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Machmaddim (Song of Songs 5:16)

Song of Songs 5:16 “His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.”  Problem: The underlined word is the Hebrew Machmaddim. Moslems claim that this word is a reference to Muhammad for two reasons, The word Machmad (singular of Machmaddim) sounds a […]

Apart from Christianity and Islam, what are the other major religions?

Apart from Christianity and Islam (which, respectively,  rank 1st at 2.1 billion, and 2nd at 1.5 billion adherants), these are the world’s major religions ranked by number of adherants (according to this site): Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic/Atheist: 1.1 billion Hinduism: 900 million Chinese traditional religion: 394 million Buddhism: 376 million primal-indigenous: 300 million African Traditional & Diasporic: 100 million Sikhism: […]

What did Adam look like?

This is one of those questions that we don’t know the answer to — the Bible doesn’t tell us much.1 We know that he was a male (Gen. 2:22-25), but nothing more than this. ———- Notes 1. Islam teaches that Adam was ~27.5 metres (90 feet) tall (see hadiths narrated by Abu Huraira [Sahih al-Bukhari, Vol. […]

Is there a similar Bible verse to Quran 6:68?

An English translation of Quran 6:68 is “And when thou seest those who meddle with Our revelations, withdraw from them until they meddle with another topic. And if the devil cause thee to forget, sit not, after the remembrance, with the congregation of wrong-doers” I’m not sure I follow all the logic of this passage. […]

Is Muhammad predicted in the Bible?

No, Muhammad is not mentioned or predicted in the Bible. Some Muslims quote Deut. 18:15-18 and say it refers to Muhammad; here Moses, says: The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among you, from your brothers—it is to him you shall listen— … And the Lord said to […]