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This is a picture of the encyclopedic dictionaries that I used.
Their details are all listed below.

  

  

Detailed meanings of the Scientific Words in the Scientific Verses in the Holy Quran using Lisan Al-Arab (The Arabs' (of old) Tongue) Dictionary and other similar dictionaries:

The sections of this article are:

1-  The explosion of the Universe, Galaxies and Stars bring about Smoke.

2-  The moon's S-shaped orbit, reflection of light, and the curvy orbits of the celestial bodies.

3-  Geology of the Earth, its Shape, its Movement in Space, its Atmosphere, and the Formation of Rain.

4-  Embryology of animals and humans. 

5-  Numerical Miracles in the Holy Quran.

6-  So why didn't the early Muslims interpret the Holy Quran with these meanings then?  (Hint: Were the illiterate Bedouins Scientists?)

7-  Bibliography.

8-  My Permission and Statement. 

  

Also, the following websites contain several of the Arabic dictionaries, such as Lisan Al-Arab and others, that I used:

  • Online Arabic Dictionaries such as Lisan Al-Arab and several others.
      
  • Arabic to English online dictionary. (Arabic page)

  • Arabic to English online dictionary. (English page)

  • The dictionaries that I used are:

    1-  Lisan Al-Arab لسان العرب (the Arabs' of Old Tongue) - Ten books.

    2-  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet (المعجم الوسيط) - One book.

    3-  Al-Qamoos Al-Muheet (القاموس المحيط) - One book.

    4-  Al-Mufradaat Fi Ghareeb Al-Quran (المفردات في غريب القرآن) - One book that I just purchased and haven't used yet.

    5-  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary - One book.

    6-   Al-Mawrid (Arabic-English, English-Arabic) - One book.

    7-  Al-Sihaah (الصِّحاح) - Seven books that I just purchased and haven't used yet.

    8-  Al-Mukhassas (المُخَصَّصْ) - Eight books that I just purchased and haven't used yet.

    For the ones I have already used I have quoted them precisely and verbatim, below, to demonstrate how
    the Arabs of Old
    , before Islam and during the days of Islam, understood the Key Holy Words that are
    analyzed in great details below, and how these Words meant to them in their poetries, sayings,
    and interpretations of the Holy Quran and the Hadiths.

      

    Important Note:

    It is very important to remember that Allah Almighty's choice of the Holy Words below was for a Divine Purpose and not just by chance.  There were many other choices of words that Allah Almighty could've chosen, but He Chose the ones below because they carried far deeper meanings in them that only Science today was able to unveil and confirm.   These Holy Words were used by Allah Almighty to describe how He, the Almighty, Created the Universe and many of the creations in it.  The Holy Words are in perfect harmony with Science and with the way the Universe was truly created by Allah Almighty.
     

    The Noble Quran is filled with scientific statements and notions.  These are statements of Allah Almighty describing how He created things on earth and in the Universe.  What's most amazing is that all of these scientific statements and notions had been proven to be in perfect agreement with science and our modern-day scientific discoveries.  Allah Almighty made the Noble Quran be Prophet Muhammad's (peace be upon him) Everlasting Divine Miracle and proof for Prophethood.  The Holy Book certainly stood the test of time 1,500 years ago with Its Claims, Prophecies and Miraculous language eloquence, and it does again and again in our day today with Its overwhelming agreement with science and discoveries that were not known to man 1,500 years ago.

    Allah Almighty Said: "We will soon show them Our signs in the Universe and inside their selves, until it will become quite clear to them that it is the truth. Is it not sufficient as regards your Lord that He is a witness over all things?  (The Noble Quran, 41:53)"

    Note:  When the Arabic word's meaning is listed only in English without Arabic and transliteration, then the word was taken from the Arabic-English dictionaries of Al-Mawrid [4] and Cowan [5].

      

      

      

     

    1-  The explosion of the Universe, Galaxies and Stars brings about Smoke:

    Noble Verse(s) 51:6-51:8

      

    [051:006]  And verily Judgment and Justice must indeed come to pass.

    [051:007]  By the Heaven السماء with its ذات Web (i.e. Cosmic Web), الحبك 
      
  • Note:  Throughout the Glorious Quran, Heaven is referred to in the singular سماء Sama, and Heavens is referred to in the plural سموات Samawat (41:12, 42:49, 65:12, 67:3, 71:15).  Sama almost always refers to the Lower Heaven that we are in.  It is not just limited to our sky and ozone layer, even through in few Noble Verses it does speak about the layers of our Ozone layer (i.e., our sky's layers) [2] [3] [4] [5].
      
  • In Noble Verse 15:22, water comes down from our sky سماء , after the CLOUDS ARE FERTILIZED [1].  No surprise.  Science has soundly confirmed this to be true.
      
  • In this Noble Verse 51:7, here, سماء is referring to Heaven in greater context.  At the least case, it is referring to OUR HEAVEN, which is one of the 7 Heavens out there.  And at the greatest case, it is referring to ALL SEVEN HEAVENS being made of complex web of clusters of Dark Energy or Matter.  See articles below.
      
  • In Noble Verse 44:10, below, سماء is also talking about our Heaven when it comes with its smoke when the Hour comes.
      
  • In Noble Verse 55:37, سماء is talking about our Solar System, and our sun when it explodes, and turns our Heaven سماء into a "ROSE COLORED LIKE PAINT" (فاذا انشقت السماء فكانت وردة كالدهان):
      
    warda.jpg (30113 bytes)
    (Click for article)
      
  • In Noble Verse 69:16,  سماء is talking about when everything in Heaven starts bursting.
      
  • In Noble Verses 41:10-12, Allah Almighty made from Heaven سماء , after He finished creating it, six other Heavens; a total of seven Heavens فقضاهن سبع سموات .  Also visit:

    Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earth from Cloning.
      
      
  • In Noble Verse 51:47, Allah Almighty is currently expanding Heaven سماء  after its big bang.  Here Heaven is probably referring to all Seven Heavens.  But at the very least, it is referring to our HEAVEN, the Lower Heaven; one of the seven Heavens.
      
      
  • Opening a Gate for them in Heaven:
      
    [015:014]  Even if We opened out to them a gate from heaven, and they were to continue (all day) ascending therein,

    Here, Noble Verse 15:14 is referring to either the ONE HEAVEN
    سماء that we live in, or all of the SEVEN HEAVENS.
      
      
  • In Noble Verse 30:24, it is Allah Almighty that makes the HEAVEN سماء  and earth stand.  Earth was also proven in the Glorious Quran to be both singular and plural.  Ample examples are provided at:

    www.answering-christianity.com/earth.htm#how_many_earths
      
      
  • In Noble Verse 55:7, Allah Almighty raised the HEAVEN سماء  and put its balance in it (i.e., gravitational pulls being balanced)

      
      

  • [051:008]  Truly ye are in a doctrine discordant,

    Transliteration:

    [051:006]  Wa-inna alddeena lawaqiAAun

    [051:007]  Waalssama-i thati alhubuki

    [051:008]  Innakum lafee qawlin mukhtalifin

    Arabic (from right to left):

    51:6 وان الدين لواقع

    51:7 والسماء ذات الحبك

    51:8 انكم لفي قول مختلف

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 6, Page 21.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 862.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 153.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 450.

    5.  Al-Mawrid dictionary English-Arabic section [5], Page 1053.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 154.

    the meaning of alhubuk means the following:

    الحبك  (alhubuk):  الشد (al-shad) to pull or to attract.          

    الحبك  (alhubuk):  الشعر الجعد المتكسر (al-shaar al-ja'ed al-mutakassir) a curly and broken hair.

  • حبّك الشعر  (habbaka al-shaar):  جعّده   (ja'aadahu) made the hair curly.
  • الحبك  (alhubuk):  طرائق النجوم (taraa'eq al-nujoom) the paths of the celestial bodies.

    الحبك  (alhubuk):  المحبوك (al-mah'book): ما أجيد عمله (ma ujeeda aamaluh) what has been perfected or done successfully.

  • محبوك (mah'book):  قوي شديد (Qawiy Shadeed) strong and mighty.      
  • الحبك  (alhubuk):  اجاد نسجه  (ajaada nasjoh) weaved it with mastery.

  • نسيج (naseej): web.
  • نسيج العنكبوت (naseej al-aankaboot): the spider web.
  • حباك  (hibaak):   سياج  (siyaaj) fence, palisade.

    محتبك (muh'tabik): Interwoven, intersecting.

    Weave: يحبك (yahbuk), ينسج (yansij).

      

    Cosmic Webs and their Dark Matters are discussed in the following videos and text-articles, below:


    (Click to play film-clip)

      

    (http://www.aip.de/groups/cosmology/Fig/web.jpg)

      

    "15. Missing matter found in deep space
    ........

    No, these filaments are on larger scales than that. As the denser parts of the Universe collapse, filaments are formed quite naturally, leading to a 'cosmic web' sort of structure.

    Here's a picture of it from a simulation of dark matter:
    http://www.mpa-garching.mpg.de/galform/millennium/seqB_063.jpg
    (http://RichardDawkins.net/userComments,page1,14242)

      


    The Cosmic Web of the Tarantula Nebula

    (http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap081111.html)

      

    "Probing The Cosmic Web Of The Universe: New Light On Dark Energy

    ScienceDaily (Jan. 30, 2008) — Astronomers have used ESO's Very Large Telescope to measure the distribution and motions of thousands of galaxies in the distant Universe. This opens fascinating perspectives to better understand what drives the acceleration of the cosmic expansion and sheds new light on the mysterious dark energy that is thought to permeate the Universe.

    .......

    The technique is based on a well-known phenomenon, namely the fact that the apparent motion of distant galaxies results from two effects: the global expansion of the Universe that pushes the galaxies away from each other and the gravitational attraction of matter present in the galaxies' neighbourhood that pulls them together, creating the cosmic web of large-scale structures." (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/01/080130130650.htm)

    This is also further discussed on this website's blog at:

  • www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2447.msg11099.html#msg11099
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    Furthermore, Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 44:9-44:11
    Dr. Munir Munshey (one of www.answering-christianity.com's authors):

    [044:009]  Yet, (immersed) in doubt, they waste their time in pastimes.

    [044:010]  Watch out for the day when the sky would emit (vast volumes of) visible smoke!

    [044:011]  It would enshroud people. That is a painful punishment.

    Transliteration:

    [044:009]  Bal hum fee shakkin yalAAaboona

    [044:010]  Fairtaqib yawma ta/tee alssamao bidukhanin mubeenin

    [044:011]  Yaghsha alnnasa hatha AAathabun aleemun

    Arabic (from right to left):

    44:9 بل هم في شك يلعبون

    44:10 فارتقب يوم تاتي السماء بدخان مبين

    44:11 يغشى الناس هذا عذاب اليم

    So the explosion of the Solar Systems and Galaxies and the Universe will produce an awesome amount of smoke, which is scientifically true as we saw in the previous pictures (above), and also as we see in the next pictures (below).

    Furthermore, we read about Solar Systems' Explosions (السماء Al-Samaa' is singular and not plural as in other Noble Verses.  It means immediate Heaven or Solar System, or also Earth's Sky):

    Noble Verse(s) 55:36-55:38
    Khalifa: (why is he here?)

    [055:036]  Which of your Lord's marvels can you deny?

    [055:037]  When the sky disintegrates, and turns rose colored like paint.

    [055:038]  Which of your Lord's marvels can you deny?

    Transliteration:

    [055:036]  Fabi-ayyi ala-i rabbikuma tukaththibani

    [055:037]  Fa-itha inshaqqati alssamao fakanat wardatan kaalddihani

    [055:038]  Fabi-ayyi ala-i rabbikuma tukaththibani

    Arabic (from right to left):

    55:36 فباي الاء ربكما تكذبان

    55:37 فاذا انشقت السماء فكانت وردة كالدهان

    55:38 فباي الاء ربكما تكذبان

    Now obviously, a natural rose wouldn't form when a "Heaven" or a Solar System or even an entire galaxy and its trillions of solar systems all explode.  It is rather the look of it, and this is exactly what NASA confirms:

    Natural Roses:

    Stars Exploding:

    warda.jpg (30113 bytes)  

      

    Also visit:

    Pulsars are Knocking and through their Gamma-Rays and high spinning speeds are Penetrating - Mentioned in the Noble Quran and confirmed by Science!
      

    Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earth from Cloning.

    The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.
      
    Noble Verse
    [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.

     

    Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.

     

    The universe "is full of paths and orbits".

    Related video file about going up to space with space shuttles in the Noble Quran.

    Earth's orbit around the sun is like a Cradle, as the Noble Quran mentioned.

    Seas don't mix, and the earth's orbit in the Noble Quran.

    The 7 layers of earth and iron was sent down from space.

     

      

    The following was taken from:

    The Glorious Quran precisely predicts that our sun will turn into a "White Dwarf" dimmed star, and Science has confirmed this!

    Notice how the sun will eventually turn into a White Dwarf (see the far right, #14, on the following image).  Allah Almighty also Said in the Glorious Quran that the sun will become a White Dwarf.  Please also visit: Water on earth shall vanish - mentioned in the Noble Quran and confirmed by Science!

      
    The following is a picture of a Sun like our Sun that became a White Dwarf.  Notice it's rosy-paint dust that is
    still surrounding it, which further confirms the Glorious Quran's two Divine Claims about:

    1-  The day will come when our sky (Solar System) will look like a "rose colored like-paint" (55:37).                               

    2-  The day will come when our Sun will "shrink and become a compressed and "condensed ball" (81:1).


    (Click on image to enlarge; Source)

      


    (Click to enlarge)
    This is a picture that shows the comparison
    between the earth's size and the average white
    dwarf star.

    Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earth from Cloning.

    The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.
      
    Noble Verse [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.

     

    Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.

     

    The universe "is full of paths and orbits".

    Related video file about going up to space with space shuttles in the Noble Quran.

    Earth's orbit around the sun is like a Cradle, as the Noble Quran mentioned.

    Seas don't mix, and the earth's orbit in the Noble Quran.

    The 7 layers of earth and iron was sent down from space.

     

      

      

    Allah Almighty further said:

    Noble Verse(s) 69:16
    Dr. Munir Munshey (one of www.answering-christianity.com's authors):

    [069:016]  Feeble and frail, on that day the sky shall burst asunder.

    Transliteration:

    [069:016]  Wainshaqqati alssamao fahiya yawma-ithin wahiyatun

    Arabic (from right to left):

    69:16 وانشقت السماء فهي يومئذ واهية

    The Noble Quran, again, in this Noble Verse and in many other Noble Verses, predicts the explosion of the Galaxies of the Universe.

      

      

      

    Noble Verse(s) 41:10-41:12
    Yusuf Ali:

    [041:010]  He set on the (earth), mountains standing firm, high above it, and bestowed blessings on the earth, and measure therein all things to give them nourishment in due proportion, in four Days, in accordance with (the needs of) those who seek (Sustenance).

    [041:011]  Moreover He comprehended in His design the sky, and it had been (as) smoke: He said to it and to the earth: "Come ye together, willingly or unwillingly." They said: "We do come (together), in willing obedience."

    [041:012]  So He completed them as seven firmaments in two Days, and He assigned to each heaven its duty and command. And We adorned the lower heaven with lights, and (provided it) with guard. Such is the Decree of (Him) the Exalted in Might, Full of Knowledge.

    Transliteration:

    [041:010]  WajaAAala feeha rawasiya min fawqiha wabaraka feeha waqaddara feeha aqwataha fee arbaAAati ayyamin sawaan lilssa-ileena

    [041:011]  Thumma istawa ila alssama-i wahiya dukhanun faqala laha walil-ardi i/tiya tawAAan aw karhan qalata atayna ta-iAAeena

    [041:012]  Faqadahunna sabAAa samawatin fee yawmayni waawha fee kulli sama-in amraha wazayyanna alssamaa alddunya bimasabeeha wahifthan thalika taqdeeru alAAazeezi alAAaleemi

    Arabic (from right to left):

    41:10 وجعل فيها رواسي من فوقها وبارك فيها وقدر فيها اقواتها في اربعة ايام سواء للسائلين

    41:11 ثم استوى الى السماء وهي دخان فقال لها وللارض ائتيا طوعا او كرها قالتا اتينا طائعين

    41:12 فقضاهن سبع سموات في يومين واوحى في كل سماء امرها وزينا السماء الدنيا بمصابيح وحفظا ذلك تقدير العزيز العليم

    As Allah Almighty was creating the earth and the Universe, the Heaven was still a hot smoke.  The science of modern cosmology, observational and theoretical, clearly indicates that, at one point in time, the whole universe was nothing but a cloud of ‘smoke’.  This is one of the undisputed principles of standard modern cosmology.  Scientists now can observe new stars forming out of the remnants of that ‘smoke’:

    ch1-1-c-img1.jpg (12269 bytes)

    Figure 10: A new star forming out of a cloud of gas and dust (nebula), which is one of the remnants of the ‘smoke’ that was the origin of the whole universe. (The Space Atlas, Heather and Henbest, p. 50.)

      

    ch1-1-c-img2.jpg (26415 bytes)

    Figure 11: The Lagoon nebula is a cloud of gas and dust, about 60 light years in diameter.  It is excited by the ultraviolet radiation of the hot stars that have recently formed within its bulk. (Horizons, Exploring the Universe, Seeds, plate 9, from Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, Inc.) 

      

      

    The Big Bang Theory and the Cosmic Crunch:

    Also visit: The Miracle of the Space Fabric - Mentioned in the Glorious Quran and confirmed by Science.

    Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earth from Cloning.

    The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.
      
    Noble Verse [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.

     

    Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.

     

      

    "Do not the Unbelievers see that the heavens and the earth were joined together (as one unit of creation), before we clove them asunder? We made from water every living thing. Will they not then believe?  (The Noble Quran, 21:30)"

    "And the firmament, We constructed with power and skill and verily We are expanding it.  (The Noble Quran, 51:47)La-moo-si-oon is a verb, an action, of Waasi'a (vast).

    From: http://www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,1027.msg3438.html#msg3438:

    As'salamu Alaikum dear brothers,

    I have thoroughly demonstrated the Glorious Quran's ample Scientific Notions using 7 dictionaries (Lisan Al-Arab among them) at: http://www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm.

    As to the Universe Expanding, the Arabic Word used by Allah Almighty is MOUSI'OONA (موسعون expanding) in Noble Verse 51:47, which is a verb of the noun WAASI'A (واسع vast).  Now some might say that MOUSI'OONA only means "WE MADE IT VAST", and is not a contineous process.  I respond to them by saying that the word would then have to be AWSA'NA (أوسعنا expanded or made bigger), and not the continueous action and verb MOUSI'OONA (موسعون expanding).  MOUSI'OONA is clearly a verb that refers to a continuing expansion, or a happening and ongoing expansion.  

    Let me give you this example, from among many, that will further prove this beyond any doubt, insha'Allah.  As a Muslim, you are familiar with the following Arabic terms:

    1-  Tawheed (توحيد The concept of Oneness, which implies Oneness of Allah Almighty).

    2-  Wahid (واحد One, and it could either mean the number one, or Allah Almighty is One).

    3-  Muwahhid (موحد Islamically implies that one who declares or believes that Allah Almighty is One, or in Arabic it also means a person who unites or makes a group as one).

    Muwahhid موحد , in the Islamic context here, means that one who believes in the One True GOD Almighty, and CONTINUES TO BELIEVE IN GOD ALMIGHTY.  It's a never-ending belief.  It's a belief that only stops when the person declares otherwise.

    Muwahhid موحد , in the Arabic context here, also means one who IS KEEPING THE UNITY!  Me for instance keeping all fights on this board out to keep the Muslims in love and unity with each others makes me A MUWAHHID OF THE PEOPLE, under Islam, on this board.  And it's a task that is ongoing, that is continuing.

    Similarly, the noun WAASI'A واسع is on the same linguistic balance as Wahid, and the ongoing Muwahhid موحد is on the same linguistic balance as MOUSI'A موسع , which is a plural verb of MOUSI'OONA موسعون .  So MOUSI'OONA here means an ongoing expansion, as in MUWAHHID here means an ongoing uniter and keeper of the unity and oneness of the group.

    In Arabic, we have a linguistic balance, which basically helps to define how the word is to be read, and what it means, and what type it is (noun, verb, adjective adverb, etc....).

    Another great example I can give you is the following two Arabic words:

    1-  MUHAYMIN (مهيمن, dominating over, ruling over, having an ongoing authority over, which was used for the Noble Quran being مهيمن over all previous Scriptures.  See Noble Verse 5:48).

    2-  HAYMANA (هيمن, which can be both a noun and a simple past, which means dominance (noun) or dominated or ruled over (simple past)).

    And like above, MUHAYMIN is on the same linguistic balance as MOUSI'A موسع , which is a plural verb of MOUSI'OONA موسعون .  Just like MUHAYMIN means the Quran having a never-ending Authority over all previous Scriptures until Allah Almighty makes It expire, in Noble Verse 5:48, MOUSI'OONA also means an ongoing and never-ending expansion of the Universe until Allah Almighty causes the Cosmic Crunch, which is also mentioned in the Glorious Quran:

    "The Day that We roll up the heavens like a scroll rolled up for books (completed),- even as We produced the first creation, so shall We produce a new one: a promise We have undertaken: truly shall We fulfill it.  (The Noble Quran, 21:104)" 

    And NASA has confirmed that:

    1-  There will be indeed a Cosmic Crunch when our ever expanding Universe finally collapses.

    2-  That our Universe is flat like a sheet of paper:

    "The simplest version of the inflationary theory, an extension of the Big Bang theory, predicts that the density of the universe is very close to the critical density, and that the geometry of the universe is flat, like a sheet of paper. That is the result confirmed by the WMAP science." (http://map.gsfc.nasa.gov/universe/uni_shape.html)

    Please visit: http://www.answering-christianity.com/cosmic_crunch.htm.



    Some of Allah Almighty's Divine Attributes:

    Another important point to note here is that Allah Almighty's Holy Names, which are also known as Allah Almighty's Divine Attributes, are NEVER-ENDING in existence and authority, and many of them are on the same linguistic balance as MOUSI'OONA.  By the way, the "A" in MOUSI'OONA is a vowel character, and not a letter.  So the Word is MOUSI'OON.  Consider the following Holy Names:

    1-  AL-MUHAYMIN, the Dominant over all things, or the Protector.

    2-  AL-MU'MIN, the Guardian Of Faith.

    3-  AL-MUSAWWIR, the Fashioner.

    4-  AL-MUTAKABBIR, the Majestic.

    5-  AL-MUTHILL, the Dishonourer.

    6-  AL-MUJEEB, the Responsive.

    7-  AL-MUTA'ALI, the Most Exalted.

    There are ample more Holy Names, but I think you get the picture.  Please visit: Allah Almighty's 99 Holy Names 


    I challenge any Arab, Muslim or non, to refute this.  Bring me their best arguments!  I already gave you the best one that was ever presented to me by a non-Muslim Arab, and how easily it was refuted.

    Furthermore, have you guys look at the Numerical, and Embryological (to say the least) Miracles in the Glorious Quran?  What metaphoric or figurative speech are the deniers of the Quran's Miracles talking about when they dismiss them with shallow statements?  Please visit the following link and thoroughly go through it:

    www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#links

    I openly challenge Muslims before non-Muslims to debate me here on any specific subject or point regarding this area.  This is a humble challenge, and not hostile.  The Truth of the Glorious Quran is irrefutable.  Please do not follow Islam blindly.  Bring your best or worst arguments that are bothering you here, and let's see if the Quran stands or falls.  Nothing personal, dear brothers.

    I hope this helps, insha'Allah.

    Take care,
    Osama Abdallah


    From: http://www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,1027.msg3446.html#msg3446:

    the meaning of MOUSI'OONA (موسعون ) in Noble Verse 51:47 ,could be understood in two ways .. 

    either " expanding"  which is the usual meaning of the word ,and it could mean " we are able " as well...

    ...........................

    Has a single muslim before 1920 translated it as expanding ?

    Yes of course ...

    the meaning according to some old Quranic tafsir (the following is the arabic quotes are translated into English):

    1- Tafsir muqatel ibn solaiman (year AD 767)

    means: we are able to expand it as we want.

     تفسير مقاتل بن سليمان/ مقاتل بن سليمان (ت 150 هـ
    { وَإِنَّا لَمُوسِعُونَ } [آية: 47] يعني نحن قادرون على أن نوسعها كما نريد 


    2- Tafsir Bahr alolum , (year 985)
    means: we are able to expand it as we will.

    (فسير بحر العلوم/ السمرقندي

    { وَإِنَّا لَمُوسِعُونَ } يعني نحن قادرون على أن نوسعها كما نريد


    3- Tafsir alfayruz abadi (year 1414)

    means : we we are expanding it as we will.

    { وَإِنَّا لَمُوسِعُونَ } لها ما نشاء 

     تفسير القرآن/ الفيروز آبادي (ت817


    4- Tafsir Alnukat waloyon (year 1058)

    means : we are able to make the heaven expanding more that it is already expanded.

     تفسير النكت والعيون/ الماوردي (ت 450 ه)
    الثاني: لموسعون السماء، قاله ابن زيد.

    الثالث: لقادرون على الاتساع بأكثر من اتساع السماء.


    5 - Tafsir Alqasemy : (year 1913 )

    means: we are able to expand it, more than it is already expanded.

     تفسير محاسن التأويل / محمد جمال الدين القاسمي (ت 1332هـ
     { وَإِنَّا لَمُوسِعُونَ } أي: لقادرون على الإيساع، كما أوسعنا بناءها


    6- Tafsir Altabarani (year 970)

    means :we expand the heaven in every direction.

     تفسير التفسير الكبير / للإمام الطبراني (ت 360 ـ)

     { وَإِنَّا لَمُوسِعُونَ }؛ في السَّماء على الأرضِ في كلِّ جهاتٍ


    Etc ,etc,etc .......................

     

     

    يوم نطوي السماء كطي السجل للكتب كما بدأنا أول خلق نعيده وعدا علينا إنا كنا فعلين

    "The Day that We roll up the heavens like a scroll rolled up for books (completed),- even as We produced the first creation, so shall We produce a new one: a promise We have undertaken: truly shall We fulfil it.  (The Noble Quran, 21:104)"

    Notice here how Allah Almighty Said that He will ROLL BACK the heavens like a scroll rolled up. 

    NASA's discovery only 8 years ago!

    The following link and quote were sent to me by brother Usman; may Allah Almighty always be pleased with him.

    "The simplest version of the inflationary theory, an extension of the Big Bang theory, predicts that the density of the universe is very close to the critical density, and that the geometry of the universe is flat, like a sheet of paper. That is the result confirmed by the WMAP science."  (http://map.gsfc.nasa.gov/universe/uni_shape.html)
     
    They have discovered only 8 years ago; that the Universe is flat!  The best way the NASA scientists could describe the Universe is "like a sheet of paper,"  which Allah Almighty has already described 1,400 years ago to a goat herder and illiterate bedioun, our beloved and blessed Prophet Muhammad, Peace, Mercy and Blessings be upon him.  Ameen.

