Allah in the Quran, Chapter 102

 

Chapter 102

ALLAH AND SWEARING

 

001 Yahweh - and Jesus - say that "you shall not swear", and if you do so all the same, you are bound by your words. Allah/Muhammad often swears in the Quran, and according to the Quran you are not bound by your oath. If you did not mean what you said or if to break the oat may give an according to you better result, you are free to break it - pay expiation afterwards if necessary. This even if you not only have made oaths, but also confirmed them.

002 Also Allah swears sometimes in the Quran. But why does a god have to swear? - is he normally not reliable?

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 are that kind of men normally? - and how true and reliable are their never proved claims and tales?

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003 2/224b: "And do not make Allah's (name) an excuse in your oaths against doing good - - -." If breaking your oath (the use of Allah's name by swearing by Allah - the only god Muslims shall swear by) gives a better result, you are advised to break your oath, like Muhammad did and said he would do any time under such circumstances, according to the Quran and Hadiths. Pay expiation if there is a reason for that.

004 2/224c: "And do not make Allah's (name) an excuse in your oaths against - - - acting rightly - - -." Break your oaths if you find this will give a better result. Pay expiation if you think the break needs this. (Also see 2/225, 5/89, 16/91, 66/2 - and the star case 3/54 (if Allah can cheat, cheating is ok - but how much is then cheating in the Quran?.)

005 2/224d: "And do not make Allah's (name) an excuse in your oaths against - - - making peace between persons - - -." Break your oath if you find this will give a better result. Pay expiation if you think this is necessary. In cases of making peace - and also f.x. when you want to cheat women - also al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), etc. are permitted, if you think this will give better result than honesty.

##006 2/224e: To quote Asad: "The Message of the Quran", footnote A2/212 (to this verse): "- - - there are several authentic Traditions (= Hadiths*) to the effect that the Prophet Muhammad said: 'If anyone takes a solemn oath (easier ones are little binding*) (that he would do or refrain from doing such-and-such a thing), and thereupon realizes that something else would be a more righteous course (or give better result*)) then let him do what is more righteous (or gives a better result*), and let him break his oath and then atone for it". Definitely not compatible with the Bible.

###007 2/224f: The problems with verse 2/224 - and a few similar verses + some similar Hadiths - of course are for one thing that it never is possible quite to trust a Muslim's (included Muhammad's) word in serious cases - he may see no sin in lying - and for another thing a Muslim has no reasonably reliable way of strengthening his words if he is not believed, no matter if what he says is the full truth - no oath is really reliable. Also see 2/225a below. (That it also contradicts the Bible on this point, is highly unnecessary to say.)

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###########008 2/225a: “Allah will not call you to account for thoughtlessness in your oaths, but for the intention in your heart”. If you swear an oath without thinking it over - or not enough over – you are not bound by it. But how are other people to know if the oath you have made is binding for you or not - or if you will break it? Besides; you may break also a more serious oath if that will give a better result, but you may have to pay expiation to Allah for it. See f.x. 2/224e-f above, and also 5/89, 16/91, 66/2.

One of the proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god. According to Yahweh you preferably shall not swear at all, but if you do, you are bound by your oath.

Besides: Any Muslim can break any oath, no matter how strong and how seriously meant, "if that gives a better result" - pay expiation afterwards if necessary. This also goes for other words and promises, as words and promises are weaker than oaths. How reliable - or unreliable - may then a Muslim, included Muhammad, be?

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009 2/226-227: The background for these two verses according to Muslim scholars, were an old and inhuman practice which sometimes was used: If a man disliked his wife - or one of his wives - enough, he could swear an oath saying he would not touch her any more. Then the marriage in reality was finished, but as it was not formally terminated, the wife still was bound to him and could not go on with her life - in a way she became just a slave belonging to him and having to work for him - like a servant or - yes - a slave. The intention of these verses is said to be to put an end to that misuse of marriages.

