1. QUR’AN PLAGIARIZED FROM THE BIBLE
Is it not true that Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) has copied the Qur’an from the
Many critics allege that Prophet Muhummad (pbuh) himself was not the author
of the Qur’an but he learnt it from other human sources and/or plagiarised
(copied or adapted) it from previous scriptures or revelations.
1. MUHUMMAD (PBUH) LEARNT THE QUR’AN FROM A ROMAN
BLACKSMITH WHO WAS A CHRISTIAN
Some Pagans accused the Prophet (pbuh) of learning the Qur’an from a
Roman Blacksmith, who was a Christian staying at the outskirts of Makkah.
The Prophet (pbuh) very often used to go and watch him do his work. A
revelation of the Qur’an was sufficient to dismiss this charge - the Qur’an says
in Surah An-Nahl, Chapter 16, Verse 103:
“We know indeed that they say, ‘It is a man that teaches him,’ the tongue of
him they wickedly point to is notably foreign, while this is Arabic, pure and
How could a person whose mother tongue was foreign and could hardly speak
little but of poor broken Arabic be the source of the Qur’an, which is pure,
eloquent, fine Arabic? To believe that the blacksmith taught the Prophet
(pbuh) the Qur’an is somewhat similar to believing that a Chinese immigrant
to England, who did not know proper English, taught Shakespeare.
2. MUHUMMAD (PBUH) LEARNT FROM WARAQA - THE RELATIVE OF
Muhummad’s (pbuh) contacts with the Jewish and Christian Scholars were
very limited. The most prominent Christian known to him was an old blind
man called Waraqa Ibn-Naufal who was a relative of the Prophet’s first wife
Khadijah (ra). Although of Arab descent, he was a convert to Christianity and
was very well versed with the New Testament. The Prophet (pbuh) only met
him twice, first when Waraqa was worshipping at the Ka’bah (before the
Prophetic Mission) and he kissed the Prophet’s forehead affectionately; the
second occasion was when the Prophet (pbuh) went to meet Waraqa after
receiving the first revelation. Waraqa died three years later and the revelation
continued for about 23 years. It is ridiculous to assume that Waraqa was the
source of the contents of the Qur’an.
3. PROPHET’S RELIGIOUS DISCUSSIONS WITH THE JEWS AND
It is true that the Prophet did have religious discussions with the Jews and
Christians but they took place in Madinah more than 13 years after the
revelation of the Qur’an had started. The allegation that these Jews and
Christians were the source should be reverse, since in these discussions
Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) was performing the roles of a teacher and of a
preacher while inviting them to embrace Islam and pointing out that they had
deviated from their true teachings of Monotheism. Several of these Jews and
Chris-tians later embraced Islam.
4. THE PROPHET (PBUH) LEARNT THE QUR’AN FROM THOSE JEWS AND
CHRISTIANS THAT HE MET OUTSIDE ARABIA
All historical records available show that Muhummad (pbuh) had made only
three trips outside Makkah before his Prophethood:
(i) At the age of 9 he accompanied his mother to Madinah.
(ii) Between the age of 9 and 12, he accompanied his uncle Abu-Talib on a
business trip to Syria.
(iii) At the age of 25 he led Khadija’s Caravan to Syria.
It is highly imaginary to assume that the Qur’an resulted from the occasional
chats and meetings with the Christians or the Jews from any of the above
5. LOGICAL GROUNDS TO PROVE THAT THE PROPHET (PBUH) DID NOT
LEARN THE QUR’AN FROM JEWS OR CHRISTIANS
(i) The day-to-day life of the Prophet (pbuh) was an open book for all
to see. Infact a revelation came asking people to give the Prophet
(pbuh) privacy in his own home. If the Prophet (pbuh) had been
meeting people who told him what to say as a revelation from God,
this would not have been hidden for very long.
(ii) The extremely prominent Quraish nobles who followed the Prophet
(pbuh) and accepted Islam were wise and intelligent men who would
have easily noticed anything suspicious about the way in which the
Prophet (pbuh) brought the revelations to them - more so since the
Prophetic mission lasted 23 years.
(iii) The enemies of the Prophet (pbuh) kept a close watch on him in
order to find proof for their claim that he was a liar - they could not
point out even a single instance when the Prophet (pbuh) may have
had a secret rendezvous with particular Jews and Christians.
(iv) It is inconceivable that any human author of the Qur’an would have
accepted a situation in which he received no credit whatsoever for
originating the Qur’an.
