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Topic: The Ishmael Complex
Posted By: Abu Loren
Subject: The Ishmael Complex
Date Posted: 01 February 2013 at 5:38am

Alhamdulilahi Rabbil Alamin Ar Rahman ir Rahim

As’alaamu Alaikkum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu

 

Prophet Ishmael (Alayhi Salaam) was the first born son of the beloved Prophet of God Allah Subhana Wa Ta’ala Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam). Being the first born, Ishmael (Alyhi Salaam) was especially loved by his father as Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) was getting on years.  Prophet Ibrahim made a supplication to God Allah Subhana Wa Ta’ala to bless his son and his progeny.

Genesis 17:18 And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before thee!

God Allah Subhana Wa Ta’ala heard his pleas and replied :-

Genesis 17:20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.

In the Holy Qur’an we are told by God Allah Subhana Wa Ta’ala that He ordered Prophets Ibrahim and Ishmael (peace and blessings of Allah be upon them both) to buid the Kaba’a in Mecca. This is where Hagar and Ishmael were ordered to be settled. We can deduce from this blessing that God Allah Subhana Wa Ta’ala would send Prophets and Messengers to the descendants of Ishmael (Alayhi Salaam). We can deduce from the Holy Qur’an that Prophets Hud, Salih, Shua’ib etc (Peace and blessings of Allah be upon them) were the direct descendants of Prophet Ishmael (Alayhi Salaam). The final Messenger and Prophet of this line being Prophet Muhammad (SalAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam).

God Allah Subhana Wa Ta’ala does not lie. Christians would like to demonise Ishmael and his mother Hagar. They say that because Hagar was the handmaid of Sarah, Prophet Ishmael was born into bondage and has lost his claim to be the son of Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam). They fail to realize or even accept the fact that both sons of Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) Prophet Ishmael and Prophet Isaac (peace and blessings of Allah be upon them both) were blessed by God Allah Subhana Wa Ta’ala.

This deep rooted hatred for the first born son of Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) is unfounded. Nowhere in the Bible does it state that God Allah Subhana Wa Ta’ala would only bless Prophet Isaac (Alayhi Slaam) and his progeny.

The Jew and the Arab are indeed brothers.




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Posted By: Empiricist
Date Posted: 02 February 2013 at 5:17am
Also note from Genesis 16-
Then the angel of the Lord told her, “Go back to your mistress and submit to her.” 10 The angel added, “I will increase your descendants so much that they will be too numerous to count.” #cen-NIV-392S - S )'>

11 The angel of the Lord #cen-NIV-393T - T )'> also said to her:

“You are now pregnant
    and you will give birth to a son. #cen-NIV-393U - U )'>
You shall name him #cen-NIV-393V - V )'> Ishmael, #fen-NIV-393a - a ]'>[ http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+16&version=NIV#fen-NIV-393a - a ] #cen-NIV-393W - W )'>
    for the Lord has heard of your misery. #cen-NIV-393X - X )'>
12 He will be a wild donkey #cen-NIV-394Y - Y )'> of a man;
    his hand will be against everyone
    and everyone’s hand against him,
and he will live in hostility
    toward #fen-NIV-394b - b ]'>[ http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+16&version=NIV#fen-NIV-394b - b ] all his brothers. #cen-NIV-394Z - Z )'>”

This has carried forward to today if his descendants are the Muslims and the brothers are the Jews and Christians.  However that also gives credibility to the prophesy of Jesus in the old testament.  There is no prophesy of Muhammed.  That also means all the words of Jesus should be heeded and cannot be superceded by whatever Muhammed said.  This is not how truth is delivered- by multiple revisions.  Even Muhammed revised what he said- early verses are contradicted by later verses.  Jesus warned about false prophets.  Could Muhammed be one?


