Allah in the Quran, Chapter 40
01 Jan 2015
ALLAH -- A HARSH GOD
(This is one of the chapters where you will find many more samples if you read the Quran.)
001 Muhammad claimed, the Quran claims, Islam claimed and claims, and Muslims claim that "Allah is a good and benevolent god". But read the Quran and judge for yourself - he was not too bad as long as Muhammad was in Mecca and had little power. In Medina he changed, and he changed much. There still were lots of flowering words, but the demands and orders became thieving, war, extortion, blood, apartheid, suppression, dishonesty in words and deeds - and at times pure horror. The sentence "do to others like you want others do to you" never existed in the Quran, and definitely not in the Medina period.
002 As said other places: When there is a difference between nice words and reality, we always believe in the reality. Words are cheap, reality tells the truth.
003 Allah, and especially like you meet him in the surahs from Medina, is a harsh, sometimes horrendous god. But then there never existed a god of war who was "good and benevolent" - except perhaps in propaganda.
###### Another - and serious - point is that to "explain" that the Quran means something different from what it really says, is to corrupt and falsify it.
Also: What is sure, is that no god ever made a holy book as full of wrong facts, other errors, contradictions, unclear language, etc. like the Quran. #### Besides: Which one of the 20-30 known versions accepted by Islam of the Quran (see 15/9c) - if any (and there were even more versions through the times) - is in case the correct one?
Finally: Always when you read the Quran, Hadiths, and other Islamic books, you should remember that Muhammad accepted the use of and himself used dishonesty in many forms in words and deeds. Even if the names are younger, it was he who institutionalized dishonesty like al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth), Hilah (the lawful pretending/circumventing), the use of deceit ("war is deceit" - and "everything" is war), betrayal (f.x. the peace delegation from Khaybar), and even the disuse of oaths (2/225, 5/89, 16/91, 66/2 - and the star case 3/54 (if Allah could cheat, cheating is ok)), which also includes the disuse of words and promises, as they are weaker than oaths = when oaths can be disused, so can words and promises. On top of this it is very clear from the Quran and all other central Islamic books, that Muhammad also liked respect and power and women. Combine these lusts with his acceptance of and personal use of dishonesty - even the gravest kinds: How reliable is that kind of men normally? - and how true and reliable are their never proved claims and tales?
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#004 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 normal 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 (the lawful pretending/circumventing), and Muhammad's advices in the Quran, about breaking even your oaths (2/225,5/89, 16/91, 66/2) 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 lose 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 800 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"). (For some reason or other Islam and its Muslims seldom claim that Islam is the religion of honesty.)
005 2/88c: "Nay, Allah’s curse is on them (non-Muslims, here likely the Jews of Medina*) for their blasphemy: little do they believe". The Quran here claims that the reason why they did not believe in Muhammad, was that Allah had cursed them - psychologically a much better story for Muhammad to tell his followers than the plain reality: The Jews understood from their knowledge of the old scriptures, how wrong Muhammad's teachings and his claim that Yahweh and Allah was the same god, were. As everyone knows, Muhammad claimed that the discrepancies between the Torah (the old Jewish religious scriptures), etc. and the Quran were because the Jews and Christians had falsified the books - his only possible way out if he wanted to save his religion and his own position. Science and even more so Islam later have proved this claim wrong by being unable to prove one single falsification among literally tens of thousands of relevant old manuscripts (the numbers wary some, but some 300 Gospels or fragments of Gospels, some 13ooo scriptures or fragments from the Bible, and some 32ooo other manuscripts with quotes from the Bible, all older than 610 AD when Muhammad started his new religion, and there thus was a reason for falsifying Muhammad and his teachings out - Islam has been unable to prove any point at all in them falsified. Like so often with Islam, there have been - and are - claims, but only claims. (If there had been real proofs, the world had been told about it frequently and in big letters.)
Also remember that Jesus' acceptance of the old scriptures, combined with the Qumran scriptures, proves that even OT never was falsified. At least for anybody believing Jesus was a prophet and honest.
It also is very thought provoking that even though Muhammad claimed that all prophets - or claimed prophets through all the times and all over the world, had received a book similar to the Quran, neither science nor Islam has found a single fragment of such a book older than 610 AD. Is this claim just another al-Taqiyya from Muhammad?
006 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, etc.), in deceit, and even in the breaking of words/promises/oaths if that paid better, so how much is really true in what he told and preached?
- All made up gods are more or less equal to Allah if also Allah is a made up god. And remember here that the Quran at least is not from any god, and thus simply is made up - by dark forces or by man 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 one 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, originally Jewish, 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 him in the Quran, but so it was about King Chaka (or Shake) among the Zulus, about Djingis Khan in Mongolia, Tamerlane/Timur Lenk among the Turks, about Hitler in Germany, Stalin in the Soviet Union, Mao in China, Kim il Sung in North Korea - 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.
007 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.
008 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.
009 2/211e: "- - - Allah is strict in punishment". See 3/77b below.
010 3/4f: "(Allah is*) - - - Lord of Retribution". A suitable lord for the "Religion of Peace"?
011 3/11c: "- - - Allah is strict in punishment". See 3/77b below.
012 3/56c: "- - - I (Allah*) will punish them (non-Muslims*) with terrible agony - - -". See 3/77b below.
013 3/127b: "- - - He (Allah*) might cut off a fringe of the Unbelievers to expose them to infamy, and then they should be turned back, frustrated in their purpose". Compare this to "turn the other cheek". Yahweh and Allah the same god? You bet!
014 3/148d: “For Allah loveth those who do good (in this case: To wage war for Allah and Muhammad*)”. To do battle for Allah - to steal and burn and kill and murder and destroy and rape for the good and benevolent deity - is a good thing which Allah loves. (Actually that it shall be made in the name of the god, makes it even more disgusting.) Did anyone say that modern terrorists have to twist the words of the Quran to find incitements to their deeds? And also: Muhammad got cheap warriors and gained wealth and power - in wars and robberies which really were illegal according to the Quran, as they in reality were wars of aggression, not really of defense. And they gave him the possibility to rape at least two women - Rayhana bint Amr and Safijja bint Huayay (+ that Marieh hardly had a free choice).
##015 3/169a: “Think not of those who are slain in Allah’s way as dead. Nay, they live - - - in the presence of their Lord (Allah*)”. What better can a warrior ask for? - and thinking like that, they made - and make - cheap soldiers for Muslim leaders. But what if Muhammad made it all up? - at least no god made the Quran with that many and serious mistakes, etc. So where will all the Muslims in reality end if there is a next life?
016 3/174a: “And they returned (from war) with Grace and Bounty from Allah: no harm ever touched them - - -”. A fairy tale picture of war and of stealing easy riches. A good pep talk for recruiting new warriors if the men are uneducated and naïve. Glorifying war and spoils of war attracts new warriors. The larger the “army” the better chance of success and power for leaders.
