Sunday, October 7, 2012

Ahmad (Muhammad PBUH) in Haggai 2:7-9, Isaiah 24:23 & Malachi 3:1 Bible OT

And the Ahmad (Muhammad PBUH)of all Nations will Come;
Some two centuries after the idolatrous and impenitent Kingdom of Israel was overthrown, and the whole population of the ten tribes deported into Assyria, Jerusalem and the glorious temple of Solomon were razed to the ground by the Chaldeans, and the unmassacred remnant of Judah and Benjamin was transported into Babylonia. After a period of seventy years' captivity, the Jews were permitted to return to their country with full authority to build again their ruined city and the temple. When· the foundations of the new house of God were being laid, there arose a tremendous uproar of joy and acclamation from the assembly; while the old men and women who had seen the gorgeous temple of Solomon before, burst into a bitter weeping. It was on this solemn occasion that the Almighty sent His servant the Prophet Haggai to console the sad assembly with this important message:-
Haggai scroll

Listen this verse from Israeli Jewish site and Himdat here @ 1:26 minute

"And I will shake all nations, and the Himada of all the nations will come; and I will fill this house with glory, says the Lord of hosts. Mine is the silver, mine is the gold, says the Lord of hosts, the glory of my last house shall be greater than that of the first one, says the Lord of hosts; and in this place I will give Shalom, says the Lord of hosts" (Haggai, ii:7-9).

I have translated the above paragraph from the only copy of the Bible at my disposal, lent to me by an Assyrian lady cousin in her own vernacular language. But let us consult the English versions of the Bible, which we find have rendered the original Hebrew words himda and shalom into "desire" and "peace" respectively.
Jewish and Christian commentators alike have given the utmost importance to the double promise contained in the above prophecy. They both understand a messianic prediction in the word Himda. Indeed, here is a wonderful prophecy confirmed by the usual biblical formula of the divine oath, "says the Lord Sabaoth," four times repeated. If this prophecy be taken in the abstract sense of the words himda and shalom as "desire" and "peace," then the prophecy becomes nothing more than an unintelligible aspiration. But if we understand by the term himda a concrete idea, a person and reality, and in the word shalom, not a condition, but a living and active force and a definitely established religion, then this prophecy must be admittedly true and fulfilled in the person of Ahmad  and the establishment of Islam. For himda and shalom-or shlama have precisely the same significance respectively as Ahmad and Islam.
Before endeavouring to prove the fulfilment of this prophecy, it will be well to explain the etymology of the two words as briefly as possible:-
(a)    Himda. Unless I am mistaken, the clause in the original Hebrew text reads thus. "ve yavu himdath kol haggoyim," which literally rendered into English would be "and will come the Himda of all nations." The final hi in Hebrew, as in Arabic, is changed into th, or t when in the genitive case. The word is derived from an archaic Hebrew-or rather Aramaic-root hmd (consonants pronounced hemed). In Hebrew hemed is generally used in the sense of great desire, covet, appetite and lust. The ninth command of the Decalogue is: "Lo tahmod ish reikha" ("Thou shalt not covet the wife of thy neighbour"). In Arabic the verb hem ida, from the same consonants hmd, means "to praise," and so on. What is more praised and illustrious than that which is most craved for, coveted, and desired? Whichever of the two meanings be adopted, the fact that Ahmad is the Arabic form of Himda remains indisputable and decisive. The Holy Qur'an (chapter 61, verse 6) declares that Jesus announced unto the people of Israel the coming of an "Apostle from God whose name was to be Ahmad ." The Gospel of St. John, being written in Greek, uses the name Paracletos, a barbarous form unknown to classical Greek literature. But Periclytos, which corresponds exactly with Ahmad in its signification of "illustrious," "glorious" and "praised," in its superlative degree, must have been the translation Greek of Himda or probably Hemida of the Aramaic form, as uttered by Jesus Christ. Alas! there is no Gospel extant in the original language spoken by Jesus!
(b)   As to the etymology and signification of the words shalom, shlama, and the Arabic saldm, Islam, I need not detain the reader by dragging him into linguistic details. Any Semitic scholar knows that Shalom and Islam are derived from one and the same root and that both mean peace, submission, and resignation.

This being made clear, I propose to give a short exposition of this prophecy of Haggai. In order to understand it better, let me quote another prophecy from the last book of the Old Testament called Mallachai, or Mallakhi, or in the Authorized Version,

Prophecy Servant of God

word Atmak not necessarily means ‘whom I uphold’ but is infact a name

the writing of Atmak is אתמך
the writing of Ahmad is אחמד

Isaiah 42:1
God says
“Behold, 'My Servant' (pronounced as Abd-ee), ‘whom I uphold’ (pronounced as Atmak);

God mentioning about the coming of His servant
Behold My Servant Ahmad (Isaiah 42:1) - so who is this Ahmad as in God'servant?

He is none other than
Abd-Allah Ahmad (Servant of God, Ahmad) - Prophet Muhammad s.a.w 


HAGGAI 2: 6-9

Verse 6, tells us that only once, for a short period of time, will God allow these idol worshipers and corrupt religious kingdoms (Daniel 7) to exist and control the earth. Then, God will send angels from Heaven (shake the Heavens). These angels will help and support Muslims as they spread Islam throughout the world in their work for the sake of God.

The course of history will take a new direction because Islam will guide people's actions as they return faithfully to the worship of only one God (Allah).

The corrupt kingdoms (Romans, Persians) were finished by Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and his companions. These corrupt kingdoms were forced from the region within seven years after Prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) death. Also mentioned in Daniel 2:44.

The sea and land will be under the rule of Islam. The kings and emperors that ruled this area one after another, never worked for the sake of God, therefore, were never given support from God. This verse is clear that, this will happen only once. God promised the children of Israel a kingdom. This promise was fulfilled through the covenant with Abraham (pbuh), Genesis 15:16, when David (pbuh), the king and prophet, established state of Israel in Palestine for the
sake of God.

