Today I have begotten You..” NKJV, The quotation above for Christ is from Psalm (2:7) which says :-, “I will declare the decree: An NIA source related to the probe told IANS, "A team of NIA has reached Bangladesh to collect details in the alleged … John 3:16 SON OF GOD OR SERVANT OF GOD ? And last but not the least, I heard Dr. Zakir Naik speaking on the NDTV channel ( a program on terrorism hosted by Barkha Dutt titled “ Breaking the Stereotype”) that if you wish to know what a particular religion is, then do not look at its followers instead read its scriptures. New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS): A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has reached Bangladesh to probe an alleged "love jihad" case involving Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and two hardline preachers of Pakistan origin, sources said on Wednesday. Dr. Zakir is the President of this foundation and has designed, developed and conducted several Da'wah training workshops. This indicates that the second term is not gennasthai butgignesthai/ginmai, and the noun form, genos. But Christ is the Unique Son of God as He was with God right from the beginning and came down to earth taking the form of a human (John 1:1;14) thereby sacrificing Himself on the cross for the sins of the mankind (Matthew 20:28, Mark 10:45). And from the Helps word studies , the position gets even more clear which is in corroboration with one of the possible meaning of this word according to Strong, i.e Unique or ONLY (not ONLY BEGOTTEN). How can He have children when He has no wife?”. Ishmael or any other son of Abraham had not to be a partaker with Isaac (Genesis 21:10) and that is the very reason Abraham after giving gifts to his other sons sent them away from Isaac as we have seen in Genesis (25:56). And the Qur’an too says in Surah Anbiya verse 21 and Surah Tahrim verse 12 that Allah’s Spirit (Angel Gabriel according to Islam) performed this task for Allah breathed inside Mary of his spirit. Dr. Zakir Naik where he thoroughly demonstrated from the Bible's New Testament that Jesus Christ was never crucified, nor did he ever rise from the dead. As usual in these visuals, Dr Naik seeks to ascribe false accusation on the Christians that they believe or say that Jesus Christ is the begotten Son of God (born of sexual intercourse; GOD FORBID). Psalm 91 promises Jesus will never get hurt or die. Dr White has cited an illustration from Septuagint (the greek translation of Old Testament ) in this concern by quoting an English translation of the Septuagint version of Psalm 25:16. ” Surah Maryam verses 88-89; Abdullah Yusuf Ali’s Translation; The Qur’an. Now for my respected readers, I would like to verify this claim of Dr White least they may not say that White has fabricated the things. The links or URLs to those visuals are as follows :-, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijg5Tp3iCZE&feature=youtu.be (In English). However ‘BEGOTTEN’ is the wrong translation of the greek word ‘MONOGENES’ used in the original greek manuscript of John’s gospel in this particular verse (John 3:16) and the greek word actually refers to ‘ Unique’ or ‘ One of its own kind ’ as what Dr . ” Surah Maryam verses 88-89; Abdullah Yusuf Ali’s Translation, “And the Jews say: Ezra is the son of Allah, and the Christians say: The Messiah is the son of Allah. And consequently, the Hebrew word ‘Yalad’ (in Psalm 2:7) and the greek word ‘ginomai’ (in Hebrews 5:5) doesn’t have literal meanings but allegorical or metaphorical or in a figurative sense. The Qur’an multiple times accuses Christians of believing or saying that Jesus Christ is the biological Son of God. (i) The Qur’an is the Last and Final Revelation. That is their saying with their mouths. Zakir Naik and Shabir Ally are two Muslim Apologists who believe that Muhammad the prophet of Islam is prophesied in Deuteronomy 18:18. Now let me ask my muslim brethren that did any Christian ever state, “God has a wife through whom He begat the Lord Jesus Christ ” JUSTIFYING HIS/HER STATEMENT FROM THE CHRISTIAN SCRIPTURES ? Hence the correct translation of the John (3:16) should be :-, “For God so loved the world that he gave his only ( OR UNIQUE) Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” RSV, Moreover one can notice the use of ‘MONOGENES’ in Hebrews (11:17) also where few of the translators have translated it as ‘ONLY BEGOTTEN’. […] https://indianapologetics.wordpress.com/2013/02/22/refuting-dr-zakir-naik-on-jesus-christ-being-the-l… […]. Some of the muslims might say that its written in the Holy Bible, Mary was pregnant of the Holy Spirit (Matthew 1:18-21; Luke 1:34-35) giving the idea of she being copulated with the Holy Spirit. Let us see :-. John 1:1-18 Later additions; John 8:58 Did Jesus claim to be God? One of Dr. Zakir Naik's favorite topics is "Muhammad in the Bible." The Islamic world is well known for their strawman attacks against the Christian scriptures or the beliefs of the Christians. Short Definition: father.”, “bear, beget, birthday, born, make to bring forth children, young, bring up, calve”, Source :- http://concordances.org/hebrew/3205.htm, The Hebrew word is ‘YALAD’ is used in Psalm 2:7 and literally it does mean ‘BEGOTTEN’ as can be seen above. 