But never a word about the catastrophes for the victims and for the destroyed cultures, etc. Compassion and empathy do nearly not exist in the Quran - and definitely not concerning non-Muslims.
017 3/174c: "- - - they (Muslims at war*) followed the good pleasure of Allah - - -". That his followers wage war is the good pleasure of Allah. "The religion of peace"? - a god of peace? If you are sufficient naive or indoctrinated, you may be able to believe this.
018 4/37b: "- - - We (Allah*) have prepared, for those who resist Faith, a punishment that steeps them in contempt - - -". See 3/77b above.
019 4/74d: “To him who fighteth in the cause of Allah - whether he is slain or gets victory - soon shall we give him a reward of great (value) (= Paradise*)”. What can be a better reward - - - if it is true? And what can be a cheaper way for leaders to get warriors, than promises of payment in the next life? - especially if the religion is made up (and remember that this is likely, as the Quran with all its mistakes is from no god) and the Quran's paradise thus does not exist.
But if Yahweh and Jesus - or perhaps another god/other gods - rule the perhaps next life, Muslims will not find that the gate to Heaven opens automatically. There may be gods who do not like dishonesty, war, and suppression religions.
020 4/84k: "- - - for Allah is the strongest in - - - punishment - - -". A good and benevolent god? Also see 3/77b above.
Another point is: Can Allah punish? If you make a sin from your own free will, and Allah wants to punish you for it, this means that Allah has to change his Plan, as the punishment was not in his predestined Plan. But nobody and nothing can change that Plan according to several points in the Quran. And if the sin - and the punishment - both are parts of Allah's predestined and unchangeable Plan, the "punishment" is not punishment, but sadism - or theatre.
021 4/88c: "Would ye guide (by means of the Quran*) those whom Allah hath thrown out of the Way?" Read f.x. about "the lost coin" (Luke 15/8-10), "the lost sheep" (Matt. 18/12-14), "the lost son" (Luke 15/11-31), and "the 11. hour" (Matt 20/8-13). No further comments.
022 4/88d: “For those whom Allah hath thrown out of the way, never shalt thou find the way.” When Allah has decided – and he decides everything – there is no way to have things your own way. Yahweh on the other hand according to NT would NEVER throw anyone out of the way who honestly wanted to be in - and he would go far out of his way to lead those on a wrong track back to the right one. Cfr. f.x. "the lost sheep" (Matt.18/12-14). Yahweh and Allah are not the same god.
###023 4/89d: “But if they (the ones not believing strongly enough in the Quran and in Muhammad*) turn renegades (= leave Islam*), size them and slay them: and (in any case) take no friends or helpers from their rank”. Two quotes from the New Testament: “Love your enemies”, “You shall not kill”. - and perhaps add: "Turn the other cheek". The ones believing Allah and Yahweh is the same god, have to study psychology.
Jesus and Muhammad definitely were not in the same religion or serving the same god. This even more so as no dead person can change to the "right" religion in older age (as they shall be killed before) - in "the 11.th hour".
024 4/115i: “We (Allah*) shall leave him (the one on a track not to Islam's Paradise) in the path he has chosen, and land him in Hell”. What if he has chosen the path to Yahweh? - Yahweh exists even according to the Quran, even though the book wrongly mixes him up with Allah.
025 4/168-169: "- - - Allah will not - - - guide them (non-Muslims*) to any way - Except the way to Hell - - -". Compare this to f.x. "the lost coin" (Luke 15/8-10), "the lost sheep", "the lost son" (Luke 15/11-31), or "the 11. hour" (Matt. 20/8/13) in NT. Definitely not the same god.
######026 5/35g: “- - - strive with might and main (see 5/35a-b*) in His (Allah’s*) cause - - -”. For us this is one of the most detestable points in the entire Quran and Islam: Fight and steal and rob and mutilate and rape and enslave and hate and murder and extort and get rich and suppress in the name of your god, and as a service to your god - a claimed good and benevolent god!
The same god as Yahweh? Jesus and Muhammad in the same religion? Don't ask silly questions.
027 5/49e: "- - - it is Allah's purpose to punish them (non-Muslims*)". See 3/77b above.
028 5/50c: "But who - - - can give better judgment than Allah?". Judging from some unjust sharia laws and some immoral parts of the Islamic moral code: Quite a number of judges.
029 5/64h: “Amongst them (the Jews*) We (Allah*) have placed enmity and hatred till the Day of Judgment. Every time they kindle the fire of war, Allah doth extinguish it; but they (ever) strive to do mischief on earth. And Allah loveth not those who do mischief”. And why should you love them when Allah obviously did dislike them? Allah’s dislike is a good motif and explanation for ruthlessness against them. (Muhammad treated the Jews in and around Medina very ruthless – chased away (because too strong opposition did that he could not kill them in the beginning) a large part, enslaved big groups of women and children and murdered the rest of the survivors – except some who for some years were permitted to live as semi slaves on what used to be their own farms, for a very stiff price. Plus he personally raped and enslaved for his own harem at least two of the women after having murdered or enslaved their families – Rayhana bint Amr and Safijja bint Huayay (he later married Safijja)). Well, the verse is good hate propaganda – and hate is a good background for incitements to war, and for explanations for atrocities.
It is irony - but normal - for a religion of war to accuse others for enmity.
030 5/95g: "- - - Allah is - - - Lord of Retribution". No comments necessary (though you may see 3/77b above).
031 6/6a: "See they (non-Muslims*) not how many of those before them We (Allah*) did destroy?" There were scattered ruins in and around Arabia and there were legends about earlier people. Muhammad told that all of them had been destroyed by Allah as punishment for sins. Science tells there are many other possible reasons for a house or a hamlet or a village or a town to become empty in a harsh, warlike area.
As normal in the Quran this claim is put forth without a proof. It is tempting to quote Christopher Hitchens: "What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence" - they have to bring proof to be believed by rational minds.
032 6/11b: “- - - see what was the end of those who rejected the Truth”. The truth is not more reliable here than in f.x. 6/5 and 6/11. Also see 6/6 and 13/1g.
033 6/39e: "- - - whom Allah willeth, He leaveth to wander (end in Hell*) - - -". This refers to predestination. According to Hadiths (al-Bukhari) Allah decides 5 months before you are born, whether you are to end in Paradise or in Hell. Compare this to "the lost coin" (Luke 15/8-10), "the lost sheep" (Matt. 18/12-14), "the lost son" (Luke 15/11-31), "the 11. hour" (Matt. 20/8-13), and weep. Yahweh and Allah the same god? Just guess!!