Thus, historically and logically it cannot be established that there was a human
source for the Qur’an.
6. MUHUMMAD (PBUH) WAS AN ILLITERATE
The theory that Muhummad (pbuh) authored the Qur’an or copied from other
sources can be disproved by the single historical fact that he was illiterate.
Allah testifies Himself in the Qur’an in Surah Al-Ankabut, Chapter 29, Verse 48
“And thou was not (able) to recite a Book before this (Book came), nor art
thou (able) to transcribe it with thy right hand: in that case, indeed, would the
talkers of vanities have doubted.”
Allah (swt) knew that many would doubt the authenticity of the Qur’an and
would ascribe it to Prophet Muhummad (pbuh). Therefore Allah in His Divine
Wisdom chose the last and final Messenger to be an ‘Ummi’, i.e. unlettered, so
that the talkers of vanity would not then have the slightest justification to
doubt the Prophet (pbuh). The accusation of his enemies that he had copied
the Qur’an from other sources and rehashed it all in a beautiful language
might have carried some weight if the Prophet (pbuh) was a literate person,
but even this flimsy pretence has been deprived to the unbeliever and the
Allah reconfirms in the Qur’an in Surah Al A’raaf, Chapter 7, Verse 157:
“Those who follow the Messenger, the unlettered Prophet, whom they find
mentioned in their own (Scriptures) in the Law and the Gospel…”
The prophecy of coming of the unlettered Prophet (pbuh) is also mentioned in the Bible in the book of Isaiah Chapter 29 Verse 12.
“And the book is delivered to him that is not learned.”
The Qur’an testifies in no less than four different places that the Prophet
(pbuh) was illiterate. It is also mentioned in Surah Al A’raaf Chapter 7 Verse
158 and in Surah Al-Jumu’ah Chapter 62 Verse 2.
7. ARABIC VERSION OF THE BIBLE WAS NOT PRESENT
The Arabic version of the Bible was not present at the time of Prophet
Muhummad (pbuh). The earliest Arabic version of the Old Testament is that of
Rabbi Saadia Ben Joseph Gaon of 900 C.E. - more than 250 years after the
death of our beloved Prophet (pbuh). The oldest Arabic version of the new
Testament was published by Thomas Erpenius in 1616 C.E. - about a
thousand years after the demise of our Prophet (pbuh).
8. SIMILARITIES IN THE QUR’AN AND THE BIBLE DUE TO COMMON
Similarities between the Qur’an and the Bible does not necessarily mean that
the latter has been copied from the former. Infact it gives evidence that both
of them are based on a common third source; all divine revelations came from
the same source - the one universal God. No matter what human changes
were introduced into some of these Judeo-Christian and other older religious
scriptures that had distorted their originality, there are some areas that have
remained free from distortion and thus are common to many religions.
It is true that there are some similar parallels between the Qur’an and the
Bible but this is not sufficient to accuse Muhummad (pbuh) of compiling or
copying from the Bible. The same logic would then also be applicable to
teachings of Christianity and Judaism and thus one could wrongly claim that
Jesus (pbuh) was not a genuine Prophet (God forbid) and that he simply
copied from the Old Testament.
The similarities between the two signify a common source that is one true God
and the continuation of the basic message of monotheism and not that the
later prophets have plagiarised from the previous prophets.
If someone copies during an examination he will surely not write in the
answer sheet that he has copied from his neighbour or Mr. XYZ. Prophet
Muhummad (pbuh) gave due respect and credit to all the previous prophets
(pbut). The Qur’an also mentions the various revelations given by Almighty
God to different prophets.
9. MUSLIMS BELIEVE IN THE TAWRAH, ZABOOR, INJEEL AND QUR’AN
Four revelations of Allah (swt) are mentioned by name in the Qur’an: the
Tawrah, the Zaboor, the Injeel and the Qur’an.
Tawrah, the revelation i.e. the Wahi given to Moosa (as) i.e. Moses (pbuh).
Zaboor, the revelation i.e. the Wahi given to Dawood (as) i.e. David (pbuh).
Injeel, the revelation i.e. the Wahi given to Eesa (as) ie. Jesus (pbuh).
‘Al-Qur’an’, the last and final Wahi i.e. revelation given to the last and final
Messenger Muhammad (pbuh).
It is an article of faith for every Muslim to believe in all the Prophets of God
and all revelations of God. However, the present day Bible has the first five
books of the Old Testament attributed to Moses (pbuh) and the Psalms
attributed to David (pbuh). Moreover the New Testament or the four Gospels
of the New Testament are not the Tawrah, the Zaboor or the Injeel, which the
Qur’an refers to. These books of the present day Bible may partly contain the
word of God but these books are certainly not the exact, accurate and
complete revelations given to the prophets.
