Top 5 worst verses in the Qur’an


By Skeptical Science

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Here is a list of the top 5 worst verses in the Qur’an. Be aware, some of them are quite repulsive and truly frightening …

This is what Allah says… ‘Now go and strike the Infidel and devote to destruction all that they have. Do not spare them, but kill both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.” – Surah 27:63

Happy is he who repays the infidel for what they have done to us – he who seizes their infants and dashes them against the rocks.” – Surah 34:12

So the man took his concubine and sent her outside to them, and they raped her and abused her throughout the night, and at dawn they let her go. At daybreak the woman went back to the house where her master was staying, fell down at the door and lay there until daylight. When her master got up in the morning and opened the door of the house and stepped out to continue on his way, there lay his concubine, fallen in the doorway of the house, with her hands on the threshold. He said to her, ‘Get up; let’s go.’ But there was no answer. Then the man put her on his donkey and set out for home.” – Surah 135:27

A Wife, must submit to her husband as to Allah.” – Surah 5:22

When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she will not be freed at the end of six years as the men are. If she does not please the man who bought her, he may allow her to be bought back again.” – Surah 21: 7-8

That is clearly truly vile stuff and rather obvious proof that all Muslims are wicked evil people … right?

Ask yourself this. Knowing that you now know that the above verses are in the Qur’an, how do you now feel about the book?

Perhaps you have actually read the Qur’an and are already familiar with those verses.

OK, I have a confession to make, I cheated. None of these verses actually exist in the Qur’an at all. Instead I took a few bible verses and simply injected the word “Allah” instead of the word “God” and injected the word “infidel” in to make it sound Islamic. Here are those original bible verses …

“This is what the Lord Almighty says… ‘Now go and strike Amalek and devote to destruction all that they have. Do not spare them, but kill both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.’” 1 Samuel 15:3

“Happy is he who repays you for what you have done to us – he who seizes your infants and dashes them against the rocks.” – Psalm 137:9

“So the man took his concubine and sent her outside to them, and they raped her and abused her throughout the night, and at dawn they let her go. At daybreak the woman went back to the house where her master was staying, fell down at the door and lay there until daylight. When her master got up in the morning and opened the door of the house and stepped out to continue on his way, there lay his concubine, fallen in the doorway of the house, with her hands on the threshold. He said to her, ‘Get up; let’s go.’ But there was no answer. Then the man put her on his donkey and set out for home.” Judges 19:25-28

“Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord.” – Ephesians 5:22

“When a man sells his daughter as a slave, she will not be freed at the end of six years as the men are. If she does not please the man who bought her, he may allow her to be bought back again.” – Exodus 21: 7-8

So my point is this. You can take almost any religious text and quote-mine it for whatever agenda you might have. For example you can pick out all the nice stuff, discard the rather obviously not-so-nice bits, and claim it is like no other book and is uniquely divine. Alternatively, you can pluck out the not-so-nice stuff and hold it up as “evidence” that all those that revere the text are obnoxious evil bastards.

The truth is that we live in a world where humans are generally born into a culture that has a specific religious tradition. Associated with it will be a religious text that generally nobody tends to actually read or be familiar with. If some do become aware of some of the dubious bits, then they will rationalise it. Perhaps they will tell themselves that it was the word that was needed at that time but does not apply now, or perhaps they might conclude that they simply don’t understand it correctly, or that it has not been translated correctly?

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Categories: Bible, Islam, Qur'an

15 replies

  1. I’ve just had two overzealous Muslims go after me on twitter trying to convert me to Islam because of this post. Even after I implored them to read it. Some people are so dumb.

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    • Paul, I’ve noticed that you talk about Islam quite a lot and write many articles praising the religion. This is an unfortunate step back and it makes me wonder that maybe you are a paid missionary. Terrible.

      Repent!

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    • What the hell is this??? Look up the supposed ‘surahs’ presented here are not even from the Quran WHAT THE HELL?? Surah 135?? hahahha I laugh my butt off. The Quran has only 114 Surhas dude. How dumb one can be to blindly believe such posts without even checking for oneself? I never saw such a comedy:

      SO to correct what is written in those surahs in reality:

      1. The One who guides you in the darkness of the land and the sea, and He sends the winds to spread between the hands of His mercy. Is there a god with God? God be exalted above what they set up! (SURAH 27:63)

      2. For Solomon the wind was given, traveling one month coming and one month going, and We caused a spring of petroleum to flow for him. From among the Jinn are those that worked for him by his Lord’s leave; and any one of them who turns from Our commands, We shall cause him to taste the retribution of the fire. (SURAH 34:12)

      3. surah 135:27 does not even exist

      4. They said, “O Moses, in it are a mighty people, and we will not enter it until they leave. So when they leave, then we will enter it.” (SURAH 5:22)

      5.We did not send before you except people whom We inspired. So ask the people of the remembrance if you do not know.We did not make for them bodies that do not need to eat, nor were they immortal. (SURAH 21:7 to 8)

      So before literally LYİNG do your research you clown. Look up those verses now if you have an engaged brain and a thumb.

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  2. Reblogged this on The Quran and Bible Blog and commented:

    Disclaimer: There be irony here.

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  3. haha what a dumb post, taking some verses out of context to say: HAHA… .. Islam GOOOOOD.. Christianity BAAAAAAD. Dashing babies against rocks are jews complaining to God, and God gave the amalekites that killed his people the Jews 400 years to repent. This is recorded history and not religious practice, no christian or jew think they’re supposed to dash babies against rocks. In the quran though you’re actually told to murder kafirs, see surah 9:29, 9:111, 9:39, 9:123, 5:33, 9:5, 8:12, 8:60, 47:4, 4:88-89 etc and verse 2:106 ensure us that the later violent medina verses are the authotitive ones (source http://www.quran.com), take slaves and have sex with them (for example surah 4:24) or pedophilia (surah 65:4). When you’re too stupid to figure out the difference between a command supposedly from your “god” and recorded history of suffering jews, you really should post an article flaunting how dumb you are to the whole world.

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  4. What the hell is this??? Look up the supposed ‘surahs’ presented here are not even from the Quran WHAT THE HELL?? Surah 135?? hahahha I laugh my butt off. The Quran has only 114 Surhas dude. How dumb one can be to blindly believe such posts without even checking for oneself? I never saw such a comedy:

    SO to correct what is written in those surahs in reality:

    1. The One who guides you in the darkness of the land and the sea, and He sends the winds to spread between the hands of His mercy. Is there a god with God? God be exalted above what they set up! (SURAH 27:63)

    2. For Solomon the wind was given, traveling one month coming and one month going, and We caused a spring of petroleum to flow for him. From among the Jinn are those that worked for him by his Lord’s leave; and any one of them who turns from Our commands, We shall cause him to taste the retribution of the fire. (SURAH 34:12)

    3. surah 135:27 does not even exist

    4. They said, “O Moses, in it are a mighty people, and we will not enter it until they leave. So when they leave, then we will enter it.” (SURAH 5:22)

    5.We did not send before you except people whom We inspired. So ask the people of the remembrance if you do not know.We did not make for them bodies that do not need to eat, nor were they immortal. (SURAH 21:7 to 8)

    So before literally LYİNG do your research you clown

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  5. Exactly! Do your research and practive fairness in all that you do!

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