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THE QUR’ÂN PROVIDES ITS OWN HISTORY
By:Ahmed Moosa, Cape Town
Date: Saturday, 30 May 2020, 6:11 pm

THE QUR’ÂN PROVIDES ITS OWN HISTORY: [Chapters and verses]

IT NAMES ITSELF THE TITLE QUR’ÂN: (2/185[1]; 6/19; 7/204; 9/111; 10/37; 10/61;12/2; 12/3; 13/31; 15/1; 15/87; 17/106; 17/60; 17/41; 17/45; 17/46; 17/88; 17/89; 17/9; 17/78; 18/54; 18/82; 20/2; 20/113; 25/30; 25/32; 27/1; 27/2; 27/92; 20/114; 27/6; 27/76; 28/85; 30/58; 36/2; 36/69; 38/1; 39/28; 41/26; 41/44; 42/7; 41/3; 42/7; 43/3; 43/31;46/29; 47/24; 50/1; 50/45; 54/17, 22, 32, 40; 55/2; 56/77; 59/21; 73/4; 73/ 20; 76/23; 85/21-22;).

THE QUR’ÂN GIVES THE NAME OF ITS AUTHOR: [ALLÂH] ~ (25/6; 41/42; 45/2; 46/2; 6/19; 6/114; 4/166).

THE LANGUAGE IT WAS REVEALED IN: (41/3, 41/44; 13/37; 26/195; 16/103; 42/7; 43/3; 46/12; 20/113; 39/28)

THE QUR’ÂN WILL BE ALWAYS BE PROTECTED FROM CORRUPTION, AND CAN NEVER BE PRODUCED BY HUMAN BEINGS: (15/9; 3/7; 5/48; 41/41-42; 10/37; 4/82; 2/23-24; 52/33-34; 11/13; 85/21-22).

WHEN AND HOW THE QUR’ÂN WAS REVEALED: (2/185; 97/1; 25/32; 17/106).

TO WHOM THE QUR’ÂN WAS REVEALED: [MUHAMMAD] ~ (3/144; 33/40; 29/48; 47/2; 48/28-29; 4/166; {61/6}).

GUARANTEE THE PROPHET WILL NEVER FORGET THE QUR’ÂN: (87/6; 29/49; 18/27).

THE QUR’ÂN EXISTED IN WRITTEN BOOK FORM FROM THE TIME OF ITS REVELATION, AND EVERY WORD REVEALED TO THE PROPHET WAS PUT TO WRITING IMMEDIATELY BY HONOURABLE SCRIBES AND THE BOOK TESTIFIES TO THIS: (Stated in multiple verses including: 3/7; 27/1; 85/21, 85/22; 52/2-3; 68/1; 25/5; 25/32; 45/2; 46/2; 46/12; 80/13-16; 6/114; 16/89; 41/3; 98/2; 29/48;3/7; 75/17; 7/52; 41/41; 96/1-5). (There was no lag or interval for mistakes to creep in).

THE PROPHET’S PROTECTION IS GUARANTEED BY ALLÂH IN CONVEYING THE MESSAGE OF THE QUR’ÂN:(5/67; 2/137; 7/196; 15-95; 22-15).

THE ARRANGEMENT OF THE ENTIRE QUR’ÂN WAS PART OF THE DIVINE SCHEME: (75/17-19).

ALLÂH ALONE EXPLAINS THE AL-QUR’ÂN: (stated in multiple ayâts including: 75/19; 2/99; 6/46; 6/55; 6/65; 6/105; 6/114; 6/119; 6/154; 7/32; 7/52; 7/58; 7/174; 9/11; 10/5; 10/24; 10/37; 11/1; 12/111; 13/2; 16/89; 17/12; 17/41; 17/89; 18/54; 20/113; 25/33; 30/28; 41/3; 41/44; 65/11).

THE LAW OF INTERPRETATION OF THE QUR’ÂN IS RECORDED WITHIN THE QUR’ÂN IN CHAPTER 3 VERSE 7: Muhkamât (absolutely clear and lucid, decisive); they are Ummul-Kitâb (the core of the original foundation of all revelation; the Essence of Allâh’s Will and Law; and the basis of the Qur’ân and also its protector, hence literally the ‘mother of the Book’); and others are Mutashâbihât (allegorical), which are subject to the decisive meanings of the verses.

THUS THE QUR’ÂN HAS A CLEAR BACKGROUND HISTORY AND A LAW OF INTERPRETATION WHICH IS NOT THE CASE WITH ANY OF THE OTHER SACRED BOOKS!