     

    From: Ozee JR <usmantech@hotmail.com>
    Subject: RE: A New Miracle of Quran subhanAllah, Not yet found by anyone - NOT A Useless email inshAllah Trust me. - NASA/TIME/BBC
    To: quransearchcom@yahoo.com
    Date: Saturday, April 11, 2009, 8:31 AM

    As'salamu Alaikum dear brother Osama,
     
    You are the first one I am telling, besides my brother,  This miracle I have not found documented anywhere and Science found this about 8 years ago only !!!!!!! Confirmed By NASA and the links I will give you will be NASA/TIME/BBC
     
    ( 21:104) - The Day that we roll up the heavens like a scroll rolled up for books (completed)
     
    1. Allah is comparing the Universe to a Scroll of Paper, 1400 years ago.  And see what the best scientists in the world at NASA found out in the 21st CENTURY !!!! 2001 !!!
     
     
    "and that the geometry of the universe is flat, like a sheet of paper" - NASA
    http://map.gsfc.nasa.gov/universe/uni_shape.html
     
    They have found out only 8 years ago that Universe is flat and the best way NASA scentist use to describe to a layman is like a sheet of paper , Allah describes the universe as a scroll 1400 years ago !!! Who can know something that scentist were only able to find out 8 years ago ?? Arab goat herders ? or the One who has first hand knowledge of it ? The Creater Allah that Abraham , Moses, Jesus, Mohammed prayed to ?
     
    THIS IS NOT A THEORY
     
    From the same NASA Page:
    "That is the result confirmed by the WMAP science.
     

    Measurements from WMAP

    The WMAP spacecraft can measure the basic parameters of the Big Bang theory including the geometry of the universe. If the universe were open, the brightest microwave background fluctuations (or "spots") would be about half a degree across. If the universe were flat, the spots would be about 1 degree across. While if the universe were closed, the brightest spots would be about 1.5 degrees across.
    Recent measurements (c. 2001) by a number of ground-based and balloon-based experiments, including MAT/TOCO, Boomerang, Maxima, and DASI, have shown that the brightest spots are about 1 degree across. Thus the universe was known to be flat to within about 15% accuracy prior to the WMAP results. WMAP has confirmed this result with very high accuracy and precision. We now know that the universe is flat with only a 2% margin of error."
     
     
    Also:
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/727073.stm
    http://www.time.com/time/covers/1101010625/story.html
     

    2. Yun Wang1
    , Jan Michael Kratochvil
    , Andrei Linde2
    , and Marina Shmakova3
    Department of Physics & Astronomy,
    Univ. of Oklahoma
     
    Have written a detailed scientific paper on end of Universe:
    http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph/0409264
    http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/astro-ph/pdf/0409/0409264v2.pdf
     
    Abstract
    In a broad class of dark energy models, the universe may collapse within a finite time tc. Here
    we study a representative model of dark energy with a linear potential, V (φ) = V0(1 + αφ). This
    model is the simplest doomsday model, in which the universe collapses rather quickly after it stops
    expanding.
    Observational data from type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia), cosmic microwave background
    anisotropy (CMB), and large scale structure (LSS) are complementary in constraining dark energy
    models
    . Using the new SN Ia data (Riess sample), the CMB data from WMAP, and the LSS data
    from 2dF, we find that the collapse time of the universe is tc > ∼ 42 (24) gigayears from today at 68%
    (95%) confidence.
    PACS numbers: 98.80.Cq, 11.25.-w, 04.65.+e
     
    Allah likens the end of universe roll up the heavens like a scroll rolled up for books ,
    a scroll takes a long time to write (relatively) and once written it is rolled up very very quickly (relatively). This is what
    these sceintists have found out in 2008 !!! I will not go into this too much as this is too complicated a topic for me and should be
    taken as something of interest.
     
    also on expansion

    Allahsays in the Holy Quran what means " And it is We Who have constructed the heaven with might, and verily, it is We Who are steadily expanding it. (Qur'an, 51:47)
     

    And also Allah uses the word we have constructed the heaven with might, as we all know scientifically no citation required that heaven was created with incredible energy and force, an imposter god/holy book would have used the words we constructed the heavens with ease, no problem for any god, easy job, i dont need might I am God. But Allah describes that massive energy was required for the creation of the Earth.
     
    I think I am going to revisit each and ever miracle and reanalyze them :)
     
    Please reply if you find this useful and any comments where I might have gone wrong or misunderstood something.
     
    Allah Hafiz
    Usman
     

      

    The following articles give a great deal of Miracles about the Earth's Astronomy:

    Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earth from Cloning.

    The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.  Noble Verse [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.

    Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.

     

    The Big Bang Theory and the Cosmic Crunch in the Noble Quran.

    The Miracle of the Space Fabric - Mentioned in the Glorious Quran and confirmed by Science.

    The sun rays that we see during the day are different from the ones seen in space!

    The Ozone layer is a protective ceiling to earth.

    The 7 layers of earth and iron was sent down from space.

    The breathing cycle during the day on planet earth by the plants, humans and animals - mentioned in the Noble Quran and confirmed by Science!

    Lack of Oxygen and painful low pressure in space.  Science confirmed the Noble Quran's Divine Claim.

    The 7 layers of earth and iron was sent down from space.

    The Universe is "expanding" according to the Noble Quran.  Scientists already proved this claim to be true.

    The darkness of oceans and disappearance of light was mentioned in the Noble Quran and confirmed by Science.

    The Lunar Calendar is the most accurate calendar - mentioned in the Noble Quran and confirmed by Science.  Also the precise calculation of difference between the Gregorian and Lunar calendars is demonstrated in the Noble Quran.

    Pulsars are Knocking and through their Gamma-Rays and high spinning speeds are Penetrating - Mentioned in the Noble Quran and confirmed by Science!

    The Glorious Quran precisely predicts that our sun will turn into a "White Dwarf" dimmed star, and Science has confirmed this!

    The Shooting Stars (Shahab) Quran Miracle is confirmed by Science!  This is indeed one of the Glorious Quran's Top Stunning Miracles!  The Gamma Ray Bursts and Cosmic Jets affirm to the Truth of Noble Verse 67:5 and the other ample Noble Verses in the Glorious Quran, that I provided in the article.  Also, the Miracle of Copper in Noble Verse 55:35 is also thoroughly confirmed with 10s of pictures, references, quotations and proofs from ample Scientific sources.

      

      

      

    The earth's Water will eventually vanish(boil off):

    (The following Noble Verse was suggested to me by brother Mahir, may Allah Almighty always be pleased with him)

    Noble Verse(s) 18:7-18:8
    Sale:

    [018:007]  Verily we have ordained whatsoever is on the earth for the ornament thereof, that we might make trial of men, and see which of them excelleth in works:

    [018:008]  And we will surely reduce whatever is thereon, to dry dust.

    Dr. Munir Munshey (one of www.answering-christianity.com's authors):

    [018:007]  We have, in fact, fashioned everything in this world as mere adornments in order to test them! To see who amongst them performs the righteous deeds!

    [018:008]  And We are definitely going to convert the earth into a bone-dry barren plateau.

    Transliteration:

    [018:007]  Inna jaAAalna ma AAala al-ardi zeenatan laha linabluwahum ayyuhum ahsanu AAamalan

    [018:008]  Wa-inna lajaAAiloona ma AAalayha saAAeedan juruzan

    Arabic (from right to left):

    18:7 انا جعلنا ماعلى الارض زينة لها لنبلوهم ايهم احسن عملا

    18:8 وانا لجاعلون ماعليها صعيدا جرزا

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 2, Page 643-644.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page .

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 514.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 695.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 515.

    صعيد (sa'eed): the face of the earth.

  • الصعيد وجه الارض  Al-sa'eed is the face of the earth وجه الارض.
     
  • وقيل الصعيد الارض في قوله "صعيدا جرزا" وقال الشافعي لا يقع اسم صعيد الا علي تراب ذي غبار
     
    And it was said, the SA'EED الصعيد is the earth (الارض)  as in Allah Almighty's Revelation "صعيدا جرزا" (dry and barren soil).  And Al-Shafiee said: SA'EED is never used except to refer to a sand that is dusty (like the desert soil).
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    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 4, Page 15.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 279.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page .

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 418.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page .

    جرزا (jarzaa): a dry land that has no water in it.

  • هي الارض التي لم يصبها مطر  it is the land that doesn't have rain.
     
  • جرزا (jarzaa): no life remains on it.

  • جرزا لا يبقي عليها من الحيوان احد  JARZAA  is when not a single (احد) living animal remains on it.
     
  • قال الفراء:الجرز ان تكون الارض لا نبات فيها  Al-Furaa' said: AL-JARZ is when the earth has no plants on it.
     
  • وارض مجزوزة و جرز لا تنبت كانها تاكل النبت اكلا  and when the earth is MAJZOORAH and JARZ, it means that it doesn't support plantation and it devours the plantation whole.
     
  • وفي الحديث: ان رسول الله صلي الله عليه وسلم بينا هو يسير اذا اتي علي ارض جرز مجدبه مثل الايم التي لا نبات فيها وفي حديث الحجاج وذكر الارض ثم قال لتوجدن جرزا لا يبقي عليها من الحيوان احد
     
    And in the Hadith (Sayings) of Prophet's, peace be upon him:  When he walks in a path of a dead, barren and dry land (ارض جرز مجدبه) that is completely dry and has no plantation on it, and in the narration of the Hajjaj, the Prophet Said (ذكر) that the EARTH (الارض) will become JARZAA (جرزا) where not a single (احد) animal (الحيوان) will remain alive on it (لا يبقي).
     
  •  جرزا (jarzaa): total annihilation and destruction.

  • والجرزه الهلاك ويقال رماه الله بشرزه وجرزه يريد به الهلاك  and JARZAH is the total destruction and annhialation (الهلاك), and it is said:  Allah has struk him with a SHARZAH and JARZAH, which means Allah Almighty Willed for him to be destroyed (يريد به الهلاك).
     
  •  جرزا (jarzaa): devouring everything whole.

  • الجروز الذي اذا اكل لم يترك علي المائدة شيئا  the JAROOZ is the person who eats everything on the table and doesn't leave a single thing left.
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    Article #1:

    The following is a Scientific Video:


    (Click to play video-clip)

      

    Article #2:

    The following reference from Wikipedia was sent to me by brother Mahir; may Allah Almighty always be pleased with him.  Notice how the sun will eventually turn into a White Dwarf (see the far right, #14, on the following image).  Allah Almighty also Said in the Glorious Quran that the sun will become a White Dwarf.  Please visit:

  • The Glorious Quran precisely predicts that our sun will turn into a "White Dwarf" dimmed star, and Science has confirmed this!
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    The site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Earth
     
    The location: "Future"

    Future

    See also: Risks to civilization, humans and planet Earth

    The future of the planet is closely tied to that of the Sun. As a result of the steady accumulation of helium ash at the Sun's core, the star's total luminosity will slowly increase. The luminosity of the Sun will increase by 10 percent over the next 1.1 billion years (1.1 Gyr), and by 40% over the next 3.5 Gyr.[118] Climate models indicate that the rise in radiation reaching the Earth is likely to have dire consequences, including the possible loss of the planet's oceans.[119]
    The Earth's increasing surface temperature will accelerate the
    inorganic CO2 cycle, reducing its concentration to the lethal levels for plants (10 ppm for C4 photosynthesis) in 900 million years. But even if the Sun were eternal and stable, the continued internal cooling of the Earth would have resulted in a loss of much of its atmosphere and oceans (due to lower volcanism).[120] After another billion years the surface water will have completely disappeared.[121]
    The Sun, as part of its solar lifespan, will expand to a
    red giant in about 5 Gyr. Models predict that the Sun will expand out to about 99% of the distance to the Earth's present orbit (1 astronomical unit, or AU). However, by that time, the orbit of the Earth may have expanded to about 1.7 AUs because of the diminished mass of the Sun. The planet might thus escape envelopment by the expanded Sun's sparse outer atmosphere, though most (if not all) existing life will have been destroyed by the Sun's proximity to the Earth.[118]
     
    What happends when all oceans disappear? The herbage and growth will not get any rain on it because of the rain cycle being stoped when no water exists on earth to "Send back" water as Allah allmighty explains in several verses!

     
      

    Article #3:

    Again, Notice how the sun will eventually turn into a White Dwarf (see the far right, #14, on the following image).  Allah Almighty also Said in the Glorious Quran that the sun will become a White Dwarf.  Please visit:

  • The Glorious Quran precisely predicts that our sun will turn into a "White Dwarf" dimmed star, and Science has confirmed this!
      
  • Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earth from Cloning.
      
  • The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.
      
    Noble Verse [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.
      
      

  • Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.

     
  •   
    "Life cycle

    The Sun's current main sequence age, determined using computer models of stellar evolution and nucleocosmochronology, is thought to be about 4.57 billion years.[7]

    It is thought that about 4.59 billion years ago, the rapid collapse of a hydrogen molecular cloud led to the formation of a third generation T Tauri Population I star, the Sun. The nascent star assumed a nearly circular orbit about 26,000 light-years from the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy.[8]

    The Sun is about halfway through its main-sequence evolution, during which nuclear fusion reactions in its core fuse hydrogen into helium. Each second, more than 4 million tonnes of matter are converted into energy within the Sun's core, producing neutrinos and solar radiation; at this rate, the Sun will have so far converted around 100 Earth-masses of matter into energy. The Sun will spend a total of approximately 10 billion years as a main sequence star.

    The Sun does not have enough mass to explode as a supernova. Instead, in 5–6 billion years, it will enter a red giant phase, its outer layers expanding as the hydrogen fuel in the core is consumed and the core contracts and heats up. Helium fusion will begin when the core temperature reaches around 100 MK, and will produce carbon and oxygen, entering the asymptotic giant branch of a planetary nebula phase in about 7.8 billion years, during which instabilities in interior temperature lead the surface of the sun to shed mass. While it is likely that the expansion of the outer layers of the Sun will reach the current position of Earth's orbit, recent research suggests that mass lost from the Sun earlier in its red giant phase will cause the Earth's orbit to move further out, preventing it from being engulfed.[9] However, Earth's water will be boiled away and most of its atmosphere will escape into space. The increase in solar temperatures over this period is sufficient that by about 900 million years into the future, the surface of the Earth will become too hot for the survival of life as we know it.[10] After another billion years the surface water will have completely disappeared.[11]

       

     
    Life-cycle of the Sun; sizes are not drawn to scale.

    Following the red giant phase, intense thermal pulsations will cause the Sun to throw off its outer layers, forming a planetary nebula. The only object that will remain after the outer layers are ejected is the extremely hot stellar core, which will slowly cool and fade as a white dwarf over many billions of years. This stellar evolution scenario is typical of low- to medium-mass stars.[9][12] " (Source)

      

      

       

    Noble Verse(s) 15:22
    Yusuf Ali:

    [015:022]  And We send the fecundating (or fertilizing) winds, then cause the rain to descend from the sky, therewith providing you with water (in abundance), though ye are not the guardians of its stores.

    Transliteration:

    [015:022]  Waarsalna alrriyaha lawaqiha faanzalna mina alssama-i maan faasqaynakumoohu wama antum lahu bikhazineena

    Arabic (from right to left):

    15:22 وارسلنا الرياح لواقح فانزلنا من السماء ماء فاسقيناكموه وماانتم له بخازنين

      

    4-  From a Muslim web site:

    "Modern science tells us that the growth of clouds and precipitation require that the winds fertilize the clouds with a quantity of microscopic particles called condensation nuclei. The most important qualities of these seeds are that they draw water or dissolve into it. The winds also carry water vapor to the clouds so they will produce rain. The process goes on with the coming together of numerous particles of water in the atmosphere around these condensation nuclei.

    The smallest droplet of water is made up of at least 100 molecules. It is not easy for such a number to come together by mere coincidence without there being nuclei to precipitate upon.

    These particles are preserved. In this way, people have come to know that the Qur’anic verse points to how the winds fertilize the clouds with water vapor then with condensation nuclei as a precursor to the existence of rain. Allah says:

    See you not that Allah drives the clouds gently, then joins them together, then makes them into a heap of layers and you see the rain comes forth from between them; and they are like mountains in the sky from which He sends down hail, and strikes therewith whom He wills and averts it from whom He wills. The vivid flash of the clouds’ lightning nearly blinds the sight.
    Meteorologists say that rain requires the development of precipitating clouds. Among these rain clouds are cumulonimbus clouds that form in a vertical direction. They can extend upwards of twenty kilometers. These cumulonimbus clouds have three layers. The lowest level consists of growing drops of water. The middle layer contains water droplets having temperatures below freezing that are still in a liquid form. As for the highest layer, it is comprised of pure white ice crystals. Allah has made the water droplets that are above freezing unstable, capable of freezing by merely plunging into a solid body. This is why when ice crystals fall from the highest layer to the middle layer and meet with water that is above freezing, the crystals adhere to these droplets and freeze with them, swiftly increasing their size." (http://www.islamtoday.com/discover_islam.cfm?cat_id=6&sub_cat_id=42)
      
      
    5-  From Wikipedia:
     
    "Cloud condensation nuclei or CCNs (also known as cloud seeds) are small particles (typically 0.0002 mm, or 1/100 th the size of a cloud droplet [1]) about which cloud droplets coalesce. Water requires a non-gaseous surface to make the transition from a vapour to a liquid. In the atmosphere, this surface presents itself as tiny solid or liquid particles called CCNs. When no CCNs are present, water vapour can be supercooled below 0 °C (32 °F) before droplets spontaneously form (this is the basis of the cloud chamber for detecting subatomic particles)."  (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_condensation_nuclei)
      
      
    6-  From Wikipedia:
     
    "Coalescence is the process by which two or more droplets or particles merge during contact to form a single daughter droplet (or bubble). It can take place in many processes, ranging from meteorology to astrophysics. For example, it is both involved in the formation of raindrops as well as planetary and star formation."  (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coalescence_%28meteorology%29)

      

    Allah Almighty further Says: 

    Noble Verse(s) 23:18
    Yusuf Ali:

    [023:018]  And We send down water from the sky according to calculated measure, and We cause it to soak in the soil; and We certainly are able to drain it off (with ease).

    Transliteration:

    [023:018]  Waanzalna mina alssama-i maan biqadarin faaskannahu fee al-ardi wa-inna AAala thahabin bihi laqadiroona

    Arabic (from right to left):

    23:18 وانزلنا من السماء ماء بقدر فاسكناه في الارض وانا على ذهاب به لقادرون

    More details on this topic are at: The Miracle of the Rain, Thunder and Electrical "fertilization" caused by winds in the Noble Quran!

      

      

      

     

    2-  The moon's S-shaped orbit, reflection of light, and the curvy orbits of the celestial bodies:
      

    Noble Verse(s) 36:39
    Dr. Munir Munshey (one of www.answering-christianity.com's authors):

    [036:039]  And the moon! We destined it to return in stages until it comes back like the dried out branch of the date tree!

    Transliteration:

    [036:039]  Waalqamara qaddarnahu manazila hatta AAada kaalAAurjooni alqadeemi

    Arabic (from right to left):

    36:39 والقمر قدرناه منازل حتى عاد كالعرجون القديم

    When the date-tree branches begin to grow, they start out looking archy.  As they continue to grow they start arching the other way from the bottom, giving them the look of an English letter S.  When they become very old, and begin to dry and die, they would've reached their maximum growth, and in most cases, they resemble the English letter S.

    Allah Almighty also Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 15:14
    Yusuf Ali:

    [015:014]  Even if We opened out to them a gate from heaven, and they were to continue (all day) ascending therein,

    Transliteration:

    [015:014]  Walaw fatahna AAalayhim baban mina alssama-i fathalloo feehi yaAArujoona

    Arabic (from right to left):

    15:14 ولو فتحنا عليهم بابا من السماء فظلوا فيه يعرجون

      

    Noble Verse(s) 70:3
    Yusuf Ali:

    [070:003]  (A Penalty) from God, Lord of the Ways of Ascent.

    Transliteration:

    [070:003]  Mina Allahi thee almaAAariji

    Arabic (from right to left):

    70:3 من الله ذي المعارج

    المعارج and يعرجون  are partially translated here are ascend up. 

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 2, Page 111.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 194.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 591.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 756.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 602.

    the meaning of AARAJ means the following:

    اعرج (a'aaraj), which is the root word: person who has a lame leg from a polio disease.  He walks lamely.  Such person doesn't walk straight. 

    العرجان (al-aarajan): مشية الأعرج  (mishyatu al-a'aaraj) the walk of the a'aaraj.      

    العرج (al-aaraj):  كالحقب , و هو ان لا يستقيم مخرج البول it means al-haqab, which is when the ejecting of the urine is not straight and is curved (لا يستقيم la yastaqeem).

    العرج (al-aaraj): غيبوبة الشمس, و يقال إنعراجها نحو المغرب  the setting of the sun, and it is said: it's inejaajuha towards the West, which means, it's curved or archy path towards the West.    

    عَرَجَ (aaraja):  عريج (aareej):  إرتفع و علا  raised and ascended up.

    عرّج تعريج (aarraja taareeja):  ميّل (mayyala)  made curvy or archy.

    المُنْعَرَجْ (al-munaaraj):  المنعطف (al-munaataf) a curved turn ahead.

    [So when Allah Almighty Says: الله ذي المعارج , it means that Allah Almighty is the One who Created the archy and curvy orbits and paths of the Universe.  They are not straight shots!  They are curvy.  That's why Allah Almighty chose the Words  عرج ,  يعرجون , المعارج because they all speak about curvy routes to Heaven and not straight ones.]

    Furthermore, we read:

    إنعرج الشئ  (in'aaraja al-shaya'): إنعطف و مال يَمْنَةً و يَسْرَةً. يقال: إنعرج النهر.  Something that curved to the right and to the left.  It is said: the river إنعرج (in'aaraja), which means the river curved to the right and to the left.  It is not straight.

    تعاريج النهر (ta'aareej al-nahr):  منعطفاته (mun'atafatih) the river's curving points.

    عَرَجَ (aaraja): to swerve,  to zigzag, to follow a zigzag course.

    تعاريج (ta'aareej): wavy lines.

    مُنْعَرَجْ (munaaraj):  zigzag, winding.

  • Winding: snaking, snaky.
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    So when Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 36:39
    Dr. Munir Munshey (one of www.answering-christianity.com's authors):

    [036:039]  And the moon! We destined it to return in stages until it comes back like the dried out branch of the date tree!

    Transliteration:

    [036:039]  Waalqamara qaddarnahu manazila hatta AAada kaalAAurjooni alqadeemi

    Arabic (from right to left):

    36:39 والقمر قدرناه منازل حتى عاد كالعرجون القديم

      
    عرجون is derived from عرج or إنعرج, and it clearly means that the moon's orbit does curve to the right and the left, like the English-letter S!

    Remember that the English language, and its letter S were not known to Arabia!  And as our scientists today say that the moon orbits the earth in S-shaped loops, Allah Almighty also Said that the moon orbits the earth in dry and twisted date-tree branches loops, that curve to the right and to the left, which is S-loops.

      

       

    That is why Allah Almighty Said looking like AN OLD date tree branch:

    The following image was taken from: http://www.timezone.com/library/tmachine/tmachine0005

    The moon's loops around the earth resemble the English letter S and the number 8.

      

    Article #3:

    "The Lunar Month

    Another example of compound motions is the Lunar Month, which combines these two motions:
    1. The orbit of the Moon around the Earth, which appears as an eastward motion relative to the stars. This takes about 27.3 days to complete one orbit with respect to the stars (the sidereal month).
    2. The orbit of the Earth around the Sun, which causes the location of the Sun to slowly move eastward along the Ecliptic."
    (Source)

    The moon's orbit around earth appears as an 'eastward motion.'  So what is an eastward motion, in general, for any planet?  It is an S-shaped orbit as the next article says.  

      

    Article #4:

    "....the planet appears to speed up relative to the stars and begins moving faster than the stars toward the west, before it settles back into drifting once again toward the east each day. This sudden motion to the west is called "retrograde motion," since the planet seems to be regressing from its eastward drift. In this strange type of motion, the planet forms a looping or S-shaped path against the background of the stars...." (Source)

      

    Article #5:

    "precession of the equinoxes, westward motion of the equinoxes along the ecliptic. This motion was first noted by Hipparchus c.120 B.C. The precession is due to the gravitational attraction of the moon and sun on the equatorial bulge of the earth, which causes the earth's axis to describe a cone in somewhat the same fashion as a spinning top. As a result, the celestial equator (see equatorial coordinate system), which lies in the plane of the earth's equator, moves on the celestial sphere, while the ecliptic, which lies in the plane of the earth's orbit around the sun, is not affected by this motion. The equinoxes, which lie at the intersections of the celestial equator and the ecliptic, thus move on the celestial sphere. Similarly, the celestial poles move in circles on the celestial sphere, so that there is a continual change in the star at or near one of these poles (see Polaris). After a period of about 26,000 years the equinoxes and poles lie once again at nearly the same points on the celestial sphere. Because the gravitational effects of the sun and moon are not always the same, there is some wobble in the motion of the earth's axis; this wobble, called nutation, causes the celestial poles to move, not in perfect circles, but in a series of S-shaped curves with a period of 18.6 years. There is some further precession caused by the gravitational influences of the other planets; this precession affects the earth's orbit around the sun and thus causes a shift of the ecliptic on the celestial sphere. The precession of the earth's orbital plane is sometimes called planetary precession, and that of the earth's equatorial plane (caused by the sun and moon) is called luni-solar precession; the combined effect of the moon, the sun, and the planets is called general precession. Planetary precession is much less than luni-solar precession. The precession of the equinoxes was first explained by Isaac Newton in 1687." (Source)

    (Also, their reference/source is: The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia Copyright © 2004, Columbia University Press.  Licensed from Columbia University Press)

      

    A must-watch video:

    Further down in this article, you'll read the following.  The video below is a must-watch:

    Now in regards to Noble Verse 36:38:

    Arabic (from right to left):

    36:38 والشمس تجري لمستقر لها ذلك تقدير العزيز العليم

    "And the sun runs on its fixed course for a term (appointed). That is the Decree of the All-Mighty, the All-Knowing.  (The Noble Quran, 36:38)"

    Running is going fast.  Our sun and moon to our naked eyes are NOT running while rising and setting upon us.  Our solar system is traveling very fast in space.  This is also where we know that the UNIVERSE IS EXPANDING.  The Quran made this claim also:  "And the firmament, We constructed with power and skill and verily We are expanding it.(The Noble Quran, 51:47).

