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These words are taken from the Jewish Torah!

Reader comment on item: Q&A: Remaking a Religion
in response to reader comment: Comparing Islam with Christianity

Submitted by sara (United States), Feb 8, 2011 at 19:03

Mr. Meliq,

I read your response and was dismayed that you are quoting the Quran without referencing the original wording/prayer that this was obviously taken from, the holiest prayer in Judaism, the Shema Israel.

Here are the translated words, which are the original words from which the Quran borrowed:

Sh'ma Yis'ra'eil Adonai Eloheinu Adonai echad.
Hear, Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is One.

Your second quotes:

Lum ya lid walum you lud: He neither begets nor is born

Wallum ya kullahoo koofan ahad: Nor is there to Him any equivalent

1 Samuel 2:2 There is none holy as the LORD: for there is none beside thee: neither is there any rock like our God.

1 Kings 8:59 60 That all the people of the earth may know that the LORD is God, and that there is none else.

It just gets me to see Quran quotes that are express and contain words familiar to me from Jewish prayer.

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