Cases of misinterpreting Quranic words
Various Quranic verses have been badly misinterpreted. In the majority of cases, these mis-interpretations were a result of the scholar's attempts to uphold the teachings of the Hadith (Hadith are the alleged sayings of the prophet Muhammad). When a clear contradiction arose between a Quranic script and a particular Hadith, sadly the interpreters have chosen to corrupt the meaning of the Quranic verse so as to comply with the content of the Hadith!
As we have numerous clear cases where the Quran is contradicted by Hadith, we must wonder if it is possible that the prophet of God preached what is in contradiction to the word of God?
The answer is that he did not! The genuine believer in the Quran, and in the integrity of the prophet, will arrive at the conclusion that if there is any contradiction between Hadith and Quran it is because the Hadith in question is fabricated and cannot be the true words of the prophet.
Sadly many interpreters preferred to corrupt the meaning of the Quranic verses in question in order to uphold their cherished Hadith at any cost!
For more information on the history of the collection and documentation of Hadith please go to: The History of hadith
The following are some of these many deliberate manipulations:
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As per 2:197, God decreed that Hajj may be observed anytime during the four sacred months. This has been corrupted and limited to the first 10 days of the Arabic month of Zhu Al-Hijjah.
Do the words in 24:31 make it obligatory for women to cover their hair?
As in 2:151, the word 'Hikmah' means wisdom. The corrupt scholars know that very well but in order to establish a reference in the Quran for the Hadith and Sunna of prophet Muhammad, when there is none, they claim that the word 'Hikmah' refers to the Hadith of Muhammad.
In this glorious verse God sets a decisive criteria for the purity of anyone's religion, but sadly the scholars and interpreters have completely demolished the truth of this verse.
The correct meaning of the word 'Shaheed' as used by God in the Quran.
The corrupt interpretation of this one word has led to a whole false doctrine adopted by the majority of Muslims today!
The correct meaning of the word "ummi" as per its Quranic use.
For many centuries the Muslims have claimed that the challenge given in 2:23 is related to the poetic style of the Quran. What is the truth of such a claim?
Does the word 'pair' in 51:49 refer to male and female? or does it refer to a greater arrangement?
Through the corruption of this word, a whole corrupt ritual is being practiced during the annual Hajj (Pilgrimage) which is sadly without any Quranic legislation.
In 37:102-111 we read that Abraham saw a vision where he was to kill his own son, who was the vision from? and what are the implications of this verse?
The simple command in 6:118 and how it was replaced by the innovation of 'halal meat'.
What does the Quran say about this issue, and does the interpretation of the scholars agree with the Quranic account?
In these verses God confirms that the inspiration revealed to prophet Muhammad (the Quran) was truly from God and not his own invention. Sadly, the idolisers of Muhammad have twisted the meaning of God's words to imply that every word spoken by Muhammad in his life time is to be regarded as divine inspiration!
A misleading interpretation of 2:184 gives the rich the choice to either fast or feed the poor! What is the truth in such a claim?
Is the whole pig prohibited in the Quran, or does God only prohibit the flesh of the pig in 5:3?
A totally twisted interpretation of 2:106 gave birth to a whole new corrupt science that claims that some Quranic verses are invalidated by others!
Should the hands of those who steal be chopped off? Is that what the Quran says?
Do the words in 33:56 indicate that Muslims should walk around parroting the phrase "Salli ala al-Nabi", or does the command in 33:56 have a totally different meaning?
This Quranic command has indeed been subject to one of the most serious misinterpretations. Through the manipulation of this Quranic command the devil has duped the millions into deserting the Quran and in stead following a version of Islam which is alien to the Quran.
The Quranic command given in 4:59, has been subject to deliberate manipulation from the Muslim preachers so as to attain an authority not given to them by God.
Was the prophet Muhammad a Law Maker besides God?
The corruption of this little word in 2:106 has been the basis on which the false concept of Quranic Abrogation was fabricated.
Do the words in 33:21 instruct the believers to copy the messenger in everything he did, from his religious practices down to such details as how he sneezed or with which foot he entered the toilet?
Do the words in 59:7 elevate the messenger to the status of being a law maker besides God as some claim?
Do the words in 20:130 prove that God authorised 5 salat per day as some say?
Do the words in this verse prohibit anyone from touching the Quran except after performing ablution (wudu)?
Do the words in 2:239 indicate that God taught the prophet how to pray?
Do the words in 5:19 authorise the messenger to teach his own teachings besides the Quran?
Do the words in 17:46 say "your Lord alone" or "the Quran alone"?
Do the words in these verses authorise the Hadith?
32- The manipulation of 21:107
Was Muhammad superior to all other prophets?
Does 8:41 set a fixed 20% payment for Zakat?
34- The manipulation of 2:143 and 2:187
Do these Quranic verses compel us to follow the hadith?
35- The misinterpretation of 5:90 and 5:93
Did God prohibit alcoholic drinks in the Quran, or did God only say "avoid it"?
36- The manipulation of 30:17 and 30:18
Why the advocates of the 5 salat manipulate the meaning of specific Quran words in order to justify their non Quranic Salat.
37- The manipulation of 33:36
How the followers of hadith, who set up their idols as law makers besides God, manipulate the words in 33:36 to imply that their messenger may issue commands separate from God and that the believers should blindly obey.
38- The manipulation of 3:31
Does following the messenger mean to follow the hadith and sunna?
39- The manipulation of 33:59
Do the words in 33:59 command women to cover all their bodies?
Do the words in 65:4 allow marriage to under age girls?
41- The manipulation of 4:65
Do the words in 4:65 imply that we should accept the hadith as a source of law?
42- The manipulation of 4:80
Do the words in 4:80 say that the words of the Prophet are on par with the words of God?
43- The misinterpretation of 17:79
Do the words in 17:79 speak of an additional Salat?
44- The misinterpretation of 9:24
Do the words in 9:24 invite us to love Muhammad more than our parents, children, spouses, siblings as well as all our wealth and property? In other words, is God inviting us to idolize the Prophet?
45- The misinterpretation of 4:17
Does God accept repentance only if the offence is committed in ignorance?
46- The misinterpretation of 9:29
Does this verse promote war on all non Muslims until they pay the jizyah?
47- The manipulation of 2:223
Does the Quran allow men to rape their wives?