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Prophecies about the Advent of Prophet Mohammad (Pbuh) In Religious Scriptures

By S. Arshad, New Age Islam

26 September 2019

The Quran accords equal status to all the prophets. It mentions the names of prominent prophets and gives an account of their life and also of hardships and opposition they endured in the propagation of the message of Tauheed (oneness of God). Though the Quran was revealed to Prophet Mohammad (pbuh), it does not talk about the Prophet puh and the Muslims alone. It also speaks about his predecessors. The Quran even has Surahs named after previous prophets Hadhrat Yousuf (A.S) and Hadhrat Abraham a s. and Mariam (A.S).(Mother Mary). Apart from it, important events of the lives of other prophets like Hadhrat Musa (A.S) (Moses), Hadhrat Isa (A.S) (Jesus), Hadhrat Ibrahim (A.S), Hadhrat Luth (A.S). (Lot), Hadhrat Shoaib (A.S) ,Hadhrat Yunus (A.S) Hadhrat Saleh (A.S). have also been mentioned in the Quran. Names of some other prophets have been mentioned cursorily.

The purpose behind this is that the Quran maintains that all the prophets were sent by God with the same message (Tauheed) and so all the nations of the prophets were brethren. Thus the Quran wanted to bind all theistic nations together so that all these nations lived in harmony.

However, this mention of prophets in the Quran was not one-sided affair. Since Prophet Mohammad was also a prophet and the last in the series of messengers, it was necessary that his name should be mentioned in all the previous scriptures so that the nations preceding him could be aware of him and when he came they would recognize him and obey him. This was necessary to make the circle complete.

Therefore, God gave glad tidings of the advent of Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) in almost all the revealed books and scriptures. As the faith of a Muslim is not complete without the faith in all the other prophets, in the same way, the faith of the People of the Book is not complete with the faith in the prophethood of Prophet Mohammad (pbuh). The belief in all the Prophets from Hadhrat Adam a.s. to Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) is the mark of a true believer.

Let's, therefore find out what the previous scriptures say about the Advent of Hadhrat Mohammad (p uh).

The ancient sacred scripture of Hindus, Atharva Veda written in Sanskrit speaks of the Advent of Hadhrat Mohammad pbuh. Here is the passage:

"O people, listen this emphatically. The man of praise (Mohammad) will be raised among the people. We take the emigrant in our shelter from sixty thousand and ninety enemies whose conveyance are twenty camels and she camels, whose loftiness of position touches the heavens and lowers it.

(Atharva Veda, Khanda 20, Sukta 127, Mantra 1-3)

In another Hindu scripture Bhavisya Puran, the adve t of Hadhrat Mohammad is mentioned in the following passage:

"A malechha (belonging to a foreign country and speaking a foreign language) will appear with his companions. His name will be Mahamad. Raja (Bhoj) after giving this mahadeo Arab (Arab of angelic disposition) a bath in the panch gavya and the gances water offered him the presents of his sincere devotion and showing him all reverence said,"I make obeisance to thee. O ye! The pride of mankind, the dweller in Arabia, you have collected a great force to kill the devil and you yourself have been protected from the malechha opponents. O ye the image of the most pious God, the biggest Lord, I am a slave to thee, take me as one lying on thy feet "(Bhavisya Puran Parv 3, Khand 3 Adhyay 3, Shloka 5-8)

Songs of Solomon, a part of Torah, contains the following prophecy:

"Hikko Mamittadin vikullo Mohamadin zehdudi vezem Rani Yapus Halam.

(Songs of Solomon:5:16)

(His mouth is most sweet: yes he is Mohammad, altogether lovely. This is my beloved and this is my friend, O daughter of Jerusalem).

The ancient religious script of Persia, Zand Avesta contains the prophecy in the following words:

"The Persian should sink so low in morality; a man will be born in Arabia whose followers will upset their throne, their religion and everything. The mighty stiff-necked of Persia will be overpowered. The house which was built (Kaaba) and in which idols were placed will be purged off idols and people will say their prayers facing towards it. His followers will capture the towns of Persia, Taus and Balkh and other big places round about. People will embroil with one another. The wise men of Persia and others will join his followers."

