of Yahweh go. 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.
018 51/9a: “Through which (non-Muslims*) are deluded (away from the Truth)”. As for truth, see 2/2b, 13/1g, and 40/75 above. Similar claims in 5/75 – 6/95 – 9/30 - 10/34 – 40/62.
019 51/9b: “Through which (non-Muslims*) are deluded (away from the Truth) such as would be deluded”. Non-Muslims believing in non-existing gods are deluded, but not if their god(s) (f.x. Yahweh) exist(s). Muslims are deluded if something is wrong with the Quran, and especially so if this means their claimed god is a made up one. We do not believe most Muslims wants to be deluded. They just are unable to see how much is wrong with the Quran and that it thus is not from a god - and what is then Islam? They prefer explanations away, wishful thinking refuting and such ways out, instead of having to face the problem. As for refuting, the main thing is that someone refutes difficult points. Whether what the refuters say is true or not does not matter much as long as it sounds ok - most Muslim lay people do not check this even though one knows about facts like al-Taqiyya (lawful lies) Kitman (lawful half-truths) etc. (Because of Islam's somewhat special point of view on honesty you should always check if what a Muslim says is true, especially in religious questions. Most Muslims are ok but it is not a sin to lie to forward or defend the religion - - - or to cheat women or to save your money and some other topics. Actually when it comes to defending or promoting Islam - f.x. to get proselytes into the religion - it is advisable to use lies "if necessary" to get the result you want. (It had been interesting to know how many through the times - and through f.x. the last year - have ended in Islam because of some al-Taqiyyas and Kitmans? - and f.x. how many girls have been cheated in similar ways - to the bed or to a marriage where the real wish from the man is a work or residence permit.
##020 51/10a: "Woe to the falsehood-mongers - - -".
As the Quran is not from a god - too much is wrong - is Muhammad among them? He is, if not f.x. an illness - f.x. TLE (Temporal Lobe Epilepsy) - made him believe himself everything, included his lies, was true.
As the Quran is not from a god - too much is wrong - are the Muslims among them? They are if they see the mistakes, etc in the Quran and all the same pretend they are not there.
If Muslims use al-Taqiyya (lawful lies), Kitman (lawful half-truths), broken/false oaths, etc., are they then among them? They are - lying and cheating are lying and cheating.
021 51/10b: "- - -the falsehood-mongers - - -". One of Muhammad's many negative names for non-Muslims.
022 51/10c: "- - - falsehood - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses this word, it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral code, and when it is used in religious context, it means "anything not in accordance with the Quran" - that the Quran is full of mistakes does not matter (and is denied).
023 51/11a: "Those who (flounder) heedless in a flood of confusion - - -". One of Muhammad's many negative names for non-Muslims.
024 51/11b: "Those who (flounder) heedless in a flood of confusion - - -". Here is intended the non-Muslims. But as the Quran is full of wrong information, Muslims may flounder even worse - f.x. in the belief that it is right to kill people not floundering in the same ocean of mistakes, contradictions, invalid logic, etc., and likely made up religion.
025 51712a: "They (non-Muslims*) ask (Muhammad*) - - -". Historical anomalies.
026 51712b: "They (non-Muslims*) ask (Muhammad*), 'When will be - - -". See 50/2a above.
027 51/12c: "- - - the Day of Judgment and Justice - - -". The Day of Doom.
028 51/12d: "- - - Justice - - -" A word which is difficult to use without reservations/comments about the Quran's moral, ethical and judicial codes.
###029 51/13a: "(It (the Day of Doom*) will be) a Day when they (people*) will be tried (and tested) over Fire!". Here are two possible meanings:
All humans are tested by means of fire at or after the Day of Doom. But this will contradict many points in the Quran - f. x. 51/15 below.
