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What parts of the Bible and Hadiths do Muslims believe are closest to the Truth? and Why?

The sections of this article are:

1-  What parts of the Bible do Muslims believe are closest to the Truth?
2-  The Bible and Hadiths (Sayings of Prophet Muhammad) were written in a 3000-year and 200-year
      span respectively.  They both contain Truth and falsehood in them.

  1. Problems with the proper Arabic language and the large quantity of narrations.  Also, see proofs from the Noble Quran that the hadiths are not "Al-Thikr" as some ignorants claim.
  2. Most of the Hadiths were documented in the far east and not in Arabia.     
  3. Sahih Bukhari was the first volume to be compiled.
  4. Many of the hadiths were also documented during political conflicts' times.  Allah Almighty in the Noble Quran also Warned us from fabricated lies injected into the hadiths.
  5. The Bible.

3-  Why does Islam consider the "brutal verses" in the Bible as corrupt? 

  1. See some examples of the parts of the Bible that Muslims don't believe in, and Why?  

4-  Missionary Traps for Muslims. 
How should Muslims debate Missionaries?
      - Part 1: Faith and Works.
      - In the Bible.
5-  What is the best way to convert a Christian to Islam?




1-  What parts of the Bible do Muslims believe are closest to the Truth?


First of all, it is important to know that if the "Bibles" of today, with all their versions and differences in the quantity of their "books" and "gospels", were in fact the Original Holy Word of GOD Almighty, then there would be no need for the Noble Quran.  But since they are corrupt, then we obviously can't consider them as GOD Almighty's Holy and Divine Words.

There existed many different Bibles during the time of the Roman Emperor, Constantine, which were widely believed in by different Christian sects in the year 312.  In other words, during the first 3 centuries of "Christianity" (300 years), many different canons with 100s of books/gospels combined existed!  That is a lot of canons, a lot of books/gospels, and a lot of time (300 years) of different Christian religions existed.   Also, Constantine's own "unified canon or bible" got lost and only small portions of it were found!  So what we have today from "Bible(s)" are not even Constantine's books.

Let us listen to the following AUDIO files from the "Banned from the Bible" documentary film by some popular historians, theologians and books' authors were the spokes people in this film.  So, like I mentioned above, the information in the AUDIO files is very reliable, authentic and objective:

1-  Constantine's unified "Bible" was permanently lost!  Only portions of it were found almost 1/2 century later.

Theologians' voices are:

  1. John Dominic Crossan, Author, Excavating Jesus.
  2. Dr. Marvin Meyer, Author, The Gnostic Bible.

2-  Hundreds of conflicting manuscripts existed among early Christians.

Theologians' voices are:

  1. Daniel Smith-Christopher, Ph.D., Hebrew Bible Studies, Loyola Marymount University.
  2. Anthea D. Butler, Ph.D., Global Christianity, Loyala Marymount University.

The different "Canons" of the Bible!

Different and conflicting variations of "gospels" and "books" that are disagreed upon by the Churches today.



The Noble Quran came to confirm Truth that exists in the Manuscripts in the different canons and to filter out Truth from falsehood in them.  Allah Almighty never claimed that the bible is fully and 100% Divine.  Islam is a witness on the Bible.  It filters out the truth from falsehood and corruption in the Bible.  The Noble Quran only recognizes the Bible as a HISTORY BOOK with errors and man's alteration in it.  Anything that agrees 100% with Islam is valid, and anything else that has even the slightest disagreement with Islam is discarded:

"Those who follow the apostle, the unlettered Prophet, whom they find mentioned in their own (scriptures),- 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.  (The Noble Quran, 7:157)"

"It is He Who sent down to thee (step by step), in truth, the Book, confirming what went before it; and He sent down the Law (of Moses) and the Gospel (of Jesus) before this, as a guide to mankind, and He sent down the criterion (of judgment be tween right and wrong).  (The Noble Quran, 3:3)"

