Q - Does the verse in Song of Solomon 5:16 contain the name of the Islamic prophet Muhammad?
A – No, it does not. In Song of Solomon 5:16, the maiden says of her lover, "His mouth is sweetness itself; he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, this is my friend, daughters of Jerusalem." The word translated as "lovely" is the Hebrew ...
The content of the so-called "Gospel of Barnabas" is so wildly contradictory to all the other books of the New Testament scriptures that it is thoroughly rejected from the canon of scripture.
It is supposed to originate in the 16th or 17th centuries and appears to borrow from Dante (1265-1321).
This work clearly contradicts the New Testament ...
The last book of the Bible was written before the end of the first century.
Muhammad died in 632 (the seventh century) but the Qur’an and Hadiths were not written till later.
The Gospel of Barnabas was not written until at least the fifteenth century.
The author of the Gospel of Barnabas could not have been the biblical Barnabas.
Here is a ...
But, is the above understanding based on exegesis or eisegesis ?
To answer a question with another question:
Does Matthew 2:15, for instance, base its interpretation of Hosea 11:1 on exegesis or eisegesis ?
How about Galatians 4:22-31, and its relationship with the alluded passages from Genesis ?
Just as Christians themselves have no moral qualms in ...
Nowhere in the Bible will you read of any prophecy about Jesus appearing to Muslims in dreams and visions. Perhaps that’s because Islam (and Muslims) did not exist till the 7th century. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Islam#History
The first-hand evidence you provided of Jesus appearing to Muslims in dreams and visions is overwhelming and undeniable. There ...
I write from an evangelical point of view using the Bible only as my starting point.
Jesus alone born of a virgin
According to Islam, Jesus is only person to ever be born of a virgin :-
And Mary said "Lord, how can I bear a child when no man has touched me?" (See Quran, "The Imrans", Surah 3:45-48)
Of course, the Bible agrees (Injil of ...
Mohammed is not cited in the Bible, obviously, because all books in the Bible predate him.
Jesus is named, according to this answer, well over 900 times.
How often they are cited in Quran and especially why is irrelevant here and you would better ask this question at Islam.SE where there are people familiar with Quran.
There are a dozen other verses that contain the word מחמד, some even (unlike this one) without prefixes or suffixes. Among them:
"...whatsoever is pleasant (מחמד) in thine eyes, they shall put it in their hand, and take it away" (I Kings 20:6)
"...behold, I take away from thee the desire (מחמד) of thine eyes with a stroke" (Ezekiel 24:16);...
Song of Solomon 5:16.
Here in this verse, the word used in the original Hebrew is makhmadd’im [מַחֲמַדִּ֑ים], neither Mahmad nor Muhammad nor even Mahmaddim. Being in the family of the Semetic languages both Hebrew and Arabic have many words with similar meanings as well as sounds, but not necessarily always they mean the same thing. Here are a couple of ...
The obvious one is the conversion of Saul of Tarsus, as he set forth on the road to Damascus to persecute Christians. He was interrupted by a vision in which Jesus reprimanded him, and ended up becoming one of Christianity's greatest missionaries and defenders under the new name of Paul.
Question: On what basis do Evangelical apologists argue that Muhammad committed sin?
Romans 5:12 tells us that through Adam sin entered the world, and so death was passed on to all men because “the wages of sin is death” (Romans 6:23). King David understood his sinful nature: “Surely I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived me” (...
According to current Catholic Canon Law, sharing a space in the manner proposed would pose problems.
Canon 1205: "Sacred places are those which are designated for divine worship or for the burial of the faithful by a dedication or a blessing which the liturgical books prescribe for this purpose."
Canon 1210: Only those things which serve the ...
First let's put the 2 Qur'an passages in context, using a relatively modern English translation:
Surah Al-Ma'idah 5:78-86:
(5:78) Those of the Children of Israel who took to unbelief have been cursed by the tongue of David and Jesus, son of Mary, for they rebelled and exceeded the bounds of right. (5:79) They did not forbid each other from ...
Is there any Scriptural support for claims about Jesus appearing to Muslims in dreams and visions?
Just as Lesley mentioned in her excellent response that ”nowhere in the Bible will you read of any prophecy about Jesus appearing to Muslims in dreams and visions. Perhaps that’s because Islam (and Muslims) did not exist till the 7th century.”
Nevertheless the ...