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Mecca, Medina, Jerusalem are mentioned indirectly in the Quran

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Submitted by Samer Sukhun (Canada), Apr 27, 2008 at 00:56

Mecca is mentioned in the Quran by the name of Bakka, but we know it means Mecca

The city of Mohammad was called Yathrib - then later its name was changed to be called the lightend city

The word Medina is mentioned 14 times - but it does not the Medina of Mohammad

Because Medina in Arabic mean CITY, so the word Medina mentioend 14 times in the Quran mean City, refers to any city such as in one verse it means the city of Moses Pharaoh, on another it means the city of Joseph the prophet, another the city of Lot, city in jordan (the people in the cave), City in Oman, Egyptian city of Moses, another city in Palestine, The city of Yathrib (As was the prophet city Medina called when Mohammad was living in Medina)

So we know the 3 cities are mentioned indirectly in the Quran (Bakka, Yathrib, and Jerusalam).

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