Bible versus Quran: 1000+ Differences & Contradictions

 

The Bible: Its Divergences from the Quran and Islam

ROMANS

 


Written by Paul likely in Corinth in 57 or 58 AD.

 

#001 Rom. 1/1: "- - - the gospel of God (Yahweh*) - - -". All places in the Bible it is made clear that it is Yahweh who makes things happen - often via his (according to the Bible) son Jesus - and not other gods like f.x. Allah. This is so obvious that we comment on it just a few times.

002 Rom. 1/2-3: "- - - the gospel he (Yahweh*) promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures regarding his Son - - -". Paul here refers to the many points in OT prophesying about Messiah (in Greek Christos - Christ) and which are possible to see as foretelling about Jesus - and possibly were such. Paul was sure they really were foretelling about Jesus.

003 Rom. 1/3: "- - - his (Yahweh's*) Son (Jesus*) - - -". There is no doubt Paul meant Jesus really was the son of Yahweh. And we are back to the fact that Paul knew the story and the facts about Jesus far better than Muhammad. Far better.

004 Rom. 1/4a: "- - - the Spirit of holiness - - -". Possibly yet another name for the Holy Spirit - "possibly" because it here is possible to have also another translation of the original Greek text, referring instead to Jesus' spirit of holiness.

005 Rom. 1/4b: "- - - his (Jesus'*) resurrection from the dead - - -". Paul really knew that Jesus died and was resurrected - and once more: Paul knew very much more about this than Muhammad who some 20 generations later claimed without any kind of proof that Jesus did not die and did not come back to life after death. (Muhammad had to claim this to make people believe he himself was the greatest of prophets - if Jesus was resurrected after death, it was very clear to people he had a closer connection to a god than Muhammad. (Also Muhammad's stressing of monotheism may have had influence - Muhammad was unable to understand that even if Jesus according to the Bible belonged in Heaven, he received his power from the one and only god, Yahweh. Thus Christianity also is monotheism in spite of regarding Jesus as son of Yahweh.))

006 Rom. 1/4c: "- - - Jesus Christ - - -". The letters likely are the youngest parts of NT. But depending on how old they are, the word "Christ" may have taken over for the Hebrew original one, "Messiah" (both means "the anointed one"), this even more so as the letters like the rest of NT mainly were written in Greek. Because of this we do not comment on the word "Christ" used in the letters.

007 Rom. 1/4d: "- - - Jesus Christ our (humanity's*) Lord". The word "Lord" in the Bible may refer both to Yahweh and to Jesus, but in the letters it mostly refers to Jesus.

008 Rom. 1/5: "Through him (Jesus*) and for his name's sake, we received grace and apostleship to call people from among all the Gentiles (non-Jews*) to the obedience that comes from faith". No doubt neither according to the Bible, nor to Paul that Jesus is for everybody, also the Gentiles - the non-Jews. (Islam and its Muslims quote texts which may be understood like Jesus said he only was for the Jews. But they themselves say that you cannot judge a point in the Quran separately, but you must judge it from the meaning of the complete surah or the complete Quran (mostly they use it as a way to flee from difficult facts or questions, but in a few cases it may be correct - cases where the over-all meaning is clear in the Quran, but where a point seems to tell something else). In some cases this is necessary also in the Bible, and this is one of those cases: The overall picture makes it clear that Jesus and Yahweh were for everybody, in spite of some unclear points and in spite of that he may be was "first for the Jews and then for the non-Jews".

009 Rom. 1/6: "And you (the people of Rome*) also are among those who are called to belong to Jesus Christ". Comment like under Rom. 1/5 just above.

010 Rom. 1/7a: "To all in Rome who are loved by God (Yahweh*) - - -". Yahweh did not love only the Jews, but also f.x. the Romans.

011 Rom. 1/7b: "- - - loved - - -". A very central word in NT, but little used in the Quran, except for close personal connections - one of the proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god.

012 Rom. 1/7c: "- - - saints - - -". See Acts 26/11.

013 Rom. 1/9: "- - - the gospel of his (Yahweh's*) Son - - -". See Rom. 1/3 above.

###014 Rom. 1/16a: "I (Paul*) am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God (Yahweh*) for the salvation of everyone who believes - - -". If it is the Gospels = the teaching of Jesus which is salvation, what then is the Quran? - the Quran is miles and moral codes and whole ways of life away from Jesus, Yahweh and their Gospels.

##015 Rom. 1/16b: "I (Paul*) am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God (Yahweh*) for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew and then for the Gentile (non-Jew*)". No comment necessary.

016 Rom. 1/17: "For in the gospel a righteousness from God (Yahweh*) is revealed - - -". What is righteous at many and often central points very different between the Bible and the Quran. If the rules for what is righteous according to the gospels are from the god, who then is behind the diverging - often much so - points in the Quran?

017 Rom. 1/18a: "- - - the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness - - -". Is f.x. al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie), Kitman (the lawful half-truth), Hilah (lawful pretending/circumventing), deceit ("war is deceit" and "everything" is war), breaking of words/promises/oaths (2/225a, 5/89a, 16/91b, 66/2a), etc. wickedness?

018 Rom. 1/18b: "- - - godlessness - - - wickedness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

019 Rom. 1/24a: "- - - sinful desire - - -". Beware that because of differences - often deep and fundamental - in the moral codes of the Bible compared to the ones in the Quran, what is sinful desires may vary much between the two books, and especially between the youngest part of the Bible (NT) and the youngest part of the Quran (the surahs from Medina). F.x. to rape slaves or captives very clearly is a sin according to Jesus, whereas according to Muhammad it is "lawful and good" if the women are slaves or if they are captives taken during a claimed "holy" war - and nearly every "episode" is named "holy" war. Also f.x. the desire to be dishonest is differently evaluated, as in the Bible it is no good, whereas in the Quran it often is permitted and in some cases even advised "if necessary" (al-Taqiyya - the lawful lie, Kitman - the lawful half-truth, deceit/betrayal, and even the breaking of words/promises/oaths - pay expiation afterwards if necessary (see f.x. verses 2/225a, 5/89a, 16/91b, and 66/2a in the Quran) . Similar goes for f.x. stealing/robbing. Also see Acts 3/14 above.

As a "brother" of al-Taqiyya and Kitman, etc., we should also mention the tradition for "Hilah": A "device to stop, hinder, or trick - - -. Strategy to avoid or circumvent legal principles or rigid constructs. - - - utilized - - - to solve contradictions between (political powers, cultural choices, etc*) and Quranic principles". (The Oxford Dictionary of Islam). In plain words: ways/tricks of seemingly or formally being honest or correct, while in reality being dishonest or incorrect. It seems that this aspect of "the religion of truth" was first campaigned of the Hanifi law school, but later utilized also by the other 3 Muslim law schools. "Hilah" is dishonesty in disguise. True honesty is not always central in Islam and among Islam's religious and moral forefront.

