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Did Jesus Have Female Breasts?

 

By Abdullah Smith

 

 

 

 

Christians are ignorant of the New Testament’s portrayal of Jesus; and they are ignorant of the documents hidden by the Church, namely the Gospel of Philip which records the love affair between Jesus and Mary Magdalene. The book of Revelation is probably the most degrading book; it contains a passage that describes Jesus having woman breasts!

And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks; And in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps (mastos) with a golden girdle. (Revelations 1:13)

Let us analyze the passage closely; Jesus is described as having “paps” with a golden girdle. But what are paps? According to the Oxford Dictionary, it basically means the “breasts”.  There is evidence to show that “paps” exclusively refers to woman breasts.

 

Here is the lexicon for “paps

Strong’s Number: 3149

Transliterated Word:

Mastos

 Phonetic

mas-tos' 

Definition:

  1. the breasts
  2. the breasts (nipples) of a man
  3. breasts of a women


The word “paps” could refer to both male and female breasts, but the New Testament applies the Greek word “mastos” to woman only!

 

And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps (mastos) which thou hast sucked. (Luke 11:27)

 

For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps (mastos) which never gave suck. (Luke 23:29)

 

Since the New Testament never applies the word “paps” to males, the verse Revelation 1:13 does speak of Jesus having female breasts! Now if the author of Revelation wanted to say Jesus has MALE breasts, he should’ve used the Greek word “stethos”, which simply means “breast”.

 

And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast (stethos), saying, God be merciful to me a sinner. (Luke 18:13)

 

Simon Peter therefore beckoned to him, that he should ask who it should be of whom he spake. He then lying on Jesus' breast (stethos) saith unto him, Lord, who is it? (John 13:25)

 

Then Peter, turning about, seeth the disciple whom Jesus loved following; which also leaned on his breast (stethos) at supper, and said, Lord, which is he that betrayeth thee? (John 21:20)

 

 

The difference is that “stethos” defines any breast, but “mastos” only refers to female breasts. The perverted author of Revelations decided to use the word “mastos” and not “stethos”. 

 

The scholar Tom Harper comments on Revelations 1:13

 

Revelation 1:13, in the King James Version, says, “And I saw in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of Man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle”. “Paps” is the archaic word for a woman’s breasts. In the Greek, the word used is the plural mastos, which the lexicon defines as “the breast, esp., of the swelling breast of a woman”. Rarely, the plural was used to refer to a man’s breasts, but the prevailing sense is female. The fact that the figure in this passage from Revelation wore a “girdle”, or cincture, about the breasts—the modern equivalent would be a brassiere—confirms that the breasts in question are female. Indeed, the New English Bible translates the plural as though it were a singular—“with a golden girdle round his breast”. The New Revised Standard Version tried to avoid any embarrassment by wrongly translating it as “chest”. (The Pagan Christ, p. 211)

 

It is interesting to note that Revelations also contains a passage that speaks of angels having breasts!

 

And the seven angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues, clothed in pure and white linen, and having their breasts (stethos) girded with golden girdles. (Revelations 15:6)

 

Do angels have breasts? The passage doesn’t use the Greek word “mastos”, so the author is simply describing the breasts (non-female) of angels. Yet the verse Revelation 1:13 blatantly describes Jesus as a woman.

 

Christians must accept the Bible degrades Jesus and does not respect him. The only solution to this dilemma is rejecting the Bible stories altogether, except those attested by the Holy Quran and historical data. (1) There occurs no contemporary Roman record that shows Pontius Pilate executing a man named Jesus. (2) The Gospel events are not even recorded by the famous Jewish philosopher Philo (50 CE). The Gospels are not based on eye-witness accounts, they must be rejected. (3) The Gospels were composed decades after the apostles were martyred. (4) The Gospels were written in Greek, yet the language spoken by Jesus was Aramaic. (5) The Gospels misquote the Hebrew Scriptures because they relied on the Greek Septuagint. (6) The miracles of Jesus in the Gospels were borrowed from the Old Testament. (7) The oldest manuscripts of the Gospels are fragments!  (8) The Gospels were chosen from a stock of forgeries, how do we know the Gospels are not also forgeries? (9). The Gospel writers borrowed from each other.  (10) The Gospels are anonymous. (11) The Gospels contradict each other. (12) The Gospels have been changed over time. (13) The Gospels are fictional narratives based on the sun-god myth.

 

The Gospels also contain historical errors, internal contradictions, and false prophecies:

 

Article 1

 

Article 2

 

Article 3

 

 

The Islamic Version of Jesus is the true and correct Jesus, as the whole world should believe. The Jews regard Jesus as a false prophet, Christians over-praise him as the “Son of God”, yet the Islamic version of Jesus is absolutely true.  Muslims believe that Jesus was a Prophet and Messenger of God, the Christ, but he was not God-incarnate.