010 4/65a: "- - - by the Lord (Allah*) - - -". The Quran is swearing by Allah. Most sentences in the Quran beginning with "by", are oaths. In this case the oath means that Allah is swearing by himself - but if you have said or say something and swear by yourself, you do not strengthen your words, as it is the same "person" who is the grantor for the truth in what you have said, as the one - you - who said it. To swear by oneself thus is without meaning.

Another point is that swearing is yet another indication for that Christianity never was like Islam, like Muhammad liked to claim (the Bible originally was like the Quran, but was falsified according to him - a lose claim strongly proved wrong) - and thus Yahweh and Allah not the same god.

011 9/13c: “Will ye (Muslims*) not fight people who violated their oaths (like Muhammad did himself*), plotted to expel the Messenger - - -". It should not be necessary to tell that this contradict at least NT very much. Jesus and Muhammad in the same line of prophets? Simply no. We may add that in addition to Jesus' military pacifism contra Muhammad's dedicated war religion, and Jesus' line of total honesty, contra Muhammad's stealing/robbing, etc. and contra Muhammad's al-Taqiyya (lawful lie) and Kitman (lawful half-truths), etc. - though this was named and formalized later - there also is the difference in the view on keeping your word/promise/oath: here is not a little irony here, as Muhammad himself did not respect his own oaths very much - oaths could be broken if it paid better to do so, and then if necessary - if the case was serious - one could pay expiation afterwards and everything was and is good and fine. Compare this to f.x. Matt 5/33-37: You shall not even swear, but be fully truthful and keep and stay by your word. Jesus and Muhammad in the same line of prophets? A fantasy?

IT ALSO IS WORTH NOTING THAT IF NON-MUSLIMS BROKE THEIR OATH, IT COULD BE REASON FOR PUNISHMENT AND WAR, WHEREAS ACCORDING TO SEVERAL PLACES IN THE QURAN, MUSLIMS WERE PERMITTED TO DISUSE OATHS - PAY EXPIATION AFTERWARDS IF NECESSARY.

012 12/95d: "They (Jacob's people*) said: 'By Allah! - - -". They were swearing by Allah - expressions starting by "by" in the Quran, normally are oaths.

013 15/92-93a: "Therefore, by (indicating an oath*) the Lord (Allah*), we will, of a surety, call them (some sinners*) to account, For all their deeds". Is it here Allah who is speaking? - but in that case Allah here swears an oath by Allah - somewhat special. Or is it Muhammad who is longing for to bring his opponents to account?

014 16/38b: "They (non-Muslims*) swear (to Muhammad*) their strongest oaths by Allah - - -". You do not swear a valid oath by Allah if you do not believe in Allah.

015 16/63a: "By Allah - - -". The word "By" indicates an oath. Allah is swearing by himself - a bit special thing to do. Or is it Muhammad who is talking in the Quran again? - a book claimed to be very ancient and revered by the god in his Heaven?

016 19/68a: “So, by thy Lord (Allah*) - - -". Allah is swearing by himself (most sentences in the Quran starting with "by", are oaths).

017 21/57a: "- - - by Allah - - -". Abraham is swearing by Allah - expressions in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths. But according to the Bible Abraham's god was Yahweh, and living far from Arabia at this time - He did not come even to Canaan (now roughly Israel) until after he was 75 (1. Mos. 12/4) - he hardly even had heard the name of the old Arab pagan god al-Lah, not to mention Allah. (But perhaps the older names al-Ilah (the moon god of at least south Arabia - it is no co-incidence that the crescent moon is the symbol for Allah and for Islam) or Il - the oldest known name.)

018 26/97a: "By Allah - - -". Sentences in the Quran starting with "by", normally are oaths - one swears "by" someone or something. There is not a little of swearing in the Quran. From Jesus you find more or less nothing of that kind. One more indication for that Jesus and Muhammad did not belong to the same religion.

019 34/3f: "- - - by my (Muhammad's*) Lord (Allah*) - - -". Muhammad is swearing by Allah. Most sentences in the Quran beginning with "by" are oaths, and Muhammad swears rather often - which is one more proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad have no relationship or basic religious similarities: NT tells you not to swear at all (Matt. 33/37), and if you do it all the same, you are obliged to keep your oath - whereas Muhammad easily breaks his oath "if that gives a better result". Also see 34/3g just below.