Another name for the Qur’an is the ‘The Furqan’ which means the criterion to
judge the right from the wrong, and it is on the basis of the Qur’an that we
can decipher which part of the previous scriptures can be considered to be the
word of God.
10. SCIENTIFIC COMPARISON BETWEEN QUR’AN AND BIBLE
If you glance through the Bible and the Qur’an you may find several points
which appear to be exactly the same in both of them, but when you analyse
them closely, you realise that there is a difference of ‘chalk and cheese’
between them. Only based on historical details it is difficult for someone who
is neither conversant with Christianity or Islam to come to a firm decision as to
which of the scriptures is true; however if you verify the relevant passages of
both the scriptures against scientific knowledge, you will yourself realize the
a. Creation of the Universe in Six Days
As per the Bible, in the first book of Genesis in Chapter One, the
universe was created in six days and each day is defined as a
twenty-four hours period. Even though the Qur’an mentions that the
universe was created in six ‘Ayyaam’, ‘Ayyaam’ is the plural of
‘Yaum’; this word has two meanings: firstly, it means a standard
twenty-four hours period i.e. a day, and secondly, it also means
stage, period or epoch which is a very long period of time.
When the Qur’an mentions that the universe was created in six
‘Ayyaam’, it refers to the creation of the heavens and the earth in six
long periods or epochs; scientists have no objection to this
statement. The creation of the universe has taken billions of years,
which proves false or contradicts the concept of the Bible which
states that the creation of the Universe took six days of twenty-four
hours duration each.
b. Sun Created after the Day
The Bible says in Chapter 1, Verses 3-5, of Genesis that the
phenomenon of day and night was created on the first day of
creation of the Universe by God. The light circulating in the universe
is the result of a complex reaction in the stars; these stars were
created according to the Bible (Genesis Chapter 1 Verses 14 to 19)
on the fourth day. It is illogical to mention the result that is the light
(the phenomenon of day and night) was created on the first day of
Creation when the cause or source of the light was created three
days later. Moreover the existence of evening and morning as
elements of a single day is only conceivable after the creation of the
earth and its rotation around the sun. In contrast with the contents
of the Bible on this issue, the Qur’an does not give any unscientific
sequence of Creation. Hence it is absolutely absurd to say that
Prophet Muhummad (pbuh) copied the passages pertaining to the
creation of the universe from the Bible but missed out this illogical
and fantastic sequence of the Bible.
c. Creation of the Sun, The Earth and the Moon
According to the Bible, Book of Genesis, Chapter 1, Verses 9 to 13,
the earth was created on the third day, and as per Verses 14 to 19,
the sun and the moon were created on the fourth day. The earth
and the moon emanated, as we know, from their original star, the
Sun. Hence to place the creation of the sun and the moon after the
creation of the earth is contrary to the estab-lished idea about the
formation of the solar system.
d. Vegetation created on the third day and Sun on the fourth
According to the Bible, Book of Genesis, Chapter 1, Verses 11-13,
vegetation was created on the third day along with seed-bearing
grasses, plants and trees; and further on as per Verses 14-19, the
sun was created on the fourth day. How is it scientifically possible
for the vegetation to have appeared without the presence of the
sun, as has been stated in the Bible?
If Prophet Muhummad (pbuh) was indeed the author of the Qur’an
and had copied its contents from the Bible, how did he manage to
avoid the factual errors that the Bible contains? The Qur’an does not
contain any statements which are incompatible with scientific facts.
e. The Sun and the Moon both Emit light
According to the Bible both the sun and the moon emit their own
light. The Book of Genesis, Chapter 1, Verse 16 says, “And God
made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the
lesser light to rule the night”.
Science tells us today that the moon does not have its own light.
This confirms the Qur’anic concept that the light of the moon is a
reflected light. To think that 1400 years ago, Prophet Muhummad
(pbuh) corrected these scientific errors in the Bible and then copied
such corrected passages in the Qur’an is to think of something
11. ADAM (PBUH), THE FIRST MAN ON EARTH, LIVED 5,800 YEARS AGO
As per the genealogy of Jesus Christ (pbuh) given in the Bible, from Jesus
(pbuh) through Abraham (pbuh) to the first man on earth i.e. Adam (pbuh),
Adam (pbuh) appeared on the earth approximately 5800 years ago:
i) 1948 years between Adam (pbuh) and Abraham (pbuh)
ii) Approximately 1800 years between Abraham (pbuh) and Jesus (pbuh)
iii) 2000 years from Jesus (pbuh) till today
These figures are further confused by the fact that the Jewish calendar is
currently on or about 5800 years old.