Perhaps it refers to the sinners only. But that in case may mean that their imprisonment in Hell just is a test and a trial, which again may mean that they will be released from Hell when the very long-lasting trial is over - in accordance with what is hinted at in 6/128c (comment A6/112 - English 2008 edition 112), 11/107b (A11/133 - English 2008 edition 11/134), 40/12 (A40/10), 43/74 (A43/54 English 2008 edition 43/53) - and here (A51/8). Islam does not know. This extremely central point in Islam is not clear!! Clear texts in the Quran?
This is reckoned by many Muslim scholars to be one of the indications for that Hell is not (quite?) forever.
030 51/13b: "- - - tried (and tested) - - -". Why - WHY - does a predestining, omniscient god need to try and test people!???
031 51/13c: (A51/8 - translated from Swedish): "This "trial over fire" (fitnat an-nar) may be added to the other indications for that the pain in the next world in what is named Hell shall not last forever - - -". Also see 51/13a above.
032 51/14a: "Taste ye (non-Muslims*) your trial (Hell*)!". But why - WHY - does a predestining, omniscient god need to try and test people!???
033 51/14b: "Thos is what ye (non-Muslims*) used to ask for - - -". Skeptics used to dare Muhammad to send punishment on them to prove his tales. He never was able to.
034 51/15a: "- - - the Righteous - - -". The Muslims.
035 51/15b: "- - - Righteous - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses words like this it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral and ethical codes.
036 51/15c: "- - - Gardens - - -". The Quran's and Islam's Paradise - see 10/9f above.
037 51/15d: "- - - Gardens and Springs - - -". The Quran's Paradise is a Paradise for dwellers of hot deserts - like in Arabia; water, shade, cool temperature, etc. For large parts of the world good weather sunshine, good temperature, etc. would be Paradise. Allah is a god for Arabia, Sahara, etc. it seems. A god for the entire world had not used pictures relevant mainly for people from hot desert areas - Arabisms.
038 51/16: "Taking joy in the good things their (Muslims'*) Lord (Allah*) gives them (in Paradise*) - - -". One should remember, though, that this just is a claim - like always in the Quran, no central points are proved.
039 51/16-20: Some of the indications for a good Muslim.
040 51/17: "They (Muslims*) were in the habit of sleeping but little by night - - -". = They spent parts of the night praying. (But what is the idea of praying, if Allah has predestined everything long before, so that prayers can have no effect? - "nobody and nothing can change Allah's Plan".
As for the value of prayers in Islam, also see 62/9c. And if you combine 62/9c with 67/9c - a strong one - you get something thought-provoking. (And relevant here: Muslims often are thought that a question or problem can have 2 or more true and correct solutions - Islam is forced to teach this, because if not, many of the mistakes and contradictions in the Quran become too obvious. But this ONLY is true if parallel true solutions are possible. In cases where 2 or more possible solutions are mutually excluding each other, maximum 1 of the mutually excluding ones can be true. It should be a bit thought provoking for Muslims, that just this "small" difference in theoretical thinking and teaching, was one of the reasons (there were several of course) for why Europe and the West exploded into the Technical Revolution, while the Muslim area stagnated). Two star examples are: 1) Full predestination is not possible even for an omnipotent god to combine with even the smallest piece of free will for man - the two are mutually excluding. The same for full and unchangeable predestination long time before, combined with any claimed effect of prayers - the two are mutually excluding each other.)
041 51/18a: "- - - praying for - - -". But why and to what avail if Allah has predestined absolutely everything - in a Plan nothing can change? Because this is what the Quran states several places in the book. This is one of the problems with the Quran and with Islam: There are so many points which contradict each other - even very central points. No god had made such blunders.
042 51/18b: "- - - praying for Forgiveness - - -". See 51/17 and 51/18a above. In addition: Allah in any case can forgive nobody unless he exists and is a god.
043 51/19: "- - - the right of the needy - - -".One of the plusses for the Quran, is its stressing the help to the needy. There are two dark spots on this, though: For one thing the main idea is to gain merit in Heaven, not to help the suffering. And for another you gain as much merit from helping your closest family members as from helping strangers - and then stranger easily end far down on the priority list.