**020 34/3g: “- - - by my (Muhammad's*) Lord (Allah*) - - -“. The expression “by my Lord” here is an oath (sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths swearing "by" someone or something), but then Muhammad very clearly and several times (mostly in Hadiths) said that even though it was not a good thing normally to break an oath if you had meant it when you said it (if not it was/is more or less ok.), it was no big sin to break it if you had a reason – yes, in some cases it even is the right thing to do (f.x 2/225a, 5/89a+b, 16/91e, 16/92a+b, 66/2a). This – a part of what is often called al-Taqiyya or the lawful lie - is a problem even today: When can you believe what a Muslim says and when not? Actually it also is a problem for Muslims; they have no reasonably sure way to strengthen their words when they need to do so, because even an oath is not reliable – with clear precedence from Muhammad (he f.x. promised an unarmed peace delegation from Khaybar safe return - - - and murdered all of them except one who managed to get away (29 out of 30). Add to this the slogan “War is betrayal” to quote Muhammad in Ibn Ishaq.

021 36/2a: “By the Quran - - -". Here Muhammad - or Allah(?) - is swearing by the Quran. Sentences in the Quran starting with "by" in the Quran normally are oaths. One of the proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god. Allah often swears in the Quran, and it is permitted - yes, laudable in some cases - to break an oath. According to Yahweh you shall not swear at all (Matt. 34-37), and if you do it all the same, you are to value it.

One central question. Two very different answers. = Two very different gods and religions.

022 37/1a: "By those ranging themselves in ranks - - -". Muhammad or Allah here swears "by those ranging themselves in ranks - - -". Sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths. One more proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and Jesus and Muhammad very far from in the same line. According to the Bible you shall not swear at all (Matt. 5/34-37), whereas in the Quran it is ok and Muhammad does so often. And if you all the same swears, the according to the Bible you shall keep your word, whereas in the Quran it often is ok - yes, sometimes laudable - to break it. A 100% proof.

#023 38/1b: “- - - by the Quran, full of Admonition: (this is the Truth)." Sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths. Here Allah or Muhammad is swearing by the Quran that the Quran is the truth. For one thing circular proofs are logically invalid. For another: What is an oath by a book full of mistakes worth? But doing it, tells something about the one who is swearing. It also is one more proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and Jesus and Muhammad not in the same religion: In the Quran swearing mostly is ok. In the Bible you preferably shall not swear at all (Matt. 5/34), and if you all the same do it, you are obliged to keep your word - whereas in the Quran to break an oath if that gives a better result, is not too bad, yes, even laudable in special cases (2/225a, 5/89a+b, 16/91e, 16/92a+b, 66/2a).

#024 43/2a: “By the Book (the Quran*) that makes things clear - - -.” Which also must mean the language is not hiding the meanings and it is intended that everything shall be easy to understand, plus it explains things in ways clear to see. Also see 11/1b, 19/97, and 26/2 above, and 44/2 below.

Also: Sentences starting with "by" in the Quran normally - like here - are oaths. Here the Quran swears by the Quran. Oaths are ok according to the Quran and in Islam - even disuse of oaths may be ok. According to the Bible you should not swear, and if you all the same do so, you have to keep your word. One more strong difference in the respective moral codes - a difference strong enough to be one more circumstantial proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god (and thus also that Jesus and Muhammad did not belong to the same religion).

025 44/2a: "By the Book (the Quran*) - - -". Allah is swearing by the Quran - 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 if you all the same do so, you have to honor your oath (whereas Allah/Muhammad tells that an oath you did not mean hardly counts at all, and even if it was a strong and confirms oath you really meant, it can be broken if that will give a better result - pay expiation afterwards if necessary - 2/225, 5/89, 16/91, 66/2 - and the star case 3/54 (if Allah can cheat, cheating is ok - but how much is then cheating in the Quran?). And as the Bible's words are said via Jesus, it also proves that Jesus and Muhammad does not belong in the same group or religion.

