O Prophet, verily We have sent you as a witness, a bearer of glad tidings, a warner and a protection for the unlettered. You are My bondsman, and I have named you the Reliant on God. You shall not be harsh, stern, and clamorous in the market places, nor shall you requite evil with evil, but instead pardon and forgive. God shall not take you unto Himself until you straighten a crooked people by causing them to say, “No god but God.”1
Another verse from the Torah:
Muhammad is God’s Messenger, his birthplace is Mecca, he will emigrate to Tayba, his rule will be in Damascus, and his community will constantly praise God.3292
In this verse, a Syriac word meaning Muhammad is mentioned for the word Muhammad.
Here is another verse from the Torah:
You are My bondsman and messenger, and I have named you Reliant on God,3
which is addressed to a prophet who is to come after Moses, and is from the progeny of Isma‘il, the brother of Isaac.
In the following verse from the Torah,
My chosen bondsman is not harsh or stern,4
the meaning of Mukhtar (chosen) is the same as Mustafa, a name of Muhammad.
In several places in the Gospels,5 a prophet who will come after Jesus is referred to as “the Master of the World.” He is described as:
He will have with him a staff of iron with which he will fight, as will his people.6
This verse indicates that a prophet will come with a sword, charged with
Bukhari, Buyu\^, 5; Halabi, al-Sirat al-Halabiya, i, 346; Darimi, Muqaddima, 2; Kandahlawi, Hayat al-Sahaba, i, 17; Ibn Kathir, al-Bidaya wa’l-Nihaya, ii, 326; Yusuf Nabhani, Hujjat Allah ‘ala’l-‘Alamin, 105, 135; al-‘Ajurri, al-Shari’a, 444, 452; Qastalani, Mawahib al-Ladunniya, vi, 192; Isaiah, chap. 42.
Darimi, Muqaddima, 2; Halabi, al-Sirat al-Halabiya, i, 346-51; ‘Ali al-Qari, Sharh al-Shifa’, i, 739; Yusuf Nabhani, Hujjat Allah ‘ala’l-‘Alamin, 116; Abu Na’êm, Dala’il al-Nubuwwa, i, 72.
See, fn. 328. (This is part of the same verse.)
Darimi, Muqaddima, 2; Yusuf Nabhani, Hujjat Allah ‘ala’l-‘Alamin, 105, 119; ‘Ali al-Qari, Sharh al-Shifa’, i, 739.
John, 14:30; 16:11.
Yusuf Nabhani, Hujjat Allah ‘ala’l-‘Alamin, 99, 114.