There is sufficient evidence from archaeological and anthropological sources to
suggest that the first human being on earth was present tens of thousands of
years ago and not merely 5,800 years ago as is suggested by the Bible.
The Qur’an too speaks about Adam (pbuh) as the first man on earth but it
does not suggest any date or period of his life on earth, unlike the Bible -
what the Bible says in this regard is totally incompatible with science.
12. NOAH (PBUH) AND THE FLOOD
The Biblical description of the flood in Genesis Chapter 6, 7 and 8 indicates
that the deluge was universal and it destroyed every living thing on earth,
except those present with Noah (pbuh) in the ark. The description suggests
that the event took place 1656 years after the creation of Adam (pbuh) or 292
years before the birth of Abraham (pbuh), at a time when Noah (pbuh) was
600 years old. Thus the flood may have occurred in the 21st or 22nd Century
This story of the flood, as given in the Bible, contradicts scientific evidence
from archaeological sources which indicate that the eleventh dynasty in Egypt
and the third dynasty in Babylonia were in existence without any break in
civilisation and in a manner totally unaffected by any major calamity which
may have occurred in the 21st century B.C. This contradicts the Biblical story
that the whole world had been immersed in the flood water. In contrast to
this, the Qur’anic presentation of the story of Noah (pbuh) and the flood does
not conflict with scientific evidence or archaeological data; firstly, the Qur’an
does not indicate any specific date or year of the occurrence of that event,
and secondly, according to the Qur’an the flood was not a universal
phenomenon which destroyed complete life on earth. Infact the Qur’an
specifically mentions that the flood was a localised event only involving the
people of Noah (pbuh).
It is illogical to assume that Prophet Muhummad (pbuh) had borrowed the
story of the flood from the Bible and corrected the mistakes before mentioning
it in the Qur’an.
13. MOSES (PBUH) AND PHARAOH OF THE EXODUS
The story of Moses (pbuh) and the Pharaoh of the Exodus are very much
identical in the Qur’an and the Bible. Both scriptures agree that the Pharaoh
drowned when he tried to pursue Moses (pbuh) and the Israelites across a
stretch of water that they crossed. The Qur’an gives an additional piece of
information in Surah Yunus Chapter 10 verse 92:
“This day shall We save thee in thy body, that thou mayest be a sign to those
who come after thee! But verily, many among mankind are heedless of Our
Dr Maurice Bucaille, after a thorough research proved that although Rameses
II was known to have persecuted the Israelites as per the Bible, he actually
died while Moses (pbuh) was taking refuge in Median. Rameses II’s son
Merneptah who succeeded him as Pharaoh drowned during the exodus. In
1898, the mummified body of Merneptah was found in the valley of Kings in
Egypt. In 1975, Dr Maurice Bucaille with other doctors received permission to
examine the Mummy of Merneptah, the findings of which proved that
Merneptah probably died from drowning or a violent shock which immediately
preceded the moment of drowning. Thus the Qur’anic verse that we shall save
his body as a sign, has been fulfilled by the Pharaohs’ body being kept at the
Royal Mummies room in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
This verse of the Qur’an compelled Dr Maurice Bucaille, who was a Christian
then, to study the Qur’an. He later wrote a book ‘The Bible, the Qur’an and
Science’, and confessed that the author of the Qur’an can be no one else
besides God Himself. Thus he embraced Islam.
14. QUR’AN IS A BOOK FROM ALLAH
These evidences are sufficient to conclude that the Qur’an was not copied
from the Bible, but that the Qur’an is the Furqaan - ‘the criterion’ to judge
right from wrong and it should be used to decipher which portion of the Bible
may be considered as the Word of God.
The Qur’an itself testifies in Surah Al Sajdah Chapter 32 Verses 1 to 3
“Alif Laam Meem. (This is) the revelation of the Book in which there is no
doubt – from the Lord of the Worlds.
Or do they say, ‘He has forged it’? Nay, it is the Truth from thy Lord, that thou
mayest admonish a people to whom no warner has come before thee: in order
that they may receive guidance.”
2. IS BIBLE THE WORD OF GOD?
Your Qur’an mentions that the Bible is the word of God. Why then do the
Muslims not follow the Bible?