026 50/1b: “- - - by the Glorious Quran - - -”. Allah is swearing by the Quran - 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. Put this together and you have a clear proof.

027 50/1d: “- - - by the Glorious Quran (thou (Muhammad*)) art Allah’s Messenger”. Allah according to Muhammad is swearing by the Quran that Muhammad is his messenger. It is a good thing for Allah here that according to Muhammad and the Quran (2/225a, 5/89a+b, 16/91d, 16/92a-b,66/2a) it is permitted to break/disuse even oaths - pay expiation if the disused oath is serious - as no omniscient god sent a messenger teaching so many wrong facts, etc. Also see 50/1b above.

But why does a god have to swear? - is he normally not reliable?

028 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.

029 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.

030 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.

031 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).

#032 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 - more 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.

033 51/2a: "By the Mount - - -". Allah is swearing by Mount Sinai - 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 - pay expiation if it was a serious oath - another proof for the same.

034 52/1-6: These verses make up one big oath where Allah swears that his Day of Doom will come and that no-one can avert it (52/7-8). One problem is that in Islam oaths can be broken - pay expiation if necessary - and thus oaths are of little value. Compare this to Yahweh's and Jesus' rules! Another problem is that Allah can do nothing here unless he exists and if he in case is not a major god.

035 52/2a: "By a Decree - - -". Allah swearing by a decree. See 52/1a and 52/1-6 above.

036 52/2c: "By a much-frequented Fane (or house - see 52/4b-c below*) - - -". Allah swearing by fane/house. See 52/1a and 52/1-6 above.

037 52/5a: “By (Allah is swearing*) the Canopy (heaven*) Raised High - - -”. There is no canopy/material heaven, only optical illusions. What does it mean that Allah swears by something he should know does not exist??

Oxford Student's Dictionary of English: "Canopy - a cover that hangs or spreads above something". Empty space is no cover = there is no canopy up there.

038 52/5b: "By the Canopy raised high - - -". Allah swearing by the sky. See 52/1a and 52/1-6 above.

039 52/6a: “And by the Ocean filled with Swell - - -.” Allah is swearing by the Ocean. See 52/1a and 52/1-6 above.

040 53/1a: "By the Stars - - -". Allah is swearing by the Stars. 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 - pay expiation if it was a serious oath. Another proof for the same.

041 64/7d: "Say (Muhammad*): 'Yea, by my Lord (Allah*) - - -". Allah is here asking Muhammad to swear about the resurrection (expressions starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran - you swear "by" something). One more proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and Jesus and Muhammad not in the same line of prophets (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he was not able to make prophesies). The Bible tells you not to swear at all (f.x. Matt. 5/34). (And if you for some reason all the same make an oath, you have to keep it, whereas according to the Quran even oaths can be broken - pay expiation if it was a serious one).

042 66/1c: "Why holdest thou (Muhammad*) to be forbidden what Allah has made lawful to thee?" It is unclear exactly what this refers to, except that it seems to have to do with "disturbance"/jealousy in his harem, which made him swear something he later regretted (and found an excuse for breaking his promise: It was something Allah had made lawful.) But it was a private family problem - does that belong in a holy book? And how come it is possible to find this in "the Mother of the Book" in Heaven and written at least billions of years ago, of which the Quran is a copy?<`p>

The most likely explanation is that it has to do with Muhammad's falling for his daughter-in-law (according to old Arab rules), Zaynab.

###Do family/woman problems for the leader belong in a holy book for all the world? And as the Quran is claimed to be an exact copy of "the Mother of the Book" in Heaven: How come it could be written there billions of years before it happened if man has even the slightest degree of free will? Not to mention: Is it possible for an omniscient god to revere texts like these? - the Quran states it is revered by Allah and by his angels.

043 68/1b: "By the Pen and by the (Record) - - -". An oath - sentences or expressions in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oats. Allah(?) is swearing. One of the clear proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and Jesus and Muhammad not in the same religion; according to the Bible you shall not swear at all (Matt. 5/34). And if you all the same do so, you shall honor your oath - whereas the Quran tells that some oaths does not matter at all (the ones you did not really mean), others can be broken if that will give a better result, whereas if you break the strong and serious ones, you have to pay expiation.

