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From what I understand Muslums believe in Moses and the 10 commandments and practice them. I was just curious to know if Muslums honor the sabbath day as it is the fourth commandment?

Christians are supposed to honor this but many dont, including myself. I know that religous/Orthodox Jews are very strict about this and do not drive cars, use electricity, cook, or do any sort of work on the sabbath day. Also I know that Jews practice the sabbath on a saterday and Christians on sunday, and what about Muslums?

Thanks!

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(salam)

I guess it depends on where you get the definition of the "sabbath day" and what is entails from.

Is it a day where all work (livlihood, cooking,cleaning etc...) is forbidden....

or was is supposed to be a day where people remembered God (but could still continue their livlihood as long as they made sure they put God first at prayer time).

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From what I understand Muslums believe in Moses and the 10 commandments and practice them. I was just curious to know if Muslums honor the sabbath day as it is the fourth commandment?

Christians are supposed to honor this but many dont, including myself. I know that religous/Orthodox Jews are very strict about this and do not drive cars, use electricity, cook, or do any sort of work on the sabbath day. Also I know that Jews practice the sabbath on a saterday and Christians on sunday, and what about Muslums?

Thanks!

Incorrect, letsunite a the Sabbath is a day of rest, our rest is in Christ we are saved from the bondage of Sin and risen w/Him in his resurrection. Our "sabbath" is Christ, and our rest is in him. Therefore; we do observe the Sabbath in Christ. Nonetheless the early church disagreed as to what kind of 'sabbath' we should observe lets see what our beloved Paul said:

Romans 14

5One man considers one day more sacred than another; another man considers every day alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. 6He who regards one day as special, does so to the Lord. He who eats meat, eats to the Lord, for he gives thanks to God; and he who abstains, does so to the Lord and gives thanks to God. 7For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. 8If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

I hope that helps bro :angel:

May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you

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The so called "Ten Commandments" are also mentioned in the Quran. [6: 151-153]

Let us take a closer look.

Say: "Come let me recite to you what your Lord has forbidden for you: that you should not set up anything with Him; and be kind to your parents; and do not kill your unborn children for fear of poverty, We provide for you and for them; and do not come near lewdness, what is plain of it or subtle; and do not kill the soul which God has forbidden, except in justice. That is what He enjoined you that you may comprehend." [6: 151]

"And do not come near the money of the orphan, except for what is best, until he reached his maturity; and give honestly full measure and weight equitably; we do not burden a soul except by what it can bear, and if you speak then be just even if against a relative; and regarding the pledges made to God, you shall observe them. This He has enjoined you that you may remember." [6: 152]

And this is My path, a Straight One. "So follow it, and do not follow the other paths lest they divert you from His path. That is what He has enjoined you to that you may be righteous." [6: 153]

Let us now seperate and count them, for the sake of clearity:

- no.1:

that you should not set up anything with Him; ?????? ??

Are Muslims today abiding by this 1st commandment?? Ask yourselves this question.

- no.2:

and be kind to your parents; ??????/b]

This is pretty much self explanatory.

- no.3:

[b]and do not kill your unborn children for fear of poverty, We provide for you and for them;

? ???????? ? ??????b]

Hence, the Quran prohibits abortion.

- no.4:

[b]and do not come near lewdness, what is plain of it or subtle;

? ?????? ?????? ??b]

The Quran prohibts all forms of lewd acts (fahisha), wether they be obvious "zhaher" or hidden (subtle) "baten". Note that the word "fawahish" has a general meaning, and can include anything from adultery to pornography to homosexuality to public nudity, etc...

wether it's done in secret privacy (baten) or obvious to others.

-no.5:

[b]and do not kill the soul which God has forbidden, except in justice.

? ????? ?? ??? ????

This is pretty much self-explanatory: Thou shalt not kill, except when justice calls for it.

That is what He enjoined you that you may comprehend

?? ?? ? ?? ???/b]

-no. 6:

[b] "And do not come near the money of the orphan, except for what is best, until he reached his maturity;

? ???? ?????? ??? ??????

The Quran repeatedly stresses the importance of caring for orphans, especially when we learn that during the time of its revelation, there were many orphaned children, and this was a social problem that the Quran wanted to solve.

