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Re: The Qur'an was revealed in 7 "ahruf"!
By:Irfan
Date: Sunday, 26 February 2012, 7:09 pm
In Response To: Re: The Qur'an was revealed in 7 "ahruf"! (Noman Waseem, New Jersey)

The article is about the “ Seven ahruf” hadiths. The confusion about "ahruf" is often not appreciated. Note that in all these ahadith, the prophet surprisingly did not explain its meaning. About 40 mufassireen have been trying left and right to explain what ‘Ahruf’ means—some say 7 dialects of 7 Arab tribes of the time, some say it is 7 types of commands (halal/haram/muhkam/mutashabih/mathl etc), some say it refers to hidden meaning of the Qur'an, some call it 'variation in Qira'ats, some say this and some say that. Even the companions seem to differ about the meaning of ahruf in these fairy tales. However, the funniest one of all these interpretations of "ahruf" (plural of harf), as the article below indicates, is that it is ‘different words’ used in the Qur’an.

As if this were not enough, the most ridiculous aspect of the whole story is the inclusion of another calumny of equally humongous magnitude perpetrated in this article, which goes like this:

“Narrated Abbas R.A. that the prophet SAWS said: “Jibreel taught me one style and I reviewed it until he taught me more, and I kept asking him for more and he gave me more until finally there were seven styles.” (narrated by al-Bukhaari, 3047; Muslim, 819) ”

This hadith is saying that the Qur’an was ‘originally’ revealed in only ONE harf (whatever that means) but the other six of them were revealed to the Prophet on his insistence to Jibraeel—as if Jibraeel had the authority to oblige the Prophet on his own as to whatever revelation and whenever he wanted!

Irfan

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The Qur'an was revealed in 7 "ahruf"!
irfan -- Sunday, 26 February 2012, 2:35 am
Re: The Qur'an was revealed in 7 "ahruf"!
Helen, UK -- Sunday, 26 February 2012, 1:36 pm
The Qur'an was revealed in 7 "ahruf"!
*Dr. Shabbir, Florida -- Sunday, 26 February 2012, 2:10 pm
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Helen, UK -- Sunday, 26 February 2012, 6:53 pm
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Irfan -- Sunday, 26 February 2012, 7:20 pm
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Sidqi, ca -- Monday, 27 February 2012, 7:11 am
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jawaid ahmed,uk -- Monday, 27 February 2012, 2:26 pm
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Mubashir, Canada -- Sunday, 26 February 2012, 3:02 pm
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Noman Waseem, New Jersey -- Sunday, 26 February 2012, 4:39 pm
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Irfan -- Sunday, 26 February 2012, 7:07 pm
Re: The Qur'an was revealed in 7 "ahruf"!
Irfan -- Sunday, 26 February 2012, 7:09 pm