searched for the Noble Messenger (UWBP) after seeing his description.1
Also, a famous scholar called Tamim, and the well-known Abyssinian ruler, the Negus, and the Abyssinian Christians, and the priests of Najran, all unanimously declared that they had seen the Prophet’s (UWBP) description in their scriptures, and had come to believe in him.2
T h e T h i r d P r o o f : Here, as examples, we shall point out from the Gospel, the Torah, and the Psalms, a few instances of verses concerning our Prophet (Upon whom be blessings and peace).
First: In the Psalms, there is the following verse:
O God, send to us after the period between prophets one who will establish an exemplary model.3
Here, “One who will establish an exemplary model” refers to the Prophet Muhammad (UWBP).
A verse from the Gospels says:
The Messiah said: “I am leaving for my father and your father, so that He may send you the Paraclete,”4
that is, Ahmad Muhammad.
A second verse from the Gospels:
I ask from my Lord for the Paraclete that he may abide with you forever.5
Paraclete, meaning the distinguisher of good from evil, is the name of our Prophet (UWBP) in those Books.
A verse from the Torah says:
Verily God told Abraham that Hagar – the mother of Isma‘il – will bear children. There will emerge from her sons one whose hand will
al-‘Asqalani, Fath al-Bari, vii, 222; Bayhaqi, Dala’il al-Nubuwwa, ii, 82; Ibn Kathir, al-Bidaya wa’l-Nihaya, ii, 310-6; Musnad, v, 437; Ibn Hisham, Sirat al-Nabi, i, 233; al-Hakim, al-Mustadrak, iii, 604; Qadi Iyad, al-Shifa’, i, 364; ‘Ali al-Qari, Sharh al-Shifa’, i, 670; Yusuf Nabhani, Hujjat Allah ‘ala’l-‘Alamin, 144; Abu Nu’aym, Dala’il al-Nubuwwa, i, 258-64.
Yusuf Nabhani, Hujjat Allah ‘ala’l-‘Alamin, 104, 115.
Halabi, al-Sirat al-Halabiya i, 352; Jisri, Risale-i Hamidiye (Turkish trans.), i, 250; Qastalani, al-Mawahib al-Ladunniya, vi, 201.
‘Ali al-Qari, Sharh al-Shifa’, i, 743; Yusuf Nabhani, Hujjat Allah ‘ala’l-‘Alamin, 99; Jisri, Risale-i Hamidiye, i, 255; Gospel of John, 14:16.