034 6/45a: "Of the wrongdoers (non-Muslims*) the last remnant was cut off (killed*). Praise be to Allah - - -". Yes, praise be to Allah for that all non-Muslims and sinners there (actually many places) were killed - lots of millions of non-Muslims have been killed or murdered by Muslims (We have seen numbers up to 200 million and more dead ones in Africa and a similar number in Asia + some in Europe, because of Islam/Muslims - especially in Africa to a large degree because of slave hunting/trade). Tales like this in a claimed holy book plus the preaching in accordance with such verses, has its effect on the mentality of the followers. This verse is one of the reasons for the disregard Muslims have for non-Muslims ("half human value? - or less?" - from a recent debate in Pakistan), and the disregard for other peoples' property and well-being and lives: Rape a girl in Eritrea - it is "lawful and good" as we call this a Jihad, and her well-being does not interest neither us nor Islam. Kill an American - if he had been old enough, he had had to pay tax to America, and thus he is guilty of fighting Islam and merits to be killed (believe it or not, but this argument really is not only used, but widespread: "All Americans are guilty and can be killed, because they have to pay tax to USA (in spite of that many Americans - students, poor ones, etc. - do not pay tax)" - - - Jihad = "self defense in the widest meaning of the word", so wide that it is a parody).
####035 6/45b: "Of the wrongdoers (non-Muslims*) the last remnant was cut off (killed*). Praise be to Allah - - -". This "Praise be to Allah" is one of the points which makes Islam a morally sick and distasteful religion. A claimed benevolent and good god who is to be praised for stealing, rape, repeated atrocities, apartheid, and mass murder, and for the reason that they had another religion only, is distasteful outside our vocabulary, and as wrong morally - and especially as all the errors, etc. in the Quran clearly tells the book is from no god. We are sorry - we have big vocabularies from lives in reading and learning, but we do not have strong enough words for this.
036 6/62f: "And He (Allah*) is the Swiftest in taking account (included punishing*)". See 3/77b above.
037 6/106e: "- - - and turn aside from those who join gods with Allah." But to turn aside was what Muslims had to do before they became strong enough to react strictly. This verse is abrogated – made invalid - and contradicted 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 bloody threats, 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 in "1000+ Mistakes in the Quran". (At least 28 abrogations).
038 6/125d: "- - - those (humans*) He (Allah*) willet to leave straying - - -". One of the really serious differences between NT and the Quran: Yahweh wills none to stray, according to the Bible (Luke 15/8-10, 15/11-31, Matt. 18/12-14, Matt. 20/8-13 to mention some). The same god? Not a chance.
039 6/147a: "If they accuse thee (Muhammad*) of falsehood, say: 'Your Lord (Allah*) is full of Mercy all-embracing; but from people in guilt never will His wrath be turned back.'" Muhammad never was able to prove even a comma about Allah or about his own connection to a god - even though it should have been easy for an omnipotent god to do so. He had to resort to fast words and explaining everything away. Here he uses a threat for waylaying the debate.
*040 7/4a: “How many towns have We (Allah) destroyed (for their sins)?” There were scattered ruins and there were tales about former tribes in Arabia. Muhammad said they all were destroyed as punishment for their sins. This hardly is true - and science simply does not believe him. Proofs for his claim are needed.
041 7/4b: “How many towns have We (Allah) destroyed (for their sins)?” Some complain about Yahweh being harsh in OT. Some claim that Allah is a good and benevolent good. But if you read the Quran you will find that Allah has destroyed and killed many more than Yahweh - and if Allah = Yahweh like the Quran and Islam claim, Allah has made all the destruction and killing in the Bible (under the name of Yahweh), plus all the destruction and killing in the Quran, plus all the destruction and killing his followers have done till now through history in accordance with the Quran, plus all the destruction and killings the Muslims do today and will do in the future in accordance with the Quran's incitements and orders. A good and benevolent god and religion? The religion of peace? The claims are insults to the intelligence of anyone who have studied the facts with an open mind. (One may counter that also Christians have caused destruction and deaths. But for one thing: Read the NT and you will see that was/is in spite of the texts there - even though the Bible sometimes has been disused for purposes of power or wealth - in spite of, not because of the "holy" texts, like in the Quran. Even in OT the fighting was for a nation, not for a religion. And for another: Bad deeds by non-Muslims do not make bad deeds made by Muslims one molecule or atom better. And especially not so when it is done by religious demands and orders from their god - orders which are stated to last forever until everybody else are "thoroughly suppressed" under the Muslims.
042 7/101e: "Thus doth Allah seal up the hearts of those who reject Faith (Islam*)". One more 100% proof for that Yahweh and Allah is not the same god. Read f.x. Luke 15/8-10 and 15/11-31 plus Matt. 18/12-14 and 20/8-13 and get a good laugh - or weep - over the claim that Allah = Yahweh.
*043 7/137b: “- - - We (indicated Allah*) leveled to the ground the great works and fine Buildings which Pharaoh and his people had erected - - -”. There is no trace neither in archaeology, nor in history, literature or art, not even in folklore or fairy tales, of such a catastrophe around the year 1235 BC (some years before the end of the reign of Ramses II) when this should have happened – at the time of the exodus from Egypt. On the contrary; Ramses II was one of the strongest and most successful of the pharaohs, and also a great builder leaving MANY great buildings behind after many years of - among other things - building. Has Muhammad put more drama to his story, believing it would be impossible to control if it were true? Islam will have to find proofs - and they do not exist. (You will meet Muslims claiming the Quran here refers to the natural wear and tear which today means there are many ruins in Egypt, but that has nothing to do with a punishment of the pharaoh and his people to do - just another "explaining away", and a very primitive one.)
044 7/146d: "- - - them (the ones refusing to believe Muhammad*) will I (Allah*) turn away from My Signs (here = deny them the possibility to find Islam after all*) - - -". Compare this to "the lost coin" (Luke 15/8-10), "the lost sheep" (Matt. 18/12-14), "the lost son" (Luke 15/11-31), "the 11. hour" (Matt.20/8-13). Yahweh and Allah the same god? There only is one possible answer: No - the teachings are fundamentally too different.
045 7/155f: "- - - Thou (claimed to be Allah*) causeth whom Thou wilt to stray - - -". Once more this 100% proof for that Yahweh and Allah is not the same god, and especially not compared to NT and the new covenant (Luke 21/20). Yahweh causes no-one to stray (Luke 15/8-1o and 15/11-31 plus Matt. 18/12-14 and 20/8-13).
046 7/176b: “If it had been Our Will, We would have elevated him (a non-Muslim*) with our Signs.” Well, neither was there elevation, nor signs. Because it happened to be Allah’s will? - or because all this from no. 001 and down just was bragging, fast talk and deception?
#047 7/179a: “Many are the Jinn and men We (Allah*) have made for Hell - - -". A serious difference between the Quran and NT: Allah makes many for sending them to Hell. Yahweh according to NT makes no-one with that intention. (See Luke 15/8-10, 15/11-31 and Matt.18/12-14, 20/8-13).