Posted By: Webber
Date Posted: 02 February 2013 at 8:16am
Certainly Ishmael was blessed and made a great nation. I haven't noticed any deep rooted hatred for him from Christians though.
What I have seen with Christians, and moreso with Jews is they don't like Muslims making Ishmael the "almost" sacrifice. There isn't enough Quranic evidence to rewrite history, and in the overall it makes no difference to any of us, so it should just be let go.
This is the point of contention though which leads people to read where it says Ishmael was a wild donkey of a man. Muslims panick, swear it must be corrupt, Christians and Jews chuckle about it, Muslims go away mad thinking they all hate Ishmael. Too bad a book wasn't written to follow Ishmael. It would have contained some serious wisdom, or something more to argue about, lol.
 
Was "wild donkey" an expression for temper tantrums? Not uncommon with first borns. Not usually a life long thing either, and does not mean he raised a nation of wild donkeys. Jews and christian would play on that though.
 
Haggar was obviously blessed and given the help she needed to raise him until they were established.
 
Next time you run into a Christian who wants to argue Ishmael as an outcast, you can show him where it says God blessed Ishmael. Shouldn't much matter their response, just ask them if God was wrong to bless him. Then tell them, (with a smile) they should read more.


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Posted By: Caringheart
Date Posted: 02 February 2013 at 7:13pm
Originally posted by Abu Loren

Genesis 17:18 And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before thee!

God Allah Subhana Wa Ta’ala heard his pleas and replied :-

Genesis 17:20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard thee: Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly; twelve princes shall he beget, and I will make him a great nation.

Christians would like to demonise Ishmael and his mother Hagar. They say that because Hagar was the handmaid of Sarah, Prophet Ishmael was born into bondage and has lost his claim to be the son of Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam). They fail to realize or even accept the fact that both sons of Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) Prophet Ishmael and Prophet Isaac (peace and blessings of Allah be upon them both) were blessed by God Allah Subhana Wa Ta’ala.

This deep rooted hatred for the first born son of Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) is unfounded. Nowhere in the Bible does it state that God Allah Subhana Wa Ta’ala would only bless Prophet Isaac (Alayhi Slaam) and his progeny.

The Jew and the Arab are indeed brothers.



"The Jew and the Arab are indeed brothers."

I agree.
and I refute what you say about 'Christians' demonizing Hagar and Ishmael.
Everything written of Ishmael was written in the old testament(before Jesus and His followers ever came along) and indeed the scriptures say that God would 'multiply the seed' of Ishmael.

13 And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed. (Genesis 16)

21 And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt. (Genesis 21)


Ishmael, too, has his part to play.




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Posted By: Abu Loren
Date Posted: 03 February 2013 at 3:18am
Originally posted by Empiricist

Also note from Genesis 16-
Then the angel of the Lord told her, “Go back to your mistress and submit to her.” 10 The angel added, “I will increase your descendants so much that they will be too numerous to count.” #cen-NIV-392S - S )'>

11 The angel of the Lord #cen-NIV-393T - T )'> also said to her:

“You are now pregnant
    and you will give birth to a son. #cen-NIV-393U - U )'>
You shall name him #cen-NIV-393V - V )'> Ishmael, #fen-NIV-393a - a ]'>[ http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+16&version=NIV#fen-NIV-393a - ] #cen-NIV-393W - W )'>
    for the Lord has heard of your misery. #cen-NIV-393X - X )'>
12 He will be a wild donkey #cen-NIV-394Y - Y )'> of a man;
    his hand will be against everyone
    and everyone’s hand against him,
and he will live in hostility
    toward #fen-NIV-394b - b ]'>[ http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis+16&version=NIV#fen-NIV-394b - ] all his brothers. #cen-NIV-394Z - Z )'>”

This has carried forward to today if his descendants are the Muslims and the brothers are the Jews and Christians.  However that also gives credibility to the prophesy of Jesus in the old testament.  There is no prophesy of Muhammed.  That also means all the words of Jesus should be heeded and cannot be superceded by whatever Muhammed said.  This is not how truth is delivered- by multiple revisions.  Even Muhammed revised what he said- early verses are contradicted by later verses.  Jesus warned about false prophets.  Could Muhammed be one?
 

