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BANU QURAYZA MASSACRE

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Muhammad ibn Ishaq ibn Yasa'r was the first man to collect and record the oral traditions in regard to Muhammad. Ishaq died in 767AD, most of a hundred years before Islam's most highly regarded writer al-Bukhari (810-870AD) penned his version of the hadith, not finishing until 214 years after Muhammad's death. Obviously all the intervening years could have accomplished is to degrade the early record and infuse even more fiction. A far cry from the textual integrity of the scriptures of the one true God of the Jews and Christians, YHWH.

Indeed Ishaq's record remains lost except for having been "preserved" by ibn Hisham who died in 833. Unfortunately Hisham admitted in Ishaq: 691 "I am omitting things which Ishaq recorded in this book. I have omitted things which are disgraceful to discuss and matters which would distress certain people." The hadith of Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari (838923) is also cited in what follows.

Mohammed was barely able to win fifty to a hundred converts, in the first 13 years of his religion in Mecca. Even worse he lost many of those after he delivered the account of his "night journey". Mohammed and his few remaining followers then left Mecca, for Medina, or Yatrib as it was known at the time. The Islamic calendar doesn't even begin until after this move, known as the Hijra, when Islam also morphed into a political system engaged in imperialistic conquest.

Tribes of Jewish farmers lived in Medina whose forefathers had migrated there to escape Roman persecution in Jerusalem. Through inquiry Mohammed learned about Judaism, and even required his followers to fast on the Passover, as well as to pray toward Jerusalem just as the Jews did. Mohammed was desperate to get his new religion recognized by the Jews even declaring himself to be the prophet, or Messiah, mentioned in their book, but the Jews had already been following Yahweh for a couple thousand years and recognized that their scripture disqualifies Mohammed as a prophet.

As a result of his frustration Mohammed eventually even barged into a Synagogue, and told them that if only twelve Jews would believe in him they would be spared his wrath, while warning that if they didn't follow him they would be forced off the land that their families had developed over generations.

To make good on his threats Mohammed cobbled together a couple of lazy local bandit tribes called the Oas and Khazraj, who were already well practiced at caravan plunder, and promised them that they would be rewarded if they helped him mount assaults on the Jewish tribes.  This is how it went with the Qurayza Jews. (URL)

Tabari VIII:28 "When the Messenger approached the Jews, he said, 'You brothers of apes! Allah shamed you and cursed you.'"

Bukhari:V5 B59 #449 "On the day of the Qurayza siege, Allah's Apostle said to Hassan, 'Abuse them with your poems, for Gabriel is with you.'"

So "Allah's" angel is "with" those that "abuse" folks with poetry based on their ethnicity.

Ishaq:461 "After the siege exhausted and terrorized them, the Jews felt certain that the Apostle would not leave them until he had exterminated them. So they decided to talk to Ka'b Asad. He said, 'People of the Jews, you see what has befallen you. I shall propose three alternatives. Take whichever one you please.' He said, 'Swear allegiance to this man and accept him; for, by Allah, it has become clear to you that he is a prophet sent from Allah. It is he that you used to find mentioned in your scripture book. Then you will be secure in your lives, your property, your children, and your wives.'"

Above we see Mohammed revealed as a terrorist, while next we find that Yahweh's people well understood that following the false prophet Mohammed, would result in a death sentence in the hereafter.
 
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Ishaq:462/Tabari VIII:30 "The Jews said, 'We will never abandon the Torah or exchange it for the Qur'an.' Asad said, 'Since you reject this proposal of mine, then kill your children and your wives and go out to Muhammad and his Companions as men who brandish swords, leaving behind no impediments to worry you. If you die, you shall have left nothing behind; if you win you shall find other women and children.' The Jews replied, 'Why would we kill these poor ones? What would be the good of living after them?'"

We will soon learn what Mohammed meant when he said the Jews would "find" "other women and children" if they joined company. So offer number two was to kill their own wives and children, obviously abrogating the "no compulsion in religion" drivel, that Mohammed quipped in his earlier pre-Hijra Mecca days.

Some Muslims suggest this was "Allah's" will, but whose judgment was actually passed on the Jews?