1. Injeel was the Revelation revealed to Prophet Jesus (pbuh) and not
No where does the Qur’an mention that the Bible is the word of God. However
the Qur’an says that Injeel was the Wahi – Revelation revealed to Jesus Christ
(pbuh). The Injeel revealed to Jesus Christ (pbuh) has not been preserved in
its pure form.
2. Present day Bible is the corrupted form of Injeel
The present day Bible is not the Injeel which we Muslims believe was revealed
to Jesus (pbuh), which was the word of God. The present day Bible is the
corrupted form of the Injeel. Allah says in the Glorious Qur’an in Surah Al
Baqarah, Chapter 2, Verse 79:
“Then woe to those who write the Book with their own hands, and then say:
"This is from Allah," to traffic with it for miserable price! - Woe to them for
what their hands do write, and for the gain they make thereby.”
[Al Qur’an 2:79]
The Bible may contain the word of God but it also contains the words of the
Prophets, the words of Historians, as well as, I am sorry to say, Pornography.
3. PROPHET MUHAMMAD (PBUH) IS MENTIONED IN
QUR’AN 5 TIMES BY NAME WHEREAS JESUS (PBUH) IS
MENTIONED 25 TIMES BY NAME?
Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is mentioned in your Qur’an 5 times by name and
Prophet Jesus (pbuh) is mentioned 25 times by name. Who is greater, a
person mentioned 5 times by name or a person who is mentioned 25 times by
name, in the Qur’an?
1. To address a person who is present, his name need not be taken
If I have to speak about a person who is present then his name need not be
taken and can be referred as ‘he’ or ‘brother’ etc. But if I have to speak about
a person who is not present then his name has to be taken at least at the
The Glorious Qur’an was revealed to the last and final messenger, Muhammad
(pbuh). Since the Qur’an was revealed to Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and he
was present, thus his name need not be taken when the Qur’an was referring
to Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). He is referred in the Qur’an more than a
hundred times as ‘Thee’, ‘Thou’, ‘The Prophet’ etc.
Since Prophet Jesus (pbuh) was not present when the Qur’an was being
revealed thus whenever his incident is mentioned in the Qur’an, his name had
to be taken at least in the beginning of the incident.
2. Prophet Moses (pbuh) is mentioned in the Qur’an by name no less
than 136 times.
Prophet Moses (pbuh) is mentioned in the Qur’an by name 136 times. Does
this make Prophet Moses (pbuh) superior to Prophet Jesus (pbuh), who is only
mentioned 25 times in the Qur’an. The answer is No.
4. PROPHET JESUS (PBUH) HAD NO HUMAN FATHER
WHEREAS MUHAMMAD (PBUH) HAD A HUMAN FATHER
Prophet (pbuh) had a mother as well as a father, but Jesus (pbuh) only had a
mother and no earthly father. He was born miraculously. Who is greater of the
two, a person who has a father or a person who does not have a father?
1. Adam (pbuh) had no mother and no father
If being born without a mother makes a person a god then being born without
a mother and a father will make a person a greater god. The Bible and the
Qur’an both say that Adam (pbuh) was born without a mother and a father.
Allah says in the Qur’an in Surah Aali ‘Imraan, Chapter 3, Verse 59
“The similitude of Jesus before Allah is as that of Adam; He created him from
dust, then said to him: "Be". And he was.”
The Christians will immediately realise their mistake.
2. In the Bible there is another Superman by the name of Melchizedek
King Melchizedek had no mother, no father, no beginning, no end, no ascent,
Melchizedek the Priest is mentioned in the Bible in Hebrews Chapter 7, verses
1 to 3.
“For this Melchizedek, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, met
Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings and blessed him,
and to him Abraham apportioned a tenth part of everything. He is first, by
translation of his name, king of righteousness, and then he is also king of
Salem, that is, king of peace.
He is without father or mother or genealogy, having neither beginning of days
nor end of life, but resembling the Son of God he continues a priest forever.”
5. PROPHET JESUS (PBUH) GAVE LIFE TO THE DEAD,
WHEREAS PROPHET MUHAMMAD (PBUH) HAS NOT
DONE ANY SUCH MIRACLE.
Prophet Jesus (pbuh) gave life to the dead, whereas Prophet Muhammad
(pbuh) has not done any such miracle. Who is greater, a person who can give
life to the dead or a person who cannot give life to the dead?
1. Miracle is not the Test
Jesus Christ (pbuh) says in the Bible, Gospel of Matthew, Chapter No. 24,
Verse No. 24.