"To thee We sent the Scripture in truth, confirming the scripture that came before it, and guarding it in safety: so judge between them by what God hath revealed, and follow not their vain desires, diverging from the Truth that hath come to thee. To each among you have we prescribed a law and an open way. If God had so willed, He would have made you a single people, but (His plan is) to test you in what He hath given you: so strive as in a race in all virtues. The goal of you all is to God; it is He that will show you the truth of the matters in which ye dispute;   (The Noble Quran, 5:48)"

"That which We have revealed to thee of the Book is the Truth,- confirming what was (revealed) before it: for God is assuredly- with respect to His Servants - well acquainted and Fully Observant.  (The Noble Quran, 35:31)"

That is why we Muslims believe in only the parts of the Bible that agree with the Noble Quran.  The parts that contradict the Noble Quran are not the Truth:

"That they rejected Faith; That they uttered against Mary A grave false charge;  That they said (in boast):  'We killed Christ Jesus 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 conjunction to follow, for of a surety they killed him not.  Nay, Allah raised him up Unto Himself; and Allah Is Exalted in Power, Wise.  And there is none of the people of the book (Jews and Christians) But must believe in him  (Jesus) Before his death; And on the Day of Judgment He (Jesus) will be a witness Against them.   (The Noble Quran, 4:156-159)"  

"Know they not Allah Knoweth what they conceal and what they reveal? And there are among them illiterates, who know not the Book (i.e., the Bible), but (see therein their own) desires, and they do nothing but conjecture.  Then woe to those who write the Book with their own hands, and then say: 'This is from Allah,' To traffic with it for a miserable price! Woe to them for what their hands do write, and for the gain they make thereby.   (The Noble Quran, 2:77-78)"

"O Apostle! let not those grieve thee, who race each other into unbelief: (whether it be) among those who say "We believe" with their lips but whose hearts have no faith; or it be among the Jews,- men who will listen to any lie,- will listen even to others who have never so much as come to thee. They change the words from their (right) times and places: they say, 'If ye are given this, take it, but if not, beware!' If any one's trial is intended by God, thou hast no authority in the least for him against God. For such - it is not God's will to purify their hearts. For them there is disgrace in this world, and in the Hereafter a heavy punishment.  (The Noble Quran, 5:41)"

"Say: 'O People of the Book (i.e., Jews and Christians)!   Come to common terms 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).'   (The Noble Quran, 3:64)"

Narrated Ubaidullah:  "Ibn 'Abbas said, "Why do you ask the people of the scripture about anything while your Book (Quran) which has been revealed to Allah's Apostle is newer and the latest? You read it pure, undistorted and unchanged, and Allah has told you that the people of the scripture (Jews and Christians) changed their scripture and distorted it, and wrote the scripture with their own hands and said, 'It is from Allah,' to sell it for a little gain. Does not the knowledge which has come to you prevent you from asking them about anything? No, by Allah, we have never seen any man from them asking you regarding what has been revealed to you!"  (Translation of Sahih Bukhari, Holding Fast to the Qur'an and Sunnah, Volume 9, Book 92, Number 461)"


Please visit Contradictions and Proofs of Historical Corruption in the Bible.

In the "Missionary Traps for Muslims" section below in the article, you will see detailed explanations that will further shed some light upon what parts of the Bible do Muslims believe are closest to the Truth.

Please visit Why did GOD Almighty allow for the Bible to get corrupted?

Did Prophet Muhammad recognize the Bible as an error-free book?

My rebuttal to Sam Shamoun's "Fully Detailed Or Incomplete?" article.

My rebuttal to Sam and Jochen's "Is the Torah like the Qur'an, or is it not?" article.

What is the best way to convert a Christian to Islam?

Obvious mistranslations of the Hebrew Manuscripts.  See proofs of alterations and deceptions done by the Jews and Christians to disprove Islam in the Bible.