048 7/182-183a: "Those who reject Our (Allah's*) Signs - - - Respite will I grant unto them - - -". But be sure; Muhammad did not always grant them respite after he became strong enough. This verse is abrogated – made invalid - and contradicted 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 bloody threats, 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).
049 8/13h: "- - - Allah is strict in punishment". See 3/77b above.
050 8/14e: "- - - Allah is strict in punishment". See 3/77b above.
051 8/58b: “If thou fearest (“fearest” not “understandest” or “knowest”*) treachery from any group, throw back (their Covenant) to them, (so as to be) on equal terms: for Allah loveth not the treacherous.” – except Muslims - - - remember Muhammad’s betrayals and his words “War is betrayal” and "War is deceit" (Ibn Ishaq) Also remember al-Taqiyya (the lawful lies), Kitman (the lawful half-truth), Hilah (the lawful pretending/circumventing), and Muhammad's advice about breaking ones promises, words and oaths if that gave a better result. (For some reason or other Islam and its Muslims seldom claim that Islam is the religion of honesty.)
052 8/70b: “O Prophet! Say to those who are captives in your hands: ‘If Allah findeth any good in your hearts, He will give you something better than what has been taken from you - - -.” Muhammad was a great taker of slaves, and here he promises the slaves a better life in Paradise – the always cheap words. Some religion.
####053 ##9/29a: “Fight those who believe not in Allah - - -.” A most clear order - - - in spite of “no compulsion in religion” (2/256). One of those clear orders which shows reality and belies the glorious words about a "Religion of Peace". As said before: Whenever there is discrepancy between reality and propaganda, we believe in the reality.
Compare this sentence to the 3 samples below and weep:
- 2/256: “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! The surah says: “Let it be - - -.” It is an incitement or – judging also from 2/255 – more likely a wish, it is not a manifested fact. 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 special for Islam together with f.x. “al-Taqiyya, “the lawful lie) makes the Quran and the religion sound much more friendly and tolerant.
- 5/28: “If thou (“infidels”, Cain*) dost stretch thy hand against me (Muslims, Abel*), it is not for me to stretch my hand against thee to slay thee - - -.” When you read this, remember that Muslims have few, if any, overall moral codes. What they have to do, is to look for “What did Muhammad say about such things?” If he has said or done something, they take that as a moral code – good moral or not. If not, they have to look in the book: “Is there a parallel situation somewhere?” If they find – sometimes by stretching imagination – that is the way to act, or the alibi for how one wishes to act. Mind also that this verse is one of the very few in the entire Quran which is in accordance with the teachings of Jesus – one of the very few. And it is totally “murdered” by abrogations.
- 29/46: “And dispute ye not with the People of the Book - - -. “ No comments – but read 9/29 once more.
###054 9/39a: “Unless ye (Muslims*) go forth (in war/battle for Islam/Muhammad*), He (Allah*) will punish you with a grievous penalty (normally in the Quran a synonym for Hell*) - - -”. An order not possible to misunderstand for a pious - or fanatic - Muslim.
Yes, a religion built on peace, goodness and heavenly ethics.
THIS IS THE ORDER ALSO TODAY - JUST LISTEN TO SOME IMAMS, ETC. - see 9/38d.
THIS VERSE TELLS HORRIBLY MUCH ABOUT ISLAM AS IT IS TAUGHT IN THE QURAN.
One of the really strong proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - not to mention that Jesus and Muhammad were not in the same religion.
055 9/47c: “But Allah knoweth well those who do wrong (= those not wanting to go to war*)”. The terrorists are right: It is not the terrorists who do wrong, it is the ones reluctant to murder and kill and fight. Really a religion for peace and goodness, run by a benevolent god. The sentence also is a warning: Go to war, or else - - -!
###056 9/77a: “- - - He (Allah*) hath put as a consequence hypocrisy into their hearts, (to last) till the Day (of Doom*)”. As you see also the hypocrites have no choice - they actually are made hypocrites by Allah, and he gives them no chance of changing their mind. But the good god all the same is going to punish them severely. Besides: Compare this with "the 11. hour" (Matt. 20/8-13) in NT - Yahweh and Allah the same god? With as fundamental differences in the religion as this, only one answer is possible. Also see 2/7c above.
057 9/81h: This verse in short: The ones not willing to do battle may end in hell. Do you want end there? One more of the really strong proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god and Jesus and Muhammad neither serving the same god nor the same religion - the differences between them - and between their teachings, moral codes, etc. - are far too big, too deep, and too fundamental
058 9/111d: “- - - they (warriors/terrorists*) fight in His (Allah’s (or Muhammad’s?*)) cause, and slay and are slain: (and get great reward in Paradise*)”. Can anyone really read the Quran - even a Muslim - and afterwards believe the Quran represents a good, peaceful, benevolent god? One is reminded of the blood orgies of the Mayas and Incas, except that Islam mostly kills at the spot - like the Assyrians. And "the Religion of Peace"?? Wrong.
059 10/13a: “Generations before you (non-Muslims*) We (Allah*) destroyed when they did wrong - - -”. Obey Allah (and Muhammad) or die - and many did die before you. At least that is what the Quran tells. (The background here was the ruins in the area and the folklore tales about former tribes - Muhammad claimed they all were killed because of sins against Allah. Science points to different other possible reasons for their disappearance in a harsh and war-like area.)
#060 10/74e: "Thus do We (Allah*) seal the hearts of transgressors." Allah for one thing decides who are going to Hell and who to Heaven when the fetus is 4 months = 5 months before you even are born, and according to many verses in the Quran in addition makes it impossible for many to find the road to Heaven. Yahweh according to NT, gives man full free will, but wants everyone to reach Heaven - even the worst persons and even in the last moment if there only is real and honest remorse. The same god? Impossible unless he is strongly ill mentally. One of the many proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet).
061 10/99c: "If it had been thy (Muhammad's or Muslims'*) Lord (Allah*) Will, they would all (all humans*) have believed - - -". When you know the claim that all not good believers will end in Hell and a horrible future, this means Allah is a horrible god - letting so many end up in such a place, when he just could have decide that they should be believers and end in Paradise.
062 10/100a: "No soul can believe, except by the Will of Allah - - -." Is it then morally acceptable to condemn all the others to Hell, when their lack of belief is because Allah has decided it so? (according to Hadiths he decides whether to send you to Hell or to Heaven 5 months before you are even born). Very different from NT, where everybody have the possibility and are welcome to search for Heaven. Yahweh and Allah the same god? Jesus and Muhammad in the same religion? Believe it if you are able to.
063 11/95a: “- - - the Madyan were removed (killed*) - - -”. Some thousands or more corpses more on Allah’s score.