044 51/20a: "- - - signs - - -". There nowhere exists nor ever were signs - not even one - clearly from Allah. See 2/39b above.
045 51/20b: “- - - Faith - - -". Islam.
046 51/21: "Will ye (non-Muslims*) not then see?" The problem with non-Muslims is that too many of them see that something is hopelessly wrong in the Quran. The problem with Muslims is that they refuse to see this. (2 normal psychological defence mechanism may be activated: What has been impressed on you since you were a baby and what all your surroundings tell you is true, is true - and everything else is untrue. And: It is too hard to face the possibility that main truths you have built your life on is wrong - claims about this must be explained away as they are parts of the foundations you have built your life on.
###047 51/22a: "And in heaven is your (Muslims'/humans'*) Sustenance - - -". There are many claims in the Quran saying Allah is behind your sustenance, and as many telling he is the ruler of Heaven, but all of them are just loose words and as loose claims. Nothing more. And such claims about their gods are normal and usual for religious charlatans and cheaters - normally calling themselves prophets or similar and becoming the well off or/and often powerful leaders of sects, etc. like Islam in reality was in the start, a strongly heretical and apocryphal sect spun off from Jewism and Christianity mixed up with the old Arab paganism (most of the rituals, jinns, etc.) + traces from Persia (f.x. the houris, the bridge the Day of Doom, etc.) and others. With a claimed holy book strongly apocryphal compared to the mother religions - and likely made up in the same way as other apocryphal texts: Made up to fit the leader's ideas and thinking. Except that in the case of the Quran, the "holy" book may partly or mainly derive from a mental illness (TLE - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy) according to modern medical science - - - or for that case from dark forces if one believe in such.
048 51/22b: "- - - as (also) that which you are promised (about Paradise)". When so many facts and claims in the Quran are wrong, and when no divine promises in the Quran is ever proved true or fulfilled, why should this be an exception unless it is proved? And there also is the sobering fact that there is not one proved case of Allah keeping a claimed promise - not once since time began.
#049 51/23a: "- - - by the Lord (Allah*) of the heaven and the earth, this is the very Truth". The Quran is swearing by Allah that its tales are true. Sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths. It is to be hoped that the claim really is true, because if not Muhammad has made a false oath. But then broken oaths are permitted in the Quran if that gives a better result - you only may have to pay expiation to Allah. The swearing in the Quran and its point of view to swearing, and added Muhammad's and the Quran's points of view to breaking oats are one - at least - mire 100% proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of anything essential and definitely not in the same moral world: The Bible, and especially NT is very clear on that you shall not swear at all (f.x. Matt. 5/34), and if you all the same do it, you are obliged to honor your oath.
050 51/23b: "- - - the Lord (Allah*) of the heaven and the earth - - -". Often claimed, never proved - and big words are cheap.
051 51/23c: "- - - the Lord (Allah*) of the heaven and the earth - - -". Contradicted by the Bible, which tells that Yahweh is the lord of this, not Allah. 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.
052 51/23d: "- - - the very Truth". See 2/2b, 13/1g and 40/75 above.
#053 51/23e: "- - - as much as the fact that you can speak intelligently to each other". For one thing one more claim - like this - in a book overflowing of loose claims, mistakes and even some clear lies, is not necessarily true unless it is proved. For another: Is talk intelligent if what you believe are facts, in reality are fairy tales - perhaps made up by a man wanting power, and perhaps even a mentally sick man (TLE - Temporal Lobe Epilepsy f. x.)? Words and claims are very cheap as long as you do not have to prove them - actually it is loose words and loose claims f.x. cheats and deceivers live from.
054 51/24a: "- - - the honored guests of Abraham - - -". Some (2 or 3 ?) angels visiting first Abraham and then Lot according to the Quran. According to the Bible it was Yahweh and 2 angels who visited him and the 2 angels afterwards went on to waist Lot (1. Mos. 18/1-33 + 19/1).