 

Here is what the New Testament says about Jesus:

 

(1)   Jesus was a bisexual (Rev. 1:13)

 

(2)   Jesus was a racist (Mk 7:27)

 

(3)   Jesus was a child-killer (Rev. 2:23)

 

(4)   Jesus murdered his enemies (Lk. 19:27)

 

(5)   Jesus ordered the killing of apostates (John. 15:50-7)

 

(6)   Jesus deliberately taught in parables so nobody can understand him (John. 16:25)

 

(7)   Jesus used offensive nicknames (Matt. 23:17, Lk 11:40)

 

(8)   Jesus was a repentant sinner (Matt. 3:13, Mk 1:4)

 

(9)   Jesus ignored a Gentile woman (Matt. 15:23-25)

 

(10) Jesus upheld the Law (Matt. 5:17-20, 23:23), so why did he break the Sabbath?

 

(11) Jesus was poisoned on the cross [1]

 


The Gospels disparage the true character of Jesus, and distort his image. We are told that Jesus was the “prince of peace” and “taught love”. But why did Jesus kill innocent children? Why did Jesus heal a blind man (John 9:14-18), a crippled man (Mark 3:2-4) but refuse a Gentile woman?  Why did Jesus drink the poisoned vinegar?  Why did Jesus tell false prophecies? All of these questions are problems for Christians to solve, not Muslims.

 

Islam presents a clear and pristine version of Jesus free of blemish.

 

Those apostles We endowed with gifts, some above others: To one of them Allah spoke; others He raised to degrees (of honour); to Jesus the son of Mary We gave clear (Signs), and strengthened him with the holy spirit. If Allah had so willed, succeeding generations would not have fought among each other, after clear (Signs) had come to them, but they (chose) to wrangle, some believing and others rejecting. If Allah had so willed, they would not have fought each other; but Allah Fulfilleth His plan. (Al-Quran 2:253)

 

The similitude of Jesus before Allah is as that of Adam; He created him from dust, then said to him: "Be". And he was. The Truth (comes) from Allah alone; so be not of those who doubt. (Al-Quran 3:59-60)

 

And in their footsteps We sent Jesus the son of Mary, confirming the Law that had come before him: We sent him the Gospel: therein was guidance and light, and confirmation of the Law that had come before him: a guidance and an admonition to those who fear Allah. (Al-Quran 5:46)

 

And behold! Allah will say: "O Jesus the son of Mary! Didst thou say unto men, worship me and my mother as gods in derogation of Allah.?" He will say: "Glory to Thee! never could I say what I had no right (to say). Had I said such a thing, thou wouldst indeed have known it. Thou knowest what is in my heart, Thou I know not what is in Thine. For Thou knowest in full all that is hidden. (Al-Quran 5:116)

 

The Islamic version of Jesus is superior, so the Biblical portrait must be rejected. The Jesus of Christianity is the Christ of the Church; the Jesus of History is preserved in the Holy Quran.

 

Another reason for Jesus’ second coming is that he will be honored with the opportunity to personally correct the belief of his people. Too many have disbelieved and rejected him. Many others have believed incorrectly about him. When he returns, everyone will believe in him correctly. Yet another reason for his coming is that some of his teachings have been forgotten (see Qur'an 5:14), and replaced by misguided teachings (see Qur'an 5:77, 9:30). Jesus will have the honor of breaking the symbols of such false teachings and dramatically confirming his true teachings which were also taught by his brother in faith, the last prophet, on whom be peace. (Shabir Ally, Answers to Common Questions People Ask About Islam, p. 38)

 

More and more people are now aware that the Christianity they know has little to do with the original teachings of Jesus. During the last two centuries the research of the historians has left little room for faith in the Christian “mysteries”, but the proven fact that the Christ of the established Church has almost nothing to do with the Jesus of history does not in itself help Christians towards the Truth. The present dilemma of the Christians is illustrated by what the Church historians of this present century write. The fundamental difficulty is, as pointed out by Adolf Harnack, that “By the fourth century the living Gospel had been masked in Greek philosophy. It was the historians’ mission to pluck off the mask and thus reveal how different had been the original contours of the faith beneath”. (Muhammad Ataur-Raheem, Jesus Prophet of Islam, 1992 edition, p. 13)

 

Muslims believe the original Jesus as preached by the early Jewish Christians immediately after his departure. The real Jesus is hidden beneath the mask of Christianity. Our job is to remove the mask, which has covered the Historical Jesus in complete darkness. For the light that extinguishes darkness is Islam.

 

 

 

 

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