Surah 8/69 in the Quran: (Allah/Muhammad says:) "But (now) enjoy what ye (Muslims*) took (=stole*) in war (valuables, captives, slaves (as for raping girls and women Muhammad in Hadiths says coitus interuptus is not advisable, because it is for Allah to decide whether there shall be a child afterwards or not)), lawful and good". That this has to be done in the name of Allah (during/after a "holy" war) makes this immoral extra despiceable. An extreme proof for that Jesus and Muhammad were not in the same religion, the same moral code, the same code of conduct, the same code concerning honesty in words and deeds, etc., not to mention had the same point of view on Jesus words: "Do to others like you would have them do to you" (Luke 6/31). Add this to what we know of historical facts, included about religions, from this part of the Roman Empire at the time of Jesus, and there only is one conclusion possible: Except for the monotheism - whoever said/says the basic thoughts and teaching and religion of Jesus ever were even distantly related to the teaching, etc. of Muhammad, simply did/does not know what he/she was/is talking about - or he/she is using an al-Taqiyya (a lawful lie - accepted in Islam (but in no other of the big religions) for several wide purposes (f.x. to cheat women), and advised to use "if necessary" to defend or promote Islam). The claim that they were in the same line of prophets, we do not even bother to comment on here.

020 Rom. 1/24b: "- - - sexual impurity - - -". A parallel to Rom 1/24a just above, but at least compared with NT there are worlds between what is sexual impurity according to NT compared to according to the Quran. The rules for sex, for raping slaves and captives, and the rules for marriage and for polygamy are so different, that it at least proves 200% that the rules are not from the same god - and for that Jesus and Muhammad has very little in common when it comes to moral and religion.

021 Rom. 1/25: "They exchanged the truth of God (Yahweh*) for a lie - - -". This Paul said about pagans. But as the Quran with all its mistakes and errors is not from a god - Allah even used to be a pagan Aram god, al-Lah - it is highly likely the same goes for Islam and its Muslims.

022 Rom. 1/26: "Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts". Also this Paul said about pagans. But once again; as the Quran with all its mistakes and errors is not from a god - Allah even used to be a pagan Arab god, al-Lah - it is highly likely the same goes for Islam and its Muslims. Lusts for/permission to use dishonesty, for stealing/robbing, raping, slave taking, suppression, etc. tells dark tales.

#023 Rom. 1/27: "Men committed indecent acts with other men - - -". Paul here talks about pagans, but is there a parallel among some Muslims? Homosexuality is strongly argued against in the Quran, and many a Muslim claims it does not exist in Muslim areas. But homosexuality is part of the nature of scattered persons all over - with no exception for Muslims. There even is a tendency to that there are more homosexuality in communities where the contact between men and women is restricted (like in Islam). There further are these facts: Homosexuality has at least at times and places been unofficially accepted by Muslims - there f.x. exist not a little old poetry about homosexual love. At times and places there has been a tradition for "caravan brides" - young boys for homosexual use accompanying the caravans. And at times and places homosexuality by Muslims has been accepted as "the third sex".

###024 Rom. 1/28: "- - - he (the god*) gave them (the ones not following Yahweh*) over to a depraved mind - - -". Was/had Muhammad with all his excesses, stealing/looting (looting just is another word for stealing) and other kinds of dishonesty, immorality (cfr. his words and deeds to; "do to others like you want others do to you"), lust for riches (for bribes), women, and power, etc. a depraved mind?

#025 Rom. 1/28-29: "- - - he (Yahweh*) gave them over to a depraved mind, to do what ought not to be done. They have become filled with every kind of wickedness, evil, greed and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, strife, deceit and malice". Also this Paul said about pagans - Muslims did not exist at that time. But may armed aggression, rape, slave taking, etc., etc. be wickedness? Is raping, slave taking, etc., etc. evil? Does stealing/looting, extorting, etc. signify greed? Is dishonesty, rape, slave taking, etc. a sign of depravity? At least; envy about riches may result in stealing/robbing - practiced by Muhammad. Murder? - Muhammad had hundreds murdered and more killed in raids, mainly for riches. Strife - Muhammad made long series of attacks, most of them aggressive ones to steal and rob and extort. Deceit? - "war is deceit" was one of Muhammad's slogans, according to Ibn Ishaq’s "Life of Muhammad" (really "Sirat Rahuli I-Lah" = "Life of the Messenger of Allah" written in Baghdad on the order of the Abbasside caliph Al-Mansur around or shortly after 750 AD). Stealing, raping, murder, and a lot more - it sounds very much like malice.

Is it thus possible Muhammad had a deprived mind?

Many relevant scientists say that Muhammad was morally destroyed by his success and power.

In addition there is the distinct possibility that he was mentally ill. Modern medical science points to that Temporal Lobe Epilepsy (TLE) easily can explain both his claimed religious "experiences" and his physical seizures.

Thus: Is the phenomenon Muhammad simply a deprived mind, perhaps combined with a mental illness?

026 Rom. 1/29: "- - - wickedness - - - malice - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

##027 Rom. 1/32a: "Although they know God's (Yahweh's*) righteous decree that those who does such things deserve death (here = Hell*), they not only continue to do these very things but also approve of those who practice them". Paul said this about pagans (but then Muslims may be pagans - if the Quran is not from a god, they are pagans - Paul did not mention Muslims for the simple reason that a religion like Islam was never heard of). But does this also go for Muslims? - Muslim scholars combing the Bible to find points they could use or disuse, knew very well what that book and Jesus and Yahweh said, but all the same they approved the also the immoral deeds of Islam/Muslims and made heroes of the doers.

028 Rom. 1/32b: "- - - righteous - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

029 Rom. 2/5+13: "- - - righteous - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

#030 Rom. 2/8a: "But for those who are self-seeking (was Muhammad self-seeking?) and who reject the truth and follow evil, there will be wrath and anger (in the claimed next life*)". Does this also go for Muslims? - if the Bible is the truth, it is very clear that the Muslims reject it, and there is no doubts whatsoever that a number of codes they follow, are evil according to all normal moral and ethical codes, included the Bible's.

031 Rom. 2/8b: "- - - truth - - -". There often is a long distance between what the Bible tells is true, and what the Quran tells is true. Not to mention that there are many and often big differences between what science is telling is the truth, and what the Quran claims.

032 Rom. 2/8c: "- - - evil - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

033 Rom. 2/9: "- - - first for the Jew, then for the Gentile (non-Jew*)". Yahweh is the divine ruler for everyone, also when they behave badly.

034 Rom. 2/10: "- - - first for the Jew, then for the Gentile (non-Jew*)". Yahweh is the divine ruler for everyone, and perhaps specially so when a person behaves good.

#035 Rom. 2/10: "- - - first for the Jew, then for the Gentile (non-Jew*). For God (Yahweh) does not show any favoritism". If you are a believer of Yahweh, Yahweh accepts you - Jew of not Jew. And the opposite if you are not a believer - Jew or not Jew - - - or a Muslim, as Muslims are so far from the Bible, that they definitely are not followers of Yahweh, and perhaps are pagans (if the Quran is not from any god, and there is no real "Allah" behind it, they are).

036 Rom. 2/12: "- - - sin - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

037 Rom. 2/13: "- - - righteous - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

038 Rom. 2/21: "You who preach against stealing, do you steal?" Remember that also looting and extortion is stealing - looting simply is another word for stealing by means of force. Muhammad and his followers through the centuries at least partly lived from and even glorified looting and extortion - stealing - and some even boasted even in Hadiths of that it made them rich.

