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Michael: Nothing is ever simple and the Syriac word ܨܶܡܕܳܐ

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Submitted by dhimmi no more, Oct 3, 2018 at 17:56

Hi Michael,

I happen to believe that the Qur'an is really a Christian Lectionary or Qeryana in Syriac (Kitab Wa'z in Arabic) And what was Syro-Arabic Christianity of late antiquity became Islam

If we read Qur'an 112:1-2 it says

قل هو الله احد الله الصمد

The Muslim mufasereen had no clue if this is one or two verses. However, as anything in Islam we are never told why? But they have been split into two verses

The first part Qul Huwa Allahu Ahad is not an Arabic grammatical construct This is a Syriac construct straight from the Peshitta Mark 12:29

In classical Arabic it should be قل الله واحد (Qul Allahu Wahid) Or: Say Allah is One where in classical Arabic the word Allah is المبتدا or the subject and Wahid is الخبر or the predicate

Now in proper classical Arabic the above two verses should be:

قل الله الاحد الله الصمد

Notice that in the second half of the verse Allahu becomes the subject and al-Samad becomes the predicate which is the proper classical Arabic

Or: Say Allah the One Allah al-Samad

Now al-Mufasereen had no idea what the word Samad means

Luxenberg believes that the word al-Samad is the Syriac word ܨܶܡܕܳܐ or Samada or Bundle

http://www.assyrianlanguages.org/sureth/dosearch.php?searchkey=12019&language=id

So it really means that the God of Islam is One but he is also a Bundle or the Trinity

This is how Syriac speakers as well as late antique Arabs viewed God and the Qur'an indeed confirms the Trinity

Check this video. It is not available in English but the discussion is about Q112 Very interesting discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ki9E1PaPH4E

One final point: in Arabic chapter 112 is called Surat al-Ikhlas! al-Mufasereen have no idea why is it called Surat al-Ikhlas اخلاص or redemption which is a Christian not a Muslim doctrine!

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