055 51/24b: "- - - the honored guests of Abraham - - -". The Quran does not here clearly tell what kind of beings they were, but other places make it clear they were angels. Worth remembering next time you read in the Quran that Muhammad "explaining" that Allah cannot prove his existence or any connection to Muhammad by sending down angels to prove it, because to send down angels meant that the Day of Doom had arrived.
We may add that according to the Bible, the guests were Yahweh himself plus two of his angels (1. Mos. Ch. 18, several verses) - the two angels later went on to Lot like the Quran tells.
056 51/24c: "- - - Abraham - - -". A historical anomaly.
057 51/24-37: The story about the visitors to Abraham and to Lot is a lot different from what the Bible tells even though the main stories are similar, except for that in the Quran the god was not one of the visitors.
058 51/28a: "Will ye not eat?" In the Quran heavenly beings do not eat. In the Bible they may - or perhaps need - to do so when they have taken on human bodies (like here and f.x. Jesus). One more indication for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, as also their heavens are too different.
059 51/28b: "(When they (his guests*) did not eat), he (Abraham*) conceived fear of them". In the old times you had better be careful about eating when visiting an enemy - you might be poisoned. Abraham here thought may be that was the reason why they did not eat, and that they might be dangerous.
060 51/28c: "- - - wisdom and knowledge - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses words like this it means knowledge about the Quran and Islam - other kinds of knowledge were "foreign knowledge" and of negative value. See 26/83a above.
061 51/29: "A barren old woman!" Every follower of the Bible knows this, but for the benefit of readers from Islam and other religions (we f.x. have a lot of readers in India - naturally as they have problems with Muslims and want knowledge) we mention that according to the Bible, Sarah was 90 when Isaac was born the following year (and 127 when she died 1. Mos. 23/1).
062 51/30: “- - - He (Allah*) is full of Wisdom and Knowledge.” Not if he made the Quern. Also see 40/75 above.
063 51/31: "(Abraham) said - - -". A historical anomaly.
064 51/32a: "- - - a people (deep) in sin - - -". The towns Sodom and Gomorrah according to the Bible. Nobody knows if they really existed and in case exactly where, but in the neighborhood of the Dead Sea.
065 51/32b: "- - - (deep) in sin - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses words like this, it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral code. We also may mention that just this word often covers very different deeds, acts, words, and thoughts in the Quran and Islam, than in more normal religions (Islam is a religion of war - in spite of its loud slogans), not to mention how much its meaning in the Quran often differs from the basic of all human moral; "do against others like you want others do against you". Read the surahs from Medina and weep.
One small remark: As Yahweh's religion and f.x. moral code at many points are totally different from Allah's, you may qualify for Yahweh's Paradise even if Muslims condemn you to Hell - if both exist. One more of the 100% proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god.
066 51/33: "- - - (a shower of) stones of clay (brim stones)". Contradicted by the Bible which says a rain of burning sulfur (1. Mos. 19/24). 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.
067 51/34a: "- - - those who trespasses beyond bounds". One of Muhammad's many negative names for non-Muslims.
068 51/34b: "- - - trespasses (and also the corresponding "trespassers"*) - - -". beware that when the Quran uses these words, it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral code, and when using them in a religious connection it means anything not in accordance with the Quran.
069 51/35: "- - - Believers - - -". Muslims. Only for Muslims do the Quran use this word. See 51/36 below. In this case the Quran means Lot and his family - - - but is contradicted by the Bible, which says his god was Yahweh, not Allah. 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.
070 51/35-36: (A51/23 – omitted in 2008 edition): Who is talking in these two verses? – is it the angels who continues from 51/34, or is it Allah who has that has started speaking? Islam guesses.
