Père Zakaria Boutros
( Episode 52)

Among Sources of the Quran
(Satan, Al-jinn and legendaries)

The author      : Father Zakaria Boutros
The publisher:

1) Words from Satan
Imam Al-Nasfy said in his exegesis, part 3, page 161{the prophet peace upon him was sitting in a sitting among his people and was reciting The Star chapter (Surat An-Najm)
{By the star when it goes down, your companion has neither gone astray nor has erred. Nor does he speak of his own desire…. Till he reached "Have you then considered Al-Lât and Al-'Uzza and Manât the other third?" Then some words were inserted into his tongue and he said {those great Gharaneek, their intercession are well accepted}
Gharaneek: means the great honourable and noble idols
Al-Lât, and Al-'Uzza and Manât are idols
And he was informed by Gabriel that those words were from Satan
This was also mentioned in the Reasons for Descend by Al-Wahedy Al-Nisabory as he said for the reason for the descent of that verse { when the messenger of God saw his people getting away from him, he was intensely affected by their abandoning him because of what he brought to them from his religion , so he wished to receive from almighty God what gets him closer to them, as he was keen to establish the faith into them , he went to a sitting in Korish with lot of people there , he wished to receive from God something , so he received that verse and he recited { Have you then considered Al-Lât, and Al-'Uzza and Manât the other third?} then Satan put on his tongue to say { those great Gharaneek, their intercession are well accepted}

When the people o Korish heard that they were delighted and they prostrated and so did all those were present in that sitting from the pagans , they were very happy to hear that saying and they said: now Muhammad had mentioned our gods( idols)  in the best honourable way , we knew that Allah is the one who can amortize and revive from death but our gods( idols) are our intercessors to him, meaning that they believe in God the one but their idols had intercession to them in front of God , they said now as Muhammad had mad for those idols a place with him we will follow him

That day at night, Gabriel came to the messenger of God rebuking him saying: what have you done , you recited to the people something I didn't give you, and you have said what I didn't tell you to say , so the prophet mourned and regretted and was terribly afraid from his lord, so God descended to him { Never did We send a Messenger or a Prophet before you, but; when he wished a Revelations , Shaitân (Satan) threw some falsehood in it. But Allah abrogates that which Shaitân (Satan) throws in. Then Allah establishes His verses} (The Pilgrimage chapter (Surat Al-Hajj) 52)
So when he said that verse, then Korish said now Muhammad had regretted what he told us about our gods
It was also mentioned in Al-Galaleen exegesis, on Al-Azhar site on the internet ,But now after Al-Azhar was granted the authority to edit Islamic books , if you log on the site and search for this verse under Al-Galaleen exegesis you will find written on it I" it has no explanation !!}
So that saying was Satan's words that he threw into the prophet's tongue
Knowing that, In the Bees chapter (Surat An-Nahl) 98 he said:" So when you want to recite the Quran, seeks refuge with Allah from Shaitân (Satan), the outcast (the cursed one).Verily! He has no authority over those who believe and put their trust only in Allah. His power is only over those who obey and follow him"
So how Satan spoke on the tongue of Muhammad and says " those great Gharaneek" while he has no authority over those who believe and put their trust only in Allah, but his authority is only over those who obey and follow him and the disbelievers
So how he has authority over Muhammad, making him reciting verses
2) The words of Al-Jinn
Also there is an entire chapter with name "Al- Jinn"; all of it is the sayings of Al-jinn
In the exegesis (tafsir) of Al-Galaleen he said: "It has been revealed to me that a group of jinn listened, and they said: 'Verily! We have heard a wonderful Quran, It guides to the Right Path,"(Al-Jinn Chapter
The whole chapter is telling:" they said" meaning the Jinn, so the whole chapter is the words of Al-Jinn
3) Legendaries of the ancients
In The Criterion Chapter (Surat Al-Furqan) 4-6:"Those who disbelieve say: "This (the Quran) is nothing but a lie that he (Muhammad) has invented, and others have helped him at it, so that they have produced an unjust wrong thing and a lie. And they say: "legendaries of the ancients, which he has written down, and they are dictated to him morning and afternoon.. Say: "It has been sent down by Him who knows the secret of the heavens and the earth. Truly, He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful."
In the Bees chapter (Surat An-Nahl) 103:"And indeed We know that they say: "It is only a human being who teaches him, The tongue of the man they refer to is foreign, while this is a clear Arabic tongue"
From those verses it is obvious that while Muhammad was affirming that the quran is revelation from God, those who were contemporary to him has another opinion
We can summarize it in:
1) what Muhammad had brought was a lie" This (the Quran) is nothing but a lie" The Criterion Chapter (Surat Al-Furqan) 4
2) The prophet had invented it " This (the Quran) is nothing but a lie that he (Muhammad) has invented,( The Criterion Chapter (Surat Al-Furqan) 4)
3) He was helped by others "others have helped him at it" The Criterion Chapter (Surat Al-Furqan) 4
4) it was dictated to him by them" they are dictated to him" The Criterion Chapter (Surat Al-Furqan) 5
5) A human being taught him that saying" It is only a human being who teaches him" the Bees chapter (Surat An-Nahl) 103
6) What he brought was "legendaries of the ancients" as he said" And they say: "legendaries of the ancients, which he has written down" The Criterion Chapter (Surat Al-Furqan) 6
So many people said that the quran verses are legendaries of the ancients and other people are telling them to him, while he said that that's God words, so there are different opinions
In the exegesis of Imam Al-Nasfy, part 3, page 233,234 he said:"{ in his saying {this  is nothing but a lie that he has invented, and others have helped him at it}those people were  the Jews like Addas  the boy of Yathba and Yasaar and Abe Fakih Al-Roomy
And his saying" legendaries of the ancients" he meant the ancient tales he wrote them by himself
Al-Nisabory said in his book "bizarre of the quran"part 7, page 99 {a human being who teaches him) who were those? They were 5 persons:
1) It was said a boy for Hoiteb Ibn Abdul Eza named A'ish and ya'eish, he has the Taurât
2) It was said a Romanian boy was for Amer Ibn Al-Hadramy, he was Christian
3) It was said there were two boys: Gabre and Yasar they were manufacturing the swards in Mecca , they were reciting the Taurât and the bible , the messenger of God (PUH) when he was stopping by them, he was listening to what they were reciting
4) It was said Suleiman Al-Farsi , he was a boy for Fakih Ibn Al-Moogheira , he was Christian
5) It was said that, an iron man in Mecca
So there are 5 personages they were speaking about them
Sheikh Khalil Abdul Karim said in his book the genesis period in the life of the truthful and  the honest , page 33, mentioning  another group of names that had a great influence on the religious culture of the prophet resulting in the release of that quran, the list include the following names of priests and monks:
1) the priest Waraqa Ibn Nofal
2) the monk Bohyra
3) the monk Sargios
4) the monk Abbas
So saying names who are actually existing at that time, and as the proverb is saying "no smoke exist without a fire"
This will make us think did the quran was really an inspiration from God or dictation from those people who were contemporary to Muhammad
I think the cutting point for that matter lies in the verse mentioned in women chapter (Surat An-Nisa') 82:" Had it been from other than Allah, they would surely have found therein many contradictions."
So considering it from God we have to judge it by inspecting what was mentioned in that verse is therein many contradictions?
As we know those contradictions discussed before , and the abrogation that represent 62.28% of the quran chapters , and those verses mentioned before in the abrogation like those of the adult suckling and the great Gharaneek , and many other verses
So the differences are tremendous and very obvious so using the previous judgment
Is it from God???  Big question needing answer

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