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Aaron or Harun, is referred to as brother of Mother Mary in Quran. Aaron or Harun was the brother of Moses hundreds of years before Mother Mary was born. Can you explain?

Asked by Wolverine Logan, 07 Mar '09 08:30 pm
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Christian missionaries have been calling Mary addressed as Sister of Aaron(P) a contradiction. Below is the verse:

At length she brought the (babe) to her people, carrying him (in her arms). They said: "O Mary! truly an amazing thing hast thou brought! "O sister of Aaron! Thy father was not a man of evil, nor thy mother a woman unchaste!" [Qur'an 19:27-28]

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It turns out that Christians in Najran during the time of the Prophet(P) raised a similar objection and it was answered by the Prophet(P). In Sahih Muslim, the hadith related by Mughirah ibn Shu`bah [5326] says:

When I came to Najran, they (the Christians of Najran) asked me: You read "O sister of Harun" (i.e. Maryam) in the Qur'an, whereas Moses was born much before Jesus. When I came back to Allah's Messenger(P) I asked him about that, whereupon he said: The (people of the old age) used to give names (to their persons) after the names of A ...more
Answered by funda, 07 Mar '09 11:41 pm

 
  
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I had answered this question before also . Anyway once again here . We ought to know Arabic language and it's sister languge to understand better .
1. IN THE SEMITIC LANGUAGES SISTER ALSO MEANS DESCENDANT

The Quran mentions in Surah Maryam, Chapter 19 verses 27-28

"At length she brought the (babe) to her people, carrying him (in her arms). They said: O Mary! Truly an amazing thing hast thou brought!

O sister of Aaron! Thy father was not a man of evil, nor thy mother a woman unchaste!"
[Al-Quran 19:27-28]
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Answered by misconception, 07 Mar '09 10:18 pm

 
  
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YES BROTHER .You are absoletuly right.If you see PEACE channel you will be surprised to hear some learned or so called learned scholars of islam say that Abraham and JESUS were muslims .They forget that they were JEWS.iSLAM NEVER EXISTED TILL 800 YEARS AFTER CHRIST.AMEN.
Answered by CRUSADE KNIGHT, 07 Mar '09 09:05 pm

 
  
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This is a case of mistaken identity in Quran.

Exodus 15:20
And Miriam the prophetess, the sister of Aaron, took a timbrel in her hand; and all the women went out after her with timbrels and with dances.

So its a case of mistanken identity.

A mistaken identity just how Allah told the muslims about Jesus and Mary being two Gods.

Corret way to address is : ...more
Answered by vijay, 09 Mar '09 05:22 pm

 
  
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