Ishaq:463/Tabari VIII:34 "When Sa'd reached the Messenger of Allah and the Muslims, the Prophet said, 'Arise and go to your master and help him dismount.' Then Muhammad said, 'Pass judgment on them.' Sa'd replied, 'I pass judgment that their men shall be killed, their women and children made captives, and their property divided.' Allah's Apostle proclaimed, 'You have passed judgment on the Jews with the judgment of Allah and the judgment of His Messenger.'"

So it wasn't even Mohammed receiving a "revelation" that determined what was to be done with the Jews, but rather Mohammed deferred to his booty and sex coveting sidekick Sa'd to pass judgment.
 
(URL) Bukhari:V5B59N448 "They then surrendered to the Prophet's judgment but he directed them to Sa'd to give the verdict. Sad said, 'I give my judgment that their men should be killed, their women and children should be taken as captives, and their properties distributed.'"

Which of course was really the whole object of the assault in the first place, since Mohammed and his followers didn't have jobs or sources of income other than that looted from caravans, and otherwise stolen from honest, hard working, and productive people like the Banu Qurayza farmers.

Muslims claim a "faith of Abraham" but what did Abraham do after vanquishing Yahweh's enemies - by Yahweh's direct command - who then freely offered Abraham their property?

Genesis 14:21 And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons, and take the goods to thyself. 22 And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth, 23 That I will not [take] from a thread even to a shoelatchet, and that I will not take any thing that [is] thine, lest thou shouldest say, I have made Abram rich:

Abraham was a man of God.

Exodus 20:15 Thou shalt not steal.

Qur'an 33:26 "Allah took down the People of the Scripture Book. He cast terror into their hearts. Some you slew, and some you made prisoners. And He made you heirs of their lands, their houses, and their goods, giving you a land which you had not traversed before. And Allah has power over all things."

Mohammed's "Allah" revealed as a terrorist, who "took down" Yahweh's people. Just as Mohammed's followers - including leaders of Islamic nation States - in the cradle of his religion today, desire to kill the Jews, and "drive them into the sea".

 
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Tabari VIII:38 "The Messenger of Allah commanded that all of the Jewish men and boys who had reached puberty should be beheaded. Then the Prophet divided the wealth, wives, and children of the Banu Qurayza Jews among the Muslims."

Abu Dawud 38:4390 Narrated Atiyyah al-Qurazi: I was among the captives of Banu Qurayza. They (the Companions) examined us, and those who had begun to grow hair (pubes) were killed, and those who had not were not killed. I was among those who had not grown hair.

So all those innocent young farm boys were beheaded while their sisters, mothers and grandmothers looked on. Unfortunately that wasn't the worst of it for the women.

Tabari VIII:35/Ishaq:464 "The Jews were made to come down, and Allah's Messenger imprisoned them. Then the Prophet went out into the marketplace of Medina (it is still its marketplace today), and he had trenches dug in it. He sent for the Jewish men and had them beheaded in those trenches. They were brought out to him in batches. They numbered 800 to 900 boys and men."

Tabari VIII:40 "The Messenger of God commanded that furrows should be dug in the ground for the Qurayza. Then he sat down. Ali and Zubayr began cutting off their heads in his presence."

So Mohammed sat down to relax and enjoy the spectacle of innocent Jewish farm boys having their heads cut off in front of him. It's easy to see the model for Hitler's holocaust, but even Hitler didn't have the chutzpah to visit his own gas chambers.

Tabari VIII:35/Ishaq:464 "Huyayy, the enemy of Allah, was brought out. He was wearing a rose-colored suit of clothes that he had torn all over with fingertip-sized holes so that it would not be taken as booty. His hands were bound to his neck with a rope. When he looked at Muhammad he said, 'I do not regret opposing you. Whoever forsakes God will be damned.' He sat down and was beheaded."

The Jews knew who Yahweh really is, and they knew who to fear, and it wasn't Muhammed or his alter-ego "Allah".
 
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Bukhari:V5B59N459 Narrated Ibn Muhairiz: I entered the Mosque and saw Abu Said Al-Khudri and sat beside him and asked him about Al-Azl (i.e. coitus interruptus). Abu Said said, "We went out with Allah's Apostle for the Ghazwa of Banu Al-Mustaliq and we received captives from among the Arab captives and we desired women and celibacy became hard on us and we loved to do coitus interruptus."

Imagine being raped by the very men that had beheaded your husband, sons, brothers, father and/or grandfather.

Ishaq:465 "When their wrists were bound with cords, the Apostle was a sea of generosity to us."