David (pbuh) was a just ruler who followed the word of God. The Palestinians were never expelled by David (pbuh) and they accepted his rule. After the death of Solomon (pbuh), David's (pbuh) kingdom was divided into two kingdoms, Judah and Israel. After 200 years these two kingdoms were conquered by the Babylonians. None of the Israeli prophets finished the kingdoms mentioned in Daniel 7 and Daniel 2:44.

Only one Prophet, Muhammad (pbuh), and his companions accomplished this. Once this happened, God makes it clear that it will not happen again.

Once and for all, those Empires of the Romans and Persians were perished forever.

When Prophet Jesus (pbuh) came the first time, the region was under the rule of Rome and Persia. When Jesus (pbuh) or the messiah comes the second time, all the kingdoms mentioned in Daniel 7 and Daniel 2:44 will have already been finished by Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and his companions in 638 A.D. Once this has happened, it will never happen again.

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) described the situation and reason for the second coming of Prophet Jesus (pbuh), He will be sent by Allah frorn heaven accompanied by two angels to the Umayyah Mosque in Damascus, the burial site of John the Baptist (pbuh).

The Umayyah Mosque was originally a church, which was converted to a Mosque when the priests accepted [slam and became Muslims. Although Jesus will be asked to lead the prayer, he will pray the morning prayer behind the Imam of the Muslims.

The purpose for Jesus' (pbuh) second coming is to show that he and all the prophets before him follow one teaching of God (Allah).

Jesus (pbuh), and all the other prophets if allowed to return, would follow Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), Prophet Muhammad(pbuh) is the prophet of the Covenant(the Holy One) as mentioned in Isaiah 42, Habakkuk 3:3, John 14:30(The Prince of the World), Malachi 3:1 (Covenant), and in Matthew 3:11 as Prophet John the Baptist (pbuh) stated. For more information on the second coming of Jesus (pbuh) read the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) (Hadith). (37 AI Bukhari, Muslim, Tarrnthi, Bin Majah, Masned Ahmed, Mutah Mali, Abu Dawad, AI Nasai, AI Tabrani, Etc.)

Verse 7 Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) is the only prophet who went outside his nation, and had kings and their nations follow him. Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and his companions "shook" all the nations as described in Daniel 7 and Daniel 2:44, Sura 34:28.

In 626 A.D, Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) ruled only Medina and had less than 12,000 companions. In same-year, he sent letters to all the kings in the region. Most of the kings in Arabia were Christians but accepted Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and became Muslims. They knew through the Bible that the last prophet tor all nations would come from Arabia and from the children of Ishmael.

Prophet Muhammad sent his companion Abdullah Bin Hothafa with a letter to the king of Persia (Perwaize). When Perwaize received the letter, he tore it up immediately and was in rage. He instructed the Jewish King (Bathan) of Yemen to send two men to escort Prophet Muhammad to him. These two men who one of them was a Persian named Murduwae and the other was an Arab from Yemen, went to Medina and asked Prophet Muhammad to come with them.

Prophet Muhammad told them that Sherwah, the son of Perwaize, had killed his father. He also told them on which night this happened. These two men returned back to Yemen and told King Bathan what Prophet Muhammad had told them. A short time later, Bathan received a letter from Sherwah stating that he had killed his father and he instructed Bathan to bring Prophet Muhammad to him. Bathan refused to follow Sherwah's order, and he and the people of Yemen embraced Islam.

In the time of the Calipha Omar, Persia (Iran) was under the control of a king named Khusro who had a daughter by the name of Shahnaz. When the Muslims opened Persia, Shahnaz was supposed to marry Abdullah, the son of Omar. Calipha Omar said to his adviser Ali, "This would be a wife chosen for Hussein, the son of Ali, the forth Calipha who was the son -in law of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). Shahnaz had a son named Ali Bin Al Hussein, who became a Muslim scholar. Through out history Persia had produced many great Muslim scholars. One of them was Abu Hanifa, born approximately 690 A.D. He had the chance to meet the last four companions of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

The second letter carried by Umro Bin Umayah Al Thamri went to the King of Ethiopia (Ashama Bin Alhur-his name in Arabic is Atiah) who was also a Christian priest, and had already accepted Muhammad as a prophet, Sura 5:82-85. In this letter, Prophet Muhammad told Ashama that he is now part of the Islamic society and should arrange a marriage for him. Ashama was instructed to arrange this marriage with Ramleh (Um Habibah), the daughter of Abu Sofian who was the leader of Makkah. Prophet Muhammad asked Ashama to arrange this marriage. Ramleh's agent for this marriage was Khaled Bin Saaid, who was her close relative.

In 631 A.D, Ashama died and before word had reached Medina, Prophet Muhammad received word from God through the angel of Ashma's death. Prophet Muhammad told his companions of Ashama's death and they prayed for him, Sura 47:2.

The third letter was sent to the Romans and was carried by Dihyah Khalifa Al Kalby to Caesar who was visiting Damascus, at that time. After reading the letter, Caesar called a meeting with his priests to discuss it. This letter shook the Roman Empire. Caesar also requested to see a close relative of prophet Muhammad, Abu Sofian, a leader of Makkah, and also a cousin of Prophet Muhammad, who was at the same time trading in Damascus. Caesar asked Abu Sofian many questions about Prophet Muhammad. Abu Sofian was not a Muslim yet.

Caesar then went to his priests for more information. They had expected the Holy One to come from Arabia but they were hoping this prophet would be from the children of Israel, so there was much arguing among these priests. After this Caesar told his priests that they knew another prophet was coming, and they knew the time was close. Caesar compared Abu Sofians answers to what Caesar knew about prophets.

Caesar also told them that one day Muhammad and his companions would rule Damascus. Caesar secretly told Dihyah that he accepted Prophet Muhammad as the Messenger of God and gave money to Dihyah to give to Prophet Muhammad. Prophet Muhammad gave the money to the poor and said that Caesar was lying and he did not follow him or Islam.