064 11/103a: "In that (the claim that Allah punishes severely - 11/103*) is a Sign (for the existence of Allah and his power*) - - -". A not proved claim from a man who believed in dishonesty, deceit, and even broken words/oaths, is a "sign" - Quran-speak for proof - for that Allah exists. Are there anyone out there who understands why we are skeptical to the Quran - and thus to Muhammad and to Islam? The sentence is wrong unless Islam proves differently.
Besides: It is some "sign" for a claimed good and benevolent god to be harsh in punishments.
065 11/109c: "- - - we (Allah*) shall pay them (pagans*) back (in full) their portion without (the least) abatement". Once more: If Allah exists and is a god. If he exists and is from the dark forces, it may be even worse. But if he does not exist, Muhammad got a lot of followers and warriors free of charge - just paid by fast words and loot.
066 11/119b: "- - - for this He (Allah*) created them". The Quran tells different places that Allah created some for Hell and some for Paradise, and this decision Allah made 5 months before you were born according to Hadiths, cannot be changed - no matter what you want or wish or pray or do, you in reality have no chance against his decisions and predestinations. Some difference from the Bible and a lot of other religions.
067 13/6g: "And verily thy (people's*) Lord (Allah*) is (also) strict in punishment". See 3/77b above.
068 13/32e: "- - - finally I (Allah*) punished them: then how (terrible) was My requital!" See 3/77b above.
069 13/41d: "- - - (Allah*) is Swift in calling to account". See 3/77b above.
070 14/7b: "- - - my (Allah's*) punishment is terrible indeed". See 3/77b above.
071 14/13e: "We (Allah*) shall cause the wrongdoers (non-Muslims*) to perish". See 3/77b above.
072 15/74a: “And We (Allah*) turned (the Cities (Sodom and Gomorrah*) upside down, and rained down on them brimstones hard as baked clay”. Some more dead victims. And a small (?) contradiction to the Bible - there it simply rained burning sulfur (1. Mos. 19/24). Also according to the Bible, the involved god was Yahweh, not Allah.
A small question: From where did the brimstone come? Burning sulfur could come from a volcano - even though the volcanic activity in Arabia mainly stopped some 400ooo years ago - but not brimstone (stones made from clay).
073 16/26a: “- - - Allah took their (folks of the older times*) structures from their foundations, and the roof fell down on them from above (and killed them*).” The score is growing - Allah is a much bigger killer in the Quran, than Yahweh in OT.
074 16/35d: “If Allah had so willed, we (man*) should not have worshipped aught but Him - - -”. There is logic in this - - - if he is a good, benevolent, omniscient, and omnipotent god.
But there also is a horrible fact: If Allah could have done all this, but all the same lets billions of men and jinns end in Hell, there only is one possible explanation: He is no good and benevolent god - on the contrary; he is extremely inhuman and harsh. Perhaps even from the dark forces.
Or is his claimed ability to do so just boasting?
075 16/93c: "- - - He (Allah*) leaves straying whom he pleases - - -". Remember here that according to Hadiths, he decides 5 months before you are born, whether or not you are to end in Hell - whether he wishes to leave you straying or not. Here also is a formidable difference compared to NT - Jesus/Yahweh leaves no-one straying if they can help it, f. ex: Luke 15/8-10 + 15/11-31 and Matt. 18/12-14 + 20/8-13.
076 17/16e: "- - - We (Allah*) destroy them (sinful populations*) utterly". A bloody god - and a nice idol for a war religion and its wars and warriors (they have been pretty bloody often both during and after the proper war - so also during some of the pogroms.)
Extra thought provoking: If Allah really was/is omnipotent, he could make all humans good people bound for Paradise. What kind of being is he who instead predestines them for Hell?! The only - only - ones profiting from that, are the dark forces (if they exist). Is Allah in reality one of them and serving their case?
077 17/17a: “How many generations have We (Allah*) destroyed after Noah?” Allah has killed so many generations, that he is not sure of the number. And it is a question of killing (destroying), not of natural death. Yahweh who just made room for Israel/the Jews to let them have their own small country + helped them a little now and then, hardly is even in the same killing league as Allah. And also he is outdated, as the new covenant is peaceful, whereas Allah is still going strong in the war and killing business - Yahweh is not much of a competitor for Allah in the killing fields.
078 17/58a: "There is not a population but We (Allah*) shall destroy it before the Day of Judgment - - -". Not at that day, but before. A benevolent and good god.
##079 17/97l: "- - - We (Allah*) shall increase for them (non-Muslims*) the fierceness of the (Hell*) Fire". Is this another indication for that the real ruler of Hell is Allah? What kind of good and benevolent god is he in case?
080 18/59a: "- - - the populations We (Allah*) destroyed - - -". Allah was and is(?) a bloody god, far worse than Yahweh in OT before the new covenant, not to mention compared to the new covenant in NT.
081 19/74a: "But how many (countless) generations before them have We (Allah*) destroyed - - -?" Benevolent god?
082 19/86a: "- - - And We (Allah*) shall drive the sinners to Hell - - -". See 3/77b above.
083 19/98a: “But how many (countless) generations before them (Muhammad’s followers*) have We (Allah*) destroyed?” See 17/17 above. The situation for Yahweh: Even further behind in the competition of who is the greatest killer, than we thought.
084 20/128a: “Is it not a warning to men (to call to mind) how many generations before them We (Allah*) destroyed, in whose haunts they (now) move? Verily (though it definitely is no proved verity/truth*), in this are signs for men endued with understanding”. This is a theme Muhammad/the Quran frequently return to: In the Middle East there were scattered ruins from towns and hamlets and houses. Muhammad told that they all were remnants from earlier “unbelievers” punished by Allah for not believing their supposed prophets. As usual without a single proof for all places put together. (In Pakistan in 2007 Muslims proposed to put placards with quotes like this on old ruins - proofs and warnings about the fate of “infidels”. This really tells something about those Muslims and about the level of education even today - in 2007 AD (This originally was written in the 2007 AD edition). What then about naïve, primitive and zero educated poor people 610-632 AD? - were they easily “impressed”?)
His explanation is even more difficult to believe, as any professor and even student of archaeology can give many other explanations for ruins in arid areas - and especially in arid areas where the inhabitants were all waging war against everybody else at times.
Absolutely not a valid sign without a real proof.
085 20/128b: "- - - how many generations before them We (Allah*) destroyed - - -". A Most Merciful, Most Forgiving, benevolent and good god?".
*086 21/6a: “- - - not one of the populations which We (Allah*) destroyed - - -“. Allah is a harsh god. Muhammad claimed that the scattered ruins and ruins from villages and towns were destroyed by Allah because its inhabitants had sinned. In an arid, hard and warlike area this hardly is the full truth – may be no truth at all.
