"" If WE had sent down this Qur'an on a mountain, thou wouldst, certainly, have seen it humbled and rent asunder for fear of ALLAH . And these are similitudes that WE set forth for mankind that they may reflect.
Before the birth of Islam, the Arabs, living in tribal community, used to compete in Poetry. Actually, every tribe used to have its own designated Poet to represent her in various competitions and celebrations. In such competitions, Poets praise their own tribe, and criticize others in a spectacular and in a superb Arabic Poems, that have reached perfection in both, the meaning and the incomparable Grammar . Truly they were the “Gurus” in the Arabic Language. The majority of them, the Poets, were the first Prophet followers and best companions, since they knew instantly, that such words, Qur'an, couldn't have been made by a human.
The Holy Quran challenges all disbelievers to produce similar Qur’anic verses, and yet, all efforts failed to produce such similar wording with the same spectacular meanings. Allah said in the Holy Qur'an:”” Do they say, `He has forged it ?' Say, `Bring then a Surah like unto it, and call for help on all you can, apart from ALLAH, if you are truthful.' “” 10:38
Indeed, many of Mohammad disbelievers claimed that someone else used to teach him the Qur’an, and that someone had knowledge of the old scriptures. ”” And indeed WE know that they say that it is only a man who teaches him. But the tongue of him towards whom their minds is inclined in making this insinuation is foreign while this is Arabic tongue plain and clear. “” 16:104
But Allah immediately, replied to the disbelievers, that its Him (Allah) who taught Mohammad, and through the Angel Gabriel."" Verily, thou receivest the Qur'an from the One Wise, All-Knowing."" 27:6
The teaching of Mohammad (PBUH) was direct, one on one, by the Angel Gabriel. All Prophets were taught the same way, and no “Inspiration” was involved at all. Angel Gabriel used to come to Mohammad in a human form (manly form). Many Prophet’s companions had sitings of Gabriel in a manly form.
The reason the Quran is superior over all other scriptures, because all scriptures were corrupted and edited by its owners. The word of Allah was either erased or misrepresented. All scriptures used to be complete, and in a good condition until people started editing their contents, to make scriptures their way, and not Allah’s way. For that reason, Islam never considered such scriptures as the word of Allah anymore, and why should it? In Christianity, there is more than 52 different Bibles available at the present time, and the number is growing and growing everyday in order to satisfy the Christianity and its multi-Billion dollar business.
Years a go, Ahmed Deedat extended an important, and yet smart challenge to Jimmy Swagert, in which he challenged Swagert to find him TWO identical Bibles, Period. Swagert’s reaction wasn’t surprising, since he knew that he couldn’t meet such challenge, and he never did. Later on, Swagert got in some trouble with a prostitute, and things weren’t looking good for him at all. This is the way Christian Reverans and holy men end up almost every day. Either with a prostitute, or in prison for Taxivasion, or being sued for Child Molestation........
If someone wants to comment on the Holy Qur’an, then (s)he better learn the Arabic Language and its grammar first. Many native Arabs “Arabic Language Gurus” before you, tried to critisize the Holy Qur'an and tried to disprove its authenticity , but failed miserably. Why? Because humans can’t challenge the word of Allah. Also, Why did Yusuf Ali or Pickthall encounterd massive resistance in translating the words of the Holy Qur’an. Well! Because Muslim leaders “Imams” knew at that time that someday, some “Western idiots” will get excited if they find different meanings in the foreign Qur'anic translation. When Muslims perform their 5 times daily prayer, the Qur’an has to be recited in its native language, the Arabic Language, otherwise their prayer won’t be accepted. That’s why the Qur’an never got changed, edited or corrupted, since Muslims learned and memorized the Holy Qur’an in the heart since the beginning of Islam."" WE have made it an Arabic Qur'an that you may understand. "" 43:3
Qur’anic translation in such languages: English, French, German,etc. is only used as a reference for that particular language, and nothing else. The actual worship practices, and prayers in Islam requires the Qur’an to be recited or read "ONLY" in the Arabic Language, otherwise it won’t be accepted."" And thus have WE sent it down - the Qur'an in Arabic -and WE have explained therein every kind of warning, that they may fear God or that it may cause them to remember him. "" 20:113
Many foolish remarks were made against Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) him being “illiterate”. First, you don’t have to be educated to be great. History shows, that many great scientists and nation leaders were uneducated or even illiterate. Thomas Adison got kicked out of school in the 4th or 5th grade. Our Prophet was indeed illiterate, but he was also smart and intelligent man. He is our great leader and teacher. Before Mohammad (PBUH)became a Prophet, he used to be known as the trusted and the honest man, and his nick name was (Assadiq Al’ameen).
Every time Gabriel teaches Mohammad the Islam, and recites to him what’s been sent by Almighty Allah, the Prophet will immediately learn & memorize it in his heart. The same thing when the Prophet recited the Qur’an to his followers, they also learned & memorized it in their hearts.
The Holy Qur’an was sent to our Prophet (PBUH) over a period of 23 years. The Holy Qur’an consists of Chapters (Suras) sent down in Mecca, and (Suras) sent down in Meddinah. The chapters (Suras) in Mecca dealt with the main foundation of Islam, its Pillars, and most important, Allah’s Oneness. On the other hand, the Chapters (Suras) in Medinah, dealt with the nation of Islam (Ummah) and other community rules and principles, and Islamic way of life. The Holy Qur'an was a real time orders and teachings to the Muslims. When our Prophet (PBUH) would encounter tough situation, he would wait for an aswer from Allah, brought down by Angel Gabriel. Your claim that the Qur’an is being inconsistent, or jumps to different subjects is a false and a deceptive accusation, and doesn’t hold any truth whatsoever."" Verily, thou receivest the Qur'an from the One Wise, All-Knowing."" 27:6
Finally, As I mentioned before, all the Prophet’s companions learned and memorized the Qur’an in the Heart. When the Prophet died, and later when “Uthman Ibn Affan” a close companion to the Prophet (PBUH), became the Muslim Ruler, many companions and Prophet followers started dying from old age or in battles. The Caliph, Uthman, ordered his people to write the Qur’an, and in the same way they memorized it. The whole Islamic Nation was participating in this great effort. The Caliph himself memorized every single letter and punctuation of the Holy Qur’an. So, there is no way you can say that the Qur’an was corrupted or edited. Further more, in the Middle East, we still have the first copy that the Caliph Uthman had, with all its chapters in a perfect shape, and a perfect sequence, and guess what? Its the same Qur’an as the one in my possession today, and not a single punctuation is being missing. Further more, I asked my 80 years old Dad: “Is the Qur’an you've used to read back when you’re young, the same and a 100% identical as the one you have today”? My father replied " Yes, its perfectly the same, and not even a single comma is missing ".
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