Another letter (in 627 A.D) was carried by Hateeb Bin Beltah to Mokaucus in Alexandria who was the king and Christian priest of Egypt, his name was Goreg Bin Mattah (38 Book of (Rahmat Ul-Alarnin) by Al-Mansourfory.) Mokaucus kissed the letter and immediately accepted Muhammad as a prophet. Mokaucus was expecting a prophet to come from Ishmael. He sent many presents and a letter to Prophet Muhammad. The letter expressed his acceptance and feelings as well as an explanation of his presents. With these presents he sent slaves, a white mule that Prophet Muhammad named Dandel, and two sisters, Maria and Sireen.

Dandel died in about 662 A.D during the time of Hassan Bin Ali, son Fatimah, the daughter of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

Maria and Sireen were the daughters of a famous Egyptian priest, who was also from the same tribe of Hagar, the mother of Ishmael (pbuh). Hagar was from the city of Haffin in Egypt. Sireen Married Hassan Bin Thabit and delivered a boy who was named Abdul Rahman. In 637 A.D., a companion of Prophet Muhammad named Obadeh Bin Al Sammit opened Egypt. He built a Mosque at the site of the house where Maria was brought up.

Mokaucus had sent these gifts to Prophet Muhammad to establish good relations with him. Prophet Muhammad married Maria, who delivered a son named Ibrahim. Ibrahim died when he was 18 months, just two years before the death of Prophet Muhammad.

All these letters sent at the same time from Prophet Muhammad, and as mentioned by God in verse 7, "I will shake all the nations." All the kings that knew the scriptures were expecting a prophet and all accepted Muhammad as that prophet. Perwaize, King of Persia, who was neither Jew nor Christian, did not accept Prophet Muhammad.

All the Arab Christian kings accepted and followed the rule of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

Muhammad was the only prophet who communicated directly with kings to ask them to accept him as prophet and come under the rule of Islam. These kings felt threatened by Prophet Muhammad and felt their kingdoms shaken by him. These kings are mentioned in Daniel 7, and God will raise a new kingdom (Islamic state) to takeover all these kingdoms as in Daniel 2:44 and Mathew 21:43.

The name Muhammad in Hebrew means the praised one (Hemddeat, Hamad, Mahmad) Prophet Muhammad is mentioned in Hebrew verse 7 as Fiyafoo Hemddeat, Col Hoiajeem. The name Muhammad is also translated to mean "desire". This fits with Prophet Muhammad, as he is the desire of all nations as shown in Isaiah 60:5 and Sura 7:157. Anyone who is praised is also desired and wanted, Sura 21: 107.

Before Prophet Muhammad's birth, his grandfather, Abdul Mutalib, wanted to name him Qithum. (39 Qithum was a king and grandson of Kedar son of Ishmael. (144 B.C.). He controlled the area from Jerusalem to south of Makkah, and from the Nile to Judah (south Palestine), and the length ofthe Red Sea, north of Yemen. He would not allow a wall to be built around Jerusalem. He lived during the time of prophet Nehemiah.) Prophet Muhammad's father had died two months before his birth so it was his grandfather's responsibility to name him. His mother, Aminah Bint Wahab, was told in a dream that she must name him Muhammad. No Prophet or person since Adam to Muhammad, was ever given this name, Sura 17:79.

In verse 7, God says He will glorify this house in Makkah (Kaabah). In the year 570 A.D., the year of Prophet Muhammad's birth, the King of Yemen, Abraha Ashram Bin AI Sabah, marched towards Makkah. Abraha had built a church in Yemen to which he wanted all those living in this area to come to this church. All the people refused to come because they knew that the Kaabah, built by Abraham, in Makkah was the holiest place to worship God. An Arab from Makkah put dirt inside his Church.(40 Malik Bin Kenanah (the story in Book of Bin Hesha). Abraha became angry and decided to destroy the Kaabah.(41 The elephant named (Mahmood) Book Bin Hesharn.) Abraha assembled 4,000 soldiers and two strong elephants to destroy the Kaabah. When they reached Wadi (valley) Muhasser, which was five kill from Makkah, the elephants stopped. They could not make the elephants continue.

The elephants dropped to hisknees every time they were forced towards Makkah. When allowed to face away from Makkah, the elephants tried to run away. Abdul Mutalib, grandfather of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and leader of Makkah, went to Wadi Muhasser because Abraha had looted 100 of his camels.

Abdul Mutalib asked for his camels and told Abraha that the people of Makkah would not light him because God (Allah) had promised Abraham to protect the Kaabah. Allah made Makkah a peaceful place. Abdul Mutalib returned to Makkah and told his people to go to the top of the hills around Makkah to watch what Allah would do to Abraha and his army. The Arab of Makkah always left idol worshipping and returned to God (Allah) whenever they were faced with big crisis which endangered them. Form these hills the people watched the fate ofAbraha and his troops. They saw birds coming from direction of the Red Sea. Each bird carried a stone in its break. The birds dropped the stones on Abraha and his troops and killed them all, One soldier was allowed to escape. Once he returned to Yemen and told the others what happened, he was later killed too by a stone from a bird that had followed him all the way from Makkah to Yemen, Sura 105:1-5.

The women and children that came with Abraha were spared and became slaves to the people of Makkah, The Makkans greatly increased their wealth with the valuables from Abraha's army. The Makkahns also increased their respect of the Kaabah. Arabs came from other areas to praise the Makkahns as special people and called them the Family of Allah, because of this event. The daughter of Abraha later married Bilal Bin Rabah, who was also a slave from Ethiopia and a close companion of Prophet Muhammad. Bilal was the one who always performed the call for prayer (Athan) during the time of Prophet Muhammad. Bilal later became the governor of Syria and today many black American Muslims call themselves Bilalians.