039 Rom. 2/22a: "- - - do you commit adultery?" According to the Bible's definition both Muhammad and very many other/later Muslims did - and some still do - so.

040 Rom. 2/22b: "- - - do you rob temples?" Muslims sometimes do not only rob the temples - it has happened they have stolen whole churches. F.x. the Sophia Mosque - (now museum) in Istanbul used to be a church, but Islam stole it and transformed it into a mosque. They also stole the site of the Temple in Jerusalem and erected a mosque there. Not to mention how many churches, synagogues, etc. they have burnt down or in other ways destroyed.

Just for the record: Hagia Sophia (sophia = wisdom) - the full name means "Church of the Holy Wisdom of God (Yahweh*)" - was finished in 360 AD, but was taken over by the Muslim conquerors of Istanbul in 1453 AD and converted to a mosque, which it was until 1931 AD. Museum from 1935 AD.

041 Rom. 2/23: "- - - do you dishonor God (Yahweh*) by breaking the law?" If the Bible tells the laws of a real god, Muslims are breaking a lot of them.

042 Rom. 2/29: "- - - Spirit - - -". One of several names for the Holy Spirit. See f.x. Ez. 36/27 above.

###043 Rom. 3/5a: "But if our (people's*) unrighteousness brings out God's (Yahweh's*) righteousness more clearly, what shall we say?" The Bible's clear answer is that you shall be truthful and righteous in all and every case. Islam is as clear on that in many cases dishonesty/unrighteousness is permitted, and even advised "if necessary" to defend or promote Islam. This difference is one of the really strong proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god and their religions not the same religion - not to mention for that Jesus and Muhammad did not serve the same religion or line of prophets.

044 Rom. 3/5b: "- - - unrightfulness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

###045 Rom. 3/7a: "Someone might argue, 'If my falsehood enhances God's (Yahweh's*) truthfulness and so increases his glory, why am I still condemned as a sinner?'" Islam according to Hadiths and to f.x. Muhammad ibn Ishaq's "Life of Muhammad" (really "Sirat Rahuli I-Lah" = "Life of the Messenger of Allah" written in Baghdad on the order of the Abbasside caliph Al-Mansur around or shortly after 750 AD) have Muhammad's words for that under given circumstances lies, deceit and betrayal are permitted and even recommended. It has Muhammad's words for that you should break even your oath if that gives a better result - pay expiation afterwards if necessary. Islam has al-Taqiyya (the lawful lie) and Kitman - both based on Muhammad's words and deeds, and both permitted in wide cases, yes, recommended "if necessary" to defend or forward Islam f.x. by overstating Allah's glory (easily done if Allah does not exist). And there is Hilah - the lawful pretending and circumventing ("dishonesty in disguise"). NT condemns behavior like this - Islam permits or even sometimes glorifies it. The parts of the respective moral codes concerning honesty are one of the too many at least 200% proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad so definitely are not in the same religion, not to mention in the same line of prophets (in addition to that Muhammad was unable to make real prophesies, and thus was not a real prophet).

046 Rom. 3/7b: "- - - sinner - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

###047 Rom. 3/8: "Let us do evil that good may result". Prohibited by the Bible, but accepted by the Quran and Islam in many cases - a number of points in the Quran's moral code - and some of those points not only permitted, but recommended or even demanded - are evil according to normal moral codes. This is a parallel to Rom. 3/7a above. The difference here is one more strong proof for the same which is mentioned in Rom. 3/7a above.

048 Rom. 3/9: "- - - sin". Remember that what is sin in the Bible and what is sin in the Quran - and the other way around - may be widely different. This is one of the far more than 100% proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - if they had been, sin in the Bible and sin in the Quran had been more or less identical or at least very similar. (Muslims may try to explain this away by claiming that the Bible is falsified, but we remind you that both science and Islam strongly have proved that this claim is wrong.)

By the way: The same goes for words like righteous, just, right, good, bad, unjust, offence, wrong, crime, etc. They may cover very different meanings in the two books. Also Acts 3/14 is relevant here. The differences in the two books' moral etc. codes behind the differences in the meanings of such words, are strong proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god.

049 Rom. 3/10+20a+21b+22b: "- - - righteous - - - righteousness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

050 Rom. 3/19: "- - - and the whole world held accountable to God (Yahweh*)". Yahweh - and thus Jesus - was for the whole world according to Paul. And it is likely Paul knew a lot more about this than Muhammad. Paul originally was a Pharisee and educated in OT. and afterwards he had close contact for many years with Jesus' closest friends and co-workers. Muhammad hardly knew the Bible at all, (it is likely he learnt some of the OT in Medina), and took most of his "Biblical" tales (and other tales) from folklore, legends, apocryphal (made up) stories, and even from fairy tales.

051 Rom. 3/20b: "- - - sin". See Rom.3/9 above.

052 Rom. 3/21a: "But now a righteousness from God (Yahweh*), apart from the law, has been made known". And this righteousness naturally is above the law. (The Jewish law at that time consisted of much more than what was written in the OT - and most of it man-made). According to the Bible you may be very sure Jesus lived and talked according to this righteousness - - - and changed the laws he changed accordingly.

053 Rom. 3/22a: "This righteousness (from Yahweh*) comes through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe". "All who believe", not "all believing Israelites". Jesus according to Paul was for all - and so was Yahweh.

054 Rom. 3/23-24: "- - - for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Yahweh*), and are justified freely by his (Yahweh's*) grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus". As Muslims accepts that Jesus was a great prophet, but all the same does not accept his teaching, can any of them be justified this way, if the Bible tells the truth about the god and about a next life?

055 Rom. 3/25a: "God (Yahweh*) presented him (Jesus*) as a sacrifice of atonement, through the faith in his blood". This that Jesus could atone for other peoples, is denied in Islam. It is a central point in Christianity. One more central difference between Christianity and Islam.

056 Rom. 3/25b+26: "- - - justice - - -". See Acts 3/14 above. In addition to partly immoral moral codes, there also are the partly unjust codes of justice.

057 Rom. 3/25c: "- - - sin". See Rom. 3/9 above.

058 Rom. 3/29: "Is God (Yahweh*) the God of Jews only? Is he not the God of Gentiles (non-Jews*) too - - -?". The Bible, and especially NT, included Paul, says he is the god for everybody.

059 Rom. 3/29-30a: "Is God (Yahweh*) the God of Jews only? Is he not the God of Gentiles (non-Jews*) too, since there is only one God - - -". If there is only one god, Yahweh, then what is Allah (if he exists - not a comma is proved about him)?

060 Rom. 3/29-30b: "Is God (Yahweh*) the God of Jews only? Is he not the God of Gentiles (non-Jews*) too, since there is only one God, who will justify the circumcised (here the Jews*) by faith and the uncircumcised (here the non-Jews) through the same faith". When Yahweh judges he may be is "first for the Jews and then for the non-Jews", but he judges Jews and non-Jews according to the same rules and the same justice, according to Paul.

061 Rom. 3/31: "Do we (Christians*), then, nullify the law by this faith? Not at all! Rather we uphold the law". But remember that Jesus had purified away most of the "additional" and manmade Jewish laws, and changed some of the others (that Jesus changed laws also is confirmed in the Quran, and also Muhammad changed a number of the old laws of Moses).