2. How perverse are they!” Surah Toubah (Repentance) verse 30; Pickthall’s Translation, And now lets see what does the Qur’an understands by God having a Son :-, “Yet, they join the jinns as partners in worship with Allah, though He has created them (the jinns), and they attribute falsely without knowledge sons and daughters to Him. So my dear Zakir sir, if that is what your approach or stance is, then why don’t you bother to study diligently what actually does the Holy Bible mean when it portrays Jesus Christ as the Son of God ? Zakir Naik was born in 1960s. Thus it is used for God’s actions as emerging from eternity and becoming (showing themselves) in time (physical space).”, Source :- http://concordances.org/greek/1096.htm, ‘Ginomai’ can also be referred to a change of state or condition or being transited from one form to another and that is what the Holy Bible means when it speaks of Christ as the begotten (not ONLY BEGOTTEN) Son of God in Psalm 2:7 which can be corroborated from the following :-. So it was from hearsay. You can’t do it sir for if you do and reveals the truth regarding this, you won’t be able to stand with the claims of your holy book, the Qur’an which it makes about the Christian standpoint in this regard. Law and in the Gospel a.k.a. He created all things and He is the All-Knower of everything.” Surah Anam verses 100-101; Hilali- Khan’s Translation, Have a look at the rhetoric question that Qur’an poses :-, “He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. Continuing the series, next I am quoting the Lexicons through which the picture will be more clear :-, “monogenés: only begotten Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The LORD has said to Me, This verifies Dr James White’s writing that he hasn’t fabricated the things of his own instead his claims can be supported by the proofs. By name only four are mentioned in the Qur’an. Mary Challenges Dr Zakir that Bible mentions Jesus (pbuh) is God in Gospel of John 3:16 DODQA_06 #ChallengesDrZakir #Mary #Bible #Jesus #God #GospelOfJohn And the same is what Hebrews (5:5) means that Jesus Christ was raised back to life from death by ‘ginomai’. John Mathew, a kalaripayat master and a black belt in karate, runs a martial arts centre called Kshetra. Its not incorrect but none of these sons are the biological sons of God. And this actually falsifies the Holy Bible which can be perceived by looking at the verse only :-, “By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son.” Hebrews (11:17) KJV. 14, V. 28, Jesus Christ (pbuh) said, He was seen for many days by those who came up with Him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are His witnesses to the people. 1096 gínomai – properly, to emerge, become, transitioning from one point (realm, condition) to another. If Jesus were God ? Dr. Naik claims that when Jesus spoke about the "Comforter" in John 14:16, he was referring to Muhammad. Thus from the logical aspect as well, ‘MONOGENES’ cannot mean ‘ONLY BEGOTTEN SON’ but ‘UNIQUE SON’. James R. White explains :-. | indianapologetics, https://indianapologetics.wordpress.com/2013/02/22/refuting-dr-zakir-naik-on-jesus-christ-being-the-l. Peace TV broadcasts ‘Free to Air’ state-of-the-art television programmes in English and Urdu. 16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. Now if we may have a glimpse at the both the Islamic and Christian records of Mary’s conception of Jesus, we will find a similarity between these accounts for both renders a role of the Spirits in this concern. Dr Zakir Naik En Español. After watching Dr. Zakir Naik in action, many youth expressed a keen desire to attend the Mumbai-based Islamic Research Foundation's Da'wah workshops. Genos means “kind or type”, ginomai is a verb of being. ‘You are My Son, God has fulfilled this for us their children, in that He has raised up Jesus. Phonetic Spelling: (yaw-lad’) Zakir Naik, the Wahabi muslim orator who is known for raising issues against the Christian faith (knowingly or ignorantly). Recently I came across two visuals on youtube of Dr . Today I have begotten You ” . “ They say: “(God) Most Gracious has begotten a son!” Indeed ye have put forth a thingmost monstrous! Transliteration: monogenés The sons of Midian were Ephah, Epher, Hanok, Abida and Eldaah. for I am lonely (monogenes) and afflicted: (NASB)”, (White, The Forgotten Trinity [Minneapolis, MN, Bethany