    Running in Arabic is جرى, which is what تجري is derived from.  There are also many Words that speak about the motion of earth in space:  دحاها DAHAHA, كفاتا KIFAATA, تقوم TAQOOM, وضعها WADA'AHA, تمر TAMUR, مهادا MIHAADA, تزولا TAZOOL, تميد TAMEED.  Also, all celestial bodies, يعرجون Yaa'rujoon (traveling in orbits [2] [3] [4] [5]) in space.  Also other Arabic words عرج , عروج , معارج  and  معراج  that all refer to "going in an orbital and curvy path" in the Glorious Quran and our Islamic Texts.

    This is all demonstrated in good details in the following video file:

    Scientists today believe that our galaxy is currently traveling towards a Black Hole and Star Vega.  So the sun, which is the mother of our Solar System, will not just exist forever.  There will come a time where it will come to a halt in both motion and light.

      

    Also, the Glorious Quran [1] declares that the earth is:

    Did you know that the Glorious Quran declares that the earth is:
  • Spherical.
  • Suspended in Space.
  • Traveling in Space.
  • Revolves around itself, or its own axle?
      
  • Also, all celestial bodies are يعرجون Yaa'rujoon (traveling in orbits [2] [3] [4] [5]) in space.  This video is about Noble Verses 32:5, 34:2, 57:4, 70:3-4 and others, and the Arabic words عرج , عروج , معارج  and  معراج  that all refer to "going in an orbital and curvy path" in the Glorious Quran and our Islamic Texts.
      
      
     
    The Miracle of the Plate Tectonics, mountains' formation, and the earth's Spherical Expansion:

    My detailed proofs about the earth spread out spherically are listed here:

    www.answering-christianity.com/egg-shaped_earth.htm

    www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm#geology_moving_earth_rain

    www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#links

    Detailed Rebuttals:
    www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2243.msg10156.html#msg10156
    www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2270.msg10136.html#msg10136

    www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2275.msg10214.html#msg10214
    www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2380.msg10759.html#msg10759

    Now, in Noble Verses 79:30-32, Allah Almighty Says:

    And the earth after that He has spherically expanded
    Brought forth from it its water and pasture
    and the MOUNTAINS HE SET FIRMLY.

    Indeed, scientists have proven that:

    1-  The earth has spherically expanded.

    2-  The earth produced its water and pasture on a large scale as a result.  I have posted a Scientific Video from History Channel proving this:

      

    3-  The mountains due to this expansion were formed; due to the plate tectonics movements, which caused for land to be pushed on top of each other, which formed mountains and hills.  You can learn about this at:

    https://www.google.com/#q=mountains+formed+through+plate+tectonics

    Read all of the details at my article:

    For ample more Noble Verses on mountains and the geology of earth, please visit:

    www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm#geology_moving_earth_rain

      


    The Earth Spread out Spherically, and its Waters came out from it:

    Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 79:30-79:31
    Arabic (Read from right to left.  Also, all png image files: [1] [2]):

    79:30 والارض بعد ذلك دحاها

    79:31 اخرج منها ماءها ومرعاها

    Khalifa: (why is he here?)

    [079:030]  He made the earth egg-shaped.

    [079:031]  From it, He produced its own water and pasture.

      
    Below in this article, we'll see the ample proofs that the earth was indeed
    SPREAD OUT SPHERICALLY.  And Scientists have proven that water does indeed originate from its planets when they're hot enough and are located in the Goldilocks Zone when orbiting their sun.

    As thoroughly detailed in this detailed article, I thoroughly demonstrated using 7 encyclopedic dictionaries that DAHA دحاها  means:

    1-  To push.

    2-  To throw.

    دحا   (daha):  دفعه و رمى به (dafa'aahu wa ramaa bih) Caused it to move, pushed it, or threw it.

    دحا الصبي المِدحاةَ أي دفع الصبي المِدحاةَ   Daha the boy the rolling toy, means the boy pushed the rolling toy.


    3-  To make something roll, as in DAHA the barrel from the top of the hill, which means he rolled it down from the top of the hill.  Also, this is where the Arabic word DAHRAJA is derived from, which means to make something roll down.

    4-  To make something round.  I used several examples for ROUND AND BULGED TUMMY, and making round objects.  I even used a Hadith from Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, when he said:

    In Prophet Muhammad's Hadith: كان لأسامة بطننٌ مُندحٌ اي متسع   Osama had a round and big tummy.

    Also the dictionary says:
    الدحداح هو المستدير الململم    The dahdaah is the person who is ROUND and STOCKY.

    و بطنٌ مُنداحُ أي خارخٌ مُدوّر  His tummy is mun-daahun means it is OUT THERE AND ROUND مُدوّر.

      

    So when Allah Almighty DAHA THE EARTH, it means that Allah Almighty EXPANDED IT SPHERICALLY through rotating around itself and moving in its orbit in space.  And this is why Allah Almighty Said after that (after He DAHAHA), He brought forth from it its water and pasture.  Science has proven this to be 100% accurate and True:


    1-  Water was brought forth from the earth - Science confirmed it and the Holy Quran claimed it 1400 years ago:

    Note:  In Article #3'S video in the article, the collision of the iron-planet made
    our earth EGG-SHAPED, according to the Scientists and the video.

      
    2-  Our earth expanded and produced its own water:

    And

    For ample more details, please visit:  

  • www.answering-christianity.com/egg-shaped_earth.htm
      
  • www.answering-christianity.com/earth.htm  (Iron was sent down from space according to the Glorious Quran, and it was confirmed by science).
  • www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#links
  • www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#geology
  • www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#main_sections
  • www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm
  • http://www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm#geology_moving_earth_rain
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    A STUNNING Hadith [1] [2] [3] [4] from Prophet Muhammad regarding the rising and setting POINTS:

    Question:

    Did Prophet Muhammad know think that the earth was spherical or flat?

    Answer:

    In this Hadith, above, he certainly seems to have known this fact very well.  And this Hadith is even older than Sahih Bukhari.  It is important to know that Imam Bukhari and others have declared that they have discarded thousands of Hadiths:

    www.islamic-awareness.org/Hadith/bukhari.html

  • "The two sahih collections did not gather the totality of the authentic ahadith as proved by al-Bukhari's testimony: "I have not included in my book al-Jami` but what is authentic, and I left out among the authentic for fear of [excessive] length."
      

  • "... Bukhari, collected twenty thousand of them, of which he rejected ten thousand, accounting them untrue. Of the remaining ten thousand he accepted only 7,275, declaring the rest to be untrustworthy. Abu Da'ud accepted as authentic only 4,800 rules out 50,000."

  •   
    This is to keep their volumes as simple and manageable as possible.  So it is quite possible that the Prophet spoke about the earth being spherical, and the Glorious Quran certainly did, and
    people just dismissed them as nonsense.  I have covered your question in great details at:

    www.answering-christianity.com/egg-shaped_earth.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#links
    www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm

      
      

    Other Articles:

    Also, ample proofs for several of the Glorious Quran's Arabic words' definitions, from my Arabic-English and English-Arabic dictionaries, that prove that the earth is indeed spherical, rotating around its axle, and is suspended in space, are provided in the following important link:

  • Detailed Analysis from Lisan Al-Arab (this alone is 10 big books) and 7 other dictionaries proving the Scientific Miracles in the Holy Quran in Great Details.
      

  • Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earths from Cloning.
      

  • Detailed rebuttal about the shape of the Earth in the Glorious Quran.  Detailed discussion about SUTIHAT.
      

  • The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.  Noble Verse [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.
      

  • Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.
      

  • Also visit the Rebuttals Section below for detailed interactions and challenges.

    1. Video file.
    2. The Motion of Earth in the Noble Quran.
    3. Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earth from Cloning.

      

    The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.
      
    Noble Verse [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.

     

    Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.

     

    The universe "is full of paths and orbits".

    Related video file about going up to space with space shuttles in the Noble Quran.

    Earth's orbit around the sun is like a Cradle, as the Noble Quran mentioned.

    Seas don't mix, and the earth's orbit in the Noble Quran.

    Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earth from Cloning.

    The 7 layers of earth and iron was sent down from space.

      

      

    Noble Verse(s) 10:5
    Yusuf Ali:

    [010:005]  It is He Who made the sun to be a (source of light) shining glory and the moon to be (reflecting to the) light (of beauty), and measured out stages for it; that ye might know the number of years and the count (of time). Nowise did God create this but in truth and righteousness. (Thus) doth He explain His Signs in detail, for those who understand.

    Transliteration:

    [010:005]  Huwa allathee jaAAala alshshamsa diyaan waalqamara nooran waqaddarahu manazila litaAAlamoo AAadada alssineena waalhisaba ma khalaqa Allahu thalika illa bialhaqqi yufassilu al-ayati liqawmin yaAAlamoona

    Arabic (from right to left):

    10:5 هو الذين جعل الشمس ضياء والقمر نورا وقدره منازل لتعلموا عدد السنين والحساب ماخلق الله ذلك الا بالحق يفصل الايات لقوم يعلمون

    We find in Tafsir (interpretation of) Ibn Kahir, a prominent and leading Muslim scholar in the 13th century, the following about WHY THE MOON HAS DIFFERENT emittions OF LIGHT - from looking like a crecent, to a half moon to a full moon and all different shapes in between:

    "The sun rises each day and sets at the end of the day, giving one kind of light all the time, but it moves, rising and setting at different points in the summer and winter, thus making the days and nights longer or shorter alternatively according to the season. Its authority is in the daytime, for it is the heavenly body that dominates the day. As for the moon, Allah has decreed that it should pass through different phases. At the beginning of the month, the moon appears small when it rises. It gives off little light, then on the second night its light increases and it rises to a higher position, and the higher it rises the more light it gives -- even though it is reflected from the sun -- until it becomes full on the fourteenth night of the month."  (http://www.tafsir.com/default.asp?sid=36&tid=43568)

    "He created the night with its darkness and the day with its light, and they alternate without ceasing. And He created the sun with its shining light, and the moon with its reflected light. and He allotted their stages and gave them separate orbits in the heavens."  (http://www.tafsir.com/default.asp?sid=41&tid=46752......First big paragraph)  

    So why would Ibn Kathir come up with this statement, many centuries before man discovered that the earth was spherical and that the moon does indeed reflect the sun's light?  Well, according to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 3, Pages 805, 808.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 454.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 962.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 1196.

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 1008, 1009.

    نور  (noor):  بيّن (bayyan)  reveal, reflect.

    إستنار به (istanaara bihi): إستمدّ شعاعة  (istamadda shu'aaa'uh) was supplied by its light.

    انار المكان (anaara al-makaan):  وضع فيه النور (wada'aa feehi al-noor)  Put light into it, or reflected light off of it.

    نوّرتِ الشجرو انارت ايضاً (nawwarat al-shajarah wa anaarat aydan):  اخرجت نورها (akhrajat nooraha) The plant reflected the light off of itself, or it showed the light off of itself.  However, plants, as we know, are not a source of light.

    انار النبت (anaara al-nabtu):  ظهر و حسن (tha-hara wa hasan)  the plant was revealed well from light.

    نور (noor):  be revealed, to be lighted, to receive light.

    So clearly, when Allah Almighty Said that the sun is ضياء (diyaa'a), a source of light, and the moon a نورا , then clearly the moon:

    1-  Is reflecting to light, because it is إستمدّ شعاعة (was supplied by light), as this is the meaning of إستنار , which is derived from the root word نور  noor.

    2-  Is reflecting to light, because it is ظهر و حسن (was revealed well from light) , as this is the meaning of  انار , as in  انار النبت.

    3-  Is reflecting to light, because it receives light from the sun and it is lighted and revealed by it.

    So which light is the moon reflecting?  It is reflecting to the sun's ضياء (diyaa'a).  Again,  هو الذين جعل الشمس ضياء والقمر نورا , and the moon is the noor نورا to that diyaa' ضياء of the sun!

    Allah Almighty further Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 71:15-71:16
    Yusuf Ali:

    [071:015]  "'See ye not how God has created the seven heavens (of the earth, i.e., the 7 layers of our atmosphere) one above another,

    [071:016]  "'And made the moon a (reflecting) light in their midst, and made the sun as a (Glorious) Lamp?

    Transliteration:

    [071:015]  Alam taraw kayfa khalaqa Allahu sabAAa samawatin tibaqan

    [071:016]  WajaAAala alqamara feehinna nooran wajaAAala alshshamsa sirajan

    Arabic (from right to left):

    71:15 الم تروا كيف خلق الله سبع سموات طباقا

    71:16 وجعل القمر فيهن نورا وجعل الشمس سراجا

    In this Noble Verse, Allah Almighty talked about the earth's atmospher and its 7 layers revealing the sun's lights that come from the sun and are reflected off of the moon. 

    More on this in the Noble Quran soon, insha'Allah (if Allah Almighty is Willing).

      

    Furthermore, when we look at ضياء (diyaa'a), we find out that according to:

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 1, Page 119.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 56.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 546.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 715.

    5.  Al-Mawrid dictionary English-Arabic section [5], Page 528.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 547.

    ضياء (diyaa'a):  الضوء, ما اضاء لك (al-dawa', ma adaa'a laka)  the light, and what it originated from light to you.

  • The following poem proves that ضياء (diyaa'a) refers to the original light:

    اضاءَتْ لنا النارُ وجهاً اغرَّ, مُلتبِساً, بالفُؤادِ, إلتِباسا  The fire has originated (اضاءَتْ  is derived from ضياء ) for us the light of a mighty glow, that will always be liked by the heart (or something like that).

    Notice here that the fire is the originator and the source of the light.  And notice how NOOR or a derivative of it wasn't used.

  • إستضاء (istadaa'): إستمدّ نورهُ (istamadda noorahu) the original light stretched its NOOR forth

    تضوَّأ (tadawwa'a):   قام فى ظلمةٍ ليرى بِضَوْءِ النار اهلها   he got up during the darkness of the night to see from the light of the fire, the people in the place.

  • Notice again how the fire in this sentence is the originator and the source of the light.  And notice how NOOR or a derivative of it wasn't used.
  • ضوء (dawa'):  to gleam, radiate, to illumine, illuminate, to shed light, cast light.

    Allah Almighty further Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 24:35
    Dr. Munir Munshey (one of www.answering-christianity.com's authors):

    [024:035]  Allah is the light of the heavens and the earth. An example of its brilliance: there is a lamp in a luminous niche. The lamp is in a glass which itself gleams like a radiant star. It is lit by the oil of the blessed tree _ neither from the West nor the East. The oil of the lamp is ready to glow by itself even without being kindled. The bright luminous light is atop another brilliant light. Allah guides towards this light whomever He wants and Allah quotes this parable for the people. Allah is knowledgeable of all things!

    Transliteration:

    [024:035]  Allahu nooru alssamawati waal-ardi mathalu noorihi kamishkatin feeha misbahun almisbahu fee zujajatin alzzujajatu kaannaha kawkabun durriyyun yooqadu min shajaratin mubarakatin zaytoonatin la sharqiyyatin wala gharbiyyatin yakadu zaytuha yudee-o walaw lam tamsas-hu narun noorun AAala noorin yahdee Allahu linoorihi man yashao wayadribu Allahu al-amthala lilnnasi waAllahu bikulli shay-in AAaleemun

    Arabic (from right to left):

    24:35 الله نور السماوات والارض مثل نوره كمشكاة فيها مصباح المصباح في زجاجة الزجاجة كانها كوكب دري يوقد من شجرة مباركة زيتونة لاشرقية ولاغربية يكاد زيتها يضيئ ولو لم تمسسه نار نور على نور يهدي الله لنوره من يشاء ويضرب الله الامثال للناس والله بكل شئ عليم

    The oil is about to يضيئ (yudee'o) without being kindled by fire.  Notice how the OIL, in the Parable, is the SOURCE OF LIGHT, and the Arabic word  yudee'o يضيئ is derived from the root words  ضياء (diyaa'a) and  ضوء (dawa').

     

    The universe "is full of paths and orbits".

    Related video file about going up to space with space shuttles in the Noble Quran.

    Earth's orbit around the sun is like a Cradle, as the Noble Quran mentioned.

    Seas don't mix, and the earth's orbit in the Noble Quran.

    Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earth from Cloning.

    The 7 layers of earth and iron was sent down from space.

    The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.
      
    Noble Verse [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.

     

    Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.

     

     

      

      

      

     

    3-  Geology of the Earth, its Shape, its Movement in Space, its Atmosphere, and the Formation of Rain:  

      

    Here are some facts about earth:

    1-  Life on earth, similar to the life that we're living now began 3.8 billion years ago.

    2-  Earth is 4.6 billion years old.

    3-  Earth used to be only 10% of its current size.

    4-  Scientists have proven that the smaller the planet, the lesser its gravity will be, and the larger and taller the bodies will be on it.

    5-  Man used to be much much larger and taller than what he is now.

    Islam is in almost perfect agreement with all of the points mentioned above.  Please visit:

  • Adam was 90 feet tall, and earth kept on expanding.
      
  • The Glorious Quran [1] declares that the earth is:
      
    Did you know that the Glorious Quran declares that the earth is:
    1. Spherical.
    2. Suspended in Space.
    3. Traveling in Space.
    4. Revolves around itself, or its own axle?
        
    5. Also, all celestial bodies are يعرجون Yaa'rujoon (traveling in orbits [2] [3] [4] [5]) in space.  This video is about Noble Verses 32:5, 34:2, 57:4, 70:3-4 and others, and the Arabic words عرج , عروج , معارج  and  معراج  that all refer to "going in an orbital and curvy path" in the Glorious Quran and our Islamic Texts.
        
      1. Video file.
      2. The Motion of Earth in the Noble Quran.
          
      3. Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earth from Cloning.
          
      4. The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.
          
        Noble Verse [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.

         

      5. Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.

         
    6.   
        
  • More on earth in the Glorious Quran:

    As thoroughly demonstrated in the following table, Allah Almighty Said: 

      

    The Romans had been defeated around, or in the area of, the lowest land on earth

    غلبت الروم  في ادنى الارض

      

    Noble Verse(s) 30:2-30:3
    Yusuf Ali:

    [030:002]  The Roman Empire has been defeated-

    [030:003]  In a land close by; (WRONG TRANSLATION as thoroughly demonstrated below) but they, (even) after (this) defeat of theirs, will soon be victorious- 

    Transliteration:

    [030:002]  Ghulibati alrroomu

    [030:003]  Fee adna al-ardi wahum min baAAdi ghalabihim sayaghliboona

    Arabic (from right to left):

    30:2 غلبت الروم

    30:3 في ادنى الارض وهم من بعد غلبهم سيغلبون

    Note:  Thorough analysis on the Key Noble Words in these Noble Verses are discussed using several encyclopedic Arabic dictionaries at:

  • The Stunning Geological Miracle in Noble Verses 30:2-5 (the place where the Romans were defeated)!
      
  • Quran's correct prophecy of defeat of Romans.
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    "In a land close by" is a mistranslation that is even contradicted by the translators' translations of the Holy Word in the following Noble Verses:

    Noble Verse(s) 32:21
    Sher Ali:

    [032:021]  And most surely WE will make them taste of the lesser punishment before the greater punishment, that they may return to US with repentance.

    Pickthall:

    [032:021]  And verily We make them taste the lower punishment before the greater, that haply they may return.

    Transliteration:

    [032:021]  Walanutheeqannahum mina alAAathabi al-adna doona alAAathabi al-akbari laAAallahum yarjiAAoona

    Arabic (from right to left):

    32:21 ولنذيقنهم من العذاب الادنى دون العذاب الاكبر لعلهم يرجعون

      

    Noble Verse(s) 53:9
    Dr. Munir Munshey (one of www.answering-christianity.com's authors):

    [053:009]  He was two bow-lengths away, or less,

    Transliteration:

    [053:009]  Fakana qaba qawsayni aw adna

    Arabic (from right to left):

    53:9 فكان قاب قوسين او ادنى

    The "OR" in this Noble Verse talks about a relativistic and varrying calculation depending on HOW ONE WANTS TO CALCULATE IT and long is the bow the person uses.

      

    Noble Verse(s) 58:7
    Yusuf Ali:

    [058:007]  Seest thou not that God doth know (all) that is in the heavens and on earth? There is not a secret consultation between three, but He makes the fourth among them, - Nor between five but He makes the sixth,- nor between fewer nor more, but He is in their midst, wheresoever they be: In the end will He tell them the truth of their conduct, on the Day of Judgment. For God has full knowledge of all things.

    Dr. Munir Munshey (one of www.answering-christianity.com's authors):

    [058:007]  Do you not realize that Allah knows everything in the heavens and on earth? Never is there a secret conference of three, where He is not the fourth (listening in); nor of five, where He is not the sixth (listening). Even when there are less (than three) or more than that number (holding secret talks), He is (always) with them no matter where they might happen to be. Later, on the Day of Judgment, He will tell them everything they had done! Indeed, Allah knows every single thing!

    Transliteration:

    [058:007]  Alam tara anna Allaha yaAAlamu ma fee alssamawati wama fee al-ardi ma yakoonu min najwa thalathatin illa huwa rabiAAuhum wala khamsatin illa huwa sadisuhum wala adna min thalika wala akthara illa huwa maAAahum ayna ma kanoo thumma yunabbi-ohum bima AAamiloo yawma alqiyamati inna Allaha bikulli shay-in AAaleemun

    Arabic (from right to left):

    58:7 الم تر ان الله يعلم مافي السماوات ومافي الارض مايكون من نجوى ثلاثة الا هو رابعهم ولاخمسة الا هو سادسهم ولاادنى من ذلك ولااكثر الا هو معهم اين ماكانوا ثم ينبئهم بما عملوا يوم القيامة ان الله بكل شئ عليم

    Sher Ali:

    [058:007]  Seest thou not that ALLAH knows all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth ? There is no secret counsel of three, but HE is their fourth, nor of five but HE is their sixth, nor of less than that, nor of more, but HE is with them wheresoever they may be. Then on the Day of Resurrection HE will inform them of what they did. Surely, ALLAH has full knowledge of all things.

    Shakir:

    [058:007]  Do you not see that Allah knows whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth? Nowhere is there a secret counsel between three persons but He is the fourth of them, nor (between) five but He is the sixth of them, nor less than that nor more but He is with them wheresoever they are; then He will inform them of what they did on the day of resurrection: surely Allah is Cognizant of all things.

    Pickthall:

    [058:007]  Hast thou not seen that Allah knoweth all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth ? There is no secret conference of three but He is their fourth, nor of five but He is their sixth, nor of less than that or more but He is with them wheresoever they may be; and afterward, on the Day of Resurrection, He will inform them of what they did. Lo! Allah is Knower of all things.

    Sale:

    [058:007]  Dost thou not perceive that God knoweth whatever is in heaven and in earth? There is no private discourse among three persons, but He is the fourth of them; nor among five, but He is the sixth of them; neither among a smaller number than this, nor a larger, but He is with them; wheresoever they be: And He will declare unto them that which they have done, on the day of resurrection; for God knoweth all things.

    Muhammad Al-Hilali & Muhsin Khan:

    [058:007]  Have you not seen that Allah knows whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is on the earth? There is no Najwa (secret counsel) of three, but He is their fourth (with His Knowledge, while He Himself is over the Throne, over the seventh heaven), nor of five but He is their sixth (with His Knowledge), not of less than that or more, but He is with them (with His Knowledge) wheresoever they may be; and afterwards on the Day of Resurrection, He will inform them of what they did. Verily, Allah is the All-Knower of everything.

    Palmer:

    [058:007]  Dost thou not see that God knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth? and that there cannot be a privy discourse of three but He makes the fourth? nor of five but He makes the sixth? nor less than that nor more, but that He is with them wheresoe'er they be? then He will inform them of what they have done upon the resurrection day; verily, God all things doth know!

    Arberry:

    [058:007]  God has numbered it, and they have forgotten it. God is witness over everything. Hast thou not seen that God knows whatsoever is in the heavens, and whatsoever is in the earth? Three men conspire not secretly together, but He is the fourth of them, neither five men, but He is the sixth of them, neither fewer than that, neither more, but He is with them, wherever they may be; then He shall tell them what they have done, on the Day of Resurrection. Surely God has knowledge of everything.

    Khalifa: (why is he here?)

    [058:007]  Do you not realize that GOD knows everything in the heavens and everything on earth? No three people can conspire secretly without Him being their fourth, nor five without Him being the sixth, nor less than that, nor more, without Him being there with them wherever they may be. Then, on the Day of Resurrection, He will inform them of everything they had done. GOD is fully aware of all things.

    Rodwell:

    [058:007]  Dost thou not see that God knoweth all that is in the Heavens and all that is in the Earth? Three persons speak not privately together, but He is their fourth; nor five, but He is their sixth; nor fewer nor more, but wherever they be He is with them. Then on the day of resurrection He will tell them of their deeds: for God knoweth all things.

    As virtually every single English translator on my web site, www.QuranSearch.com, have translated ADNA ادنى in this Noble Verse, 58:7, to "lower" or "lesser", then based on what objective ground will we now reject the same translation of "lowest land" to be applied to Noble Verse 30:3?


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    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 8, Page 256, 257.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 1180.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 299.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 552.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 294.

    Yes, Adna ادنى  does mean near or to bring nearer.  But it also means:

    ادنى (adna):  السَّفِلُ (al-safilu) the lower or lowest.

    الادنى (adna): الخسيس  (al-khasees) the despicable or most despised.

    الدَّنِىُّ (al-daniyyu): الخسيس  (al-khasees) the despicable or most despised.

    "اتستبدلون الذي هو ادنى"  (The Noble Quran, 2:61)اى الذى هو اخس   the thing that is the least in value.

    دَنِىٌّ يُدَنِّى فى الامور تَدْنِيَةً (daniyyun yudanni fil umoori tadniyatan): يتبع خسيسها و اصاغرها  he follows their most despicable and least ones.

    دانئٌ (daani'un): خبيث  (khabeeth) deceptive.

    دَنُوَ (danuwa): ضعف و خس (daufa wa khas) became weak and lame, or lost much weight and became too weak.

    دنت (danat): went down as inدنت الشمس للغروب (danat al-shamsu lil-ghuroob) the sun has went down and set.

    دناَ (danaa):  to be low, mean, base, vile, contemptible, despicable.

    دنئ (daneea'):  of poor quality, second-rate, inferior.

    دناءة (danaa'aa): lowness, baseness, meanness, vileness, inferiority.

      

    Also, according to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 8, Pages 604-606.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 1214.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page .

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 838.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 734.

    Fi في , as in في ادنى الارض , which was translated as "IN", also means:

    فى (fi):  وسط (wasat) in the middle.

    فى (fi):  داخل (daakhil) inside, or in.

    فى (fi):  على (aala) on.

  • " ولاصلبنكم في جذوع النخل " (The Noble Quran, 20:71):  المعنى على جذوع النخل  the meaning is I will crucify you ON the palm trees' trunks.  
  • فى (fi):  مع (maa') with.

  • " وجعل القمر فيهن نورا  " (The Noble Quran, 71:16):  أى معهن  meaning with them.    
  • فى (fi):  مِن (min) which, who, whom.

  • ضربت فيمن رغبت  :  means أي ضربت من رغبت  it struck whom it desired.     
  • فى (fi):  إلى (ila) to.

