Quran Errors – Will Jews and Christians be saved?

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Will Christians be saved? ​ And nearest among them in love to the believers [the Muslims] wilt thou find those who say "we are Christians" because amongst these are men devoted to learning and men who have renounced the world, and they are not arrogant" (Surat Al-Maidah 5:82). We sent after them Jesus the son of Mary, and bestowed on him the Gospel; and we ordained in the hearts of those who followed him compassion and mercy (Surat Al-Hadid 57:27). We did aforetime grant to the children of Israel the Book, the power of command, and prophethood; We gave them, for sustenance, things good and pure; and We favoured them above all nations (Surat Al-Jathiyah 45:16). Muhammad’s attitude towards the Christians completely turned at a later stage. 005.051 YUSUFALI: O…
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Quranic Errors – Moses and the Samaritan?

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The Qur'an says that the calf worshipped by the Israelites at mount Horeb was molded by a Samaritan. He [Allah] said, "We have tempted thy people since thou didst leave them. The Samaritan has led them into error." Then Moses returned ...... and we cast them [(gold) ornaments], as the Samaritan also threw them, into the fire." (Then he brought out for them a Calf, a mere body that lowed; and they said, "This is your god, and the god of Moses, whom he has forgotten.") ... Moses said, "And thou, Samaritan, what was thy business?" ... -- surah 20:85-88, 95 How can a Samaritan (or people of Samaria) have led the Israelites astray at the time of Moses [about 1400 B.C.] when the city of Samaria was founded only…
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Quran Errors – Is intercession allowed?

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Surah 2:254. O ye who believe! Spend out of (the bounties) We have provided for you, before the Day comes when no bargaining (Will avail), nor friendship nor intercession. Those who reject Faith they are the wrong-doers [254] Hai orang-orang yang beriman, belanjakanlah (di jalan Allah) sebagian dari rezeki yang telah Kami berikan kepadamu sebelum datang hari yang pada hari itu tidak ada lagi jual beli dan tidak ada lagi persahabatan yang akrab dan tidak ada lagi syafaat. Dan orang-orang kafir itulah orang-orang yang lalim. See also Surah 2:48, 123; 39:44; 6:51,70; 31:4 Other verses, however, say that intercession is possible. “None shall have the power of intercession but such a one as has received permission (or promise) from (Allah) Most Gracious.” Surah 19:87 [87] Mereka tidak berhak mendapat syafaat…
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Quranic Errors – No one has the name “John” before John the Baptist?

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No one before him has the same name, Maryam 19.7. 019.007 YUSUFALI: (His prayer was answered): "O Zakariya! We give thee good news of a son: His name shall be Yahya: on none by that name have We conferred distinction before." PICKTHAL: (It was said unto him): O Zachariah! Lo! We bring thee tidings of a son whose name is John; we have given the same name to none before (him). However, we read of a Johanan in 1 Kings 25:23, 1 Chronicles 3:15, 24, 6:9, 10, Ezra 8:12, etc. In fact, there are 27 instances of the name "Johanan" mentioned in the Old Testament. The Hasmonean Dynasty ruled Palestine in the century before John the Baptist appeared on the scene. Palestine at that time was very Hellenized and Greek…
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Quran Errors – Who was the first to preach to the Arabs?

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Ishmael is looked upon as a prophet in the quran (Sura 19:55 ff.; 4:161; 6:86; 21:85; 34:48). 019.054 YUSUFALI: Also mention in the Book (the story of) Isma'il: He was (strictly) true to what he promised, and he was a messenger (and) a prophet. That being the case, Muhammad cannot be called the first and the only prophet to the Arabs. According to the quran, Abraham and Ishmael who built the Käaba were prophets to the Arabs long before the prophet Muhammad-who came only as a reformer and renewer of the religion of Abraham (Sura 74:2; 33:40). But this fact goes against the teaching of the quran that God had not sent an admonisher to the Arabs before the prophet Muhammad (Sura 32:3; 34:44). 032.003 YUSUFALI: Or do they say,…
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Quranic Errors – Be and he “was” or “is”?

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003.059 YUSUFALI: The similitude of Jesus before Allah is as that of Adam; He created him from dust, then said to him: "Be". And he was. PICKTHAL: Lo! the likeness of Jesus with Allah is as the likeness of Adam. He created him of dust, then He said unto him: Be! and he is. SHAKIR: Surely the likeness of Isa is with Allah as the likeness of Adam; He created him from dust, then said to him, Be, and he was. Surah 3 [59] Sesungguhnya misal (penciptaan) Isa di sisi Allah, adalah seperti (penciptaan) Adam. Allah menciptakan Adam dari tanah, kemudian Allah berfirman kepadanya: "Jadilah" (seorang manusia), maka jadilah dia. The transliterated Arabic is as follows: "Inna massala 'Isaa 'indal-laahi ka-masali 'Adam; khalaqahuu min-turaabin-sum-ma qaala lahuu kun fa-yakuun." The word…
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Quranic Errors – Crucifixion in Egypt?

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Various passages tell the story that Pharaoh's sorcerers believe in the signs and message of Moses, and then Pharaoh tries to threaten them with these words (Shakir's translation): I will certainly cut off your hands and your feet on opposite sides, then will I crucify you all together. [Surah 7:124] Said he: You believe in him before I give you permission; most surely he is the chief of you who taught you the magic, so you shall know: certainly I will cut off your hands and your feet on opposite sides, and certainly I will crucify you all. [Surah 26:49] In the story of Joseph, about 400 years earlier we also read of another crucifixion in this passage: O my two mates of the prison! as for one of you,…
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