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Is the Qur'an a plagiarism of the Bible

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in response to reader comment: 'Allah,' Is Not the God of the Bible

Submitted by Awang Matasan Alli (Malaysia), Jun 26, 2014 at 23:36

The following statement in your writing (Point No. 7, Paragraph 3, Line No. 5) interests me.

The comprehensive historical narrative and the depth of detail in the Bible compared to the disjointed and hodgepodge mention of biblical names in the Quran out of its Jewish context reveals Muhammad's plagiarism of the Bible to any reasonable fair minded student.

However, within the same Point No. 7, Paragraph 2, towards the end of your Line No. 1, you have acknowledge that, Muhammad is : "an illiterate Arab".

Being an illiterate, he can't even read or write the Arabic, leave alone the Hebrew. There will be, therefore, no possible means at all that he could have known what is the contents of the Bible then. As such in what logic could you raise a question on Prophet Muhammad's plagiarism of the Bible?

As a matter of facts, all the ayats of the Qur'an were revealed from Allah through the service of the angel directly to the Prophet p.b.u.h. The angel recited the verses which were then repeated and memorized by the Prophet, and followed by teaching them to his companions. For this reason, the verses of the Qur'an are truly the verses of Allah the One and Only Mighty God in their original revelation. Not only original by sentence, they are maintained in their originality through their every single word, letter and punctuations.


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