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Submitted by Seek the Truth (United Kingdom), Jan 21, 2007 at 19:53

Hi Tiffany

Does Islam consider the Bible the inspired word of Allah? Why did the one true Creator God rename himself? There are a number of names for God in the Old Testament. Do any of them match up with "Allah"?

To answer your question Tiffany, just so that I know what names you are refering to please tell me the different of names for God that are in the OT and I will be glade to share my information with you. Also if you happen to know what is the name of God in the NT then please share it with us.

I have a great interest in your question and understand the confusion arising from it. If we are going to call God Jehovah (if I amy point out it is not mentioned in the OT) then your question is misdirected.

And if we are going to interpolate YHWH to Yahweh as Gods name then as you may be aware we can not just out of deduction and assumption give God a name we think but not sure that it may or may not be correct and yet we are sure that we can not be sure. See the problem here!

You see Tiffany the problem here is not whether the OT name/s match up with Allah but rather "what is God's name in the OT and the NT? And further if God has a name in the OT why are we not using it in the NT, why we are not using it permanent?

The Divine name that will endure for ever

' This is my name to time indefinite, and this is the memorial of me to generation after generation."—Exodus 3:15.

"EVERYONE who calls on the name of God will be saved." (Romans 10:13)

If you have not done much research on this question I suggest that you seek the truth and you will find yourself on a journey of discovery. Give you a clue

"The Mt. Sinai Arabic Codex 151 is indeed a most exciting discovery.

It appears to be the oldest Arabic translation of the Bible in existence which was done in 867 AD…It was discovered at St. Catherine monastery in Mt. Sinai in the 1800's. " The ‘oldest copy' of the Arabic Bible referred to here also uses the word ‘Allah' when describing the Creator .

Now consider the date of the First Bible to transilated English. And Allah has been the name used way before God or LORD.

I am just scratching at the surface here, there is more much more as an eye opener

May you find the truth

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