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The Qur'an is text with no context

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jun 19, 2014 at 09:11

Myth you wrote

Were it entirely genuine, it would be perfectly unintelligible.

The "it" here is the Qur'an and I very much agree with you that the Qur'an does not make any sense

Take the case of the word al-Samad or الصمد in Surat al-Ikhlas or Q112 and this short Sura is about the unity of Allah (plagiarized from both the OT and NT Shima) and Muslims must recite it every day so you would assume that Muslims must know the meaning of the word الصمد right?

Now if we turn to al-Tabari and use googletranslate

http://www.quran-for-all.com/t-112-3-2.html

You will discover that he provides us 6 different meanings and all of them are very different which really means that he did not know what this word really means

But what would it be this way that by the late 2nd century of Islam the likes of al-Tabari had no clue about what the Qur'an is really saying?

The only possible explanations would be

1. The Quranic logias and pericopes pre-date Muhammad and by the time of his death in 632CE no one had a clue about what this opaque revelation is really saying

2. Or even wrose that the Qur'an was indeed revealed/composed by the historical Muhammad but it was not canonized until the late second century at the time that al-Tabari wrote his exegesis but by then there was a huge gap in time and the meaning of what the Qur'an is really saying has been lost

Now what does this word al-Samad really mean? Now if we turn to Syriac we have the answer

I believe that it is a loan word from Syraic ܨܡܕܐ or Samada and here is the meaning of the word ܨܡܕܐ

http://www.assyrianlanguages.org/sureth/dosearch.php?searchkey=12018&language=id

And it means to bind or to bundle or Allah who is a bundle aka the Trinity

The Qur'an is an opaque revelation and Muslims really do not know what it really says

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