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Our dear Syed and his poor translation of Q21:107

Reader comment on item: Salman Rushdie and British Backbone
in response to reader comment: To Dhimmi: Followers struggled to full fill following Ayah, that Prophet Mohammad has been sent for whole mankind

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jul 7, 2007 at 07:13

You wrote:

>and we have not sent thee but a mercy for all people

Well let us see what it really says in Arabic a language that you do not know

wa ma arsalnaka ila rahmatun lil-3aalamiina


1. wa ma means and not

2. arsalnaka means (we) have send you (notice the aspect and read sent as send or present tense)

3. ila means except

4. Rahmatun means mercy (notice the I3rab)

6. lil 3aalamiin means for the peoples

Or: and we send you except as mercy for the peoples

Here are the mistakes in your bogus and palgiarized translation;

1. The word arsalnaka means we sent but in Arabic grammar this is called aspect and the word here must be read in the present tense as: send and not sent.

2. You wrote: all people. Bogus if it would have been in the aya: kul nas and this is even poor Arabic as it should be: kul al-nas you will be correct but this is not what the aya says.

3. And where does it mention in the aya that this person that was sent is indeed Muhammad? It could be anyone. It could be even mother Teresa for all I know!

4. So where doea it say in the above aya that Muhammad was sent to all of humanity as a rasul? It does not say that.

5. And where does it say in the above aya that islam is the religion of us all? It does not say that.

6. And how do you explain that Q14:4 says that Allah must have sent Muhammad only to his people the Hijazi Arabs?

7. Now even if you are correct and based on the doctrine of al-nasikh wa al-mansukh sura 21 is a middle Meccan sura (see Pickthall page 326) and sura 14 is a late Meccan sura (see Pickthall page 247) this means that any dispensation in sura 14 will abrogate another earlier dispensation in the same subject matter. This means that your Allah did abrogate Q21:107 by revealing Q14:4. So congratulations our dear Syed but Muhammad ain't your rasul. So who is your urdu rasul?

And here is your bonus for today:

Now take the rasm of the word: LL3LMN:

It is clear in this aya that the 3Ulama correted the poor Arabic of your Allah by adding a kasra below the lam and a sukun above the second lam, and an alif for the missing alif above the letter 3ayn and a fatha above the next lam and two nuqat below the yeh and a sukun above the yeh and nuqta above the noon and a fatha above the noon. So much for the unedited Qur'an!

And like I say: who is really your Urdu rasul, because he ain't Abul Qasim


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