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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jun 28, 2014 at 07:39

Dr. Pipes

I did a quick search and many Arabic speakers are also asking the same question why is it Allah (is) the prophet (of) Muhammad and here is a tweet

https://twitter.com/Zehlewi/status/480988768795508737

And Muslims are silent which really means that there is no clear answer

And here is an article from al-Hayat where the author says

وللتوضيح، فإن علم «القاعدة» التقليدي الذي يتكون من أرضية سوداء مستطيلة، مخطوط عليها عبارة «لا إله إلا الله محمد رسول الله» بخط الثلث، فيما علم «داعش» وهو نفسه علم «دولة العراق الإسلامية» وكان أقر عام 2006 فيتكون من أرضية سوداء مربعة مخطوط عليها عبارة «لا إله إلا الله» بالخط الكوفي وعبارة «محمد رسول الله» في شكل ختم، تختلف المباحث التاريخية حول محاكاته لختم الرسول محمد (صلى الله عليه وسلم).

And it is clear that the author of the article is not sure and he says that La Ilah ila Allah is written in Kufic script and that Allah Rasul Muhammad (which he reads as Muhammad Rasul Allah but does not tell us why) is really the inscription that would be find on a khatem (seal/ring) but if this is the case then how come the inscription on such a seal ring could be read as Allah is the prophet of Muhammad and here is the article

http://www.alhayat.com/Articles/1509801/-%D8%AD%D9%81%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%AA--%D8%AF%D8%A7%D9%85%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%BA%D9%8A%D8%B1-%D9%85%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%86%D8%A9-%D8%A8%D9%8A%D9%86--%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%86%D8%B5%D8%B1%D8%A9--%D9%88--%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%B9%D8%B4-----%D9%88%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%D8%BA%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%8A-%D9%8A%D8%A8%D8%B2%D9%91-%D8%A3%D8%B3%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%81%D9%87

I do believe it is too embarrassing to explain

Notice that the author also tells us that the inscriptions on the flag are written in Khat al-Thulth which is not true because Khat al-Thulth did not exist until the 4th century of Islam and it is really fancy calliography and it has short vowels and shadda and hamza consonants so this explanation is not true and what we have on the flag is not really calliography but a hybrid of early Arabic and with using Hamzas it cannot be dated before the late 2nd century or even the 3rd century

This is what al-Tabari says

كان نقش خاتم رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: محمد سطر، ورسول سطر، والله سطر».

Or the inscription on the "seal/ring" of Muhammad was: Muhammad (in one) line, Rasul (in one) line Allah (in one line) but he does not tell us why it can be read as Allah is the prophet of Muhammad

Very interesting indeed

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