Sahih International

 

And mention in the Book, Ishmael. Indeed, he was true to his promise, and he was a messenger and a prophet. 9:54                                                And [mention] Ishmael and Idrees and Dhul-Kifl; all were of the patient. 21:85                                                                                                     And remember Ishmael, Elisha and Dhul-Kifl, and all are among the outstanding. 38:48

This conflicts with your version in the bible. As for the rest of your comment, it's just pure fantasy.



Posted By: Abu Loren
Date Posted: 03 February 2013 at 3:28am
Originally posted by Webber

What I have seen with Christians, and moreso with Jews is they don't like Muslims making Ishmael the "almost" sacrifice. There isn't enough Quranic evidence to rewrite history, and in the overall it makes no difference to any of us, so it should just be let go.
 
Consider this. Would Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) be more distressed about sacrificing Ishmael (Alayhi Salaam) than Prophet Isaac (Alayhi Salaam)?
If God had asked Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) to sacrifice Prophet Isaac (Alayhi Salaam0 then it makes no sense as he already has another son. However, just imagine the impact of sacrifcing Prophet Ishmael (Alayhi Salaam0 when he was his only child, and that after having him at old age.
I don't know about you but I think Prophet Ibrahim (Alyhi Salaam) would be more distressed in 'almost' losing Prophet Ishmael (Alayhi Salaam).
 
 
This is the point of contention though which leads people to read where it says Ishmael was a wild donkey of a man. Muslims panick, swear it must be corrupt, Christians and Jews chuckle about it, Muslims go away mad thinking they all hate Ishmael. Too bad a book wasn't written to follow Ishmael. It would have contained some serious wisdom, or something more to argue about, lol.
 
Was "wild donkey" an expression for temper tantrums? Not uncommon with first borns. Not usually a life long thing either, and does not mean he raised a nation of wild donkeys. Jews and christian would play on that though.
 
 
Prophet Muhammad (SalAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) tells us that Prophet Ishmael (Alayhi Salaam) was an accomplished archer. May be he was very adept at hunting and (as usual) the Jews took that to be an aggressive qaulity. Allahu Alaum!
 
 
Haggar was obviously blessed and given the help she needed to raise him until they were established.
 
Next time you run into a Christian who wants to argue Ishmael as an outcast, you can show him where it says God blessed Ishmael. Shouldn't much matter their response, just ask them if God was wrong to bless him. Then tell them, (with a smile) they should read more.
 
Indeed I pray to have patience with Christians on this forum :)


Posted By: Empiricist
Date Posted: 06 February 2013 at 9:05pm

Just calling something pure fantasy just avoids the issue. 

The other comments do not make sense to me. 


Posted By: Empiricist
Date Posted: 21 December 2013 at 5:24am
The Sahih bible version is biased towards Islam and is not credible anywhere else. "My" version is one of many accepted versions of the bible, written well before the Quran and creation of Islam.

If Muslims cannot or will not question or attempt to verify their literature, and always say everything else is wrong, then they have no credibility. They are simply exercising "groupthink". To say that the Quran was not revised is not correct- it had over 50 versions at one time, and the content had many interpretations and contradictions. This is well documented but Muslims are not told this fact because it then discredits the holiness claim. If not the holy word of "Allah" then it is just the writings of a group of men (for political control reasons obviously).   Research in the bible continue to validate its content. But it is also written by man, subject to man's bias. The Quran is written from a collection of other heretical religions at the time, all denying the divinity of Jesus.

Even the evidence for the existence of Muhammad is sparse.

The words about Ishmael are quite prophetic. His descendants, the Muslims, if true, are certainly at odds with the rest of the world.



Posted By: Abu Loren
Date Posted: 22 December 2013 at 10:19am
Originally posted by Empiricist

To say that the Quran was not revised is not correct- it had over 50 versions at one time, and the content had many interpretations and contradictions. This is well documented but Muslims are not told this fact because it then discredits the holiness claim.



