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Our dear Zzazz and more bogus falsafa

Reader comment on item: Is Allah God? - Continued
in response to reader comment: Arabic bible edition.

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Feb 13, 2008 at 19:29

Our dear Zzazz wrote this little gem

>Thanks for posting the Arabic, Greek, and Hebrew texts, as it is good to know that I can use Unicode on these boards.

You can read Arabic, Hebrew and Greek? Really? May be you should stick to Urdu

>This text is taken from the Smith, Van Dyke, & Bustani translation of about 1865, apparently the edition used by many American Protestant missions. Here is John 3:16:

لأَنَّهُ هكَذَا أَحَبَّ اللهُ الْعَالَمَ حَتَّى بَذَلَ ابْنَهُ الْوَحِيدَ، لِكَيْ لاَ يَهْلِكَ كُلُّ مَنْ يُؤْمِنُ بِهِ، بَلْ تَكُونُ لَهُ الْحَيَاةُ الأَبَدِي>

Or: liinahu hakadha ahab Allah al-3alm hata nadhal ibnahu al-wahid etc....

So what is your point? Why do you think that the Christians in the Middle East call their God: Allah? What do you think ya ustaz?

>As far as the concept of names and that of a "greatest name", I think that this is also shared with Islamic traditions.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/99_Names_of_God_in_the_Qur%27an

You reference is wikipedia? I see!

>In addition, I understand that "Allah" is an elision comprised of two parts , the definite article "al", and "ilah", meaning divinity, divine spirit etc. "Ilah" is the same as "Eloh"in Hebrew, which when given the plural ending "-im", becomes "Elohim". Arabic uses the definite article "the" to articulate the nature of "Allah" as an "only" God, whereas Hebrew uses the plural form used to show respect.

Well let us see; You are saying that the word Allah is a contraction of the word al-Ilah. But our dear zzazz the word al-Ilah means: THE GOD and the word Allah means: GOD and not THE GOD. So your claim here is bogus. Shame on you for not being critical of such bogus source

But wait: The word Allah is really a loan from Syriac where the word God is: Alaha ( or Allaha in Nestorian) and you know what? Take the case of the compound Arabic names (as was pointed out by Payne) as in the case of Wahb-Allah and it means: the gift of God and not the gift of the God. Your claim is bogus.

Oh yeah and by the way the second lam in Allah is not really a lam but an alif maksura which in more evidence that the word Allah is a loan wrod from Syriac Alaha!

And how do you explain that Arabs still use the word al-Ilah? It just did not disapear as your likes would except.

And you know what? Muslims shoud be offended if Christians call their God Allah after all Jesus is not their God! But wait: the Qur'an really says that Jesus is a prophet and God! Wanna know more? Just ask! So much for the confused Muslim theology

And like I say: you are here to defend Islam which more likely then not brutalized your ancestors and for this I say shame.

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