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Mathematical Miracle of the Quran by Rashad Khalifa – Transcript

Video Intro:

  • Islamic Productions Presents
  • Mathematical Miracle of the Qur’an
  • The word “GOD” occurs in the Quran 2698 times, and 2698 = 19 x 142
  • The numbers of suras and verses where the word “GOD” is found total 121999 or 19 x 6421

Rashad Khalifa:

  • How this Mathematical Miracle of the Quran was discovered?
  • When I came to this country – the United States, in nineteen sixty-eight (1968) – I read the English translations of the Quran. And I did not like any of them. I read them all; Yusuf ‘Ali, Muhammad ‘Ali, Pickthall, Arberry, N. J. Dawood, and so on – all of them. Even as far back as George Sale’s translation.
  • Some of them actually distorted the basic doctrines of the Quran, and that was serious enough to encourage me to translate the Quran myself; for my own children. I did it for local consumption.
  • However, since I am a scientist and not a professional religionist, I decided not move from one verse to the next  unless I knew exactly what every word and every verse meant. I made a pledge to God that I will not move from one verse to the next unless I know exactly what it meant.
  • So I started the translation, and I finished the first (1) sura; al-fateha, in seven days. Then I moved on to the next verse; the first verse of sura number two (2:1); al-baqara. And I found that it consisted of only three letters; (الم), A L M.
  • Of course I knew this all along since I was a young child, but now I am trying to translate it, I wanted to know exactly what the significance of A L M, is. I looked up all the tafseers; interpretations, and all the books written about these letters. And everybody; all the scholars said: “we do not know what these letters mean”.
  • So I started my own research, and after many attempts, and many failures, I decided to put the whole Quran into the computer. I did not know what to look for. So I had a computer count every letter in every sura. And the objective was to look for any mathematical connections, or any mathematical pattern between – that involves these letters.
  • There are twenty-nine (29) suras in the Quran prefixed with these initials, different sets of initials. Fourteen sets of initials to be exact: ALEF LAM MEEM, NOON, SAAD, QAAF, TA SEEN MEEM, YA SIN, TA HA, and so on. Fourteen of them.
  • And sure enough after four (4) years of research, a mathematical pattern emerged with a common denominator; binding all these initials without a single exception. And the common
    denominator was nineteen (19).
  • As it turned out, and as you will see in this program, every element of the Quran; the number of verses, the numbers assigned to the suras, the numbers of words, the letters – every letter of the Quran is mathematically composed beyond human capability. And the common
    denominator that binds all these mathematical; physical facts, is the number nineteen (19).
  • So let us get down to business and look at the Quran itself. And I would like to remind you that all the items you are going to see are factual observations, they are all physical facts, in the Quran.

The Miracle of the Basmalah; the Opening Statement

  • So here is a big Quran we can see together. And the first item of this miracle is that the first verse in the Quran: “Bism Allah Arrahman Arraheem”, consists of nineteen (19) Arabic letters. (Rashad counts while visually pointing at each letter in the first verse of the Quran).
  • Nineteen letters.
I alternated between red and black for each letter. And I also added a blue dot above each letter. This should make possible to understand even if you have never seen Arabic before.

The Miracle of 114 Chapters

  • And the whole Quran has hundred and fourteen suras (114 chapters). As we see here, the last sura is number one hundred and fourteen (114).
  • And one hundred and fourteen is a multiple of nineteen; nineteen times six (19 x 6).
  • And it consists of six verses, by the way.
  • So nineteen times six (19 x 6) gives us the total number of suras in the Quran, hundred and fourteen (114).

The Miracle of the First Revelation

  • Now, if we count from this sura towards the other suras. (Rashad counts backwards from the last chapter to the chapters before it, and so on).
  1. This is one. (Chapter 114)
  2. Two. (Chapter 113)
  3. Three. (Chapter 112)
  4. Four. (Chapter 111)
  5. Five. (Chapter 110)
  6. Six. (Chapter 109)
  7. Seven. (Chapter 108)
  8. Eight. (Chapter 107)
  9. Nine. (Chapter 106)
  10. Ten. (Chapter 105)
  11. Eleven. (Chapter 104)
  12. Twelve. (Chapter 103)
  13. Thirteen. (Chapter 102)
  14. Fourteen. (Chapter 101)
  15. Fifteen. (Chapter 100)
  16. Sixteen. (Chapter 99)
  17. Seventeen. (Chapter 98)
  18. Eighteen. (Chapter 97)
  19. And nineteen. (Chapter 96)
  • We find that number nineteen (19:th count) – sura number ninety-six (96), and it says: “iqra bi ism rabbika al lazee khalaq”, the first revelation. (“Read, in the name of your Lord, who created” – 96:1).
  • So the first sura revealed is positioned in the Quran atop the last nineteen (19) suras in the Quran. You also noticed that this sura consists of nineteen (19) verses.

The First Revelation was Exactly 19 Words

  • The first revelation was nineteen words exactly, here they are: (Rashad counts while visually pointing at each word that were part of the first revelation).
  • This was the first revelation through the prophet Muhammad, and it consisted of nineteen (19) words.

The First Revelation is Exactly 76 Letters

  • If you count the letters in these nineteen words, you find that the total is seventy-six (76), nineteen times four (19 x 4).

The First Chapter Revealed (Chapter 96) has Exactly 19 Verses

  • And if you count the letters in the whole sura, the first sura revealed, you find that the total is two hundred and eighty-five (285) letters, or nineteen times fifteen (19 x 15). (The updated count is 304 letters, 19 x 16).

The Miracle of the Last Revelation

  • The last sura revealed was sura number hundred and ten (110). And it consists also of nineteen (19) words, here they are: (Rashad counts while visually pointing at each word that are part of the last revelation).
  • So the last revelation and the first revelation consisted of nineteen (19) words (each).

The Miracle of the Basmalah and Its Details

  • Now if we go back to the very beginning, the first verse in the Quran. As you heard before, the first verse of the Quran; “Bism Allah Arrahman Arraheem”, consists of nineteen (19) letters.
  • Every word – there are four (4) words here – and every word is mentioned in the Quran a number of times which is consistently a multiple of nineteen (19).

The First Word “ism”

  • The word “ism”, which means “name”, is mentioned in the Quran nineteen (19) times exactly.

The Peculiar Spelling of the Word “bism”

  • If you wish to use the word “bism”, it is mentioned three (3) times, but if you add the numbers assigned to the verses and suras where the three (3) times of “bism” occur, the total is hundred and fourteen (114); nineteen times six (19 x 6). (Bism means “in the name…”).

The Second Word “allah”

  • The second word, “allah”, is mentioned in the whole book; two thousand six hundred ninety-eight times (2698), or nineteen times hundred and forty-two (19 x 142). (Allah means God).

The Third Word “al-rahman”

  • The third word “al-rahman”, is mentioned in the whole Quran; fifty-seven times (57), or nineteen times three (19 x 3).

The Fourth Word “al-raheem”

  • The last word, “al-raheem”, is mentioned in the whole book; hundred and fourteen times (114), or nineteen times six (19 x 6).
  • As you see, “Bism Allah Arrahman Arraheem”, the first verse in the Quran is very important. And you will see it at the beginning of every sura in the Quran. Every sura has “Bism Allah Arrahman Arraheem” in the beginning, except one (1).
  • However, only the first verse of the first sura is numbered – has number one (1:1). When you go to the other suras, you find that this opening statement has no number. This is why we take only the first (1:1) opening statement to represent all the basmalahs in the Quran, all the opening statements in the Quran.
  • If you go to sura nine (9) you will notice that this sura does not have a basmallah (opening statement). It says here: “This sura does not have bismillah” (points at the subtitle of chapter 9).

(Not all versions of the Quran have sub-titles, it is not part of the Quran, however, some printers choose to include them while other printers choose not to).

The Miracle of the Missing Basmalah

  • Now, since the Quran has hundred and fourteen suras (114), and this one does not have an opening statement. This will mean that we have only hundred and thirteen (113) basmalahs in the Quran, and this number is not divisible by nineteen (19 x 5,947368421052632).
  • But we find that this missing bismallah is made up in sura number twenty-seven (27).
  • So if you go to sura number twenty-seven (27). You will see that we have two (2) bismillahs. This is sura number twenty-seven (27). And there is one “Bism Allah Arrahman Arraheem” at the beginning, like every other sura except sura nine (9). And there is an extra one in the middle of the sura, right here, in verse thirty (30) you see another “Bism Allah Arrahman Arraheem”.
  • So this sura contains two (2) of them, two of the opening statement; or basmallahs. One in the beginning and one in verse thirty (30). And this restores the number – of this important opening statement – to hundred and fourteen (114), or nineteen times six (19 x 6).

From Chapter 9 to Chapter 27 is Exactly 19 Chapters

  • Also, if you count the suras from the missing bismallah of sura nine (9). There is the missing bismillah of sura nine (points at the subtitle of sura nine). And then we count the suras from here to the place where we find the extra bismillah:
  1. This is one. (Chapter 9)
  2. Two suras. (Chapter 10)
  3. Three suras. (Chapter 11)
  4. Four. (Chapter 12)
  5. Five. (Chapter 13)
  6. Six. (Chapter 14)
  7. We are counting from the missing bismillah to the extra bismillah. This should be seven. (Chapter 15)
  8. Eight. (Chapter 16)
  9. Nine. (Chapter 17)
  10. Ten. (Chapter 18)
  11. Eleven. (Chapter 19)
  12. Twelve. (Chapter 20)
  13. Thirteen. (Chapter 21)
  14. Fourteen. (Chapter 22)
  15. Fifteen. (Chapter 23)
  16. Sixteen. (Chapter 24)
  17. And seventeen, we did not get to sura twenty-seven (27) yet, this is twenty-five (25). Which is the seventeenth (17th) sura from the missing bismillah. (Chapter 25)
  18. Here is eighteen. (Chapter 26)
  19. And you will find that the sura that has two (2) bismillahs, sura number twenty-seven (27), is sura number nineteen (19:th sura count). (Chapter 27)
  • From the missing bismillah to the extra bismillah – from sura nine (9) to sura twenty-seven (27), we find exactly nineteen (19) suras; inclusive.
  • This is the sura that has two (2) bismillahs, and it is sura number nineteen (19th sura) after the missing bismillah of sura nine (9).
  • From the missing bismillah in sura nine (9), to the extra bismillah in sura twenty-seven (27), there are nineteen (19) suras.
  • So when you count the suras from missing “Bism Allah Arrahman Arraheem” of sura nine (9). To the extra bismallah in sura twenty-seven (27), you find nineteen (19) suras.

These 19 Chapters Add up to 342; Which is Divisible by 19

  • Now, watch this; if you add the numbers of the suras; the numbers assigned to the suras, from nine (9) to twenty-seven (27), from the missing bismillah to the extra bismillah, that is: Nine, plus ten, plus eleven, plus twelve, plus thirteen … all the way to plus twenty-six, plus twenty-seven. The total is three hundred and forty-two (342), which is a multiple of nineteen (19), it is nineteen times eighteen (19 x 18).

((9+10+11+12+13+14+15+16+17+18+19+20+21+22+23+24+25+26+27) = 342)

There Are Exactly 342 Words Between the Two Basmalahs in Chapter 27

  • And this is half the story. You add the numbers of suras from the missing bismillah to the extra bismillah, nine plus ten, plus… all the way to twenty-seven, the total: three hundred forty-two (342) is exactly the number of words between the two bismillahs of sura twenty-seven (27), the number of words, as you see here.
  • This total; three hundred forty-two (342) is exactly the number of words between this bismillah in sura twenty-seven (27:0), and the second bismillah of sura twenty-seven (27:30). You count these words, all these words, and you will find that the total up to this word here before the second bismillah, up to this word the total is three hundred and forty two (342). Which equals the total of the numbers of suras from the missing bismillah to this extra bismillah.

The Miracle of the Total Count of Verses

  • The number of verses; ayat, in the Quran, from the beginning, from the first aya, or verse. To the very end, to the last aya, is six thousand three hundred and forty-six (6346), which is a multiple of nineteen (19), the total number of ayat, verses in the Quran; six thousand three hundred and forty six, or nineteen times three hundred thirty-four (19 x 334).

[6234 numbered verses & 112 un-numbered verses (Basmalahs) 6234+112 = 6346] Note that 6+3+4+6=19

Appendix 1 (from: Quran The Final Testament, by Rashad Khalifa, PhD.)

The Miracles Within the Initialed Section

  • As I mentioned before, there are twenty nine (29) suras in Quran that are initialed with these Quranic initials.
  • And the first initial in the Quran is in sura number two, the first verse; ALEF, LAM, MEEM (2:1).
  • The last initial, is the initial NOON, in sura number sixty-eight, which is right here (68:1).
  • This here is the first initial (Rashad points at 2:1).
  • And this is the last initial (Rashad points at 68:1).

This Initialed Section Has 5263 Verses; Which Is Divisible by 19

  • The number of ayat; or verses, in this section here; from the first initial to the last initial, is five thousand two hundred and sixty-three (5263) ayat; or verses, nineteen times two hundred and seventy-seven (19 x 277).
  • You just start at ALEF, LAM, MEEM, the first Quranic initials. And you count all the verses in here, up to this verse in sura sixty-eight (68:1), and you will find that the total is five thousand two hundred and sixty-three (5263), or nineteen times two hundred and seventy-seven (19 x 277).

Within This Initialed Section, the Word “Allah”, Occurs 2641 Times; Which Is Divisible by 19

  • Also, if you count the word “allah” in this section, between the first initial and the last initial, you will find that the total of the word “allah” here; is two thousand six hundred and forty-one (2641), which is a multiple of nineteen (19), nineteen times one hundred thirty-nine (19 x 139).

Outside This Initialed Section, the Word “Allah”, Occurs 57 Times, Which Is Divisible by 19

  • And of course if you count the word “allah” outside of this section, that will be here, and before ALEM, LAM, MEEM. The word “allah” is found fifty-seven times (57), nineteen times three (19 x 3).

The Initialed Section Has 38 Un-Initialed Chapters; This Is Divisible by 19

  • In the section from the first initial; ALEF, LAM, MEEM, to the last initial; NOON, there are exactly thirty-eight (38) suras without initials.
  • The un-initialed suras here are thirty-eight (38), which is a multiple of nineteen (19), nineteen times two (19 x 2). So this is another physical fact.

The Chapter and Verse Numbers Where The Word “Allah” Occurs Outside of This Initialed Section; Add up to 2432; Which Is Divisible by 19 (Table 18)

  • Now, I mentioned that outside of this section (before chapter 2 and after chapter 68), there are fifty-seven (57) word “allah”, that are outside the initialed section of the Quran. This part (points at chapter 1), and this part (points at chapter 69), to the end – there are fifty-seven (57) words “allah”.
  • If you add the numbers of the suras – the numbers assigned to the suras, like this number here (points at chapter 69), and the numbers assigned to the verses. The total is two thousand four hundred thirty-two (2432), or nineteen times one hundred twenty-eight (19 x 128).
  • Now I am talking about the numbers assigned to the suras and verses, where you find the word “allah” outside of the initialed section (before 2 and after 68. Or chapter 1 + chapter 69 to 114).
  • You add these numbers assigned to the suras and the verses wherever you find the word “allah”, and the total is multiple of nineteen (19). Well, this proves that the numbers assigned to the suras and the numbers assigned to the verses are from God, not from humans.

(This proves that the location of every chapter and every verse were all planned by God, that they are not random).

The Miracle of The Word “al-quran”

  • The word “al-quran”, is mentioned in the Quran; fifty-seven times (57), that is nineteen times three (19 x 3). Is that not profound?

If You Take the Chapter and Verse Numbers Where “Al-Quran” Is Mentioned, and Add Them Up, You Get 2660; Which Is Divisible by 19

  • And if you add the numbers of the suras, and the numbers of verses where there word “al-quran” is found – the total is two thousand six hundred and sixty (2660), which is nineteen times hundred and forty (19 x 140). I am talking about the number – for example this word here “al-quran”, is in sura seventeen (17), and the verse number is forty-five (45), as you see here.
  • You take these numbers, the fifty-seven (57) times where the word “al-quran” is found in the Quran, and you add the numbers of the verses and the numbers of the suras, all together; the total is two thousand six hundred and sixty (2660), or nineteen times one hundred and forty (19 x 140).

Different Grammatical Forms of “Al-Quran” Will Add up to 3363; Which Is Divisible by 19

  • There are other grammatical forms of this word “al-quran”, like “quranan”, “al-quranaho” – and if you add all the suras and all the verses, the numbers of the verses and the numbers of the suras where these forms – different forms of the word “al-quran” is found – the grand total is three thousand three hundred and sixty-three (3363), or nineteen times one hundred and seventy-seven (19 x 177). Of course the word “quran” is very special, and this is why it is so intricately composed within the Quran.

The Miracle of the First Commandment

  • The first pillar of Islam, mainly that God is one – is mentioned in the Quran exactly nineteen (19) times. That “allah wahd”; God is one – is mentioned in the Quran exactly nineteen (19) times.

Worshiping GOD Alone Is Emphasized as 19×19

  • Now, there is also the word “wahdahu”; worship God alone. This commandment to worship God alone – “wahdahu” – is mentioned in the Quran five times. And if you add the numbers of the verses and the numbers of suras, where the word “wahdahu”; worship God alone occurs, the total is three hundred and sixty-one (361), or nineteen times nineteen (19 x 19).
  • So this emphasizes the importance of worshiping God alone, the word “wahid”; referring to God as one, is mentioned in the Quran nineteen times, and the word “wahdahu”, is mentioned five times, but when you add the verses and suras – numbers – where this word “wahdahu” is found, the total is three sixty-one (361), nineteen times nineteen (19 x 19).
  • For example, this word “wahdahu”, happens in verse twelve of sura number forty (40:12). So you take this number; forty, and the number of the verse; twelve (40+12…), and you do this every time you see the word “wahdahu” in the Quran, and the total is three hundred and sixty-one (361), nineteen times nineteen (19 x 19).

The Miracle of the Religious Duties

  • The other four pillars of Islam; the salat (Contact Prayers), the zakat (Obligatory Charity), the hajj (Pilgrimage to Mecca), al-siyaam (Fasting during Ramadan) – are mentioned in the Quran hundred and fourteen (114) times, or nineteen times six (19 x 6).

The Chapters and Verses Where the Contact Prayers Are Mentioned Add up to 4674; 19×246

  • When you take the word “salat” for example, which happens in the Quran sixty-seven times (67). And you take the numbers of verses, and the numbers of the suras, where every time you see this word “salat”, and you add them up, the total is a multiple of nineteen (19), it is four thousand six hundred seventy-four (4674), or nineteen times two hundred and forty-six (19 x 246). The word “salat”, throughout the Quran, you add the numbers of the verses and the numbers of suras where the word “salat” occurs, and the total is four thousand six hundred seventy-four (4674), or nineteen times two hundred and forty-six (19 x 246).

The Chapters and Verses Where Zakat and Hajj Are Mentioned Add up to 2888; 19x19x8

  • If you go to the word “zakat”, you find that “zakat” and “hajj” – you add the numbers of the verses and the numbers of the suras where the words “salat” and “hajj” are found – and the total is two thousand eight hundred and eighty-eight (2888), or nineteen times nineteen times eight (19 x 19 x 8 (or 19 x 152)). This is “zakat” and “hajj” together. You add the numbers of the verses and the numbers of the suras, throughout the Quran where you see “zakat” and “hajj”.

The Chapters and Verses Where Fasting Is Mentioned Add up to 1387; 19×73

  • When you look at the word “siyaam” in the Quran, the whole Quran, the fasting of Ramadan, you will see that it occurs six (6) times. And if you add the numbers of the verses to the numbers of the suras, every time you see this word “siyaam” in all its forms, the total is one thousand three hundred eighty-seven (1387), or nineteen times seventy-three (19 x 73).
  • So the basic pillars of Islam, the numbers assigned to the suras and verses where these words are found, all these numbers are multiplies of nineteen (19).

The Miracles of the Quranic Initials

  • The sura entitled “QAAF”, is also initialed with the letter “qaaf”, and when you count this letter “qaaf”, every time you see it you count it, in the Quran; in this sura. You will find that the total of the letter “qaaf” in this sura is fifty-seven (57), or nineteen times three (19 x 3).