The prophecy about Prophet Mohammad pbuh in the Old Testament is given in following words:

"The Lord, thy God will raise upon thee a prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren. Like unto me, unto him ye shall harken."

(Deut XVIII: 15)

"I will raise them up a prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee, and I will put my words in his mouth and he shall speak them all that I command him "


In the above passages, the phrase 'thy brethren' means the Ishmailites because Hadhrat Mohammad pbuh belonged to the generation of Hadhrat Ismail (A.S)

In the New Testament, the prophecies about the Advent of the prophet of Islam are presented rather in detail. Following are the passages in which Jesus makes the prophecy:

"If you love me you will keep my commitments. And I will pray the father and he shall give you another Parakletos (comforter) that he may be with you forever. But the comforter which is the spirit of Truth whom the father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I said unto you "(John:14-15).

"Nevertheless, I tell you the truth. It is expedient for you that I go away, for if I go not away, the comforter, (Parakletos) will not come unto you. And he, when he is come, will convict the world in respect of sin, and of righteousness and of judgment. I have yet many things to say unto you but you cannot bear them now. Howbeit, when he, the spirit of Truth is come, he shall guide you unto all the truth, for he shall not speak from himself but what things so ever he shall hear shall he speak and he shall declare unto you the things that are to come."(John: 16:7)

The Bible of Barnabas, considered the most authentic of the copies of Bible, contains detailed narrations about Hadhrat Mohammad pbuh in the same way as detailed accounts of previous prophets are contained in the holy Quran. There is a narration about prophet Mohammad pbuh and Hadhrat Adam a.s. in Gospel of Barnabas which is very popular among Muslims and Islamic preachers mention the narration during Meelad with much fervour without telling the audience that the narration is taken from Bible, the sacred book of Christians. The narration runs thus:

"Then God gave his soul to man while all the holy angels sang:"Blessed be thy holy name, God our Lord."

Adam, having sprung up upon his feet, saw in the air a writing that shone like the Sun which said: "There is only one God; Mohammad is the messenger of God."(La Ilaha Illallah, Muhammadur Rasulullah). Whereupon he opened his mouth and said: "I thank thee O Lord My God hast deigned to create me, but tell me, I pray thee, what meaneth the message of these words:"Mohammad is the messenger of God". Have there been another man before me?

Then said God:"Be thou welcome, o my servant Adam.I tell that thou art the first man whom I have created. And he whom thou have seen mentioned is your son, who shall come unto the world many years hence and shall be my messenger, for whom I have created all things, who shall give light to the world when he shall come; whose soul was set in celestial splendour sixty thousand years before I made anything.”

Adam besought God saying, "Lord, grant me this writing upon the nails of the fingers of my hands.." Then God gave to the first man upon his thumbs that writing: upon the thumbnail of the right hand it said: “There is only one God" and upon the thumbnail od the left it said, "Mohammad is messenger of God." Then with fatherly affection, the first man kissed those words and rubbed his eyes and said, "Blessed be that day when thou shall come to the world."(Gospel of Barnabas:39)

There is another narration about Hadhrat Adam (A.S). and Prophet Mohammad pbuh in the Gospel of Barnabas:

"Then said God, "Depart, cursed one from my presence!" Then Satan departed, wherein God said to Adam Eve who were both weeping, "Go ye forth from Paradise, and do penance, and let not your hope fail, for I will send your son in such wise that your seed shall lift the Dominion of Satan from off the human race, for he who shall come, my messenger, to him I will give all things."

God hid himself and angel Michael drove them forth from paradise. Whereupon turning him round saw written above the gate, "There is only one God, Mohammad is his messenger." Whereupon weeping he said, "May it be pleasing to God, my son, that thou come quickly and draw us out of misery."(Gospel of Barnabas: 41)

On another occasion, Jesus foretells the advent of Prophet pbuh and tells his followers the sign of the last prophet.