    فى (fi):  بِ (bi) by, at, to.

  • فى طَعنِِ  (fi taani):  أى بطعن  meaning by stabbing.
  • فى (fi): بعد (baad) after, beyond.

  • فى عقب ثلاثة أحوال :  means بعد ثلاثة أحوال  after three years.               
  • فى (fi): من (min) from.

  • " وادخل يدك في جيبك تخرج بيضاء من غير سوء في تسع ايات " (The Noble Quran, 27:12):  في تسع ايات أى من تسع ايات  fi nine Signs means FROM nine Signs.
      
  • و فيها فحلان (wa feeha fahlan):  اي و منها فحلان  means and FROM HER two knights.   
  • فى (fi):  in, at, by, near, within, about, on, concerning, with reference to, as to, according to, in proportion to, AFTER as in كذب في كذب  lie AFTER lie, BEFORE as in فيما مضى  before what passed.   

     

    So as we clearly see, the land which the Romans were defeated in were:

    1-  The lowest lands.


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    2-  The most despicable lands, as the interpretation of Noble Verse 2:61 above, from Lisan Al-Arab dictionary, along with the many other proofs that I've provided clearly prove that ADNA means the LOWEST and MOST DESPISED.

    3-  At and near and around "ADNA" ادنى  "THE LAND" الارض And what is this "land"?  It is the most despicable and lowest land! 

    Important Note:  Perhaps, that is why Allah Almighty preceded "land" ارض with the definite article THE ال,  and didn't say: ادنى ارضكم near YOUR LAND!  No, He, the Almighty, instead said ادنى الارض - making the reference to a specific foreign land, which also happens to be the lowest and most despicable one.

    So ADNA ادنى here is applied to the status of the land, making it despicable and lowest, and with the definite article THE ال , the defeat of the Romans happened near and around that referenced doomed piece of land.

    So to put it together in a simpler form, Noble Verses 30:2-3 should read:

    30:2 غلبت الروم

    30:3 في ادنى الارض

    The Romans had been defeated at near and around THE MOST DESPICABLE AND LOWEST LAND.

      

    Surah 30 contains a remarkable historical Prophecy which was fulfilled:

    ‏‏30:2 غلبت الروم

    30:3 في ادنى الارض وهم من بعد غلبهم سيغلبون

    30:4 في بضع سنين لله الامر من قبل ومن بعد ويومئذ يفرح المؤمنون

    30:5 بنصر الله ينصر من يشاء وهو العزيز الرحيم

      

    [030:002]  Romans have been defeated,

    [030:003]  In the lowest land! But after being defeated they will emerge victorious,

    [030:004]  Within several years! To Allah belong the decision and the decree prior to this (event) and later. That day, the believers would rejoice,

    [030:005]  Over the victory granted by Allah. He helps whom He wants. And He is the most Powerful and the most Merciful.

    The Prophecy fulfillment is thoroughly discussed and proven here:

  • Quran's correct prophecy of defeat of Romans. 
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    Also, the Romans came back Victorious:
      

    In 617 A. D. … The Roman Emperor sent an envoy to Khusrau, praying that he was ready to have peace on any terms, but he replied, "I shall not give protection to the emperor until he is brought in chains before me and gives up obedience to his crucified god and adopts submission to the fire god."
      
    At last, the Emperor became so depressed by defeat that he decided to leave Constantinople and shift to Carthage (modern, Tunis). In short, as the British historian Gibbon says, even seven to eight years after this prediction of the Quran, the conditions were such that no one could even imagine that the Byzantine Empire would ever gain an upper hand over Iran. Not to speak of gaining domination, no one could hope that the Empire, under the circumstances, would even survive.
      
    في بضع سنين
    The Bible uses “few years” and “many years”:
    Daniel (ﺩﺍﻧﻴﺎﻝ) 11:19-21, Job (ﺃﻳﻮﺏ) 16:21-23, 1 Kings 17:1-3 (ﺍﻟﻤﻠﻮﻙ) , Leviticus (ﺍﻟﻼﻭﻳﻲ) 25:51-53.

      

    Just to please the Prophet and the Believers:

    Allah Almighty promised to make the Romans be victorious over the Persians just to please the Prophet and the Believers.  And this Divine Prophecy and Promise indeed did come to pass after several years!  Indeed, all Praise and Glory are due to Allah Almighty Alone for making the Noble Quran be the Perfect and Everlasting Miracle, for us humans, out of all of His Divine Miracles!  And may Allah Almighty send His Peace, Mercy and Blessings upon our Beloved and Blessed Prophet, Teacher and Role Model, Muhammad.  Ameen.

    Please visit: Quran's correct prophecy of defeat of Romans.

      

    It just so happens that these lands were near the lowest spot on earth, the dead sea area, which is approximately 400 meters below the sea level, and which also happens to be the land where Sodom and Gomorrah were doomed in.

    1-  From http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761574726/Asia.html:

    Asia

    Encyclopedia Article
    ........
    The continental mainland stretches from the southern end of the Malay Peninsula to Cape Chelyuskin in Siberia. Its westernmost point is Cape Baba in northwestern Turkey, and its easternmost point is Cape Dezhnyov in northeastern Siberia. The continent’s greatest width from east to west is 8,500 km (5,300 mi). The lowest and highest points on the Earth’s surface are in Asia, namely, the SHORE of the Dead Sea (408 m/1,340 ft below sea level in 1996) and Mount Everest (8,850 m/29,035 ft above sea level).

    2-  From http://www.dead-sea.net/f-cosmetics.htm:

    The Dead Sea is the lowest spot on earth. It is also the richest in concentrated natural minerals, making the area a world - renowned natural health spa. The ancient world knew of the area's wondrous curative properties and throughout the ages people from the four corners of the earth have enjoyed its benefits.

    3-  From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Sea#In_Islam:

    In Islam

    In Islamic tradition, the Dead Sea was about the land in which the Prophet Lut (Lot in the Hebrew scriptures) lived. The people of the towns and cities were wicked for their acts of homosexuality, raping men, robbery and murder and had therefore been given a punishment for such deeds. The punishment arrived when angels in the form of beautiful men were sent down by God as guests for Lut to host. When Lut's people heard of the men, they rushed to Lut's house to misbehave and rape the men. This was their final test which they failed so the angel Gabriel raised the land where the prophet's people lived, tipped it upside down and threw it back on earth, causing the ground near the impact to cave in. Thus, the lowest land on Earth was formed because of this punishment. The non-believers (in the monotheism doctrine) were destroyed and the followers were saved. According to some interpretations, the sura of ar-Rum of the Quran refers to the Dead Sea as the lowest place on Earth.[13][14]

    Bedouin tribes have continuously lived in this area, and more recently explorers and scientists arrived to analyze the minerals and conduct research into the unique climate. Tourism in the region has been developed since the 1960s.

    Recent History

    The Dead Sea Scrolls were found in caves at Qumran at the Dead Sea. The world's lowest road, Highway 90, runs along the Israeli and West Bank shores of the Dead Sea at 393 m (1,289 ft) below sea level.

    There are also health spas and hot springs along the shore, besides the unique water of the Dead Sea itself. A golf course named for Sodom and Gomorrah was built by the British at Kalia on the northern shore. The first major hotels were built in Israel, first at nearby Arad, and since the 1960s at the Neve Zohar resort complex. The Jordanian side has seen increasing development in recent years. For example, three international franchises have opened seaside resort hotels near the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center along the eastern coast of the Dead Sea. [15]

      

    4-  From http://www.miraclesofthequran.com/predictions_01.html:

    INTRODUCTION

    Another miraculous aspect of the Qur'an is its prediction of future events, all of which have so far been fulfilled. This is one of the proofs that the Qur'an is the Word of Allah. In the following pages, we will dwell on some of these events.

    THE VICTORY OF BYZANTIUM

    An astonishing prediction is found in the first verses of Surat ar-Rum, which refers to the Byzantine Empire, the eastern part of the later Roman Empire: The Byzantine Empire, which had met with a great defeat, would soon gain victory.

    Alif, Lam, Mim. The Romans have been defeated in the lowest land, but after their defeat they will be victorious within three to nine years. The affair is Allah's from beginning to end. On that day, the believers will rejoice. (Qur'an, 30:1-4)

    These verses were revealed around 620, almost 7 years after the idolatrous Persians had severely defeated Christian Byzantium in 613-14. In fact, Byzantium had suffered such heavy losses that it seemed impossible for it even to survive, let alone be victorious again. Following their defeat of the Byzantines at Antioch in 613, the Persians seized control of Damascus, Cilicia, Tarsus, Armenia, and Jerusalem. The loss of Jerusalem in 614 was particularly traumatic for the Byzantines, for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre was destroyed and the Persians seized the "True Cross," the symbol of Christianity.174 In addition, the Avars, Slavs, and Lombards also were posing serious threats to the Byzantine Empire. The Avars had reached as far as the walls of Constantinople. Emperor Heraclius ordered the gold and silver in churches to be melted and turned into money in order to meet the army's expenses. When this proved insufficient, bronze statues were melted down in order to mint more money. Many governors had revolted against Heraclius, and Byzantium was on the point of collapse.175 Mesopotamia, Cilicia, Syria, Palestine, Egypt and Armenia, which had earlier belonged to Byzantium, were invaded by the idolatrous Persians.176


    The Dead Sea basin where Byzantium was defeated by Persians. Above is a satellite photograph of the region. The Lake of Lut region, which is the lowest region of the world, is 395 meter below the sea level.

    In short, everyone was expecting Byzantium to be destroyed. But during this time, the first verses of Surat ar-Rum were revealed, announcing that Byzantium would triumph in 3 to 9 years. This predicted victory seemed so impossible that the Arab polytheists thought it would never come true.


    On top a satellite photograph of the Dead Sea basin. The altitude of the Dead Sea could only be determined with modern measurement techniques. These measurements led to the discovery that this region is the "lowest region on the Earth."

    Like all the other predictions in the Qur'an, however, this one also came true. In 622, Heraclius gained a number of victories over the Persians and conquered Armenia.177 In December 627, the two empires fought a decisive battle at Nineveh, some 50 kilometres east of the Tigris river, near Baghdad. This time too, the Byzantine army defeated the Persians. A few months later, the Persians had to sue for peace with Byzantium, which obliged them to return the territories they had taken from it.178

    The Byzantine victory was completed when Emperor Heraclius defeated the Persian ruler Khosrow II in 630, recaptured Jerusalem, and regained the "True Cross" for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.179 In the end, "the victory of the Romans" proclaimed by Allah in the Qur'an miraculously came true within the verses' stated "three to nine years" time frame.

    Another miracle revealed in these verses is the announcement of a geographical fact that could not have been known by anyone at that time: that the Romans had been defeated in the lowest region of Earth. This Arabic expression adna al-Ard is interpreted as "a nearby place" in many translations. However, this is not the literal meaning, but rather a figurative interpretation. The word adna, derived from the word dani (low), means “the lowest”. The word ard means “the world.” Therefore, adna al-ard means "the lowest place on Earth."

    Some interpreters of the Qur'an, considering the closeness of the region in question to the Arabs, prefer the "closest" meaning of the word. However, the actual meaning indicates a very important geological fact: The Dead Sea, one of the regions in which the Byzantines were defeated in 613-14, is the lowest region on Earth.180

    As stated earlier, for Christian Byzantium, the loss of the True Cross was the heaviest blow in that defeat in Jerusalem, located near the shores of the Dead Sea.

    The Byzantines and the Persians actually fought at the Dead Sea basin, which is situated at the intersection point of the lands belonging to Syria, Palestine, and Jordan. At 399 meters below sea level, the Dead Sea is the "lowest" place on Earth's surface.181

    However, as only modern measuring methods and equipment can prove this fact, it would have been impossible for anyone living at that time to realise this truth. Yet, the Qur'an states clearly that this region was the "lowest land" on Earth and thereby provides further evidence that it is the Word of Allah.

    174. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heraclius.
    175. Warren Treadgold, A History of the Byzantine State and Society (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press: 1997), 287-99.

    176. Ibid.

    177. http://fstav.freeservers.com/emperors/heraclius.html.

    178. Treadgold, A History, 287-99.

    179. http://web.genie.it/utenti/i/inanna/livello2-i/mediterraneo-1-i.htm; http://impearls.blogspot.com/2003_12_07_impearls_archive.html; and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heraclius.

    180. “The Lowest Part on the Face of the Earth,”www.beconvinced.com/science/QURANLOWEST.htm.

    181. “Dead Sea,” World Book Encyclopedia, 2003, Contributor: Bernard Reich, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University

      

    5-  From http://www.islamweb.net/ver2/archive/article.php?lang=E&id=47513:

    ".....When we investigated the lowest part of the earth, we found that it was exactly the same spot that witnessed the battle in which the Romans were defeated. When we informed Professor Palmer about this, he contested saying that there were many other areas, which are lower than the one referred to in the Qur'anic verse. He gave examples and names of other areas in Europe and in the United States. We assured him that our information was verified and correct. He had with him a topographical globe that showed elevations and depressions.

    He said that it would be easy with that globe to ascertain which was the lowest spot on earth. He turned the globe with his hands and focused his sign on the area near Jerusalem. To his astonishment, there was a small arrow sticking out towards that area with words: "the lowest part on the face of the earth."

    Professor Palmer was quick to concede that our information was correct. He proceeded to speak, as you now see him with the globe, saying that this was actually the lowest part of the earth....."

      

      

    Ample vocabularies from my dictionaries regarding "Daha" and its circular shape and activities:

    Noble Verse(s) 79:30-79:31
    Yusuf Ali:

    [079:030]  And the earth, moreover, hath He extended (to a wide expanse);

    [079:031]  He draweth out therefrom its moisture and its pasture;

    Transliteration:

    [079:030]  Waal-arda baAAda thalika dahaha

    [079:031]  Akhraja minha maaha wamarAAaha

    Arabic (from right to left):

    79:30 والارض بعد ذلك دحاها

    79:31 اخرج منها ماءها ومرعاها

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 2, Pages 215-218.

    2.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 8, Pages 236-238.

    3.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 1179.

    4.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Pages 272-274.

    5.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 537.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 273.

    Daha دحا means:

    دحا   (daha):  دفعه و رمى به (dafa'aahu wa ramaa bih) Caused it to move, pushed it, or threw it.

  • ويقذفون من كل جانب دحورا ولهم عذاب واصب  (The Noble Quran, 37:8-9)   And they're cast away from every side, repulsed, for they are under a perpetual penalty.
     
  • دحا الصبي المِدحاةَََ أي دفع الصبي المِدحاةَََ   Daha the boy the rolling toy, means the boy pushed the rolling toy.
     
  • دحرجَ  (dahraja):  to roll, roll along, to roll down.
      
     
  • Furthermore, Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 84:6
    Yusuf Ali:

    [084:006]  O thou man! Verily thou art ever toiling (i.e., advancing) on towards thy Lord- painfully toiling,- but thou shalt meet Him.

    Dr. Munir Munshey (one of www.answering-christianity.com's authors):

    [084:006]  Oh man! Indeed, you are steadily advancing towards your Lord. You shall meet Him!

    Transliteration:

    [084:006]  Ya ayyuha al-insanu innaka kadihun ila rabbika kadhan famulaqeehi

    Arabic (from right to left):

    84:6 ياايها الانسان انك كادح الى ربك كدحا فملاقيه

     كادح and كدحا are derived from دحا, and they mean to move!  O man, you are moving - you are advancing - towards your LORD.

       

  • دحا   (daha):  و في حديث أبي رافع: كنت أُلاعب الحسن و الحسين, رضوان الله عليهما, بالمداحي, هي احجار أمثال القِرصة 

    In the Hadith of Abi Rafiaa':  I used to play with Al-Hasan and Al-Hussein, may Allah Almighty be pleased with them, with AL-MADAAHI, which means STONES that look like AL-QIRASAH.

    دحا   (daha):  المداحي هي احجار أمثال القِرصة   Al-madaahi are stones that resemble AL-QIRASAH.

      
    So what does Al-Qirasah mean?

    According to Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1], Book 4, Page 516

  • القِرصة (al-qirasah):  قرِّصي العجين أي سوِّيه قِرصة  Cut the dough into small round pieces.
     
  • القِرصة (al-qirasah):  قرص الشمس اي عينها    The qurs of the sun means the eye of the sun, which is round.
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    المدحرج (al-mudahraj):  المُدوَّر  what is round or circular.

    دحا   (daha):  دحّ في الثّرى بيتاً إذا وسعه  He expanded the house.

  • دحى  (daha):   الدُّحُحْ (al-duhuh), which is plural of  دحى  daha, which means: الارضون الممتدّة   expanded earths.
  • دحا   (daha):  مدحوحاّ أي مُسوّى    evened, balanced, equaled, leveled.

    دحا   (daha):  الدّواح أي العظيم الشديد العلو   al-dawwah is something that is great, extremely powerful, and exalted.

    دحا   (daha):  الدِّحْية هو رئيس الجُند, و به سمِّي دِحية الكلبي   Al-dihya is the leader of the soldiers, and from this was named Dihya Al-Kalbay, who was one of Prophet Muhammad's close Companions.

  • الدِّحْية هو رئيس القوم و سيدهم  Al-dihya is the chief of the tribe or the group and the BEST AMONG THEM و سيدهم.
     
    Planet earth is indeed the best planet in our Solar System.  It is the only planet that has water, life and Paradise-like Scenic Views.  The others are dead planets with no life like that of earth's exists on them.  See my notes about this below.
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    دحا   (daha):   ROUND and SPHERICAL:

  • إندحَّ بطنه إندحاحاّ اي إتّسع  His tummy became round and bigger.
     
  • In Prophet Muhammad's Hadith: كان لأسامة بطننٌ مُندحٌ اي متسع   Osama had a round and big tummy.
     
  • و بطنٌ مُنداحُ أي خارخٌ مُدوّر  His tummy is mun-daahun means it is OUT THERE AND ROUND مُدوّر.
     
  • و رجلٌّ دحدحُ اي قصير غليظ البطن    A man is dahda-hun which means he is short, stocky and has a big and fat tummy.
     
  • الدحداح هو المستدير الململم    The dahdaah is the person who is ROUND and STOCKY.
     
  • الدِردِحة من النساء التي طولها و عرضها سواء  Al-dir-dihati from the women is the one whose height and width look the same!  SHE LOOKS ROUND, and the by the way, the distance between the earth's north and south poles is approximately only 45 miles shorter than the earth's width.
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    دحا   (daha): الدوحة أي المظلة العظيمة  Al-Doha, as in Qatar's capital,  means a big umbrella

  • Allah Almighty also Said that He made the earth's sky a ceiling to us
     
    Noble Verse(s) 21:32
    Arabic (from right to left):

    21:32 وجعلنا السماء سقفا محفوظا وهم عن اياتها معرضون

      

    Noble Verse(s) 52:5
    Arabic (from right to left):

    52:5 والسقف المرفوع

    For more proofs, please visit:
      
         - 
    The Ozone layer is a protective ceiling to earth. 
         
         
    -  The Miracle of the Space Fabric - Mentioned in the Glorious Quran and confirmed by Science.

    So when Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 79:30-79:31
    Yusuf Ali:

    [079:030]  And the earth, moreover, hath He extended (to a wide expanse);

    [079:031]  He draweth out therefrom its moisture and its pasture;

    Arabic (from right to left):

    79:30 والارض بعد ذلك دحاها

    79:31 اخرج منها ماءها ومرعاها

    It also means that Allah Almighty Made a protective ceiling or umbrella for the earth, which without it, NO WATER COULD POSSIBLY EXIST ON EARTH!

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    So based on all of these meanings, what do we find?  We find that:

    1-  The earth is a moving object that was pushed or thrown by Allah Almighty into space.

    2-  The earth is a qurs and indahhat and is dihdaaha, which means it is a round and a spherical object.

    3-  The earth has expanded, and from that expansion, all of the huge bodies of water that we have today from oceans, seas, lakes and rivers were extracted AND/OR FORMED from the earth with the aid of its protective atmosphere.

    4-  The earth is mad-hooha ( مدحوحا ), which is balanded and evened.

    5-  The earth is dihya, which means it is the best among its group.  This is true since all of the planets in our solar system are pretty much similar to our moon.  They are lifeless and have no life and no water in them.  Earth, on the other hand, has (1) ample water, which is why it is called the BLUE PLANET, (2) ample life, and even (3) Paradise-like views and nature in places such as Hawaii, Alaska, the Carribeans, places in Europe, Asia, Africa etc...

    6-  The earth is also dahdah and dahdaah, which means it is round and compressed.

    7-  The earth has a protective umbrella and ceiling above it.

    8-  Dahaha (دحاها) doesn't just mean egg.  It more accurately means making something spherical, among other meanings such as pushing something, or causing it to roll.  It also means to expand.  When Allah Almighty Said that He Daha (دحا) the earth, it means that Allah Almighty:

    1-  Expanded the earth spherically.

    2-  Made it rotate around itself.

    3-  Travel in its-now stable orbit around the sun, which made it support life as we know it on earth.  Before that, earth was chaotic and didn't support life.  So it was stabilized by Allah Almighty.  This is why in the very next Noble Verse, Allah Almighty Said that after He DAHAHA (دحاها), He brought from it its water and pasture.  This clearly and indisputably supports my point that Dahaha means that earth's rotation around the sun became stable in the goldilocks zone, and now earth started to produce and support life.

    All of this perfectly fits our planet earth!  And even if we just take the EXPANDED interpretation alone and leave out the rest, then Noble Verses 79:30-31 are still quite Miraculous because, indeed the waters that we have today all came to existence in such a large and massive quantity ONLY AFTER THE EARTH BEGAN TO EXPAND with of course the aid of our protective atmosphere; all working together.

    Please visit:

  • www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2137.msg9273.html#msg9273  Debate about Dahaha meaning.
      
  • The rebuttals section in this article.
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    The bringing forth of the earth's waters (oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, etc...) after the expansion of the planet earth.  A new scientific video, from a Western scientist, confirms the stunning Scientific Miracle in Noble Verses 79:30-32 regarding Allah Almighty bringing forth the waters (oceans, seas, lakes, rivers, etc...) after He expanded the earth.  Scientists have proven that our planet earth, indeed, was at one point all covered with land with shallow and limited bodies of water.  The vast bodies of water that we have today, where water today covers more than 70% of the entire globe, happened after the expansion of the earth -- precisely as Allah Almighty mentioned in the Noble Quran.  Scientists have only recently confirmed it!

    The following models show the stages of growth that the earth went through.  They are taken from this 1:30 hours film by Dr. James Maxlow, a renowned geologist.

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    Other Noble Verses that say the earth is moving and suspended in space:

    Noble Verse(s) 77:20-77:30
    Yusuf Ali:

    [077:025]  Have We not made the earth (as a place) to draw together (moving fast in space and is encompassing to all of its creatures and it has the ability to create and recreate).

    [077:026]  The living and the dead,

    [077:027]  And made therein mountains standing firm, lofty (in stature); and provided for you water sweet (and wholesome)?

    Transliteration:

    [077:025]  Alam najAAali al-arda kifata

    [077:026]  Ahyaan waamwatan

    [077:027]  WajaAAalna feeha rawasiya shamikhatin waasqaynakum maan furatan

    Arabic (from right to left):

    77:25 الم نجعل الارض كفاتا

    77:26 احياء وامواتا

    77:27 وجعلنا فيها رواسي شامخات واسقيناكم ماء فراتا

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 1, Pages 807.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 159.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 791.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page .

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page .

    كفاتا (kifaata):  الكفت (al-kaft), which means  صَرْفََكَ الشئ عن وجهه  when you push something to a different direction.    

    كفاتا (kifaata):  ينكفت أي ينصرف  yankafit which means to go away.

  • In the Hadith of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him:
     
    صلاة الأوّابين ما بين أن يَنْكَفِتَ أهل المغرب  The prayer of the awwabeen is when those who did the evening prayer go home.
     
     يَنْكَفِتَ أهل المغرب أي ينصرفوا إلى منازلهم   yankafitu ahl almaghrib means when they go to their homes.
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    ألإنكفات (al-inkifaat):   الإنصراف  going away, leaving.

    كفاتا (kifaata):  أسرع في العدو و الطيران  speeded in running and flying.

    كَفْتٌ (kaftun):  سريع  fast.

    كفيت (kafeet):  سريع خفيف دقيق  fast, light and precise.

    كفات (kifaat):  يضم و يقبض  contains and holds on to.

    الكفيت (al-kafeet):  القوة على النكاح, القوة على الجماع  strength for marriage and the strength to have intercourse or to fertilize, or to make life.

  • And in Prophet Muhammad's Hadith:  أتاني جبريل بقدْرٍ يقال لها الكفيت, فوجدت قوة أربعين رجلاً في الجماع  The Angel Gabriel put into me the al-kafeet, and I found in it the strength of 40 men in sexual intercourse.
     
  • Allah Almighty did say: "And We send the fertilizing winds, then cause the rain to descend from the sky...(The Noble Quran, 15:22)"
     
  • Allah Almighty also Said: "He causes the living to emerge from the dead, and brings the dead out of the living...(The Noble Quran, 30:19)"
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    Indeed, the earth:

    1-  Is running in space.

    2-  Is rotating around its own axle.

    3-  Has the means to create life and/or to have life fertilized and multipled in it.

    4-  And it does CONTAIN its creatures and it does maintain their life and means of living for them.

    5-  Notice how in Noble Verse 77:26, it says:

    77:26 احياء وامواتا   The living and the dead.

    Indeed, the earth is encompassing to both the dead and the living, and it does create the living and recreates the dead, all through Allah Almighty's Divine Will, Mercy, Design and Wisdom.

    That is why I translated kifaata in Noble Verse 77:26 to: moving fast in space and is encompassing to all of its creatures and it has the ability to create and recreate.  The word encompasses all of these meanings, and all of them PERFECTLY FIT the description of earth!

      

      

    Furthermore, Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 30:25
    Yusuf Ali:

    [030:025]  And among His Signs is this, that heaven and earth stand (move in their fixed courses) by His Command: then when He calls you, by a single call, from the earth, behold, ye (straightway) come forth.

    Transliteration:

    [030:025]  Wamin ayatihi an taqooma alssamao waal-ardu bi-amrihi thumma itha daAAakum daAAwatan mina al-ardi itha antum takhrujoona

    Arabic (from right to left):

    30:25 ومن اياته ان تقوم السماء والارض بامره ثم اذا دعاكم دعوة من الارض اذا انتم تخرجون

    In Noble Verse 30:25, the Arabic word تقوم stand, has the following meanings.  According to:

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 7, Pages 455-465.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page .

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page .

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page .

    تقوم (taqoom):  is derived from قيام (qiyam), which means الهِمّة إلى شيئ (al-himmah ila shaya'), which means moving firmly towards something.