Only Two Chapters Have the Initial QAAF, They Both Have 57 QAAFs, 19×3

  • Also, the only other sura initialed with “qaaf, which is sura number forty-two (42). There is the letter “qaaf”; as an initial (Rashad points at 42:1 with a pen). Contains the exact same number of “qaafs” as the other sura. So you count this “qaaf” and then you go and find this “qaaf”, and count it and so on. This is a physical fact – the total occurrence of the letter “qaaf” in this “qaaf” initialed sura is also fifty seven (57), nineteen times three (19 x 3).
  • Now, when you go back to sura “QAAF”, here, you notice that “qaaf” simply stands for Quran. “Q” stands for Quran; “qaaf” here stands for Quran. And if you add the fifty-seven (57) “qaafs”, “Q”, of this sura number fifty (50). Plus the fifty-seven (57) “qaafs”, or “Q”, in sura number forty-two (42); also fifty-seven (57). Fifty-seven plus fifty-seven is hundred and fourteen (57 + 57 = 114). Which is exactly the same number as the suras of the Quran. Fifty-seven plus fifty-seven equal one hundred and fourteen (57 + 57 = 114), the number of suras in Quran.

Chapter 50 Is Initialed with QAAF and Has 45 Verses, These Two Numbers Add up to 95; 19×5

  • You noticed that the sura “QAAF”, is number fifty (50), and it consists of forty-five (45) verses. If you add the number of the sura, which is fifty (50), to the number of verses in the sura, which is forty-five (45), the total is ninety-five (95), or nineteen times five (19 x 5).

Chapter 42 Is Also Initialed with QAAF and Has 53 Verses, These Two Numbers Add up to 95; 19×5

  • Well this is half the story. If you go to the only other sura initialed with “qaaf”, which is sura number forty-two (42). You see that the number of verses is fifty-three (53). And if you add the number of the sura to the number of the verses, you get exactly the same total as sura “QAAF”; which is ninety-five (95). Forty-two plus fifty-three is ninety five (42 + 53 = 95), or nineteen times five (19 x 5).
  • And with sura “QAAF”, fifty (50), the number of the sura, plus the number of verses; forty-five (45), fifty plus forty-five is ninety-five (50 + 45 = 95), or nineteen times five (19 x 5).
  • In this sura, the Quran is described as majeed, “qaaf; wa al quran al majeed” (Q., and the glorious Quran – 50:1).

The Quran Is Described as Glorious, This Word Has the Numerical Value of 57; 19×3

  • And this word “majeed” has its numerical value is fifty-seven (57), which is the number of the letter “qaaf” in this sura.
  • Majeed (مَجيدِ):
  • The M is forty (40),
  • The jeem is three (3),
  • The yaa is ten (10),
  • And the daal is four (4).
  • And you add these numbers, forty plus three plus ten plus four, the total is fifty-seven (40 + 3 + 10 + 4 = 57), nineteen times three (19 x 3).
  • When the Quran was revealed there were no numbers, these letters were used as numbers. So you can look at the “meem” as the letter “meem”; or M – and also as the numeral forty. The same with the other letters. So this is a universal established system, where the alphabet letters are used as numbers. (This system was used before the invention of Arabic Numerals).

Chapter 68 Is Initialed with the Letter NOON, This Letter Occurs 133 Times; 19×7

  • When you go to sura sixty-eight (68), which is initialed with the letter “noon”; “N”. If you count the letter “N”, where ever you see it in this sura. You will find that the total is one hundred and thirty-three (133), nineteen times seven (19 x 7).

Three Chapters Are Initialed with the Letter SAAD, Adding up All Their Occurrences Totals 152; 19×8

  • In the Quran, there are three (3) suras initialed with the letter “saad”. The first one is sura number seven (7). It is initialed with the letter “alef”, “laam”, “meem”, “saad”. (المص)
  • The second sura that is initialed with this letter, is sura number nineteen (19), sura Maryam. Which has five initials, “qaaf”, “haa”, “yaa”, “ayn”, “saad”. So this is the second sura where we see the letter “saad” as an initial. (كهيعص)
  • The third sura initialed with this letter is sura number thirty-eight (38). Which is also entitled “SAAD”. The name of the the sura is “SAAD”, and the initial is “saad”. (ص)
  • So these are three suras initialed with the letter “saad”, and when you count the letter “saad” in the three suras (7, 19 , 38), the total comes to hundred and fifty-two (152), or nineteen times eight (19 x 8).

Chapter 36 Is Initialed with YAA & SEEN, These Letters Total 285; 19×15

  • There is one sura in the Quran initialed with the letters “yaa”, “seen” – two letters, “yaa” and “seen”,  it is sura thirty-six (36). Here the first verse is the two letters “yaa” and “seen”. And if you count these two letters “yaa” and “seen”, in the whole sura, the total is two hundred and eighty-five (285), or nineteen times fifteen (19 x 15).
  • So you see that consistently the suras contain a number of their initials that is consistently a multiple of nineteen (19).

Seven Chapters Are Initialed with HAA & MEEM, Adding up All Their Occurrences Totals 2147; 19×113

  • There are seven suras initialed with the letters “haa” and “meem”. Seven (7) consequent suras, beginning at sura number forty (40). So here is number forty (40), initialed with the letters “haa”, “meem”. The whole verse consists of just two (2) letters “haa”, “meem”. Seven (7) consequent suras. This is the last one, sura number forty-six (46), it is initialed with the letters; “haa”, “meem”. And you count these distinctive unique letters; “haa” and “meem”, in the seven suras (40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46), and you will find that total is two thousand one hundred and forty-seven (2147), the total of “haa” plus “meem” in the seven suras, this is nineteen times hundred and thirteen (19 x 113).
  • Two thousand one hundred and forty-seven (2147). This means that if only one letter “haa” or one letter “meem” was lost or added – in the last fourteen hundred (1400) years – the whole mathematical system collapses. But as it is, you count them right now in any Quran anywhere in the world, and you find that “haa” and “meem” in the seven (7) “haa”, “meem” initialed suras, totals two thousand one hundred forty-seven (2147), or nineteen times one hundred and thirteen (19 x 113).

Chapter 42 Has Two Sets of Initials, Adding up All Their Occurrences Totals 209; 19×11

  • Sura number forty-two (42) has two sets of initials. As you have just seen, it has the initials “haa”, “meem” in verse one (42:1), and verse two (42:2) of this sura has the initials “ayn”, “seen”, “qaaf”, three letters; “ayn”, “seen”, and “qaaf”. And if you count these three distinct letters in this sura, “ayn” plus “seen” plus “qaaf”, the total is two hundred and nine (209), or nineteen times eleven (19 x 11).

Chapter 19 Has the Most Initials, KAAF, HAA, YAA, AYN & SAAD. Adding up All Their Occurrences Totals 798; 19×42

  • Sura number nineteen (19) has the largest – or the biggest set of initials. It has five (5) letters, this is sura number nineteen (19), and it is initialed with five (5) letters; “kaaf”, “haa”, “yaa”, “ayn”, “saad”. And you add, you count these letters in this sura, the five (5) letters total seven hundred ninety-eight (798), or nineteen times forty-two (19 x 42).

Chapters Are Also Interlocked with Multiple Chapters Through Different Initials, This Intricacy Is Beyond Probability, It Should Be Impossible, yet We Can See This Physically Right in Front of Us

  • Now I wish to remind you that the letter “saad” for example, interacts, or it is interlocking with the other “saad” initialed suras. Sura number seven (7), and sura number thirty-eight (38) – you remember that this letter; “saad” in the three (3) “saad” initialed suras, is one hundred and fifty-two (152), or nineteen times eight (19 x 8). But it also is intricately intertwined with these letters in this sura (chapter 19) to give us a total of seven hundred ninety-eight (798), or nineteen times forty two (19 x 42). So you can see that this mathematical system is far beyond human capability.

(This Mathematical Miracle of the Quran is truly the ultimate evidence for the existence of God. It is so perfectly obvious that any scientist who rejects it should no longer be considered a scientist. Because the whole purpose of being a scientist is to follow the evidence no matter where it takes you).

Six Chapters Are Initialed with ALEF, LAAM & MEEM, and Each Chapter Has a Count of These Letters That Is Divisible by 19

  • There are six (6) suras in the Quran initialed with these letters; “alef”, “laam”, “meem”; “A”, “L”, “M”. These are suras number two, three, twenty-nine, thirty, thirty-one, and thirty-two. (2, 3, 29, 30, 31, 32)
  • This (Rashad points at a chapter in the Quran he is holding) happens to be sura thirty-two (32). And every single one of the six (6) suras contains a total of these letters which is multiple of nineteen (19), every one.
  • For example, sura number two (2) contains nine thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine (9899) of these letters, and that is a multiple of nineteen (19), nineteen times five twenty-one (19 x 551).
  • Sura number three (3) also contains a multiple of nineteen, of these letters; “alef”, “laam”, “meem” – and so on. Every one of the six (6) suras contains a total of “alef” plus “laam” plus “meem” which is a multiple of nineteen.

(Chapter 2, chapter 3, chapter 29, chapter 30, chapter 31, chapter 32)

Five Chapters Are Initialed with ALEF, LAAM & RAA, and Each Chapter Has a Count of These Letters That Is Divisible by 19

  • There are five suras in the Quran initialed with these three letters; “alef”, “laam”, “raa”; “A”, “L”, “R”. And every single one of the five suras (10, 11, 12, 14, 15) contains a total of “alef” plus “laam” plus “raa”, which is a multiple of nineteen (19), every one.

(Chapter 10, chapter 11, chapter 12, chapter 14, chapter 15)

Chapter 7 Is Initialed with ALEF, LAAM, MEEM & SAAD. Adding up All Their Occurrences Totals 5320; 19×280

  • Sura number seven (7) is initialed with the four letters; “alef”, “laam”, “meem” , “saad”, as you see here (Rashad points at 7:1). And when you count these letters, “alef” plus “laam” plus “meem” plus “saad”, in this sura, the total comes to five thousand three hundred and twenty (5320), which is nineteen times two hundred and eighty (19 x 280).
  • And again, I wish to remind you that this letter “saad” interlocks between this sura, and the other “saad” initialed suras; sura number nineteen (19) and sura number thirty-eight (38).
  • And every time within the sura and also within its sister suras, where the letter “saad is found, the totals are consistently a multiple of nineteen (19).

(Remember that if a single letter was lost or added, in the last 1400 years, then this system would collapse. This proves that the Quran is divinely preserved).

Chapter 13 Is Initialed with ALEF, LAAM, MEEM & RAA. Adding up All Their Occurrences Totals 1482; 19×78

  • Sura number thirteen (13), is initialed with letters “alef”, “laam”, “meem”, “raa”. Four (4) initials; “alef”, “laam”, “meem”, “raa”. When you count these letters, “alef” plus “laam” plus “meem” plus “raa”, in this sura, you find that the total is one thousand four hundred and eighty-two (1482), nineteen times seventy-eight (19 x 78).

Five Chapters Are Initialed with HAA, Adding up All Their Occurrences Totals 1767; 19×93

  • There are five suras (19, 20, 26, 27, 28) in the Quran initialed with the letters “haa”, as we see in sura nineteen (19) here. There is the letter “haa”, one of the five (5) initials of sura nineteen (19).
  • And then in sura “TAA”, “HAA” (20), there it is. “taa”, “haa.
  • And the initials “taa”, “seen”, “meem” in sura number twenty-six (26), right here, “taa”, “seen”, “meem.
  • And in sura twenty-seven (27), it is the initial “taa”, “seen”, right here.
  • And “taa”, “seen”, “meem” in sura number twenty-eight (28), “taa”, “seen”, “meem”.
  • You count these letters, in the five suras (1920262728), and you find that the total is one thousand seven hundred and sixty-seven (1767), or nineteen times ninety-three (19 x 93).

List of All the Initials

Quran Has Hinted at This Mathematical Miracle for ~1400 Years, but Nobody Figured It out Until Modern Times Through the Messenger Rashad Khalifa

Why 19?

  • People keep asking: “Why nineteen?”
  • Why did God choose the number nineteen (19) as the common denominator throughout the Quran, to prove every element of the Quran; the number of verses, the number of suras, the number of words from a certain root, the number of letters, the initials; as you have seen.

19 Is Mentioned by Name

  • And we find the number nineteen (19) in the Quran in sura seventy-four verse number thirty (74:30), we find the number nineteen (19). And we find it connected with the proof that the Quran is not human made.

GOD Gives Us an Exact Answer in Chapter 74:31

  • Some people say the Quran is human made, “in haazaaa illaa qawlul bashar”, as it says in sura number seventy-four verse twenty-five (74:25). And God says the answer to these people is the number nineteen (19), as we see in verse thirty of sura seventy four (74:30).

19 Is GOD’s Signature, for Example the Human Body Has 209 Bones, This Is 19×11

  • Now, why nineteen? It turns out that nineteen (19) is God’s signature on everything He created. As to the answer to the question: “Why nineteen?”, we discover that nineteen (19) is the basic message of the Quran.

The Word ONE Has the Numerical Value of 19

  • Because nineteen is the numerical value of the Arabic word one (1). So the whole message of the Quran is: God alone; God is one; worship God alone. And nineteen (19) is the numerical value of the word; “wahed”, in Arabic (wahed means one).
  • When the Quran was revealed there were no numbers. The alphabet letters were used as numbers. And the letter “waw” also served as the numeral six, the letter “alef” was one, the letter “haa” was eight, and the letter “daal” was four.
  • wahed; six plus one plus eight plus four, the total is nineteen (6 + 1 + 8 + 4 = 19). And this is why nineteen is the common denominator throughout the Quran, proving every aspect, every element of the Quran.

Summary & Conclusions by Rashad Khalifa

Video Outro:

  • Producer – Rashad Khalifa
  • Photography – Kathleen Clarke
  • All praise is due to God; Lord of all creation
  • Copyright 1987 – Islamic Productions
  • All praise is due to God; Lord of all creation

End of Video

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The Great Debate by Rashad Khalifa, True Islam vs False Islam – Transcript

(This transcript is not true verbatim, I have removed repetitive sentences, and I have reconstructed certain sentences that end abruptly where the speaker rephrases himself before finishing the previous sentence, this is common in speech but not in text. Other edits is continuing the speech although the speaker has been interrupted; until the speech becomes too incoherent. – Ahmad Wehbe).

Video Intro:

  • The Great Debate – Rashad Khalifa – 90 minutes – 7/6/88
  • Tuscon Community Cable Corporation – Bars Tone Countdown (from 10)
  • The Great Debate
  • Dr. Abdel Rahman Salem vs Dr. Rashad Khalifa
  • The True Islam

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Our guest is doctor Rashad Khalifa, who – he devoted most of his life for his own mission; reading, learning, writing, researching and also preaching. But he is most remembered by his last computer research; the divine mathematical code in the Quran, based on number nineteen (19). According to the Quran; sura number seventy-four; verse number thirty (74:30): “‘alaihaa tis’ata ‘ashar” – but why nineteen (19)? that is what doctor Rashad Khalifa will explain in this interview. Please, brothers and sisters in Islam, welcome with me; doctor Rashad Khalifa.
  • Doctor Khalifa, I know I did not introduce you well enough, and I think that the best way to introduce you is to introduce yourself with your own words.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You did a good job, this is what really. Counts I did a research in the Quran, and I was blessed by “allah subhana wa ta’ala” (by God; the Most Glorified, the Most High) to see the mathematical code in the Quran – and this is really sufficient for an introduction.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well, I think… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You did a good job, so we will keep it like… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Thank you, but I think also we are entitled to know how much benefit – this – this – it is great – it is an honor actually to have it – but we would like to know; how this mathematical code goes and how far it is benefit; and beneficial to the Muslim in his own living life. I mean the Quran is filled with miracles, and there are a lot of ways to approve that the Quran is a miracle. If you read it in Arabic you will see a lot of verses obliges to itself that the Quran is a miracle and it is the word – really the word of God. But… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, this is the first physical evidence. The Quran is full of miracles, but all of them are disputable; the linguistic excellence, the scientific miracles, and all these things. The Quran is full of miracles, but the mathematical miracle it is indisputable; it is physical based on physical facts. Like “bism allah arrahman arraheem” being nineteen (19) letters, the number of suras being hundred and fourteen (114) – all these are physical facts. Like the sun rising from the east; it is indisputable – unlike the previous miracles. And this is in accordance with God’s will; in sura of forty-one; verse fifty-three (41:53), where God says: “sanureehim aayaatinaa fil aafaaqi”. This is in the future tense; “sanureehim”; “we will show them our miracles in the horizons, and within themselves, until they realize that this is the truth”. So the miracles in the Quran are increasingly powerful. And then we get to this mathematical miracle, which is described by God Himself as one of the greatest miracles. The sura you mentioned; seventy-four; “‘alaihaa tis’ata ‘ashar”; verse thirty – and then the verses go on and on saying: this is one of the greatest miracles – it says:
  • “kallaa walqamar”. ((كَلّا وَالقَمَرِ); Absolutely, (I swear) by the moon.(74:32)).
  • “wallaili id adbar”. ((وَالَّيلِ إِذ أَدبَرَ ); “And the night as it passes.” (74:33)).
  • “wassub hi izaaa asfar”. ((وَالصُّبحِ إِذا أَسفَرَ);“And the morning as it shines.” (74:34)).
  • “nnahaa la ihdal kubar”. ((إِنَّها لَإِحدَى الكُبَرِ );“This is one of the great miracles.” (74:35)).
  • It is one of the greatest miracles, and this is God’s own description of it.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You mean here the miracles – it is the computer age, right? that is what “allah subhana wa ta’ala” – I noticed… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, the computer age… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I noticed – excuse me for this – I noticed you used God, you didn not use allah. Which the Quran always say is “allah”, because the Quran came in Arabic, it did not come in English or in Persian, it come; “qur’anan arabian”.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Actually I did say “allah subhana wa ta’ala”, at least one time… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I noticed you said God (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, it depends on what language you speak. If you speak English; you have to say God. If you speak Arabic; you have to allah. So… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • But before, yes – okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Because as you know you are from Egypt, and you know the Egyptian copts use the word allah (Arabic word for God), saying insha’allah (God willing) and masha’allah (thank God), some of them are named ‘abd’allah (Abdullah).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So, allah is the Arabic word, and has nothing to do….(interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You are using God – it is already – okay? (Asking if it is okay to say the word “God” instead of “allah”).

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Of course it is… (interrupted).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So it is okay to use… (interrupted).

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It depends on what language you use. If you meet somebody in the street and say “allah” here in the United States, some people think allah is a man who is named allah, or allah is a rock somewhere, and this is an actual happening; my son was in a classroom where they told that allah was a rock; my son had to object.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • But this we have nothing to do with this because you know there are… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • What I mean is, it depends on what language you use, if you use English; you have to use God. If you use French; you have to use Deus. If you use Farsi; you have to use Chudaa. If you use Arabic; you have to use allah… (interrupted).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. Let us go back again also to the computer, I would like to know how far is it; beneficial to the human being – I am a Muslim and you discovered that the computer is – you discovered that the Quran – you discovered… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You are asking about the role of the mathematical code?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes. To a Muslim. To the Muslim. (repeats two more times while interrupting Rashad Khalifa).