“Jesus answered: “Let not your heart be troubled, neither be ye fearful, for I have not created you but God our creator who hath created you. As for me I am now come to the world to prepare the way for the messenger of God, who shall bring salvation to the world. But beware that ye be not deceived, for many false prophets shall come who shall take my words and contaminate my gospel. “

The above mentioned passages quoted from famous religious scriptures present ample prophecies about the advent of Prophet Mohammad pbuh sometimes mentioning only his clear signs and sometimes mentioning his name. This proves that the religious scriptures were revealed by God and taught the worship of one Supreme Creator and all the followers of the prophets were brethren to each other.

S. Arshad is a regular columnist for NewAgeIslam.com

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  • Arshad, I agree with you.  It is like God can have his own spirit and his mind and who knows he is powerful to make himself in flesh.  If that would be the case, you cannot deny he can make himself in plural terms if he can do so.  As Quran mentions God in plural terms, Muslims should believe he to be so.  If Muslims would ask why it is so, only God himself would know.  Let God be what he should be.
    By zuma - 10/14/2019 7:59:10 AM

  • Royalji, man is also composed of body soul and mind. But his called an individual not Trinity. 
    By Arshad - 10/14/2019 12:38:44 AM

  • Thanks, Arshad. It is a good attempt to prove the prophecies about the advent of Prophet Mohammad. I would like to put forward the views of the Christians regarding the NT prophecies.

     The words ‘Trinity’ and ‘Tawhid’ are not found in the Bible and the Quran respectively. These are not hatched in the finite human minds, but perceived from the resp scriptures. The trinity or tri-unity is simplified and explained as God + His word (Jesus) -+ His breath (Holy Spirit)

    The Quran honours Jesus as “The Messiah Jesus, son of Mary, was a Messenger of Allah and His WORD (Q 4:171). “We gave Jesus, the son of Mary, clear signs and strengthened him with the Holy Spirit" (Q 2:87).  Hence Muslims are closer to understand the word ‘trinity’ more than any other religionists.

    Just as the word ‘family’ (unique plural) is singular but consists of several persons, the word God consists of His word and His breath. The First Person God and the second Person His word (Jesus) are so close and God sent Jesus temporarily (33yrs) to earth, introduced him as the ‘Son of God’, through Angel Gabriel(Lue 1:32); as humanity needs salvation.  It is not that God has a wife.

    How Allah addresses himself as ‘WE’ in plural form?

    //And I will pray the Father and he shall give you another Parakletos (comforter)//

    All Christians believe that the ‘comforter’ is the Holy Spirit, who has given comfort to Christians in their failures and guided them, for the last 2000yrs, through Communism, Nazism, Fascism etc.

    Some Muslim scholars stress the word ANOTHER comforter and that is Prophet Mohammad. In fact at the time the 12 apostles do not know about the Holy Spirit. That is why Jesus said so. They came to know when received the power of the Holy Spirit on the Pentecost day (50th day after the ascension of Jesus to Heaven). (Acts 2:1-10)

    The two big questions are: Is Prophet Mohammad a comforter to the Christians? If so, in what ways. Prophet Mohammad has spearheaded the great Khalifat Movement the world has ever seen.

    //that he may be with you FOREVER//:  Only Holy Spirit can be with us FOREVER, not anoyone else..

