Q. Dr. Zakir, you said there is not any mistake in Qur’an. I see more than 20 mistakes in Arabic grammar, and I will tell you some of them. …(Arabic)… Which is right, Assabeun or Assabreen?

A. (Dr. Zakir): The brother has asked a very good question. ­­­­­­I would like to be more concordance – and agreeing, he has mentioned all 20 grammatical points. ­­­­­­And the book he is referring to, “Is the Qur’an infallible by Abdul Faadi”.

I will answer all 20 together, because I have read the book – I will answer all 20, Insha Allah… Insha Allah.  ­­­­­­Point No. 1 to be noted – that all Arabic grammar is taken from the Qur’an. ­­­­­­ Qur’an was the highest Arabic book – A book which has the maximum level of highest literature. ­­­­­­All the Arabic grammar has been derived from the Qur’an. ­­­­­­Qur’an is the textbook of grammar. ­­­­­­Since Qur’an is the textbook of grammar, and all the grammar is derived from the Qur’an, the Qur’an can never have a mistake.­­­­­­ Point No. 2 – It is like, you know… taking a ruler, and the ruler is there… has a measurement, and your saying the measurement is wrong – It sounds illogical. In different Arabic tribes, the grammar keeps on changing. ­­­­­­In some Arabic tribe, the word is feminine; the same word is even masculine in the other tribe. ­­­­­­Same word in different tribes – the grammar keeps on changing – Even the gender keeps on changing. ­­­­­­ So will you check Qur’an, with that faulty grammar? – No! ­­­­­­And further more, the eloquence of Qur’an is so high – It is so high, it is far superior. ­­­­­­And you know there are various books – On the Internet you go, 12 grammatical mistakes, 21 grammatical mistakes – Abdul Faadi – 20 grammatical mistakes. ­­­­­­Do you think the Christian people took out these mistakes? ­­­­­­Who took out these mistakes? – Do you know who took out? ­­­­­­The Muslims! The Muslim scholars like Zamak Sharif – what they did – that the Qur’an grammar is so high, that it goes against the conventional use of the Arabic. The Qur’an grammar is so high – To prove the Qur’anic grammar was high, they gave examples. ­­­­­­And I will give you a couple of examples, which will answer all his 20 questions. ­­­­­­They gave the example – like we read in the Qur’an, it says that… ‘The people of Lut Alaihis salaam, they rejected all the messengers.’ ­­­­­­‘They rejected the messengers’… it is mentioned. ­­­­­­ Dr. William Campbell said… ‘The people of Noah – they rejected the messengers.’ ­­We know from history that there was only one messenger sent to them – So it has a grammatical mistake. ­­Qur’an should have said – The people rejected the ‘messenger’ not ‘messengers.’ ­­­­­­I agree with you – with layman grammar like how you and I know, it may be a mistake. ­­­­­­But if you read the books written by Arabs – What is the beauty of the Qur’an? ­­­­­­The beauty of the Qur’an is – Why does the Qur’an refer ‘messengers’, instead of ‘messenger’? ­­­­­­You know why? ­­­­­­Because we know that the basic message of all the messengers, was same – That there is one God – About Tawheed – About Allah Subhanawataala. ­­­­­­By mentioning, the people of Lut alaihis salaam… the people of Noah, rejected the messenger – It says, by rejecting Lut alahis salaam, they are indirectly rejecting all the messengers.’ ­­­­­­

See the beauty, see the eloquence… Alhamdulillah! (Praise be to Allah) ­­­­­­You may think it is a mistake – It is not a mistake. ­­­­­­ Similarly, people like Anis Shorrosh says, that Qur’an says‘Qun fa ya Qun…Be and it is’ – It should be ‘Qun fa qaana’ – ‘Be’ and it was. ­­­­­­Agreed – Past tense is Qun fa Qaana in Arabic – it is not Qun fa ya Qun. ­­­­­­But the Qun fa ya Qun is more superior – It says… Allah – it was, it is, and can do – Past, present and future. ­­­­­­


7 thoughts on “Q. Dr. Zakir, you said there is not any mistake in Qur’an. I see more than 20 mistakes in Arabic grammar, and I will tell you some of them. …(Arabic)… Which is right, Assabeun or Assabreen?

  1. May Allah continue To used you my brother Dr Zairk you are a true hero of Islam, also a warrior of peace , Your lecture have save many souls, May Allah reward you a paradise in His kingdom .
    However , I may like to ask you a question that some one ask me a few days ago and I don’t know the answer, I decided to contact you, I can still remember in one of your public lectures on peace TV, when a man said Jesus Christ (peace be on to him ) he is a Christian, then you ask the man to show you which book says that and who said that . the same thing I told a Christian friend of mine that Jesus Christ never said he’s a Christian . after some time he came To back and ask me if prophet Mohammed ( pbh) ever have a prof to be a Muslim.


  2. Assalamu alaykum
    I am a Cameroonian from a polygamous family. my mother is the first wife leaving with us in the village meanwhile my father leaves with my Step-mom in the city. our father hardly cares of us leaving in the village as he doesn’t pay our school fees and our mother is the only one doing the responsibility. during holidays, we try to go to the city and struggle for our school fees and upon leaving the village, our mom warn us not to eat our step mother’s food and not to even stay with out dad but for what people may say, you disobey her and stay with our father. my question is: is it Haram for us not eating our step mother’s food?? what’s the proof?? secondly, how can peace be sort into our family? my mom hardly talk with my dad in that our step mother has charmed our father. please help me and May Allah rewards you. can answer by email


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