Rashad Khalifa:

  • And it applies to the Muslims and the non-Muslims. This is mentioned in the Quran immediately after the number nineteen (74:31), it says – it gives you five reasons for the number nineteen: “wa maa ja’alnaa ‘iddatahum”; that we made their number, for the following reasons:
  • #1: “fitnatal lillazeena kafaroo”; to disturb the disbelievers. “fitnatal lillazeena kafaroo”; to prove their disbelief.
  • #2: “liyastaiqinal lazeena ootul kitaaba”; is to make the believers among the Christians and the Jews certain that this book, the Quran, is from God. “liyastaiqinal lazeena ootul kitaaba”
  • #3: “wa yazdaadal lazeena aamanooo eemaanan”; so the people who believe that the Quran is from God; before the number nineteen, without the number nineteen – when they see the mathematical code they will increase in faith. “wa yazdaadal lazeena aamanooo eemaanan”
  • #4: “wa laa yartaabal lazeena ootul kitaaba walmu’minoona”; if any of the Muslims, or the Christians, or the Jews – have any doubt in their heart that this Quran is from God; the mathematical code will help remove all this doubt.
  • #5: “wa liyaqoolal lazeena fee quloobihim maradunw walkaafiroona maazaaa araadal laahu bihaazaa masalaa”; and to expose the hypocrites and the disbelievers, they will say: “so what? this is not important”.
  • So these are the five reasons that God Himself gives; as the role of the number nineteen – or the mathematical code in the Quran.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Make the Muslim strongly believe that the Quran is from God.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Increase in faith. Yes. Exactly.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • But there is suras, there are ayas in the Quran in Arabic that approve to the Muslim and non-Muslim, that the Quran is a miracle, it is the word of God. For example, like: “yukawwirul laila ‘alan nahaari” – allah subhana wa ta’ala, He said, He make – “He covers the globe with the night and”… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • He rolls the day around the night, and the night around the day – indicating that he Earth is round.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Ah, how, how the messenger of God, approved of this. How the messenger of God knows that. In the centuries later, there is such (incoherent speech) to approve this. So if we read the Quran we will find a lot… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Let us say that this verse will cause someone to believe in the Quran; “yukawwirul laila ‘alan nahaari wa yukawwirun nahaara ‘alaal laili” (39:5). This person when he or she looks at the mathematical code, God says in the Quran – not I am saying, God says – that his belief will increase; his faith will increase, “wa yazdaadal lazeena aamanooo eemaanan” (74:31), so this is an additional confirmation or assurance to increase in faith.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Alright. There is also another thing, you believe, you know, when you talk now you do not believe in Hadith or Sunnah. Do you believe in Hadith or Sunnah?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • I believe that the Quran is complete, perfect and fully detailed, because God says so in the Quran.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • And we do not have to use Hadith or Sunnah at all?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Does not matter; and or any other source.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I noticed in the prayer here, you never mentioned the messenger of God, you ignored him completely. Do you have anything against him? because you ignored – you said (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Is it true that I (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You say allah, then when you prayed it, you prayed it, you read fateha, but you did not read Quran. You know? something, it is actually – I hope you will correct me if am mistaken or something – new to me, new to any Muslim, because we know that when we say, we say; “allah, ash-hadu alla la elaha ella allah wa alla muḥammadun rasūlu allah”. This is about Islam, you cannot separate it, you cannot say; “allah, ash-hadu alla la elaha ella allah” – I bear witness that there is no god but one God and behold that the messenger Muhammad is the messenger of God. If you hold it, you mean you shall not (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Is that right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well that is what I believe, I hope we will… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, well let us look in the Quran again, if you look in the Quran; the Quran gives us the correct shahada (the testimony of faith).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay. And this is in sura number three; verse eighteen (3:18), it says: “shahadu allahu annahu la elaha ella hu walmalaaa’ikatu wa ulul ‘ilmi qaaa’imam bilqist” (God bears witness that there is no god except He, and so do the angels and those who possess knowledge). So the shahada according to allah, the angels, and those who know; “wa ulul ‘ilmi” – is: “la elaha ella allah”, there is no muḥammadun rasūlu allah there. This is one… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • When, when you… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • “shahadu allahu annahu la elaha ella hu walmalaaa’ikatu wa ulul ‘ilmi”, so this is the correct shahada as dictated in the Quran. When you say: “la elaha ella allah wa muḥammadun rasūlu allah”, you violate the most basic commandment in the Quran. The first one is the principle of tawheed (توحيد), you are not commemorating God alone, you are putting a name besides God; another name beside God. You are making distinction among the messengers of God, this is an important commandment that you see in sura two; verse two eighty-five (2:285) for example – it is mentioned four times in the Quran; that you do not make – you shall not many any distinction among the messengers of God. And it is done so powerfully that any Muslim who makes distinction is not a Muslim at all, because the Quran says: “laa nufarriqu baina ahadim-mir-rusulihee wa qaaloo sami’naa wa ata’naa”, and these are the mu’mins – “aamanar-rasoolu bimaaa unzila ilaihi mir-rabbihee walmu’minoon kullun aamana billaahi wa malaaa’ikathihee wa kutubhihee wa rusulih laa nufarriqu baina ahadim-mir-rusulihee wa qaaloo sami’naa wa ata’naa”.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well, that, that is – the Muslim he does not – insurance you have to say: “la elaha ella Allah wa muḥammadun rasūlu allah”, that he believes “la elaha ella allah” and he believe all the messengers of allah subhana wa ta’ala, are equal, no distinction between… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • When was the last time you said: “la elaha ella allah yūnus rasūlu allah”? ((يونس); “there is no god but God and Jonah is His messenger”).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well you actually do not say yūnus – when you say… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Answer my question. When was the last time you said: “la elaha ella allah yūnus rasūlu allah”? (There is no god but God and Jonah is His messenger).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I hope you will understand me, I am not debating you, I am not arguing with you. I am… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No no, I am trying to demonstrate the points of the distinction among the prophets.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • When was the last time you said: “la elaha ella allah yūnus rasūlu allah”? (There is no god but God and Jonah is His messenger).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. When I say: “la elaha ella allah muḥammadun”…. (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, wait wait, first answer… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I will answer your question, but not the way you want, I answer it the way I want (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No no, just answer yes or no. It is yes or no. When was the last time you said: “la elaha ella allah yūnus rasūlu allah”? (There is no god but God and Jonah is His messenger).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • When I say: “la elaha ella allah muḥammadun rasūlu allah”, it is admitting that I admit all the messenger up to Muhammad, I believe in them.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You did not say that. It does not say that.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • But that is what I admit.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • But it does not say…

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I believe in all the messenger including the last messenger of allah subhana wa ta’ala. (God; the Most Glorified, the Most High).

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Muhammad is not the last messenger.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well, this is another… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Wait, where do you get that? Where do you get that Muhammad was the last messenger?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Let us continue.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, let me ask another question. Is Muhammad dead or alive?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • This is ‘alem ‘ndallah – he did, as far as I know, as a human being; he died.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Muhammad is dead?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • As far as I know. Am I coming to be questioned, or question?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • What do you mean? No, we are dealing with your question: “la elaha ella allah wa muḥammadun rasūlu allah”, we are looking at this statement from the logical point of view. Forget anything else.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • God gave us a mind that He wants us to use. So you are saying: “la elaha ella allah muḥammadun rasūlu allah”, which means what in English?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I bear witness that there is no god but one God, and Muhammad is the messenger of God.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • “Muhammad is the messenger of God”. So my question is: is Muhammad dead or alive?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • What do you think?

Rashad Khalifa:

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • We know that Muhammad is dead unless he is one thousand four hundred and some years old (~1400 years).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Sitting somewhere.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • But he is in a grave now, he is dead, right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Now, do you think a dead man can be a messenger of God?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No longer after he died (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Exactly. So why do you say Muhammad is the messenger of God? He cannot be a messenger of God because he is dead, is this true?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I will go for it for the time being – okay – let us go (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, can a dead man be a messenger of God?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • He was a messenger of God. (incoherent speech), he completed his… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Exactly, now therefore the correct statement would be: “muḥammad kaana rasūlu allah” (Muhammad was the messenger of God).
  • Therefore the statement: “la elaha ella allah muḥammadun rasūlu allah”, (…Muhammad is the messenger of God) is wrong.
  • Even from the purely logical point of view.
  • However, like I said the shahada is in the Quran – unfortunately the Muslims do not follow the Quran – and it isays: “shahadu allahu annahu la elaha ella hu walmalaaa’ikatu wa ulul ‘ilmi”. (God bears witness that there is no god except He, and so do the angels and those who possess knowledge).
  • Therefore anyone who says anything but “la elaha ella allah”; is not among “ulul ‘ilm”; he does not know; he is ignorant. It is due to ignorance.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • *stares silently at Rashad Khalifa*

Rashad Khalifa:

  • This is why in the khuthba (sermon) you saw me say: “la elaha ella allah”, this is it, that is all we say.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Also, you said you believe in the Quran, nothing but the Quran, and we do not have to believe anything from Hadith – why!? we do not have to pay attention to Hadith, why!?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Because God says in the Quran that the Quran is complete; perfect, and fully detailed. And the question is: do you believe God or not? if you believe God; you will believe the Quran is complete; perfect, and fully detailed.
  • Listen to this – this is verse one fourteen; sura six (6:114): “afaghairal laahi abtaghee hakamanw wa Huwal lazee anzala ilaikumul Kitaaba mufassalaa”; shall I seek out other than God as a source of law when he sent down to you this book fully detailed? – “mufassalaa”; fully detailed.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Therefore if you go to anything else you will be a rejector of the Quran. You have rejected – you have disbelieved God. So this is the reason why, it does not matter how great the hadith is.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You know the Muslims usually – when they use Hadith, it does not mean that they are overlapping the Quran, no, the Quran is the divine constitution of God to mankind.
  • And who apply, who perform that constitution to mankind better than Muhammad the messenger of God, the one who redeemed it, the one who received it, and delivered it to mankind. People always like to follow the one who received it, and to see how he perform it, how he – he show it to the people, and then they follow his way of performing the constitution of God.
  • It means like when I follow the Hadith does not mean I am away from the Quran. As far as I know – I hope you will correct me if I am wrong. I am saying my statement and I am sure you will have a comment on that. That is as far as I know about the Muslim how they use Hadith. What do you think?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well first of all if the Quran is fully detailed – not if the Quran – I mean I know that the Quran is fully detailed. God says the Quran is fully detailed. Therefore you do not need anything else.
  • We know that the Hadith are – we know now from many many years of research that the Hadith are fabrications attributed to the prophet. Now the Satan; the shaytaan knows that we love the prophet very much, and he used that as a bait, to catch – when you catch fish you put bait on a hook… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I think, I think – if you excuse me for interrupting you Dr. Khalifa – the Muslim they are aware of a lot of Hadith being injected to hadith, not like your Quran… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, I am talking about the Sahih Bukhari for example. Sahih Bukhari is full contradictions, blasphemies against the prophet, I can show you literally hundreds of Hadiths that are considered attacks on the prophet, they distract from the greatness of the prophet Muhammad.
  • So, but the important point Abdel Rahman is that God says the Quran is complete; perfect, fully detailed, this is the important point. So if you give me a Hadith that is fantastic and great and has all the qualities of the best things in the world, I still cannot go to it because God tells me the Quran is complete; perfect, and fully detailed.
  • The fact is the Hadith is actually a blasphemous attack against the prophet, and I gave you an issue of the Muslim Perspective in Arabic proving that – I am talking about Shahih Bukhari – they are a transgression against the prophet.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So you are ignoring completely the great teacher of Islam which Muhammad peace be upon him, he was a great teacher, was (incoherent speech). He is the one who receive the message of Allah, and he took it to the people, so I consider he is my leader.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You are missing the point.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Let me know it.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yeah, you are missing the point.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The Hadith was never uttered by the prophet; has nothing to do with the prophet because – did the Quran come out of the prophets mouth?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How did it come out?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Did the Quran come out of the prophet’s mouth?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I will ask you, but you will not ask me, how did it come out?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It does not matter how.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay, you tell me how it come out.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The Quran says that Gabriel brought it, released it… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How he revealed it to Muhammad?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes, through Gabriel. God revealed Quran… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • To Muhammad?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes, to Muhammad.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It came out of his mouth.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Whose mouth?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Muhammad’s mouth.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Muhammad’s mouth.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right. Therefore if you want to follow Muhammad; you follow Quran, because it came out of Muhammad’s mouth.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So, I do not know what the people like that… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • If I am an Arabian illiterate, do not understand that highly quality Arabic language of the Quran, miracle of the Quran. And I would like to understand who will teach me and show me the right way more than the one who revealed from God; peace be upon him Muhammad “ʿalayhi ṣalat wa sallam”. (“Praise and peace upon him”).
  • How? That is why Muhammad he brought the Hadith… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Are you saying Muhammad is the teacher of the Quran?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • He is interpreter of the Quran to the Muslims.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, he was forbidden from interpreting the Quran.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • He was?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes. In the Quran sura seventy-five; verse nineteen (75:19), it says: “summa inna ‘alainaa bayaanah” – it says:
  • laa tuharrik bihee lisaa naka lita’jala bih; “muhammad do not move your tongue” – or in American-English; Do not open your mouth.
  • inna ‘alainaa jam’ahoo wa qur aanah; “we are the ones who will reveal it and put in the Quran.”
  • fa izaa qaraanaahu fattabi’ qur aanah; “once we have it in the Quran – you Muhammad – follow the Quran.”
  • summa inna ‘alainaa bayaanah; God is saying that “I am the one who will explain it” (God is the one who will explain it).
  • So the prophet was forbidden from explaining the Quran.
  • In another sura, sura sixty-nine; something at verse thirty-eight (69:38), we see that if the prophet uttered anything else other than the Quran; he will go to hell (69:44, 45). It says – to go from the beginning… (Rashad Khalifa utters various verses in Arabic while trying to remember the correct ones) – okay, yeah:
  • “falaaa uqsimu bimaa tubsiroon”. This is the strongest oath in the Quran:
  • “falaaa uqsimu bimaa tubsiroon fa maa laa tubsiroon”; “I swear by the things you see and the things you do not see”, (69:38, 39). This is not swearing by the sun or the moon or the time, this is swearing by everything in the universe.
  • “innahoo laqawlu rasoolin kareem”; “This Quran is the utterance of an honorable messenger”.
  • “wa ma huwa biqawli shaa’ir; qaleelam maa tu’minoon”; “It is not the utterance of a poet”.
  • “wa laa biqawli kaahin; qaleelam maa tazakkaroon”; “It is not the utterance of a soothsayer”, or some an Egyptian bakkash, somebody who is an bakkash (بكاش)(Someone who flatters people)… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • What is bakkash mean?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Soothsayer – ??zekkah?? (I could not find this word in any online Egyptian dictionary. Please send me a link to the definition of this word so that I can include it here).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Zakkeh, okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • “tanzeelum mir rabbil ‘aalameen”; “It came from the Lord of the universe”
  • “wa law taqawwala ‘alainaa ba’dal aqaaweel”; “If he uttered anything else
  • “la-akhaznaa minhu bilyameen”; (We would have punished him).
  • “summa laqata’naa minhul wateen”; “We would have stopped the revelations to him).
  • “famaa minkum min ahadin’anhu haajizeen”; “None of you can protect him”.
  • And because of this interruption in the English langauge; I hope I did not mess up the verses.
  • But this is the general idea.
  • falaaa uqsimu bimaa tubsiroon
  • fa maa laa tubsiroon
  • innahoo laqawlu Rasoolin kareem
  • wa ma huwa biqawli shaa’ir; qaleelam maa tu’minoon
  • wa laa biqawli kaahin; qaleelam maa tazakkaroon
  • tanzeelum mir rabbil ‘aalameen
  • wa law taqawwala ‘alainaa ba’dal aqaaweel
  • la-akhaznaa minhu bilyameen
  • summa laqata’naa minhul wateen
  • famaa minkum min ahadin’anhu haajizeen
  • So this – the prophet Muhammad was forbidden from explaining the Quran, or uttering any additional religious teachings, and this is in the Quran.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So you are actually trying to tell me that there is no way that we have to follow the Hadith of the messenger of God, or follow his way. We have the Quran, we have to stick to… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You still miss the point. It is not the hadith of the messenger of God. It is the hadith attributed to the messenger of God.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Because the prophet Muhammad would never disobey God.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • And God told him; you have the Quran and nothing else. And this is in verse nineteen; sura six (6:19); it says:
  • “qul ayyu shai’in akbaru shahaadatan”; “who is the better testimone?”. (Whose testimony is the greatest?).
  • “qulil laahu shaheedum bainee wa bainakum”. (Say, God is the witness between me and you…)
  • wa oohiya ilaiya haazal Qur’aanu li unzirakum bihee wa mam balagh; “I was given this Quran to deliver to you and the future generation.”

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I think… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Wait a minute.
  • It did not say; “oohiya ilaiya haazal Qur’aanu wa al-hadith”. (It does not say; I was given this Quran and the Hadith to deliver to you and the future generations).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, I think I agree with your point for one reason, because we – we will be as Muslims or else we will be judged by the Quran.
  • But I disagree about one thing because – another thing because I have to follow the messenger of God, the one who received the Quran and who delivers it to me.
  • As a Muslim, if I ignore it… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You miss the point again. The Hadith came from shayytan; from Satan, not from Muhammad.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I have to be aware, which is right hadith and which is wrong hadith. But ignoring… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Ignoring the messenger of God; that is a question I would like to elaborate with you.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You mean  ignore the message of God? in favor of 

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, if I ignore the Hadith., if I ignore… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • This is the Hadith of Satan. If I brought to you a hadith from Satan, would you still follow it?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No. It is… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • If it is… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Can you agree if I say; if Satan walks from this door, wearing a serpent (wearing a serpent mask)… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, it should be, it is… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Wait. And he says: “qala rasoolilah sallallahu alayhi wasallam”, are you going to follow it?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • It has been venerated by most scholar religion in Islam, which are – we know that they are being following the messenger of God, and they know what he saw, and they are witnessed, and we are taking them, holding them, they are witnessed Muhammad, because… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • They never witnessed Muhammad.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well, that is… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The first hadith was recorded two hundred (200) years after Muhammad. Across eight (8) generations of the dead.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So from the period when Muhammad died to two hundred fifty (250) years there was no hadith at all?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • There was no Hadith. That is right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I see.
  • You believe in the Quran… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • There was no recorded Hadith. People were making up hadith and trying – for example you come to my house and I only have fish to feed you, if you object, then I will tell you; “well, the prophet said if you eat fish alone you are going to be great”, so people made this kind of hadith.
  • And it was not recorded or anything. So Bukhari came two hundred years later and claimed that the prophet said these things. And as you know Bukhari eliminated ninety percent (90%) of the things that he wrote himself, and still whatever is left the thousands of hadith are attacking and blaspheming against the prophet.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. Let us move to another point, because if we want to continue talking about this point we will never finish… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, this point should be finished because God says the Quran is complete; perfect and fully detailed.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Ooookay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • And the Quran says that telling Muhammad to tell us that he brings only the Quran. The last verse in sura fifty (50:45) says: “fazakkir bil quraani many yakhaafu wa’eed”; “deliver the message of the Quran”, it did not say Quran and Sunnah, or Quran and Hadith – “fazakkir bil quraani many yakhaafu wa’eed”

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • But there are a lot of suras also remind the Muslim to follow allah and the messenger of God. For example I probably I have some:
  • “yaaa aiyuhal lazeena aamanooo aaminoo billaahi wa rasoolihee wal kitaabil lazee nazzala ‘alaa rasoolihee wal kitaabil lazeee anzala min qabl”. (o you who believe, you shall believe in God and His messenger, and the scripture He has revealed through His messenger, and the scripture He has revealed before that)(4:136).
  • (incoherent speech) (Abdel Rahman tries to find the next verse)…
  • “innal laaha wa malaaa’i katahoo yusalloona ‘alan nabiyy”. (God and His angels help and support the prophet)(33:56).