044 74/32b: "- - - by the Moon - - -". An oath - most sentences in the Quran starting with "by" are oaths. Just remember that in Islam oaths are not reliable, but easily can be broken "if that gives a better result", though sometimes you should pay expiation to Allah if the breach is too serious.

But one more essential fact: That Allah is swearing is one more strong proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god. According to the Bible you shall not swear at all (f.x. Matt. 5/34-37). And if you all the same do it, you are obliged to keep your oath, whereas Allah says oaths you do not really mean hardly counts, and other oaths can be broken if that gives a better result - pay expiation if the oath really was a serious one (f.x. 2/225a, 5/89a+b, 16/91e, 16/92a+b, and 66/2a above.

045 77/1a "By the winds - - -". An oath. Sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths - the Quran/Muhammad is swearing by something. Here he seems to be swearing by the wind (!) that verse 7 - "Assuredly, what ye (Muslims*) are promised (by Allah/Muhammad*) must come true" - will come true. Whenever the Quran swears - or in other ways promises - remember that according to the rules for al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), etc., it is permitted to lie to defend and to forward Islam (and for at least 6 other topics), and that according to Muhammad's own words and deeds in the Quran, oaths should be broken if that will give a more satisfying result (f. x. 2/225a, 5/89a+b above).

This also is one more clear proof for that Yahweh and Allah is not the same god, and Jesus and Muhammad neither in the same line of prophets nor in the same religion, like Muhammad liked to claim in his Quran. Allah swears often and oaths are ok according to the Quran. It also is ok to break your oaths - if it is an oath you really have not meant, it does not matter if you break it. If it was a more serious one it still is ok to break it if that gives a better result for you, but you may have to pay expiation for it. Yahweh and Jesus say you should not swear at all (Matt. 5/34), and if you all the same do it, you are obliged to honor it.

046 79/1a: "By the (angels) - - -". Sentences in the Quran starting with ”by” normally are an oath - the Quran/Muhammad is swearing by something. Here he seems to be swearing something by the angels - perhaps that verse 6 really will happen. But whenever the Quran swears - or in other ways promises - remember that according to the rules for al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), it is permitted to lie to defend and to forward Islam (and for 6 - 8 other topics), and that according to Muhammad's own words in the Quran, oaths should be broken if that will give a more satisfying result, even though in some cases you should pay expiation to Allah afterwards..

047 79/1b: "By the (angels) - - -". That Allah is swearing is one of the strong proofs for that Yahweh and he are not the same god, not to mention Jesus and Muhammad not in the same religion. According to the Bible, one shall not swear at all (Matt. 5/34). And if you do so all the same, you are bound by your oath, whereas Allah does not care very much (f.x. 34/3f above) except if you break a serious oath, you should pay expiation afterwards. Not the same moral code and thus not the same religion at all = Yahweh and Allah not the same god unless he is strongly schizophrenic - and Jesus and Muhammad not in the same religion.

048 85/1+4: "By the sky - - - Woe to the Makers of the pit (of fire) - - -". Sentences in the Quran starting with ”by” normally are an oath - the Quran/Muhammad is swearing by something. But whenever Muhammad or the Quran swears - or in other ways promises - remember that according to the rules for al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), it is permitted to lie to defend and to forward Islam (and for 6 - 8 other wide topics), and that according to Muhammad's own words and deeds in the Quran, oaths should be broken if that will give a more satisfying result - if the breach is grave you may pay expiation to Allah afterwards.

049 85/1-3: "By - - -". In all these 3 verses Allah/Muhammad swears - 3 very clear proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad is not in the same line of anything of any consequence: The NT very clearly states that you shall not swear at all (Matt 5/34), and it is clear that if you do so all the same, you have to honor your oath, whereas in the Quran you can break any oath if that gives a better result - pay expiation if necessary (but to be fair: The Quran advises not to break a confirmed oath (!) if there is not a good reason. To break other oaths matters little.)