    By RoyalJ - 10/13/2019 2:18:41 PM

  • Quran 2:253 mentions there is one than one apostles that Allah treats them specially.  The following is the extract:
    Al-Baqara (The Cow) - 2:253
    تِلْكَ الرُّسُلُ فَضَّلْنَا بَعْضَهُمْ عَلَى بَعْضٍ مِّنْهُم مَّن كَلَّمَ اللّهُ وَرَفَعَ بَعْضَهُمْ دَرَجَاتٍ وَآتَيْنَا عِيسَى ابْنَ مَرْيَمَ الْبَيِّنَاتِ وَأَيَّدْنَاهُ بِرُوحِ الْقُدُسِ وَلَوْ شَاء اللّهُ مَا اقْتَتَلَ الَّذِينَ مِن بَعْدِهِم مِّن بَعْدِ مَا جَاءتْهُمُ الْبَيِّنَاتُ وَلَـكِنِ اخْتَلَفُواْ فَمِنْهُم مَّنْ آمَنَ وَمِنْهُم مَّن كَفَرَ وَلَوْ شَاء اللّهُ مَا اقْتَتَلُواْ وَلَـكِنَّ اللّهَ يَفْعَلُ مَا يُرِيدُ (2:253)
    Basit -   Hussari -   Minshawi -  f
    Tilka alrrusulu faddalna baAAdahum AAala baAAdin minhum man kallama Allahu warafaAAa baAAdahum darajatin waatayna AAeesa ibna maryama albayyinati waayyadnahu biroohi alqudusi walaw shaa Allahu ma iqtatala allatheena min baAAdihim min baAAdi ma jaathumu albayyinatu walakini ikhtalafoo faminhum man amana waminhum man kafara walaw shaa Allahu ma iqtataloo walakinna Allaha yafAAalu mayureedu
    Topics discussed in this Verse:
    [Allah:does what He wills] [Allah:raises people to ranks (degrees)] [Jesus:and the Holy Spirit] [Jesus:given the revelation] [Messengers]
    2:253 (Asad) Some of these apostles have We endowed more highly than others: among them were such as.were spoken to by God [Himself], and some He has raised yet higher.' [243] And We vouchsafed unto Jesus, the son of Mary, all evidence of the truth, and strengthened him with holy inspiration. [244] And if God had so willed, they who succeeded those [apostles] would not have contended with one another after all evidence of the truth had come to them; but [as it was,] they did take to divergent views, and some of them attained to faith, while some of them came to deny the truth. Yet if God had so willed, they would not have contended with one another: but God does whatever He wills. [245] -  
    The phrase, some He has raised yet higher, is mentioned above.  The word, some, here implies there is more than one apostle than God treats him specially.  Who are them?  Nothing is specifically mentioned.  Could it be Prophet Muhammad or anybody else?  Nothing is mentioned about it except the word, some, and yet the word, some, here implies more than one apostle is specially treated by him.
    The verse only mentions he treats some apostles specially and yet nothing mentions that we need to believe in them or worship them.  It does not mention whether any would block to paradise if none believe in them.  The verse mentions with the phrase, He has raised yet higher, and yet nothing is mentioned whether it is in rank or in reward or whatsoever.  It can be he gives them with higher spiritual gifts or rewards instead of giving them higher ranks for the work that they have done in the past.  It can be also he wants them to be specially to him and he gives them more responsibility in paradise to assist him for work or whatever instead of implying he promotes them to higher ranks till they are with unequal ranks than other people.  If God would want Muslims to worship these apostles whom he treats them specially, he should have listed their names.  Yet nothing is mentioned who are them.  Nothing is also mentioned whether people will lose their place in paradise if none believe them.  It is only God knows the truth.  However, one thing we know from this verse, is he raises some apostles yet higher, whether in terms of spiritual rewards or gifts or levels or ranks we do not know.  We do not know who are them.
    By zuma - 9/27/2019 7:21:49 PM

  • Zakir Naik has done much work on this subject. He stole the research of his own teacher Sheikh Ahmad Deedat and was also the follower of Dr. Israr Ahmad the student MAUDUDI sb. 
    Zakir Naik was not a wahhabi minded but later on he became so by earning petrodollars and started preaching wahhabism also. 
    He memorized few selected translations of the Quranic verses and started winning the minds of the common people. He was doctor and not a doctor in Islamic studies. This is why in many of his speeches he made technical errors while intepreting the Quranic verses. 
    After following wahhabism, he crossed the extent of extremism and according to media reports it was he who inspired Bangladesh attacks. 
    Anyway such topics can't work to benefit pluralism, because some part might be influential while others create serious differences. 
    What is important in this regard that we should leave according to our Religion and Let them also leave according to Their Religion. 
    Those who have time enough and are interested into searching for Truth can do in their own way. We will not be accountable to God for what others do.  