  • ياايها الذين امنوا اذا قمتم الى الصلاة (The Noble Quran, 5:6)   أي إذا هممتم بالصلاة و توجهتم إليها  means when you firmly get up and go to Prayer.
     
  • تقوم (taqoom):  قائم أي إعتدل  Qa'em which means became balanced  إعتدل.

    تقوم (taqoom):  استقاموا (istaqaamu):  executed the commands firmly:

  • ان الذين قالوا ربنا الله ثم استقاموا تتنزل عليهم الملائكة  (The Noble Quran, 41:30)  means معنى قوله استقاموا اي عملوا بطاعته ولزموا سنّة نبيِّه  the meaning of His, the Almighty, Saying ISTAQAAMU means they firmly executed His Will and Commands and followed the Ways of His Prophet.
     
  • فاستقيموا اليه  (The Noble Quran, 41:6)  أي في التوجه إليه  means head towards him, Allah Almighty.  Of course, by going to the Mosque to Pray, by paying Charity, by to going to Mecca for pilgrimage, etc...
  • قام Qaama:  to get up, to perform, do, carry out, execute, practice, exercise, run.

      
    Now it is also mentioned in Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1], Book 7, Page 456:

    القيام (al-qiyaam): means  الوقوف و الثبات which means standing and remaining still.

    My simple response to this is the following:

    1-  Yes indeed, the planet earth is standing still according to our bodies and it is indeed balanced!  Otherwise, we would all perish!

    2-  But however, since it was a known fact that the celestial bodies in Heaven such as the SUN, MOON, SHOOTING STARS and others were all moving bodies, then it is obviously safe to also accept this meaning about the earth also moving to apply to Noble Verse 30:25, especially when we already know that the earth was mentioned to be ROUND and WAS PUSHED and THROWN INTO SPACE, as I already thoroughly demonstrated earlier (above) in the word DAHAHA.

  • The Shooting Stars (Shahab) Quran Miracle is confirmed by Science!  This is indeed one of the Glorious Quran's Top Stunning Miracles!  The Gamma Ray Bursts and Cosmic Jets affirm to the Truth of Noble Verse 67:5 and the other ample Noble Verses in the Glorious Quran, that I provided in the article.  Also, the Miracle of Copper in Noble Verse 55:35 is also thoroughly confirmed with 10s of pictures, references, quotations and proofs from ample Scientific sources.
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    So it is safe to accept the word taqoom تقوم in Noble Verse 30:25 to mean both FIXED IN THEIR MOVING COURSES, and for the earth to be standing still AND BALANCED for the creatures that live on it for the following reasons:

    1-  The earth and heaven were mentioned together in the same Noble Verse.

    2-  We know that the Heaven is full of curvy and wavy orbits as I discussed in ARJOON AND MA'AARIJ earlier (above).

    3-  We know that the earth is round and is pushed and thrown in space by Allah Almighty as I discussed in DAHAHA earlier (above).

    4-  As to the earth being standing still, obviously, to us, it is standing still and it is BALANCED!  Otherwise, we would all perish!  More on this when we discuss the function of the mountains in the Noble Quran and how they prevent the earth from swaying while it is rotating around its own axle, in the Noble Quran.

      

    (The following Noble Verse was suggested to me by brother Mahir, may Allah Almighty always be pleased with him)

    Furthermore, we read in Noble Verse 55:10:

    Noble Verse(s) 55:10
    Yusuf Ali:

    [055:010]  It is He Who has spread out (set) the earth (on a moving course) for (His) creatures:

    Transliteration:

    [055:010]  Waal-arda wadaAAaha lil-anami

    Arabic (from right to left):

    55:10 والارض وضعها للانام

    Abdullah Yusuf Ali here translated the word wadaa' وَضَعَ as "spread out".  But however, Abdullah Yusuf Ali and all of the English translators of the Noble Quran that I've listed at www.QuranSearch.com, with the exception of one, have translated the very same exact word, wadaa' وَضَعَ, as something that is moving , "hurrying to" , in the Noble Verse 9:47:

    Noble Verse(s) 9:47
    Yusuf Ali:

    [009:047]  If they had come out with you, they would not have added to your (strength) but only (made for) disorder, hurrying to and fro in your midst and sowing sedition among you, and there would have been some among you who would have listened to them. But God knoweth well those who do wrong.

    Transliteration:

    [009:047]  Law kharajoo feekum ma zadookum illa khabalan walaawadaAAoo khilalakum yabghoonakumu alfitnata wafeekum sammaAAoona lahum waAllahu AAaleemun bialththalimeena

    Arabic (from right to left):

    9:47 لو خرجوا فيكم مازادوكم الا خبالا ولاوضعوا خلالكم يبغونكم الفتنة وفيكم سماعون لهم والله عليم بالظالمين

    Sher Ali:

    [009:047]  Had they gone forth with you, they would have added to you naught but trouble, and would have hurried to and fro in your midst, seeking to sow discord among you. And there are among you those who would listen to you so as to convey information to them. And ALLAH well knows the wrongdoers.

    Shakir:

    [009:047]  Had they gone forth with you, they would not have added to you aught save corruption, and they would certainly have hurried about among you seeking (to sow) dissension among you, and among you there are those who hearken for their sake; and Allah knows the unjust.

    Pickthall:

    [009:047]  Had they gone forth among you they had added to you naught save trouble and had hurried to and fro among you, seeking to cause sedition among you; and among you there are some who would have listened to them. Allah is Aware of evil- doers.

    Sale:

    [009:047]  If they had gone forth with you, they had only been a burden unto you, and had run to and fro between you, stirring you up to sedition; and there would have been some among you, who would have given ear unto them: An God knoweth the wicked.

    Muhammad Al-Hilali & Muhsin Khan:

    [009:047]  Had they marched out with you, they would have added to you nothing except disorder, and they would have hurried about in your midst (spreading corruption) and sowing sedition among you, and there are some among you who would have listened to them. And Allah is the All-Knower of the Zalimoon (polytheists and wrong-doers, etc.).

    Palmer:

    [009:047]  Had they gone forth with you they would but have made you more trouble, and they would have hurried about amongst you craving a sedition; amongst you are some who would have listened to them; but God knows those who are unjust!

    Arberry:

    [009:047]  Had they gone forth among you, they would only have increased you in trouble, and run to and fro in your midst, seeking to stir up sedition between you; and some of you would listen to them; and God knows the evildoers.

    Rodwell:

    [009:047]  Had they taken the field with you, they would only have added a burden to you, and have hurried about among you, stirring you up to sedition; and some there are among you who would have listened to them: and God knoweth the evil doers.

    So indeed, It is He Who has set the earth on a moving course for (His) creatures.

    55:10 والارض وضعها للانام

    Furthermore, according to:

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 5, Pages 362-364.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page .

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page .

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 224.

    وَضَعَ wada'aa:  يقال: وضع الشئ من يده يضعه وضعاً إذا ألقاه   it is said: WADA'AA the thing from his hand, which means he threw it!

    وَضَعَ wada'aa:  الإيضاع هو السير  Al-idaa'aa is walking.

    الإيضاع  (al-idaa'aa): Also means  يحمله  to carry him.

  • و في الحديث: أنه, صلى الله عليه و سلم, أفاض من عرفة و عليه السكينة و أوضع في وادي محسر, قال أبو عبيد: ألإيضاع سيرٌ مثل الخبب
     
    And in the Hadith:  Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, came down from mount Arafah, and he had calmness on him.  And then the Prophet AWDA'AA (began to jog) أوضع in the vallley of mahsar.  Abu Ubaida said: الإيضاع  (al-idaa'aa) is the walking in a form of khabab (jogging [6], page 224).
                    
  • وَضَعَ wada'aa:   المُوضِع أي المسرع فيها  the mudi'aa is the one who is SPEEDING.

    وَضَعَ wada'aa:   يضع وضعاً أي عدا و أسرع   yada'o wadaan means ran and speeded.

    وَضَعَ wada'aa:  أسرع  increased his speed.

    So as we clearly and indesputably see, وَضَعَ wada'aa clearly refers to an action.  This action has to do with: (1) Carrying, (2) Speeding, and (3) Walking.

    All of this perfectly fits our planet earth!   Yes indeed, ‏55:10 والارض وضعها للانام  It is He Who has set the earth on a moving course for (His) creatures.

    Furthermore, Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 55:7
    Yusuf Ali:

    [055:007]  And the Firmament has He raised high (raised it on a moving course) , and He has set up the Balance (in it) (of Justice),

    Arabic (from right to left):

    55:7 والسماء رفعها ووضع الميزان

    Notice again how  وَضَعَ wada'aa is referring to the balance of the orbital systems in the Universe.  Here, this Noble Verse is referring to the gravitational balance that keeps the orbits of the Galaxies, their Solar Systems, their Planets and their Moon's in place, and not falling into a massive disarray and out of order and colliding with each others on a large and massive scale! 

    If we examine, for instance, our beautiful Solar System's orbital system and the balance of its planets and their moon's around our star, the sun, and around each others (the moons orbiting around their own planets), then we'll see the beautiful and powerful BALANCE that Allah Almighty has put to keep us SAFE!  Otherwise, our moon would've probably been the first planet to collide with us.  Notice again how وَضَعَ wada'aa here perfectly describes that balance in our MOVING UNIVERSE!  So it's the Balance in the Moving Celestial Bodies' orbits, and in their Solar Systems' Orbits, and in their Galaxies' Orbits and so on.

    As to رفعها (rafa'aaha) in the same Noble Verse (55:7), according to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 5, Page119.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 666.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 360.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 590.

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 349.

    رفع (rafa'aa):  الرَّفْعْ (al-raf'aa), which means  السّير  (al-sayr) walking, moving.

  • It is said:  إذا ارتفع البعير عن الهملجة فذالك السير المرفوع  which means:  When the mule irtafa'aa from his idol position, then it means that he has began to walk or do some walking السير.
     
  • المرفوع (al-marfoo'aa):  ارفع السير  he increased the speed of the walking.

    رفع (rafa'aa): رَفَّعَ الحمار  raffa'aa the donkey, which means  عدا عدواً بعضه أرفع من بعض ran a series of steps which some of them are faster than the others.

  • عدا (aadaa): to run, speed, gallop, race, to pass, go past ([6], page 598)
     
  • رفع (rafa'aa):  Advancing forward.

  • It is said: و كل ما قدّمْتهُ, فقد رفّعْتَهُ  Everything you advance or put forth, you raffa'aatahu.  
  • رفع (rafa'aa):  Increase the speed.

  • In the Hadith of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him:  فرفعت ناقتي أي المرفوع من السير  Fa-Rafa'aa'tu my camel means caused it to increase the speed of its walk.
     
  • يرفع (yarfa'aa): to walk a fixed path.

  • It is said: و رفع البعير في السير يرفع, فهو رافعٌ أي بالغ و سار ذالك السير  and the mule increased رفع  its walking speed of its fixed path يرفع .... 
     
  • And the meaning for يرفع is  سار ذالك السير  continued walking down that path.
  • رفع منه (rafa'aa minhu):  ساره (saarahu) led him down the path.

    رفع (rafa'aa):  Going in circular motions:

  • رافعني و خافضني  means  داورني كل مداورة  Caused me to go in circular motions with him. I believe this is referring to a circular motion in a real sword fight.
  • رفع (rafa'aa):  hoist up, to raise, run up, to take off, deliver, to start, initiate, pass, to boost.


    So clearly, Allah Almighty Said that He has set the Universe on a moving course, and He has put the Balance in it.

     

      

    Furthermore, Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 27:88
    Muhammad Al-Hilali & Muhsin Khan:

    [027:088]  And you will see the mountains and think them solid, but they shall pass away as the passing away of the clouds. The Work of Allah, Who perfected all things, verily! He is Well-Acquainted with what you do.

    Khalifa: (why is he here?)

    [027:088]  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.

    Rodwell:

    [027:088]  And thou shalt see the mountains, which thou thinkest so firm, pass away with the passing of a cloud! 'Tis the work of God, who ordereth all things! of all that ye do is He well aware.

    Khalifa: (why is he here?)

    [027:088]  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.

    Rodwell:

    [027:088]  And thou shalt see the mountains, which thou thinkest so firm, pass away with the passing of a cloud! 'Tis the work of God, who ordereth all things! of all that ye do is He well aware.

    Palmer:

    [027:088]  And thou shalt see the mountains, which thou dost deem solid, pass away like the passing of the clouds;- the work of God who orders all things; verily, He is well aware of what ye do!

    Arberry:

    [027:088]  and thou shalt see the mountains, that thou supposest fixed, passing by like clouds -- God's handiwork, who has created everything very well. He is aware of the things you do.

    Transliteration:

    [027:088]  Watara aljibala tahsabuha jamidatan wahiya tamurru marra alssahabi sunAAa Allahi allathee atqana kulla shay-in innahu khabeerun bima tafAAaloona

    Arabic (from right to left):

    27:88 وترى الجبال تحسبها جامدة وهي تمر مر السحاب صنع الله الذي اتقن كل شئ انه خبير بما تفعلون

    تمر means it is passing, and مر  means like the passing of as the English translations amply proved.  This is further proven in Noble Verse 37:137:

    Noble Verse(s) 37:137
    Yusuf Ali:

    [037:137]  Verily, ye pass by their (sites), by day-

    Dr. Munir Munshey (one of www.answering-christianity.com's authors):

    [037:137]  In fact, you do pass by their ruins during the day,

    Transliteration:

    [037:137]  Wa-innakum latamurroona AAalayhim musbiheena

    Arabic (from right to left):

    37:137 وانكم لتمرون عليهم مصبحين

    Sher Ali:

    [037:137]  And, surely, you pass by them in the morning,

    Shakir:

    [037:137]  And most surely you pass by them in the morning,

    Pickthall:

    [037:137]  And lo! ye verily pass by (the ruin of) them in the morning

    Sale:

    [037:137]  And ye, O people of Mecca, pass by the places where they once dwelt, as ye journey in the morning,

    Muhammad Al-Hilali & Muhsin Khan:

    [037:137]  Verily, you pass by them in the morning.

    Palmer:

    [037:137]  verily, ye pass by them in the morning

    Arberry:

    [037:137]  and you pass by them in the morning

    Khalifa: (why is he here?)

    [037:137]  You still pass by their ruins by day.

    Rodwell:

    [037:137]  And ye indeed pass by their ruined dwellings at morn

    So why would Allah Almighty say that the mountains are moving like the clouds? 

    We know that the mountains look quite fixed.  Not even earth quakes can move them from their places!  So why would Allah Almighty say that they are passing like the passing of the clouds?

    1-  Because like in Dahaha دحاها and wadaAAha وضعها, which both mean that the earth is moving on a fixed course, tamurru marra تمر مر, further supports this by saying that even the heavy and fixed mountains that look idol and impossible to move, and indeed moving!

    2-  Like in  Dahaha دحاها , where it means to expand, the expansion of the earth did indeed cause, and is still causing, for the mountains to move!  Not only mountains, but ENTIRE CONTINENTS moving or drifting away from each others as the earth started to split when it expanded.  Remember that the earth used to be one jigsaw puzzle and then started to expand.

      

      

      

    The Earth Like Cradle Miracle:

    First of all, we must know that in Arabic, words have balances.  The balance of مهد (mahd) and مهاد (mihaad), in the Noble Verses below, are on the same balance of words like:

    1-  حرث (harth), tilth, and حراث (hiraath), plowing the earth.

    2-  قتل (qatl), kill, and قتال (qitaal), fighting.

    3-  جهد (juhd), effort, and جهاد (jihaad), struggling. 

  • Jihad or Jihaad is the common word today that Americans use in association with terrorism.  Please visit: Jihad in Islam to see their lies, ignorance and hatred silenced.
  • So as you can see, Mahd (مهد) and Mihaad (مهاد) are a bed and an action of the bed.  This clearly further proves that مهاد (mihaad) indeed means a rocking bed, in the following Noble Verses:

    Noble Verse(s) 78:6

    Arabic (from right to left):

    78:6 الم نجعل الارض مهادا

    Yusuf Ali:

    [078:006]  Have We not made the earth as a wide expanse (rocking cradle),

    Transliteration:

    [078:006]  Alam najAAali al-arda mihadan

    Abdullah Yusuf Ali have translated مهادا mihaada to mean "a wide expanse".  However, in the following Noble Verses, he translated the root word for مهادا mihaada to mean "cradle":

    Noble Verse(s) 19:29

    Arabic (from right to left):

    19:29 فاشارت اليه قالوا كيف نكلم من كان في المهد صبيا

    Yusuf Ali:

    [019:029]  But she pointed to the babe. They said: "How can we talk to one who is a child in the cradle?"

    Transliteration:

    [019:029]  Faasharat ilayhi qaloo kayfa nukallimu man kana fee almahdi sabiyyan

    Yet, in other Noble Verses, he translated the same exact word as "like carpet spread out":

    Noble Verse(s) 20:53

    Arabic (from right to left):

    20:53 الذي جعل لكم الارض مهدا وسلك لكم فيها سبلا وانزل من السماء ماء فاخرجنا به ازواجا من نبات شتى

    Yusuf Ali:

    [020:053]  "He Who has, made for you the earth like a carpet spread out; has enabled you to go about therein by roads (and channels); and has sent down water from the sky." With it have We produced diverse pairs of plants each separate from the others.

    Transliteration:

    [020:053]  Allathee jaAAala lakumu al-arda mahdan wasalaka lakum feeha subulan waanzala mina alssama-i maan faakhrajna bihi azwajan min nabatin shatta

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 2, Page 790.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 303.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 889.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 1132.

    5.  Al-Mawrid dictionary English-Arabic section [4], Page 227.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 928.

    Yes, مهد (mahd) does mean to spread out.  But it also means:

    مهد (mahd):   و مَهْدُ الصبي هو موضعه الذي يُهيّأ له و يُوَطّأ لينام فيه  the mahd of the baby is the place that is prepared for him, and is rocked back and forth  يُوطّأ  to put him to sleep.

    ممهّد (mumahhad):  Balanced in temperature:

  • و ماء ممهّد: لا حار و لا بارد  Water that is mumahhad means that the water is neither cold nor hot.  
  •   
    مهد (mahd):  cradle.  It is said: من المهد إلى اللّحد  from cradle to grave.

    Cradle:

  • المهد: سرير الطفل الهزاز  the mahd: which is the baby's rocking bed.
     
  • الهزازة  the rocker or rocking.
     
  • يضع او يهزّ طفلاً في مهد  puts or rocks the baby in the mahd (cradle).
  • مهاد (mahaad):  bed.  

    Is the bed here a rocking bed or a fixed one?  The following pictures about the cosmos will clearly prove that the earth's axial tilt and rotation around the sun indeed resemble a rocking bed:

      

    Let us now look at our planet earth's "Axial Tilt" that makes it look like a cradle:


    (Click to play film-clip)

    Please watch this Scientific Film:

    Earth's orbit around the sun is like a Cradle, as the Noble Quran mentioned.

    Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earth from Cloning.

    The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.
      
    Noble Verse [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.

     

    Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.

     

      


    (Click to play video-clip)

    So indeed, the earth being a مهد (mahd), bed, for us humans to live in, rest in and enjoy, and it being a مهاد (mihaad), a rocking bed, is clearly a Scientifically accurate Statement!

      

    And again, in Arabic, words have balances.  The balance of مهد (mahd) and مهاد (mihaad) are on the same balance of words like:

    1-  حرث (harth), tilth, and حراث (hiraath), plowing the earth.

    2-  قتل (qatl), kill, and قتال (qitaal), fighting.

    3-  جهد (juhd), effort, and جهاد (jihaad), struggling. 

  • Jihad or Jihaad is the common word today that Americans use in association with terrorism.  Please visit: Jihad in Islam to see their lies, ignorance and hatred silenced.
  • So as you can see, Mahd (مهد) and Mihaad (مهاد) are a bed and an action of the bed.  This clearly further proves that مهاد (mihaad) indeed means a rocking bed.

      

      

    Furthermore, Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 35:41
    Yusuf Ali:

    [035:041]  It is God Who sustains the heavens and the earth, lest they cease (to function) (stray from their fixed paths and fall into complete destruction): and if they should fail stray, there is none - not one - can sustain them thereafter: Verily He is Most Forbearing, Oft-Forgiving.

    Transliteration:

    [035:041]  Inna Allaha yumsiku alssamawati waal-arda an tazoola wala-in zalata in amsakahuma min ahadin min baAAdihi innahu kana haleeman ghafooran

    Arabic (from right to left):

    35:41 ان الله يمسك السماوات والارض ان تزولا ولئن زالتا ان امسكهما من احد من بعده انه كان حليما غفورا

    Both Arabic words تزولا (tazoola) and زالتا (zaalata) are derived from the root word زول (zawl).  According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 6, Page 407, 410-411.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page .

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 407.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page .

    5.  Al-Mawrid dictionary English-Arabic section [4], Page .

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page .

    زول (zawl): الهلاك و البلاء (al-halaak wa al-balaa'aa)  utter destruction and scourge (skurj) and calamity.

    زال (zaala):  حاص و تنحى (haasa wa tanah-haa)  strayed and deserted its original place.

    زال (zaala):  تحول و إنقلب (tahawwala wa inqalaba)  shifted and became completely opposite from its original state.

    زيل (zayl):  جفلت نافرة (jafalat naafirah) took off in straying directions with much overwhelming fear and boggle.

    زيل (zayl):  الفُرْقَة (al-furqah) creating disunity and lack of control or management.  

  • " فزيلنا بينهم " (The Noble Quran, 10:28):  أي فرّقنى بينهم  We created disunity and divisions among them.
  • الزِيال (al-ziyaal):  الفُراقْ (al-furaaq) departing, leaving, disuniting.

    إيزال (izaal):  إذهاب الحركة و التصرّف  removing the ability of movement and control.

  • يقال: أزال الله زواله أي أذهب الله حركته و تصرّفه   it is said: azaala Allah zawalahu, which means Allah Almighty has removed his movement and control.  In other words, the person became paralized!
  • Indeed, if there was no balance in the gravitational pulls in the Universe, the earth and the Universe would've strayed away into complete disarray and total destruction.  It is indeed due to Allah Almighty's Mercy and Will that the earth's moving course in the Universe is under full control from Allah Almighty.

      

      

    Furthermore, Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 78:6-78:7
    Yusuf Ali:

    [078:006]  Have We not made the earth as a wide expanse a rocking cradle,

    [078:007]  And the mountains as pegs?

    Transliteration:

    [078:006]  Alam najAAali al-arda mihadan

    [078:007]  Waaljibala awtadan

    Arabic (from right to left):

    78:6 الم نجعل الارض مهادا

    78:7 والجبال اوتادا

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 2, Page 821.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 306.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 1009.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 1221.

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page .

    اوتادا (awtaada) is derived from the root word وتد (watad) which means:

    وتد (watad):  ما رز في الحائط او الارض من الخشب   what's been driven into the wall or the ground.

  • واوتاد الارض: الجبال لانها تثبتها  : The awtaad of the earth are the mountains because they keep it firm and stabilized.
     
  •  "وفرعون ذي الاوتاد" جاء في التفسير: انه كانت له حبال واوتاد يلعب له بها  And in Noble Verse (89:10) "Pharaoh of the awtaad", it was mentioned in the Tafseer (interpretation of the Holy Quran) that Pharaoh had ropes and pegs that his servants used to play and perform for him with.
  • وتدته (watad-tah):  اثبته (athbat-tah) made it firm, fixed, under control and/or stabilized.

      

      

    Furthermore, Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 79:32
    Yusuf Ali:

    [079:032]  And the mountains hath He firmly fixed;-

    Transliteration:

    [079:032]  Waaljibala arsaha

    Arabic (from right to left):

    79:32 والجبال ارساها

      

    Note: For the following Noble Verse, several English translations translated TAMEED as "sway" or something similar.

    Noble Verse(s) 16:15
    Yusuf Ali:

    [016:015]  And He has set up on the earth mountains standing firm, lest it should shake with you lest it should sway with you; and rivers and roads; that ye may guide yourselves;

    Transliteration:

    [016:015]  Waalqa fee al-ardi rawasiya an tameeda bikum waanharan wasubulan laAAallakum tahtadoona

    Arabic (from right to left):

    16:15 والقى في الارض رواسى ان تميد بكم وانهارا وسبلا لعلكم تهتدون

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 2, Page 791.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 303.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page .

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page .

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page .

    تميد (tameed):  تحرك ومال  moved and turned or started going in turns.

  • وفي الحديث: لما خلق الله الارض جعلت تميد فارساها بالجبال  and in the Hadith of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him:  When Allah Almighty Created the earth, it was made to TAMEED, and then He FIXED the mountains in it to stabilize it.
  • يميد (yameed):  زاغ (zaagh) ran away.

    ماد (maada): اضطرب  (id-turibaa) became alarmed and out of control.

    ماد ميدا (maada maydan):  تمايل (tamaayala) started going into turns.

    Again, several English translations translated it as "sway" or something similar.

    Clearly, TAMEED means to sway.  It doesn't mean that it prevents earthquakes as the anti-Islamics lie on the Glorious Quran.  It means to sway, not to shake or to make the earth shaking.  No, it means to sway, or to be out of control, or off in its orbit or path.

      

    The following article was taken from http://www.islam-guide.com/frm-ch1-1-b.htm, and is also from "A Brief Illustration Guide To Understanding Islam" book that I recently bought, www.islam-brief-guide.org, library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 97-67654, ISBN: 9960-34-011-2.

    The Quran on Mountains:

    A book entitled Earth is a basic reference textbook in many universities around the world.  One of its two authors is Professor Emeritus Frank Press.  He was the Science Advisor to former US President Jimmy Carter, and for 12 years was the President of the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC. His book says that mountains have underlying roots. [1]  These roots are deeply embedded in the ground, thus, mountains have a shape like a peg (see figures 7, 8, and 9).
     

    Figure 7

    Figure 7: Mountains have deep roots under the surface of the ground. (Earth, Press and Siever, p. 413.)

     

    Figure 8 (Click here to enlarge)

    Figure 8: Schematic section.  The mountains, like pegs, have deep roots embedded in the ground. (Anatomy of the Earth, Cailleux, p. 220.) 

     

    Figure 9 (Click here to enlarge)

    Figure 9: Another illustration shows how the mountains are peg-like in shape, due to their deep roots. (Earth Science, Tarbuck and Lutgens, p. 158.) 