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You know, allah subhana wa ta’ala also confirm it to the people to pray to Muhammad because allah subhana wa ta’ala praying to (Muhammad) – as far as I know, I hope you will understand me and you will correct me if I am wrong.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Let me… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • “wa mai yuti’il laaha wa rasoolahoo wa yakhshal laaha…”. (Those who obey God and His messenger, and reverence God…)(24:52)
  • “qul atee’ul laaha wa atee’ur rasoola…”. (Say, “Obey God, and obey the messenger.”)(24:54)
  • “wa aqeemus salaata wa aatuz zakaata wa atee’ur rasoola…”. (You shall observe the Contact Prayers (Salat) and give the obligatory charity (Zakat), and obey the messenger)(24:56)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So why do you disobey him then? Why are you disobeying him when he tells you to uphold that the Quran is complete; fully detailed, and that you shall uphold the Quran alone? Why do you disobey him and go to something else?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I see.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Do you see in the Quran it is telling you: “atee’ul laaha wa atee’ur rasoola”, so why don’t you listen and obey the – allah and the rasool? (obey God and the messenger).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. By obeying the messenger of God, and obeying because I know that the messenger of God he is been taught by allah subhana wa ta’ala, he was orphaned and was taught by allah subhana wa ta’ala, and he is – he was perfect, he is a… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, is this the reason for you to disobey him?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, to obey him.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You are not obeying him when you go to another source.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Obeying him in the Quran and his way of life.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • But if you follow anything other than the Quran, then you are disobeying the prophet.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I see. Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So, therefore if you are reciting these verses then you have to do them yourself, “atee’ul laaha wa atee’ur rasoola”, (obey God and the messenger).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • If you obey the rasool (messenger), you will uphold the Quran, the whole Quran, and nothing but the Quran. If you go to anything other than the Quran, then you are not obeying the messenger.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So you believe in the Quran from the cover to the cover?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes. Right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You believe in this Quran, and our – speaking to each other now we will speak according to the Quran.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes, absolutely.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.
  • You say – you said in one of your brochures here, if you allow me to read it to you or just – you said: “Providing indisputable evidence for the exposure and removal of two human made sentences that were injected into the Quran at the end of the last sura revealed in Medina; sura number nine”.
  • In other words you say here that the human being injected some suras into the Quran… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • ayat; verses.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Some verses into the Quran. So this Quran, the one in my hand here, in Arabic, the one in my hand in Arabic, it is not completely perfect? it has been injected by ??bad men?? (incoherent speech). You believe in that?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. And also… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • This Quran is not correct.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • This is not correct?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • But we know the correct Quran. I can show you a Quran that is correct and complete.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You will show me in a minute, but let me continue this. allah subhana wa ta’ala says: “innaa nahnu nazalnaz zikra wa innaa lahoo lahaa fizoon”. (Absolutely, we have revealed the reminder, and, absolutely, we will preserve it.)(15:9)
  • allah subhana wa ta’ala took an oath, from him to God; the Quran, because mankind could not guard the Torah or the Bible. So allah took an oath from him to guard the Quran.
  • In your translation you said: we have sended down – for this verse – we have sended down the revelation and we will surely preserve it.
  • In Yusuf Ali translation, which most of the Muslim people, they are taking by Yusuf Ali, the Quran: “We have, without doubt, sent down the Message; and We will assuredly guard it (from corruption)”. (15:9 Yusuf Ali translation)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • That is right. I agree with that.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You agree with all that?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. Well, I would like you to elaborate this point doctor Rashad Khalifa.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • allah subhana wa ta’ala carried out His promise and He preserved the Quran perfectly. I can show you a Quran that is perfect, in the way it was sent down; the way it was written… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I would like to see it.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right.
  • The way every letter of it is preserved, not a single letter is added, and not a single letter is lost.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • However, if go to Egypt or Iran today, you are going to see that the Quran is printed with some mistakes in them, but this does not negate the fact… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Let us be clear now… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Wait. It does not negate the fact… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Let us be clear before you go.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • This Quran. It has been through the whole world, through Tehran, through Persia, through Arabic world, this Arabic Quran; it is not real Quran?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • There are some mistakes in it.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • It has mistakes in it?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • And you have the one… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The point is that God did preserve the perfect Quran and we have it.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You  have it?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It is all over the world.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • With whom? With you? Who has… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No., it is even here also as long as you mark the mistakes, there are a few mistakes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • allah subhana wa ta’ala says: “innaa nahnu nazalnaz zikra wa innaa lahoo lahaa fizoon”, it means… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So how do you explain… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • “We will never allow anyone to inject even a single thing”… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So how do you explain the fact that in Iran, today – printing millions of Qurans that do not follow the Quranic writing. Like for example the word “salah” is written SAAD (ص), LAAM (ل), ALEF (أ), HEE (ه) – instead of SAAD (ص), LAAM (ل), WAW (و), HEE (ه) as in the original Quran – how do you explain that? do you mean God failed to carry out His promise? is this what you think?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, I am not thinking of – I think I would like to… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay. I am saying that it does not matter what people do to the Quran, they can take and mess it up and do anything they want, this is what they want to do. This is only ink and paper. But the Quran that God sent down is preserved exactly the way it was written, and without adding or losing a single letter. So this promise of God: “innaa nahnu nazalnaz zikra wa innaa lahoo lahaa fizoon”, is kept.
  • However, I must point out something to you. When there is a law, like the law of preservation of the Quran, this law does not exist unless it is violated. Do you understand what this means?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes, I am following you.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay. For example, if there is a law that Abdel Rahman Salem cannot leave this room. If you stay in this room forever, nobody will ever know that this law exists. Is this true?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • As far as I understand.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay. Now – but if you violate this law, and try to leave the room, and then you are forced back in, then we know that the law exists.
  • Therefore, the violation of the sacredness of the Quran proves that God preserved it, because we detected the mistakes, we know exactly where any letters were added or removed, and we have the perfect the Quran… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You have it?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • God fulfilled His promise.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes. Do you think you can… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • And the perfect Quran contained in here, it is included in here, but people added some of their errors in it. However, it does not make any difference because the perfect Quran is in existence.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • If I am an ordinary Muslim walking in the street, and I picked up this Quran, you know, ??as a?? witness of allah subhana wa ta’ala, how do I know this is right and this is wrong, and this is injected… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay. You are either a sincere Muslim, or you are an insincere Muslim, is this correct?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Mmhmm.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Now God knows that, right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Now, when God knows that you are a sincere Muslim, He will see to it that you will be guided to the correct Quran, to the perfect Quran. If you are not a sincere Muslim you will be left to – you will have a fake Quran – a fake Muslim has a fake Quran, and a true Muslim has a true Quran. This is a rule of thumb. (This is an English saying; meaning “this is the standard”).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. You also said… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • A sincere believer has a perfect Quran. An insincere person does not have a perfect Quran.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. You said also in your writing in your paper brochure you said: the old testimony, the new testimony, and also the final testimony; referring to the Quran – which I believe as far as I know, I hope you will correct me if I am mistaking – Muslims they do not like to use or to apply this word this; “old” and “new” and “final”, to the word of God. We know this word is being used by Jewish and Christians, but not by the Muslims. The Muslim he knows that the word of God, from Adam to Muhammad, it is the word of God. Never been old, never been used, never been – it is the word of God. When we say it is word of God; it is the word of God. But… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You do not like the using of; “the old testament”, “the new testament”… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, I am just asking, wondering… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • I like to use it. But if you don’t like to use it then go ahead and don’t use it.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So that is the only answer you have, right?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. You said also “Mohammedans; the worst enemies of God”.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • “Beware of Mohammedans; the worst enemies of God, according to the Quran”.
  • Do you think the Quran say that?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • That the Quran say: “the one who follows Muhammad will be my worst enemy?”.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The one who worships Muhammad.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well the one who worships – you know the Muslim they never worship Muhammad… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You indicated in the beginning of this interview that you worship Muhammad.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You said: “la elaha ella allah muḥammadun rasūlu allah”, you worship Muhammad in your life… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • (incoherent speech), I am admitting… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Wait, wait, wait. You put Muhammad’s name next to allah’s name, this is shirk, by definition this is shirk. (shirk means idol-worship)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • According to sura… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You made a statement: “Muhammad is the messenger of God”, when he is dead, he is not alive. Only God is alive, this is why God says: “tawakkal ‘alal haiyil lazee laa yamootu”; “put your trust in the living one, who never dies” (25:58), because Muhammad is dead.
  • And when you put his name… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • It means… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • When you put Muhammad’s name, a human creature of God, next to God, the name of God, this is worshiping without knowing. So you are worshiping Muhammad without knowing it, because you do not follow the Quran that came out of Muhammad’s mouth; because of your reverence for Muhammad, which is – another word for it: idol-worship.
  • The Quran tells you: (2:285)
  • “laa nufarriqu baina ahadim-mir-rusulihee”; we do not make any distinction among the prophets – or the messengers of God,
  • “wa qaaloo sami’naa wa ata’naa”; we do not argue, we say hear and we obey, we do not make any distinction.
  • Defy this and you will be making a distinction, and all this because you love Muhammad too much. Loving Muhammad too much is like the Christians loving Jesus too much and worshiping him. And therefore worshiping Muhammad, or practicing shirk – God says there is a law: (5:72)
  • “innnahoo many-yushrik billaahi faqad harramal laahu ‘alaihil jannata”; that heaven is forbidden for those who make shirk. (shirk = idol-worship).
  • And shirk by definition, when you say: “la elaha ella allah muḥammadun rasūlu allah”, this is shirk by definition, because – let me ??quote?? it to you in human terms:
  • If you invite me to your house for dinner, you are going to invite me alone, right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You say: “Rashad, come to my house alone by yourself”, and this would “I am coming to your house alone”.
  • However, you can also say: “I want to invite you to dinner to my house, but bring your servant with you”. Okay? Then I am not invited alone anymore, this is shirk, there is a sharika; more than one person coming to your house. Even though you are acknowledging that the other person is my servant; it still is shirk.
  • So when you say: “la elaha ella allah muḥammadun rasūlu allah”, this is shirk by definition, and this is exactly why God teaches us in the Quran that the shahda is: “la elaha ella allah”.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The shahada of “allah”, “al malaika”; the angels, and the “ulul ‘ilmi”; the people who know.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Correct me if I am wrong… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So, Mohammedans is the correct expression to describe… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I am a Muslim, and I will say: “la elaha ella allah” – by saying “muḥammadun rasūlu allah”, means that I approve, and I admit, and bear witness that I will accept the message of allah subhana wa ta’ala came through Muhammad… (incoherent speech) (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No. You are saying the opposite. When you say: “la elaha ella allah muḥammadun rasūlu allah”, you are saying: I reject Muhammad and his message. This is what it means.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How? Explain it to me.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • By breaking the commandments in the Quran.
  • By breaking the commandment of making distinction among the prophets.
  • By putting another name beside the name of God.
  • And violating the basic principle in the Quran… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I am a putting a name beside my God because loving Muhammad is loving God. Because Muhammad he devoted most of his life to allah subhana wa ta’ala, to his message, in his path, I love him; by loving Muhammad… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Why do you disobey him then? if you love him why do you disobey him?
  • He told you: “do not make distinction among the messengers”.
  • He told you that the shahada is: “la elaha ella allah”.
  • So why do you continue to disobey him then, if you love him, if you really love him. Why do you not obey him? Why do you not follow the Quran that came out of his mouth.
  • You know we have to think about… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I am listening to you doctor… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The issue: “innal laaha wa malaaa’i katahoo yusalloona ‘alan nabiyy”. (God and His angels help and support the prophet…(33:56))

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • “innal laaha wa malaaa’i katahoo yusalloona ‘alan nabiyy”… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • “sallimoo tasleemaa”… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You do not believe in this?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Of course I believe in this.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You believe in this?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How do you believe in this?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, do you know what “yusalloona ‘alayhi” means?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • What does it means?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Do you know what “nabiyy” means, in the Quran?
  • Also do you know that thirteen verses before this; God says he and His angels do the same thing for every believer?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • In the same sura.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It says:
  • “yaaa aiyuhal lazeena aamanu”; o you who believe, (33:41)
  • “zkurul laaha zikran kaseera”; commemerate God continuesly.  (33:41)
  • “wa sabbihoohu bukratanw wa aseela”; Glorify Him day and night. (33:42)
  • “huwal lazee yusallee ‘alaikum wa malaaa’ikatuhoo liyukhrijakum minazzulumaati ilan-noor”. (He is the One who helps you, together with His angels, to lead you out of darkness into the light. (33:43))
  • So, “innal laaha wa malaaa’i katahoo yusalloona ‘alan nabiyy”, is because the nabiyy (prophet) is one of the believers. Why? – “to take him out of the darkness into the light”, just like in the other verse. And it says “oh you who believe do the same thing, help him also, come out of the darkness into the light”.
  • This is what it says… (interrupted

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So it is… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Hold it.
  • You have to understand what the verse means, because Satan messed up this verse for the Muslims and made them – instead of “zkurul laaha zikran kaseera,wa sabbihoohu bukratanw wa aseela”, al-shayytan al-laeem (Satan the deceiver), Satan decided we are going to make the people commemorate Muhammad day and night, and “yusabbihoohu” (praise) Muhammad day and night instead of God, so they keep saying:
  • allahumma yusalli ‘ala muhammad“. (May God shower His blessings upon Muhammad).
  • sallallahu alayhi wasallam“. (May peace and God’s blessings be upon him).

(Listen to the first verse and chorus of the song that I linked to, while reading the lyrics in the description of the video. The singer is literally saying that Muhammad is: “the Teacher of teachers”, and “Teacher of all Mankind”, THESE TITLES BELONG TO GOD, not to humans or angels. It is the same as when the Christians say that Jesus is: “the King of kings”. Therefore it is accurate to call these almost ~2 billion people; “Mohammedans”).

  • alayhi salat wasalam“. (Peace and blessings be upon him).
  • Instead of saying “subhanaallah”, “la elaha ella allah”, and so on. So shayytan; Satan, succeeded in tricking and duping the Muslims into commemorating Muhammad instead of God, by messing up the meaning of this verse.
  • Now the expression of “al nabiyy” in the Quran, you have to watch this, and I challenge the so called “uluma” (scholars) in this subject, because “al nabiyy” in the Quran: is always in the Quran during his lifetime; when he was alive, the word “nabiyy”.
  • Like: “…laa tarfa’ooo aswaatakum fawqa sawtin nabiyi”; how can you carry out this commandment now? “Do not raise your voice over the voice of the prophet” (49:2), when he is dead? This means do not speak at all because his voice is still; if you do it now.
  • So the word nabiyy – “yaaa ayyuhan nabiyyu izaa tallaqtummun nisaaa’a…”; how can the prophet divorce his wife when he is dead? (65:1)
  • “yaaa ayyuhan nabiyyu lima tuharrimu maaa ahallal laahu lak”. (O you prophet, why do you prohibit what God has made lawful for you… (66:1))
  • So, consistently in the Quran the word nabiyy is during his lifetime.
  • So; “innal laaha wa malaaa’i katahoo yusalloona ‘alan nabiyy”, means Muhammad during his lifetime. “yaaa aiyuhal lazeena aamanoo salloo ‘alaihi”, during his life time, help him, support him, during his lifetime.
  • Not after he is dead, and every time you hear his… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • allah subhana wa ta’ala He always precisely in the Quran when He mentions things we are carrying it as it is because we follow the Quran as you say, allah subhana wa ta’ala did not say; yaaa aiyuhal lazeena aamanoo in the time of the messenger means after the death of the messenger; do not salloo ‘alaa muhammad. (Abdel Rahman Salem is trying to argue that the Quran doesn’t say that these verses only apply when the prophet was alive, and nor does the Quran say that these verses cannot be be applied after the death of the prophet. He, like many Mohammedan scholars, ignore grammar and logic just to twist the meaning of these and many other verses).

Rashad Khalifa:

  • But, you don’t know the meaning of “salloo ‘alaihi” means.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • It says pray to him.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Or supporting him.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • That is all supporting him?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • “salloo” comes from the word SULAH; contact, connection – stay close to him, help him, support him. It does not say: “SAY sallallahu alayhi wasallam”, because it contradicts itself, you know, it says in the beginning: “innal laaha wa malaaa’i katahoo yusalloona ‘alan nabiyy”, so do you agree that innal laaha wa malaaa’i katahoo yusalloona ‘alan nabiyy?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • This is the present time?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes. Hold it.
  • Do you agree that innal laaha wa malaaa’i katahoo yusalloona ‘alan nabiyy? (Do you agree that God and His angels support the prophet?)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes, I do.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So, allaaha wa malaaa’i katahoo, now, yusalloona ‘alan nabiyy. (So God and His angels are supporting the prophet)(Even at this moment after ~1400 years).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So why are you telling Him to salloo ‘alan nabiyy, if he is doing it? (So why are you telling God to support the prophet?)(Rashad Khalifa is asking Abdel Rahman Salem; why are you telling God to do something which God said He is already doing? (It is technically the same as saying “run” to someone who is already running)).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Since allah and His angels praying on Muhammad, I am as a Muslim, should pray on Muhammad, and on every single Muslim who is believes in Islam.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yeah, but according to you – you are saying “allahumma yusalli ‘ala muhammad” right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • But we already know – allah tells you that He is making salat on Muhammad… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I ask allah subhana wa ta’ala to accept my praying to Muhammad.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No. But he is already doing it. You are asking God to do what He is saying He is doing.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • For me.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • But you can see that Satan messed up the meaning of this verse. But this really means is; during the prophet Muhammad’s time, because of the use of the word “al nabiyy”; o you who believe, support him and help him and stay in touch with him. This is what it means. But the Muslims messed it up and uses it to make the Muslims worship Muhammad instead of God – this is why I call them Mohammedans.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So, we should not actually do that. We should actually mention Muhammad in – as I saw you in the prayer; jum’aah prayer here you never mention Muhammad for anything.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • I will mention him if I need to. I mean… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You never mention him. You said –  I mean it is not… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • What do you want to mention him for?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I do have to mention.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Why?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I am a Muslim, you already know… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • I am asking you, why do you want to mention Muhammad?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • As a messenger of God.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, the Quran says only the hypocrites say that. Only the hypocrites declare that Muhammad is “rasūlu allah”, because we know that Muhammad is “rasūlu allah”, we don’t need to say it.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay? It says: “izaa jaaa’akal munaafiqoona qaaloo nashhadu innaka la rasoolul laah; wallaahu ya’lamu innaka la rasooluhoo wallaahu yashhadu innal munaafiqeena lakaaziboon”. (When the hypocrites come to you they say, “We bear witness that you are the messenger of God.” God knows that you are His messenger, and God bears witness that the hypocrites are liars.(63:1)).
  • So throughout the Quran only the hypocrites say: “ash-hadu alla muhammadun rasūlu allah”.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So actually you are ignoring completely the the way Muhammad used to live, and to ignoring to reject for us as a Muslim to know how Muhammad he used to live the right way according to the Quran, so we have to follow it.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Are you ignoring the way Muhammad used to live?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, I would be glad to go for it.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So why are you wearing a tie? Did he wear a tie?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I am not going for outside as much as inside in praying… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Now wait a minute, you are talking about the way he lived.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • The way he used to live in… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Do you have your camel parking out there?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • In behaving muslim, seeing, you are going for outside, now for the service we are going for inside, the way he performed the Quran, how he used to pray.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Do you agree he believed in the Quran?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Do you agree that his source was the Quran?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes. How… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Even according to Hadith it says: “kaana khollooqoho quran”. (“خُلُقَ نَبِيِّ اللَّهِ كَانَ الْقُرْآنَ”: “The character/behavior of the prophet of God was the Quran”).

(فَقُلْتُ يَا أُمَّ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ أَنْبِئِينِي عَنْ خُلُقِ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏.‏ قَالَتْ أَلَسْتَ تَقْرَأُ الْقُرْآنَ قُلْتُ بَلَى ‏.‏ قَالَتْ فَإِنَّ خُلُقَ نَبِيِّ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم كَانَ الْقُرْآنَ)(I asked the mother of believers (Aisha, the prophet’s wife): teach me about the character/behavior of the messenger of God. She replied: Don’t you read the Quran? I answered: Of course I do. She then said: The character/behavior of the prophet was the Quran (Sahih Muslim 745 c)). (I exclude two sentences of “sallallahu alayhi wasallam” for clarity’s sake).

  • He represented the Quran, right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, and now we have the Quran.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So, therefore if you want to follow Muhammad, you follow the Quran.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. How do you know… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Wait a minute. Is this true?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes, it is true.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Alright, so this is what we are doing. We are following the Quran, which means we are following Muhammad.
  • However, Muhammad’s job was to deliver the message, he did the job, he did a good job, and he is gone, and that is his role. He cannot guide you… (interurpted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • And that is it, no more? We don’t have to think of… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It is what the Quran says: “maa ‘alar rasooli illal balaagh”, two negatives: maa ‘alar rasooli illal balaagh, maa and illa… (interrupted). (The sole duty of the messenger is to deliver the message… (5:99)).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • As far as I know, in this sura, it means like; you Muhammad do not force people to believe in Islam, you are only responsible for delivering the message, not force it.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • This is a general statement that is not violated anywhere in the Quran, it is repeated: “maa ‘alar rasooli illal balaagh”, “‘alar Rusuli illal balaaghul mubeen” (16:35).
  • And it is repeated many times.
  • So the sole function of the prophet or the messenger is to deliver the message.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • That is all?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • “Innaka laa tahdee man ahbata”… (interrupted) (28:56)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • “…wa laakinna laaha yahdee mai yashaaa'”… (interrupted) (28:56)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right, “you do not guide”.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • This is also supporting the same ayat (verses), (incoherent speech), so you don’t force it on people for believing, no, you just deliver the message, and you perform it, and you teach the people how to do it.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, no, no.
  • Now you are adding other things, because it says: “maa ‘alar rasooli illal balaagh”. (The sole duty of the messenger is to deliver the message).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • This people who come to the mosque here, who they follow? they follow you, how to do, right?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, they follow the Quran. They don’t follow me.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You teach them, you hold this Quran and you teach them in the Quran, so they sit and listen and look at you, and they say that is right, that is right – who is right?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The Quran. (The Quran is right).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Doctor Khalifa right in a way of interpreting the Quran here, so I am following doctor Khalifa and I am not actually… (interrupting)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No you are not. If you are following doctor Khalifa then you are not right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • It is not right?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • That is right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. Let us also… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Anybody here, and we all know this, we do not follow any person. And we emphasize; here we are worshiping of God alone, we follow the word of God alone, and if I ever say anything that is not in the Quran and it contradicts the Quran – I am the first one to appreciate alerting me to this, because then I am wrong.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • If I am following… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Nobody follows me.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • If I am following the Quran, why should I come to this mosque to listen to Khalifa?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You don’t need to.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • (Incoherent speech), here, I look in the, house, to be leaving, ?tulip?, to mister doctor Khalifa, right? (Please email me or comment if you know what Abdel Rahman Salem is saying here at ~51:02).