Verse 8; this verse describes how pilgrims to Makkah always give charity to the people of Makkah, The Makkahns use this charity to take care of the Kaabah, the city, the pilgrims, and the poor. 

Verse 9; Abraham was ordered by God to established two places for His worship. One in Jerusalem and one in Makkah, Abraham built the Kaabah with his oldest son Ishmael (pbuh). And pilgrims (Jews and Arab) call their journey Hajj, All Jews, many Christians and Muslims used to lace Jerusalem while praying. Originally Prophet Muhammad also faced Jerusalem to pray, but had a desire to face Makkah (Qibla). While he was in Medina he requested Allah to allow the Muslims to do so.

Alter seventeen months of Prophet Muhammad's immigration to Medina, Allah ordered him that all Muslims in the world will face the Kaabah (Qibla) in Makkah during their prayers. The Jews came to Prophet Muhammad, Roofaah Bin Kais, Mordam Bin Omro, Kaab Bin Al Ashraf, Al Rabea and Kenda Bin Al Rabeea told the Prophet if he faced towards Jerusalem to pray, they would follow him even the Muslims in Jerusalem face Makkah to pray, Sura 2: 142-145. This event for the change of the Qibla took place in Masjid of Al Qiblatain in Medina, while Prophet Muhammad was praying the noon prayer (Thuhur).

The original temple built by David in the place chosen by Abraham is now a Mosque. Since Prophet Muhammad opened Makkah, in 630 A.D. (Deuteronomy 33:2, Isaiah 60:12), it has always been at peace. Jerusalem has never been at peace. It had been conquered by the Romans in 70 A.D., who burned the temple. It was also conquered by the Persians and Babylonians. Even today, there is no peace in Jerusalem. Through this direction of prayer to the Kaabah, the latter house has been glorified by God and remains peaceful.

Verse 7, Muhammad is the only Prophet who went outside his nation and convinced kings and their nations to follow the order of Allah. He and his companions "shook" all the nations. The name Muhammad means the praised one in Hebrew "Mahmad", They translated it to mean (desire). This fits Prophet Muhammad who is the only one desired by all the nations. God says that He will glorify this latter house and it will remain peaceful, this is the Kaabah in Makkah.
Haggai 2: 6-9.
6 For thus saith the LORD of hosts: Yet once, it is a little while, and I will shake the heavens, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land; 
7 and I will shake all nations, and the choicest things of all nations shall come, and 1 will fill this house with glory, saith the LORD of hosts. 
8 Mine is the silver, and Mine the gold, saith the LORD of hosts.
9 The glory of this latter house shall be greater than that of the forrner, saith the LORD of hosts; and in this place will I give peace, saith the LORD of hosts.' 

Jerusalem has never been at peace. It had been conquered by the Romans in 70 A.D, who burned the temple, It was also conquered by the Persians and Babylonians. Even today, there is no peace in Jerusalem.
Matthew 10: 34-35 and Luke 12: 49-52
Matthew 10: 34-35
4. "Do not think that I came to bring peace on earth. I did not come to bring peace but a sword.
5. "For I have come to 'set a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother- in-law';

Luke 12: 49-52
49. "I came to send lire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled!
50. "But I have a baptism to be baptized with, and how distressed I am till it is accomplished!
51. "Do [you] suppose that I came to give peace on earth? I tell you, not at all, but rather division.
52. "For from now on five in one house will be divided: three against two, and two against three.

Jesus tells a woman that the direction and mountain of prayer will come to be in a place other than Jerusalem or Samaria I(Mt. Gerizim in Nablis) referring to Haggai 2: 9}
John 4:19-23 
19. The woman said to Him, "Sir, I perceive that you are a prophet.
20. "Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, and you [Jews] say that in Jerusalem is the place where one ought to worship."
21. Jesus said to her, "Woman, believe Me, the hour is coming when you will neither on this mountain, nor in .Jerusalem, worship the Father.
22. "You worship what you do not know; we know what we worship, for salvation is of the Jews.
23. "But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him.

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and his companions "shook" all the nations as described in Daniel 7.
Sura 34: 28.
Sura 34
28. We have not sent thee but as a universal (Messenger) to men, giving them glad tidings, and warning them (against sin), but most men understand not.

The King of Ethiopia (Ashama) who was a Christian priest accepted Prophet Muhammad as the last messenger of Allah.
Sura 5:82-85
Sura 5
83. And when they listen to the revelation received by the Messenger, thou wilt see their eyes overflowing with tears, for they reeognise the truth: they pray: "Our Lord! we believe; write us down among the witnesses. 84. "What cause can we have not to believe in Allah and the truth which has come to us, seeing that we long for our Lord to admit us to the company of the righteous?" 85. And for this their prayer hath Allah rewarded them with gardens, with rivers flowing underneath,- their eternal home, Such is the recompense of those who do good

Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) told his companions of Ashama's death and they prayed for him.
Sura 47: 2.
Sura 47
2. But those who believe and work deeds of righteousness, and believe in the (Revelation) sent down to Muhammad - for it is the Truth from their Lord,- He will remove from them their ills and improve their condition.

The name Muhammad is also translated ·'desire" (Mahmad). This fit only to Muhammad, as he is the desire of all nations Sura 7: 157
to mean Prophet
Sura 7
157. "Those who follow the apostle, the unlettered Prophet, whom they find mentioned in their own (scripturesj.- in the law and the Gospel.- for he commands them what is just and forbids them what is evil; he allows them as lawful what is good (and pure) and prohibits them from what is bad (and impure); He releases them from their heavy burdens and from the yokes that are upon them. So it is those who believe in him, honour him, help him, and follow the light which is sent down with him,- it is they who will prosper."