    This is how the Quran has described mountains.  God has said in the Quran:

     Have We not made the earth as a bed, and the mountains as pegs?  (Quran, 78:6-7)

    Modern earth sciences have proven that mountains have deep roots under the surface of the ground (see figure 9) and that these roots can reach several times their elevations above the surface of the ground. [2]  So the most suitable word to describe mountains on the basis of this information is the word ‘peg,’ since most of a properly set peg is hidden under the surface of the ground.  The history of science tells us that the theory of mountains having deep roots was introduced only in the latter half of the nineteenth century. [3]

    Mountains also play an important role in stabilizing the crust of the earth. [4]  They hinder the shaking swaying of the earth.  God has said in the Quran:

     And He has set firm mountains in the earth so that it would not shake sway with you...  (Quran, 16:15)

    Likewise, the modern theory of plate tectonics holds that mountains work as stabilizers for the earth.  This knowledge about the role of mountains as stabilizers for the earth has just begun to be understood in the framework of plate tectonics since the late 1960’s. [5]

    Could anyone during the time of the Prophet Muhammad  have known of the true shape of mountains?  Could anyone imagine that the solid massive mountain which he sees before him actually extends deep into the earth and has a root, as scientists assert?  A large number of books of geology, when discussing mountains, only describe that part which is above the surface of the earth.   This is because these books were not written by specialists in geology.   However, modern geology has confirmed the truth of the Quranic verses.

      

    Higher mountains are compensated by deeper roots. (6)

     

    The Quran says:

    “ Have We not made the earth as a wide expanse And the mountains As PEGS?”

    [Al-Quran 78:6-7]

     

    Pegs have deep roots under the surface of the ground like Mountains. Thus Quran gives the accurate example of Mountains.

    (1) Earth, Press and Siever, p. 435.  Also see Earth Science, Tarbuck and Lutgens, p. 157.

    (2) The Geological Concept of Mountains in the Quran, El-Naggar, p. 5.

    (3) The Geological Concept of Mountains in the Quran, p. 5.

    (4) The Geological Concept of Mountains in the Quran, pp. 44-45.

    (5) The Geological Concept of Mountains in the Quran, p. 5.

    (6) http://www.tiscali.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0006406.html

      

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    Earth's orbit around the sun is like a Cradle, as the Noble Quran mentioned.

    Seas don't mix, and the earth's orbit in the Noble Quran.

    The 7 layers of earth and iron was sent down from space.

      

    Also Visit:

    Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earths from Cloning.

    The egg-shaped earth in the Glorious Quran.

    Earth's gravity and the various gravities of the planets mentioned in the Noble Quran and confirmed by science.  The balance of gravity pulls in the Glorious Quran.
      

    Detailed rebuttal about the shape of the Earth in the Glorious Quran.  Detailed discussion about SUTIHAT.

    The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.
      
    Noble Verse
    [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.

      

    Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.

         

    www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2137.msg9273.html#msg9273  Debate about Dahaha meaning (earth spherical).

    www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2270.msg10136.html#msg10136  Another debate about Dahaha meaning (earth spherical).

    The rebuttals section in this article.

    The Miracle of the Plate Tectonics, mountains' formation, and the earth's Spherical Expansion:

    My detailed proofs about the earth spread out spherically are listed here:

    www.answering-christianity.com/egg-shaped_earth.htm

    www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm#geology_moving_earth_rain

    www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#links

    Detailed Rebuttals:
    www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2243.msg10156.html#msg10156
    www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2270.msg10136.html#msg10136

    www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2275.msg10214.html#msg10214
    www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2380.msg10759.html#msg10759

    Now, in Noble Verses 79:30-32, Allah Almighty Says:

    And the earth after that He has spherically expanded
    Brought forth from it its water and pasture
    and the MOUNTAINS HE SET FIRMLY.

    Indeed, scientists have proven that:

    1-  The earth has spherically expanded.

    2-  The earth produced its water and pasture on a large scale as a result.  I have posted a Scientific Video from History Channel proving this:

      

    3-  The mountains due to this expansion were formed; due to the plate tectonics movements, which caused for land to be pushed on top of each other, which formed mountains and hills.  You can learn about this at:

    https://www.google.com/#q=mountains+formed+through+plate+tectonics

    Read all of the details at my article:

    For ample more Noble Verses on mountains and the geology of earth, please visit:

    www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm#geology_moving_earth_rain

      


    The Earth Spread out Spherically, and its Waters came out from it:

    Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 79:30-79:31
    Arabic (Read from right to left.  Also, all png image files: [1] [2]):

    79:30 والارض بعد ذلك دحاها

    79:31 اخرج منها ماءها ومرعاها

    Khalifa: (why is he here?)

    [079:030]  He made the earth egg-shaped.

    [079:031]  From it, He produced its own water and pasture.

      
    Below in this article, we'll see the ample proofs that the earth was indeed
    SPREAD OUT SPHERICALLY.  And Scientists have proven that water does indeed originate from its planets when they're hot enough and are located in the Goldilocks Zone when orbiting their sun.

    As thoroughly detailed in this detailed article, I thoroughly demonstrated using 7 encyclopedic dictionaries that DAHA دحاها  means:

    1-  To push.

    2-  To throw.

    دحا   (daha):  دفعه و رمى به (dafa'aahu wa ramaa bih) Caused it to move, pushed it, or threw it.

    دحا الصبي المِدحاةَ أي دفع الصبي المِدحاةَ   Daha the boy the rolling toy, means the boy pushed the rolling toy.


    3-  To make something roll, as in DAHA the barrel from the top of the hill, which means he rolled it down from the top of the hill.  Also, this is where the Arabic word DAHRAJA is derived from, which means to make something roll down.

    4-  To make something round.  I used several examples for ROUND AND BULGED TUMMY, and making round objects.  I even used a Hadith from Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, when he said:

    In Prophet Muhammad's Hadith: كان لأسامة بطننٌ مُندحٌ اي متسع   Osama had a round and big tummy.

    Also the dictionary says:
    الدحداح هو المستدير الململم    The dahdaah is the person who is ROUND and STOCKY.

    و بطنٌ مُنداحُ أي خارخٌ مُدوّر  His tummy is mun-daahun means it is OUT THERE AND ROUND مُدوّر.

      

    So when Allah Almighty DAHA THE EARTH, it means that Allah Almighty EXPANDED IT SPHERICALLY through rotating around itself and moving in its orbit in space.  And this is why Allah Almighty Said after that (after He DAHAHA), He brought forth from it its water and pasture.  Science has proven this to be 100% accurate and True:


    1-  Water was brought forth from the earth - Science confirmed it and the Holy Quran claimed it 1400 years ago:

    Note:  In Article #3'S video in the article, the collision of the iron-planet made
    our earth EGG-SHAPED, according to the Scientists and the video.

      
    2-  Our earth expanded and produced its own water:

    And

    For ample more details, please visit:  

  • www.answering-christianity.com/egg-shaped_earth.htm
      
  • www.answering-christianity.com/earth.htm  (Iron was sent down from space according to the Glorious Quran, and it was confirmed by science).
  • www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#links
  • www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#geology
  • www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#main_sections
  • www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm
  • http://www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm#geology_moving_earth_rain
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    A STUNNING Hadith [1] [2] [3] [4] from Prophet Muhammad regarding the rising and setting POINTS:

    Question:

    Did Prophet Muhammad know think that the earth was spherical or flat?

    Answer:

    In this Hadith, above, he certainly seems to have known this fact very well.  And this Hadith is even older than Sahih Bukhari.  It is important to know that Imam Bukhari and others have declared that they have discarded thousands of Hadiths:

    www.islamic-awareness.org/Hadith/bukhari.html

  • "The two sahih collections did not gather the totality of the authentic ahadith as proved by al-Bukhari's testimony: "I have not included in my book al-Jami` but what is authentic, and I left out among the authentic for fear of [excessive] length."
      

  • "... Bukhari, collected twenty thousand of them, of which he rejected ten thousand, accounting them untrue. Of the remaining ten thousand he accepted only 7,275, declaring the rest to be untrustworthy. Abu Da'ud accepted as authentic only 4,800 rules out 50,000."

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    This is to keep their volumes as simple and manageable as possible.  So it is quite possible that the Prophet spoke about the earth being spherical, and the Glorious Quran certainly did, and
    people just dismissed them as nonsense.  I have covered your question in great details at:

    www.answering-christianity.com/egg-shaped_earth.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#links
    www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm

      
      

    Other Articles:

    Also, ample proofs for several of the Glorious Quran's Arabic words' definitions, from my Arabic-English and English-Arabic dictionaries, that prove that the earth is indeed spherical, rotating around its axle, and is suspended in space, are provided in the following important link:

  • Detailed Analysis from Lisan Al-Arab (this alone is 10 big books) and 7 other dictionaries proving the Scientific Miracles in the Holy Quran in Great Details.
      

  • Evidence from the Quran that Allah Almighty Created the 7 Heavens and all of their Earths from Cloning.
      

  • Detailed rebuttal about the shape of the Earth in the Glorious Quran.  Detailed discussion about SUTIHAT.
      

  • The formation of continents and spherical expansion of earth in the Glorious Quran.  Noble Verse [013:004] And in the earth are neighbouring tracts وفي الارض قطع متجاورات and many others are discussed.
      

  • Continents formation and reducing land from its sides (اطرافها) in the Glorious Quran.
      

  • Also visit the Rebuttals Section below for detailed interactions and challenges.

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    4-  Embryology of animals and humans:

      

    From www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,2245.msg9932.html#msg9932:

      

    The Male Sperm determines the Sex of the Fetus:

    The Glorious Quran says that the male-sperm:

    1.  Is a piercing one.  
    2.  It also determines the gender.

    [053:045]  And that HE creates the pairs, male and female,
    [053:046]  From a sperm drop when it that is emitted and is penetrating
     
    تمنى;


    ‏53:45 وانه خلق الزوجين الذكر والانثى 
    ‏53:46 من نطفة اذا تمنى

    AND

    [075:037]  Was he not a drop of fluid, emitted forth (and is penetrating) يمنى ?
    [075:038  The he became a clot, then ALLAH gave him shape and perfected him.
    [075:039]  Then HE made of him a pair;
     the male and female
    .

    ‏75:37 الم يك نطفة من مني يمنى 
    ‏75:38 ثم كان علقة فخلق فسوى 
    ‏75:39 فجعل منه الزوجين الذكر والانثى


    Pay attention to the definitions of تمنى and يمنى.  Both are the same word.  And notice how Allah Almighty said He created THE MALE AND THE FEMALE.  He could've just said Mankind.  But no, here Allah Almighty specified both genders.  And تمنى and يمنى is used for:

    1-  Penetration.
    2-  Cutting through.
    3-  Piercing.


    They even use the word for farmers when they insert their arms inside the cows' anus and vagina to help them with constipation and to check on fertilization.  They also use it for stabbing and cutting with a blade!  We know that the male sperm is a piercing one.  I even provided the pictures in the article.



    STUNNING MIRACLE!

    This is why I find it STUNNINGLY amazing that Allah Almighty said in the same Noble Verses that He created THE MALE AND THE FEMALE.  He didn't just say He created man as He did in many other Noble Verses.  Here He specified the genders.

    Also pay attention regarding Allah Almighty's uses of خلقنا and جعلنا .

    A lot more details below.

      
      

  • Summary about Embryology in the Glorious Quran: [1]

    1. Man is created from the purest and the best sperm (سلالة) that is also drawn with ease (سل ).
        
    2. And in another Noble Verse, sperm (نطفة) is said to be a piercing and penetrating one ( تمنى  and  يمنى  (to pierce)), which is exactly how the male's sperm enters the female's egg - through piercing through it. 
        
    3. The sperm (نطفة) is injected into (في) a secure and firm base (قرار مكين).  Read the following table:

        
      Notice the accuracy here:

      Notice the accuracy in the description:
        
      23:12
      ولقد خلقنا الانسان من سلالة من طين
      23:13 ثم جعلناه نطفة في قرار مكين

      [023:012]  Man We did create from a quintessence of clay سلالة;
      [023:013] Then We placed made him
      ثم جعلناه as (a drop of) sperm zygote نطفة in a place of rest, firmly fixed قرار مكين;

      Here Allah Almighty Said that the SULALAH (best sperm)
      سلالة is placed AS A NUTFAH (zygote) نطفة  in the PLACE OF REST قرار مكين. Clearly, this is referring to the male-sperm when it gets placed into the woman's egg after piercing it.  The egg now becomes a zygote cell, or a fertilized egg.  And of course, the Noble Verse is also referring to the entire womb in general, since the fertilized egg travels down the fallopian tube into the uterus. This journey takes between 1 to 2 days, and the egg will attach itself to the uterine lining, or the endometrium, to begin the pregnancy.

      1.  "Then We placed him as (a drop of) sperm zygote..."  Refers to male sperm when it enters the egg, and the now-fertilized egg, with the sperm in it, as one Nutfah (sperm) placed in "a place of rest, firmly fixed".  In other words, when the fertilized egg attaches itself inside the womb to begin the pregnancy.

      2.  "Then We placed made him ثم جعلناه ..."  Throughout the Glorious Quran, Allah Almighty used the Noble Word جعلنا , to mean:

    4. Something "We made from multiple things"
    5. Or something "we evolved".
    6. I have pointed this out before and thoroughly demonstrated it from the Glorious Quran at: http://www.answering-christianity.com/sunrise_sunset.htm.  Here I quote:

      2-  نجعل  = caused it to be, evolved it. 

    7. Throughout the Glorious Quran, Allah Almighty used this Noble Word to speak about things being created through a development or an evolution.  The Noble Word means that Allah Almighty Creates, Develops and/or Makes a creation through the process of (1) Evolution, (2) Natural development of a creation, or (3) A process of engagement, mixing and/or development through two or more creations being combined or put together; similar to a chain reaction:
        

    8. "And We have set made in/on (في) the earth mountains standing firm, lest it should shake with them, and We have made therein broad highways (between mountains) for them to pass through: that they may receive Guidance.  (The Noble Quran, 21:31)"

      21:31 وجعلنا في الارض رواسي ان تميد بهم وجعلنا فيها فجاجا سبلا لعلهم يهتدون
        

    9. "And We have made the heavens sky as a canopy well guarded a protective roof: yet do they turn away from the Signs which these things (point to)!  (The Noble Quran, 21:32)"

      21:32 وجعلنا السماء سقفا محفوظا وهم عن اياتها معرضون
        

    10. Other Noble Verses in English and Arabic:

      78:9 وجعلنا نومكم سباتا
      78:10 وجعلنا الليل لباسا
      78:11 وجعلنا النهار معاشا
      78:13 وجعلنا سراجا وهاجا
      87:5 فجعله غثاء احوى
      90:8 الم نجعل له عينين
      105:2 الم يجعل كيدهم في تضليل
      05:5 فجعلهم كعصف ماكول
        

    11. Please visit:

      (a)-  The Miracle of the Mountains in the Glorious Quran.

      (b)-  The Ozone layer is a protective ceiling/roof to earth.
        
      (c)- 
      What forms in the embryo first, the muscles or the bones?

    12. So in "Then We placed made him ثم جعلناه ...",  Allah Almighty's choice to use the Noble Word جعلناه clearly indicates that the NUTFAH in this Noble Verse is the NEW NUTFAH, zygote, that now contains the female egg and the male sperm inside it, i.e., the fertilized egg.  And this new NUTFAH is now placed, also through a process, in the a place of rest, firmly fixed قرار مكين.

        

    13. The sperm develops into a leech-like (علقة) substance.
    14. Then the leech-like substance develops into a chewed-like (مضغة) substance.
    15. Then from the chew-like substance bones (عظام) are created.
    16. Then the muscles (لحم) wrap around the bones.
    17. The fetus goes through "three Veils of darkness and Stages" development.  Science just confirmed it recently, and the Glorious Quran mentioned it 1,500 years ago.

      
     
  • What forms in the embryo first, the muscles or the bones?
      
  • Sex determination and human creation in Islam.  Noble Verses 86:6-7 are discussed here about man created from between the Ribs and the Back Bone.  Science has confirmed that.  Allah Almighty and Prophet Muhammad both claimed that the human gender is determined by the male's ejaculated semen.  Also, refutation to the anti-Islamics' lie about sperm and semen generation in the Holy Quran.
      
      
  • Were cloning, human-cloning, and gender alteration prophesied in Islam?  See the Glorious Quran's direct Stunning Miracle and Prophecy about modern-day cloning, and how it is dependent upon cutting of the ear.
      
      
  • Man is created from a speeding and struggling sperm!
      
  • Sulalah in Arabic also means "long fish," which perfectly fits the description of the male-sperm!
      
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    Researchers' Major Discovery with Dolphins: [1]

    First of all, Allah Almighty Said in the Glorious Quran:

    "There is not an animal (That lives) on the earth, Nor a being that flies On its wings, but (forms Part of) communities like you.  Nothing have We omitted From the Book, and they (all) Shall be gathered to their Lord In the end.  (The Noble Quran, 6:38)"

    Researchers in Russia have recorded two Black Sea bottlenose dolphins talking to each other in a pool.  For the first time, dolphins have been recorded having a conversation "just like two people".  In the findings, the dolphin listened to a sentence of pulses without interruption, before replying.  Researchers say the two dolphins Yasha and Yana, could create sentences of up to five "words".  However, they do not yet understand the content.  Researchers say it is clear now that Dolphins speak their own language.  And it is time to start studying how to communicate directly with them.  Please watch the follow video:


    (Click to watch video)

    You can also watch it on this website's Youtube Channel at:  www.youtube.com/QuranSearchCom.

    Sources:

  • www.msn.com/en-us/video/wonder/researchers-make-big-discovery-on-dolphin-communication/vi-AAiMbNI?ocid=spartanntp

  • www.cnn.com/2016/09/13/europe/dolphin-language-conversation-research/?iid=ob_lockedrail_bottomlarge

  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzT4fJ7Nkgk

  • www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Researchers+Make+Big+Discovery+on+Dolphin+Communication

  • www.google.com/#q=Researchers+Make+Big+Discovery+on+Dolphin+Communication

  • www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#links

  • www.answering-christianity.com/animal_cruelty.htm

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    The Quran's Miracle:

    What also proves the above to be a Divine Miracle in the Glorious Quran is the fact that Allah Almighty spoke about the details of ants' communications, which also were proven to be accurate by science:

    The Miracle of the Ants' Communications in the Glorious Quran is confirmed by Science!  A TV Program (Video) by ABC:


    (Click to play video)

    Ants do indeed talk to each others as the Holy Quran Stated!  Scientists recently discovered using Advanced Audio Technology.

  • The Ants' four Sequence of Communication is perfectly mentioned in the Noble Quran!
      

  • Ants do recognize humans, animals, friends and foes - Mentioned in the Noble Quran and confirmed by Science.

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    Also, Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 16:66
    Yusuf Ali:

    [016:066]  And verily in cattle (too) will ye find an instructive sign. From what is within their bodies between excretions (digested food) and blood, We produce, for your drink, milk, pure and agreeable to those who drink it.

    Transliteration:

    [016:066]  Wa-inna lakum fee al-anAAami laAAibratan nusqeekum mimma fee butoonihi min bayni farthin wadamin labanan khalisan sa-ighan lilshsharibeena

    Arabic (from right to left):

    16:66 وان لكم في الانعام لعبرة نسقيكم مما في بطونه من بين فرث ودم لبنا خالصا سائغا للشاربين

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 1, Pages 891-892.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 172.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 678.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 819.

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page .

    فرث (farth) means:

    فرث (farth): السرجين ما دام في الكرش  The processed food as long as it is in the gut.

    فرث (farth): سرقين الكرش (sirqeen al-karsh) the digested food in the gut.

    افرثت الكرش (afrathat al-karsh): اذا شققتها (itha shaqaq-taha) when the gut is split open.

  • It is said:  ويفرثها فرثا اذا شقها ثم نثر جميع ما فيها,اذا فرقها   He yafrithuha farthan which means when he splits the gut open and scatters everything in it out.
  • So when Allah Almighty Said that He Makes milk FROM BETWEEN the FARTH and the blood, He clearly and indesputably Said that He Creates the milk from the material that comes from the DIGESTED FOOD such as minerals, calcium, protein, etc... and blood.

    Furthermore, FARTH IS NOT DUNG!  ROUTH is dung or feces.

    ثانيا‏ :‏ تكون اللبن من بين فرث ودم في ضروع الأنعام :‏
    يتكون اللبن أساسا من البروتينات‏ ,‏ والكربوهيدرات‏ ,‏ والدهون‏ ,‏ والعديد من العناصر‏ ,‏ والفيتامينات‏ ,‏ والماء‏ .‏ وكل ذلك يستمد من غذاء الحيوان وشرابه ومن دمه والذي وصفته هذه الآية الكريمة بقول الحق‏ (تبارك وتعالى‏) :‏ من بين فرث ودم‏ ,‏ والفرث هو الأشياء المأكولة والمنهضمة بعض الانهضام في الكرش‏ ,‏ ولذا يطلق عليه أحيانا ثقل الكرش‏ ,‏ فإذا خرجت من الكرش سميت روثا ‏ .‏

    (http://www.elnaggarzr.com/index.php?l=ar&id=368&p=2&cat=384)


    My translation:

    Second: The formation of milk from between FARTH and blood inside the cattle:

    Milk is essentially formed from proteins, carbohydrates, fat, and many other elements, and vitamins and water.  And all of this is extracted from the animal's nutrition (food), drink and blood, which this Noble Verse has described through Allah Almighty's Statement: "from between FARTH فرث and blood."  And the FARTH is the substances that are eaten and are not completely digested in the gut, and because of that it (the farth) is sometimes also called the gut's load (food), and when it is extracted from the gut it is called ROUTH.

    (End of translation)

    Also, according to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book .

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page .

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page .

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page .

    5.  Al-Mawrid dictionary English-Arabic section [4], Page 298.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 364.

    Dung:  روث routh.

    روث (routh):  dung, droppings, to drop dung.

      

      

    Article #1 (from wikipedia):

    "The carbohydrate lactose gives milk its sweet taste and contributes about 40% of whole cow milk's calories. Lactose is a composite of two simple sugars, glucose and galactose. In nature, lactose is found only in milk and a small number of plants (McGee 17). Other components found in raw cow milk are living white blood cells, mammary-gland cells, various bacteria, and a large number of active enzymes (McGee 16).

    "White blood cells in Milk- Milk contains varying levels of white blood cells, depending upon the health of the source animals;....

    "No study has ever conclusively demonstrated that the levels of white blood cells found in normal milk actually pose any health risk to normal individuals. The concept of pus in one's milk is somewhat reviling, but evidence for an impact on health is not existent....

    "In addition, the cows frequently contract an udder infection known as mastitis, partly responsible for the aforementioned prevalence of blood cells in dairy products." (Source)

    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milk)

      

    Article #2:

    "Milk Biosynthesis

    Milk is synthesized in the mammary gland. Within the mammary gland is the milk producing unit, the alveolus. It contains a single layer of epithelial secretory cells surrounding a central storage area called the lumen, which is connected to a duct system. The secretory cells are, in turn, surrounded by a layer of myoepithelial cells and blood capillaries.


    [image]Udder, Alveolus, Secretory Cell: 26 KB

    The raw materials for milk production are transported via the bloodstream to the secretory cells. It takes 400-800 L of blood to deliver components for 1 L of milk.

    • Proteins: building blocks are amino acids in the blood. Casein micelles, or small aggregates thereof, may begin aggregation in Golgi vesicles within the secretory cell.
    • Lipids:
      • C4-C14 fatty acids are synthesized in the cells
      • C16 and greater fatty acids are preformed as a result of rumen hydrogenation and are transported directly in the blood
    • Lactose: milk is in osmotic equilibrium with the blood and is controlled by lactose, K, Na, Cl; lactose synthesis regulates the volume of milk secreted
    The milk components are synthesized within the cells, mainly by the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and its attached ribosomes. The energy for the ER is supplied by the mitochondria. The components are then passed along to the Golgi apparatus, which is responsible for their eventual movement out of the cell in the form of vesicles. Both vesicles containing aqueous non-fat components, as well as liquid droplets (synthesized by the ER) must pass through the cytoplasm and the apical plasma membrane to be deposited in the lumen. It is thought that the milk fat globule membrane is comprised of the apical plasma membrane of the secretory cell.

    Milking stimuli, such as a sucking calf, a warm wash cloth, the regime of parlour etc., causes the release of a hormone called oxytocin. Oxytocin is relased from the pituitary gland, below the brain, to begin the process of milk let-down. As a result of this hormone stimulation, the muscles begin to compress the alveoli, causing a pressure in the udder known as letdown reflex, and the milk components stored in the lumen are released into the duct system. The milk is forced down into the teat cistern from which it is milked. The let-down reflex fades as the oxytocin is degraded, within 4-7 minutes. It is very difficult to milk after this time." (Source)

    (http://www.foodsci.uoguelph.ca/dairyedu/biosynthesis.html)

      

      

    Human Embryology:

    Before we start this section, I'd like you to read Dr. Zakir Naik's brief, yet rich, explanation of several Noble Verses about Human Embryology:

    From http://www.islamicvoice.com/january.97/scie.htm#HUMAN:

    Quran & Sciences

    Embryology

    By Dr. Zakir A. Naik
       

    Man is created from "Alaq"

    (Congealed clot of blood) a leech like substances-Prof. Keith Moore:- A few years ago a group of young Arab students/scholars collected all information concerning embryology from the Qur'an, and followed the instructions of the Qur'an from Surah Furqan (chapter no. 25), verse no. 59 (25:59) which says, "Ask the person who knows."

    All this information so gathered from the Qur'an was translated into English and presented to Prof. Dr. Keith Moore who is the head of the department of Embryology in the University of Toronto, in Canada. At present he is one of the highest authorities in the field of Embryology throughout the world.

    He was asked to give his opinion regarding the information concerning the field of embryology present in the Qur'an. After carefully examining the translation presented to him of the verses of the Qur'an, he said that most of the information concerning embryology mentioned in the Qur'an is in perfect conformity with modern discoveries in the field of embryology and does not in any way conflict with them, but there were few verses on which he could not comment as to whether they were right or wrong since the information provided by these verses was yet to be discovered or confirmed and also as there was no mention of these facts in modern writings and studies on embryology.

    One of these verses is from Surah Alaq (chapter 96), verses 1 and 2: (96:1-2)
    "Proclaim (or read!) in the name of thy Lord and Cherisher who created-
    Created man, out of a leech-like substance (a mere clot of congealed blood).

    Leech
    The word "Alaq" besides meaning a congealed clot of blood also means something which clings, a leech-like substance.

    Dr. Keith Moore had no knowledge whether an embryo in the initial stages appears like a leech. To check this out he studied the initial stage of the embryo under a very powerful microscope in his laboratory and compared what he observed with a diagram of a leech- he was astonished at the resemblance between the two!

    In this same manner he acquired more information on embryology (which was hitherto not known to him) from the Qur'an.

    Prof. Keith Moore had earlier authored the book, "The Developing Human". After acquiring new knowledge from the Qur'an, he wrote, in 1992, a new edition, (the 3rd edition of the same book) for which he got an award for the best medical book written by a single author.

    This book has been translated into several major languages of the world and is used as a text book of embryology in the first year of medical studies. Prof. Keith Moore had no hesitation in accepting the Qur'an to be a Divine Revelation and Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) to be a messenger of Almighty God.
     


