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Reader comment on item: Is Allah God?
in response to reader comment: Allah is not the God of the Bible

Submitted by Kristian H Sugiyarto (Indonesia), May 12, 2016 at 23:50

If we carefully check in both Arabic text as well as oral/conversation we will find that the word "Allah" is always treated as PROPER NOUN (PN) and thus proper name for God. While the COMMON NOUN (CN) for God is "ILAH" which is neutral, meaning can be TRUE-FALSE G(g)od. Ilah is also can be in plural/singular THUS similar to "Eloah/Elohim-El-Elah" and even God/gods (English).
We will NEVER find the phrase of "my Allah" but my Ilah which is the same as my God.
So, if we want to adopt the Arabic term for God the correct term is "ILAH" and NOT "Allah".
While in the Bible, YHWH is PN; thus, inserting the word Allah in Arabic Bible resulting in an obvious misconception of God according to Bible.


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