In fact, the license for a man to marry more than one woman is under the condition that the 2nd,3rd,and 4th wife(ves) be orphans, or the mothers of orphans.

But the muslims of today have twisted the meanings of the Quranic verses, and allowed their men to marry ANY 4 women, because they believe the reason polygamy was sanctioned by God is for the testosterone-driven men to fulfill their sexual desires. (as opposed to the Quranic law, which views polygamy as a solution to care for poor/parentless children of wars).

The financial rights of orphans are to be secured until they come of age, and become mature enough to take care of themselves.

-no. 7:

and give honestly full measure and weight equitably; we do not burden a soul except by what it can bear,

????????? ????????????/b]

This commandment means that a muslim must be fair and just in his dealings (no cheating or steeling).

Ask yourselves how many muslems are abiding by this law today... Everywhere we go, in shops, companies, private businesses, we see cheating being perpetrated and the "meezan" being broken.

-no. 8:

[b]and if you speak then be just even if against a relative;

???? ??? ? ?????

What this basically means is that a true muslim must always be truthful, even if it means testifying against a close relative.

- no.9:

and regarding the pledges made to God, you shall observe them.

???????/b]

This will be discussed below.

[b] This He has enjoined you that you may remember.

?? ?? ? ?? ???/b]

no. 10:

[b]And this is My path, a Straight One. "So follow it, and do not follow the other paths lest they divert you from His path.

? ? ?? ??? ????????????? ?????/b]

And for those of you who are wondering what the Straight Path is (Sirat al-Mustaqeem). This verse answers it clearly. The 10th Commandment is a collective one. It states that if one obeys the 9 previous commandmants, then he/she has indeed followed the straight path, and warns us not not to deviate from his path by following the "subuls" which will divide us.

Ask yourselves how many muslems are applying this last commandmant?

Everywhere we go we see more and more divisions, and more and more sects appearing, each one claiming to be the correct one, and condeming the others to Hell; or, as God Himself put it : "Each rejoicing in what they have".

[b]That is what He has enjoined you to that you may be righteous

[b] ?? ?? ? ?? ???b]

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And Lo and Behold!! There you have them folks! The 10 commandmants, clear as daylight...

Or do some of you still need your TAFSEER Books and other extra-Quranic verses to "clarify them" further??

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As for your question concerning the 4th commandmant of the Jews, I believe it can fit in the general meaning of the Quranic commandmant no. 9 . The Jews had initially made a pact with God that they would assign a day of the week as rest....Well you know teh rest of the story..I leave it up to you to conclude. ;)

Christians are supposed to honor this but many dont, including myself. I know that religous/Orthodox Jews are very strict about this and do not drive cars, use electricity, cook, or do any sort of work on the sabbath day. Also I know that Jews practice the sabbath on a saterday and Christians on sunday, and what about Muslums?

The muslims consider Friday to be a day of rest. This does not actually have any religious basis. It is merely a tradition. There is nothing wrong with observing it. (They said "Hey!, since Christians have Sundays off, and Jews have Saturday, why shouldn't we have a day off too? So they chose Friday. :D )

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Peace.

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The so called "Ten Commandments" are also mentioned in the Quran. [6: 151-153]

....................................................................................................

............................

And Lo and Behold!! There you have them folks! The 10 commandmants, clear as daylight...

Or do some of you still need your TAFSEER Books and other extra-Quranic verses to "clarify them" further??

....................................................................................................

..........................

As for your question concerning the 4th commandmant of the Jews, I believe it can fit in the general meaning of the Quranic commandmant no. 9 . The Jews had initially made a pact with God that they would assign a day of the week as rest....Well you know teh rest of the story..I leave it up to you to conclude. ;)

The muslims consider Friday to be a day of rest. This does not actually have any religious basis. It is merely a tradition. There is nothing wrong with observing it. (They said "Hey!, since Christians have Sundays off, and Jews have Saturday, why shouldn't we have a day off too? So they chose Friday. :D )

(Unite):Well fridays are good as well. TGIF Thank you God!

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Peace.

Oh I did not know that. :blush: I thought they were the exact same. Good thing I asked.