062 Rom. 4/3+5b+6+9+11+13: "- - - righteousness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

063 Rom. 4/5a: "- - - wicked - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

064 Rom. 4/7a+15: "- - - transgression - - -". See 3/14 above.

065 Rom. 4/7b+8: "- - - sins - - - sin - - -". See 3/9 above.

#066 Rom. 4/11: "So then, he (Abraham*) is the father of all who believe but have not been circumcised". Which means Abraham is the spiritual father also of the non-Jews.

As for circumcision this is a strange thing. The foreskin was introduced - by nature or by a creator - to protect the very sensitive head of the penis when moving among bushes and high grass in Africa, from where man originally came. When man started to use clothes, this protection became less needed, and some place and at some time the idea of circumcision arose and became a tradition, and then in some way or other got a religious significance. But one may wonder: If man is created by a god, and this god made man a perfect creation like religions claim, how then can disfiguring the god's perfect creation be a positive religious symbol? Is this a misunderstanding? - or perhaps one of the mistakes in the Bible and in the Quran? And is this in case a reason why Yahweh(?) so easily accepted the not circumcised in spite of that circumcision was claimed to be a symbol for the covenant between him and his followers (1. Mos. 17/10-14)? Also see 1.Cor. 7/19 below.

Well, one may wonder.

067 Rom. 4/16: "Therefore, the promise (about the possible next life*) comes by faith, so that it may be by grace and may be guaranteed to all Abraham's offspring (remember here that it is highly unlikely that even the Arabs are the biological offspring of Abraham, partly as Arabia was settled millennia before Abraham, and partly because according to the Bible Ishmael settled east of where the Suez canal runs today, not in Arabia - and the other Muslims definitely are not Abraham's physical offspring) - not only those who are of the law (Abraham's biological descendants) but also those who are of the faith of Abraham". What here are sure: If this is true, Yahweh was/is not only for the Jews. And: If the Bible describes Abraham's faith reasonably correct, Islam on many points are far from Abraham's faith.

068 Rom. 4/22+24a: "- - - righteousness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

069 Rom. 4/24b: "- - - for us (Christians, included Paul*) who believe in him (Yahweh*) who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead". According to Paul there is no doubt that Jesus was killed and then brought back to life - and Paul had lots and lots more information about this than Muhammad - who denies this - had (and from more reliable sources - Muhammad took his information mainly from legends, etc.).

070 Rom. 4/24c: "- - - for us (Christians, included Paul*) who believe in him (Yahweh*) who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead". Note that it is Yahweh - the god - one believes in. One also may believe in Jesus, but as an in-between - there only is one god, Yahweh.

071 Rom. 4/25: "He (Jesus*) was delivered over to death for our (people's*) sins and was raised to life for our justification". Comments like under Rom. 4/24a above.

072 Rom. 5/1: "- - - since we (Christians*) have been justified through faith, we have peace with God (Yahweh*) through our Lord Jesus Christ - - -". Only Yahweh is the god - Jesus only is the shepherd showing people the way to him, according to the Bible. (Muhammad believed Christians had 3 gods - the trinity which he wrongly believed consisted of Yahweh, Jesus, and - strangely - Mary (he believed she was part of the Trinity - and then there in addition were the Holy Spirit and also the saints.))

073 Rom. 5/5a: "- - - love - - -". A word very central in NT, but very peripheral in the Quran (except for among persons with close relationship). One of the strong proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and Jesus and Muhammad not from the same line of anything religiously significant.

074 Rom. 5/5b: "- - - the Holy Spirit (the helper - counselor - Jesus promised), whom he (Yahweh*) has given us (Paul and his fellow Christians around 57 - 58 AD*)". If Muslims are right and Jesus meant Muhammad when he spoke about the counselor he/Yahweh would send (John 14/16a), this sentence should be corrected to:"- - - Muhammad, whom he has given us". Even forgetting that Muhammad was in a very different - war - religion, Paul and his fellows lived 500+ years too early for this sentence to be true.

075 Rom. 5/6: "- - - Christ died for the ungodly (to give them a chance for salvation according to NT*)". Muhammad denied that this was the reason why Jesus died - and that Jesus at all died.

076 Rom. 5/8a: "- - - righteous - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

077 Rom. 5/8b: "While we (people*) were still sinners, Christ died for us". See Rom. 5/6 above.

078 Rom. 5/8c: "- - - sinners - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

079 Rom. 5/9: "- - - justified by his (Jesus'*) blood - - -". NT tells that Jesus took the punishment for the sins of humans when he was crucified, and that this at least partly is the reason for that salvation is possible for many. Islam refuses that this is true - like normal for them without any valid proof.

080 Rom. 5/10a: "- - - the death of his (Yahweh's) Son (Jesus*) - - -". There is no doubt that Paul for one thing thought Jesus was the son of Yahweh, and for another that he thought Jesus died and was resurrected. And Paul knew a lot more about this than Muhammad did.

081 Rom. 5/10b: "- - - we (shall*) be saved through his (Jesus'*) life!" According to this one will be saved through Jesus, whereas there is no mentioning of any prophet 550+ years later.

082 Rom. 5/12+13+16+19a+20: "- - - sin - - - sinned - - - sinners - - -". See Acts 3/9 above. The same in Rom. 5/21.

083 Rom. 5/17+18+19b+21a: "- - - righteousness - - - righteous - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

084 Rom. 5/21b: "- - - to bring eternal life through Jesus Christ - - -". There is nowhere in the Bible mentioned a possibility of gaining eternal life through later representatives of Yahweh - like f.x. the self proclaimed, but never proved, prophet/messenger Muhammad.

085 Rom. 6/1+2: "- - - sinning - - - sin - - -". See Acts 3/9 above.

086 Rom. 6/2: "We (people*) died to sin; how can we live in it any longer?" A lot of deeds the Quran permits or even advices or demands, are sins according to normal ethical, moral, and religious codes - and compared to "do to others like you want others do to you". One of the many strong proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god and not teaching the same religion.

087 Rom. 6/3+4a: "- - - baptize(d) - - -". See Acts 1/5 above.

088 Rom. 6/4b: "- - - Christ (Jesus*) was raised from the dead - - -". Paul once more is contradicting Muhammad's never documented claim: Jesus died and was resurrected in spite of Muhammad's words, according to Paul. Paul knew much about this. As the Quran with all its mistakes, contradictions, etc. is not from any god, Muhammad only knew legends, etc.

089 Rom. 6/4c: "- - - the Father (Yahweh*) - - -". There is no doubt that Paul meant Yahweh was the father of Jesus.

090 Rom. 6/4d: "- - - we too (the ones baptized in the name of Jesus*) may live a new life". Jesus - no mentioning of later possibilities or names like Muhammad.

091 Rom. 6/5: "- - - his (Jesus'*) death - - - his resurrection - - -". See Rom. 6/4b above.

092 Rom. 6/6a: "- - - crucified with him (Jesus*) - - -". See Rom. 6/4b above.

093 Rom. 6/6b+7+11+12a+13: "- - - sin - - -". See Acts 3/9 above.

094 Rom. 6/9: "- - - since Christ (Jesus*) was raised from the dead - - -". See Rom. 6/4b above.

095 Rom. 6/10: "The death he (Jesus*) died - - -". See 6/4b above.

096 Rom. 6/12b: "- - - do not let sin reign in your (anybody's*) mortal body so that you obey its evil desires". See Rom. 6/2 above.