    By Huzaifa - 9/27/2019 5:15:29 AM

  • Ok Arshad bhai. Do something worthwhile!
    By Talha - 9/27/2019 4:44:42 AM

  • Miss Kaniz Fatma,

    There are two verses which apparently look like creating contradiction; however in fact there is no contradiction as such between them.

    Allah Almighty says, “We make no distinction between one another of His Messengers” [al-Baqarah 2:285].

    Allah Almighty also says, “Those Messengers! We preferred some of them to others; to some of them Allaah spoke (directly); others He raised to degrees (of honour)” [al-Baqarah 2:253]

    The first verse implies that God Almighty did not make any distinction among His Messengers in the sense that one should believe in some Messengers and disbelieve others. The basic creeds of all the Messengers are just the same. However there are derivative rulings related to the worldly life and the situation of the time in which some Messengers abrogated the rulings of the previous Messengers. As for the essential creeds such as belief in Tauheed, All prophets and Messengers, all scriptures, they are of the fundamental beliefs for the Muslims.

    As for the verse which reads, “Those Messengers! We preferred some of them to others; to some of them Allaah spoke (directly); others He raised to degrees (of honour)” [al-Baqarah 2:253]”, this is about the rank on the basis of attributes gifted by God Almighty. This implies that some Messengers have greater attributes than others. But our conjectures or selective nature can’t decide this matter. This is just the matter and wisdom of God Almighty.  In this regard we can just compile all verses related to attributes of all prophets together and search for the truth, just for the purpose of our knowledge.

    By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي - 9/27/2019 3:42:23 AM

  • The Bible clearly mentioned the attributes of the Last Prophet (peace be upon him). The Quran says this thing, with reference to the previous scriptures, at several places. Muslims believe in all attributes of the Prophet (peace be upon him). If the Bible followers accept this truth, it will benefit them and if they don't, it will be on their part. 
    To search for Truth is responsibility of each individual.  
    We can simply tell the Truth on our behalf and we also let others agree or disagree with us. 

    By Ghulam Ghaus Siddiqi غلام غوث الصديقي - 9/27/2019 3:23:08 AM

  • Talha, it is not with followers of Puran only followers of Bible and Torah also have se problem. They believe in selective truth. 
    By Arshad - 9/27/2019 2:29:27 AM

  • Arshad sb. says, "In another Hindu scripture Bhavisya Puran, the advent of Hadhrat Mohammad is mentioned."
    Then why it is not believed so by the followers of Puran experts? 

    By Talha - 9/27/2019 1:26:26 AM

  • Meditate Quran 42:51 carefully before does not give the implication that enforce women to put on veil:
     Ash-Shura (The Consultation) - 42:51 
    وَمَا كَانَ لِبَشَرٍ أَن يُكَلِّمَهُ اللَّهُ إِلَّا وَحْيًا أَوْ مِن وَرَاء حِجَابٍ أَوْ يُرْسِلَ رَسُولًا فَيُوحِيَ بِإِذْنِهِ مَا يَشَاء إِنَّهُ عَلِيٌّ حَكِيمٌ (42:51)

    Basit -   Hussari -   Minshawi -  f

    Wama kana libasharin an yukallimahu Allahu illa wahyan aw min warahijabin aw yursila rasoolan fayoohiya biithnihi ma yashao innahu AAaliyyun hakeemun

    Topics discussed in this Verse: 
    [Allah's attributes:Most High] [Allah's attributes:Wise] [Messengers:angels] [Revelation]