Rashad Khalifa:

  • That is right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • That is right?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Absolutely, you do not need anybody, you do not need Rashad Khalifa or anybody. If you have the Quran you do not need anybody, because you follow the Quran and nothing else.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You said in your brochures also, Islam being practiced today.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Can I go back to your question; why we come here to the mosque?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • There is a commandment in the Quran that says: “wasbir nafsaka ma’al lazeena yad’oona rabbahum bilghadaati wal’ashiyyi yureedoona wajhahoo”, it says: “force yourself to be with those who worship God alone”. (18:28)
  • Because it is a social function, this is why God instituted the Friday Prayer ever week; so all the believers who follow the Quran alone must get together, they must know each other, they must be united, as you know. Throughout the Quran these instructions are there. This is the only reason we are here.
  • And there are replicas of this masjid all around the world, where they don’t have Rashad Khalifa there, because we have our leader is the Quran, our imam is the Quran, our guide is the Quran – the word of God, we are worshiping God alone. And we go out of our way to destroy persons, or idols of any kind; alive or dead. So this is the reason we get together here.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You said in your brochures; Islam being practiced today is severely corrupted beyond recognition. Can you elaborate to me?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Absolutely. The Muslims of the world do not do anything according to prophet Muhammad’s teachings. You for example, did you make wudu today? (Ablution).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes I do.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, can you describe it to me?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • As usual.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, go ahead, describe it.
  • Number one; you open the faucet.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yeah.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You was your hands.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I wash my face.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Arms.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yeah.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • And feet.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yeah.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • That is as far as I know.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, you did not do your head.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes I do… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You didn’t… (incoherent speech)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • My ears.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Your ears.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • My mouth, that is Sunnah. (Sunnah refers to the hadiths (sayings) about Muhammad’s lifestyle).
  • (Incoherent speech)… You said you did not follow Sunnah.
  • According to… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • I am asking you what you did. About your actions today… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well I know exactly what I did. I said: “nawaytu sunnahta al wudu”, then sunnah before ?fawht?.
  • Sunnah is when washing my mouth, because I am going to stand next to someone, I don’t want him to smell my smell, so I was my mouth, wash my nose… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, so you wash your hands first?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, and then you wash your mouth?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Then your nose?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes, my nose, and my face.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Your face.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • And my arms.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Your arms.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • My hair.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Your hair.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • My ears.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Your ears.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • My feet.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Your feet.
  • Eight steps.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Eight (8) steps, right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, now if we look in the Quran, this is what came out of Muhammad’s mouth, I am taking you as an example, because you are telling me the Muslims practice something that is severely corrupted.
  • If you look in the Quran, what came out of Mohammad’s mouth is the following: “yaaa aiyuhal lazeena aamanoo izaa qumtum ilas salaati faghsiloo wujoohakum wa aidiyakum ilal maraafiqi wamsahoo biru’oosikum wa arjulakum ilal ka’bayn” – four steps.
  • Now Satan will not accept that, he has to have his four steps also.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • (incoherent speech)… have to Islam if we add two or three? (Is it against Islam if we add two or three more steps?)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Of course.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • If I wash my hands… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  •  If I wash my hands and wash my ears, and if I wash thoroughly, if I clean my self, that is ?against? Islam?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Absolutely.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • If I pray to allah subhana wa ta’ala, it says pray to God… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Wait, hold it, hold it, let us stay with the wudu, we are going to go to other examples – I want to show you that Muslims do not do anything according to Muhammad’s teachings.
  • Out of Muhammad’s mouth came the teaching that we should have four steps, you made eight steps. Four from God and four from Satan. So you have a… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • What is wrong with that?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • This is what is wrong with it.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • What is wrong with it?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You have a shareek (partner), you have another god beside God, telling you – who told you to do additional four steps? another god!

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • It is more clean.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, why do you not take a bath?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I take a bath sometimes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, fine, but this has… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • When you take a bath there is no need for… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • We are talking about the worship, okay? This is talking about ablution as an act of worship.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • I brush my teeth in the morning when I get up, but this has nothing to do with worship, this is my hygienic practices.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay. But we are talking about the wudu as form of worship. Do the Muslims follow what came out of Mohammad’s mouth? the answer for you is no, you are not following… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes, the answer is yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, you are not.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I follow it, and some more.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Exactly, you add some more.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Some more to be more careful.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right. Either you know better than God, or you have another god that is adding steps to you.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • What is the source of the four other steps?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Excuse me doctor Khalifa, this is the messenger of allah subhana wa ta’ala when he say: “you people pray two raka”, and I come to the mosque and pray four raka, it does not mean I am not following God, I am praying to you allah two raka, and I added two more raka for extra for me to make it more… (interrupted) (rakas = units when performing the Contact Prayer (2, 4, 4, 3, 4)).

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No. Then you have another god who told you to do two extra rakas. Because the number of rakas is mathematically coded according to God in the Quran; according to God’s system. And if you add anything else then you have another god who told you to do those two rakas.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • That is following… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Let me show you from the Quran. Okay?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • allah subhana wa ta’ala ordered the angels fall prostrate – make sujood before Adam, right? (sujood = prostration).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • They fell prostrate before Adam. Who were they worshiping?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • (Mumbles)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Who? They made sujood before Adam, who were they worshiping?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Who were they worshiping?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Who?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Who?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • God.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • God.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The source of the order, right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • They were not worshiping Adam. Even though they were making sujood before Adam.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • They are worshiping the source of the order.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So, if you make sujood to God because Muhammad told you to do sujood to God; you are not worshiping God; you are worshiping the source of the order; Muhammad.
  • Do you understand me?
  • You are breaking the mathematical code; the number of rakas. If God told you to do two rakas, you must do two rakas. If you add more, you then you… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • That is against Islam.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Exactly.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I should do exactly two rakas, no more, no less.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • That is right.
  • And in your wudu you must do the four steps, no more and no less.
  • Okay, this is wudu.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Now, I will ask another question about salat (Contact Prayer).
  • Did you pray the Noon yesterday?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Did you do it silently or loudly?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Silently.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • This is against the Quran. You are not obeying the prophet Muhammad here.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Why?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Because if you look in sura seventeen; verse hundred and ten (17:110), it says: “laa tukhaafit bihaa”, “laa tajhar bi salaatika wa laa tukhaafit bihaa”.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • “wabtaghi baina zaalika sabeela”.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • “zaalika sabeela”. Exactly.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Which one? the Noon one?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Hundred and ten (110).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • The Noon Salat or all the Salat?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • All the Salat, it did not say Noon or what. It says: “laa tajhar bi salaatika wa laa tukhaafit bihaa”; “do not say your Salat in a loud voice or secretly.”

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • According… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Therefore when you do it secretly you have a another god who told you to do it secretly.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No. According to my knowledge… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Wait, why do you not follow the commandment?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well let me comment on this.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, (incoherent speech), that the Muslims are not following the Quran or Muhammad.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You are damaging, excuse me for this expression and I hope you will correct me if I am wrong, you are damaging completely the “ta’aleem” (teachings) of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam, even in his early days, like Muhammad he followed and he and his follower were silent in doing Salat, in Noon and in Asr; afternoon prayer.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Because they were weak at the time, they were weak at that time, and they were aware afraid of the kafferoon (disbelievers)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Are you weak now? are you afraid that the kafferoon will attack you?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, that is why we follow his way.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So, but he left you the Quran… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • It is like when you follow Christmas way, as a remembering, it is not damaging, sometimes… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So you are disobeying the Quran in other words.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, we… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Did you see the prophet pray silently?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, this is the Sunnah wa ??toras??

Rashad Khalifa:

  • This is what you heard, right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So you follow hearsay, and you do not follow the Quran.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. This… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • What do you mean okay?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I am not going to go through this because… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You are saying that I am destroying all the “ta’aleem” (teachings) of Muhammad.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Mmmhmm.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • And I am telling you I hope I am destroying what you think is “ta’aleem” Muhammad. Because it is not “ta’aleem” Muhammad. “ta’aleem” of Muhammad is in the Quran, and he told you: “don’t do the prayer silently”.
  • Now, again, can you tell me what you say in your Salat sitting down? in the sitting position.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes. I noticed also in your Salat as soon as you sit you said: salamun alaikum rahmatullah, salamun – I mean you didn’t say anything at all, right?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • What do you say?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • “atahiyyatu wa mubarakt wasalawatu watayyibatu lillahi, asalamu ‘alaika ayyuhannabiyyu warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu, asalamu’alaina wa’ala ibadillahi asalihin, ashhadu allailaha illallahu wa ashhadu anna muhammadan rasulallah.
  • “asalamun alaikum rahmatullah”
  • “asalamun alaikum rahmatullah”

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You don’t say allahumma yusalli ‘ala muhammad wa… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well, that is extra, you do not have to say it.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay.
  • Now, this what you just said here nullifies the Salat, okay? It makes it zero.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Do you know the ??explanation?? of this one?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It violates the Quran and makes it aboslute null and void and useless and a waste of time – even worse, it makes you a mushreek. Beause the Quran says: “wa annaalmasajiida lillahi falaa tada’oo maaallahi ahada” (72:18), the mosque, or masjid or places of sujood belong to God, you shall not mention anybody else – “ahada”, anybody else with God.
  • So when you sit down and you mention the name of Muhammad or, “al nabi” in the Quran, you are finished, you are dead duck, the Salat does not mean a thing. You are disobeying God and disobeying the prophet.
  • So as you see, the Muslims are practicing a religion that has nothing to with Muhammad. And they misunderstand that. As you see; the wudu is wrong, the azaan is wrong, the azaan that they do – can you tell me any azaan in any place in the Muslim world that is devoted to allah alone? anywhere in the world? (azaan = the call to Salat).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well, what the azaan say? Well why, it is always devoted to allah subhana wa ta’ala

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It does not mention Muhammad at all?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No. It is mention Muhammad is against the religion. By mentioning, once you mention Muhammad, it is like: “ash-hadu alla elaha ella allah wa ash-hadu alla muhammadun rasūlu allah”, it means I bear witness there is no god but one God, and Muhammad is the messenger of God, this means he is last messenger of God.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, the fact is the azaan is not devoted to God alone, there is Muhammad in it.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay, but he the messenger. He deliver the message to me.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yeah, but he delivered a message telling you to only mention God alone: “wa annaalmasajiida lillahi falaa tada’oo maaallahi ahada”, this is very clear Arabic, it is telling you that this worship belongs to God, do not mention any other names.
  • And you are telling “forget it, I am going to mention Muhammad next to you”, you are defying God and you are defying Muhammad, you are going against the Quran.
  • So let us just think you know. The Muslims are doing the azaan wrong, the wudu wrong, the salat wrong, the zakat wrong, the siyaam wrong, hajj wrong.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How they do that, because I would like to go through also the points that you said.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, you heard about the azaan, you heard about the wudu.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You heard about the salat.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • And now we will come to zakat for example.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay. If you look in sura number six; verse one forty-one (6:141), it says that the zakat must be given on the day of harvest: “…wa aatoo haqqahoo yawma hasaadihee…”, okay?
  • Now, we; you and I, harvest paychecks; or dollars – we don’t harvest wheat and corn and so on, right?
  • So the day we receive any money, we must give the zakat on that day immediately, according to the Quran’s teachings as who receives the zakat and so on.
  • Now the Muslims give the zakat once a year, which means what? the hungry people have to wait a year before they get assistance.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I know there is a distinguish between zakat and the sadaqah. (sadaqah is the regular charity).

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well we are talking about zakat.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • zakat.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • We are talking about zakat: “…wa aatoo haqqahoo yawma hasaadihee…”, the zakat is “haqq”, must be… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You interpret zakat – “haqq” means zakat?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, wait a minute, it is very clear in the verse: “…wa aatoo haqqahoo yawma hasaadihee…”

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • “haqq” who?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The zakat from the harvest.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • It didn’t mention zakat now, (incoherent speech) you know we are – why… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So what is it? what is “haqqahoo”?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • What’s “haqqahoo” means?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yeah, you tell me what “haqqahoo” means.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • “haaq”… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • If you read the verse.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • “haqq” means “sadaqah”, mean… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, sadaqah is not “haqq”, sadaqah is voluntarily. There is a difference between zakat and sadaqah, the zakat is obligatory. There is sadaqah and there is “haqq”.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • But the sadaqah is voluntarily – it is any charitable act that you do to any poor person. Okay?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • There is zakat for Ramadan, and there is also another zakat for your money.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • There is just only one zakat, which came to us from Ibrahim: “ruba’al ushr”, two and half percent (2.5%) (This percentage has been passed down from generation to generation, just like the Contact Prayer).
  • It came very simple, “ruba’al ushr”, and it is given as soon as you receive any income, whenever any income. But the Muslims do it wrong, they do it once a year on their savings, that is not the way it should be.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How also you explain the fasting.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, the fasting, they do not – they never on the beginning or the end of Ramadan, as you know.
  • They quit any productive work during the month of Ramadan.
  • They become obnoxious creatures, and they get angry easily, and they are very bad people and they blame it on the fasting.
  • This is not the way to do siyyam (fasting).
  • And the hajj is ruined by going to Medina and worshiping at the tomb of the prophet. (hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, this has nothing to do with hajj. Everybody knows that when you go to visit the Mosque of the rasool alayhi salat wasalam… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The hadith says that “hajj is not complete without visiting my tomb”, and I do not know when he said that; when he was dead or alive?

(I could not find the exact hadith, however, the funny thing that Rashad Khalifa is asking is how can a dead person tell you to visit his tomb? Also, Hajj pilgrimage existed before Muhammad was even born, and Muhammad used to perform it just like prophet Abraham used to perform it, so the next question is; how can the prophet complete his own hajj if he is alive and there is no tomb to visit himself? And how could anyone who was doing hajj at that time do Hajj while the prophet was still alive and there was no tomb? It is astonishing that many so called highly educated Muslim scholars don’t see these contradictions).

  • But this – whether it is part of the hajj or not, it destroys the hajj.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yeah, you said you translate the Quran, right?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • And you said: “my translation was authorized by God”.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • What do you mean by that? I would like you to elaborate this point.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • When I started to translate I did not want to publish it because I thought, I said “I will not publish it unless it is authorized”, and I demanded certain signs that it is authorized – and I received the signs, and I published it, and called it authorized.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How you did you receive it?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well that is a long story that is beyond this interview, so let us leave it at that.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well we would like to know it you know, people would like to know how – what kind of authorization… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Come to the conference and I will give you the details, I am going to give the details at the conference.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Can’t you even give me a hint about it? Like here you said: “when i was in Mecca”… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • I can give you a few hints.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes go ahead.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • My English translation is the nineteenth translation. And if you are aware for the mathematical code, the number nineteen is the common denominator in the Quran, in the previous scriptures, in you and me, in the universe. And also… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • ??I am a Muslim and as a Muslim?? I have to concentrate on nothing but numbers in Quran, Quran is not numbers, Quran is spiritual… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, if you do that then you would be wrong.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Quran is spirit.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yeah.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • The most important thing… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It is just like… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • The Quran, the word of it, the constitution I have to follow it, the living life of it. If you approve by numbers that it is the miracle of God, that is enough for me and I have to move to another ???point??

Rashad Khalifa:

  • That is right, you bet.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So how many times did we in this kuthbah (sermon) talk about the number nineteen? since we started? We are not concentrating on the number nineteen, you are.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay, you concentrating… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • We have been talking about salat, and zakat, and hajj, and the Quran, and the teachings in the Hadith, and so on – we did not talk about the number nineteen.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well, let us talk about number nineteen now.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The signs were abundant that this Quran is authorized (the translation), I give here in the Muslim Perspective the details about my name, and the verses and suras where my name is mentioned and so on, so you have to look it up and come to your own conclusions. This is why the translation is authorized.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • And this is why you claim you are a messenger of God.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • That is right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You believe you are a messenger of God, right?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How do you believe that? Why do you believe this?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well like I said; I gave you several proofs.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Give me.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • And there are many other proofs.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • One of the proof is the number nineteen?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The discovering of the mathematical code is one.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I mean like… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • This is the something that is very simple, it is has been in the Quran for fourteen hundred (1400) years, right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • But no one discovered it but you.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No one discovered it but me.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • And that is why you are a messenger of God?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • That is right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • It means like the one who invented the airplanes, the things I cannot even reach my mind, I cannot even – I can also put him as a messenger of God because this is something… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, there are two points here, the first point is that we are talking about the Quran; which is a special, divinely controlled book. As you heard in the khutba (sermon), no one can touch a word in it unless they are sincere believers, that is what God says, do you believe that?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes I do.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Do you believe God when He says that no body will touch anything in the Quran unless he is a sincere believer?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How do you say it in Arabic?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It says: “laa yamassuhooo illal mutahharoon” (“None can grasp it except the sincere.” (56:79)).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • “laa yamassuhooo illal mutahharoon”, the one who – has nothing to do with… (interrupted

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay. It says: “wa man azlamu mimman zukkira bi ayaati rabbihee fa-a’rada ‘anhaa wa nasiya maa qaddamat yadaah; innaa ja’alnaa ‘alaa quloobihim akinnatan any yafqahoohu wa feee aazaanihim waqraa…”. (“Who are more evil than those who are reminded of their Lord’s proofs, then disregard them, without realizing what they are doing. Consequently, we place shields on their hearts to prevent them from understanding it (the Quran)…” (18:57))

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So the person who is not a believer in the Quran will have seals on their heart “akinnatan ‘alaa quloob”. “wa feee aazaanihim waqraa”, and deafness in their ears… (interrupted).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • This has nothing to do with your point… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Hold it.
  • “wa izaa qaraatal Quraana ja’alnaa bainaka wa bainal lazeena laa yu’minoona bil aakhirati hijaabam mastooraa (17:45). wa ja’alnaa ‘alaa quloo bihim akinnatan any yafqahoohu wa feee aazaanihim waqraa… (17:46)“. (When you read the Quran, we place between you and those who do not believe in the Hereafter an invisible barrier. We place shields around their minds, to prevent them from understanding it, and deafness in their ears…).
  • Do you agree that the disbelievers cannot understand the Quran, according to this?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • According to the Quran, yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right. Therefore the people who are not sincere, the people who are liars, the people who are disbelievers – they cannot understand the Quran because God puts seals on their hearts, their minds, and deafness in their ears. Do you agree?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, God says that.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Therefore if I am given access to the most important secret in the Quran, can I be a disbeliever who tricked God and discovered the Miracle of the Quran, is this possible?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I think so. (incoherent speech)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Do you think anybody can trick God?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay. So any disbeliever cannot trick God and sneak behind His back and find something in the Quran.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I think when you claim you are a messenger of God, you are not tricking God. This is… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, I am talking about discovering the Miracle of the Quran as a sign of messengership.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well, there are a lot of ways to discover, hundreds – hundreds of scholars they discovered that the Quran is miracle by its word., by its verses.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Inspired yes, then those are good people.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • (incoherent speech)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Are they good people?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • They taught us how miracle – how miracle the Quran, by its words, not by its numbers. It is fascinating when you understand the Quran by its words, by the Quran itself.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Are you familiar with the mathematical code?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No sir, I am not.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, so you have to look at it and understand it first to appreciate that. Anyway it is.. (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Do you think you can give a brief idea for the audience?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Absolutely, okay.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Thank you.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It is a psychical fact that “bism allah arrahman arraheem” – which is the first verse of the Quran – consists of nineteen (19) letters.
  • It is a physical fact that the suras of the Quran are hundred and fourteen (114), nineteen times four (six). (19×6)
  • It is a physical fact that the first words revealed were nineteen (19) words:
  • “iqra bismi rabbika allazee khalaq”. (Read, in the name of your Lord, who created). (96:1)
  • “khalaqa alinsaana min ‘alaq”. (He created man from an embryo). (96:2)
  • “iqra warabbuka alakram”. (Read, and your Lord, Most Exalted). (96:3)
  • “allazee ‘allama bilqalam”. (Teaches by means of the pen). (96:4)
  • “‘allama alinsaana malam y’alam”. (He teaches man what he never knew). (96:5)
  • These are nineteen (19) words.
  • It is a physical fact that this first sura, sura “al-alaq”, consists of nineteen (19) verses.
  • It is a physical fact that this sura; “al-alaq” is on top of the last nineteen (19) suras in the Quran.
  • It is a physical fact that “bism allah arrahman arraheem” – well let me go to deeper facts.
  • The number of verses in the Quran is six thousand three hundred forty-six (6346), which is a multiple of nineteen. (19×334)
  • If you count the word “allah” in the Quran, you will find that it is two thousand six hundred ninety-eight (2698), nineteen times hundred and forty-two. (19×142)
  • The word “quran” in the Quran is mentioned fifty-seven (57) times; nineteen times three. (19×3)
  • In thirty-eight suras (chapters) nineteen times two. (19×2) (The Quran is mentioned in 38 different chapters, and 38 is 19×2. I could not find any reference for this.)
  • When you take the verses where the word “quran” is mentioned, you will find that the total is two thousand six hundred sixty (2660); nineteen times hundred and forty. (19×140)
  • “allah wahdahu” in the Quran, when you look at here in the index – I will let you look it up yourself – (Rashad scrolls through a big book) – look here mister Abdel Salem. “wahdahu”, when it says about “allah wahdahu”, sura seven; verse seventy (7:70).
  • This is the “quran wahdahu”, so we do not count it. (The next count is 17:42, which is talking about remidning people using the Quran alone)
  • But here is “allah wahdahu”, thirty-nine forty-five (39:45)(interruped)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I think – okay, I should look like this, (Abdel Rahman Salem picks up the Quran and turns it towards the camera) – and you can concentrate (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, (incoherent speech), from the library.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You can do it, you can show me.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, this is – to look on this way (Rashad closes the book).
  • But you get this “Al-Mu’jam Al-Mufahras”, okay? from any Islamic library or Islamic center.
  • And look at page seven forty-five (745), and you look at suras and verses where “allahu wahdahu” is mentioned, okay?
  • sura seven; verse seventy. (7:70)
  • sura thirty-nine verse forty-five. (39:45)
  • sura forty; verses twelve and eighty-four. (40:12 & 40:84)
  • sura sixty; verse four. (60:4)
  • You add these numbers, they come to nineteen times nineteen. (19×19)
  • The word “wahed”, when it refers to God is nineteen times.
  • So this goes on and on, sura “qaf” has fifty-seven Q:s, nineteen times three. (19×3)
  • sura “NOON” has hundred thirty-three (133) NOON:s, nineteen times seven. (19×7) (Chapter 68 is called The Pen (al-qalam), but it is also known as “sura noon”.
  • The three (3) suras initialed with “SAAD”, has hundred fifty-two (152) SAAD:s, nineteen times eight. (19×8)
  • And it goes on and on, I believe you saw it in the blue book.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How do you… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So this proves that every letter… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes. How do you count – calculate all of this from the Quran itself here. And at the same time you say this Quran has been injected with different (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes. You mean the two verses?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yeah.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The two fake verses?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • There are only two verses injected into the Quran?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • The rest of the Quran is perfect?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes. This is how the two verses were discovered, because they stand out like a sore thumb.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • What’s that mean?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • They ruin the words – listen to this – all the forms of the word of God are distorted in these two verses.
  • The word “allah”, there is one extra in these two verses. Listen to me – the word “allah”, the two thousand six hundred ninety-eight (2698) in the Quran, if you include these two verses it becomes two six nine nine (2699), which is not a multiple of nineteen. (2698 = 19×142. 2699 = 19×142,0526315789474)
  • The word “elah” is also by one. And the word corrupt… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Let me, let me show it to the audience – okay – let me show it to the audience before you go through, what kinds of two verses doctor Khalifa is talking about, it is in the surah “tauwaba” in the last two (2) verses, says:
  • “laqad jaaa’akum rasoolum min anfusikum ‘azeezun ‘alaihi maa ‘anittum hareesun ‘alaikum bilmu’mineena ra’oofur raheem”. (There has certainly come to you a Messenger from among yourselves. Grievous to him is what you suffer; [he is] concerned over you and to the believers is kind and merciful.) (9:128)
  • “fa in tawallaw faqul hasbiyal laahu laaa ilaaha illaa Huwa ‘alaihi tawakkkaltu wa huwa rabbul ‘arshil ‘azeem”. (But if they turn away, [O Muhammad], say, “Sufficient for me is Allah ; there is no deity except Him. On Him I have relied, and He is the Lord of the Great Throne.”) (9:129)
  • Doctor Khalifa, he according to his words says: “this is not Quran, this is been injected into the Quran”.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Would you please explain?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, you are going away from the subject now.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • From the Mathematical Code.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The Mathematical Code proves that every letter in the Quran, except these two verses that were humanly injected.
  • Show me this book again, the two verses, let me see it.
  • Okay. These two verses are at the end of sura number nine (Chapter 9).
  • I want you to read the title of the sura to the audience, okay? (Rashad hands over the Quran over to Abdel Rahman Salem)
  • (Speaks to the cameraman) And zoom the camera on him (on Abdel Rahman Salem).
  • He (Abdel Rahman Salem) is going to read the title of the sura, everything that is written in here.
  • sura nine (9).

