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The Turks in al-Ahadith

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Submitted by dhimmi no more, Feb 22, 2019 at 14:19

Dr Pipes,

Thank you and very interesting indeed. Here is the infamous hadith from Sahih al-Bukhari about Muhammad "prophesying" about the "last hour" and the Turks

لاتقوم الساعة حتى تقاتلوا الترك صغار العين حمر الوجوه ذلف الأنوف كأن وجوههم المجان المطرقة ولاتقوم الساعة حتى تقاتلوا قوما نعالهم الشعر

This can be rendered as: The last hour will only come when you fight the Turks (those with) small eyes and red faces and flat noses and their faces are flat like flattened (metal) and the hour will not come until you fight people whose shoes are made of hair

And we know that this is far from the truth. False prophet with a false prophecy?


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Daniel Pipes replies:

A very strange hadith, one undoubtedly concocted after the Turkish domination of Dar al-Islam, presumably as a way to inspire resistance to their rule.

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7The Turks in al-Ahadith [114 words]
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dhimmi no moreFeb 22, 2019 14:19247897
2The Turks in al-Ahadith al-Sahiha! [82 words]dhimmi no moreFeb 23, 2019 09:19247897
1Fact checking DNM (and discovering the Islamic gold mine) [463 words]PrashantFeb 23, 2019 16:20247897
1Prashant: Never trust English to Arabic translations by Muslims! They are tenditious and full of lies! Here is an example [112 words]dhimmi no moreFeb 26, 2019 07:59247897
Crazy Hadith? The goat that ate the verses wins the prize! [146 words]dhimmi no moreFeb 26, 2019 08:44247897
Typo and it is Arabic to English translations [13 words]dhimmi no moreFeb 27, 2019 06:18247897
6Youtube and another anti-black hadith! [244 words]dhimmi no moreMar 4, 2019 07:23247897
The Mongols were expert archers and related to the Turks [115 words]
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DaveFeb 21, 2019 18:51247884

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