097 Rom. 6/12c: "- - - evil - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

098 Rom. 6/13+ 16+18+19+20: "- - - wickedness - - - righteousness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

099 Rom. 6/14+15+16+17+22: "- - - sin - - -". See Acts 3/9 above.

100 Rom. 6/23a: "- - - the wages of sin is death - - -". A number of things accepted by or even advised or demanded by the Quran, are sins according to normal moral codes, included the one in NT. What does this mean for Muslims if the Bible represents the true god?

101 Rom. 6/23b: "- - - sin - - -". See Acts 3/9 above.

102 Rom. 6/23c: "- - - eternal life in Christ Jesus". Not one word about any later prophets - not here and not anywhere else in the Bible. Not to mention a warlord like Muhammad.

103 Rom. 7/2: "- - - a married woman is bound to her husband as long as he is alive - - -". Compare this to Muhammad's/the Quran's rules. One of the strong proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and Jesus and Muhammad not in the service of the same god or religion.

104 Rom. 7/3: "- - - if she (a married/divorced woman*) marries another man while her (former*) husband is still alive, she is called an adulteress - - -". See Rom. 7/2 just above.

105 Rom. 7/5+7+8+11+14+17: "- - - sin(full) - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

##106 Rom. 7/6a: "- - - by dying (by accepting Jesus*) to what once bound us (sins, etc*), we (Christians*) have been released from the law, so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit, and not in the way of the written law". Jesus changed some of the old laws. His moral code supersedes the old laws where they conflict.

107 Rom. 7/6b: "- - - the Spirit - - -". One of the numerous names for the Holy Spirit. That the Holy Spirit like Allah and like Muhammad had several names, is worth remembering when Muslims claim Jesus could not mean the Holy Spirit when he before he left them the last time, promised his disciples a counselor, as he used another name, "the Spirit of truth". He must have meant Muhammad, they claim - never mind that Muhammad could be no helper to them, as he lived 500 years too late, etc. "The Spirit of truth" also is some name to give a man like Muhammad - a dark and unintended joke.

As for the claim that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy spirit we also may point to Jesus' order to his disciples in Luke 24/49: "I (Jesus*) am going to send you what my Father (Yahweh*) has promised (the Holy Spirit - the counselor*) stay in the city (Jerusalem*) until you have been clothed with the power (the Holy Spirit*) from the high". To wait for 500 years for Muhammad, had been a long wait in Jerusalem for them - and Muhammad also could not "clothe" them in divine power. Also see Rom. 2/6c just below.

108 Rom. 7/6c: "- - - in the new way of the Spirit (the helper - counselor - Jesus promised) - - -". If Muslims are right and Jesus meant Muhammad when he spoke about the counselor he/Yahweh would send (John 14/16a), this sentence should be corrected to:"- - - in the new way of Muhammad - - -". Even forgetting that Muhammad was in a very different - war - religion, Paul and his fellows lived 500+ years too early for this sentence to be true. It also is difficult to overlook that Yahweh's and Jesus' way is very different from Allah's and Muhammad's.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

109 Rom. 7/7+8+9+11: "- - - sin - - -". See Acts 3/9 above.

110 Rom. 7/12: "- - - righteous and good - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

111 Rom. 7/13+14+17+18b: "- - - sin(full) - - -". See Acts 3/9 above.

112 Rom. 7/18a+21: "- - - good - - - evil - - - right - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

113 Rom. 7/20+23+25: "- - - sin(full) - - -". See Acts 3/9 above.

114 Rom. 8/2a: "- - - through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life (the teaching of Jesus*) set me (Paul*) free from the law of sin and death". "Through Jesus" - not a word is mentioned about any later prophet, not here and not anywhere else in NT. The Quran is wrong once more (or twice, since it claims Muhammad is easily found both in OT and NT.

115 Rom. 8/2b: "- - - the Spirit of life - - -". Similar to Rom. 7/6b above.

116 Rom. 8/2c+3c: "- - - sinful - - - sin - - -". See Acts 3/9 above.

117 Rom. 8/3a: "- - - sending his (Yahweh's*) own Son (Jesus*) - - -". Paul many places calmly states that Jesus was the son of Yahweh - and Paul knew much more about this than Muhammad, who denied this without any documentation and with little knowledge centuries later.

118 Rom. 8/3b: "- - - sending his (Yahweh's*) own Son (Jesus*) in the likeness of sinful man to be a sin offering". According to Paul - and to the entire NT - Jesus' death was a sin offering for the sins of man, and thus took away sins from believers. Islam denies this.

119 Rom. 8/4a: "- - - sinful - - -". See Acts 3/9 above.

120 Rom. 8/4b: "- - - righteous - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

121 Rom. 8/4c: "- - - us, who do not live according to the sinful nature but according to the Spirit (the counselor from Yahweh/Jesus*)". If Islam had been right in that Jesus spoke about Muhammad when he spoke about the councilor in John 14/16a, this sentence should be corrected to: "- - - us, who do not live according to the sinful nature but according to the Muhammad (the counselor from Yahweh/Jesus*)". We do not think this needs a comment.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

122 Rom. 8/4d+5c+6b+9b: "- - - the Spirit - - -". See Rom. 7/6b above.

123 Rom. 8/5a+6a+7+8+9a: "- - - sinful - - - sin - - -". See Acts 3/9 above.

124 Rom. 8/5b: "- - - those (people*) who live according to the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) have their minds set on what the Spirit desires". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the councelor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - those (people*) who live according to Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) have their minds set on what Muhammad desires". To be cynical: In a twisted way this sounds correct.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

125 Rom. 8/6b: "- - - the mind controlled by the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) is life and peace - - -". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - the mind controlled by Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) is life and peace - - -". What are the chances for that a mind controlled by a robber baron and warlord is "life and peace"?

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

126 Rom. 8/9b: "You (Christians at around 57 - 58 AD*), however, are controlled not by the sinful nature but by the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "You (Christians at around 57 - 58 AD*), however, are controlled not by the sinful nature but by Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -".

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

127 Rom. 8/9c: "- - - the Spirit of God (Yahweh*) (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) lives in you (Christians around 57 - 58 AD*)". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) lives in you (Christians around 57 - 58 AD*)". Comments?

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

128 Rom. 8/9d+14: "- - - the Spirit of God (Yahweh*) - - -". See Rom. 7/6b above.

129 Rom. 8/9e: "- - - the Spirit of Christ (Jesus*) - - -". See Rom. 7/6b above.

130 Rom. 8/10: "- - - righteousness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

131 Rom. 8/11a+13c+14+23: "- - - the Spirit - - -". See Rom. 7/6b above

132 Rom. 8/11b: "- - - him (Yahweh*) who raised Jesus from the dead - - -". Paul once more is contradicting Muhammad's never documented claim: Jesus died and was resurrected in spite of Muhammad's words, according to Paul. Paul knew much about this. As the Quran with all its mistakes, contradictions, etc. is not from any god, Muhammad only knew legends, etc.