Thank you. You've just confirmed what it says in one of the Hadiths that people in surrounding areas of Arabia started to produce their own versions of the Qur'an. This is the reason Uthman ordered all the conflicting qur'ans to be burned and to only keep the one authorised by the Prophet (SalAllahu Alayhi wa Sallam).

Originally posted by Empiricist


If not the holy word of "Allah" then it is just the writings of a group of men (for political control reasons obviously).   Research in the bible continue to validate its content. But it is also written by man, subject to man's bias. The Quran is written from a collection of other heretical religions at the time, all denying the divinity of Jesus.



The favourite topic of all the anti Mulism websites and people jumping on the bandwagon is that the Qur'an is copied from other sources.

Originally posted by Empiricist



Even the evidence for the existence of Muhammad is sparse.



Really? So all the companions of the Prophet (SalAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) were collectively dreaming at the same time and writing down hi life events?

Originally posted by Empiricist


The words about Ishmael are quite prophetic. His descendants, the Muslims, if true, are certainly at odds with the rest of the world.



This is pure fantasy. A handful of politically motivated people decide make war on the perpetrators who invented this "at odds with the rest of the world" cliche and all of a sudden ALL the Muslims of the world are savages hellbent on killing all the kafir. Laughable.

Actually if you have ever visited a Muslim country you will know that it is one of the most peaceful and safe eenvironments to live under. Places like Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya etc are on your 'breaking news' television screen because the USA and its allies create problems in these areas. Then all of a sudden ALL the Muslims of the world are out to get the Westerners.

It's a sad world we live in.


Posted By: Empiricist
Date Posted: 28 December 2013 at 10:04pm
How did Uthman know what the Prophet authorized? He had been dead for many years and had no part in the writing of it, and could not read. Historians looking for evidence of Mohammed existing have not been able to find it from the local history as reported in the Quran. See book "What the Modern Martyr Should Know: Seventy-Two Grapes and Not a Single Virgin: The New Picture of Islam" translated from German. Islam should withstand analysis by independent analysts. The book Rational Conclusions about biblical accuracy is by an Engineer and former atheist, and finds no indication of any significant inaccuracies in the Bible. The Quran Dilemma shows many problems with the Quran. There is no way it can be the word of God or Gabriel or any spirit. It is a collection of the other writings, modified to suit the group of writer's political and personal agendas. (Multiple wives, OK to rape and kill infidels, wives only 12 years old, all the rules to follow, etc.- a major difference from what Jesus taught. Islam simply cannot be anything holy and is by and for man, and not of very good character. Pride is a sin yet it is everywhere in Islam. Honor killings. Killing those who deface a Quran. (this makes it an Idol, does it not? Yet it can be reprinted $1 a dozen. Who cares if it gets burned??? FOOLISH PRIDE!). Deception and lies to further Islam are encouraged. Nobody should trust a Muslim because you never know if they are telling truth. Why should they?

Islam was created based on other groups that also denied the holiness of Jesus, including the Arians.

The truth (or I should say false) of Islam is coming to light. Just a matter of time. Islam is a false ideology for the masses to control them and create a common enemy to keep them united. Yet the Sunnis and Shiites are killing each other- is that peaceful? Why do the Muslims turn to Sharia law in other countries and become belligerent when their population gets large? They just want to make everything Islam and take whatever they can take. They act nice until that time comes. It is all fraud and deception. Deception is synonymous with EVIL and Satan. Maybe it was Satan, not Gabriel? How would anyone know for sure if they were just writing what they thought Muhammad said? And they never put their name to what they wrote either in the Quran. How do you know who wrote what? There were many disagreements before the final version, which was forced on others under threat. At least in the Bible the authors are revealed.
Islam is simply a fraud. It can be nothing else.


