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HOLY QURAN IS ABUSED

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in response to reader comment: QURAN 2:190-191

Submitted by Mohamad Nozzi (Singapore), Apr 9, 2009 at 18:56

Quran 2:192 is no doubt meant for fighting. However, Quran 2:191 has to be read prior to the reading of Quran 2:191. The extract verse for Quran 2:191 is as follows:

Quran 2:191,. "Fight in the cause of Allah who fight you".

The phrase, who fight you, in Quran 2:191 has pointed out to us a significant lesson from Allah that we would only fight when somebody has fought with us. Or in other words, if nobody stirs up our spirit to fight, we would not fight. Such a teaching is acceptable in this world since the fighting would turn up to be a defensive work. Or in other words, it is not rational for a Muslim to stand still and let somebody to hit him. Instead, if the Muslim has confronted with danger that somebody has started his fight with him, then he fights. Meditate carefully the phrase, Fight in the cause of Allah (those) who fight you, in Quran 2:191 and you would know the truth of it.

From the analysis of the above verse, it is obvious that the verse does not support Muslims extremist in the sense that they fight for the sake of fighting. Those people, such as, non-Muslims or their Muslims' enemies, did not fight with them and yet they are the first to trigger off their fighting with them.

We, Muslims, only fight when somebody starts to fight with us. If they do not start to fight with us, we must not stir up their spirit to fight. Or in other words, our fighting should be in defensive way instead of aggressive as a barbarian.

From the above explanations, I simply conclude that Muslim extremists, that stir up violence, riots, and etc. against non-Muslims, act against what are laid down in the Holy Quran for all Muslims to act righteously.

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