Prophet Muhammad who is a praised one is also desired or wanted.
Sura 21: 107.
Sura 21
107. We sent thee not, but as a Mercy for all creatures

No person from Adam to Muhammad (pbut) was ever given this name (Muhammad).
Sura 17:79.
Sura 17
79. And pray in the small watches of the morning: (it would be) an additional prayer (or spiritual profit) for thee: soon will thy Lord raise thee to a Station of Praise and Glory!
Allah protected Makkah from Abraha the Christian king of Yemen, who tried to destroy the Kaabah. Allah sent a flock of birds carrying stones to kill

Abraha and his troops. Allah glorified this house and kept it peaceful.
Sura 105: 1-5 (42 Sura 105; refers to an event that happened in the year of the birth of our holy Prophet, 570 A.D. Yemen was then under the rule of the Abyssinians (Christians), who had driven out the Jewish Himyar rulers. Abraha Ashram was the Abyssinian governor. Intoxicated with power and fired by religious fanaticism, he led a big expedition against Makkah, intending to destroy the Kaabah. He had two elephants in his train. But his sacrilegious intentions were defeated by a miracle by Allah. No defense was offered by the custodians of the Kaabah as the army was too strong for them. But a shower of stones, thrown by flocks of birds, destroyed the invading army almost to a man.)

Sura 105
1. Seest thou not how thy Lord dealt with the Companions of the Elephant? 2. Did He not make their treacherous plan go astray? 3. And He sent against them Flights of Birds, 4. Striking them with stones of baked clay. 5. Then did He make them like an empty field of stalks and straw, (of which the corn) has been eaten lip.

Allah ordered all the Muslims in the world to face (Qibla) the Kaabah in Makkah.
Sura 2: 142-145
Sura 2

142. The fools among the people will say: "What hath turned them from the Qibla to which they were used'?" Say: To Allah belong both east and West: He guideth whom He will to a Way that is straight. 143. Thus, have We made of you an Ummat justly balanced, that ye might be witnesses over the nations, and the Messenger a witness over yourselves; and We appointed the Qibla to which thou wast used, only to test those who followed the Messenger from those who would turn on their heels (From the Faith). Indeed it was (A change) momentous, except to those guided by Allah. And never would Allah Make your faith of no effect. For Allah is to all people Most surely full of kindness, Most Merciful. 144. We see the turning of thy face (for guidance to the heavens: now Shall We turn thee to a Qibla that shall please thee. Turn then Thy face in the direction of the sacred Mosque: Wherever ye are, turn your faces in that direction. The people of the Book know well that that is the truth from their Lord. Nor is Allah unmindful of what they do. 145. Even if thou wert to bring to the people of the Book all the Signs (together), they would not follow Thy Qibla; nor art thou going to follow their Qibla; nor indeed will they follow each other's Qibla. If thou after the knowledge hath reached thee, Wert to follow their (vain)

Letter of the prophet Muhammad to Mokaucus, King of Egypt, 627 A.D, discovered by M. Etiene Barthelemy; believed by several scholars to be the actual document referred to in the text Mokaucus responded to the letter and agreed that Muhammad was a prophet Mokaucus send many presents, one of which was Maria, she later became the wife of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). Maria bore a son named Abraham, who died at the age of 18 months, before prophet Muhammad died, in 632 A.D.

This letter of Prophet MUHAMMAD in 627 A.D,
Was sent to the Caesar of Rome. It was written on deer skin. This letter is now in the possession of King Hussein of Jordan who is from the same tribe as Prophet Muhammad (Hashim)

Translation of the Prophet Muhammad' letter to Caesars.
In the name of God. From the slave and the prophet of God, Muhammad and peace to all who follow guidance (Allah). To Hercules the Great Roman. You will become safe ifyou convert to Islam. God will protect and twice reward you. Lf you refuse to do so, then by your refusal you are responsible for what happened to Arius and his followers, and that weight will be' on your shoulders." O people of the Book! Come to compromise as between us and you:  
That we worship none but Allah; that we associate no partners with him; that we erect not, from among ourselves, Lords and patrons other than Allah. If then they turn back. say ye: "Bear witness that we (at least are Muslims (bowing to Allah's will) ".

Malachi 3:1
This link is from an Israeli Jewish site

"Behold I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: suddenly he will come to his temple. He is the Adonai (i.e. the Lord) whom you desire, and the Messenger of the Covenant with whom you are pleased. Lo he is coming, says the Lord of hosts."
Then compare these mysterious oracles with the wisdom embodied in the sacred verse of the Qur'an:
"Praise be unto Him Who instantly transported His servant by night from the sacred temple (of Mecca) to the farther temple (of Jerusalem), the circuit of which We have blessed" (Qur'an, 17: 1).