133 Rom. 8/11c: "- - - he (Yahweh*) who raised Christ from the dead - - -". Similar to Rom. 8/11b just above.

134 Rom. 8/11d: "- - - his (Yahweh's) Spirit - - -". See Rom. 7/6b above.

135 Rom. 8/12+13a: "- - - sinful - - - sin - - -". See Acts 3/9 above.

136 Rom. 8/13b: "- - - but if by the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) you (Christians around 57 - 58 AD*) put to death the misdeeds of the body - - -". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - but if by Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) you (Christians around 57 - 58 AD*) put to death the misdeeds of the body - - -". How many misdeeds (according to normal moral codes) would a man like Muhammad stop, how many would he accept - and how many would he initiate?

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

137 Rom. 8/15: "For you (Christians around 57 - 58 AD*) did not receive the spirit that makes you a slave again to your fear, but you received the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) of sonship". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "For you (Christians around 57 - 58 AD*) did not receive the spirit that makes you a slave again to your fear, but you received the Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) of sonship". This meaning is nonsense.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

138 Rom. 8/23: "- - - we ourselves (Christians around 57 - 58 AD*), who have the firstfruits of the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - we ourselves (Christians around 57 - 58 AD*), who have the firstfruits of Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -". Nonsense meaning.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

139 Rom. 8/26a: "- - - the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) helps us (Christians around 57 - 58 AD*) in our weakness". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) helps us (Christians around 57 - 58 AD*) in our weakness". In addition to all the other: This time-line is very wrong - Muhammad was not even born until some 500+ years later.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

140 Rom. 8/26b+27a: "- - - the Spirit - - -". See Rom. 7/6b above.

141 Rom. 8/27b: "- - - the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) intercedes for the saints (here = the Christians*) in accordance with God's (Yahweh's*) will". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) intercedes for the saints (here = the Christians*) in accordance with God's (Yahweh's*) will". Well, it is a good thing that Muhammad according to Islam has the permission to intercede - hope for it to be true - - - and that also Yahweh accepts his interceding.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

142 Rom. 8/27c: "- - - the saints - - -". Beware that here is not meant the saints in today's meaning. "The saints" simply was an early name for the followers of Jesus' teaching - Christians simply.

143 Rom. 8/29+32: "- - - his (Yahweh's*) Son - - -". See 8/3a above.

144 Rom. 8/34a: "Christ Jesus, who died - more than that, who was raised to life - - -". See Rom. 8/11b above.

145 Rom. 8/34b: "Christ Jesus - - - is at the right hand of God (Yahweh*) - - -". For comparison: If Muhammad's claim is correct, he is in the 7. heaven, far below Allah. Is Jesus better than him (like the Bible indicates) here, too?

|46 Rom. 8/35a: "- - - the love of Christ (Jesus*) - - -". How much do you hear about the love of Muhammad in the Quran?

147 Rom. 8/35b: "- - - love - - -". A very central word in NT. A quite peripheral word in the Quran, except between persons with close relationship. One of the strong proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line of anything religiously central.

148 Rom. 8/37a: "- - - him who loved us - - -". Here Jesus.

149 Rom. 8/37b: "- - - loved - - -". See Rom 8/35b above.

150 Rom. 9/1: "- - - I (Paul*) am not lying, my conscience confirms it in the Holy Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - I (Paul*) am not lying, my conscience confirms it in Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -". But how reliable would Muhammad's confirming of anything be? - he believed in the use of dishonesty as a working tool, and thus was not much reliable.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

#151 Rom. 9/7: "It is through Isaac that your (Abraham's*) offspring will be reckoned". Ishmael was outside that line. And as Ishmael according to the Bible settled near the border of Egypt, and not in Arabia, it is highly unlikely the Arabs even are descendants of Ishmael - this even more so as Arabia was settled millennia’s before both Abraham and Ishmael, ##and these settlers were the Arab's real forefathers - and -mothers.

152 Rom. 9/18: "Therefore God (Yahweh*) has mercy on whom he wants to have mercy, and he hardens whom he wants to harden". This is one of the few places in the Bible where a description of Yahweh reminds one of the description of Allah.

153 Rom. 9/24: "- - - even us (the Christians*), whom he (Yahweh*) also called, not only from the Jews but also from the Gentiles (non-Jews)." Yahweh was the god not only for the Jews, but also for all the others.

154 Rom. 9/25: "I (Yahweh*)will call them 'my people' who are not my people; and I will call her 'my loved one' who are not my loved one" (Hos. 2/23). In clear language: Yahweh will call also non-Jews his loved people.

155 Rom. 9/30a: "- - - the Gentiles (non-Jews*), who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained it, a righteousness that is by faith". Non-Jews have gained access to Yahweh's goodwill because they came to in the same religion, nor in the same believe in Jesus teaching.

156 Rom. 9/30b: "- - - righteousness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

157 Rom. 9/31-32: "- - - but Israel who pursued a law of righteousness, has not obtained it. Why not? Because they pursued it not by faith, but as if it were by works". This may remind one a little about Islam - where it is not the faith which gives you Paradise, but your deeds.

158 Rom. 9/33: "See, I (Yahweh*) lay in Zion a stone that causes men to stumble and a rock that makes them fall, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame". This refers to Isaiah 28/16 which may have been a foretelling about Jesus.

159 Rom. 10/3+4b+5+6: "- - - righteousness - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

160 Rom. 10/4a: "Christ is the end of the law - - -". = Jesus has power to change the law.

161 Rom. 10/9a: "- - - if you (any person*) confess with your mouth, 'Jesus is Lord', and believe in your heart that God (Yahweh*) raised him from the dead, you will be saved". For a comparison the most sure way for a Muslim to end in Paradise is to go to war "for Allah" and be killed. One more strong indication for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god.

162 Rom. 10/9b: "- - - God (Yahweh*) raised him (Jesus*) from the dead - - -". Paul once more is contradicting Muhammad's never documented claim: Jesus died and was resurrected in spite of Muhammad's words, according to Paul. Paul knew much about this. As the Quran with all its mistakes, contradictions, etc. is not from any god, Muhammad only knew legends, etc.

163 Rom. 10/11: "Anyone who trusts in him (here indicated Jesus*) will never be put to shame (= will be saved*)". See Rom. 10/9a above.

164 Rom. 10/12: "For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile (non-Jews*) - the same Lord (here Jesus*) is Lord for all - - -". Jesus and his teaching were for everybody according to Paul - strongly contradicting Islam. But Paul knew much more about Jesus than Muhammad did.

165 Rom. 10/12-13: "For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile (non-Jew*) - the same Lord (here Jesus*) is Lord for all and richly blesses all who call on him, for, 'Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved'". What then about the ones who does not call on Jesus (and via him Yahweh)?

166 Rom. 10/17a: "- - - the message is heard through the words of Christ (Jesus*)". Neither here nor anywhere else in the Bible there is mentioned that another prophet will come after Jesus.

167 Rom. 10/17b: "- - - the message is heard through the words of Christ (Jesus*)". If the message of Jesus is the correct one, what then is the message Muhammad brought? - it is a VERY different one. (And the explanation is not that the Bible is falsified - it is too thoroughly proved by both science and Islam (not from free will) that there are no falsifications in the Bible - some mistakes, but not one proved falsification..