Like a Mafia Don sprinkling bits of his ill gotten gains around the neighborhood, cheerfully accepted by those reprobate enough, to receive stolen property. Or like a politician being "generous" with the confiscated fruit, of the labor, of others.

Ishaq:465 "Then the Apostle divided the property, wives, and children of the Qurayza among the Muslims. Allah's Messenger took his fifth of the booty. He made known on that day the extra shares for horses and their riders - giving the horse two shares and the rider one. A Muslim without a horse got one share of the spoil. It was the first booty in which lots were cast."

Mohammed having received a prior "revelation" from his "Allah" (sura 8 Al-Anfal - Spoils of War, Booty), that lavished on him 1/5 of all of the property stolen from others, again, like a Mafia Don. Since lots were cast even though Mohammed's religion prohibits gambling, it's obvious how much interest Mohammed's fellow cutthroats had in his homemade "religion", beyond what they could personally gain from it.

Tabari VIII:39 "Then the Messenger of Allah sent Sa'd bin Zayd with some of the Qurayza captives to Najd, and in exchange for them he purchased horses and arms."

Property stolen from others is what financed the imperialistic conquest of the Islamic First Jihad, all way all the way up to Tours France, and Vienna Austria.

Tabari VIII:38 "The Prophet selected for himself from among the Jewish women of the Qurayza, Rayhanah bt. Amr. She became his concubine. When he predeceased her, she was still in his possession. When the Messenger of Allah took her as a captive, she showed herself averse to Islam and insisted on Judaism."

Would a woman desire to have sexual relations with the man responsible for beheading her husband and father? Let alone that Rayhanah was a Jew and Mohammed was a gentile that was still in the process of inventing his unique religion.

Ishaq:466 "The Apostle chose one of the Jewish women for himself. Her name was Rayhana. She remained with him until she died, in his power. The Apostle proposed to marry her and put the veil on her but she said, 'Leave me under your power, for that will be easier.' She showed a repugnance towards Islam when she was captured."

And so it went.

Ishaq:480 "The Qurayza met their misfortune. In humiliation they found no helper. A calamity worse than that which fell upon the Nadir befell them. On that day Allah's Apostle came to them like a brilliant moon. We left them with blood upon them like a pool. They lay prostrate with the vultures circling round."

Isn't that a blessed picture?

Tabari VI:133 "We pledge our allegiance to you and we shall defend you as we would our womenfolk. Administer the oath of allegiance to us, Messenger of Allah, for we are men of war possessing arms and coats of mail."

"the religion of peace"

Ishaq:204/ Tabari VI:134 "'Men of the Khazraj, do you know what you are pledging yourselves to in swearing allegiance to this man.' 'Yes,' they answered. 'In swearing allegiance to him we are pledging ourselves to wage war against all mankind.'"

Then as Mohammed's imperialistic political movement began to mature....

Ishaq:472 "Muhammad's Companions are the best in war."

Ishaq:475 "Allah commanded that horses should be kept for His enemy in the fight so they might vex them. We obeyed our Prophet's orders when he called us to war. When he called for violent efforts we made them. The Prophet's command is obeyed for he is truly believed. He will give us victory, glory, and a life of ease. Those who call Muhammad a liar disbelieve and go astray. They attacked our religion and would not submit."

Men allured by the easy spoils of non-combatant innocents, as well as the promise of the chicken and wine serving bordello of Mohammed's imagination, that he called "paradise".

Sura 56:21 And the flesh of fowls, any that they may desire.
Surah 83:25 Their thirst will be slaked with Pure Wine sealed:
Sura 56:35 We have created (their Companions) of special creation. 36 And made them virgin - pure (and undefiled),

Quoting Craig Winn regarding the Massacre of the Qurayza, from whose book the above hadith verses were lifted,

"It's important for you to know that I have reported every Hadith collected by Tabari, Ishaq, and Bukhari regarding the assault on the Jews. There wasn't a single word written about Jewish combatants. Three settlements, three sieges, and yet the Jews never struck a blow - not one. There was no excuse. There was no claim of self defense. This was a grotesque act of racially inspired genocide. And the motivation was greed. The Jews embodied everything the Muslims had failed to achieve. They were productive, prosperous, moral, literate, peaceful, honest, discerning, and religious."