    42:51 (Asad) And it is not given to mortal man that God should speak unto him otherwise than through sudden inspiration, [52] or [by a voice, as it were,] from behind a veil, or by sending an apostle to reveal, by His leave, whatever He wills [to reveal]: [53] for, verily, He is exalted, wise. - 

    As the phrase, mortal man, in Quran 42:51 refers to a man, it implies that the entire verse is related to male instead of female.  As it is related to male, the word, veil, may not refer to the veil that is covered by woman, it can refer to veil as mentioned in the Torah that people use to build tabernacle or whatsoever.  Let's assume that the word, veil, should refer to the veil that is covered by women.  The word, or, is mentioned in this before the phrase, from behind a veil, it gives no compulsion for women must put on veil, since the word, or, implies alternative choice instead of compulsion.  The next phrase, or by sending an apostle to reveal, here again refers to men again.  As this phrase here in this verse refers to men, the entire verse seems to give information among men instead of women.  As nothing is mentioned in Quran 42:51 that it refers to women, it is irrational to use this verse to condemn women who do not put on abaya or hijab.  Besides, let's assume it is meant for women's veil, women who put on veil with eyes expose.  When someone speaks to them, his voice can never totally behind a voice, since their eyes who are not covered by veils face directly to the voice comes.  Thus, there is no reason for the phrase, [by a voice, as it were,] from behind a veil, is mentioned, since women can never behind veil especially with veil to have holes for their eyes to see outside.  Unless women's eyes are fully covered with veil not to cover contact with external objects, their eyes will be fully behind the veils.  As no way can their eyes totally behind the veils as long as women have to expose their eyes to external objects, this phrase does not give any implication that it is applicable to women to put on veil,.

    Besides, the phrase, it is not given to mortal man that God should speak unto him, here mentions the conversation is between a mortal man and another man, since the phrase, speak unto him, is mentioned.  As the dialogue is between man to man in Quran 42:51, it is irrational to use this verse to enforce veils on women, since nothing in this verse mentions specifically that it is meant for the conversation between man to woman.  Besides, nothing is mentioned in this verse that it is a life or death if no veil has been placed for conversation.

    Besides, veil is for the covering of face and yet hijab is the clothing or dressing that covers the entire body of a woman.  It seems to be irrelevant to relate the word, veil, in Quran 42:51 has to be for abaya or hijab.

    From the above explanations, it is irrational to use simply the word, veil, in Quran 42:51 to conclude it is a must for women to put on veil.

    By zuma - 9/26/2019 2:52:42 PM

  • Arshad sb. says, "In another Hindu scripture Bhavisya Puran, the advent of Hadhrat Mohammad is mentioned."
    The Wikipedia says, "The veracity and authenticity of much of the Bhavishya Purana has been questioned by modern scholars and historians, and the text is considered an example of "constant revisions and living nature" of Puranic genre of Hindu literature. . . . The available versions of Bhavishya Purana are based on a printed text published during the British colonial era. . . . . The "prophecy"-related third part Pratisargaparvan includes sections on Christianity, Islam, Bhakti movement, Sikhism, British rule, and considered by scholars as a 19th-century creation." 
    It is not at all clear what we should believe. Perhaps more research is necessary.