071 51/36a: "- - - found not there (Sodom and Gomorrah*) any just (Muslim) persons - - -". This was some 2500 years before Muhammad. You are free to believe there could be Muslims in Sodom and Gomorrah, and that f.x. Lot and for that case Abraham were Muslims. But neither science nor Islam has found any traces of Muslims or Islam older than 610 AD when Muhammad started his preaching - and with the exception of the belief in Yahweh also nothing remotely similar to Islam.
072 51/36b: "- - - just - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses this and closely related words, it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral code, partly unethical ethical code, partly unjust judicial code, to a large degree inhuman and immoral code of war, etc.
073 51/37a: “- - - Sign - - -.” Invalid as proof for Allah. See 2/39b above.
074 51/37b: "- - - such as fear the Grievous Penalty". Muslims.
075 51/37c: "- - - the Grievous Penalty". Here Hell. Also see 3/77b above.
076 51/38a: "- - - Moses - - - Pharaoh (Ramses II*) - - -". Historical anomalies.
077 51/38b: “- - - (- - - Sign) - - -.” Invalid as proof for Allah. See 2/39b above.
078 51/39a: "- - - (Pharaoh (Ramses II*)) - - -". Historical anomalies.
079 51/39b: "- - - (Pharaoh (Ramses II*)) - - - said: 'A sorcerer - - -'". See 50/2a above.
080 51/40a: “So We (Allah*) took him (Pharaoh Ramses II*) and his forces, and threw them into the sea (where they drowned*)”. For one thing they were not thrown into the sea, they went themselves (according to the Bible and not opposed by other places in the Quran) out on the dry sea bed, and then the water returned), but for another: At least Ramses II himself did not die by drowning and he also did not die until some years later, according to science.
081 51/40b: “- - - him (Pharaoh Ramses II*) and his forces - - -". Historical anomalies.
082 51/41a. "- - - the 'Ad (people) - - -". A tribe from old Arab folklore. It may or may not have existed, but their end and the reason tor it highly unlikely are like Muhammad tells - at least Islam will have to prove it to be believed by us.
083 51/41b: “- - - Sign - - -.” Invalid as proof for Allah. See 2/39b above.
084 51/43a: "- - - the Thamud - - -". Similar to 51/41a above.
085 51/43b: “- - - (- - - Sign) - - -.” Invalid as proof for Allah. See 2/39b above.
086 51/44a: "- - - they (the Thamud tribe*) insolently defied the Command of their Lord (Allah*) - - -". If this happened, it happened sometime between Noah (perhaps 5ooo - 6ooo or more years ago) and Moses (around 1300 - 1400 BC). Neither science nor Islam has found any traces from Islam older than 610 AD. Believe this verse if you want.
087 51/44b: "- - - so the stunning noise (of an earthquake) sized them - - -". For one thing the translator seems to have been a little dishonest here - according to our sources the words (of an earthquake) is not in the Arab original. For another "The Message of the Quran" translates it:"- - - the thunderbolt (plural in the Swedish edition*) of punishment - - -". And for the third neither earthquakes nor thunderstorms ever kills 100% of whole large tribes - earthquakes kills maximum 30% except in low quality high-rise buildings, and thunderstorms in warm countries even less. Something is wrong in this story.
088 51/46a: "So (Signs*) were the People of Noah - - -". In case they were a sign according to the Bible they were a sign for Yahweh - a god in many ways different to Allah.
089 51/46b: "- - - Noah - - -". A historical anomaly.
090 51/46c: "- - - transgressed - - -". Comment similar to 51/34b above.
091 51/47a: "- - - We (Allah*) construct(ed*) the Firmament - - -". The fact that it is very wrongly described in the Quran, proves that something is wrong here: A constructor knows how his construction is constructed.
092 51/47b: "- - - Firmament - - -". The sky. Actually the word is most used for the night sky.
