isaiah 42:11 muhammad

Muslim's claim that Isaiah 42 is a prophecy of Muhammad. Isaiah 42:11 doesn’t say that the servant is a "Kedarite Arab who" preaches "to the Arabs in the Arabic Language."   •   You may say that the Bible’s dictionary tells that Sela is Petra. The best prophet who came from Ishmael's descendants is Muhammad (bpuh). Comparative religion and the role of Islam in various societies.   Like Chapter 28:1 – 11, it is incredible that Muslim scholars could also claim that the Lord’s Servant Isaiah spoke of in Chapter 42:1 – 9 was Prophet Muhammad. My Servant whom I uphold, My Elect One in whom My soul delights! Isaiah lived (and wrote) around 500 BC. They had 360 idols in the Holy City of Mecca. He came as their expected Messiah. (Al Bukhari), The Prophet ﷺ  never took revenge (over anybody) for his own sake but (he did) only when Allah’s Legal Bindings were outraged in which case he would take revenge for Allah’s Sake. ( Al Bukhari more than one hadith), This post is also available in: French Spanish, The Rejected Stone and the Kingdom of God. Besides, the verse tells that this servant shall be chosen by God, God doesn’t choose Himself but He chooses a man to be a prophet among human beings. A dialogue between the faiths from around the globe. 14 hrs ago | Isaiah 42:13  Jehovah will go forth as a mighty man; he will stir up his zeal like a man of war: he will cry, yea, he will shout aloud; he will do mightily against his enemies. In this post, I’d like to show how Muhammad does not fit this passage. Isaiah 42: 11 Let the wilderness and its cities lift up their voices, The settlements where Kedar inhabits. Let the people of Sela (Siloh=lslam) sing for joy. The Servant of the LORD - “Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations. Isaiah 42 describes Muhammad (This is an edited & modified version of an article that appears on www.Jews-for-Allah.com) 1- "Behold my servant, whom I uphold; Mine Elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles." “Let the wilderness of and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar does inhabit, let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains” (Isaiah 42:11). Prophet Muhammad ﷺ was sent to a pagan environment, while Jesus (Peace be upon him) was sent to the Jews, and he was never concerned with worshiping images as the Old Testament was, because his conversation with the Jews was mainly to prove that he came from God and that he is the Messiah. The “lost sheep of the house of Israel” were the Jews. Isaiah 42:11:-"Let the deserts and its towns raise their voices. Now let us summarize. They used to worship idols. In Isaiah 42:17 God say that they false pagan gods will be put to shame. None of than the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), the successor to Christ and the Seal of the Prophets. Isaiah 42:11 (KJV) Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. isaiah 42:11 Bible Commentary Let the inhabitants of the rock sing - It is uncertain whether the word 'rock' here (Hebrew, סלע sela‛, Greek Πέτραν Petran, 'Petra' or 'rock') is to be regarded as a proper name, or to denote in a general sense those who dwell in the rocky part of Arabia . To draw attention to Isaiah 42; 11, the evidence continues to pile on. Prophet Muhammad was foretold in Isaiah 42. However, it happens in the Bible that there is more than a place with the same name as the case of Seir for example: Formed like H8163; rough; Seir, a mountain of Idumaea and its aboriginal occupants, also one in Palestine: – Seir. Some Muslims have proposed that Isaiah 42:1-13 speaks of Muhammad. (Isaiah 42: 11). (Strong’s dictionary). 42:11 Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: ... he will lead people of Kedar in to paths they have not known and he will make darkness light before them with Prophet Muhammad. Muslims claim that the prophecy in Isaiah 42 refers to Muhammad. Why the Quran was really revealed. Corruption of the Quran. Isaiah 42:11 Let the wilderness and its towns raise their voices; let the settlements where Kedar lives rejoice. He used to say “The best amongst you are those who have the best manners and character. Afterward it was preached to the Gentiles, but the ministry of Jesus was confined almost entirely to the Jews.” (Source here). “He will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. Let the wilderness and its towns raise their voices; let the settlements where Kedar lives rejoice. KEDAR is a forefather of Prophet Mohammed & grandson of Ishmael. At the same time, Jesus said that he just came to fulfill the law, not that he will have a new detailed law as the case of Moses and Muhammad ﷺ. It may be said that this talks about the human nature of Jesus, but this won’t be a logical solution because if God wants to foretell about his coming, He would have foretold about the divine nature not the human nature as since all of us are already human beings, so there will be nothing new in the prophecy. The verses of Isaiah 42 describe the coming of a Prophet who God refers to as ‘my Messenger’ (Isaiah 42:19). Islam and other religions. Brethren, Not Brothers; Prophecy of Moses: Christians should adopt a methodology that is fair and consistent when it comes to finding prophecies of Jesus and Muhammad (peace be upon them both) in the Old Testament. According to the Book of Genesis, Kedar was the second son of Ishmael (Gen.25:13). Timeline of Muhammad. Then the prophecy says that he will bring justice to the gentiles, this also is not Jesus (Peace be upon him) because he said: Matthew 15:24 I was not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel. He will not shout or cry out, or raise his voice in the streets. Besides, the Christian faith is mainly concerned with salvation through faith only not through law and works, so when we say that the isles shall wait for his law, this couldn’t be applied on Jesus. Let the inhabitants of Sela sing. His enemies (who were of his own clan!) But when Islam came, all Arabs became Muslims. This can’t be applied on Jesus (Peace be upon him) according to the Christian view since Christians say that Jesus is God. The prophecy in Isaiah says that the things prophesied would happen within 1 year. Islamic Fasting was predicted by Isaiah in the Bible. While Isaiah 42 has lots of open prophecies about Mohammed - Isaiah 42:11 - Join in the chorus, you desert towns; let the villages where Kedar lives rejoice! Isaiah 21:17 and the residue of the number of the archers, the mighty men of the children of Kedar, will be few; for Yahweh, the God of Israel, has spoken it." And declare His praise in the coastlands. [Isaiah 42:11] The two key words used are ‘Kedar’ and ‘Sela’ which together pinpoint an exact location for this special person. Then the prophecy tells that he will fight God’s enemy which is certainly what Muhammad ﷺ did, while Jesus(Peace be upon him) didn’t fight. Let the people of Sela sing for joy; shout praises from the mountaintops! ... let them shout from the mountaintops. Let the people of Sela sing for joy; let them shout from the mountaintops. Muhammad in the Bible, (Isaiah 60), Pilgrimage to Mecca..! In his law the islands will put their hope.” (Isaiah 42:4). Moving to Isaiah 42:11, we see that prophecy gives 2 special places; Kedar and Sela: Isaiah 42:11  Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit; let the inhabitants of Sela sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. יִשְׂאוּ מִדְבָּר וְעָרָיו Let the desert and its cities lift up [their voices], יִשְׂאוּ is a qal jussive from נָשָׂא "lift up." Isaiah 42:1  Behold, my servant, whom I uphold; my chosen, in whom my soul delighteth: I have put my Spirit upon him; he will bring forth justice to the Gentiles. The verses of Isaiah 42 describe the coming of a Prophet who God refers to as ‘my Messenger’ (Isaiah 42:19). 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