Question answered! Thanks! :D

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Incorrect, letsunite a the Sabbath is a day of rest, our rest is in Christ we are saved from the bondage of Sin and risen w/Him in his resurrection. Our "sabbath" is Christ, and our rest is in him. Therefore; we do observe the Sabbath in Christ. Nonetheless the early church disagreed as to what kind of 'sabbath' we should observe lets see what our beloved Paul said:

Romans 14

5One man considers one day more sacred than another; another man considers every day alike. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. 6He who regards one day as special, does so to the Lord. He who eats meat, eats to the Lord, for he gives thanks to God; and he who abstains, does so to the Lord and gives thanks to God. 7For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. 8If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

I hope that helps bro :angel:

(Unite):You know I never really understood the sabbath from a Christian perspective. I have always looked to the Jews and figured it was the same. Some say you cant work, others say you can, but I never really looked towards scriptures for the answer but to people and opinions. I have over looked this scripture (Romans 14) but it does clear things up for me. I know that Christ used to perform miracles on the sabbath regardless of what the Jews said.

Thanks for the passage Javy! :D

May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you

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(bismillah)

Sabbath according to Islam

Introduction

Jewish and Muslim Sabbath, the similarities, the differences and why.

Intention of the Sabbath (Hebrew; Day of Rest)

Is the Sabbath for Remembering God ? Yes, even more so than resting.

The Bible editors humanize God in relation to the Sabbath by saying;

"By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. And God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done" (Genesis 2:2).

Bible editors took the idea that God rested farther still when they wrote as follows: "In six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed" (Exodus 31: 17).

Is God a human that gets tired and needs to rest and refresh ? Of course not;

"GOD IS NOT A MAN, that he should lie ; NEITHER THE SON OF MAN that he should repent.... (Numbers 19:23)

God in the Quran clarified the matter in His own words when He declared:

"And verily we created the heavens and the earth and all that is between them in six periods, and naught of weariness touched us" (Quran 50:38 see also v. 15).

Dispelling any human weaknesses attributed to God and showing the intention of the Sabbath is not to rest, but to remember the beautiful Creation God made.

Even Prophet Jesus emphasizes the misinterpretation of the Sabbath;

Mark 3:1-5: Jesus observed the Sabbath, but criticized the Pharisees' overly strict rules and regulations concerning the day of rest. He emphasized throughout his ministry a different purpose for the Sabbath: a day to be enjoyed by the believer, and a time when many normal activities were quite permissible.

The idea that God rests like humans and gets refreshed like humans was also criticized by Jesus. According to John, he declared that God never stops working, even on the Sabbath day (see John 5:16).

According to the Holy Quran, the Final Testament, God does not get tired "Neither slumber nor sleep overtakes Him" (Quran 2:255), verifying the focus of the Sabbath is not rest, but remembrance.

What day was the Sabbath ?

Today we know that the creation process can be measured in billions of years.

The Bible editors could not have known this. In their eagerness to enjoin Sabbath observance on others they wrote that God rested on the very first Sabbath day after finishing up his work of creating the heavens and the earth.

The six days of creation in the book of Genesis was believed to be like six days of any seven-day week. They believed that the reason the Sabbath day became holy is that God Himself had rested on that day.

The scientific discovery regarding the actual time period of the creation of earth causes concern as to which day the Sabbath actually is. The Sabbath can not be associated with the earth creation because that would mean we would have a Sabbath once every 6 billion years.

The Holy Quran simply designates the "Day of Assembly" in addition to clarifying God does not rest, Hence completely dispelling the incompatible association between the Sabbath and Day of Creation as made in the Bible.

Was the Sabbath on Friday or Saturday ? Another tension in the Bible Corrected by God through the Holy Quran is knowing the exact day to practice the Sabbath.

When the Julian calendar was replaced by the Gregorian calendar in 1582 CE, ten days were deleted in order to bring the calendar in synchronism with the seasons. Thus, 1582-OCT-4 (a Thursday) was followed by 1582-OCT-15 (a Friday), indicating the Sabbath was originally Friday, rather than Saturday.

There is no record in the Bible showing who did this or when he did it. So, the present Jewish Sabbath observance can be traced back, through the discontinuity of 1582 CE into ancient times to an arbitrary choice of day by person or persons unknown.

There is thus no reason to believe that there was a seventh day of creation or that there was any continuous celebration of the Sabbath until the 10th century BCE. It is probable that some Jewish official made an arbitrary selection of the day for the first Sabbath about 3 millennia ago. As history shows the intended day for the Sabbath is Friday as in Islam.