That by the person coming suddenly to the temple, as foretold in the two biblical documents above mentioned, Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Allah be on him), and not Jesus, is intended the following arguments must surely suffice to convince every impartial observer:-
1. The kinship, the relation and resemblance between the two tctrograms Himda and Ahmd, and the identity of the root hmd from which both substantives are derived, leave not a single particle of doubt that the subject in the sentence "and the Himda of all nations will come" is Ahmad; that is to say, Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Allah be on him). There is not the remotest etymological connection between himda and any other names of "Jesus," "Christ," "Saviour," not even a single consonant in common between them.
2. Even if it be argued that the Hebrew form Hmdh (read himdahj is an abstract substantive meaning "desire, lust, covetousness, and praise," the argument would be again in favour of our thesis; for then the Hebrew form would, in etymology, be exactly equivalent in meaning and in similarity to, or rather identity with, the Arabic form Himdah. ln whatever sense you wish to take the tetrogram Hmdh, its relation to Ahmad  is decisive, and has nothing to do with Jesus and Jesuism! If St. Jerome, and before him the authors of the Septuagint, had preserved intact the Hebrew kmnHmdh, instead of putting down the Latin "cupiditas" 0: the Geek "euthymia," probably the translators appointed by King James I would have also reproduced the original form in the Authorized Version, and the Bible Society have followed Slit in their translations into Islamic languages.
3. The temple of Zorobabel was to be more glorious than that of Solomon because, as Mallakhi prophesied, the great Apostle or Messenger of the Covenant, the "Adcnai" or the Seyid of the messengers was to visit it suddenly as indeed Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Allah be on him) did during his miraculous night journey, as stated in the Qur'an! The temple of Zorobabel was repaired Ir rebuilt by Herod the Great. And Jesus, certainly on every occasion of his frequent visits to that temple, honoured it by his holy person and presence. Indeed, the presence of every prophet in the house of God had added to the dignity and sanctity of the sanctuary. But this much must at least be admitted, that the Go'pels which record the visitations of Christ to the temple and his teachings therein fail to make mention of a single conversion among his audience. All his visits to the temple are reported as ending in bitter disputes with the unbelieving priests and Pharisees! It must also be concluded that Jesus not only did not bring "peace" to the world as he deliberately declared (Matthew xxiv, Mark xiii, Luke xxi), but he even predicted the total destruction of the temple (Matthew x:34, etc.), which was fulfilled some forty years afterwards by the Romans, when the final dispersion of the Jews was completed.
4. Ahmad , which is another form of the name Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Allah be on him) and of the same root and signification, namely, the "most glorious," during his night journey visited the sacred spot of the ruined temple, as stated in the Holy Qur'an, and there and then, according to the sacred tradition uttered repeatedly by himself to his companions, officiated the divine service of prayer and adoration to Allah in the presence of all the Prophets; and it was then that Allah "blessed the circuit of the temple and showed His signs" to the Last Prophet. If Moses and Elias could appear in bodily presence on the mount of transfiguration, they and all the thousands of Prophets could also appear in the circuit of the temple at Jerusalem; and it was during that "sudden coming" of Muhammad (Peace and blessings of Allah be on him) to "his temple" (Malachi iii: I) that God did actually fill it "with glory" (Haggai ii).
That Emina, the non-Muslim widow of Abdullah, should name her orphan son "Ahmad ," the first proper noun in the history of mankind, is, according to my humble belief, the greatest miracle in favour of Islam. The second Khalipha 'Umar bin 'l-Khattab rebuilt the temple, and the majestic Mosque at Jerusalem remains, and will remain to the end of the world, a perpetual monument of the truth of the covenant which Allah made with Abraham and Ishmael (Genesis xv-xvii).

The Isra and Miraj (Prophet Muhammad Night's Journey)

1- Sources from Quran
2- Sources from Hadith of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
3- From Christian Sources
4- From Bible 
5- From History and others sources

The Islamic sources are very brief in telling the Prophet's Night Journey to Heaven . Holy Prophet was first taken to Masjid Al-Aqsa where he led the Prophets then to the Heavens with Archangle Gabriel

1- Sources from Quran:The Prophet Journey to Masjid Al AqsaQuran 17:1 "Exalted is He who took His Servant by night from al-Masjid al-Haram to al-Masjid al-Aqsa, whose surroundings We have blessed, to show him of Our signs. Indeed, He is the Hearing, the Seeing."

Prophet Muhammad was shown the greatest Sign of His LordQuran 53:18 "He certainly saw of the greatest signs of his Lord."Quran 17: 60 "And [remember, O Muhammad], when We told you, "Indeed, your Lord has encompassed the people." And We did not make the sight which We showed you except as a trial for the people, as was the accursed tree [mentioned] in the Qur'an. And We threaten them, but it increases them not except in great transgression."Quran 53:13-18 "And he certainly saw him in another descent, At the Lote-tree of the Utmost Boundary - Near it is the Garden of Refuge - When there covered the Lote Tree that which covered [it] The sight [of the Prophet] did not swerve, nor did it transgress [its limit]. He certainly saw of the greatest signs of his Lord."

2- From Hadith:The whole incident of Miraj is recoded in a HadithSahih al-Bukhari, volume 4,Book 54, Hadith number 429 The Prophet said, "While I was at the House in a state midway between sleep and wakefulness, (an angel recognized me) as the man lying between two men. A golden tray full of wisdom and belief was brought to me and my body was cut open from the throat to the lower part of the abdomen and then my abdomen was washed with Zam-zam water and (my heart was) filled with wisdom and belief. Al-Buraq, a white animal, smaller than a mule and bigger than a donkey was brought to me and I set out with Gabriel. When I reached the nearest heaven. Gabriel said to the heaven gate-keeper, 'Open the gate.' The gatekeeper asked, 'Who is it?' He said, 'Gabriel.' The gate-keeper,' Who is accompanying you?' Gabriel said, 'Muhammad.' The gate-keeper said, 'Has he been called?' Gabriel said, 'Yes.' Then it was said, 'He is welcomed. What a wonderful visit his is!' Then I met Adam and greeted him and he said, 'You are welcomed O son and a Prophet.' Then we ascended to the second heaven. It was asked, 'Who is it?' Gabriel said, 'Gabriel.' It was said, 'Who is with you?' He said, 'Muhammad' It was asked, 'Has he been sent for?' He said, 'Yes.' It was said, 'He is welcomed. What a wonderful visit his is!" Then I met Jesus and Yahya (John the Baptist) who said, 'You are welcomed, O brother and a Prophet.' Then we ascended to the third heaven. It was asked, 'Who is it?' Gabriel said, 'Gabriel.' It was asked, 'Who is with you? Gabriel said, 'Muhammad.' It was asked, 'Has he been sent for?' 'Yes,' said Gabriel. 'He is welcomed. What a wonderful visit his is!' (The Prophet added:). There I met Joseph and greeted him, and he replied, 'You are welcomed, O brother and a Prophet!' Then we ascended to the 4th heaven and again the same questions and answers were exchanged as in the previous heavens. There I met Idris and greeted him. He said, 'You are welcomed O brother and Prophet.' Then we ascended to the 5th heaven and again the same questions and answers were exchanged as in previous heavens. there I met and greeted Aaron who said, 'You are welcomed O brother and a Prophet". Then we ascended to the 6th heaven and again the same questions and answers were exchanged as in the previous heavens. There I met and greeted Moses who said, 'You are welcomed O brother and a Prophet.' When I proceeded on, he started weeping and on being asked why he was weeping, he said, 'O Lord! Followers of this youth who was sent after me will enter Paradise in greater number than my followers.' Then we ascended to the seventh heaven and again the same questions and answers were exchanged as in the previous heavens. There I met and greeted Abraham who said, 'You are welcomed o son and a Prophet.' Then I was shown Al-Bait-al-Ma'mur (i.e. Allah's House). I asked Gabriel about it and he said, This is Al Bait-ul-Ma'mur where 70,000 angels perform prayers daily and when they leave they never return to it (but always a fresh batch comes into it daily).' Then I was shown Sidrat al-Muntaha (i.e. a tree in the seventh heaven) and I saw its Nabk fruits which resembled the clay jugs of Hajr (i.e. a town in Arabia), and its leaves were like the ears of elephants, and four rivers originated at its root, two of them were apparent and two were hidden. I asked Gabriel about those rivers and he said, 'The two hidden rivers are in Paradise, and the apparent ones are the Nile and the Euphrates.' Then fifty prayers were enjoined on me. I descended till I met Moses who asked me, 'What have you done?' I said, 'Fifty prayers have been enjoined on me.' He said, 'I know the people better than you, because I had the hardest experience to bring Bani Israel to obedience. Your followers cannot put up with such obligation. So, return to your Lord and request Him (to reduce the number of prayers.' I returned and requested Allah (for reduction) and He made it forty. I returned and (met Moses) and had a similar discussion, and then returned again to Allah for reduction and He made it thirty, then twenty, then ten, and then I came to Moses who repeated the same advice. Ultimately Allah reduced it to five. When I came to Moses again, he said, 'What have you done?' I said, 'Allah has made it five only.' He repeated the same advice but I said that I surrendered (to Allah's Final Order)'" Allah's Apostle was addressed by Allah, "I have decreed My Obligation and have reduced the burden on My slaves, and I shall reward a single good deed as if it were ten good deeds." 

