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Submitted by I have found a quote IN THE KORAN! (United Kingdom), Feb 12, 2009 at 19:01

That would be Qur'an 17:1. "The farthest place" (al-aqsa) is identified in Islamic tradition with Jerusalem.

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That reference obviously does not name Jerusalem by name and so it does fulfill the terms of the contest. Also, note that I specifically rejected this aya at Koran 17:1 in advance.

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