087 21/6b: “- - - not one of the populations which We (Allah*) destroyed (Allah is a harsh god*) believed”. Well, there is not known one single population of Muslims before Muhammad, in spite of what the Quran and Islam say. And of monotheists (which Islam claims were Muslims in older times, but without one single trace of this ever found) there were mainly the Jews and later the Christians. At the time of Muhammad there also was a small sect of Arab monotheists - perhaps inspired by the Jews and the Christians and in a way the Zoroastrians in Persia.
088 21/9c: “- - - We (Allah*) destroyed those who transgressed bounds (did not obey the teachings of his prophets*)”. Remember that according to Hadith there had been at least 124ooo (= 620 at any time for 5ooo years or 12-15 for 160-200ooo years. No traces from them found. Believe it if you can.) prophets before Muhammad, and hardly a trace of monotheism from old times except the Jews and later the Christians. Allah must have “destroyed” an uncountable number of people. Poor Yahweh - he is in kindergarten in this competition of killing and blood.
089 21/11a: "How many were the populations We (Allah*) utterly destroyed - - -." The good, benevolent, Most Merciful, Most Forgiving, etc. god?
090 22/45a: "How many populations have We (Allah*) destroyed - - -" The Quran claims that Allah had destroyed more or less innumerable cultures and peoples and tribes because they sinned - Allah is no benevolent and forgiving god, especially if he predestines everything like the Quran claims, and then punishes man for things Allah forced him to do (if Allah predestines everything, man's full or partly free will is non-existing - only an impossible and never proved claim Muhammad used to explain away Allah's harshness and injustice in such cases - even Islam and its scholars (f.x. A6/141) admit it is impossible to understand how predestination by Allah should be possible to combine with full or partly free will for man: If Allah decides everything, and his decisions are final like the Quran claims, there is nothing left for man to decide.
091 22/48d: “In the end I (Allah*) punished them (killed the wrongdoers/non-Muslims*). To Me is the destination (of all)”. F.x. it is for Allah to decide whom to kill. Also see 3/77b above.
092 25/38-39b: “- - - also ’Ad and Thamud and the People of the Rass (3 large tribes “borrowed” from Arab folklore, except one does not know who "the People of the Rass" refers to*), and many generations between them - - - and each one We (Allah*) broke to utter annihilation - - -”. It is not easy for Yahweh/God to compete with all this wholesale slaughter, even if Yahweh was a bit bloody until the Jews had found their home and for some time after that.
093 25/39a: "- - - and each one ('Ad, Thamud, the Rass*) We (Allah*) broke to utter annihilation (for their sins)". There were ruins and there were folk tales about former tribes in and around Arabia. Muhammad claimed they were all from people destroyed because of sins against Allah. Science points to other possibilities in a harsh and warlike area.
094 26/208a: "Never did We (Allah*) destroy a population, but had its warners - - -." Simply wrong. There have been many "acts of God" - natural disasters - which were not warned against. Ache on North Sumatra is heavily Muslim - but was much destroyed by the tsunami 26. Des. 2004 to mention a recent story. And the earth quake in North Pakistan 1-2 years later, to mention another.
095 26/208b: "- - - destroy a population - - -". The ones saying Yahweh was murderous in OT, are in for some information if they read the Quran - Allah was/is much bloodier. (And if they compare old Islamic history with European history, they also will find some surprises - but most Westerners complaining about the bad Europe and its history, knows little or nothing about other cultures' military - and raiding and enslaving - history.
096 28/58a: "And how many populations We (Allah*) destroy - - -". A good and benevolent god.
######097 28/59a: “Nor was thy Lord (Allah*) one to destroy a population until he had sent to its Centre a messenger - - -”. The Quran speaks about lots of prophets - in the Hadith it is mentioned 124ooo (= 620 at any time for 5ooo years or 12-15 for 160-200ooo years. No traces from them found. Believe it if you can.) through the times and throughout the world. (And one impolite, but pertinent reminder: Muhammad was unable to make real prophesies – he in reality was no prophet, he only “borrowed” that big title). But with the exception of Israel and to a degree in Persia (and some rulers who did so on their own accord for political reasons + a small sect in Arabia, most likely inspired by Jews and Christians) there are no traces anywhere, any time after prophets for monotheistic religions - not in history, not in archaeology, not in literature, not in art, not in architecture - not even in folklore or fairy tales.
*Besides: MANY places were destroyed by war, famine or other catastrophes through the time without being visited by prophets for a monotheistic religion warning them first (f.x. Ache in Indonesia in the tsunami in 2004) - in spite of the Quran’s saying all such things only happen in accordance with the Plan of Allah.
The verse is wrong. And we are also not sure that such a vengeful and hard god, is a good or benevolent one – when someone says or declares one thing, but demands or does something else, we always believe that the demands and the deeds are more reliable than cheap words. Similar claims in 17/15 - 17/16.
098 28/78c: "- - - Allah had destroyed, before him (Qarun - at the time of Moses*), (whole) generations". If you think Yahweh was a big killer in OT, Allah is a much more active and bigger one according to the Quran - and if you say like Muslims wrongly do, that Yahweh and Allah are the same god, Allah has done all Yahweh's killings + all the other ones. A good and mild and benevolent god?
099 28//81: It is told other places in the Quran that also Qarun's whole family, included the children, was killed, even though there nowhere is said that they were guilty of anything. A fair god?
100 32/13j: “If We (Allah*) so willed, We could certainly have brought every soul its true guidance: but the Word from Me will come true, ‘I will fill Hell with Jinns and men all together’”. Here are two more differences between Yahweh and Allah:
- Yahweh did not have this choice because man really had free will.
- Yahweh tries to get as many as possible to Heaven (Luke 15/8-10 + 15/11-31 and Matt. 18/12-14 + 20/8/13). Allah has early made a conscious decision to fill Hell with "Jinns and men altogether".
The same god? Impossible.
101 32/26a: "Does it not teach them a lesson, how many generations We (Allah*) destroyed before them (people*) - - -". Allah is a good, benevolent and mild god as you see.
102 32/26c: “Does it not teach them (non-Muslims*) a lesson, how many generations We (Allah*) destroyed before them, in whose dwellings they now go to and fro? Verily, in that are Signs - - -”. This had been signs if it was clear that it really was Allah who had destroyed them.
#####103 33/60f: "- - - We (Allah*) shall certainly stir thee (Muslims*) up against them (bad or not Muslims*), then they will not be able to stay in it (the city*) as thy neighbor’s for any length of time". This tells as much as the comment just above. Something to remember when you accept Muslims to your city? There already are demands for special treatment for Muslims many places. We remind you, though, that most Muslims - at least 70% on average according to research - are as ok as you and me. But the problem is: Who is who?.