Noble Qur'an:2:190 Footnote: Jihad is holy fighting in Allah's Cause with full force of numbers and weaponry. It is given the utmost importance in Islam and is one of its pillars. By Jihad Islam is established, Allah's Word is made superior (which means only Allah has the right to be worshiped), and Islam is propagated. By abandoning Jihad Islam is destroyed and Muslims fall into an inferior position; their honor is lost, their lands are stolen, their rule and authority vanish. Jihad is an obligatory duty in Islam on every Muslim. He who tries to escape from this duty, or does not fulfill this duty, dies as a hypocrite. page 580 of Maktba Dar-us-Salam's Sahih Al-Bukhari

Sura 9.111 Allah hath purchased of the believers their persons and their goods; for theirs (in return) is the garden (of Paradise): they fight in His cause, and slay and are slain: a promise binding on Him in truth, through the Law, the Gospel, and the Qur'an: and who is more faithful to his covenant than Allah? then rejoice in the bargain which ye have concluded: that is the achievement supreme.

But that is of course a lie regarding the Gospel:

Matthew 5:44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

Sura 8:12 I will instill terror into the hearts of the unbelievers: smite ye above their necks and smite all their finger-tips off them

John 13:35 By this shall all [men] know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.
Galatians 5:14 For all the law is fulfilled in one word, [even] in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

Nor is there an open ended call for Yahweh's people to engage in imperialistic conquest under the old covenant. Fifteen hundred years before Muhammad was ever born, the old covenant prophets had laid down their swords, and suggestion of the use of the sword in Yahweh's service.


Quoting AnsweringIslam.com on the above detailed massacre...

"Now it all comes down to this; are the Bani Quraytha Jews traitors or were they betrayed?

First of all, how do we know if a treaty is broken? We cannot simply assume that a treaty is broken because of mere rumors [Quran Surah 49:12 ...Avoid suspicion as much (as possible): for suspicion in some cases is a sin.] We can only assume that a treaty is broken if:-
1. The other side officially renounces the treaty
2. The other side does an action which is a direct violation of the treaty

Does any one of the former apply to the Bani Quraytha Jews?

I've searched the nine books of Hadeeth (Saheeh Bukhari, Saheeh Muslim, Sunan Al-Tarmithi, Sunan Al-Nasa'i, Sunan Abi Dawood, Sunan Ibn Majah, Musnad Ahmad, Muwatta' Malik, and Sunan Al-Darimi). In my search I did not find any single Hadeeth which indicates that Bani Quraytha either officially (or even unofficially) renounced the treaty, nor did I find a Hadeeth which indicates that Bani Quraytha violated the treaty in any way.

As a matter of fact, the only Hadeeth I found regarding Bani Quraytha's position was one Hadeeth [Musnad Ahmad - 22823] which says that Bani Quraytha actually refused to assist the Pagan Arabs in any way in their assault against Mohammed."

Discussion
"Prophet of Doom"
Audio book to download to your MP3 player
AnsweringIslam.com "The Bani Quraytha JewsTraitors or Betrayed?"
Here's a YouTube of a present day jihadist - that is a true follower of Mohammed - that wants to take your "wives as war booty"
YouTube on the leopard-bear-lion Islamic "beast" of Revelation 13

It is stunning that any literate person in this 21st century information age, would follow a self-proclaimed 7th century "prophet" - born hundreds of years into this new covenant era that was ushered in by the Messiah - whose own books reveal as being the exact opposite of Jesus Christ, the sinless Lamb of God, the Prince of Peace. A so-called "prophet" with no fulfilled prophecy, who not a single witness ever heard "Allah" or Gabriel give a revelation to, who never performed a single miracle, and whose own books reveal as a murdering, prisoner abusing, thief.

The next time a Muslim tries to tell you that Jihad is an internal struggle you will know that they are either an ignorant apostate, or practicing taqiyyah, or lying in the way of Allah. If one of those duped into Mohammed's stand-alone 7th century religion parrots there is "no compulsion in religion" why not send him a link and let him tilt against the truth?