##093 51/47c: “- - - it is We (Allah*) Who created the vastness of space.” Here is a point which should be checked: According to one of our sources, the word which is used in Arab is “samaa” which is said to mean “sky”, whereas the Arab word for “universe” or “space” is said to be “al-kawn”. We have till now been unable to check this for sure, but mention it because such dishonesty tells so very much about Islam and honesty even today if it is true, and our source is quite reliable – whereas we find half truths or cases of al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) too often in Islamic media/books (though we had originally not expected it from a man like Yusuf Ali). Our source also is strengthened by the fact that Muhammad Asad (A51/30) admits that the literal meaning of the Arab texts is "the sky" - see 51/47d just below - so it seems to be true that the translation of the Quran here is falsified.
094 51/47d: (A57/30): "Literal meaning "the sky" or "the heaven", which often in the Quran has the connotation of "universe" or in the plural ("the heavens"), of "cosmic systems". This is dishonesty as these words used in the modern meaning of those words did not exist at that time in any relevant language included in Arab - a typical al-Taqiyya (lawful lie) or at best a Kitman (lawful half-truth) like the ones you find too many of in Muslim religious literature trying to adjust the Quran to modern knowledge or twist facts or words to pretend that here the Quran is foretelling modern knowledge. (F.x. Muhammad Asad in connection to this verse and also to 21/30 claims that the Quran here foretells the expanding universe, etc. The claim is so far out that we do not bother to comment on it).
095 51/48a: “And We (Allah*) have spread out the (spacious) earth - - -”. It is often claimed in the Quran that Allah created Earth, but there are nothing but claims for it. Actually the Quran proves that the claim is wrong: If Allah had created Earth, he had known it is a sphere, but the Quran tells it is flat - and actually that there are 7 Earths (65/12) (one on top of the other according to Hadiths).
096 51/48b: “And We (Allah*) have spread out the (spacious) earth - - -”. From other places in the Quran we know the spreading out is like a carpet - and the earth is flat. Wrong.
#097 51/49a: “And of everything We (Allah*) have created pairs - - -”. Very wrong. This only goes for multi-cellular beings, and not even for all of them – among primitive animals and even up to reptiles and fish you find some kinds that propagate - or may do so under special conditions - asexually, and thus do not make pairs. Uni-cellular beings are not in pairs, and there are by far many more of them both in species and in total numbers. The same goes for a large part of the plants (both sexes on the same plant and thus no pairs). Any god had known – Muhammad not. Who made the Quran?
#098 51/49b: “And of everything We (Allah*) have created pairs; that ye (people/Muslims*) may receive instruction”. Laugh or weep? - instruction from a god on basis of wrong information - see 51/49a just above!!?
##099 51/50: “I (Muhammad*) am from Him (Allah*) a warner to you - - -.” Here is one more of those really bad ones: Suddenly the book changes from Allah speaking to Muhammad speaking. But how is it possible for Muhammad to speak in a book that pretends to be billions of years old (from eternity – before the universe was created 13.7 billion years ago) or made by Allah in his heaven eons ago?
100 51/50-51a: “I (Muhammad*) am from Him (Allah*) a Warner to you (Muslims*), clear and open. And make not another (person/thing/idea*) an object of worship with Allah: I am from Him a Warner to you, clear and open!” Here is no “Say” or other indication for that Muhammad is quoting anything – he simply is speaking himself, forgetting he should pretend that he is quoting a copy of the Mother Book (13/39) made and revered in Heaven. Either that, or Allah has forgotten to say it – and how much else has he then forgotten? – or Muhammad forgot, and in case may have forgotten more.
101 51/50-51b: “I (Muhammad*) am from Him (Allah*) a Warner to you (Muslims*), clear and open. And make not another (person/thing/idea*) an object of worship with Allah: I am from Him a Warner to you, clear and open!” This is from Mecca 620. Muhammad is still military weak – and still only a warner. Later he became an enforcer (much of Arabia became Muslims on the point of the sword): 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).
102 51/51a: "- - - make not another an object of worship (together*) with Allah - - -". See 25/18a above.