2-  The Bible and Hadiths (Sayings of Prophet Muhammad) were written in a 3000-year and 200-year span respectively.  They both contain Truth and falsehood in them:


Problems with the proper Arabic language and the large quantity of narrations:

In Arabic, only original Arabs and those who speak proper (not slang) Arabic fluently, understand and appreciate the fact that the words are very minimum and their meanings are very maximum.  It is true and not a deception or innovation by translators to English that a single Arabic word can and would be translated to 3-5 English words!  The reason for this is because in Arabic (and this is part of the complexity in grammar, art and poetry of the Arabic language) meanings and not necessarily actual words can be all put together in one word.  In Arabic, a word is not original.  There are of course "root" words, but in most proper Arabic words, the actual word is not original; meaning that depending on the grammar, letters (of meaning) can be added to or taken from it to add or take from its meaning and intention.  This can change the entire meaning of the whole word  and sentence.

That is why Arabic poetry is historically known to be a very complex and advanced one.

Having said all of this, in the case of the hadiths, given the fact that there exists "weak/doubtful ones", and what is considered as "strong and reliable ones", it is difficult to know for sure if a single hadith was told as is 100% unchanged (intentionally or not intentionally) by the Prophet peace be upon him. One word taken off from the hadith and the whole meaning can and would be changed to something else.

For those "reliable or strong" hadiths, their sources are doubtful.  I have no doubt that the companions of the Prophet may Allah Almighty bless their souls did not intentionally commit forgery or lies.  But for one such as Abu Huraira to narrate thousands upon thousands of hadiths is preposterous!  Given the complexity and sensitivity of the Arabic language, it is extremely vital that every word be included in the narration.  I find it impossible to believe that Abu Huraira and many others like him were able to narrate everything perfectly in its original text.

That is why I accept the hadiths that are linked to the Noble Quran as the Truth and reject the others.

Also, there is no proof what so ever that all of the accepted hadiths of today were all written during the Prophet's time.  Some or even many of them were probably written down from individuals for personal use, but the thousands of hadiths (I was told close to 2 million hadiths!!) that exist today were not possibly all written during the Prophet's time. 

I only accept the hadiths that have a direct relationship to the Noble Quran, such as explaining how to Pray, fast, etc....

Example about my own name to simplify things:

Take "Osama" for example.  First of all, Osama in Arabic is written as "Osamat" with the "t" silent.  The "t" however is not always silent, and it can be used to give meanings and intentions to the name "Osama".  Osama can be written as "Osamatun", "Osamatan", "Osamatin", "Osamata", "Osamati", "Osamato".  The punctuations added to the "t" cause for any of these names to be pronounced.

When writing positively about "Osama", such as "Osama bin Zaid", the leader who defeated the Romans in one of the battles, these punctuations are added to his name for praising.  Unfortunately, I am not an expert in Arabic, nor can I explain in deep details about proper Arabic, but I know that use of punctuations IMPROPERLY can result in insulting the individual.  I can write negatively about a name using punctuations in their proper places.

THE REASON WHY THE NOBLE QURAN IS SO PERFECT IS BECAUSE its grammar was constructed in a very complex way, and the Arabic words were not only original words, but were put together uniquely in an excellent artistic fashion that no Arabic poet could match up to back then when Allah Almighty challenged the Arabs to come up with a "SURAH LIKE IT".

One last point about the hadiths being "Al-thikr".   Moses' (peace be upon him) Torah was also called "Al-thikr" in the Noble Quran:

"Before this We wrote in the Psalms, after the Message [Al-thikr] (given to Moses): My servants the righteous, shall inherit the earth."  (The Noble Quran, 21:105)"

"In the past We granted to Moses and Aaron the criterion [Al-Furqan] (for judgment), and a Light and a Message [Thikr] for those who would do right,-  (The Noble Quran, 21:48)"

"We certainly gave the Book [Al-Kitab] to Moses, but differences arose therein: had it not been that a word had gone forth before from thy Lord, the matter would have been decided between them, but they are in suspicious doubt concerning it.  (The Noble Quran, 11:110)"

"And remember We gave Moses the Scripture and the Criterion [Al-Furqan] (Between right and wrong): There was a chance for you to be guided aright.  (The Noble Quran, 2:53)"

Note:  The Noble Quran has the following Holy Names:  Al-Quran, Al-Thikr, Al-Furqan and Al-Kitab.