What time was the Sabbath to take place ? The Bible demonstrates that the intended time is for the afternoon, also as in the Islamic teachings;

The Bible makes the strong distinction between day and night, the word "Night" is mentioned in the Jewish Bible ((233)) times yet it is never mentioned in conjunction with the weekly Sabbath,

The Sabbath is always referred to as "The Sabbath Day". In fact, a distinction is made between the Weekly Daytime Sabbath and a monthly 24 Hour Sabbath.

"It shall be to you a sabbath of solemn rest, and you shall afflict yourselves; on the ninth day of the month beginning at evening, from evening to evening shall you keep your sabbath." Leviticus 23:32

Hence clarifying there are different types of Sabbaths for different time periods and that the weekly Day Sabath was not intended for 24 hours, but rather for the Daytime as the clear distinction is made in Leviticus 23:32

Who was to follow the Sabbath ?

Israelites ask Muslims "If Abraham's way was the right way, why don't Muslims follow the Saturday Sabbath ?" The Sabbath has nothing to do with Abraham, it was instituted with the Law of Moses.

There is no evidence that Adam and Eve ever celebrated the Sabbath.

The first instruction from God to the Hebrew people to observe the Sabbath appears in Exodus 16:27, when the Hebrew people were wandering in the desert after having escaped from Egyptian captivity and starting to doubt and be disobedient to God. Therefore Hebrews have been worshipping God for centuries without observing the Sabbath.

The second command from God is seen in Exodus 23:12. Both passages were written by Moses circa 1491 BCE. No evidence the Sabbath was observed before then by previous Prophets.

Furthermore, there are 613 laws obligatory for Israelites, yet according to Judaism, not all Israelites have to follow these laws, for example, of those 613 Laws, only certain ones apply to certain tribes of Israelites, the Levi tribe only follows certain parts of the 613 Laws, as well as the Cohen tribe following different sets of the Commandments.

Different laws apply to different types and tribes of Jews. Similarly, Jewish Muslims follow the Quranic Commandments, identical to the Ten commandments of Moses, without the false associations made by Bible editors.

Sabbath in the Bible

Similar to the Muslim form of the Sabbath, the Bible lists a Function of the Sabbath is to have a Religious Assembly. Congregating on the Sabbath is commanded by God in Leviticus:

Leviticus 23:1-3 1 The LORD said to Moses, 2 "Say to the people of Israel, The appointed feasts of the LORD which you shall proclaim as holy convocations, my appointed feasts, are these. 3 Six days shall work be done; but on the seventh day is a sabbath of solemn rest, a holy convocation; you shall do no work; it is a sabbath to the LORD in all your dwellings.

The Hebrew word for convocations is migra, meaning a calling (together), according to Young's Analytical Concordance. Migra is the Hebrew word used in Leviticus 23:4-44 for all the holy convocations commanded for the High Sabbaths also.

Another similarity is Leviticus 23:32, the Day of Atonement is defined as a Sabbath. Islam also believes that Friday is a day for attaining atonement more than any other day of the week:

The Holy Prophet Muhammad said : "The day of Friday has been exalted and conferred many rights. Therefore do not be negligent of your duty. Do not be tardy in your worship this day. Try to attain nearness to Allah by performing pure deeds and refraining from the prohibited things, because this day Allah increases the reward for good deeds and obliterates the sins. Allah raises the position of the believer in the world and the Hereafter."

Yet the Israelites considered the Sabbath a curse as pointed out in Amos 8:4-6 4

"Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail, Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit? That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat?"

Israelites disobeying the Sabbath was also documented in Nehemiah 13:16

"Men of Tyre also, who lived in the city, brought in fish and all kinds of wares and sold them on the sabbath to the people of Judah, and in Jerusalem."

The Sabbath that was issued to the rebellious Hebrews with Moses became an unbearable restraint towards the Bounties of God to the Israelites, then they were forgiven.