050 85/2+4: "By the promised Day (of Judgment) - - - Woe to the Makers of the pit (of fire) - - -". See 85/1+4 above.

051 86/1a: "By - - -". Here Allah/Muhammad swears - another very clear proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad is not in the same line of anything of any consequence: The NT very clearly states that you shall not swear at all (Matt 5/34), and it is clear that if you do so all the same, you have to honor your oath, whereas in the Quran you can break any oath if that gives a better result - pay expiation if necessary (but to be fair: The Quran advises not to break a confirmed oath (!) if there is not a good reason. To break other oaths matters little.)

052 86/1+4: "By the Sky - - - There is no soul but has a protector over it". Sentences in the Quran starting with ”by” normally are an oath - the Quran/Muhammad is swearing by something. But whenever Muhammad or the Quran swears - or in other ways promises - remember that according to the rules for al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), it is permitted to lie to defend and to forward Islam (and for 6-8 other wide topics), and that according to Muhammad's own words in the Quran, oaths should be broken if that will give a more satisfying result - pay expiation to Allah afterwards if necessary.

053 86/11a: "By the Firmament - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing again. See 86/1a above.

054 86/12: "- - - by the Earth - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing once more. See 86/1a above.

055 89/1a: “By the break of Day”. Sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths - the Quran/Allah is swearing by something, here by the break of Day. Also see 89/1-4 below.

056 89/1-4a: "By - - -". A sentence in the Quran starting with "by" normally is an oath - here it seems that the Quran swears in irritation over verse 5. But whenever Muhammad or the Quran swears - or in other ways promises - remember that according to the rules for al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), etc., it is permitted to lie and deceive to defend and to forward Islam (and for 6-8 other broad topics), and also that according to Muhammad's own words in the Quran, oaths should be broken if that will give a more satisfying result (2/225, 5/89, 16/61, 66/2).

057 89/1-4b: "By - - -". In all these 4 verses Allah/Muhammad swears - 4 very clear proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad is not in the same line of anything of any consequence: The NT very clearly states that you shall not swear at all (Matt 5/34), and it is clear that if you do so all the same, you have to honor your oath, whereas in the Quran you can break any oath if that gives a better result - pay expiation if necessary (but to be fair: The Quran advises not to break a confirmed oath (!) if there is not a good reason. To break other oaths matters little.)

058 91/1: "By the Sun - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the sun - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

In the Bible it is clear that if you swear all the same, you have to honor your oath, whereas in the Quran you can break any oath if that gives a better result - pay expiation if necessary (but to be fair: The Quran advises not to break a confirmed oath (!) if there is not a good reason. To break other oaths matters little. This part is a strong proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same goes, and for that Jesus and Muhammad do not belong to the same religion - the moral code fundamentally is too different.)

059 91/1-7: "By - - -". A sentence in the Quran starting with "by" normally is an oath - here it seems that the Quran/Allah swears that the verses 9 and 10 are true. But whenever Muhammad or the Quran swears - or in other ways promises - remember that according to the rules for al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), it is permitted to lie to defend and to forward Islam (and for 6 - 8 other wide topics, including for saving your money and for cheating women), and that according to Muhammad's own words and deeds in the Quran, even oaths should be broken if that will give a more satisfying result - pay expiation to Allah for it if necessary.

060 91/2a: "By the Moon - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the moon - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

061 91/3: "By the Day - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the day - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

062 91/4b: "By the Night - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the night - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

063 91/5b: "By the Firmament - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the firmament - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

064 91/6b: "By the Earth - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the Earth - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

065 91/7b: "By the Soul - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the soul - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

066 92/1a: "By the Night - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the night - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

067 92/1-3: "By - - -". A sentence in the Quran starting with "by" normally is an oath - here it seems that the Quran swears that the verses 7 and 10 are true. But whenever Muhammad or the Quran swears - or in other ways promises - remember that according to the rules for al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), etc., it is permitted to lie to defend and to forward Islam (and for 6 - 8 other wide topics), and that according to Muhammad's own words and deeds in the Quran, even oaths should be broken if that will give a more satisfying result.