3- From Christian sources
 In his book Dala’il An-Nubuwwah, Al-Hafiz Abu Nuaym al-Isbahani recorded via Muhammad bin ‘Umar Al-Waqidi who said: Malik bin Abi Ar-Rajjal told me from ‘Amr bin Abdullah that Muhammad bin Ka’b Al-Qurazi said: “The Messenger of Allaah (SAW) sent Dihyah bin Khalifah to Caesar.” He mentioned how he came to him, and described an incident that showed how wise Caesar was. He sent for the Arab merchants who were in Syria and Abu Sufyan Sakhr bin Harb and his companions were brought to him. He asked them the well-known questions that were recorded by Al-Bukhari and Muslim, as we shall discuss below, and Abu Sufyan tried hard to give the impression that this was an insignificant issue. [The narrator] said that Abu Sufyan [later] said: “By Allaah, nothing stopped me from saying something to Heraclius to make him despise [Muhammad] but the fact that I did not want to tell a lie that would later be found out, and he would never believe me again after that. Then I told him about the night on which he was taken to the Night Journey. I said: ‘O King, shall I not tell you of something from which you will know that he is lying? He said, “What is it?” I said: ‘He claims that he went out of our land, the land of Al-Haram, in one night, and came to your sanctuary in Jerusalem, then came back to us the same night, before morning came.’ The Patriarch of Jerusalem was there, standing next to Caesar. The Patriarch of Jerusalem said: ‘I know that night.’ Caesar looked at him and said, ‘How do you know about this?’ He said, ‘I never used to sleep at night until I closed all the doors of the sanctuary. On that night I closed all the doors except for one, which I could not manage to close. I asked my workers and others who were with me to help me deal with it, but we couldn’t move it. It was like trying to move a mountain. So I called the carpenters, and they looked at it and said: The lintel and some part of the structure have fallen onto it. We cannot move it until morning, when we will be able to see what the problem is. So I went back and left those two doors open. The next morning I went back, and saw that the stone at the corner of the sanctuary had a hole in it, and said to my companions: This door has not been closed last night except for a Prophet, who prayed last night in our sanctuary.” 

4- From Bible
  Proof from the Bible Christian missionary love to misrepresent the truth that Prophet Muhammad (SAW) didn’t perform any miracles, which of course is not true. He performed many miracles. Their own Bible testifies or contains the prophecies about the miracles performed by Prophet Muhammad (SAW). Readers must remember that no Biblical prophet including Jesus has performed more miracles than Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and no Biblical prophet has performed miracle of splitting the moon into two halves, it is the miracle of Muhammad (SAW) that Bible has prophesied and Glorious Qur’aan has vouched for that. Let us examine the reference from the Bible containing three prophecies about Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and his miracles.

Isaiah 24:23 " Then the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed, when the LORD of hosts shall reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, and before his ancients gloriously."

Malachi 3:1 "Behold I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: suddenly he will come to his temple. He is the Adonai (i.e. the Lord) whom you desire, and the Messenger of the Covenant with whom you are pleased. Lo he is coming, says the Lord of hosts."

The above verse has three prophecies mentioned in it. First, it is referring to the miracle of moon splitting that Prophet Muhammad (SAW) performed and has mentioned earlier (see Glorious Qur’aan 54:1-3), the second thing that this verse is describing is the conquest of Khaiyber by Muslims. Khaiyber was a very the strong hold of Jews. The third thing in the same verse is about (Isra) Mera’aj (see Glorious Qur’aan 17:1, 60; 53: 10, 12, 14-18; 94:1). In other words this verse contains Three prophecies about Prophet Muhammad. All three prophecies have come to pass! 