When Allah Almighty said that He sent down "Al-thikr" to Muhammad to explain what's revealed to the people, it referred to the Noble Quran (the current Al-thikr) explaining the previous "Al-Thikr", which is the Truthful parts of the Bible; those parts that agree with the Noble Quran.

Prophet Moses' (peace be upon him) Law or Torah was called "Al-Thikr", "Al-Furqan" and "Al-Kitab" in the Noble Quran.  It is without doubt that when Allah Almighty called the Noble Quran as "Al-Thikr", He meant for it to only include the Noble Quran and NOT the Quran and hadiths during Prophet Muhammad's time, because the hadiths today contain ample corruptions in them, while the Noble Quran is Perfect:

"We have, without doubt, sent down the Message [The Noble Quran]; and We will assuredly Guard it (from corruption).  (The Noble Quran, 15:9)"

"Nay, this is a Glorious Quran, (inscribed) in a Tablet Preserved!  (The Noble Quran, 85:21-22)"

Muslims today do not conflict with each others about the contents of the original Arabic Noble Quran.  But they have a great deal of problems with the hadiths and their validities and authenticities.


Most of the Hadiths were documented in the far east and not in Arabia:

The Hadith references mostly used on the internet today come from Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim and Sunan Abu Dawud and some other volumes.  The word "Sahih" means "authentic" in Arabic, which is quite misleading in this case.  In general, the Hadiths that come from Sahih Bukhari and Muslim are more authentic and Truthful than the ones from Sunan Abu Dawud.  If however, a Hadith from Sunan Abu Dawud matches Hadith(s) from the Sahih ones or the Noble Quran, then it becomes valid.  Otherwise, you are highly advised to not trust it.

You see, unlike the Noble Quran where it was documented on the spot as it was revealed from Allah Almighty, the Hadiths including the "Sahih" ones were documented in a 200-year span.  Take the "Bukhari" hadiths for instance.  The word word "bukhari" is derived from the root word "bukhara" which is located in the far east in Uzbekistan:

"We now come to the Iron Gate which corresponds exactly to the Quranic description, and has the best claim to be connected with Alexander's story.  It is near another Derbend in Central Asia, Hissar District, about 150 miles southeast of Bukhara......."


The Muslims did not reach these lands until many years after they had defeated the Persians and Romans in many battles that took place many years after the death of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him.  So to say that all of the hadiths (which there are 2 million of them) were documented during the Prophet's time is clear foolishness.


Sahih Bukhari was the first volume to be compiled:

The Hadiths (Sayings of Prophet Muhammad) were documented 100s of years after his death.  The "Sahih Bukhari" or "Authentic Bukhari" in English was the first volume to be compiled.  Bukhari is not an Arabic name!   Bukhari is derived from the word "Bukhara" (As I proved with quote in the sub section above), which is a city in Uzbekistan.  For anyone who knows the Islamic history, this means that the Muslims spread Islam to the pagan Arabs, established the Islamic State in Arabia, then fought the Persians (Iranians) and the Romans; invaded the Persians and crushed the Romans, then fought the Hindus in Hindustan, invaded much of their lands such as "Pakistan", "Afghanistan", and much of the Indian territories, convert people there to Islam, and then Brother Bukhari appeared from his home town, Bukhara and decided to compile the Hadiths of "Sahih Bukhari".