068 92/2: "By the Day - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the day - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

069 92/4a: "By (the mystery of) - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by a mystery - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

070 93/1: "By the Glorious Morning Light - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the light - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

Also: Especially the NT very clearly states that you shall not swear at all (Matt 5/34), and it is clear that if you do so all the same, you have to honor your oath, whereas in the Quran you can break any oath if that gives a better result - pay expiation if necessary (but to be fair: The Quran advises not to break a confirmed oath (!) if there is not a good reason. To break other oaths matters little.) This last part is a very clear proof for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and for that Jesus and Muhammad were not in the same religion - as the moral code is too deeply different.

071 93/1-2: "By - - -". A sentence in the Quran starting with "by" normally is an oath - here it seems that the Quran swears that verse 3 is true. But whenever Muhammad or the Quran swears - or in other ways promises - remember that according to the rules for al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), etc., it is permitted to lie to defend and to forward Islam (and for 6 - 8 other wide topics), and that according to Muhammad's own words and deeds in the Quran, even oaths should be broken if that will give a more satisfying result - pay expiation to Allah afterwards if necessary.

072 93/2: "And by the Night - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the night - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

073 95/1: "By the fig and the olive - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by different things - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

074 95/1-3: "By - - -". A sentence in the Quran starting with "by" normally is an oath - here it seems that the Quran swears that verse 4 is true. But whenever Muhammad or the Quran swears - or in other ways promises - remember that according to the rules for al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), it is permitted to lie to defend or promote Islam (and for 6 - 8 other wide topics, f.x. to cheat women), and that according to Muhammad's own words and deeds in the Quran, oaths should be broken if that will give a more satisfying result - pay expiation to Allah afterwards if necessary. (Some oaths are not binding at all, and others only if you confirm them afterwards, but if you break a confirmed oath you should pay expiation afterwards, at least if the oath is about something serious).

075 100/1a: "By - - -". A sentence in the Quran starting with "by" normally is an oath - here it seems that the Quran/Allah swears that verse 6 is true. But whenever Muhammad or the Quran swears - or in other ways promises - remember that according to the rules for al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman (the lawful half-truth), Hilah (the lawful pretending or circumventing) it is permitted to lie to defend and to forward Islam (and for 6 - 8 other wide other topics), and that according to Muhammad's own words and deeds in the Quran, oaths should be broken, if that will give a more satisfying result.

076 100/1b: "By the (Steeds) - - -". Muhammad/Allah swearing by the steeds - sentences in the Quran starting with "by" normally are oaths in the Quran. One of the clear proofs in the Quran for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of prophets like the Quran likes to claim (in addition to that Muhammad was no real prophet - he "did not see the unseen" so he was unable to make prophesies (even though some Muslims try to claim the opposite in contradiction to what the Quran says itself), and a "prophet" unable to make prophesies, is no real prophet - - - but it is an impressive and imposing title to "borrow" - many a self proclaimed messenger from one or more gods have "borrowed" this title.

077 100/1 - 5a: This (all the part we quote) is an oath, not talk about war. Allah or Muhammad swears by something - in this case by the magnificent war horses the Arabs had plenty of for use in all the wars and fighting between tribes. “By the (Steeds) that run, with panting (breath), And strike sparks of fire, And push home the charge in the morning, And raise the dust in clouds the while, And penetrate forthwith into the midst (of the foe) en masse - Truly Man is, to his Lord (Allah*), ungrateful - - -” This verse is not about war, but about the ungrateful men – or perhaps about war all the same (Muslim scholars say no)? – or about the unruly inner self of man? – but anyhow: Allah or Muhammad swears by the respected war horses that man is ungrateful to Allah.

But according to the Bible you shall not swear, and if you do it all the same you shall honor your oath - whereas according to the Quran oaths you have not meant, is ok to break, and even if you have meant them it may be ok to break them, except perhaps you ought to pay expiation afterwards. Clear proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god and Jesus and Muhammad not in the same religion.

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