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • sura number nine (9).
  • surat al-tawba
  • madaania, ella al-ayatani al-ahkiratayni makkeeyatan wa ayatooha one twenty nine (129), nazalat ba’adah al ma’ida.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay. This says that this is sura entitled “al-tawba”, it is an Medinan sura except the last two verses; they are Meccan.
  • Now, if you go to Egypt and buy a coin that says on it: this was done in the year three fifty (350) BC, will the people laugh at you or not?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Why?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Because there was no date before Jesus Christ called three fifty (350) BC, there was no dating then. And everybody will realize that this a stupid tourist who bought this coin.
  • Now we are not stupid to accept in a Medinan sura with two Meccan verses at the end of it.
  • So even this Quran that you carry is telling you that these two verses are fake; a human injection.
  • And the Mathematical Code exposes them, the word “allah”; the word “elah”, the word “rabb”, are all increased by one (1) because of these verses, for example.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • How did you discover it had been injected, how did you find?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • By the mathematical Code. The Mathematical Code confirms that the Quran is perfect, and that these two sentences (verses) were added in it to exalt the prophet Muhammad and to worship him. As you know they (the verses) deal with the prophet… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So by your mathematical – as you name it – the divine mathematical… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Forget the mathematics, you just read yourself now in the title of the sura, that the whole sura is Medinan except the last two verses; they are Meccan, how could that be?
  • When the prophet moved from Mecca to Medina; everything revealed after that was from Medina.
  • How did the two Meccan verses get injected in a Medinan sura?
  • You do not find Meccan verses in Medinan suras. You find Medinan verses in Meccan suras, but not the other way around.
  • So if we think a little bit, you yourself read it now. And this tells you these two verses at at least suspect.
  • So the Mathematical Code prove beyond doubt, plus a lot of other evidence.
  • Even al-Bukhari says these two verses are not correct. If you read it carefully, and you read the story of collecting the Quran, okay? recording the Quran. It tells you that every single verse in this Quran was witnessed by more than one witness, except these two verses; the last two verses of sura nine (chapter 9). They were witnessed only by one person; Khuzaima Ibn Thabit Al-AnsariAnsari means he is Medinan, and the two verses are Meccan. I mean it does not take too much intelligence to… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • A lot of people they moved from Medina to Mecca after… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, not the Al-Ansar, this is Khuzaima Ibn Thabit Al-Ansari, so these are the only two verses in the Quran that were witnessed by only one witness according to the stories, I mean forget anything else.
  • So even assuming these stories are correct.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So you want to say in other words that these two verses are not Quran actually.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • That is right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Or probably they are Quran, and they should be in a different place.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, they are not Quran.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You are saying they are not Quran period?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • They are not Quran, period.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • They are not Quran?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • That is right. They stand out by many overwhelming evidence – proofs – many proofs. You have to write a book about that.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You have to write a book about that?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • That is right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Also, by inventing the divine mathematical codes, that is why you claim for – you assume you are a messenger of God because of this find, right? or is there any other evidence?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well the fact that we want to establish here is that no one can touch the Quran unless he or she is a sincere believer, right? The Quran says… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • If you are a sincere believer ??does that make you?? a messenger of God? I am a sincere believer… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • A sincere believer will not lie and say “I am a messenger of God”.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • If you are a sincere believer ??does that make you?? a messenger of God?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • If you are a sincere believer you will not lie about God, is this correct?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Wait a minute, a sincere believer will not lie about God, is this correct?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right. So, a person who finds something in the Quran, especially if it is the secret miracle of the Quran; this person must be a sincere believer. And if this person is a sincere believer as established by the fact of the discovering the secret of the Quran. Then this person will not possibly lie about God and say that he is a messenger of God.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Why you precisely say; “I am a messenger of God, since I discovered this” – why did you not say; “oh people oh Muslims I am coming to correct something”, like: Hassan al Imam, like Ghazali, like Muhammad Abduh, they were very sincerely Islam, and they correct a lot of ways in Islam, but they never claim that they are messenger of God. they… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Were they sincere believers?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • They were sincere believers actually… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Therefore they will not lie about God, if they were not messengers of God then they would not lie about that.
  • Did they claim to be messengers of God?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • They never claimed they were messengers of God.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right, so they were not messengers of God.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So why do you claim you are a messenger of God, is it because of… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Because I am.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Is it because of this mathematical codes only?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No. Because I am a messenger of God.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well, give me a proof that you are a messenger actually… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • I just gave you.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Not this, because this is (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • My name is also mentioned in the Quran here. You open this index.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Your name as: “al rasheena al khulafat”, this has nothing to do with, you know… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You are entitled to say what you want, but what is the root word of my name?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Your name is Rashad.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Rashad has nothing – my name is Abdel Rahman… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Hold it. I’m just gonna…
  • Let us go step by step, okay?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • We are talking about the Arabic language, has nothing to do with the Quran?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • We are talking about the Arabic language.
  • This is the index of the Quran again, page three hundred twenty (page 320)
  • And the root of my word – is it here? do you see it here? (Rashad is asking Abdel Rahman Salem to look at the index)
  • rashada

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Your name is Rashad, not “rashada”.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, the root word of Rashad is “rashada”, right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • And you see “rashada” here, right?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, “rashada” is between this mark here and this mark, alright?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Mmhmm.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • So I want you to count the number of mentionings of the root word “rashada” in the Quran. You count yourself, go ahead.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay, whatever, I count – you count it, I will not waste audience time.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, go ahead, you go ahead.
  • One, (1)
  • Two, (2)
  • Three, (3)
  • Four, (4)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes, it count up to… (Abdel Rahman Salem counts along with Rashad Khalifa)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Five, (5)
  • Six, (6)
  • Seven, (7)
  • Eight, (8)
  • Nine, (9)
  • Ten, (10)
  • Eleven, (11)
  • Twelve, (12)
  • Thirteen, (13)
  • Fourteen, (14)
  • Fifteen, (15)
  • Sixteen, (16)
  • Seventeen, (17)
  • Eighteen, (18)
  • Nineteen. (19)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The root word of my name is mentioned nineteen (19) times.
  • The Mathematical Code of the Quran is based on the number nineteen, as you see.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yes.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Now, do you think this is coincidence?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • But this is not your name doctor Khalifa, excuse me; “rashada” is an Arabic word.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • It is the root word… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • My name is Abdel Rahman (incoherent speech)… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • If (incoherent speech) Rashad is mentioned in multiple of nineteen, would you believe it?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, I will not.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Why?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Because simply it has nothing to do with the Quran.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Do you think this is coincidence, in other words?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No not coincidence, but this has nothing to do with your name, “rashada”, Rashad, has nothing to do with your name.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Okay, we said that there is a Mathematical Code in the Quran.

Someone in the background:

  • Wait!

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Did you stop it?

Someone in the background:

  • Yeah.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • We were talking about number nineteen (19).

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Right. The Mathematical Code in the Quran is based on number nineteen (19).
  • The root word of my name is mentioned in the Quran nineteen (19) times, which is “rashada”.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Not your name, again also I am saying not your name; it is saying the word of “rashada”, or “al-rashad”, it does not mean Rashad Khalifa.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Hold it.
  • And I am not talking about Rashad, I am talking about “rashada”. The root word for my name is mentioned in the Quran nineteen (19) times, which is in accordance with the Mathematical Code.
  • But also my name “Rashad” and “Khalifa”, if you add the numbers of the suras and verses, you come up with muplies of ninteen.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • When allah subhana wa ta’ala mention Muhammad, he meant Muhammad.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • innahu ‘abullah. (Servant of God)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • But when he mention Rashad, He does not mean Rashad Khalifa… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, God… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • (incoherent speech) Rashad Khalifa.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Because the Quran was delivered fourteen hundred (1400) years before Rashad Khalifa.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • But He does not know… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Wait.
  • God will not put in the Quran that: “I am sending Rashad Khalifa”, He will not say that. So He put it in mathematically coded terms that are not to be revealed until the Mathematical Code is revealed. Okay?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • And that is… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • This is probably why there is no other Rashad Khalifa that I know of. There was one Rashad Khalifa born in my family, my cousin, a boy, and they named him Rashad Khalifa, and the boy died when he was young. And I advised them not to do that… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • I mean if I go to any Arab country and I found Rashad Khalifa.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Who claims to be a messenger of God.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No. Any Rashad Khalifa.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yeah?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Nobody lives in this world by name Rashad Khalifa but you?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • I do not know anybody whose name is Rashad Khalifa but me.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • If we found someone by this name, what you think?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • And he says he is a messenger of God?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • No, he will say: “I am Rashad Khalifa”.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, fine, he is Rashad Khalifa. But if he says he is a messenger of God then that is something else.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Does he say he is a messenger of God?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You approve that you are a messenger of God, by the divine Mathematical Code… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • By discovering the Mathematical Code.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • And nineteen names of your name. What else? Can you… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • There are hundred of other things.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Really? Let us see, let us hear it.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No I cannot tell you those things.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Let us hear it because… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • I am giving you the physical evidence.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • In order to be a messenger of God, you have to be above ordinarily people.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Above, like you are doing something… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, I do not mean yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Like… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, wait a minute. No.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Like you are doing something no human being can do.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No, this is not true. The Quran teaches that “Moses went to one of our servants; a’bida bin’bidna”. And this one of our servants taught Moses a few things, and Moses was a very bad pupil.
  • So I want to correct you for saying that messengers are above.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • The Quran says that allah subhana wa ta’ala taught Musa (Moses) some kind of advice in order to appear in front of his own people… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The miracles of… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Yeah, in order to make the people believe… (interrupted)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yeah, I… (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Hold it. This is not a human being we learn, he is not a magic, this is not a magic, this is something from God.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Anyway, I have given you enough poofs. And I want you to ask anybody to give me a proof that I am not a messenger of God.
  • (incoherent speech)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You have not confessed.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Let us move on.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You have not confessed.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • I do not want to convince you.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • We are trying – you have not convinced me so far you are a messenger. Can you give me something.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yeah.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • To astonish me or to make me say: “Oh, he is above mankind”.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yes.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • So I have to believe it.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Let me read the “something” for you in here.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay. So you are holding this book and you do not believe in it? (referring to the Quran)

Rashad Khalifa:

  • What do you mean I do not believe in it?

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You said this book is not correct.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • No. The complete Quran is here, there is some addition.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Some addition?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Yeah.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Okay.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • You cannot make statements like that.
  • Look at this:
  • “wa qaaloo lan nu’mina laka hattaa tafjura lanaa minal ardi yamboo’aa”; “They said, “We will not believe you unless you cause a spring to gush out of the earth.(17:90)
  • “aw takoona laka jannatum min nakheelinw wa ‘inabin fatufajjiral anhaara khilaalahaa tafjeeraa”; “Or you possess a garden of dates and grapes, with rivers flowing in it.(17:91)
  • “aw tusqitas samaaa’a kamaa za’amta ‘alainaa kisafan aw taatiya billaahi walma laaa’ikati qabeelaa”; “Or you drop the heaven over us, the sky over us, as you claimed. Or bring God and the angels before our eyes.(17:92)
  • “aw yakoona laka baitum min zukhrufin”; “or you posses a mansion, a fantastic mansion” (17:93)
  • “aw tarqaa fis samaaa’i”; “or see you climb to the sky” (17:93)
  • “wa lan nu’mina liruqiyyika”; “even if you do that we will not believe.” (17:93)
  • So, I do not want anybody to be convinced, all I can do is deliver the message, and tell you what the proofs are. And then it is up to you to take it for leave it.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • In your book here: “Quran, Hadith & Islam” – also one of your book here you wrote about Quran, Hadith and Islam – you said here: “We do not believe in anything with intercession”.
  • What does that mean? You do not believe in intercession?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • We believe the Quran that says: “qul lillaahish shafaa’atu jamee’aa”; “to God belongs all intercession” (39:44). So nobody posses any intercession.. (interrupted)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • You do not believe that the messenger of God will make “shafaa’a” (intercession) to the Muslims?

Rashad Khalifa:

  • The Quran says that the messenger of God will not have ny intercession, it says: “in tastaghfir lahum sab’eena marratan falany yaghfiral laahu lahum”, God tells Muhammad “if you ask forgiveness for them seventy times, God will not forgive them” (9:80). So there you have it.
  • Ibrahim made intercession on behalf of his father, but his father is going to hell, it does not matter. Ibrahim is God’s friend.
  • So, I am afraid we have to quit. If you have one last question – I will answer one last question.

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Well, I have a lot of questions actually, but if you want to quit; we want to be (incoherent speech)
  • But I hope you will before you quit, you will comment or you will say something you would like to say to the Muslims.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • Well, what I would like to say is that Islam today has nothing to do with prophet Muhammad. And it is the objective of all sincere believers to restore Islam to the religion preached by the prophet Muhammad.
  • As I mentioned in this program, the Muslims around the world are not doing anything correctly, everything wrong:
  • The Azaan
  • The Ablution
  • The Salat
  • The Zakat
  • The Hajj
  • The Fasting
  • Everything is done not according to the teachings of the prophet Muhammad that came to us in the Quran. And it is the objective to restore Islam to its original pristine purity as preached by prophet Muhammad, the final prophet.
  • salamun alaiyum wa rahmatullah (May peace and God’s mercy be upon you all)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • Thank you doctor Rashad Khalifa, and I really appreciate your time, I hope we will meet again.

Rashad Khalifa:

  • insha’allah (God willing)

Abdel Rahman Salem:

  • To… (recording stops)

End of Video


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Free Quran Chapter 20: T.H. (Ta Ha)

Learn from GOD that your belief should not be based on miracles, it should be based on truth, knowledge and wisdom. Miracles alone will not help you. For example when Moses split the sea so the Hebrews escape through it. A GREAT MIRACLE. Can you imagine how it would have been like? You would have been awestruck, amazed, speechless, your body would tingle with spirituality making you feel light and safe. And then you would go and make a calf statue out of gold and worship it! Hahaha

Miracles always come with a message to support it. But the Hebrews lacked knowledge about GOD, so they thought the miracle supported their idols, that’s why they made the golden calf. When Aaron (Moses’ brother) tried to stop the Hebrews, they threatened to kill him! The miracles simply strengthened their disbelief. They were stuck in their traditions. This is why the Torah has been replaced, it contains too much corruption, old traditions and cultures from the same people who worshiped the golden calf –  from a time of ignorance.

This is why the Mathematical Miracle of the Quran is so special. The miracle is built into the message itself. There is no room for misunderstanding. The only way to misunderstand the message is if you intentionally try to twist things around, ignore some parts, or like many people do today; rootwordism, where you take a word you don’t like, go back to its root-word and then pick and choose the meaning you want. But if you just accept the Quran as is, then you are perfectly fine and on the right path.

Quran Chapter 20: T.H. (Ta Ha)

[20:0] In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

[20:1] T. H.*

*20:1 The role of these Quranic initials as components of the Quran’s awesome mathematical miracle is given in detail in Appendix 1.

[20:2] We did not reveal the Quran to you, to cause you any hardship.

[20:3] Only to remind the reverent.

[20:4] A revelation from the Creator of the earth and the high heavens.

[20:5] The Most Gracious; He has assumed all authority.

[20:6] To Him belongs everything in the heavens, and the earth, and everything between them, and everything beneath the ground.

[20:7] Whether you declare your convictions (or not) He knows the secret, and what is even more hidden.

[20:8] God: there is no other god besides Him. To Him belong the most beautiful names.

[20:9] Have you noted the history of Moses?

[20:10] When he saw a fire, he said to his family, “Stay here. I have seen a fire. Maybe I can bring you some of it, or find some guidance at the fire.”

[20:11] When he came to it, he was called, “O, Moses.

[20:12] “I am your Lord; remove your sandals. You are in the sacred valley, Tuwa.

[20:13] “I have chosen you, so listen to what is being revealed.

[20:14] “I am God; there is no other god beside Me. You shall worship Me alone, and observe the Contact Prayers (Salat) to remember Me.

End of the World is Not Hidden*

[20:15] “The Hour (end of the world) is surely coming; I will keep it almost hidden, for each soul must be paid for its works.

*20:15 The end of the world is given in the Quran, God’s final message (15:87).

[20:16] “Do not be diverted therefrom by those who do not believe in it – those who pursue their own opinions – lest you fall.

[20:17] “What is this in your right hand, Moses?”

[20:18] He said, “This is my staff. I lean on it, herd my sheep with it, and I use it for other purposes.”

[20:19] He said, “Throw it down, Moses.”

[20:20] He threw it down, whereupon it turned into a moving serpent.

[20:21] He said, “Pick it up; do not be afraid. We will return it to its original state.

[20:22] “And hold your hand under your wing; it will come out white without a blemish; another proof.

[20:23] “We thus show you some of our great portents.

[20:24] “Go to Pharaoh, for he has transgressed.”

[20:25] He said, “My Lord, cool my temper.

[20:26] “And make this matter easy for me.

[20:27] “And untie a knot from my tongue.

[20:28] “So they can understand my speech.

[20:29] “And appoint an assistant for me from my family.

[20:30] “My brother Aaron.

[20:31] “Strengthen me with him.

[20:32] “Let him be my partner in this matter.

[20:33] “That we may glorify You frequently.

[20:34] “And commemorate You frequently.