Posted By: Webber
Date Posted: 29 December 2013 at 12:43pm
Originally posted by Abu Loren


Consider this. Would Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) be more distressed about sacrificing Ishmael (Alayhi Salaam) than Prophet Isaac (Alayhi Salaam)?
If God had asked Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) to sacrifice Prophet Isaac (Alayhi Salaam0 then it makes no sense as he already has another son. However, just imagine the impact of sacrifcing Prophet Ishmael (Alayhi Salaam0 when he was his only child, and that after having him at old age.
I don't know about you but I think Prophet Ibrahim (Alyhi Salaam) would be more distressed in 'almost' losing Prophet Ishmael (Alayhi Salaam).


I don't think it matters much how many children you have, how would you feel about killing any one of them. I understand what you're saying but don't have any evidence that logic was used.

 
Prophet Muhammad (SalAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) tells us that Prophet Ishmael (Alayhi Salaam) was an accomplished archer. May be he was very adept at hunting and (as usual) the Jews took that to be an aggressive qaulity. Allahu Alaum!


That could be. Add that to his feeling of rejection from being sent out and you could have an angry fellow willing to prove it.

[quote]Indeed I pray to have patience with Christians on this forum :)[QUOTE]

In the same sense that I've heard it said that the worst Muslim is better than the best Christian, try the vice versa. Christians have not only been taught that they are the only ones going to heaven they actually believe that down to their denomination, or sub denomination.
I'm with you in prayer for patience ;)




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Posted By: Abu Loren
Date Posted: 31 December 2013 at 4:42am
Originally posted by Empiricist

How did Uthman know what the Prophet authorized? He had been dead for many years and had no part in the writing of it, and could not read.



I don't mean to offend but this shows your ignorance.

First of all, the Qur'an was memorised wholly by his companions and they diligently checked each other to see what they were reciting were all the same. This is the miracle that you people deny. The Qur'an was sent to an unlettered Prophet and it was through recitation that it was copied onto book form. Indeed the Prophet (SalAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) could not read.

Originally posted by Empiricist



Historians looking for evidence of Mohammed existing have not been able to find it from the local history as reported in the Quran.


It makes one wonders where they were looking.

Originally posted by Empiricist


   The Quran Dilemma shows many problems with the Quran. There is no way it can be the word of God or Gabriel or any spirit. It is a collection of the other writings, modified to suit the group of writer's political and personal agendas. (Multiple wives, OK to rape and kill infidels, wives only 12 years old, all the rules to follow, etc.- a major difference from what Jesus taught. Islam simply cannot be anything holy and is by and for man, and not of very good character. Pride is a sin yet it is everywhere in Islam. Honor killings. Killing those who deface a Quran. (this makes it an Idol, does it not? Yet it can be reprinted $1 a dozen. Who cares if it gets burned??? FOOLISH PRIDE!). Deception and lies to further Islam are encouraged. Nobody should trust a Muslim because you never know if they are telling truth. Why should they?



These are just your opinions and you can keep them :)


Originally posted by Empiricist


Islam is simply a fraud. It can be nothing else.


This is exactly what a person without any guidance, knowledge or wisdom would say.



Posted By: Abu Loren
Date Posted: 31 December 2013 at 4:51am
Originally posted by Webber



That could be. Add that to his feeling of rejection from being sent out and you could have an angry fellow willing to prove it.



You've fallen into the trap of those who believe that Ishmael and his mother were banished by Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam). This is simply not true. They were taken there first as a test for Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) and then later as a settlement for Ishmael and his descendants. They built the first house of worship which is the ka'ba.

Like the city of Jerusalem and it's surroundings the city of Mecca and it's surroundings are blessed by Allah Subhana Wa Ta'ala.

I submit that there there are Muslim haters who deny the holiness of Jerusalem just there are Christian and Jewish haters who deny the holiness of Mecca.