168 Rom. 11/8: "God (Yahweh*) gave them (Jewish followers of pagan gods, primilary Ba'al - a West Semitic main god, the husband(?) of Ba'alat (further east Beltis), also known as Astarte) a spirit of stupor, eyes so that they could not see and ears so that they could not hear - - -". One of the few places where Yahweh is described as spiteful as Allah. The context indicates it is a punishment, but it is a punishment which makes it impossible for the victims to find way back to Yahweh - just like Allah frequently does according to the Quran. But it is worth noticing that this is a quote from OT (5. Mos. 29/4) - OT is harsher than NT and its New Covenant via Jesus. Also see Rom. 11/11 just below.

169 Rom. 11/11: "- - - because of their (the Israelites'*) transgression, salvation has come to the Gentiles (non-Jews*) to make Israel envious". This is one possible explanation. Another is that the Pax Romanum - the Roman Peace (from 27 BC till 180 AD) made it possible for a basically pacifistic religion to get a strong enough foothold to survive later harsher times. And there may be other explanations for why Yahweh - according to the Bible - launched his milder version of the religion now.

170 Rom. 11/26: "The deliverer will come from Zion (here a synonym for the Jews*) - - -". Jesus was from Zion (a Jew), Muhammad not.

171 Rom. 11/27: "- - - sins - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

172 Rom. 11/28-29: "- - - they (the Jews*) are loved on account of the patriarchs, for God's gifts (here the covenant with and promises to the patriarchs concerning their descendants*) and his call (to come to Yahweh*) are irrevocable". The covenant between Yahweh and the Jews still was/is valid and irrevocable, according to this - mistreated and broken, but irrevocable and never terminated. There nowhere in the Bible is indicated that the covenant is terminated, in spite of Muslims' indications/claims about this.

173 Rom. 12/9a: "Love must be sincere". Love - sincere love - is central in NT. See Rom. 8/35b above.

174 Rom. 12/9b: "- - - evil - - - good". See Acts 3/14 above.

175 Rom. 12/14: "Bless those who persecute you (people*) - - -". Thoughts like this are completely strangers to Islam (the Quran some places says it is best to forgive, but there it stops). One of the really strong indications for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god - and Jesus and Muhammad hardly spiritually related at all, and not to mention not in the same religion.

176 Rom. 12/17: "Do not repay anyone evil for evil." In the Quran revenge is ok - though it may be better to forgive also there (but it only is one of the options).

###177 Rom. 12/18: "If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live in peace with everyone". Compare this to the war glorifications, etc. in the surahs from Medina and weep. Nearly the only thing NT and the Quran have in common, is that both preaches monotheism - but about two very different gods.

178 Rom. 12/19: "Do not take revenge, my (Paul's*) friends - - -"-. Similar to Rpm. 12/14 and 12/17 above.

189 Rom. 12/21a: "- - - evil - - - good - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

180 Rom. 12/21b: "- - - overcome evil with good". The Quran a few places expresses similar thoughts, but they are by far more peripheral than especially in NT.

181 Rom. 13/1 and 3: "Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities - - - For the rulers hold no terror for those who do right, but for those who do wrong". One should here remember that Paul wrote this in the Roman Empire. This empire was the first ever where the rule by law really was part of the life. Oh, the situation was not perfect, but the law all the same was a strong and dominating institution, and the laws generally were reasonably fair.

(The Roman "rule by law" and the Roman laws much later became parts of the thinking behind the judicial systems in Europe and USA.)

182 Rom. 13/4: "- - - wrongdoer - - -". Just remember that a wrongdoer according to the Bible could be something very different from a wrongdoer according to the Quran - one of the many proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god and involved(?) in very different religions.

183 Rom. 13/9a: "Do not commit adultery". According to NT's and Jesus' definition of adultery, Muhammad and the Quran both were highly adulterous - one of the at least 100% proofs for that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line neither of religion, nor as prophets nor as individuals.

184 Rom. 13/9b: "Do not murder". The god of war - and Muhammad - had totally different view on this. Another 100% or more proof for that that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same religion nor in the same line neither as prophets nor as mental individuals.

185 Rom. 13/9c: "Do not steal". Muhammad and his followers lived - and grew rich (f.x. Muslims' description of how poor Muhammad was when he died, is not correct, he f.x. had estates both in Medina, Fadang and Khaybar by then) - from stealing/robbing/extortion. Another 100% or more proof for that that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same religion, nor in the same line neither as prophets nor as mental individuals.

186 Rom. 13/9d: "Do not covet". Comments necessary?

187 Rom. 13/9e: "Love your neighbor as yourself". This is a moral rule very far from the Quran and from Muhammad, especially as "neighbor" according to the rest of NT means all your fellow humans, not only "fellow Muslims” or the ones living close by. Another 100% or more proof for that that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same line neither as prophets nor as mental individuals.

188 Rom. 13/9f+10a: "- - - love - - -". See Rom. 8/35b above.

189 Rom. 13/10b: "- - - love is the fulfillment of the law". Very far from a number of rules in the Sharia laws. Another strong indication for that that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same religion, nor in the same line neither as prophets nor as mental individuals.

190 Rom. 13/12: "- - - let us (in reality all humans*) put aside the deeds of darkness - - -". Many of the deeds the suppression, hate, and war religion Islam permits or even advices or demands are deeds of darkness according to all normal moral standards - f.x. compare parts of the Quran, and especially of the surahs from Medina, to the gold standard for all moral rules concerning inter-human codes of conduct: "Do against others like you want others do against you".

191 Rom. 13/13: "- - - not in sexual immorality - - -". According to Jesus' definition for sexual immorality, both Muhammad, relevant rules in the Quran, and the relevant laws in Sharia were/are highly immoral. Another 200% or more proof for that that Yahweh and Allah are not the same god, and for that Jesus and Muhammad are not in the same religion, nor in the same line neither as prophets nor as mental individuals.

192 Rom. 13/14a: "- - - clothe yourself with the Lord Jesus Christ - - -". Jesus is a great prophet also in the Quran, but not to this extent.

193 Rom. 13/14b: "- - - do not think about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature". Did Muhammad think about how to get more riches for bribes? - more women? - how to rape women (f.x. Rayhana bint Amr or Safiyya bint Huayay)? - where to take slaves? - whom to kill or suppress to gain or secure power? - etc.

194 Rom. 13/14c: "- - - sinful - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

195 Rom. 14/3: "- - - the man who does not eat everything (obeying the old laws even though they now were lifted by Jesus/Yahweh*) must not condemn the man who does, for God (Yahweh*) has accepted him (as the old laws on this point was lifted).

196 Rom. 14/9: "- - - Christ (Jesus*) died and were returned to life - - -". Strongly denied by the Quran. But it is highly likely Paul knew much more about this than Muhammad did.

197 Rom. 14/11: "'As surely as I live', says the Lord (here Yahweh*), 'every knee will bow before me; every tongue will confess to God (Yahweh*)". If this quote from Isaiah 45/23 is true, what is then left for Allah? And how will Muslims fare in case if there is a Day of Doom?