[20:35] “You are Seer of us.”

[20:36] He said, “Your request is granted, O Moses.

[20:37] “We have blessed you another time.

[20:38] “When we revealed to your mother what we revealed.

[20:39] “Saying: `Throw him into the box, then throw him into the river. The river will throw him onto the shore, to be picked up by an enemy of Mine and an enemy of his.’ I showered you with love from Me, and I had you made before My watchful eye.

[20:40] “Your sister walked to them and said, `I can tell you about a nursing mother who can take good care of him.’ We thus returned you to your mother, that she may be happy and stop worrying. And when you killed a person, we saved you from the grievous consequences; indeed we tested you thoroughly. You stayed years with the people of Midyan, and now you have come back in accordance with a precise plan.

[20:41] “I have made you just for Me.

[20:42] “Go with your brother, supported by My signs, and do not waver in remembering Me.

[20:43] “Go to Pharaoh, for he transgressed.

[20:44] “Speak to him nicely; he may take heed, or become reverent.”

[20:45] They said, “Our Lord, we fear lest he may attack us, or transgress.”

[20:46] He said, “Do not be afraid, for I will be with you, listening and watching.

[20:47] “Go to him and say, `We are two messengers from your Lord. Let the Children of Israel go. You must refrain from persecuting them. We bring a sign from your Lord, and peace is the lot of those who heed the guidance.

[20:48] “`We have been inspired that the retribution will inevitably afflict those who disbelieve and turn away.’ “

[20:49] He said, “Who is your Lord, O Moses.”

[20:50] He said, “Our Lord is the One who granted everything its existence, and its guidance.”

[20:51] He said, “What about the past generations?”

[20:52] He said, “The knowledge thereof is with my Lord in a record. My Lord never errs, nor does He forget.”

[20:53] He is the One who made the earth habitable for you, and paved in it roads for you. And He sends down from the sky water with which we produce many different kinds of plants.

[20:54] Eat and raise your livestock. These are sufficient proofs for those who possess intelligence.*

*20:54 Those who possess intelligence appreciate the fact that we are astronauts who were launched into space on this `Spaceship Earth.’ God provided us with renewable food, water, pets, wildlife, and livestock, as we embark on this temporary space odyssey. Compare God’s provisions to `Spaceship Earth’ with the provisions we give to our astronauts (Appendix 7).

[20:55] From it we created you, into it we return you, and from it we bring you out once more.

[20:56] We showed him all our proofs, but he disbelieved and refused.

[20:57] He said, “Did you come here to take us out of our land with your magic, O Moses?

[20:58] “We will surely show you similar magic. Therefore, set an appointment that neither we, nor you will violate; in a neutral place.”

[20:59] He said, “Your appointed time shall be the day of festivities. Let us all meet in the forenoon.”

[20:60] Pharaoh summoned his forces, then came.

[20:61] Moses said to them, “Woe to you. Do you fabricate lies to fight God and thus incur His retribution? Such fabricators will surely fail.”

[20:62] They disputed among themselves, as they conferred privately.

[20:63] They said, “These two are no more than magicians who wish to take you out of your land with their magic, and to destroy your ideal way of life.

[20:64] “Let us agree upon one scheme and face them as a united front. The winner today will have the upper hand.”

[20:65] They said, “O Moses, either you throw, or we will be the first to throw.”

[20:66] He said, “You throw.” Whereupon, their ropes and sticks appeared to him, because of their magic, as if they were moving.

[20:67] Moses harbored some fear.

[20:68] We said, “Have no fear. You will prevail.

[20:69] “Throw what you hold in your right hand, and it will swallow what they fabricated. What they fabricated is no more than the scheming of a magician. The magician’s work will not succeed.”

The Experts Recognize The Truth

[20:70] The magicians fell prostrate, saying, “We believe in the Lord of Aaron and Moses.”

[20:71] He said, “Did you believe in him without my permission? He must be your chief; the one who taught you magic. I will surely sever your hands and feet on alternate sides. I will crucify you on the palm trunks. You will find out which of us can inflict the worst retribution, and who outlasts whom.”

[20:72] They said, “We will not prefer you over the clear proofs that came to us, and over the One who created us. Therefore, issue whatever judgment you wish to issue. You can only rule in this lowly life.

[20:73] “We have believed in our Lord, that He may forgive us our sins, and the magic that you forced us to perform. God is far better and Everlasting.”

[20:74] Anyone who comes to his Lord guilty will incur Hell, wherein he never dies, nor stays alive.

[20:75] As for those who come to Him as believers who had led a righteous life, they attain the high ranks.

[20:76] The gardens of Eden, beneath which rivers flow, will be their abode forever. Such is the reward for those who purify themselves.

[20:77] We inspired Moses: “Lead My servants out, and strike for them a dry road across the sea. You shall not fear that you may get caught, nor shall you worry.”

[20:78] Pharaoh pursued them with his troops, but the sea overwhelmed them, as it was destined to overwhelm them.

[20:79] Thus, Pharaoh misled his people; he did not guide them.

[20:80] O Children of Israel, we delivered you from your enemy, summoned you to the right side of Mount Sinai, and we sent down to you manna and quails.

[20:81] Eat from the good things we provided for you, and do not transgress, lest you incur My wrath. Whoever incurs My wrath has fallen.

[20:82] I am surely Forgiving for those who repent, believe, lead a righteous life, and steadfastly remain guided.

The Children of Israel Rebel

[20:83] “Why did you rush away from your people, O Moses?”

[20:84] He said, “They are close behind me. I have rushed to You my Lord, that You may be pleased.”

[20:85] He said, “We have put your people to the test after you left, but the Samarian misled them.”

[20:86] Moses returned to his people, angry and disappointed, saying, “O my people, did your Lord not promise you a good promise? Could you not wait? Did you want to incur wrath from your Lord? Is this why you broke your agreement with me?”

[20:87] They said, “We did not break our agreement with you on purpose. But we were loaded down with jewelry, and decided to throw our loads in. This is what the Samarian suggested.”

[20:88] He produced for them a sculpted calf, complete with a calf’s sound.* They said, “This is your god, and the god of Moses.” Thus, he forgot.

*20:88 & 96 The Samarian went to the spot where God spoke to Moses, and grabbed a fistful of dust upon which God’s voice had echoed. This dust, when mixed with the molten gold, caused the golden statue to acquire the sound of a calf.

[20:89] Could they not see that it neither responded to them, nor possessed any power to harm them, or benefit them?

[20:90] And Aaron had told them, “O my people, this is a test for you. Your only Lord is the Most Gracious, so follow me, and obey my commands.”

[20:91] They said, “We will continue to worship it, until Moses comes back.”

[20:92] (Moses) said, “O Aaron, what is it that prevented you, when you saw them go astray,

[20:93] “from following my orders? Have you rebelled against me?”

[20:94] He said, “O son of my mother; do not pull me by my beard and my head. I was afraid that you might say, `You have divided the Children of Israel, and disobeyed my orders.’ “

[20:95] He said, “What is the matter with you, O Samarian?”

[20:96] He said, “I saw what they could not see. I grabbed a fistful (of dust) from the place where the messenger stood, and used it (to mix into the golden calf). This is what my mind inspired me to do.”

*20:88 & 96 The Samarian went to the spot where God spoke to Moses, and grabbed a fistful of dust upon which God’s voice had echoed. This dust, when mixed with the molten gold, caused the golden statue to acquire the sound of a calf.

[20:97] He said, “Then go, and, throughout your life, do not even come close. You have an appointed time (for your final judgment) that you can never evade. Look at your god that you used to worship; we will burn it and throw it into the sea, to stay down there forever.”

You Have But One God

[20:98] Your only god is God; the One beside whom there is no other god. His knowledge encompasses all things.

[20:99] We thus narrate to you some news from the past generations. We have revealed to you a message from us.

[20:100] Those who disregard it will bear a load (of sins) on the Day of Resurrection.

[20:101] Eternally they abide therein; what a miserable load on the Day of Resurrection!

[20:102] That is the day when the horn is blown, and we summon the guilty on that day blue.

[20:103] Whispering among themselves, they will say, “You have stayed (in the first life) no more than ten days!”

[20:104] We are fully aware of their utterances. The most accurate among them will say, “You stayed no more than a day.”

On the Day of Resurrection

[20:105] They ask you about the mountains. Say, “My Lord will wipe them out.

[20:106] “He will leave them like a barren, flat land.

[20:107] “Not even the slightest hill will you see therein, nor a dip.”

[20:108] On that day, everyone will follow the caller, without the slightest deviation. All sounds will be hushed before the Most Gracious; you will hear nothing but whispers.

[20:109] On that day, intercession will be useless, except for those permitted by the Most Gracious, and whose utterances conform to His will.

[20:110] He knows their past and their future, while none encompasses His knowledge.

[20:111] All faces will submit to the Living, the Eternal, and those who are burdened by their transgressions will fail.

[20:112] As for those who worked righteousness, while believing, they will have no fear of injustice or adversity.

[20:113] We thus revealed it, an Arabic Quran, and we cited in it all kinds of prophecies, that they may be saved, or it may cause them to take heed.

[20:114] Most Exalted is God, the only true King. Do not rush into uttering the Quran before it is revealed to you, and say, “My Lord, increase my knowledge.”

Humans Fail to Make a Firm Stand*

[20:115] We tested Adam in the past, but he forgot, and we found him indecisive.

*20:115 When Satan challenged God’s absolute authority (38:69), you and I did not make a firm stand against Satan. God is giving us a chance, on this earth, to redeem ourselves by denouncing Satan and upholding God’s absolute authority (Appendix 7).

[20:116] Recall that we said to the angels, “Fall prostrate before Adam.” They fell prostrate, except Satan; he refused.

[20:117] We then said, “O Adam, this is an enemy of you and your wife. Do not let him evict you from Paradise, lest you become miserable.

[20:118] “You are guaranteed never to hunger therein, nor go unsheltered.

[20:119] “Nor will you thirst therein, nor suffer from any heat.”

[20:120] But the devil whispered to him, saying, “O Adam, let me show you the tree of eternity and unending kingship.”

[20:121] They ate from it, whereupon their bodies became visible to them, and they tried to cover themselves with the leaves of Paradise. Adam thus disobeyed his Lord, and fell.

[20:122] Subsequently, his Lord chose him, redeemed him, and guided him.

[20:123] He said, “Go down therefrom, all of you. You are enemies of one another. When guidance comes to you from Me, anyone who follows My guidance will not go astray, nor suffer any misery.

For the Disbelievers: Miserable Life Unavoidable

[20:124] “As for the one who disregards My message, he will have a miserable life, and we resurrect him, on the Day of Resurrection, blind.”

[20:125] He will say, “My Lord, why did you summon me blind, when I used to be a seer?”

[20:126] He will say, “Because you forgot our revelations when they came to you, you are now forgotten.”

[20:127] We thus requite those who transgress and refuse to believe in the revelations of their Lord. The retribution in the Hereafter is far worse and everlasting.

[20:128] Does it ever occur to them how many previous generations we have annihilated? They are now walking in the homes of those before them. These are signs for those who possess intelligence.

[20:129] If it were not for your Lord’s predetermined plan, they would have been judged immediately.

[20:130] Therefore, be patient in the face of their utterances, and praise and glorify your Lord before sunrise and before sunset. And during the night glorify Him, as well as at both ends of the day, that you may be happy.

[20:131] And do not covet what we bestowed upon any other people. Such are temporary ornaments of this life, whereby we put them to the test. What your Lord provides for you is far better, and everlasting.

The Parents’ Responsibility

[20:132] You shall enjoin your family to observe the contact prayers (Salat), and steadfastly persevere in doing so. We do not ask you for any provisions; we are the ones who provide for you. The ultimate triumph belongs to the righteous.

Why Messengers?

[20:133] They said, “If he could only show us a miracle from his Lord!” Did they not receive sufficient miracles with the previous messages?

[20:134] Had we annihilated them before this, they would have said, “Our Lord, had You sent a messenger to us, we would have followed Your revelations, and would have avoided this shame and humiliation.”

[20:135] Say, “All of us are waiting, so wait; you will surely find out who are on the correct path, and who are truly guided.”

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Free Quran Chapter 26: The Poets (Al-Shu’ara’)

Learn from GOD that it takes expertise to recognize the Mathematical Miracle of the Quran. You need to have skills in logical thinking and an ability to do your own research, and the confidence to determine if something is true or false. You must also be able to overcome your own ego and opinion when facing facts. This is the most common issue with those who oppose the Mathematical Miracle. They label it as numerology. But they do this because they A: Don’t know what numerology is. B: They didn’t really study the Mathematical Miracle of the Quran.

Anyone who studies it will see that it is beyond anything mankind has encountered before. Instead, it is a structure. Just like how a building is a structure, or how our solar system is a structure. But this structure is beyond anything we can build ourselves. It has more in common with the complexity and intricacy of the universe than any man-made structure.

If you want a message from GOD, that is: Proven, straightforward, giving you all kinds of secrets and facts about all your questions and doubts. Then do yourself a favor, study the Quran and the Mathematical Miracle. Expertise means being an expert at something. And logically, you need to be an expert to recognize the truth. Because if you are not an expert, then you actually know nothing.

Quran Chapter 26: The Poets (Al-Shu’ara’)

[26:0] In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

[26:1] T. S. M.*

*26:1 See Appendix 1 for the significance of these previously mysterious letters.

[26:2] These (letters) constitute proofs of this clarifying scripture.

[26:3] You may blame yourself that they are not believers.

[26:4] If we will, we can send from the sky a sign that forces their necks to bow.

The Quran’s Mathematical Code

[26:5] Whenever a reminder from the Most Gracious comes to them, that is new, they turn away in aversion.

[26:6] Since they disbelieved, they have incurred the consequences of their heedlessness.

[26:7] Have they not seen the earth, and how many kinds of beautiful plants we have grown thereon?

[26:8] This should be a sufficient proof for them, but most of them are not believers.

[26:9] Most assuredly, your Lord is the Almighty, Most Merciful.

Moses

[26:10] Recall that your Lord called Moses: “Go to the transgressing people.

[26:11] “Pharaoh’s people; perhaps they reform.”

[26:12] He said, “My Lord, I fear lest they disbelieve me.

[26:13] “I may lose my temper. My tongue gets tied; send for my brother Aaron.

[26:14] “Also, they consider me a fugitive; I fear lest they kill me.”

[26:15] He said, “No, (they will not). Go with My proofs. We will be with you, listening.

[26:16] “Go to Pharaoh and say, `We are messengers from the Lord of the universe.’

[26:17] ” `Let the Children of Israel go.’ “

[26:18] He said, “Did we not raise you from infancy, and you spent many years with us?

[26:19] “Then you committed the crime that you committed, and you were ungrateful.”

[26:20] He said, “Indeed, I did it when I was astray.

[26:21] “Then I fled, when I feared you, and my Lord endowed me with wisdom and made me one of the messengers.

[26:22] “You are boasting that you did me a favor, while enslaving the Children of Israel!”

[26:23] Pharaoh said, “What is the Lord of the universe?”

[26:24] He said, “The Lord of the heavens and the earth, and everything between them. You should be certain about this.”

[26:25] He said to those around him, “Did you hear this?”

[26:26] He said, “Your Lord and the Lord of your ancestors.”

[26:27] He said, “Your messenger who is sent to you is crazy.”

[26:28] He said, “The Lord of the east and the west, and everything between them, if you understand.”

[26:29] He said, “If you accept any god, other than me, I will throw you in the prison.”

[26:30] He said, “What if I show you something profound?”

[26:31] He said, “Then produce it, if you are truthful.”

[26:32] He then threw his staff, whereupon it became a profound snake.

[26:33] And he took out his hand, and it was white to the beholders.

[26:34] He said to the elders around him, “This is an experienced magician.

[26:35] “He wants to take you out of your land, with his magic. What do you suggest?”

[26:36] They said, “Respite him and his brother, and send summoners to every town.

[26:37] “Let them summon every experienced magician.”

[26:38] The magicians were gathered at the appointed time, on the appointed day.

[26:39] The people were told: “Come one and all; let us gather together here.

[26:40] “Maybe we will follow the magicians, if they are the winners.”

[26:41] When the magicians came, they said to Pharaoh, “Do we get paid, if we are the winners?”

[26:42] He said, “Yes indeed; you will even be close to me.”

[26:43] Moses said to them “Throw what you are going to throw.”

[26:44] They threw their ropes and sticks, and said, “By Pharaoh’s majesty, we will be the victors.”

[26:45] Moses threw his staff, whereupon it swallowed what they fabricated.

The Experts See the Truth

[26:46] The magicians fell prostrate.

[26:47] They said, “We believe in the Lord of the universe.

[26:48] “The Lord of Moses and Aaron.”

[26:49] He said, “Did you believe with him before I give you permission? He must be your teacher, who taught you magic. You will surely find out. I will cut your hands and feet on alternate sides. I will crucify you all.”

[26:50] They said, “This will not change our decision; to our Lord we will return.

[26:51] “We hope that our Lord will forgive us our sins, especially that we are the first believers.”

[26:52] We inspired Moses: “Travel with My servants; you will be pursued.”

[26:53] Pharaoh sent to the cities callers.

[26:54] (Proclaiming,) “This is a small gang.

[26:55] “They are now opposing us.

[26:56] “Let us all beware of them.”

The Inevitable Retribution

[26:57] Consequently, we deprived them of gardens and springs.

[26:58] And treasures and an honorable position.

[26:59] Then we made it an inheritance for the Children of Israel.

[26:60] They pursued them towards the east.

[26:61] When both parties saw each other, Moses’ people said, “We will be caught.”

[26:62] He said, “No way. My Lord is with me; He will guide me.”

[26:63] We then inspired Moses: “Strike the sea with your staff,” whereupon it parted. Each part was like a great hill.

[26:64] We then delivered them all.

[26:65] We thus saved Moses and all those who were with him.

[26:66] And we drowned the others.

[26:67] This should be a sufficient proof, but most people are not believers.

[26:68] Most assuredly, your Lord is the Almighty, Most Merciful.

Abraham

[26:69] Narrate to them Abraham’s history.

[26:70] He said to his father and his people, “What is this you are worshiping?”

[26:71] They said, “We worship statues; we are totally devoted to them.”

[26:72] He said, “Can they hear you when you implore?

[26:73] “Can they benefit you, or harm you?”

[26:74] They said, “No; but we found our parents doing this.”

[26:75] He said, “Do you see these idols that you worship.

[26:76] “You and your ancestors.

[26:77] “I am against them, for I am devoted only to the Lord of the universe.

[26:78] “The One who created me, and guided me.

[26:79] “The One who feeds me and waters me.

[26:80] “And when I get sick, He heals me.

[26:81] “The One who puts me to death, then brings me back to life.

[26:82] “The One who hopefully will forgive my sins on the Day of Judgment.

[26:83] “My Lord, grant me wisdom, and include me with the righteous.

[26:84] “Let the example I set for the future generations be a good one.

[26:85] “Make me one of the inheritors of the blissful Paradise.

[26:86] “And forgive my father, for he has gone astray.

[26:87] “And do not forsake me on the Day of Resurrection.”

[26:88] That is the day when neither money, nor children, can help.

[26:89] Only those who come to God with their whole heart (will be saved).

[26:90] Paradise will be presented to the righteous.

[26:91] Hell will be set up for the strayers.

They Will Disown Their Idols

[26:92] They will be asked, “Where are the idols you had worshiped

[26:93] “beside God? Can they help you now? Can they help themselves?”

[26:94] They will be thrown therein, together with the strayers.

[26:95] And all of Satan’s soldiers.

[26:96] They will say as they feud therein,

[26:97] “By God, we were far astray.

[26:98] “How could we set you up to rank with the Lord of the universe?

[26:99] “Those who misled us were wicked.

[26:100] “Now we have no intercessors.

[26:101] “Nor a single close friend.

[26:102] “If only we could get another chance, we would then believe.”

[26:103] This should be a good lesson. But most people are not believers.

[26:104] Your Lord is the Almighty, Most Merciful.

Noah

[26:105] The people of Noah disbelieved the messengers.

[26:106] Their brother Noah said to them, “Would you not be righteous?

[26:107] “I am an honest messenger to you.

[26:108] “You shall reverence God and obey me.

[26:109] “I do not ask you for any wage. My wage comes from the Lord of the universe.

[26:110] “You shall reverence God and obey me.”

[26:111] They said, “How can we believe with you, when the worst among us have followed you?”

[26:112] He said, “How do I know what they did?

[26:113] “Their judgment rests only with my Lord, if you could perceive.

[26:114] “I will never dismiss the believers.

[26:115] “I am no more than a clarifying warner.”

[26:116] They said, “Unless you refrain, O Noah, you will be stoned.”

[26:117] He said, “My Lord, my people have disbelieved me.

[26:118] “Grant me victory against them, and deliver me and my company of believers.”