    By Ghulam Mohiyuddin - 9/26/2019 1:21:55 PM

  • I read the following passage in a Tafsir book Maariful Quran
    Surah 2 - Al-Baqara - Ayah 253
    1. In Verse 253, beginning with تِلْكَ الرُّ‌سُلُ ('those are the Messenger’), the purpose is to give solace and comfort to the noble Prophet (صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم) since the deniers refused to recognize his prophethood, inspite of the fact that it was conclusively proved, as has been stated in the verse 252: وَإِنَّكَ لَمِنَ الْمُرْ‌سَلِي (And certainly you are among the Messengers.) as well. This situation caused him pain. Therefore, Allah Almighty made him aware of the coming of other prophets too, in varying degrees of station, but universal belief was not witnessed in any of their communities -- some supported while some others opposed. However, this too has its wise considerations which may not necessarily be visible to everyone, but this much is important that one should generally believe that there is definitely a certain wisdom behind this.
    2. Since the words تِلْكَ الرُّ‌سُلُ فَضَّلْنَا بَعْضَهُمْ عَلَىٰ بَعْضٍ (Those are the Messengers some of whom We have given excellence over others) in this verse clearly indicate that some prophets are given higher status than others, we have a difficulty on our hands when we compare this with a hadith, where the Holy Prophet (صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم) has said:
    لا تفضلوا بین انبیاء اللہ 
    Do not seek preference among prophets.
    لا تخیرونی علی موسٰی 
    Do not give me precedence over Musa.
    لا اقول ان احدا افضل من یونس بن متی 
    I cannot say if anyone is better than Yunus ibn Matta.
    These ahadith so obviously forbid the giving of preference to some prophets over some other prophets.
    The reply is: These ahadith mean to tell us not to give preference to some prophets over some others, without any proof, out of our own opinion. This is because a prophet's having higher status means that he has a high station in the sight of Allah. Obviously, this knowledge cannot be acquired through conjectures and surmises but should such a proof come from the Qur'an and Sunnah, establishing the precedence of some prophets over some others, then it will be necessary to believe in it.
    Now, as to his saying: لا اقول ان احدا افضل من یونس بن متی (I cannot say if
    anyone is better than Yunus ibn Matta) and لا تخیرونی علی موسٰی (Do not give me precedence over Musa), this is related to the time when he was not given the knowledge that he has precedence over all other prophets. This was disclosed to him later on through revelation and he did tell the noble Companions about it. (Mazhari)
    3. As regards the statement' مِّنْهُم مَّن كَلَّمَ اللَّـهُ (Among them there is he whom Allah spoke to), it may be noted that the conversation with Musa (علیہ السلام) may be without an angel as intermediary, but it certainly was not without hijab (obstruction of view). So, there remains no conflict of meaning with what has been stated in the verse: وَمَا كَانَ لِبَشَرٍ‌ أَن يُكَلِّمَهُ اللَّـهُ (It belongs not to any mortal that God should speak to him) (42:51), in which conversation without hijab has been negated. However, post-death conversation without hijab is possible, so this verse from Sarah al-Shura relates to the life in this world.

    By Kaniz Fatma - 9/26/2019 8:19:11 AM

  • Quran does not mention it is a must to believe in Prophet Mohammad or other apostles or whatsoever in order to enter into paradise.  In order to have the entry to paradise, they must believe in Allah and do good deeds.  The following is the extract:
    Al-Ma'idah (The Table Spread) - 5:69 
    إِنَّ الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ وَالَّذِينَ هَادُواْ وَالصَّابِؤُونَ وَالنَّصَارَى مَنْ آمَنَ بِاللّهِ وَالْيَوْمِ الآخِرِ وعَمِلَ صَالِحًا فَلاَ خَوْفٌ عَلَيْهِمْ وَلاَ هُمْ يَحْزَنُونَ (5:69)

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    Inna allatheena amanoo waallatheena hadoo waalssabioona waalnnasara man amana biAllahi waalyawmi alakhiri waAAamila salihan fala khawfun AAalayhim wala hum yahzanoona

    Topics discussed in this Verse:
    [Believers:on them is no fear nor shall they grieve] [Christians:believers rewarded] [Day of judgment:belief in] [Fear ( none for the Righteous ):or who believe and do good] [Jews:among them some believe] [Kabah] [Qur'an:belief in] [Sabians]

    5:69 (Asad) for, verily, those who have attained to faith [in this divine writ], as well as those who follow the Jewish faith, and the Sabians, [86] and the Christians - all who believe in God and the Last Day and do righteous deeds - no fear need they have, and neither shall they grieve. -   

    By zuma - 9/26/2019 5:58:40 AM

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