104 33/62b: “Such (to kill non-Muslims not living according to Islam’s laws of suppression of non-Muslims*) was the practice (approved) of Allah among the ones that lived aforetime: no change wilt thou find in the practice (approved) of Allah (now or in the future*)”. If Islam/Muslims grow strong enough some time, this is what to expect, according to their holy book. How had the world looked today, if the industrial revolution with its superior weapons, ships, and economic and military superiority had happened in the Muslim area? - Islam has no moral, ethical, empathetically, ideological or philosophical ideas against suppressing other people - on the contrary it is a religious duty. Actually Islam has no moral or ethical philosophy at all - that was decided once and for all before 1100 AD by the religion, with al Ghazali - "the greatest Muslim after Muhammad" - as the grave digger with his book "The Incoherence of the Philosophers". (There were a few thinkers for some more time - about 100 more years - in Spain, but they got little influence on the mainstream Islam).
105 35/26d: "- - - how (terrible) was My (Allah's*) rejection (of them) (non-Muslims*)!" The good and benevolent and forgiving god?
106 36/8a: "(Allah has) their (non-believers*) heads forced up (and they cannot see (the road to Paradise))". One more case of serious difference between the Quran and NT with its new covenant: Yahweh would never, never, make the slightest hindrance for anyone at all, on the way to Paradise according to NT - at least not without a good reason, and here the reason just is that they are not Muslims, and here are robbed the possibility to become such. Yahweh and Allah so definitely are not the same god - and Jesus and Muhammad not in the same religion.
107 36/31a: "See they (people*) not how many generations before them We (Allah*) destroyed?"
- Muhammad told his followers that Allah frequently had destroyed peoples of the old. f.x. the ones who had lived in the old ruins or empty houses in and around Arabia - included homes cut into rocks so long ago that no-one knew who really had made them. And the same about disappeared tribes from old Arab folklore.
- The Quran claims Allah is a good and benevolent god, but he is quite good at killing people - much bloodier by far than Yahweh in OT (before the new covenant in NT).
108 37/73: "Then see what was the end of those who were admonished (but heeded not) - - -". We are back to the ruins and empty houses in and around Arabia, and to the disappeared tribes from Arab folklore: Muhammad claimed they all had been killed by the benevolent Allah because they had sinned. Science tells there are a lot of other more likely explanations in a harsh, warlike area. Also see 11/7a above.
109 37/136: "- - - then We (Allah*) destroyed the rest (of Sodom and Gomorrah*) - - -". See 37/134 just above.
110 38/3: "How many generations before them did We (Allah*) destroy?" A good and benevolent god! (In and around Arabia there were empty buildings and ruins, and there were tales about older, disappeared tribes. Muhammad claimed they all were destroyed because they had sinned against Allah.)
111 38/85: "- - - I (Allah*) will certainly fill Hell - - -". This tells something about Allah - he, not Iblis (the Devil), is filling Hell.
##112 43/36b: "- - - We (Allah*) appoint for him (one who has left Islam*) a Satan, to be an intimate companion to him". And this is pretended to be the same god who tells about "the lost coin" (Luke 15/8-10), "the lost sheep" (Matt. 18/12-14), "the lost son" (Luke 15/11-31), "the 11. hour" (Matt. 20/8-13), etc.?! Only this verse in the Quran is enough to prove 100% that Yahweh is a different - and a very different - god from Allah. And then there are all the other serious differences - f.x. something as prosaic as the enormously different Paradises.
113 44/37b: "We (Allah*) destroyed them (the Tubba - see 44/37a*) because they were guilty of sin". There were traces and rumors from and about earlier people different places in and outside Arabia. Muhammad claimed they all were destroyed because of sin against Allah. Science knows a number of other possible explanations for their disappearance in a harsh and warlike country.
114 45/23b: "Allah has - - - sealed his (a non-Muslim*) hearing and his heart (and understanding), and put a cover on his sight (to make it impossible for him to find the way to Paradise*)". Read the NT and see if this can be the same god Jesus told about - f.x. about the lost sheep (Matt. 18/12-14). Not by long miles!!
115 47/4a: “Therefore, (because Allah wants it!! - see 47/3*) when ye meet the Unbelievers (in fight), smite at their necks - - -.” A clear order.
##116 47/4b: “Therefore, when ye meet the Unbelievers (in fight (and remember the Muslims practically always were the aggressors – to gain riches and slaves and power - - - and some new proselytes*)), smite at their necks - - -.” Surah 47 is from 622 AD and Mecca, but some verses likely from Medina – and it is possible to see the change towards war already. It contradicts and abrogates a lot of peaceful verses. This verse contradicts (and abrogates) at least these verses (here are 88 out of the 124 Muslim scholars say are abrogated by 9/5): 2/109, 2/190, 2/256, 2/272, 3/20, 4/62, 4/81, 4/90, 5/3, 5/28, 5/48, 5/99, 6/60, 6/66, 6/70, 6/104, 6/107, 6/112, 6/158, 7/87, 7/188, 7/193, 7/199, 8/61, 9/68, 10/41, 10/99, 10/102, 10/108, 11/12, 11/121, 13/40, 15/3, 15/94, 16/35, 16/82, 16/125, 16/126, 16/127, 17/54, 18/29, 18/56, 19/39, 20/130, 21/107, 21/112, 22/49, 22/68, 23/54, 23/96, 24/54, 26/216, 27/92, 28/50, 28/55, 29/18, 29/46, 32/30, 34/25, 34/28, 35/23, 35/24a, 36/17, 39/41, 41/34, 42/6, 42/15, 42/48, 43/83, 43/89, 44/59, 45/14, 46/9, 46/135a, 46/135b, 46/135b, 50/39, 50/45, 51/50-51, 51/54, 52/45, 52/47, 53/29, 67/26, 73/10, 73/11, 79/45, 86/17, 88/22, 109/6. They are all quoted under 9/5. (At least 88 contradictions).
####117 47/4c: This is a really serious one: “Therefore, when ye meet the Unbelievers (in fight), smite at their necks; at length, when ye have thoroughly subdued them, bind a bond firmly (on them) - - -.” BUT OUR SOURCES TELL THAT THE WORDS “(in fight)” IS NOT WRITTEN IN THE ARAB TEXT – IT IS ADDED BY THE TRANSLATOR (and by more than one). Muslims primarily shall read the Quran in Arab, and there, in case our sources are correct, ######the text is: “Therefore, when ye meet the Unbelievers, smite at their necks - - -“. It in case simply is a permanent order to be aggressive.
The real religion of peace. And of truth.
118 47/13a: "And how many cities - - - have We (Allah*) destroyed (for their sins)?" Muhammad always claimed it was done by the powerful and benevolent god Allah. Claimed, but NEVER proved. And by the way: How good and benevolent is a god of a claimed "religion of peace" who summarily destroys cities and tribes and cultures "en masse"? Also Yahweh destroyed sometimes in OT, but he is an underdeveloped baby in comparison, when it comes to mass murder.
