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I don't see any mention of even al-Buraq in Q17:1

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Sep 19, 2015 at 10:11

For the readers notice that our dear SF avoided refuting what I wrote about the fact that Q17:1 cannot be about Muhammad and Jerusalem and it is about the exodus of the Jews from Egypt so here one more time

1. I do not see the name of Muhammad in the aya

2. I do not see the word Jerusalem in the aya

3. The aya does not tell us what is al-masjid al-haram

4. The aya does not tell us what is al-masjid al-aqsa either

5. The aya does not tell us anything about المعراج or al-mi3raj

6. There is no mention of a buraq any where and why is that?

7. I do not see any mention of Mecca either

6. Now the names of the suras were not fixed by the ulama until the 3rd century of Islam and al-Tabari even called Q105 not the name we have now which is سورة الفيل or surat al-feel but he called الم تر which is what the ulama used to do and that was to name the sura with some catchy word but when the sira of Muhammad became stable and the year of his birth was anchored to 3am al-feel or the year of the elephant all the Ulama had to do is change the name of the sura from alam tara to surat al-feel and the same thing happend here in Q17 as if you read Q17:2 it is very clear that Allah is talking about Moses and the Jews and indeed it was first called سورة بني اسراءيل or surat bani Israel or the sura of the people/sons of Israel

7. Now as you notice that I used the plural for the word 3abdihi and I made it 3ibadihi as there must be a missing alif here which as i just proved in many words in the aya and here is my evidence (credit goes ot Waheed) if we turn to Q26:52 it says

واوحينا الى موسى ان اسر بعبادي انكم متبعون

Or: And we revealed to Moses truly go with my 3IBADI or my slaves/those that pray to me you are being pursued

and here we find the words asra and Moses and 3ibadi (plural) which makes you wonder that if the subject here is Moses then he must be also the subject in Q17:1 and the word is not 3abdi in the singular as read by the ulama but it is the plural 3ibadi which we find here in سورة الشعراء 52

More evidence? If we turn to سورة الدخان 23 or Q44:23 and let us read it

فاسر بعبادي ليلا انكم متبعون

OR and take away (Isra) BI3IBADI or my slaves at night you are being pursued

Which means that Allah is really saying to Moses to lead the Israelites (his slaves or those that pary to him) at night as they are being pursued

(For the readers interested in Quranic literary criticism both ayas are no more than variant traditions and more evidence that the Qur'an must have multiple authors)

So I must conclude that the subject of Q17:1 is really Moses and the word 3abdi should be read as 3ibadi or the Jewish people

Oh al-majid al-haram? It is not a physical buliding but it must be: طور سينا (the word tur is a loan word from Syriac ܛܘܪܐ or tura which means mountain) or Mount Sinai which was a scared but forbidden to the Jews and as for al-masjid al-aqsa? Or the farthest place of prostration (which in not a building) and it must be a place in ارض المعاد or ard al-ma3ad or the Jewish promised land aka the land of Israel

Oh al-masjid al-aqsa? Could it be mount Nebo or is it Temple Mount? I will leave this one to the rabbis to sort out but i do believe it is Mount Nebo

Now prove me wrong go for it and make my day

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