Mohammed's followers must necessarily reject the actual historical record of scripture, penned by those that lived in the times and places about which they recorded, that is ever increasingly confirmed by archaeological evidence. At the same time there is not a shred of historical or archaeological evidence that suggests that Mecca ever even existed before about the 4th century AD, even though other ancient Arabian cities are very well attested in those records.
HistoryOfMecca.com

Mohammedans must reject all of the prophets and witnesses as revealed in the 1600 year progressive revelation of Yahweh to mankind, the divine inspiration of which is confirmed by the large volume of fulfilled prophecy, in order to follow 7th and 8th century AD created historical fiction that masquerades as thousands of years of prior historical record. Islamic so-called "tradition" that was put to the pen by ibn Ishak, who lived 1200 kilometers away from the Holy Land of the prophets and patriarchs, and thousands of years after the historical events he pretended to about, without reference to any actual historical record that preceded the 4th century AD. A man whose genealogy of Mohammed is so absurd that the math works out to 66 years per Arabian generation, from Ishmael to Mohammed, when 53 year old Mohammed himself was doing a 9 year old. A created historical fiction, that Muslims themselves can only label as "tradition", even while it is taught to them as if it were an actual historical record.
http://www.historyofmecca.com/geography_mecca.htm

From a Christian perspective, Walid Shoebat and Ellis Skolfield suggest Daniel prophesied of Mohammed in this passage....
"The False Prophet"

Daniel 11:37 Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all. 38 But in his estate shall he honour the God of forces: and a god whom his fathers knew not...

Regarding Mohammed "magnifying himself above all" it's important to understand what he accomplished rather than what he declared. Additionally the God of forces is a reference to satanic influence in the occult. Mohammed adopted and then adapted the occult ritual of the Umrah, as just one example, from the pagan Quraish jinn-demon worshipers, in which idols of the most venerated priest and priestess of the Arabian jinn religion were worshiped on Al-Safa and Al-Marwah.
Hajj and Umrah

If you inquire on YouTube or in Internet forums you will actually find some of Mohammed's followers declaring they believe that the beheading of those innocent Jewish farm boys, and sexual enslavement of their sisters and mothers was justified and thus their prophet's behavior was acceptable and good, since claims are made that the Qurayza were accused of breaking a treaty.

To our Muslim friends, do you really think the path to a good and just God is paved by murdering, prisoner abusing, thieves? That God is revealed through 7th and 8th century historical fiction, that you have been deceived into believing is a historical record, through a man named ibn Ishak? By a self-proclaimed "prophet", that is revealed as the EXACT OPPOSITE of the Messiah, Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace?

Because of Mohammed's own behavior, today we find his true followers responsible for over 16,000 deadly Islamic terror attacks around the world just since 9-11, as meticulously logged by the folks at TheReligionOfPeace.com. Mohammed's true followers that appreciate the Islamic Mufti of Jerusalem's partnership with Hitler in genocide of Jews, including two Islamic Panzer divisions serving in Hitler's army as well as events like the 1941 massacre of Iraqi Jews in the "Farhud", or "violent dispossession".

Mohammed's true followers today simply doing what they can, to be like their "prophet", and his fellow slave abusing, murdering, thieves, with over two million killed in the Sudan alone, by Islam.
Great Tribulation

"Eyewitness accounts detailing the militia attacks are horrifying.
Since last fall, women have reported more than 500 rapes. Three women said five militiamen beat and raped them last August. The women said, "After they abused us, they told us that now we would have Arab babies. And, if they would find any [more] women, they would rape them again to change the color of their children.""

In Indonesia 3 teenage girls were beheaded on their way to their Christian school and one of their heads left on the steps of a Church.  The note left behind reads:  "We will murder 100 more Christian teenagers and their heads will be presented as presents."

AP - December 06, 2006 MOGADISHU, Somalia - "Residents of a southern Somalia town who do not pray five times a day will be beheaded, an Islamic courts official said Wednesday, adding the edict will be implemented in three days."

In Saudi Arabia 15 girls were killed because Islamic religious police sent them back into a burning school, for their audacity of emerging from the burning building, without head coverings.

John 13:35 By this shall all [men] know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

Sura 8:12 I will instill terror into the hearts of the unbelievers: smite ye above their necks and smite all their finger-tips off them

Galatians 5:14 For all the law is fulfilled in one word, [even] in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

There is just one way, and it isn't Mohammed and his alter-ego "Allah".

John 14:6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

Why not prayerfully and contritely ask the Messiah, Jesus Christ Himself, to come into your life and give you and new heart, and a new spirit? He's been waiting for you all your life.

Matthew 7:7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: 8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.

1John 1:3 That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you, that ye also may have fellowship with us: and truly our fellowship [is] with the Father, and with his Son Jesus Christ.