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Quran 7:137 and al-Fuasreen tell us that Allah allowed the Jews to inherit Syria and Egypt!

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Dec 16, 2017 at 12:03

Now in regard to Q7137 you provided the following translation which is not good

"And We made the people who were considered weak to inherit the eastern parts of the land and the western parts thereof which We have blessed. And the fair Word of your Lord was fulfilled for the Children of Israel, because of their endurance. And We destroyed completely all the great works and buildings which Fir'aun (Pharaoh) and his people erected...

Not a very good translation as the verse has, as expected, its share of strange grammar spelling and syntax and it also has its share of words that have no clear meaning as in the case of the last word in the verse which is يعرشون or ya'rishuun has no clear meaning However al-Tabari tells us that it really means يبنون or yabnuun or they build and al-Tabari being Allah's editor in-chief the rest of al-Mufasreen agree and tell us it means يبنون But if this is true then why would Allah not use the word يبنون? The answer is: Allahu A'lam or only Allah knows and why would Allah uses the plural Easterns and Westerns and not the singular form of the words? again only Allahu A'lam

However al-Qutubi tells us that the word ya'rishuun is a word from Tamim (read this as a loan foreign word) Very strange indeed

Now back to al-Tafsir and the most interesting is that of al-Qurtubi who tells us that this Ard (earth/land/country) that Allah is talking about is Syria or Allah got the Jews to inherit Syria

So the question What is Syria? Ibn Manzur in his Lisan al-Arab dictionary tells us that سورية also سوريا (Syria) is بلاد الشام or the countries of al-Sham

So what is al-Sham? al-Mu'rikheen al-Arab (Arab historians) tells us that بلاد الشام are: Syria, Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan

Which means that according to al-Mufasereen Allah allowed the Jews to inherit بلاد الشام or Bilad al-Sham

But this is not the end of the story. al-Qurtubi wrote that the verse says

مشارق الأرض ومغاربها or in the Easterns (it is plural) of the earth/land/country and its Westerns (also plural)

Which is very poor Arabic and it should be

في مشارق الأرض ومغاربها

Or the above clause is missing the Fi or In

Based on the fact that Allah is talking about not one but at least two earths/lands/countries then the second Ard must be والظاهر أنهم ورثوا أرض القبط .or "it is clear that they (the Jews) inherited the Land/Country of the Copts" ( and read this as Egypt)

And here is his conclusion

والأرض هي أرض الشأم ومصر

So in the above verse the lands that the Jews inherited from Allah: Bilad al-Sham or Syria and Egypt!

It is all in black and white

It would be fun to remind the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt that their god allowed the Jews to inherit Egypt and let us see what they say

BTW Bani Israeel means the Jews and any Muslim who tells us otherwise is either a liar or totally ignorant

Last: If you are interested in providing you with details about the real problems with the grammar and syntax in the above aya let me know

Here is a link to al-Qurtubi's tafsir

http://quran.ksu.edu.sa/tafseer/qortobi/sura7-aya137.html

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