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Ephrem the Syrians and hur 3ayn and plagiarism

Reader comment on item: Niqabs and Burqas - The Veiled Threat Continues
in response to reader comment: Hoor = Virgin of Paradise. Nymph. (Note: Has Pious Meaning, Not Slovenly.)

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Sep 29, 2009 at 07:48

Hi Plato

And here is the source of this hur 3ayn thing and it it is not Allah's virgins but it is clear plagiarism from Ephrem the Syrian (306CE-373CE or more than 300 years before Muhammad's time) and hur 3ayn is no more than white raisins! and here is the reference


I guess if Muhammad "borrowed" (read this as plagiarized") other stories of fiction from the Jews (al-israe'iliyyat) and from the Greeks and the Syrians as in the story of "ahl al-kahf" which was plagiarized from the "Seven sleepers of Ephesus" and qissat "dhul Qarnain" which was plagiarized from the story of "the Romance of Alexander" and both stories are now the words of Allah! Go figure

Then we should not be surprised that such fable about the paradise (gana in Syriac) written in Syriac by Ephrem the Syrian was also claimed to be the words of Allah and to add insult to injury the Ulama did not even get the correct reading of the rasm

By the way I did listen to father Zakaria Botros' reading of hur 3ayn he claims that even the words wa zawwajnahum bi or we wed with as the word bi here is resereved for the act of animal husbandry and in the case of human beings there would be no bi but it would be ila or to. Unless those houris are cows!

So much for a book that claims to be a kitab mubeen


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