“For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great
signs and wonders; in so much that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the
Thus according to Jesus Christ (pbuh) Miracle is not the test to identify a
2. Jesus (pbuh) gave life to the dead with God’s permission
The incidence where Jesus Christ (pbuh) gave life to the dead is mentioned in
Gospel of John, Chapter No. 11. It is clearly mentioned in Gospel of John,
Chapter 11, Verses 41 and 42,
Jesus (pbuh) says to Almighty God, “Father, I thank thee that thou hast heard
me. And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the people
which stand by I said it, that they may believe that thou hast sent me.”
Then Jesus (pbuh) says in Verse 43, “And when he thus had spoken, he cried
with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. ” That means Jesus Christ (pbuh) gave
life to the dead with God’s permission.
3. All the Miracles done by all the Prophets are done with God’s help
All the Miracles done by all the Prophets are done with God’s help. Jesus Christ
(pbuh) gave life to the dead with God’s permission. He healed those born
blind and leper with God’s permission.
Allah says in the Qur’an in Surah Aali ‘Imraan, Chapter 3, Verse 49
"And (appoint him) a messenger to the Children of Israel, (with this message):
"'I have come to you, with a Sign from your Lord, in that I make for you out of
clay, as it were, the figure of a bird, and breathe into it, and it becomes a bird
by Allah's leave: And I heal those born blind, and the lepers, and I quicken the
dead, by Allah's leave; and I declare to you what ye eat, and what ye store in
your houses. Surely therein is a Sign for you if ye did believe;” [Al-Qur’an 3:49]
4. Moses (pbuh) changed the Stick into a Snake
Yet, if the Christian Missionaries illogically claim that Jesus (pbuh) is God
because he gave life to the dead, then they have to also agree that Moses
(pbuh) was a greater God. Not only did he give life to the dead but also
changed the vegetable kingdom to animal kingdom when he converted the
stick into snake.
6. SECOND COMING OF JESUS CHRIST (PBUH)
Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) has died about 1400 years ago whereas Jesus
(pbuh) was raised up alive according to your Qur’an. Who is greater, a person
who is dead or a person who has been raised up alive?
1. Jesus Christ (pbuh) was raised up alive because his followers as a
whole mistook him to be God
Prophet Jesus (pbuh) was the only Prophet who was raised up alive because
he was the only Prophet amongst all the Prophets of Allah (swt) whose
followers as a whole mistook him that he claimed divinity. Almighty God Allah
(swt) raised Jesus Christ (pbuh) alive so that in his second coming he would
testify to the Christians that he never claimed Divinity.
2. In his second coming Jesus Christ (pbuh) will not bring any new
In his second coming Jesus Christ (pbuh) will not bring any new message
because he will not come as a Messenger of Allah but as a follower of Prophet
3. Jesus Christ (pbuh) testifies to Almighty God that he never told his
followers to worship him
Later in the Hereafter Jesus Christ (pbuh) would testify to Almighty God that
he never told his followers to worship him.
It is mentioned in Surah Al Maa’idah, Chapter 5, Verse 116
And behold! Allah will say: "O Jesus the son of Mary! Didst thou say unto men,
worship me and my mother as gods in derogation of Allah'?" He will say:
"Glory to Thee! never could I say what I had no right (to say). Had I said such
a thing, thou wouldst indeed have known it. Thou knowest what is in my
heart, Thou I know not what is in Thine. For Thou knowest in full all that is
7. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MARY AND MIRIAM
It is mentioned in your Qur’an that Mary was the sister of Aaron (pbuh).
Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) who wrote the Qur’an did not know the difference
between Miriam the sister of Aaron (pbuh) and Mary the Mother of Jesus
(pbuh), the time span between both of them was about a thousand years.
1. IN THE SEMITIC LANGUAGES SISTER ALSO MEANS DESCENDANT
The Qur’an mentions in Surah Maryam, Chapter 19 Verses 27-28
“At length she brought the (babe) to her people, carrying him (in her arms).
They said: ‘O Mary! Truly an amazing thing hast thou brought!
O sister of Aaron! Thy father was not a man of evil, nor thy mother a woman
Christian missionaries say that Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) did not know the
difference between Mary, the mother of Jesus (pbuh) and Miriam, the sister of
Aaron (pbuh). The time span between both was more than a thousand years.
In the Arabic construction of the sentence, sister is also considered as a
descendant. Thus, when the people said to Mary, Ukhta Haroon i.e. ‘sister of
Aaron’ it actually means descendant of Aaron (pbuh).