##198 Rom. 14/14-15: "As one who is in the Lord Jesus, I (Paul*) am fully convinced that no food is unclean in itself. But if anyone regards something unclean, for him then it is unclean". There is no logical reason why some kind of nourishing food should be unclean. But if Paul is right here, some food may be unclean for you if superstition or superstitious taboos you believe in, say so - like pork or blood for Muslims.

199 Rom. 14/15a: "- - - love". See Rom. 8/35b.

200 Rom. 14/15b: "- - - for whom Christ (Jesus*) died". Paul once more is contradicting Muhammad's never documented claim: Jesus died and was resurrected in spite of Muhammad's words, according to Paul. Paul knew much about this. As the Quran with all its mistakes, contradictions, etc. is not from any god, Muhammad only knew legends, etc.

201 Rom. 14/16: "- - - good - - - evil - - -". See Acts 3/14 above.

202 Rom. 14/17a: "For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating or drinking - - -". To a certain degree it is for Muslims - but there also are a good place to live, nice climate, and lots and lots of sex for the men.

203 Rom. 14/17b: "For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating or drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit - - -".

As for the Quran and righteousness see Acts 3/14 above.

As for the Quran and peace: For a religion of war like Islam, fighting is the idol, not peace - and fighting is the sure way to Paradise for such religions.

As for the Quran and joy in the Holy Spirit: The Quran mentions the Holy Spirit something like 3 - 4 times, but never asking for joy in it.

204 Rom. 14/17c: "For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating or drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit - - -".If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating or drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in Muhammad - - -". Comments?

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

205 Rom. 14/19: "Let us (people*) therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification". 180 degrees opposite the glorifications and demands for war in the Quran, especially in the surahs from Medina - the youngest ones and thus the weightiest ones according to Islam's rules for abrogation.

#206 Rom. 14/20: "All food is (religiously*) clean - - -". Not according to the Quran - and for that case not according to OT (one of the rules from OT which were changed by Jesus). But Christians can eat anything except food dedicated to other gods, without religious qualms, as similar is said or indicated several places in NT.

207 Rom. 14/22: "Blessed is the man who does not condemn himself by what he approves". Muhammad approved a lot of things obviously morally wrong - lying, stealing, discrimination, raping, murdering, etc. Just compare some of his words and deeds to "do against others like you want others do against you", and even weeping is not enough.

208 Rom. 14/23: "- - - sin." See Rom. 3/9 above.

209 Rom. 15/6: "- - - the God (Yahweh*) and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ". Muhammad strongly denied both these points. For one thing Muhammad claimed the god was Allah (but wrongly tried to explain this away by means of the never documented claim that Yahweh just was another name for Allah - the formed pagan Arab god al-Lah - but Yahweh and Allah simply are not the same god, as they are too different, and too deeply different). And for the other Muhammad strongly denied that the god was the father of Jesus - no-one would believe Muhammad was the greatest if Jesus was the son of the god.

210 Rom. 15/9: "- - - so that the Gentiles (non-Jews*) may glorify God (Yahweh*) for his mercy - - -". Yahweh also is for the non-Jews, not only for the Jews. Similar messages in Rom.15/10+11+12b.

211 Rom. 15/12a: "From the root of Jesse will spring up, one who will rule over the nations - - -". Jesse was the father of King David. Jesus was reckoned to be a descendant of David (both Joseph and Mary were reckoned to be descendants from David). This quote from Is. 11/10 thus may have been a foretelling and here a confirmation about Jesus.

Muhammad was not a descendant of Jesse or David.

212 Rom. 15/12b: "- - - the Gentiles will hope in him (here intended to mean Jesus*)". This words from Is. 11/10 may have been a foretelling about the influence of Jesus.

213 Rom. 15/16a: "- - - a minister of Christ Jesus - - -". Not a minister of Muhammad - and also no prophet after Jesus is ever mentioned or even indicated anywhere in the Bible.

214 Rom. 15/16b: "- - - a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles (non-Jews*) - - -". According also to Paul Jesus also was for the non-Jews - in contradiction to Muhammad's far later words. But Paul knew a lot more about this than Muhammad did.

215 Rom. 15/16c: "- - - so that the Gentiles (non-Jews*) might become - - - an offering acceptable to God (Yahweh*), sanctified by the Holy Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - so that the Gentiles (non-Jews*) might become - - - an offering acceptable to God (Yahweh*), sanctified by Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -". But sanctification by a man with an ethical and moral code like Muhammad's, and not backed by any god in his teaching - at least his claimed holy book is too full of errors and worse to be connected to a god - how much is sanctification by such a man worth? - this in addition to that he was not even born until 500+ years later.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

216 Rom. 15/19a: "- - - by the power of signs and miracles - - -". Proved signs and miracles have effect - and strong effect. To be able to believe in Muhammad's claims that the reason why he and his god did not make miracles, was that they would have no effect - make no-one believe - anyhow, is way beyond naivety and deep into imbecility and servility or wishful thinking.

#217 Rom. 15/19b: "- - - by the power of signs and miracles, through the power of the Spirit (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -". If Islam had been right about that Jesus meant Muhammad and not the Holy Spirit when he talked about the counselor in John 14/16a, this should be corrected to: "- - - by the power of signs and miracles, through the power of Muhammad (the counselor sent by Yahweh/Jesus according to the Bible*) - - -". Nonsense as the Quran makes it clear that Muhammad was unable to make miracles or similar. (You will find claimed miracles claimed performed by Muhammad in the Hadiths, but the Quran proves that these are made up stories - if they had been true, the Quran had pointed to the miracles instead of giving more or less lame explanations for why Muhammad was unable to perform miracles or in other ways prove his claimed god and/or his claimed connection to a god.

Also the comments to Acts 1/4-5 are relevant here.

218 Rom. 15/19c: "- - - the Spirit - - -". See Rom. 7/6b above.

219 Rom. 15/25+26: "- - - the saints - - -". Beware that here is not meant saints in our meaning of the word. The word "saints" was simply used for the followers of Jesus - Christians to use our name for his followers.

220 Rom. 15/30a: "- - - love". See Rom. 8/35b.

221 Rom. 15/30b: "- - - the Spirit - - -". See Rom. 7/6b above.

222 Rom. 16/2+15: "- - - the saints - - -". See Rom. 15/25 above.

223 Rom. 16/18: "By smooth talk and flattery they (deceivers/false prophets*) deceive the minds of naive people". Was this what Muhammad did? He was quite a talker, and he knew how to use among other things flattery. Muhammad in addition used bribes and terrorism. And he served his appetite very well, at least his appetite for riches for bribes, for power - and for women.

224 Rom. 16/20: "The God (Yahweh*) of peace - - -". For a comparison Allah was/is a typical god of war - especially easy to see in the surahs from Medina (the weightiest ones according to Islam's rules for abrogation).

225 Rom. 16/27: "- - - (Yahweh*) the only wise God - - -". If Yahweh is the only wise god, what then is Allah - if he exists (nothing at all is proved about him).

Sub-total: 225 + 1008 = 1233 remarks.

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This work was uploaded with assistance from M. A. Khan, the author of Islamic Jihad: A Legacy of Forced Conversion, Imperialism and Slavery, and the editor of islam-watch.org website.