      

    Man created from a drop emitted from between the Back Bone and the Ribs:

    The Qur'an mentions in Surah Al-Tariq (chapter no. 86), verses 5-7; (86: 5-7)

    "Now let man but think from what he is created! He is created from a drop emitted proceeding from between the back bone and the ribs".

    In embryonic stages, the reproductive organs of the male and female, ie. the testicles and the ovaries, begin their development near the kidney exactly between the spinal column and the eleventh and twelfth ribs. Later they descend; the female gonads (ovaries) stop in the pelvis while the male gonads continue their decent before birth to reach the scrotum outside the body through the inguinal canal. Even after the embryonic stage after the decent of the reproductive organ, these organs receive their nerve supply and blood supply (from the Aorta) and lymphatic drainage which is in the area between the backbone (spinal column) and the ribs
      
      

    And addition from me, Osama Abdallah:

    For ample more Scientific proofs, visit:

    Sex determination and human creation in Islam.  Noble Verses 86:6-7 are discussed here about man created from between the Ribs and the Back Bone.  Science has confirmed that.  Allah Almighty and Prophet Muhammad both claimed that the human gender is determined by the male's ejaculated semen.  Also, refutation to the anti-Islamics' lie about sperm and semen generation in the Holy Quran.

    What forms in the embryo first, the muscles or the bones?


      
    Human Beings created from "Nutfa" (minute quantity of liquid):

    The human being is created from "Nutfa" which means a minute quantity of liquid or a trickle of liquid which remains after emptying a cup or a bucket. This is mentioned in several verses of the Qur'an like surah Al-Hajj (chapter 22) verse 5, and surah Al-Mominun (chapter 23, verse 14).

    Science has confirmed in recent times that only one of the 300 million sperms is required for fertilisation of the ovum; this means that only a 1/300 millionth part or 0.000000003 quantity of sperms that are emitted is required for fertilisation.
     


    Man created from Nutfatun Amsaj: (Mingled liquids)

    In surah Al-Insan (chapter no. 76), verse 2; (76:2) "Verily We created man from a drop of mingled liquid"

    The Arabic word "Nutfatin Amshajin" means mingled liquids which besides spermatic fluid contain other fluids like prostatic secretions, etc. which facilitate the movement of the sperm to help in fertilization.
     


    Genetics:

    The sex of a foetus is determined by the nature of the sperm and not the ovum. The sex of the child, whether female or male, depends on whether the 23rd pair of chromosomes is XX or XY respectively

    (a) In surah Al-Najm (chapter no. 53), verse no. 45 and 56 (53: 45 and 46)

    He did create in pairs male and female from a small quantity of liquid when lodged in its place."
    The Arabic word "Nutfatin" means a minute quantity of liquid and "Turah" means gushing from the husband (male) and cannot refer to the wife (female).

    (b) In Surah Al-Qiyamah (chapter no. 75), verse 37-39 (75:37-39)

    "Was he not a drop of sperm emitted (in lowly form)? Then did he become a clinging clot; then did (Allah) make and fashions (him) in due proportion and of him He made two sexes, male and female."
    Here again it is mentioned that a small quantity (drop) of sperm (indicated by the word "Nutfatin maniyyan") which comes from the husband is responsible for the sex of the foetus.

     


    Foetus protected by three veils of darkness:

    "Allah creates you in the womb of your mother- creation after creation within three veils of darkness."
    According to Prof. Keith Moore these three veils of darkness in the Qur'an refer to:

    (i) anterior abdominal wall of the mother

    (ii) the uterine wall

    (iii) the amnio-chronic membrane.

     


       

      

    Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 76:2
    Yusuf Ali:

    [076:002]  Verily We created Man from a drop of mingled sperm, in order to try him: So We gave him (the gifts), of Hearing and Sight.

    Transliteration:

    [076:002]  Inna khalaqna al-insana min nutfatin amshajin nabtaleehi fajaAAalnahu sameeAAan baseeran

    Arabic (from right to left):

    76:2 انا خلقنا الانسان من نطفة امشاج نبتليه فجعلناه سميعا بصيرا

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 5, Pages 725.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 791.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 931.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 1177.

    5.  Al-Mawrid dictionary English-Arabic section [4], Page .

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page .

    نطفة (nutfah) is a single entity that is part of a bigger group of its kind:

    النطف (al-nutaf):  هي القرطة والواحدة من كل ذلك نطفة  Nutaf are the karats, and a single one is a nutfah.

  • Note from me, Osama Abdallah:  The Arabs 1,400 years ago were not scientific.  They didn't know that a single sperm from man's semen going into the woman's egg forms the fetus.  Yet as we see, Nutfa means exactly a single entity from among its groupThis is obvious since Allah Almighty obviously didn't refer to the sperm as a gold-karat!
     
  • According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 4, Pages 786-787.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page .

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page .

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 857, 879.

    5.  Al-Mawrid dictionary English-Arabic section [4], Page 298.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Pages 757, 804.

    قرط (qart): to cut into small pieces, chop, mince.

    قيراط (qeeraat):  kerat, carat, karat.

    قرّطه (qarratahu):  قطّعه في الِقدْرِ  cut it into pieces in the pot.

    القيراط (al-qeeraat):  جزء من أجزاء الدينار  a part from the dinar's parts.

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    نطفة (nutfah): ماء الرجل والجمع نطف  the man's water or semen and the plural of it is nutaf.

  • النطفه التي يكون منها الولد  the nutfah is what the fetus forms from it.
     
  • ونطف الماء ينطف اذا قطر قليلا قليلا  the water natufa yantufu, which means the water was leaking few drops of water.
     
  • القربة تنطف اي تقطر  the waterskin was tantufu, which means leaking drops of water.
     
  • و جاء سيفه ينطِف دماً  his sword was yantifu blood, meaning drops of blood were falling from it.
  • النطافه (al-nattaafah):  القطاره  (al-qattarah) eye drop dispenser,  dropping tube.

      

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book .

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 201.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 870.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page .

    5.  Al-Mawrid dictionary English-Arabic section [4], Page .

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page .

    امشاج (amshaaj) means to mingle and it refers to mingling the man's and woman's nutfahs.

    مشج (mashaja):  خلط (khalata) mingled or mixed. 

  • In Arabic today, KHALLAT means a blended smoothie.  It has the same root word as khalata.  It is KHALLAT because the fruits and water in it are all mixed up together.
      
  • In Arabic, we also say there is a KHALT, which means there is a mix up, which caused a misunderstanding in what was communicated. There is a mix up in what the receiving person understood from what was intended in the message that was communicated to him/her.
  • امشاج (amshaaj):  مختلطة بماء المرأة و دمها  mingled with the woman's semen and blood.

      
    Again, the Arabs had no knowledge about science.  But however, as we've seen above, NUTFAH نطفة  means one from among a group, like a single karat from among a group of karats, and a single drop of water from a small amount of water.  This is indisputable, and therefore, it is safe to say that when Allah Almighty said that He Created man from Nutfah, He meant a single sperm from the flowing semen.

      

    Furthermore, Allah Almighty Said:

    Noble Verse(s) 23:12-23:14
    Yusuf Ali:

    [023:012]  Man We did create from a quintessence (of clay) a flowing liquid that is originally created from clay;

    [023:013]  Then We placed him as (a drop of) sperm in a place of rest, firmly fixed (that's the woman's egg);

    [023:014]  Then We made Created the sperm into a clot of congealed blood (that is a leech-like substance); then of that clot We made a (foetus) lump; then we made out of that lump bones and clothed the bones with flesh; then we developed out of it another creature. So blessed be God, the best to create!

    Transliteration:

    [023:012]  Walaqad khalaqna al-insana min sulalatin min teenin

    [023:013]  Thumma jaAAalnahu nutfatan fee qararin makeenin

    [023:014]  Thumma khalaqna alnnutfata AAalaqatan fakhalaqna alAAalaqata mudghatan fakhalaqna almudghata AAithaman fakasawna alAAithama lahman thumma ansha/nahu khalqan akhara fatabaraka Allahu ahsanu alkhaliqeena

    Arabic (from right to left):

    23:12 ولقد خلقنا الانسان من سلالة من طين

    23:13 ثم جعلناه نطفة في قرار مكين

    23:14 ثم خلقنا النطفة علقة فخلقنا العلقة مضغة فخلقنا المضغة عظاما فكسونا العظام لحما ثم انشاناه خلقا اخر فتبارك الله احسن الخالقين

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 6, Page 430-436.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page .

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 445.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 639.

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 419.

    سلالة (sulaalah) is a singular of the plurals سلال (sulaal) and/or سلالات (sulaalat).

      
    سلالة (sulaalah): something that is drawn out or flowing.

  • انتزاع الشئ واخراجه من رفق  drawing something and getting it out with ease.
      
  • السليل (al-saleel) and سلسبيل (salsabeel):  الخالص الصافي (al-khaalis al-saafi) the best and the pure.

  • In Prophet Muhammad, Peace be upon him's, Hadith (Saying):
     
    و في الحديث: "
    اللهم اسقنا من سليل الجنة", وهو صافي شرابها, قيل له سليل لأنه سلّ حتى خَلَصْ
     
    O Allah, give us drink from the Paradise's SALEEL سليل, (lisan al-Arab dictionary explains) and the saleel is a purely extracted drink. And it is called SALEEL because it was SULLA ( سلّ purified) until it became pure and at its best خَلَصْ.
     
  • سلالة (sulaalah): an extraction of something from its group.

  • In Ziyad's Saying:  و في حديث زياد: "بسلالةٍ من ماءٍ ثَغْبٍ" أي ما استخرج من ماء الثغب و سلَّ منه
     
    A SULAALAH
    سلالة from the water of thaghab, means extracting and flowing water from the water of thaghab.  So it is removing a certain amount of water from a body of water.
     
  • سل (sul or sal):  something that is unique and different from its group.

  • It is said:  و قد سُلَّ و أسله الله, فهو مسلول,أي شاذ على غير قياس
     
    And he SULLA سُلَّ and Allah Almighty had ASALLAHU أسله, and then he became MASLOOL مسلول, which means he became SHAATH (شاذ  different, unique) beyond any measuring (QIYAAS قياس).

  • السلسل (al-salsal):  the pure and clear.

  • السلسل هو الماء العذب الصافي إذا شُرِبَ تسلسل في الحلق
     
    The SALSAL سلسل is the pure and clear water that is when drank, it flows smoothly in the throat. 
     
    So it is not just any water, as the water in the desert was known to lack sanitation and good taste due to the impurities that are mixed with it, but rather, it is the BEST AND CLEAREST OF THE WATER!
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    سلالة (sulaalah): descendant, progeny, offspring, race.

    سل (sul or sal):  to advance singly or in small groups, and as I mentioned, it is a singular of the plurals sulaal سلال and/or سلالات (sulaalat).

  • This is further proven in Noble Verse 32:8 by Abdullah Yusuf Ali's translation and other translations:
     
    Noble Verse(s) 32:8
    Yusuf Ali:

    [032:008]  And made his progeny from a quintessence of the nature of a fluid despised:

    Transliteration:

    [032:008]  Thumma jaAAala naslahu min sulalatin min ma-in maheenin

    Arabic (from right to left):

    32:8 ثم جعل نسله من سلالة من ماء مهين

    According to
     
    1.  Al-Mawrid dictionary English-Arabic section [4], Page 751.

    Quintessence: جوهر (the pearl of something, or the best of something), خلاصة (a summary of something, or the BEST OF SOMETHING), مثال (a sample, or a leading example).
     
    According to www.dictionary.com, quintessence means:
     
    1. the pure and concentrated essence of a substance.
    2. the most perfect embodiment of something.
    3. the pure, highly concentrated essence of a thing.
    4. the purest or most typical instance.
    5. an extract from anything, containing its rarest virtue, or most subtle and essential constituent in a small quantity; pure or concentrated essence.

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    Remember again that  سلالة (sulaalah) is a singular of the plurals سلال (sulaal) and/or سلالات (sulaalat).

    Notice the Miraculous Beauty of Allah Almighty's Holy Words:

    1-  Man is created and determined from a single flowing سلالة, that is the SPERM. 

    2-  Then Allah Almighty Made man a MINGLED NUTFAH (SPERM...نطفة امشاج), which is a mingled, single, stationed and secured SPERM inside the egg (ثم جعلناه نطفة في قرار مكين); m-قرار مكين is the female's protected and protective BASE (i.e., egg).

    3-  Then after that, Allah Almighty Created the NUTFAH into an AALAQA (a sucking clot substance that looks like a leech).

    4-  And then the alaqa was Created into a lump (mudgha....مضغة).

    5-  Then the lump was Created into bones, and then the bones were covered with flesh, and then Allah Almighty انشاناه خلقا اخر built him into a different creation.

    Also, according to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 5, Page 993.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 839.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 622.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 775.

    5.  Al-Mawrid dictionary English-Arabic section [4], Page 520.

    6.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 634.

    علقة (aalaqa) means a clot and a leech-like substance.

    علق (aalaq): نشب فيه  clinged on it or stuck to it.

  • وفي الحديث: فعلقت الاعراب به اي نشبوا وتعلقوا  and in the saying:  'the Arabs علقت aaliqat to it, means that they became attached to it and adopted it to their culture.'
     
  • علق الصيد في حبالته اي نشب  aaliqa علق the game in the net, means that an animal fell in the trap of the net.
     
  •  والعلوق ما يعلق بالانسان  the ulooq علوق is what clings on the person (from lice or leech or anything else).
     
  •  والعلق في الثوب ما علق به  the aaliqa علق of the dress is what clinged on it.
  • Leech:  علقة    

  • يستخرِجُ دماً بواسطة علقة  extracts blood using the leech.
  • علق (aalaq): دودة العلق  (doodat al-aalaq) the leech worm.

    علق (aalaq): to hang, to be suspended, dangle, to stick, CLING, cleave, get caught or stuck,  to be attached, leech, blood clot

    عليق (aaleeq): twining and creeping plants or shrubs (of various kinds).

    علاقة (aalaaqa): bond, relation, affiliation, association, connection.

       

    The fetus when he is a Aalaq علق , he is

    1-  Clinging inside his mother's womb.

    2-  He is sucking blood from the mother's womb like a leech.

    3-  He is a blood clot!

     
    Aalaq علق means all of these.
     

    Also, back to the Noble Word, LUMP (Mudgha مضغة ), there is a Divine Miracle regarding it.  According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 5, Page 411.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 727.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 875.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 1058.

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 634.

    مضغ  (madgh):  ما يمضغ كل طعام يمضغ  the chewable food that is chewed.

    مضغة (mudgha):   اذا صارت العلقه التي خلق منها الانسان لحمه فهي مضغه  when the aalaqa علقه that man is created from becomes flesh, then it is a mudgha مضغه.

  • وفي الحديث:ان خلق احدكم يجمع في بطن امه اربعين يوما نطفه ثم اربعين يوما علقه ثم اربعين يوما مضغه ثم يبعث الله اليه الملك
     
    And in the Hadith (Saying) of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him:  "When one of you was created in his mother's womb, he as a NUTFAH نطفه for 40 days, then became for 40 days a Aalaqa علقه , then became for 40 days Mudgha مضغه,  then Allah Almighty Sent to him the Angel (of Life to blow Life in him as stated in Noble Verse 32:9):
     
    "But He fashioned him (man) in due proportion, and breathed into him something of His Spirit.  And He gave you (the faculties of) hearing and sight and feeling (and understanding): little thanks do ye give!   (The Noble Quran, 32:9)"
     
    The Prophet's Hadith is also found in Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 4, Book 55, Number 549 and Sahih Al-Bukhari, Volume 8, Book 77, Number 593.
     
    The Hadiths clearly claim that after the first 120 days of the Fetus formation, Allah Almighty blows from His Spirit into it.
     
      

    (This article was sent to me by brother Mahir, may Allah Almighty always be pleased with him)

    Source: http://www.babycentre.co.uk/pregnancy/fetaldevelopment/18weeks/


    "Week 18: Your baby is approximately 6 inches/ 14.2 centimetres long from crown to rump and she weighs about 7 ounces/ 190 grams. Her chest moves up and down to mimic breathing but she's not taking in air, only amniotic fluid"
     
      
    Wikipedia:
     
    Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_fetal_development#development


    Week 18 (I.e 120 days)

    The lanugo covers the entire body. Eyebrows, eyelashes, fingernails, and toenails appear. The fetus has increased muscle development. Alveoli (air sacs) are forming in lungs. The nervous system develops enough to control some body functions. The cochlea are now developed, though the myelin sheaths in the neural portion of the auditory system will continue to develop until 18 months after birth. The respiratory system has developed to the point where gas exchange is possible.

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    It is the male the determines the sex:

    Noble Verse(s) 53:45-53:46
    Sher Ali:

    [053:045]  And that HE creates the pairs, male and female,

    [053:046]  From a sperm drop when it that is emitted and is penetrating;

    Transliteration:

    [053:045]  Waannahu khalaqa alzzawjayni alththakara waal-ontha

    [053:046]  Min nutfatin itha tumna

    Arabic (from right to left):

    53:45 وانه خلق الزوجين الذكر والانثى

    53:46 من نطفة اذا تمنى

      

    Noble Verse(s) 75:37-75:39
    Sher Ali:

    [075:037]  Was he not a drop of fluid, emitted forth (and is penetrating)?

    [075:038]  The he became a clot, then ALLAH gave him shape and perfected him.

    [075:039]  Then HE made of him a pair; the male and female.

    Transliteration:

    [075:037]  Alam yaku nutfatan min manayyin yumna

    [075:038]  Thumma kana AAalaqatan fakhalaqa fasawwa

    [075:039]  FajaAAala minhu alzzawjayni alththakara waal-ontha

    Arabic (from right to left):

    75:37 الم يك نطفة من مني يمنى

    75:38 ثم كان علقة فخلق فسوى

    75:39 فجعل منه الزوجين الذكر والانثى

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 8, Pages 719-721.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 1226.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 888.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 1131.

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 927-928.

    مني (mani) and يمنى (yamnaa) are derived from من (man), and they mean:

      
    مني (mani) means semen, and  يمنى (yamnaa) means to eject.

  • و في التنزيل العزيز: "من مني يمنى", ويقال: منى الرّجل و أمنى من المني بمعنى, و استمنى أي استدعى خروج المنيِّ.
     
    And concerning Allah Almighty's Revelation "من مني يمنى", it is said the man has MANA منى which means that he has ejected semen.  And istamna استمنى means استدعى خروج المنيِّ  he ejeculated the semen.
     
  • مني (mani): ضرب الشيء (darbu al-shaya') striking something or stabbing something.

  • الإستمناء أن يأتي صاحبها فيضرب بيده على صلاها و ينقر بها
     
    The istimnaaa' إستمناء is when the owner strikes with his hand on its salaaha (vagina, صلاها) and continues to penetrate it (ينقر بها).
     
  • يمتنى (yumtana):  يُضْرَبْ (yudrab) is stricken; is penetrated; is stricken with penetration.

  • و قوله: لم تُقْرَفْ لم تُدانْ لما يُمْتَنى له أي ينظر إذا ضُرِبَتْ ألاقح أم لا أي لم تحمل الحمل الذي يمتنى له
     
    And in his poem, don't be disgusted from what is yumtana يُمْتَنى to it, meaning (أي) when you look at it when it is stricken and penetrated (by his hand inserted into the animal's vagina)  ضُرِبَتْ to determine if it were fertilized or not (ألاقح أم لا).
     
    In Arabic, daraba ضرب , which is what  ضُرِبَتْ is derived from, means to strike, to beat among other meanings.
     
    According to Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 538:
     
    ضرب (daraba): to beat, strike, hit.
     
    Clearly, the context of yumtana يمتنى  here means to be stricken by penetration.
      
  • منى (mana):  منى الشيء أي قطعه  He MANA (منى) something, means that he cut it (قطعه).

    مُنِيَ (muniya):  أُصيب (o'seeba) to be afflicted with, hit by, stricken by, attacked by, smitten by.

    مُنِيَ (muniya):  to be afflicted with, hit by, stricken by, attacked by, smitten by, affected by, to suffer, sustain, undergo, experience.

    منى (mana):  hit, stricken, smitten, emit, to be afflicted, semen, sperm.

     

    So when Allah Almighty Said:

    [053:046]  From a sperm drop that is emitted and is penetrating;

    53:46 من نطفة اذا تمنى   

    [075:037]  Was he not a drop of fluid, emitted forth and is penetrating?

    75:37 الم يك نطفة من مني يمنى

    Allah Almighty Had Spoken a Divine Statement that is today in perfect agreement with Science!  Indeed, the male's NUTFAH (sperm) strikes the female's egg with penetration.  The NUTFAH is indeed a penetrating one that "strikes" and "cuts" through the egg to make fertilization.  That is why Allah Allah Almighty in both Noble Verses, 53:45, 75:39, talked about the formation of both sexes: the male and the female, and said that it is the "penetrating," "striking," "cutting," (يمنى) NUTFAH (نطفة, sperm) that determines them.

    We're already seen above that MANA (منى) directly and literally means to strike, cut, and penetrate.

      

      

    Again, also please visit:

  • What forms in the embryo first, the muscles or the bones?
      
  • Sex determination and human creation in Islam.  Noble Verses 86:6-7 are discussed here about man created from between the Ribs and the Back Bone.  Science has confirmed that.  Allah Almighty and Prophet Muhammad both claimed that the human gender is determined by the male's ejaculated semen.  Also, refutation to the anti-Islamics' lie about sperm and semen generation in the Holy Quran.
      
     
  • Were cloning, human-cloning, and gender alteration prophesied in Islam?  See the Glorious Quran's direct Stunning Miracle and Prophecy about modern-day cloning, and how it is dependent upon cutting of the ear.
      
      
  • Man is created from a speeding and struggling sperm!
      
      
  • Sulalah in Arabic also means "long fish," which perfectly fits the description of the male-sperm!
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    The three Veils of darkness and Stages of the fetus' development:

    Noble Verse(s) 39:6
    Yusuf Ali:

    [039:006]  He created you (all) from a single person: then created, of like nature, his mate; and he sent down for you eight head of cattle in pairs: He makes Creates you, in the wombs of your mothers, in stages, one after another, in three veils of darkness. such is God, your Lord and Cherisher: to Him belongs (all) dominion. There is no god but He: then how are ye turned away (from your true Centre)?

    Arabic (from right to left):

    39:6 خلقكم من نفس واحدة ثم جعل منها زوجها وانزل لكم من الانعام ثمانية ازواج يخلقكم في بطون امهاتكم خلقا من بعد خلق في ظلمات ثلاث ذلكم الله ربكم له الملك لااله الا هو فانى تصرفون

    According to Prof. Keith Moore these three veils of darkness in the QURAN refer to

    1-  Anterior abdominal wall of the mother.

    2-  The uterine wall.

    3-  The amnio-chorionoic membrane.

    Also, in the field of Embryology, it is stated that the fetus goes through three distinct developmental stages in his mother's womb:

    1-  Pre-Embryonic, first 2 1/2 weeks.

    2-  Embryonic, until the end of the 8th week.

    3-  Fetal, from the 8th week to labor.

    Also, please visit: What forms in the embryo first, the muscles or the bones?

      

      

    Finger Tips or Prints are unique to every person:

    Noble Verse(s) 75:3-75:4
    Yusuf Ali:

    [075:003]  Does man think that We cannot assemble his bones?

    [075:004]  Nay, We are able to put together in perfect order the very tips of his fingers.

    Transliteration:

    [075:003]  Ayahsabu al-insanu allan najmaAAa AAithamahu

    [075:004]  Bala qadireena AAala an nusawwiya bananahu

    Arabic (from right to left):

    75:3 ايحسب الانسان الن نجمع عظامه

    75:4 بلى قادرين على ان نسوي بنانه

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 7, Page 655.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 1088.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 72.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 249.

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page 76.

    بنان (banaan):   الاصابع وقيل اطرافها واحدتها بنانه  the fingers and finger tips, and the singular of banaan is banaanah  بنانه.

    بنان (banaan): Fingers or finger tips.

      

      

    Lying and deception are generated from the forehead:

    The following article was taken from:
  • www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm#embryology
  • The Noble Quran on the Cerebrum: Lying is generated from the person's forehead.
  • What does the Glorious Quran say about lying and about taking credit and recognition for what you do not deserve?
  • www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#links
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    Lying and deception are generated from the forehead:
      

    Noble Verse(s) 96:15-96:16
    Shakir:

    [096:015]  Nay! if he desist not, We would will certainly smite his forehead,

    [096:016]  A lying, sinful forehead.

    Transliteration:

    [096:015]  Kalla la-in lam yantahi lanasfaAAan bialnnasiyati

    [096:016]  Nasiyatin kathibatin khati-atin

    Arabic (from right to left):

    96:15 كلا لئن لم ينته لنسفعا بالناصية

    96:16 ناصية كاذبة خاطئة

    According to

    1.  Lisan Al-Arab dictionary [1] , Book 8, Page 750.

    2.  Al-Muheet dictionary [2], Page 1229.

    3.  Al-Muajam Al-Waseet dictionary [3], Page 927.

    4.  Al-Mawrid dictionary Arabic-English section [4], Page 1152.

    5.  Arabic-English dictionary the Hans Wehr dictionary [6], Page .

    الناصية (al-naasiyah):  the forehead.

  •  قال الفراء في قوله تعالي" لنسفعن بالناصيه" ناصيته مقدمه راسه
     
    The Furaa' said that in Allah Almighty's Noble Verse " لنسفعن بالناصيه" (we will certainly smite his forehead),  ناصيته HIS NAASIYAH is the forehead.
     
  • قال الازهري: الناصيه عند العرب منبت الشعر في مقدمه الراس
     
    The Azhari said:  THE NAASIYAH الناصيه to the Arabs (of old) is the place where the hair grows on the beginning of the head (i.e., the forehead).
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    Figure 12: Functional regions of the left hemisphere of the cerebral
    cortex.  The prefrontal area is located at the front of the cerebral
    cortex. (Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, Seeley and others, p. 210.) 

  • The Wisdom of the age of 40 in the Noble Quran, which had been Scientifically and Psychologically proven to be True.  See why Allah Almighty is more forgiving to those who are under the age of 40, and how Science and Psychology proved that people under 40 are less mature and tend to make more irresponsible decisions (i.e., mistakes and sins).
      
    One main reason is that the brain's "Frontal Cortex", which is also called "The Voice of Reason", develops last.  The brain takes a very long time to develop Myelin, which is a protective natural insulation that the body builds for its cells.  The brain not only doesn't complete developing Myelin for its cells until the late 20s or even past 30s, but it develops Myelin for the Frontal Cortex last!  This is where people might appear to be physically built and mature, while their brains are still underdeveloped:

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    (Click to play video)

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  • Why did the Quran describe the front of the head as being lying and sinful?  Why didn’t the Quran say that the person was lying and sinful?  What is the relationship between the front of the head and lying and sinfulness?