2. SON ALSO MEANS DESCENDANT
It is mentioned in the Gospel of Matthew, Chapter 1 Verse 1
“Jesus Christ, the son of David,....”.
Gospel of Luke Chapter 3, Verse 23
“And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was
supposed) the son of Joseph, .....”
3. DID JESUS (PBUH) HAVE TWO FATHERS?
What do you call a person who has two fathers? The explanation of the
phrase that Jesus (pbuh) was the son of David (pbuh), is that Jesus (pbuh)
was a descendant of David (pbuh). ‘Son’, here means a descendant.
8. JESUS (PBUH) DID NOT DIE
Is it not true that your Qur’an mentions in Surah Maryam, Chapter 19 Verse
33 that Jesus (pbuh) died and was resurrected?
JESUS (PBUH) SAID, “THE DAY THAT I DIE”, NOT “THE DAY THAT I
It is mentioned in Surah Maryam, Chapter 19, Verse 33
“So Peace is on me the day I was born, the day that I die and the Day that I
shall be raised up to life (again)”.
The Qur’an mentions that Jesus (pbuh) said “Peace is on me the Day I was
born, the day that I die”. It is not stated “the day that I died.” It is in the
future tense and not in the past tense.
1. JESUS (PBUH) WAS RAISED UP ALIVE
The Qur’an further says in Surah Al Nisaa’, Chapter 4, Verses 157-158:
“That they said (in boast), ‘We killed Jesus Christ the son of Mary, the
Messenger of Allah’ – But they killed him not, Nor crucified him, but so it was
made to appear to them, and those who differ therein are full of doubts, with
no (certain) knowledge, but only conjecture to follow, for of a surety they
killed him not –
Nay, Allah raised him up unto Himself; and Allah is exalted in Power, Wise.“
9. JESUS IS “A WORD” OF ALLAH AND A “SPIRIT” FROM
Does not your Qur’an mention that Jesus (pbuh) is Kalimatullah –“The Word of
Allah (swt)”, as well as Roohullah – “The Spirit of Allah”, indicating his
1. JESUS (PBUH) “IS A WORD FROM ALLAH” NOT “THE WORD OF
The Qur’an mentions in Surah Aali ‘Imraan, Chapter 3, Verse 45
“Behold! The angels said: O Mary! Allah giveth thee glad tidings of a Word
from Him: his name will be Christ Jesus. The son of Mary, held in honour in
this world and the Hereafter and of (the company of) those Nearest to Allah.”
Jesus (pbuh) is referred in the Qur’an as a word from Allah and not as ‘the
word of Allah’.
“A word” from Allah means a message of Allah. If a person is referred to as “a
word” from Allah, it means that he is a Messenger or a Prophet of Allah.
2. THE TITLE OF A PARTICULAR PROPHET (PBUH) DOES NOT
EXCLUSIVELY BELONG TO THAT PROPHET (PBUH)
Different titles are given to different Prophets (pbut). Whenever a title is given
to a Prophet (pbuh), it does not necessarily mean that the other Prophets
(pbut) do not have the same characteristic or quality. For example Prophet
Abraham (pbuh) is referred to in the Qur’an as Khaleelullah, a friend of Allah.
This does not indicate that all the other Prophets (pbuh) were not the friends
of Allah. Prophet Moses (pbuh) is referred to in the Qur’an as Kaleemullah,
indicating that God spoke to him. This does not mean that God did not speak
to others. Similarly when Jesus (pbuh) is referred to in the Qur’an as
Kalimatullah, “a word from Allah”, it does not mean that the other Prophets
were not “the word,” of Allah.
3. JOHN THE BAPTIST (PBUH) IS ALSO CALLED “A WORD” FROM ALLAH
Yahya (pbuh) i.e. John the Baptist (pbuh) is also referred to in the Qur’an as
Kalimatullah i.e. a word from Allah in Surah Aali ‘Imran, Chapter 3, Verses 38-
“There did Zakariya pray to his Lord, saying: “O my Lord! Grant unto me from
Thee a progeny that is pure: for Thou art He that heareth prayer!
While he was standing in prayer in the chamber, the angels called unto him:
“Allah doth give thee glad tidings of Yahya, witnessing the truth of a Word
from Allah, and (be besides) noble, chaste, and a Prophet – of the (goodly)
company of the righteous.”