5- From History and others sources 

 Prophet told the people of Makkah about thr region of Jerusalem. Sahih al-Bukhari, Volume 5, Book 58, Number 226 Narrated Jabir bin 'Abdullah: That he heard Allah's Apostle saying, "When the people of Quraish did not believe me (i.e. the story of my Night Journey), I stood up in Al-Hijr and Allah displayed Jerusalem in front of me, and I began describing it to them while I was looking at it." 

Prophet told the people that he saw carvans when he was taking to Jerusalem. That was true

"In the valleys of Makkah," replied the Prophet, "I met a caravan, one whose camel had taken fright and run away. I warned them of this. Then I saw another caravan that had encamped for the night. Outside the principal tent stood a jar of water with a cover on it. I drank water from the jar and replaced the cover as it was before. This same caravan is now approaching Bayda and will shortly enter Makkah. It is led by a dark grey camel, carrying a double load, one half black and the other of various colours."The people of Makkah went out of the city and found a caravan answering to the description given by the Prophet. They questioned the members of the caravan about the jar of water, and obtained satisfactory answers. They even discovered the caravan whose camel had run away, and they confirmed that in that very valley the members of the caravan heard a voice warning them of the camel's escape.Abu Jahl asked Abu Bakr, "Do you believe in the extraordinary adventure of your Prophet? He pretends to have accomplished in the night the journey from the sacred Mosque of Makkah to the Al Aqsa Mosque of Jerusalem-there and back!" Abu Bakr's answer was a cool 'yes'. "What ever Muhammad says is true and I believe it. If he maintains that he went up to the seventh heaven in one hour and came back in the same space of time, I would still have faith in his declarations".Abu Jahl's attempt to cast doubts into the minds of the believers succeeded only in strengthening their beliefs. The unbelievers of Makkah were astonished at the Prophet's detailed description of the Jerusalem mosque and his encounter with the caravans. For them truth was bitter. They retaliated by increasing their hostilities towards the Muslims. It became increasingly obvious that the Muslims no longer had any option but to migrate from Makkah.


‎1) Habakkuk 3:3 says God will come from Teman in the Hebrew. Why do the Bible translators translate it differently? The LXX makes no difference between Tema and Teman. Teman is the son of Ishmael who dwelled in Paran.

2) Bible Hoax on the covenant where it says the covenant was only with Isaac(pbuh) but not with Ishmael (pbuh). Which way you read, the bible will contradict itself if Isaac is the only one who holds the covenant. In reality, the covenant was made with Ishmael and with Isaac and with all who follow the religion of Abraham.

3) The promised seed of Ishmael (pbuh) can only be Prophet Muhammad (saw).
The Hebrew word "et" can mean a definite direct object or "with".
Optional translation
"For in Isaac a seed shall be called to thee and also of the son of the handmaid.
For a great nation I will make him for you seed is he"".

4)  The prophet in Deuteronomy 18:18 is non other than Prophet Muhammad (saw).

The whole of Deut 18:18-22 is talking about one special prophet that will be raised up.

In Deuteronomy 34:10 "Arise not a prophet ever again in Israel like Moses...". However the translation in all Bible translation was unscrupulous. The only prophet known who is not from Israel but a brother to the Israelites or a close of kin is Prophet Muhammad (saw).

Deuteronomy 18:22 does not talk about a false prophet but about the prophet that God raised up. This verse is another false translation by most bible translators, who translate "Hannavi" as "a prophet" to show that it can be any false prophet. "Hannavi" means "The Prophet".

Jesus cannot be that prophet as Jesus himself rose up from Israel. If the Christians insist that it was Jesus, than Jesus must be the prophet that spoke in defiance to God and deserves the death penalty. Christians believe that Jesus died a horrible death.
Some Jews believe that the prophet could be Joshua the Nun, however Deut 34:10 does not allow this in its context.

5) This shows that a prophet like Moses shall not rise in Israel. Please also refer to Deuteronomy 18:18. This is actually a prophecy by Moses himself or by Joshua. A prophet like Moses can only rise outside the Israelites and is a brethren to the Israelites. Perfect or imperfect verb, the key here is the word "again".
"Arise not a prophet ever again in Israel like Moses."

6) The crimes of translation toward the prophet of God. Ismael ben Abraham(pbuh).

7) The word "AHMAD" is found in the Dead Sea Scrolls (DSS)? The Qumran manuscripts.
The word seems to have been tampered with, however we can still see the word as presented here. Links below.

Try it out yourself as a text critic :-

Look at the Aramaic alphabets in the wikipedia link given.

See how Hhet and Tav is written. Do they look similar?
See how Dalet and Khaf is written. Do they look similar?
Now create your own "AHMAD" and "ETMAK" from these alphabets.
Compare the two words. Do the words look similar.
Compare the two words with the DSS ignoring the vowels and accent ending.
Which word look similar?
Now read the whole chapter of Isaiah 42.

Even if the DSS was not tampered, was it written wrongly as the letters are very similar?
The error could have gone back even before the DSS was written.

8) Dr. James White from Alpha Omega Ministry destroyed for good.
James White's arguments are all faulty and full of lies to deceive the unaware and the unlearned.

Muhammad in the Bible: Habakkuk 3:3


  1. The prophecy said Servant of God will war in bringing judgement, to correct the wrongs. He will also liberate Arabia from worshiping molten images. Wilderness (desert), villages and cities will glorify God. This is what happen today. Whole of Arabia worshiping God daily.

    And we continue reading Isaiah 42:18 - 25; Children of Israel will still be deaf and blind as they neglect the message brought by the 'Servant of God'.

    In Isaiah 42:1, this cannot be a coincidence. If we look at the writing of אתמך (Atmc) אחמד (Ahmad). Not to mentioned אתמך (Atmc) is used only once. [b]Scribes copying error or indeed an intended error?[/b] And the word before אתמך (Atmc), is עבדי (Abedi~My Servant). It is indeed indicating Ahmad Abedallah (Ahmad 'Servant of God').

    Children of Israel had been foretold by the coming of Ahmad.

  2. Best of luck to Muslims who have found their prophet in the Bible.