House Publishers, 1998], pp. Quite obvious that it cannot be justified or proved. To make a donation to UFI, please complete the below donation form. He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth. And we declare to you glad tidings—that promise which was made to the fathers. Now I would like to deal with these claims of the Qur’an and muslims on this particular subject. G. L. Prestige discusses the differences that arise from these two derivations in God in Patristic Thought (London: SPCK, 1952), 37-51, 135-141, 151-156. John 16:7 John 16:12-14 : 3. An example of this usage from the LXX is found in Psalm 25:16, turn to me and be gracious to me, Let the readers read and be the judges. But note that this family of terms has two nu’s, νν, rather than a single nu, ν, found in monogenes. Jesus said, in John 16:7, that if he goes away, he will send the Comforter. Quite explicit that the statement made above is incorrect for the erroneous translation of ‘MONOGENES’ is making it untrue. Phonetic Spelling: (mon-og-en-ace’) Jokshan was the father of Sheba and Dedan; the descendants of Dedan were the Ashurites, the Letushites and the Leummites. “ But God raised Him from the dead. Satan in the NT challenged Jesus on Psalm 91. God raised Jesus from the dead and in that sense, He was resurrected back to life from death or underwent a change of form i.e dead to alive (resurrected). Unveiling the Qur’an’s strawman in this concern “ For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John (3:16) KJV; The Holy Bible “ They say: "(God) Most Gracious has begotten a son!" A humble Dr. Naik attributed this success to Allah, the Most High. Note :- In all translations where the translators have translated ‘MONOGENES’ as ‘ONLY BEGOTTEN SON’ in John (3:16), you would find the same case with ‘MONOGENES’ in Hebrews (11:17) as well in their translations. Naik uses this verse to convince his listeners that Jesus was claiming to be a But there's a problem for Dr. Naik here. One can verify my words from the following recording of that particular program available on youtube :-. So if that is the case, then how correct would be the idea that Mary had a sexual intercourse with the Holy Spirit and begot Jesus of that relationship ? They imitate the saying of those who disbelieved of old. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. How can He have children when He has no wife? (2) What is the case with Hebrew (5:5) then ? Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. This verifies Dr. White’s writing that ‘MONOGENES’ does implicates ‘ UNIQUE ‘ or ‘ONE OF ITS OWN KIND’ for ‘AN ONLY’ signifies David’s uniqueness in a particular state , i.e in the poor state as he is pleading the Lord God to be merciful unto him as he alone is poor OR IS SOLELY poor and in that manner he is unique in the particular state of poorness. B. My brethren, you are supposed to justify the claims of your book for it not only attacks strawman that we Christians believes that Jesus is the literally begotten (biological) Son of God FOR ACCORDING TO IT, GOD CAN HAVE A SON ONLY THROUGH A WIFE (Surah 6:101) but also accuses us and the Jews of being a pervert IN THIS VERY CONCERN :-, So that’s a challenge for you to bring forth the proofs if you are truthful as per your own scripture which says :-, “Produce your proof if ye are truthful.” (Surah 2:111). Every Muslim should be a terrorist. ', 'People who change their religion should face the death penalty. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Original Word: μονογενής, ές John 3:16 is one of the most often quoted verses in the bible that Christians point to in order to prove that Jesus is divine. Concept of God in Christianity — Dr Zakir Naik UB-16 #Concept #God #Christianity #Zakir #Naik #Zakirnaik #Drzakirnaik. UFI's registered office address is 45 West John Street, Suite 207, Hicksville, New York, 11801 and funds the operation of the Peace TV channels. Often it is assumed that the second term is gennasthai/gennao, to give birth, to beget. “ So also Christ did not glorify Himself to become High Priest, but it was He who said to Him: “ You are My Son, 201-202, fn. The Concept of God in Major Religions (تصور الإله في الأديان المختلفة) (Zakir Naik) [Darussalam] Nov 24, 2020 11/20 Nov 24, 2020 by Zakir Naik (ii) All previous Revelations before Qur'an were only sent for a particular group of people and for a particular time period (iii) REVELATIONS OF GOD : A. 12 quotes from Zakir Naik: 'If he is terrorising the terrorists, if he is terrorising America the terrorist [...] I am with him. His ( Abraham ’ s ) sons quote John www.youtube.com/watch, where Jesus says, `` I can of own... To attend the Mumbai-based Islamic Research Foundation 's Da'wah workshops the proofs the! 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