4. JESUS (PBUH) REFERRED AS ROOHULLAH – A SPIRIT FROM ALLAH
Jesus (pbuh) also never referred to as Roohullah “a spirit of Allah” but as a
spirit from Allah in Surah Al Nisaa’ Chapter 4 verse 171
“O People of the Book! Commit no excesses in your religion: nor say of Allah
aught but the truth. Jesus Christ the son of Mary was (no more than) a
Messenger of Allah, And His Word, which He bestowed on Mary, and a Spirit
proceeding from Him: so believe in Allah and His Messengers. Say not ‘Trinity’:
desist: it will be better for you: for Allah is One God: glory be to Him: (Far
Exalted is He) above having a son. To Him belong all things in the heavens
and on earth. And enough is Allah as a Disposer of affairs.”
5. SPIRIT OF ALLAH IS BREATHED IN EVERY HUMAN BEING
A spirit from Allah does not indicate that Jesus (pbuh) is God. The Qur’an
mentions in several places that Allah breathed into the human beings “His
Spirit” in Surah Al-Hijr, Chapter 15, Verse 29 in Surah Al Sajdah, Chapter 32,
Surah Al Hijr Chapter 15 Verse 29:
“When I have fashioned him (in due proportion) and breathed into him of My
spirit, fall ye down in obeisance unto him.”
Surah Al Sajdah Chapter 32 verse 9:
“But He fashioned him in due proportion, and breathed into him something of
His spirit. And He gave you (the faculties of) hearing and sight and feeling
(and understanding): little thanks do ye give!”
10. IS NOT THE QUR’AN WRITTEN BY SATAN?
The Qur’an is not the Word of God but on the contrary the handiwork of
In reply to a similar allegation put forward by the pagans of Makkah, that the
prophet (pbuh) received the revelations from Satan, the following verses were
Surah Al Waaqi’ah, Chapter 56, Verses 77-80
“That this is indeed a Qur’an most honourable, In a Book well-guarded, Which
none shall touch But those who are clean: A Revelation from the Lord Of the
“Kitabim Maknoon” means a book well-guarded or a protected book, referring
to Lauh-e-Mahfooz in the heaven, which none shall touch except the
‘Mutahhareen’. i.e. those who do not have any uncleanliness or impurity or evil
like sin. This refers to the angels. The satan is absolutely prohibited.
Thus, since it is impossible for satan to come anywhere close to it or touch it,
the question of him writing the verses of the Glorious Qur’an does not arise.
It is further mentioned in Surah Al Shoora, Chapter 26, Verses 210-212
“No evil ones have brought Down this (Revelation): It would neither suit them
Nor would they be able (To produce it). Indeed they have been removed Far
from even (a chance of) Hearing it.”
[Al Qur’an 26:210-212]
Many people have a wrong concept of satan. They think that satan can
probably do everything, except a couple of things that God can do. According
to them, satan is slightly below God in power. Since the people do not want to
accept that the Qur’an is a miraculous revelation, they say that it is satan’s
1) If satan would have written the Qur’an, he would not have mentioned in
the same Qur’an in Surah Al Nahl, Chapter 16, Verse 98
“When thou does read The Qur’an, seek Allah’s protection from Satan the
Is this how you feel satan would write a book? Does he tell you; “Before you
read my book ask God to save you from me?”
2) There are several verses in the Qur’an which will give enough evidence that
satan is not the author of the Qur’an.
In Surah Al A’raaf, Chapter 7, Verse 200
“If a suggestion from Satan assail your (mind), seek refuge with Allah; for He
hears and knows (all things).
Why would satan tell his followers, that whenever he gives any suggestions to
them, they should seek refuge in Allah (swt) to whom he is an avowed enemy.
3) In Surah Al Baqarah, Chapter 2, Verse 168
“O ye people! Eat of what is on earth, lawful and good; and do not follow the
footsteps of the Evil one, for he is to you an avowed enemy.”
4) In Surah Yaa Seen, Chapter 36, Verse 60
“Did I not enjoin on you, O ye children of Adam, that ye should not worship
Satan; for that he was to you an enemy avowed?”
Satan is intelligent, no wonder that he can put this idea into the minds of
people that he himself wrote the Qur’an. Almighty God cannot be compared to
Satan who is insignificant. God knows Satan’s evil intentions and hence no
wonder that He has given the reader of the Qur’an several proofs to show that
Qur’an is God’s word, and not Satan’s word.
The Bible mentions in the Gospel of Mark, Chapter 3, Verses 24-26
“And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.”
“And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.”
“And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided, he cannot stand, but
hath an end.”