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    Posted: 18 December 2017 at 1:13pm
This article is written by Theresa, a former Catholic who converted to Islam:

Mary’s (PBUH) encounter with the angel Gabriel is strikingly similar in the Quran and the Bible.

Angel Gabriel said to Mary in the Quran:

Behold! the angels said: “O Mary! Allah has chosen you and purified you – chosen you above the women of all nations.” (Quran 3:42)

And in the Bible:

The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” (Luke 1:28)

Angel Gabriel reveals to Mary (PBUH) her child:

Behold! The angels said: “O Mary! Allah gives you glad tidings of a Word from Him: his name will be Christ Jesus, the son of Mary, held in honor in this world and the Hereafter and of (the company of) those nearest to Allah” (Quran 3:45)

And this is also related in the Bible:

Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus.” (Luke 1:29-31)

In the Quran, God relates how Mary was confused by God’s creation of a human being without intercourse or a father...

http://aboutislam.net/reading-islam/understanding-islam/the-story-of-mary-in-the-bible-and-the-quran/


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Its only similar in those two verses. You ended with verse 31, but if you had included the next line number 32 the gulf in teaching is clear.

32 states:"He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David"

Verse 35 even more so:

"And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God".
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Originally posted by Damo808

32 states:"He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David"


Let's look at that in perspective. That verse doesn't negate the Quranic version of the story.

As for the throne, that's in the 2nd coming.
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Originally posted by Damo808

"And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God".


It's a graphical representation of a spiritual event, but essentially, that verse doesn't negate the Quran.
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It's a graphical representation of a spiritual event, but essentially, that verse doesn't negate the Quran.


The Quran says what it does.. Therefore the Bible must clearly be speaking of a completely different individual. One is recognised as a Son of God in the latter and the other in the Quran is not. That to most is fairly obvious.
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Originally posted by Damo808

Originally posted by Traveller



It's a graphical representation of a spiritual event, but essentially, that verse doesn't negate the Quran.


The Quran says what it does.. Therefore the Bible must clearly be speaking of a completely different individual. One is recognised as a Son of God in the latter and the other in the Quran is not. That to most is fairly obvious.


To the uninformed, maybe.

Only the terminology is different but both, son of God (Biblical) and muqarrabin (Quranic) are referring to one and the same. The son of Mary upon whom be peace is given that title in the Quran, as in chapter 3 verse 45.

[And mention> when the angels said, "O Mary, indeed Allah gives you good tidings of a word from Him, whose name will be the Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary - distinguished in this world and the Hereafter and among those brought near [to Allah >.

Those brought near = son of God. Yes, it is an unheard of interpretation, coz it's my own , but many may agree with me. Let's start with you, what do you say?


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Originally posted by Traveller


To the uninformed, maybe.


One is uninformed only until they actually read the verses. No further commentary or understanding is necessary to distinguish that both descriptions of the supposed same individual are poles apart by how He is defined respectively. No mystery or greater understanding is required to see that, to present it as so is mere bluster.

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Only the terminology is different but both, son of God (Biblical) and muqarrabin (Quranic) are referring to one and the same. The son of Mary upon whom be peace is given that title in the Quran, as in chapter 3 verse 45.

[And mention> when the angels said, "O Mary, indeed Allah gives you good tidings of a word from Him, whose name will be the Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary - distinguished in this world and the Hereafter and among those brought near [to Allah >.

Those brought near = son of God. Yes, it is an unheard of interpretation, coz it's my own , but many may agree with me. Let's start with you, what do you say?


I don't think there's much i need to add. The only similarities is that a Virgin gave birth. Beyond that i see nothing comparable.

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<<The only similarities is that a Virgin gave birth>>

At least we do agree on something

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