Changing of Quranic verses, very low, very low indeed.
Submitted by An Educated Muslim, from the western world (United States), May 10, 2007 at 16:52
"Note-Koran 9:5 says: destroy the non-moslems everywhere, arrest them, besiege them, and lie in ambush everywhere for them"Dear fellow Non-Muslims,
I am a Muslim, striving for balance of Islam and the western world. I disapprove of the quoted text, why?
Thus, here is a responce to the writer of that comment.
FOUND AT: http://www.whyislam.org/877/FAQ/q12.asp
A few selected verses from the Qur'an are often misquoted to perpetuate the myth that Islam promotes violence, and exhorts its followers to kill those outside the pale of Islam.
1. Verse from Surah Taubah
"Kill the mushriqeen (pagans, kafirs) where ever you find them."
2. Context of verse is during battlefield
"But when the forbidden months are past, then fight and slay the Pagans wherever ye find them, and seize them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them in every stratagem (of war); but if they repent, and establish regular prayers and practise regular charity, then open the way for them: for Allah is oft-forgiving, Most merciful."
This verse is quoted during a battle.
4. Verse 9:5 quoted to boost morale of Muslims during battle
5. Surah Taubah chapter 9 verse 6 gives the answer
"If one amongst the Pagans ask thee for asylum,grant it to him, so that he may hear the word of Allah; and then escort him to where he can be secure that is because they are men without knowledge."
I truly hope that the people of this site will not alter or mislead the reader to believing something which is against Islam.
May god help you "Amina Aleem", and only with repent for this act, can you enter paradise.
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