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The immigration of the prophet in the holy book

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A prophecy in the Old Testament about the emigration of the Prophet Muhammad

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The immigration of the prophet in the holy book

  1. 1. The Immigration of the Prophet Muhammad <br />
  2. 2. Introduction <br />Upon God’s order Prophet Muhammad emigrated To Madinah, a city in Saudi Arabia. He had to emigrate for the heavy torture and persecution staged on him and his followers. In the new city he established his state from which the torch of Islam was carried to the farthest corners in the world, this great event is foretold in Isaiah, 21:13-17 <br />
  3. 3. Isaiah, 21:13-17says:<br />" The oracle concerning Arabia. In the thickets in Arabia you will lodge, O caravans of Dedanites. To the thirsty bring water, meet the fugitive with bread, O inhabitants of the land of Tema. For they have fled from the swords, from the drawn sword, from the bent bow, and from the press of battle. For thus the Lord said to me:<br />
  4. 4. The prophecy goes on to say<br /> 'Within a year, according to the years of a hireling, all the glory of Kedar will come to an end; and the remainder of the archers of the mighty men of the sons of Kedar will be few; for the Lord, the God of Israel, has spoken.' " Isaiah, 21:13-17<br />
  5. 5. This prophecy talks about:<br /><ul><li>The emigration of a certain prophet
  6. 6. The location of his emigration
  7. 7. The persecution he would suffer
  8. 8. Attempts on his life
  9. 9. The prophet’s war against his enemies
  10. 10. His victory over his enemy within one year</li></li></ul><li>The prophecy pinpoints a certain location to the New Call, it says<br />" The oracle concerning Arabia.” <br />This verse is a strong reference to Prophet Muhammad as no other prophet was sent in the Arabia but prophet Mohammed.<br />
  11. 11. The prophecy identifies prophet Muhammad by his lineage<br />The Prophecy Says: <br />In the thickets in Arabia you will lodge, O caravans of Dedanites. <br />The Dedanitesare the descendents of Prophet Abraham, The Prophet Mohammed was among the lineage of Dadan . In his emigration Prophet Muhammad spent many nights in the desert .<br />
  12. 12. The prophecy refers to the attempts on Prophet Muhammad’s life<br />The Prophecy says: <br />To the thirsty bring water, meet the fugitive with bread…For they have fled from the swords, from the drawn sword<br />The thirsty and the fugitive here is Prophet Mohammed, who spent many days in the burning desert. He was fugitive because he fled from an attempt on his life but God told him about it and ordered him to emigrate to the city of Madina to establish the new Islamic state <br />
  13. 13. Pinpointing the place of emigration<br />The prophecy says: <br />meet the fugitive with bread, O inhabitants of the land of Tema.<br />But Where is Tema? <br />Tema is a city near Yatherb, the city to which the prophet emigrated to. Tema was populated by the Jews, Yather( Now Al-MadiNA) hadn't been built at the time of the prophecy <br />
  14. 14. A map showing the proximity of Tema to Madin( both cities in a circle) <br />
  15. 15. On the eve of emigration, there was a machination to murder him. Twenty sword men were appointed to kill him So, he fled from the swords and the bent blow and the eminent wars that were about to be launched against him and his followers.<br />Reference to his survival <br />For they have fled from the swords, from the drawn sword, from the bent bow, and from the press of battle.<br />
  16. 16. 'Within a year, according to the years of a hireling, all the glory of Kedar will come to an end; <br />Kedar was the grandfather of the enemies of the prophet <br /> The mighty men of Kedar were killed just one year after the emigration of the prophet <br />One year after the emigration of Prophet Mohammed, the enemies of Prophet Mohammed launched a war against him.<br />In this war the leaders of the enemies were crushingly defeated .<br />
  17. 17. The Extermination of the enemies <br />The prophecy says <br />“….and the remainder of the archers of the mighty men of the sons of Kedar will be few…” <br /> In this battle, known as Badar, seventy enemies of the prophet were killed, they were among the sons of Kedar, the son of Ismail. In this battle the number of the Muslim warrior were fewer than their enmities but by the grace of God, they were the triumphant<br />

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