Also note that Allah(?) normally stresses that the destroyed communities were bigger and stronger than the Arabs at the time of Muhammad - it made Allah greater and the impression on Muhammad's followers stronger. There is little of this in the Bible. - May be Yahweh was not small enough to need this kind of boasting?
119 47/16e: "- - - men whose hearts Allah has sealed - - -". "The lost lamb/sheep", "the 11. hour", etc. The same god as Yahweh in the Bible, not to mention in the "new covenant" (= Jesus' teaching in the NT)? "Nyet" - which is a good English word meaning a very strong NO.
120 47/23c: "- - - He (Allah*) made them (sinners, non-Muslim*) deaf and blinded their sight". Compare to Yahweh and f.x. his "lost sheep" (Matt. 18/12-14). Yahweh the same god as Allah? Impossible.
121 50/36a: "But how many generations before them did We (Allah*) destroy (for their sins) - - -". Allah was a good and benevolent god? Yahweh with his small wars in and around Canaan (now approximately Israel) to establish and secure an country for the Jews in OT, is just primary school pupil in this branch.
122 53/50a: "- - - it is He (Allah*) who destroyed the (powerful) ancient 'Ad (people) - - -". See 53/49a.
##123 54/51a: "And (oft) in the past have We (Allah*) destroyed gangs like onto you (the non-Muslim people of Mecca in this case*) - - -". A pep-talk - good words to hear for his followers in lean times like it was for Muslims around 614 AD when this surah was made. Besides: All the destruction and killing Muhammad boasts about to enlarge the picture of his claimed god, show the Yahweh with his puny wars to establish and defend a country for the Jews, was just an immature trainee in the business of war and killing - a bit sobering for some anti-Christians and anti-Jews talking about Yahweh's warlike sides for a period (and never even mentioning that his period of war was restricted both in area and time). For Allah the "land of war" is all the non-Muslim countries and areas, and lasting until the last non-Muslim is subdued. And remember: These are not antique words of the old - this always was and still is the official policy of Islam today.
124 61/11b: “That ye (people*) believe in Allah and His Messenger, and that ye strive (your utmost) in the cause of Allah, with your property and your persons: that will be best for you, if ye but knew!” War agitation. The real “Religion of Peace.”
125 61/11c: “That ye (people*) believe in Allah and His Messenger, and that ye strive (your utmost) in the cause of Allah, with your property and your persons: that will be best for you, if ye but knew!” Strongly contradicted by the Bible. This simply is the anti-thesis of the teaching of Jesus and NT. One of the 200% proof for that Jesus and Muhammad had nothing of any essence in common - in spite of a couple of verses from NT Muslims like to quote (they claim that you cannot draw any conclusions from just one or a few verses in the Quran - you have to look at the complete book - but they themselves cherry-pick the few words in the Bible, and damn be the picture the complete book gives - - - this even if they have to twist the cherry-picked words they find, to be able to use them (f.x. the word "brother" in the speech by Moses (5. Mos. 18/2+15+18+21 - well, Muslims never quotes but 18/15+18 and then twist the word "brother")). Not to mention how strongly it proves that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god. 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 lose claims and as lose and invalid words like the Quran always use instead of proofs.
126 63/3d: "- - - a seal were set to their (the ones leaving Islam*) hearts - - -". The claimed benevolent god Allah blocked their chances to find back to the religion. Compare this to "the lost sheep" or similar in the Bible (Luke 15/8-10, Matt. 18/12-14, Luke 15/11-31). Yahweh and Allah the same god? Impossible is a too weak word. In many ways NT and the Quran are not only different, but totally opposed - 180 degrees from each other.
127 65/8a: "How many populations that insolently opposed the Command of their Lord (Allah*) and of His Messengers, did We (Allah*) not call to account (destroy*) - - -". In and around Arabia there were scattered ruins, and also in old Arab folklore there were tales about former people and tribes. Muhammad claimed that all these were destroyed by Allah because they sinned against him. Science points to a number of other possible reasons in a harsh country with warlike people.
##128 66/9d: “O Prophet (Muhammad*)! Strive hard against the Unbelievers and the Hypocrites, and be firm against them. Their abode is Hell - - -.” A clear order and a clear explanation why they are sub-human, and thus deserve to die. “Untermench” always are ok to kill – they deserve it. It also is the right of the “Übermench” to do so – and in the Quran no doubt the Muslims are the “Übermench”. (Quite like the Nazi philosophy - except that according to the Nazis, Arabs were "Untermench".(Übermench = super humans, Untermench = sub humans.)
###Also the big differences between the Bible's and the Quran's hells are more than big and fundamental enough to prove that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - if they had been, also their hells had been more or less identical.
129 67/18c: "- - - then how terrible was my rejection (of them) (non-Muslims*) - - -". There were scattered ruins in and around Arabia, and there were tales about former people and tribes. Muhammad claimed that their deaths were all samples of his punishment for sins. A claim science - and common sense - doubt to say the least of it, as there are other and more likely reasons for ruins in a harsh and warlike land.
130 69/8b: "Then seest thou (people*) any of them (the 'Ad people*) left surviving?" It often is said that Yahweh before the New Covenant (f.x. 22/20) was a harsh god. But count the killings by Allah in the Quran, and you will find Yahweh just was an amateur in the killing business - this even more so as had Muhammad's claim that Yahweh = Allah been correct, Allah had had the "honor" of Yahweh's killings + all his own killings. There also are two more essential differences: Yahweh made the wars to make space for, and later defend, his small nation, Israel - and over a limited time. Allah(?) wants to suppress the entire world. And: Yahweh's wars were things which happened thousands of years ago - the last one was in 70 AD (and Yahweh hardly was involved in that one). Whereas Allah made war in the past, makes war now, and even officially intends to make war in all future, until all the world is suppressed "and pay zakat ("infidel"-tax) with willing submission" to quote the Quran.
##131 74/31l: "Thus doth Allah leave to stray whom he pleaseth - - -". This is one of the big differences between the Quran and NT - and alone a proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god: Yahweh is not pleased to let anyone - anyone - stray and get lost. See 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. 20/8-13) in the Gospels. The same god? The question is an insult to Yahweh and to his new covenant (f.x. Matt. 26/28).
132 77/16a: "Did We (Allah*) not destroy the men of the old (for their evil)?". The god of "the religion of peace" is a very bloody on, and the Quran claims he killed lots and lots of people and tribes and nations - Yahweh is a teacher in a Sunday school in addition.
133 77/16b: "Did We (Allah*) not destroy the men of the old (for their evil)?". In and around Arabia there were ruins and empty settlements, and there also were tales about old, disappeared tribes. Muhammad claimed they all were killed by Allah because of sins against him. Science has a number of other possible explanations in a warlike, arid area.
A naive curiosum: A short time ago the authorities in Pakistan debated to make some old ruins accessible for tourists. Locals instead proposed to put up placards warning people that such were the result of sinning against Allah(!).
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