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Muhammad purchasing material for revelations

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Submitted by Henrik Ræder Clausen (Denmark), Oct 7, 2006 at 21:00

While there is no doubt that Muhammad's knowledge of the Torah and Bible, however distorted, came from the Jews but during my study of the subject, I find no evidence his paying for it.

The evidence is there, but you'll have to watch closely. I'll quote a little scripture:

Quran 2:40: "O Children of Israel, call to mind My favor which I bestowed on you….and believe in what I have revealed, verifying which is with you. Be not the first to deny, neither take a mean price in exchange for My scriptures. Do not mix up the truth with the falsehood, nor hide the truth while you know it."

Ishaq p. 264: "Allah revealed concerning Finhas and the other rabbis: ‘Allah issued orders to those who had received the Book: ‘You are to make it clear to men and not conceal it, yet they cast the Torah behind their backs and sold it for a small price. Wretched was their exchange. They will therefore receive a painful punishment.'"

Quran 2:41 "Be not the first to deny or sell My Verses for a small price; and fear Me, and Me alone."

Quran 3:77: "As for those who sell for a small price the covenant and faith they owe to Allah and their own plighted word for a small price, they shall have no portion in the Hereafter. Nor will Allah speak to them or look at them on the Day of Judgment, nor will He cleanse them: They shall have a grievous torment, a painful doom."

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