[26:119] We delivered him and those who accompanied him in the loaded ark.

[26:120] Then we drowned the others.

[26:121] This should be a lesson, but most people are not believers.

[26:122] Most assuredly, your Lord is the Almighty, Most Merciful.

Hood

[26:123] `Ãd disbelieved the messengers.

[26:124] Their brother Hûd said to them, “Would you not be righteous?

[26:125] “I am an honest messenger to you.

[26:126] “You shall reverence God, and obey me.

[26:127] “I do not ask you for any wage; my wage comes from the Lord of the universe.

[26:128] “You build on every hill a mansion for vanity’s sake.

[26:129] “You set up buildings as if you last forever.

[26:130] “And when you strike, you strike mercilessly.

[26:131] “You shall reverence God and obey me.

[26:132] “Reverence the One who provided you with all the things you know.

[26:133] “He provided you with livestock and children.

[26:134] “And gardens and springs.

[26:135] “I fear for you the retribution of an awesome day.”

[26:136] They said, “It is the same whether you preach, or not preach.

[26:137] “That affliction was limited to our ancestors.

[26:138] “No retribution will ever befall us.”

[26:139] They thus disbelieved and, consequently, we annihilated them. This should be a lesson, but most people are not believers.

[26:140] Most assuredly, your Lord is the Almighty, Most Merciful.

Saaleh

[26:141] Thamoud disbelieved the messengers.

[26:142] Their brother SÃleh said to them, “Would you not be righteous?

[26:143] “I am an honest messenger to you.

[26:144] “You shall reverence God, and obey me.

[26:145] “I do not ask you for any wage; my wage comes only from the Lord of the universe.

[26:146] “Do you suppose you will be left forever, secure in this state?

[26:147] “You enjoy gardens and springs.

[26:148] “And crops and date palms with delicious fruits.

[26:149] “You carve out of the mountains luxurious mansions.

[26:150] “You shall reverence God, and obey me.

[26:151] “Do not obey the transgressors.

[26:152] “Who commit evil, not good works.”

[26:153] They said, “You are bewitched.

[26:154] “You are no more than a human like us. Produce a miracle, if you are truthful.”

[26:155] He said, “Here is a camel that will drink only on a day that is assigned to her; a day that is different from your specified days of drinking.

[26:156] “Do not touch her with any harm, lest you incur retribution on an awesome day.”

[26:157] They slaughtered her, and thus incurred sorrow.

[26:158] The retribution overwhelmed them. This should be a lesson, but most people are not believers.

[26:159] Most assuredly, your Lord is the Almighty, Most Merciful.

Lot

[26:160] The people of Lot disbelieved the messengers.

[26:161] Their brother Lot said to them, “Would you not be righteous?

[26:162] “I am an honest messenger to you.

[26:163] “You shall reverence God, and obey me.

[26:164] “I do not ask you for any wage; my wage comes only from the Lord of the universe.

[26:165] “Do you have sex with the males, of all the people?

[26:166] “You forsake the wives that your Lord has created for you! Indeed, you are transgressing people.”

[26:167] They said, “Unless you refrain, O Lot, you will be banished.”

[26:168] He said, “I deplore your actions.”

[26:169] “My Lord, save me and my family from their works.”

[26:170] We saved him and all his family.

[26:171] But not the old woman; she was doomed.

[26:172] We then destroyed the others.

[26:173] We showered them with a miserable shower; what a terrible shower for those who had been warned!

[26:174] This should be a lesson, but most people are not believers.

[26:175] Most assuredly, your Lord is the Almighty, Most Merciful.

Shu`aib

[26:176] The People of the Woods disbelieved the messengers.

[26:177] Shu`aib said to them, “Would you not be righteous?

[26:178] “I am an honest messenger to you.

[26:179] “You shall reverence God, and obey me.

[26:180] “I do not ask you for any wage; my wage comes only from the Lord of the universe.

[26:181] “You shall give full measure when you trade; do not cheat.

[26:182] “You shall weigh with an equitable scale.

[26:183] “Do not cheat the people out of their rights, and do not roam the earth corruptingly.

[26:184] “Reverence the One who created you and the previous generations.”

[26:185] They said, “You are bewitched.

[26:186] “You are no more than a human being like us. In fact, we think you are a liar.

[26:187] “Let masses from the sky fall on us, if you are truthful.”

[26:188] He said, “My Lord is the One who knows everything you do.”

[26:189] They disbelieved him and, consequently, they incurred the retribution of the Day of the Canopy. It was the retribution of an awesome day.

[26:190] This should be a lesson, but most people are not believers.

[26:191] Most assuredly, your Lord is the Almighty, Most Merciful.

The Quran

[26:192] This is a revelation from the Lord of the universe.

[26:193] The Honest Spirit (Gabriel) came down with it.

[26:194] To reveal it into your heart, that you may be one of the warners.

[26:195] In a perfect Arabic tongue.

[26:196] It has been prophesied in the books of previous generations.

[26:197] Is it not a sufficient sign for them that it was known to the scholars among the Children of Israel?

The Quran Must Be Translated

[26:198] If we revealed this to people who do not know Arabic.

[26:199] And had him recite it (in Arabic), they could not possibly believe in it.

[26:200] We thus render it (like a foreign language) in the hearts of the guilty.

[26:201] Thus, they cannot believe in it; not until they see the painful retribution.

[26:202] It will come to them suddenly, when they least expect it.

[26:203] They will then say, “Can we have a respite?”

[26:204] Did they not challenge our retribution?

[26:205] As you see, we allowed them to enjoy for years.

[26:206] Then the retribution came to them, just as promised.

[26:207] Their vast resources did not help them in the least.

[26:208] We never annihilate any community without sending warners.

[26:209] Therefore, this is a reminder, for we are never unjust.

False Messengers Incapable of Preaching the Worship of God ALONE*

[26:210] The devils can never reveal this.

*26:210 A false messenger is a messenger of Satan, for he is the fabricator of the most horrendous lie. Such a messenger can never denounce idolatry, or preach the worship of God ALONE.

[26:211] They neither would, nor could.

[26:212] For they are prevented from hearing.

[26:213] Therefore, do not idolize beside God any other god, lest you incur the retribution.

God’s Messenger of the Covenant*

[26:214] You shall preach to the people who are closest to you.

*26:214-223 These verses refer to God’s Messenger of the Covenant: the sum of the gematrical value of “Rashad Khalifa” (1230), plus the verse number (214) is 1230+214=1444=19×76= 19x19x4, and the sum of the verse numbers from 214 through 223 is 2185=19×115 (Appendix 1).

[26:215] And lower your wing for the believers who follow you.

[26:216] If they disobey you, then say, “I disown what you do.”

[26:217] And put your trust in the Almighty, Most Merciful.

[26:218] Who sees you when you meditate during the night.

[26:219] And your frequent prostrations.

[26:220] He is the Hearer, the Omniscient.

[26:221] Shall I inform you upon whom the devils descend?

[26:222] They descend upon every guilty fabricator.

[26:223] They pretend to listen, but most of them are liars.

[26:224] As for the poets, they are followed only by the strayers.

[26:225] Do you not see that their loyalty shifts according to the situation?

[26:226] And that they say what they do not do?

[26:227] Exempted are those who believe, lead a righteous life, commemorate God frequently, and stand up for their rights. Surely, the transgressors will find out what their ultimate destiny is.

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Free Quran Chapter 27: The Ant (Al-Naml)

Learn from GOD that the computer was predicted at least 1400 years ago, a creature from earthly materials. In this chapter we learn something very mind blowing. It tells us about a man-made creature that will expose mankind’s disbelief in GOD. And this is exactly what has happened. The Quran was inputted into a computer for the first time by Rashad Khalifa back i 1974, and what he discovered chocked him and the Islamic world. It also caused major distress within other religious groups such as Christianity. This then inspired them to work with the Bible to find a similar mathematical miracle. But they failed miserably.

However, once Rashad Khalifa proclaimed that he was a messenger, then the entire Islamic world stopped supporting him. They have since then been working diligently to try and erase all trace of him and his work. This has made it difficult for Muslims and other people to get information about the discovery. It is mostly sought out by very few people who have a deep interest in religious research, and access to the Internet. A lot of people have also hijacked Rashad Khalifa’s work by changing a few things around and calling themselves messengers as well. Which in turn has given rise to many sects, each one with minor differences. This makes it naturally repulsive to pursue this whole ordeal due to all the misinformation and conflicts.

One advice is simply to study the source, study the Quran and study Rashad Khalifa’s work. This way you will be able to recognize if any of the other groups are trying to deceive you. The most common issue is that most of those people have not even studied the Quran, nor have they understood the Mathematical Miracle of the Quran. And in some cases- their disputes are merely based on opinion; such as the meaning of certain Arabic words. Each Arabic word has a root-word that has many meanings depending on how it is used in a sentence. So if they find a word in the Quran that they don’t like, then they go back to its root-word and pick one meaning that best fits their agenda. They use this trick to make up whatever message they want.

Quran Chapter 27: The Ant (Al-Naml)

[27:0] In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

[27:1] T. S.* These (letters) constitute proofs of the Quran; a profound scripture.

*27:1 See Appendix 1 for the meaning of these Quranic initials.

[27:2] A beacon, and good news, for the believers.

[27:3] Who observe the Contact Prayers (Salat), give the obligatory charity (Zakat), and they are, with regard to the Hereafter, absolutely certain.

[27:4] Those who do not believe in the Hereafter, we adorn their works in their eyes. Thus, they continue to blunder.

[27:5] It is these who incur the worst retribution, and in the Hereafter, they will be the worst losers.

[27:6] Surely, you are receiving the Quran from a Most Wise, Omniscient.

Moses

[27:7] Recall that Moses said to his family, “I see a fire; let me bring you news therefrom, or a torch to warm you.”

[27:8] When he came to it, he was called: “Blessed is the One (who is speaking from) within the fire, and those around it.” Glory be to God, Lord of the universe.

[27:9] “O Moses, this is Me, God, the Almighty, Most Wise.

[27:10] “Throw down your staff.” When he saw it moving like a demon, he turned around and fled. “O Moses, do not be afraid. My messengers shall not fear.

[27:11] “Except those who commit a transgression, then substitute righteousness after sinning; I am Forgiving, Most Merciful.

[27:12] “Put your hand in your pocket; it will come out white, without a blemish. These are among nine miracles to Pharaoh and his people, for they are wicked people.”

[27:13] When our miracles were presented to them, clear and profound, they said, “This is obviously magic.”

[27:14] They rejected them and were utterly convinced of their wrong ways, due to their arrogance. Note the consequences for the evildoers.

David and Solomon

[27:15] We endowed David and Solomon with knowledge, and they said, “Praise God for blessing us more than many of His believing servants.”

[27:16] Solomon was David’s heir. He said, “O people, we have been endowed with understanding the language of the birds, and all kinds of things have been bestowed upon us. This is indeed a real blessing.”

[27:17] Mobilized in the service of Solomon were his obedient soldiers of jinns and humans, as well as the birds; all at his disposal.

[27:18] When they approached the valley of the ants, one ant said, “O you ants, go into your homes, lest you get crushed by Solomon and his soldiers, without perceiving.”*

[27:19] He smiled and laughed at her statement,* and said, “My Lord, direct me to be appreciative of the blessings You have bestowed upon me and my parents, and to do the righteous works that please You. Admit me by Your mercy into the company of Your righteous servants.”

*27:18-19 The more unusual the events in a given sura, the stronger the mathematical evidence supporting them. This helps assure us that such strange phenomena are indicative of God’s power. This sura’s initials, T.S., constitute a complex part of the mathematical miracles related to the Quranic initials. The unusual birth and miracles of Jesus are in Sura 19, which is prefixed with five Quranic Initials. See Appendix 1 for the details.

[27:20] He inspected the birds, and noted: “Why do I not see the hoopoe? Why is he missing?

[27:21] “I will punish him severely or sacrifice him, unless he gives me a good excuse.”

[27:22] He did not wait for long. (The hoopoe) said, “I have news that you do not have. I have brought to you from Sheba, some important information.

[27:23] “I found a woman ruling them, who is blessed with everything, and possesses a tremendous palace.

[27:24] “I found her and her people prostrating before the sun, instead of God. The devil has adorned their works in their eyes, and has repulsed them from the path; consequently, they are not guided.”

[27:25] They should have been prostrating before God, the One who manifests all the mysteries in the heavens and the earth, and the One who knows everything you conceal and everything you declare.

[27:26] God: there is no other god beside Him; the Lord with the great dominion.

[27:27] (Solomon) said, “We will see if you told the truth, or if you are a liar.

[27:28] “Take this letter from me, give it to them, then watch for their response.”

Back in Sheba

[27:29] She said, “O my advisers, I have received an honorable letter.

[27:30] “It is from Solomon, and it is, `In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.’*

*27:30 The `Basmalah’ included in this verse compensates for the `Basmalah’ that is missing from Sura 9, 19 suras earlier. This restores the total occurrence of `Basmalah’ to 114, 19×6. See Appendix 29 for details of a vast and profound miracle attached to this `Basmalah.’

[27:31] “Proclaiming: `Do not be arrogant; come to me as submitters.’ “

[27:32] She said, “O my advisers, counsel me in this matter. I am not deciding anything until you advise me.”

[27:33] They said, “We possess the power, we possess the fighting skills, and the ultimate command is in your hand. You decide what to do.”

[27:34] She said, “The kings corrupt any land they invade, and subjugate its dignified people. This is what they usually do.

[27:35] “I am sending a gift to them; let us see what the messengers come back with.”

[27:36] When the hoopoe returned to Solomon (he told him the news), and he responded (to Sheba’s people): “Are you giving me money? What God has given me is far better than what He has given you. You are the ones to rejoice in such gifts.”

[27:37] (To the hoopoe, he said,) “Go back to them (and let them know that) we will come to them with forces they cannot imagine. We will evict them, humiliated and debased.”

Faster Than the Speed of Light

[27:38] He said, “O you elders, which of you can bring me her mansion, before they arrive here as submitters?”

[27:39] One afrit from the jinns said, “I can bring it to you before you stand up. I am powerful enough to do this.”

[27:40] The one who possessed knowledge from the book said, “I can bring it to you in the blink of your eye.” When he saw it settled in front of him, he said, “This is a blessing from my Lord, whereby He tests me, to show whether I am appreciative or unappreciative. Whoever is appreciative is appreciative for his own good, and if one turns unappreciative, then my Lord is in no need for him, Most Honorable.”

[27:41] He said, “Remodel her mansion for her. Let us see if she will be guided, or continue with the misguided.”

[27:42] When she arrived, she was asked, “Does your mansion look like this?” She said, “It seems that this is it.” (Solomon said,) “We knew beforehand what she was going to do, and we were already submitters.”

[27:43] She had been diverted by worshiping idols instead of God; she belonged to disbelieving people.

[27:44] She was told, “Go inside the palace.” When she saw its interior, she thought it was a pool of water, and she (pulled up her dress,) exposing her legs. He said, “This interior is now paved with crystal.” She said, “My Lord, I have wronged my soul. I now submit with Solomon to God, Lord of the universe.”

Saaleh

[27:45] We have sent to Thamoud their brother SÃleh, saying, “You shall worship God.” But they turned into two feuding factions.

[27:46] He said, “O my people, why do you hasten to commit evil instead of good works? If only you implore God for forgiveness, you may attain mercy.”

[27:47] They said, “We consider you a bad omen for us, you and those who joined you.” He said, “Your omen is fully controlled by God. Indeed, you are deviant people.”

[27:48] There were nine gangsters in the city who were wicked, and never did anything good.

[27:49] They said, “Let us swear by God that we kill him and his people, then tell his tribe, `We know nothing about their death. We are truthful.’ “

God Protects The Believers

[27:50] They plotted and schemed, but we also plotted and schemed, while they did not perceive.

[27:51] Note the consequences of their plotting; we annihilated them and all their people.

[27:52] Here are their homes utterly ruined, because of their transgression. This should be a lesson for people who know.

[27:53] We save those who believe and lead a righteous life.

Lot

[27:54] Lot said to his people, “How could you commit such an abomination, publicly, while you see?

[27:55] “You practice sex with the men, lustfully, instead of the women. Indeed, you are ignorant people.”

[27:56] The only response from his people was their saying, “Banish Lot’s family from your town; they are people who wish to be pure.”

[27:57] Consequently, we saved him and his family, except his wife; we counted her among the doomed.

[27:58] We showered them with a certain shower. It was a miserable shower upon people who had been warned.

Make No Distinction Among God’s Messengers

[27:59] Say, “Praise be to God and peace be upon His servants whom He chose. Is God better, or the idols some people set up?”

God ALONE Worthy of Worship

[27:60] Who is the One who created the heavens and the earth? Who is the One who sends down to you from the sky water, whereby we produce gardens full of beauty – you could not possibly manufacture its trees? Is it another god with God? Indeed, they are people who have deviated.

Jesus, Mary, Muhammad, the Saints, etc. Never Participated

[27:61] Who is the One who made the earth habitable, caused rivers to run through it, placed on it mountains, and created a barrier between the two waters? Is it another god with God? Indeed, most of them do not know.

[27:62] Who is the One who rescues those who become desperate and call upon Him, relieves adversity, and makes you inheritors of the earth? Is it another god with God? Rarely do you take heed.

[27:63] Who is the One who guides you in the darkness of land and sea? Who is the One who sends the winds with good news, signaling His mercy? Is it another god with God? Most exalted is God, above having any partner.

[27:64] Who is the One who initiates the creation, then repeats it? Who is the One who provides for you from the heaven and the earth? Is it another god with God? Say, “Show me your proof, if you are truthful.”

[27:65] Say, “No one in the heavens and the earth knows the future except God. They do not even perceive how or when they will be resurrected.”

Believing in the Hereafter: Great Obstacle for Most People

[27:66] In fact, their knowledge concerning the Hereafter is confused. In fact, they harbor doubts about it. In fact, they are totally heedless thereof.

[27:67] Those who disbelieved said, “After we turn into dust, and also our parents, do we get brought out?

[27:68] “We have been given the same promise in the past. These are nothing but tales from the past.”

[27:69] Say, “Roam the earth and note the consequences for the guilty.”

[27:70] Do not grieve over them, and do not be annoyed by their scheming.

[27:71] They say, “When will that promise come to pass, if you are truthful?”

[27:72] Say, “You are already suffering some of the retribution you challenge.”

[27:73] Your Lord is full of grace towards the people, but most of them are unappreciative.

[27:74] Your Lord fully knows what their chests hide, and what they declare.

[27:75] There is nothing in the heavens and the earth that is hidden (from God); everything is in a profound record.

[27:76] This Quran settles many issues for the Children of Israel; issues that they are still disputing.

[27:77] And most assuredly, it is a guide and mercy for the believers.

[27:78] Your Lord is the One who judges among them in accordance with His rules. He is the Almighty, the Omniscient.

[27:79] Therefore, put your trust in God; you are following the manifest truth.

[27:80] You cannot make the dead, nor the deaf, hear the call, if they turn away.

[27:81] Nor can you guide the blind out of their straying. The only ones who will hear you are those who believe in our revelations, and decide to be submitters.

The Computer Is The Creature*

[27:82] At the right time, we will produce for them a creature, made of earthly materials, declaring that the people are not certain about our revelations.

*27:82 (2+7+8+2 = 19) The computer was required to unveil the Quran’s mathematical miracle, and it proved that most people have discarded God’s message (see Appendices 1 & 19).

[27:83] The day will come when we summon from every community some of those who did not believe in our proofs, forcibly.

Study the Quran’s Mathematical Code

[27:84] When they arrive, He will say, “You have rejected My revelations, before acquiring knowledge about them. Is this not what you did?”

[27:85] They will incur the requital for their wickedness; they will say nothing.

[27:86] Have they not seen that we made the night for their rest, and the day lighted? These should be sufficient proofs for people who believe.

[27:87] On the day when the horn is blown, everyone in the heavens and the earth will be horrified, except those chosen by God. All will come before Him, forcibly.

Earth’s Movement: A Scientific Miracle

[27:88] When you look at the mountains, you think that they are standing still. But they are moving, like the clouds. Such is the manufacture of God, who perfected everything. He is fully Cognizant of everything you do.

The Day of Judgment

[27:89] Those who bring good works (in their records) will receive far better rewards, and they will be perfectly secure from the horrors of that day.

[27:90] As for those who bring evil works, they will be forced into Hell. Do you not get requited for what you did?

[27:91] I am simply commanded to worship the Lord of this town – He has made it a safe sanctuary – and He possesses all things. I am commanded to be a submitter.

[27:92] And to recite the Quran. Whoever is guided is guided for his own good, and if they go astray, then say, “I am simply a warner.”

[27:93] And say, “Praise be to God; He will show you His proofs, until you recognize them. Your Lord is never unaware of anything you do.”

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