Sabbath in the Quran

"O ye who believe! When the call is proclaimed to prayer on Friday (the Day of Assembly), hasten earnestly to the Remembrance of Allah, and leave off business (and traffic): That is best for you if ye but knew! " 62:09

The curse of financial confinement is forgivingly removed upon embracing Islam while the substance and content of the Sabbath is in place, the merciful removal of the restriction from God's bounty is specified in the following verse:

"And when the Prayer is finished, then may ye disperse through the land, and seek of the Bounty of Allah: and celebrate the Praises of Allah often (and without stint): that ye may prosper. " 62:10

An example in the Bible of God no longer desiring Israelis to follow the Sabbath is:

Isaiah 1:10-15

" Bring no more vain offerings; incense is an abomination to me. New moon and Sabbath and the calling of assemblies--I cannot endure iniquity and solemn assembly. Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hates; they have become a burden to me, I am weary of bearing them. 15 When you spread forth your hands, I will hide my eyes from you; even though you make many prayers, I will not listen; your hands are full of blood."

Here we see how God depending on the Actions of the Jews, changes His relationship with the Jews, similar to being exiled from Israel and being returned to Israel.

With this in mind, the Quran Sabbath is understood as a Merciful Sabbath. Though there is still a Punishment for Breaking the Sabbath.

"The punishment for profaning the Sabbath was imposed only on those who had differed about it and thy Lord will surely judge between them on the Day of Resurrection concerning that wherein they differed." Quran 16:124

The words penalty and punishment at the beginning of the verse are supplied by the translators, because they are implied in the word ju'ila. The meaning of the verse is that there is a punishment for Sabbath-breaking, but it is to be carried out on upon those who dispute the obligation to keep the Sabbath. Furthermore, it is concluded from this text, that no punishment for Sabbath-breaking is to be carried out before the Day of Judgment.

This is another excellent illustration of how the Quran complements and completes the Bible. In the Bible we are faced with two complications regarding Sabbath breaking. The first is that the punishment for Sabbath-breaking is death. In practice, this is not carried out in the current age. Christ showed by his example how the legislation of the Torah was to be interpreted. He did not as Christianity claims abrogate it.

The second Friction is that there is no provision for delaying the Sabbath. If there is something to prevent Sabbath observance on the seventh day, there is no provision in the Torah or any other Scripture for putting it off to the following day, as there is for the Passover, for example, which under certain conditions may be observed in the following month. This means that there are occasions when the intention to observe the Sabbath cannot always be carried out perfectly. If something arises which was unforeseen and unintended, the Sabbath cannot be delayed to the following day.

It has to remain as it is, whether or not its observance turned out to be as was intended. Therefore, the punishment is meted out upon those who dispute the obligation. Those who made the proper intention to observe the Sabbath, but whose observance for unforeseen reasons did not match their intention, are not punished for Sabbath-breaking.

Conclusion

Prior to scientific knowledge of earth formation, or scholarly Bible criticism, the Holy Quran in 632 AD, has purged the man made editing in the Bible and in swift concise Words, Bestowing upon us the proper date, time, and intention of the Sabbath as well as conscientious judgement for Sabbath breakers.

References

Revised Standard Bible

Holy Quran (Yusif Ali translation, Al Azhar translation, Malik Farid translation)

The Bible Sabbath Association at: http://www.biblesabbath.org

Extensive background material on the Saturday Sabbath is at the "Present Truth" home page: http://www.present-truth.org

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(bismillah)

(salam)

In Islam Moses/Musa is venerated as one of the greatest prophets of God;

However, also Islam teaches that the texts of the Torah and the Gospels have been corrupted from their divine originals over the years, due to carelessness or self-interest.

It is still possible, however, to discern essential messages from the Torah and the Gospels that have not been extinguished from the human-corrupted versions of the texts.

This can be most easily seen in those passages which correspond to verses in the Qur'an. This is by-and-large the case with the Ten Commandments.

So, despite the Ten Commandments not being explicitly mentioned in the Qur'an they are implied by, or correspond directly to, the following verses in the Qur'an (using Jewish numbering of the Commandments):

"There is no other god beside God."(47:19)

"My Lord, make this a peaceful land, and protect me and my children from worshiping idols." (14:35)

"Do not subject God's name to your casual swearing, that you may appear righteous, pious, or to attain credibility among the people." (2:224)

"O you who believe, when the Congregational Prayer (Salat Al-Jumu`ah) is announced on Friday, you shall hasten to the commemoration of GOD, and drop all business." (62:9)

The Sabbath was relinquished with the revelation of the Quran. Muslims are told in the Quran that the Sabbath was only decreed for the Jews. (16:124) God, however, ordered Muslims to make every effort and drop all businesses to attend the congregational (Friday) prayer. The Submitters may tend to their business during the rest of the day.