Are these narrations all 100% perfect and reliable?  Any person with the least atom of a brain would say no.  I am not saying that all of the Hadiths must be rejected.  But for us to day to have close to 2,000,000 of them is quite ridiculous, because they can't all have been written down during our Prophet's times in Arabia.  Most of the Hadiths' chains of narrations today have 10s of narrators in them.  In the Hadith books, you would see something like the following:

"About such and such, that he heard his father say that such and such said, that he heard such and such say, that he heard such and such say, etc...."  Most of the narrations' links have tons of narrators in them, many times more than 10, and these people would be generations after each others!  In other words, they're not people at the same age or the same group.  And the worst dilemma of all, is that many of these chain of narrations have broken links in them, meaning, that two or three generations are missing in the chain!


Many of the hadiths were also documented during political conflicts' times:

Also, a large percentage of the hadiths were also documented during the political conflicts that took place among Muslims, where some Hadith(s) claim that a group of Arabs for instance were better than others, which totally contradicts the Noble Quran in 49:13, where Allah Almighty said that the best among Mankind are the most in righteousness:

"O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that ye may know each other (not that ye may despise each other). Verily the most honoured of you in the sight of God is (he who is) the most righteous of you. And God has full knowledge and is well acquainted (with all things).  (The Noble Quran, 49:13)"

Important:  Also, many hypocrites from the Jews and Christians at that time tried to insert poison and corruption into Islam like they did to their Bible.  There is a term in Arabic that we use called "The Israelite Hadiths", which is usually referring to hadiths that are highly doubtful and were believed made up by the hypocrites who embraced Islam untruthfully just to destroy it.  Allah Almighty warned us from these hypocrites:

"A section of the People of the Book (Jews and Christians) say:  Believe in the morning what is revealed to the believers (Muslims), but reject it at the end of the day; perchance they may (themselves) turn back (from Islam).  (The Noble Quran, 3:72)"  

So Muslims please beware of the Hadiths as you are with the Bible and always compare them to the Noble Quran for validity and integrity check.  Similar to the Hadiths, the 66 books of the Bible were documented in a 3000-year span, and they were selected from 24,000 books.  So the Bible too contains the Truth and the man-made corruption and falsehood in it.  Please see the proof from the Bible's own Theologians and Historians claims and Bible's History documentations.  We Muslims believe that the parts of the Bible that agree with the Noble Quran are the closest to the Truth.  The same must be applied to the Hadiths! 

The only doctrine that Allah Almighty promised to protect from man's corruption and falsehood was the Noble Quran.  Allah Almighty said: 

"We have, without doubt, sent down the Message; and We will assuredly Guard it (from corruption).  (The Noble Quran, 15:9)"

"Nay, this is a Glorious Quran, (inscribed) in a Tablet Preserved!  (The Noble Quran, 85:21-22)"


The Bible:

Neither the Hadiths nor the Bible were promised to be personally protected by Allah Almighty Himself.  That is why you see conflicts among Christians as to which books and gospels are valid and which are not.  The same thing is with the Hadiths among Muslims.  But almost 100% of the 1.4 billion Muslim population world-wide agree on the entire Noble Quran, except for a cult called the "Submitters" who disagree on two Noble Verses only, 9:128-129, and they don't even form 1 million people world-wide.  They had been refuted at Answering the Islamic Cults.  Anyway, so everything that you read or hear from religious claims must match the Noble Quran or else you must immediately and unquestionably discard it.

Again, please visit Why did GOD Almighty allow for the Bible to get corrupted?

Did Prophet Muhammad recognize the Bible as an error-free book?

What is the best way to convert a Christian to Islam?

Obvious mistranslations of the Hebrew Manuscripts.  See proofs of alterations and deceptions done by the Jews and Christians to disprove Islam in the Bible.



3-  Why does Islam consider the "brutal verses" in the Bible as corrupt?

