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The word al-Samad in Q112:2 Muslims have no clue what this word means and our dear Md has the answer! Mashallah

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Apr 28, 2020 at 09:15

Our dear Md tells us that Surat al-Ikhlas (not Surah as he claims) verse 2 says in an English translation

>2. Allah, the eternally Besought of all!

al-Samad means "the eternally Besought of all"? Seriously? Says who?

Now this is from an old post about the word al-Samad

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if we read al-Tabari the earliest Quarnic exegesis of الله الصمد he wrote:

وَاخْتَلَفَ أَهْل التَّأْوِيل فِي مَعْنَى الصَّمَد

Or And al-Mufasereen or Ahl al-Ta'weel did not agree about the meaning of the word al-Samad

In other words no one had a clue what the word al-Samad means and now Sahih International translators know what al-Samad means! Mash'allah

Then al-Tabari provides 6 different meanings for the word al-Samad and here is from an old post of mine:

1. Some say that it means he who is not hollow

2. Some others tell us that it means the one from whom nothing comes out

3. And others say it means he who was not begotten and did not beget

4. And others say that he is the Lord whose lordship reached the peak

5. And others say that he is the one that is the enduring one who does not disappear

6. Others say it means the Lord above whom there is nobody

This means that al-Tabari had no clue what the word al-Samad really means

Then he says:

فَاَلَّذِي هُوَ أَوْلَى بِتَأْوِيلِ الْكَلِمَة , الْمَعْنَى الْمَعْرُوف مِنْ كَلَام مَنْ نَزَلَ الْقُرْآن بِلِسَانِهِ ; وَلَوْ كَانَ حَدِي اِبْن بُرَيْدَة , عَنْ أَبِيهِ صَحِيحًا , كَانَ أَوْلَى الْأَقْوَال بِالصِّحَّةِ , لِأَنَّ رَسُول اللَّه صَلَّى اللَّه عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَعْلَم بِمَا عَنَى اللَّه جَلَّ ثَنَاؤُهُ , وَبِمَا أَنْزَلَ عَلَيْهِ

So all of a sudden he selects one reading by a certain Ibn Burayda (he reads it as number one in the above) and case closed
______________________________________________________________________________________So al-Tabari has no clue what the word al-Samad means and your translator knows? So who is the liar here?

Hint: The word al-Samad is not an Arabic word (Gasp!) and this is from another old post of mine

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it is a loan word from Syraic ܨܡܕܐ or Samada and here is the meaning of the word ܨܡܕܐ

http://www.assyrianlanguages.org/sureth/dosearch.php?searchkey=12018&language=id

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Care to comment Mr genius?

What a disaster Allah is ONE OF and not one and he is a Bundle (Trinity?)

BTW: I keep asking our dear Raul and never get an answer so may be you can help us: Why is monotheism so great and polytheism is bad? Do tell us our dear Md

Submitting....

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