"....and your parents shall be honored. As long as one or both of them live, you shall never say to them, "Uff" (the slightest gesture of annoyance), nor shall you shout at them; you shall treat them amicably." (17:23)

"....anyone who murders any person who had not committed murder or horrendous crimes, it shall be as if he murdered all the people." (5:32)

"You shall not commit adultery; it is a gross sin, and an evil behavior." (17:32)

"The thief, male or female, you shall mark their hands as a punishment for their crime, and to serve as an example from God. God is Almighty, Most Wise." (5:38 - 39)

"Do not withhold any testimony by concealing what you had witnessed. Anyone who withholds a testimony is sinful at heart." (2:283)

"And do not covet what we bestowed upon any other people. Such are temporary ornaments of this life, whereby we put them to the test. What your Lord provides for you is far better, and everlasting." (20:131)

It can also be noted that in the 17th chapter, "Al-Israa" ("The Night Journey"), verses 22-37, the Qur'an provides a set of moral stipulations which are "among the (precepts of) wisdom, which thy Lord has revealed to thee" that can be reasonably categorised as ten in number. It should be noted however, that these verses are not regarded by Islamic scholars as being somehow set apart from any other moral stipulations in the Qur'an, nor are they regarded as a substitute or replacement or abrogation of some other set of commandments as found in the Torah.

Worship only God: Take not with Allah another object of worship; or thou (O man!) wilt sit in disgrace and destitution. (17:22)

Be kind, honourable and humble to one's parents: Thy Lord hath decreed that ye worship none but Him, and that ye be kind to parents. Whether one or both of them attain old age in thy life, say not to them a word of contempt, nor repel them, but address them in terms of honour. (17:23) And, out of kindness, lower to them the wing of humility, and say: "My Lord! bestow on them thy Mercy even as they cherished me in childhood." (17:24)

Be neither miserly or wasteful in one's expenditure: And render to the kindred their due rights, as (also) to those in want, and to the wayfarer: But squander not (your wealth) in the manner of a spendthrift. (17:26) Verily spendthrifts are brothers of the Evil Ones; and the Evil One is to his Lord (himself) ungrateful. (17:27) And even if thou hast to turn away from them in pursuit of the Mercy from thy Lord which thou dost expect, yet speak to them a word of easy kindness. (17:28) Make not thy hand tied (like a niggard's) to thy neck, nor stretch it forth to its utmost reach, so that thou become blameworthy and destitute. (17:29)

Do not engage in 'mercy killings' for fear of starvation: Kill not your children for fear of want: We shall provide sustenance for them as well as for you. Verily the killing of them is a great sin. (17:31)

Do not commit adultery: Nor come nigh to adultery: for it is a shameful (deed) and an evil, opening the road (to other evils). (17:32)

Do not kill unjustly: Nor take life - which Allah has made sacred - except for just cause. And if anyone is slain wrongfully, we have given his heir authority (to demand qisas or to forgive): but let him not exceed bounds in the matter of taking life; for he is helped (by the Law). (17:33)

Care for orphaned children: Come not nigh to the orphan's property except to improve it, until he attains the age of full strength...(17:34)

Keep one's promises: ...fulfil (every) engagement [i.e. promise/covenant], for (every) engagement will be enquired into (on the Day of Reckoning). (17:34)

Be honest and fair in one's interactions: Give full measure when ye measure, and weigh with a balance that is straight: that is the most fitting and the most advantageous in the final determination. (17:35)

Do not be arrogant in one's claims or beliefs: And pursue not that of which thou hast no knowledge; for every act of hearing, or of seeing or of (feeling in) the heart will be enquired into (on the Day of Reckoning). (17:36) Nor walk on the earth with insolence: for thou canst not rend the earth asunder, nor reach the mountains in height. (17:37)

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Why we Muslim celebrate the sabbath, or better yet create a special "messianic muslim" sect, thereby reclaiming Word, in addition to Quran. If it's divinely inspired by God; an eternal covenant. the Word says others as well. Can we re-create for ourselves (Friday, Saturday). Would Islam approve new Messianic Muslim sabbath Mosques? 

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