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Offline Isa27James

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is the Torah and injill sent for mankind or just Jews?
« on: November 19, 2015, 09:58:28 AM »
Assalam alkykam a kaffir son of a kaffir im debating has brought up.2 verses saying the torah.and injill were sent ti guide mankind not just Jews

Here in surrah imran

[3-4] He has sent down to you the Book, which has brought the Truth and confirms the Scriptures which preceded it. Before this, He sent down the Torah and the Gospel for the guidance of mankind,2 and He has sent down the Criterion (of right and wrong). Now there shall be a severe punishment for those who reject the Commandments of Allah: for Allah is Almighty, Avenger of wickedness.

PLEASE TELL.ME THE MEANING IS IT MANKIND JEWS OF THAT TIME OR ALL.OF MANKIND I NEED HELP EXPLAINING THE VERSES TO MY KAFFIR OPPONENT



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Re: is the Torah and injill sent for mankind or just Jews?
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2015, 01:59:13 PM »
Assalam alkykam a kaffir son of a kaffir im debating has brought up.2 verses saying the torah.and injill were sent ti guide mankind not just Jews

Here in surrah imran

[3-4] He has sent down to you the Book, which has brought the Truth and confirms the Scriptures which preceded it. Before this, He sent down the Torah and the Gospel for the guidance of mankind(NAS),2 and He has sent down the Criterion (of right and wrong). Now there shall be a severe punishment for those who reject the Commandments of Allah: for Allah is Almighty, Avenger of wickedness.

PLEASE TELL.ME THE MEANING IS IT MANKIND JEWS OF THAT TIME OR ALL.OF MANKIND I NEED HELP EXPLAINING THE VERSES TO MY KAFFIR OPPONENT




The word NAS  mean people, it is like saying in English "O people(Ya ayu hannas)

Surah 26:38-39
So the magicians(of Pharoah) were assembled for the appointment of a well-known day.And it was said to the people(NAS), "Will you congregate

So the verse which you gave should be translated as He sent down the Torah and the Gospel for the guidance of people

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Re: is the Torah and injill sent for mankind or just Jews?
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2015, 02:50:59 AM »
The content or the covenant of God inside Torah and Injil are for Israelites, however if they adhere to the covenants[/b] they will become examplars and guidance to other nations. Unfortunately they invoke the wrath of Yhwh by not adhering to the covenant and during the 2nd chance, they went astray.
As such, How would other nations take guidance from the Treasured People since they take lightly the covenants.

As for gentiles that listen to the reminders of observing Israelites about the Day of Judgement and the coming of the Prophet, such gentiles (for e.g People of Rum) too will be regarded as People of the Scripture as they believe in the covenant of Israelite about Day of Resurrection and the sending a Prophet meant for mankind.