    If we look into the skull at the front of the head, we will find the prefrontal area of the cerebrum (see figure 12).  What does physiology tell us about the function of this area?  A book entitled Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology says about this area, The motivation and the foresight to plan and initiate movements occur in the anterior portion of the frontal lobes, the prefrontal area. This is a region of association cortex...” [1]  Also the book says, “In relation to its involvement in motivation, the prefrontal area is also thought to be the functional center for aggression....” [2]

    So, this area of the cerebrum is responsible for planning, motivating, and initiating good and sinful behavior and is responsible for the telling of lies and the speaking of truth.  Thus, it is proper to describe the front of the head as lying and sinful when someone lies or commits a sin, as the Quran has said, “...A lying, sinful naseyah (front of the head)!”

    Scientists have only discovered these functions of the prefrontal area in the last sixty years, according to Professor Keith L. Moore. [3]

    (1) Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, Seeley and others, p. 211.  Also see The Human Nervous System, Noback and others, pp. 410-411.

    (2) Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology, Seeley and others, p. 211.

    (3) Al-Ejaz al-Elmy fee al-Naseyah (The Scientific Miracles in the Front of the Head), Moore and others, p. 41.

      

         

      

     

    5-  Numerical Miracles in the Holy Quran:

    Some very STUNNING Divine Miracles: [1]

    Here are some of my favorite Stunning Scientific Miracles in the Glorious Quran from among the tens (10s) that are listed in this section:

    1-  Here is one stunning Numerical Miracle, from the 10s below, for you:

    The Glorious Quran has 114 Chapters. The sum of those Chapters is 6555 (1+2+...+114 = 6555). There are also 6236 Noble Verses in the Glorious Quran. Now, IF YOU ADD EACH CHAPTER # with the number of its Verses, then you get a list of numbers. So 1 (first Chapter) + 7 (# of its Verses) = 8. Do this for all Chapters.

    1-  The sum of the odd numbers from the list = 6555.
    2-  The sum of the even numbers from the list = 6236.

    See the XLS file for 100% confirmation.
      

    2-  The Great Miracle.  Allah Almighty in the Holy Quran called the Number 19 Miracle "One of the Mighty Ones (Miracles)" (74:30-37) [1] [2].  See the 100s of Noble Verses that clearly testify to this Great Miracle.  Also, did you know that Allah Almighty Said in Surat Nuh (that's Noble Chapter Nuh (Noah)) that Prophet Noah lived for 950 years among his people. 

    Yet, all Praise and Glory are due to Allah Almighty Alone, the entire Noble Surah is exactly written in 950 Letters [1] [2]!  You can thoroughly see this in the scanned images that thoroughly verify every single Noble Letter, in the links.  Click on the links to see the many other Numerical Miracles in the Holy Quran.  Also, see the Numerical Miracles section along with all of the other great sections.

      
    3-  19 X 115 = 2185 Number 19 and BASMALA Miracle.  The total numerical value of Noble Verses 74:30-37 themselves, which are the heart of the Number 19 Miracle, has a stunning Miracle in it.  The value of these Noble Verses matches the multiplication of the BASMALA's number of letters (19 Letters) and their total numerical values (115): 19 X 115 = 2185.  The Basmala, which full text in Arabic means "In the Name of Allah The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful" is the Key to the Glorious Quran.  It is recited first before reading the Holy Quran, and it is also obligatory upon every Muslim to start with the Basmala before starting any task.

      
    4-  Please also checkout the many hundreds (100s) of Great Numerical Miracles, and the many tens (10s) of other Great Scientific Miracles that deal with:

         1-  Embryology.
         2-  Biology.
         3-  Astronomy.
         4-  Geology.
         5-  Mathematics
         6-  Archeology.
         7-  Prophecies [1].

    For example:

    1-  The explosion of the Universe, Galaxies and Stars bring about Smoke.
      
    "When the sky disintegrates, and turns rose colored like paint (
    وردة كالدهان)." (The Noble Quran, 55:37) [2] [3]
      

      
      

    Also, the Glorious Quran [1] declares that the earth is:

    1- Spherical.
    2- Suspended in Space.
    3- Rotating around itself.
    4- Is traveling in Space.

    This is also all demonstrated in good details in the following video file:

    www.answering-christianity.com/egg-shaped_earth.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/ac20.htm#links
    www.answering-christianity.com/detailed_meanings_of_scientific_words_in_verses.htm

      

    How can the Jews and Christians know FOR SURE that the Quran is from GOD?  Is there anything from the Quran that guarantees this?

  • 100% guarantee that the Quran is from GOD Almighty.

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    Note:  A brief QA sessions [2].  This is not a deviant pro Rashad Khalifa website!  The Miracle is based on 100% of the Glorious Quran, and the article below is based on the work of brother, who is also a Civil Engineer, Adnan Al Refaei المهندس عدنان الرفاعي

      

      

    The Great Miracle of Number 19 is thoroughly demonstrated:

    All Praise and Thanks and Glory are due to Allah Almighty Alone.  First of all, Allah Almighty said in the Holy Quran that the Number 19 Miracle is "One of the Mighty Ones" in Noble Verses 74:30-37.  Click this sub-section in this article for the text and details about the Noble Verses.  In the scanned images below, you will not only see that Noble Verses 74:30-37 are in perfect match with the Number 19 Miracle (2185 is their total numerical value and it is equal to 19 X 115) [1], but they're also in perfect match with the Glorious Quran's "Key Noble Verse", the Basmala, in both its total Numerical value, 115, and total number of Letters, which are 19 Letters.  See the scanned images listed below:

    The following images contain my calculations, which thoroughly verify the claim about Noble Verses 74:30-37.  Their total numerical value is exactly 2185, which is equal to 19 X 115:

    www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book/Scan0132.jpg
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  • Sections:
    -  More elaboration and proofs in the next section.
    -  Also, more images for other examples below.
      
  • The Quranic Law, which is thoroughly defined in the Glorious Quran, that differentiates between a "written letter" (also known as a "drawn letter") and a letter that is only a vowel, and defines the numerical value (see table) of the written letter, this Quranic Law is thoroughly laid out in Noble Chapter 71.  The Chapter is called Surat Nuh.  Nuh is Prophet Noah, peace be upon him.  Allah Almighty used this Noble Surah to determine what is a drawn letter and what is a vowel in all Noble Verses throughout the Glorious Quran.  Only the written letters have numerical values.  Vowels don't have numerical values.  See the following images.

    Also, Allah Almighty Said in this Noble Surah, Surah 71, that Prophet Nuh (Noah) lived for 950 years among his people.  Yet, all Praise and Glory are due to Allah Almighty Alone, the entire Noble Surah is exactly written in 950 Letters!  Once we counted the drawn letters only, we found them to be exactly 950 letters.  You can see this in the scanned images that I produced with my own hand-written verification for each Noble Letter:

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    The following examples are stunningly amazing:

  • Prophet Nuh's story with his people in 24 Noble Verses, which are 11:25-49.  These Noble Verses are in Surat Hud, which is Chapter 11 in the Holy Quran.  Except for one verse inside them that speaks directly to Prophet Muhammad, all other verses speak about Noah and his people.  What is STUNNINGLY MIRACULOUS about these Noble Verses is that the first set from Noble Verses 11:25 to 34, they have the total numerical value of 4,177.  Then Noble Verse 11:35, which is about Prophet Muhammad, has the total numerical value of 327.  Then Noble Verses 11:36-49 have the total numerical value of 6,159.  Therefore, 4177 + 6159 = 10,336, which is equal to 19 X 544.  In other words, the Noble Verses that only speak about Prophet Noah and his people have a total numerical value that is divisible by 19 without any remainder:
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  • Furthermore on Noble Verse 11:35, it starts with: "Or do they say, "Has he forged it"?" ام يقولون افتراه:
      

      
    When we take all of the Noble Verses (10:38, 11:13, 11:35, 32:3, 46:8) throughout the Glorious Quran that start with this exact phrase
    ام يقولون افتراه, we also find that their total numerical value is divisible by 19 without any remainder.  2470 = 19 X 130.  The following images give all of the details.  You can also see my hand-count in these images:
      
    www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book/Scan0277.jpg  (start from last verse in this image, the one that has the count of 478)

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    Click to enlarge:

      
    Verification from my website, www.QuranSearch.com.  Search for text:
    ام يقولون افتراه:
      

      
    Here is the link for the
    search result page.
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    19 X 19:

  • The NOORANIYYAH Letters, or the Noorani Letters of the Holy Quran.  These are the opening Letters of several of the Noble Surahs (Chapters) that have hidden Divine meanings in them.  All Praise and Glory and Thanks are due to Allah Almighty Alone!  Now adding all of them together, using the main table's values, gave us a total that is a multiple of the number 19 without any remainder.  Not only that, but their total number is 361, which is equal to 19 X 19:
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  • Adding all of the numerical values of the Prophets' and Messengers' names that were mentioned in the Holy Quran also all add up to a number that is a multiple of the number 19 without any remainder:
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    Taking this standard for determining which is an actual written/drawn letter and which is only a vowel from all of the Glorious Quran's characters, and applying it to the entire Quran, we found literally THOUSANDS OF STUNNING EXAMPLES AND PATTERNS [1] and Miracles.  And building a numerical table that gives numerical values to the Drawn Letters from most occurring to the least (value 1 given to the most occurring drawn letter, value 2 given to the second most occurring one, and so on....), and applying these numerical values to calculate the numerical value of the Glorious Quran's Drawn Letters and Words, we found thousands of stunning numerical results [1].  And the Number 19 Miracle and the BASMALA and Noble Verses 74:30-37 give you an amazing demonstration of this Divine Miracle [1] [2] [3].

    The following points will clearly explain and demonstrate this Divine Miracle:

      
    1-  Allah Almighty has designed the Holy Quran's Text to be written in a certain complex form, and with great consistency throughout the Holy Quran's 114 Chapters, which are made of 6236 Noble Verses.  The following table shows each Noble Quran Letter's numerical value:

    www.answering-christianity.com/main_table.png

    Also, the following zip file contains thousands of the examples, from the thousands others that I have not yet been able to get to due to my busy schedule:

    www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book.zip

      

    Number of Years = Number of Letters:

    There is nothing random about the Glorious Quran's Words and their Letters.  As it is thoroughly demonstrated in the scanned images, when we for example see that Noble Surah (Chapter) Nuh (Noah) is written in exactly 950 Noble Letters [1], and Allah Almighty Said that Prophet Nuh lived among his people for 950 years in the same Noble Surah, then there is nothing random about this one.

    Not only that, but there are many other Numerical patterns discovered in the Glorious Quran that are linked to the number of years.  For example, Allah Almighty's two Divine Promises to the people of Israel's destruction were both combined written in 75 Words, and each Promise was written in 75 letters.  And the two sets of Noble Verses for the two Promises are after each others in the same Noble Surah 17:4-8.  So the first set of Noble Verses that speak about the first Promise, which already took place, were written in 75 Letters, and the second set of Noble Verses that speak about the future destruction were written also in 75 Letters:

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    Brother Adnan raised the following questions:

  • Could these Noble Verses be referring to the second destruction of Israel in 75 years after its establishment?
  • And if so, then would they be 75 years after 1948 or 1967?
  • Only Allah Almighty Alone Knows.  We are currently living some of ISLAM'S STUNNING PROPHECIES about Israel, the zionist machine, and their evil that is being spread throughout earth as exactly prophesied in the Glorious Quran:

    www.answering-christianity.com/convert_christians.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/dajjal.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/666.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/east.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/911_is_the_biggest_lie.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/nuclear_doom_prophecy.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/walid_shoebat_islam_satan_rebuttal.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/quran.htm

    See also Daniel Prophecies about Israel and its map [2].  Daniel 11:45: "(the evil one) will establish his settlement between Mount Zion (Jerusalem) and the Mediterranean sea.  Then he will be destroyed, and no one will be able to save him."  That is precisely Israel today!

      

    Similarly, when we look into the number 19 Miracle, which Allah Almighty called it "One of the  Mighty Ones" in Noble Verses 74:30-37, and we find out that It is indeed a MIGHTY MIRACLE, then there is nothing random about it either.  What brother Adnan Al Refaei المهندس عدنان الرفاعي did was he took the Arabic drawn alphabets, that are not vowels, and calculated how many times each letter occurred in the Glorious Quran, since the Glorious Quran's Letters are Miraculous, and there is nothing random about them as we've seen in the few examples above, and also in many more like them [1].  See images below.  Brother Adnan then built a numerical table where the highest occurring letter would have the value 1, and the second highest would carry the value 2, and so on.  He then started calculating the numerical values of the Noble Letters in the Glorious Quran and came up with these mighty discoveries.  Again, the table's link is:

    www.answering-christianity.com/main_table.png

    This table in the link has more elaboration in it than the one brother, who also used to be an Engineer, Adnan Al Refaei [1] المهندس عدنان الرفاعي gave in his book on page 140, which is page 136 in the PDF file (If you see gibberish, then install these required fonts & instructionMy Sony Vaio laptop didn't require them.  My other older computers did.  The fonts on my Sony Vaio also seem a bit better than these ones.  So please only install them if you see gibberish).

    And again, the following zip file contains thousands of the examples, from the thousands others that I have not yet been able to get to due to my busy schedule:

    www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book.zip

      

      

    The Number 19 Miracle:

    This Noble Miracle is not about bringing random numerical combinations' values and show that they're equal to other certain combinations.  Some tried to belittle this Noble Divine Miracle by bringing random combinations and said that they matched certain phrases in the Glorious Quran.  For example:

    "America is Great" "Allah is Great" Therefore, America is Divine?
    "Satan is evil" "Jesus is evil" Therefore, Jesus is evil?
    "Satan is good" "Muhammad is good" Therefore, satan is good?
    "Jesus" "Satanic" Therefore, Jesus is satanic?
    "Abraham" "GOD is One" Therefore, Abraham is GOD?
    "Prophets" "Prostitutes" Therefore, all Prophets were prostitutes?
    "Mary" "Liar" Therefore, Mary was a liar?
    "Moses" "Satanist" Therefore, Moses was a satanist?
    "GOD is Love" "Satan loves you" Therefore, GOD is satan?
    "GOD is Light" "Satan's darkness" Therefore, satan and GOD are both the same Light?
  • These are just hypothetical examples.  The values may not match.  But you get the point.  You could come up with any phrase that numerically has the same value as another phrase and claim that they have the same meaning.
      
  • But this is not how the Miracle works!  The way it works, with already 1,000s of confirmed examples [2], is as follows:

    The Noble Verses and Statements (Parts of Noble Verses that are specific to a specific point.  Some Noble Verses speak about multiple things), in the Holy Quran, that are correlating to each others, and are ones that collectively make up an entire case, - a full picture, - will have a total numerical value that is divisible by the number 19 without any remainder.  Thousands of examples [1] [2] already demonstrated this.  And Noble Verses 74:30-37, which are the heart of the Number 19 Miracle, and in them Allah Almighty Said about this Noble Miracle that it is "One of the Greatest Ones" (74:35), are thoroughly demonstrated in the following images and tables. 
      
    Again, the following images contain my calculations, which thoroughly verify the claim about Noble Verses 74:30-37.  Their total numerical value is exactly
    2185, which is equal to 19 X 115:

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  • More images for other examples below.
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    In the following Noble Verses 74:30-37, notice the following important points:

    1. Allah Almighty mentioned, in Noble Verses 74:30-37, that He based the Glorious Quran on the Number 19 Miracle for the following reasons:
        
      (a)-  As a trial to the disbelievers.
      (b)-  To help strengthen the Believers' faith more.
      (c)-  To assure the disbelievers that Islam is Divine.
      (d)-  Because it is one of the Greatest Signs and Miracles!
        

    2. And once again, GOD Almighty made the number 19 be the Noble Quran's Main Numerical Miracle.  He called it: "One of the Greatest Ones" in Chapter 74:35.

      

    Let's all read Noble Verses 74:30-37, and look at its scanned images:

    Read the Noble Verses for yourself to clearly see the points that I mentioned above:

    [074:030]  Over it are Nineteen عليها تسعة عشر.
      
    [074:031] And We have set none but angels as Guardians of the Fire; AND WE HAVE FIXED THEIR NUMBER ONLY 
    وماجعلنا عدتهم الا  as (1) a trial for Unbelievers,- (2) in order that the People of the Book may arrive at certainty, (3) and the Believers may increase in Faith,- (4) and that no doubts may be left for the People of the Book and the Believers, (5) and that those in whose hearts is a disease and the Unbelievers may say, "What symbol doth God intend by this?" Thus doth God leave to stray whom He pleaseth, and guide whom He pleaseth: and none can know the forces of thy Lord, except He and this is no other than awarning to mankind.
      
    [074:032] Nay, verily: By the Moon,
    [074:033] And by the Night as it retreateth,
    [074:034] And by the Dawn as it shineth forth,-
    [074:035]  This is but one of the MIGHTY ONES (Miracles)
    انها لاحدى الكبر.
    [074:036] A warning to mankind,-
    [074:037] To any of you that chooses to press forward, or to follow behind;-

      

    The scanned images  are below the following table.  Let us see the Noble Verses in English and Arabic:

    Noble Verse(s) 74:30-74:37
    Yusuf Ali:

    [074:030] Over it are Nineteen  عليها تسعة عشر.

    [074:031] And We have set none but angels as Guardians of the Fire; AND WE HAVE FIXED THEIR NUMBER ONLY وماجعلنا عدتهم الا as a trial for Unbelievers,- in order that the People of the Book may arrive at certainty, and the Believers may increase in Faith,- and that no doubts may be left for the People of the Book and the Believers, and that those in whose hearts is a disease and the Unbelievers may say, "What symbol doth God intend by this ?" Thus doth God leave to stray whom He pleaseth, and guide whom He pleaseth: and none can know the forces of thy Lord, except He and this is no other than awarning to mankind.

    [074:032] Nay, verily: By the Moon,

    [074:033] And by the Night as it retreateth,

    [074:034] And by the Dawn as it shineth forth,-

    [074:035] This is but one of the MIGHTY (portents) MIGHTY ONES (Miracles) انها لاحدى الكبر.

    [074:036] A warning to mankind,-

    [074:037] To any of you that chooses to press forward, or to follow behind;-

    Arabic (from right to left):

    Original Quran-Arabic:








    Limited Arabic for internet browsers:

    74:30
     عليها تسعة عشر

    74:31 وماجعلنا اصحاب النار الا ملائكة وماجعلنا عدتهم الا فتنة للذين كفروا ليستيقن الذين اوتوا الكتاب ويزداد الذين امنوا ايمانا ولايرتاب الذين اوتوا الكتاب والمؤمنون وليقول الذين في قلوبهم مرض والكافرون ماذا اراد الله بهذا مثلا كذلك يضل الله من يشاء ويهدي من يشاء ومايعلم جنود ربك الا هو وماهي الا ذكرى للبشر

    74:32 كلا والقمر

    74:33 والليل اذ ادبر

    74:34 والصبح اذا اسفر

    74:35 انها لاحدى الكبر

    74:36 نذيرا للبشر

    74:37 لمن شاء منكم ان يتقدم او يتاخر

      

    2-  The following examples are stunningly amazing:

  • The NOORANIYYAH Letters, or the Noorani Letters of the Holy Quran.  These are the opening Letters of several of the Noble Surahs (Chapters) that have hidden Divine meanings in them.  All Praise and Glory and Thanks are due to Allah Almighty Alone!  Now adding all of them together, using the main table's values, gave us a total that is a multiple of the number 19 without any remainder.  Not only that, but their total number is 361, which is equal to 19 X 19:
  • www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book/Scan0138.jpg

  • Adding all of the numerical values of the Prophets' and Messengers' names that were mentioned in the Holy Quran also all add up to a number that is a multiple of the number 19 without any remainder:
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    www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book/Scan0237.jpg

      

  • Prophet Nuh's story with his people in 24 Noble Verses, which are 11:25-49.  These Noble Verses are in Surat Hud, which is Chapter 11 in the Holy Quran.  Except for one verse inside them that speaks directly to Prophet Muhammad, all other verses speak about Noah and his people.  What is STUNNINGLY MIRACULOUS about these Noble Verses is that the first set from Noble Verses 11:25 to 34, they have the total numerical value of 4,177.  Then Noble Verse 11:35, which is about Prophet Muhammad, has the total numerical value of 327.  Then Noble Verses 11:36-49 have the total numerical value of 6,159.  Therefore, 4177 + 6159 = 10,336, which is equal to 19 X 544.  In other words, the Noble Verses that only speak about Prophet Noah and his people have a total numerical value that is divisible by 19 without any remainder:
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  • Furthermore on Noble Verse 11:35, it starts with: "Or do they say, "Has he forged it"?" ام يقولون افتراه:
      

      
    When we take all of the Noble Verses (10:38, 11:13, 11:35, 32:3, 46:8) throughout the Glorious Quran that start with this exact phrase
    ام يقولون افتراه, we also find that their total numerical value is divisible by 19 without any remainder.  2470 = 19 X 130.  The following images give all of the details.  You can also see my hand-count in these images:
      
    www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book/Scan0277.jpg  (start from last verse in this image, the one that has the count of 478)

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    Click to enlarge:

      
    Verification from my website, www.QuranSearch.com.  Search for text:
    ام يقولون افتراه:
      

      
    Here is the link for the
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    There are many other examples that Mr. Adnan Al Refaei [1] المهندس عدنان الرفاعي gave in his book (Again, if you see gibberish, then install these required fonts & instructionMy Sony Vaio laptop didn't require them.  My other older computers did.  The fonts on my Sony Vaio also seem a bit better than these ones.  So please only install them if you see gibberish).

    Furthermore, the total numerical value of Noble Verses 74:30-37 themselves, which are the heart of the Number 19 Miracle, has a stunning Miracle in it.  The value of these Noble Verses matches the multiplication of the BASMALA's number of letters (19 Letters) and their total numerical values (115): 19 X 115 = 2185.  The Basmala, which full text in Arabic means "In the Name of Allah The Most Beneficent, The Most Merciful" is the Key to the Glorious Quran.  It is recited first before reading the Holy Quran, and it is also obligatory upon every Muslim to start with the Basmala before starting any task:

    The following links are the original images from the PDF book of Noble Verses 74:30-37 and the Basmala.  Also, the link to the PDF book is in the following as well:

    www.answering-christianity.com/page_144_surah_74_verses_30-37_original.png
    www.answering-christianity.com/page_144_basmala_is_quran_key.png
    www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book.zip

    The following images contain my calculations, which thoroughly verify the claim about Noble Verses 74:30-37.  Their total numerical value is exactly 2185, which is equal to 19 X 115:

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    Again, the Holy Quran's Law that Mr. Adnan Al Refaei [1] المهندس عدنان الرفاعي discovered is as follows:

    (a)-  The Noble Verses and Statements (Parts of Noble Verses that are specific to a specific point.  Some Noble Verses speak about multiple things) of the Holy Quran that are correlating to each others, and are ones that collectively make up an entire case, - a full picture, - will have a total numerical value that is divisible by the number 19 without any remainder.

    (b)-  You can also watch The Great Miracle, Part 2, Episode 10, by the Engineer Mr. Adnan Al Refaei [1] المهندس عدنان الرفاعي.  Translated to English by Osama Abdallah (me).

    Episodes of Program in Video: [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15]...
    Episodes of Program in Audio: [11] [12] [13] [14] [15]...

    Allah Almighty Said that the Number 19 Sign is "One of the Greatest Miracles" (74:35) in the Noble Quran. This Miracle is thoroughly examined throughout this TV Program.

    You can download this video, and all of the videos that are available on my website at: www.answering-christianity.com/free_downloads.htm.

      

    3-  Again, to clearly and thoroughly see the Number 19 Divine Miracle of the Holy Quran, you can see the 100s of images that I scanned and processed from Mr. Adnan Al Refaei [1] المهندس عدنان الرفاعي book, which is 653 pages long at:

    www.answering-christianity.com/the_great_miracle_book.zip

    I only processed 1/3 of the book so far.  But the examples that I provided give thorough demonstration and ample examples that demonstrate this Great Divine Miracle from the Glorious Quran.

      

    4-  Furthermore, Allah Almighty Promised and took it upon Himself to Perfectly Preserve the Holy Quran in both:

    (a)-  Text documentation and compilation.
    (b)-  Reading and Noble Words and Letters pronunciations.

    This is because the Holy Quran that we have here on earth is a copy of the One that is in the "Preserved Divine Tablet".  To see the ample Noble Verses that clearly prove this, please visit:

    www.answering-christianity.com/quran.htm

      

    The following is from: www.answering-christianity.com/quran.htm

    Also visit these posts with very important images and points:

      
    1-  Thorough studies on the Quran's Compilation by the "Islamic Awareness" website:

  • http://www.islamic-awareness.org/Quran/Text/Mss/
  • http://www.islamic-awareness.org/Quran/
  • http://www.islamic-awareness.org/Quran/Text/
  • http://www.islamic-awareness.org/Quran/Sources/
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    2-  The Sana Manuscripts lie:

  • Islamic Awareness' research.
  • http://www.answering-christianity.com/karim/mosque_of_sanaa.htm  (A very good response by brother Karim)
  • http://www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,1542.msg6030.html#msg6030  Sana is 677.4 miles away from Mecca!
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    3-  The Divine Miracle of the Quran's Text and Compilation:

  • http://www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,1457.msg5825.html#msg5825
  • http://www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,1457.msg5856.html#msg5856
  • http://www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php/topic,1457.0.html
  • Dr. Munir Munshey's [2] Quran Translation document.
  • 100% guarantee that the Quran is from GOD Almighty.
  • The Overwhelming Scientific Miracles of the Glorious Quran.  Here is one little sample from just the Numerical Miracles alone:
      
      
  • The Divine Promise and Miracle of the Glorious Quran's Preservation in Text and Pronunciation:

    Allah Almighty Said in the Glorious Quran regarding preserving the Holy Quran's Text and Pronunciation the following:

    Noble Verse(s) 15:9
    Yusuf Ali:

    [015:009]  We have, without doubt, sent down the Message; and We will assuredly guard it (from corruption).

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    Original Quran-Arabic:

    Limited Arabic for internet browsers:

    15:9 انا نحن نزلنا الذكر وانا له لحافظون

      

    Noble Verse(s) 41:42
    Yusuf Ali:

    [041:042]  No falsehood can approach it (the Quran) from before or behind it: It is sent down by One Full of Wisdom, Worthy of all Praise.

    Arabic (from right to left):

    41:42 لاياتيه الباطل من بين يديه ولامن خلفه تنزيل من حكيم حميد

      

    Noble Verse(s) 75:16-75:19
    Sher Ali:

    [075:016]  Move not thy tongue, O Prophet, with the revelation of the Qur'an that thou mayest hasten to preserve it.

    [075:017]  Surely, upon US rests its collection and its recital.

    [075:018]  So when WE recite it, then follow thou its recital.

    [075:019]  Then upon US rests the expounding thereof.

    Arabic (from right to left):




    75:16 لاتحرك به لسانك لتعجل به

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