103 51/51b: "- - - make not another an object of worship (together*) with Allah - - -". Contradicted by the Bible, which says your only god should be Yahweh, not Allah. 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.
**104 51/51c: “I (Muhammad*) - - -". A historical anomaly.
**105 51/51d: “I (Muhammad*) am from Him (Allah*) a warner to you - - -.” See 51/50 above.
106 51/52: "- - - no messenger came to the Peoples (anywhere in the world*), but they said (of him (wrong, as there also were a few women like Miriam and Huldah*))in like manner, 'A sorcerer or one possessed". This is wrong, as such accusations are not reported for a number of the Biblical prophets. But Muhammad was accused of this, and then it was good psychology to tell that this was normal for all prophets or messengers and thus that Muhammad was a normal such one.
107 51/53a: "- - - they (opponents of Muhammad*) are - - -". A historical anomaly.
108 51/53b: "- - - transgressing - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses this and related words, it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral code, and when used in religious connection, it means anything not in accordance with the Quran.
109 51/54: “So (Muhammad*) turn away from them (“infidels”*) - - -.” One more point that was contradicted and abrogated when Muhammad grew military strong from 2 years later on. 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).
110 51/55a: "- - - (- - - Message) - - -". But is the Quran really a message? - and in case from whom, as it is from no god?
111 51/55b: "- - - teaching (of Islam*) benefits the Believers". It might have done if it had been from a god or if the information in it had been true even if it was not from a god. But even in that case only "might have done", as it is full of hate and superiority illusions against non-Muslims and in addition pretty bloody and teaching at least partly dishonesty (f.x. break your words/promises/oaths if that gives a better result and pay expiation if necessary afterwards).
112 51/55c: "- - - believers - - -". Muslims.
072 51/56a: “I (Allah*) have only created jinns - - -". But are jinns really created? They have never ever provably manifested themselves in any way, and they after all just are beings borrowed from old Arab folklore, fairy tales, and pagan religion, and were not to be found other places than in and around Arabia - an Arabism.
113 51/56b: “I (Allah*) have only created jinns and men, that they may serve Me.” But:
7/179: “Many are the Jinns and men We (Allah*) have made for hell”.
A small contradiction “de lure”. And what does 7/179 tell about Allah?
114 51/58a: "For Allah is He Who gives (all) sustenance - - -". Often claimed in the Quran - never proved.
115 51/58b: "For Allah is - Lord of Power - - -". Never proved in case.
116 51/58c: "For Allah is - Lord of Power - - -". Contradicted by the Bible, which says Yahweh is the lord of power. 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.
117 51/59a: "- - - the wrongdoers - - -". One of Muhammad's many distaste and stronger inducing names for non-Muslims.
118 51/59b: "- - - wrongdoers - - -". Beware that when the Quran uses words like this, it is in accordance with its own partly immoral moral code.
119 51/59c: "- - - their (non-Muslims'*) portion is like unto the portion of their fellows (of earlier generations) - - -". The Quran here refers to all the people and tribes of the old, the Quran claims Allah has killed as punishment for claimed sins against him. Also see 3/77b above.
120 51/59d: "- - - the let them (non-Muslims*) not ask Me (Allah*) to hasten (that portion)!" Skeptics asked Muhammad to bring punishment on them as proofs for his tales. He never was able to do so.
121 51/60a: "- - - Unbelievers - - -". One more of Muhammad's Many negative names for Non-Muslims - especially in the ears of Muslims it is negative.
122 51/60b: "- - - that Day of theirs (non-Muslims'*) - - -". The Day of Doom.
123 51/60c: "- - - that Day of theirs (non-Muslims'*) which they have been promised (by Allah*)". But till today there is not one single proved case of Allah giving a promise not to mention keeping one - lots of claims, but not one lonesome, single proved case.
Surah 51: Sub-total: 123 + 17.453 = 17.576 comments.
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