This section is just an example of how we Muslims refuse many parts in the Bible.   Let's look at what Allah Almighty said to the People of Israel in the Noble Quran:

"On that account: We ordained For the Children of Israel That if any one slew a person - unless it be for murder or for spreading mischief in the land - it would be as if he slew the whole people: and if any one saved a life, it would be as if he saved the life of the whole people.  Then although there came To them Our Messengers With Clear Signs, yet, Even after that, many Of them continued to commit Excess in the land.  (The Noble Quran, 5:32)"

In this Noble Verse we see how Allah Almighty in the Noble Quran honors the value of a human life.  Whether the person is a believer or not, his life as an innocent person is still sacred and must not be unjustly violated. 

This Noble Verse, although is mentioned in the Noble Quran, it was sent for the People of Israel before the Muslims.  When we compare it to the brutal and unmerciful verses in the Bible, we see a clear contradiction.  Let's look at an example in the Bible:

"Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man, but save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.  (From the NIV Bible, Numbers 31:17)"

"And when the LORD thy God hath delivered it into thine hands, thou shalt smite every male thereof with the edge of the sword:   But the women, and the little ones, and the cattle, and all that is in the city, even all the spoil thereof, shalt thou take unto thyself; and thou shalt eat the spoil of thine enemies, which the LORD thy God hath given thee.  (From the NIV Bible, Deuteronomy 20:13-14)"

When a Muslim reads the above examples in the Bible and compare it to what Allah Almighty said to the People of Israel in the Noble Quran, he is left with a clear contradiction.  How can Allah Almighty value the innocent life of the human being and say that if you save a single person it is like you saved the entire people, and at the same time he commands His followers to kill all of the innocent children and women who weren't guilty of anything in the Bible?

Why should I as a Muslim trust the Bible, when in the introduction above the Bible itself clearly admits that it had been corrupted by man's alterations?

Please visit Contradictions and Proofs of Historical Corruptions in the Bible.

The original Bible was lost! See comments from the commentary of the NIV Bible (one of the most used Bibles world wide) itself admitting that most of the Books and Gospels of the Bible are corrupted.  No one ever claimed ownership of the current Books and Gospels.  The owners/writers are unknown.

Obvious mistranslations from the Hebrew Manuscripts to English. See proofs of alterations and deceptions done by the Jews and Christians to disprove Islam in the Bible.



4-  Missionary Traps for Muslims:

by Macksood Aftab

Managing Editor of The Islamic Herald

The Islamic Herald, April 1996

Part 1: Faith and Works

One of the basic arguments raised by non-Muslims, especially Christians, against Islam concerns the concept of salvation. They say that in Christianity, one is saved by faith, whereas in Islam one must earn their salvation through good deeds.  Unfortunately, many Muslims fall into the trap of defending the position imposed on them by these non-Muslims. This then provides the Christians with a basis for their entire Jesus-Father-Crucifixion-Salvation framework. They then go on to argue that salvation is a gift from God that cannot be earned. But if the true Islamic concept is made clear, the Christian has no basis to attack Islam.

Many times, Muslims fail to realize that the Islamic concept of salvation is not based upon good deeds, but is based primarily upon faith.  In the dozens of times Allah Almighty talks in the Quran about salvation, he always states, "Those who believe and do good deeds."  Belief is always mentioned before deeds or works. When one converts to Islam, one does not do it by doing some good work but rather through realizing and believing that there is but one God and Muhammad is his last messenger.  Non-Muslims may perform good works as well, but what sets them apart from Muslims is their lack of iman, or belief. The reason that the good works of the non-believers are worthless in the hereafter is because of their disbelief. Unless a person's iman or aqeedah is not correct, all his good deeds are worthless.  One of the more popular hadiths of the Prophet (peace be upon him) states, "All actions are based upon intentions," implying that the purpose, intent, or iman behind your action is what you get rewarded for; the actual action is really a consequence of the belief.  