Posted By: islamispeace
Date Posted: 18 January 2014 at 12:47pm
I have written an article on my blog, dealing with the story of Ishmael and Isaac (pbut).  In it, I show that the Biblical story is self-contradictory and cannot be reasonably accepted as the truth. 

http://quranandbible.blogspot.com/2014/01/ishmael-and-isaac-in-quran-and-bible.html - http://quranandbible.blogspot.com/2014/01/ishmael-and-isaac-in-quran-and-bible.html


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Posted By: Caringheart
Date Posted: 18 January 2014 at 9:45pm
I am curious, doesn't anyone ever ask themselves...
if the story of Ishmael is correct as muslims believe it, then why is there no record prior to the coming of Muhammad, of Ishmael and Abraham in the lands of Arabia?
Certainly no one claimed to know of this history before Muhammad came.
No one spoke of an Ishmael connection, or an Abraham connection, and certainly someone before Muhammad would have known something about the building of the Ka'abba and whether or not it was connected with the two.

Salaam,
Caringheart


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Posted By: Abu Loren
Date Posted: 19 January 2014 at 5:09am
Originally posted by Caringheart

I am curious, doesn't anyone ever ask themselves... if the story of Ishmael is correct as muslims believe it, then why is there no record prior to the coming of Muhammad, of Ishmael and Abraham in the lands of Arabia?Certainly no one claimed to know of this history before Muhammad came.No one spoke of an Ishmael connection, or an Abraham connection, and certainly someone before Muhammad would have known something about the building of the Ka'abba and whether or not it was connected with the two.Salaam,Caringheart


Curiosity killed the cat!:P

The story of Ishmael is correct because we have it from God and not from a human being, therefore it is without errors.

First of all when Ishmael and his mother Hajjer settled in the valley of Mecca there was nobody living there at the time but eventually people slowly began to settle there and these people were nomads or Bedouin. With this in mind you can imagine that the people were simple folk who were unlettered and did not keep any written records.

This and all the information we have about Prophets Ibrahim and Ishmael (Salatul Asalaam to them) is from the Prophet Mohammad (SalAllahu Alayhi Wa Sallam) who received these information from Archangel Jibreel (Alayhi Salaam). I know you will find all this hard to believe because......well you are an unbeliever. No pun intended.


Posted By: Caringheart
Date Posted: 19 January 2014 at 1:41pm
Originally posted by Abu Loren

  the people were simple folk who were unlettered and did not keep any written records.

Greetings Abu,
Smile

Regarding your statement above...

Still, they would have had spoken records... spoken knowledge, of which they obviously had none or they would have easily accepted what Muhammad was teaching.

Salaam and blessings,
Caringheart


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Posted By: Abu Loren
Date Posted: 20 January 2014 at 3:07am
You are right,that is why Allah Subhana Wa Ta'ala reminds us and gives us the correct account of things.


Posted By: Abu Loren
Date Posted: 11 February 2014 at 5:12am
Let's put this argument to rest. The following verses from the Qur'an clearly says that it was Ismael who was nearly sacrificed so please take note of verse 112.

Sahih International

And [then] he said, "Indeed, I will go to [where I am ordered by] my Lord; He will guide me.
My Lord, grant me [a child] from among the righteous."
So We gave him good tidings of a forbearing boy.
And when he reached with him [the age of] exertion, he said, "O my son, indeed I have seen in a dream that I [must] sacrifice you, so see what you think." He said, "O my father, do as you are commanded. You will find me, if Allah wills, of the steadfast."
And when they had both submitted and he put him down upon his forehead,
We called to him, "O Abraham,
You have fulfilled the vision." Indeed, We thus reward the doers of good.
Indeed, this was the clear trial.
And We ransomed him with a great sacrifice,
And We left for him [favorable mention] among later generations:
"Peace upon Abraham."
Indeed, We thus reward the doers of good.
Indeed, he was of Our believing servants.
And We gave him good tidings of Isaac, a prophet from among the righteous.
37:99-112

If the intended sacrifice was Prophet Isaac (Alayhi Salaam) then verse 112 doesn't make sense.

Salaam



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