Another hadith  (saying from Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him) states, "A man came to the Prophet (peace be upon him) and asked, 'When will the day of judgment come?'   The Prophet (peace be upon him) replied, 'What have you prepared for the judgment day that you are so concerned for it?' He replied, 'I do not have any good deeds in my account, but I do have one thing: I love Allah and His Messenger (peace be upon him).'  The Prophet (peace be upon him) then said, 'In that case, do not worry; you will be with those whom you love.'" (Agreed Upon).  This saying from Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him also confirms the Islamic position of placing aqeedah (faith) and belief before actions. For example, Allah Almighty says in various parts of the Quran, "The believers you will find praying..."  He does not say the people who are praying are believers. It is the belief that brings about the action, but the converse is not always true. Another hadith  (saying) of the Prophet (peace be upon him) states, "Unless one loves Allah and Allah's Messenger more than one's own self his iman is not complete."


Part 2: The Bible

Another misunderstanding Muslims often fall into concerns the Bible. Christian missionaries in almost every discussion of the Quran assert that the Quran asks Muslims to believe in the Bible as a revelation of God.  Many Muslims tend to fall into this trap by saying that "we believe in the Bible as revealed book." Once the Muslim accepts this fact, the evangelist can point out that the Bible contradicts the Quran and that since the Bible has precedence over the Quran and since Muslims are required to believe in it, it therefore logically follows that the Bible is right and the Quran is wrong.  But the Quran says no such thing.

There is no reference to the Bible in the Quran whatsoever.  The Quran mentions the Taurat (Old Testament) and the Injil (New Testament).   The Taurat is the book given to prophet Moses. This the equivalent of the Torah/Pentateuch of the Jews and Christians, since much of it was not written by prophet Moses. And the Taurat is definitely not the Old Testament since the OT includes dozens of books attributed to other prophets before Jesus.  The Injil is translated as the Gospel revealed to prophet Jesus.   This is not the New Testament.

The New Testament is a collection of  4 biographies of Christ, 27 epistles of St. Paul, and other books on the lives and adventures on the followers of Christ.  There is no record of a book revealed to Jesus. Perhaps the closest to it are the words of Jesus himself, which constitutes less than 10% of the NT. Therefore to say that Christians changed the Bible is an inaccurate statement, and can cause trouble in a discussion, because the Christian can then ask questions such as: Who changed the Bible? When exactly was it changed? How do you know it was changed if you don't have a copy of the original?  The Bible, or at least the New Testament, cannot be an altered copy of the Injil because it is a completely different book.  

In fact, the original Bible or New Testament (the very first one) did not correspond to the Injil, Taurat, or Zabur in the first place. It doesn't matter how unreliably it was transmitted; the Bible does not correspond to the Quranic Injil.

It is not that the Christians have changed the original, but rather they have the wrong book, altogether. The words of Christ are possibly the closest thing to the Injil, but if some of them don't agree with the Noble Quran, then we don't take them. The recently discovered Gospel of Thomas, which is nothing but a list of sayings of Jesus, is even closer to the Islamic concept of Injil. Therefore, it should be kept in mind in discussion with Christians that the Bible has not been changed, but rather the original documents chosen as the word of God were incorrect.


"If this be Islam, do we not all live in Islam?"

(Writing in the 1770s)



5-  What is the best way to convert a Christian to Islam?

Please visit What is the best way to convert a Christian to Islam?



Further sites to research:

Obvious mistranslations of the Hebrew Manuscripts.  See proofs of alterations and deceptions done by the Jews and Christians to disprove Islam in the Bible.

Muhammad peace be upon him in the Bible.

Contradictions and Proofs of Historical Corruptions in the Bible.

The original Bible was lost! See comments from the NIV Bible itself admitting to this fact.

History of man's corruption in the Bible.

The blessed Jesus in Islam.

Answering Trinity.

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Why choose Islam as your Religion?

Why did GOD Almighty allow for the Bible to get corrupted?

Did Prophet Muhammad recognize the Bible as an error-free book?

How can I convert to Islam?

What is the best way to convert a Christian to Islam?

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